Enter the home of your dreams and the lifestyle you crave in RiverLights™, Wilmington, North Carolina’s newest waterfront community. Designed to foster a coastal, wellness-centered environment, RiverLights offers the energy of a city amid miles of tranquil beauty. Set along the naturally magnificent Cape Fear River, it’s a new kind of community that celebrates family, honors nature and breathes new life into Southern heritage.
Walk, run or ride your bike along miles of trail; kayak in the 38-acre freshwater lake; or roam free in any one of the community’s many parks. Whether you’re docking your boat at the day dock, gathering with neighbors for an oyster roast, or watching the sunset on the waterfront while eating delicious food at Smoke on the Water, you can’t go wrong - exploration happens here daily. Ideally located less than five miles from historic downtown Wilmington, RiverLights is close to well-regarded medical facilities, cultural events, restaurants, and nightlife.
Whether you are starting a family, a first-time homebuyer, or an active adult seeking a 55+ community, RiverLights has home options suited to any stage of life. A variety of single-family homes and luxury townhomes are available from a carefully selected team of eight builders.
Come and experience 15+ beautifully decorated model homes by our hand selected regional builders and get a feel for the lifestyle that awaits in RiverLights — stop by our award winning Community Information Center located in Marina Village, open seven days a week.
Learn more about our Resident for a Day experience so you can get a taste for of the life at RiverLights.