Whether you are looking for a large golf course home or a low-maintenance townhome, Bruswick Forest offers a diverse collection of homes nestled in neighborhoods throughout the community. Residents enjoy the beautiful Cape Fear National golf course, boardwalk trails, sidewalks, tennis courts, gatherings at Community Commons and the restaurants and shops at The Villages at Brunswick Forest. This is truly a community that focuses on the quality of life.
Brunswick Forest is almost its own town. Residents have convenient access to grocery shopping, banking, medical offices, pharmacy, as well as, investment and insurance services. Residents can treat themselves at the nail spa or full-service beauty salon, enjoy a cup of joe with breakfast, belly up to the oyster bar, or “ciao” down on a slice of pizza. Even Fido can get his treat on! All of this greets residents and guests at the entrance to the community.
Brunswick Forest is an active, vibrant community with a busy calendar of events! Offering swim clinics, kayak tours, cooking and art classes, theatre outings, and wine tastings. You cannot get board in Brunswick Forest!
What do Forrest Gump, Martin Luther King, Pat Conroy, Pedro Menendez de Aviles and Alabama Vest have in common?
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They are all people (both real and fictional) that contribute to our experiences during the Beaufort, South Carolina trip.
First, you are probably wondering about the last two, Aviles and Vest. Pedros Menendez de Aviles is best known for founding St. Augustine, Florida. Prior to that and 40 years before the colony of Jamestown, he founded Santa Elena in 1566 at Parris Island, near Beaufort. We learn about “Santa Elena: America’s Untold Story” during a tour at the Santa Elena History Center.
What about Alabama Vest? A popular belief is that he was an African-American in Macon, Georgia, who invented the kazoo around 1840, although there is no documentation to support that claim. This story and a tour of the Kazoo Museum and Factory is an option in the afternoon. You can even learn to make your own Kazoo!
The Penn Center was a retreat site for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and human rights activists in the 1960’s. We visit this during our “Journey From Slavery to Freedom” tour. This tour also focuses on the culture of the Gullah/Geechee people who have lived here for generations. We learn about their struggles, their survival and unique culture through storytelling and dance. The tour also features a stop at a regional Folk Art gallery.
Finally, we learn about why Southern writer Pat Conroy loved living in Beaufort and how this town inspired some of his great novels such as the Prince of Tides and Great Santini during our tour with Beaufort Tours. Many film locations are pointed out on this tour since Beaufort has long been a favorite of Hollywood. Forrest Gump, The Big Chill and G.I. Jane were filmed here just to name a few.
Add a beautiful waterfront, antebellum homes along with fabulous shopping and dining for a unique winter getaway. This is a 3 day/2night trip and two dates are offered. February 10-12 with a departure in St. James, Southport and Leland and March 2-4 with Leland and Wilmington departures. Enjoy reading more about this trip and register on Trips by Patty website at this link, https://www.tripsbypatty.com/new-trip.html
Clubhouse: Community clubhouse available.
Golf Course: Cape Fear National Golf Course designed by Tim Cate
Water View: Pond for some homes.
- Golf, Pond, and Nature Views
- Town Homes from the $200,000
- New and Re-sale homes from $225,000
- Land from $75,000
- Estimated 5,000 acres
- 800-1,000 Homes currently constructed
- Initial construction began in 2006
- 25 minutes to Wrightsville Beach
- 35 minutes to Oak Island