Ocean Ridge Developer

When Ocean Ridge developer, Mark Saunders, was growing up in Richmond, Va., dreaming of designing and building beautiful homes for people one day, he never imagined he’d be a part of creating something as stunning and attractive as Ocean Ridge Plantation.

Before becoming the founder, president and CEO of The Coastal Companies, developer Mark Saunders worked in the textile manufacturing for Burlington Industries. It was then that he took a trip to Brunswick County, where he recognized the area had great business potential.

If you’re wondering how the location was found for Ocean Ridge, developer Mark Saunders will tell you it was easy. Ideally located in Sunset Beach, N.C., Ocean Ridge features the beach that Duke University researchers named the No. 1 barrier island in North Carolina. This charming, private southern community also sits between historic Wilmington, N.C., and exciting Myrtle Beach, S.C.

For those who love golf, Ocean Ridge is the perfect place to live. Ocean Ridge has many world-class amenities, but it is renowned for its championship-level Big Cats Golf Courses. Leopard’s Chase, Tiger’s Eye, Panther’s Run, and Lion’s Paw comprise 72 holes of award-winning golf. The Big Cats courses are challenging for golfers of all levels, and offer scenic landscapes, manicured fairways and diverse greens.

Ocean Ridge also offers many other world-class amenities that its residents enjoy. An oceanfront beach club, fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools, nature parks, community gardens, nature trails and more can be found at Ocean Ridge Plantation, and all help create the atmosphere of a perfect coastal lifestyle.

If you’re someone who enjoys, lush landscapes, challenging fairways, protected woodlands, tranquil lakes, and miles of biking and walking trails, then Ocean Ridge Plantation is the community for you. Ocean Ridge also has access to excellent dining, entertainment and shopping options nearby for its residents.

Where else besides Ocean Ridge can individuals enjoy luxury homes, a private country club lifestyle, social activities, championship golf, pristine beaches, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Intracoastal Waterway?

Come see for yourself all of the stunning views, spectacular architecture and world-class amenities that are enjoyed every day by the residents and community members of Ocean Ridge Plantation.

These are just some of the many reasons Living Southern Style and Where to Retire magazines named Ocean Ridge Plantation “One of the Top 100 Communities in America.”