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Sunsets in Wilmington shine a little brighter than most.

Along the banks of the Cape Fear River, just south of historic downtown Wilmington, lies the vibrant community of Riverlights.  New Leaf Builders is proud to be a part of this exciting waterfront community, bringing our signature Charleston-style designs into North Carolina.

New plans exclusively
built with Wilmington in mind.

New Leaf is proud to offer 8 home plans ranging from 1,573 up to 2,469 square feet, that have been custom designed to fit within the appealing streetscape of Riverlights while embracing all the comforts and wants that you desire today in your home.

Our floor plans focus on the outdoors, featuring ample natural light and open and peaceful rooms for relaxing in, yet complete with all of the high style and high quality fit and finish that New Leaf is known for.

The Piedmont Collection

The Martin

The Martin

The Martin offers an enticing array of innovative spaces expertly designed around a covered central courtyard, accessible from your main living areas. Our unique courtyard ...

The Wake

The Wake

The Wake floorplan by New Leaf Builders lives large at 1,971 sq feet with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and an open floor plan. This home is the definition of southern living. Taking ...

The Durham

The Durham

The Durham offers an enticing array of innovative spaces expertly designed around a covered central courtyard, accessible from your main living area. The plan's unique ...

The Gates

The Gates

Our Gates design offers homeowners multiple options for customization. A generous main level suite may flex into a 4th Bedroom or left as an Office. With all your important ...

The Nash

The Nash

Our Nash design offers homeowners multiple options for customization. A generous main level living space offers a large master suite, an office and a 4th bedroom. With all ...

The Coastal Collection

The Haywood

The Haywood

The Haywood is the quintessential 3 bedroom 2 and a half bath home. The Haywood features a Master Suite tucked away upstairs, which gives the main living spaces on the first ...

The Hoke

The Hoke

Our Hoke design floods your Living and Dining Rooms with an abundance of natural light from windows at the front and sides of your home. The Hoke makes everyday living a ...

The Jackson

The Jackson

The Jackson features 3 bedroom 2 and a half baths with the Master Suite tucked upstairs, drastically expanding the space and open feel for your main floor living areas. Our ...

Available Homes in this Community

The following are available as quick move-in homes, from the inventory of some of our best and newest community projects. These beautiful homes are either fully completed, or nearing completion soon.


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Tyler Henrikson

Contact Tyler Henrikson

For details on any of these homes, or to schedule a visit, please contact Tyler Henrikson at 843.568.4761 or send a message using the form below.

Amenities aplenty.

No waiting for amenities to be built here. At Riverlights, you’re steps away from the neighborhood’s vibrant restaurants, events, trails, and more on day one.

Marina Village

A little town all in its own, Marina Village is the community hub of Riverlights, full of restaurants, boutique-style shops, and more.

Club Golf

A 2,700 square foot indoor golf venue featuring four golf simulators, full bar, games for the kids.

Southern Shores Craft Beer & Wine

Grab a drink with friends (don’t forget your dog) at this craft beer and wine bar, or stock up to take home for later.

Smoke on the Water Restaurant

Waterfront dining with breathtaking views of the Cape Fear River, featuring upscale pub fare and seafood dishes.

Magnolia Social Café

Made from scratch breakfast and lunch, and delectable take-home dessert treats.

The Lakehouse building at Riverlights

The Lake House and Pool

Overlooking the 38-acre Riverlights Lake, the Lake House is a large indoor/outdoor resident venue that includes a swimming pool and water slide, fitness gym, and billiards tables.

Live Oak Commons at Riverlights

Live Oak Commons

Beneath Live Oak Commons tree canopy, Riverlights frequently hosts exciting events such as farmers markets, live music, outdoor yoga classes, movies on the lawn, and more.

Walking trails at Riverlights in Wilmington, NC

Parks and Trails

Explore your own back yard with neighborhood walking and biking trails that explore multiple parks, tidal marshes and wetlands along the Cape Fear River.

Painting the sunset along the Cape Fear River at Riverlights

The Boardwalk

Explore Riverwalk’s vast boardwalk system and discover the community’s namesake and watch the sun set over the Cape Fear River.

Life in Wilmington.

Only five miles north of Riverlights you’ll find the charming historic city of Wilmington. A vibrant town filled with live music, horse-drawn carriages, boutique shops, and excellent southern cuisine, there’s always something going on in Wilmington.

Looking to soak up the sun? A short drive outside of town, you’ll find three island beach towns: Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wrightsville Beach, each with their own unique personalities. 

Wilmington, North Carolina Riverwalk along the waterfront of the Cape Fear River

Riverlights Information Center
109 Pier Master Point #100
Wilmington, NC 28412

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Contact us to learn more about Riverlights

For more information on this exciting new community in Wilmington, North Carolina, contact Tyler Henrikson at 843.568.4761, or send a message below.

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