Known as one of the best places to retire in North Carolina, Compass Pointe is a gated, master-planned community on the southeastern coast of NC, just ten minutes from downtown Wilmington. The community has been awarded “Happiest Community”, “Best Community in North Carolina”, “Best Pool”, “Best Wellness Environment”, “Best Golf Course Design”, to name a few, and the residents love the resort lifestyle where every day is a getaway. The area, adored for its charm, is filled with eclectic dining, shopping, and entertainment options. With an average annual temperature of 74 degrees, the subtropical climate allows residents to enjoy our amenities and outdoor activities year-round. You can “live the dream” on the coast of North Carolina in a quality custom home, built by one of the preferred builders. They understand your needs for your retirement home and design plans that maximize spaces where you will love living and entertaining family and friends.Your ideal active adult lifestyle is waiting for you at Compass Pointe. Come visit to experience our resort-style amenities and coastal lifestyle.You’ll feel as though you’ve escaped to your own private island with our relaxed, resort lifestyle filled with amazing amenities, an abundance of community activities, and a serene setting.