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The Landfall Car Show

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Tomorrow, the Country Club of Landfall is hosting its first car show, which will include a vast collection of antique and exotic cars and motorcycles. This is a great opportunity to learn more about these rare and classic cars and to see them in person. Children’s entertainment will also be provided, with games and fun activities for them to participate in.

Additionally, there will be delicious food, with a chef grilling station that includes, hot dogs, burgers, swordfish sandwiches, BBQ chicken breasts, chili, and cookies. This is a perfect way to spend the day outside and enjoy the gorgeous weather!

 

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Featured Listing

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2142 Deer Island Lane listed for $844,999

This builder’s personal custom home is private and eloquent. There are high quality finishes and appointments throughout, real hardwood flooring all thru the home,
including the living areas and bedrooms. There are two master bedrooms and baths, one on each floor along with two additional bedrooms upstairs.

The house includes a sunroom/office, three gas fireplaces, and three decorative fireplaces. A separate entrance for an in-law suite, which conveniently includes a kitchen, is above the two-car garage. There is also a privacy wall with an iron driveway gate.

The home has a beautiful back yard that backs up to a conservation area, and there is a view of the Nicklaus Golf Course off the deck. Located in the prestigous gated community, Landfall, in Wilmington N.C, this is a gorgeous neighborhood to live in. A transferable full membership to the Country Club of Landfall is available.

 

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Perfect Winter Weather

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Wilmington has been experiencing gorgeous, warm weather since the start of 2017. January and February have been exceptionally warm, with Spring-like temperatures of highs in the 60’s and 70’s. On January 17th, the temperature reached a pleasant 77 degrees, one of the ten days temperatures were above 70 degrees that month! This month Wilmington residents have already enjoyed five days above 70. This year so far there has only been one day when the temperature did not rise above the freezing mark.

This weather has been perfect for outdoor activities; luckily, Wilmington has so many to offer. There are numerous parks, many restaurants that offer outdoor seating, outdoor beer gardens, the beach, outdoor events that are always taking place, open air shopping malls, and there is always plenty to do when walking around Historic Downtown Wilmington. This warm weather has been a wonderful start to 2017!

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Wilmington: The Best City in North Carolina

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Have you ever thought “Wow, Wilmington is the best city in North Carolina?”. Well, you were right! A recent study found that Wilmington is the favorite city in North Carolina.

Public Policy Polling, a national polling company, conducted the study with 953 North Carolinians to determine their preferences on various topics, including barbecue, basketball, doughnuts, and the state song. Last time the study was conducted five years ago, Wilmington and Raleigh tied for first place with a 67% favorability rating. This year however Wilmington won with 69%, followed by Raleigh with 62%, then Asheville, Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Cary, Greenville, Durham, Fayetteville, and Carrboro coming in last.

Wilmington received such a high favorability rating because there is so much to offer. There is the beach, river, Intracoastal Waterway, shopping centers, a rich history, amazing restaurants, and friendly people. Wilmington is an exciting, welcoming town and great place to live.

 

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Real Estate Under Trump; What to Expect

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Landfall Realty will hold its Annual Real Estate Forum hosted by General Manager, Ken Kirkman, tomorrow at 5:00pm at the Country Club of Landfall. The forum will discuss real estate under President Trump and what to expect. Please come meet our newest broker, Kelli Lazzaro, and enjoy beer, wine, and cheese provided by Landfall Realty and Karen Davis of First Bank. All property owners and club members are welcome to attend. We hope to see you there!

Landfall Realty General Manager, Ken Kirkman, speaking at last years annual real estate forum

 

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UNCW Seahawks Basketball

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The UNCW Seahawks Men’s Basketball team has been on fire this season with 20 wins out of 23 games played so far!

The University of North Carolina at Wilmington basketball team has had a thrilling season with upsets, buzzer beater wins, and records being broken. Two weeks ago in the home game against Drexel, sophomore forward Devontae Cacok broke two rebounding records. Junior Chris Flemmings, another dominating player on the team, was the recipient of the team award, Outstanding Offensive Player, last year. This young team has a lot of talent, and under the direction of Head Coach Kevin Keatts the Seahawks are having one of their best seasons ever.

The Seahawks’ next game is tonight at home in Trask Coliseum against the Charleston Cougars, who also boast a winning record. The two rival teams will be determined to win as both are currently first and second place in the Colonial Athletic Association. Come out and support your local team in what is sure to be an exciting game!

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Celebrity Chef Attends Fundraiser at the Country Club of Landfall

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Celebrity Chef, Giada De Laurentiis, was at the Country Club of Landfall last Friday for a Breakfast and Lunch Fundraiser. The Fundraiser benefitted the Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington, which is a Charter School that is designed to help girls from 6th grade thru 12th grade become first generation college students.

On Friday, over 600 attendees came out to support the cause and meet Giada De Laurentiis. Giada has ties to the area from her grandfather, director Dino De Laurentiis, who built the Screen Gem Studios in Wilmington in 1984.

For the hungry attendees, De Laurentiis’ lunch menu consisted of faro and kale salad, roasted chicken cacciatore, and polenta cake. In addition to the breakfast and lunch there was a silent auction. Overall the event raised an impressive $400,000 for the Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington!

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Kelli Lazzaro: Landfall Realty’s Newest Agent

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Landfall Realty is thrilled to announce Kelli Lazzaro has joined our sales team!

After 15 years as Membership Director at the Country Club of Landfall, Kelli is making the smooth transition into real estate. Landfall residents know Kelli for being energetic, hard-working and results-driven, which are the same traits that will create success in her new sales role at Landfall Realty.

Welcome Kelli!

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Robert Burns Supper

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This Saturday it’s the Annual Robert Burns Supper at the Country Club of Landfall. The event is held in honor of Robert Burns, a renowned Scottish bard, famous for his songs and poems, including “Auld Lang Syne”.

Guests are sure to have a great time at this exciting and unique party sponsored by the Scottish Society of Wilmington. There will be Scottish-inspired and Gaelic music, dancing, door prizes, toasts, bagpipes, a silent auction, and plenty of drinks. The dinner menu also incorporates the Scottish theme with a choice of roast land, seared salmon, or beef sirloin, which are served with Scotch broth soup and warm apple bread pudding.

The birthday celebration for Robert Burns begins at 6:00pm. The dress code for the event is Scottish attire, black tie, or business suit. This event, the largest fundraiser of the year for the Scottish Society of Wilmington, is sure to be a fun night!

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9th Annual Cold Stroke Classic

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Its time for the 9th Annual Cold Stroke Classic! This popular stand up paddle boarding competition takes place at Wrightsville Beach this Saturday. Starting at 10:00am, the race featuring two different courses, and multiple divisions begins. There is the 3.5 mile Short Course and the 7 mile Long Course. The race starts at the Blockade Runner and paddle around Harbor Island, with Long Course competitors paddling around the island twice.

There are over $6,000 of cash prizes, which will be awarded to the winners from multiple divisions. Additional proceeds from the event go to Nourish NC, an organization that helps feed 668 children every weekend who would otherwise go hungry.

Come out Saturday morning and enjoy the excitement of hundreds of stand up paddle boarders competing for the cash purse!

The Intracoastal Waterway at Wrightsville Beach where competitors will compete

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