Stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to Currituck Sound and Ginguite Creek, Southern Shores is a premiere residential community on the Outer Banks. Located along US 158 and NC 12, Southern Shores is known for its great weather and beautiful homes. Because Southern Shores lies between Rt. 12 and 158, residents do not experience traffic jams as other communities do. Southern Shores is the only community that has two main roads into and out of the residential area. This community is predominately residential, but also vacation-oriented, with most homes within walking distance of the beach or sound.
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Southern Shores is a beautiful town, with much of the natural vegetation left intact and has a marvelous stretch of beach with low-density oceanfront development. Southern Shores beach accesses are not public; only residents and vacationers staying in the area are allowed to use them. The “sound side” of the town offers dense maritime forest vegetation and canals leading to the sound as well as a marina. There are a variety of houses for seasonal rent in Southern Shores, from stately oceanfront homes to rustic flat-tops.
Southern Shores is home to the Duck Woods Country Club golf course, a semi-private facility. The town also has a wonderful path for walkers, joggers and bikers, and it connects to the commercial areas of town.
Population: 2,600 in winter and 10,000 in summer
Beaches: Private with parking by permit only
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