There are plenty of Carolina Forest homes available in the 12,000 acres that makes up Myrtle Beach’s fastest growing housing market.
But with so many great options of Myrtle Beach homes for sale in this area, the problem can often be knowing which of the many great communities best fit your family’s need.
That’s why we’ve created this simple, quick guide to the amenities and features which make each of the 20 neighborhoods in the area a great place to live.
Here’s a closer look. simply click that community’s name to view our current MLS listings in the area or visit their websites for more information.
Built in 2000 by Pinehurst Homes and later developed by Beazer Homes, Avalon is a family community full of great Carolina Forest homes.
It’s conveniently located in the center of Carolina Forest Boulevard and features an 11-acre community center with a junior Olympic swimming pool, softball and soccer fields, a full size basketball court, a playground and more.
Located west of the Intracoastal Waterway where River Oaks Drive and Carolina Forest Boulevard meet, this village-styled community of single-family homes was built in 2003 by Centex Homes.
It provides easy access to nearby schools like Ocean Bay Elementary and Middle School and the Food Lion Shopping Center.
Developed in 2006 and managed by Flagship Capital Partners, this gated community features 284 luxury homesites.
Located off of River Oaks Drive and near the new River Oaks Elementary School, any of the Brighton Lakes homes for sale offers access to an owner’s club, private clubhouse, children’s splash pool, adult lap pool and many pristine lakes.
Built in 2003, The Bluffs is a gated community features more than 400 single-family homes located near the Intracoastal Waterway off of River Oaks Drive.
Amenities include community pools, two clubhouses, private boat storage and launch, tennis, children's play area and a grand entranceway.
This upscale community was built in 2004 and sits on the Intracoastal Waterway featuring nearly 100 unique Charleston-style homes.
Many of the waterfront lots are occupied by three-story mansions with pools and lavish interiors and all homes offer waterway views and shared boat docks.
This gated community, built in 2002, features single-family residences and many custom estates.
Amenities include a pool, lots of trees and large lot sizes up to 3 acres. Black Creek offers a quiet and serene country lifestyle and is a horse-friendly community, allowing barns on some properties.
Constructed in 1998 and managed by Ginkgo Residential this apartment complex features one- and two-bedroom units that are conveniently located on the U.S. 501 side of Carolina Forest Boulevard, directly across the street from Carolina Forest Elementary School.
This subdivision on the west side of Carolina Forest Boulevard was built in 1996 and its sister community, the gated Covington Lake East, was added on the opposite side of the road in 2006.
Covington Lake is made up of custom built brick and stucco homes — mostly 3 and 4 bedrooms — and the community includes a pool, playground, lit sidewalks, and 12 acres of lakes.
Covington Lake East features more than 180 homes and lakefront sites as well as a community clubhouse with pool and recreation area, wide streets, hiking trails and more.
Developed in 2004, this community is located on the banks of the Intracoastal Waterway off of River Oaks Drive.
It offers custom built single-family homes on large lots with private boat launch, boat storage, waterfront gazebo, gated entrance, a grand clubhouse, swimming pool, tennis courts and more.
Built in 2003 and developed by D.R. Horton homes, The Farm is the largest development in Carolina Forest featuring both single-family homes and condominiums.
Amenities include a 8,000 square foot pool and community area with a large sand filled playground area, basketball court, ping pong table, fitness center, bike paths, a public garden and a barn-themed clubhouse.
One of the most luxurious communities in the area, Plantation Lakes was built in 2003 and is located on the east side of Carolina Forest Boulevard.
It is wrapped around 170 acres of lakes and ponds and allows residents to boat through the stocked lake, or stop by the huge amenities center with its swimming pools, fitness room, indoor and outdoor picnic areas, lighted tennis and basketball courts.
Developed in 2004, this covenant restricted community is located on the east side of Carolina Forest Boulevard. It consists of many condominiums and townhouses.
Since 1999 Southgate has been offering affordable single-family homes located just off Carolina Forest Boulevard.
Amenities include a Junior Olympic-sized pool, picnic area and playground.
Built in 1997 and developed by Centex Homes, Spring Lake was one of the first large subdivisions in Carolina Forest.
This community of single-family custom homes features a unique aesthetic for the area and amenities include a community clubhouse, pool and a children’s playground.
This planned condominium community is located across U.S. 501 in the middle of the Legends Resorts golf courses and was built in 2006.
The affordable options here make it a popular place to live and amenities include jogging trails, nature ponds, sporting and picnic areas, a playground, tennis courts, a clubhouse, and community pools with hot tubs.
This affordable family-friendly neighborhood was built in 2000 and developed by Beazer Homes.
Each of these three- and four-bedroom homes offers attached garage and amenities include outdoor basketball courts and a swimming pool.
Scheduled to be one of the largest and most-prestigious developments in Carolina Forest, the gated Waterbridge community is surrounded by 120 acres of federally protected woodlands.
Launched in 2007 and with large portions still under construction, it features cottage-style homes, panoramic lake views, and an array of planned amenities.
Waterway Palms is a planned, gated community with single-family homes designed to resemble the historic architecture of Charleston's Battery District.
With many available lots and homesites, the area allows owners to build selecting from a variety of plans and having their homes custom built.
Located just west of the Intracoastal Waterway, off of River Oaks Drive, this development offers amenities such as an enormous clubhouse, gorgeous pools, tennis courts and a large gazebo area.
One of the first communities in Carolina Forest area, Waterford is a short walking distance away from Carolina Forest Elementary.
Featuring a top notch amenities center with a junior Olympic pool and a cover cabana with a bar and restrooms, the community also offers a sand volleyball court, two tennis courts, a basketball court, children’s playground, and a fitness facility.
This gated condominium community was built in 1998 as part of Waterford Preserve, located near the The Wizard Golf Course.
Amenities include swimming pools, a clubhouse, playgrounds, BBQ grills, fishing ponds and sidewalks throughout the community.
Earlier this year the community fell victim to a severe wildfire destroying 26 buildings and more than 100 units. It is in the process of being rebuilt.
Carolina Forest, South Carolina
This spacious 5 bedroom home in Bellegrove Willows is ready for your family! The large master suite is big enough to accommodate a sitting area, and has a large walk-in c...
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Southern Shores , Beth Douglas.
Looking for an upscale neighborhood in which to build your dream home? Need parking for your motor home or boat? Look no further! Fenced and locked parking/storage ava...
Listing courtesy of Cohen & Associates Real Estate , Trish Cohen.
DR Horton's Essex Floorplan is a great three bedroom two bath one story home in The Farm. Your New Home features an open floorplan, with a small bonus room off the kitche...
Listing courtesy of Palmetto Coastal Homes , Tonyia Stogner.
Immaculate 4BR/2.5BA home with a fenced yard in the popular Farm at Carolina Forest. Hardwood floors throughout the living room, kitchen, formal dining room, and foyer. ...
Listing courtesy of Beach Realty Group , Jeff Casterline.
2 bedroom 2 bath home on large lake in the much desired Carolina Forest community of Avalon. Painted recently and new carpet is scheduled to be installed. Enjoy pool area...
Listing courtesy of Beach Realty Group MI , Woodard Prop Advisors.
Absolutely gorgeous low country 3 BR 2.5 BA home located in the Bellgrove community in Carolina Forest. Enjoy your morning coffee on your quaint front porch or on your 2n...
Listing courtesy of Beach & Forest Realty , David Levy.
This beautiful 4 bedroom 2 and 1/2 bath home is located in the sought after Berkshire Forest Pulte home community. The home is a must see and features too many upgrades t...
Listing courtesy of Century 21 Stopper &Associates , Lance Stopper.
What a great opportunity to get a large home and make it into your own. With some TLC this is going to make a better than great home for someone. Four bedrooms, 3.5 bat...
Listing courtesy of Carolina Pines Realty , Beth Ross.
Spectacular floor plan, close to beaches, entertainment, shopping and many more. This house have outstanding features like a Carolina room , extended patio , fenced backy...
Listing courtesy of Pavilack Realty LLC , Harry Pavilack.
This newly built, all-brick home is ready for its' owner! Located in Carolina Forest in the beautiful community of Covington Lake East is this 4 bed and 3 bath Contempora...
Listing courtesy of Myrtle Beach Rental Connection , Chanel Rinehart.
Situated on a large cul-de-sac homesite, with tons of privacy, in Berkshire Forest is this move in ready home. 736 Wigston Court is the ever-popular Belfair floor plan. ...
Listing courtesy of JTE Real Estate , Jason Ellis.
Photos of decorated interior are of a model home. 2-story home with 1st floor owners' suite and office on a corner homesite. Large front porch, sunroom and oversized 3...
Listing courtesy of Pulte Home Company, LLC , Graham Nelson.
Photos of decorated interior are of a model home. 2-story home with 1st floor owners' suite and office with private back yard! Large front porch, sunroom and oversize...
Listing courtesy of Pulte Home Company, LLC , Graham Nelson.
This is the one you've been looking for! 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths with office, FROG, screened porch all dressed up in low-country style. Double island kitchen opens into v...
Listing courtesy of The Hoffman Group , Layne Harris.
This is a one of a kind!!! BRAND NEW FLOOR PLAN. Very reputable builder that has an eye for quality; you will not be disappointed! This very well thought out floorplan bo...
Listing courtesy of BHHS Myrtle Beach Real Estate , Patrick Zarcone.
Walk into your beautiful home from the oversized front porch into a wide open layout, overlooking the formal dining room, office/den and great room which has vaulted ceil...
Listing courtesy of CB Chicora Advantage Surfside , Sitell Patel.
Custom built, Mediterranean Style Home, in a gated Intracoastal Waterway community. The home boasts a full length covered patio and covered balcony overlooking a spacious...
Listing courtesy of House Finder Realty , Cathy Huston.
This 2-story lakefront home located in the sought after community of Avalon, located in Carolina Forest. The open floor plan and large windows in the Carolina Room allow ...
Listing courtesy of Sloan Realty Group , Blake Sloan.
Excellent value for this 4 bedroom /3.5 bath home priced to sell at the Farm in Carolina Forest! Enjoy the oversized living room with ceiling fan, great kitchen with upg...
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Southern Shores , Paige Bird.
An opportunity to live the luxurious lifestyle in the ICW, gated community of Carolina Waterway Plantation. CWP offers a community pool, private/direct access boat landin...
Listing courtesy of BHHS Myrtle Beach Real Estate , Horonzy Group.
Welcome Home! This like new (built in 2014) ALL Brick home is awaiting you and your family. Carolina Waterway Plantation is the gated, Intracoastal Waterway community ...
Listing courtesy of Homes & Land Realty Group , Ford Shelley.
Come and see this 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home with a study, huge loft on a private home site. This home is fully loaded! Berkshire Forest boasts fantastic amenities both ons...
Listing courtesy of Pulte Home Company, LLC , Krystin Fields.
NOW under construction. Custom Built Home offered by Richardson Custom Builders. Owner Financing and Lease options available. Exclusive Custom Built home in gated co...
Listing courtesy of New Wave Real Estate, LLC , Russ Richardson.
This charming home in the heart of Carolina Forest has it all! Located in Bellegrove Oaks, one of the largest and family friendly neighborhoods in the area, has a ton of ...
Listing courtesy of KingOne Properties , Brandon Arnette.
Immaculate, move-in ready home in the amenity rich "The Farm in Carolina Forest!" Located on a huge corner lot, this contemporary 5BD/3.5BA dream home is unveiled over tw...
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Southern Shores , Melissa Fedock.
Located in desirable Carolina Forest school district.Close to shopping, beach, golf, entertainment and medical facilities.Large front porch, rear deck and tiled patio for...
Listing courtesy of Realty ONE Group Dockside , Laurie Gabriel.
Wonderful lot in gated community. This lot offers the opportunity to build your custom dream home. Carolina Waterway Plantation is a direct Intracoastal Waterway communit...
Listing courtesy of A W Harrison III Real Estate , Tara Aycock.
This is a beautiful custom 4 bedroom/3.5 bath all brick home tucked away in a quiet cul-de-sac on a pond lot within the gated community of Covington Lake East. This home ...
Listing courtesy of CB Chicora Advantage CF , John Padgett.
This beautiful home in the highly-coveted community of the Farm in Carolina Forest is just waiting for you to move in. The 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, single-story home is one...
Listing courtesy of Palmetto Coastal Homes , Erica Edwards.
Beautiful 4BR and 3BA home sits on .28 acres and backs up to the woods for privacy and makes an amazing place to raise your family. With an open Floor plan in the living ...
Listing courtesy of Real Estate Modo Inc , Brian Piercy.
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