There are plenty of Carolina Forest homes available in the 12,000 acres that make 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-style 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 home sites.
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 entrance way.
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 size 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 an 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.
Indigo Bay is a brand new community built on a large 50-acre lake in the Carolina Forest area of Myrtle Beach South Carolina. The 392-acre neighborhood 17 different house plans and layouts. Home Builders H&H Homes and Caviness and Cates are building throughout the Indigo Bay community.
Affordable townhouses within the Farm community featuring interior and end units.
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, natural 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 an 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 the 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, a children’s playground, and a fitness facility.
This gated condominium community was built in 1998 as part of Waterford Preserve, located near 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
Spacious "Cumberland" plan in one of Carolina Forest's most sought after enclaves, The Farm. Upon entering the home, the Cumberland overwhelms the resident with spacious ...
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Southern Shores , Stephen Hand.
This beautiful new construction home will be completed in early 2022! Located in the highly sought after Carolina Waterway Plantation that is a gated intra coastal waterw...
Listing courtesy of CRG Real Estate , Nicholas Strumke.
Stunning all brick 4 bedroom 3 bath home in Covington Lakes East of Carolina Forest! This exquisite home features 10 ft tray ceilings, crown molding, and arched openings ...
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Trembley Group , Jeremy Jenks.
Beautiful home in Bellegrove Preserve, Carolina Forest. New porcelain Tile, New carpeting, New kitchen cabinets, new bathrooms vanities, Freshly painted, Newly installed ...
Listing courtesy of Sales & Management Realty , Isaac Benzur.
This popular "Forrester" floor plan is located in the Natural Gas section of the highly desirable community of The Farm in Carolina Forest. It's sitting on a private lot ...
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Executive , Josh Carmichael.
Who needs a vacation, when you can relax in the comfort of your own home, while being just minutes away from the beach. Great location to all, shopping, entertainment and...
Listing courtesy of People First Realty Inc , Angela Manos.
Elegant and charming home located in the desirable community of Brighton Lakes in Carolina Forest. This 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home is in pristine condition and enhanced b...
Listing courtesy of Century 21 The Harrelson Group , Greg Harrelson Sales Team.
Welcome home to this spectacular 3 bedroom, 3 full bath home in the luxury gated community of Carolina Waterway Plantation! This home features an open living area with a ...
Listing courtesy of Century 21 The Harrelson Group , Joel Barber Team.
Back on the market. Financing fell through. Priced to Sell!! Tenant in place till August 2022. Beautiful custom built 5 Bedroom 3 1/2 bath Southern Charmer, low country s...
Listing courtesy of Shoreline Realty , Bruce Robinson.
Located in the beautiful community of Bellegrove Oaks in Carolina Forest. Bellegrove has a nice community pool and playground area and is just a short drive to the Beach....
Listing courtesy of Century 21 The Harrelson Group , Serdar "Max" Kilic.
Great lakefront /wooded 3 bedroom 2 bath home is ready for occupancy in the desired Farm. The main living area features a high vaulted ceiling and an open concept that is...
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Southern Shores , Nancy Skelley.
Covington Lakes East is a gated community in Carolina Forest an inland community of Myrtle Beach; which features custom built homes. This community has a private pool wit...
Listing courtesy of SELLSTATE GROUP REALTY , Miguel Pena Cordero.
Welcome home to this lovely 4 bedroom, 2 full bath home in the gated community of Brighton Lakes! This home features living and dining area with vaulted ceiling, fireplac...
Listing courtesy of Century 21 The Harrelson Group , Joel Barber Team.
Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity! This beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 full bathroom family home located ON A CORNER LOT in the wonderful neighborhood Avalon features...
Listing courtesy of Sloan Realty Group , Blake Sloan.
Under Construction! Brand New 4 bedroom 3.5 bath home on premium lot in the Prestigious Carolina Waterway Plantation! Nestled in the Heart of Myrtle Beach Carolina Waterw...
Listing courtesy of The Beverly Group , Adam Wilson.
Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity! This stunning 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom family home located in the prestigious neighborhood, The Farm, features a spacious, b...
Listing courtesy of Sloan Realty Group , Blake Sloan.
This 5 bedrooms 5 bath home features private, family, and guest spaces. It is filled with French Country design details and open connections to a central loggia with a fo...
Listing courtesy of Expert Homes Real Estate , Heather Paukov.
This is your chance to live in a beautiful waterfront community located along the Intracoastal Waterway. This lot is located a short walk away from the water. In the secu...
Listing courtesy of BHHS Myrtle Beach Real Estate , Team Zarcone & Company.
This spacious 5 Bedroom 2.5 Bath is loaded with upgrades and attention to detail. Featuring 3 stories, this Rosewood model provides plenty of living space complimented n...
Listing courtesy of Weichert REALTORS CF , Jason Whedon.
Prime commercial location in Carolina Forest. Grand Plaza is a well-maintained complex located less than a 1/2 mile from Carolina Forest Blvd. and across the street from ...
Listing courtesy of Carolina Real Estate Services , Paige Kennedy.
Beautiful custom home with many custom features through out. Gorgeous open floor plan with spacious kitchen with 42" custom cabinets with crown molding, granite counterto...
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams MB S. Realty , Beach Properties Group.
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