River Dunes Celebrates Opening of New First Responder Fire Station at Award Winning North Carolina Boating Community

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River Dunes

Bliss Award winner for 2014 Best Boating Community of the Year

Fall is a time for celebration, and the owners in the waterfront community of River Dunes have had a lot to celebrate this season. Residents from far and wide returned to the community for the Annual Homecoming Weekend and Owners Meeting on the weekend of October 24-26. Mother Nature provided a warm, sunny weekend for all the festivities, many of which were held outdoors in various locations. The weekend activities kicked off with a picnic supper held in the backyard of a residence with beautiful views of Mill and Broad Creeks. Guests enjoyed the sunset while gathered around the backyard outdoor fireplace, a feature enjoyed by many homes in the community.

Saturday began with an early tennis round-robin on the brand new Har-tru courts. After breakfast, the Property Owners Annual Meeting was held in the private Harbor Club located directly on River Dunes 400 slip protected marina. Following an al fresco lunch at another resident’s home, owners gathered at the new Volunteer Fire Department Sub-station, located just across the road from River Dunes community entrance. An enthusiastic and appreciative group of owners enjoyed a presentation by the local Fire Chief about the services that will be provided by this new station to the entire area, including River Dunes. Six of the community's residents have volunteered as first responders for the fire station which demonstrates how invested River Dunes property owners are in supporting their neighbors throughout the Pamlico County area.

Other activities on Saturday included clay shooting on the riverside, tours of the property by helicopter, cruises on River Dunes restored 1948 wooden boat, “Miss Grace”, and an art show. The day wrapped up with a wine and cheese reception at a home overlooking Pamlico Sound, followed by a traditional Down East oyster roast and dancing on the lawn at the Harbor Club,

Sunday featured a quiet time of reflection and thanksgiving in Grace Chapel, adjacent to the harbor, and a Decorator Open House at a one of the Harbor Village homes.

Take a peek at River Dunes homes

Property owners in this boating community can recharge their souls by enjoying the superior amenities already in place that enhance the naturally ideal location for boating, including:

Private Harbor Club overlooking the marina with fine and casual dining
5-Star Rated Grace Harbor Marina just off the Intracoastal Waterway
124 Deepwater Boat Slips with World-Class Facilities
Swimming Pool overlooking the marina, Fireside Hot Tubs and Cozy Cabanas
Fitness Center with Steam Showers
Two State-of-the-Art Lighted Har-Tru Tennis Courts
The Lake House for family gatherings and special events
Miles of paddling, hiking and biking trails
Guest Cottages
Harborside Chapel

Buyers searching for a welcoming waterfront community to buy or build a custom home won't want to miss experiencing River Dunes. Accommodations for exploring River Dunes and the surrounding area are available in charming one, two and three bedroom harbor side guest cottages. Private showings by land and water make the homesite selection process easy, and four accomplished Master Builders are knowledgeable resources for plans and new home construction.

Contact River Dunes direct to check on availability by calling 800-975-9565.

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