New Master-Planned Community To Be Developed in Little River, SC

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Bridgewater, a 530-acre lifestyle community near Myrtle Beach, SC, consists of 100-acres of lakes which translates into over 50% of homeowners having water views. Wakefield Development Company has approval for 970 single-family homes, 580 multifamily homes and 225,000 sq. ft. of commercial space.

This community is literally surrounded by H20.

The former Bay Tree Golf Plantation, which closed in 2006, will soon become one of the area’s premier lifestyle communities. Wakefield Development Company, based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, purchased the property (located off Hwy. 9) in 2007. Plans for development were halted during the recession due to market conditions. In the last two years, Wakefield Development Company’s team has been envisioning and planning the first new master-planned community to be developed in the Myrtle Beach area for many years. Property site work began in January 2017.

The new vision is Bridgewater, a 530-acre lifestyle community. Bridgewater consists of 100-acres of lakes which translates into over 50% of homeowners having water views. The community is literally surrounded by H2O. The developer has approval for 970 single-family homes, 580 multifamily homes and 225,000 sq. ft. of commercial space. Preliminary planned amenities include a clubhouse, resort-style pool, fitness center, shuffleboard, pickle ball court, fire pit, fitness trails and water sports. Wakefield’s goal is to design a community that residents will enjoy 365 days a year.

Wakefield Development Company has partnered with the best infrastructure and planning companies in the region for their expertise in designing a community that exceeds expectations including DDC Engineering, Waccamaw Landscaping and Construction and A. O. Hardee and Son, Inc.

HealthSouth, one of the nation’s largest providers of post-acute healthcare services and home-based patient care, has purchased 10 acres of commercial property fronting the entrance of Bridgewater. Additional good news is the major expansion of McLeod Health, located across from the community off Hwy. 9.

Wakefield Development has experienced a great amount of interest from both national and regional builders to purchase homesites in Bridgewater. Chesapeake Homes, a major builder in Southeast Virginia and the Triangle Region in North Carolina, has contracted for over 250 homesites. They will be building townhomes, single-family and villas. Additional builders will be announced soon. Home pre-sales are planned to begin later this year.

Please call 843-203-8373 if you have questions or need more information on Bridgewater.

About Wakefield Development Company
For over 25 years, Wakefield Development has been one of the most successful real estate development companies in the Southeast United States. Their ability to identify and capitalize on market opportunities reaches far beyond regional borders, developing nearly one hundred communities and selling nearly eighty thousand homesites to builders. A full range of services are provided from planning and design, to contracts and construction, to sales and marketing. The results consistently garner awards in categories ranging from Traditional Neighborhood Developments, to Active Adult Communities, Luxury Golf Resorts, Planned Unit and Master Planned Communities, Environmental and Urban Design and Real Estate Marketing Campaigns.

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