Hearthstone is a neighborhood of well-designed brick homes in Leland, NC just minutes away from historic downtown Wilmington. This nearby community offers the advantages of a small city while being only a few miles from an array of inviting beaches. With so many options it is easy to find something to entertain almost anyone.
Enjoying the Outdoors
There are many great ways to enjoy the outdoors and stay active without going far from Hearthstone. Leland has recently broken ground on the 150 acre Westgate Nature Park, which will contain hiking trails, a playground, and an event lawn. Historic Southport is full of old world intrigue and Orton Plantation is always a favorite of the history buff. If golf is your game, there are over 100 area courses to choose from and the Gulf Stream is always waiting for those yearning to get out on the open water.
Wilmington is the cultural and shopping hub of the area and offers a wide variety of experiences and activities. Greenfield Park and Gardens features paved walking trails, beautiful plants and foliage, a large lake and a large amphitheatre for concerts and plays. Also close by are a handful of beaches including Carolina Beach, Topsail Island, Oak Island and Wrightsville Beach offering a wide variety of outdoor activities. Mayfaire Town Center is nearby and offers over 100 shopping and dining venues in an outdoor town center.
Within minutes of Hearthstone you can find casual dining at local favorites like Eddie Romanellis and P.T’s Grille or head across the river to Chops Deli or the Front Street Brewery. For a delicious seafood meal on the river-front, downtown Wilmington offers Elijah's and Pilot House. If you're heading toward Wrightsville Beach, check out waterfront dining at the Oceanic, Tower 7, Bluewater Grill, 22 North or The Bridge Tender restaurants. For those searching for a bolder dining experience, there is a variety of restaurants offering meals from an assortment of different cultures.
Entertainment for All Ages
There are a number of different museums within minutes of Hearthstone, including the Cape Fear Museum of History and Science and the Battleship North Carolina which is docked right in the Cape Fear River. For those who enjoy fine art, there is the Cameron Art Museum, which just celebrated their 50th anniversary. There are also a number of homes throughout the Wilmington area that can be toured and provide a unique look into Wilmington's rich history.
For those who enjoy live performances, there are many venues throughout Wilmington where you can catch a comedy show, live band, or even an open-mic night. The Soapbox downtown on Front Street is one of the most well known venues for local bands and poetry readings. The nearby campus of the University of North Carolina Wilmington is also a place to find entertainment including college sports, plays, shows, and exhibits. Thalian Hall is however the "Crown Jewell" of Wilmington’s live performance venues. Built in 1858, Thalian Hall hosted 495 performances last year ranging from theatre to jazz.
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