Life on the Water – Summer Edition

Water is big at Albemarle Plantation, an authentic coastal community set along the deep blue waters of the Albemarle Sound. This immense coastal estuary is the second largest in America, outsized only by the Chesapeake Bay, and outshined by none. The water gives life...

WHO’S NEW: Joe and Wendy Vaites

By: Kevin Jones There are a whole host of reasons to love living at Albemarle Plantation, and all residents have had their own inspirational moment when they said to themselves, “This is the one.” Joe and Wendy Vaites had that moment too. Their story started when they...

WHO’S NEW: Buddy & Diane Ellis

By: Kevin Jones A lot of people in this world would say that their life is a boring one. I say they’re just not looking at it from the right perspective. Buddy and Diane Ellis are a good example. Buddy was born and raised in Norfolk, VA. Diane was originally from...

Your Guide to Elizabeth City

Elizabeth City has long been known as one of the Best Small Towns in America, and the Harbor of Hospitality. With an active and growing arts and performance community, your schedule can fill with plenty to do in Elizabeth City. The downtown waterfront is home to many...

OYC NEWS: Kayaking Opportunities with Osprey Yacht Club

By: Mike Gardner One of the activities offered as a member of the OYC is our Kayaking Group. We do 12 to 15 paddles every year on a variety of creeks, rivers, and streams within a short drive of the Plantation. It is amazing how diverse the scenery and wildlife...

Your Guide to Edenton, NC

Described as the prettiest small town in the South, Edenton is North Carolina's beautifully preserved first colonial capital. This coastal community is a small town at heart with a deeply rich history and plenty of personality sure to charm any visitor.  And, the best...

WHO’S NEW: Donald & Pamela Payne

By: Kevin Jones Every now and again in life, you get to meet people who have interesting stories to tell. I met just such a couple the other day, AP newcomers Donald and Pamela Payne. Both Donald and Pamela were born and raised in Elizabeth City, NC, and while they...

CLUB CORNER: Albemarle Plantation Book Clubs

By: Janet Benton Nothing like a good book to read, especially on a day like today when the calendar is empty and the wind is blowing the rain across the creek. Being a member of the Plantation community expands the ways to enjoy the reading experience; by sharing...

Choosing Your Perfect Retirement Home

Congratulations, you’ve retired! Now you are ready to make the leap to choosing the perfect home of your retirement years. This home will represent the culmination of your life’s work and is your chance to fulfill some of the dreams you’ve had for years. When...

WHO’S NEW: Amy & Dennis Watson

By: Pat Winter Have you ever met anyone who married “the girl next door?” That’s exactly what Dennis Watson did. Amy’s family home in Michigan was right next door to the Watsons. And although Amy knew Dennis since she was 3, they didn’t start dating until he was a...