Property North Carolina Sandhills, NC

Beautiful Golf Community Real Estate

Carolina Trace is a nationally recognized, award-winning, master-planned gated golf and country club community developed on 2,500 acres near Sanford, NC. Ideally located in the Sandhills region, Carolina Trace offers an enhanced and thriving suburban lifestyle with convenient big city access to art, theatre, shopping, world-class medical facilities and universities—all within minutes of the front gate.

With 2,200 total building lots, you have a variety of real estate options at Carolina Trace. Our 18 Property Owner’s Associations (POAs) offer both lakeside properties and golf properties, allowing you to find your ideal place to call home.

Lake Properties: What better view to wake up to every morning than the stunning Lake Trace – a 350-acre, dam-controlled, freshwater lake? We have many lakeside properties to choose from, giving you direct access to the water at all times. Take some time to enjoy a day on a boat or take on fishing! We have permanent dock facilities available.

Golf Properties: If you enjoy playing or watching golf, our golf properties provide a serene atmosphere. Our Country Club is fully contained on-site and includes 36 holes of championship golf designed by world-renowned architect Robert Trent Jones Sr. Moreover, our clubhouse has everything you will possibly need for your perfect golf vacation – from a pro shop that is fully stocked with must-have items for a perfect day at the course, to banquet facilities to host your one-of-a-kind event.

Real Estate for All your Wants & Needs

Carolina Trace homes reflect a wide range of architecture, floor plans, settings and price ranges. We are a secure gated community with 24-hour protection services. Homes and home sites offer a variety of views, including the golf course, pond and interior locations nestled among trees. At Carolina Trace, there’s no such thing as a bad location or mediocre view. Every single resident gets to fully enjoy the beauty and tranquility of life here in Sanford, North Carolina.

Things to consider about Caroline Trace properties:

  • Each residential neighborhood has a separate Property Owners Association with annual dues ranging from $350 to $775.
  • All utilities are located underground, including state-regulated water and sewer.
  • There are no city taxes for Carolina Trace property owners, as the community is located outside Sanford city limits. The current county tax rate is $8.08/1,000.
  • On-site amenities include four hard-surface tennis courts, swimming facilities, kids play area and more.

Property Pricing and Options

Carolina Trace Gated Properties is the only on-site estate brokerage within the gates at Carolina Trace. Our property prices range from $175,000 to $1 M+, fitting a variety of real estate budgets. Home sites are available, ranging from $15,000 to $300,000 with no build time limit, which allows you to build on your own timetable. Whether you prefer the ease of moving into a pre-built golf course home, or the customizability of designing your own lake house, we can help you find the right property for your life in North Carolina.


Carolina Trace Golf Community is rated 4.4 out of 5 based on 387 reviews from around the Web.