Parkside at Mayfaire – Wilmington, NC
Parkside at Mayfaire is a Wilmington, NC neighborhood within walking distance of parks, beaches, shopping centers, and more. The streets are wide and lined with trees and the homes mainly have large porches and welcoming occupants. It is a great suburban neighborhood for families and singles alike.
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Areas of Interest
Wrightsville Beach is just half a mile away from Parkside at Mayfaire and has over forty town access points, ample parking, and public restrooms. Wrightsville Beach Park is a great place to visit or spend the day with mostly calm waters and plenty of space to set up for picnics, beach games, and family events. It is the ideal spot for summer days.
The Mayfaire Shopping Center has all the best shopping and dining in the area. There are 65 stores to choose from in this center including J. Crew, Banana Republic, and Eddie Bauer. Some of the restaurants include: LongHorn Steakhouse, Panera Bread, Ruby Tuesday, and the Melting Pot. It is the place to go in Parkside at Mayfaire for shopping and dining.
The USS North Carolina Battleship is moored just moments away from this neighborhood in historic downtown Wilmington and makes for an incredibly inspiring historical experience.
Visitors get to board the ship and learn about its history in World War II through tours, theatrical performances, and more. It is a must-see for both residents and tourists in the neighborhood.
Things to Do
Less than a mile from Parkside at Mayfaire is a Regal Cinema that has the latest movie showings for days when the beach or the park is not an option. This theater has stadium seating and shows 3-dimensional films as well. Some of the theaters even have reclining chairs and there is a fully-stocked stand for concessions of all types.
Every Friday night in the summers there is a Music on the Town series that offers free music for the public to enjoy starting at 6 p.m.
There is plenty of free parking available and residents bring blankets, chairs, and picnics to set up for an evening of music. The series runs for thirteen weeks and features a diverse array of musicians.
The Bradley Creek Marina is a great place to go in this neighborhood. While it is a private marina, residents are not only able to keep their boats here but are also able to rent boats for a day out on the open water at affordable costs.
The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is just minutes from Parkside at Mayfaire and offers a variety of Associates, Bachelors, and Masters degree programs in an array of majors.
The university also brings along with it a variety of cultural experiences, lecturers, and diversity to the neighborhood which adds to the melting pot feel.
There are many public and private schools for K-12 students in the Parkside area including the top rated Wilmington Preparatory Academy.
Walter L Parsley Elementary School is another local school with top teachers and excellent reviews from parents and students alike. There are many choices as Wilmington is such a large area.