Stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Currituck Sound, Southern Shores is the premiere residential community on the Outer Banks and has been one of our best kept secrets since the 1940’s. Southern Shores is known for its great weather and beautiful homes. The town lies between Rt. 12 and US 158 so residents do not experience traffic jams as some other communities may. Southern Shores is the only community which has two main roads into and out of the residential area. This community is predominately residential, but also vacation-oriented, with most homes within walking distance of the beach or sound.
Southern Shores is a beautiful town, with much of the natural vegetation left intact and has a marvelous stretch of beach with low-density oceanfront development. Southern Shores beach accesses are not public; only residents and vacationers staying in the area are allowed to use them. The soundside of the town offers dense maritime forest vegetation and canals leading to the sound as well as a marina.
Southern Shores is home to the Duck Woods Country Club golf course, a semi-private facility. The town also has a wonderful path for walkers, joggers and bikers, and it connects to the commercial areas of town. A community soundside bathing and playground are great for families with small children and the town is just minutes away from trendy shops, restaurants, area attractions and historical sites.