Natelli Communities newest development, Lakes at Riverbend, in Navassa, North Carolina, launched its grand opening this past weekend with a reported six home sales and going strong! With a mindset for easy living, Lakes at Riverbend offers a mix of single-family ranch-style homes and townhomes in a serene, southern environment near Leland and just 10 minutes from historic Wilmington, North Carolina.

“We are thrilled to be developing in the Wilmington market,” said Michael Natelli, Executive Vice President of Natelli Communities. “Lakes at Riverbend brings an amenity-rich community to a small town with lots of charm and everyday convenience without the hustle and bustle.” 

Homestyles by award-winning Ryan Homes offer spacious floor plans, first-floor owner suites, covered porches, lawn care, irrigation, and all the comforts of modern living on homesites surrounded by natural beauty. A 5000+ square foot community clubhouse includes a fitness center, yoga studio, and elaborate club room. Outdoor amenities include an oversized pool with beach entry and lap lanes, pickleball courts, bocce courts, community fire pits, and children’s playground.

Upon completion, Lakes at Riverbend will be home to over 450 residents who will enjoy all the comforts of this first-rate community and the town of Navassa as well as easy access to shopping, dining, award-winning golf courses, pristine beaches, Novant Health Regional Medical Center and Wilmington International Airport and more.

About Natelli Communities: For more than 40 years, Natelli Communities has continued to build on its reputation as a premier developer of master-planned communities in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions of the United States. Thoughtful Planning, Timeless Design, and Attention to Detail are the hallmarks of Natelli’s award-winning reputation. Visit for more information.