Willow Oaks Plantation has had one goal: Extend our heritage of the full outdoor experience to hunters and sportsman looking for unique excursions at a luxury estate with all the amenities of great destination hunts. Our History, Your Story! If one looks at our history they see that the property from the earliest days in the 1700s was called the Land of Eden. Nearby Eden, North Carolina gets its name from this sentiment about Willow Oaks Plantation. Today Willow Oaks is a paradise that provides the ideal get-away.