The New Bern real estate area is a historic, picturesque, and progressive waterfront city known for its rich architecture that adorns our downtown "Middle Street", similar to a "Main Street" in days gone by. It's rich and powerful history founded in 1710, New Bern is the second oldest city in NC. Thirty year downtown award winning revitalization effort that now showcases Georgian, Federal and Victorian style homes fronting the mighty Neuse River with tree lined streets graced with azaleas in the spring and crepe mrytles in the summer. This modern riverside city rich with historic tradition and cultural charm, includes 3 marinas, art galleries, theaters, specialty boutiques, and a walking/biking lifestyle that promotes outdoor fun.
Located at the junction of the Neuse and Trent Rivers, all locals and visitors alike get to enjoy the spectacular waterfront views every day by simply driving, as our city is surrounded by water. The Neuse River is over 2 million years old and is over 5 miles wide at it's widest point making this river a haven for boating of all kinds, including sailing, kayaking, canoeing, tubing, water-skiing, and best of all fishing. The New Bern real estate area was voted by NBC Today Show as one of the TOP FIVE PLACES TO LIVE IN THE US, with a lifestyle that could be confused as a vacation.
In less than one hour you can be swimming in the Atlantic Ocean, but best of all you are just a few miles away from access to the ICW, our nations "intracoastal waterway" that is the highway for boating on the east coast. Golfing is another attraction with lakefront and golf course homes that allow instant access to championship courses, such as the golf course in Taberna created by senior Jack Nicklaus and The Emerald at Greenbrier rated 3.5 stars by Golf Digest.
Come see why over 50% of New Bern residents are homeowners with property tax rates less than half of the national average. Whether you are a first time home buyer or empty nester, our all inclusive website, NEW BERN HOMES, can give you all the information you need to discover why NEW BERN NORTH CAROLINA should be where you LIVE, WORK, AND PLAY. Give us a call today and see why our team of REALTORS® chose to make New Bern their home as well!