River Station New Bern's Newest Historic District Development
True Southern Charm…the homes at River Station are modeled after historic homes currently nestled along New Bern’s riverfront and throughout the historic district. Attractive, functional floor plans and various options will make it easy to customize which layout is right for you. The property will also feature a private marina for those who enjoy boating. Inside, you will find open floor plan designs and energy-efficient smart elements throughout the entire design. The best feature of all, low maintenance!
River Station-New Bern’s Newest Historic District Development
Considered one of New Bern’s most desired locations, River Station is now offering a limited number of lots and homes. For nearly three hundred years, New Bern, North Carolina has been a mariner’s dream. Easy access down the Neuse River to the Intracoastal Waterway and out to the Atlantic Ocean and beyond, has kept this a favorite port o’ call along the east coast. Stately homes have proudly stood along the shores of the twin rivers, the Neuse and the Trent, for centuries. And now, that tradition will continue with a near-seamless development along the Neuse’s historic waterfront with a number of custom homes built by River Station’s developers. River Station is designed to blend seamlessly with the 18th-century homes along the waterfront. The result will be a new neighborhood with homes nearly indistinguishable from the nationally registered historic homes next door. River Station will meld historical design with casual comfortable elegance and present-day design features.
Why Move to River Station in historic New Bern, NC?
New Bern’s historical preservation has been at the forefront of the city’s planning for decades. Simply visit downtown. You are literally transported back in time as you pass by quaint neighborhood streets with over 200 historical homes and buildings to explore, including the colonial capital of North Carolina. You’ll discover the Tryon Palace, The Birthplace of Pepsi, the site where Caleb Bradham invented Pepsi Cola, and the famous clock tower which is a gift from Berne, Switzerland, New Bern’s sister city. There is also a variety of antique and specialty shops, restaurants, cafes, pubs, museums, galleries, you name it. Or, better yet, board your boat and enjoy a day on the water. River Station’s marina will also offer a number of boat slips that owners and boating enthusiasts are sure to enjoy. There truly is something to discover around every corner…all within a short distance from River Station. This is a town that takes its history and its future very seriously.
Below are just a few important highlights and amenities:
- Eight lots are waterfront (ONLY six are left…when they are gone, they’re gone!)
- Nine lots offer water views, again, only a few left…
- New construction=low maintenance
- Private Marina built to green marina standards – boat slips can be purchased with and without lifts
- Only a few blocks from restaurants, pubs, and shops
- Sidewalks, curbing, gutters throughout
- On-site stormwater management
- Waterfront neighborhood greenway & pathway
- Underground utilities
- Front & rear access to all homes
- Historically accurate home exteriors
- State-of-the-art home interior features
- Environmentally conscious land plans
What are some of the schools around River Station?
You will find a variety of school choices (all highly rated). Below is a quick list of some of New Bern’s best schools:
- Oaks Road Elementary | Grades K-5 | 2811 Oaks Road, New Bern, NC 28560
- Brinson Memorial Elementary | Grades K-5 | Forest Street, New Bern, NC 28560
- Grover C Fields Middle | Grades 6-8 | 2000 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, New Bern, NC 28560
- H J MacDonald Middle | Grades 6-8 | 3127 Elizabeth Avenue, New Bern, NC 28562
- Craven Early College High | Grades 9-12 | 800 College Court, New Bern, NC 28562
- New Bern High | Grades 9-12 | 4200 Academic Drive, New Bern, NC 28562
New Bern offers multiple options, both public and private.
What are some fun things to do in and around River Station?
Downtown New Bern boasts a distinctly rich history that is unmistakably rare. Enjoy quaint restaurants and cafes, art galleries, boutique shopping, antique stores, and more. Take an art class or make pottery. If you enjoy the theatre, there are several active theatre productions that showcase local shows like Memphis, Mary Poppins, and Les Mis. Explore Tryon Palace, museums, and historic sites as you enjoy North Carolina’s first colonial capital city. Rich in vast architecture, walking trails, and breathtaking gardens, most folks simply fall in love with everything New Bern has to offer. To learn more about our beautiful community view this video about all there is to do. Watch now by clicking here Try On New Bern Video.
Where can I find the best restaurants & shopping?
Visit New Bern’s community website to learn about all there is to enjoy around town. Most everything is only a few short blocks away.
- Visit New Bern: Explore New Bern
Is River Station what I’m looking for?
The homes at River Station are modeled after historically accurate homes currently nestled along New Bern’s riverfront and throughout the historic district.
New Bern’s super talented architect, Sarah Afflerbach, has created clean sheet designs for each of the new homes in River Station. A myriad of attractive and functional floorplans and options will make it fun and enjoyable to choose the layout that’s right for you. From the outside, it will be hard to tell the new homes of River Station from the historical homes nearby. Imagine living in New Bern’s historic district, in a new, low maintenance home, with open floorplan designs and energy-efficient smart elements throughout the entire design. All homes will also offer internet/cable ready connections, gourmet kitchen appliances, and nearly unlimited selection options throughout the entire home.
Development & Spec Sheets…Things YOU need to Know
With over 70 years of combined experience between the development team at River Station, you will soon understand that the decision to build at River Station is a wise investment. A design and build philosophy with selection coordination services will make the process an easy one. Building a home should be an enjoyable experience and the development team will be there to guide you through every step along the way. Take a look at the spec sheets with conceptual renderings listed here along with bios of each key member on the development team. Once you’ve had a moment to review all there is to offer at River Station, please feel free to contact us.
New Bern is perfect for you if you enjoy a small-town atmosphere while being only a short distance away from shops and restaurants. The historic district of New Bern is a great alternative if you are tired of the traditional suburbs and would like to live in an area that embraces a classic visionary way of life. If you’d like more information about living in Historic Downtown New Bern, contact us today.
(Drawings, photos, layouts, etc. are conceptual and may be subject to change without notice)
Click Below to Read About:
- Sarah Afflerbach, River Station architect of Go Architectural Design, PPLC
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