Situated on both the Trent River and the Neuse River, New Bern is a historic town with tons of charm. This 300-year old city is the perfect combination of traditional nuances and modern conveniences.
Being the second-oldest colonial town in North Carolina, New Bern draws in anyone who has a love for history with its historical district, walkable riverfront downtown, and various museums. Additionally, this town was named “The Most Charming Small Town” in North Carolina by Reader’s Digest.
New Bern is home to Tryon Palace, a replica of the state’s first capital surrounded with beautiful tree-shaded gardens. Many events are held on the lawn of Tryon Palace including concerts, festivals, and garden shows. Also found in the Historic Downtown District is Union Point Park. With gorgeous riverfront views and a spacious gazebo, it is the perfect spot to spend your evenings. Weddings, concerts, outdoor movies, and other events are held here.
Local restaurants, quaint boutiques, and century-old churches line the streets of Downtown New Bern. Step back in time and enjoy a fresh Fountain Drink of Pepsi-Cola at The Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola Store on the corner of Middle Street and Pollock Street. One can also enjoy a Saturday morning shopping at the Farmer’s Market, and then later that evening attend a performance at the New Bern Civic Theater, or the Masonic Theater.
New Bern also lures in those who love the outdoors. Boating and fishing are common past times for the residents in this town. In addition to the Trent and Neuse River that reside in this city, the Croatan National Forest is found here. Many people take advantage of this area for camping, biking, trail walking, and hunting. For a calmer pace, it is normal to see people paddle boarding or kayaking at Lawson’s Creek Park and Creekside Park. Creekside Park also includes softball and baseball fields, tennis courts, soccer fields, beach volleyball courts, a playground, and a picnic area.
New Bern is home to several delightful communities with superb amenities. Popular communities with golf courses include Taberna, Carolina Colours, River Bend, and Fairfield Harbour. However, this town also offers country living with acreage to have horses, or other farm animals.
Although there are many reasons an individual would want to settle down in New Bern, one of the biggest draws is the community. Come visit New Bern and the people instantly make you feel as if its already your home. New Bern’s real estate can satisfy the needs of all individuals. With varying price ranges and styles, the homes here accommodate many different tastes. Please browse the list of available homes in New Bern below and be sure to contact us if you are ready to make the move!
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Updated: 18th February, 2019 6:39 PM.