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New Bern

North Carolina

90Listings$25K-$3.6M$35.3MTotal Value
New Bern, North Carolina

The New Bern real estate market is a tight inventory marketplace for beach property in North Carolina.

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About New Bern

 A Colonial Capital  

 New Bern is a charming town located in the coastal region of North Carolina, and it is known for its rich history, beautiful waterfront, and picturesque downtown area. The city was founded in 1710 and served as the state's colonial capital before Raleigh took over that role. 

 Local Beaches 

 New Bern is close to several popular beach destinations, including Atlanta Beach, Emerald Isle, and Topsail Island.  

 Located just under an hour's drive from New Bern, Atlantic Beach is a popular spot for swimming, fishing, and other water activities. The beach is known for its crystal-clear waters and pristine sand. 

 Another popular beach destination near New Bern is Emerald Isle, known for its beautiful beaches, excellent fishing, and abundant outdoor activities. The beach is about an hour’s drive from New Bern. 

 Topsail Island is just over an hour from New Bern and is known for its stunning natural beauty and quiet, laid-back atmosphere. The island is a popular spot for fishing, boating, and beachcombing. 

 Neuse River  

 The Neuse River, which flows through New Bern, offers a variety of recreational activities for residents to enjoy. The Neuse River is an excellent spot for boating and kayaking. You can rent a boat or kayak from one of the local outfitters and explore the river at your own pace. There are numerous marinas and boat ramps along the river, making it easy to launch your own boat as well. 

 The Neuse River is known for its fishing opportunities. Anglers can cast their lines from the riverbanks or venture out onto the water to find their perfect fishing spot. The river is home to various fish species, including striped bass, largemouth bass, catfish, and sunfish. 

 You can take a river cruise if you prefer a more leisurely experience on the Neuse River. Several companies offer narrated sightseeing tours, sunset cruises, and dinner cruises along the Neuse River. These cruises provide an opportunity to learn about the history and ecology of the area while enjoying the scenic beauty of the river. 


 New Bern’s location gives easy travel access. The Coastal Carolina Regional Airport is right across the waterway. The local hospital is CarolinaEast Medical Center in the middle of downtown, serving patients 24/7.  

 Access and Ease 

 If you’re looking for a loveable town with easy access to some of North Carolina’s most beautiful beaches, New Bern is the place to buy your beach home.