Descriptions of Local Neighborhoods Downtown Historic New Bern Our Downtown is active not only with visitors to the area, but also with locals that take advantage of the quaint shops and restaurants. There are antiques, crafts, art studios, and clothing shops that are primarily owned by locals from New Bern. The restaurants all have a character of their own. From a coffee shop for a quick cup of java to an excellent sit down dinner downtown New Bern has the dining gamit covered. There is also the New Bern Civic Theater where our friends and family members become a part of the drama culture that resembles that of a professional presentation. The historic Tryon Palace also resides downtown New Bern. All within walking distance! No matter the time of day a walk around the Neuse and Trent Rivers in the downtown of New Bern create making for a picturesque setting. A setting that our own Nicholas Sparks has made so visual to his readers. A new Convention Center was built within the last few years along with a new waterfront park at Union Point where we all gather to watch fireworks, concerts or sunrise service at Easter. Come be a part of the rich history in downtown New Bern! The Sheraton Hotel and Marina are downtown and are an intrical part of the fun things to do either singly or as a romantic couple. There is a dock for your boat at the Sheraton’s full service marina. Enjoy live music, with your favorite drink and a Carolina grilled hamburgers or hotdogs while overlooking the banks of the Trent River. The beautiful view include sailboats and yachts in the marina. This makes a lovely backdrop for a romantic picture! In addition to the deck that overlooks the Trent River, the Sheraton has two nightclubs, a gift shop, two excellent restaurants, banquet facilities for large company meetings, suites, and waterfront rooms. BRICE'S CREEK Brice's Creek is a popular neighborhood and makes a fantastic place to live. It is outside the city limits of New Bern, but still only about 10 minutes to our downtown area and a five minute drive to conveniently grocery shop, schools, churches or daily errands. Boating, jet skieng and fishing are essential fun for the residents in the Brice’s Creek area. The homes in this area can be on the water and also off the water in residential subdivisions. This area is in the Brinson Elementary, HJ MacDonald Middle, and New Bern High school district. HUNTER’S RIDGE Hunters Ridge is a newer, custom-home community located near Brices Creek and just a few minutes from downtown New Bern. Opens spaces and pond views make this neighborhood a special one. Convenience and country living are offered in this beautiful community. Restrictive covenants ensure a pleasant neighborhood while only paying county taxes. Very Desirable area to reside. This area is in the Brinson Elementary, HJ MacDonald Middle, and New Bern High school district CRUMP WOODS Enjoy nature at its best! Crump Woods is one of New Bern’s newest subdivisions located near the Brices Creek area. Just off Goose Creek Road, it features twenty-five home sites with construction to begin the middle of 2005. This location offers quick access to downtown New Bern, Highway 70 East and Craven Regional Airport. If you enjoy the outdoors, nature, and peaceful living, visit Crump Woods today. This area is in the Brinson Elementary, HJ MacDonald Middle, and New Bern High school district. REEDY CREEK Newer home community with a variety of home plans and builders. Close proximity to the Brices Creek boat launch and Trent River. Homes are located in the country-like setting yet only five miles from downtown New Bern. Located in the Brinson Elementary , HJ MacDonald Middle, and New Bern High school district. TABERNA Golfcourse Country Club Community with some waterfront on Brice's Creek. Nature Trails and Canoe launch are available and also have some private pier access on some of the residences property. Private golfcourse and full-service clubhouse are available to the avid golfer. This was developed as a Weyerhaeuser Community. These homes are in the Brinson Elementary, HJ MacDonald, New Bern High school districts. TABERNA Golf and Country Club A RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY with Single Family and Townhomes. This is a first class Weyerhaeuser community development and golf course, designed by the Jack Nicklaus design team. In the same league as the Emerald. Clubhouse architectural detailing taken directly from New Bern's sister city of Bern, Switzerland. Private course. Reciprocal rights with Cypress Landing and The Emerald. Hiking & nature bike trails, canoe trail, tennis, pool available to their members. SELLHORN HEIGHTS This new community is bounded on one side by Taberna and just down the street from Carolina Colours. Sellhorn Heights has a laid back rural setting Just minutes from downtown, in the Brinson school district, Sellhorn is also very convenient to Havelock and Cherry Point. With the completion of the new course at Carolina Colours, three golf courses will be less than 10 minutes away. CAROLINA COLOURS Now under development, Carolina Colours will be a pedestrian-friendly neighborhood that is comprised of public spaces, retail, education and recreational area, and traditional styled and urban residential neighborhoods. Located a few miles east of New Bern, Carolina Colours will offer the feel of a small town with nearly 2000 home sites that include a mix of traditional single-family homes, cottages, and townhomes. This community will be a great place to live, work and play, with an 18-hole golf course, an activity center with fitness, swim and tennis facilities, a Towne Center and several natural areas. GHENT HISTORIC DISTRICT Historic neighborhood just outside of downtown New Bern. A thriving community with small bungalows and larger historic homes. The public schools that the students attend are Oaks Road Elementary, Grover C. Middle, and New Bern High. DeGRAFFENRIED PARK Located close to downtown and the Ghent neighborhood. Beautiful tree-lined streets and manicured lawns. A lot of softball is played in this area in the summer by local teams. The public schools that the students attend are Trent Park Elementary, Grover C. Middle and New Bern High. GREENBRIER A wonderful golfcourse community within 5 minutes or less of major shopping and dining. It is predominantly a retirement community and mostly transplants as residents, so everyone is looking to meet new people. There is a real sense of community with a voluntary homeowner's association, a gardening club, a community newspaper, plus a clubhouse with a pool, tennis, and a deli. As well as championship golfcourse named The Emerald Golf Club. Tiger Woods played there September 2000. The Emerald Golf Club GREENBRIER Community RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY with Single Family and Townhomes 5000 Clubhouse Dr., New Bern, NC Phone 252- 633-4440 Championship Yardage: 6924 Slope: 129 Par: 72 Men’s Yardage: 6451 Slope: 124 Par: 72 Other Yardage: 6123 Slope: 120 Par: 72 Other Yardage: 5441 Slope: 111 Par: 72 Ladies’ Yardage: 4813 Slope: 114 Par: 72 TRENT WOODS The town of desirable Trentwoods is incorporated. Some of the areas nicest and most expensive homes are located here. It is the area that also has waterfront as well as non-waterfront residential living available. The area is small but has a great neighborhood connection. The children as well as the adults can come outside to gather, play or exercise without the limitations that the busyness of the city offers. All the families and children like to gather at the local Meadows Park. The public schools that the students attend in the Trent Woods area are A. H.Bangert Elementary/ Ben Quinn Elementary, HJ MacDonald/ Grover C. Middle, and New Bern High. New Bern Golf & Country Club Country Club Rd. New Bern, NC 252-637-4061 New Bern's oldest and most exclusive country club. Private Club. Must be accompanied by a member. Member applicants must be sponsored by two existing members. Country Club Drive (in town) Members only. 18 holes Yards: 6,045. $12,000 initiation fee, Facilities: pool, tennis. Excellent dining room Short course in great shape, small greens. NEWLY REMODELED CLUBHOUSE-overlooking the Neuse River. OLDE TOWNE HARBOR Olde Towne is a waterfront residential development with off-water homes as well. Located on the edge of Trentwoods by St. Paul’s Catheloc church. It is also very convenient to shopping, restaurants and historic downtown. These homes are in the public school district of AH Bangert Elementary, HJ MacDonald Middle and New Bern High School. RIVER BEND The town of Riverbend is incorporated and is located about 7 miles south of New Bern. River Bend is a Golf course/Country Club and Waterfront community. The Trent River flows along the edge of River Bend. Canals that were man-made offer less expensive waterfront living with easy access to larger bodies of water. River Bend is a popular place to live. The public schools attended by River Bend residents are Ben Quinn Elementary, Grover C. Middle, and New Bern High. River Bend Golf & Country Club RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY with Single Family and Townhomes 94 Shoreline Dr., New Bern, NC Phone 252-638-2819 Championship Yardage: 6404 Slope: 117 Par: 71 Men’s Yardage: 5043 Slope: 109 Par: 71 Ladies’ Yardage: 5012 Slope: 105 Par: 71 (Five miless from New Bern on Hwy 17 S.) Call for tee times weekends and holidays. Semi-private Yards: 6400 Social membership (no golf) Facilities: pool, tennis, pro shop, snack bar, driving range. Nice course, not difficult, rated above average two years ago in Golf Digest. Can’t walk before noon on weekends. FAIRFIELD HARBOUR Located about fifteen minutes from downtown New Bern on the other side of the Neuse River. This is the only gated community in the area. Two 18-hole golfcourses three swimming pools (one indoor) a marina, full-service clubhouse and more are offered to the Fairfield Harbour residents. Although Fairfield Harbour is one of the most affordable areas for waterfront and golfcourse living, this area went up in price 38% in the last year. A uniquely beautiful waterfront community enjoyed by its residents. FAIRFIELD HARBOUR GOLF(2 courses) New Bern NC RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY with Single Family and Townhomes Fifteen minutes from New Bern on Rt 55 N. Follow signs to community. Phone: 252 514-0050 or 252-638-5338 Yards: 6575. Full boating facilities, tennis, driving range, dining room, snack bar, pool. Unrestricted walking. Must be property owner/Time Share owner or guest of either. Driving Range. Practice facilities. Yards: 6554 Walk anytime after 1 pm. Both courses above average. RIVER DUNES Created for the heightened demand for luxurious waterfront property, River Dunes is Pamlico County’s newest and largest community, located on a 1,324-acre peninsula in Oriental. This 600-home community will feature 14 miles of waterfront property, a 400-slip marina, a maritime village, and both riverside and creekside homes. Home styles include single family homes, and cozy waterfront and waterview cottages, villas and bungalows. River Dunes will also include two clubhouses, one on the Pamlico Sound, and one on the Neuse River, and several natural preserves including sandy beaches, lush marshlands, natural trails and boardwalks, and creeks with canoe and kayak access. RIVERSIDE HISTORIC DISTRICT Riverside is an area in New Bern City Limits on the National Register. This area is just from historic downtown New Bern with a variety of homes in a wide price-range. Some fixer-uppers and some beautifully restored homes. Some of these wonderful historic homes are a fixer-upers dream. Weither you love to fix up a home yourself or you enjoy the creation of someone else you are truly in a historic haven in this quaint neighborhood. THE MEADOWS New Bern’s newest “front porch” community, The Meadows is located off Neuse Blvd. just a few minutes from downtown. Just a few miles from Highway 70, it offers easy access to surrounding cities. Featuring sixty-six new-construction home sites, The Meadows offers the best in quiet living as well as beautifully designed homes. Relax, feel free to walk around and enjoy yourself. RIVER BLUFFS Located next to the Croatan National Forest, River Bluffs offers spacious, wooded half acre homesites convenient to New Bern and Cherry Point. A variety of home styles are available from several qualified builders. Only a few short miles to downtown New Bern, River Bluffs is also located in the desirable Brinson School District. This Neuse River waterfront community off US 70 East about 5 miles outside of New Bern. There are waterfront and interior homes as well as a few of waterfront lots remaining. Some resales are available too. CAROLINA PINES Carolina Pines is about 11 miles east of New Bern off Highway 70. Carolina Pines is a semi-private golfcourse community bordering the Neuse River with a few waterfront homes. There is a generous amount of new construction in this area. Carolina Pines Golf & Country Club is a RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY with Single Family residences and Townhomes 390 Carolina Pines Blvd., New Bern, NC PHONE 252-444-1000 Carolina Pines is eight miles from New Bern on Hwy. 70 E. Yards 6,500. Has pool and social memberships. Interesting course with some challenging holes for all golfers. DERBY PARK One of New Bern’s newest communities is Derby Park. Situated on almost 400 acres of forestland. The growth in Derby Park has been steady and continuous. Home styles are varied in design – and enjoy a diverse population. All this is located just minutes from shopping, schools, the hospital, and the Emerald Golf Course.