Historic House Listings

River Forest Manor and Marina, Circa 1898. Over four waterfront acres in North Carolina. $3,500,000

November 25, 2020

Amazing property! This North Carolina Landmark Property was built in 1898. It is located on 4.36 acres in Belhaven, North Carolina. Originally built for John A. Wilkinson. It currently operates as a wedding/events venue, hotel, and marina. This is a big space with over 13,000 square feet. The property is being sold fully furnished. The marina has 30 boat slips. There is a detached bungalow that has three bedrooms and the marina has a one bedroom suite over the marina. Nine bedrooms, eleven bathrooms, and 13,610 square feet. $3,500,000

Contact Eddie Goodrich with Village Realty Holdings: 252-475-0874

From the Zillow listing:


Own a piece of Eastern North Carolina History! Commissioned in 1898 by John A. Wilkinson, the River Forest Manor & Marina is perfectly poised along the Intracoastal Waterway on the coastal estuary of the Pamlico Sound, Pantego Creek and Pungo River. In 2016, the River Forest Manor was painstakingly renovated, restoring the landmark to its former glory. The property currently operates as a Wedding/Events venue, Hotel and Marina. Formally, it also operated as a restaurant and inn. There are thirteen bedrooms on the property – nine bedrooms in the Manor house with three bedrooms in the detached Bungalow building and one bedroom suite over the Marina. The Marina has 325 linear feet of face dockage and 30 boat slips. The property is fully furnished with a catering kitchen. With 4.36 acres, this property has plenty of potential for future growth and opportunity. A must see! $3,500,000.


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