Historic House Listings

Forget waterfront! This one is IN the water! Love the bead board! Circa 1937 in Beaufort, North Carolina. $450,000

April 22, 2021

Forget a waterfront property, this one is literally IN the water. Love all of the bead board inside! Red Wing was built in 1937. It is located on .18 acres in Beaufort, North Carolina. This has been a vacation home for five generations of the family and this is the first time it has been on the market. This was originally a two story home, but in 1960 Hurricane Donna took out the front half of the bottom floor. The home was reconstructed into a one floor home. Four bedrooms, one bathroom, and 1,348 square feet. $450,000

Contact Linda Rike and Kelinda Rike with Linda Rike Real Estate: 252-646-6922

From the Zillow listing:


The first time ever on the market is this wonderful beach cottage directly on the sound facing Carrot Island and the Atlantic Ocean! Built in 1937, Red Wing has served as the vacation home for five generations of the family. The massive pier has plenty of room for family fun and relaxation, fishing and crab-potting, as well as for launching kayaks or docking your boat —- the options are limitless!Believe it or not, Red Wing was originally a two-story home and was connected to the garage apartment next door by a wooden walkway. Hurricane Donna took out the front half of the bottom level of the main house in 1960, so it was rebuilt and restructured as a single-story home on higher pilings over the water. This resulted in what is perhaps this home’s best feature, living directly over the water as the tide is coming in and going out! You can count on being able to relax and unwind at Red Wing. Open the windows to enjoy the breezes and watch the wild horses grazing on Carrot Island and the porpoises enjoying the safe water within a few feet of the pier.Finally, the location on Radio Island is second to none! You are in a safe and protected area between Morehead City and the Beaufort waterfront. Standing on the pier, you can literally see the flag at Fort Macon to the right, Carrot Island and the Atlantic Ocean directly in front, and the Duke Marine Lab & NOAA to the left. Shopping, restaurants, and services are all very close!We hope you enjoy making your own family memories on this beautiful and relaxing waterfront home.


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