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An hour from the beach and just a few miles from the waterfront. Circa 1880 in NC. $85,000

October 17, 2022

This home is an hour from the Crystal Coast of North Carolina. Not far from the banks of the Neuse River and the fishing town of Vandemere, North Carolina. The home was built in 1880. It is located on .99 acres in Bayboro, North Carolina. The home features a covered front porch, some original hardwood floors, crown molding and some wood ceilings. The house could use some work, but it looks livable. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,128 square feet. $85,000

Contact Kacy Cline Forbes with Realty ONE Group East: 252-229-8228

From the Zillow listing:


Home is being sold AS IS. Private country home with 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom situated on a nearly one-acre lot surrounded by mature trees in Bayboro. Outside you will find a covered front porch and established flower beds surrounded by nature. This 2100 sqft home is priced to sell and ready for you to bring it back to life. The bones are here and there is a huge opportunity with this home. When you step inside you will be taken back to the traditional 1880s feel of this home. Your foyer boasts its French doors, wood paneling, wood flooring, and stairs leading to your second floor. The living room has been newly renovated and has a masonry fireplace, chair rail molding, and tray ceilings. The kitchen renovation was started, but not complete and has a country feel with open shelving, glass cupboards, open cabinets, appliances, and the same painted wood paneling on the walls. The primary bedroom has been renovated with fresh paint and has the same chair rail molding and trey ceilings. Same 1880 feel with the masonry fireplace and wood paneling on the ceiling. Two additional bedrooms. One newly painted and renovated and the other needing a little love. One full-sized bathroom with a stand-alone bath continues the traditional style that has been seen throughout the rest of the home. The back part of the home (not seen in pictures) was originally an additional kitchen. This part of the home is not livable and needs to be completely redone. No working heating or AC. The roof has shingles underneath the tin. Priced to sell and sellers willing to look at all offers. INVESTORS make your offer before it’s SOLD! Located 2.5 miles from fishing town of Vandemere and a few miles from public water access to the Vandemere Creek and Neuse River. Short drive to NC-55, where you can visit the shops, restaurants and communities of New Bern or Oriental within minutes. The Crystal Coast beaches are only an hour away!



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