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About Belhaven, NC

Belhaven, NC sits at the intersection of Pantego Creek, Pungo Creek and the Pungo River. The Pungo River is part of the Intracoastal Waterway system, an inland marine route from the northeastern United States to Florida. Established in 1899, this town was appropriately named, as the name Belhaven means “Beautiful Harbor.”

Sportsmen have been drawn to this area for many years to the plentiful wildlife that is common to the area. Over the years, it has been common in the fall to see fishing boats packed into the mouth of Pungo Creek when the Speckled Trout are plentiful. The town’s proximity to the big water is also an attraction to many. From Belhaven, it’s only about an 8-10 mile run to the Pamlico Sound and less than twice that on out to the Outer Banks.

Unlike many small towns its size, Belhaven also offers chain grocery stores and fast food, in addition to the wonderful mom-and-pop businesses it supports. The school system is part of one of the most sought after in the area. The medical community boasts a small hospital that is now part of Vidant Health, a Greenville-based, large medical provider serving 1.4 million people in 29 counties through 10 hospitals.

Over the years, a local restaurant/inn has become famous from New England to Florida……..and beyond. The River Forest Manor, a Victorian mansion, was built the same year Belhaven was established. Over the years, the marina associated with it on the Intracoastal Waterway was a favorite stopover for many boating travelers who were attracted to the smorgasbord of Southern comfort-food prepared in the restaurant. This icon of maritime service is currently being offered for sale. Let me know if you would like some information.

Belhaven is also somewhat famous for its all-out Fourth of July parades and celebrations. The celebration includes all types of events, such as yacht races, horse shoe contests, dancing, music, parade, fireworks, Miss Independence Pageant, etc., which last for several days. This year will be the 70th annual presentation of this event, making it one of the longest running in the state.

Why not plan to be in Belhaven on July 4th for a big-ol time!

By Warren Moore, CRS, GRI

A Few of Belhaven, NC's Newest Listings

356 Shady Shores Road, Belhaven NC 27810

$279,900

356 Shady Shores Road, Belhaven

Beautiful Deltec Savannah home located directly on the Pungo river & ICW! Home offers many great features including bamboo flooring, solid surface counter tops, loft area...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 113735

Waterway Drive, Belhaven NC 27810

$150,000

Waterway Drive, Belhaven

WATERFRONT LIVING, Life Doesn,t Get Much Better Than Calling this Lot home on 5.5 acres on the ICW. Breathtaking views of the large boats traveling on the ICW going North...

  • Beds
  • Baths
  • MLS 103247

48 Waterway Drive, Belhaven NC 27810

$379,000

48 Waterway Drive, Belhaven

6.2 ACRE HOME SITE on ICW... 250 ft of waterfront. Includes a DOCK, PIER, and 100 ft of vinyl bulkhead.Electricity and water at pier. This paradise has 4+ ft of water at ...

  • Beds
  • Baths
  • MLS 95142

295/325 Thelmas Highway, Belhaven NC 27810

$378,000

295/325 Thelmas Highway, Belhaven

These two cottages are part of a 21 acre private waterfront estate that features 3 homes with these waterfront cottages being two of them plus over 1500ft of waterfront s...

  • Beds
  • Baths
  • MLS 30577

Lot B Pamlico Beach Rd, Belhaven NC 27810

$39,900

Lot B Pamlico Beach Rd, Belhaven

Property has a 1,000 gallon septic tank installed. County water and electric meter pole installed. Fantastic view of the Pamlico River with great sunrises and sunsets. ...

  • Beds
  • Baths
  • MLS 30558

$25,000

Lot 3 Crabtree Rd, Belhaven

Property beside lot is for sale, see MLS 29803. Nice lot located in great subdivision. No restrictions. Great view of Pungo River.

  • Beds
  • Baths
  • MLS 29805

356 Shady Shores Rd, Belhaven NC 27810

$279,900

356 Shady Shores Rd, Belhaven

Beautiful Deltec Savannah home located directly on the Pungo river & ICW! Home offers many great features including bamboo flooring, solid surface counter tops, loft area...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 30560

$145,000

593 Crabtree Rd, Belhaven

Located at end of deep water short canal leading to Pungo River. Half mile from ICW with clear view of Pungo River. Few minutes from Belhaven that offers shopping, restau...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 1.0
  • MLS 29803

$39,900

Lot B Old Pamlico Bch Rd W, Belhaven

Property has a 1,000 gallon septic tank installed. County water and electric meter pole installed. Fantastic view of the Pamlico River. Right of way to water through lo...

  • Beds
  • Baths
  • MLS 30551

53 Jacklyn Ln, Belhaven NC 27810

$244,900

53 Jacklyn Ln, Belhaven

Charming 3 BR, 2 BA home on Pungo River with pier and boat house w/lift. Community area with boat ramp located next door. Large open floor plan with fireplace. Large de...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 30547

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