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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!

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A Few of Belhaven, NC's Newest Listings

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515 Pamlico St, Belhaven

Good business location that has been raised. Three blocks from the new Belhaven town dock, public boat launch, restaurants and doctors offices. Bring your business ideas ...

  • MLS30304

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Schrams Bch Rd, Belhaven

Property has a 50 x 100 pad ready for concrete. This location would be great for any business venture. Large corner lot.

  • MLS32065

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117 Dowry Creek W., Belhaven

Interior recently painted. Ceramic Tile Kitchen & breakfast nook. Screened porch with gorgeous views of Pungo River, Intra Coastal Waterway (ICW) with it's boat traffic, ...

  • Beds3
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS31703

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20 Bailey Pointe Dr, Belhaven

Subdivision is growing with new construction. Great time to buy this waterfront building lot. Septic permit on file.

  • MLS32037

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129 Warren Ln, Belhaven

Impeccable custom built waterfront home on protected North Creek with over 4 cleared acres. Horses permitted with 210ft waterfront with new vinyl bulkhead. 3 BR/2 BA with...

  • Beds3
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS27654

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387 Main St E, Belhaven

Great vacation home or fish camp. Home has been elevated by FEMA. Located just minutes from town of Belhaven which features nice restaurants, library, & 24 hour Urgent Ca...

  • Beds2
  • Baths1.0
  • MLS31996

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563 Smith Shores Rd, Belhaven

AMAZING WATERFRONT HOME, AMAZING PRICE & AMAZING VIEWS. This spacious home will work well for any buyer. There are 3 BRs, 3.5 BAs, office/study/nursery, craft room, lib...

  • Beds3
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS31988

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20 Hideaway Rd, Belhaven

Lot 61-Pin #7612-26-1324. Nice corner lot. Home is elevated with garage underneath. Can be used for workshop and parking. Great weekender or year around living. Compl...

  • Beds2
  • Baths1.0
  • MLS30442

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000 Seed Tick Neck Rd, Belhaven

There is possibility of 5- one acre lots between Radcliffe Lane and Plums Pit Road. The additional road frontage could have approximately 8+ (dependent upon size) one acr...

  • MLS31985

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