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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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1877 Old Pamlico Beach Road W, Belhaven

Just what you've been looking for, a great waterfront lot with no restrictions! This waterfront lot offers fantastic 8+/- mile views overlooking the Pamlico River as well...

  • MLS70032321

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#2 Cedar Lane, Belhaven

Large Waterfront Lot Located on Pungo Creek just off Pungo River/ICW and minutes from Pamlico Sound. Enjoy fishing, crabbing and watersports year round!

  • MLS70031584

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Lot 27 Jacks Creek Drive, Belhaven

Stunning Waterfront Lot in the Exclusive Stillwater Subdivision. Wide-Water view pans around. Lot is spacious providing the opportunity for a number of style homes that c...

  • MLS70032494

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1672 Old Pamlico Beach Road E, Belhaven

Fantastic views of the Pamlico river, sound and ICW from this waterfront lot located near the mouth of the Pungo and Pamlico rivers! An excellent location for boaters, fi...

  • MLS70032362

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100 Nc Highway 99, Belhaven

Great property with great potential! This property consists of 2 parcels with 2 homes (only 1 habitable) and nearly 4 acres of land situated on Pungo Creek. This property...

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  • MLS70033143

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Lot 14 Jacklyn Lane, Belhaven

This waterview lot located in quiet waterfront community offers great views of the Pungo River and ICW. The lot also offers access to the waterway through the community b...

  • MLS70033151

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Lot 13 Battalina Lane, Belhaven

Great building Lot within town limits of Belhaven, NC. Close to all amenities such as restaurants and shopping. Direct access to the ICW.

  • MLS90103174

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1048 Old Pamlico Beach Road E, Belhaven

Unrestricted waterfront lot located directly on the Pamlico River within view of the Pamlico Sound! Features a bulkheaded shoreline, pier, installed septic, water & utili...

  • MLS100018129

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Dallas Paul Road, Belhaven

Large lot on Scotts Creek with water on 3 sides! Exceptional Views! Water Depth 4'+-. Partially bulkheaded. Cleared lot is ready for you to build your home!

  • MLS90085785

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531 Tooley Street, Belhaven

Very cute three bedroom home. New gas pack was installed in 2012, new duct work in 2011 and new roof in 2016.House is ready for a new owner!

  • Beds3
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  • MLS100017133

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