Riverfront Bead and Breakfast
Riverfront Bed and Breakfast with Marina for sale in Belhaven, NC. The historical River Forest Manor and Marina is for sale in Eastern NC. This unbelievable property sits on over four acres on Pantego Creek and is just minutes away from the Inner Coastal Waterway. The main home boasts over 13,000 square feet with nine bedrooms, most with their own private bath. A detached structure has three bedrooms, each with its own bath and there is an additional room located over the marina with spanning water views. This fabulous property is currently a running event center with marina as well as a beautiful wedding venue.
This unbelievable property was finished in 1904 as a private residence for John A. Wilkinson and his wife for the purpose of entertaining friends and clients. They had Italian craftsman who completed detailed finishes and ornate ceilings with plasterwork. The very same craftsman also contributed work on the Biltmore Estate in Ashville, NC. Hand carved oak and Honduran mahogany surround the decorative tile inlays, each different on all 11 fireplaces in the main home. The Manor also was once a well-known restaurant and bar, that had many famous clientele come through its doors to enjoy its Southern Charm. The Manor has recently been completely restored back to its former glory on the banks of the Pungo River.
The River Forest Manor and Marina is located minutes away from the Inter Coastal Waterway or ICW. The Atlantic ICW goes from New York to Key West and is a way for people to move boats up and down the East Coast, mostly in protected waters. This marina has 31 slips with over 350 feet of front dock for large yachts and sailboats. This is a deep water channel with deep water slips for large vessels to facilitate easy access in or out of the marina. This is a full functioning marina with water and electric hookups for the slips, plus showers, washers and dryers. The marina has two 10,000 gallon fuel tanks and one 12,000 gallon tank for diesel and gas sales.
Belhaven North Carolina
Belhaven North Carolina is a quaint waterfront town in eastern NC, with about 2500 residents. This quiet town was formed in the late 1800’s and was bustling with commercial fishing and lumber mills. Located close to the Pamlico River and the Pamlico Sound, this area is still a great destination for people who want a lifestyle that is slower paced. Belhaven is located on the Pungo River that leads to the Pamlico River and Sound that can access multiple inlets into the Atlantic Ocean. This quaint little town has great restaurants, shops and unbelievable river views. Located on the east coast of NC, Belhaven is around two hours from Raleigh, one hour from Greenville and 30 minutes from Washington. Enjoy a relaxed living on the great porch overlooking the river, in a quiet, but enjoyable little town.