Price Reduction - Waterfront - Primary on Main
506 Craven Street New Bern, NC
$ 529,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#100273880
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyCRAVEN
  • CityNew Bern
  • AreaNew Bern Downtown Historic
  • NeighborhoodNew Bern
  • Zip28560
  • Style
  • Year Built1772
  • Taxes$ 4813
  • Price$ 529,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage3839
  • Lot Size8,276 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Data Source:
Neuse River Region Association of REALTORS® (NRRAR) - 252 - ND
Property Description

The Smith Whitford Ward House in the charming Historic District of Downtown New Bern is designated on the NATIONAL REGISTER of HISTORIC PLACES and Plaque'd as such. Located on a UNIQUE corner lot also facing Change St is a short block from the Beautifully Wide Neuse Riverfront Park. Built in 1772, it exhibits excellent Georgian Style Architecture. Modified in 1882 w/Victorian styling included the addition of the side porch w/French doors. The rear section, housing kitchen and baths, was added around the turn of the LAST Century. Home boasts 8 remarkable fireplaces & showplace mantles, beautiful carved cornices, chair rails and moldings. There is heart pine flooring throughout the entire home. Kitchen cabinets are also beautiful heart pine. Most of the home has original plaster walls and, after Florence the kitchen was rebuilt with new appliances. Entering; find a Large Formal Foyer/Hallway that has two huge rooms flanking Each side: Two Parlors, Formal Dining Room & a Master Bedroom w/2 closets & a bath. At the rear, the hallway spills on to a cozy rear screened porch that overlooks a rather large yard & a detached workshop w/Triple carport. The upstairs is a duplicate copy of the 1st level w/ 4 more bedrooms, 2 baths & a Recreational Room. These two vast levels of living spaces are enhanced when you travel up to the top of the winding staircase & you'll find the Attic to beat all Attics! Finish it off with up to three more heated rooms or just use it for storage.Historical Bonus' are the two Original New Bern City Lamp Posts on either side of the house which were originally gas lights! Conveying with the home are two antique wardrobes upstairs, two full length Classical mirrors in the formal rooms down stairs, window treatments & all the fireplace tools; andirons & buffers, etc. NOTE: The fireplaces were plumbed for natural gas, but never used. SOLD AS IS.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Brinson Elementary School Grover C.Fields Middle School New Bern High School
Price History
5/28/2021 Listed $550,000
11/20/2021 4% - $529,000

General Features

Basement None
City Limits Yes
Construction Wood Frame
County Craven
Days on Market 137
Elementary School Brinson
Flooring Wood
Full Baths 3
HOA and Neigh Amenities No Amenities
Half Baths 1
Heated Area 3500 - 3999
High School New Bern
Middle School Grover C.Fields
New Construction No
Property Type A
Roof Metal
Rooms Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Den, Dining Room, Family Room, Kitchen, Living Room, Master Bedroom
Status Active
Stipulation of Sale None
Stories 2.0
Street Name Craven
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Subdivision New Bern Downtown Historic
Tax Year 2020
Terms Cash, Conventional
Utilities Community Sewer, Community Water
Virtual Tour
Waterfront No
Year Built 1772
Zoning Residential

Interior Features

Attic Eave Storage, Floored, Stairs - Perm, Walk-In
Cooling System Central
Dining Room Formal, Kitchen
Fireplace 3+
Heating Gas Pack
Interior Features 1st Floor Master, 9Ft+ Ceilings, Blinds/Shades, Foyer, Smoke Detectors, Walk-in Shower, Workshop
Laundry Location Hookup - Dryer, Hookup - Washer
Rooms 11
Total Bathrooms 4.00
Total Bedrooms 5

Exterior Features

Attached Carport Spaces 0.00
Construction Type Stick Built
Detached Carport Spaces 3.00
Detached Carport Spaces 0.00
Driveway Spaces 2.00
Exterior Features None
Exterior Finish Wood Siding
Fencing Partial
Foundation Crawl Space
Lot Acres 0.19
Lot Description Corner Lot
Lot Dimensions 111x179x38x29.35x19.9x4.8x67.3
Porch/Balcony/Deck Covered, Porch, Screened


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 28560

AVG $360K
AVG $1,606
AVG 34
Year Built
AVG 1983
AVG 23
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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