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506 Craven Street

New Bern, NC 28560
  • $529,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 237 Days
  • MLS #: 100273880
UPDATED: 11 min ago
$529,000
  • 5
    BEDS
  • 0.19
    ACRES
  • 3
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 3,839
    SQFT
  • $138
    $/SQFT
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1772
County:
Area:

School Information

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Middle School:
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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.

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506 Craven Street New Bern, NC 28560

  • Price: $529,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 237 Days
  • Updated: 11 min ago
  • MLS #: 100273880
5
Beds
3
Baths
1
½ Baths
0.19
Acres
3,839
SQFT
$138
$/SQFT
1772
Built
Neighborhood:
New Bern Downtown Historic
County:
Craven
Area:
New Bern
Elementary School:
Brinson
Middle School:
Grover C.Fields
High School:
New Bern
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.
Exterior Features

Attached Garage Spaces 0.00 Construction Wood Frame Construction Type Stick Built Detached Carport Spaces 3.00 Detached Garage Spaces 0.00 Driveway Spaces 2.00 Exterior Features None Exterior Finish Wood Siding Exterior Structures Workshop Fencing Partial Foundation Crawl Space Location Type Mainland Lot Description Corner Lot Lot Dimensions 111X179x38x29.35X19.9X4.8X67.3 Parking Driveway On Site Porch Balcony Deck CoveredPorchScreened Road Type Frontage PavedPublic (City/Cty/St) Roof Metal Total Carport Spaces 3.00 Waterfront No

Interior Features

Appliances Equipment DishwasherDisposalRefrigeratorStove/Oven - Electric Attic Eave StorageFlooredStairs - PermWalk-In Basement None Cooling System Central Dining Room Type FormalKitchen Fireplace 3+ Flooring Wood Heated Sq Ft Range 3500 - 3999 Heating System Gas Pack Interior Features 1st Floor Master9Ft+ CeilingsBlinds/ShadesFoyerSmoke DetectorsWalk-In ShowerWorkshop Laundry Location Hookup - DryerHookup - Washer Master Bedroom Level First Master Bedroom Location Primary Living Area Number Rooms 11 Rooms Bedroom 2Bedroom 3Bedroom 4Bedroom 5DenDining RoomFamily RoomKitchenLiving RoomMaster Bedroom Stories Levels 3 Story Or More

Property Features

Auction No City Limits Yes Cobra Zone No Electric Provider City Of New Bern Federal Flood Insurance Available Yes Fuel Tank None Hoa And Neighborhood Amenities No Amenities Hoa YN No New Construction No Property Taxes 4813.51 Residential Sub Type Single Family Residence Secondary Subdivision N/A Sewer Provider City Of New Bern Stipulation Of Sale None Tax Year 2020 Terms CashConventional Total City Real Estate Property Tax 2221.93 Water Provider City Of New Bern Water Sewer Community SewerCommunity Water Zoning Residential



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