July Happenings In New Bern NC

Carolina Colours’ home town of New Bern, NC is full of life in July!  This historic coastal town offers fun-filled activities for people of all ages and interests including: July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 – Tryon’s Tales for Tots : 10 – 11 am. Programs begin in the Visitor Center. $4 per child, adults FREE. Ages 3-5, with […]

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Kayaking the Waterways of Coastal North Carolina

When my wife Val and I bought property and moved to Carolina Colours, in New Bern NC a few years ago, we decided to try kayaking.  We discovered the Trent River Paddle Club, a very active group of pre-retiree and retiree kayakers who generally embarq on outings from Creekside Park, only minutes from Carolina Colours.   […]

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Social Happenings in Carolina Colours Pavilion

The Pavilion is the community clubhouse for Carolina Colours NC, and is available for use by all Carolina Colours real estate owners.  It can also be booked for special occasions, like weddings, for those that do not own property in Carolina Colours. Carolina Colours property owners meet each Friday in the Tap Room at 6pm […]

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Thoughts on Community and Home Choices during Tough Economic Times

It is true that real estate prices (in New Bern NC and virtually everywhere else) have dropped during the ongoing economic slump, providing value opportunities unlike any that have been available for many years.  An unfortunate side effect of this trend is that many potential buyers, including retirees, are now looking purely for the property with the most […]

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Tryon Palace Celebrates Every Day Including July 4th

The 4th of July is a special time at Tryon Palace, in New Bern, NC.   North Carolina’s first capital has a special day of celebration from 9am until 2 pm, featuring a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence at 11 am.  Admission to the grounds is free, but a ticket must be purchased to […]

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Golf Course: Sod for Tees, Bunkers and Greens Delivered

With over 6 inches of rain in 8 days, golf construction ground to a temporary halt last week, after the first grass was planted (sod was laid on tee, bunker, green and drain slopes on No. 1).  This week, grassing should start in earnest, and cart path paving is scheduled to begin.  You will see […]

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Spring Green Neighborhood: Sites Ready for Home Construction Soon

Installation of water and sewer is within about a week of being complete at Spring Green.   Consisting of 23 full sized home sites (average size around half an acre), these beautiful, wooded sites are the newest inventory addition to Carolina Colours, New Bern NC’s premier residential community.   Infrastructure should be completed in September of this […]

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Towne Lawn: Construction Well Underway

Grading of the Towne Lawn (on Carolina Lake at the traffic circle) is now complete.  Next up will be grassing the park and underbrushing its perimeters.   We hope you have noticed the enhanced view of the Lake as you drive around the circle.   Our grading plan included both improved site lines, allowing a natural seating […]

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Superb Location

Nestled in the charming and quaint New Bern, NC, this community provides a warm and relaxing retreat amidst nearby golf, shopping, parks and lakes.

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Our Properties

With forest, creek, golf, pond, lake and open settings, our homes ($220,000-$600,000) and home sites ($42,000-$125,000) can fit most budget and lifestyle preferences.

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1st Class Amenities

Whether it is great golf on the course rated by the impartial NC Golf Panel as the best accessible course in the central coastal area, pickle ball, tennis or swimming, Carolina Colours has it.

Lifestyle Amenities