Located just 15 minutes north of historic downtown New Bern and off the Intracoastal Waterway, Fairfield Harbour spreads across 2,000 acres. One of the area's most established coastal retirement communities centered around boating offers mostly single family homes but does have a small percentage of condominiums and some are owned as time shares.
Established back in the late 1970's, deepwater homes and golf course homes are the most popular home styles at Fairfield Harbour New Bern NC. Three deepwater marinas cater to 300 boats up to 60 feet in length. In 2012, CAI-NC named Fairfield Harbour Community of the Year, a testament of great New Bern NC golf courses.
FAIRFIELD HARBOUR AMENITIES
- 24 Hour Manned Gated Entrance
- 18 Hole Harbour Pointe Golf Course designed by Rees Jones
- 3,200 Square Foot Golf Clubhouse
- 3 Deepwater Marinas totaling over 300 boat slips
- Indoor and Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Two Lighted Tennis Courts
- Broad Creek Recreation Center
- Fitness Center
Designed with a resort theme in mind, amenities include a full service marina, golf course, two swimming pools, tennis courts, and a miniature golf. Membership is required to access some of the amenities although the Harbour Pointe Golf Course is open to the public. The course weaves through coastal marsh presenting beautiful views and challenging water hazards. There are dozens of social clubs including Swimnastics, line dancing, garden clubs, and more, important attributes in coastal retirement communities.
The north side of the neighborhood is called Harbour Pointe and is a traditional style golf neighborhood. The south side known as Shoreline is centered around the water and deepwater marinas. Many of the cul-de-sacs protrude out into the waterway in the form of penisulars. Access to the Intracoastal Waterway and big water is quick and convenient.
The Outer Banks and Ocracoke Island can be reached by boat in about two hours. Fairfield Harbour's inland location on the Neuse River provides a safe harbor for boaters. Whether it's kayaking, fishing or jet skiing, just about any watersport is available at the marinas. Its close proximity to downtown New Bern makes dining, shopping, the airport and more New Bern NC golf courses easy.
Fairfield Harbour New Bern NC homes for sale range from the mid $100k's to over $500k for deepwater homes. Waterfront lots may be found around $100k or wooded lots under $25k. The Epiphany School, Craven Early College High School, Grover C Fields Middle School and Bridgeton Elementary School are the closest best schools to the neighborhood.