The month of October scared up some great deals in the high-end real estate market.

The top five most expensive home sales in Eastern North Carolina featured both luxurious waterfront estates and lowcountry-styled Southern manors, located five different neighborhoods/areas. Check out the photos below for address, pricing, and average days on market, according to Zillow, Trulia, and

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1304 Green Springs Road, New Bern

List Price: $949,500/Sale Price: $860,868

Days on Market: 358

3 bed/4.5 bath/4146sqft

Incredible views! This waterfront estate offers 389 ft. frontage on the Neuse River with sandy beach, dock, boat lift, fish cleaning station, covered boat house with electric & water & concrete boat ramp. High elevation. This 4,146 sq.ft. architecturally designed Frank Lloyd Wright style contemporary home was completely renovated between 2002 & 2012. Anderson windows show water from all rooms. Hurricane shutters. Nice back deck to relax and enjoy the views. Rec Room & Laundry Room on lower level. One of a kind! Amenities galore.

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848 East Harborside Road, Oriental, River Dunes

List Price: $1,297,000/Sale Price: $857,500

Days on Market: 74

4 beds/6.5 baths/4,236sq feet

Lowcountry abode that overlooks boat traffic along Channel and BroadCreek. Transom windows, standing-seam metal roofing and genteel dual-story porches are just a start of the quintessential features this stately home has to offer. The classic shotgun-influenced architecture along with over-sized windows throughout offers an abundance of natural light and water views. A true Southern manor that thoroughly enjoys the coastal living lifestyle. Other exceptional features include: Viking Appliances, Double Oven, Granite CounterTops, Two Wood Burning Fireplaces w Gas Starters, Heart Pine Floors.

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628 Lilliput Drive, New Bern, Brices Creek Area

List Price: $650,000/Sale Price: $620,000

Days on Market: 779

4 beds/3.5 baths/4,075sqfeet

Fantastic waterfront 3-story home in Lilliput Landing features 4 beds/3.5 baths. Situated in an idyllic setting with your own private boat dock, this exquisite home offers a screened porch, deck & patio in the wooded backyard with water views. The spacious 2-story living room with fireplace opens to a gorgeous granite kitchen with all the modern upgrades and custom center island with built-in gas range. An inviting formal dining room is great for guests. The large master suite offers private deck access and a sprawling master bath. The walkout lower level features a large rec room & guest suite.

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209 Appenzell Lane, New Bern, Taberna

List Price: $550,000/ Sale Price: $525,000

4 beds/3 baths/2,715sqft

Days on Market: 263

Secluded Waterfront Sanctuary in upscale golf community. The absolute best of both worlds. Tucked away on a quiet cul-de-sac with nearly 2 acres of privacy and space. Situated on deep water navigable creek, this custom home boasts all the amenities you would expect. Living, Dining, Family Room with Fireplace, 1st Floor Master BR, Split Plan with 2 Guest BR’s down and bonus room with full bath up. Attached 2-Car Garage. Pair the Home with the Detached Oversized 2 Car Detached Garage/Workshop with full apartment above, and you will not find anything else like it. Park 4 Cars and the In-Laws!

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212 Johnson Street, New Bern, Downtown New Bern

List Price: $450,000/ Sale Price: $435,000

4 beds/2.5 bath/3,125sqft

Days on Market: 64

This immaculate home in downtown’s New Bern’s enviable historic district is loaded with upgrades and move in ready. Incl to this home include: replace ext. boards, repainted ext., complete remodel of 1/2 bath, fresh paint inside, re-honed marble in kit., and new HVAC in ’10. Custom kitchen with molded ceilings and breakfast bar, opens to an informal dining area with breakfast nook. GE Profile and Jenn-Air appliances make it a chefs dream. Craftsmen built-in storage benches and bookshelves, fire places in FR and Bed #2, and brick driveway give the home historic charm.

Whether you are looking for a palatial estate, a cute and cozy bungalow, a posh condo, or a peaceful family home – I’m your gal! I’ve got stats and info on all 1,300+ listings in the Eastern NC area. Call Kathy Richey at 252.474.6469 or for more information!