This week’s spotlight features an elegant style matched with historic charm! Located in the Ghent historic district near downtown New Bern, this two story gem includes 2,400 square feet, FIVE bedrooms and 1 and a half baths.

DSCN1682Ample parking – rare in downtown New Bern!DSCN1696Classic historic architectureDSCN1689Relax on the inviting porch!

Address: 1809 Rhem Avenue, New Bern

Offered at: $229,000

Built 1924, this home, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, features a first floor master suite and coveted off-street parking!

Bright, inviting foyerBright, inviting foyerDSCN1774Foyer leads into living roomDSCN1779Lots of natural light!

Beautiful hardwood floors in many areas of the house. Updates include new dual zone hvac in 2015 (all ducts cleaned), tankless Rheem eco sense water heater in 2014, tin roof painted in 2014, and all new front porch and railing.

DSCN1784Living room leads into dining room


With five bedrooms and 2,400 square feet, this home is roomy enough for a large family but cozy enough to still feel homey!

DSCN1795First-floor master suiteDSCN1693Downstairs bathroomDSCN1747Second bedroomDSCN1745Third bedroomDSCN1756Fourth bedroomDSCN1767Fifth bedroomDSCN1728Second bathroom

Relax in back yard under pergola and enjoy grape and blackberry vines as well as flowering bushes.


Walking distance to downtown historic New Bern, local YMCA, 60 minutes from beautiful Atlantic Beach and Emerald Isle.

To schedule a showing of this property or other New Bern-area properties, call Kathy Richey at 252.474.6469 or visit