New Bern NC Golf-Retirement Communities

This webpage will allow you to search for homes in the different golf, retirement communities in the New Bern area.


To see a list of homes and lots for sale in Taberna, Click the button below.

Taberna Country Club

Taberna is one of the newest retirement communities in the New Bern area. Located about 10 minutes from historic downtown New Bern and 30 minutes from the beaches of the Crystal Coast, Taberna is by anyone's standard a quality neighborhood. Approximately 800 homes weave in, on, and around one of Eastern North Carolina's finest golf courses.

Home prices in Taberna range from $170,000-$600,000. The average home in Taberna sells for approximately $280,000. For this you will get around 2600 heated square feet and a 2 or 2.5 car garage. Although the neighborhood is mostly built out there are a few lots available. If building could be in your future we can help you find a good building lot and a reputable builder. Steve was a home builder for 20 years knows the pittfalls to avoid when building a home.

Golf course membership is optional and those that choose to join the country club have access to the golf course, swimming pool, Har-true tennis courts, and a really nice driving range. The golf course is considered one of the best in Eastern NC. Membership rates are very reasonable, and getting on the course is rarely a problem. There is a very active Men's and Ladies Golf Association so getting a game is easy.

Dr. Brian Shields
Steve and Jana Tyson were very helpful in our home buying decision. They were not at all pushy and listened to what my wife and my priorities were in looking for a new house. We would strongly recommend them to any new home buyer or seller in the Craven County area.

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A lazy day on Brices Creek

Other community amenities include wide sidewalks that make walking or biking safe and enjoyable, a fishing pier on the beautiful Brices Creek, and a kayak launch.

The community's is comprised of approximately 60% retirees and 40% working professional families.

Because Taberna is located within the city limits of New Bern you will have to pay county and city property taxes. And, the is a POA fee of approximately $290 a year that all residents pay.

Click here for New Bern and Craven County tax information.

Or, if you live in Taberna and would like a free Comparable Market Analysis to let you know about what your house is worth send me an email.

Taberna means hospitality in Swiss and once you experience the warmth and friendliness of the community you will understand why they named it Taberna.

Mike Hines
The Tyson Group helped me find a great deal. This was my first home purchase and they help make this an easy process. I highly recommend them.


To see a list of homes and lots for sale in Greenbrier, Click the button below.

Greenbrier has New Bern's favorite golf course

Greenbrier is another wonderful retirement community located near the shopping district of New Bern and close to almost all of the medical practices in the area. This quality, highly sought after subdivision, has approximately 750 homes was started in 1986 and by 1995 was essentially built out.

Nestled among what used to be a Weyerhaeuser tree farm many consider this development to be the most convenient location among all the planned communities in New Bern. Because Greenbrier is located within the city limits of New Bern you will pay county and city property taxes.

The Emerld golf coarse was desgned by Rees Jones.

A championship 18 hole golf course is the hub of the community. Designed by Rees Jones, this course is a challenge to golfers of all skill levels. The country club also has a swimming pool, tennis courts, and a first class practice range. For more information on the golf course

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Although the subdivision does not have sidewalks the roads are wide and allow plenty of space for pedestrians to walk or bike. Within biking distance from Greenbrier is Craven Community College which offers adult classes ranging from beginning computer skills to advanced college level courses.

Greenbriar has 4 Har-Tru Tennis Courts

This community is comprised of around 65% retirees and 35% working professional family's.

Single family home prices range from $200,000.00 to $500,000.00. Patio homes are priced starting around $130,000.

Dr. John Zannis The Tyson Group was great to work with. Steve knows the area inside and out and was a great help to us moving from out of town. I highly recommend them. --John Zannis, MD

Fairfield Harbour

To see a list of homes for sale in Fairfield Harbour, Click the button below.

Or, if you live in Fairfield Harbour and would like a free Comparable Market Analysis to let you know about what your house is worth send me an email.

Northwest Creek Marina is Deep and protected

Located about 15 minutes from historic downtown New Bern, Fairfield is a paradise for boaters, sailors, tennis players, and golfers. Fairfield Harbour is New Bern's only gated community with a security guard on duty 24/7. The Neuse River is about 3 miles wide at Fairfield Harbour making it a popular destination for sailors.

Fairfield Harbour is located outside of the city of New Bern, and residents pay only County property taxes. However a $790 per year POA fee is assessed to each lot. This fee pays for Security personal, roads, parks, community building, and a few other amenities

FFH has over 30 miles of private roads which are great for walking, jogging, and cycling.

Fairfield Harbour has someof the best protected waterways in North Carolina.

Amenities located within the subdivision are an 18 hole golf course, tennis courts, miles of pedestrian roads, lots of waterfront property, 4 marinas, workout facility with an indoor swimming pool and 3 outdoor swimming pools.

The people who live in Fairfield Harbour make this a very special place to call home. With around 85% retiree's, this active community gives back to Craven County in the way of voluntarism. Fairfield Harbour has a plethora of special interest clubs and groups so you are sure to meet many new friends that have the same interest as yourself.

Existing interior home prices begin around $140,000. Expect to pay around $250,000-$300,000 for a new or newer home. Waterfront homes start around $220,000. There are plenty of building lots available for those that prefer to build a custom home.

To sum it up, Fairfield Harbour has it all for those that want to live an active retirement. For more information about restrictive covenants, property owners association, clubs and organizations, etc.,

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Dana Tabarrini
This was my first home purchase and the Tyson Group made it as easy as buying a car. I recommend them to all my friends.


To see a list of homes for sale in Riverbend, Click the button below.

Or, if you live in Riverbend and would like a free Comparable Market Analysis to let you know about what your house is worth send me an email.

Riverbend is a waterfront and golf community

Located about 6 minutes from the center of New Bern, Riverbend was the areas first golf and waterfront planned community. The development was incorporated as the City of Riverbend in the early 1980's and today has a population of around 3000.

Riverbend is a mature community with very few lots left to build on. Most of the homes were built in the 1970's, 80's, and early 90's. Home prices range from $70,000 for a town home to $210,000 for a golf course home. Water front homes begin around $225,000. The average single family non waterfront home sells for about $150,000.

Riverbend golf course is one of the areas best

The Riverbend Golf Course had a complete makeover a few years ago and is now one of the areas top courses. Initiation fees are very reasonable and monthly dues are around $150. Not bad for a great course with a lighted driving range, tennis courts, large swimming pool, and a full service restaurant with great food. For more information on the country club Click Here

Riverbend also has a well protected marina capable of handling boats up to 45 feet.

For tennis lovers is the largest tennis club in the area. Harbor Town Racket Club has 6 courts and the best USTA tennis club in Eastern North Carolina. Click Here for more information about tennis in the Riverbend area.

Riverbend is comprised of about 60% retirees and 40% working couples. As with Fairfield Harbour there are many different clubs and organizations within the community to choose from. New friends are always easy to meet.

Golf, Tennis, boating, and miles of walking and biking friendly roads make Riverbend a very special place to live. Add very reasonable real estate prices and it all adds up to a great place to call home.

Click here for information on tax rates in Riverbend and the surrounding areas.

For more information on the city of Riverbend

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Rod and Valerie Phillips
The Tyson Group found our waterfront dream home and we couldn't be happier. We would recommend them to all our friends.

Carolina Colours

To see a list of homes for sale in Carolina Colours, Click the button below.

New Bern's newest and largest upscale community will be catered towards a combination of retirees and professional working couples. When Colours is completed it will have over 2000 homes.

Carolina Colours will be one of the finest retirement communities in the south

An 18 hole golf course designed by renown golf architect Bill Love is one of Eastern North Carolina's finest. It is also one of the top 3 golf courses that I have played in Eastern N.C.

Other amenities will include advanced fiber optic telecommunications wired in each home, sidewalks, swimming pool, tennis courts, fitness center, and community parks.

Carolina Colours is conveniently located off of Highway 70 East, about 8 miles from historic downtown New Bern and 22 miles from the beaches of the Crystal Coast.

get around by bikecycle in Carolina ColoursA retail Towne Center complete with banks, grocery stores, and other high end retail stores will be built within the community. You will be able to bike to the bank to get money and then to the grocery store. How green is that?

Single family homes start around $210,000 and condos are priced around $220,000. Lots are available for those that prefer to build a custom home. For more information, call the Tyson Group, 252 514 9157, the Carolina Colours experts.

George and Kathy Nichols
We sold our home and bought another with the Tyson Group. We then bought and sold another home with them. We were completely satisfied with their service.

Carolina Pines

To see a list of homes for sale in Carolina Pines, Click the button below.

Carolina Pines is a popular military retirement community

Carolina Pines is located about 15 miles from downtown New Bern and about 3 miles Havelock North Carolina and Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), Cherry Point and 20 or so minutes from Atlantic Beach. This makes it attractive to those folks that would like to be a little closer to the beaches or in the case of military retirees closer to the base.

Carolina Pines was developed in the late 1960's and even today there are sections being developed so new homes are available in addition to a wide range of existing homes .

Golf is a popular sport in Carolina PinesFor golfers there is an 18 hole course located within the community. It's usually no problem to get a tee time so what better way to wind down the day than to sneak out in the afternoon and play a few holes. For information on golf course membership Click Here

Home prices range from  $150,000's to over $600,000 for a home on the beautiful Neuse River which is some 3 miles wide at this point. A newer home around 2200 heated square will run around $240,000.

The picture below was taken on the Neuse River near Carolina Pines. The river here is close to 3 miles wide at this point and the view from the 15th hole is breathtaking.

The mighty Neuse River

Jim and Patty Durr
We were looking for a vacation home as we were not quite ready to relocate full time yet. The Tyson Group found us the perfect condo complete with a boat slip and well within our price range.

To see a list of clubs, organizations, and non profits in New Bern NC and the surrounding area

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We hope that this web page gives you some insight into several of the retirement neighborhoods in the New Bern area. If you have any additional questions about this wonderful community, or any other neighborhood, please feel free to call me at 252 514 9157 or just send us an email.

Steve Tyson is a native of New Bern, NC and a licensed Real Estate Broker for over 25 years. Steve's wife Jana has 18 years experience Real Estate Broker and together with their 2 assistants they form the Tyson group. Nobody knows the New Bern NC Real Estate market like The Tyson Group./p>

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