319 Hwy 70 Otway Beaufort, NC 28516

Like to Get Back to the Basics?  Then discover this country retreat just 12 minutes from the city!

Nestled between Ward’s Creek and Gillikin Creek in the heartland of the Down East community of Otway Beaufort, NC is a tract of land, a beautiful home and an established business. This offering for business and residence has both amenities and possibilities that are almost impossible to find bundled together anywhere.

319 Hwy 70 Otway Beaufort, NC is a fully restored and renovated home situated right off Hwy 70, the main route through the Crystal Coast. This gives quick and easy access to Cedar Island to the east and Beaufort, Harkers Island and Morehead City to the west.

This property has 1.72 acres of land which can be subdivided. It also has views of Ward’s Creek from the second floor. The property is also blessed with large and established pecan trees that produce ample supply of pecans for retail sales.

The home is a wonderful display of care and craftsmanship. It has plenty of space measuring approx. 2300 SqFt. Inside you’ll find hardwood floors, 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms with tiling.

The home was fully restored and renovated in 2008. Everything was gutted and torn down with a complete rebuild from the studs up. The Down East area of North Carolina is world renowned for its hand built boats and handcrafted decoys. That heritage and skill with attention to detail was applied in restoring this magnificent home.

The first floor is where you’ll find the kitchen that is large enough for family dining. This kitchen comes complete with a wood burning stove. The laundry room is adjacent but uniquely hidden in a closet area.

Just off of the kitchen is the dining room. This area has large windows giving a wonderful view of the huge pecan trees in the backyard.

The dining room flows right on into the family room. From the family room you have direct access to one of the full bathrooms with shower and tub as well as the living room. In a true Down East tradition, the living room comes complete with a working fireplace to help keep you warm during the cool winter evenings. The living room also gives access to the first floor bedroom.

What would a true home of the south be without a front porch! 319 Hwy 70, Otway Beaufort continues that tradition with a classic front porch meant for sitting in your rocking chair and socializing with friends and family.

On the western end of the house there is a large screened-in porch. It allows for fair weather and foul weather entertaining or simply relaxing outside with inside comforts. The screened in porch is adjacent to the dining room and family room. It also gives access to the large open deck at the back of the house.

Upstairs on the second floor is the master bedroom, with its large walk-in closet off the master bath. The master bath has a tiled shower. In addition to the third bedroom on the second floor you’ll find an extra room that is currently being used as an office. From this office space is where you’ll get the best water views of Ward’s Creek.


There are a multitude of business possibilities with 319 Hwy 70, Otway Beaufort. It is located in an open zoning no restrictions area. It sits right off of Hwy. 70. This is the only thoroughfare connecting the NC Ferry System at Cedar Island, through the heartland of the Down East communities of the Crystal Coast and on to Harkers Island, Beaufort, Morehead City, Newport, Havelock and New Bern.

319 Hwy 70, Otway Beaufort had an established and successful small business called the, “Collard Shack”. This small but successful retail store featured fresh from the farm produce like collards, preserves, jams and jellies, relishes and honey. It also featured local seafood and homemade ice cream!

The Collard Shack was also known for its fresh eggs that came from the dozens of chickens raised and cared for right on-site!

The property has three commercial buildings; retail, large shed and free standing garage for farm equipment. The sale of this property does not include equipment, livestock or store/retail goods but are available for purchase separately.

With all things considered 319 Hwy 70, Otway Beaufort is an offering for both business and residence with amenities and possibilities almost impossible to find bundled together anywhere else.

For more information and to arrange a personal tour of this property contact Margaret Hitchcock at (252) 269-2893.


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