Homes for sale in Newport, North Carolina
Looking for a home for sale in Newport, North Carolina? The “Town with Old-Fashioned Courtesy” is the largest geographic town in Carteret County from farmland to coastal homes lacing the sound. Newport is a tight-knit community of about 4,500 residents, many of whom are families connected to the MCAS Cherry Point, located 7 miles away in Havelock. Newport is an attractive destination for families as it is a mere 5 miles from Morehead City and just under a 20 minute drive to both Atlantic Beach and Emerald Isle. A few areas of Newport are outside of city limits allowing for some homeowners to save on annual city taxes.
The district schools located in Newport are some of the newest and most sought after in Carteret County. Croatan High School, home of the Cougars, is the neighborhood high school and the newest built schools located on the sound. Croatan High School is the furthest most western high school and receives 6th through 12th graders from Newport, Cape Carteret and Emerald Isle, NC. Adjacent to Croatan is the elementary school Bogue Sound Elementary. The schools located in Newport are completed with Broad Creek Middle School which is a wonderful academic middle school.
One stretch of Newport that has grown tremendously over the last several years is off of highway 24. The stretch of highway 24 running through Newport begins in Morehead City at highway 70 and follows the sound-side to Cape Carteret. You will mind many newly constructed and established neighborhoods along highway 24. Some of these neighborhoods offer direct access to Bogue Sound for their residents. Dive into the available properties and land located in Newport, North Carolina! If you have any questions about a certain property or neighborhood, our Realtors are happy to assist.