Interested in a Home or a Lot along the Intracoastal Waterway? 

There are many opportunities to live on the water in Carteret County especially along the Intracoastal Waterway. Below is a prepared search for Intracoastal Waterway front properties. The Intracoastal Waterway is a fantastic place to live and watch the absolutely beautiful sunrises and sunsets as well as enjoy all forms of watercraft and fishing. The waterway is rich in history as well.

In the early 1800’s the Chesapeake Bay of Virginia and the Albemarle Sound in NC were connected by the Dismal Swamp Canal,boats on intracostal waterway cape carteret nc which was later replaced by a second major canal called the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal which was much more efficient. Then after the Civil War, North Carolina started some new canal projects and reworked and revamped some of the existing canals with dredging and the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) was formed. There is even a tidal guard lock at the Elizabeth River entrance to the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal which is accessed through Elizabeth City, North Carolina. The ICW runs about 120 miles from Norfolk, Va., along the rivers, creeks and bays through the Alligator River to the Newport River and into Beaufort, varying in depth all along the way. Some years later, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers went to Congress and presented the next phase of the ICW, which would go from Beaufort, NC all the way to Key West, Florida. The ICW is another beautiful body of water for North Carolina offering many areas to boat from and through and offering homes with magnificent views. There is no way to ever become bored or tired of the sights and sounds and activities of the ICW. One could sit in their yard or on their dock or porch and be totally entertained watching the boats, working barges, fishermen or the dolphins.

Does this sound like the kind of life, sights and sounds you would like to be a part of? If so, give one of our agents a call and let us show you what our area has to offer you. With a little bit of time and planning we can find exactly what you need to fit your lifestyle. First Carolina, REALTORS® 252 447 7900

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