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Bath Real Estate Analysis

Bath has changed little since the colonial and early federal period. People interested in heritage tourism have made it a destination for both locals of eastern North Carolina and visitors from other regions. Tourists swell the population during the summer. Favorite water-based recreation includes wakeboarding, water skiing, and boat rides or jet ski rides through the creek down to the river.

Other attractions include the Historic Bath State Historic Site, which gives tours of the old town of Bath; St. Thomas Church, the oldest standing Episcopal Church in North Carolina; historical houses; and a visitors center. A ferry route provides service from the northern shore of the Pamlico River to the southern shore of the river. Visitors to Goose Creek State Park can see and learn about the beautiful marshes and swamps along the Pamlico River and Goose Creek; they can rent canoes as well as fish from the shores of the river.

In addition to the Bath Historic District and St. Thomas Church, the Bath School, Bonner House, and Palmer-Marsh House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

THE HISTORY

From 1705 until 1722, Bath was the first nominal capital of North Carolina; Edenton was designated next. The colony had no permanent institutions of government until their establishment of the new capital New Bern in 1743.

John Lawson was known as the town father. He documented the beauty and unique qualities of the town, laid out the town plan and helped secure its charter in 1705. On March 8, 1705, the tract of land was incorporated as the town of Bath by the General Assembly at a meeting at Capt. John Heckenfield’s home in Albemarle. Lawson had laid out the town into 71 lots measuring half an acre and four poles (about a tenth of an acre). The lots were located on the waterfront; as was typical, this was the main transportation route. The bordering road is now known as Main Street. Early merchants had easy access by the water.

Blackbeard the pirate was notorious in the southern colonies. He was a prominent figure by the time he settled briefly in Bath. He had conducted piracy off the East Coast and in the West Indies. He settled in Bath in 1718, gaining a royal pardon (these were offered by the Crown through colonial officials in an attempt to reduce piracy). He soon started piracy again, and was captured and executed later that year by Virginia forces. Bath was also the site of Cary’s Rebellion.

Bath Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Bath

939 Ross Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 939 Ross Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100146309)
2 beds 2 baths 964 sqft $79,900
701 Peninsula Drive Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 701 Peninsula Drive, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100146186)
3 beds 3 baths 1,958 sqft $254,900
Lot 39 Fernwood Court, Lot 39 Bath, NC 27808
Photo of Lot 39 Fernwood Court, Lot 39, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100145997)
0 beds 0 baths $49,000
Lot 4 Beaufort County Drive Bath, NC 27808
Photo of Lot 4 Beaufort County Drive, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100145499)
0 beds 0 baths $85,000
325 Clark Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 325 Clark Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100145337)
3 beds 3 baths 2,630 sqft $235,000
Lot 4 Muse Lane, Lot 4 Bath, NC 27808
Photo of Lot 4 Muse Lane, Lot 4, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100145301)
0 beds 0 baths $187,500
272 Tuscarora Avenue, Unit 1 Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 272 Tuscarora Avenue, Unit 1, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100118256)
3 beds 2 baths 1,487 sqft $274,000
49 King Blount Drive Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 49 King Blount Drive, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100143682)
0 beds 0 baths $425,000
139 Robert Cox Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 139 Robert Cox Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100143632)
3 beds 2 baths 1,782 sqft $199,900
635 Island View Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 635 Island View, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100142224)
4 beds 4 baths 2,190 sqft $299,900
0 State Rd 1732 Off Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 0 State Rd 1732 Off, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100141213)
0 beds 0 baths $65,000
42 Cordgrass Pointe Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 42 Cordgrass Pointe Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100140343)
0 beds 0 baths $45,000
305 Teach's Trace Lane Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 305 Teach's Trace Lane, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100139856)
3 beds 2 baths 1,768 sqft $199,900
193 Teachs Trace Lane, Unit Lot 26 Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 193 Teachs Trace Lane, Unit Lot 26, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100139779)
3 beds 2 baths 1,732 sqft $198,900
Off State Rd 1339 Bath, NC 27808
Photo of Off State Rd 1339, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100139529)
0 beds 0 baths $120,000

Sold Listings in Bath

0 Post Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 0 Post Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100143684)
0 beds 0 baths $135,000
Lot 9 Peninsula Drive Bath, NC 27808
Photo of Lot 9 Peninsula Drive, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100141881)
0 beds 0 baths $44,500
1664 Bayview Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 1664 Bayview Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100136648)
3 beds 2 baths 2,047 sqft $202,500
10756 E Nc Highway 92 Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 10756 E Nc Highway 92, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100133493)
3 beds 3 baths 2,000 sqft $70,000
932 Post Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 932 Post Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100137380)
3 beds 3 baths 2,500 sqft $263,000
651 Blackbeards View Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 651 Blackbeards View, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100132051)
5 beds 4 baths 2,711 sqft $480,000
1072 Mill Field Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 1072 Mill Field Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100132140)
3 beds 2 baths 1,890 sqft $165,000
64 Cool Point Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 64 Cool Point Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100130979)
3 beds 4 baths 4,388 sqft $399,000
703 Blackbeards View Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 703 Blackbeards View, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100129359)
4 beds 3 baths 2,616 sqft $328,000
Lot 3 Kirby Grange Avenue, Lot 3 Bath, NC 27808
Photo of Lot 3 Kirby Grange Avenue, Lot 3, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100129369)
0 beds 0 baths $166,000
545 Mixon Creek Drive Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 545 Mixon Creek Drive, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100125835)
4 beds 3 baths 2,092 sqft $362,000
900 Ross Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 900 Ross Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100068515)
3 beds 3 baths 1,606 sqft $360,000
561 Robert Jackson Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 561 Robert Jackson Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100050496)
3 beds 3 baths 2,226 sqft $235,000
125 Widgeon Drive Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 125 Widgeon Drive, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100093702)
3 beds 2 baths 1,136 sqft $300,000
1123 Teachs Point Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 1123 Teachs Point Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100094581)
3 beds 2 baths 1,719 sqft $370,000

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Bath School Districts

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Bath Schools

Bath Elementary
K-8, public
http://beaufort.bath.schoolfusion.us/

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