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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

232 Queen Anne Drive Bath, NC 27808
4 beds 2 baths 1,505 sqft $319,000
730 Creek Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 730 Creek Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100077716)
3 beds 1 bath 1,936 sqft $50,900
Lot 5 Bowspirit Place Bath, NC 27808
0 beds 0 baths $35,000
111 Heron Lane Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 111 Heron Lane, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100077448)
3 beds 3 baths 1,950 sqft $399,000
2867 Burbage Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 2867 Burbage Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100076013)
3 beds 2 baths 1,214 sqft $119,900
900 Ross Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 900 Ross Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100068515)
3 beds 3 baths 1,606 sqft $449,000
231 Bath Creek Landing Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 231 Bath Creek Landing, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100065213)
3 beds 3 baths 2,350 sqft $419,000
738 Sawmill Landing Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 738 Sawmill Landing Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100054749)
3 beds 3 baths 1,783 sqft $382,000
701 Peninsula Drive Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 701 Peninsula Drive, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100051038)
3 beds 3 baths 1,731 sqft $249,900
1036 Mill Field Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 1036 Mill Field Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100043877)
3 beds 2 baths 1,456 sqft $128,000
107 N King Street Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 107 N King Street, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100039074)
3 beds 3 baths 1,791 sqft $139,900
436 Queen Anne Drive Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 436 Queen Anne Drive, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100076371)
3 beds 2 baths 1,257 sqft $280,000
356 Mill Creek Lane Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 356 Mill Creek Lane, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100075651)
4 beds 3 baths 3,255 sqft $424,900
322 Queen Anne Drive Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 322 Queen Anne Drive, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100075432)
5 beds 3 baths 1,466 sqft $388,000
760 Peninsula Drive Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 760 Peninsula Drive, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100075400)
3 beds 2 baths 2,006 sqft $359,000

Sold Listings in Bath

107 Heron Lane Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 107 Heron Lane, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100062438)
3 beds 3 baths 2,300 sqft $364,000
1039 Pinecrest Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 1039 Pinecrest Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100049044)
3 beds 4 baths 1,335 sqft $258,500
931 Teachs Point Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 931 Teachs Point, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100040019)
3 beds 2 baths 1,725 sqft $199,000
975 N Teachs Point Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 975 N Teachs Point Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100040035)
3 beds 2 baths 1,500 sqft $179,900
24 N Teachs Cove Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 24 N Teachs Cove Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100039193)
3 beds 2 baths 1,754 sqft $210,000
482 Teachs Point Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 482 Teachs Point Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100038032)
3 beds 2 baths 1,511 sqft $193,500
495 Mixon Creek Drive Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 495 Mixon Creek Drive, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100037444)
4 beds 4 baths 2,773 sqft $410,000
164 Teachs Trace Lane Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 164 Teachs Trace Lane, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 70033027)
3 beds 2 baths 1,800 sqft $202,500
901 Teachs Point Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 901 Teachs Point Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 70033025)
3 beds 2 baths 1,500 sqft $169,900
117 Rest Haven Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 117 Rest Haven Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100047883)
3 beds 2 baths 1,188 sqft $170,000
95 Rest Haven Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 95 Rest Haven Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 70033408)
3 beds 3 baths 1,470 sqft $260,000
412 Peninsula Drive Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 412 Peninsula Drive, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100031849)
3 beds 3 baths 2,297 sqft $297,000
116 Waterside Drive Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 116 Waterside Drive, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100063398)
3 beds 2 baths 1,479 sqft $149,900
1263 Bayview Road Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 1263 Bayview Road, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100055801)
4 beds 2 baths 2,320 sqft $410,000
131 Cool Point Road Ext Bath, NC 27808
Photo of 131 Cool Point Road Ext, Bath, NC 27808 (MLS # 100062309)
3 beds 2 baths 1,782 sqft $510,000

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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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