Adventures in Carova

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Real Estate Agent - The Outer Banks Real Estate Copmpany - NC 261870
Welcome to my Blog. My name is Jean-Paul Peron. I'm a REALTOR® with The Outer Banks Real Estate Company. My wife and I built our dream home and moved to Carova, a 10 mile stretch of non comercialized beach with no paved roads and home to the Corolla Wild Horses. Carova is an nincorporated community in Cuttituck County in the extreme northeast corner of North Carolina. Its three main neighborhoods of Swan Beach, North Swan Beach, and Carova Beach can only be accessed by four-wheel drive, boat, or (if you want to splurge) by helicopter since there are no paved roads connecting Carova to neighboring Corolla of Virginia. There is actually a fence at the state line to keep the vehicles from crossing into Virginia. Living this far from civilization and this close to the ocean is a blessing that sometimes comes with a price. I will try my best to be share both sides of the coin. J-P

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2010 

  You know I have heard of this before from different sources from time to time, but this is the first time I have actually found an article about it. I never realized that the statue actually came with instructions on the box about how to use it to get your house sold. I may have to ask for one ...
02/28/2010
By: Laura Fisher Kaiser Published: August 28, 2009 Thanks to innovative new technology, today's super-efficient low-flow showerheads save water, reduce your energy bills, and still feel good to use. You've heard it for years: Save water by replacing your old showerhead with a low-flow mo...
02/27/2010
Yesterday USAToday.com put out a great little article pointing out some of the great reasons of owning a second home on the Outer Banks, NC. "Planning has been very good, and compared to most beach towns, there is very limited development, with no high-rises," says Melanie Day, a broke...
02/27/2010
Yesterday USAToday.com put out a great little article pointing out some of the great reasons of owning a second home on the Outer Banks, NC. "Planning has been very good, and compared to most beach towns, there is very limited development, with no high-rises," says Melanie Day, a broke...
02/27/2010
    Escape The Pavement and enjoy this private & secluded lot practically at the VA state line, and home to the Corolla Wild Horses. Walking distance to both the Atlantic Ocean & False Cape State Park. The views from your future beach home should be awesome.Carova Beach is an oceanfront c...
02/25/2010
When people think of wind power they think enormous windmills on gigantic towers. Many wil agree that they work well in certain areas, but are unsightly. Who wants to have this beside their neighborhood? or this view from their beach? But today may creative minds are coming up with new ways to in...
02/23/2010
Anyone in the area of Corolla NC on Tuesday February 23rd, please join us for FREE lunch and tour a wonderful beach home!   Newly renovated, with direct access to the beach, this property also offers an array of outdoor sports for all the family.  Whether you play horseshoes or volleyball you wi...
02/22/2010
Many people who you talk to about generating electricity at home seem polarized to either wind turbines or solar panels. I found this great article at http://windpowerspot.com that suggests "Why not use both?" For many areas maybe a mixture of both is the best way to handle our energy ...
02/22/2010
The Top 10 Lot Best Buys In Carova, NC   MLS #64445     .34 acres     2391 Carova Rd. $52,900 5th Row Near the state line   MLS #61871     .34 acres     2087 Ocean Pearl Rd. $59,900 5th row Near Carova Beach Park   MLS #64157     .38 acres     1668 Canal Rd. $64,900 Large corner lot with possible...
02/20/2010
Many residents of Carova, especially those in the Subdiivisions of Swan Beach & Sea Gull, are preparing themselves once again for a fight to keep the 4-Wheel Drive beaches Commercial Free. Here is an e-mail that I received from the people at www.SaveOBX.com. they also have a petition that can...
02/19/2010
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