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 

North Carolinians will be able to save on replacing old home appliances with new Energy Star appliances. This program will be during Earth Day Weekend, which is Thursday April 22 through Sunday April 25. Rebates will be 15% on Energy Star related appliances, and will be in addition to any store,...
03/30/2010
This past Wednesday night I went to the Currituck County Transportation Planning Committee meeting with Barbara Marzetti from Corolla, NC. The main topic of the event was the Mid-Currituck Bridge. Here is a copy of Babara's report of what was learned at the meeting. "We had a presentation at our...
03/27/2010
HURRY WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!   The 2010 tide charts were dilivered to me yesterday. Anyone who has been to Carova, NC knows that driving conditions very with the tide. These tide charts are specific to the 4-Wheel Drive beaches of Carova and not the Oregon Inlet like many others. Anyone interested...
03/25/2010
  It’s about Earth Hour, which is this Saturday at 8:30 local time.  On Earth Hour hundreds of millions of people around the world will come together to call for action on climate change by doing something quite simple—turning off their lights for one hour. The movement symbolizes that by working...
03/25/2010
On March 17, 2010 HB4867 was introduced being titled "Corolla Wild Horse Protection Act". It has been referred to the House committee on Natural Resources. It has a long way to travel before becoming a law but the introduction of this bill is monumental for the horses. The bill will will change t...
03/19/2010
  The coastline of North Carolina's Outer Banks is littered with shipwrecks that often appear after a big storm, and then disappear under the sand again. This unusually harsh winter may have uncovered the old shipwreck ever found in NC. Here is an article from UPI.com. "Winter storms on the Outer...
03/19/2010
  Moonlight Legend, Lore and Ghost Tours of the Whalehead Club at Currituck Heritage Park Thursday, April 1 and Thursday April 8, 2010               Explore the Moonlight Legend, Lore and Ghosts of the Whalehead Club on Thursday, April 1 and Thursday April 8 beginning at 7:00pm.  Tour guides have...
03/18/2010
The Top 10 Lot Best Buys In Carova, NC   MLS #64445     .34 acres     2391 Carova Rd. $49,900 5th Row Near the state line   MLS#65244     .34 acres     2218 Teal Rd. $54,900 Backs up to woods   MLS #61871     .34 acres     2087 Ocean Pearl Rd. $59,900 5th row Near Carova Beach Park   MLS #64157 ...
03/16/2010
Just because bikers can't get up the beach on their machines doesn't mean that they don't care about the Corolla Wild Horses. To show their support, they even have their own fund raising event. The Outer Banks Harley-Davidson Wild Pony Poker Run will be this Saturday at Harley-Davidson in Harbing...
03/16/2010
  A lot has changed since this post was written in 2008. In that time I have seen more and more people talking about getting an energy audit done. But since ho one I know on the Outer Banks has actually done it yet, I decided that I would put my house to the test and post both my experience and m...
03/11/2010
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