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 

Corolla is still in the running for being the 100th, and final  community ti get a charter school in North Carolina, The Corolla Education Foundation sent an application to the Office of Charter Schools in Raleigh back in February. Representative Owens and Senator Basnight both sent in letters o...
04/25/2010
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 ...
04/24/2010
  Practically Oceanfront   Priced at $299,900   Escape The Pavement and enjoy this charming 3rd row house in Swan Beach. This house has about 800 feet of ocean views. Enjoy the privacy and serenityof the Atlantic Ocean & the Corolla Wild Horses.The house offers 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and a ocean ...
04/23/2010
  One of the things that still has not been announced yet for the possible Mid-Currituck Bridge is where should it land? Bob Green of www.OBXGreenPoll.com conducted a survey to find out what the public opinion was on where the Mid-Currituck Bridge should connect to the Outer Banks. Here are the r...
04/18/2010
Earlier this week the wooden ribs of possibly the oldest shipwreck to be found on the Outer banks of North Carolina were moved. Uncovered this winter, the remains were moved from the beach in Corolla, NC where it has been resting for maybe three hundred years.   Here is a link to a local news rep...
04/11/2010
I went through & researched every house listed in Carova and compiled a new top 10. I will update them on my blog monthly, and anyone in the area can pick up a print out of them at my Carova office (2254 Teal Rd.). The Top 10 House Best Buys In Carova   MLS #65342     3 Bed 1/1 Bath     2332 Oce...
04/08/2010
People who have been coming to The Outer Banks of North Carolina should be aware of some "Green" changes that have happened since last Summer.  The obvious change they will notice is that when they go shopping they will be getting paper not plastic. The legislature passed a ban on plastic bags o...
04/04/2010
2010 is showing to be a great year for real estate sales in Carova, NC.  January has seen more sales than any other January since 2006., and February had just as many sell this year as in 2009. Here is a list what what has sold this past month. If you want want to see what have sold for the enti...
04/04/2010
LESS IS MORE - Outdoor Watering  Reduce Wasted Water Did You Know? · Outdoor water use can account for up to 50% of total water use for a home during the summer months. · Homes with automated irrigation systems are more likely to overuse outdoor water (i.e. wasted water running down sidewalk). ·...
04/02/2010
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