Belhaven beauty in Banjo Creek Estates
Published 3:39 pm Friday, June 11, 2021
With picturesque views of Pungo Creek and dedicated waterfront access, this Belhaven home offers the perfect slice of southern charm.
This home is located within the waterfront community of Banjo Creek Estates in Belhaven and offers a private boat ramp and waterfront access to residents. This boat ramp provides easy access to Pungo Creek and the greater Pamlico River, as well as the birthplace of the Intercoastal Waterway around Belhaven for recreational boaters and jet skiers alike.
Built in 1987, the home features cheerful yellow paint on a vinyl siding exterior with an expansive and well maintained wraparound front porch. Inside, the home has three bedrooms and three bathrooms and has 1,896 square feet of living space. The roof has recently been completely reshingled and the downstairs air conditioning system received an upgrade in 2018.
The homes built in Banjo Creek Estates are all considered as single family homes and were built between 1987 and 1999. On average, homes in the community sell for $478,980 and have approximately 2,600 square feet of living space.
The spacious master suite is a downstairs unit and provides space and privacy from the other two bedrooms, which are located on the second floor. A large bay window lets in plenty of natural light and brightens up the master bedroom with picturesque views of the waterfront community. Along with the master bathroom, one other bathroom is located on the main level with the third bathroom located on the second floor with the other two bedrooms.
The kitchen features classic black and white tile laid out in a checkered pattern, which was popularized as a design choice in the 1680s when the pattern was utilized in the French palace, Versaille. Stainless steel appliances and classic whitewashed cabinets brighten up the space and a window above the sink provides excellent views of the nearby Pungo Creek. A small bar is located in the center of the kitchen with space for two occupants and provides a direct eyeline out the window toward Pungo Creek.
This home is the only house located in Banjo Creek Estates that is not considered a waterfront property. Because of this, the home does not require flood insurance while still providing access to the amenities that come with being a homeowner in this waterfront community. The home boasts a screened-in back porch with plenty of space to entertain guests, along with a large storage shed perfect for keeping tools and other useful items safe.