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 

Here is an excerpt from a report dated July 30, 2010 from the the North Carolina Department of Transportation/Turnpike Authority about the Mid Currituck Bridge. Feel free to draw your own conclusions. Mid-Currituck Bridge The Authority is progressing with the environmental study process for the ...
08/30/2010
The Top 10 Lot Best Buys In Carova, NC MLS #65244     .34 acres     2218 Teal Rd. $39,900 Back up to wooded 300 acre parcel   MLS#65735     .34 acres     2380 Sandpiper Rd. $55,000 Bank Owned, 4th row lot   MLS #66571     .41 acres     2253 Ocean Pearl Rd. $58,000 Over sized lot about 1400 feet ...
08/30/2010
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It's the week-end I wanted to do something a little more fun. I heard a song on the radio last night on my way home then really had me wanting to put the "Pedal to the Metal". :-) This got me thinking. We all have those songs that when they the come on the radio somehow our speedometers seem to c...
08/28/2010
Anyone planning to visit the wonderful Outer Banks of North Carolina should plan a stop at the Whalehead Club in Currituck Heritage Park for their annual Arts In The Park. This is always a great event right up against the Currituck Sound in Corolla, NC. The event will be on Wednesday Sept. 1st fr...
08/26/2010
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 #46496     2 Bed 1/1 Bath     2398 Oce...
08/17/2010
Running at full pressure will increase the odds of getting stuck (towing starts at $120 cash or check), and put more stress on your engine which can lead to a fire. Many believe that for your standard SUV 18psi will still be enough to do all your around town driving without inflating, but for th...
08/13/2010
2010 is showing to be a great year for real estate sales in Carova, NC.  Year To Date sales are near double what they wer for 2009. Here is a list what what has sold this past month. If you want want to see what have sold for the entire year you can go to my website at http://CarovaSolds.4x4RE.c...
08/11/2010
Since today is  August 11 (8-11 day), I thought I would share a different phone number the is useful in North Carolina. It is 811, and it is an important number to call before digging across our state! You should call 811 before any digging project - large or small. One free call to 811 a few da...
08/10/2010
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