Looking for an ideal place to retire?
Fairfield Harbour was "Voted One of the Top 10 Coastal Towns Where You Can Afford to Retire."
With 300 years of history as a backdrop, New Bern is considered one of the “Top 10 Coastal Towns Where You Can Afford to Retire,” according to MarketWatch.
If you are looking for the perfect place to retire in North Carolina – look no further than Fairfield Harbour. Fairfield offers an active lifestyle where neighbors are close knit friends and natural beauty abounds. A residential resort community with waterways and open-space, Fairfield offers more than 25 active clubs, three marinas and a Billy Casper managed golf course. Just over the Neuse River is New Bern, NC, a vibrant city with culture, music, arts and history.
Fairfield Harbour offers options for any budget and lifestyle. Just a short drive to the coast, Fairfield Harbour offers direct access to the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean—all without the high costs associated with beachfront living.
Looking for a new place to call home? A home with boating, golf, tennis, amenities galore and neighbors that feel like family? Call or visit today and explore what could be your next home.
Stay active while still finding ways to relax in the one-of-a-kind community at Fairfield Harbour. In the stunning coastal city of New Bern, NC, you will find tons of amenities and enjoyable things to do.
The cool breeze off the river, the beautiful sunrises and sunsets, the warm sunny days—it is impossible not to unwind at Fairfield Harbour. While life may move at a more relaxed pace here, it certainly is never dull with our many fun events, social gatherings, and unique activities. Get to know your neighbors while pursuing your personal interests when you join one of our social clubs. With a wide range of options including Farifeld Harbour Yacht Club, Garden Club, Chorus, line dancing, or the Hospital Auxiliary Group, you are sure to find your perfect niche at Fairfield Harbour.
You have worked hard throughout your life, so now it is time to have fun and do the things you love. At Fairfield Harbour, you are only a short trip away from the Crystal Coast, which offers 85 miles of stunning coastline as well as the community of Beaufort, recognized as the "Coolest Small Town in North Carolina." See the wild horses at the Outer Banks, sample delicious cuisine at the Morehead City Seafood Festival, and take in the Cherry Point air show in Havelock. You'll also find plenty to do right here in New Bern, known for being home to author Nicholas Sparks and the birthplace of Pepsi. Enjoy the festivities at ArtWalk, brush up on your historical knowledge at Tryon Palace, take in a concert, and be sure to locate all of the Bear Town Bears in New Bern.
In addition to its vast array of activities, New Bern is an ideal location for seniors because it is easy to navigate. An airport and Amtrack's Thruway bus services are located nearby for easy long-distance traveling. When it comes to medical care, the award-winning CarolinaEast Medical Center is a full-service hospital that is a short 20-minute drive away. Regular events make it easy to connect with your neighbors and be an active participant in the community.
Just a short drive to the coast, New Bern offers direct access to the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean—all without the high costs associated with beachfront living. And without question, you’ll quickly get to know your neighbors here. New Bern blends old-fashioned Southern charm with the friendly warmth of a small town.