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Featured Community: Grantham Place in New Bern, N.C.

We know that you have high standards for the place you call home. We do, too. After all, your home isn’t just where you make memories; it’s where you go for comfort and security.

That’s why we’re excited to showcase one of our New Bern, NC communities, Grantham Place. This family-friendly neighborhood offers easy access to everything you want and need — including plenty of shopping, dining, and adventure!


New Homes for Sale in New Bern, North Carolina

New Bern is a beautiful historic town nestled between the Neuse and Trent Rivers. Its blend of historic charm and modern amenities provides the perfect backdrop for Grantham Place.


This Craftsman Style community is set within the award-winning Craven County School District with protected streets that end in cul-de-sacs, making it a great place for young families. There are plenty of local shops and restaurants in town, and it’s not far from many family-friendly activities to enjoy after school and on weekends. It’s also close to MCAS Cherry Point offering a convenient location to military homeowners and their families.

Grantham Place is just off the interstate giving you easy access to Raleigh. Talk about the perfect day trip–you can access an array of beautiful beaches within 45 minutes! If you’re looking for a quicker drive for some fun, you can explore the many options in the Downtown New Bern Historic District in a short 10-minute drive.


Not only is the location convenient and beautiful, the homes we build are too. From an open-concept living area designed for connection, to flexible features like bonus rooms and outdoor living spaces, your new home at Grantham Place is designed to bring comfort and convenience into your daily life. Our eight distinctive floor plans are equipped with 3 bedrooms (or the optional 4th room), 2 to 2.5 baths, and 1,600 to 2,241 square feet of living space. You’ll find an array of options that include details like an open loft on the second floor, an owner’s suite on the first floor with sizeable bathrooms, or a relaxing rear-covered patio. There are many opportunities to personalize the finishes to make each home truly one-of-a-kind.


Looking for Things to Do in New Bern, NC?

Whether you’re looking for a fast-paced adventure or a leisurely, relaxed outing, there’s something here for everyone. The outdoor activities alone can provide weeks worth of things to do. 


This small town is surrounded by water and close enough to the beach for tons of fun and views. In downtown lies the convergence of the Trent and Neuse Rivers perfect for boaters and anglers and hosts a dozen marinas. Union Point Park has options for waterfront biking and walking trails as well as viewing boat launches and enjoying a picnic. Canoeing, kayaking, and fishing can be enjoyed on several creeks and lakes throughout New Bern.

exterior rendering of new home at grantham place in new bern, nc

Year-round events, museums, and historic sites are sure to fill up your calendar. The Mumfest is a popular event held every October where you can view beautiful mums, listen to live music and dine in the street’s most exquisite restaurants. A leisurely walk around the downtown area offers tons of shopping in quaint boutiques. The Black Cat Shoppe has many oddities worth checking out. The North Carolina History Center and Tryon Palace are notable places to visit to experience the history of this town come to life. Here, you can learn from the interesting lectures, engage in exhibits, and enjoy an entertaining play in the theater.


New Bern offers even more activities, with numerous golf courses, parks, and delectable restaurants. Interestingly, the word “bern” means bear and this town has shown their pride in the name with over 60 bear statues wearing occupational attire. Visitors and residents can have some fun seeing how many bears they can spot. Another unique fact is that New Bern is the birthplace of Pepsi. 

With so much to do and such beautiful scenery, it’s no wonder New Bern is one of the top coastal towns to retire in. If you are looking to move for retirement, our new homes for sale in New Bern, NC is a great place to start.


Find Your New 3-Bedroom Home at Grantham Place!

Grantham Place has all you need for a life full of joy. Between its beautifully designed and spacious homes to its ideal location surrounded by a mix of activities, this is a great community to plant roots.


JC Jackson Homes can’t wait to show you more of what a new home in New Berns can offer. When you’re ready to start living your best days in a new home, JC Jackson Home is glad to help. For more information about Grantham Place or any of our other communities, please connect with us online.


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