Looking for a spring decor refresh?

Anyone who has lived in this area for long knows the name Ocean Ridge is synonymous with good taste and prestige. It is a highly esteemed address and features long stretches of unspoiled beaches and seaside cottages that have been lived in, or summered-in year-after-year. The home at 810 is timeless, too, and was built with those same notions of…

Carteret Curated: Fort Macon Trail & Friendly Market

E X P E R I E N C E If you’re looking for an easy way to get some fresh air and enjoy the beautiful water view, take a walk on the Elliot Coues Nature Trail at Fort Macon –one of our team’s favorite outdoor spots! Our Listing Specialist, Stephanie Mann, snapped this epic photo from her latest visit,…

Spring mantle refresh with Salt Gallery at 2006 Shepard Street

If you haven’t already heard of Salt Gallery, you’re going to want to head straight to this adorable shop in the heart of Morehead City for all your spring art and decor! Mother-daughter duo, Sydnor and Gail, opened their Southern coastal studio in December to continue their passion of creating stunning pieces of art, jewelry and home decor together! When…

Carteret Curated’s Ultimate Girl’s Weekend Guide

So, you’re planning a girl’s trip to the Crystal Coast? Wonderful! We decided (since we’re a team of 19 women) that we’d put together all of our favorite places to stay, eat, and experience here on the coast, so you can plan a weekend with friends without having to research on your own! Click each description or scroll through and…

A classic colonial on the water

On the Crystal Coast, the spirit of each area can vary dramatically from one destination to the next. But some qualities are predictable— the history, charm and enduring appeal of this area are constants. Whether you spend your days on one of our many beaches searching for seashells, shopping in our quaint seaside towns, hiking the trails of The Neusiok,…

The Glass Doctor – Clarity is KEY

The Glass Doctor may be product based— they sell and install glass— but their primary focus is service. Their client-first philosophy is an ideology that works well here on the Crystal Coast, where so much of the charm of this area is about the people in it. The folks who live here, work here and visit here all have one…

Crystal Coast’s newest CATCH

Two things that encourage people to come to North Carolina, whether to visit or stay forever, are the good food and the good cheer. From shrimp and grits, to smoky ribs, to hot buttered biscuits, here on the Crystal Coast we’ve cornered the market on the best of southern cuisine and southern hospitality. Joining successful eateries Table 9 and Red…

A Spanish-inspired home full of vintage appeal!

This home on Shepard Street was purchased by the seller’s great aunt’s father in 1930.  This area, called Bogue Park, was Morehead City’s first subdivision. The developer was initially hired to pave the dirt and oyster shell roads that existed beyond 10th Street. Then, inspired by the Spanish style homes he fell in love with when visiting Florida, he built a…

Hinklemade: the Crystal Coast’s newest interior design service!

Now more than ever; in spite of tumultuous times or rather because of them, people are making big changes and big moves. The soul searching inspired by lockdowns and the need for peace amidst the chaos has led many to discover the significance of home. Home is more than a place to hang your hat, it is a feeling of…

A look back on MCKRE

Written by Landie Canfield, Client Care Coordinator No one could have predicted the reality of the circumstances that exist today. In some ways, a radical shift has taken place. In other ways, life is still the same. Despite the widely acknowledged hardships, there is also room to recognize that this cultural transformation has brought with it certain benefits, including an…