Cottage in exclusive Gated Community
This is a Boondockers Welcome host in New Bern, NC
Max Rig Size
< 30 (ft)
Max Nights Per Stay
Same Day Requests
We have a small cottage about 1/2 acre lot in a small gated community... we will have to give the gate your info on arrival. We will share our back yard for your BBQ and chairs (or use ours) . Our residential community is really restrictive on RVs but we will welcome your visit to our home and its driveway on our lot with nice shade. We have a public 18 hole golf course and club house restaurant 1/2 mile away. We have had attached 5th wheel in drive previously. New Bern is a short distance away across the river. Welcome. Suggested Local Attractions:18 hole beautiful golf course in our NC forest community. Historic New Bern is the oldest city in NC, the home of original Pepsi-Cola, and is a joy to walk and enjoy many fine restaurants. It is about 6 miles up river, the Neuse River is the widest in North America. We are also just 25 miles from Oriental, NC and a little more than an hour drive from Atlantic Ocean and great beaches and historic towns on coast.
Vehicle Suitability Information
Electric Hookup: 15A
Outdoor Cooking Allowed
Parking in drive, use of back yard for your enjoyment. Appreciate limited smoking. We will be blocked from using drive so request stays of no more than 2 nights and departure by 10am on last morning. No smoking outside of your vehicle. We have our only van in driveway, you will park in front of it. Call us to insure we are home.
Access Road Conditions: In a gated resort style community near New Bern. A state highway to community and private asphalt streets to our cement drive. We will discuss if you call and send you a map. We have a 1-lane drive and will be blocked in when sharing drive with you. May park tow vehicle in drive too if size will accommodate.... may be a bit longer than listed. Tow Vehicle Parking Details: We are in a restricted residential gated community but our 1-lane driveway is open...please call to discuss info. phone (five one five) 257-Thirty-two hundred.
Hosted By SailorPilot
Professional Couple Exploring on Sea & Land Details: We follow the GOLDEN RULE. We are Ed & Sue, and previously sailed to 49 countries on shores of 5 continents as live aboard sailors for 13 years. But now we are exploring by land in our 2020 Promaster 3500. We have self converted and built out our new VAN to be a stealthy nice looking totally self contained 22 foot live aboard vehicle. Our vehicle named RESPONSE is equipped for winter cold wx, w/solar energy, lithium ion batteries and satellite communications. We pack out what we pack in and are prepared for anything and volunteer for emergencies as a communications van. We are ham radio affectionados K0FLA. Please call the number you receive when we accept your request. We have a Spam Arrest screener on phone so please leave name & number. Home Town: We both grew up in small Iowa towns (West Liberty & Iowa Falls), have worked as medical and legal professionals in Iowa, South Carolina, Virginia, and Washington DC, and while exploring lived and called our boat home while spending significant time living in: Caribbean; London; Istanbul; Gibraltar; Madeira; NYC; Gloucester, Mass; Chicago; Stewart, FL; Hope Town, Bahamas & have now cruised to New Bern, NC where we have a cottage in a gated community. (But now we are planning to be away much of the time in our future). Favorite Boondocking Locations: We love the open road and traveling over the horizon. Skills or Expertise to Share: Avid exploring advice and practical tips on living aboard a vessel or in a mobile vehicle. We speak publicly and many have welcomed us and encouraged us sharing our stories.
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References for this location from other RVers
1 year ago
One of the most giving and accommodating couple that made you feel part of the family. To include Marvin, the neighborhood security cat. You'll learn something new from their rv and boating experience. Highly recommend them as host.