The City of New Bern is offering the house for free to a new owner, provided that the house is moved. All expenses involved with the moving of the house and purchase of the new property location are the responsibility of the new owner. The proposed location where the house would be relocated to is the 1300 block of Rhem Avenue (click here to see a map of the current location of the house and the proposed new location). See below requirements before submitting your proposal. And call (252)639-2701 if you have any questions.
Proposals must include the following:
- A general description of why you are interested in the house and what your plans are to remodel.
- Estimates from qualified movers on the cost to move the structure to the new location.
- Describe your ability to relocate the house within a 30 day timeline.
- A Performance Bond, a Letter of Credit to the New Bern Preservation Foundation or a bank check from a recognized bank made out to the New Bern Preservation Foundation is required to cover the full relocation cost of the house.
Proposals may be emailed to NBPFinfo@gmail.com.