Inviting coastal ranch has water views from nearly every room! Situated on a large lot on the North River in Howland Rock subdivision approximately 3 miles from the downtown, historic Beaufort waterfront boardwalk. Howland Rock is a peaceful boating community with it's own boat basin, some slips by yearly lottery, ramp, fishing pier & picnic area with distant views of the Cape Lookout Lighthouse! Quick boating access to the barrier islands & downtown attractions.County taxes only, very low homeowners fees! Bike to downtown on back streets. Home features spacious living room, dining room, den, kitchen, & sunroom all with lovely water views! Butlers, pantry & hobby room; large waterside deck, screened porch and hot tub! Nearby golf, fitness,& library.