The Promise Land

The Promise Land

Discover Promise Land

For those who want to be close to it all while still enjoying a sense of peace and community connection, there is The Promise Land. Set in the heart of historic Morehead City just steps from the shops and restaurants of the bustling waterfront, The Promise Land is a charming and close-knit community dating back to the 1880s when fishermen relocated from the Shackleford Banks to escape devastating hurricanes. Comprised of beautiful historic homes and charming summer cottages dating back to the 1940s, The Promise Land is the ideal vacation getaway for those seeking an affordable, convenient, and scenic community.

  • 1811 Shepard Street Morehead City, NC 28557

  • Price Range: $250,000 – $850,000

The Homes

The homes of The Promise Land are mostly quaint and cozy older homes, cottages, and bungalows, though there are some truly unique historic finds and larger, more luxurious homes within the neighborhood. Spacious yet easy-to-maintain yards are common, and there are a selection of homes that sit along the Bogue Sound. Many of these waterfront homes also feature docks.

The Neighborhood

Enjoy the sense of peace and neighborly connection within the community… and an unbeatable location steps from the Morehead City waterfront! Walk to shopping and dining, the Carteret Community Theatre, Jaycee Park, the History Museum of Carteret County, and much more. Don’t miss the Promise Land Festival, a celebration of heritage and history, held every two years.

Featured Properties

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Residential For Sale

Residential For Sale


1212 Lantern Way
Morehead City, NC 28557

4 Bed | 4 Bath | 28314 sq ft

Residential For Sale

Residential For Sale


519 Atlantic Beach Causeway
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

1 Bed | 1 Bath | 8973 sq ft

What’s Nearby

Nearby Attractions

Shopping: Arendell St, Morehead Plaza
Parks: Shevans, Jaycee
Entertainment: Webb Library, History Museum, Carteret Community Theatre
Beaches: Atlantic Beach

Travel Info

Downtown Morehead City: You’re in it!
Downtown Beaufort: 10 min
Atlantic Beach: 5 min
Jacksonville: 1 hour
Highways: US-70, NC-24

Crystal Coast Events

Beaufort Music Festival
Crystal Coast Boat Show
Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament
Downtown and Around
Concerts in the Park

The Promise Land Real Estate

Searching for a home for sale in The Promise Land or want to learn more about what it’s like to live in Morehead City? We’ve got the resources to help you out! Contact us to learn more and schedule a showing of your favorite homes, or browse our Buyer’s Resources below!

Selling a home in The Promise Land? We can certainly help you out with that, too!
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