Taberna, located within the city limits of New Bern, was developed in 1995 by Weyerhaeuser. Taberna is conveniently located about 5 miles East of New Bern’s downtown area and just a 40-minute drive away from the beautiful beaches. Taberna has an approximate land area of 1,100-acres, and is home to approximately 800 homes in its manicured neighborhood. The community also boasts a well-maintained park, a nature trail, a canoe livery, a lake perfect for fishing, and its famous country club. There is no doubt that Taberna offers a wide array of amenities for its residents’ enjoyment! Additionally, Taberna is very accessible to airports, grocery shops, schools and banks.
Taberna is of Swiss origin and most of its streets have Swiss names. Taberna’s very own park, called Naturpark, is also of Swiss origin. It is located on the west end of Brice’s Creek offering canoes available for free to all Taberna residents. There is also a gazebo with tables nearby which is a perfect site for a picnic. You can also find a dock with benches where one can fish or just simply sit back and enjoy the beautiful view of Brice’s Creek.
One of the community’s pride is the Taberna Country Club, which is located at the heart of Taberna. It is well-known for its golf course but it also includes a tennis court, an outdoor pool, restaurants and other activities. In keeping with Taberna’s Swiss origin, the architectural design of the club house is inspired by a famous castle in Bern, Switzerland.
Many of Taberna’s homeowners belong to military families, both in active duty and retired. Thus, the neighborhood park, Todd Denson Memorial Park, is named after a USMC Harrier pilot who was a Taberna resident. The Todd Denson Memorial Park offers an ample amount of activities to the residents. Kids and the kids-at-heart, alike, can have fun and enjoy the playground, or play a game at the Bocci court or the horseshoe pit. There is also an enclosed dog run area where dogs and their owners can freely interact with one another. A picnic area is also accessible to all homeowners.
The word “Taberna” means “place of hospitality” and it is a perfect name for a place which is considered home by a diverse set of residents. From the older retirees to the young millennials and families, “Tabernians” are definitely friendly, enigmatic and courteous group of neighbors to have.
A quiet and peaceful place which is still conveniently accessible and comes complete with great amenities -- all of these factors make Taberna a very good investment. To know more about Taberna’s neighborhood and community, we invite you to take a look at the available properties for sale in Taberna. Good luck and let us know how we can help you find your perfect home!
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