This modern cape style home with access to a deep water canal right in town is built on high ground in Oriental and has never flooded or had any storm damage. The protected backyard dock will accommodate a 36 foot catamaran or equivalent monohull, and access to open water on the Neuse River is within 5 minutes. A spacious open design on the first floor, this house has beautifully finished solid wood floors, 9' high ceilings, granite countertops throughout, sunroom, detached 2 car garage, greenhouse, and hot tub on the waterside deck. Sunroom has cozy gas fireplace to take the chill off during winter. Follow the red brick pathway past the greenhouse and the raised bed gardens to the water, terraced to the seawall and dock. This house has everything a boating family could want.