Here's your chance to own a unique and amazing piece of New Bern History! Formerly the ''Salter Market & Grocery Store'' in the 1800's, this home has been fully renovated with many rooms offering a water view. The entryway off the covered side porch welcomes you into an enclosed glass sun-room sitting/dining area with gorgeous views of the professionally landscaped backyard (with an invisible fence for dog lovers) which includes antique brick masonry fence/walls, walkway, and patio. Off the sun-room, with pantry and large storage closets, is the bright and airy open Chef's kitchen/dining area with custom cherry cabinetry and built-in shelving as well as elegant ''Fantasy Brown'' marble countertops. The floors are striking hardwood throughout.The first floor features beautiful transom windows, plank ceilings in the dining room/kitchen and sunroom, beautiful wood moldings throughout and many built-ins. Barn doors exist in the dining room and the front entrance off the living room. The formal living area at the front of the home has a gas logs fireplace and a full bath is in the adjacent hallway.Upstairs, two guest rooms with ample closets share a Jack and Jill bathroom. An inviting spacious Master Suite offers water views and a screened-in side porch with comfortable swing seating for watching the stars while enjoying your evening cocktails. The Master Bath is a spa-like setting including a pedestal tub with shower, bidet and much more. The Master walk-thru closet leads to stairs taking you up to the 3rd floor office with built-in window seating with more water views. In addition, there is a walk-in storage closet and a large attic/storage room. Metal roof is 10 years old. There is a Rinnai tank-less water heater & a 2nd floor laundry room with plenty of shelf/hanging space. The detached custom-designed 2-story building with electric and plumbing offers a quiet space above with great views for creating art, exercising, with entertaining space below & carport.