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Karen Berry

My real estate career began in 1995 while spending the summer in Nags Head, NC. That little college “get away” was life changing. I was introduced to my career, as well as my husband, Shane Berry. Not long into those winter months, we realized, although beautiful, the area was much too quiet for us. With that, we packed up and moved back to his alma mater town. I’ve been an active Wilmington area broker since.

My alma mater town is Raleigh, NC. I graduated from Peace College with an AA in accounting and NCSU with an BS in education, which too would play a role in my real estate career. Immediately upon eligibility in 1997, I applied and received my NCREC approval to teach Real Estate Classes. In addition to real estate sales, teaching is a large aspect of my real estate career. I enjoy not only representing my clients and working transactions with area agents, but also being in the classroom with them.

For those deciding on NC beaches, I would love to share with you my experiences and show you why Wilmington is the place we call home. Those who know the secret, I hope to help you find your best investment.

My goal with each client is for them to reach their real estate goals with ease and enjoyment. Your happiness and success is the making of mine. I look forward to working with you. Feel free to call, email or text me anytime!

I have lived in many places in North Carolina, especially up and down our beautiful coastline. My personal life primarily consists of two children and church. We have a high school daughter and an elementary age son. Outside of work, they definitely keep us active. Although mostly on a softball or baseball field, we do find time for some fishing, beaching, basketball or just genuinely enjoying spending time together.

We are members of Myrtle Grove Baptist Church and have spent many hours volunteering there, with area schools promoting FCA, Booster Club, sports team awareness both rec and travel and things of the sort.

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up...1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV

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Karen's Wilmington Listings

4 Beds 4 Baths
Exquisite, immaculate, well-built & maintained home in sought after School District & Neighborhood with up grades galore. Owners recently updated the kitchen with a wide-reaching beautiful Quartz island & countertops, specialty cabinets not only soft close, but specially sized and sectioned for utensils, pans, etc. Upgrades continue wih the appliances such as Fulgore stove, potfiller, overhead vent and a wine cooler surrounded by beautiful side bar that sits in the open flowing floorplan of the connected kitchen, DR and LR. Downstairs Living space including the library and formal DR has crowned molding, wood burning fireplace, wood floors & surround sound system. Upstairs living area & huge Owners BR has beautiful Bamboo flooring. Dual staircases for upstair access convenience. All baths have decorative tile & guests baths recently added tiled showers, new cabinetry & fixtures. This 4 bedrooms & 3.5 bath updated home has a downstairs library, which could be used as a 5th bedroom or office w/ attached full bath. Many wisely placed extra closet spaces (5) including pantry, utility, hanging items and linens, plus an expansive laundry room with cabinets, counterspace & a sink. Additional storage in Walk-up 3rd floor attic. Two energy efficient 2-stage Trane HVAC systems for low electricity bills. Other recent improvements include clean encapsulated Crawlspace with dehumidifier, blinds, doors, light fixtures, expanded driveway area for parking, fresh interior paint, garage door for the 2-car painted floor garage. Note - home was formerly builder's personal home. The back wall of windows throughout the LR, DR and kit shows the back yard of the almost half an acre professionally landscaped cul-de-sac lot with a rock river design, patio with BBQ area hot tub and plush yard. The front natural areas filled with mature trees, flowers, shrubs and a fountain and outdoor lighting all managed by a flip of a switch located in the garage which makes outdoor decorations a breeze.

3552 Iris Street, Wilmington

3 Beds 3 Baths
Custom build brick home minutes from Carolina Beach in popular Cape subdivision. This home has so many contruction specialties from the added insulation to a whole house generator to 10 foot ceilings to encapsulated crawlspace to outlets wired and ready for decor lighting. Not only does the over 3000 sqft home house a large formal dining room, oversized front porch, eat in kitchen area, living room with a FP, sun room, laundry room, pocket doors, wired for surround sound, large office with built in bookshelves and a fireplace, 3 BR, wood flooring, large owners bath, half bath and Jack and Jill, lots of windows for natural sunlight, outside shed with electricity, hurrican shutters, HVAC 2016, 2018 refrigerator, irrigation, downdraft island stove top, leaf guard gutters, but the entire second level is floored, wired and plumbed ready for possible expansion. The second story is currently being used as storage fully equipped with a supersized lift system (dumb waiter) for easy of transporting belongings up the stairs. The Cape nestled between Carolina Beach Rd for quick beach access and River Rd for those beautiful sunsets for your ride home and quick access to Downtown Wilmington, The Cape is a partially gated community has recently moved into their clubhouse and have broken ground for their community pool! This home backs up to a treelined pond of an adjacent community. Current owners are the original owners of this Richard Farmer built custom home, ready to pass along to you and yours.

636 The Cape Boulevard, Wilmington

4 Beds 3 Baths
Possibly even 5 bedrooms in this over 2600sqft brick home in the The Cape. Front door entrance encompasses show through views of the spacious living room with gas logs and built in bookshelf to the enclosed porch, outside deck and black rod fenced area in the back yard which is adjacent to the retired golf course and pond views. Just before the LR you may venture upstairs where there is lots of square footage. The space over the garage, currently used as an office could fit many uses a 5th bedroom, media room or even an additional LR/Kit combo as it is connected to more stairs that go to a bedroom area with a full bath. In addition to the 2 closets in that area there is also deep lighted eave storage and two walk in area attic storages. Downstairs holds large owner suite, two bedrooms, formal DR, eat in area, bar top seating, lots of cabinetry, laundry room, and an additional multi-purpose room currently used as a den/reading room. Home also includes yard irrigation on a well pump and generator hookup in the 2 car garage. The home is located near the back gate of the Cape for quick access to downtown Wilmington, Cape Fear Community College, Carolina Beach, Carolina Beach State Park, multiple boat ramps, local schools, River Road Park with kayak or small boat launch or the restaurants and movie theater at The Pointe 14. Returning from home at the end of the day down River Rd is actually refreshing with the amazing sunsets and water views. The subdivision has a large clubhouse at the front entrance and soon to include community pool. Heat system and logs are on the propane tank. Cooling system is electric. Large dry crawlspace.

227 The Cape Boulevard, Wilmington

3 Beds 3 Baths
Absolute enjoyment. Picturesque living originating with the cul-de-sac curb view. The front yard holds large azalea shrubs and greenery you can enjoy from the home's spacious and freshly painted wrap around porch. The back yard oasis is completely fenced and ready for entertaining. The .35 of an acre has landscape lighting, irrigation and covered with Zoysia sod, perfect for our area properties. Huge patio for seating, grilling, dining, hot tub that conveys and simple relaxation areas. The back right of the property houses a 28x13 insulated shed with electricity and a Mitsubishi Split System. Highly functional- office, storage, etc . For an extension of the back yard, the truly 2 car garage also containing a spilt system & insulated door, is currently be used as football central game viewing room with plenty of parking in the extended driveway. The home itself has Incredible amount of space for entertainment and storage. Well maintained home has multiple improvements. Upgrading their forever home in 2020 owners installed Two New HVAC systems plus new ductwork, Completely remodeled Owner's suite's Bathroom with exterior ventilation, tile shower, cabinets, countertop, fixtures, etc, new flooring and painting upstairs, Relocated washer/dryer from downstairs pantry to upstairs, added Vivint Alarm and Camera systems. The kitchen has also been renovated with granite countertops, flat top and hood vented to the exterior of the home. Opposite sides of the kitchen sit the formal dining room & breakfast nook for lots of interior dining. Downstairs also holds living room with a real wood burning FP, huge pantry, full bath, utility closet, wood and tile flooring, plus an additional sitting, office or play room with barn style doors for privacy. House is wired for generator. A must see, wont last home. Subdivision is located off lovely Myrtle Grove Rd. allows for a quick access to Carolina Beach. FROG currently used as Closet & sitting area, has also been an office and bedroom

6908 Persimmon Place, Wilmington

3 Beds 2 Baths
This well maintained home in a great central location of the popular Crosswinds Community is move-in ready. One level living has a split floor plan plus a bonus room. Lots of windows for natural light. Just off the living room is a screened porch overlooking very sizable fenced back yard. Enjoy your morning coffee from the comfort of your private oasis. The home sits on 1/3 of an acre backing up to a tree lined division between properties. You'll love the split floorplan w/ 9 foot ceilings boasting a family room with vaulted ceilings, beautiful hardwood floors, & a real wood burning fireplace. Relax on the screened porch and take in the peaceful views of the matured landscaping. The kitchen holds granite countertops, tile backsplash, new stainless steel refrigerator and dishwasher to blend with other SS appliances, breakfast bar & nook. Natural light throughout the home, As well as trey ceilings & elegant crown molding bring the dining area to life. Retire to your master suite w/ cathedral ceiling, spacious closet, and master bath w/ garden tub & walk in shower. The listed 4th bedroom is a spacious FROG or could also be used for media or play room. Crosswinds is nestled perfectly between MasonLoop Road and College for quick access to Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Beach, restaurants and grocery. Chose our route through a local more pictureque way of Masonboro or get out and go down College. Also quick access to Pointe Theater as well as many area restaurants. HVAC in 2017 and Roof in 2019. Property is located just outside of the City Limits. Popular School Districts for any age.

5216 Crosswinds Drive, Wilmington

2 Beds 2 Baths
Absolute refreshment! Live the relaxing life in this low maintenance one level Townhome/Duplex in popular community of Bella Sera. Subdivision is conveniently nestled between Porter's Neck and Futch Creek Roads allowing quick access to restaurants, grocery and shopping, as well as, Hwy 17 and 40, yet community still remains quiet and pleasant. You will enjoy the HOA maintained spacious lots sizes. This only two owner home is lightly lived with new flooring. The 2 bedroom (plus large office or den area) has a split bedroom plan, over 2000 sq.ft. well maintained and freshly painted. There is beautiful low maintenance floors through out the home, gas log fireplace, has lots of windows plus and newly added solar tube and sun room allowing tons of natural light to pour in. The open floor plan's kitchen has a center island, granite countertops, tile backsplash, lots of cabinets, under cabinet lighting, bar-top, built in office space or buffet area just off the Formal dining room. Perfect for entertaining. Super large Laundry room offers more cabinet storage, counter to and a deep utility sink. The master suite features a large walk-in closet/room, raised double vanity, garden tub, and shower. Best parts of the home to the seller, short of the laundry room and the low maintenance is the front porch ambiance for morning coffee and the sunroom. With open access off the informal dining and living rooms and the surround sound system, the Sunroom offers views of the area pond & lovely landscaping added to this particular home. You can take the trail behind the house over bridges, around the pond to view the wildlife or just to get your steps in or you may go down just one lot to take laps at the pool or visit the Clubhouse. Parking is also available. You won't find this community layout anymore. Spacious living with spacious lots and open green areas. Home is now just waiting for a new owner to enjoy.

8522 Bella Sera Way Unit #34, Wilmington

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