East River

  • Sunfish Street
    Smithfield, NC 27577
  • $201,900 and up
  • 1,132 – 1,767 sqft

Uncover Luxurious Yet Affordable Living in East River

As one of Smithfield's premier new construction communities, East River offers an impressive suite of amenities and features at a surprisingly affordable price point. This 40+ home community boasts an ideal location near JoCo's top shopping and recreation, as well as a variety of floorplans designed for everyday life. And best of all, these homes start at just over $200,000. 

Thinking about building or buying a new construction home in East River? Here's everything you need to know.

Key Features of East River

Breathtaking new homes

Homes in East River come equipped with standard features you won't always find in other affordable communities. Highlights include a one-car garage, stainless steel appliances, and granite countertops. You'll also be able to choose between various Craftsman-style floorplans, all of which offer three to four bedrooms and at least two bathrooms. 

On-site amenities

There's always something to do when you live in East River. Craving some time in the great outdoors? Try going for a stroll on one of the neighborhood's paved walking trails. If you're looking to stay active, East River is also a stone's throw away from the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatic Center, where you'll find a massive indoor pool and splash park, gathering spaces, and tons of fitness facilities.  

East River at a Glance


  • Start in the low $200ks
  • Range in size from 1,132 to 1,767 sq. ft.


  • Easy access to community amenities
  • Close to Smithfield, US-70, and I-95

Wondering What's Around?

Key Features of East River

Nearby shopping & dining

Johnston County's top retail and culinary destinations await just minutes away from East River, so you'll never have to travel far to find what you need. Want to shop designer brands at amazing prices? Just head to the Carolina Premium Outlets to explore dozens of stores all in one spot. Smithfield also has its fair share of delectable restaurants, including Simple Twist and SoDoSoPa.  

Exciting attractions

Want to live like a Smithfield local? Take a stroll to the Smithfield Community Park to explore miles of walking trails along the Neuse River, or head downtown to tour the Ava Gardner Museum, which showcases tons of Old Hollywood memorabilia. When you're craving some big-city excitement, just hop on US-70 to reach Raleigh in a little over a half hour. 

Top-rated schools

Looking for a community that's located near some of the area's best schools? Students living in East River attend Johnston County Public Schools, which operates 46 institutions and educates more than 35,000 students across the county. As of 2021, East River is zoned for South Smithfield Elementary, Smithfield Middle, and Smithfield-Selma High.

Build Your Dream Home in East River

East River is a truly unique neighborhood with perks you won't find anywhere else. If you're eager to build or buy a home here, we'd love to help! Contact Weaver Homes Inc. today to browse available floorplans or learn more about working with us. We look forward to teaming up with you soon!

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