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Greenville NC Student Living in Off Campus Housing at East Carolina University – Best Location Close to Everything for University Housing in North Carolina!

Greenville North Carolina Student Living in Off Campus Housing – Close to Everything for ECU Students in North Carolina!

Welcome to the Emerald City – the gem of the East! Greenville North Carolina Student Living near East Carolina University in off campus student housing at Pirates Cove is NC student living at its very best – it’s close to so many events and festivals! Greenville is widely recognized as a thriving cultural, educational, and economic hub with world-class events, delivering art, music, and culinary to Greenville North Carolina Students.

When You’re Seeking the Best Greenville NC Student Living Options near East Carolina University, one of the Best Student Living Opportunities in all of North Carolina can be Found at Pirates Cove – Where Students are Close to Thousands of Annual Events, Food Festivals and Restaurants!

The greater Greenville North Carolina area is home to thousands of events, music, and food festivals throughout the year! Students living in the NC area can enjoy an amazing number of cultural annual events and festivals, seasonal celebrations, food & craft festivals, indoor and outdoor fresh food farmers markets, a variety of the best restaurants, interesting food trucks, the North Carolina Opera, the North Carolina Symphony, even rodeos, and much more! 

Greenville NC Student Living is the Best When it Comes to Food Culture

Greenville NC is truly a food lovers paradise, located right here in Eastern North Carolina!

A hub for dining in the region, Pirates Cove is close to hundreds of recognizable eateries, along with amazing local independent restaurants, cafes, breweries, and of course, the famous Eastern NC BBQ joints!

Greenville NC is home to over 250 restaurants – Asian, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian, Italian, Mexican – ranging from steak to thai, from grilled to fry, from barbequed, to Chinese food! Coffee shops, food trucks, and pubs!

Don’t miss the Pitt County Brew & ‘Cue Trail – where students can grab their official Pitt County Brew & ‘Cue Trail “PassPork” at any BBQ location, or at the Visitors Center located at 417 Cotanche Street, Suite 100 in Greenville.

With PassPork in hand, students can start hitting every stop on the trail enjoying all the best brew and ‘cue Pitt County has to offer, collecting official stamps from each establishment until they fill up their ‘Cue book. Once completed, return the PassPork to the Visitors Center for the last stamp and claim the prize – a Pitt County Brew & ‘Cue Trail t-shirt, or pint glass – and get a picture taken for the Brew & ‘Cue Wall of Fame!

Students always use #visitgreenvillenc when sharing photos and videos on social media, sharing experiences to other students on the official Visit Greenville NC social accounts.

The food culture and culinary scene, for Greenville North Carolina student living, features award-winning farm to table chefs, cow to cone creameries, bean to brew coffee shops, and everything in between! From international cuisine from around the globe to downhome Southern NC cooking, you are so close to the food that you can almost smell the aromas and follow your nose to find your favorite spots!

Come Celebrate the Spirit, History and Culture of North Carolina at Events and Festivals Where Greenville Student Living is so Close to Pirates Cove!

Students will be able to enjoy almost everything in NC within just an hour of their ECU doorstep, such as in Raleigh NC, where a number of amazing high-profile North Carolina-flavored events and food festivals happen annually! So close to everything!

Triangle Restaurant Week – A week-long celebration of culinary excellence where some of the best restaurants in the area offer up special three-course menu options at fixed pricing – a great way for student residents to return to their favorite dining spots, or discover new ones.

The Krispy Kreme Challenge – One of America’s most unique running and funning events, the Krispy Kreme Challenge has competitors run five miles, eat a dozen doughnuts at the halfway point and then cross the finish line in under one hour. A handful of students started this outrageous challenge almost 20 years ago, with the annual event now drawing thousands of runners decked out in crazy costumes!

Pig Fest – Live music and barbecue go great together in this tasty annual festival.

The North Carolina ‘Cuegrass Festival – A jam-packed day full of zesty barbecue, and plenty of good old bluegrass music!

Herb Fest – For those who love to cook and eat, at the longest-running herb festival in the country! Stroll and shop organic, non-GMO herbs and vegetables.

Spring Daze Arts & Crafts Festival – Featuring more than 170 local artists, the Spring Daze Arts and Crafts Festival, celebrating their 30th year, fills the streets with paintings, jewelry, sculptures, food vendors, and all-day live music.

The Annual Meet in the Street Festival – A day filled with food, fun and entertainment for more than 40 years running, Meet in the Street draws all-day live music, dancers, martial arts, magicians and more. 

Longleaf Film Festival – A free film festival that highlights the best in short and feature length documentaries and narrative films. Enjoy 50-plus films, panels, and popcorn.

The International Food Festival – Celebrates diversity, community and a welcoming spirit with music, food, and drink from around the world, with tens of thousands of attendees.

GalaxyCon Raleigh – A three-day festival for fans of pop culture, superheroes, science fiction, anime and more, featuring celebrity guests, comic book creators, artists, cosplayers and other industry guests! Have a blast participating in all things geek!

CaribMask Carnival – An annual festival to promote diversity and equality, and create a deeper appreciation for Afro-Caribbean culture in the area, CaribMask returns for a tenth year, with a parade of bands, flag ceremonies, live music and tons of food and drinks all in a joyful crowd!

BugfestNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences‘ annual free event that lets you interact with entomologists and other scientists while learning about the fascinating world of bugs. Featuring the ever-popular Café Insecta, where the brave can sample buggy dishes prepared by local chefs!

Oktoberfest – One of the biggest Oktoberfest celebrations, Oktoberfest provides plenty of family-friendly activities including live music, storytelling, dancing and traditional Bavarian food and fare.

The Annual NC State Fair – The largest annual event in the state, the NC State Fair draws one million visitors each year, marking what many consider to be the unofficial beginning of the fall season. Eleven days of high-flying rides, deep-fried foods, live music, stunt shows and other entertainment, including nightly fireworks, has been a can’t-miss event for generations – this year marks the 155th year of the event!

The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration – The annual lighting of a 40-foot-tall Christmas tree, a visit from Santa Claus, trackless train rides, live music and plenty of vendors make this a great event, all while enjoying complimentary hot chocolate and cider!

Art is in Abundance in Greenville NC Student Living – Where ECU life is at its Best!

What would student living in Greenville be without the Arts! Art lovers will love North Carolina, too! A vibrant arts community near East Carolina University hosts art festivals, numerous indoor and outdoor art exhibitions, art walks happening every month, art organization fundraisers, and amazing theatrical performances at venues all across NC. 

Live Music Lovers are Thrilled with Greenville NC Student Living at East Carolina University!

What would Greenville student living be without live music! Live music lovers have found a home here in NC! There are weekly outdoor summer concerts on the Tar River, the African American Music Series, Greenville’s own Greenville Grooves Music Festival, and live shows featuring local, touring, and national acts playing live at intimate venues all across the county!

Pirates Cove is also close to the Greenville Toyota Amphitheater at the Town Common, the incredible State Theatre, and ECU’s own Wright Auditorium and Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, all are close by! Pirates Cove student living is alive with options!

Sporting Events are Close by When you Choose Greenville NC for all Your Student Living Needs Near East Carolina University in Vibrant Greenville!

What would student living in Greenville be without Sports! If you love sports, then you’re going to love North Carolina! Greenville NC has a big sports community, hosting hundreds of collegiate, senior, and youth sports events each year, so you’re never far away from a sporting event that interests you!

Greenville NC Student Living at ECU Off Campus Housing and Apartments at Pirates Cove Have Close, Easily Accessible, Public Transportation, too!

Great student living in Greenville means access to public transportation! One of the other great things about Pirates Cove is that, once you’ve arrived here, our ECU off campus student living is so close to ECU, and the surrounding areas of North Carolina, that you can visit all of the incredible annual live events, restaurants, and food festivals via the public transit bus system. And for students, there’s special undergrad pricing discounts available.

The Best Environment for Greenville NC Student Living Begins at Pirates Cove!

Pirates Cove also includes a perfect home environment to get outside explore the world around ECU, providing built-in amenities like beautiful pools, sundecks for tanning, tennis courts for match-play, athletic fields to stay fit, biking trails and off-road paths for the adventurous, jogging tracks for fitness buffs, and serene nature hikes in the Greenville NC area. Pirates Cove is literally just minutes away from virtually everything student living in North Carolina has to offer!

Greenville NC Student Living at Pirates Cove will allow students to experience the best North Carolina has to offer. Pirates Cove Student Living Apartments can be your home away from home – the best ECU off campus location while at East Carolina University.

Are You Looking for Student Living in Greenville NC in Off Campus Housing – With Close Proximity to East Carolina University and the Best North Carolina has to offer? Students Living at Pirates Cove Gain at the Best Access to Everything ECU and NC Has to Offer.

Great news! You’ve just found the closest location for student living that Greenville NC has to offer. The absolute best location for Greenville NC student living near ECU is at Pirates Cove – as well as at any one of the other Keystone Family ECU student living housing properties – where we are conveniently located with close proximity to many of the best restaurants, most exciting sporting events, historical and cultural centers, events, food festivals, and the best retail shopping in North Carolina!

Pirates Cove is well-placed, and has all the outdoor and recreational amenities of a well-rounded and safe student living experience, surrounded by people who are much like you, and seeking a serene environment to begin ECU student life. Transitioning to college can be seamless and fun when finding that perfect spot to call home – even for those returning students seeking close to ECU off campus housing. Choose the best ECU off campus housing properties you can find! Come one, come all, bring your friends and move in together at any of our Keystone Family ECU Student Living Apartments!

What Would Greenville NC Student Living be Without Great Shopping, Music, Restaurants, and Festivals!

Retail shopping, exciting restaurants, music venues of many genres, and pulsating nightlife are all just minutes away in the downtown Greenville NC core.

If these are the sort of events that your student living environment requires, serious consideration should be given to the Pirates Cove – come out and play in Greenville NC – North Carolina’s home of the best array of events and festivals sure to capture the attention of every student! We’re open and awaiting your arrival!

Pirates Cove Student Living is near everything in North Carolina, and has so much to offer incoming and returning students to ECU, providing the best college foundation in all of NC!

About Pirates Cove Student Living

About Our ECU Off Campus Student Living Apartment & Housing Community in Greenville North Carolina

Set anchor at Pirates Cove Student Living - an excellent ECU Off Campus Housing and Apartment option. A short 10-minute commute to East Carolina University! Relax and get comfortable in this beautiful community with great student features - dedicated to students and the time needed to study and focus. An extensive amenity list and excellent customer service is a hallmark provided to our student residents. Pirates Cove offers four bedrooms / four bath apartments; with single rooms and private baths and is conveniently located within just a half-mile (or 8 minute walk) to both Rivergate and University Square Shopping Centers.

Walter L. Stasavich Science and Nature Center is just 7 minutes away by car.

Pirates Cove’s unique features offer various outdoor social activity areas such as a swimming pool and sundeck, hammock area, sand volleyball courts, basketball courts, and professional BBQ grills; as well as indoor facilities including a modern clubhouse, high-speed internet, private balconies and patios, unlimited electricity, and is pet-friendly!


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