North Carolina Mountain and Foothills Communities

Grandview Peaks

Grandview Peaks, located in McDowell County NC offers easy access to Marion, Morganton and other towns that are just a short drive away. These towns offer a variety of amenities, including coffee shops and art exhibits, and are known for their tight-knit communities and southern hospitality. When you live at Grandview Peaks, you’ll be able to enjoy the great outdoors, with access to an extensive trail system for hiking, as well as a private 10-acre lake for swimming, fishing, and other water activities. The lake features a white-sand beach and swimming dock, as well as a pavilion for picnics. In the evenings, you can gather around the fire pit for s’mores and ghost stories. Grandview Peaks is a wonderful place to live and make lasting connections with your neighbors. Enjoy the breathtaking mountain views and the feeling of seclusion with amenities close by. VIEW AVAILABLE GRANDVIEW PEAKS LOTS.

Hawksbill at Lake James

Hawksbill at Lake James is a quiet, gated community with 46 lots on over 60 acres. Lot sizes range from 1.5-3.5 acres. The lots are served by city water, private septics and underground utilities. The area is nicely wooded and just 4 miles to Linville Public Access ramp and offers an affordable choice for living at Lake James. Minimum square footage of 1500 sqft and reasonable building requirements. Hawksbill offers easy access to the Fonta Flora State Trail for biking, running, or walking. Just 15 minutes to Morganton shops, restaurants and entertainment. VIEW AVAILABLE HAWKSBILL LOTS.

The Coves Mountain River Club

The Coves Mountain River Club is a stunning community located in Lenoir with a picturesque landscape of the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina in the background. Lenoir is just a short drive to Morganton or Hickory for all of your amenities. This idyllic gem offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, and is located along the Johns River, with over 5 miles of frontage and a connection to the Wilson Creek Gorge. The peaceful setting along the river allows residents to slow down and enjoy a more leisurely pace of life. In this community, you can still see locals panning for gold, just like they have done for decades. This is a true gold mine of beauty and an opportunity not to be missed. VIEW AVAILABLE LOTS.

Hidden Lake

Hidden Lake is situated on approximately 500 acres in McDowell County of NC, 10 miles South of Marion and Interstate 40. There are approximately 100 lots with a small lake that is great for kayaking, paddle-boarding and fishing. At the Lakeside Park, residents can enjoy the fishing dock, boardwalk, picnic tables and outdoor grills. Adjacent to the lakeside park is a community pool area with in-ground pool, jetted spa, outdoor seating with tables, chairs, and lounges and a pool house with shower & bathroom facilities. There are also walking trails throughout the community, underground utilities and private, gated paved roads. VIEW AVAILABLE HIDDEN LAKE LOTS.

Pisgah Preserve

Pisgah Preserve at Lake James is a 500+ acre gated community. This master-planned community was designed with preservation in mind. Once completed, it will have over 140 home sites ranging from one to icee acres and over 125 acres of green and open space throughout the community carefully planned to protect all streams and waterways.

In addition to underground utilities throughout and over three miles of 18’ wide paved roads, you’ll appreciate the handcrafted street signage, large locust guardrails, and the natural landscape. There are many nature trails ready for your enjoyment along with benches and picnic table areas along the way. There is also a nice community area with covered picnic pavilion, horses shoe pit and fire pits and a community reading cabin and plenty of trails.

Pisgah Preserve isolated directly on the North side of Lake James is nestled between the lake and the Pisgah National Forest. It is about 30 minutes from downtown Morganton and Marion. There is lots to offer in terms of views of the Linville Gorge, Lake James, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. VIEW AVAILABLE PISGAH PRESERVE LOTS.