For Sale: Woodgate Drive #41, Bostic, NC

New to Market in South Mountain Peaks!
If Big Mountain Views are what you're seeking, you have to come see this private mountain property!! 4.45 wooded acres with a fresh clearing for this dramatic long-range view. Enjoy layers of mountains from your back porch and the quiet protection of being in a private gated community. Offering easy-to-drive paved roads with no steep cliffs or dangerous switchbacks. Embrace the tranquility and natural beauty of western North Carolina surrounding this prime real estate opportunity. Offered at: $79,900
Contact Cory, listing agent with @engelvolkersfoothills to learn more!
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For Sale: 109 Highland Trail #471, Nebo, NC

New Listing Alert!
This 5.74 acre mountain homesite truly has it all!! Breathtaking long-range views stretch all the way to the Pisgah National Forest. Wake up to views of Grandfather Mountain, Table Rock, and Shortoff Mountain. With a gentle slope, you can really put all 5+ acres of this land to use. Build a backyard oasis or that orchard you've always dreamed about. Take a private nature hike through your own land to spot whitetail deer taking a drink from the cold mountain stream that borders the property. If you're feeling adventurous, simply cross over onto the miles-long community hiking trails that border the back corner of your land. Offered at $109,900
Contact Cory today, listing advisor with Engel & Völkers Foothills Lake James to learn more!
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Hawksbill home for sale

For Sale: 1032 Hawksbill Drive, Morganton, NC

NEW CONSTRUCTION - completion Spring 2024. Enjoy this modern craftsman style home. Covered front porch, Hardiboard lap siding with beamed gable. Primary suite with walk in & tiled shower, double sinks and 3 large walk in closets. Large, open living, dining area and kitchen with island. Hardwood floors throughout with tiled bathrooms and laundry. Laundry/mudroom between kitchen and garage. Dining area with French doors to covered deck. 24x28 2 car garage with full staircase to unfinished 12x24 attic storage. Level lot with city water and septic. Gated community with low HOA and just 5 minutes from the Linville Public access, Fonta Flora Trail and Lake James State Park. 15 minutes to Morganton shops, restaurants and community activities. Offered at $475,000.

Contact Listing Agent Polly Leadbetter with Engel & Völkers Foothills to schedule your showing!

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For Sale: 116 Riverside Court, Morganton, NC

You will love this traditional yet informal home located in the sought after Riverside area of Morganton. Beamed ceilings and stone fireplaces grace both the living area and primary suite on the main floor. Well appointed kitchen leads to office/den and the formal dining room which also has a fireplace for cozy meals. Primary bath has double sinks, a whirlpool bath, glass shower and double walk in closets. Upper level features 2 bedrooms, a full bath and an office area in the upper foyer. Lower level has new vinyl plank flooring in the family room and exercise room or 4th bedroom with large walk in closet. Basement also has full bath and large laundry with storage. Full length deck for enjoying the private, wooded rear yard or enjoy relax on the covered front porch. Circular drive and two car basement garage. New roof 2023. Walking distance to downtown Morganton shops, restaurants and entertainment. Offered at $580,000.

Contact Listing Agent Polly Leadbetter with Engel & Völkers Foothills to schedule your showing!

4095 Table Rock Road

For Sale: 4095 Table Rock Mountain Road, Morganton

Take a drive through the trees to this private mountain house set on 50+ acres. Enjoy the peace & tranquility in this one of a kind mountain getaway with views to die for. The exterior is sided in vertical white cedar logs. The interior is warm and inviting with pine siding throughout and beautiful timbers in the living area. Three bedrooms and 2.5 baths provide room for all your family and guests. The primary suite has a large walk in closet, wood burning fireplace & access to covered deck with direct view of Table Rock. The spacious galley kitchen has granite counters, new appliances & breakfast area with that gorgeous view. Dining room/den off the kitchen leads to the living room with fireplace. Full unfinished basement with woodburning stove, stub out plumbing for expanded bath and safe room. 2 car garage. This home gives you all the privacy you could ever want yet is just 15 minutes from Morganton shops, restaurants, entertainment and 30 min from Morganton Lenoir airport.

Contact Listing Agent Polly Leadbetter with Engel & Völkers to schedule your showing!

Engel & Völkers Foothills

Engel & Völkers Foothills Sponsors Local Charity Event

Engel & Völkers Foothills was honored to be the Snowflake Sponsor at the 3rd annual Morganton Snow Ball on December 2, 2023. The Snow Ball is a gala event, auction, and fundraiser held annually that directly benefits Southmountain Children and Family Services.

Since 1903, Southmountain Children and Family Services (SCFS) has been providing pathways for children, families, and the community in numerous ways. From basic education to a safe haven, to a multitude of life-changing programs, Southmountain has remained a solid rock for children and families. Headquartered in Morganton, NC, Southmountain Children and Family Services operates the State’s first and only foster community. Situated near Lake James SCFS also serves families and children through our Children’s Advocacy Centers serving 16 counties in North Carolina.

Engel & Völkers Foothills had a wonderful time supporting our local community and enjoying great food and entertainment.



Lake James Land for Sale

274 West Camp Drive #39, Marion, NC

New Lot for Sale at Lake James!

274 West Camp Drive #39, Marion, NC | Offered at: $399,900

Located in the gated community of Black Forest, this 4.75 acre lot with nearly 500 ft of shoreline would make a perfect permanent residence or vacation home! This dockable lot is located on the west side of Lake James with access to all Black Forest amenities including Lake Camp, River Camp, Community House and plenty of walking trails. Don't miss out on this one! View complete listing





3598 NC 126, Morganton, NC

3598 NC 126, Morganton, NC 28655

Great opportunity to build a commercial business at Lake James. This would be perfect location for an outfitter, retail, kayak/bike rental, General store, campground, restaurant or boat and storage facility-so many possibilities in this quickly growing area of Burke County! Take advantage of being across the street from the Fonta Flora State trail, just 2 miles from the Linville Public access boat ramp and all of the Pisgah National Forest trails as well as beautiful Lake James. Adjacent to the Hawksbill Community. Zoning is Burke county General Business. 28+ Acres | Offered at: $359,000.

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Listed by: Polly Leadbetter, Engel & Völkers Foothills




The Importance of Real Estate Buyer Agency

When it comes to buying a home, many people believe that they can handle the process on their own. They may think that they can find the perfect property, negotiate a good price, and handle all the paperwork without any professional assistance. However, this is not always the best approach, and in reality, working with a real estate buyer agency can be highly beneficial. I want to stress the importance of real estate buyer agency and how it can make the homebuying process smoother and more successful. One of the primary reasons why a real estate buyer agent is important is because it provides expertise and knowledge of the local market. Real estate agents who specialize in buyer representation have thorough knowledge about the neighborhoods, schools, amenities, and market trends in the area. They can provide valuable insights that may not be readily available to an individual who is not actively involved in the real estate market. This knowledge helps buyers make informed decisions when choosing a property and ensures that they are paying a fair price. Furthermore, real estate buyer agents have access to a wide network of industry professionals, including mortgage brokers, home inspectors, and real estate attorneys. These relationships can simplify the homebuying process and ensure that all necessary steps are taken care of in a timely manner. For instance, a buyer agent can recommend reliable professionals for home inspections and help facilitate the mortgage application process. This network of industry professionals is a valuable resource for buyers.

Another significant aspect of real estate buyer agency is the skilled negotiation provided by an agent. Negotiating the terms and price of a home purchase can be a challenging task for many buyers. Real estate buyer agents, however, have the experience and expertise to negotiate on behalf of their clients effectively. They understand the local market conditions, analyze comparable sales, and may have some understanding of the seller’s motivation. All of this information can be used to negotiate a better price and favorable terms for the buyer. By having a professional handle the negotiation process, buyers can ensure that they are getting the most value for their investment.

Real estate buyer agents also play an essential role in protecting the interests of their clients. They have a fiduciary duty to their buyers, which means they are legally obligated to act in their best interests. This duty includes confidentiality, full disclosure, and loyalty. Agents are required to present all available options to their clients, including potential drawbacks and risks associated with a property. This transparency ensures that buyers can make well-informed decisions and avoid any potential pitfalls. In addition to their fiduciary duty, real estate buyer agents are knowledgeable about the legal aspects of a home purchase. They can help buyers understand contracts, interpret complex legal jargon, and assist with required documentation. This expertise can be invaluable in ensuring that all legal requirements are met.

Finally, real estate buyer agents provide peace of mind for buyers. Buying a home is a significant financial and emotional investment, and having a professional guide them through the process can reduce stress and uncertainty. By delegating the search, negotiation, and paperwork to a buyer agent, buyers can focus on other aspects of their lives while a knowledgeable professional handles the details.

In conclusion, the importance of real estate buyer agency cannot be understated. From their expertise and local market knowledge to their negotiation skills and legal guidance, real estate buyer agents offer considerable value to homebuyers. By working with a professional, buyers can be confident that they are making informed decisions, getting the best deal, and protecting their interests throughout the homebuying process.

Granite Falls House for Sale

559 Dudley Shoals Road, Granite Falls, NC

For sale in the Granite Falls market! 559 Dudley Shoals Road, Granite Falls, NC

Charming arts and craft style home. 3 bedroom, 2 bath immaculate and move in ready. Many priceless features through out the home that reflect days gone by. Bead board ceilings, 2 inch hardwood floors, cast iron sink, cast iron tub. Arched entry and breakfast nook, glass door knobs. All closets are cedar lined. This lovely home has 2 additional bedrooms and sitting area upstairs, not included in heated square footage. Relax out back on covered porch or rock the day away on your covered front porch. This one is a charmer. List price: $274,999. View complete listing.

Contact Listing Agent, Lisa Griffin for more information.