Lake James NC Homes for Sale

Lake James is nestled in the rolling hill country of western North Carolina. Lake James features more than 150 miles of shoreline. Lake James is situated between the towns of Marion and Morganton and is 45 miles from Asheville. Lake James is surrounded by steep, forested ridges covered with trees and wildflowers.  Lake James State Park offers a variety of recreation opportunities from boating, swimming, and fishing to 25 miles of trails. Lake James isn’t just a fantastic place to call home during the summer months, the autumn brings vibrant foliage and moderate temperatures for hiking.

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5057 Lighthouse Court Morganton NC 28655

Price$1,395,000

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MLS Number 3540482

  • Residential Single Family
  • Year Built 2010
  • Bathroom 6
  • Full Bath 6
  • Bedrooms 5

Enjoy the best in lakefront living from this Arts & Crafts waterfront home. Built for entertaining and hosting friends and family, this custom built home features 5 bedrooms & 6 full baths to accommodate all. Open floor plan features floor to ceiling windows in the great room with a view to the sparkling water below. Main floor & second floor master suites. Open kitchen with island seating for 7. Second floor office & family room. Connected hall to guest suite over the garage or private entrance from main level. The finished lower level is perfect for entertaining w/complete 2nd kitchen, billiards area and seating area with gas FP. Slate floors throughout. Two additional guest rooms and full bath. Over 2000sf of Tigerwood decks on main & lower level with cabana bath. Short and easy walk to the lake w/covered gazebo & floating slip with lift all on a quiet cove made for floating and relaxing. Fenced yard for your dogs and extra storage in 3 car garage and outside storage shed.

Listed by Polly Leadbetter of Lake James Real Estate, Inc

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1806 US 70 Highway W Morganton NC 28655

Price$199,900

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MLS Number 3540013

  • Residential Single Family
  • Property Style Vinyl 1 Story
  • Year Built 2008
  • Bathroom 2
  • Full Bath 2

ideal location between Morganton and Marion. Lake James is a short drive. Experience single level living with open floorpan. Stay connected in the open kitchen, dining, and living area. Relax on the full house back porch that overlooks the large fenced backyard wihere kids or pets can play. Enjoy the fruits of your labor or fun in the large garden space. Store tools and lawn equipment in the outbuilding. Great attention to detail with hardwood floors and amazing custom kitchen by Wise cabinets.

Listed by Mike Watts of Real Living Carolina Property

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103 Beechmont Drive Morganton NC 28655

Price$329,900

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MLS Number 3539654

  • Residential Single Family
  • Year Built 2019
  • Bathroom 2
  • Full Bath 2
  • Bedrooms 3

New Construction! Hard to find 3 bedroom, 2 bath home just minutes to downtown Morganton in the Beechmont subdivision. This all new brick home has it all! Large living room and dining room area to entertain all of your friends and family. Open kitchen with shaker white cabinets, granite countertops with island & breakfast area. All three bedrooms located on the main level including the spacious master bedroom/bathroom with tray ceiling and walkin closet. Features include: Madison french oak ivory (Can be negotiated) wood floors throughout, ceramic tile baths, his/hers vanity in master, large windows which offer a lot of natural lighting, stainless steel appliances, rinnai tankless hot water heater, bonus/play room on the second floor, and much more! Just a short drive to downtown Morganton and the beautiful Lake James! **Projected completion date is 11/01/19**

Listed by Nicholas Newton of Coldwell Banker Newton RE

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165 Perennial Drive Nebo NC 28761

MLS Number 3539224

  • Residential Single Family
  • Year Built 2009
  • Bathroom 4
  • Full Bath 3
  • Half Bath 1

Here is your chance to own a SPECTACULAR home in the gated Blackberry Subdivision. This home is Immaculate! The state of art kitchen features lots of cabinet space and an unique cook top designed with an old world style. Large cooking surfaces with pot filler and large double ovens. Beautiful center island makes a perfect food prep area. Step into the living room and the fireplace takes your breath away! A custom mantle sits above the fireplace and brings the room together. The dining room has 180 degree views, enjoy peaceful meals while watching the wildlife roam through the woods. Spacious main level master/en suite. Upstairs features two bedrooms, a bathroom, and a large game room, perfect for entertaining guest. The large spacious two car garage leads into the basement. Front and back porches and large fire pit located in the backyard, is a perfect way to savor those peaceful evenings. Enjoy the private mountain community while being just minutes from I-40 and Lake James.

Listed by Emilie Burgin and Curtis Williams of ERA Mountain View Properties

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Federal 30-year interest rate: 3.55% last updated on Aug 22, 2019
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5011 Fish Hatchery Road Morganton NC 28655

MLS Number 3533343

  • Residential Single Family
  • Property Style Wood 1.5 Story
  • Year Built 2009
  • Bathroom 3
  • Full Bath 3

What a wonderful way to enjoy life sitting on your wraparound porch looking straight into Table Rock and Shortoff mountains. Once you exit off the main road, you'll have to ford a creek to begin the experience of mountain life. This 2 bedroom (1 bedroom in the loft area) and 3 bath log home is located atop of a secluded mountain vista with over 7.5 acres of land, and a two-car detached garage. This property has over 250 feet of Russells Creek frontage, mature timber and many areas to hunt. Located approximately 1 mile from the New Fonta Flora Park/Trailhead, 2 miles to the Linville Boating Access to Lake James and over a half-million acres of the Pisgah National Forest located nearby. Whether you're looking for a full time, a secondary home or rental income, this home has options. The owner has a successful rental history through Air BnB if desired. Homes with this much land, and close proximity to Lake James, State Parks, and National Forest doesn't hit the market that often!

Listed by Greg Shuffler of WNC Real Estate at Lake James

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Federal 30-year interest rate: 3.55% last updated on Aug 22, 2019
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21 Lakeview Trail Nebo NC 28761

Price$274,900

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MLS Number 3538799

  • Residential Single Family
  • Property Style Wood 1.5 Story
  • Year Built 2014
  • Bathroom 2
  • Full Bath 2

Looking for your own mountain getaway? 2 Bedroom/ 2 bath with an open floor plan and vaulted ceilings. Neutral paint colors, hardwood floors and large deck that's great for entertaining. This cabin offers fantastic views of South Mountain and Cane Creek Valley in an established gated community. Large covered porches to enjoy the view in all weather. Subdivision amenities include access to a private 10 acre lake for swimming and fishing, hiking trails, covered pavilion and beach area. Close proximity to Lake James and 90 minutes to Charlotte and Asheville.

Listed by Doug Amos of WNC Real Estate at Lake James

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1582 N Powerhouse Road Morganton NC 28655

MLS Number 3535490

  • Residential Single Family
  • Year Built 1920
  • Bathroom 2
  • Full Bath 2
  • Bedrooms 3

3Br/2BA cabin close to the lake. Great fixer upper or investor property. Long term renter occupied. Shared well and driveway. City water with septic.

Listed by Polly Leadbetter of Lake James Real Estate, Inc

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1077 Forest Lake Heights Drive Nebo NC 28761

Price$1,250,000

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MLS Number 3520560

  • Residential Single Family
  • Year Built 2002
  • Bathroom 3
  • Full Bath 3
  • Bedrooms 3

Experience supreme bliss right here on Lake James. Just finished a full renovation! Intoxicating & serene vistas - including the mountains & the lake - are your daily elixirs for the soul. Living on about 2.55 private acres your biggest decisions may involve whether to sunbathe on your double-decker dock or to swim in the lake or to relax on your own beach or to read on one of your terraces. How idyllic. Inside, the utopia continues. You'll find the best of the best: engineered walnut floors, state of the art culinary kitchen w/ 4 burner gas range/dual oven/white quartz/farmhouse sink, owners' suite with sitting room/deck access/2 organized walk-in closets, nirvana inspired master bath with spacious 7'shower/heavenly soaking tub/heated in-floor comfort, exquisite lower level with Pergo floors/shiplap/full kitchen/water purifier/french drain & too many amenities to enumerate. Come. Feel first hand the beautiful indoor & outdoor spaces for real top-of-the-line living in this paradise

Listed by Laura Livaudais of Ivester Jackson Blackstream

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120 Fairway Drive S Nebo NC 28761

Price$355,000

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MLS Number 3537793

  • Residential Single Family
  • Year Built 2002
  • Bathroom 3
  • Full Bath 3
  • Bedrooms 3

Golf Course living at Lake James. Beautiful 3BR/3BA home with 3100+sqft. New roof this year. Hardwoods and ceramic tile. Thru the front door is a large living room and dining area that wraps around to a custom kitchen with lots of cabinets and counterspace and a breakfast nook. Off the back is a sunroom perfect for relaxing and enjoying the view. Huge master bedroom and bathroom with 2 walk-in closets and French doors leading out to a deck overlooking the front 9 at Marion Lake Club. 2 additional bedrooms, a full bathroom, large laundry room, and 2 car garage complete the main level. Downstairs is a family/rec room, a full bathroom, golf cart garage and a covered deck. There is also an additional 1400 sqft in the basement that is unfinished and ready to customize. Pick up a membership and available boatslips are just a short golf cart ride away along with a boat ramp, swimming pool, tennis courts and restaurant. Close to I-40 and a short commute to Asheville. Don't miss this one.

Listed by Jonathan Hartman of Rhonda Silver Real Estate Group LLC

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527 Dobson's View Road Nebo NC 28761

Price$875,000

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MLS Number 3530466

  • Residential Single Family
  • Year Built 1970
  • Bathroom 4
  • Full Bath 3
  • Half Bath 1

This beautiful spacious home is located on beautiful Lake James and has great year round views of the lake. Great room includes vaulted ceilings and lake views from almost every window. Great room opens up to screened in porch to enjoy beautiful views. Main level consists of great room and kitchen which includes tile counter tops and island bar and desk and opens up to more beautiful views. Kitchen opens into formal dining room which also includes vaulted ceiling and full stone gas fireplace. Master bed room includes full stone gas fireplace vaulted ceilings & two walk in closets and the Master bath room which includes Jacuzzi tub overlooking the lake. Also on main level is the laundry room, storage closets and hallway half bathroom. Also includes two additional bedrooms and full bath. Basement levels has another bedroom and a full bathroom. This home also includes 4 car garage, covered Dock, PRIVATE boat ramp and boat garage. This home offers tons of space for family and friends.

Listed by Amy Miller of Miller Realty and Development LLC

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125 Collingwood Drive Morganton NC 28655

Price$169,900

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MLS Number 3535980

  • Residential Single Family
  • Year Built 1965
  • Bathroom 2
  • Full Bath 2
  • Bedrooms 3

Traditional Brick Ranch with Welcoming covered front porch in the Salem community! Features include entry hall, formal living room, den with brick wood burning fireplace and built-ins, kitchen with pantry, adjacent multi-purpose laundry/mud room, 3 large bedrooms with walk-in closets, 2 full baths, hall coat closet, hall linen closet. Full unfinished basement with a garage door for workshop and storage, brick wood burning fireplace, and a wood burning stove. Attached single carport. Mature landscaping, including Crepe Myrtle Trees, fruit trees and grapevines. Enjoy one level living with a country feel, yet close to Downtown Morganton for dining, entertainment, and just a few more miles to Lake James and the Mountains. Easy access to I-40.

Listed by Dawn Stephens of ERA Mountain View Properties

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7084 Silver Creek Lane Morganton NC 28655

Price$298,500

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MLS Number 3535949

  • Residential Single Family
  • Property Style Log 1 Story Basement
  • Year Built 2001
  • Bathroom 3
  • Full Bath 3

Sweeping, breath-taking views from this unique, move-in ready log cabin at the top of the South Mountains. This 2 bedroom, 3 bath home, offers almost 2000 square feet of move-in ready, furnished space for the buyer who appreciates the ridgeline of NC and the peacefulness of a remote setting. Unplug & enjoy the sunrise from the covered front porch. Later in the day head to the back deck or the covered patio to appreciate the awe-inspiring sunsets & storms that roll through the valley, where Lake James and Asheville can be spied. Main level offers an updated kitchen with 2 pantries, living area, dining area, master bedroom/bath and a 2nd bedroom and bath. Additional space in the loft accessible by ladder from the main level. Basement has a lovely stacked stone gas fireplace, eating/prep area and flex space decorated as a 3rd bedroom & full bath. Currently setup to sleep 11. Short term rentals allowed. 9 miles to Morganton. High speed internet provided by a microwave satellite.

Listed by Xan Pilgrim of Hickory Real Estate Group, Inc

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Federal 30-year interest rate: 3.55% last updated on Aug 22, 2019
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