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, and it is situated between the towns of Marion and Morganton— just 45 miles from Asheville and 30 minutes to Black Mountain. 

The picturesque waters of Lake James are bordered by the Linville Gorge Wilderness and the Pisgah National Forest—two well-known meccas for outdoor enthusiasts — which means you’re positioned to take in fantastic views. It also means that on any given day, you can soak your feet in the nearby creeks, explore the gorge, or walk alongside waterfalls in addition to enjoying all that lake life has to offer.

Lake James is an ideal place to call home, as this residential community provides both privacy within and access to the natural landscape that surrounds it. As a resident here, you’re able to enjoy a variety of recreational activities during every season—from boating, swimming, and fishing to hiking and biking over 25 miles of trails—ensuring that every day will feel like a getaway. 

Below you will find all Lake James homes for sale. Create an account to save your favorite Lake James homes and to receive email notifications when similar listings become available. 

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989 Lake Club Drive Nebo NC 28761

Nebo, NC989 Lake Club Drive, Unit L

Price$799,900

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MLS Number CAR3627737

  • Residential
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Square Feet 2906
  • Year Built 1997

More Photos, Virtual tour and drone aerial of this beautiful home......Lake James WATERFRONT property. Just needs you to enjoy it!! Lake James offers boating, swimming, fishing, views and enjoyment for your family. DECKS to enjoy views of the water and state park. Property completely remodeled in the past several years since purchased including remodeled kitchen with custom cabinets and granite countertops, newer appliances, remodeled bathrooms, zoned mini splits for heating and cooling, marble floors, newer windows and TPO and shingled roof. Private master suite offers a large size master bath w/ large glass shower and his/her sinks. Check out the 3 oversized 3 car garage. Golf cart ride to Marion Lake Club golf course.

Listed by Rhonda Silver of Rhonda Silver Real Estate Group LLC

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376 Hunt Camp Drive Nebo NC 28761

MLS Number CAR3632983

  • Residential
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Square Feet 1532
  • Year Built 2020

NEW CONSTRUCTION at Lake James, Completion mid August 2020. Custom Arts and Crafts lake house on a waterfront lot in desirable Old Wildlife Club, membership to Camp Lake James will convey at closing. Open floor plan with vaulted tong and grove ceiling, hardwood floors, electric fireplace, ceiling fans, walk out to large covered deck over looking lake. Master is on main providing one level living, basement has two bedrooms, full bath and extra large one car garage providing storage for all of your lake toys. Kitchen counter to be installed soon. From the driveway take the winding path down to the shoreline, where you can design and build your own private dock. Seller has dock permit that can be transferred at closing. If you are looking for a waterfront lake cabin in the woods this is it!

Listed by Denice Rechtiene of Lake James Real Estate Inc

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1131 Ten Whigs Ridge Nebo NC 28761

Nebo, NC1131 Ten Whigs Ridge

Price$849,000

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MLS Number CAR3628294

  • Residential
  • Bathroom 5
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Square Feet 4599
  • Year Built 2007

Just a short walk away from treasured Camp Lake James, 1780's waterfront adventure center, this low maintenance, no worry beauty is the family retreat you've been searching for. Perched on Ten Whigs Ridge, this home is located just above your deeded boatslip with hydro-hoist boatlift installed and the easiest access available to your future boat! Dobson's Knob and the cascading black mountains gleam in the distance from almost every room in the stunning home. Note the huge kitchen, living area, and basement space designed for gathering and making memories. But, still plenty of bedroom space for privacy and rest for the whole family. High speed internet too! Outdoor living space is part of the fun around the lake, especially on those brisk fall nights. Enjoy inside jokes and spooky tales around the picturesque fire pit. Need more room? You might consider finishing the living space and potential bathroom above the huge garage and workshop. Camp Lake James membership and boatslip included

Listed by Bryan Jones and Fletcher Edens of Lake James Team

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1690 Saylor Way Nebo NC 28761

Nebo, NC1690 Saylor Way

Price$1,150,000

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MLS Number CAR3626987

  • Residential
  • Bathroom 4
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Square Feet 2622
  • Year Built 2020

NEW CONSTRUCTION. Completion mid July 2020. Custom Arts & Crafts cabin on waterfront lot. Beautiful close range mountain & lake views. Open floorplan with shiplap walls, large windows and lots of light. Kitchen features Bosch appliances and Wolff induction electric cooktop in island. Great room overlooking the lake with freestanding gas stove for chilly nights. Architecturally detailed open staircase divides living & dining areas. Master on main with large tiled shower, double sinks & soaking tub. Both master and great room have access to covered deck. Laundry & powder room off entry. Upper level has 2 BR's, hall bath with shower and loft area with built in sleeping bunks. Lower level has family room with kitchenette, bedroom & bath. All stained concrete flooring & access to lower deck. Lower garage deep enough to store your boat. Take the winding trail down to covered 2 slip aluminum dock with top deck for enjoying the view. Ipe decks & covered carport or entertaining area.

Listed by Polly Leadbetter of Lake James Real Estate Inc

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3113 Donahue Drive Nebo NC 28761

Nebo, NC3113 Donahue Drive

Price$449,000

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MLS Number CAR3626382

  • Residential
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Square Feet 1852
  • Year Built 2009

Rentable. Enjoyable. Beautiful. Price just reduced $34000.00! Your secluded hide-a-way built by artisan craftsmen using carefully selected repurposed materials. This three story cabin features 100 year old barn siding, knotty pine walls, wormy chestnut floors, native stone hearth and hand-carved bannister rails. On the top floor is the master suite with an oversize shower with a river rock floor, heated bath tile, walk-in cedar closet and cork floors in the bed area. Mid level is the kitchen and great room featuring high end appliances and custom cabinetry. Plenty of room on the lower level for guests and children. Property has a cistern and energy saving expanded foam insulation. The large screened porch is perfect for enjoying nature and sunsets, and includes massive tree trunks and vintage tobacco warehouse drying sticks for the porch railing. This homes includes a very easy access boat slip and qualifies for inclusion in a Camp Lake James managed short term rental program.

Listed by Fletcher Edens and Bryan Jones of Lake James Team

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1643 Old Dry Creek Road Morganton NC 28655

Morganton, NC1643 Old Dry Creek Road

Price$2,695,000

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MLS Number CAR3624583

  • Residential
  • Bathroom 7
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Square Feet 4408
  • Year Built 2017

LAKE LIVING AT IT'S FINEST…Newly completed Mountain Rustic Style Home & Carriage House on a truly one of a kind Waterfront Lot. The 3.41 acre site with over 500' of water frontage including 3 beaches & Dock with Covered Gazebo is located at the end of a peninsula on a Family Retreat Lot with two building sites allowing construction of a Main House, Guest Cottage and other ancillary structures. The primary level of the Main House features an open floor plan with Exquisite Kitchen, Great Room with cathedral ceiling, Dining Area and luxurious Master Suite all overlooking the lake. Outside living areas include Sleeping Porch with hanging beds, expansive deck and "shuttered" 20' X 28' Porch with Fireplace. The lower level features 2 en-suite Guest BR's, Family Rm with custom Bar, Exercise Rm, and Craft Rm. The Carriage House includes over-sized 2-car Garage, Lake Bath, Workshop with AC and the upper level features a Guest Suite with Living Rm, full Kitchen, Bath, Bunk Rm and Bedroom.

Listed by Gerry Prud'homme of GreyBeard Realty

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309 Peninsula Reserve Road Nebo NC 28761

Nebo, NC309 Peninsula Reserve Road

Price$779,900

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MLS Number CAR3619747

  • Residential
  • Bathroom 4
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Square Feet 2898
  • Year Built 2018

This waterfront home is situated on 1.15 acres at the edge of the lake. Lake James was voted Top Ten in the United States out of the Top 100 Family-Friendly Places to Fish and Boat in 2016. This custom home was built for comfort, relaxation, and recreation. The open floorplan with high ceilings and well-appointed country design makes this home perfect for lake life. On the lower level, gourmet kitchen, large dining area, walk-out covered deck outlooking the lake, master bed/bath, living rm with fireplace, half bath, and laundry rm. Upstairs, second master bed/bath and additional sleeping quarters for more quest, living rm, game rm, large bdrm, and full bath. Outside, easy walk to the lake and pool, lake outbuilding (powered) at the edge of the water for storage, aluminum boat dock in deep water. Most of the indoor furnishing can be purchased making it ready for a turn-key rental opportunity. This home has a strong rental history with a near-perfect track-record of 5-star guest reviews.

Listed by Greg Shuffler of WNC Real Estate at Lake James

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1752 Yellow Fork Trail E Nebo NC 28761

Nebo, NC1752 Yellow Fork Trail E

Price$998,500

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MLS Number CAR3622729

  • Residential
  • Bathroom 5
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Square Feet 2918
  • Year Built 2009

With a rare, truly flat walk from home to dock, this timeless Lake James classic stands out as an extraordinary buying opportunity. Follow the long, gated driveway from Yellow Fork East in the 1780 community, one of the most desirable locations on Lake James, down to this private lakeside refuge. Note the beautiful stone work and outside living space from the carport to the large floating dock and waterfront deck area. As you enter the home, consider the usefulness of the full sized screened porch overlooking the lake. Inside, the vaulted ceiling, well-appointed kitchen, and magnificent fireplace immediately stand out. With 2.5 stories including a fully finished walk-out basement, there is space for all the family and even some friends to spread out. Camp Lake James membership is included.

Listed by Fletcher Edens and Bryan Jones of Lake James Team

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99 Bear Hollow Court Nebo NC 28761

Nebo, NC99 Bear Hollow Court, Unit 43

Price$1,449,000

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MLS Number CAR3618302

  • Residential
  • Bathroom 5
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Square Feet 4314
  • Year Built 2006

Enjoy some of the most spectacular views on Lake James from every room in this custom built home. This gorgeous property has 2 master suites on the main level, an open kitchen/living area with a beautiful stone fireplace and a screened in porch with an outdoor stone fireplace as well. Stainless appliances, a farmhouse sink, a walk-in pantry, granite counters, a large island, and a half bath are additional features on the main level. The lower level has an additional 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a large family room with a 3rd stone fireplace, several storage areas and a large laundry room. Detailed qualities include wormy chestnut floors on the main level, A radon system, built-in Dehumidifier, 2 tankless water heaters, 2 heat pumps,and captivating views year round.Outdoor features include a wood-fired Pizza oven, IPE decking,paved patio,a gazebo,and a private walkway to the covered floating dock with 2 slips. Located in a cul-de-sac and in a gated community. Must See!

Listed by Cindy Ledbetter of The Marion Agency LLC

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6491 S Shore Drive Nebo NC 28761

Nebo, NC6491 S Shore Drive

Price$599,000

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MLS Number CAR3613271

  • Residential
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Square Feet 2423
  • Year Built 1994

Lovely Lakefront Home located in the desirable Sub-Division of Holiday Shores.... One of Lake James' original waterfront communities. An abundance of windows allows the interior to mingle effortlessly with the outside natural beauty of the lake. Main floor features cathedral ceilings, wood floors , Two Bedrooms, Full Bath, Kitchen, Dining and Living Area with Lake Views. Upper level has an open loft area , Master Bedroom and Bath. The lower level may be one of your favorite places to relax in the den area with the fireplace, or the screened in porch enjoying additional views. Two Car Garage, Shared Floating Dock, State Maintained Roads.

Listed by Rhonda Edge of ERA Mountain View Properties

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2185 Cottage Park Road Morganton NC 28655

Morganton, NC2185 Cottage Park Road

Price$424,999

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MLS Number CAR3598957

  • Residential
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Square Feet 2742
  • Year Built 2008

*** JUST REDUCED*** Once you enter this rustic mountain cabin, you'll notice the high cathedral ceiling, plenty of windows, hardwood flooring, and rock fireplace. Two bdrm and two bathrooms are located on the main floor. The master bdrm is huge, master bath has granite double vanities, stand up tile shower, and whirlpool tub. The kitchen has plenty of cabinet space, pantry, granite counters, dining area, and stainless steel appliances. The laundry room has extra storage with space to enjoy laundry duties. Located off the kitchen is a family room with a second fireplace and high ceilings. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms, a bonus room(currently used as a bedroom) and one bath. A two-car garage puts the finishing touches. This home is located in the gated subdivision of Cottage Park. Community features include a pool, clubhouse, and boat storage area. Located across the road from Mimosa Boat Landing, you can drive your golf cart to the lake and your boat slip (check availability).

Listed by Greg Shuffler of WNC Real Estate at Lake James

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220 Linville View Drive Nebo NC 28761

MLS Number CAR3601218

  • Residential
  • Bathroom 4
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Square Feet 3021
  • Year Built 2019

New Construction! Contemporary Craftsman Home on Lake James, no need to wait to build! This 4 bedroom home 3 1/2 bath home has just been completed, open floor plan has soaring two story great room, stone fireplace, towering windows, gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances and Ilve/Italian gas stove, built-in dinning hutch, all looking over a beautiful wide cove, tucked just off the main channel for quiet water and great views . Master suite on main, with dual vanity, soaking tub and huge tiled walk-in shower. Upstairs are three bedrooms and two baths, plenty of room for all of your lake guests. Expansive deck provides tons of outdoor space including covered lower level patio. Flat walk to the waters edge, shoreline stabilization already in place, just waiting for your private dock. There is plenty of storage space in crawl space for lake toys.

Listed by Polly Leadbetter and Denice Rechtiene of Lake James Real Estate Inc

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