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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38V Brindlewood, Nebo, NC 28761

Price$239,000

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MLS Number 3446469

  • Residential Single Family
  • Property Sub Type 1 Story
  • Year Built 2019
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bedrooms 3

PRE-CONSTRUCTION LOG SIDED HOME: 1500 Sq Ft 3BR/2BA home on 4.31 +/- acres in beautiful gated log home community. Home features large living room open to dining and kitchen. Master bedroom with en suite and walk-in closet. Since home is pre-construction, some plans and colors may be tailored to suit your preferences. Home also features a covered front porch. Enjoy a 10-acre fishing lake (catch & release only). Lakeside Park features seasonal in-ground pool with showers and bathroom facilities. There are picnic tables, grills and a small boardwalk with a fishing dock as well as a small playground area for younger children. Streamside Park features picnic tables and outdoor grills. There is also a nice hiking trail. NC agent owned.

Listed by Mark Cox of N C Land and Lots

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506 Causby, Morganton, NC 28655

Price$179,900

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MLS Number 3428905

  • Residential Single Family
  • Property Sub Type 2 Story
  • Year Built 1929
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bedrooms 4

This beautiful Colonial style home has 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, formal living room, fireplaces, eat-in kitchen, a detached 22 x 24 two-vehicle garages, a two-story 30 x 40 workshop, and an old pole barn at the back of the property. The front of this home faces south and has some magnificent views of the South Mountains. Located in the western part of Burke County, this property is approximately 15 minutes to Lake James. Other amenities in close proximity are Paddy Creek State Park, Linville Gorge, Pisgah National Forest and the new Fonta Flora Trail system. This old home place contains approximately 2.52 acres with a garden area, a huge recreational area for children, and plenty of space to fence in for your animals. The home is located in the city limits of Morganton, but the remaining acreage is located outside the city limits. Come and be part of our community and enjoy the Foothills experience.

Listed by Greg Shuffler of WNC Real Estate Lake James

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3965 NC 126, Morganton, NC 28655

Price$109,900

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MLS Number 3429662

  • Residential Single Family
  • Property Sub Type 1 Story
  • Year Built 1940
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bedrooms 3

Remodeled 1500 square foot home with huge living area! The home has 3 bedrooms, an office and 2 full bathrooms all on one level. Easily manageable yard with a view of Shortoff mountain. Located only minutes from the Fonta Flora trail head and Linville Access at Lake James!

Listed by Christy Truitt of WNC Real Estate Inc.

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1790 Watermill, Morganton, NC 28655

Price$75,000

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MLS Number 3431772

  • Residential Single Family
  • Year Built 2000
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Square Feet 938

3 Bedroom, 2 bath Singlewide Manufactured home located on 1.25 acres of land. Large living room, kitchen area has lots of cabinets and pantry. Split bedroom plan. Master bedroom has a Master bathroom with walk in shower, garden bath tub and large closet. Lots of area to garden and plant flowers. Outbuilding for storage. Public water and sewer. Creek/stream on property. With-in 10 miles to Lake James.

Listed by Debra Trivette of RE/MAX A-Team

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* Pisgah Preserve, Nebo, NC 28761

Price$239,000

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MLS Number 3432545

  • Residential Single Family
  • Property Sub Type 1.5 Story
  • Year Built 2018
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bedrooms 2

If you want a mountain getaway, this is it!!! Pisgah Preserve at Lake James is a 460 acre gated community designed with preservation in mind.This community has over 120 acres dedicated to open space and miles of walking trails.Now the best part; the Pisgah National Forest joins the boundary of this community.Hunt, hike, or fish on the half million acres of National Forest or just live the mountain lifestyle. Pisgah Preserve at Lake James is a rustic home community just minutes from Lake James. Public boat launch, marina, restaurant and the new 3000-acre Paddy's Creek State Park make this area the perfect retreat. We are offering a Land and Home package (Turn-Key including well and septic) for the listed price.The home being offered called "The Laurel".It's a 1403 square ft home with two master bedrooms and two and a half baths built on a crawl space. Upgrades to the square footage, design, and adding a basement to the home are welcomed. Some limitations to well and septic are in place.

Listed by Greg Shuffler of WNC Real Estate Lake James

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3366 Gwaltney, Morganton, NC 28655

Price$400,000

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MLS Number 3416620

  • Residential Single Family
  • Property Sub Type 1 Story Basement
  • Year Built 1999
  • Bathroom 4
  • Bedrooms 3

Stunning 3 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath custom home on over 5 acres of land located just minutes from Lake James! The home offers one level living with all the bedrooms and an office on the main level along with the laundry and garage. 9 foot ceilings throughout the home with tray and vaulted ceilings up to 17 feet. Over 2,800 square feet of unfinished basement with Finished Full Bath! Plenty of room to add a bedroom, in-law suit, man cave etc. Enjoy the day on the deck overlooking your in-ground pool! Large open yards on either side of the home. Oversized 2 car garage with room for workbench and storage. Large concrete driveway with plenty of parking. Too many upgrades and details to mention here... see seller's list in the home!

Listed by Tony Colella of Western Piedmont Real Estate, LLC

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167 Saratoga, Nebo, NC 28761

Price$239,900

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MLS Number 3434579

  • Residential Single Family
  • Property Sub Type 1.5 Story
  • Year Built 2006
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bedrooms 2

PRIVATE 2BD 2BA home w/ 2.54 acres located in the private gated community of Grandview Peaks!! Enjoy the open floor plan and soaring high ceilings as you enter this home. Stone gas fireplace, living room with lots of natural light & hardwood flooring, dining area and kitchen complete w/ stainless steel appliances, corian counter tops, pantry and laundry closet with stackable washer/dryer. Main level bedroom and full bath. Spacious master bedroom and en suite bath with ceramic tile shower on upper level. Loft is currently being used as office but could be used as a sleep loft or sitting area. Outside a beautiful covered front porch to enjoy your morning coffee while you watch the abundant wildlife play in the yard! Decking that wraps around the side of the home for outdoor entertaining. Amish built 16x10 building, garden space & fire pit!!! Amenities include a beautiful lake, waterfall and hiking trails.Only minutes to Lake James or an hour drive to Asheville! Priced $239,900

Listed by Sandra Walker of RE/MAX Southern Lifestyles Real Estate LLC

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453 Grandview Peaks, Nebo, NC 28761

Price$355,000

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MLS Number 3409904

  • Residential Single Family
  • Property Sub Type 2 Story/Basement
  • Year Built 2006
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bedrooms 3

Looking for the ultimate in mountain relaxation? You must see this well maintained log cabin home with breathtaking mountain views on 2.59 acres! The main floor of this home hosts a living room with 22' ceilings & an open concept kitchen. Off the main living area are 2 bedrooms & a large hall bathroom. Upstairs is a huge master suite complete with it's own living room & private wrap around deck. The views from the upper deck span over 200 degrees. Off the master living room is the master bedroom with 13' ceilings & a bathroom with jetted tub & separate stand up glass shower. Don't forget to check out the flex space downstairs. The basement of the home has been plumbed for a bathroom. Outside is a detached 2 car garage & a garden spot. 2.59 acres offers plenty of room to hike, garden, relax, or enjoy. Located an hour from Asheville, 1.5 hours from Charlotte, & 25 minutes from Lake James. Grandview Peaks is a private gated community with hiking trails, a community lake, & waterfall.

Listed by Sara Black of RE/MAX Southern Lifestyles Real Estate LLC

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2944 Wolf Pit, Morganton, NC 28680

MLS Number 3411122

  • Residential Single Family
  • Year Built 1967
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Square Feet 1636

One of a kind acreage near Lake James with views in all four directions and adjacent to Pisgah National Forest. Great property to build that dream home. Enjoy year round layered long range mountain views to the east and west, close mountain views of Shortoff to the North, and seasonal views of Lake James to the South. Hikers will love the Linville Wilderness area and Shortoff Trail within walking distance of the property. The new Fonta Flora State Trail and County Park are also nearby, as well as Lake James State Park, Paddy's Creek, and public boat access to Lake James. Property has well and septic already in place and includes a singlewide with several additions.

Listed by Angie Kretzschmar of Lyons Construction and Realty, Inc.

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1191 High Trail, Nebo, NC 28761

Price$979,000

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MLS Number 3383607

  • Residential Single Family
  • Property Sub Type 1.5 Story/Basement
  • Year Built 2013
  • Bathroom 4
  • Bedrooms 3

Magnificent lakefront home on beautiful Lake James voted as one of the Top 10 cleanest lakes in the US. This home is perfection top to bottom and offers lakefront and mountain views. Step inside a beautiful foyer and you'll fall in love with the rustic yet modern decor under the soaring ceilings with open concept living room, dining, and kitchen area. Spacious master on the main with an impressive master bath that includes a free-standing soaker tub. Downstairs is 2 more bedrooms with private baths all of ample size, another living room with a fireplace, wet bar with fridge, laundry area, and poured patio, matching detached garage, plenty of closets for storage, all wood doors, landscaping. Owner will also leave the high end and like new furnishings. If this will be your vacation home this community allows vacation rentals and this property has a great rental history!

Listed by Christie Leonard of WNC Real Estate Inc.

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3703 Back Bluff, Morganton, NC 28655

Price$338,400

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MLS Number 3400668

  • Residential Single Family
  • Property Sub Type 1.5 Story/Basement
  • Year Built 2005
  • Bathroom 4
  • Bedrooms 4

1.5 STORY CABIN LESS THAN 10 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN MORGANTON!! With an open homesite on 15+ acres, this 3122 ft. Southland Log Homes™ cabin is full of amenity. FEATURES: 4BD/3.5BA, Horse Barn w/Aqua Cool system, Pasture Land ready for your own grazers, Large Wrap-around Deck, Superior Walls®, Hardwood Floors, 2 Master Bedrooms, Tankless Hot Water, Great Room w/Cathedral Ceilings, 2nd Family Room, Granite Countertops, Winter Views, and more! HIGH PEAK MOUNTAIN ESTATES - COMFORTABLE. CONVENIENT. CAPTIVATING. Become an owner in this prestigious gated community, and enjoy the seclusion of mountain living with the luxuries of dining, entertainment, and medical just minutes away. The short 5-mile drive to interstate places this prime destination in convenient proximity to Charlotte and Asheville, while providing quick access to surrounding attractions such as Lake James, Lake Rhodhiss, Table Rock, Grandfather Mountain, Linville Gorge, and more!

Listed by Rusty Davis of C Shane Cook & Associates

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2216 North Point, Nebo, NC 28671

Price$510,000

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MLS Number 3402751

  • Residential Single Family
  • Property Sub Type 1 Story Basement
  • Year Built 1966
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bedrooms 2

LAKEFRONT PROPERTY WITH COVERED DOCK & NO HOA RESTRICTIONS! Here's a chance to own 151 ft of prestigious Lake James shoreline with NO HOA RESTRICTIONS OR FEES! Located right in the heart of western NC's playground, this traditional lake home offers astounding year-long views of the Blue Ridge Mountains to accompany your soothing lake vista. Don't be misled by the 1929 ft 2BD/2BA listing as there are 2 more bedrooms, a large rec room, and a full bath in the basement that cannot be included because you must pass through unfinished space to get to them. With just a little work you can easily complete the finishing touches in the basement to double the square footage. Only 16 steps away, the covered 2-slip boat house also includes an attached swim platform! FEATURES INCLUDE: Large Living Area, Large Entertainment Deck, Updated Master Suite, Heated Tile Floor Master Bath, Large sunroom, Detached Garage, Convenient to Interstate, and more! Great opportunity for Vacation Rental Income!

Listed by Shane Cook and Rusty Davis of C Shane Cook & Associates

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