Location, Location, Location!

Morganton, NC might just be the perfect location for folks who want to live in a rural area with a strong taste of city life. Downtown Morganton is 30 min from Lake James, 30 min from Hickory, 60 min from Asheville, and a little over an hour from Charlotte.

Burke County is the largest mountain county and full of so much natural beauty, awesome hikes, and more ways to enjoy the outdoors. Whether you are a commuter from Charlotte, Asheville or work in many of the local businesses Morganton has to offer; this is the hub with life of peace in it’s people and surroundings.

Home of Catawba Brewing Company, Fonta Flora Brewery, Sidetracked Brewery and Brown Mountain Bottleworks; Downtown Morganton has your local and national top notch breweries and bottle shops covered. There is no shortage of up scale restaurants like: Root & Vine and Treat, or hop in to Homer’s Soda Shop for high-end cocktails and raw oysters. Full of good people, classy and rustic night life spots, Downtown Morganton is a fun night out every night of the week! May through July: Every Friday night in Morganton, their Thank God It’s Friday (TGIF) Concerts take over the Courthouse Square in Morganton. Music, food, and more fun combine to make this a community staple for two-plus decades.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $233K
Lowest Price $2.5K
Highest Price $3.2M
Total Listings 414
Avg. Days On Market 362
Avg. Price/SQFT $207

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scenic view from country road in Morganton North Carolina


One Of the best kept secrets in North Carolina. Hidden away on a mountaintop, deep in a forest of towering hardwoods, is a unique community.

Silver Creek Community is located in the South Mountains near the Blue Ridge Parkway and directly off U.S. Highway 64. Only nine miles from Morganton, NC, the community is within a short driving distance from famed attractions such as Blowing Rock, Grandfather Mountain, Linville Falls and beautiful Lake James. Silver Creek is an easy 20-minute drive from Hickory with its furniture outlets, 24 minutes to Lake James, 45 minutes from Asheville and the Biltmore House, and 60 minutes from the transportation, cultural and sporting center of Charlotte, NC.

At the heart of the community, at an elevation of over 2500 feet, is the lodge, cabana and pool. Their 18-hole, par 72 Tom Jackson championship course includes 170 acres with five sets of tees to accommodate and challenge golfers of all skill levels. Bermuda fairways, immaculate bent grass greens, a sophisticated irrigation system and concrete cart paths are surrounded by breathtaking views of mountains, ponds and streams. Silver Creek is open to the public.

Asheville North Carolina view of mountains with sun rays coming through the clouds

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