We are a husband and wife real estate team that have been working together successfully for over 20 years. We are uncompromising in our pursuit of excellence and dedication to our clients. We will work together with you in managing the marketing of your property or helping to locate a sweet spot to carry out your lives and find as much happiness in Polk County, NC as we did.
Tryon, Columbus, Landrum and Campobello are the prettiest little towns in and around Polk County, NC with the nicest, animal loving people. For horse enthusiasts there are several riding trail systems that are unique and one of a kind in North America: CETA, FETA, NPA and several smaller organizations provide groomed trails for landowners and people living in the area for a small fee each year.
Having lived in three countries and having experienced many different cultures and areas, Polk County, NC truly is the best place in the world. From small cabins in the woods with a waterfall next to it, to large horse farms and estates; you can find properties in every price range. If you are looking for an investment property to gain from the impact that the Tryon International Equestrian Center will have over time, we are the realtors to talk to. Having renovated and resold many houses and developed land holdings for clients, we have a vision for the future and lots of experience. There is no property too small or too large for us. Please call us and we are happy to meet you over a cup of coffee to discuss your needs and ideas.
Lakefront New Construction in Derbyshire – 726 Mapleton Lane
Derbyshire is known as an equestrian community, but you don’t have to have horses to enjoy the benefits of living there. It is an exceptionally great and safe place to raise a family. Being gated adds peace of mind. The community is low density; the streets are paved. Shared by all residents is a 33-acre lake. This new, custom-built home is situated on a 1.1-acre waterfront lot. The home consists of over 5,420 square feet of superior craftsmanship and finishes, 5 bedrooms and 6 full bathrooms. $995,000
PENDING – 28 acres in the heart of the horse land – 4559 Chesnee Road
This is a great urban alternative as a place to raise a family or to teach the grandkids about the values of living close to the land. The 28-acre property is situated in a lovely rural area known as Green Creek, in the heartland of horse country. Accessed by a long, paved driveway the house has been located to ensure privacy and for the daily pleasure of overlooking your 15-acre pasture. The high quality, brick veneer house was built in 1997 by the present owner and has been impeccably maintained. There are 2,900 square feet of living area on the main level with 3 bedrooms, and 2-1/2 baths; a den/dining room; living room with a vaulted ceiling and propane fireplace; spacious country kitchen combined with a large dining area. The kitchen opens to a sunroom. The walkout lower level is partially finished. A 2-car garage is attached. The pasture is fenced and there is a rustic barn. If you are a horseback rider, you can join the FETA trail system. $639,000
Honey Hill Farm is a 54-acre equestrian/residential property that is as quiet, peaceful and private as can be. Ride the FETA trails off the property, which is accessed by a long, winding driveway. The house sits atop a knoll surrounded by about 15 acres of pasture with seasonal mountain views. The Farm is the centerpiece of Honey Hill Cove, a 225-acre, 9-parcel development that is the fulfillment of present owner’s dream of creating a timeless, family enclave for horse idolizers and/or serenity seekers. One would not be faulted for the impression that the “farmhouse”, with its off-the-farm fieldstone and cypress exterior, was planted here and simply grew. Introducing the house is a rocking chair verandah shaded by a balcony. The main level interior defined by formal and informal: The great music room wing and the kitchen, dining, family gathering space and a large, screened deck and porches overlooking the meadows. It is in close proximity to town as well as I-26 and Highway 74. $1,299,000
Year-round 180-degree mountain views: Located in Prospect Point, a high-end gated community, this 11-acres wooded property offers excellent mountain views. It is relatively level at its’ building site and highest point. From there the land gently slopes away. The south-west orientation adds the additional dimension of sunsets bathing the mountains. In keeping with the low-density spirit of the development, Prospect Point consists of merely 14 lots with none being less than 10-acres in size. All utilities are underground: electrical, fiber optic cable, and natural gas. The roads are paved. At Prospect Point you may “tuck yourself away” and yet be close at hand with major highways and towns only minutes away. $249,000
This bright and airy open-concept contemporary home of 4990 sqft has 4 bedrooms, 5 baths and three decks on three levels. Located on a private wooded lot of nearly 3 acres in a mature, upscale neighborhood, it has many windows on all sides with great views of the outdoors. A covered veranda/deck serves as the primary entrance leading to the main floor, which features a spacious master suite, open kitchen, dining and sitting areas, living room, laundry room/guest bath, and another deck. $465,000
‘Many Levels’ is a charming, established residential enclave close to Tryon in Hunting Country. Discreet, paved roads are canopied by mature trees, and houses are sequestered within large parcels. This property may be a near-perfect retirement home. It is a smartly designed home by the locally-legendary architect, Holland Brady. On the main level, the kitchen and family room, which has a fireplace, are open to one another; as are the adjoining living room and dining room: spaciousness. Also, on the main level is the master bedroom with a generous en suite bath and a second bedroom with a full bath. A screened porch connects the 2-car garage to a mudroom and laundry area. The lower, walk-out level has a third bedroom, a full bath, an office, and a workshop. An in-ground, gunite pool has been integrated into the landscaping and view and accents the front of the house. Around the house, it’s quite level. There are good winter mountain views, and partial summer views. $449,000
“The Wilcox Place”: Historic home with guest cottage, 574 Howard Gap Road, Tryon
Built in 1913, this historic homestead, known as The Wilcox Place, is nestled within 2.81 landscaped acres at the foothills with a winter mountain view. The entry-level is country style with a bright foyer and an adjacent office. The living room is 30 feet long and is wainscoted-encapsulated with small, richly hued boards accented by a stone fireplace. In a former attic space is another newly created bedroom suite. There is a fireplace in the master bedroom, and a second bedroom is joined by a den. The antique guest house is very comfortable for visitors, you have to possibly evicted friends and fam! The entire property has been professionally fenced and is secure for all makes and models of dogs; diggers and climbers. $524,900
Lake Lanier, updated log home on the water: 512 Caledonia Loop, Landrum SC
This very private, high quality, and updated log home has 367 ft. of frontage with a dock on Lake Lanier. It is a tall structure with 2200± square feet on three levels with a 147± square foot sleeping loft within the peak of the 16-foot-high living room. The high ceilings, open spaces and floor to ceiling stone fireplace emancipate the spirit of the all wood interior. Bound to the west and south by broad decks, a stone walkway leads to the main level. On this level is the kitchen with granite countertops and dining area; separated from the great room by a 2-sided stone fireplace. A powder room and the master bedroom suite lie to the east of the living room. The lower level features very high ceilings and a rustic den, kitchenette and another fireplace flanked by glass doors that lead to a stone patio shaded by the upper deck. There are also two additional bedrooms, a bath, laundry and utility area on this walkout level. Being a Smarthome makes it an ideal vacation home or rental. Showings available on request. $549,000
Positioned atop a ridge overlooking rolling pastures, framed by panoramic mountain views, Windrush Farm, originally established as a vineyard in 1891, was the first house built in historic Hunting Country. Five fireplaces, wooden doors, and paneling were crafted by local artisans from material sourced from the original “Many Levels” farm. The 3600sqft home, renovated with updated amenities, maintains the original charm of old Hunting Country. Showings available upon request. $959,000
Privately nestled within 5.45 acres is a charming, little, family-equestrian homestead. Facing easterly, it is all perfectly laid out on a gentle hillside and, without overstatement, everything is very well done and impeccably maintained. There are 3± acres of pasture which is newly fenced with 4-strand Electrobraid; a 60 x 120 riding ring with a two-stall barn and tack room; and a 30 x 50 x 12 high, 3-bay, insulated shop/garage with a concrete floor. The lovely, 3-bedroom house has 1,645 square feet with hardwood floors on the main level; and 1,345 sq. ft. finished on the walkout, lower level which could be independent quarters. Now $399,000
PENDING – Saddle-Up Farm – 295 Mockingbird Hill Road
Mockingbird Hill Road is intriguing for its leafy canopy and narrow, winding path meandering thru a physically well spaced, but in a neighborly way, tight-knit community. The laneway ends at Saddle-up Farm, where one can actually saddle-up and ride the seemingly endless FETA trail system. The property consists of 6 acres with comfortable accommodation for your horses. Two acres are fenced as pasture and dry lot with direct access for the horses to the 3-stall barn, and the round pen area. With its’ red metal roof and full-length plantation verandah with Sunday stairs, the house is ‘cottagesque’. On the back, there is a covered porch and walled, sunken garden. The 32 x 15 living room has a fireplace and is ideal for family sessions, but it’s the big country kitchen that usually draws the crowd. The master suite is on the main level and with two bedrooms upstairs and a hobby room on the walkout lower level. While Saddle-up Farm is exceptionally private, only 8 minutes to Tryon/Landrum. $499,000
SOLD! – Mountain views, cottage and 47 acres of privacy: 3146 Green Creek Drive, Columbus
This remarkable enclave is called Look-afar-Farm for the lovely pastures that sweep away from the privacy of a hilltop, to rolling meadows and their sequestering woodlands, leading the eye over the treetops, far away to the mountains. The property consists of 47 acres, of which about 27 acres are in the pasture. The dwelling is ‘cottagesque’: woodsy, cozy, and comfortable on three levels. $670,000
SOLD! – Stunning Horse Farm on over 10 Acres – 132 Green Meadows
This 10.9-acre property is situated within the heart of the 70+ miles of the CETA trail system and is part of Green Fields, a planned and highly desirable equestrian community. Green Fields consists of 17 generous farm parcels, encompassing 180 acres. Property owners can as well enjoy riding and walking along the community’s private roads. “Letter Perfect Farm” is ready to go with three large fenced pastures, a 70×136 ft. riding ring with all-weather footing, a 3-stall barn with dry lot turnouts, wash stall and hay storage and a shedrow barn in one of the fields and equipment shed/workshop.