Barbara Newell

Residential Broker Associate
CLHMS, GRI

Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®

Downtown Asheville

Email: [email protected]
Cell: (828) 337-7576 Office: (828) 254-7221

Team Member Since 2007

About Me

Barbara started her real estate career in the early "80's" in Atlanta Georgia, earning her Brokers License as well as a degree from Graduate Realtors Institute. In 1991, she moved to Europe where she and her husband built an International…Read More

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Testimonials

Barbara created an environment that resulted in our peace of mind. She was actively engaged in the selling our of inn working effectively to create a seamless transaction. She was actively engaged in pursuing common ground between the seller…Read More

Gary and Patricia Wiles, Asheville, N.C.

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Barbara Newell is very responsive, pays attention to the details and keeps you on tract. I would never consider using anyone else. She is the best!!

Angela Harrell, Weaverville

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Have worked with Barbara previously and consider her the ultimate professional. She is thorough and responsive and always has helpful insight, suggestions and referrals. Would not hesitate to recommend her to others, and of course, we would…Read More

John M., Asheville, NC

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We truly enjoyed working with Barbara. We much admired her patience in dealing with 2 pretty picky people as we were bouncing all over the map in our sometimes frustrating quest to find just the right house. Personal chemistry is good in any…Read More

Bill & Anne LaViolette Asheville, NC/Vero Beach, FL

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Barbara handled the selling of our bed and breakfast business and the purchase of our next home a the same time. She handled both transactions with integrity and professionalism. Throughout the process of both she was knowledgeable, available…Read More

Stacy Shelley

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Barbara is a true professional who is a good friend and former colleague. She was very attentive to our wishes and provided advice as needed. We were quite pleased with the result since we no longer live in Asheville, requiring Barbara to…Read More

Bonnie Marsh. Northern Illinois

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Barbara has endless energy and patience to work with local as well as out of town clients. She is extremely knowledgeable about Asheville and the surrounding communities and tailors the home search to the client's requirements. We highly recommend…Read More

John and Liane, Asheville

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Last Thanksgiving, my husband and I stayed in a local B&B. During our stay we mentioned that we would be looking for a home here in Asheville. Our hosts highly recommended Barbara Newell. She had found them the B&B, and their Asheville home.…Read More

Linda V Stanley Indian Falls Estates

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No improvement needed. Barbara Newell did an outstanding job finding us the right property, negotiating the deal and closing. We had worked with Barbara about 4 years ago, but decided at that time to not move to the Asheville area. She did…Read More

Steve and Mary Bailor, Hendersonville, NC.

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To whom it may concern: Barbara Newell is a great realtor. We do not live in North Carolina and could not have purchased this home without her help. She was key in negotiating and assisted us with obtaining excellent service providers as…Read More

Wayne and Myrna Gutshall

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173 E Chestnut Street in Asheville, NC 28801 - MLS# 3562863
11 bed  ·  11 ba  ·  6876 Hsq ft  ·  0.68 acr

$2,625,000

173 E Chestnut Street
Asheville 28801

1889 Whitegate Inn and cottages. Beautiful, well-maintained English shingle style, waterfalls, lush gardens all await you. 11 total guest rooms, 5 i ...

MLS# 3562863 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®


173 E Chestnut Street in Asheville, NC 28801 - MLS# 3564783
  ·  6876 Hsq ft  ·  0.72 acr

$2,625,000

173 E Chestnut Street
Asheville 28801

1889 Whitegate Inn and cottages. Beautiful, well-maintained English shingle style, waterfalls, lush gardens all await you. 11 total guest rooms, 5 i ...

MLS# 3564783 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®


224 Love Lane in Waynesville, NC 28786 - MLS# 3632109
7 bed  ·  7/1 ba  ·  6022 Hsq ft  ·  0.8 acr

$1,050,000

224 Love Lane
Waynesville 28786

Wonderful Bed and Breakfast Inn in Waynesville. Pristine National Register Victorian home with 7BR/7.5 BA. ,built in 1989 overlooking the town of W ...

MLS# 3632109 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®


135 Cumberland Avenue in Asheville, NC 28801 - MLS# 3361987
5 bed  ·  5/1 ba  ·  2950 Hsq ft  ·  0.23 acr

$998,000

135 Cumberland Avenue
Asheville 28801

Queen Ann Victorian Bed and Breakfast in Montford Historic District, walking distance to downtown. Their are 5 Antique filled BR's with private bath ...

MLS# 3361987 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®


135 Cumberland Avenue in Asheville, NC 28801 - MLS# 3433719
0.23 acr

$998,000

135 Cumberland Avenue
Asheville 28801

Queen Ann Victorian Bed and Breakfast in Montford Historic District, walking distance to downtown. Their are 5 Antique filled BR's with private bath ...

MLS# 3433719 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®


64 Linden Avenue in Asheville, NC 28801 - MLS# 3516696 Active Under Contract
8 bed  ·  8/2 ba  ·  3763 Hsq ft  ·  0.8 acr

$930,000

64 Linden Avenue
Asheville 28801

Convenient location to all Asheville restaurants and sites. The Aberdeen Inn built in 1900, est B & B for 37 years. 7 guest rooms/7 baths. Four room ...

MLS# 3516696 - Active Under Contract
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®


10 Parkway Crescent in Arden, NC 28704 - MLS# 3427572 Closed on 11-07-2019
11 bed  ·  11/2 ba  ·  6384 Hsq ft  ·  5.19 acr

$2,200,000

10 Parkway Crescent
Arden 28704

Bent Creek Lodge is an 11 room Bed and Breakfast Inn. The Inn is located 10 miles from downtown Asheville's art and dining scene. The Inn is a hik ...

MLS# 3427572 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®


18 Brook Street #203 in Asheville, NC 28803 - MLS# 3532987 Closed on 09-12-2019
1 bed  ·  1 ba  ·  665 Hsq ft

$249,900

18 Brook Street #203
Asheville 28803

Sweet one bedroom condo in Biltmore Village, walking distance to restaurants and shopping, convenient to downtown. Located in Biltmore Courtyard, s ...

MLS# 3532987 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®


221 Pearson Drive in Asheville, NC 28801 - MLS# 3507249 Closed on 06-12-2019
3 bed  ·  1/1 ba  ·  4231 Hsq ft  ·  0.77 acr

$400,000

221 Pearson Drive
Asheville 28801

The caretaker's residence of The Wright Inn and Carriage House,a Queen Ann Victorian superbly restored to the era in which it was built. Wonderful ...

MLS# 3507249 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®


235 Pearson Drive in Asheville, NC 28801 - MLS# 3433955 Closed on 06-12-2019
  ·  5848 Hsq ft  ·  0.77 acr

$1,999,900

235 Pearson Drive
Asheville 28801

The Wright Inn and Carriage House is a Queen Ann Victorian superbly restored to the era in which it was built. It is a successful 11 room Inn, with ...

MLS# 3433955 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®


13 Lower Flat Creek Road in Alexander, NC 28701 - MLS# 3358909 Closed on 05-31-2018
2 bed  ·  1 ba  ·  1080 Hsq ft  ·  1.1 acr

$270,000

13 Lower Flat Creek Road
Alexander 28701

Come and see this beautiful log cabin in the country. Play in the stream across the road, relax in the hot tub, or sit in front of the stone firepl ...

MLS# 3358909 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®


177 Cumberland Avenue in Asheville, NC 28801 - MLS# 3220687 Closed on 03-27-2018
11 bed  ·  11/1 ba  ·  6602 Hsq ft  ·  0.95 acr

$1,700,000

177 Cumberland Avenue
Asheville 28801

Beautiful 6BR Bed and Breakfast in Montford Historic District, a half mile walk to downtown. Beautifully restored, very large kitchen with top of t ...

MLS# 3220687 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®


22 High Meadow Drive in Weaverville, NC 28787 - MLS# 578629 Closed on 07-13-2017
5 bed  ·  5/1 ba  ·  5000 Hsq ft  ·  1.1 acr

$699,900

22 High Meadow Drive
Weaverville 28787

Reduced! BRING ALL OFFERS, 5 BR/4.5 BA, mountain views, beautiful curb appeal. Updated home, hardwood floors 1st & 2nd floors. Media Room, exercise ...

MLS# 578629 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®


23 Byrdcliffe Lane in Asheville, NC 28805 - MLS# 3283574 Closed on 07-21-2017
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1312 Hsq ft  ·  0.1 acr

$259,000

23 Byrdcliffe Lane
Asheville 28805

Nestled in Community of Beautiful Arts & Crafts homes with garage & mountain views, with large front porch, built in 2013. The home has an Open Floo ...

MLS# 3283574 - Closed
Listed by Keller Williams Professionals


53 Saint Dunstans Road in Asheville, NC 28803 - MLS# 3266627 Closed on 07-12-2017
5 bed  ·  4/1 ba  ·  2991 Hsq ft  ·  0.7 acr

$550,000

53 Saint Dunstans Road
Asheville 28803

Gracious 1920 Tudor home on .70 acres in the St. Dunstans local historic district. 5 bedrooms and 4 baths include a master on the main and a second ...

MLS# 3266627 - Closed
Listed by Preferred Properties


Barbara created an environment that resulted in our peace of mind. She was actively engaged in the selling our of inn working effectively to create a seamless transaction. She was actively engaged in pursuing common ground between the seller and the buyer working to create a mutually beneficial transaction.

Gary and Patricia Wiles, Asheville, N.C.

verified

Barbara Newell is very responsive, pays attention to the details and keeps you on tract. I would never consider using anyone else. She is the best!!

Angela Harrell, Weaverville

verified

Have worked with Barbara previously and consider her the ultimate professional. She is thorough and responsive and always has helpful insight, suggestions and referrals. Would not hesitate to recommend her to others, and of course, we would use her again in a heartbeat!

John M., Asheville, NC

verified

We truly enjoyed working with Barbara. We much admired her patience in dealing with 2 pretty picky people as we were bouncing all over the map in our sometimes frustrating quest to find just the right house. Personal chemistry is good in any relationship and it worked well for us with Barbara, she is a true professional.

Bill & Anne LaViolette Asheville, NC/Vero Beach, FL

verified

Barbara handled the selling of our bed and breakfast business and the purchase of our next home a the same time. She handled both transactions with integrity and professionalism. Throughout the process of both she was knowledgeable, available and courteous. The sale of the B&bwas especially difficult and protracted and she remained patient and gave us a tremendous amount of support and clarity. We have already recommended her to another B&B.

Stacy Shelley

verified

Barbara is a true professional who is a good friend and former colleague. She was very attentive to our wishes and provided advice as needed. We were quite pleased with the result since we no longer live in Asheville, requiring Barbara to handle the sale remotely.

Bonnie Marsh. Northern Illinois

verified

Barbara has endless energy and patience to work with local as well as out of town clients. She is extremely knowledgeable about Asheville and the surrounding communities and tailors the home search to the client's requirements. We highly recommend Barbara Newell as your agent.

John and Liane, Asheville

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Last Thanksgiving, my husband and I stayed in a local B&B. During our stay we mentioned that we would be looking for a home here in Asheville. Our hosts highly recommended Barbara Newell. She had found them the B&B, and their Asheville home. We took their advice and are glad we did. I called Barbara, on our last day here at Thanksgiving to see if she could show us a home that we found on the internet. She was out of town, but when she returned, she went to that house, to check it out for us. Over the next few months we emailed back and forth with other listings. She was able to get a clear idea of what we wanted and needed. When I was finally able to get away and come to Asheville, she helped me find our perfect home in only two days. I believe this was possible because of Barbara's extensive knowledge of the area. I would highly recommend Barbara Newell, for an enjoyable and productive house hunt.

Linda V Stanley Indian Falls Estates

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No improvement needed. Barbara Newell did an outstanding job finding us the right property, negotiating the deal and closing. We had worked with Barbara about 4 years ago, but decided at that time to not move to the Asheville area. She did such a great job for us then that she was the first person we thought about when selecting a Realtor to help us find a home in Hendersonville. She was extremely patient with us. She showed us several homes and helped us evaluate each one based on the objectives we had given her when we started looking. The home we bought was actually taken off the market after we saw it the first time and after we had looked at several other homes. She was able to work with the sellers' Realtor to get us another showing and we decided at that time that it was the home for us and submitted an offer. She handled the negotiations very well and we ended up with a price that we felt was very reasonable. We wish to thank her for all she did for us.

Steve and Mary Bailor, Hendersonville, NC.

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To whom it may concern: Barbara Newell is a great realtor. We do not live in North Carolina and could not have purchased this home without her help. She was key in negotiating and assisted us with obtaining excellent service providers as needed. She is the most knowledgeable, professional, and patient realtor we have ever met. She guided us through the whole process and she won our trust. We would gladly recommend her services. It was truly a pleasure to work with her. She is great and we love her.

Wayne and Myrna Gutshall

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