Shannon Watkins

Residential Broker Associate

Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®

Downtown Asheville

Email: [email protected]
Cell: (828) 713-2955 Office: (828) 254-7221

Team Member Since 2013

Experience

Shannon Watkins is a native of Western North Carolina who grew up in the sleepy town of Marshall but she spent most of her free time growing up in Downtown Asheville. Shannon pulled herself up by her bootstraps and graduated from the University…Read More

About Me

Shannon has been a real estate broker for almost 10 years. She has learned the most important skills to be a strong advocate for her buyers and sellers. Before become a real estate broker, Shannon worked as a legal assistant learning the…Read More

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As out-of-towners she made us feel welcome and comfortable. I would recommend Shannon Watkins because of her detailed knowledge of the area which helped us decide which area we would prefer. She was always cheerful and friendly no matter…Read More

Rusty & Janet Woomer, from Houston, TX to Weaverville, NC

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Shannon was very efficient, she showed properties thar were within our budget, she did,research on all the properties and always had the answers to our questions. She was very helpful and recommended areas we would be most comfortable living.…Read More

Susan Ellis, Asheville, North Carolina

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Shannon Watkins was a joy to work with. Being 3 hours away, and trying to buy a house can be very difficult, but Shannon made us feel very comfortable. We trusted Shannon's judgement and knowledge of our wants so much, we actually put a bid…Read More

Karen Brown, Albemarle NC

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Our sales experience was tedious and stressful because we purchased a short sale property. Shannon helped us through this difficult process and was always available to answer questions and provide guidance to us which was very important. The…Read More

Nikki H - Fletcher, NC

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Shannon did a great job getting our house on the market and sold within the time frame that we were working with. She was great at seeing the potential and going beyond expectations to get the best results.

Myles Hutchinson, Candler NC

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University of North Carolina at Asheville

4 Southchase Drive in Fletcher, North Carolina 28732 - MLS# 3532174 Closed on 09-12-2019
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1524 Hsq ft  ·  0.390 acr

$229,000

4 Southchase Drive
Fletcher 28732

Very convenient and popular neighborhood of Soutchase. Lots of potential to build equity in this great 3 bedroom, 2 bath home on 4/10 of an acre. On ...

MLS# 3532174 - Closed
Listed by Coldwell Banker King
Community: Fletcher


156 Sagewood Drive in Marshall, North Carolina 28753 - MLS# 3485677 Closed on 07-03-2019
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1304 Hsq ft  ·  0.790 acr

$79,000

156 Sagewood Drive
Marshall 28753

Contract pending court approval hearing set for May 15th. Peaceful, convenient neighborhood less than 10 minutes to Weaverville and 9 minutes to His ...

MLS# 3485677 - Closed
Listed by Coldwell Banker King
Community: Marshall


539 Caribou Road in Asheville, North Carolina 28803 - MLS# 3457812 Closed on 06-03-2019
3 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  2418 Hsq ft  ·  0.620 acr

$292,000

539 Caribou Road
Asheville 28803

Backup Offers Requested! Investors Take Note! Tons of square footage for the price & HUGE LOT of .62 Acres that includes Extra Buildable Lot(s). Buy ...

MLS# 3457812 - Closed
Listed by Coldwell Banker King
Community: Asheville


29 Captains Drive in Candler, North Carolina 28715 - MLS# 3482850 Closed on 04-26-2019
3 bed  ·  2/2 ba  ·  1822 Hsq ft  ·  0.400 acr

$289,000

29 Captains Drive
Candler 28715

Fantastic home located 10 minutes to downtown Asheville, walk to Buncombe County Sports Park or school. 2 miles to grocery store or restaurants. Bu ...

MLS# 3482850 - Closed
Listed by Coldwell Banker King
Community: Buncombe County


931 Olivette Road in Asheville, North Carolina 28804 - MLS# 3445851 Closed on 11-27-2018
3 bed  ·  1 ba  ·  1054 Hsq ft  ·  0.310 acr

$219,000

931 Olivette Road
Asheville 28804

Backup Offers Requested! Adorable cottage in the country but 11 minutes from UNCA, The Bywater, River Arts District, 13 minutes to Downtown! Feature ...

MLS# 3445851 - Closed
Listed by Coldwell Banker King
Community: Asheville


11 Pearl Street #B in Black Mountain, North Carolina 28711 - MLS# 3349944 Closed on 05-08-2018
2 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1070 Hsq ft  ·  0.020 acr

$192,500

11 Pearl Street #B
Black Mountain 28711

Live the good life in this low maintenance townhome. Easy walk to super cute downtown Black Mtn for restaurants, coffee shops, general store, and mo ...

MLS# 3349944 - Closed
Listed by Coldwell Banker King
Community: Black Mountain


58 Greenway Drive in Marshall, North Carolina 28753 - MLS# 3331254 Closed on 02-12-2018
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1647 Hsq ft  ·  1.010 acr

$139,000

58 Greenway Drive
Marshall 28753

Peace & quiet in this country setting w mountain views, lots of outdoor space, South West Facing for easy Solar for your homestead. Chicken coop & ...

MLS# 3331254 - Closed
Listed by Coldwell Banker King
Community: Marshall


216 Watson Road in Arden, North Carolina 28704 - MLS# 3327523 Closed on 01-22-2018
4 bed  ·  2/2 ba  ·  3990 Hsq ft  ·  1.230 acr

$349,900

216 Watson Road
Arden 28704

Fantastic location just off Airport Road, minutes away from restaurants and shops! Large lot with 1.23 acres + a fenced property boundary. Huge home ...

MLS# 3327523 - Closed
Listed by Coldwell Banker King
Community: Arden


412 S Cherokee Avenue in Black Mountain, North Carolina 28711 - MLS# 3321422 Closed on 11-27-2017
2 bed  ·  1 ba  ·  1255 Hsq ft  ·  0.240 acr

$283,000

412 S Cherokee Avenue
Black Mountain 28711

Easy walk to Lake Tomahawk & Dwntwn Black Mtn from this updated Cottage/Bungalow. Beautiful kitchen w concrete countertops. Spacious fenced bkyard w ...

MLS# 3321422 - Closed
Listed by Coldwell Banker King
Community: Black Mountain


34 Rocking Porch Lane #11 in Asheville, North Carolina 28805 - MLS# 3285397 Closed on 07-26-2017
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1022 Hsq ft  ·  0.070 acr

$219,000

34 Rocking Porch Lane #11
Asheville 28805

Storybook cottage in a beautiful, convenient cul-de-sac super close to downtown Asheville in desirable Haw Creek. Rocking chair front porch and priv ...

MLS# 3285397 - Closed
Listed by Coldwell Banker King
Community: Asheville


4 Woodcrest Road in Asheville, North Carolina 28804 - MLS# 3263744 Closed on 06-08-2017
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1950 Hsq ft  ·  0.290 acr

$460,000

4 Woodcrest Road
Asheville 28804

Wonderful traditional home features formal living & dining rooms plus family-room addition. 5 min walk to Grove Park Inn. Beautiful historic neighbo ...

MLS# 3263744 - Closed
Listed by Coldwell Banker King
Community: Asheville


54 Buck Spring Acres  in Candler, North Carolina 28715 - MLS# 3222514 Closed on 01-30-2017
4 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  2496 Hsq ft  ·  0.940 acr

$220,000

54 Buck Spring Acres
Candler 28715

Great value for this square footage! Easy for buyers to update & priced accordingly. Retreat-like setting in the Pisgah Nat'l Forest yet convenient ...

MLS# 3222514 - Closed
Listed by Coldwell Banker King
Community: Buncombe County


118 N Bear Creek Road in Asheville, North Carolina 28806 - MLS# 3529449 Closed on 09-17-2019
2 bed  ·  1 ba  ·  1512 Hsq ft  ·  0.390 acr

$179,000

118 N Bear Creek Road
Asheville 28806

Multiple offers- Highest and best by noon Saturday, August 17. This ideal starter home is located less than half a mile from Haywood Rd and offers a ...

MLS# 3529449 - Closed
Listed by West Asheville Real Estate
Community: Asheville


14 N Main Street in Mars Hill, North Carolina 28754 - MLS# 3424997 Closed on 08-02-2019
  ·  3242 Hsq ft  ·  0.070 acr

$295,000

14 N Main Street
Mars Hill 28754

Rare opportunity to own this approximate total 3764 sf historic building on Main Street in downtown Mars Hill. Located adjacent to the campus of Ma ...

MLS# 3424997 - Closed
Listed by The Real Estate Center
Community: Mars Hill


304 North Carolina Terrace in Montreat, North Carolina 28757 - MLS# 3425614 Closed on 05-24-2019
7 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  0.300 acr

$235,000

304 North Carolina Terrace
Montreat 28757

Quintessential Summer cottage in Montreat. Located where it is a short, almost level walk to the lake, and very close to the hub(playground, Assembl ...

MLS# 3425614 - Closed
Listed by Matt Ashley Real Estate LLC
Community: Montreat


2 Moriah Lane in Asheville, North Carolina 28803 - MLS# 3390965 Closed on 03-15-2019
3 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  2299 Hsq ft  ·  0.610 acr

$373,000

2 Moriah Lane
Asheville 28803

Large contemporary home in highly desirable 28803, with a little under an acre, decking, and screened in porch perfect for all your outdoor activiti ...

MLS# 3390965 - Closed
Listed by Keller Williams Professionals
Community: Asheville


1431 High Rock Mountain Road in Marshall, North Carolina 28753 - MLS# 3411576 Closed on 08-16-2018
2 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  905 Hsq ft  ·  1.210 acr

$175,000

1431 High Rock Mountain Road
Marshall 28753

Amazing mountain retreat 35 minutes from North Asheville. Quiet peaceful setting with gorgeous year round mountain views. Imagine relaxing in a rock ...

MLS# 3411576 - Closed
Listed by Keller Williams Professionals
Community: Marshall


691 Medford Hannah Road in Waynesville, North Carolina 28785 - MLS# 3390978 Closed on 07-17-2018
1 bed  ·  1 ba  ·  5.000 acr

$67,000

691 Medford Hannah Road
Waynesville 28785

Almost 5 acres of mountain setting with TINY HOUSE AND ADDITIONAL TINY LIVING QUARTER (100 sqft ). The land provides abundance of wild flowers and ...

MLS# 3390978 - Closed
Listed by NC Smokies Real Estate
Community: Waynesville


190 Carrier Street in Asheville, North Carolina 28806 - MLS# 3357210 Closed on 04-30-2018
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1680 Hsq ft  ·  0.170 acr

$324,500

190 Carrier Street
Asheville 28806

This completely remodeled West Asheville home sits on a quiet neighborhood street just minutes from everything Haywood Road has to offer. Home has b ...

MLS# 3357210 - Closed
Listed by Town and Mountain Realty
Community: Asheville


168 Country Lane in Mills River, North Carolina 28759 - MLS# 3337092 Closed on 01-31-2018
3 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  2270 Hsq ft  ·  1.370 acr

$245,000

168 Country Lane
Mills River 28759

This beautiful brick ranch sits on approximately 1.37 acres. An excellent location in Mills River, that is convenient to all the major shopping cen ...

MLS# 3337092 - Closed
Listed by Nest Realty Asheville
Community: Mills River


137 Greenlee Acres Road in Old Fort, North Carolina 28762 - MLS# 3325490 Closed on 12-12-2017
4 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1460 Hsq ft  ·  0.670 acr

$157,000

137 Greenlee Acres Road
Old Fort 28762

Remarks: Contemporary Style home with 4 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms on approx. 0.67 acres. Open living on the main floor with living room, dining room ...

MLS# 3325490 - Closed
Listed by ERA Mountain View Properties
Community: Old Fort


209 Kyfields Drive in Weaverville, North Carolina 28787 - MLS# 3321677 Closed on 11-06-2017
2 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1467 Hsq ft  ·  0.100 acr

$265,000

209 Kyfields Drive
Weaverville 28787

One level living in Kyfields. Fish in the pond across the street or walk to Lake Louise. Master, laundry, and garage all on one level. Open floor pl ...

MLS# 3321677 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Weaverville


86 Swannanoa Avenue in Asheville, North Carolina 28806 - MLS# 3305132 Closed on 09-12-2017
1 bed  ·  1 ba  ·  716 Hsq ft  ·  0.120 acr

$219,000

86 Swannanoa Avenue
Asheville 28806

Open floor plan with bamboo floors. New kitchen with shaker cabinets, includes new GE Profile appliances, gas stove, microwave, dishwasher. Stainle ...

MLS# 3305132 - Closed
Listed by Keller Williams Professionals
Community: Asheville


3 Homewood Drive in Asheville, North Carolina 28803 - MLS# 3291637 Closed on 07-20-2017
4 bed  ·  1/1 ba  ·  1230 Hsq ft  ·  0.280 acr

$231,500

3 Homewood Drive
Asheville 28803

Home has been lovingly cared for. Water heater is 4 years old, refrigerator & stove are 5 years old, & dishwasher is 7 months. Neighborhood is close ...

MLS# 3291637 - Closed
Listed by iSaveRealty LLC
Community: Asheville


16 Sunwashed Way in Asheville, North Carolina 28803 - MLS# 3216350 Closed on 03-27-2017
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1020 Hsq ft  ·  0.770 acr

$50,000

16 Sunwashed Way
Asheville 28803

MOTIVATED SELLER!!! Bring all offers! Awesome investment or first time buyer opportunity in desirable, yet secluded and wooded Oakley location. Minu ...

MLS# 3216350 - Closed
Listed by Keller Williams Professionals
Community: Asheville


705 Crowfields Lane #1 in Asheville, North Carolina 28803 - MLS# 3223074 Closed on 12-15-2016
3 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  3158 Hsq ft

$291,000

705 Crowfields Lane #1
Asheville 28803

This spacious, corner-unit town home gives you a ton of square footage, all your bedrooms and two bathrooms on the MAIN level, and an expansive fini ...

MLS# 3223074 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Buncombe County


As out-of-towners she made us feel welcome and comfortable. I would recommend Shannon Watkins because of her detailed knowledge of the area which helped us decide which area we would prefer. She was always cheerful and friendly no matter how many houses we requested to see, which was a lot.

Rusty & Janet Woomer, from Houston, TX to Weaverville, NC

verified

Shannon was very efficient, she showed properties thar were within our budget, she did,research on all the properties and always had the answers to our questions. She was very helpful and recommended areas we would be most comfortable living. She understood my reluctance going from a large home to a small condo, but she assured me we would find one that would feel like a home not an apt. in a big complex. She was always,professional and understood our time constraints. She made herself available whenever we were free. Couldn't have had a better exparience from beginning to closing. She is a great, thoroughly professional agent! We are friends ofJan Davis, and we were working with her for sevreal months. She referred us to Shannon and assured us Shannon would do a good job for us, and, as usual, Jan was right. Couldn't have had a better experience! Our entire experience with Shannon was positive and ultimately rewarding in that we found a place we that met our needs within our budget!

Susan Ellis, Asheville, North Carolina

verified

Shannon Watkins was a joy to work with. Being 3 hours away, and trying to buy a house can be very difficult, but Shannon made us feel very comfortable. We trusted Shannon's judgement and knowledge of our wants so much, we actually put a bid on - and eventually purchased - a house we hadn't even seen in person.

Karen Brown, Albemarle NC

verified

Our sales experience was tedious and stressful because we purchased a short sale property. Shannon helped us through this difficult process and was always available to answer questions and provide guidance to us which was very important. The thing that stood out to us the most about Shannon was the way she ALWAYS fought for us and looked out for our best interest from beginning to end. She worked very hard to help us find what we were looking for and to make this deal happen. We are very grateful for everything she did for us and would highly recommend her to represent anyone buying or selling a house.

Nikki H - Fletcher, NC

verified

Shannon did a great job getting our house on the market and sold within the time frame that we were working with. She was great at seeing the potential and going beyond expectations to get the best results.

Myles Hutchinson, Candler NC

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