491 Traditions Way Mars Hill, North Carolina 28754
491 Traditions Way

This property Closed on 06/20/18

  • MLS#: 3376381
  • Close Price: $399,000
  • Approx. Sq. Ft: 2,406
  • Bed/Bath: 3/3
  • Approx. Acreage: 2.850
  • Half Bath: 0
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This Property Closed On 06/22/18

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Close Price: $399,000

Original Listing Price: $409,000

Community: Mars Hill List Date: 04/03/18

Green Living Certified immaculate light drenched home @ 2600’ elevation in beautiful Beech Glenn community of Mars Hill. Sun drenched main level has open floor plan, master, laundry & office. Relax on the expansive south facing deck overlooking the fishing pond & restored 1800’s cabin, now clubhouse. The bonus room above detached garage is private space for work, art studio or kids' sleepovers. Mountain Traditions has high speed cable internet and offers a great mix of privacy & neighborhood feel. Exterior home, garage & decks painted in 2018. Continuous paved access, 25 min to Asheville. Rentals permitted with 6+ month lease term.

Listed by Shelle Ball at North Asheville

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From Asheville: I 26 W exit 9 Burnsville Spruce Pine. RIGHT on Rt. 19. Follow 2.5 mi to RIGHT on Crooked Creek Rd. Go 8/10th mi to RIGHT into Mountain Traditions. Go approx 6/10th mi to house on LEFT, across from pond. All paved access! Driveway is steep but paved, with plenty of room to turn around.

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Property Features

Style: A-Frame, Arts and Crafts
Exterior Finish: Log
Basement/Foundation: Crawl Space
Garage/Carport: Detached Garage, Driveway, Garage - 2 Car, Parking Space - 4+
Roof: Architectural Shingle
Heating/Cooling: Electric Hot Air, Heat Pump - AC, Heat Pump - Heat, Propane
Water: Well
Sewer: Septic Tank
Street: Way
Drive: Asphalt
Year Built: 2012
Association Fee: $800.00 / Annually
Subdivision: Mountain Traditions
Interior Features: Breakfast Bar, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Open Floorplan, Pantry, Split BR Plan, Walk-In Closet(s), Window Treatments
Exterior Features: Deck, Wired Internet Available
Appliances: Ceiling Fan(s), Dishwasher, Dryer, Electric Range/Oven, Ice Maker Connection, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer
Lot Description: Level, Mountain View, Open/Cleared, Paved Frontage, Private, Sloping, Steep, Trees, Water view, Winter View, Wooded, Year Round View

Additional Information

This home has high-speed cable internet! Mars Hill, in Madison County, NC is home to Mars Hill University. Adjacent towns include Marshall NC and Weaverville NC (in Buncombe county, same county as Asheville).

Conveniences

Airport: Over 20 miles away Food/Dining: Within 10 miles Gas/Grocery: Within 10 miles Hospital: Over 20 miles away Interstate: Within 5 miles Entertainment: Within 10 miles

Located in a mostly rural, exceedingly picturesque part of Madison County, Mars Hill is a small town that's big on mountain traditions.

There are 1,800 residents within the town limits, and 11,000 within a 5-mile radius of downtown. Mars Hill sits close to Interstate 26, offering quick access to Asheville, which is 15 miles south. The state's border with Tennessee is just 11 miles north.

The largest local institution, Mars Hill College, contributes much to the character of the town. A private liberal arts school with an enrollment of 1,200 students, the...Read More

Located in a mostly rural, exceedingly picturesque part of Madison County, Mars Hill is a small town that's big on mountain traditions.

There are 1,800 residents within the town limits, and 11,000 within a 5-mile radius of downtown. Mars Hill sits close to Interstate 26, offering quick access to Asheville, which is 15 miles south. The state's border with Tennessee is just 11 miles north.

The largest local institution, Mars Hill College, contributes much to the character of the town. A private liberal arts school with an enrollment of 1,200 students, the college is affiliated with two Baptist institutions. It was founded in 1856, making it one of the oldest educational facilities in Western North Carolina.

The college's artistic and cultural offerings are considerable. The Rural Life Museum preserves and presents artifacts of traditional Appalachian communities, and the Weizenblatt Art Gallery shares both visiting exhibitions and student and staff works. The 1,800 seat Moore Auditorium hosts frequent concerts and other performances.

The Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre, founded in 1975, has become one of the region's top theater draws. The focus of its work is a summer season of five distinct productions, ranging from musicals to dramas to comedies, along with plays that highlight aspects of mountain heritage. The performances take place in one of the most historic buildings on campus, Owens Theatre, which also features student- and staff-written productions.

Mars Hill's college's dance team, the Bailey Mountain Cloggers, has won 18 national championships and helped preserve the practice of traditional mountain dancing.

In 2010, Mars Hill College spearheaded a partnership of local groups to promote a unique and overlooked part of the town's history, the Anderson Rosenwald School, which served the county's black elementary students from 1930 to 1965. Long in disrepair, the school is now being refurbished as a community center.

The college has also developed some renowned athletic programs. Its men's cross country team has won many a title, and in 2011, the cycling team won the NCAA Division II national championship. Its indoor swimming pool is open to the public (for a small fee) during select, regularly scheduled hours each week, and the recently installed Disc Golf Sanctuary is open as well. The course, noted for its natural beauty and sloping design, traverses a mile-and-a-half circle around part of campus.

Mars Hill Recreation Park, which is operated by the town, offers more options for exercise, with tennis courts, a ball field, basketball courts, a playground and a public outdoor swimming pool that's open in the summer. And the privately owned, well-stocked Rainbow's End Trout Pond is a favorite among local anglers.

Come winter, nearby Wolf Ridge Ski Resort is open for business. One of North Carolina's top-rated slopes, Wolf Ridge welcomes visitors of any skill level. The resort recently expanded its operations, and now offers 82 acres of terrain for skiers and snowboarders.

The area around Mars Hill is rich with other outdoor opportunities, including nearby stretches of the Appalachian Trail, numerous other trails in the Pisgah National Forest, and the fishing- and paddling-friendly French Broad River.

The mountains around Mars Hill are also filled with music. The town's most famous native was the late Bascom Lamar Lunsford, also known as the "Minstrel of the Appalachians." Born in 1882, Lunsford was a folklorist and performer who spent decades collecting mountain stories and songs. To celebrate and continue his legacy, each October, Mars Hill College hosts the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Festival. The event features mountain music concerts, "picking circles" where anyone with a fiddle, guitar or banjo can join in to swap songs, dancing, storytelling and traditional crafting demonstrations.

From June through August, the town stages the Mars Hill Music & More Summer Series, a free monthly event that brings folks out for music and dancing. Throughout the year, the Ebbs Chapel Performing Arts Center's 250-seat theater hosts musical performances ranging from the classical to the traditional.

Most commerce in Mars Hill is relatively small-scale, independent and local. The Mars Hill Merchants Coalition helps tout the benefits of shopping locally, which are amply demonstrated at the Madison County Farmers Market. Open Saturdays from April through October, the market features a cornucopia of locally grown fruits and vegetables, along with handmade preserves and mountain crafts.

Community Amenities

Nearby Activities

  • Lake Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Running
  • Walking/Hiking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Mountain Biking/Cycling
  • Snow Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Dining
  • Entertainment
  • Art/Culture
  • Secondary Education
  • Theater/Symphony

Shelle Ball

Beverly-Hanks

North Asheville

Email: [email protected]
Office: (828) 251-1800
Direct: (828) 778-5015

Joanna Beck

Beverly-Hanks

North Asheville

Email: [email protected]
Office: (828) 251-1800
Direct: (828) 252-5849

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