Christy Newell

976 Silverleaf Road Zionville, NC 28698



2 full, 1 half
Square Feet

This charming mountain home in a gated community offers lots of room to spread out both inside and outside! The property consists of over 3.5 acres and features the much sought-after combination of long-range views as well as a loud cascading stream. You can sit by the firepit with your companions and listen to the rushing creek in the shade of the large trees. The three-level home offers 3 rooms set up as bedrooms as well as two bonus spaces currently used as game rooms. The primary bedroom is on the main level and the bathroom has been updated with a walk-in shower. Also on this level is a spacious kitchen with bar seating, dining room and living area with hardwood floors. The top level offers two oversized bedrooms and a full bath. In addition to the game rooms and laundry room, the basement also has a 1/2 bath in a partially finished utility room that is not counted as part of the living space, and there is also another large 140 s/f storage room available on this level. Central heating and air conditioning mean you'll be comfortable year-round. This would make an excellent full time or part time home as well as a wonderful vacation rental. Just 15 minutes to downtown Boone!

Listing Brokerage Name

Allen Tate Blowing Rock

Presented By

Christy Newell

(704) 805-1056



  • Residential


  • Mountain


  • Driveway
  • Gravel
  • Private

Year Built

  • 1980


  • 3.6

Square Feet

  • 2,392

List Date

  • Jun 23, 2022


  • $988.27


  • $500 Annually

Basement Rooms

  • Partially Finished
  • Walk-Out Access


  • Silverleaf


Elementary School

  • Cove Creek

High School

  • Watauga


Sewer Type

  • SepticPermit2Bedroom

Water Type

  • Private
  • Well


  • Central Air
  • 1 Unit


  • Forced Air
  • Propane


  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric Range
  • Electric Water Heater
  • MicrowaveHoodFan
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer

Interior Features

  • Attic
  • Furnished


Exterior Features

  • Fire Pit
  • Gravel Driveway

Exterior Construction

  • Vinyl Siding
  • WoodFrame


  • Asphalt
  • Shingle


  • Gravel

Community Amenities

  • Gated
  • Long Term Rental Allowed
  • Short Term Rental Allowed

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High Country

The High Country is a mountainous region in North Carolina that houses the counties of Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes and Yancey. The region is well-loved by outdoor enthusiasts, and is most known for its abundance of winter sports. 


Real Estate in High Country, NC

Boone, Banner Elk and Blowing Rock continue to be popular destinations for retirees, and second and vacation homes. The cost of living in those areas is slightly lower than the national average, with a median home price at or around $249,000. Some communities in the High Country area are more expensive, and home prices tend to average a little higher, at an average listing price of $257,400. 


Many gated communities can be found in High Country, as well as a number of properties tucked away on their own acreages, down many backroads, on mountaintops, or in small community subdivisions. Because of this, it is important to hire a Realtor that knows the area and can point you in the right direction


Lifestyle and Attractions

From Grandfather Mountain to Linville Falls, there’s something for everyone in High Country, NC. Widely known for winter sports, High Country serves residents and visitors year round, with biking, hiking, camping and water sports activities. 


Perhaps one of the most notable destinations for travelers in the High Country is the Blue Ridge Parkway. Warmly referred to as “America’s Favorite Drive,” the parkway spans over 400 miles, overlooking miles and miles of beautiful scenery, and some of the highest elevations in the South East. 


Grandfather Mountain is also another popular destination for High Country visitors and is home to the famous Mile High Walking Bridge, as well as numerous hiking trails, educational opportunities and wildlife. 


With six full-service ski areas and over 90 slopes, winter sports fanatics won’t get bored easily here. The High Country is home to the highest peaks in the Southeast, which makes for a great ski climate from November through the month of March. 


Nearby Schools and Higher Education

The school systems spanning over 7 counties feature many public and private offerings for students residing in the High Country. Watauga County Schools in particular rank very well, and are responsible for the third-highest ranking SAT scores in the state of North Carolina. 


The most well known higher institution in the High Country is Appalachian State— nestled in the heart of Boone. Lees McRae is a liberal arts school located in Banner Elk, offering 23 majors. Maryland Community College is located in Spruce Pine and is affiliated with the Elderhostel Lifelong Learning Network— which provides ample continuing education opportunities for adults.

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Data last updated: 08/17/22 6:56 PM.
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