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Banner Elk, North Carolina - “Home of the Wooly Worm Festival”
Situated at 3,739 feet above sea level, the village of Banner Elk is in the heart of the best of High Country Skiing. Banner Elk has a full time population of 995 residents with a vibrant part time population during the summer months. The area was first occupied by Cherokee Indians who used the land as their hunting grounds. The first European settlers arrived in 1825 and the town was incorporated in 1911. In the early 20th century, the cooler mountain temperatures drew people to visit Banner Elk for vacations and short trips to the mountains. The Banner Elk hotel was built in 1892 to accommodate the growing number of visitors to the area and tourism became the mainstay of the town’s economy.
Banner Elk, NC and the surrounding area is also known as the “Christmas Tree Capital of the World” and next to tourism related businesses, is a foundation of the local economy. Located just minutes away from Grandfather Mountain, Linville, Boone, and Blowing Rock; Banner Elk has many luxury gated communities as well as thriving family neighborhoods. The pastoral drive into town from Hwy 105 offers breathtaking views of Beech, Grandfather and Sugar Mountain.
Lees-McRae College, a private liberal arts school, has been located here since 1900 and is a special part of the community catering to approximately 700 students. Banner Elk, NC is a part of the Avery County school system which provides their students with superior instruction in a supportive environment. The village of Banner Elk provides the intimacy of a small town in the setting of a Thomas Kincaide painting.
Banner Elk Home inventory breakdown by property type
Of the 5 homes for sale in Banner Elk, the breakdown of property types
is as follows:
80% Single Family and 20% Land/lot.
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You are Viewing 1 to 5 of 5 homes for sale in Banner Elk. These homes are comprised of Single Family and Land/lot. The average list price of these property results is 648,280. Prices are listed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Banner Elk please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.
The 5 homes for sale in Banner Elk, NC are represented by 1 member brokerages serving the Banner Elk area. Member brokerages representing the 5 homes include Blowing Rock Investment Properties.