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Welcome to Blowing Rock, NC

Welcome to Blowing Rock, North Carolina, the “Crown of the Blue Ridge.” The cool mountain temperatures have been a draw for vacationers since the village was incorporated on March 11, 1889. The average temperatures in the area are a comfortable 70-75 degrees in the summer and 35 degrees in the winter. This quant mountain village has approximately 1,425 permanent year-round residents and approximately 8,000 summer residents. The town got its name from the famous “Blowing Rock” where Indian legend says a young Cherokee brave, seeing danger in the sky and being torn between duty and love, leaped from the rock only to have the wind blow him back into the arms of his maiden lover. The natural topography of this rock cliff creates strong winds that at times can make it seem like it’s “snowing upside down.”

Blowing Rock is located along US Highways 321, 221, and the Blue Ridge Parkway astride the Eastern Continental Divide at an elevation of 3,579 feet. Centrally located to many High Country attractions, residents can enjoy shopping, hiking, skiing, arts, festivals, golf, Tweetsie Railroad, and Grandfather Mountain. Blowing Rock is also minutes away from Boone, North Carolina and Appalachian State University. Larger cities like Charlotte, NC and Greensboro, NC are approximately two hours away and the historic Biltmore Estate located in Asheville, NC is approximately 1 ½ hour drive.

The village of Blowing Rock, NC offers the best of small town living with almost nonexistent crime, an excellent school system and a picturesque downtown with upscale shops and a range of fine dining and family restaurants. Architecture styles vary from Historic, Mountain Chalet, Traditional Log Cabin, Contemporary, to French Country Manor. Housing options range from intermediate starter homes to multimillion dollar estates offering a plethora of choices for residents whether they are looking for a weekend retreat or a full time Mountain home. The hypnotic beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains that surround Blowing Rock, NC make it an exciting place to call home.

Blowing Rock Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 25 homes for sale in Blowing Rock, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
64% Land/lot and 36% Single Family.

64% Land/lot
36% Single Family

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 25
Average Home Size 1,890 ft² / 176 m²
Price Range ($34,500 - $799,900)

Weather in Blowing Rock

The average high temperatures in Blowing Rock range from 43 in January to 79 in July

Average home income in Blowing Rock

The average household income of a Blowing Rock resident is $64,895 with an average home value of $311,660

Population of Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock has 4,437 residents.

Home ownership in Blowing Rock

The average level of home ownership in Blowing Rock is 58%.

Education breakdown of Blowing Rock

Education levels of residents of Blowing Rock include: highschool 17%, associate 5%, bachelor 30%, graduate 17%.

Households in Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock has 2,076 homes, built on average 38 years ago.

Information from in and around Blowing Rock...

You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 25 homes for sale in Blowing Rock. These homes are comprised of Land/lot and Single Family. The average list price of these property results is 280,780. Prices are shown as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Blowing Rock please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 25 homes for sale in Blowing Rock, NC are represented by 1 member brokerages serving the Blowing Rock area. Member brokerages representing the 25 homes include Blowing Rock Investment Properties.