Photos of Living on Scenic Lake James

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Living on Scenic lake James At the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains not far from the charming towns of Morganton and Marion in Western North Carolina lies Lake James, a pristine lake fed by three rivers. Surrounded by ancient forest. And waiting for you to call it home. Living on the shores of scenic Lake James is a dream. At Lake James Real Estate, we make sure your home or land buying experience is too. We know Lake James  [Read more…]

Downtown Morganton is Blossoming

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Downtown Morganton is blossoming. So many new businesses, so little time. Whatever your idea of fun is, we have it here in our quaint downtown. Looking for gifts? Treat is a new business that just opened—adorable jewelry, candles, baby gifts and after shopping get a treat for yourself at the newly opened wine, beer and tapas bar. Still thirsty? Head to local favorites, Fonta Flora Brewery for some excellent craft brews like Beet Stout or Irish Table-a dry Irish Stout  [Read more…]

Custom Home Builders in North Carolina

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Cottonwood Development Company is one of the area’s finest custom home builders in North Carolina. Owners Steve Leadbetter and Tracy Jones have a great working relationship.  Steve was educated as an electrical engineer and worked in the medical industry for 20 years. Tracy has his MBA and taught lean manufacturing practices around the world.  Together with Steve’s creative side and Tracy’s diligence with budgeting, they not only build a unique custom home that is beautiful but stays within your budget.  [Read more…]

Enjoying the Outdoors in Morganton North Carolina

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Enjoying the outdoors in Morganton North Carolina is as easy as stepping out your door! It is no wonder our community is called Nature’s Playground. You can jog, bike, or simply walk the Greenway, which follows the Catawba River through Morganton. Cycle Wright is a custom bike shop located in the plaza along the path where you can rent a bike to enjoy for the afternoon. Canoe and Kayaks are available for rent at CBS Sports located on Hwy 181  [Read more…]