Harbor Watch on Lake Norman – Statesville NC

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Harbor Watch:

Welcome to Harbor Watch on Lake Norman in Statesville NC!  This community is located on the upper end of Lake Norman on the main channel of the Catawba River.  Centrally located between Hickory, Statesville and Mooresville and with easy access to I-40.  You will love the large wooded lots and privacy between homes.  Most of the interior lots range from .75 to over 3 acres!  Waterfront lots range from .5  to over an acre.  As you drive around this neighborhood, you will get the sense you are in the mountains with rolling hills and mature wooded landscape.

Come explore the unique features offered by the Harbor Watch Community.  There are two private islands on Lake Norman offering fun for all.  Bring the family and camp out, hang out on the small beach area, fish or just pull up the boat and visit with your neighbors.  There are also two small interior stocked fishing ponds that are catch and release.  Pull up a seat on the park benches and watch the fun!

If you love boating on Lake Norman, there are community day slips available for you.  Load up the boat in the morning and take off for a day of fun on the lake!  The boat landing has a covered gazebo area, sunning decks and picnic area plus a boat launch area and parking space.  When you finish the day, you can take store your boat in the secure fenced storage area just off Laurel Cove Rd.  This storage area offers plenty of room for RV’s, boats, trailers and additional vehicles.

To get to Harbor Watch on Lake Norman in Statesville NC, take Exit 42 – Troutman- off of I-77 and go north on 21 through town, past the Food Lion.  Take a left on Old Mountain Road to the next light then L on Buffalo Shoals Rd for about 3 miles.  Left on Laurel Cove and the Harbor Watch will be on your right.  You will see the beautifully landscaped front entrance and gate house.

 

HOUSING:

This community has approximately 176 lots and there are still plenty of lots available to build your dream home.  There is an architectural review committee that  will approve your phpjSYYuEAM.jpgplans and provide you with the guidelines for building. Bring you own builder or contact me for recommendations of local building contractors.  You can review the guidelines at the community website:  www.harborwatchhoa.bondwaresite.com

There are a great variety of homes available for sale in Harbor Watch ranging in price from $250,000 to over a million.  There are waterfront lots, waterview of Lake Norman or of the interior lakes and interior lots.  Search all homes for sale  in Harbor Watch or call me for homes that may not be listed or are coming soon to the market.

Harbor Watch is a private community with private roads that are maintained by the HOA.  Annual dues are currently $600 (please verify current dues) and this includes road maintenance, maintenance of the common areas and amenities.  All homes will have their own septic system and water well.

Take a drive through tour of Harbor Watch:

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SCHOOLS:

Living in Statesville NC offers many options for education from public schools, to private options to Higher Education.  Public Schools options with depend on the where you live.  You can visit the Iredell- Statesville Schools Website for school assignments and more information about the school district.  If private schools are what you are searching for, you will find many options such as Statesville Montessori, Cornerstone Christian, Southview Christian Academy and Statesville Christian.  There is also the American Renaissance School in downtown Statesville for grades K-8.  Higher Education options include Mitchell Community College and Gardner Webb University.  Click this link for common questions about enrollment in NC Public Schools.

 

FUN THINGS TO DO:

Statesville is full of activities that will please any age or interest.  Every year you will enjoy the sites and tastes at the Carolina Balloonfest, the Crossroads Pumpkinfest, the annual Christmas Parade or the summer “Friday after Five” Concert series.  Take a visit to the Fort Dobbs Historic Civil War Site or take the kids to Zootastic for a fun fill day with the animals.  You might like to take the downtown guided tour of historic sites or join in on the annual “Amazing Race” sponsored by the Statesville Chamber of Commerce.  Come out for the downtown Art Crawls or take a day visiting one of the local NASCAR Race shops.  If you love horses, a drive out the Love Valley (our very own western town in the Piedmont) and take some horse riding lessons or watch a real rodeo.  You can drive to Troutman for the annual Iredell County Fair or watch the annual Independence Day Parade and Fireworks. Let’s not forget that NC has lots of vineyards in this area and a must see is Daveste Vineyards in Troutman.  A great day of wine tasting and good music!

If enjoying a day on the lake, cruise south below the Hwy 150 bridge and explore Queens Landing for the day.  Enjoy mini golf, outside entertainment, the piano bar and don’t miss the annual 4th of July fireworks.  Check out one of the local waterfront restaurants on Lake Norman and enjoy a fabulous lunch. Find one of the local sandbars and hang for the day or just spend the day skiing, tubing and swimming.  It’s a great place to play for the day!

Located just a few miles away is the Lake Norman State Park where you can enjoy camping, hiking, bike riding through miles of trails, swimming and much more.

OTHER IMPORTANT AMENITIES:

In every city or town you choose to live, some things you must have access to are good hospitals and other resources such as a library and recreational facilities.  Living in Statesville NC will give you many choices when it comes to your health and family.  Statesville is home to Iredell Memorial Hospital and Davis Regional Medical Center and is only a short distance from Lake Norman Regional Medical, Carolinas Medical Center, Presbyterian Hospital and specialty medical facilities such as the Lavine Children’s Hospital and Wake Forest Medical Center.

Statesville has a beautiful library close to downtown and offers recreational facilities for families at the Statesville Fitness and Activity Center, the YMCA, the Boys and Girls Club, ZX Fitness, All American Fitness, Total Fitness and more.

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Work with experience.  I have personally been a part of over 8 transactions in Harbor Watch and know the community very well.  I can answer all your questions or show you any homes for sale.  Feel free to contact me today for my marketing plan or to schedule an appointment.  I look forward to hearing from you!

Call Sonya Leonard with The Home Style Team directly at 704-450-0588 for your personal tour of Harbor Watch or other Lake Norman Communities.  Sign up on my website to be notified of new Harbor Watch Listings as soon as they hit the market!

Statesville NC Community Spotlight on True Homes – Valleybrook

Community Spotlight:

Valleybrook – True Homes

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This month my spotlight is on True Homes and the Valleybrook Community just off Davie Avenue in Statesville NC.  Their June promotion offers 3 bonus items to buyers that purchase before June 30th that include:

1. $5000 Style Package to upgrade your new home

2. 3% in Closing Costs paid by True Homes

3. Move in Package to include a Refrigerator, Washer/Dryer and Blinds for the whole house!

They have prices starting as low as $108,900 (on specific lots) for the Camden Plan (1600 s.f.) and $118,000 for the Hudson (2000 s.f.). Both have a one car garage, two story. 3BR/2BA.  That is a great price! Why search for distressed homes or hassle with short sales when you can have a brand new home for about the same amount of money. Build time is 3 months.

Low credit scores – unable to qualify for financing right now?  True Homes offers a new Buyer Education Plan to help you get back on tract and into a home.  Call me today for all the details or to schedule an appointment to preview their model home. 

Remember:  Always have your buyer’s agent with you when looking at new construction.

Other Area communities by True Homes include:

Martha’s Ridge– Model Home located in this community

Olde Statesville– USDA 100% financing available

View all homes for sale in ValleyBrook, Martha’s Ridge, Olde Statesville.

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America’s Home Builder comes to Statesville NC – DR. Horton Homes

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  D.R. Horton Builders has purchased lots in two communities in the Statesville and Troutman areas.  The first is Martha’s Ridge, located by the Signal Hill Mall in Statesville.  They have 22 lots that are available for buyers and 5 floor plans ranging from 1654 s.f to over 3000 s.f. and prices starting in the low 130’s to high 180’s.   There are only 2 story plans available and annual HOA dues are only $240.  The community does not have amenities on site but the community is located right down the street from the new Statesville Fitness and activity Center and Statesville Soccer complex with entry to the greenway.  There is no model home in the community to preview but there will be one at their other community in Pine Forest that are the same models offered in Martha’s Ridge.  Pre-Grand Opening Specials are now running that offer the first 3 buyers $12,500 in FREE Design Center Options.

This community is conveniently located just off I-77 and I-40 and close to shopping centers and schools.  Schools will be East Iredell Elementary and Middle and Statesville High School.

 

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The second community D.R. Horton is building in is Pine Forest.  This subdivision is located just off I-77 at Exit 45, directly across from the Fox Den Country Club.  They have purchased 48 lots in this community and will build 7 models here including one ranch style model.  Prices start in the low 150’s to the low 200’s.  Annual HOA dues will be $240.  The same Pre-Grand Opening Special also applies to this community.  The model home for both communities will be build here for buyers to preview.  Once buyers have selected a home for purchase, you will go to the design center in Charlotte to select your materials and colors for your home. 

When visiting the community, please be sure to have your buyer’s agent with you before discussing any details with on-site sales representatives. 

 

About DR Horton: Donald R. Horton began his own construction business in 1978 in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  In 1987, D.R. Horton began expanding its operations by seeking out the nation’s most active homebuilding markets.  Since 1987, the company has geographically diversified into 85 markets and states across the United States.  D.R. Horton also provides mortgage and title insurance services in many of its markets.

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Statesville NC Real Estate Guide –Sonya Leonard, Exit Home Team Realty Agent Sonya Leonard of Exit Home Team Realty is your local real estate expert in Statesville North Carolina.  The Statesville Real Estate Guide provides free access to individualized home searches for all homes in Statesville, Mooresville, Troutman, Lake Norman and the entire Lake Norman Area.  Explore buyer and seller reports, community resources, new home communities, and be sure to sign up for you’re my exclusive FREE Weekly Distressed Sales List.  Let Sonya help you INVEST in Real Estate and your Future! (704) 450-0588. Exit Home Team Realty