a sanctuary for peace and privacy nestled in the foothills of Western NC | Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina

a sanctuary for peace and privacy nestled in the foothills of Western NC

Morganton , Burke County , North Carolina

pool • 1 barn with 6 stalls

Property description

Welcome to a sanctuary for peace and privacy nestled in the foothills of Western North Carolina. Conveniently located near downtown Morganton. One-hour drive to Tryon Equestrian Center, Asheville and Charlotte Airport. Thirty minutes to hiking in the Linville Gorge and 20 minutes to Lake James. When arriving onto the 86-acre property, you’ll get a sense of gratification for all things beautiful and a surreal feeling that you could actually own it. The south side of the property has approx. 1,500 feet along the Catawba River. The north portion of the property runs along Canoe Creek and is wooded with walking, horseback riding, RV trails, and plenty of wildlife. Relax and enjoy the view from the wraparound porch or the pool area of this 5,700 sq. ft., 5 bedroom, 4 bath & 2 ½ bath Timber Frame home. Doors in the home are reclaimed from an old hotel in Maine. Saltwater, fiberglass pool. Pool house has a full bathroom, kitchenette and a kegerator for 2 mini kegs – perfect for entertaining! The 4 pastures and large riding ring provide a beautiful backdrop from the home and barn. The cedar barn has 6 interior stalls, 2 exterior stalls and 3 mini-horse stalls. The 600-sf carriage house is perfect for storing your horse carts as well as golf carts! Maintenance/storage building.


Home Features

  • Timber Frame home designed by Hearthstone
  • Five bedrooms, including a guest suite in the lower level.
  • Septic for home, poolhouse & barn.
  • Well with water quality report available.
  • Large, brick wraparound porch.
  • Saltwater pool with poolhouse.
  • Guest suite in lower level.
  • Fireplaces on main level and lower level & the poolhouse.
  • 10' ceilings
  • Patio on lower level is perfect for entertaining by the pool.

Lot Features

  • 1,500 feet along the Catawba River
  • Canoe Creek borders north side of property.
  • Several wooded trails for riding, ATV.
  • Maintenance/Storage building with two 14'x10' garage doors. Also has wired outlet for a kiln.
  • Fruit trees between the house & barn
  • Plenty of wildlife including deer, fox, etc.

Horse Facility Features

  • A favorite spot for carriage riding!
  • Barn has a cedar exterior, built on concrete with 2x6 walls
  • Carriage House
  • 6 interior stalls, 2 exterior stalls and 3 mini horse stalls
  • Hayloft has doors at each end, hay lift (included in sale)
  • Stalls have rubber stall mats, gravel, stone dust and drain
  • Tack room has electric baseboard heat, refrigerator, sink, ½ bath, hot water heater, washer/dryer negotiable
  • Electrical in conduits
  • Manure pit
  • Two frost-free hydrants
  • There are 4 paddocks with gates at each end, 3 hydrants
  • Two riding rings – large one by paddocks and another smaller ring above barn


  • 78 miles to airports
  • 6.7 miles to hospitals
  • 4.6 miles to shopping

Information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. Buyer to verify all information


2017 Docastee Road, Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina


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