Harris Brothers Concert at Restored Valle Crucis Home on Crab Orchard Creek

Valle Crucis restored home on Crab Orchard Creek.

182 Lower Crab Orchard Road is a beautifully restored 1920s Banner Elk home located near Valle Crucis on over an acre of amazing flat land and 400′ of Crab Orchard Creek frontage. This idyllic setting with fully renovated historic home, does not come along every day! Located across from the Apple Barn in historic Valle Crucis, enjoy hiking to Crab Orchard Falls from your front door! The yard features open flat land, BOLD creek, and beautiful landscaping. A HUGE covered, wrap around porch with outdoor fireplace welcomes you to this home.

Inside you will find 3 bedrooms, a bunk room and 3 full baths. There is a huge stone wood-burning fireplace with a gas starter and the option to hook up a wood stove for an additional heat source. On the main level, you will find an open kitchen, a beautiful living area, a dining room, a large laundry room, mud room (not counted in finished sq ft), and a full bath and bedroom. Upstairs there are three additional sleeping rooms & two full baths. The home features high end, custom finishes throughout the house. In addition to new insulation, electrical and plumbing, enjoy the modern kitchen, huge clawfoot soaker tubs, Kohler Ironworks fixtures, Solid Fir Doors, High End Stainless kitchen appliances, amazing kitchen sink, new well pump, newly built bridge to the property. There’s no denying that this place is special!

Newly renovated open kitchen in Valle Crucis home on Crab Orchard Creek.Open living area that leads to the kitchen in Valle Crucis home.

Home located on footage on Crab Orchard Creek in Valle Crucis.Outdoor living area in Valle Crucis home on Crab Orchard Creek.

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Valle Crucis Community Park Tiny Porch Series

Featuring The Harris Brothers

828 Real Estate recently hosted and sponsored the Valle Crucis Community Park (VCCP) Tiny Porch Series featuring the Harris Brothers on July 24th, at 182 Lower Crab Orchard Road, listed by Sarah Long. The Harris Brothers are local High Country favorites and are so much FUN to listen to! The Harris Brothers are music lovers. Their infinite live repertoire consists of any number of genres including traditional roots music, rock & roll, jazz, blues, Appalachian mountain music, to vintage country and bluegrass. A typical live show effortlessly shifts from original tunes to their own arrangements of songs from all sides of the Americana musical spectrum.

History of Valle Crucis Community Park

With the 182 Lower Crab Orchard Road being so closely located to the Valle Crucis Community Park, there’s lots of communal recreation activities that you can become a part of! Valle Crucis is North Carolina’s first rural historic district and is known for it’s historic destinations. In 1983, members of the Valle Crucis Community joined forces to preserve a 12-acre tract of land along the Watauga River that was slated for development as a recreational vehicle campground. Their efforts were successful, and the VCCP was born. The park’s founders held a clear vision for the land: That it should remain undeveloped, as a recreational and gathering space for the community, in perpetuity. Today, Valle Crucis Community Park has grown into a 28-acre destination for High Country residents as well as visitors to the area. The park is open to the public year-round and provides space for a variety of outdoor activities.

Ways to Give to VCCP

VCCP Tiny Porch Concerts will be live streamed from Facebook and Instagram starting at 7pm every Friday. Tune in to learn about more hidden, local spots throughout the High Country of North Carolina. Shows will be available on the Valle Crucis Community Park YouTube channel within a few days of the show. Every dollar counts and the best way to say thanks is by donating in one of the following ways. See ya on the porch!

1. Venmo @ValleCrucis-Park
2. PayPal
3. On their Website

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If you’re interested in seeing this listing for yourself and having your own tiny porch concert here, reach out to us at 828 Real Estate and we can assist you in scheduling a showing of this magnificent home in Valle Crucis!

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About the Author

I am a native of Knoxville, Tennessee, but I have been in North Carolina since1997 when I moved to Boone to attend Appalachian State University. I earned my degree in Theatre Education and Communications. While at ASU I met my husband, Matt Long, a Boone native and general contractor, and gained a heart for these mountains and my beloved ASU Mountaineers. After graduation, I spent 5 years teaching in Charlotte before being given the opportunity to move back to the High Country. In 2007 I earned my NC Real Estate License and began in full-time brokerage. In 2010 I helped to open a franchise brokerage in the High Country. I gained impactful knowledge and built important relationships during my 8 years there, but began to feel the calling to get back to my roots.

In June of 2018, my dream became a reality when I opened 828 Real Estate. We are a boutique brokerage that is locally focused, community-minded and client-driven. I feel so fortunate to be in a career that I love, have opportunities to serve wonderful clients, and get to work with the best team here at 828 Real Estate.

I am a member of The High Country Association of Realtors, the North Carolina Association of Realtors, the National Association of Realtors. I am a member the Boone Chamber of Commerce and I am on the board for the Downtown Boone Development Association. I have also completed the Realtor  e-Pro certification that specifically focuses on the technology tools needed in the purchase or sale of a property. Additionally, I have earned my CLHMS Designation. (Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist) and a qualified LuxuryHomes.com Affiliate. Over the years I have been awarded various Top Producer Awards. I am honored each year to be invited to the Top 50 Brokers in the High Country celebration.

My husband and I reside in downtown Boone and have 2 beautiful children, Sadie Rose and Levi. We attend Alliance Bible Fellowship and stay connected by serving the community and supporting local non-profits like Western Youth Network, The Appalachian Theatre and Valle Crucis Community Park. We love to spend time outside hiking, playing on the river, running with their dog, Emmie Lou, hitting the slopes and making the most of our time in this amazing place we get to call home!