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Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina


73.16 Arces

The simple things are what matters, and the art of this home on over 73+ acres is majestic. Just minutes to thriving downtown Morganton and with over 3,000 feet of river frontage along the Catawba River. Bells Run with 8,182 square feet, 4-bedroom, 5-bath custom-built Georgian home with multi-level Brazilian hardwood decks in back to overlook the pastures or enjoy the sound of the river. Updates include solid maple cabinets, granite countertops, Viking appliances, surround sound interior and exterior and more. As you come through the gated entry and up the manicured drive the property opens to several acres of pastures, a covered riding ring, and Mares barn with a covered grooming area and 3 oversized stalls. There is a 4,063 square foot workshop/garage, an apartment extensive hay storage area above. There is a large air compressor with adequate piping to both garage areas which are separated by a breezeway. Tractor shed with 3 bays and a 4-stall barn with loft area and tack room.
Several barns on property. Largest at 6,162 sq. ft. lower level for workshop, 8 garage bays with 9'x10' steel roll-up doors. Above is over 1,500 sq. ft. upper level with heated 1,040 sq. ft. of finished office area with electricity, phone lines, pine floors and walls. The balance of the second floor, is a hay loft, open to the second level of the original barn on the property for a total hay storage are of 5,511 sq. ft. A smaller barn is located behind the larger barn, and it includes 1,500 sq. ft. of main floor area and 566 sq. ft. of loft storage. This barn has 4 stalls with rubberized flooring, tack room and restroom. Mare's barn is 682 sq. ft. enclosed and with over 2,100 sq. ft. covered grooming area surrounding the oversized stables. A covered riding ring has 10,660 sq. ft. with sand/clay floor, open walls, truss roof with metal covering and oversized aluminum gutters. The post construction footing is placed for construction of walls to enclose ring if desired.

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Lot Details

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  • Icons/close Property is not on a Cul de Sac
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Internet Speed for Morganton, North Carolina

Provider Type Max Up Max Down
Charter Communications, Inc. Cable Modem-DOCSIS 3.1 35 Mbps 940 Mbps
City of Morganton Cable Modem-DOCSIS 3.0 20 Mbps 200 Mbps
ViaSat, Inc. Satellite 3 Mbps 100 Mbps
Carolina West Wireless, Inc. Terrestrial Fixed Wireless 3 Mbps 25 Mbps
HNS License Sub, LLC Satellite 3 Mbps 25 Mbps
BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. ADSL2 0.768 Mbps 18 Mbps
BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. Asymetrical xDSL 0.512 Mbps 6 Mbps
VSAT Systems, LLC Satellite 1.3 Mbps 2 Mbps
City of Morganton Optical Carrier/Fiber to the End User 0 Mbps 0 Mbps
GCI Communication Corp. Satellite 0 Mbps 0 Mbps
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This Morganton Economy

Description Morganton
Unemployment Rate 4.3%
Recent Job Growth 1.6%
Future Job Growth 37.3%
Sales Tax 6.8%
Income Tax 5.3%
Income Per Capita $23,473
Household Income $41,225
Family Median Income $52,880
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting 0.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction 0.0%
Construction 6.4%
Manufacturing 17.3%
Wholesale Trade 3.0%
Retail Trade 9.0%
Transportation and warehousing 0.5%
Utilities 0.9%
Information 1.0%
Finance and insurance 2.4%
Real estate, rental, and leasing 1.5%
Professional, scientific and technical services 2.9%
Management of companies 0.0%
Administrative, support, and waste management services 3.5%
Educational services 9.2%
Health care and social assistance 21.9%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 1.4%
Accommodation and food services 4.3%
Other services 6.4%
Public administration 7.7%
Approximate Location
This land's acreage of 73.16 is equal to:
Vatican Citys
This land's price of $4.1M is equal to:
Avg. priced homes in San Francisco
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USDA Hardiness Zone 7b.

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones are the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location.

Zone 7 is bursting at the seams with an abundant amount of vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers that flourish in this temperate zone. When you are gardening in zone 7, you live in an area with a moderately long growing season. The typical growing season generally lasts about eight months.

The coldest days in winter:
Temperatures from 5 to 10°C

This zone is good for growing:
pecan, chestnut, walnut, hazelnut, strawberries, blackberries, and blueberries
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