492 Payne Branch Road, Blowing Rock, NC


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About 492 Payne Branch Road

Idyllically located where Payne Branch stream and the Middle Fork of the New River converge, this 1960s authentic log cabin is ready for the next family to call it home. The flat yard is dotted with lavender, mint, day-lilies, basil, ferns, dogwoods, rose of Sharon and several raised garden beds. The outside features a level yard with carport and attached storage shed, as well as a separate pump house and tool shed. Flower boxes garnish the railing of the covered porch, where a porch swing catches the breeze and offers a great view. Walk into the kitchen and den area. Built-in shelves abound. South-facing sunroom for your gardener to start seedlings and enjoy passive solar heat and sunlight in the winter. Master bedroom and bathroom/laundry closet are off the living room. Go upstairs to the second bedroom and bathroom. Cedar closet. Juliette porch. Open the windows and hear the gentle rush of the river. Walk to the Payne Branch park of the Middlefork Greenway, or stand in the yard and fish the Middle Fork River. Short/long term rentals allowed. Recent repairs: Oil furnace replaced ($2.3k) 2010. Master shower ($3.6k) 2021. TarHeel Basement system ($3.1k) 2019. Metal Roof ($11.7k) 2017. Well repaired ($1.5k) 2020. Convenient location between Boone and Blowing Rock. Zoned Blowing Rock School. Will this be your home, second home, or an investment property?

Features of 492 Payne Branch Road

MLS® # 245636
Price $499,000
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2.00
Full Baths 2
Square Footage 1,375
Acres 0.19
Year Built 1966
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Style Mountain, Log Home
Status Active Under Contract

Community Information

Address 492 Payne Branch Road
Area 4-BlueRdg, BlowRck YadVall-Pattsn-Globe-CALDWLL)
Subdivision None
City Blowing Rock
County Watauga
Province NC
Postal Code 28605


Utilities High Speed Internet Available, Cable Available, Septic Available
Parking Carport, Driveway, Garage, Two Car Garage, Asphalt
# of Garages 2
Garages Carport, Driveway, Garage, Two Car Garage, Asphalt
View Southern Exposure
Is Waterfront No
Waterfront River Access, River Front
Has Pool No


Interior Features Attic, Skylights
Appliances Electric Range, Electric Water Heater, Dryer, Refrigerator, Washer
Heating Forced Air, Oil, Wood Stove
Cooling None
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 1
Fireplaces Gas, Vented, One
# of Stories 2
Stories 2
Has Basement Yes
Basement Crawl Space


Exterior Log, Wood Siding
Exterior Features Out Building(s), Storage
Windows Double Hung, Double Pane Windows, Screens, Single Pane, Skylight(s), Storm Window(s)
Roof Metal, Asphalt, Shingle
Construction Log, Wood Siding

School Information

Elementary Blowing Rock
High Watauga

Additional Information

Date Listed September 4th, 2023
Days on Market 4
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

Listing Details

OfficeBlowing Rock Real Estate, LLC

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