About Banner Elk, North Carolina

Known for it's abundant amount of activities, beautiful weather, charming southern hospitality, and gorgeous views, Banner Elk is the ideal place for 2nd home buyers searching for a quality real estate investment. Traditional home buyers love this area for it's small-town feel and community orientated involvement in preserving the culture many have came to adore. Gated communities throughout the area provide the relief of knowing your investment is secure and well maintained while away.

Banner Elk NCThe northwestern North Carolina town of Banner Elk has four season weather with mild temperatures. The year-round population is estimated at 1,093 residents. Winter and summer months bring adventure seekers looking for the perfect powdered snow or picturesque views. For skiers, the area offer some of the best skiing in the southeast. Both Sugar Mountain Ski Resort and Beech Mountain Ski Resort are located just minutes from downtown Banner Elk.


Ski capital of the South, Banner Elk is centrally located in the High Country of Avery County. Boone is a short 27 minute drive and the closest large city of Hickory, is about an 1 ½ hours. The Tennessee border is a short 15 minute drive and the Virginia border is about 1 hour and 15 minute drive. Charlotte is roughly 2 ½ hours from Banner Elk.

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