Known as horse county, Polk County is divided into two regions which include the Blue Ridge Mountains in the western third of the county and Piedmont in the eastern two-thirds. Since most of the county is in the Piedmont region, it’s usually referred to as being in the NC foothills.
Polk County is rich in history and culture and boasts vast natural scenery. It’s also a quickly growing county that offers prime real estate to its prospective residents.
Some of the homes for sale in Polk County, NC include farms, equestrian community homes, as well as urban living close to the quaint downtown.
Find a home for sale in Polk County that gives you the view and amenities you desire at a price you can afford.
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Polk County Real Estate Agents
Buying a home is no small feat because it’s one of the biggest financial decisions of your life. Finding a Polk County real estate agent with the experience to guide you through the process is key.
The Polk County realtors at Ferguson Real Estate and Associates have helped many home buyers in the area get into the house of their dreams. We understand that you want a real estate agent that you trust and feel comfortable with and who can navigate through the process with your best interests in mind. Since our buyer’s agents are experienced in Polk County, we can guide you toward the right property for the right price, and within your timeline and budget.
Contact our office at (828) 440-1172 to speak to one of our dedicated Polk County real estate agents today. We are happy to answer any questions you have and meet with you face to face for you to make the right decision.
Polk County, NC Land and Lots for Sale
Whether you are looking for large acreage or a small plot in an established community, Ferguson Real Estate and Associates have you covered. Our Polk County land listings are updated frequently and we may have some lots available that haven’t gone live yet on our website so it’s important you call us with your needs.
Polk County has a lot of land options in either the mountainous areas or the foothills. It doesn’t matter if you are interested in building on a private lot surrounded by tall trees or on a smaller lot in a quiet community, we can help. Call our office today at (828) 440-1172 to begin your land-buying journey.
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Selling a Home in Polk County, NC
When you are ready to sell your home in Polk County, you need a real estate agent with common goals: sell your home in the least amount of time for the largest amount of money possible. That’s where Ferguson Real Estate and Associates comes in.
As the property owner, you know your home better than anyone while our Polk County real estate agents have the most market knowledge than any other realtors around. When we become a team, there’s no stopping us from getting your home sold with your goals in mind.
We will set up an appointment with you to do an initial walkthrough of your home so that you can give us a guided tour. During this tour, we may have some suggestions before we put your home on the market. This is so that when buyers come through, they see all the best your home has to offer.
We will also go over the sales process so that you are ready for the next steps. We will discuss your goals as well as your closing date timeline and other important details.
Contact our Polk County real estate agents today at (828) 440-1172 to schedule a meeting.
Polk County History and Information
Polk County is located between Henderson and Rutherford Counties in the North Carolina Foothills. I-26 is the interstate that runs through Polk County before crossing over into South Carolina. Polk County has a population of about 20,600 and has three main towns: Saluda, Columbus and Tryon.
Polk County has been known as one of the South’s best equestrian destinations for over 100 years. It started in 1917 when the Pine Crest Inn in Tryon opened. It was a popular spot for northerners to come and ride their horses during the winter months. Then, in 1929, the Tryon Horse Show started making it the third oldest of its kind in the United States. In 1956, the US Equestrian Team trained in Tryon for the Olympics.
St. Luke’s Hospital is located in Columbus while two other hospitals are just a few minutes away in Hendersonville, NC which are Park Ridge and Pardee.
Lake Adger is Polk County’s largest body of water and offers ample recreational opportunities like fishing, camping, and enjoying nature. If you buy a home here, you are just a short drive to Dupont State Recreational Forest, Pisgah National Forest, and Green River Game Lands.
Polk County Communities
Polk County has three incorporated cities that include Saluda, Tryon, and Columbus. Columbus is the county seat and has lots of activities and historical places to see.
Columbus is just a few miles north of the NC/SC border. With a population of just over 1,000, it definitely gives that small town feel while also being within driving distance of Asheville. In the historic downtown, see one of the oldest courthouses in North Carolina and grab lunch or dinner at a number of highly rated restaurants. You and your family can enjoy two parks in the middle of town. Stearns Park has a lovely gazebo that hosts many events throughout the year. It’s also a great place to picnic while enjoying the mountain views. Behind the historic courthouse is Veterans Park which has a lovely fountain and memorial. Columbus homes for sale are listed on our website but please give us a call if you are interested in this area.
Saluda is a bit smaller than Columbus with a population of just over 700 residents. Saluda is a bonafide mountain oasis. 18,000 acres of the Green River Gamelands and the Greenville Watershed have served as natural buffers to preserve the inherent character of this mountain own. Residents recommend the Saluda Arts Festival which is held every May. You’ll also find the Green River Gorge which offers a large variety of outdoor adventures including kayak trips, paddleboard rentals, tubing, fishing, and camping. We’ve closed many Saluda homes for sale and can help you if you like this area so be sure to contact us.
For 125 years, Tryon has been known as “The Friendliest Town in the South”. With a population of just over 1,400, it’s the largest town in Polk County. Tryon’s moderate winters, cool summer breezes, rolling landscapes, and mountain views attract visitors as well as those looking for the perfect place to call home. If you are a wine lover, you’ll be happy to learn that Tryon has several operating vineyards. The town is a very people-centered community that values the arts and nature. We love Tryon so much that our home office is located in this area. We are very familiar with the area and can help you find a Tryon home for sale.