When searching for property in the NC High Country, there are may options, but what can you expect to pay in HOA / POA fees to be a part of some of the most popular communities? Here is a quick overview of what some of the fees are in popular communities in Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Foscoe, Boone and Linville.

 

    Echota is a gated community with 2 clubhouses, one indoor pool and one outdoor pool, 2 workout rooms and other amenities. POA fees are approx $1100 per quarter, which also includes water/ sewer, cable and internet. It is about 10 minutes from Boone and 15 minutes to Banner Elk and Blowing Rock. http://www.echotanc.com/

    Chetola is a gated community in downtown Blowing Rock. It has a Bob Timberlake restaurant and spa that is also open to the public, but an option to join its club that gives access to the pool, workout rooms, golf, fishing, etc. There is a one time initiation fee is $4,800 and the annual dues are $1,000.00. Plus POA fees that vary. They start at $480/ month for a one bedroom. https://www.chetola.com/


    Yonahlossee - POA fees approx $975/ quarter plus membership to the Yonahlossee Racquet Club, which has indoor and outdoor tennis courts, an indoor swimming pool, a fitness center, with a new one being built and a clubhouse for a $500 initiation fee and $100 per month. https://www.yonahlosseeclub.com


    Linville Land Harbor is about 10 minutes away from Banner Elk and 35 minutes from Boone. http://www.linvillelandharbor.com/. The POA fees are $2400 per year and include:

    Water/ sewer

    Cable

    Internet

    Trash Pick-up

    24 hour Security

    Outdoor pool

    Beach

    Lake with canoes and kayaks

    Access to Linville River for fishing

    Hiking trails

    Dog parks

    Recreation Center with clubs and activities

    Suffleboard

    Pickleball

    Tennis (extra fee)
    Golf (extra fee)

 
Houses and/or condos in Beech Mountain can be eligible for a Beech Mountain Club Membership. If a property has current membership there is a $500 transfer fee and if its not current it is a $2000 new member initiation fee, then fees are $1700 per year. http://beechmtn.club/. They have golf, tennis, pickle-ball, a pool and more.  

Other communities that have higher Club fees are  

    Hound Ears: POA fees are approx $863/ quarter which does not include any use of the Hound Ears Club. You can join the Club for a $30,000 initiation fee then a min of $6700 per year for fees plus other fees depending on the membership type and level.  https://www.houndears.com/club/scripts/section/section.asp?NS=HP

 

    Linville Ridge: POA fees are $8750/ year plus Club Membership. https://www.linvilleridge.com/

 

    Elk River: POA fees are $9800 per year plus Club Membership. The Elk River Club amenities include an air field, swimming pool, playground, Dog Park, tennis, fitness center, clubhouse, lake, and a Jack Nicholas signature golf course. http://elkriverclubnc.com/