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138 Apartments for rent in McDowell County, NC

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188 Uptons Landing Road Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,600
550 sqft
Cute, cozy one bedroom vacation rental cabin located inside Barefoot Landing RV Resort, a gated community next to Lake James. Fully furnished (linens not provided). Queen size bed in the bedroom, plus a full size bed in a loft and sleeper sofa in living room. Wi-fi, cable provided plus water/sewer (electric billed based on usage). Washer/dryer in unit. Access to in-ground pool (opens Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day), horse shoe pits, walking trails, volleyball and basketball courts. A short walk to our cove at Lake James with boat access! Boat storage available for a monthly fee. Sorry, no pets. Close to Lake James State Park with lots of hiking trails to enjoy. Asheville is 30 minutes away. If you happen to be a member of the national Moose Lodge, we have a private entrance to Marion Moose Lodge, one of the largest in the nation! Short term nightly rentals are also available.
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90 High Lake Drive Photo Gallery 1
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4 Bedrooms
$3,800
2921 sqft
Available December 15, 2022. Executive style home with arguably the best views on Lake James available for long term lease, minimum 12 months. Two deeded boat slips come with this property, located in the Arbor community dock area. Main level features expertly appointed kitchen with custom maple cabinets, granite & gas range; hardwood floors, gas fireplace with stone surround, and large 6' windows for enjoying the magnificent view. Spacious main level deck with multiple seating options for enjoying the outdoors! Upstairs, note the huge primary suite, including large walk-in closet, double vanity, jetted tub, walk-in shower, & private balcony. Lower level features a cozy family room and stone fireplace, with a second kitchen, wet bar, pantry, full bath & separate entrance. Pantry is cooled - perfect for your personal wine collection! Unfurnished, tenant responsible for utilities and yard maintenance. Application fee $41.99 with rental history, background check and credit.
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148 Locust Ridge Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$2,100
Cabin Rental in Old Fort! - The mountain cottage provides a comfortable spot to unwind after a day of hiking, kayaking, shopping, or brewery-hopping in nearby Asheville, Black Mountain, Marion, or Chimney Rock. Two bedrooms are located on the main floor. A hall bath just steps away from both, features a spacious shower. For privacy and a tree-top feeling, the master bedroom is located on the second floor. Its roomy bathroom has a tub/shower combination. (RLNE5449147)
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108 E College St Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$2,400
1471 sqft
Charming Black Mountain Rental! - Check out this charming 3 bedroom/2 bathroom home in a wonderful Black Mountain location. The main level offers a cozy living room with a gas fireplace, a dining room, kitchen/laundry area a full bathroom, and the primary bedroom. Upstairs you'll find two spare bedrooms and another full bathroom. Covered front porch and large back deck. Spacious backyard. Tenants will have access to the unfinished basement and one storage building. This home is close to local restaurants, shops, and Lake Tomahawk. **Sorry, no pets. Please note, there will be some exterior work that is still scheduled to be completed and may not be finished by the time a lease starts. No Pets Allowed (RLNE7807105)
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7 Staffordshire Dr Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$3,200
1980 sqft
Lovely Black Mountain Rental - You'll love this spacious 3 bedroom/2.5 bathroom home in Black Mountain! Wood flooring throughout. Fenced-in yard. Washer/dryer hookups. Mini split systems for heating/cooling. Gas stove and tankless water heater. Lawn care and trash included. **Please note, this house has a shared driveway with other homes in the neighborhood. Parking for two cars. (RLNE7800472)
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124 North Fork Road Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
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FURNISHED/UTILITIES Included. Perfect for remote work. Very cute, remodeled, wood cabin with beautiful wood flooring, gated wrap-around deck with outdoor dining area, front/back covered porches, reclining leather sofa, S/S appliances, high quality Miele washer/dryer, desk/chair work area, spacious backyard. Utilities, Wifi, Netflix and lawncare included. Located in residential area less than 1 mi. from historic downtown Black Mountain, minutes to Montreat & beautiful Tomahawk Park (tennis courts, outdoor community pool, golf course & lake), 15 min. drive to Asheville. Free 3 car parking on horseshoe driveway with 2 entrances. Child-proofing must be provided by guest. Message owner for updated availability. 1 to 6 month rentals with month to month rental agreement. Longer rentals considered for responsible tenants. 1 to 2 small, well behaved dogs allowed with pet rent.
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56 Spring Mountain Road Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$2,300
1300 sqft
3 bedroom 2 bath home in Fairview. Hardwood floor in living area, carpet in bedrooms. Garage space for storage. Large yard. $2300 per month includes water and lawn maintenance. One month's security deposit. $40 application fee. Sorry, NO PETS. Rental Terms: Rent: $2,300, Application Fee: $40, Security Deposit: $2,300, Available 12/3/22 Pet Policy: Cats not allowed, Dogs not allowed This property allows self guided viewing without an appointment. Contact for details.
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420 Old Buckeye Cove Rd. Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$1,595
1200 sqft
Secluded three bedroom and two bath home with all utilities included. Act quickly to take advantage of this hassle free mountain home in beautiful Swannanoa, NC. This shared home features all new carpet and vinyl, a front and side deck, gardening areas and great closet space. The 1st floor apartment will be rented separately. The main home will include full use of the upper driveway and basement, which also has W/D connections. Enjoy the peaceful mountains with a convenient location, close to I-40, shopping and grocery. Pets: Sorry, no pets https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=sdYwnZvdafM Lease will include a $10 monthly fee for our Maintenance Reduction Program Amenities: Air Cond. Central, Basement Unfinished, Bath Full-2, Bath Step in Shower, Bath Tub, Bedroom-3, Building Type- Single Family, County-Buncombe, Deck-Uncovered, Heat-Gas Propane, Kitchen-Range-Electric, Kitchen-Refrigerator, Lawn-Resident, Other Rooms-Bonus, Parking-Driveway, Pets- Not Allowed, Sewer-Septic, Smoking-NOT ALLOWED, Trash-Resident to Establish, Washer/Dryer Hookups, Water- Well, All utilities Included
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2251 East Wade Avenue Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$800
Become a Homeowner and be Home for the Holidays! LIMITED TIME ONLY: receive first months lot rent FREE after purchasing your home. SALE PRICE: $30,000.00 Please contact our Home Sales team at (855) 558 - 5559 Opt. 4 or homesales@mobilehome.rentals.
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220 Meredith Loop Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
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4 Bedrooms
$2,200
1317 sqft
Newly renovated home in Grovemont, Swannanoa. Beautiful ranch home with 3 beds plus Den, 2 bathrooms, living room, gas fireplace, and spacious kitchen with island and granite countertops. From fresh paint throughout and renovated bathrooms, you won't want to miss this bright and sunny home! Including a cozy easy-to-use fireplace! Sits back off the road on nearly 1/2 acre of wooded nature and privacy. Sizable deck for relaxing and enjoying the quiet. 1327 sq ft. Semi-furnished; flexible to what tenant needs. All living on one floor! Grovemont features the Swannanoa library, playground, walking trails and sports field, all within walking distance. Minutes to Ingles, Ace Hardware and other shopping. Equidistant to Asheville or charming Black Mountain. Home renovation finished and ready for a move-in!! Semi-Furnished; can furnish more or unfurnished based on renters preferences. Pets considered with a fee. Storage shed. Driveway parking. Washer and dryer included. No vouchers.
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616 Salem Heights Lane Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$2,495
616 Salem Heights Lane Available 01/01/23 Green Built Swannanoa Rental! - New construction (Green Built home) in Swannanoa just minutes from downtown Asheville! 3 bedroom/2.5 bathroom home. Wood floors throughout. All bedrooms are on the second level of the house. The primary bedroom has an ensuite bathroom and a deck off of the bedroom. W/D hookups. (RLNE7791490)
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56 Harrison Hill Rd Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,500
677 sqft
Immaculate Cozy Cottage in Swannanoa - Updated cottage in a residential mountainside area of Swannanoa. New HVAC for central heat and air conditioning! Hardwood floors are throughout the living room and bedrooms. The living room accesses the level, fenced back yard with a paver patio. The carport entrance opens into the eat-in kitchen, which has new LVP flooring, butcher block counters, and newer stainless appliances that include the gas range, refrigerator, and compact dishwasher. One of the bedrooms is located off of the kitchen; the other is off of the living room. Both bedrooms offer nice wooded views. The bathroom, off of the kitchen, includes a stall shower and built-in shelving. Carport parking for one car, plus an additional gravel parking area. Washer and dryer hookups are in the storage room off of the carport. Tenant responsible for lawn care/ landscape maintenance and all utilities (propane for the furnace and range, electricity, water, and trash service.) No smoking. No cosigners. No pets. No Pets Allowed (RLNE7759667)
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Murphy's Farm Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,380
816 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,715
1176 sqft
Welcome to Murphy's Farm, a unique, newly built apartment community that features exquisite homes, beautiful outdoor spaces, premier amenities, and first-class services in an extremely desirable location. Let Murphy's Farm provide you with the upscale lifestyle that you’ve been searching for. “Modern Style, Authentic Living".
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Fairview Meadows Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$2,884
1618 sqft
4 Bedrooms
$2,949
1764 sqft
5 Bedrooms
$3,290
2511 sqft
Our brand new community, located at the intersection of Reeds Creek and Charlotte's Highway, features beautifully landscaped grounds and charming single-family homes. Choose from our one- and two-story three, four and five bedroom floor plans to best fit your lifestyle. Each home comes with a number of interior features including an attached garage, open floor plan, wood-style plank flooring, washer & dryer, and chef-inspired kitchen. Step outside your door and enjoy your fenced yard, outdoor living spaces and more.
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305 Patton Street Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$1,500
1500 sqft
3 bed 2 bath home conveniently located near downtown Morganton. It features an upper-level garage, a lower-level garage, and a metal carport. Rental Terms: Rent: $1,500, Application Fee: $40, Security Deposit: $1,500, Available 12/19/22 This property allows self guided viewing without an appointment. Contact for details.
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39 Heritage Mountain Place Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,450
1040 sqft
Cozy apartment nestled under the trees of Heritage Mountain with high speed internet available and prime access to shopping, dining, groceries, coffee, gyms, breweries, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and more. Live well in a wooded setting just 13 minutes drive to Pack Square in downtown Asheville. 1,040 SqFt 2 Bed 1 Bath Large Living Room Dining Space Washer and Dryer Dishwasher Gas Fireplace Pre-wired for high speed internet - Charter Spectrum Provider Pets Allowed Off Street parking for 2 Vehicles Heat Pump for Heat and AC Side porch Tenant Pays Power, Internet/Communications, Propane Tank Lease, Propane Consumption Water, Trash Collection, & Lawncare Provided By Landlord Rent $1,450/Month with 12 Month Lease Rental Terms: Rent: $1,450, Application Fee: $40, Security Deposit: $1,450, Available Now Pet Policy: Cats allowed, Dogs allowed This property allows self guided viewing without an appointment. Contact for details.
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951 Oakland Road Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$650
1 BR / 1 BA Renovated Apartment for Rent in Forest City! Just renovated with brand new flooring, upgrades, and neutral paint throughout. Total electric. Stove and Fridge is included. Tenant is responsible for having power in their name and renters insurance. There is a $25.00 utility reimbursement fee to be paid every month on top of the rent! Professionally Managed by SRP Management. We are not currently participating in any Section 8 and Other voucher programs for this property. However, applicants may qualify based on other sources of income. All Application fees are Non-Refundable, we recommend scheduling a tour before you apply. Self-guided showings are available through our website or Rently.com (requires a 1-time $0.99 registration fee) daily from 8 am-8 pm. SRP Application requirements, applications, and FAQ can be found at www.srpmanagement-realty.com. 1 pet is considered, if approved it is a $150 non refundable pet fee & extra $15/month for pet rent. Rental Terms: Rent: $650, Application Fee: $69, Security Deposit: $650, Available Now Pet Policy: Cats allowed, Dogs allowed This property allows self guided viewing without an appointment. Contact for details.
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19 Flowering Cherry Dr Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$2,350
2041 sqft
*APPLICATION PENDING* Eastridge Community, located just off Tunnel Rd. near the VA Hospital. Quick access to downtown Asheville, I-26, and Swannanoa. Great natural lighting and cathedral ceiling. Enjoy the mountain views while relaxing in the screened in back porch. Features include hardwood and Pergo flooring throughout, plenty of cabinets & counter space in the kitchen plus walk in pantry, gas fireplace, a loft overlooking the living room, and TONS of additional storage! The master suite is on the main level with a huge walk in closet, double sinks, and a garden-sized jetted tub PLUS step-in shower. The 2 large guest bedrooms and bath are on the 2nd floor. Other home features include multi-zone hvac system, an oversized 2-car garage, central Vac system, and alarm system (resident to activate if preferred). 12 month lease accepted, 16 month lease preferred. PETS: Sorry, no cats. 2 Dogs MAX up to 60lbs combined weight. Minimum 1yr old, housebroken & indoor only. Amenities: Bedroom-3, Bath Full-2, Bath Half-1, Central air/heat, Heat-Natural Gas, Fireplace- Natural Gas Logs, Kitchen-Refrigerator, Kitchen-Range-Electric, Kitchen-Dishwasher, Flooring-Hardwood, Flooring-Carpet, Kitchen-Microwave, Screened in Porch, Parking-Garage-2 Car, Parking-Driveway, Lawn-Resident, Smoking-NOT ALLOWED, County-Buncombe, Water- City
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Beautiful Duplex! Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,550
This home offers an open floor plan, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom with heated floors. A covered front porch and a large deck just off of the kitchen with beautiful mountain views, 2 car garage and much more. The feel of country living within minutes to shopping and dining. Call today to schedule your showing. No Pets Allowed (RLNE7823673)
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209 Indian Trail 1 Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$1,950
1550 sqft
3/2 Duplex near Burnsville Town Center - Property Id: 1051078 3/2 Duplex near Burnsville Town Center. Newly renovated all new bathrooms, kitchen and floors. Apply at TurboTenant: http://rental.turbotenant.com/p/209-indian-trail-burnsville-nc-unit-1/1051078 Property Id 1051078 (RLNE7813546)
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128 Dalya Road Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$2,450
3044 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Cloud Level Living: Spacious Swannanoa Townhome - Enjoy breathtaking views from your kitchen and living room in this spacious townhome high above Swannanoa but just minutes to I-40. Comfortable tri-level layout with two bedrooms, three full baths and over 3000 square feet give this townhome "mountain home" proportions. Hardwood floors on main level, gas logs, whirlpool tub, responsive management. One-year lease, tenant pays utilities, house trained pets allowed, yard care included. Application required with strict credit criteria. For more information Call (828) 393-4868. (RLNE2368326)
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370 Seitz Dr Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$1,400
3-4 Bedroom 1.5 bath spacious brick house for rent in Forest City. 3 bedroom house can be used as 4 bedroom. Carport, deck, central heat and air. $1400 plus deposit. For fastest response call 828-458-7403
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