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The High Country of Western NC offers a unique and desirable quality of life that can't be found anywhere else. If you are considering buying or selling a home in this area, I will help you accomplish your goals with a combination of local insight, connections with vendors and thoughtful guidance, every step of the way!

Hi, I’m Melisa Hennessey and as a lifelong native of the High Country, I provide local expertise to my clients as a Realtor serving Ashe, Avery and Watauga Counties.

About The high country

1 Natural Beauty: The High Country is home to some of the most breathtaking natural scenery in the country. From the Blue Ridge Parkway to Grandfather Mountain, the area is filled with hiking trails, waterfalls, and stunning vistas. As a result, these counties are a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, nature lovers, and anyone looking for a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.
 2 Four Seasons: One of the many things I love about living here is getting to experience the four distinct seasons. From the warm and sunny summers to the snowy winters, the area offers something for everyone. The fall foliage in this area is also something to behold, with vibrant colors that draw visitors from all over.
 3 Strong Communities: The Counties that make up the High Country each have their  own unique character and charm. From bustling college towns to quaint mountain villages,. These tight-knit communities are known for their friendly residents, strong local businesses, and commitment to preserving the natural beauty of the area.
 4 Growing Real Estate Market: With its natural beauty, strong communities, and desirable quality of life, it's no surprise that the real estate market in the High Country is growing rapidly. Whether you're looking for a vacation home or a permanent residence, there are plenty of options available in a range of price points. As a local realtor, I have a deep understanding of the market and can help you find the perfect home for your needs.

about Melisa

Boone Beginnings

Melisa Hennessey is a seasoned Realtor based in Boone, NC, with a passion for all things High Country. As a proud fur mom and devoted wife, Melisa brings a personal touch to her real estate practice that her clients appreciate. 

Before becoming a licensed NC real estate agent, Melisa gained invaluable experience working for a local real estate attorney and an insurance brokerage. Her legal and insurance background give her a unique perspective on the home buying and selling process., and she is adept at navigating the complexities of real estate transactions. 

But what sets Melisa apart is is her dedication to providing her clients with a truly local experience. Melisa has lived in the High Country her whole life and doesn't plan on changing that! She attended Watauga High School and Appalachian State University. She worked at Tweetsie Railroad (a must visit!)  when she was in college. 

With an intimate knowledge of of the High Country and its many unique communities, Melisa leverages her network of connections to help her clients accomplish their real estate goals. 

Above all, Melisa's goal is to help her clients feel at home in the High Country. She takes pride in her ability to provide personalized service and attention to detail. She is committed to making the home buying and selling process as stress-free as possible. 

Melisa is grateful for the opportunity to showcase her community while helping others, and she looks forward to to the chance to work with you on your next real estate transaction.