Board of Directors


 Tom Maxfield

William “Bill” Bossert

Mike Payne

Virginia Hawkins

Amelia McDonald



Property Management

 Julie Gonzalez, Property Manager

 Essential Property Management, Inc.

 PO Box 390

 Rutherfordton, NC  28139

 (828) 484-0469

About South Mountain Peaks

A gated community in Western North Carolina

South Mountain Peaks is a beautiful gated log cabin community with great year-round views.  Convenient to I 26, I 85 and I 40 you're about an hour and a half from Charlotte and Asheville.

South Mountain Peaks is located in Golden Valley, Rutherford County North Carolina. Golden Valley has a land area of 55 square miles and is mostly rural.  The community overlooks one of the largest state parks in North Carolina --  South Mountain State Park.

South Mountain Peaks is located in an Isothermal Belt that affords mild weather and outstanding beauty in four distinct seasons. 

​With low taxes and low POA dues, it's the ideal place to build a weekend getaway or a retirement home.   

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 Average annual temperature, 59.9 F; average  rainfall, 49.91 inches. Rainfall is concentrated  in Spring and Fall. Average humidity is   approximately 65%.

 Located in the Isothermal  Belt, there are 200  frost-free days in the  growing season.  The  average snowfall is 2.74  inches.

South Mountain Peaks

Property Owners Association