Board of Directors

 President:                 Robyn Sykes

 Vice President:       Tom Maxfield

 Treasurer:             Virginia Hawkins

 Secretary:             Amelia McDonald


  Director:                Todd Black



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.

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