Kim (Leek) Hurley, Broker-In-Charge, Ashe High Country Realty (Ashe High Country Realty) Real Estate Agent



Kim (Leek) Hurley
Broker-In-Charge, Ashe High Country Realty
location_on West Jefferson, NC — Ashe High Country Realty
Get to Know Kim (Leek) Hurley

Kim Hurley is proud to say that she is indeed a "native" of Ashe County.  Having lived here all of her life, she has a thorough knowledge of the High Country and the benefits of living here. 

Kim has two beautiful daughters, Sarah and Mary Shea.  She truly believes that because of the quality of life here in the mountains, there is no better place to raise children.

What led Kim to a career in real estate?  She worked for a local attorney for over 15 years handling real estate closings which gave her a lot of valuable experience in the Ashe County real estate market.  Kim has also developed much practical experience by buying, remodeling and selling homes in the area.  Kim decided there couldn't possibly be a better career than helping others to achieve their dreams of buying or selling real estate here in the High Country.

Kim sincerely believes in treating others the way she would like to be treated; therefore, you can expect honesty, fairness, respect and competence.  These qualities add up to good-ole' fashioned service!

Whether you are looking for your dream home, or the perfect spot to build it on, Kim would love to show you around the beautiful mountains of Ashe County.  If you plan to sell your property, call Kim, a real estate agent who will work hard for you to help you accomplish your goals.


Ashe County has four distinct seasons. The high elevations (up to 5,100 at highest peaks) provide temperate summers, beautiful autumns with brilliant colors, cold winters with snowy landscapes, and spring with vibrant hues - the perfect locale for your NC mountain cabin! Just two-hours from Charlotte and an easy three-hour drive from Raleigh-Durham, Ashe County, NC has become one of the most desirable areas for North Carolina Mountain Real Estate. Minutes from downtown West Jefferson, the Ashe County Airport provides a 4,700-foot runway, making our area accessible by corporate and private jets.   We have two challenging mountain golf courses in Ashe County, NC, and either makes an ideal locale to purchase North Carolina mountain property. Mountain Aire is a beautiful mountain course with impressive views, while Jefferson Landing, in addition to exceptional mountain views, is located on the New River and offers a gated golf community with a state-of-the-art clubhouse with fine dining, lodging, swimming, tennis and spa. With this many amenities, it's easy to see why this is North Carolinas best place to retire. On any given day, there are many things to do in Ashe County. Some of these events include music festivals, mountain craft classes, fly-fishing in our native trout streams, hiking, horseback riding, shopping in unique shops and antique malls, Studio Hops and Gallery Crawls and a variety of concerts and plays. Ashe County, NC is truly a destination in and of itself, but it can be a springboard to nearby area activities. The Boone and Blowing Rock, NC areas are also great locations for North Carolina Mountain Real Estate. They are as close as 25-minutes away for those who enjoy skiing or sporting events. For those interested in continuing education, the opportunity lies a short distance away at Appalachian State University.

Due to our excellent facilities, activities and events, our low property taxes, the four-seasons and our friendly people, West Jefferson has been named as one of North Carolinas best place to retire.



Our firm specializes in homes and land, log cabins, vacation homes, retirement homes, farms, investment property and 1031 Tax Exchanges.