Cashiers NC has some New Multi-Million Dollar projects in store this Year

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Jackson County North Carolina will see some exciting new developments this year including upgrades and renovations.  According to Smoky Mountain News, Jackson County commissioners approved a few multi-million dollar projects including the expansion of the Sylva Volunteer Fire Department (estimated to cost $2.3 million), and a joint building project with a new library and renovations to the historic courthouse. The …

Now is the Best Time to Invest in Highlands North Carolina real estate

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Regarding the economy and current market conditions, Warren Buffet has been quoted as saying; “Be fearful when everyone is greedy and greedy when everyone is scared”. This is seems to be true in the real estate market.  When it is a Seller’s market, Buyers should be fearful and less interested in purchasing real estate.   Now, it is definitely a Buyer’s …

Visiting Highlands North Carolina – Where to Dine

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If you are planning a visit to the mountains of Western North Carolina and have Highlands on  your mind, here is a list of restaurants that will be open for your enjoyment.  If you click on this Map of Highlands, you can see restaurant locations and phone numbers. LOCAL AREA RESTAURANTS – WINTER SCHEDULE  Open:   ..On the Verandah Cyprus Restaurant …

Cashiers NC News in the Arts

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Cashiers North Carolina both attracts and cultivates the arts, with some noteworthy artists of sculpture and the written word in the news this month.  A local Cashiers artist, Wesley Wofford, will have his work appear in the 76th Annual Awards Exhibition at The National Sculpture Society’s headquarters located in New York City.  Out of 250 artists who applied to compete, …

Adorable Mountain Cottage in Highlands North Carolina

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Located close to downtown Highlands North Carolina and nestled into a quiet neighborhood, this meticulous cottage would make a perfect weekend getaway or vacation home.  The gentle curve of the driveway leads you to the cute two bedroom, two bath all-on-one-level home.   Recently renovated with warm wood and earth tone colors to lend a cozy and inviting feel to this picture perfect …

FIRE on the south side of Satulah Mountain in Highlands NC

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Today, February 17, 2009, we say thank you to wonderful volunteer firefighters who put out a brush fire on the south side of Satulah Mountain.  It was amazing to see the helicopters drop bucket after bucket of water extinguishing the fire.  I witnessed these helicopters when I went to make sure the Lee Home which is listed with Meadows Mountain …

Builders in Highlands or Cashiers North Carolina Use New Framing Techniques

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One of the most exciting and dynamic periods in the construction of a new home is the structural framing stage. It is the time when two-dimensional plans take on three-dimensional shape. As floors, walls, and a roof rise from the ground, the owners can envision the finished home and walk through its spaces. Great builders are constantly looking for superior …

Fireplace Safety and Eco-Friendly Tips for your Home in the Mountains

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The natural beauty and soothing ambiance of a fireplace in your home is a highly sought after feature.  Not only is a fireplace cozy and relaxing, but it also has practical uses in generating heat for a specific area of your home.  You may wonder, however, what are some of the ways you can be eco-friendly and keep you and your …

Gorgeous Highlands NC home in desirable Brushy Face Neighborhood

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This new home by Sullivan Construction, is located in the coveted Brushy Face neighborhood in Highlands North Carolina.  With a two floor construction, this elegantly styled home has 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths, with a 2.79 acre scenic lot size.  You will find that this Brushy Face Neighborhood home has all the right details, from the Austrailian cypress floors, to the …

February Events in Highlands NC

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For community events and entertainment, highlandschamber.org gives you access to all the information you need to plan your February calendar.  With an easy to read format, you will be able to quickly scan dates, times, and places for various events not just this month, but for the entire year. Some of February’s events include a Highlands Community Center annual Chillicookoff …