Mark your Calendar for these Upcoming Parades in Cashiers and Highlands NC

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Stay tuned for Holiday festivities in the Cashiers/Highlands NC area this year.  Throughout the region parades will be the center of attraction and you’ll want to mark your calendar for these special events.  The Jackson County NC parades begin on November 29th with Franklin NC’s “Christmas in the Mountains;” this event will be on Highlands Road and participants are directed …

Green Building tips for your Custom Dream home in Highlands/Cashiers NC

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Building “Green” in Highlands or Cashiers NC is a rewarding experience.  Green building refers to the practice of increasing the efficiency of resources within buildings including energy, water, and building materials.  Because the Highlands/ Cashiers NC area shines with natural beauty, reducing the impact of building  is a primary concern when choosing custom features on your new home.  Here are …

Relay for Life 2010 Events to be Held in Cashiers and Highlands NC

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In 2010, Cashiers and Highlands will be holding Relay for Life events, as recently reported in the Crossroads Chronicle news.  This year, the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life raised nearly $100,000 in support of cancer research and patient services in both Macon and Jackson NC counties.  But according to new requests, this Mountain Top event will have a change …

Highlands NC’s Rich History Earns two New Historical Markers

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The Highlands North Carolina area is noted for its unique history, and in the spirit of recognizing and preserving that history, a couple new historical markers will be placed in key areas. One of the markers acknowledges Andre Michaux’s study to revive French forests and gardens; after being commissioned by King Louis XVI on June 15, 1787, Michaux found himself …

Cedar Hill in Cashiers NC: the Finest in Luxury Mountain Living

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Cedar Hill finds its location between Cashiers and Sapphire Valley NC and offers the finest in luxury living.  Cedar Hill blends the modern convenience of underground utilities with the age-old beauty of the area.  Take in the stunning mountain views while in the security of a gated private community.  Enjoy the elegant waterfalls and noble hardwoods that provide that touch of …

Featured Highlands NC mountain Community: Old Highlands Park

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The land that is now Old Highlands Park community in Highlands NC has a rich history as far back as 1875 when Samuel Kelsey purchased land on a mountain plateau in western North Carolina to build a mountain retreat.  Now, in modern times, some of the original landscaping remains in the form of balsam firs, an apple tree estimated at …

Beautiful New Construction Home between Highlands and Cashiers NC

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This attractive home located between Highlands and Cashiers NC and was newly completed in 2008.  The convenient location puts you close to the exclusive communities of Old Edwards Club at Highlands Cove, MountainTop Golf and Lake Club, and Wildcat Cliffs Country Club.  With amazing features both inside and out, you will find this 4 bedroom, 4.5 baths home to be …

Visit the Gorgeous Dry Falls this Season near Highlands NC

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Take the time to visit Highlands NC this fall and check out the Dry Falls area.  Located just two miles from Highlands, the changing of the leaves around the falls offers a stunning and unique view of this beautiful waterfall.  The awe-inspiring natural features of Highlands and Cashiers NC makes it a great place to vacation and relax any time …

Charming Antique Log Home in Highlands NC

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This attractive antique log home is the perfect combination of character and charm in Highlands NC.  A sizeable 5 bedroom, 4 baths home, with plenty of room to entertain, relax, and enjoy your natural surroundings both inside and out.  Conveniently located near the town of Highlands on the beautiful flowing water of Big Creek, this log home is the ideal …

Bridge Creek Community in Cashiers NC: A Quiet Mountain Retreat

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Brand new life experiences are ahead of you at Cashiers, NC’s Bridge Creek community.  With a tight knit past of only three original property owners including the Choate, the Buchanan, and the Long families, you can enjoy this quiet mountain retreat in the gorgeous Cashiers NC area.  Highlights of Bridge Creek community living include its ideal location in the southern …