A Closer look at the Prestigious Old Edwards Club at Highlands Cove

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Whether you desire to have a custom built home or a condominium in a pristine, breathtaking mountain community, The Old Edwards Club at Highlands Cove will exceed your dream home expectations.  Make the Old Edwards Club at Highlands Cove your personal retreat for quiet enjoyment of the beautifully maintained golf courses, country sights, and mountain living on top of the Carolina Blue Ridge …

North Carolina’s Official International Festival is Coming July 2009

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The 2009 Folkmoot Festival has recently finalized their official schedule and tickets are currently on sale.  The Folkmoot is one of three international folk festivals in the US and will feature over 300 dancers and musicians from all over the world.  Performers from such places as Serbia, Mexico, Netherlands, Kenya, Romania, Israel, Greece, India, and Spain will be coming to …

Building a home in Highlands or Cashiers NC

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The prospect of building a new home can cause a lot of anxiety, stemming from a combination of mystery, misperceptions, myths, and illusions most people have about the homebuilding profession. Getting to know a builder can foster a greater respect and a higher level of confidence for a company’s ability to deliver a high-quality new home. First, it is important …

New Construction Highlands NC Home with Mountain Views

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With gorgeous mountain views from most rooms, this new construction home in Highlands North Carolina is a pristine dream.  Built in 2008 with 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths, the stunning features of this Highlands home will delight you.  Highlights include a large living room with a grand floor to ceiling stone fireplace, hardwood floors and high ceilings featuring an elegant …

May is the time to get away to Highlands and Cashiers NC!!!

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What a great month to get outside, enjoy the weather and Go Camping! There are numerous campsites and campgrounds in the areas surrounding the Highlands Plateau. Some are public, some are private and some are in the National Forest… From primitive tent camping to popup trailers to million dollar RV’s…most all of the sites offer accommodations for each style of …

What Makes A Home or Building Green?

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“Green design” building revolves around the integration into a sound environment a sustainable design, construction, and systems, which produce a positive impact on human health and comfort.  All of these factors work in harmony to achieve sustainability when the home or building is constructed, occupied, operated, and maintained.  As a result, the home or building becomes interconnected with the neighborhood, community, and …

Memorial Weekend Activities in Highlands include A Collective Spirits Wine Festival

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Tickets are on sale now for Highlands’ third annual Collective Spirits wine festival, set for May 29-30.  A fundraiser for The Bascom, the wine festival is the first event to be held in the art center’s new six-acre, “green,” architect-designed facility in Highlands. Featured activities include: * Grand wine tasting featuring more than 100 domestic and  international wines * Silent …

Making Reservations to Vacation in Highlands or Cashiers NC has never been Easier

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Spring is in the mountain air and booking your vacation to Highlands or Cashiers North Carolina is easier than ever.  Take advantage of the Online Reservation System provided on Meadows Mountain Realty’s website for a trouble-free way to book your next trip.  Simply put in your expected arrival and departure dates into the system along with the number of bedrooms …

New Library in Jackson County NC will Retain Original Historic Look

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The new library complex in Jackson County NC is slated to be completed in 2010 as a shining example of modern Main Street’s redevelopment; despite usual worries about modernizing projects being more costly than just constructing a new building, this case proved to make economical as well as historical sense for the community. The historic courthouse is 95 years old …

Performances and Activities at this weekend’s Greening up the mountains event

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Don’t forget that the “Greening up the Mountains” event is here this weekend on April 25th.  Enjoy live performances with the Triple Threat Performing Arts Academy presenting the first performance of the day with dance and music.  Also slated to perform are Sugar Barnes and Dave Magill showcasing a vintage blues style, The Donnie Clay Band with the Rough Creek …