Why Homebuyers Build Custom Homes in Cashiers and Highlands NC

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The mountains of North Carolina have been a source of inspiration for centuries.  George Masa, a brilliant photographer knew this as he who took on the task of measuring, mapping and photographing the majestic Smoky Mountains in an effort to capture their splendor.  It’s not difficult to see how Masa would fall in love with the mountain landscapes of NC. …

Wildcat Cliffs Country Club–A Golfer’s Paradise in the Mountains

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For the avid golfer, Wildcat Cliffs Country Club is a paradise.  Designed by renowned golf course architect, George W. Cobb, this 18-hole course fits championship specifications.  Wildcat Cliffs Country Club is exclusive to only 300 members and boasts one of the highest (in elevation) golf courses east of the Rockies.  Enjoy a friendly environment with stunning scenery at every hole …

Birdwatching in Cashiers and Highlands North Carolina

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For the wildlife enthusiast, living in Cashiers or Highlands North Carolina is a perpetual vacation.  Especially for the avid birdwatcher, the natural wildlife that exists in the North Carolina landscape will keep you engaged; with approximately 139 different species of birds as identified by the Carolina Bird Club, bird watchers will find observing and identifying both challenging and fun.  The …

Trillium in Cashiers NC–a Place for Families

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As a sister property to Chinquapin community, Trillium is “Where Families Belong.” This attractive mountain and lake environment is the perfect option for families to enjoy summer or year-round living.  On location at Lake Glenville, Trillium is a Cashiers NC community offering pleasant boating activities with boat slips and rentals available.  The 18-hole golf course was designed by Morris Hatalsky …

Well Maintained Custom Log Home in Highlands NC

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Are you looking for the perfect mountain get-away where cooler temperatures prevail from summer heat?  Come to Highlands, North Carolina to preview this custom log home that features 4 bedrooms and 4 full baths with 2 half baths.  This lovely home sits on 1.45 acres in a wooded setting with a water feature of a pond and waterfall.  The community …

Folkmoot Festival is Underway in NC

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The famous international Folkmoot Festival is underway in NC.  The Festival started off with interactive family performances on July 15 with an event each day since then, ending on July 26th.  This unique festival experience in NC is a chance for a variety of different cultures to represent themselves in the performance arts, and the hard work of each individual …

Rainwater—Exclusive Mountaintop Living in Highlands NC

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The exclusive Rainwater community in Highlands NC has a history of beauty and spectacular mountain views.  Charles Veazey Rainwater climbed to the top of Little Yellow Mountain in 1935 and saw the marvelous vision of what would become his family’s legacy in Highlands.  Today, this private community is located on a flat plateau on one of the highest points in …

Pinchot Community Custom Built Mountain Home with Fabulous Details

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Here’s a custom built treasure in Pinchot community in Cashiers NC with generous mountain views.  This custom mountain home is one of kind and features exquisite attention to details.  Highlights include spacious greatroom with cathedral wood ceilings, Australian cypress floors, antique wood timer accents and an impressive floor to ceiling stone fireplace.  The deck features ironwood deck boards, a second …

What’s Happening in Highlands NC this July

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Regardless of your artistic tastes, Highlands NC has a number of events to choose from this July.  This Friday and Saturday, July 17 and 18 from 7-10 pm, enjoy live piano music “On the Verandah” with Chad Reed.  This is Reed’s 8th season performing in Highlands with his unique flair on classical, jazz, and the blues.  Other musical performances coming …

Prefinishes: The ‘No-Name’ Construction Phase

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After the structural framing stage and the installation of the preliminary — or “rough” — plumbing, electrical, and heating and cooling components are complete, there is a no-name phase of construction we’ll call the “prefinishes.” The reason this stage of the process has no common name is because several different activities — by several different trades — occur during this …