Jackson County North Carolina Goes “Green”

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To all of you who are “green” conscious – we want to share a bit of exciting news.   In Jackson County North Carolina there is a green energy park. The concept is fantastic and hopefully other small towns or counties will catch the “green” bug.  In Dillsboro NC, they are capturing methane gas from the old landfill to use as fuel for artisan …

Highlands North Carolina Real Estate Buys

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Are you seeking a Great Mountain Get-A-Way, or a Vacation Home with a high elevation? Highlands NC Real Estate is the place to find it today.  Highlands Real Estate now offers Buyers the opportunity to purchase property at prices that can be described as “The Real Estate Buys of the Decade”.   Recent Builder price reductions offer you a piece of …

Attractive 1920s Historic Highlands Home on Desirable Bowery Road

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This 1920’s original Highlands NC home is a striking piece of history.  Located along historic Bowery Road, this beautiful home has only been owned by two families and features 5 bedrooms and 4.5 baths.  Take a stroll down the long driveway which leads to the picturesque native landscaping on 4 acres, including original rhododendrons with their attractive flowers.  Other highlights …

“Green” appliances for your mountain home in Highlands or Cashiers NC

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Without a doubt, the kitchen is one of the most important rooms in any new home. Sometimes called “the heart of the home,” the kitchen is also the heart of a home’s energy use.  Because of cooking fumes and perhaps the use of natural gas or propane, the kitchen may also be the heart of poor indoor air quality. Today …

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 …