Upscale Residences in Highlands, NC

Welcome to Cottages on Fourth, another great community from Old Edwards Hospitality! Located in town within walking distance to all Highlands has to offer, this property will offer six homes each on a half acres lot. These new luxury homes will be built by Lupoli Construction, the premier builder of upscale, quality homes in Highlands NC. The community will be gated and beautifully landscaped including a common area with a pavilion and small pond. Offering two distinct floor plans designed by C. Allen Brown, you may choose a one-level or two-level plan each with three bedrooms and three and a half baths.

The high-end finishes will include:

  • 12-foot ceilings in the great room with wood beams and high baseboards
  • Kohler fixtures with granite countertops in all baths and kitchen
  • Carrera or travertine tile in the baths with heated flooring in the master bath
  • Stainless steel Kitchen
  • Aid appliance packages in the kitchen
  • Maytag appliances in the laundry room
  • Wonderful outdoor porches with stacked stone, wood-burning fireplace

Cottages have been designed by Allen Brown, AIA. Allen Brown graduated from Georgia Tech in 1977, with a five-year Bachelor of Architecture degree, which included a one-year exchange program at the Echole du Beaux-Arts, in Paris.

After 9 years in residential and commercial design-build construction, Brown opened an office in Cashiers, North Carolina, in the fall of 1986. After two years, Allen and his family moved full-time to the Cashiers area.

Over the past 27 years, Brown has worked primarily in the mountains of western North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. Most of his firm’s design projects consist of mountain and lake vacation homes and golf course communities. His work includes designing commercial projects as well as development planning—when it fits with his style and scale of operation.

His architectural firm is a small “boutique firm,” which allows an artistic design approach and personalized service. This approach has worked well for Allen, receiving a lifetime of referrals from satisfied clients.

Building Cottages on 4th is, Lupoli Construction. John Lupoli began building in Highlands and Cashiers 40 years ago and officially established Lupoli Construction in 1982. From humble beginnings as a painter, John has become the area’s premier builder with a portfolio including more than 200 custom homes ranging from modest cabins to 15,000+ square foot estates.

Lupoli Construction has contributed to Highlands’ and Cashiers’ residential and commercial landscape with unique buildings of renowned distinction and quality—truly personifying rustic elegance. John and his team are committed to building homes that honor both the client’s vision and a reverence for the natural beauty of the area. In the same way a Lupoli home integrates materials from the r

egion into a home in harmony with the environment, so has John integrated his life and family into the fabric of the community.

Providing reliable service and exceeding expectations is a way of life for John and his team. Clients become friends, and there is no greater testament to the level of quality and type of experience these professionals provide. The team’s work has received recognition in publications such as Southern Accents, VERANDA Magazine, Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles, and Builder/Architect.

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