The Biltmore House in Asheville, NC, is getting in the spirit of the holidays. In addition to visiting this wonderful historic estate during the day, you can also see the holiday decorations in the evening. The program is called Candlelight Christmas Evenings and runs thru January 3, 2009. It’s a wonderful escape from daily life and just a short drive from the Cashiers/Highlands area. For additional information and to purchase tickets, visit their website at www.biltmore.com.
This great event showcases some of the finest culinary experiences available in Highlands. It takes place November 14-16. For a complete list of events, please visit www.highlandsculinaryweekend.com. Enjoy!
As of today, the highest price sale in 2008 in the Cashiers area is an estate located in the private mountain community of Mountaintop Golf & Lake Club. The custom designed estate overlooks the golf course and sold for $3.9 million. The community is being developed by the Discovery Land Company and features an 18-hole golf course created by famed designer Tom Fazio. Mountaintop Golf & Lake Club is a private equity membership mountain retreat where the opportunity for membership is by invitation only. In addition to the mountain lodge inspired clubhouse over looking the golf course, members may enjoy the Lake Club located on the shores of Lake Glenville. Exclusive to members of Mountaintop, this private facility features a 5,000 square foot pavilion located on over 7 acres. A private marina lets members enjoy all the water activities the lake has to offer. For additional information on this exclusive community, feel free to email Jochen Lucke at email@example.com or call me at 828-743-1999.