Happy New Year from the Team at Silver Creek

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Silver Creek Real Estate Group | Posted on Friday, December 31, 2010

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Wishing you a happy and prosperous New Year.
This greeting comes to wish you a New Year that’ll bring a happy assortment
of life’s finest things; Health, happiness, joy and good luck! Have a wonderful year! 

Jochen, Annetta, Dan, Elaine, Jim and Lesley

 Your premier source for real estate in
Cashiers, Lake Glenville, Lake Toxaway, Highlands, and Sapphire

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Weekly Real Estate Sales Update for the Cashiers, Sapphire, and Highlands Plateau in North Carolina

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Real Estate News, Weekly Real Estate Sales Update | Posted on Monday, December 27, 2010

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Why wait any longer to reach for the home of your dreams? Silver Creek Real Estate Group invites you to join the growing number of families and investors who have discovered the natural beauty of the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau, as well as the lasting value of homes and property in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. If you currently own a home in Cashiers, Highlands, Sapphire, Glenville or Lake Toxaway – and are considering making a move to another corner of the world – we encourage you to select Silver Creek as your listing partner. We take great pride in successfully matching buyers with sellers and dreamers with dream homes.

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of this week’s home and land sales. Property sales for the week of December 20, 2010:

A 2 bedroom/2 bath home in Tater Knob sold for $455,000
A 3 bedroom/3 bath home in Oak Ridge Subdivision sold for $437,500
A 3 bedroom/3.5 bath home on Lost Cove Road sold for $400,000
A 3 bedroom/2.5 bath home in Mirrormont sold for $400,000
A 2 bedroom/3 bath home in Arrowhead sold for $380,000
A 3 bedroom/2.5 bath home in Cedar Point sold for $380,000
A 4 bedroom/3.5 bath home in Holly Forest IV sold for $337,250
A 3 bedroom/3 bath home in Webbmont sold for $270,000
A 2 bedroom/1.5 bath home on Toby Bryson Road sold for $250,000
A 2 bedroom/2.5 bath home in The Forest sold for $235,000
A 3 bedroom/2 bath home on Monte Vista Road sold for $175,000
A 2 bedroom/2 bath home in Holly Forest I sold for $175,000
A 4+ acre tract on Heady Mountain Road sold for $50,000
A lot on Dendy Knob Road sold for $20,000
A lot in The Forest sold for $10,000
A lot in Holly Forest II sold for $6,000
A lot in River Rock sold for $4,000
A 3 bedroom/3 bath unit in Town Place sold for $595,000
A 2 bedroom/2 bath unit in River Park Villas sold for $235,000

Whether you are looking for your family’s vacation home or primary residence, Silver Creek Real Estate Group welcomes the opportunity to help you find the ideal home to fit your vision. If you wish to place your Highlands-Cashiers Plateau property on the market, we invite you to contact Silver Creek and speak with one of our talented and experienced brokers. To get started as quickly as TODAY, simply call us at 828-743-1999, drop by our offices at the Shoppes at CreekSide near the Cashiers Crossroads, fill out an online contact form at www.ncliving.com or e-mail your questions directly to us at info@ncliving.com. We look forward to discussing how Silver Creek Real Estate Group might best serve you and your family!

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Weekly Real Estate Sales Update for the Cashiers, Sapphire, and Highlands Plateau in North Carolina

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Real Estate News, Weekly Real Estate Sales Update | Posted on Monday, December 20, 2010

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Why wait any longer to reach for the home of your dreams? Silver Creek Real Estate Group invites you to join the growing number of families and investors who have discovered the natural beauty of the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau, as well as the lasting value of homes and property in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. If you currently own a home in Cashiers, Highlands, Sapphire, Glenville or Lake Toxaway – and are considering making a move to another corner of the world – we encourage you to select Silver Creek as your listing partner. We take great pride in successfully matching buyers with sellers and dreamers with dream homes.

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of this week’s home and land sales. Property sales for the week of December 13, 2010:

A 5 bedroom/6.5 bath home in Wade Hampton sold for $2,130,000
A 4 bedroom/4.5 bath home in Cullasaja Club sold for $1,400,000
A 3 bedroom/3.5 bath home in Found Forest sold for $650,000
A 3 bedroom/3.5 bath home in Cullasaja Heights sold for $580,000
A 4 bedroom/3.5 bath home in Burlingame sold for $540,000
A 5 bedroom/3.1 bath home on Satulah Falls Lane sold for $510,000
A 2 bedroom/1 bath home in Yellow Mountain sold for $188,000
A 4 bedroom/4 bath home in Holly Forest III sold for $160,000
A 3 bedroom/2 bath home on Bee Tree Road sold for $145,000
A lot in Mountaintop Golf & Lake Club sold for $740,000
A lot in Pinchot sold for $506,000
A lot in Glenshore Unit VI sold for $330,000
A lot in Wade Hampton sold for $225,000
A lot in Glenshore Unit VI sold for $160,000
A lot in Pinnacle Ridge sol d for $150,000
A lot in Bald Rock sold for $125,000
A lot in Whisper Lake sold for $25,000
A lot in Deer Run sold for $15,000
A lot in Holly Forest II sold for $7,000
Two lots in Hampton Springs sold for $1,000 each
A 2 bedroom/2 bath unit in Emerald Crest sold for $275,000

Whether you are looking for your family’s vacation home or primary residence, Silver Creek Real Estate Group welcomes the opportunity to help you find the ideal home to fit your vision. If you wish to place your Highlands-Cashiers Plateau property on the market, we invite you to contact Silver Creek and speak with one of our talented and experienced brokers. To get started as quickly as TODAY, simply call us at 828-743-1999, drop by our offices at the Shoppes at CreekSide near the Cashiers Crossroads, fill out an online contact form at www.ncliving.com or e-mail your questions directly to us at info@ncliving.com. We look forward to discussing how Silver Creek Real Estate Group might best serve you and your family!

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Happy Holidays from Cashiers NC

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Silver Creek Real Estate Group | Posted on Thursday, December 16, 2010

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Weekly Real Estate Sales Update for the Cashiers, Sapphire, and Highlands Plateau in North Carolina

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Real Estate News, Weekly Real Estate Sales Update | Posted on Monday, December 13, 2010

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Why wait any longer to reach for the home of your dreams? Silver Creek Real Estate Group invites you to join the growing number of families and investors who have discovered the natural beauty of the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau, as well as the lasting value of homes and property in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. If you currently own a home in Cashiers, Highlands, Sapphire, Glenville or Lake Toxaway – and are considering making a move to another corner of the world – we encourage you to select Silver Creek as your listing partner. We take great pride in successfully matching buyers with sellers and dreamers with dream homes.

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of this week’s home and land sales. Property sales for the week of December 6, 2010:

A 4 bedroom/3 bath/3 half-bath home in High Hemlock sold for $1,500,000
A 3 bedroom/3 bath/ 1 half-bath home on Knob Hill Road sold for $525,000
A 2 bedroom/3 bath home on Knob Hill Road sold for $400,000
A 3 bedroom/3 bath home in Holly Forest I sold for $215,050
A 2 bedroom/1 bath home on Old Post Office Road sold for $82,500
Two lots in Burlingame sold for $240,000
A lot in Mountaintop Golf & Lake Club sold for $225,000
A lot in Holly Forest V sold for $17,500
A lot in Holly Forest V sold for $10,500
A lot on Mariposa Lane sold for $10,000

Whether you are looking for your family’s vacation home or primary residence, Silver Creek Real Estate Group welcomes the opportunity to help you find the ideal home to fit your vision. If you wish to place your Highlands-Cashiers Plateau property on the market, we invite you to contact Silver Creek and speak with one of our talented and experienced brokers. To get started as quickly as TODAY, simply call us at 828-743-1999, drop by our offices at the Shoppes at CreekSide near the Cashiers Crossroads, fill out an online contact form at www.ncliving.com or e-mail your questions directly to us at info@ncliving.com. We look forward to discussing how Silver Creek Real Estate Group might best serve you and your family!

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Weekly Real Estate Sales Update for the Cashiers, Sapphire, and Highlands Plateau in North Carolina

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Real Estate News, Weekly Real Estate Sales Update | Posted on Monday, December 6, 2010

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Why wait any longer to reach for the home of your dreams? Silver Creek Real Estate Group invites you to join the growing number of families and investors who have discovered the natural beauty of the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau, as well as the lasting value of homes and property in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. If you currently own a home in Cashiers, Highlands, Sapphire, Glenville or Lake Toxaway – and are considering making a move to another corner of the world – we encourage you to select Silver Creek as your listing partner. We take great pride in successfully matching buyers with sellers and dreamers with dream homes.

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of this week’s home and land sales. Property sales for the week of November 29, 2010:

A 4 bedroom/4 bath/2 half –bath home in Golf Club Estates sold for $2,500.000
A 4 bedroom/4 bath home in Cullasaja Club sold for $1,200,000
A 3 bedroom/3 bath/1 half-bath home in The Overlook sold for $800,000
A 2 bedroom/3 bath/1 half-bath home in Tater Knob sold for $725,000
A 3 bedroom/3 bath home on Log Bridge Circle sold for $425,000
A 2 bedroom/2 bath home on Yellow Mountain Road sold for $185,000
A lot in Sheep Laurel sold for $400,000
A 5.86 acre tract off of Trout Creek Road sold for $380,000
A lot in High Meadows sold for $260,000
A lot in The Divide sold for $74,900
A lot in Holly Forest XI sold for $12,000
A lot in Bunnell Subdivision sold for $4,500
Two lots in Hampton Springs sold for $1,000 each
A 2 bedroom/2 bath unit in Highlands Manor III sold for $329,000
Two 2 bedroom/2 bath units in Cashiers Village sold for $70,000 each
A commercial building in Chestnut Square sold for $100,000

Whether you are looking for your family’s vacation home or primary residence, Silver Creek Real Estate Group welcomes the opportunity to help you find the ideal home to fit your vision. If you wish to place your Highlands-Cashiers Plateau property on the market, we invite you to contact Silver Creek and speak with one of our talented and experienced brokers. To get started as quickly as TODAY, simply call us at 828-743-1999, drop by our offices at the Shoppes at CreekSide near the Cashiers Crossroads, fill out an online contact form at www.ncliving.com or e-mail your questions directly to us at info@ncliving.com. We look forward to discussing how Silver Creek Real Estate Group might best serve you and your family!

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December 2010 – Plateau Pursuits

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Calendar of Events, Things to Do | Posted on Wednesday, December 1, 2010

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With the arrival of December to the mountains of Western North Carolina often comes a slew of Christmas traditionalists on the hunt for this year’s perfect Christmas tree. Cars topped with carefully strapped Fraser Firs pass through the festively adorned Crossroads on their way home as shoppers scurry past from one unique shop to the next – the village of Cashiers appearing like something from a classic Norman Rockwell scene. Add to that the possibility of a light dusting of snow, and the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau becomes a popular spot for visitors – particularly for nearby Atlantans who rarely get to catch more than a glimpse of the white stuff. Sneak a peek at the following list of events and happenings in the village of Cashiers and the towns of Highlands, Sapphire, Glenville and Lake Toxaway for even more reasons to climb the mountains in search of holiday spirit in December. We’ve got plenty to go around!

December 1-10:  Gingerbread House Creation Display and Popular Vote at The Bascom – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Cost: FREE. The public is invited to cast their votes on imaginative gingerbread designs submitted to The Bascom. The winners will be announced at 10 am on Saturday, December 10.

December 1-24: Highlands Christmas at the Inn at Half Mile Farm – The Inn has partnered with many of the quaint shops in town to offer special shopping discounts to their guests. Call 1-800-946-6822 for more information.

December 4: Highlands Olde Mountain Christmas Parade in Downtown Highlands – begins at 11:00 a.m.  For more information, call 828-526-2112.                    

December 4:Winter Wonderland at Wolfgang’s Wine and Bistro in Highlands. Immediately following the Olde Mountain Christmas Parade, from 1 to 3 p.m., Wolfgang’s invites you to wander through their Winter Wonderland as they bring suggestions to your holiday parties from Ty-Lyn Plantation, The Christmas Tree, Cyrano’s Bookshop and – of course – Wolfgang’s Restaurant and Wine Bistro. For more details please call 828-526-3807.

December 4: Santa Claus Arrives at the Highlands Visitor Center immediately following the Highlands Olde Mountain Christmas Parade. For more information please call 828-526-2112.

December 4-18: A Stitch in Time Quilts Exhibition at The Bascom begins – a terrific opportunity to examine quilts on loan from local collectors and appreciate functional objects as works of art. Cost – FREE! Open to view 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Tuesdays thru Saturdays in December.  For more information, please call 828.526.4949 x 100.

December 4: Tis the Season Highlands Alternative Gift Market at the Presbyterian Church in Highlands from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information please call 828-526-2754.

December 4, 11, 18: Winter Wonderland at “The Galleries” – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Admission is FREE. For more information please call 828-526-2673.

December 8: Create a Holiday Wreath Workshop at The Bascom – 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. – Students will create a 12-inch boxwood wreath embellished with native color. Cost: $20.00 members/$25.00 non-members (materials included). For information or to register, call 828.526.4949.

December 8: Wreath Seminar by Oakleaf Flower and Garden with Lunch at Madison’s – hosted by the Old Edwards Inn from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Cost: $70. For more information please call 828-526-8008.

December 9: Chocolate Making & Gingerbread House Decorating in the Main Lobby of Old Edwards Inn from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

December 9: Highlands-Cashiers Players Holiday Reading at the Martin Lipscomb Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. For More Details please call 828-526-8084.

December 10 & 11: Grand Holiday Wine Tasting at Paoletti’s Restaurant in Highlands at 1:00 p.m. $20 per person, refundable with wine purchase. For more information, please call 828-526-4906.

December 10: Gingerbread Pig Ornament Decorating at the Rib Shack in Highlands from 3 to 5 p.m. Cookies and Milk will be provided for the children.  For more details, call 828-526-8008.

December 11: 36th Annual Christmas Parade in the historic village of Cashiers from 1 to 3 p.m.  For more information, call 828-743-5191. 

December 11: Community Christmas Chorale at 4 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Highlands.

December 11: Complimentary Wine Tasting in Madison’s Lobby in Highlands from 2:30 to 4 p.m.

December 11: Ceramic Ornaments Workshop at the Bascom’s Studio Barn from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. –  for children and adults. Student’s will make up to a baker’s dozen ornaments by rolling out clay, cutting out seasonal shapes or symbols, then carving and embossing the surface to personalize their ornaments. Family activity, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. $25 Bascom members/$30 non-members (materials and firings included). For information, call 828-526-4949.

December 11: La Noche Navidena at the Highlands Civic Center from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Christmas Holiday Dinner and Santa Visit. Admission is free. For more information call 828-526-0890 ext. 290/252

December 11, 18: Santa Claus at the Highlands Visitor Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For More information please call 828-526-2112.

December 11, 18: Christmas Crafts Around the World Workshop at The Bascom from 10 am to noon. Young aspiring artisits will learn about other cultures and make crafts that can hang on the tree or be given as gifts. Each class will cover the art and culture of two different countries. To register or for more information – call 828.526.4949, ext. 100.

December 12: Community Christmas Chorale at 5 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Highlands. Reception following concert.

December 15 & 16:Comfort Living with Guests at the Old Edwards Inn with Christine Eisner  and Debbie Maugans Nakos – includes Garden Walk, Small Batch Baking, Samples and Book Signing from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.. For more information please call 828-526-8008.

December 17: Opening Day at the Sapphire Valley Ski Slopes. For more information and an updated snow report, call 828-743-1162.

December 17 & 18: Grand Holiday Wine Tasting at Paoletti’s Restaurant in Highlands at 1:00 p.m. $20 per person, refundable with wine purchase. For more information, please call 828-526-4906.

December 17: Christmas Bird Count with the Highlands Plateau Audubon Society beginning at 7:30 a.m. Call Brock Hutchins at 770-486-3715 to volunteer. 

December 17: Gingerbread Pig Ornament Decorating at the Rib Shack in Highlands from 3 to 5 p.m. Cookies and Milk will be provided for the children.  For more details, call 828-526-8008.

December 19: Highlands Community Bible Church hosts “The Stories of Christmas” – an evening of music, drama, and dance celebrating the stories that make Christmas a season of wonder and inspiration. 6:30 p.m. Carol Singing; 7:00 p.m. Production. For more information, call 828-526-4685.

December 24: Highlands Community Bible Church hosts Christmas Eve Service at 5:00 p.m.
Traditional and contemporary candle lighting service celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. For more information, call 828-526-4685.

December 25: Annual Christmas Dinner at the Hudson House at Highlands Country Club
 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Approximately 95% of the proceeds will be distributed to 3 local non-profits. Cost: Adults $35; Children $25. For more information or to make reservations, please call 828-526-4464.

December 25: Christmas at Old Edwards Inn hosted at Madison’s from 12 to 5 p.m. Cost: $65 Plus Tax and Gratuity. Live Piano Music in Hummingbird from 11:00 to 3:00 p.m. For more information please call 828-526-8008.

December 31: New Year’s Eve Celebration at Old Edwards Inn hosted at Madison’s. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres in Hummingbird from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Dinner from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. Evening features live entertainment, a champagne toast at midnight, and “12 Grapes at Midnight” for guests. For more information please call 828-526-8008.

December 31: New Year’s Eve Dinner at Wolfgang’s Wine & Bistro.  For more information, call 828-526-3807.

December 31: New Year’s Eve Party Inn Style at The Inn at Half Mile Farm – featuring a special New Year’s dinner at 7:00 pm. – exquisite wines, perfectly paired with each course. The party starts at 9:00 pm with a champagne toast at midnight! Call 1-800-946-6822 to reserve a room. New Year’s Packages (2-night’s accommodations, dinner for 2, and the party) start at just $615.00 per couple! (Plus tax)

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