Newly Listed Home Offered For Sale In Highlands NC

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Bank Owned Properties, Real Estate News, Silver Creek Real Estate Group | Posted on Monday, January 2, 2012

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New Construction and Spacious Style in Woodland Ridge

This new four bedroom, four and a half bath mountain home in Woodland Ridge is perfect for families or entertaining guests. The spacious two-story living room with stone fireplace is filled with natural light, showcasing the gorgeous wood floors, celiling and trim. The master suite is located on the main level, with two more bedrooms and a loft family room in the main house. The fourth bedroom is a guest suite with bath, wet bar and separate entrance that sits over the two-car garage. Enjoy the mountain views towards Highlands from the large covered porch with its own stone fireplace. Conveniently located near the Highlands-Cashers Hospital on Highway 64 between Cashiers and Highlands, this home offers easy access to everything the Plateau has to offer.

Bank foreclosure; priced to sell! This is an excellent opportunity to own a new home in Woodland Ridge at a great value. Offered at $649,500.

Address: 268 Woodland Ridge Road, Highlands, NC 28741
Subdivision: Woodland Ridge
Bedrooms: 4
Baths: 4 full, 1 half
Lot Size: 1.0 acre
View: Mountain

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Newly Listed Home Offered For Sale in Sapphire NC

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Bank Owned Properties, Real Estate News, Silver Creek Real Estate Group | Posted on Saturday, December 24, 2011

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Affordable New Construction in Stone Creek Estates

This never-lived-in three bedroom, three and a half bath rustic mountain home is located in the beautiful gated community of Stone Creek Estates. It features a supersized master suite on the main level, and two bedrooms with en-suite baths on the upper level. The open floor plan also offers a gourmet kitchen with plenty of storage, a spacious family room with vaulted ceilings and wood beams, and a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, plus gleaming hardwood floors, a second fireplace on the screened porch, and additional deck space for outdoor living and entertaining. Perfect for the active lifestyle, the property is just a short ride away from the Country Club of Sapphire Valley and the Sapphire Valley Resort. Membership to CCSV is by invitation only; membership to the Sapphire Valley Master Association includes access to the full array of Sapphire Valley Resort amenities, including a ski slope.

Bank owned; price has been reduced by $200,000 for a quick sale! Now priced at $499,000.

Address: 141 Two Ponds Road, Sapphire, NC 28774
Subdivision: Stone Creek Estates
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 3 full, 1 half
Lot Size: 0.5 acre
View: Mountain

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Incredible Foreclosure on Riverfront Home in Cashiers, NC

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Bank Owned Properties, Real Estate News, Silver Creek Real Estate Group | Posted on Monday, August 30, 2010

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Lost Treasure Revealed on Lost Cove Road

Tucked away from the world in a shady stand of trees in the Whitewater Cove subdivision near the resort mountain village of Cashiers, North Carolina, lies lost treasure just waiting to be discovered. The 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom bounty located at 724/726 Lost Cove Road in Cashiers, NC offers a wealth of untold riches both inside and out. Situated on 2.62 acres of lush forestland, the property showcases amazing views of the Whitewater River running directly through the backyard – a fly fisherman’s dream! The future homeowners can enjoy the sight and sound of rushing water from two levels of expansive rear porches.  The top deck, which runs the entire length of the home, features a vaulted ceiling and breezy outdoor fans for warm Summer days – while the lower level patio highlights a massive outdoor fireplace, perfect for roasting marshmallows and telling tall tales during cool fall evenings. A sunroom offers plenty of opportunities for four-season enjoyment of the riverfront views along with beautiful Mexican tile floors, walls of windows and skylights to let the sun shine in. Not far from the main house, a large barn offers additional living space for extra guests and can serve as a workshop, or art studio.

Just inside the main home’s front door, you will delight in the open and airy floor plan as it beckons you in and invites you to relax. The Great Room is true to its name with soaring vaulted ceilings, massive stone hearth, beautiful hardwood floors and stunning views from every window. The spacious Master Bedroom on main features a lofty trey ceiling, more hardwood floors, and private deck access. Other unseen riches include a formal dining room, welcoming kitchen set at the heart of the home and terrific finished basement. As if all of these features didn’t already combine as reason enough to take a closer look at this hidden gem in the mountains of Western North Carolina, perhaps the biggest key to this treasure can be found in the price. Originally listed at a $974,900 – this home has just been reduced to the incredible new price of just $599,000! Contact Silver Creek Real Estate Group TODAY to schedule a tour of this amazing real estate opportunity – the acreage, river frontage and view alone are well-worth this truly remarkable price. Call Silver Creek’s brokers at 828-743-1999, e-mail us at info@ncliving.com, fill out our convenient online contact form, or drop by our offices in Cashiers’ Shoppes at CreekSide. To learn more about Silver Creek Real Estate Group, we welcome you to visit our website at www.ncliving.com. Hurry, at this price – this treasure of a home will be plundered in no time!

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Incredible Bank Owned Foreclosure Opportunity Near Lake Glenville and Cashiers, NC

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Bank Owned Properties, Real Estate News, Silver Creek Real Estate Group | Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2010

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This is a RED HOT Property at a RED HOT Price – Must See It to Believe It!

Silver Creek Real Estate Group is proud to unveil a wonderful deal on a bank owned foreclosure just north of Cashiers and Lake Glenville in the Tuckasegee community.  Our newest listing – a bank owned property – has just been reduced to an amazing $180,500 and won’t last long at this price.  RUN, don’t walk to catch a glimpse of this charming 3 bedroom/3 bathroom log cabin high atop the Blue Ridge Mountains before it disappears.  Located at 5 Rich Mountain Drive in the Mountain Blue community of Tuckasegee, North Carolina – the views offered from the wide expanse of this home’s back deck are sweeping panoramas of the surrounding forest, the mountains beyond and the valley below. The interior is pristine as this new construction home has never been lived in and is available for immediate occupation.  Imagine your family gathering around the stone front fireplace framed by a wall of windows on a cool summer night or rocking on the back porch while enjoying the sunset as you swap tales of the day’s events. There could be countless evenings spent dining in the comfort of your screened in porch while enjoying the crisp clean mountain air. The home’s many features include hardwood floors, ceramic tile, cathedral ceilings, and 3 spacious levels of living spaces. This is a terrific opportunity for a first time home buyer with plenty of room to grow, or for the family seeking an affordable mountain retreat with a view.  Nestled on nearly an acre lot, you are afforded the “feeling” of privacy plus the convenience of a great location just north of popular Lake Glenville and a short drive to the resort village of Cashiers.  Just think – you and your family could spend the summer in that mountain get-away you’ve always dreamed of owning! To learn more or to schedule a tour of this red hot property at a red hot price, call Silver Creek Real Estate Group TODAY at 828-743-1999 or e-mail our experienced brokers at info@ncliving.com.

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Foreclosures for sale in the Cashiers, Highlands, Sapphire, and Lake Glenville area

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Bank Owned Properties, Real Estate News, Silver Creek Real Estate Group | Posted on Sunday, May 9, 2010

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Attention homebuyers and real estate investors – NOW is a great time to take advantage of some distressed bank owned properties, before they are all sold! Have you been dreaming of owning a home or developing a one-of-a-kind community in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina? A foreclosure property may present you with the perfect opportunity to make your dreams a reality in one of the resort communities of Highlands, Cashiers, Sapphire, Glenville and Lake Toxaway.

The dedicated team at Silver Creek Real Estate Group can help YOU find the silver lining in what may have become someone else’s unexpected cloud.

There are foreclosed homes and lots available for purchase in highly sought-after communities on the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau. Silver Creek brokers continually track pending foreclosures and homes scheduled for auction to help our clients get a jump on some of the very best investments. For larger investors and developers, we have bulk lots and existing subdivisions for sale in our inventory. To learn more or to schedule a tour of foreclosure properties in the area, we invite you to call the Silver Creek offices at 828.743.1999, e-mail us at info@ncliving.com, fill out our online contact form, or visit us in The Shoppes at Creekside in the heart of Cashiers.  To catch a glimpse of the latest foreclosure homes and lots in the area, please click on the links below.  Hurry before these incredible opportunities disappear!

Click here to see Silver Creek’s featured bank owned foreclosures currently for sale.

Click here to see some of the homes that bank owned foreclosures currently for sale.

Click here to see town homes/condominium that are bank foreclosures currently for sale.

Click here to see some of the lots and tracts of land that are currently bank owned foreclosures that are for sale.

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Build Your Legacy Property on Lake Cardinal in Toxaway, North Carolina

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Bank Owned Properties, Real Estate News, Silver Creek Real Estate Group | Posted on Tuesday, March 2, 2010

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Terrific 1+ acre Lakefront Lot Makes its Debut with Silver Creek Real Estate Group

Over 100 years ago, Pittsburgh entrepreneur E.H. Jennings transformed the rugged terrain of a portion of the Blue Ridge Mountains into an exquisite 6.14-acre mountain lake. Today, it appears as though it has been here since the dawn of time – tranquil, majestic, and timeless. Named by its creator, Lake Toxaway was the first artificial lake built in the Appalachians. Jennings quickly began building his legacy along with the community by erecting The Toxaway Inn at the lake’s shoreline. He was certain that visitors would become as enamored with the area as he was. The Toxaway Inn quickly became a well-known retreat among the nation’s most well to do citizens, including Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone.

Lake CardinalWhile on vacation at Lake Toxaway, socialite and Savannah native Lucy Camp Armstrong fell in love with the area. She bought 40 acres around the lake and built an estate, lavish gardens, and riding stables. During heavy rains in the summer of 1916, the area experienced flooding and a dam gave way, emptying Lake Toxaway completely. Armstrong’s estate and the Inn held fast, but with no lake, the area soon lost its appeal for the vacationing jet set. This event eventually led to the demise of The Toxaway Inn, which stood empty for 30 years before being demolished in 1948. Ms. Armstrong remained captivated by the area, took up permanent residence at her estate, and lived long enough to see her dream realized when the lake was restored to its original beauty in the 1960s. After her death in 1970, Ms. Armstrong’s estate was transformed into The Greystone Inn, the crown jewel of the Lake Toxaway community.

Vacationing families, young professionals, and empty nesters continue to be drawn to the area just as Jennings and Armstrong once were. Today, Lake Toxaway Estates is the largest community on the lake, made up of a network of individual neighborhoods and outstanding amenities. Amenities at this premier vacation home destination include access to the state’s largest private lake, as well as the highly revered Lake Toxaway Country Club, featuring fine dining, tennis, swimming, fitness center, and golf on an 18-hole championship golf course, designed by Kris Spence.

Silver Creek Real Estate Group invites you to follow in the footsteps of visionaries Jennings and Armstrong and begin building your legacy on Lake Toxaway. We are pleased to debut a delightful 1+-acre lot that features a rich bounty of Carolina hardwoods, gently rolling hills and breath-taking views of the lake and the mountains beyond. An incredible value at just $179,000, Silver Creek brokers are happy to match you with the ideal team of architects and builders to help you realize your vision of the perfect mountain retreat to fit your family’s distinctive needs and personalities. Just think – within weeks, you could begin breaking ground on a one-of-a-kind “legacy” home, a cherished heirloom property that you can enjoy with your family, then pass down from generation to generation. To become truly inspired, we invite you to join us for a personalized tour of the home site and community. Call us TODAY at 828-743-1999 or e-mail us at info@ncliving.com to schedule your tour or request more information on this or other terrific lots available for purchase along the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau.

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Bank Foreclosure Proves True “Gem” of a Property in WNC’s Sapphire Valley

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Bank Owned Properties, Real Estate News, Silver Creek Real Estate Group | Posted on Tuesday, March 2, 2010

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Don’t Miss Your Chance to Stake a Claim on This One-of-a-Kind Real Estate Opportunity.

140 years ago, fortune seekers descended upon Sapphire Valley in Western North Carolina in search of the gems for which the valley had been named. Today, Silver Creek Real Estate Group is pleased to announce that we, too, have found hidden treasure in this beautiful and amenity-rich community set high atop the Blue Ridge Mountains. Buried just within the gates of Sapphire’s Whitewater Ridge Subdivision lies a true “gem” of a property. Recently declared a bank foreclosure and priced at an unbelievable $195,000, we’re fairly certain it won’t be long before some wise investor stakes a claim on this amazing 3+ acre home site. Perhaps the only thing more unbelievable than the price is the view! Enjoy clear, picture-perfect panoramas of Whiteside Mountain and the valley below. This heavily wooded and level lot is the ideal setting for anyone’s dream mountain retreat. Located right across the street from the lovely Sandy Gap Pond, adjoining Nantahala National Forest and a stone’s throw from the magnificent Whitewater Falls – adventure lurks at every turn!

Whitewater Ridge is located atop Waddle Mountain and is bordered on three sides by the Nantahala National Forest. The majestic Whitewater River can be directly accessed from the community. Aside from the natural splendor, residents of Whitewater Ridge enjoy paved roads, underground utilities and a private community water system. To learn more about this incredible real estate investment opportunity, click here.  To schedule a tour of Whitewater Ridge or discuss other great foreclosure opportunities and amazing home sites, call Silver Creek Real Estate Group’s dedicated team of brokers at 828-743-1999 or e-mail any questions you may have to info@ncliving.com. We’d love to introduce you and your family to this amazing view firsthand. Hurry! Opportunities like this come along ONCE IN A LIFETIME! Don’t miss out on the chance to stake your claim on this very special property.

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Silver Creek Spotlight: Bald Rock Community in Sapphire, North Carolina

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Bank Owned Properties, Real Estate News, Silver Creek Real Estate Group | Posted on Tuesday, March 2, 2010

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Real Estate Opportunities Abound in This “Civilized Wilderness”

People are drawn to the Blue Ridge Mountains and, more specifically, Western North Carolina for a wide variety of reasons. Some come for the beautiful change of seasons and the temperate year-round climates. Some come for the majestic views and awesome display of natural splendor. Some come for the peace and quiet that only a mountain retreat can provide. Still others come with a sense of adventure, ready to take on all of the fun and exciting challenges that Mother Nature has to dish out. Residents of Sapphire, North Carolina’s Bald Rock Community are afforded front-row seats to each of these elements – no matter what may have first drawn them here.

Silver Creek Real Estate Group featured community

Silver Creek Real Estate Group featured community

A self-described “civilized wilderness,” this 776-acre private gated community prides itself in combining luxury mountain living on estate-sized lots with the magnificence of a beautiful and unspoiled natural setting. Bald Rock is located adjacent to the U.S. Forest Services’ Panthertown Valley, providing 6,700 acres of preserved forests, a rare Appalachian bog, 20 miles of trout streams, waterfalls, and miles of walking trails offering plenty of opportunities for hiking and exploring. The brainchild of Westmark Development, Bald Rock’s home sites in vary in size from three to an astounding twelve acres, and offer incredible views of the valley, the forest and the mountains beyond. The community features an equestrian center, stables, riding arena and a network of trails for sightseeing by horseback. In addition, residents of Bald Rock have access to all of the resort-quality amenities available through Wyndham at Fairfield’s Sapphire Valley Resort. These amenities include the 50-acre Sapphire Lake, the 18-hole PGA Sapphire National Golf Course, 9-hole golf course, one indoor and two outdoor swimming pools, ten tennis courts, health club with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, boating and fishing on the lake, horseback riding, game room, massage services, miniature golf and more.

Silver Creek Real Estate Group is proud to represent several incredible properties in this unique mountain community. Our crown jewel is the epitome of “rustic refinement.” This 3 bedroom, 3 ½ bath home represents the perfect marriage of nature and luxury. The exterior features authentic log and stone accents, expansive front porch plus several levels of rear decks for lots of al fresco entertaining possibilities, patio with outdoor gas log fire pit and striking long-range mountain views. The interior has all the bells and whistles, and showcases a stacked stone hearth, spiral staircase, soaring ceilings, walls of windows, and a beautifully designed gourmet kitchen. Tucked away on nearly 7 private acres and offered at an incredible price of just $1,395,000 – you must see this home to believe it! To learn more about this exquisite luxury log cabin, click here. Hoping to build your dream home from the ground up? Silver Creek can help! We currently have six Bald Rock home sites in our inventory – ranging in price from $139,000 for 3+ acres on a pond to $595,000 for 6.5+ acres with spectacular views of Chimneytop and Whiteside Mountains. To view all Bald Creek properties in our inventory, click here. Silver Creek is also aware of some rare but incredible foreclosure properties available within the Bald Creek community. Take a peek at the hidden treasures we’ve found by clicking here.

Bald RockYou could say that Silver Creek’s talented and experienced brokers are all local experts. Not only do we understand the intricacies of buying and selling real estate on the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau, we know every nook and cranny of this little slice of Heaven nestled high atop the Blue Ridge Mountains. We welcome the chance to learn your specific needs and wishes as they relate to the mountain retreat of your dreams, and we pledge to search high and low to find the home or property that best fits with your vision. Whether that ideal property lies within the gates of Bald Rock or any one of Western North Carolina’s distinctive communities, we will work tirelessly to see that your dreams and the dreams of your family are realized. We believe this is a pretty amazing place to live, and we look forward to the opportunity to call you “neighbor.” To begin the quest for your ideal mountain retreat or home site, call us TODAY at 828-743-1999 or e-mail us at info@ncliving.com. We also invite you to drop by our offices – located in the heart of Cashiers – in the Shoppes at CreekSide. We look forward to the opportunity to introduce you and your family to Bald Rock and other fine communities along the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau.

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Going Once, Going Twice… SOLD!

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Bank Owned Properties, Real Estate News, Silver Creek Real Estate Group | Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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Sneak a Peek at These Great Foreclosure Opportunities on the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau Before They’re “Going, Going, GONE!”

With a chill in the air, a billowy blanket of snow on the ground and blue skies just overhead – it isn’t too difficult to let one’s thoughts turn to the promise of warm Spring days. Believe it or not, the season that promises the return of green leaves to the trees and a colorful sea of wildflowers to the valley floor is just around the corner! It won’t be long before a steady stream of cars and SUVs begin winding their way back up the mountains of Western North Carolina in search of scenic vistas, peaceful climbs and an escape from the hectic pace of the world down below. Needless to say, it also won’t be long before homes, land and the handful of terrific foreclosure opportunities along the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau begin to disappear as families make the decision to put down roots on either side of the Cashiers Crossroads – just as early settlers did nearly 200 years ago.

Foreclosure auctionNo matter the temperature outside, the talented team of brokers at Silver Creek Real Estate Group is primed and ready to help you and your family find the mountain retreat of your dreams. We welcome you to begin your quest “virtually” at www.ncliving.com today and get the jump on the seasonal traveler. Aside from our helpful community guides and terrific online listings of everything from quaint mountain cottages and low-maintenance townhomes to luxury mountain estates and exquisite lakeside properties, we have also compiled the latest list of both foreclosure homes and foreclosure land as of February 17, 2010. There is a small but mighty treasure trove of amazing prospects peppered throughout the towns of Highlands, Glenville, Cashiers, Lake Toxaway, Sapphire, Tuckasegee, Franklin, and Cullowhee. 

Once you’ve had a chance to peek around the Silver Creek website and have found one or more properties you like, we encourage you to act fast before these incredible homes and land begin disappearing one by one. We invite you to call us at 828-743-1999, e-mail any questions you may have to info@ncliving.com or drop by our offices conveniently located in the Shoppes at CreekSide in the heart of Cashiers. Silver Creek brokers will be keeping a close eye on the local real estate market, including additions to foreclosures and short sales within the area – so we urge you to keep checking back with us in order to find the best home to fit your family. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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Three New Foreclosure Properties Now Available in the Mountains of WNC

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Bank Owned Properties, Real Estate News, Silver Creek Real Estate Group | Posted on Saturday, January 9, 2010

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Silver Creek Real Estate Group is Proud to Represent the Latest Bank-Owned Properties in Cashiers, Glenville and Lake Toxaway

Attention homebuyers and real estate investors – NOW is the time to take advantage of a recovering housing market! While the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau – a popular resort destination in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina – has been existing in a virtual bubble from the rest of the nation’s struggling economy, the occasional foreclosure or distressed property does cross our desk. Silver Creek Real Estate Group has recently acquired listings for three incredible new investment opportunities. The first is a charming mountain cabin nestled on 2.5 private and heavily wooded acres near the popular historic village of Cashiers, NC. This unbelievable hidden gem offers striking up-close views of the rocky face of Whiteside Mountain and a cascading waterfall on Greens Creek – which runs the length of the property. Enjoy a lifetime of sunsets from the expansive, covered rear deck of this home. The interior of this 3 bedroom/3 bath cabin presents the new owner with lovely wide plank wood floors, master on main, stone fireplace, exposed beams and dramatic two-story Great Room. A fun fixer-upper, the kitchen is in need of renovation – presenting the new homeowner with a great opportunity to make this home truly their own. This delightful mountain retreat – located in Holly Berry Estates – is priced to sell at $206,000. What are you waiting for? This listing will not last long at this price! Follow this link to view additonal information and photos about this Foreclosure Home in Holly Berry Estates.

The second bank owned property Silver Creek is thrilled to represent is a highly sought after Lake Cardinal waterfront lot. Tucked away on 1.44 acres – peppered throughout with sturdy Carolina hardwoods, fragrant mountain laurel, and colorful rhododendrons – this amazing investment opportunity offers a level building site and stunning views of both the shoreline and mountain ridge. Build your dream home here among many other upscale mountain estates! Membership to the prestigious Lake Toxaway Country Club, with its newly renovated 18-hole championship golf course, is available. An absolute steal for a lake front property of this caliber, this Lake Toxaway property is incredibly well priced at $250,000. Follow this link to view additonal information and photos about this Foreclosure Lot on Cardinal Lake in Lake Toxaway.

We’ve saved the best for last! The most recent addition to Silver Creek’s listings is perhaps the deal of the century! Close to an acre lot in the town of Glenville – near all the amenities, shopping, fine dining and unique culture of the renowned resort villages of Cashiers and Highlands – this home site has recently been cleared and is ready for you to begin building your family’s new mountain retreat. This is a wonderful property with frontage to the stunning Cedar Creek within close proximity to popular Lake Glenville. At an unbelievable price of just $110,000, this opportunity will surely disappear quickly! For additional information and photos on this Lot Located on Cedar Creek.

Each of the listings outlined above are available through the newest member of our team, Silver Creek broker Lesley Howard. Call her today at 828.743.1999 to schedule a tour of any or all of these remarkable properties. A handful of additional hidden gems, distressed properties, and foreclosures are also available for purchase along the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau of Western North Carolina. Put Silver Creek Real Estate Group to work for you! Our talented and experienced brokers will gladly research land and homes available in Cashiers, Highlands, Sapphire, Glenville, and Lake Toxaway that fit both your budget and your vision. To learn more, we invite you to call us at 828.743.1999, e-mail us at info@ncliving.com or drop by our offices conveniently located just west of the Cashiers Crossroads in the Shoppes at CreekSide.

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