Cashiers, Highlands, Lake Toxaway, Sapphire Valley real estate sales update

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Bank Owned Properties, Real Estate News, Silver Creek Real Estate Group, Weekly Real Estate Sales Update | Posted on Monday, June 22, 2009

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Here are this week’s real estate sales for the week of June 15, 2009 in the greater Cashiers, Highlands, Lake Toxaway and Sapphire Valley NC area. For additional information on any of these sales or assistance in purchasing or selling property, please call our office at (828) 743-1999 or email me at jlucke@ncliving.com.

3 bedroom/2 bath home on 10.8 acres off Buck Creek Road sold for $260,000.
2 bedroom/2 bath bank owned foreclosure home on Dendy Orchard Road in Highlands sold for $175,000.
2 bedroom/2 bath home in the John Gibson subdivision sold for $230,000.
2 bedroom/2 bath home in the Buck Creek area sold for $267,000.
3 bedroom/4.5 bath home in Lake Toxaway Estates sold for $575,000.
3 bedroom/3 bath home in Burlingame at Sapphire Lakes sold for $425,000.
2 bedroom/2 bath condominium at The Old Edwards Club at Highlands Cove sold for $405,000.
A lot in Holly Forest III sold for $8,500.
Two lots totaling 6.6 acres in Longleaf sold for $125,000.
A lot at The Old Edwards Club at Highlands Cove sold for $142,500.
0.76 acres sold in the Horse Cove area for $50,000.
0.58 acres sold in the Horse Cove area for $77,760.
The Library Restaurant property sold for $900,000.

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“At the top of the world” at Mountaintop Golf & Lake Club

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Real Estate News, Silver Creek Real Estate Group | Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2009

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True to its name, Mountaintop Golf & Lake Club is perched high atop a beautiful expanse of the Blue Ridge Mountains between the popular destinations of Cashiers and Highlands, North Carolina. At 4,000 feet above sea level, Mountaintop offers its residents not only some of the most beautiful views in the region, but also extremely pleasant climates, no matter the season. Set upon a sprawling 731 acres, the developer – Discovery Land Company – has designed a luxury mountain retreat community of just 251 estate lots and 75 cabins and lodges peppered about the property. Lots range in size from one-half acre to over five acres – providing residents with the peace and quiet that has become a trademark of luxury mountain living. From a cascading waterfall to a nest of birds high atop a hardwood tree, the sights and sounds of nature surround the community. However, for those who seek more than just peace and quiet, amusing activities abound.

Mountaintop Golf and Lake Club Estate

Mountaintop Golf and Lake Club Estate

Mountaintop considers itself the “perfect private mountain retreat, designed to embrace your family for generations.” This unique community is highly revered for the level of service available to club members through the added benefits of property management and lifestyle concierge services. The mission at Mountaintop Golf & Lake Club is “to enrich the lives of the Mountaintop family through a genuine desire to create memorable experiences that last a lifetime.” They seek to do so by offering a wealth of opportunities to enjoy the best that Western North Carolina has to offer. For the fun lover, Mountaintop offers a Tom Fazio-designed golf course, as well as opportunities for water sports like kayaking, wave running and canoeing at the private Lake Club on nearby Lake Glenville. For the nature lover, Cashiers offers horseback riding, fly fishing, whitewater rafting and plenty of trails for hiking and exploring. For those seeking inner peace, a trip to Mountaintop’s world-class spa and wellness center should certainly do the trick. And for the foodie, Mountaintop offers several options for your dining pleasure – anything from a family picnic by the lake to casual or formal dining in the clubhouse. The possibilities are truly endless.
Many offer stunning long-range views of the mountains or are set along the fairway of Mountaintop’s famous golf course. We are currently showcasing several new-construction multi-million dollar homes that are available for immediate move-in, including a handful of exquisite estates designed by renowned Atlanta architect, William T. Baker. For photo tours and more information on land or homes for sale in Mountaintop in Cashiers, North Carolina – click on this Mountaintop link.

When you’re ready to buy or build the home of your dreams, contact one of the talented brokers at Silver Creek by calling us at (828) 742-1999, dropping by our offices located just west of the Cashiers Crossroads in The Shoppes at CreekSide, or by filling out our online contact form . We look forward to meeting you and introducing you to one of Cashier’s most sought-after communities.

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Cashiers, Highlands, Lake Toxaway, Sapphire Valley real estate sales update

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Bank Owned Properties, Real Estate News, Weekly Real Estate Sales Update | Posted on Monday, June 15, 2009

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Here are this week’s real estate sales for the week of June 8, 2009 in the greater Cashiers, Highlands, Lake Toxaway and Sapphire Valley NC area. For additional information on any of these sales or assistance in purchasing or selling property, please call our office at (828) 743-1999 or email me at jlucke@ncliving.com.

3 bedroom/3.5 bath bank owned foreclosure home off Pine Creek Road sold for $198,500
4 bedroom/3.5 bath home in Highlander subdivision sold for $1,117,000.
A magnificent home in The Cotswold in Highlands sold for $1,800,000.
4 bedroom/3.5 bath home in the Clear Creek area sold for $446,000.
3 bedroom/2 bath home in in Rocky Mountain Estates sold for $455,000.
2 bedroom/1 bath home on Fifth Street in Highlands sold for $230,000.
A 1 bedroom/1 bath townhome at Toxaway Views sold for $18,500.
A 6.06 acre bank owned foreclosure lot in Bald Rock sold for $259,000.
A 0.36 acre lot in the Paul Cleveland subdivision of Highlands sold for $57,500.
Lot 7 in Highlands Falls Country Club sold for $85,000.

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Luxury Lakeside Living on Lake Glenville

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Living in WNC, Real Estate News, Silver Creek Real Estate Group | Posted on Tuesday, June 9, 2009

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One need only stand on the banks of her peaceful tree-lined shores and admire the sunlight glimmering on her tranquil waters to appreciate the beauty of Lake Glenville. The view from the water is just as spectacular. Magnificent luxury lakefront and lake view homes peek out from between the tall pines and ancient hardwoods that line her banks. The owners of those homes hold front row tickets to what is arguably the best show in town – sunset over the lake with a backdrop of pastel skies and mountains in the distance. That could be you standing on the private deck of your new home, overlooking one of the most beautiful views in all of the Southeastern United States.

What are you waiting for? This may be the perfect time to purchase or build your dream home on Lake Glenville. There are many wonderful communities peppered along Lake Glenville such as Glenshore, Summer Cove, Summer Hill, Strawberry Hill, and Trillium – just to name just a few. To view a list of homes currently for sale on Lake Glenville, please visit this link on our Silver Creek website – Homes For Sale on Lake Glenville. Once you’re ready to find the home or homesite of your dreams, we invite you to contact Silver Creek Real Estate Group’s talented brokers to set up an appointment for a private tour of any these fine homes or lots. To get started, simply call Jochen Lucke or Elaine Zachary at 828-743-1999, or e-mail them at either jlucke@ncliving.com or elaine@ncliving.com. They look forward to meeting you and helping you find that perfect view.

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Fall in Love With Lake Glenville

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Living in WNC, Real Estate News | Posted on Tuesday, June 9, 2009

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Lake Glenville Home Sales 2008 to 2009

Do you believe in love at first sight? If you’ve ever seen the sun setting over beautiful Lake Glenville and the majestic mountains just beyond – we’re sure you do! However, we’re talking about a love that will last for future generations. In terms of investment property, Lake Glenville homes have a proven track record – making this area a popular spot for “legacy properties” – homes that are passed down, from generation to generation.

We invite you to view the sales list below for lakefront homes in Glenville sold throughout 2008 and the first quarter of 2009. Now may just be the perfect time to buy or build your dream home, and we think Lake Glenville may just be the perfect place. To begin the quest for your ideal mountain lake home, we invite you to call Silver Creek Real Estate Group’s brokers Jochen Lucke or Elaine Zachary at 828-743-1999, or e-mail them at either jlucke@ncliving.com or elaine@ncliving.com. They look forward to meeting you and helping you find a home you and your family will love for years to come.

2 bedroom/3 bath home in South Tater Knob sold for $729,000.
3 bedroom/3 bath home in Tater Knob sold for $735,000.
3 bedroom/3 bath home in Tahala Shores sold for $850,000.
2 bedroom/3 bath home in Woudes Mountain Village sold for $1,050,000.
3 bedroom/2 bath home in Lakewood Shores sold for $975,000.
3 bedroom/4 bath home in Lakewood Shores sold for $1,150,000.
3 bedroom/3.5 bath home in Buck Knob Landing sold for $1,200,000.
4 bedroom/4.5 bath home in Summer Cove sold for $1,550,000.
4 bedroom/3.5 bath home on Buck Knob Island sold for $1,775,000.
4 bedroom/4.5 bath home in Summer Cove sold for $1,600,000.

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Cashiers, Highlands, Lake Toxaway, Sapphire Valley real estate sales update

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Real Estate News, Silver Creek Real Estate Group, Weekly Real Estate Sales Update | Posted on Monday, June 8, 2009

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Here are this week’s real estate sales for the week of June 1, 2009 in the greater Cashiers, Highlands, Lake Toxaway and Sapphire Valley NC area. For additional information on any of these sales or assistance in purchasing or selling property, please call our office at (828) 743-1999 or email me at jlucke@ncliving.com.

4 bedroom/4.5 bath home in Sheepcliff Crossing sold for $1,029,000 by Elaine Zachary of Silver Creek Real Estate Group.
3 bedroom/3.5 bath home in Mirror Lake sold for $655,000.
3 bedroom/3.5 bath home in The Old Edwards Club at Highlands Cove sold for $891,500.
3 bedroom/3 bath home in Timber Ridge sold for $355,000.
A 5.0 acre lot in Caney Fork Road sold for $30,000.
A 7.72 acre lot in Lake Toxaway sold for $$126,000.
A 0.65 acre lot in Sapphire High sold for $14,000.
A 0.82 acre lot in Sapphire High sold for $14,000.
A 0.65 acre lot in Sapphire High sold for $14,000.

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Cashiers and Highlands real estate sales update

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Real Estate News, Weekly Real Estate Sales Update | Posted on Saturday, May 16, 2009

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Here are this week’s real estate sales for the week of May 11, 2009 in the greater Cashiers and Highlands NC area. For additional information on any of these sales or assistance in purchasing or selling property, please call our office at (828) 743-1999 or email me at jlucke@ncliving.com.

2 bedroom/2 bath condominium in Highlands Mountain Club sold for $185,000.
1 bedroom/1 bath townhouse in Chestnut Ridge sold for $65,000.
3 bedroom/3 bath villa in Cullasaja Club sold for $689,000.
4 bedroom/4.5 bath home at in Cullasaja Club sold for $905,000.
A 3.12 acre lot in Laurel Falls sold for $67,500.
A commericial property including a restaurant, gas station ,and convenience store located along Highway 64 in Sapphire Valley sold for $1,275,000.

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Cashiers real estate sales update

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Real Estate News, Weekly Real Estate Sales Update | Posted on Friday, April 24, 2009

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Here are this week’s real estate sales for the week of April 20, 2009 in the greater Cashiers, NC area. For additional information on any of these sales or assistance in purchasing or selling property, please call our office at (828) 743-1999 or email me at jlucke@ncliving.com.

2 bedroom/2.5 bath condo in Hampton Glen sold for $375,000.
3 bedroom/2 bath home on Pickelsimer Road sold for $235,000.

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Cashiers and Highlands real estate sales review of 2008

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Real Estate News | Posted on Wednesday, January 7, 2009

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In these uncertain economic times, the media continues to supply us with seemingly endless amounts of bad news. Often included are frightening statistics on real estate sales and home values.

In Western North Carolina and specifically, in the greater Cashiers area, which includes Highlands, Lake Glenville, Sapphire Valley, and Lake Toxaway, home values have fared much better than in other parts of the country. Many analysts look at values and sales by state or nationwide, but for an accurate and useful assessment, it should be studied on a much more localized level.

As an example, let’s look at the Cashiers market. In 2008, 128 homes sold in southern Jackson county. This is down from 189 sales in 2007. At first glance, this appears to represent a significant decline. However, the average sales price in 2008 was $728,813, compared to $745,463 in 2007. This is a decrease of just 2.2%, a very modest amount by most standards. And in the current economy, it is good news from an investor’s standpoint — basically, although the number of properties sold went down, values held steady. The Cashiers area has not experienced the volatility seen in other markets.

As we continue to study the 2008 numbers, we’ll make additional entries, so keep checking back with us on the blog and share your thoughts. Also, feel free to call Jochen Lucke at (828) 743-1999 or email me at jlucke@ncliving.com.

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