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, November 1, 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 October 25, 2010:

A 6 bedroom/6.5 bath home in Cullasaja Club sold for $2,000,000
A 3 bedroom/3.5 bath home in Satulah Village South sold for $965,000
A 3 bedroom/3.5 bath home in Big Sheepcliff sold for $595,000
A 4 bedroom/3 bath home in Big Pine Acres sold for $550,000
A 3 bedroom/2 bath home on Falls Cove Road sold for $535,000
A 3 bedroom/3 bath home in Holly Forest XI sold for $442,500
A 2 bedroom/3 bath home on Klein Road sold for $330,000
A 3 bedroom/3 bath home in Wildwood Forest sold for $325,000
A 3 bedroom/3 bath home in Holly Forest II sold for $295,000
A 2 bedroom/1 bath home in Trout Creek Valley sold for $180,000
A 3 bedroom/3 bath home in Round Hill Estates sold for $150,000
14 lots in The Gates of Highlands sold for $2,056,000
A lot in Buck Knob Landing sold for $475,000
A lot in Old Edwards Club at Highlands Cove sold for $330,000
9 lots in Hampton Springs sold for $9,000
A 3 bedroom/3 bath unit in Old Edwards Club at Highlands Cove sold for $574,000
A 3 bedroom/3.5 bath unit in The Views at Old Edwards Club at Highlands Cove sold for $515,000
A 3 bedroom/3 bath unit in Old Edwards Club at Highlands Cove sold for $508,750
A 3 bedroom/3 bath unit in Burlingame at Sapphire Lakes sold for $220,000

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, October 25, 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 October 18, 2010:

A 5 bedroom/5 1/2 bath home in Mountaintop Golf & Lake Club sold for $1,350,000
A 3 bedroom/2 bath home on Highway 107 South sold for $949,000
A 5 bedroom/3 bath home in Eagle Ridge sold for $567,500
A 4 bedroom/3 bath home in Eagle Ridge sold for $540,000
A 2 bedroom/3 bath home in Cold Springs sold for $465,000
A 3 bedroom/3.5 bath home in Trillium sold for $365,000
A 2 bedroom/3 bath home on Klein Road sold for $330,000
A 3 bedroom/3 bath home in Mirrormont sold for $260,000
A 3 bedroom/3 bath home on Cloud Catcher Lane sold for $190,000
A 2 bedroom/2 bath home in Sims Valley sold for $165,000
A 3 bedroom/2 bath home on Zeb Alley Road sold for $140,000
A lot in Mountaintop Golf & Lake Club sold for $1,300,000
A lot in The Lake Club sold for $210,000
A lot in The Cascades of Cedar Creek sold for $95,000
A 24.59 acre tract on Highway 107 North sold for $80,000
A lot in Chestnut Mountain sold for $62,000
A lot in Sims Valley sold for $10,000
Six lots in Hampton Springs sold for $6,000
A lot in Holly Forest V sold for $3,000
A 2 bedroom/2 bath unit in The Woods sold for $91,750

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, September 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 September 20, 2010:

Two homes in Holt Subdivision sold for $1,800,000
A 3 bedroom/4 bath home in Wade Hampton sold for $625,000
A 2 bedroom/2 bath home in Tater Knob sold for $325,000
A 3 bedroom/3 bath home in Bold Creek Preserve sold for $315,000
A 3 bedroom/3 bath home in Holly Forest XI sold for $285,000
A 3 bedroom/2 bath home in Bald Rock sold for $276,500
A 2 bedroom/2.5 bath home in Bold Creek Preserve sold for $267,500
A 3 bedroom/3 bath home in Little Hogback Lakes sold for $260,730
A 3 bedroom/2.5 bath home in Holly Forest VI sold for $240,000
A 3 bedroom/2 bath home in Little Hogback Lakes sold for $68,000
A 1,085 acre tract of land sold for $3,085,000
A 2.22 acre tract off of Cobb Road sold for $1,500,000
A 33 acre tract off Highway 107 South sold for $795,000
A lot in The Point at Glenville Lake sold for $400,000
A lot in Bear Lake sold for $152,000
A lot in Burlingame sold for $137,500
A lot in Highlands Country Club sold for $85,000
A lot in Gun Point sold for $80,000
A lot in Holly Forest XIV sold for $47,500
A lot in Holly Forest V sold for $7,500
A 3 bedroom/3.5 bath unit in Satulah Village South sold for $975,000
A 2 bedroom/2 bath unit in Riverchase sold for $130,000

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 Friday, May 7, 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 May 3, 2010:

A 5 bedroom/5 bath home in Trillium sold for $1,755,000
A 3 bedroom/3.5 bath home in Holly Forest I sold for $379,000
A 3 bedrooom/2.5 bath home in Lakeside Falls sold for $235,000
A 1 bedroom/2 bath home in Trillium sold for $213,000
A 2 bedroom/2 bath home on Cullasaja Drive sold for $145,000
A 2 bedroom/1 bath home in Lil Switzerland sold for $95,000
Four lots in Stone Pointe sold for $934,000
A lot in High Springs sold for $36,000
A lot in Holly Forest XI sold for $17,000
Large commercial retail building with land on the corner of Highways 64 and 106 sold for $6,500,000

** Please note that we have included links to subdivisions with additional property and homes for sale within the communities of Cashiers, Highlands, Sapphire, Glenville and Lake Toxaway.

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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Sapphire Valley, North Carolina

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Living in WNC, Real Estate News | Posted on Saturday, October 17, 2009

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A “Jewel” of a Find in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Originating as primarily a gold and gem mine town – Sapphire, North Carolina is a “jewel” of a find along the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau. In the early 19th Century, the Sapphire Valley region was reportedly the nation’s leading gold producing area until the California Gold Rush of 1849. Conjecture either has it that the town of Sapphire was named for the bounty of beautiful blue gems also found in the local mines or for the crystal blue skies visible above the mountaintops.

In the late 1800’s, Pittsburgh entrepreneur E.H. Jennings purchased thousands of acres of wilderness in Western North Carolina’s Jackson and Transylvania counties through his venture, the Toxaway Company. The original mission was to build a railroad from Hendersonville to Toxaway to carry the felled timber to the Toxaway Company sawmill, and from there the lumber to the shipping points. It wasn’t long before Jennings saw beyond trees for lumber to the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This early visionary decided to create a resort destination, and dubbed the area “The Switzerland of the South.” He built resorts in nearby Cashiers and Lake Toxaway, as well as the Fairfield Inn on Lake Fairfield in the Sapphire Valley. The Inn, built in the style of a Swiss Alpine Lodge in 1896, was added to the National Registry of Historic Places in 1982, but had to be closed and torn down after a fire in 1986.

Home to the Sapphire Mountain Brewing Company, Sapphire’s local tavern was established in 1888 near the Horsepasture River Gold Mine to serve thirsty miners. Now primarily serving thirsty golfers and hungry patrons, great care has been given to preserving the original ambience of this historical brewery. From the saloon flooring, to whisky barrels, to stone blocks in the fireplace – all more than a century old – much of the original structure has been moved from its initial location to its new position overlooking the beautiful Sapphire National Golf Course.

Sapphire is also home to the historic Camp Merrie-Woode. Since 1919, this very special summer camp has been inspiring girls and young women to appreciate the simple life and natural beauty, while emphasizing the importance of a lifetime of service. Serving thousands of campers since its inception, each individual at Camp Merrie-Woode is valued for who she is and who she will become. Camp Merrie-Woode is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its original Adirondack-style structures. 

Fairfield Lake, Sapphire Valley NC

Fairfield Lake, Sapphire Valley NC

Today, E.H. Jennings’s original vision of a resort destination is still alive and well. Although his original beloved Fairfield Inn is no more, Sapphire is perhaps best known for its most popular destination, Wyndham Resort at Fairfield’s Sapphire Valley. This outstanding family-friendly resort offers an abundance of amenities and activities, including 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. The resort has partnered with a number of area communities to share their facilities with local residents. A handful of these communities include Bald Rock, Cedar Hill, Country Club Estates, Deer Run, Eagle Ridge, Falcon Ridge, FiveStone, Fox Run Ridge, Golf Club Estates, Holly Forest I – XIV, Round Hill, Sapphire High, Stonecreek Crossing, The Divide at Bald Rock and Whisper Lake.

Another destination that serves as a major draw to Sapphire and sets it apart from some of the other local communities is the Sapphire Valley Ski Resort. Opportunities to ski or snowboard the slopes rest on the resort’s two downhill runs – one with a 200 foot vertical drop at 1,600 feet in length, and one considerably milder “bunny hill”. The resort also features a fun two-lane tube park called Frozen Falls.

Most importantly, Sapphire stands out for its natural beauty. Portions of the U.S. National Forestry’s Panthertown Valley lie within Sapphire filled with miles of hiking trails, cascading waterfalls and acre after acre of unspoiled forest.

Neighborhoods in Sapphire vary from affordable single-family homes to luxury mountain estates. For more information about Sapphire and its many excellent community offerings, call the team of experienced local brokers at Silver Creek Real Estate Group at 828.743.1999 or drop by our offices in the Shoppes at CreekSide located just west of the Cashiers Crossroads. To view homes and properties for sale, visit our Sapphire “Communities and Subdivisions” page at www.ncliving.com. We invite you to take advantage of the current buyer’s market, and find a “jewel” of your own in WNC’s outstanding Sapphire Valley.

Information courtesy of sapphirevalleyresort.com, sapphiremountainbrewingcompany.com and merriewoode.com.

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