Area & Attractions
I specialize in Madison County NC real estate and regions beyond not just because of the great properties available, but also because of all that these areas have to offer. Put simply, Western North Carolina is a wonderful place to live. And for anybody – you’ll find no discrimination here. People young and old, working and retired, fast-paced or the slow-paced, all agree that the mountain lifestyle is unlike that of any other.
My services cover the town of Mars Hill NC, Wolf Laurel Resort and surrounding communities, the town of Weaverville NC, Asheville, and more – basically, the best areas near Asheville NC. This makes my job even easier because the places tend to sell themselves. There are so many wonderful things to do near Asheville NC that those looking to relocate find a very appealing option in front of them. Check out Wolf Laurel Real Estate.
Western North Carolina is exceptional whether you are relocating for retirement,actively working or searching for that perfect vacation getaway; Madison County in Western North Carolina has something to offer everyone. It doesn’t get much better than this. I have the pleasure of knowing this firsthand and sharing what I so fondly call home with my customers. Nothing makes me happier than finding a perfect fit, and when it comes to Western NC, this is not an uncommon occurrence.
There is just something about the cities and towns of Western North Carolina. Even residents who have grown up here can’t always identify what that little something is, but we all recognize and value it. It’s what makes the people so warm, the places so inviting, the culture so rich, and the atmosphere so enjoyable. In my biased opinion, the best areas near Asheville NC are all of the areas near Asheville NC. You can’t go wrong, and I won’t let you when it comes to making such an important life-changing decision. Please feel free to browse through my site for more general information on what we hope to be your future home.
North Carolina Attractions
Wolf Ridge Ski Resort
Rated best ski resort in Western North Carolina. Formerly Wolf Laurel Ski Resort, Wolf Ridge Ski Resort has expanded this year and offers 15 acres of additional ski slopes, a new quad lift, a new terrain park and much more. Call 800-817-4111 for hours and conditions.
Asheville Art Museum
As the single visual arts facility serving Western North Carolina, the Asheville Art Museum, its collection and programs are the only such resources available to the diverse communities in the region. Located in downtown Asheville at Pack Place.
Chimney Rock Park is the perfect place to reconnect with nature and spend time with family and friends. Located 48 miles southeast of Wolf Laurel, the park offers spectacular 75-mile views, hiking trails for all ages, a 404-foot waterfall, a variety of special events and much more.
Grandfather Mountain is the highest peak in the Blue Ridge mountain range and a globally recognized nature preserve. It’s mile high swinging bridge offers 360-degree views of distant mountain ridges. Grandfather Mountain has been a wildlife sanctuary and nature preserve for over 100 years. Located 50 miles northeast of Wolf Laurel.
Hot Springs Resort and Spa
Hot Springs Resort and Spa is a 100 acre facility featuring modern Jacuzzi style hot tubs, positioned outside along the tranquil banks of Spring Creek and the French Broad River. The tubs are supplied with a continuous flow of the 104 degree natural mineral waters. A nationally certified and state licensed staff of massage therapists are also on hand. Call 828-622-7676 for reservations.
Open each year from June though September, the Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre’s mission is to present professional productions, with a special emphasis on plays that portray the rich culture and heritage of this area. SART is located on the campus of Mars Hill College, just 10 miles south of Wolf Laurel.
Biltmore Estate NC
Built by George Vanderbilt in 1895, the Biltmore Estate is known as the largest privately owned estate in the United States. Over 900,000 guests per year visit the 8,000 acre estate which features a winery and 250 acres of landscaped gardens. Open 365 days a year.
Folk Art Center
The Folk Art Center showcases the finest in traditional and contemporary craft of the Southern Appalachians. Visitors can observe craftspeople at work in daily craft demonstrations as well as a series of educational events held year round. Open March through December, the Folk Art Center is located at milepost 382 on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
North Carolina Arboretum
The arboretum is a 434-acre public garden located within the Bent Creek Experimental Forest of the Pisgah National Forest. A center for education, research, conservation and economic development, and garden demonstration, the arboretum offers a wide range of activities for visitors of all ages. Call 828-665-2492 for more information.
Nantahala Outdoor Center
NOC offers guided whitewater rafting trips as well as canoe and kayak paddling courses. They also offer adventure travel, mountain biking, group programs, ropes courses, kayak touring, fly-fishing and hiking. For trip reservations call 888-905-7238.