BOONE — The local housing market was sizzling in August, as Realtor® sales were the highest recorded in the High Country area in at least 13 years.
Renovating a space that is over 90 years old isn’t easy. But that’s what Fulton and Denise Lovin have been doing the last several months in what will become the Horton Hotel in downtown Boone.
This time of year, especially around the High Country, the questions invariably arise: “When will the colors of fall cover the High Country?” and “When will they be at their peak?”
Resting like a cool, blue jewel amidst the emerald green of the mountains, Watauga Lake is arguably one of the most stunning pieces of nature in all of the High Country. With swimming areas, miles of hiking trails, campsites and boating opportunities galore, the lake is a beloved destination…
Everyone needs a break from reality sometimes. What better way to get it, as well as enjoy the natural beauty of autumn in the High Country, than roughing it? Camp out at one of the area’s many scenic campgrounds in the midst of the fall colors.
BEECH MOUNTAIN – As the highest town in eastern America, Beech Mountain offers a cool escape for families to get away from everyday life. And no time is better than June, when the town’s Family Fun Month provides 30 consecutive days of organized family activities.
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With thousands of listings, as well as home prices and interest rates that remain lower than pre-recession levels, the High Country residential real estate market is a scenic sight for buyers.
Visitors to Blowing Rock’s popular Art in the Park, a juried arts and crafts show that occurs one Saturday monthly from May until October, will have the rare opportunity to participate in a self-guided tour of selected village homes that are offered for sale. Several local real estate compan…
According to the High Country Association of Realtors, interest in the local real estate market cooled last month, with Realtor-assisted sales hitting a 15-month low. Meanwhile, inventory surged.
Echota is a community of elegantly crafted, mountain-style condominiums and townhomes centrally located between Boone, NC, Banner Elk, NC and Blowing Rock, NC. A mountain home at Echota means incomparable ridgeline views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.