Blog :: 03-2014

Pristine Home with Privacy for Sale in Black Mountain

Greybeard Realty has added a special Black Mountain home for sale to its listings. The 4-bedroom home, 36 Lynx Drive, has mountain views and privacy along with a great location with easy accessibility to Black Mountain.

Mountain views from 36 Lynx Dr. home.

Mountain views from 36 Lynx Dr. home.

The main floor of this home has two master suites as well as a formal dining room and a family room with a gas fireplace. With lots of windows and high ceilings, this home is bright and open. In addition to the main floor, the home also has a lower level with two bedrooms and a large bonus room/den which can become the family hangout or the family workout space. The home also has a one car garage and a workshop.

As home to Greybeard Realty, Black Mountain always has had a special place in our hearts. And Black Mountain has received some great national attention recently for its easy accessibility to outdoor activities, among other pluses. Please contact us for more information about this home for sale and check out Greybeard Realty's complete Black Mountain listings.

Black Mountain Rentals Receive Raves

If you've thought about investing in a vacation home in the Black Mountain area and were waiting for the right time, that time may have arrived. Men's Journal has pointed to Black Mountain as being the best place to rent a summer home. You can read all about it in a story covered in Greybeard's rental blog.

Beautiful creek on 1080 High Rock Acres vacation home for sale property.

Beautiful creek on 1080 High Rock Acres vacation home for sale property.

Black Mountain and western North Carolina have long been valued for their retirement appeal, and Greybeard has talked about the value of renting a cabin to try out retirement. Now, as Men's Journal points out, Black Mountain is receiving attention for its outdoor activities and active life. Imagine buying a cabin from Greybeard's listings of vacation homes for sale and taking advantage of some of those outdoor activities yourself from time to time.

If you're concerned about the hassle of looking after a rental home in the area, you can leave the property management to Greybeard Rentals. Greybeard's staff has a reputation for paying attention to details and providing superior individualized attention. Our management team has received national recognition for its service quality. If you've ever wondered when you could buy your own vacation home, why not come on up and look around a bit. The time has come.

Black Mountain Home on Chapel Road Has Heavenly Views

If owning a spacious home with magnificent mountain views is on your bucket list, you will want to check out this new construction home on Chapel Road in Black Mountain. This 4 bedroom, 3.5-bath home has long-range mountain and golf course views and proximity to downtown Black Mountain.

Breathtaking mountain views from Chapel Rd. home.

Breathtaking mountain views from Chapel Rd. home.

This new-construction home has numerous upgrades as well as a wood-burning fireplace and hardwood floors. While the main construction has been completed, the buyer can select finish colors and fixtures. The new owners will be able to make it their own without having to redo colors and finishing touches. With more than 3,000 sq ft on almost one acre, this home provides space and a prime location, along with the much-desired mountain views.

Black Mountain offers small-town charm with numerous eating locales, shopping opportunities, and access to an incredible variety of outdoor activities. To see the full listings for Black Mountain, please see the Greybeard website listings. If you'd like more information about this particular listing, please contact Greybeard.  And if you'd like to sample a bit of Black Mountain life, consider spending some time in one of Greybeard Rentals' Black Mountain rental homes. It's your chance to try before you buy that little piece of heaven.

Get a Taste of Asheville with Forbes' Sampling

Forbes recently recognized the growing flavors of Asheville in its list of top five secret foodie cities. In its blog, Forbes highlights the interesting and widely varied types of cuisine and presents a list of festive restaurants sure to please the palate.

Asheville menu sample

Asheville menu sample

In addition to Curate, a restaurant featuring Spanish tapas, the blog mentions the French Broad Chocolate Lounge which serves liquid truffles and Looking Glass Creamery that pairs fresh cheese with wines. Just reading through the listings should be enough to make you head out for a nosh.

The Forbes top five list preceded the recent USA Today Travel listing of "6 Small Cities with Big Tastes." That list of top six also mentions Curate as well as Rhubarb and Seven Sows Bourbon Larder. One of our Facebook followers suggested Strada Italiano and Zambra should be added to this list as well. About a year ago, Greybeard Realtors and staffers suggested their favorite family restaurants as well. Regardless of what list you choose, it should be apparent that Asheville has an incredible palate for cuisine choices.

With its cultural offerings and natural beauty, Asheville doesn't really need another reason to be the place to live. A look at these recent lists, however, may have you salivating for your own home. If you're ready to make the move, look over Greybeard's Asheville homes for sale listings and contact us. And in the meantime, let us know about your favorite dining spot.