There is no beauty on earth quite like the Blue Ridge Mountains that stretch from north to south along western North Carolina. Residents and newcomers alike are able to enjoy the gorgeous mountains and all they have to offer while still having access to large cities with Highway 107 and Highway 64. The residents of this area pride themselves on their hospitality, anxious to meet all visitors and new residents alike. What’s made North Carolina one of the most in demand real estate destinations in America?
An abundance of beauty that includes property with access to:
· Heavily wooded lots
· Spring-fed creeks and streams
· Private and semi-public lakes
· Unobstructed views of the Blue Ridge Mountains
A New Retirement Destination
The Blue Ridge Mountain area has become the new retirement community of choice for the baby boomer generation. This is due in large part to the tax reform for retirees that has occurred over the last two years. Another attribute is western North Carolina provides an atmosphere and community that is more appealing and quaint compared to historical retirement locations, like Florida. The Blue Ridge Mountain cities provide a quality of life for rural living with access to modern medical technologies.
The real estate market in the
removes the pretense of urban living with demand climbing due to these major selling points:
· Finished and semi-finished cabins
· Undeveloped land suited to build
· Developments and subdivisions are practically unheard of in this rural area
· Built homes with acres of land
Perfect Weather All Year Round
The unique combination of altitude and climate makes the Blue Ridge Mountains 20 degrees cooler than most anywhere else during the peak of unbearable summer heat in the southeast U.S. The average summer temperature is 80 degrees with the average high temperature in January being 40. Western North Carolina is a plateau which lends to it practically never becoming humid. It’s climate diversity has lead many to compare the spring and summer months to Southern California with winters never too cold so you’re able to always enjoy the outdoors.
The Blue Ridge Mountains offers you outdoors activity for all ages and skill levels, including:
· Skiing (water and snow)
· Horse riding
It’s no wonder North Carolina is one of the fastest growing states in the country. A population of nine million is growing due in part, to everything the people and communities of the Blue Ridge Mountains have to offer. Hospitality is key with the stunning outdoors a perfect compliment in offering everything you’ve ever wanted in one place. Regardless of age and career, everyone that has visited the Blue Ridge Mountains wants to make it home and there is no reason why you can’t do just that. With Beech Mountain, Banner Elk, Blowing Rock, and Suger Mountain all within the same vicinity, it is easy to understand why people are moving here in droves to experience all there is to do in the Blue Ridge Mountains both during the summer and winter time.
About the author:
This article was composed by Jerry Eckerman. Jerry is a real estate agent and developer in Boone, NC and frequently contributes content to
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