Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 11


Great Buys in the Mountains

Great Buys in Mountain Communities
These properties offer privacy, quiet and security.
By Paul Clark
the Mountain Home

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Built in:
Clayton, Georgia
At Chinkapin at Lake Burton 1992
Bedrooms: 3
Listed price:
Baths: 3.5
$395,000
size:
Agent:
1,960 sq. ft.
Julie Barnett, 404-697-3860
Lot: 1.7 acres
juliebarnettrealtor.com

Why it's a great Buy
→ Gated community with easy access to Lake
Burton and the Waterfall Club.
→ Guest suite apartment sits above two-car
garage.
→ Light-toned woodwork inside bounces light
from skylights.
→ Surrounded by national forest and large wraparound deck.
→ Inside views are especially gorgeous from
landing to bedrooms.

Agent's quote: "The best thing about this incredible house is the views."

Gretna, Virginia
In Falcon Ridge beside
Leesville Lake
Listed price:

$759,000
Agent:

Reg Anderson, 540-580-6960
virginiapropertiesandhomes.com

Built in:
2009
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 2.5
size:
3,303 sq. ft.
Lot:
.7 acres

→ Leesville Lake has 100 miles of mostly natural
shoreline.
→ Hewn-faced luxury log home is 60 feet from
lake and floating dock.
→ Timberframe house has high ceilings and twotoned oak floors.
→ Extra-large tinted, glare-free windows frame
views beautifully.
→ Tankless water heater and hydro-thermal heat/
air are earth-friendly.

Agent's quote: "This house was appraised at over $1 million just a few years ago."

Burnsville, North Carolina
Atop Mountain Air
Country Club
Listed price:

Built in:
1995
Bedrooms: 4
Baths: 4.5
$625,000
size:
Agent:
3,300 sq. ft.
Diane Vander Linden, 828-231-3117 Lot: .08 acres
wncmountainrealtygroup.com

→ Mountain Air residents can fly into community
landing strip.
→ On top of mountain at 4,700 feet, average
summer temp is 74 degrees.
→ Golf course community has 3 dining facilities,
fitness center, kids day camp.
→ Long-range views from deck or from beside
stone fireplace in living room.
→ Walk to club amenities or drive golf cart parked
in its own garage.

Agent's quote: "This home has been recently updated throughout all three levels."

Chattanooga, Tennessee
At Black Creek Mountain in
Lookout Valley
Listed price:

$415,000
Agent:

David Kilgore, 423-870-5202
david.crye-leike.com

Built in:
2001
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 3.5
size:
3,219 sq. ft.
Lot:
.8 acres

→ Rurally located just minutes away from
downtown Chattanooga.
→ Sited on 12th green of prestigious Black Creek
Golf Course.
→ Views of golf course and mountain from living
room, master bedroom.
→ Master on main with additional bedrooms and
huge bonus room upstairs
→ Bustling Tennessee riverfront a 10-minute
drive away

Agent's quote: "Sit on your back porch with a cold drink and watch the golfers."

Sylva, North Carolina
At Balsam Mountain
Preserve
Listed price:

$1,100,000
Agent:

Built in:
2008
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 2.5
size:
2,953 sq. ft.
Lot: 1.35 acres

→ Sited at nearly 3,840 feet, has spectacular views,
sense of seclusion.
→ House looks and feels like Swedish waterfront
home.
→ Extensive use of 100-year-old cypress wood
throughout home.
→ Chef's kitchen has upgraded appliances and
granite countertops.
→ Community shares 3,400 acres of protected
conservation land.

Bruce Fine, 828-243-0774
sammountainpreserve.com
Agent's quote: "A very private setting yet close to all of Balsam's club amenities."

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015

The Oil Lamps
South Carolina-Georgia Mountain Weekend
Night Sky: The Guide to Cold, Clear Winter Nights
Night Sky: The Photoessay
The Day a Tennessee Farmer Showed a Prince a Thing or Two
East-Tennessee Dining: A Gourmand Couple Explores the Tastes of their Home Territory
History Lives in This Virginia Mountain “Cabin”
Table of Contents
From the Editor / Worth a Click
Mill Creek Stories
The Hike
Great Buys
Mountain Report
Creature Feature
Festivals & Events
Singing in the Garden
Guest Column: Chris Arvidson
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - Intro
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - Cover1
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - Cover2
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - Table of Contents
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 4
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - From the Editor / Worth a Click
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - Mill Creek Stories
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 7
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - The Hike
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 9
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 10
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - Great Buys
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - Mountain Report
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - Creature Feature
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - Festivals & Events
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 15
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 16
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - The Oil Lamps
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 18
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - South Carolina-Georgia Mountain Weekend
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 20
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 21
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 22
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 23
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - Night Sky: The Guide to Cold, Clear Winter Nights
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 25
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - Night Sky: The Photoessay
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 27
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 28
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 29
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - The Day a Tennessee Farmer Showed a Prince a Thing or Two
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 31
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 32
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 33
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - East-Tennessee Dining: A Gourmand Couple Explores the Tastes of their Home Territory
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 35
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 36
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 37
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 38
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Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 40
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Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - History Lives in This Virginia Mountain “Cabin”
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 43
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 44
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 45
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 46
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - Singing in the Garden
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 48
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - 49
Blue Ridge Country - November/December 2015 - Guest Column: Chris Arvidson
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