Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 14

GreAt Buys iN the MouNtAiNs

Near the Action

These homes are close to hiking, skiing, rafting and more!
By Paul Clark
The Home

Stats
Pearisburg, VA

Close to Appalachian Trail
Listed price:

$649,000
Agent:

Shonna Ruble, 276-245-5201
shonnalruble@gmail.com

Built in:
2004
Bedrooms: 4
Baths: 3
Size:
3,058 sq. ft.
Lot: 200 acres

Why it's a Great Buy
→ Its mountain views overlook Jefferson National
Forest and the Appalachian Trail.
→ 1,692 square feet of porches and decks let you
live outside.
→ Property has 200 acres (and lots of wildlife) to
explore.
→ Ranch-style home has cathedral ceilings and
dramatic, asymmetrical stone fireplace.
→ Personal access to over 2,100 miles of
Appalachian Trail.

AGenT'S quoTe: "This is your own access to one of the most famous hiking trails in the world."

→ Close to Valle Crucis and fly fishing on the
scenic Watauga River.
→ Beautiful finishes with hardwood floors, highbeamed ceilings and rhododendron railings.
$425,000
→ One of two covered porches overlooks a lovely
Agent:
gazebo area.
Julia Heinlein, 828-898-3111
→ Long driveway winds to private log home
surrounded by trees.
antlerrealty.net
→ Less than 15 minutes from all that Appalachian
State University has to offer.
AGenT'S quoTe: "This charming log home is close to Valle Crucis' amenities."
Banner Elk, NC

Built in:
1996
Bedrooms: 4
Baths: 3.5
Size:
2,106 sq. ft.
Lot: 5 acres

Bryson City, NC

Built in:
1981
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 2
Size:
1,400 sq. ft.
Lot: .54 acres

Buena Vista, VA

Built in:
2002
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 2
Size:
2,228 sq. ft.
Lot: 50 acres

Heart of the High Country
Listed price:

→ Near whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail,
trout fishing and ziplining.
→ Large screened-in porch keeps the bugs out
when you entertain.
$179,000
→ Warm up to the hot tub on back porch or the
Agent:
wood-burning fireplace inside.
Ray Ruais, 828-508-4391
→ Walk across the street to the Nantahala Village
Inn, restaurant and bar.
brysoncityrealtygroup.com
→ Top off a day's excitement with a stop at
Nantahala Brewing Company.
AGenT'S quoTe: "The home is nestled in the middle of all the outdoor activities in Western North Carolina."

Near the Nantahala Gorge
Listed price:

Borders a national forest
Listed price:

$694,700
Agent:

Jim Brown, 540-464-1776
jfbrownrealestate.com

→ Located on a knoll overlooking meadows and
woods.
→ Newer home is styled along classic
Shenandoah Valley farmhouse lines.
→ The master suite and massive see-through
stone fireplace are on first floor.
→ Studio, porches and a screened summerhouse
round out the property.
→ The dramatic Maury River frontage is near the
confluence with the James River.

AGenT'S quoTe: "With close proximity to the Appalachian Trail, this is a very unique location near Lexington."

Snowshoe, WV

In Snowshoe Mountain
Resort
Listed price:

$279,000
Agent:

Linda Christopher, 304-572-2210
snowshoerealestate.net

Built in:
2001
Bedrooms: 5
Baths: 3
Size:
2,926 sq. ft.
Lot: 2 acres

→ Wildlife abounds in area, yard is full of wild
orchids.
→ Tri-level home with lots of decking has views of
rolling hills.
→ Mere minutes from all the outdoor activities of
Pocahontas County.
→ House has new water system, furnace and
high-efficiency water heater.
→ Private outdoor tub makes house attractive as a
rental too.

AGenT'S quoTe: "This is a great home for hikers, bikers, spelunkers, skiers, snowboarders."

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016

Happy 100th to Our National Parks
West Virginia Waterfalls: The Photo Essay
Blooms ‘n’ Bugs and How To Photograph Them
The Southern Mountain Bucket List
The Great Tastes of East Tennessee
Home, Sweet Mountain Home
Letters/Worth a Click
From the Editor
Contributors’ Notes
Mill Creek Stories
Mountain Report
Great Buys
Creature Feature
The Hike
Festivals & Events
Country Roads
Mountain Garden
Guest Column
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Intro
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Cover1
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Cover2
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 3
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 4
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 5
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 6
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Letters/Worth a Click
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - From the Editor
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Contributors’ Notes
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Mill Creek Stories
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 11
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Mountain Report
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 13
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Great Buys
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Creature Feature
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - The Hike
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 17
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Festivals & Events
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Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Country Roads
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Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Happy 100th to Our National Parks
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Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - West Virginia Waterfalls: The Photo Essay
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Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Blooms ‘n’ Bugs and How To Photograph Them
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 41
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - The Southern Mountain Bucket List
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Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - The Great Tastes of East Tennessee
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Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Home, Sweet Mountain Home
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Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Mountain Garden
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