Fleetwood Falls

In the scenic Blue Ridge mountains of western North Carolina is a quiet place called Fleetwood.  Here recreation doesn't move in the fast lane; its pace leaves one renewed. Nearby are fine public golf courses and the south's best ski resorts. Fleetwood Falls is located in beautiful Ashe County, just a few miles off US […]

Linn Cove Viaduct

Construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway began in 1935, but the 469-mile scenic drive was not completed until 1982, with the installation of the 7.7 miles stretch, known as "missing link,"-the Linn Cove Viaduct.     The rest of the Parkway was completed and opened to public use by 1966, but it took another two decades, much […]

NC Mountain Real Estate

If you're searching for the best NC Mountain Real Estate then you should give A1 Mountain Realty a call. The agents at A1 Mountain Realty know the ins and outs of Western North Carolina Real Estate and they will put their knowledge to good use for you. View A1's listings at www.a1mountainrealty.com, if you don't […]

High Country Journey

Imagine living in the heart of the Blue Ridge High Country, viewing the magnificence of the sparkling New River and brilliant blue skies of the Western North Carolina Mountains. The High County consists of the Avery County, Watauga County, Ashe County, Alleghany County and Wilkes County.  Located in the heart of “The High Country ”, […]

Buying A NC Mountain Home As An Investment!

An investment is the investing of money or capital (such as a home down payment) in order to gain profitable returns, such as interest, income, or appreciation in value. Buying a home allows you to save on the monthly cash you’d spend renting a comparable property.  Instead, you’ll have a somewhat fixed, long-term housing cost thanks to your fixed […]

Ashe County Places of Worship

Churches help shape a community, providing a place for people to gather, connect, and worship.  Ashe County is home to many churches and houses of worship. Ashe County and the surrounding mountain counties of Western North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains have many extremely close knit communities. Neighbors call one another friends and you can hardly […]

River House Country Inn and Restaurant

More than 200 years ago, a miner named Meredith Ballou received a land grant of 10,000 acres in just-created Ashe County, North Carolina. This part of Ashe County is known as Grassy Creek now.    In 1824, Ballou put up the first dwelling on what is now the site of River House. His descendent, Uriah Ballou, […]

Stone Mountain

Stone Mountain State Park is a NC State Park that is located in both Alleghany and Wilkes Counties, North Carolina. It covers 13,747 acres and the stone mountain is not immediately visible upon entering the park that bears its name, but this magnificent 600-foot granite dome is well worth the wait. Sunlight and shadows dance […]

Ashe County Surveyors

Have you ever wondered if your neighbor was digging a hole, building a dog pen, or cutting a tree, that could possibly be on your property? Those type of questions are critical reasons for wanting a professional survey completed. Even if someone told you where the property line was, how do you know for sure […]

Alleghany County NC

Alleghany County NC was formed from Ashe County and its small-town charm is like that of West Jefferson NC. With access to outdoor hiking, biking, canoeing, fishing, hunting and golfing, Alleghany County NC Real Estate is plentiful and it's no wonder why so many people have decided to make this area their home. A1 Mountain […]