Blowing Rock, NC…Winterfest!!

Blowing Rock NC, known as "The Crown of the Blue Ridge" is situated along US Highways 321 and 221 and the Blue Ridge Parkway. The town has a permanent year-round population of 1,500 and 8,000 summer residents. This quaint mountain village sits astride the Eastern Continental Divide at a cool 4,000 foot elevation. For those who live, work, and play there it is a very special place.  

The village offers the best of small town living: cool climate, magnificent views, year-round outdoor activities, a safe environment, beautiful churches, an award winning school and the finest accommodations with superb restaurants and shopping. A major preservation effort has been in place for the past decade to protect the proud historic heritage of the village and maintain the community character that so enhances this little town.

Check out the excitment at the Polar Plunge…would you be brave enough???

Today Blowing Rock remains a tourist destination for visitors from all over the United States. Due to the town's well-to-do, out-of-state summertime residents, Blowing Rock boasts top-quality restaurants, hotels, golf courses, and other attractions. A recent priority for Blowing Rock's residents has been to preserve and protect the town's historic structures and maintaining the small-town charm and scenery that has attracted so many people for the last 150 years.

Congratulations goes out to Blowing Rock, NC for being voted one of the prettiest Winter Towns by Travel and Leisure Magazine.

Every year in late January Winterfest takes over. This year marks the 17th year anniversary for the event, dates for this year's event are January 22 – 25, 2015. From the chili cook off to icy polar plunge into the frigid Chetola Lake, there's something for all age groups at the Blowing Rock Winterfest!

Blue Ridge Mountain Real Estate values are on the rise. Every year more and more people are seeking homes in the High Country. The luscious landscapes and the almost perfect weather attracts both those first time home buyers and those retirees looking to downsize or find that second home. No matter what point you are in your life A1 Mountain Realty can help you find a place to call your own…you won't find a company more dedicated to serving you.

Ashe County NC is only about a 30 minute drive from Blowing Rock NC. Ashe County has become a haven for the retiree and second homeowners with all its beautiful countryside. A1 Mountain Realty is located on main street in downtown West Jefferson. The knowledgeable and experienced staff of agents here at A1 Mountain Realty can help you with Blowing Rock Real Estate, as well as Ashe County Real Estate. The real estate prices in Ashe County are very reasonable, so if you find the prices in the Blowing Rock area are a little out of your range take a look at our listings on our website or give us a call today 336-846-4900 and let us serve you.

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