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Balsam Mountain Preserve

Balsam Mountain Preserve Announces a New Season of Discovery and the Perfect Opportunity for you to be a Part of it

You could search far and wide to find a community that offers so much to enjoy. The natural beauty at Balsam Mountain Preserve expands far and wide, offering a life like no other private community, with attributes that read like a wish list of every nature lover.

It begins with the fact that the lion’s share of this extraordinary land—3,400 – 4,400 acres—is protected from development and offers more than 30 miles of private hiking and riding trails. So often we hear residents describe life here as if they’re living within a national park. They can simply amble up the street and connect with trails that offer as much to explore as anything outside the gates, but here they have it all to themselves.

You’ll love the ease of commuting to this beautiful community.  Located just off the Great Smoky Mountains Expressway, Balsam Mountain Preserve enjoys the quiet, charming setting of the town of Sylva, and is just a few minutes from the sophisticated arts community of Waynesville. Less than 40 minutes from the gate is downtown Asheville—a daily celebration of the senses—with its rich offerings of arts, dining, and entertainment.

A Complete Life of Recreational Splendor

The many amenities here are complete and thriving. There’s a challenging Arnold Palmer Signature golf course. An award-winning equestrian center.  A private restaurant with an inviting atmosphere and cuisine to savor while overlooking incredible sweeping vistas.

Every generation finds new and exciting ways to share the seasons.  The Ruby Valley Sports Camp offers a magnificent, casual setting to relax, recharge and hang out with friends young and old.  There is a heated junior Olympic swimming pool, a toddler pool, Har-Tru tennis courts, a fitness center, massage rooms, and a wonderful rocking chair porch to “set a spell” with neighbors and enjoy the view and a cup of coffee.

Imagine being able to take your children or grandchildren camping in a picturesque environment that is private, safe and well-tended.  The Dark Ridge Camp includes an expansive open pavilion, walking and riding trails, a well to pump fresh, clear mountain water, two bunkhouses and numerous tent areas, even a paddock so your horse can camp with you.

There is more. Much more. But clearly the best way to find out is to simply experience it for yourself. This community is resonating with families who desire an active second home mountain retreat as well as full-time residents seeking privacy and a more relaxed pace of life.

Join us for The Nature of Discovery, a discovery weekend at Balsam Mountain Preserve.
September 30th – October 2nd.

This is a must-experience for anyone considering a property purchase in Western North Carolina.

Events include:
• A fish fry
• Tavern on the green
• A destination hike
• Trout fishing
• Golf
• A cookout
• Horseback riding
• Kids’ programs and activities

Accommodations are limited and exclusively for those with a sincere interest in purchasing real estate. Please contact us today for more details.

Discover all the nuances—simple touches of quality throughout—and the plans for a future of even greater opportunities to enjoy a full life of recreation in the most beautiful part of the nation.


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