Equidistant from the small town of Blowing Rock and the big town of Boone in Western North Carolina, Blue Ridge Mountain Club offers exceptional mountain homes, cottages and homesites among 6,212 acres of National Park grade mountain land and trout-filled streams. Ridgelines delineate the property into three valleys and dramatic changes in the terrain and elevation, between 1,300 and 4,150 feet, present a variety of sweeping panoramic views of distant peaks and cloud-cradling valleys below.
Resident’s have easy access to year-round outdoor adventure – hiking, biking, camping, river rafting, and fishing are in its backyard, fed by gullies and streams, overlooks and swimming holes, cliffs and waterfalls, forests and trails. Current amenities include over 18 miles of hiking and ATV trails, the Watson Gap pavilion and park, and a member’s cottage (opening Thanksgiving 2013).
Additional planned amenities include the Watson Gap center, a central social setting with a great lawn, restaurant, fitness/wellness center, a fitness trail with timber challenge course, indoor pool, general store, multi-purpose activity center and a variety of residential products. Planned amenities in other locations include The Meadows with game fields, tennis facility, amphitheater, and community garden; and a sporting club.
Continually voted “Prettiest Small Town in America,” Blowing Rock offers exceptional dining and excellent boutique shopping, while Boone provides all the conveniences of a major city, with hospitals and medical centers, commercial shopping and a vibrant cultural scene. Send me information now!
Acreage: 6,212 acres (2,484 hectares)
Gatehouse: Manned gatehouse
Land Conservation Community: In partnership with Blue Ridge Rural Land Trust, 617 acres of key green corridors and forests have been set aside in perpetual conservation easements.
Fishing: Western North Carolina is one of the most popular locations in the United States for fly-fishing. Smallmouth bass and trout are plentiful within this region, and Blue Ridge Mountain Club has a number of streams on site that are abundant with native brook trout.
Mountain Biking: Varying in length and difficulty, a number of trails are available at Blue Ridge Mountain Club for bikers of any age to enjoy. Outside the community, there are over 15 noteworthy trails to explore throughout the nearby national, state or city parks.
Trails and Hiking: With more than 20 individual trails for hiking, biking, or walking - ranging from relaxing to extreme - there is something challenging for the entire family to enjoy.
Swimming: During warm afternoons, residents can enjoy an all-natural swimming hole at the one-mile trail that leads to the Blue Hole, a natural waterfall pool along Laurel Creek. With over 60 miles of blueline mountain streams on the property, there are many places to dip a toe, or cast a fly, in the cool, flowing water.
Planned Amenities: The community will include a community village with a restaurant/member house, fitness facility/clubhouse, pool with pavilion and terrace, great lawn for celebrations and events, an event amphitheater and a fitness trail.
Elevation: The elevation at Blue Ridge Mountain Club ranges from 4,150 to 1,300, representing over 3,000 feet of vertical spans throughout the community’s many peaks, ridges and valleys.
Area Attractions: Blowing Rock, North Carolina is centrally located to many well known High Country sites and attractions including Grandfather Mountain, The Blowing Rock, Tweetsie Railroad, Moses Cone Manor and the Linville Caverns. Arts patrons will enjoy numerous fine art and cultural opportunities. In addition, Blowing Rock offers a variety of art and craft galleries, museums, festivals and events.
Shopping and Dining: Blowing Rock features over 100 shops, 24 restaurants, nearly 20 inns and hotels and a vibrant Main Street.
Healthcare: The recently expanded Watauga Medical Center in Boone and Blowing Rock Hospital in Blowing Rock are both 15-minutes from the community.
Location: Located in Western North Carolina, one mile from the Blue Ridge Parkway and six and a half miles from both the quaint village of Blowing Rock and the bustling university town of Boone, which is home to Appalachian State University.
Lots For Sale: Traditional homesite range from 1 acre to 4 acres, with pricing from $90,000 to $435,000.
Cottages: Watson Gap Cottages range from 1,908 to 3,207 square feet; priced from $515,000 to $895,000.
Homes For Sale: Custom home prices range from $375,000 to $2 million.