(Sylva, N.C.) June 12, 2012— For those with a sincere interest in exploring Balsam Mountain Preserve as their Western North Carolina Family Retreat, there is no better time than the community’s Independence Weekend Celebration to try them on for size.

Balsam Mountain Preserve will celebrate our country’s Independence Day the weekend of Friday, July 6th through Sunday, July 8th.

Fun activities for both the young and the “not so young” include:
  • Hiking
  • Golfing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Fishing
  • Parade
  • Outdoor Movie
  • Food & Spirits

    A special invitation for a limited number of families, space is limited with just four available cabins; sincere interest required. To arrange your visit, please call (866) 452-3456 or (828) 631-1001.

    Balsam Mountain Preserve
    With only 354 homes, Balsam Mountain Preserve is easily the lowest density Club community in the mountains of Western North Carolina— 3,000 of its 4,400 acres are permanently protected from development by conservation easements.

    Amenities include an Arnold Palmer Signature golf course, The Ruby Valley Sports Camp for swim, tennis and fitness, The Boarding House Lodge and Restaurant, a Nature Center with three onsite naturalists, horseback riding, 38 miles of fishing streams, and 34 miles of private hiking trails. Dramatic view lots priced from $195,000; Homes start at $795,000 and range to $5.25 million.

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