Neighborhood Information Brevard NC

Neighborhood Information Brevard NC

Western North Carolina has a community for everybody, learn why buyers are moving to Transylvania County and the beautiful Downtown Brevard.  Stephen Billy Harris is dedicated to helping you find the your dream home or unique parcel of land in one of these special neighborhoods.  Subdivisions or Neighborhoods are all different and have their own special features and Amenities.  Scroll through the list below and then click through to get more details on these special communities here in Transylvania county nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina.


Poplar Crest neighborhood, Pisgah Forest NC

Poplar Crest is a master-planned trail and park neighborhood 10 minutes from Brevard NC’s downtown with shopping restaurants and the Brevard Music Center. with a true mountain feel Poplar crest offers privacy., mountain views, and easy access to Pisgah National Forest and DuPont State Forest for hiking, biking, and horse riding. learn more about Polar Crest and the Homes and Land for sale in the community

Windover Farms

Windover Farms borders the French Broad River and offers equestrian estates, riverfront properties, and rolling pastoral lots with views of the surrounding Blue Ridge mountains and Dunn’s Rock. Windover is an established residential neighborhood less than 10 minutes to downtown Brevard. learn more about Windover Farms and the Homes and Land for sale in the community


Big Hill, Brevard NC

 The Bill Hill neighborhood offers larger acreage homesites just south of Brevard NC and many will potentially border the 8,000 acres East Fork headwaters conservation lands, when Nature Conservancy’s purchase of this property is complete. The location offers great access to Trout Fishing on the East Fork and Middle Fork River, hiking or Mountain bike in DuPont Forest. Paved frontage allows easy road biking onto one of the area’s finest loops on the East Fork road and tie into the assault on the Carolina’s course down hwy 178 into Greenville County. Learn more about Big Hill community


Chasewood, Brevard NC

Located less than 7 minutes from Brevard, one of Western North Carolina’s favorite small towns. The Chasewood neighborhood offers gentle rolling home sites and lots with a mixture of mountain homes. Learn more and Chasewood Brevard NC and the available lots and homes in the community


Eagle Lake

Eagle Lake is Brevard’s best-kept secret. Located less than 15 minutes from downtown, Eagle Lake boasts a 32-acre lake with great fishing and is perfect for swimming or boating.  This is a great year-round or second home community offering trails through the green area, a sandy beach and swim area, canoe storage, and a playground all of which are favorite hangouts to enjoy with family, neighbors and guests. Learn more about Eagle Lake community in Brevard

The property is perfectly located for all to enjoy the amenities of Brevard NC, including the Brevard Music Center, Brevard College and Porter Center, also enjoy great shopping and dining in Brevard’s  many great restaurants.  You can then return to hike or run within the community or enjoy the hundreds of miles of biking, hiking, and horse trails in DuPont Forest or Pisgah National Forest which are less than 15 minutes away in either direction.


Straus Park

Straus Park is a master-planned community built on land once owned by Transylvania County’s largest industry owner, Harry Straus.  The property was utilized by his employees for recreation.  Now Straus Park is a vibrant residential community that is minutes from Transylvania County Hospital in Brevard NC.  Enjoy hiking on the trails, meet with friends at the community garden or play a game of tennis.  This truly is one of the finest communities in WNC. Straus Park additional Community Information


The Reserve

The Reserve is a sprawling 1,100 +/- acre compound located just a few miles east of Brevard, NC. Featuring spectacular views in all directions, this ultra-low density project is ideally suited for the mountain lover looking to go back to camp. The Reserve is a gated community of estates lots with a minimum of 10 acres.  It is conveniently located close to all Brevard, Hendersonville and Asheville has to offer, and is one of Western North Carolina’s premier large land tract communities with a distinct wilderness feel. Parcels in The Reserve are ideally suited for the horseman, privacy lover, or investor seeking a large compound with the protection that only a proper development can provide. Do you miss those summers at camp in the Blue Ridge Mountains and Brevard North Carolina?

Because of the large lots, The Reserve offers remarkable privacy as a gated community.  The building covenants safeguard the owners from unwanted and unsightly structures while at the same time protecting their investment.  The location of The Reserve makes for a quick trip into Brevard, but also lets the homeowner enjoy the peace and quiet away from living in town.  The uniqueness of the development allows for long-term protection of our investment while enjoying the quality of living click here for more details on community just outside of Brevard called The Reserve.


Stones Lake

Located in scenic Cedar Mountain, Stone’s Lake has long been an area of pristine natural beauty. Stones Lake encompasses 580 acres of mountain land, with estate parcels of 10 plus acres.  These homesites offer privacy and comprise of lakefront, long-range views and many have bold creeks and waterfalls. On-site amenities include common green area and access to the largest of three lakes for swimming fishing and here for more information on Stones Lake


Sylvan Heights

Sylvan Heights is a planned community established in 2001 located 10 mins outside of Brevard NC with paved roads and multiple view home sites looking out over the Blue Ridge Mountains. Consisting of approximately 60 lots from 2 to 10 acres with protective covenants the development keeps its elegant charm alive. Sylvan Heights sits on top of Kelly Mountain with magnificent views and an elevation that goes up to 3000 feet.  It is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains close to Pisgah Forest the Blue Ridge Parkway, Dupont State Forest, Gorges State Park.  Sylvan Heights has something to offer everyone with a convenient location and only minutes from shopping and dining in Downtown Brevard. Some other features include community trails, a fishing and recreational lake, a frisbee field, and a community park.


Lake Toxaway

Families have been drawn to the breathtaking mountain vistas and crystal clear waters of Lake Toxaway since 1903 when the Fords, Edisons and Rockefellers came by private railroad car.
Today, Lake Toxaway is a premier resort destination offering rentals and second homes in several unique communities featuring the state’s largest private lake, a country club, golf and tennis, great hiking and fishing, and homes and homesites on the lake, on the golf course, or on the mountain with dramatic mountain vistas.
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Minutes from Highlands, Cashiers, and Brevard, an easy drive from Asheville, Atlanta and Greenville, Lake Toxaway is a place where Mother Nature displays some of her best work, twelve months a year.


Sherwood Forest

Sherwood Forest is a residential community, comprised of 200 homes, situated on one thousand forested acres in southern Transylvania County, North Carolina, and is managed by Sherwood Forest Homeowners Association.  Sherwood Forest Homes for sale the community amenities but worth highlighting at this point would be the 28 miles of hiking trails on over 300 acres of green space, 5 lakes, a junior Olympic heated swimming pool, tennis, and a Par 3 18 hole golf course also open to the public. Sherwood Forest additional information

The Sherwood Forest Community and the Sherwood Forest Golf Course are both members of the Audubon cooperative sanctuary. The Program as certified by Audubon International is unique in our region and is a source of pride among members of our community.

The ACSP certification means that Sherwood Forest has developed and is implementing an environmental management program with the goal of conserving natural resources for the benefit of biodiversity—native animals, plants, and other living things—and the quality of life of our residents.

Residents place a high priority on maintaining the natural environment and preserving native species of both plants and animals.  In Sherwood Forest, we strive to live in harmony with our natural surroundings by maintaining a sustainable balance between nature and the human presence.   As such, lots in Sherwood Forest are left wooded, and homes are designed to blend into the forest with minimal intrusion on the environment.

Other activities available to Sherwood Forest members include Instant Culture get-together’s,  memoirs group, arts and crafts group, women’s workshop, woodcutters, trail maintenance, native plant committee.


Connestee Falls

Brevard’s largest gated community has something for everyone. The community owns and operates all amenities and along with a highly successful volunteer program they provide a number of services and have over 60 Club activities. Connestee Falls has had 40 years of sound fiscal management, and for a community of this size with its vast array of amenities, the fees and assessments have continued to be affordable. The community has a wide variety of homes, small mountain cabins, low maintenance condominiums, undeveloped land home sites and large luxury lakefront homes. Learn More about Connestee Falls and the homes available Many of the homes offer long range views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Connestee Falls has countless ways to fill your days, with 4 lakes, 11 miles of hiking trails, large heated pool, 5 tennis courts, wellness center, 18 hole golf course, a dog park, bocce ball, clubhouse with dining, and numerous club activities. Connestee Falls is a special place that has full-time and part-time residents from all over the United States and abroad. Learn More about Connestee Falls and the homes and lots available


Richland Ridge

Richland Ridge, between Brevard and Lake Toxaway, was conceived and developed by Platt Architecture, PA and Conservation Advisors of North Carolina, Inc. as a conservation-based community, with over 300 acres of the property permanently protected by conservation easements. The very low-density development of only 25 outstanding homesites protects the natural integrity that makes the property so attractive.

Richland Ridge, encompassing approximately 347 acres, is located west of Brevard and east of Lake Toxaway, off of Richland Creek Road, via Silversteeen Road.  The community adjoins Pisgah National Forest on over half its border as well as Earthshine Mountain Lodge, and features upland ridge views, meadows and bottomland, and access to over a mile of frontage along the West Fork of the French Broad River.

Richland Ridge was conceived and developed by Platt Architecture, PA and Conservation Advisers of North Carolina, Inc., as a conservation-based community. Over 300 acres of the property are permanently protected by conservation easements, allowing only 25 total house sites. The very low-density development was designed to create a very few outstanding homesites while protecting the natural integrity that makes the property so attractive. With access to the conservation land surrounding each lot, property owners have plenty of room to roam on trails and are ensured privacy and full protection from future encroachment.

The community’s amenity area includes a picnic pavilion, river access, riverside recreation area, and camping area. This rustic, passive amenity area is a favorite gathering place. There are great hiking opportunities on the trails through the adjoining conservation property, as well as into the adjoining Pisgah National Forest. A horseshoe pit, tetherball pole, and campfire pit are all situated on the banks of the West Fork of the French Broad River, which offers excellent state hatchery-supported trout fishing. Families enjoy swimming and tubing in the river, and there are plenty of places for picnicking, including in the pavilion just above the river.


Sylvan Habitat

Sylvan Habitat located just outside of Brevard NC in Transylvania County offers wonderful trails and beautiful conservation land bordering DuPont Forest. Located conveniently close to Asheville, Brevard and Hendersonville, And with over 6 miles of trails, and over 200 acres of conservation areas, it is a wonderful place to live, retire, or enjoy just for vacations. If you are considering Brevard, North Carolina ( NC ) real estate, please visit us. Sylvan Habitat offers the perfect location only 5 miles from Brevard NC. And one of our trails goes directly into Dupont State Forest. Peruse our site to get more information about our community, including size and price of lots, location, and maps.

At Sylvan Habitat, the Habitat itself is the amenity. Why install a golf course or the like when nature itself has provided spectacular surroundings that really can’t be improved? So our concept was to leave undisturbed natural areas encompassing as much of the tract as economically feasible, yet allowing enjoyment and appreciation by providing passive recreation access via multiuse and pedestrian trails.


Glen Cannon

Overlooking the French Broad River Valley is the community of Glen Cannon. Glen Cannon was one Brevard’s first communities planned for families and retirees. This neighborhood has a variety of living options from small condos to larger camp size lots with amazing long-range views of Brevard and the Pisgah National Forest.

Nestled in the lower portions of the community is the Glen Cannon Country Club, offering golf, swimming, tennis, and dining. This Western NC course has amazing mountain views and on hole #2 you get to take in the cascading waterfall which is a classic example of the numerous waterfalls within Transylvania County. The stream weaves through the 18 hole course and eventually feeds into the French Broad River. After a game of golf or tennis meet friends on the cover patio for drinks or dine in the dining room.

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