SKI BEECH is the quaintest most wonderful ski town in the South East US. Everyone comes here. the house is 5 minutes from the parking lot of the sloop.
SUMMER we are the QUIET relaxing quaint Beech Mountain, 5,700 feet above sea level, and the tallest incorporated town in the eastern US, and a desired destination for weekly or monthly stays, for the ski slopes the BEST FALL color one can ask for and summer excape from heat. Living in glorious Quiet or shopping in Quaint Blowing Rock or Banner Elk, or enjoy summer theater, 8 minutes away, do the Zip line, hike all day, walk the national and state parks, shop antiques from England. SOUTH CREST on BEECH is one of the few mountain neighborhoods with almost level walking to the village and outdoor concerts. We have a lot of the same guests who come back every year. tons of WEDDINGS are held here.
The temperature has never gone over 76 degrees, so there is no need for air conditioning. The average high for summer is 72. Each room has separate heat control. Facing south means you will have morning sun and shade for the evenings, with amazing sunsets since you will be able to see SO MUCH SKY. Sleep at night with windows open in temps going down to the 50s.
We get tons of compliments on the decorating of the house and are constantly adding new things. Some sit on the covered deck for sunrise, cocktails, or reading, Only Grandfather Mt and trees are in view plus deer, ground hog, wild turkeys and birds being the typical wildlife.
Beech Mountain is considered one of the safest areas in NC, with police department walking distance and there are 3 competent hospitals within 40 minutes. More than 20 fine restaurants within 12 minutes of the house. Grocery and pharmacies within 3 to 20 minutes. Fresh produce within walking distance...this is a dream place and we could not live without it.
Our ski slopes are the best, Land Of Oz festival is one weekend in the summer, the Wooly Worm festival is in the fall, and the leaf and ski and decorated Winter holiday seasons are the best of all. Entrance to the famous Blue Ridge Parkway is only a few minutes away.
My family and I have been enjoying Beech for over 30 years, and finally chose South Crest on Beech to buy this home after years of comparing amenities, temperatures, and view. We love it there and use it as the get away we always wanted and needed as a respite from our busy lives. We refer it as recharging our batteries.
Go once and you will return!
Keywords: Beech Mountain, near Boone, North Carolina and Ski Beech
Tom and I looked for years for the best location for a mountain house. We knew it had to be Beech Mt and then it was where we wanted to be able to walk safely, so Elderberry Ridge Rd was the only near level road. We gutted and remodeled the condo we found and traveled to places in the west and south west US to find great design elements, Navajo rugs, wall handings etc. I painted most of the paintings in the house.
We live in Raleigh NC. I own McNamara Properties Real estate and Tom practices law. We have grown children and grandchildren and a cat named Boo.
Tom and I went to Beech Mt for 30 years with our children. We looked all over the North Carolina Mountains many times and never could find anything better than Beech. It is never over 76 degrees and the community is so friendly and hanging out at Fred's is a huge part of every visit. Beech is like going back in time, with street dances, fairs and concerts on Sunday evenings at the gazebo. The ski resort is the best. We are 4 minutes from the parking for the ski bus and walking distance to everything. GO BEECH!
Our street is the only level street to walk on so we walk down to the store/cafe to eat and walk back home. In less than 10 minutes, we can ski, hike, and eat. Less than 20 minutes we can shop, zip line, raft and more eating. Less than 40 minutes we can visit 4 small quaint towns that draw thousands of visitors each year. Blowing Rock Vallie Crucis, Banner Elk and Boone all have great shopping, parades, festivals, sports, fine food, nature trails, hunting, fishing, lakes, history, music, summer theater,national parks, you name it.
Winter skiing, snowboarding and sledding. Never over 76 in the summer and tons of snow in the winter. Everything is quant, friendly and so many social hangouts. Indoor recreation facility, touring old Towns with OLD stores and golf and all winter sports. Live theater and art courses near by. Zoo not too far away and fly fishing lessons.
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