Blue Ridge Mountain Club
Only a handful of North Carolina mountain communities quickly connect to the Blue Ridge Parkway and this is one of them. Located between Blowing Rock & Boone, the Blue Ridge Mountain Club delivers big mountain views less than 6 miles from the heart of one downtown. Buyers searching for Blowing Rock NC real estate will find the region provides a perfect High Country lifestyle. Whether you desire a vacation home or year round mountain top living, you'll find both city conveniences in Boone and the adorable small mountain town of Blowing Rock.
BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN CLUB AMENITIES
- 24 Hour Manned Gated Entrance
- Four Community Parks
- Great Lawn
- 10 Miles of Hiking Trails
Encompassing 6,212 acres, the low density gated community has been the talk of the town for years because 85% of the homesites have spectacular layered mountain views. Over 1,000 acres have been preserved as conservation easements. Blue Ridge Mountain Club is being developed by Reynolds Development and Management Group. To date, the infrastructure includes over 18 miles of paved roads, a central water and sewer system, fiber optics, 10+ miles of groomed hiking trails and 10+ miles of ATV (all terrain vehicle) trails leading down to the mountain streams on property. Completed amenities include the gated entrances, Watson Gap Park, home of the community pavilion, outside BBQ area, a great lawn and the Watson Gap Cottage Collection near the Blue Ridge Mountain homes.
Elevations at Blue Ridge Mountain Club range from 1,300 feet to 4,100 feet, running across the Continental Divide. One side has gentle topography while the other is more rugged making one of the newer North Carolina mountain communities an exciting backyard playground, during both the summer and winter season. Three of the four parks have outstanding brook trout fishing creeks: Laurel Creek Park, Elk Creek Park and Dugger Valley Park. Amenities planned include a Hunting and Sporting Club, Lawn Racquet Club, Clubhouse, Swimming Pool, General Store, Rockhouse Lodge and the One Smoke Bar & Grill.
Property owner's of Blue Ridge Mountain homes have some of the best hiking, biking, swimming holes and natural campgrounds without ever leaving their community. Reynolds Communities are known for their adventurous Outbound Clubs. The Outbound Club coordinates group nature hikes, adventures and social activities. Appalachian State University football parties, skiing, snow tubing, zip-lines, whitewater rafting and golf excursions are social events on their list.
Approximately 39 homes at Blue Ridge Mountain Club have built to date and 10 more are under construction. The Blowing Rock NC real estate development offers cottage homes ranging from 1,200 to 1,500 square feet. Blue Ridge Mountain Club homes for sale reflect Mountain Rustic Architecture with timber frame accents. Watson Gap Cottages are priced from $399k and lease back programs may be available. Just over 200 homesites have been sold leaving a solid collection of long range mountain view lots still available. Lots prices start in the low $70k's. HOA fees begin around $200 a month. Blue Ridge Mountain Club approved home builders include RCD Construction Inc, Bradshaw & Company and Wishon & Carter Inc, both Energy Star green builders. Parkway Elementary School, Blowing Rock Elementary School, Watauga High School and Mountain Pathways School are the nearest best schools.
When comparing Western North Carolina mountain communities, it's hard not to recognize why the Blue Ridge Mountain Club is appealing. If you demand big mountain views in one of the best mountain towns in North Carolina, being so close to the Blue Ridge Parkway makes this gated community extra special.