Located in the heart of the majestic Appalachian Mountains, Blue Ridge, Georgia, is a slice of serene natural beauty that provides an irresistible blend of modern comfort and rustic charm. The town, fittingly named after the Blue Ridge Mountains that shape its breathtaking landscape, amounts to much more than a visually stunning retreat. Instead, Blue Ridge is a home that encourages you to embrace a more natural lifestyle while simultaneously providing the luxuries and perks of city life.
An abundance of recreational activities significantly enhances the quality of life in Blue Ridge. Locals love invigorating hikes on the iconic Appalachian Trail, placid boat excursions on the pristine waters of Blue Ridge Lake, or thrilling bike rides down the countless mountain biking trails. Blue Ridge is a paradise for nature lovers. Here, each season offers singular beauty and adventures, a dramatic color palette in the fall, a breathtaking snowscape in the winter, spring’s rejuvenation, and sunny lakeside fun come summer.
The city also boasts a bustling arts scene, high-end boutique shopping, and an exciting culinary landscape, one enriched by the world-famous farm-to-table philosophy. For history lovers, the Blue Ridge Scenic Railroad is a living piece of the past, harkening back to the city's railroad roots and offering unique, fantastic views of the gorgeous landscape. The area’s calendar is crowded with festivals, arts and crafts shows, concerts, and community events, all cultivating a sense of unity and creating a vibrant social atmosphere.
118 Charlotte Drive, Morganton, GA
This custom-built, four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom property is perched on one of Blue Ridge Lake’s most sought-after peninsulas. Considered one of the region’s most exclusive real estate properties, this towering lakefront lodge extends a one-of-a-kind opportunity to embrace a luxurious lifestyle and savor unparalleled lakeside views. Envision breathtaking panoramic sunrises and sunsets cascading over the lake and mountains as you sip your morning coffee or evening glass of wine.
An unparalleled piece of real estate for lake lovers, the home enjoys year-round deep water, an entirely private lot, and immense deck space. Indoors, the property boasts four-bedroom suites and an enormous living area centered around a gorgeous stacked stone fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows unveiling lakeside views. Even more strikingly, A custom-crafted Canadian log staircase spans all five levels of the home, enveloping an equally high, continuous tree trunk, creating a distinct “tree house” feel.
The house’s exterior is as luxurious as its interior. Its myriad porches and covered decks provide generous space for grilling, relaxing with a book or cocktail by the lake, and entertaining. The screened-in porch, an additional amenity featuring swinging beds and a masonry fireplace, sweetens the deal. Other high-energy amenities include the observatory tower, double slip two-story dock, and a two-car garage. The property’s location, nestled on the farthest point of the peninsula and behind a gated drive, ensures privacy. Lastly, and certainly not least, the home comes fully furnished.
102 Azure Point, Blue Ridge, GA
This five-and-a-half bedroom, five-and-a-half-bathroom Lake Blue Ridge estate, built by Keith Sumner, is luxury. Overlooking the lake and mountains, masterfully embodying contemporary mountain architecture, this sprawling property feels hundreds of miles from the blare of city life yet is only minutes from town. High-end appliances, matte lacquer cabinetry, and quartzite countertops complete the kitchen. The elegant outdoor dining area, ideal for hosting sizable groups, adjoins a fully equipped bourbon room, wine fridge, and butler’s pantry. Indeed, this mountain haven was designed with grace and sophistication not only in mind but as a top priority. Tasteful elegance characterizes the spacious living spaces, all of which accord with the overall design of a property crafted with organic materials. From the double-story dock to the inviting hearth in the lounge, 102 Azure Point represents high-end real estate.
2028 Shady Falls Road, Blue Ridge, GA
The Duke’s Lodge embodies an idyllic, lakeside lifestyle nestled on the scenic shores of Lake Blue Ridge. This modern rustic lakefront chalet combines elegance and comfort, featuring enviable glass walls offering panoramic views. Rustic artistry and contemporary design fuse through The Duke Lodge’s four spacious bedrooms, three ensuite bathrooms, a sleeping loft, and an in-home office. Enjoy a game of billiards on the in-house pool table or sip an evening cocktail by the welcoming fireplace in the full terrace-level den. Designer pieces enrich the kitchen, including soapstone countertops and high-quality Restoration Hardware lighting that brightens the home throughout.
The equally enchanting outdoor spaces include two massive layered decks, a screened-in porch fit with a fireplace, and a lower-level jacuzzi. Follow the hardscaped stone steps to the generously sized firepit directly beside the water or set sail from the boat dock, benefiting from year-round deep water. The house includes the ultimate lake accessories: a boat, jet skis, and kayaks.
373 Spyglass Hill, Mineral Bluff, GA
This five-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom British Columbian Cedar Log estate is an emblem of high-end living where nearly every room enjoys breathtaking views through glass walls. Luxury amenities include a home theatre, a recreational room featuring a full kitchen and wet bar, a fitness center, an elevator shaft, and an executive office enriched by built-ins. Grandeur incarnate, the spacious loft, detailed carvings, and enormous stone fireplace emanate luxury and comfort. Each bathroom has ornate tile work and carved glass, and each jacuzzi is paired with its fireplace.
The highest standards of luxury living continue outside, with the estate’s helicopter pad, two-car garage, and sizable timber portico. If you want to dip, look no further than the in-ground hot tub and vanishing edge pool.
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. Kim’s prowess at navigating the Blue Ridge area real estate
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