From Wineries to Waterfalls, Western North Carolina is All Just Minutes Away!

GlenLaurel Preserve is located in the mountains of Western North Carolina, just outside of Brevard, one of the finest small cities in America. Surrounded by stunning forests with over 250 waterfalls nearby, your new home is also within short drives to cities such as Asheville, Greenville, and Charlotte. This is truly the best of both worlds!

Downtown Brevard North Carolina

Located in Transylvania County, “The Land of the Waterfalls”, Brevard’s downtown district boasts over 200 businesses and is center stage for street festivals and special events all year round. It is an easy drive from town to The Preserve along a level and well-maintained road, with all conveniences just minutes away. Downtown Brevard is home to a booming culinary scene, with a wide variety of restaurants and breweries ready for you to explore.

The Land of Waterfalls

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There are over 250 waterfalls in the Brevard area, from secluded ones that require intrepid hiking to popular falls easily viewed from the roadside. With names such as Rainbow, Looking Glass, Turtleback and Whitewater, the collection of falls is unmatched, earning it the moniker “Land of Waterfalls. Most are in the Pisgah National Forest, a massive natural resource that offers endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Dupont State Forest is another nearby park that features three lovely falls and was home to scenes from the  popular film, The Hunger Games.

Pisgah National Forest

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At over 500,000 acres, Pisgah National Forest sprawls throughout Western NC. Endless hardwood forests, rivers large and small, trials for miles – Pisgah has it all. Explore Graveyard Fields, Black Balsam, Looking Glass, Mount Pisgah or learn about the rich history of this region at the Cradle of Forestry. Spring brings blooming wildflowers, mountain laurel and rhododendron, and the autumn color is spectacular, all within minutes of your new home. In fact, GlenLaurel Preserve borders this wilderness, so it is literally YOUR backyard!

DuPont State Park

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Dupont State Forest is another nearby park that features three lovely falls and was home to scenes from the  popular film, The Hunger Games. At 10,000 protected acres, this jewel offers some phenomenal mountain biking and horseback riding as well, with 86 miles of trails. The 3 mile hike to view the falls is fairly easy and there are restrooms and overlooks for viewing these truly gorgeous falls.

Asheville, NC

Asheville is less than an hour away from GlenLaurel Preserve and has become one of the most popular small cities in the country. Check out some of these kudos and know that you are practically next door to the fun:

“Best Cities in the U.S.” (Travel + Leisure, 2016)  Read Here
“The Best 12 Places to Retire in the U.S.” (Conde Nast Traveler, 2016)  Read Here, and the “Best U.S. Destination for 2017” (Lonely Planet, 2017 Read Here).

Greenville, SC

GlenLaurel Preserve is also less than an hour from Greenville, South Carolina, one of the fastest growing cities in America. With a fantastic food scene, sports and events galore and a revitalized downtown, Greenville is hopping!

“52 Places to Go in the World” (New York Times, 2017) Read Here

(Best Small Cities in America” (National Geographic, 2018) Read Here