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CAPTIVATING BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN VIEWS

Feel the peace and tranquility of this 17-acre private estate envelope you as you drive through the gate and meander past the pond.  This exquisitely designed home is perfectly situated to capture views only available to those fortunate enough to live in the Cane...

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Asheville High School

Built in 1928, this is another architectural masterpiece by acclaimed architect Douglas Ellington. As with City Hall and First Baptist Church, Ellington related the building to the mountain landscape. Three wings radiate from a hexagonal tower along the contours of a...

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My Favorite Things About Asheville

Asheville Pinball Museum 80 Pinball Machines, $15.00 entry charge for all you can play, a cold winter day………what’s not to love about that!  If you came of age when I did (not saying when), pinball machines were all we had in most places for entertainment.  I’ve...

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LIVE EXTRAORDINARY IN BILTMORE PARK

316 South Braeside Court, Asheville, NC Set high on a ridgetop in desirable Braeside at Biltmore Park, Asheville, NC, is a spectacular French Chateau-style estate home many consider to be the most beautiful home in the community. A gated circular drive and Porte...

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The Reynolds Mansion

Constructed by Colonel Daniel Reynolds in 1847, The Reynolds Mansion is one of only seven pre-Civil War brick homes still standing in our area.  Originally 1,500 acres, it remained in ownership by members of the Reynolds family until 1970.  Senator Bob Reynolds and...

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MAJESTIC BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN VIEWS

  49 DEER GRASS COURT THE CLIFFS AT WALNUT COVE UNDER CONTRACT IN 16 DAYS!! “Transitional architecture takes those outside fringes and brings them to a center point. It is an aesthetic that bridges traditional and modern and brings it to a comfortable warm...

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My Favorite Things About Asheville

Asheville Museum of Science Winter is here so now is the time to step inside AMOS and explore.  Yes, it was designed for children, but if you don’t have any readily available, I promise you can still enjoy the visit. Seeing the gemstone collection inside the Colburn...

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First Baptist Church

Another of Asheville’s great architectural treasures is First Baptist Church. Designed by Douglas Ellington and completed in 1927, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. Upon completion, First Baptist Church immediately took its place as a...

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Historic Architecture on the A-B Tech campus

Known today as the Smith-McDowell House, Buck House was constructed around 1840, over twenty years before the Civil War. During a time when most people lived in wood frame houses, the imposing structure was composed of brick and is the oldest surviving house in...

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