Balsam Mountain Preserve Real Estate

The families who acquire real estate at Balsam Mountain Preserve are true visionaries.  They have made a thoughtful and conscious decision to create a true legacy homeplace for their families, and it's a decision that their future generations will enjoy and appreciate fifty years from now as much as the present generation does today.

With less than 400 homesteads nestled into 4,400 acres, or one home for every ten acres, residents will feel as if they live in a national park, since 75% of the community is protected and will never be developed.  And since nearly every property touches a portion of the 3,400 acre Preserve, the level of privacy and seclusion found here is unmatched by most other mountain Club communities, which are primarily focused on maximizing residential density rather than minimizing it.

“We decided to buy here because of the low density; we’re living in a 4,000 acre park.  The peace and tranquility here top anything I’ve ever imagined.  At times it’s like living in an aviary; the birds surround us in the treetop canopy.  At night I fall asleep listening to the stream and the tree frogs.”

                       - Lisa and Sal Guerriero, Norristown, Pennsylvania

Homes Available for Purchase

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For families who prefer not to design and build their new mountain home, Balsam Mountain Preserve makes the process easy and enjoyable. Buyers may choose one of our new Featured Builder homes, which have been crafted by some of western North Carolina's finest builders, or they may select from a special collection of private owner resales. Click here to see the gallery of available homes.

Custom Homes

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Balsam Mountain Preserve is proud to share a look inside some of the privately owned custom residences that are nestled inside our 4,400 acre community within a park. These homes are beautifully crafted and appointed, inspired by the natural settings and surroundings of the Blue Ridge mountains. Click here to see a gallery of private custom homes.

Boarding House Private Residence Club

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Balsam Mountain Preserve was developed as an authentic and highly livable community. As you wind your way up the rhododendron-filled private drive to the Boarding House Lodge and Cabins, you'll see this philosophy come to life right before your eyes, like nothing you've ever seen before in the North Carolina mountains.  Click here to learn more.

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