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Scaly Mountain, NC

Scaly Mountain, NC

Life in the mountains can be as peaceful or as adventurous as you’d like it to be.

The unincorporated community of Scaly Mountain in North Carolina is one such place. With just 490 residents as of 2017, this mountain retreat lies between Highlands, NC and Dillard, GA at an elevation of 3,802 feet.

The lucky few who live in Scaly Mountain wake up to incredible views just outside their door. They get to explore the trails where Cherokees once walked and where ancient pictograms can still be found. They can cap a bracing day outdoors curled up by the fire in their spacious retreats, a cold beer or a hot drink in hand, as they glance out the window at a vista of trees lining the mountain.

If this is the kind of life you want, a home in Scaly Mountain is for you.

Nature and fun

Located about two hours from Atlanta, Georgia, Scaly Mountain offers an area rich in nature that is not too far from a large city. What’s even closer is North Carolina’s Cashiers-Highlands area southwest of Scaly Mountain – Cashiers is just 19 miles or a 35-minute drive away, while Highlands is 9.1 miles away or
18 minutes by car.

In Highlands and Cashiers, Scaly Mountain residents can enjoy refined cultural experiences. The restaurant scene in Highlands is top caliber, with dining places boasting awards from Wine Spectator magazine. At the 13-acre Village Green park in Cashiers, there’s a choice of more than 80 events held throughout the year, from yoga in the park to a weekly concert series, and art to autumn festivals.

But Scaly Mountain itself offers its share of recreational fun. Trek to one of the idyllic valleys with lakes that allow for canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and other water activities.

The area is perhaps most commonly known to tourists for the Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center, which offers year-round fun for the whole family. Go trout fishing during summertime, ice skating during winter, and tubing whatever the season. Ziplining over the beautiful mountain views is also a fun option for the more daring. You can even hold birthday parties here!

Drop by the Center’s Annie’s Café for delicious fare and pop into the quaint Bartram Market for fun souvenirs to bring home.

Scaly Mountain, NC real estate

White Oak Realty Group offers some of the most desirable homes in Scaly Mountain. Gorgeous single-family homes are perched on prime spots with sweeping views and lower temperatures. Or, build your custom retreat on majestic acreage featuring a babbling creek reminiscent of European landscapes.

There are also lots for sale near lakes or in a luxury motor coach resort restricted to owners of Class A Diesel pushers of 32 feet or more. These resort lots feature concrete coach pads and built-in amenities like grills.

You can also invest in commercial property in downtown Scaly Mountain, suitable for a storage facility or a retail operation.

The team at White Oak Realty Group has you covered. Whether you’re looking for a luxury mountain home, vacant land, investment property, and more, we can help. Call us at 828.782.0472 or email pat(at)whiteoakrg(dotted)com to explore your options today!


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