Whether you're on vacation for a weekend, or a season, Echota, a peaceful haven, is the place to be. Just minutes from Boone, Banner Elk, Valle Crucis and Blowing Rock, Echota's 118 acres of nature have been environmentally preserved and form the backdrop for elegantly crafted Adirondack-style homes and town homes. Echota is a gated community featuring amenity centers and clubhouses. The amenities include a breathtaking ridge top outdoor pool with hot tub, an indoor pool and hot tub, fitness rooms, catch and release fishing ponds, and access to a nature conservancy with hiking trails to the Watauga River.
Echota on the Ridge
Echota on the Ridge is a beautifully gated community situated atop the ridge-line where the views are as unforgettable as the memories! Located on 97 scenic acres this gated community features breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina (NC) and elegantly crafted Adirondack-style homes and town homes. Centrally located between Boone, Banner Elk, Valle Crucis and Blowing Rock. With its own clubhouse, breathtaking ridge top outdoor pool, and fitness room and access to Echota's amenities as well, Echota on the Ridge is the perfect place for your vacation!
The lovely community of Foscoe is located between Boone and Seven Devil's. Multiple shops dot the main highway, NC 105, selling just about everything from fishing equipment and antiques to local fruits and vegetables. Historically, the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad (Nicknamed "Tweetsie") passed through the area. In 1956, North Carolina Highway 105 was built over the original rail bed through the area tying together Boone, Banner Elk and Linville. This cozy little area is booming thanks to year-round tourism to nearby attractions, Grandfather Mountain, the Blue Ridge Parkway and several ski and snow tubing resorts to a name a few.
Seven Devil's is a beautiful, small mountain town. Some of the most magnificent views in the mountains are available here and opportunities for recreation abound. The views of Grandfather Mountain are unsurpassed and additionally many areas in this small town afford the onlooker views of Beech Mountain, Sugar Mountain, and Rich Mountain. Even those properties without long range mountain views have beautiful wildlife, flora, and fauna. The entire area is a recreation haven without leaving the mountain with Hawksnest snow tubing and zip line, hiking, tennis, playground with basketball goal, and walking routes. Aside from Hawksnest, the only visible commercial activity is the Town Hall and the Seven Devi's Resort Club (only available to owners). Boone, Banner Elk, Valle Crucis, and Blowing are only minutes away for shopping and dining. So, come enjoy nature in one of these vacation homes located in Seven Devil's.
Valle Crucis is NC’s first rural historic
district and the entire community is officially listed on the National Register
of Historic Places. The rustic countryside provides ample opportunities for
recreational activities. Guests can be found enjoying the amenities at the
riverfront community park, with multiple children’s playgrounds, athletic
fields, picnic areas, and a walking/running trail around it border. Guests also
enjoy hiking the area, fishing the Watauga River and much more. The quaint
valley also hosts the famous Mast General Store and Candy Barrel.