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Life and Real Estate in Brevard, North Carolina


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Located in Transylvania County, Brevard North Carolina is is literally the crossroads between Pisgah National Forest, Dupont State Forest, Gorges State Park, Bracken Mountain Nature Reserve. It is a place to easily reach premiere hiking, wildlife, kayaking, biking, and some of the most beautiful waterfalls east of the Mississippi.

Brevard, North Carolina has a bustling local economy, nicknamed the “Heart of Brevard". This pride in downtown business and preserving the local economy makes Brevard a smart place to start a business, raise a family, or visit for vacation. Four festivals are held annually in Brevard. These are: The White Squirrel Festival, Fourth of July Celebration, Halloweenfest, and The Twilight Tour.

The largest city, Asheville, is less than an hour away and puts you close to the Biltmore Estate and Gardens in Asheville, The Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Chimney Rock Park on U. S. 74, and Grandfather Mountain in Linville, just to name a few. Additionally, you are approximately 3 hours from major metropolitan areas: Charlotte, NC; Knoxville, TN; Atlanta, GA. And you're just minutes from natural wilderness!

Brevard and Transylvania County are steadily growing, with excellent opportunities to invest in real estate and Brevard, NC homes. It is becoming a desirable retirement location as well.

The beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina are home to a wide array of real estate investments. Brevard, NC real estate, so close to Pisgah National Forest has various types of property to suit your needs. Whether it's a cabin in the woods, a retirement home on a golf course or lake, or a condo or villa in town Brevard has it all, while still maintaining quaint downtown charm.

If you are a music fan, the Brevard Music Festival might be something you would enjoy. Located in downtown Brevard in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, the Brevard Music Center (BMC) has been providing young musicians with the opportunity to develop their talents for sixty-eight years.

Each summer more than 400 students, ages 14 through post-college, join professional musicians to eat, breathe and sleep music for seven weeks. In addition to a rigorous schedule of instruction, students collaborate with faculty and guest artists in more than eighty public performances.

Brevard's excellence also extends to their county schools. Brevard schools (part of the Transylvania County School District) provide comprehensive educational needs to about 3800 students K-12. They consistently rank in the top ten in the state in performance and endeavor to ensure each student receives a world-class education. Brevard High School has received excellence awards four years in a row.

From their quaint downtown full of delicious restaurants and charming shopping, to the Brevard College's Paul Porter Center of Performing Arts and the world renowned Brevard Music Center, Brevard offers small town charm with big town culture. Over one-third of their county is National Forest land. Enjoy great hiking trails, many waterfalls and acres of untouched forest to enjoy all outdoor recreation.

You owe it to yourself to explore the wonder of Brevard, NC.

Zach Baker is a resident of Brevard and often writes on the local real estate market. He recommends for any information on the area, including Brevard homes .


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