The Mountain News:
Area Events, Real Estate & Market Trends


July 26, 2021

Our Favorite Listings For The Week

Looking for a new place to live or just curious about what's on the market? Check out our favorite homes you should see this week.

175 W. Vineyard Road

3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | MLS# 308886 | 3-D Virtual Tour |

PEACE & QUIET IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA! Located between Hayesville, NC & Franklin, NC, this home offers an open floor plan, great room, kitchen & dining area, 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, a large covered & open-air deck to enjoy the surrounding BIG mountain views, oversized one car garage with workshop area, laundry room, new HVAC heat pump and a large yard with mature landscaping.

138 Our Drive

3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | MLS# 308476 | 3-D Virtual Tour |

PRIVATE HOME IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA!! This private 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home offers on the main level a spacious kitchen with a large pantry, living room with gas log fireplace, 2 bedrooms including the master, 2 bathrooms, garage, front porch and back covered deck, and on the lower level is a second kitchen, bedroom & bathroom and a large unfinished area that is perfect for your personalized expansion.

1530 Bud Walt Road

3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | MLS# 308999 | 3-D Virtual Tour |

EASY ACCESS ONE LEVEL LIVING IN THE NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAINS! Located on a beautiful 2+ acres with a nice yard and some tall hardwoods, this home offers mountain views from the large covered deck & the bright sun room with T&G ceiling, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living room with wood interior and vaulted ceiling, solid wood doors, mud room, master bathroom with a walk-in shower & private covered side deck, 1 large out building/workshop plus a 2nd outbuilding for storage, and a large 2 car carport.

July 21, 2021

Remote Work Has Changed Our Home Needs. Is It Time for Your Home To Change, Too?

Over the past year, many homeowners realized what they need in a home is changing, especially with the rise in remote work. If you’re longing for a dedicated home office or a change in scenery, now may be the time to find the home that addresses your evolving needs.

Working from Home Isn’t a Passing Fad

Before the pandemic, only 21% of individuals worked from home. However, if you’ve recently discovered remote work is your new normal, you’re not alone.

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July 19, 2021

Our Favorite Listings For The Week

Looking for a new place to live or just curious about what's on the market? Check out our favorite homes you should see this week.

162 North Meadow

4 Bedrooms | 4 Full Bathrooms | 2 Half Bathrooms | MLS# 308245 | 3-D Virtual Tour |

UNMATCHED QUALITY, CRAFTSMAN HOME OVERLOOKING THE 10TH HOLE IN GATED GOLF COURSE COMMUNITY! You must experience this spacious home w/its grand great room with soaring cathedral ceiling, exposed wood beams, 4 fireplaces including a massive floor to cathedral ceiling stone fireplace in the great room, walls of glass, an elevator, beautiful blend of drywall & various woods, huge gourmet kitchen w/ stainless appliances, thick granite counters & a large butler's pantry, dining veranda w/ amazing mountain & golf course views & full out door kitchen, 4 large bedrooms, 2 half baths, large master bathroom w/ jetted tub & tiled walk-in shower, theater room, fitness room w/ sauna, office, 2 wet bars, attractive landscaping w/ rocked waterfall & an oversized 3.5 car garage. PLUS the community features an 18 hole golf course & a fitness center w/ a pool area. If you are looking for a great lifestyle & home in the mountains then this one is a must see.

3358 Old Hwy. 64 West

3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | MLS# 308236 | 3-D Virtual Tour |

EASY ACCESS ONE LEVEL LIVING IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA! Mountain serenity is tucked away in this cozy mountain home on one acre with the additional option for a second one acre purchase. Easy access and minutes to Hayesville NC or Blairsville, GA. Find peace on the front porch swing or front deck that overlooks Davy Mountain. This 3 bedroom 2 bath home awaits your presence and This home offers 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 living rooms, propane/gas log fireplace & electric floor heating (for heating), attic fan (for cooling), a large kitchen with dining area, built-in bookshelves, pantry, laundry room, outbuilding, concrete block base (exterior finish), mature landscaping, and a large covered concrete patio. Beautiful mature trees shade the home and the cool mountain air entices you every morning. Come visit and stay…make this your home.

822 Mining Gap Trail

4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | MLS# 307757 | Virtual Tour |

SPACIOUS HOME IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH GEORGIA!! This beautiful home features a large open floor plan, huge great room with cathedral ceiling, wet bar with wine cooler, stainless appliances, a 2 car garage, wrap around covered deck for year round breathtaking views of the GEORGIA & NORTH CAROLINA Mountains, master bedroom on main level, beautiful oak flooring and crown molding. Two stone fireplaces, two laundry rooms and two kitchens. This home has been well maintained. If you are looking for big views and room to spread out then check this North Georgia mountain home out!

July 13, 2021

Paris and Company

Paris & Co. is the premier destination for delicious French-inspired cuisine, paired with impressive wine list, impeccable service, and enviable location. If you are in search for an indulgent dining experience with a stunning views of mountains and vineyard, you must eat here!

Between Sunday brunch, wonderful lunch, and elegant dinner, they prepare and serve unique and delicious meals for everyone.

Whether you are planning for a romantic dinner or looking for the best catering option for any occasion, Paris & Co. is your go-to restaurant.

Paris and Company, 912 Crane Creek Rd, Young Harris, GA 30582

Posted in Community, Restaurants
July 12, 2021

Our Favorite Listings For The Week

Looking for a new place to live or just curious about what's on the market? Check out our favorite homes you should see this week.

4192 Asheland Overlook

3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | MLS# 306535 | Virtual Tour |

SPACIOUS ELEGANT MOUNTAIN LIVING in the Young Harris valley's desirable Asheland Cove community! This quality built home offers 3 bedrooms, 3 baths with a large great room with cathedral ceiling, gas log fireplace, wood floors, walls of windows creating a light atmosphere, kitchen with Corian counters, large master bedroom on main with garden tub & walk-in shower in master bath. Enjoy your BREATHTAKING MOUNTAIN VIEWS from one of your two porches, or take a walk and enjoy the SCENERY the neighborhood has to offer. This is a must-see home in a CONVENIENTLY located subdivision in the North Georgia Mountains.

201 Hillside Terrace

3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | MLS# 308473 | 3-D Virtual Tour |

BIG VIEW HOME IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA!! This 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home, centrally located in the Warne Estates subdivision, offers a spacious great room with soaring cathedral ceiling & stone gas log fireplace, wood floors, double french doors leading to large covered deck with big views of the meadow and surrounding mountains, custom cabinets with pull outs, built-in book shelves, and super master suite and guest bedroom on the main level, separate living room and guest bedroom on the terrace level, covered concrete patio on the lower level, tons of storage with room for a workshop and an oversized one car garage. Towns County water.

1444 Lawrence Smith Road

1 Bedroom | 1.5 Bathrooms | MLS# 307455 | Virtual Tour |

EASY ACCESS ONE LEVEL LIVING WEEKEND RETREAT IN THE NORTH CAROLINA Mountains!! A great CABIN that also has an RV lot with water and septic in the North Carolina Mountains. Perfect couple get-away cabin. 1 bedroom and 1 1/2 bath, with large open front deck for outdoor cooking or just relaxing by the CREEK in nature's beauty all year round. Cabin is being sold PARTIALLY FURNISHED. Metal roof and large covered front porch for sitting and enjoying the mountain environment or step off and pick an apple off of one of the several apple trees on the property. Storage building for your lake toys, cabin is only a few miles away from LAKE CHATUGE. Cabin sits on approximately 1.26+/- acres and is subject to a new survey. A great price for a cabin in a great location.

July 2, 2021

Are We in a Housing Bubble? Experts Say No.

The question of whether the real estate market is a bubble ready to pop seems to be dominating a lot of conversations – and everyone has an opinion. Yet, when it comes down to it, the opinions that carry the most weight are the ones based on experience and expertise.

Here are four expert opinions from professionals and organizations that have devoted their careers to giving great advice to the housing industry.

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June 28, 2021

Fish Chatuge Guide Service

Considering a day of fishing at Lake Chatuge? Come and have a EPIC day on the water with Caz Anderson at Fish Chatuge Guide Service for an experience of a lifetime.

He has an excellent track record when it comes to catching one of the best Spotted Bass. As the owner and operator of Fish Chatuge Guide Service, he has vested interest in seeing that your guided fishing trip on Lake Chatuge is memorable so you'll want to come back to fish with him again and again.

Lake Chatuge is surrounded by beautiful mountain views and has all the aesthetic of a natural made wonder. This man-made lake is a destination unto itself, drawing visitors annually to its shorelines and open waters offering a water paradise for fun, recreation and beauty.

So, get your gear on and head out to catch some of those monster bass with Caz Anderson. Book a fishing guide today and have a best day of Bass Fishing!

Caz Anderson, Fish Chatuge Guide Service, (828) 644-4392

Posted in Community, Lake Chatuge
June 21, 2021

Our Favorite Listings For The Week

Looking for a new place to live or just curious about what's on the market? Check out our favorite homes you should see this week.

843 Mining Gap Lane

3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | MLS# 307754 | 3-D Virtual Tour |

NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAIN HOME!! Located in a park-like private setting, this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home offers a great room with wood floors, a large kitchen, master bedroom and laundry room on the main level, tons of storage, on the upper level is a mother-in-law suite with a covered porch, a 2 car garage, PLUS close to Hiawassee, Blairsville and Hayesville. Quiet Neighborhood.

186 Seminole Ridge Road

3 Bedrooms | 2.5 Bathrooms | MLS# 307893 | 3-D Virtual Tour |

PRIVATE END OF THE ROAD CABIN IN THE NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAINS!! Surrounded by tall hardwoods and mountain laurel, this cabin offers end of the road privacy, 3 spacious bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, master bedroom on the main floor with a clawfoot tub & tiled shower in the master bath, living room with gas log fireplace and beautiful wood floors, dining area, tv room, a great front porch, additional two bedrooms upstairs are carpeted and have cathedral ceilings PLUS an outbuilding for storing lawn equipment. Close to Brasstown Bald, local waterfalls, trout fishing and hiking trails.

2628 Hy Top Road

3 Bedrooms | 2.5 Bathrooms | MLS# 307792 | 3-D Virtual Tour |

SPACIOUS NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAIN HOME!! Located in the upscale Hideaway Point subdivision, this 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home offers a beautifully wooded gentle lot with mountain and lake views, a huge kitchen with breakfast nook & large pantry, living room with gas log fireplace, office, dining area, large front and back porches, tons of storage, a large bonus room above the garage, laundry room, oversized 2 car garage PLUS conveniently located minutes from town.

June 17, 2021

Keep Your Home Safe

Follow these tips to get a little peace of mind while on your summer vacation.

Get a Home Security System
Get a home security system and make sure you advertise that you have one. If possible, get a video security system that will allow you to monitor your home remotely.

Stay Off Social Media
It's hard not to post vacation pics on social media, buy you should hold off to keep your home safe. Post your pics when you get home.

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June 11, 2021

The Aviator Cafe - Ready for takeoff

Join the gang at The Aviator Cafe as they are ready to takeoff to prepare wide variety of unique and delicious menu choices of breakfast, lunch, and dinner. As you walk into the restaurant is like rewinding back to aviation history. They showcase vintage aviation memorabilia showing different time periods of aircrafts, stories, and photos.

Come and try some of their famous dishes including Buffalo Chicken Quesadilla and Paninis. Or, place an order to-go through their website at

The Aviator Cafe, 45 HomeTown Way Suite C, Blairsville, GA 30512

Posted in Community, Restaurants