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Timeless Living

Timeless Living

Three families have created perfect homes in the mountains, each finding its own way of including and preserving the natural beauty and unique history of the home’s surroundings.


 

Livin’ & Lovin’ Log Homes

Livin’ & Lovin’ Log Homes

Nick Berndt, owner of Appalachian Custom Homes in Sylva, N.C., wheels his Tundra up a winding incline to the site of a 3,700-square-foot hybrid timber frame home he’s building for a Dillsboro restaurant owner who recently moved to the area from Florida...

Five Things To Know Before Building A Log Home

Five Things To Know Before Building A Log Home

1. Maintenance.

Log homes generally require more maintenance than people initially take time to consider. Over time, logs may shift and expand. However, some issues caused by this can be addressed during the construction process, so make sure you hire...

House in the Hills

House in the Hills

A farmer’s daughter makes a home in horse country.


“Someone may see beauty in a rock,” says Tom Massie, “but to me it’s something I have to farm around.”

His daughter, Aney Melissa Hoehn, sees beauty in rock. The slope behind the home she lives in with...

A Fairy Tale Castle

A Fairy Tale Castle

Living in a historic home exacts a price beyond the cost of the structure. There is all that history – and the ghosts of owners past – demanding to be heard, respected and occasionally lived with. Fortunately for Berkeley Castle, its newest owner mea...

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Featured Blue Ridge Videos

Hannah Harvey: Telling Tales of Coalminers, Gaelic Fairies and More. (Click to Read More.)

Riding The Wind at Lookout Mountain. (Click to Read More.)