Communities in Sapphire Valley, North Carolina
Many communities in Sapphire and the surrounding area are afforded access to all of the incredible amenities available at Wyndham Resort at Fairfield's Sapphire Valley. These amenities include the 50-acre Sapphire Lake, the 18-hole PGA Sapphire National Golf Course, 9-hole golf course, one indoor and two outdoor swimming pools, ten tennis courts, health club with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, boating and fishing on the lake, horseback riding, game room, massage services, miniature golf and more. Communities offering access to Fairfield's Sapphire Valley include: Bald Rock, Cedar Hill, Country Club Estates, Deer Run, Eagle Ridge, Falcon Ridge, FiveStone, Fox Run Ridge, Golf Club Estates, Holly Forest I - XIV, Round Hill Estates, Sapphire High, Stone Creek Estates, Stonecreek Crossing, The Divide at Bald Rock and Whisper Lake.
Sapphire Valley is also home to two private golf and country clubs, the Country Club of Sapphire Valley and Burlingame at Sapphire Lakes. Read more about golf courses and country clubs on the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau.
Silver Creek Real Estate Group has included below a list of some of Sapphire Valley's most exciting communities and subdivisions. Whether you're seeking a family vacation home, quaint retirement cottage or looking to make a real estate investment in Sapphire Valley, Silver Creek brokers are experts in the local market. Contact us today!
This 776-acre private gated community prides itself in being "a civilized wilderness" by combining luxury mountain living on estate-sized lots with the majesty and splendor of a beautiful natural setting. Bald Rock is adjacent to the U.S. Forest Services' Panthertown Valley, providing 6,700 acres of unspoiled forests, a rare Appalachian bog, 20 miles of trout streams, waterfalls and miles of walking trails offering plenty of opportunities for hiking and exploring. A Westmark Development, Bald Rock's home sites in vary in size from three to an astounding 12 acres, and offer incredible views of the valley, the forest and the mountains beyond. The community features an equestrian center, stables, riding arena and a network of trails for sightseeing by horseback. Residents of Bald Rock have access to all of the amenities of the Sapphire Valley Resort, including golf, swimming, tennis and much more.
Burlingame at Sapphire Lakes
Established in 1983, Burlingame at Sapphire Lakes is an equity club and master-planned community in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Burlingame Country Club lies at the heart of the development and features an exquisitely appointed Clubhouse with three dining rooms and two lounges, as well as a 24-hour fitness center, top-ranked championship 18-hole golf course, four Har-Tru tennis courts and one hard court, heated swimming pool and endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Real estate opportunities in Burlingame range from scenic riverfront home sites and luxury mountain view homes to rustic lodge-inspired condos that line the golf course.
Country Club Estates
Tucked behind the gate of the Country Club of Sapphire Valley, all of the properties in this quiet and little-known subdivision are on level to gently sloping lots, within walking distance of all Sapphire Valley Resort amenities. Offering easy access to Highway 64, this is a wonderful area for year round families, retirees and second home owners.
A fairly intimate enclave of just 50 homes and home sites, Deer Run is a gated community located within five miles of the historic town of Cashiers. Residents of Deer Run have access to all of the amenities of the Sapphire Valley Resort, including golf, fitness center, swimming and tennis.
The Divide at Bald Rock
Situated along the Eastern Continental Divide, bordered by the natural beauty of Panthertown Valley and adjacent to the prestigious Bald Rock community, The Divide at Bald Rock offers an eclectic blend of estate-sized home sites and cozy cabin lots. Encompassing 244 acres and set at elevations topping 4,500 feet above sea level, views from the Divide include cascading waterfalls, abundant foliage and awe-inspiring views of the mountains and valley floor. The Divide features an open-air pavilion for family and community gatherings, which includes a full kitchen and two stacked stone fireplaces. The equestrian center at Bald Rock is available to residents of The Divide, as are all of the amenities of the Sapphire Valley Resort, including golf, swimming, tennis and much more.
A 290-acre limited development community in the Sapphire area of Western North Carolina, Falcon Ridge is designed to showcase luxury mountain homes living in harmony with the mountain laurel, wildflowers, waterfalls and wildlife that surrounds them. More than three-quarters of the community have been earmarked as green space, allowing for only 60 very special home sites within Falcon Ridge. At an elevation of 4,500 feet above sea level on Hogback Mountain, each home site allows for amazing views of the surrounding mountain range, the Sapphire Valley below and long range views stretching into parts of both North and South Carolina. Residents of Falcon Ridge enjoy mild temperatures year round, as well as a lovely three-acre meadow with community pavilion and outdoor bonfire ring on the property. Falcon Ridge homeowners are also granted access to the amenities of the Sapphire Valley Resort.
The small gated community of Fairway Hamlets is located on Cherokee Trail, adjacent to Golf Club Estates. Overlooking the Country Club of Sapphire Valley's 18th fairway and within close proximity to Sapphire Valley Resort amenities, Fairway Hamlets is comprised of both single family homes and duplexes. The Country Club of Sapphire Valley is a private club and membership is by invitation only.
This exclusive gated community of just 18 lots set on 53 beautiful acres, FiveStone is a must-see. Located at an elevation of 4,000 feet above sea level, within a few hundred yards of the Trailhead for Panthertown Valley National Forest, this community is a nature lover's dream. Lovely views of the waterfalls, lakes, streams and forests of the area combine with the backdrop of the mountain ranges beyond for incomparable panoramas. Residents of FiveStone are also granted access to the amenities of the Sapphire Valley Resort, including golf, swimming, boating, fitness and more.
Fox Run Ridge
High atop Hogback Mountain, this development of huge view lots is bordered by the Eastern Continental Divide. One side is Fox Run Ridge, and the other is National Forest land known as Panthertown Valley. With altitudes approaching 4,600 feet, this ridge line is higher than any mountain to the South and overlooks the piedmont of South Carolina and the lights of Greenville and Clemson. Sapphire Valley lies below with views of several golf courses. The Sapphire Valley Resort amenities of golf, tennis, swimming, fitness and more are available to owners of property in Fox Run Ridge. Ownership also allows you immediate access to thousands of acres of National Forests with hiking trails through pristine woodlands, cascading streams and waterfalls.
Golf Club Estates
Nestled behind the gates of the Country Club of Sapphire Valley is the single family community of Golf Club Estates. On the 106 lots you will find mostly seasonal residents. Meander around Cherokee Trail as it follows the private 18-hole golf course of the Country Club of Sapphire Valley. The fantastic views of Chimney Top, Bald Rock and Rock Mountains greet you further on Golf View Road. There is plenty of golf, tennis, hiking, boating and fishing within 20 minutes of most resident locations, as well as great restaurants and shopping in the town of Cashiers. Residents love the peaceful and tranquil setting.
The community of Hogback Lake sits on a pristine spring-fed lake of the same name, offering plenty of activities for the whole family, including kayaking, canoeing, swimming and fishing. Hogback Lake is well stocked with a nice variety of fish, including crappie, largemouth bass, channel catfish, smallmouth bass, carp and yellow perch. Whether fly fishing, spinning or bait casting, the chances of getting a bite here are good, so bring your favorite rod and reel!
As a homeowner belonging to the Sapphire Valley Master Association, you have access to wonderful year round amenities, inclduing golf, tennis, mountaineer putt-putt, two heated outdoor pools, indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, game room, fitness room, jogging track, snow skiing (winter months), and boat rentals at scenic Lake Fairfield.
Boasting country club living minus the country club price, Holly Forest (phases I - XIV) is a collection of subdivisions featuring affordable mountain homes, home sites and condominiums. It is the largest single-family and condominium community on the mountain. Residents of Holly Forest are granted access to the amenities of the Sapphire Valley Resort. Holly Forest is located within a short drive to the unique shops, world-class dining and distinctive culture of the resort village of Cashiers.
With a history dating back to 1895, Lonesome Valley has served as a bastion to the great outdoors ever since Pittsburgh entrepreneur E.H. Jennings first acquired 35,000 acres near the sleepy village of Cashiers. Gracefully spanning the valley floor of the largest box canyon east of the Rockies, Lonesome Valley is said by many to be the place where Heaven and Earth meet. Today, with planned activities for residents and amenities such as community gatherings in the Farm House, recreation in the Sports Barn and relaxation at the Remote Spa, Lonesome Valley is anything but lonesome. Cottage and home designs pay homage to the Southern Appalachian farmhouses of a bygone era. Great care is given to preserving the history and natural setting that Lonesome Valley has become famous for.
Mountain Club offers new heights of luxury, convenience and affordability in vacation home ownership. Nestled high in the Blue Ridge Mountains, just 2.5 miles from the Crossroads in Cashiers, Mountain Club offers everything you'll want for your escape to the mountains, including a first-class concierge service.
Owners at Mountain Club receive a deeded interest in a spacious three bedroom mountain home. Among the amenities you will enjoy are an owner's lounge, outdoor swimming pool and spa, fully equipped exercise facility, sauna and steam rooms, tennis courts, library, expansive decks for cookouts, and a business center. Ownership also provides access to all Sapphire Valley Resort amenities, including two golf courses, tennis, indoor and outdoor swimming, boating, fishing, fitness, walking and hiking trails, children's activities, horseback riding and much more.
Pine Forest is situated between Spring Forest and Lonesome Valley in Sapphire Valley, within minutes of the shopping and dining of both Sapphire and Cashiers. Residents of Pine Forest enjoy wonderful mountain and valley views, in addition to the striking canyon views of Lonesome Valley.
Round Hill Estates
Some of the earliest members of the Country Club of Sapphire Valley built their homes in this small and tranquil neighborhood just across the street from the course they loved to play. Today, many of the homeowners are CCSV members and still enjoy the proximity to this exclusive private club. All Round Hill Estates residents have the option to join the Sapphire Valley Resort, which is located between Round Hill Estates and CCSV. The Sapphire Valley Resort offers a wide range of amenties, including golf, tennis courts, a fitness center, swimming pools, boating and fishing on the lake and more. Round Hill Estates features single family residences on generous lots, encompassing all price ranges to suit everyone's budget.
Located in the heart of Sapphire Valley along Tower Road, this picturesque community of 69 spacious lots is known for its spectacular long range mountain and valley views, with elevations soaring to over 4,300 feet. The full range of amenities at the Sapphire Valley Resort are available to the owners in Sapphire High, including golf, swimming, tennis, boating, fitness and family activities.
Perched on the outermost edge of Cashiers overlooking the Sapphire Valley, Spring Forest is a distinctive gated community offering the best of luxury mountain living, along with panoramic vistas of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Many of the custom designed homes in this prestigious neighborhood are architectural showpieces.
Stone Creek Estates
Located within a few minutes' walk or golf cart drive to most of the Sapphire Valley Resort amenities, this newer neighborhood consists of two phases. The first phase is located just inside the gate and is comprised of 11 lots clustered just beyond the Sapphire Valley ski slope. The second phase offers both homes and vacant lots, most with exceptional long range mountain views and some with additional views overlooking the beautiful clubhouse and golf course below. Well priced lots offer savvy buyers a wonderful opportunity to build the mountain home of their dreams.
Developed in the late 1990s, this architecturally controlled community was named for the two creeks that gently cascade down through the property. Ideally located behind the country club gate, Stonecreek Crossing features gentle terrain that makes for an easy walk to the Sapphire Valley Resort amenities, or to the Country Club of Sapphire Valley (membership by invitation only). There are only 19 home sites with modest sized homes in this community, making this a highly popular development for 'seasonal' second home owners.
With reflections of majestic pines on its surface, Whisper Lake quietly beckons residents of this waterfront community to kayak or canoe its pristine waters. Some homeowners in this small mountain community may elect to build within a stand of hardwood trees or with incomparable views of the mountain ridges seen for miles. Residents of the Whisper Lake subdivision are welcome to enjoy the wide variety of amenities of the Sapphire Valley Resort, including golf, fitness, boating, tennis and much more.