Looking To Cool Off: Lake Lure

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Weekend Temperatures Are Expected To Soar Yes, Lake Lure Is This Peaceful Lake Lure is one North Carolina’s most popular mountain lakes. With temps predicted to soar this weekend, maybe a trip to the lake is in your future? Check out more Lake Lure and Chimney Rock photos and videos like these by jumping over to the… Read more »

Community Profile: Lake Lure

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The Town of Lake Lure and its namesake water feature date to the 1920s. That’s when Lucius Morse, a noted developer of his day, arranged to dam the Rocky Broad River and create the 720-acre lake that would be the centerpiece of a unique resort community. Today, Morse’s vision lives on, and Lake Lure continues… Read more »

History of Lake Lure Published by Beverly-Hanks Broker

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One of Beverly-Hanks’ own, Lake Lure real estate broker associate, Jim Proctor, has published his first book, entitled “Images of America: Lake Lure.” As former mayor of Lake Lure, Proctor and his family have deep roots in the region. He has compiled more than 200 vintage photos of Lake Lure. Arcadia Publishing published the book… Read more »

Lake Lure Community Comes Together to Honor Iconic Actor and Raise Money for Cancer Research

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Many people living in the small Western North Carolina mountain town of Lake Lure when “Dirty Dancing” was filmed nearby have very fond memories of lead actor Patrick Swayze. They remember Swayze as a “kind family man” and a “heartthrob.” So when the news reached Western North Carolina that the famous actor, singer, and dancer had… Read more »

Lake Lure, NC Real Estate: Then and Now

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First a little history on Lake Lure. Hickory Nut Gorge, which cradles Lake Lure, has a year-round gentle climate due to its breathtaking sheltering peaks. Not only is it a dramatic view (and colorful in autumn), it keeps the winters warmer and the summers cooler. Early in the 20th century, Dr. Lucious B. Morse was… Read more »

Lake Living in the Mountains

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This post is from guest author and Beverly-Hanks associate Joelle van den Berg. UPDATE (2016): Joelle is no longer affiliated with Beverly-Hanks. We wish her the very best in her pursuits.   Lake Lure is a little gem of a place located southeast of Asheville, and east of Hendersonville. The name Lake Lure applies to… Read more »