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Looking To Cool Off: Lake Lure

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 […]

Community Profile: Lake Lure

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 […]

Lake Lure Videos, Dirty Dancing Festival and HGTV Dream Home!

One of our favorite places to take home buyers is Lake Lure, NC. The combination of waterfront mountain real estate, great weather, and strong community makes it an irresistible and magical place to live. Dirty Dancing Festival First-time visitors to Lake Lure may feel like they’ve seen it before. Much of the area was used […]

History of Lake Lure Published by Beverly-Hanks Broker

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 […]

Discover Lake Lure, NC: Special Event

Southeast of Asheville and Hendersonville, in the Hickory Nut Gorge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is Lake Lure. The name Lake Lure applies to both the lake and the town. We are a small town wrapped around the lake that is our heart.  The combination of mountain views and lake is superb and it’s no […]

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

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 […]

Lake Lure, NC Real Estate: Then and Now

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 […]

Spend Your Summer on the Water in these 4 Incredible WNC Lake Homes

When most people think of summer in the mountains and summer on the lake, they have two very different places in mind. But for Western North Carolina locals, it’s just the opposite. If the word summer makes you want to start up the boat and enjoy beautiful mountain views, we have just the thing. Explore […]

Start Your Summer on the Lake

It’s Memorial Day weekend and that means it’s unofficial start of summer. If the word summer makes you want to start up the boat and head out on the lake, you should explore the many lakefront propertiesand communities of of Western North Carolina.   LAKE LURE The lake has much to offer, above and below the surface and along its […]

Lake Living in the Mountains

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 […]