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3 of the Most Popular Horse Trails in Polk County

Move over, Kentucky. The Blue Ridge Mountains are one of the best places in the world for horse owners! Our temperate climate, abundant natural resources, and proximity to the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) make Polk County, NC one of the most desirable places to live with horses in the United States. Properties suitable for […]

4 Polk County Museums You Need to Visit

Can you name five famous residents of Polk County? How about the author who once wrote a poem about a local ice cream shop? Do you know why there’s a giant toy horse sitting along Tryon’s main drag? Or why local residents once held regular Sherlock Holmes festivals? You already live like a local. Want […]

5 Thrilling Ways You can Enjoy the Outdoors in Polk County

Touted as the “First Peak of the Blue Ridge,” Polk County has long welcomed flatlanders to a higher altitude. Since the turn of the 20th century, Polk County’s towns of Columbus, Saluda, and Tryon have been favorite mountain destinations to escape the sweltering summer heat of more urban and southern locales. Today, the area is […]

Come See the First Peaks of the Blue Ridge in Polk County

Touted as the “First Peak of the Blue Ridge,” Polk County has long welcomed flatlanders to a higher altitude. The elevation of Polk County ranges from just under 800 feet near the confluence of the Green River and Broad River to over 3,200 feet on Tryon Peak and Wildcat Spur. The area’s foothills are rich […]

6 Upcoming Events in Hendersonville You Don’t Want to Miss: Fall 2022

In recent years, Hendersonville has revitalized its local business scene and advanced its reputation as a place that offers something for just about everyone. That includes art galleries, music venues, live theater, fine dining, and an abundance of museums. But it also includes a wide variety of community events and street festivals. You may have […]

5 of the Best Places You can Walk to from Our Saluda Office

Main Street Saluda, NC is a place where people walk, where people work, and where people share their lives with each other. At Allen Tate/Beverly-Hanks, we’re proud to have an office located at the heart of this vibrant and easily traversable town. Each day, we treasure our opportunity to help people find homes in this […]

3 Wineries You Should Visit within 20 Minutes of Lake Lure

The concept of “Wine Wednesday” may conjure images of bad memes. But did you know there’s science backing up the practice? Okay, it may not be hard science, but there are still good reasons to turn to the nectar of the gods after getting over the hump of our work week. For our physical health, […]

Seasonal Businesses Thrive in Western North Carolina: The Land of Four Seasons

Much like this writer, when storm clouds climb up and over the peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains, they lose a lot of their steam. One of the great benefits of our mountains is the steadiness of our weather patterns. Yes, the unique topography in Western North Carolina does create the risk for occasional floods. […]

Press Release: Beverly-Hanks Joins Allen Tate Realtors®

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: BEVERLY-HANKS JOINS ALLEN TATE REALTORS® Carolinas’ real estate leader partners with long-time colleague, expands coverage to North Carolina’s Asheville/Mountain region August 2, 2022 (Asheville, NC)—Allen Tate Realtors®, in partnership with Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, has acquired Beverly-Hanks Realtors, the market-leading independent real estate brokerage headquartered in Asheville, N.C. and serving Western […]