6 Ways to Live Abundantly in The Cliffs at Walnut Cove

Live Abundantly in The Cliffs at Walnut Cove.

Asheville, NC is on top of every travel writer’s list. This is in no small part because everything thrives here—the fine arts, music, crafts, cuisine, and especially, craft brewing. Bordered by Pisgah National Forest and the Blue Ridge Parkway, the area is also a hot spot for outdoor adventures for every taste and activity level.

Located just off the Parkway, The Cliffs at Walnut Cove offers the convenience and excitement of living in one of the nation’s fastest growing cities combined with the calm and ease of a private, tight-knit mountain community. Here are just six of the myriad ways there are to Live Abundantly in The Cliffs at Walnut Cove.


Live the Golf Life in The Cliffs at Walnut Cove

Opened in 2005, Walnut Cove is the only course to have debuted with a PGA Tour event. Their Jack Nicklaus Signature masterpiece is one of the Carolinas’ most dramatic courses. The front nine winds across open fields of former farmlands. And the back nine plays into native woodland vegetation, crisscrossing babbling mountain streams. It’s no wonder the award-winning course was nominated for “Best New Private Course” by Golf Digest

The distinguished anchor of Walnut Cove’s Club Village is the 19,700-square-foot Golf House. This building is an elegant expression of classic Tudor architecture with decorative half-timbering, cross gables, and a steeply pitched roofline. The Golf House offers all the amenities one would expect, from spacious lounges to high-ceilinged locker rooms to a full-service pro shop. Here, members gather with neighbors on covered porches overlooking the practice area. They perfect their game in the evenings on the lighted putting green. Or they stop in for a bite to eat at the Turnhouse Grille. 


Live the Club Life in The Cliffs at Walnut Cove

Owned and operated by The Cliffs Club and Hospitality Group, there is one private club in each of the seven Cliffs communities. The Club at Walnut Cove’s impressive, state-of-the-art wellness center features indoor and outdoor pools, tennis, fitness programs, and delectable dining prepared by award-winning chefs. Every season is tennis season on the four Har-Tru lighted courts, allowing matches to go well into the evening. Enjoy mixed doubles, private lessons, and themed tournaments. And with clinics available for ages five and up, tennis can be an activity for the whole family. 

In addition, the Tudor-style Turnhouse and Tavern are the heart of the community. Across the cobblestones is the Golf House. This equally stunning venue is dripping in rich walnut from its stately locker and game rooms to the golf shop. In the world of club amenities, Walnut Cove knows few equals.

All property owners may apply for membership. Acceptance is at the sole discretion of The Cliffs Club and Hospitality Group.


Live the Outdoor Life in The Cliffs at Walnut Cove

When you live at The Cliffs at Walnut Cove, you are surrounded by literally hundreds of popular public hiking, biking, and walking trails. Each Cliffs community also offers an expansive system of trails that offer adventure around every corner. On its own, The Cliffs at Walnut Cove features more than six miles of pet- and family-friendly walking trails. These paths lead through wildflower fields, across creeks, and alongside waterfalls. Choose a vigorous hike on the Spring Head Trail or an easy walk to enjoy a quiet moment at a fishing spot or a handcrafted bridge. Hike to feel your heart beat harder, cycle just for the views, or connect with nature for personal inspiration. Whatever your motivation, this is the place.


Live the Farm-Fresh Life in The Cliffs at Walnut Cove

Within the gates of Walnut Cove lies Creekside Farm, an idyllic 60-acre working farm. A Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program provides members with heirloom vegetables, fresh fruits, fragrant herbs, and eggs from free-roaming chickens. These same farm-fresh ingredients grace the menus at the Walnut Cove Tavern and clubhouse restaurant. The Creekside Farms enclave is home to the only CSA program within a residential golf resort in the nation.


Live the Giving Life in The Cliffs at Walnut Cove

The Walnut Cove Members Association (WCMA) is a group of The Cliffs at Walnut Cove property owners who are interested in supporting local nonprofit charities. First and foremost, they are a philanthropic group, themselves classified as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. WCMA raises money through member dues, donations, and their annual “Weekend of Giving” fundraising events. At the end of each year, funds are distributed to a variety of local charitable organizations in which WCMA members are involved. Since its inception in 2007, WCMA has awarded more than 300 grants, totaling more than $1.2 million, to a diverse range of nonprofits serving Western North Carolina.


Live the Community Life in The Cliffs

As a resident and member of The Cliffs at Walnut Cove, you’ll have access to a suite of world-class services, programs, and amenities across all seven of The Cliffs residential communities. Set among nearly one million acres of protected national forest in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, between Greenville, SC and Asheville, NC, these unique, private communities were designed to take full advantage of their spectacular natural surroundings. And being a member of one community makes you a member of them all. Enjoy every clubhouse, golf course, wellness center, hiking trail, tennis court, marina, restaurant, beach club—everything. From the crystal blue waters of Lake Keowee to the undisturbed mountain vistas of Pisgah National Forest, do the things you love with the ones you love, making all four seasons of your year fascinating, year after year. 


Live Abundantly in The Cliffs at Walnut Cove

The Cliffs at Walnut Cove is Asheville, NC’s coveted planned golf community , offering some of the best luxury homes in the area. Every day is different here because the opportunities are endless. The community supports an 18,000-square-foot wellness center, a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, an award-winning restaurant and tavern in the heart of the European-inspired Club Village, hiking trails, a trout pond, a nature center, and so much more. And all of this is located just minutes from the “#1 Adventure Town in America“. This is where families truly get to enjoy the best of both worlds.

Does that sound like the perfect lifestyle for you? Find your dream home in The Cliffs at Walnut Cove!

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