How to Define Laurel Park in 3 Quick Words

What three words would you use to define the mountain town of Laurel Park, NC? Located just west of Hendersonville, Laurel Park is a premier residential, retirement, and vacation destination. It’s location has long made it a great spot for mountain views, mountain adventures, and mountain living.  There are many words you could use to […]

4 Flourishing Flower Farms in Henderson County

Recent social distancing measures have crushed a lot of local events, hobbies, and activities. But one thing it can’t trample is our love of plants. From trending house plants to home gardens, native species to exotics, right now, plants are growing on us. One local event that isn’t so easily eradicated is Hendersonville’s long-running Garden […]

Everything You Need to Know about Saluda, NC

Saluda, NC is an historic Victorian mountain village at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Since the turn of the 20th century, Saluda has been a favorite mountain destination to escape the sweltering summer heat of lower latitudes. The town remains a great place to enjoy seasonal beauty throughout the year. Learn more about […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Feed the Kids Coalition

Did you know that more than one out of five children in the U.S. lives in a home where they do not always know where to find their next meal? Insufficient nutrition puts children at risk for illness and weakens their immune system. The immature immune systems of young children make them especially vulnerable to […]

Karma Keg Nonprofit Winner Spotlight: Homeward Bound WNC

At Beverly-Hanks, we give generously of our time and support every day for the benefit of our community. Our giving is generally limited to the causes closest to the hearts of our leadership, agents, and staff. Last night at our most recent Karma Keg for Charity event, the crowd decided which local charity deserved additional […]

3 Unique Entertainment Opportunities in Flat Rock, NC

The Village of Flat Rock has long been called “The Little Charleston of the Mountains.” During the 19th century, the community was an oasis for affluent plantation owners from the South Carolina Lowcountry who built English-style summer estates there to escape the heat. Today, the entire district is on the National Register of Historic Places […]

Henderson County has the Perfect Climate for Apples—and You!

  Henderson County is located in North Carolina’s mountain region, but it’s characterized by an extensive plateau along the French Broad and Mills River valleys. The terrain and climate have historically been a haven for apples, the traditional agricultural crop in Henderson County. The tradition of honoring the local apple industry persists through the county’s […]

Explore the Farm-to-Table Movement in Asheville and Hendersonville, NC

Even though we live here, we have to admit we are continuously amazed at the abundant resources found here, and especially how great the people are. To highlight both, we explored the exciting farm-to-table movement in our region. From Posana Cafe in downtown Asheville to a farmers market and a farm in Henderson County, we […]

MEET CHRIS BATTISTA

Chris Battista is your local REALTORⓇ. Chris Battista has been a resident of Henderson County for more than 39 years—so he knows the area like his own backyard. Hendersonville is the “city of four seasons,” offering an abundance of natural beauty and amenities. Chris enjoys Hendersonville’s great outdoors and is an avid cyclist, runner, and […]