Beverly-Hanks Home of the Month: 755 Poplar Cove Road in Clyde

Welcome to 755 Poplar Cove Road in Clyde MLS# 3270937 | 4 Bedrooms | 3.5 Bathrooms | 5,832 Square Feet | $755,000 After five rounds of intense online voting, 755 Poplar Cove Road in Clyde has been declared the Beverly-Hanks Home of the Month and the best game room in Western North Carolina! Keep reading […]

Rescuing Each Other: Hope for Horses

It’s a sunny morning in the hills just east of Hendersonville. Walking through her backyard pasture, Whitney Wright approached a handful of horses. Her boots are muddy and her spirits are high, especially when the horses trot over to see her for a handful of carrots. “Being around a horse makes you feel better, makes […]

Beverly-Hanks Home of the Week: 1033 Shiloh Overlook #45 & 48 in Hayesville

Welcome to 1033 Shiloh Overlook #45 & 48 in Hayesville MLS# 3210677 | 3 Bedrooms | 5.5 Bathrooms | 6,357 Square Feet | $1,100,000 Privacy, security, quality craftsmanship, and endless 360-degree North Carolina mountain vistas await you at 1033 Shiloh Overlook. This unique Don Yoshino Architects-designed home is the ultimate mountaintop retreat! House a large […]

Which Luxury Equestrian Estate Would You Want?

For a part of the country with dramatic mountain ranges, Western North Carolina also has an abundance of land fit for the equestrian lifestyle. In fact, it’s quite possible the Blue Ridge Mountains are one of the best places for equestrian properties! Our temperate climate, abundant natural resources, and proximity to the Tryon International Equestrian […]

Quaint, Quirky, Horse Country: Tryon, North Carolina

Tryon, North Carolina is a small town located in the foothills of Western North Carolina, just 40 miles south of Asheville near the state line. The town lies at the base of the Saluda Grade, the steepest standard-gauge railway grade in the country, at an elevation of 1,067 feet. Calling itself “The Friendliest Town in […]

WLOS Home of the Week: 67 Farm View Road

Welcome to 67 Farm View Road, Fairview Amazing views surround this beautiful equestrian estate on a special setting in Fairview. Imagine sitting on your spacious deck at the end of the day, watching your horses in the rolling hills. Beyond is an inspiring view of the Blue Ridge mountains. It’s time to relax and just […]

How Much Land do You Need for Horses?

We’re just a week away from one of America’s most toplofty pastimes—the Kentucky Derby. In leading up to this year’s hat-tastic event, we wanted to address a particular question. This is something we are asked regularly by locals purchasing a hard-earned farmstead and transplants looking to live the bucolic Western North Carolina dream: How much […]


Don’t be surprised if Christina G. Merrill offers to help stage your home! Christina G. Merrill understands that your story is the key to helping you achieve your dreams and goals. Often, buying or selling a home lies at the core of successfully realizing those personal aspirations. When you work with Christina, you’ll gain a […]


Christie Melear has a passion for the land, animals, and the folks who love them. Christie Melear is a dedicated professional with 30 years of expertise in simplifying complex real estate transactions. She has experience as an investor, as a project manager for two local real estate developments, and in assisting many clients over the […]


Welcome to 132 Eastman Place, Mill Spring You won’t believe the custom features throughout this mountaintop “lodge” home. This amazing arts and crafts luxury home in the Bright’s Creek Golf and Equestrian Community has a mountaintop “lodge” feel without losing any of its hominess. The six-bedroom, six-bathroom home features vaulted ceilings above the spacious great […]