Creatures of the Night at Grandfather Mountain!

29337_10151522259190843_2066134074_nOctober is here! Looking for a spooky night in the mountains? Grandfather Mountain is hosting a fun Creatures of the Night and Bonfire THIS weekend!Plan to first join in on the hot chocolate and apple cider by the bonfire. Then, stories told by firelight and rare after-dark tours of the Mountain that include a visit to the bear habitat, an owl prowl, interesting historical facts about Grandfather, and the opportunity to meet Grandfather’s nocturnal educational animals.The event is held from 5:30 to 9:30 on October 3rd. Participates must be at least 8 years old and registration is required. Admission is $20 per person.If this sounds like something to take the kids or grandkids to this weekend, make sure you dress warmly and bring blankets, flashlights and your favorite s'more item to share!For more information or to register, visit or call (828) 733-2013. 

Meet out Preferred Builders


Looking to start the building process? Struggling to find that perfect builder? It's a relationship you develop with that builder and you want it to be a perfect match. Once you choose your builder, you're spending lots of precious time together, and you want that relationship to click, right? Here at The Coves at Round Mountain, we offer 3 preferred builders to choose from when you purchase your lot!

Moss Marlow Inc. Hickory, NCHigh quality homes and lasting relationships since 1909. They specialize in custom home construction with customer satisfaction being their #1 goal. They provide special packages with environmental responsibility and Green Certification. They are proud to offer design-build options which provide you with design assistance in creating the home of your dreams.Monogram HomesDenver, NCThey are a family run, high quality, low volume custom home builder that focuses on building high quality homes at a great value and integrity. They specialize in helping you find a plan or they can design one for you working hand in hand with you through the entire planning, designing, financing, building, and warranty process.Shaw Custom HomesTroutman, NCAround since 1986, Shaw Builders have specialized in custom-built homes. Their family, Kent, Chris, Brian and Wesley have built a reputation of providing a superior product with real value. They will assist you in the design aspect, utilizing your plans or theirs with an infinite number of modifications at no cost to you. They want to make your dream a reality.

Isabel’s Garden

c0fGJIs gardening something that you enjoy? Something that helps you relax and escape the bustle of the day? Here at The Coves at Round Mountain, we have a beautiful community garden, Isabel's Garden. This community is based on the fact that we enjoy the great outdoors and we think gardening is the perfect outdoor activity for you!Isabel's Garden is just that- a unique experience that allows for a connection to the earth and allowing both the experience gardener and the novice to nurture a seed to maturity. Like we've said before, come plant your seeds here at our community garden, and grow your life at The Coves!As a property owner, you will have access to a 40x40 garden plot, that you can plant anything from tomatoes to roses! Enjoy a walk down the winding river road, stopping along the way at one of the river gazebos before a fun filled day gardening!Contact us today for an exclusive tour of Isabel's Garden and our fabulous community!

Looking for Zipline Adventure?

Hawksnest-Logo-Large_fullLooking for a fun outdoor adventure? Maybe somewhere to take your grandkids when they come to visit? Hawksnest Zipline is the place for you! Zip-lining is a safe and fun way to spend time with you family! It's just a short one hour drive from right here at the Coves!Hawksnest Zipline Adventure offers 20 ziplines including 4 mega zips that are over 1500 feet. While zip-lining through trees, over lakes and creeks , you'll get to enjoy the beautiful panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. You can count on speeds up to 50 mph! Talk about a thrill ride!Hawksnest if open 7 days a week, with tours at 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm. You can choose between two different courses which include Hawk Tour or Eagle Tour. Hawk Tour includes 11 cables, 1.5 miles and 2 swinging bridges. This is the more scenic tour, and the cost is around $80. The Eagle Tour includes 9 cables, 2.5 miles and a swinging bridge. This is the more extreme of the two tours and runs about $90 a person. If you are really feeling brave, you can do the Do it All Tour, which includes all 20 cables for $140! Reservations are required, so book your tour today!Visit their website today and enjoy zipping through the spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains! Can you imagine how beautiful the trees will be in the next month?

The Pisgah NC Mountain Community Lodge Throwback Thursday!

  Have you ever wondered how the Lodge was constructed? Check out this throwback video from 2011!On Saturday, April 9th, 2011, the walls to this crown jewel of The Coves went up in 24 hours. Hickory, NC based Moss-Marlow Building Co., Inc. constructed this welcomed addition to The Coves, utilizing Timber Block's R-30 building materials. We are so happy to have this structure a part of our community.

The Pisgah NC Mountain Community Lodge Activites

The Pisgah NC Mountain Community Lodge sits at the summit of the Coves with 360 degree views. The top level includes a true mountain setting with a large indoor fireplace, kitchen, seating areas and pool table. It's a great place to read by the fire, enjoy a glass of wine on the porch or prepare a meal with neighbors. The lower level includes state of the art fitness center, bathrooms, showers, and mountainside salt water pool. Outdoors you will find expansive decking, sitting areas and multiple fire pits.Monthly events will be held at the NC Mountain Community Lodge from covered dish cook offs to entertaining your friends and family. The possibilities are endless in this spectacular feature here at the Coves.Plan you visit to see us today. Contact us here and set up your tour of the Pisgah Mountain Lodge. You won't be disappointed!

Calling All North Carolina Mountain Community Movie Buffs!

North Carolina Mountain Community Footcandle-Film-Fest-Logo-CROP_square-400x400Hello there all you movie buffs! Grab your friends and your box of popcorn and enjoy a weekend filled with 11 different films you can't see in the theaters. The SALT Block Auditorium is hosting the 2015 Footcandle Film Festival!  Footcandle is a film society located in Hickory, NC, dedicated to screening independent, award-winning, classic, and regionally-produced films that may not have been otherwise seen in Catawba County!

Footcandle Film Festival in North Carolina Mountain Community

"The Footcandle Film Festival is designed to bring unique, interesting, challenging and entertaining films to Western North Carolina in September of 2015. The festival is being held by the founders and members of the Footcandle Film Society, a 550-member group dedicated to screening and discussing films on a monthly basis." - Footcandle Film FestivalYou can buy tickets here and the full schedule is here! While your spending your weekend watching movie after movie, take a break and come visit us here at The Coves at Round Mountain. We can give you a little outdoor action here in our North Carolina Mountain Community!

Meet Candy on the NC Mountain Pastures of The Coves!

Please help welcome the newest member to the team!  We are so excited to have Candy, a 5 year old Mare, with us here at The Coves at Round Mountain! Mona Houston, our Equestrian Director, has taken her in, and we couldn't be more thrilled. She is getting along great with all the other horses in the pasture.

NC Mountain Pastures Miniature Horse

Miniature horses were first developed in Europe in the 1600's. They were used as pets, but then used to  help in the mines. Most miniature horses are about 34-38 inches tall. Miniature horses are the size of a very small pony, many retain horse characteristics and are considered horses. Some use them as house pets, but still have those natural horse instincts. Some miniatures are used as service animals, like service dogs!Plan a trip to see us and meet this precious new horse, Candy! Not only can you meet Candy, but you can spend the day exploring the NC mountain pastures community and all it has to offer.Contact us today to set up your tour today! 

11th Annual Fiddlers Convention in Lenoir NC Mountains

No plans this weekend in the Lenoir NC Mountains?? Well now you do! Plan to visit the 11th Annual Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention.   It will be a great weekend of old-time music, dancing, and food along the banks of the crystal clear Yadkin River in Historic Happy Valley. For ten years, Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention has been managed by a group of volunteers who are committed to the preservation and promotion of traditional music. Being a not-for-profit event, all funds beyond those necessary to ensure the continuation of the festival will go to youth scholarships and music programs that preserve traditional music, dance and instrument making activities! It's a great time, and you do not want to miss out! Grab your best buddies and maybe even your tent, and enjoy this Labor Day weekend in Lenoir NC Mountains. Who doesn't love great music, dancing, and food?Lenoir NC Mountains land Community real estate  

Beautiful Flowers in the NC Mountain Land of The Coves

There are many beautiful flowers surrounding us here at The Coves at Round Mountain. If you have a green thumb and enjoy spending your time in a garden, we have the perfect spot for you. For some, gardening is a great way to relieve stress and put the day's worries behind you. This video is just a snippet of the flowers you will see or you can grow here on our NC Mountain Land.

Miles of Trails with Flowers on Our NC Mountain Land

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Imagine a day filled with a brisk morning walk along the river's edge, stopping along the way at one of the river gazebos to read a favorite book. The afternoon is all yours at the garden. It's time to harvest some vegetables, plant some new flowers and cut some fresh roses for the dinner table. This is the life at The Coves. It's a life that is yours to embrace. The time is yours!Contact us today for an exclusive tour of Isabel's Garden and this amazing NC mountain land.

Fruits and Veggies from NC Mountain Community Garden!

 Have you ever thought to yourself how much easier it would be to pick up a box of fresh fruits and veggies instead of making that dreaded trip to the grocery?? Wild Pilgrim Farmstead is a fantastic, local garden that can provide you with a Fresh Harvest Box for the week. The cost is $25 and they deliver right here in Lenoir! You can place your order online, and plan to pick up on Wednesday evenings. What a great perk to the week!

Lenoir’s NC Mountain Community Local Garden Delivery!

In each box, you can look to get fresh foods like tomatoes, strawberries, kale, collards, carrots, watermelons, cauliflower, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cantaloupes, squash, zucchini and cucumbers. Their list expands in the spring and summer to include in season fruits. YUM! Not only those delicious fruits and veggies, but farm crafted Artisan pickles, Artisan baked goods and jams and jellies!Wild Pilgrim Farmstead is not certified organic, but use organic practices in growing our fruits, vegetables, and meats. Their beef is grass fed only and their pork is raised free-range and given Non-GMO feeds. They are an Appalachian Locally Grown Certified farm. This certification means their farm has been inspected and that they actually grow what they sell. They are also inspected by the NC Department of Agriculture, The NC Food and Drug Department, and The NC Department of Meat and Poultry. They are Licensed as a NC Meat Handler. Your safety is very important to them!Check out their Facebook page and get your box today! Your family won't regret it!

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