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Welcome to Sapphire, NC

Located between Cashiers and Lake Toxaway along US Highway 64 is the town of Sapphire, NC. Named for the plentiful sapphires mined from the area in the 1800s, the town is now known for beautiful scenery and plentiful recreation like much of the nearby mountain communities.  making it a popular vacation and retirement destination. In fact, Sapphire has recently become a winter destination as well as a summer spot with the construction of ski slopes and winter sport sites at Sapphire Valley Ski Resort. 

Sapphire, NC Real Estate

Whether you want a vacation home or a full time residence, we can help you find the perfect spot. There are multiple condo communities that offer low-maintenance living and convenient amenities as well as lovely views of the mountains. For those seeking more space to spread out, there are gated communities with luxury homes that offer numerous amenities. With optional membership to Fairfield Sapphire Valley available to nearly all the Sapphire communities, outdoor recreation, fitness, and family fun is always close at hand! 

Just Off the Beaten Path in the North Carolina Mountains

If you’re considering buying Sapphire real estate, you’ll be in the midst of some of the most beautiful scenery in the Southeast. Also, you’ll be just a short drive from several metro areas in case you need airport access, or want to visit the cities, including: 

  • Asheville: 55 miles
  • Greenville, SC: 58 miles
  • Charlotte: 150 miles
  • Atlanta: 145 miles

Live Your Best Life in Sapphire, NC

Whether you want plenty of rest and relaxation, or you want to hit the slopes or the hiking trails, you can do it all in Sapphire and the surrounding area. Best known for Fairfield Sapphire Valley, this resort has partnered with many of the nearby condo and neighborhood communities to offer membership to homeowners. Perfect for families, amenities here include: 

  • Access to Lake Fairfield for boating and fishing
  • Two swimming pools
  • Tennis
  • Min golf
  • Fitness center
  • Game room 
  • On-site restaurants

Outdoor Recreation in and near Sapphire, NC

Sapphire truly does have something for everyone, and with such beautiful scenery and pleasant weather, you’ll love to find your favorite hobby! Residents of Sapphire can enjoy: 

  • Golf at public courses including Red Bird Golf Links and Sapphire National Golf Club, an award winning, full golf course. 
  • Hiking at Panthertown Valley Trail, Whiteside Mountain, or Rainbow Falls
  • Taking in the breathtaking waterfalls at Rainbow Falls and Gorges State Park 
  • Rent a canoe, rafting, or fly fishing along Tuckasegee or Horsepasture River or Logan Creek.
  • Horseback Riding at Whitewater Equestrian Center.

Country Clubs in Sapphire

Many residents join one of the local country club to get access to the incredible amenities. In Sapphire, both The Country Club of Sapphire Valley and Burlingame Country Club offer private golf course, tennis, croquet, fitness and spa facilities, and gourmet dining. 

Local Dining 

Living in Sapphire means you’ll want to take advantage of everything the area has to offer, including delightful local restaurants. Favorites include: 

  • The Library Kitchen and Bar
  • Mica’s Restaurant & Pub
  • Table 64
  • Canyon Kitchen
  • Osteria Del Monte
  • The Blind Mule

Contact Us to Find Sapphire, NC Real Estate for Sale

If you’re searching for a weekend getaway, summer home, or full-time residence, let the team at North Carolina Mountain Life help you find your dream home! Contact one of our local realtors today at 828-553-3391!

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