IT ALL COMES TOGETHER”
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Vignettes of time, precious memories and new discoveries to come. For some, a key ingredient in this recipe of life is the great outdoors. Whether your pursuits are high energy recreation on land & water, or painting & non-fiction on deck & hammock , the effect nature can have on us is undeniable. Mountains. Lakes. Rivers. They all provide an indescribable nourishment. A restoration. A sense of well-being that cannot be achieved elsewhere. And they are the embers for life’s “moments”. Nature’s cathedral for us to create memories of a lifetime. Nantahala River Club in Western North Carolina is a new mountain-lake community designed around these principles. Designed with the outdoor family in mind. Nature is the priority here. It is a land of opportunity. And there is something for everyone. However, we are not the designers of this outdoor symphony. Simply the stewards. And our stewardship includes all three. The Mountains. The Lake. The River. Seldom does nature conspire in such a way to almost overwhelm us.
We are not the designers of this outdoor symphony. Simply the stewards.
“…recipe for life is the great outdoors”
As the Nantahala River carves it’s way through the mountain gorge in the Southern Appalachians, it completes it’s scenic journey at the mouth
of Fontana Lake. Fontana Lake, the “Jewel of the Great Smoky Mountains”, covers 10,670 acres and is simply breathtaking. Her pristine mountain waters with it’s deep, clear blue-green hues stretch over 30 miles long. With 96% of it’s 236 miles of shoreline National Park & National Forest, you can rest assured you and your family will have a protected natural habitat to explore for generations. Beautiful and un-crowded, Fontana Lake is ideal for boating, fishing, water skiing and canoeing. It is here – where it all comes together – you will find the Nantahala River Club. This is the place to experience life’s special moments.
Located just east of Bryson City, NC, the Nantahala is a nationally recognized recreational river that winds it’s way through the scenic Nantahala Gorge. As a Nantahala River Club property owner, you will have direct access to both the Nantahala River and Fontana Lake. With warm weather beginning in early spring and extending late into the fall, the “Nanty” is a premier choice for paddling. And consistent dam releases ensure good water levels for all your whitewater adventures. Featuring Class II & III rapids with currents slow enough for the most cautious novices and fast enough to challenge the advanced paddler, the Nantahala has introduced more paddlers to whitewater than any other river in the world. There is even a world-class whitewater slalom training site at the take-out at the Nantahala Outdoor Center – your next door neighbor.
The Setting Cradled In the midst of forested mountains, Fontana Lake and the Nantahala River…with National Forests, the Appalachian Trail and The Great Smoky Mountain National Park, lies our small mountain community with big greenspace – the Nantahala River Club. And nestled right next to us is a neighbor that can keep you busy. Nantahala Outdoor Center, known around here as the “NOC”, sits at Nantahala River Club’s South Entrance. Now celebrating it’s 35th year of providing outdoor adventures, the NOC can help you and your family experience the vacation of a lifetime. And if you live at Nantahala
10,670 acre Fontana Lake (even has Walleye) World renowned Nantahala River Over 2,000 miles of rivers and streams for fly fishing Tsali – 40 mile single track bike trail system overlooking Fontana Nantahala Outdoor Center amenities Whitewater rafting and kayaking Great Smoky Mountain National Park Harrah’s Casino in Cherokee
It’s no wonder National Geographic’s Adventure Magazine & ABC’s Good Morning America awarded this area the “Number One Vacation with a Splash” in the U.S. River Club – that could be daily. From it’s inception, the Nantahala Outdoor Center has set the standard for rafting operations, river safety, paddling schools and personal service. With three restaurants, lodging, picnic areas and their famous Outfitter’s Store, you’ll find everything you need for a family outing. Add in the kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, a ropes course, tennis courts and more. Moments born in just the right circumstances, with the people you love, in the perfect environment.
What NRC has to Offer • Over 200 acres with limited home sites • Abundant Greenspace
• Guided Whitewater Rafting - NOC
• Community Recreation Area with Boat Slips and Deck where the River turns to Lake
• Paddling School for All Levels - NOC • Adventure Programs & Ropes Course - NOC
• Excellent Roads
• Creek Front Common Area
• Outdoor Outfitter & Equipment Rentals - NOC
• Two entrances (north & south)
• Underground Utilities
• Tennis Courts - NOC
• Gated Community
• Sensible Protective Covenants
• Hiking Trails (including the famed Appalachian Trail)
• Fontana Lake
• 35 Years of River Guiding Experience - NOC
• Changing Rooms, Hot Showers & Restrooms - NOC
• Nantahala River
• Three Restaurants on Site - including Relia’s
• Picnic Area - NOC
• Hiking & Biking Trail System through NRC & NOC
fine dining with “Paddlers’ Pub” upstairs - NOC
• Fly-Fishing on the Nantahala River
The Community Nantahala River Club is a place where everyone has something to do, even if that’s finding the ideal spot to do nothing. A place where you can pursue the passions you never had time to before. Or to learn new things you’ve always wanted to learn. Life’s memories etched in us forever. Showing your child how to tie a fly. Watching your spouse read a novel as you’re anchored in a cove while the sun sets. Hiking a section of the Appalachian Trail in the peak of Fall. Pulling your kids behind the boat on water toys you never knew existed, until their legs & arms turn to mush. Then seeing their faces as you do the same. Dining at a mountain restaurant overlooking the river. Learning to paddle whitewater
In the Area • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Nantahala National Forest & Gorge Fontana Lake Nantahala River Fly-fishing over 2,000 miles of rivers & streams (including Hazel & Forney Creeks) Appalachian Trail Mountain biking Horseback riding Tsali – considered by many the East’s best single track for biking and horseback riding Canoeing Kayaking Cherokee Casino Stecoah Arts Center John C. Campbell Folk School Scenic Mountain Golf Four wonderful, moderate & distinct seasons Deep Creek Park
Proximity to Area Towns & Cities • • • • • •
Minutes to Bryson City, NC (quaint mountain town) Thirty minutes to Western Carolina University One hour to Asheville (a cultural hub) Ninety minutes to Knoxville Two and one half hours to Atlanta Three hours to Charlotte
for the first time, with your kids. Dosing in your hammock late in the day. Mountain biking the best single track trail system in the East. Painting vistas over & over until you get it right. Taking a family reunion on a guided river raft trip to be talked about for years to come. Wrapping your fingers around a warm cup of coffee as the sun warms the cool morning air. Learning new crafts that have been taught in the area for generations. Cruising on a mountain lake for hours. And when you want to go to town, we have great small towns to go to. Within easy reach are some of the best mountain towns around...to dine, to stroll, to shop, with major cities just a day trip away.
55 Main Street Bryson City , NC 28713 888-777-1090
These materials including the features described and depicted herein are based upon current development plans, which are subject to change without notice. No guarantee is made that said features will be built, or if built will be the same type, size or nature as described or depicted. Where applicable you can obtain the Property Report required by Federal Law and read it before signing any papers. No Federal Agency has judged the merits, or value, if any, of this property. This is not an offer where registration is required prior to any offer being made. Void where prohibited by law.
The Opportunity: Dock your ski boat on Fontana at the community slips, paddle and fly fish the Nantahala, & dine in any of three restaurants without ever having to get back in your car. And with the National Park and all the surrounding National Forests, along with miles and miles of streams and trails for hiking and biking, this place is like summer camp for the rest of your life. As Mark Twain once said, “Buy land. They’re not making it anymore”. Especially like this. Come see for yourself.
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Published on May 30, 2013