Overview

BEECH MOUNTAIN is a Resort Mountain Town featuring vacation amenities including skiing, ice skating, golf, tennis, swimming, organized recreational activities, hiking, and just plain relaxing.

Skiing at Beech Mountain

Location

BEECH MOUNTAIN is located high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, almost in Tennessee and Virginia. Our elevation (5,505 feet) creates cool summer temperatures, wonderful snowy winter ski weather, and some of the best mountain vistas imaginable.

The Community

BEECH MOUNTAIN is an incorporated resort town with over 2000 homes (including condominiums) and a good number of building lots. The Town of BEECH MOUNTAIN maintains roads, has a water and sewer system, 24-hour police protection and manned E911 response capability, building inspector (our building and zoning codes meet or exceed those of the State of North Carolina), and supports the philosophy of a resort community.

The High Country

The Avery/Watauga Area is called the High Country and its activities include sports and programs provided by Appalachian State University and Lees McRae College; the popular Summer Arts Festival Appalachian Summer; Live Theater in many locations including Boone, Banner Elk, Blowing Rock, and Abingdon, Virginia; wonderful Scenic Attractions located on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Mount Mitchell, Grandfather Mountain, and Road Mountain; and Special Events such as the popular Wooly Worm Festival, Valle Crucis Fair, 4th of July Barbecue and Fireworks Display, Bicycle Race, Fred’s Concerts, Art in the Park, Banner Elk Arts Festival, and numerous local crafts exhibits and story telling events.

Business Activities

BEECH MOUNTAIN has a number of good restaurants to satisfy a broad range of appetites. Some offer entertainment. Shops carry a nice inventory for shoppers and we even have a hardware store for those who like to piddle and fix-up. Several Real Estate firms offer vacation rentals and sales of homes and lots. A full compliment of seasoned builders provide a great opportunity to lot owners who want to build their dream home.

Medical

BEECH MOUNTAIN has first response EMT and E 911 capabilities available 24 hours a day. A good number of physicians are also located in Banner Elk. Dental and Chiropractic care is also available as well as 2 pharmacies.

Recreational Activities

BEECH MOUNTAIN provides activities in all seasons. Skiers come to the Premier Ski Resort in this area. SKI BEECH has 14 slopes for all grades of skier, 9 lifts, an ice skating rink, and an Alpine Village with shops and dining.

The BEECH MOUNTAIN CLUB is the Private Club to which owners of Beech Mountain Property may belong to enjoy Golf, Tennis, Swimming, Recreational Trips, Organized Activities, and Ski Lounge. In the area are found many other activities, including horse back riding, hiking, white water rafting and river excursions, and many more.

Beech Mountain has also built a new recreation center for your enjoyment which includes and indoor tennis court, basketball court, fitness center, walking track, meeting rooms, kids playroom and a new playground. Small fee will be charged for the services.

Beech Mountain Playground

Scenic attractions, such as The Blue Ridge Parkway, Grandfather Mountain, Moses Cone Park, Mount Mitchell, and Roan Mountain are just a short drive away. Year around arts programs are offered by Appalachian State University and Lees McRae. Appalachian Summer is a winner in anyone’s book.

Membership Benefits

Membership: The private club annual membership is $1,600.00 for a house, condominium or lot owner. Membership is limited to owners of Beech Mountain property. Members and their guests have use of the Beech Mountain Club facilities.

Those include an 18 hole golf course that boasts of some challenging holes and some panoramic mountain views, a practice range, 10 tennis courts (8 clay and 2 hard surface), lessons to sharpen up that golf or tennis match from the pros, swimming in a heated outdoor lap pool, enjoying the Members Lounge at the Ski Slopes, taking in many of the organized recreational activities that are excellent Day Camp for those “little ones”.

SKI Beech

In Winter, BEECH MOUNTAIN comes alive. Skiers and winter enthusiasts come to take advantage of the 14 slopes of SKI BEECH and its outdoor skating rink. An Alpine Village and the surrounding BEECH MOUNTAIN Community provide these folks with a Total Winter Vacation experience of enjoyment and fond memories.

Real Estate

While at BEECH MOUNTAIN, spend your vacation with ACCOMMODATIONS CENTER and have ACTION REALTY assist you in finding your perfect vacation home or building lot. Homes start in the range from $150,000 to $1,300,000, condominiums start in the range from $70,000 to $420,000, and building lots range from ¼ acre to several acres and prices start in the $20,000 to $400,000. If you wish, ACTION REALTY offers BUYER AGENCY.