About the Tryon, North Carolina Area
The Foothills of Western North Carolina places you near the finest of the abundant Blue Ridge Mountain attractions. Tryon, NC and surrounding areas are approximately one hour from the cities of Asheville, NC; Charlotte, NC; and Greenville, SC. Tryon and Columbus, NC and Landrum, SC are approximatley 30 minutes to Spartanburg, SC. Upon entering nearby Tryon, NC, you'll find a sign that reads: "The friendliest town in the South." Our citizens would agree with that! We have an abundance of restaurants, galleries, shops, small town atmosphere and small town main streets.
Welcome to Tryon, North Carolina! Tryon is the largest town on the Western North Carolina Blue Ridge. Tryon has a population of about 1,500 permanent residents. We are located in Polk County, which has a population of around 20,000. Our town was incorporated in 1885, and through time has turned into a thriving artisan village as well as the heart of equestrian county. With our beautiful blue skies, mountain or rolling hill homes, waterfalls, and great people, you will want to call this area home.
Come and enjoy the scenic beauty of Columbus, nestled in the Foothills of the Blue Ridge. Columbus is the seat of Polk County, which was founded in 1855. This is a small town with big charm. It is home to two great festivals, the fabulous 4th in July and Columbus Day Farm Festival in October. We have some great restaurants, hospital, great homes, great people and a great place to live.
Welcome to the City of Landrum! While many small towns have lost their unique charm due development, not so with the City of Landrum. Located just west of I-26 between Spartanburg, SC and Asheville, NC the City of Landrum is located at the base of the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains. There are great restaurants, beautiful lakes and scenic roads, great homes, unique antique shops, attractive neighborhoods and a variety of housing types to meet prices and the perfect home for you.
Coopers Gap, NC
Located between Columbus, NC and Lake Lure, NC, this is a place that you will want to call home. If your looking to be out of the city, get back to nature, have some great neighbors, some outstanding mountain views, Coopers Gap is the great place to live.
Welcome to Anderson, South Carolina! Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains on the shores of Lake Hartwell is an area commonly known as the "Upstate". With beautiful state parks, public campgrounds, marina's, waterfalls, golfing, concerts, children's areas and much, much more, this area welcomes everyone. With beautiful homes in all price ranges, this is an area everyone will love to call home.
Lake Lure, NC
Located in Western North Carolina, east of Asheville, NC, Lake Lure is in the heart of Hickory Nut Gorge. The lake is approximatley 720 acres with about twenty-one miles of shoreline. National Geographic has called Lake Lure one of the most beautiful man-made lakes in the world. From fine dining to local Barbeque, you will enjoy the locally-owned restaurants and get the know the friendly people living in the Lake Lure area. There are lakefront homes, creekside homes, mountain views, something for everyone.
Mill Spring, NC
Welcome to Mill Spring, NC. Centrally located between Columbus, NC and Lake Lure, NC, this small town. There are many outdoor activities in this area including canoeing, horseback riding,kayaking, mountain biking, fishing and rock climbing. There are mountain homes, equestrian properties, and single family homes to fit everyone's needs in Mill Spring.
Green Creek, NC
Green Creek is a beautiful area in the southeast corner of Polk County. You won't find a main street or central area for shopping and dining, but you will find rolling farmland, long range views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, wineries, equestrian farms, and single family homes. You can sit back and relax, enjoy the peacefulness of the area and get back to nature in this wonderful area of Polk County, NC.
Saluda, NC has been a favorite vacation destination since the turn of the century. If your looking for a small town, with plenty of charm, some scenic beauty and fresh mountain air, this is the town for you. Saluda is nestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is 20 minutes to Hendersonville, NC and 40 minutes to Asheville, NC. This community offers a wide range of opportunities for its residents from culture to outdoor pursuits. As you roam through the Saluda area, you will find lovely Victorian homes, mountain homes, cottages, and single family homes.
Rutherfordton, NC was established in 1787 and is among the oldest towns in Western North Carolina. Steeped in history since the Revolutionary War, the town has kept is "old time charm" while moving into the 21st century. Situated on ridges, Rutherfordton's elevation offers great views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and has four distinct seasons. There are many antebellum houses in the historic district to farms and lake properties throughout the county. This is a beautiful area of the Blue Ridge mountains that we love to call home!