Sapphire Valley and the
Blue Ridge Mountains
Combine the drastic granite drop offs of the Blue Ridge escarpment, ample rain to feed thunderous waterfalls and something dramatic is bound to happen - an area with amazing beauty, limitless hiking opportunities, mild climate and great views! Even more, hundreds of shops, services and restaurants complete the experience!
Just 3 miles east,around the town of Cashiers (pronounced CASH-ers), perched at 3,500 feet on the Eastern Continental Divide, the jackpot shows up in the form of waterfalls—everything from tiny cliff side seeps to 400-foot-plus cataracts that roar into deep gorges.
The downtown has recently seen the addition of new coffee shops, furniture stores and more. The junction of U.S. 64 and North Carolina 107, and a mile or so radius of antique shops, unique artisans, high-end restaurants, and second-home clusters discreetly tucked into the woods.
and the Glenville community. Lake Glenville is one of the highest man made lakes in the Eastern USA. Merchants there provide pontoon and fishing boat rentals as well as guided lake tours.
Just a 20 minute ride east on Highway 64 will be Highlands, NC. A must visit for Sapphire Valley residents and visitors. Please see our