NC

A Review of the Best Places for Vacation in North Carolina

Vacation

As much as we love our area of North Carolina here at Derbyshire, we know that every once in a while, you just have to get away. Luckily, there are plenty of great vacation spots throughout the state, whether you’re looking for a quick weekend roadtrip or a week away to really relax. Here are […]

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Posted in: NC , Travel

Derbyshire Resident is Featured Artist in The Art of the Horse

We are so excited to have one of our residents chosen to be an artist for The Art of the Horse. Please click on the Tryon Daily Bulletin article below to learn more about The Art of the Horse and Becky Collins. Artist Becky Collins combines love of bees, large-scale community art

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Posted in: Art , NC , Polk County

A Review of the Best Public Golf Courses in Western North Carolina

Golf

One distinct advantage that comes from having a milder climate in North Carolina is the ability to play golf almost year round. In Western North Carolina, as with the rest of the state, there are an abundance of choices when it comes to semi-private and public golf courses. Below is a list of the best […]

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Posted in: Activities , NC , Travel

A Review of the Best Annual Events to Attend in Western North Carolina

Steeplechase

Annual Festivals, Activities, and Other Things You Won’t Want to Miss As each year rolls around here at Derbyshire, there are certain things that we are sure not to miss. They are the things that we look forward to, tell our new residents about, and mark on the calendar in January. If you are considering […]

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Posted in: Activities , NC , Travel

Looking for Equestrian Communities in North Carolina?

Derbyshire Stable

When prospective buyers visit Derbyshire, an equestrian community in Columbus, NC, we try to provide them with as much information as possible because we know that they are weighing all of their options and trying to make the best decision when picking a location for their new home. One of the first decisions prospective buyers […]

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Considering relocating to North Carolina? Here’s what you should do.

Relocation House Keys

Typically when we have visitors come to Derbyshire to view our community, they’re already a few steps into the relocation process. However, every once in a while, we receive a call or email from a person who is just beginning to consider relocating to the area. We’re always happy to give them our advice for […]

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Relocation Comparison: North Carolina vs Texas

Texas

At Derbyshire, we understand relocation decision cannot be made without a great deal of consideration. North Carolina and Texas both have outstanding qualities, including picturesque communities, mountain and city views, and wonderful employment opportunities. To learn more about lifestyle and real estate aspects in each state consider the following facets for each. Real Estate Costs […]

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Relocation Comparison: North Carolina vs New York

New York

Ask anyone which state they would like to live in and most would say California, New York, or Florida. However, one should not forget the lesser-known states, such as North Carolina. Located in the southeast United States and surrounded by South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and the Atlantic Ocean, North Carolina is the 28th largest state […]

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Western North Carolina Climate and Weather: Enjoy All Four Seasons

Four Seasons

Searching for areas to relocate involves many factors, job opportunities, cost of living, and real estate, among other factors. Certainly climate plays a role in that decision, as well. For years, the traditional route was heading straight into year round warm weather. However, what most folks have realized is that four seasons works best to […]

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Amenities Available in Planned Communities

Hiking Trails

A number of key elements come into play when looking for a new place to live. For families, it might be schools and proximity to parks and recreation for the kids. For couples who have become empty nesters, it might be a smaller home close to shopping and other neighbors. For others, it might be […]

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A unique lakeside community in the
Foothills of Western North Carolina.