Tag Archives | Western NC

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 Florida

Texas

As job opportunities change, families grow, children move on, or retirement planning shifts into high gear, many ask themselves two questions:  Do we stay where we are? If we want to leave, where shall we go? Obviously there are many choices, all pertinent to your own interests, tastes and aspirations. When looking for areas to […]

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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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Posted in: NC

Great Horse Trails in the Southeast: North Carolina, Georgia, and Virginia

Horses on Trail

Enjoying time on a beautiful horse trail is more than just time away from a busy schedule, work, and the daily trappings of time. It is a lifestyle. It incorporates a big part of who you are. If you are one of the many passionate about horseback riding you understand what this means to you. […]

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Why Tryon Horse Country?

Pasture

Another great guest post from Libbie Johnson at Tryon Horse Country: Tryon Horse Country is not a circle on a map, but rather a wider geographical, economically-linked area. The immediate Tryon Horse Country encompasses Polk County, northern Spartanburg and Greenville counties – Landrum, Gowansville, Campobello.  The wider swath of Tryon Horse Country roughly goes from […]

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A Review of the Top Things to Consider When Purchasing Equestrian Land or a Horse Farm

Open Pasture

At Derbyshire, we understand that one of the biggest challenges for an equestrian who is looking to relocate is finding a place where they can also have an ideal home for their horses. Based on our experiences with clients seeking the right location for both their horses and their families, below are the top things […]

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A Review of Where to Stay in North Carolina

Pine Crest Inn

When people start planning a trip to Western North Carolina, sometimes they can encounter a bit of trouble locating a hotel in the smaller towns. Luckily, despite the shortage of national chain hotels, this area certainly isn’t lacking in wonderful, locally owned bed and breakfast establishments. We always like to offer a little advice, since […]

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Posted in: Local Resources

Top 5 Reasons to Live in the Tryon/Columbus Area of Western North Carolina

View of Derbyshire Lake

Whenever we are helping someone who is considering a move to this area, it’s always interesting to see how they picked the Tryon, NC or Columbus, NC for their new home. There’s typically not one specific thing about these towns that they mention, but instead it’s the great combination of several factors that make this […]

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Best Resource for Equestrian Needs in Western North Carolina

Equestrian Directory

We understand that it can be a daunting task to move both yourself and your horse to a new area. Luckily, Western North Carolina really has many great resources for equestrians. One of the most important ones for those who are new to the area is the Foothills Equine Directory. For those of you who […]

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Posted in: Equestrian

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