Tag Archives | Western NC

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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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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A Review of the Best Equestrian Real Estate Agents and Brokers for Western North Carolina Horse Owners

Saddles

Brokers and Horses Over the years here at Derbyshire, we’ve worked with many different real estate agents to help their clients find the right place to call home. Here in North Carolina, the agent that you work with is actually called the broker, and then the agent over their entire office is the broker in […]

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Best Places to Live in North Carolina: Top 4 Small Cities in Western NC

Tryon

Many of the people who come in to tour Derbyshire are still considering Western North Carolina in general as a place to live. Some people are concerned that, since they are looking at such rural area, there won’t be much to entertain them once they move here. There are so many great small cities in […]

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Review of the Best Lake Communities in Western North Carolina

Derbyshire Lake

Best NC Lakes for Fishing, Swimming and Boating With the continued influx of families relocating to the Carolinas, many of the questions we get here at Derbyshire deal with our beautiful, fully stocked, spring-fed lake(link to lake page). How’s the fishing? Do they have restrictions on boats? Is the lake good for swimming? These are […]

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Best Location for Equestrians in North Carolina: Western NC Equestrian Resources

Horses

Western North Carolina is without a doubt the best location for equestrians in the state. If you are making the decision about moving, Western NC should definitely be on the top of your list of places to visit. At Derbyshire, we know that great year round weather and being surrounded by likeminded equestrians is not […]

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Best Location for Equestrians in North Carolina: Western NC Equestrian Organizations

Saddles

Here at Derbyshire, we understand that when an equestrian is considering making our real estate development their home, they also have to consider the surrounding community as a whole. Without a doubt, Western North Carolina is the top pick for the equestrian lifestyle in this state. In addition to all of the resources in the […]

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