Brevard, NC is the county seat of Transylvania County, which is known as “land of waterfalls,” and is it ever! Go for a hike, buy a piece of land, toss a pebble…you are bound to find a waterfall. Brevard is located on the very edge of Nantahala National Forest, and to its east lies Dupont State Forest. Natural beauty is everywhere.
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This is the place to find a unique home! The expansive, mature-but-still-building Connestee Falls gated community is chock full of tasteful-but-funky mid-century designs like A-frames and domes; and even the condos, new constructions, and historic homes in Brevard seem to have just a bit more personality than the norm. Current listing prices in the area range from $80,000 for a handyman special right next to Brevard’s thriving downtown, to $1.85M for a grand, 7000-square-foot, Old World style home overlooking the lake in the coveted Straus Park community. The median listing price in Brevard is $322,000, but there are indeed quite a few investment opportunities for home shoppers looking to get creative and put in a little elbow grease.
Major employers in Brevard include Oskar Blues Brewing, Gaia Herbs, PharmAgra Labs, and Transylvania Regional Hospital. Residents can keep themselves entertained and nourished with hiking and fishing, or a trip to the farmers’ market. Annual events include the White Squirrel Festival (yes, Brevard has white squirrels!), Brevard Music Festival, holiday festivals downtown, the Mountain Song Festival, and more. Take in live music and local beer at Oskar Blues Brewing, stop by Ecusta Brewing for fly tying with your local brews any Monday evening, or buy art while you imbibe at Brevard Brewing!