Whisper Mountain is proud to be the winner of the 2009 Southern Living Choose Your Home Giveaway. This charming Southern Living giveaway home, Whisper Creek Cabin, is 1550 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. Sitting on Whisper Creek, this cozy home has mountain views and easy access to parks and trails. Click here to view plans.
Whisper Mountain is proud to have Haven Homes and Jade Mountain Builders as our green builders of another NC HealthyBuilt and Energy Star certified home. Meet Penny Hawkes, winner of the Whisper Creek Cabin.
Whisper Mountain is the home of Southern Living's 2008 "green" Idea House. Southern Living homes feature the finest in Southern architecture, interior design, and landscaping. Each home reflects the charm and character of the region where it is built, and showcases smart ideas and decorating concepts.
The 2008 Southern Living “green” Idea House, which has a gold LEED certification, had 6500 visitors this summer and fall, raising more than $12,000 for Asheville’s Mission Children’s Hospital. The 3 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath Idea House is now available for purchase. The home has a separate “barn” which houses a two car garage and, when finished, a guest suite on the first and second levels complete with living, dining, kitchen, bedroom, full bath and a third floor sleeping loft. The Idea House has two main levels with the master bedroom on the first floor, two bedrooms with full baths on the second floor and a third floor loft, in addition to the living, dining, kitchen, and porch on the first floor. The home’s green technology systems are housed on the ground floor and will be open for interpretive tours. Click to view the plans for the Idea House and the Idea House Garage.
The Southern Living Idea House is the first of it’s kind to adhere to a green agenda in all aspects of construction. Some of the home's eco-friendly features include solar panels, and a rain water catchment system.
The Southern Living Idea House is now available for $849,000. More information here.
At the heart of Poplar Ridge, is a Kentucky homestead structure that was built in the 1880’s. The three story home is approximately 2,600 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 4 ½ baths, including a separate guest suite on the ground floor. It features exposed hand hewn logs, wide-plank oak floors, native stone and handcrafted details. Listen to Old Settler’s Creek and enjoy thirty mile views of Mt. Mitchell from this charming mountain home. This perfect home design using heritage materials was first constructed in 2005 in West Virginia by Antiques Cabins and Barns, and was awarded Best in Show from the WV Builder’s Association. Poplar Ridge is a NC HealthyBuilt Home with a 5-Star “ENERGY STAR” rating. Poplar Ridge was purchased by Hank and LuAnn Adams, who as full time residents are enjoying the joys of mountain living at Whisper Mountain.