Little Switzerland NC - Little Switzerland North Carolina Real Estate
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Little Switzerland NC

Little Switzerland NC

Little Switzerland North Carolina is an unincorporated, quaint mountain community located in the High Country counties of McDowell County and Mitchell County NC. Nestled along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 334, Little Switzerland offers breathtaking mountain vistas, convenience to the High Country's favorite attractions and a unique charm. Originally founded in the early 1900s by North Carolina State Supreme Court Justice Heriot Clarkson, Little Switzerland NC was named for its similarity to Switzerland's Jura Mountains. Clarkson created the community as a private resort 50 miles northeast of Asheville and midway between Asheville NC and Boone/Blowing Rock NC. The tiny village includes a number of homes, several inns, shops and restaurants in a quiet spectacular setting. Misty Mountain features gorgeous Little Switzerland North Carolina Real Estate and other Mitchell County NC properties in the area.

The Switzerland Inn is Little Switzerland's most renowned and recognizable structure in the center of the village. It one of the finest inns in the southeast offering a unique experience to travelers through old-world charm, generous accommodations, fine dining, scenic setting and unique shops. The Switzerland Café and General Store is also located in the heart of Little Switzerland and boasts delicious soups, salads, sandwiches, barbeque and delectable desserts amidst lovely crafts, souvenirs, camp supplies, picnic supplies and beer and wine. Across from the Switzerland Inn are several quaint shops. Trillium Gallery has been offering handcrafted art, jewelry, pottery, stained glass, clothing and decorative crafts from local and nationally renowned artists for over 20 years. Village Gems is a delightful extension and display of the treasures hidden in the area's NC Gem Mines. All ages enjoy looking and shopping for a special gem. This is also the place to get information about the area's gem mines, including Emerald Village and the Crabtree Emerald Mine. Simple Pleasures features clothing, accessories and gift items while Hearthside Homemade offers loads of garden and outdoor accessories, pottery, plates, baskets, handmade jams, jellies, soaps and candles. Last but not least, be sure to try out the delicious goodies at the Swiss Ice Cream Shoppe.

Today, Little Switzerland North Carolina Real Estate continues to draw visitors and residents for the same reasons it has for decades; come discover the breathtaking views, wildflowers, vibrant seasons, waterfalls and unique shopping and dining. Whether browsing the quaint shops, hitting one of the local Blue Ridge Parkway NC Hiking Trails, experiencing the many attractions in the area, or just enjoying the views, Misty Mountain is the expert on Little Switzerland North Carolina Real Estate. Browse our North Carolina Mountain Homes and come discover your piece of the North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains!

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