The Vista Blog

    The Vista Blog

    5 Tips For Hosting The Ultimate Football Party

    Posted by Danielle McKelley on September 12, 2017

    Fall is on the way and football season is here! Throw a party to celebrate the occasion and invite friends, family, and maybe some of your newest neighbors in one of our Vista communities!

    Wondering how to host the ultimate football party? We've got the essential tips you need.

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    Topics: Insider, Life in Western NC

    Featured Home Design: The Ridgewood

    Posted by Danielle McKelley on August 22, 2017

    Only minutes from historic downtown Hendersonville and only a short drive from Lake Lure is our community Vista at Blacksmith Run — an exclusive Western North Carolina mountain property designed for residential development.

    We are breaking down each floor plan that is offered in Blacksmith Run each month. 

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    Topics: Floor Plans

    Home Upgrades That Are Totally Worth It

    Posted by Danielle McKelley on August 10, 2017

    When you choose your floor plan, you'll start by looking at the basic price... and that's when the fun comes in!

    You get to customize every detail of your home, from kitchen cabinets to garden tubs. What you spend is determined by the options and choices you make. 

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    Topics: Building Info

    Featured Home Design: The Laurel

    Posted by Danielle McKelley on July 28, 2017

    Only minutes from historic downtown Hendersonville and only a short drive from Lake Lure is our community Vista at Blacksmith Run — an exclusive Western North Carolina mountain property designed for residential development. We are breaking down each floor plan that is offered in Blacksmith Run each month. 

    This month we are going to take a walk through "The Laurel" floor plan. 

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    Topics: Floor Plans

    Going On Vacation? Keep Your Home Protected

    Posted by Danielle McKelley on July 12, 2017

    Planning for your annual family beach trip, or dreaming about a weekend getaway in one of North Carolina's gorgeous campgrounds?

    Go for it! Just be sure to secure your home before you leave.

    A few extra steps of preperation will keep your property and personal belongings safe while you're gone, and keep your mind at ease once you're on the road to adventure! 

    Make sure to check the following "Home Safety Checklist" before heading out for your well-deserved vacation: 

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    Topics: Home Maintenance Tips

    Firework Safety Tips For The 4th of July

    Posted by Danielle McKelley on June 28, 2017

    Celebrating our nation's birthday isn't complete without grilling out by the water with family and of course ending the night with fireworks!

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    Topics: Insider

    Father's Day Gifts For Your Favorite Grillmaster

    Posted by Danielle McKelley on June 07, 2017

    Does your dad spend more of his Summer near the heat of the grill than cooling off in the pool? Once the chill of Winter gives way to the warm breeze of Spring, does your husband insist you only refer to him as the grillmaster until Fall rolls back around? Do all of your grandfather's stories take place at barbecues he's had in the past?

    Help the fathers in your life enjoy their favorite activities with Father's Day gifts that they'll get to enjoy all grilling season long!

    We know that men are notoriously difficult to shop for, so we've done all the work for you and compiled our favorite grillmaster must-haves.

    Let's get started!

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    Topics: Insider

    Featured Home Design: The Ashwood

    Posted by Danielle McKelley on May 24, 2017

    Located only minutes from historic downtown Hendersonville, and only a short drive from Lake Lure, is our exclusive, WNC mountain community Vista at Blacksmith Run

    Each month, we're breaking down a floor plan that is available in our Blacksmith Run community. Last month, we featured  "The Essex" floor plan, and this month we are going to walk you through "The Ashwood" floor plan.

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    Topics: Floor Plans

    Fun Things To Do At Lake Lure This Summer

    Posted by Danielle McKelley on May 05, 2017

    Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lake Lure is one of the most beautiful man-made lakes in the country offering many outdoor and indoor activities to adventurers of all ages.

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    Mother's Day Brunch in Western North Carolina

    Posted by Danielle McKelley on May 01, 2017

    Moms have always been there for us and are always making sure our bellies are full! So, why not treat them to the gift they want the most — a perfectly cooked meal by someone besides themselves!

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    Topics: Life in Western NC