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The Cliffs Named Among the ‘Best of the Best’

Jan 27, 2021

The Cliffs: Named Among The Best Luxury Communities

The best luxury communities feel like an escape from the outside world –– a place to unwind and delight in the exclusive amenities within its gates, along with those of the surrounding area. Over the years, we have worked to create a community in the Carolinas that does just that –– and our efforts haven’t gone unnoticed. 

On multiple occasions, The Cliffs has been recognized among the “Best of the Best” in several categories by Ideal Living magazine. From scenic vistas to grand clubhouses, discover for yourself what sets us apart from other luxury communities and makes our community such a wonderful place to call home. 

Best Lake Communities 

Lake living is the epitome of luxury –– and The Cliffs at Keowee Falls is among the Best Lake Communities in the nation, according to the Ideal Living Magazine Summer 2016 issue. Within the gates of the Keowee Falls community are ten miles of private nature trails ranging from leisurely to challenging –– all taking you one step closer to the natural splendor of the mountains. 

Golfers will enjoy playing on the signature Jack Nicklaus golf course, designed masterfully with numerous changes in elevation, tree-lined fairways, gently flowing streams, ponds, and lengthy par 3s. Other amenities at The Cliffs at Keowee Falls include access to the monumental Adirondack-style clubhouse, fine dining, a retail shop, wellness center, pool, and sports courts.

In addition to The Cliffs at Keowee Falls, The Lake Region at The Cliffs is comprised of two other communities: The Cliffs at Keowee Springs and The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards. 

Perfect for families, The Cliffs at Keowee Springs is home to the Beach Club and Surf Shop, both of which make it easy to enjoy life on the water. With pools and waterslides, along with equipment to participate in watersports on Lake Keowee, there’s never a dull moment in this community. The golf course also showcases a family-friendly design of three loops of six holes and a set of family tees –– ideal for players of all ages and skill levels. 

The third lake community at The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards. Characterized by native muscadine vines that adorn the community, this community grants access to our full-service marina, equestrian center and award-winning Tom Fazio golf course, with eight holes found along the water’s edge. 

Best Mountain Views

In the Summer 2016 issue, The Cliffs at Glassy was named among the best luxury communities with the Best Mountain Views. But no matter which of our seven communities you choose to invest in, you’ll be immersed in some of the best mountain views in the country –– after all, we are located in the very heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. 

Our Mountain region is comprised of three of the best luxury communities at The Cliffs: The Cliffs at Glassy, Valley, and Mountain Park. Each of which are surrounded by soaring mountain peaks providing a bird’s eye view of the blue-toned mountains as far as the eye can see.

The Cliffs at Walnut Cove, located just minutes outside Asheville, offers panoramic vistas as you make your way along America’s favorite drive, the Blue Ridge Parkway. In The Lake Region, our three communities on the shores of Lake Keowee grant members the best of both worlds –– views of the shimmering lake shores framed by the majestic mountains.  

Best Wellness Facilities

Health and wellness have been a cornerstone of Cliffs Living since the very beginning. Whether you prefer to workout indoors or be active in nature, the opportunities and amenities at The Cliffs’ seven communities can help ensure you achieve your specific wellness and performance goals. It was an honor to also have all seven of The Cliffs’ communities recognized among the Best Wellness Facilities by Ideal Living. 

Get fit with innovative, state-of-the-art equipment, including the first-of-its-kind in the country Escape Fitness FunXtion platform at the Mountain Park Wellness Center. Our elite team of experts can help you get motivated in a group class or provide one-on-one, personalized training that is tailored to your abilities. If you’re an avid cyclist, go for a spin with an indoor cycling class or see if you can keep up with Tour de France legend — and our Director of Cycling — George Hincapie

For a private experience, join our Outdoor Adventure Specialists for a guided hike, kayak trip, or paddleboard excursion –– or breathe in the crisp air and stunning views with a mountaintop yoga session.  

Best 19th Hole

Immerse yourself in spectacular mountain views at The Cliffs at Glassy. Nestled atop Glassy Mountain, at more than 3,000 feet above sea level, sits The Cliffs at Glassy Clubhouse, or as we like to call it –– the 19th hole. Overlooking the magnificent Tom Jackson-designed course named the fourth most scenic in the country, behind only Cypress Point, Pebble Beach, and August National, the 23,000 square-foot clubhouse is the perfect setting for a post-round celebration.

A Course for Every Day of the Week

Also included in the Ideal Living Magazine is an article highlighting our multiple championship golf courses at The Cliffs. Our multi-course location sets us apart from a conventional golfing experience and allows you to make the most of their golf club membership at The Cliffs –– because why only have one course when you can have seven? 

Being able to choose a different style of play is a great way for golf enthusiasts to improve their game. Not to mention the picturesque views you get to admire as you make your way through each perfectly designed course. 

Become a Part of Our Community 

Being a member of one of the best luxury communities in the nation is a privilege few are granted. If you are interested in joining our community, we invite you to take a look at our available homesites, perfect if you are inclined to build your custom luxury home from the ground up. We even simplify the process by providing you access to some of the most qualified builders in the area through our Preferred Builders Program.  

If you prefer the simpler process of a move-in-ready property, we have a wide selection of homes that cater to your particular wants and needs scattered throughout each of our seven communities. Contact us to plan your visit today and discover why The Cliffs is consistently ranked among the best of the best luxury communities! 

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This post was originally written on July 3rd, 2016, and rewritten on January 28th, 2021.

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