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Charlotte’s Finest | Banner Elk, NC

Updated: Jun 28, 2022

Why it is Concierge Approved | There are only a few places where you will feel the peace & tranquility that is Exclamation Pointe. Tucked away in the Blue Ridge Parkway, this breathtaking estate is unlike any other. To experience the beauty we invite you to look inside:

1723-1725 Shawnee Road | Banner Elk, NC 28604

Why it is Concierge Approved | Amidst one of the most scenic areas in the Blue Ridge, beautiful Silver Springs Farm Estates is located less than one mile from the quaint town of Banner Elk in Avery County, North Carolina. Tucked behind the gates are beautiful custom homes & 25+ homesites available to purchase & ready for your dream home.

1723-1725 Shawnee Road | Banner Elk, NC 28604


Why it is Concierge Approved | Artisanal is an upscale restaurant off the beaten path & nestled down a little country road. They are known for their farm to table approach to cuisine. The menu is seasonal & the wine list extensive. From the enchanting atmosphere to the rustic yet elegant decor, everything is stunning! In the summer sit brookside for the ultimate experience - it's magical!

1200 Dobbins Road | Banner Elk, NC

28604 | 828.898.5395

Why it is Concierge Approved | Looking for an exciting & unique winter experience, Hawk's Nest features 30-tubing tracks with an array of differences making it a great place for everyone no matter your experience or comfort level. It is a great way to enjoy the snow if skiing isn't for you! During the Spring & Summer months, they offer zip lining making this a great place to enjoy year round.

2058 Skyland Drive | Seven Devils, NC

28604 | 828.963.6561


Why it is Concierge Approved | This family run restaurant offers the most delectable dishes bursting with the most authentic Italian flavors. The burrata is creamy & dreamy! The pasta is freshly made. We have tried several dishes & everything has been perfectly balanced & delicious. The atmosphere is fun but cozy & when the weather is nice, the patio is the perfect spot to enjoy dinner

with a glass of wine.

140 Azalea Circle | Banner Elk, NC 28604


Why it is Concierge Approved | We think Beech Mountain just might be one of the best kept secrets in the Appalachian Mountains & among the Blue Ridge Parkway. This is a great place to go if it is your first time snow skiing. It is also perfect for those who need a refresher & a few good tips. Not a skier? It's okay! Jump on a ski lift to the top & hang out at the bar, listen to some music & enjoy a few cocktails. 1007 Beech Mountain Parkway | Beech Mountain, NC 28604

Why it is Concierge Approved | If you have the opportunity to enjoy a wine tasting with the wine maker, David, we highly recommend it. They have a variety of wines to sample & many are award winning. The grounds are stunning & the experience is magical. Stop in for a tasting year round, open daily. 60 Deer Run Lane | Banner Elk, North Carolina 28604

For more information about the area, we recommend picking up a copy of the High Country Visitors Guide or click here!

We love a good recommendation! If you have a favorite place in Banner Elk or the surrounding area, please reach out to us & let us know about it. Email us at to share your favorites.



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