Mountain Traditions Blog

A spectacular fall color season is predicted for the mountains.

Polly Jenkins, community associate.  The big question that comes up about this time of year is, “When is the peak color weekend in the mountains?”  Well, that “DEPENDS”.  It depends on the elevation and temperature.  Also, according to WCU Biology Professor Kathy Mathews, a dryer spring and summer typically means brighter fall colors, as was […]

SOLD – Premium Homesite #79 at Mountain Traditions

Jeff Ammons, developer.  We’re excited to welcome to Mountain Traditions Karen and Jim Stewart of New Jersey. They have just closed on one of our premier homesites #79, with spectacular northern and western views. The Stewarts had search for nearly a year before deciding that Mountain Traditions was the neighborhood for them. They plan to […]

Gravity Mountain Bike Park comes to Mars Hill

Year-round Gravity Mountain Bike Park comes to Mars Hill. If you’re a mountain biker or know someone who is, this is the first-ever year-round park in the Southeast. And it’s right here in Madison County, just outside of Mars Hill and within minutes of Mountain Traditions, NC. Read more from the Asheville Citizien-Times.…/mars-hill-gravity-…/29398219/

Creating viewing corridors on homesites at Mountain Traditions

    Homesite #56 – Before: Heavily wooded, it was difficult to see the potential views.  After:  Multiple ridge views are exquisite. Polly Jenkins, community associate.  We have just recently open up views on several homesites available for sale at Mountain Traditions.  Creating these viewing corridors will make it much easier for you to see the […]

Newcomers to Western North Carolina are driving population growth.

Asheville Cit-Times – The Asheville metro area is the only one among 15 in North Carolina with a population growing only because more people are moving to the region, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released in late March. Those figures show that more people are dying than being born in Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson and […]

Western North Carolina’s first open-air Outlet Mall is now open.

Friday, May 1, the brand new Asheville Outlets mall opened its doors to ceremonies and thousands of shoppers. An incredible lineup of name brand retailers were revealed throughout the week leading up to the grand opening. Go to the Asheville Outlets website for a complete list of retailers. “We are so excited to be able […]

Visit Madison County, NC, – The Movie

Polly Jenkins, community associate. Madison County is truly the gem of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina and home to Mountain Traditions.  Just  20 minutes from Asheville this mountain county is home to over 55,000 acres of National Forest providing a majestic backdrop to the world’s third oldest river—the lovely French Broad. […]

Spring has sprung at Mountain Traditions.

Springtime has finally arrived on the mountain.  Yes, the tulips, daffodils and flowering plum have popped in just the last week because of the warmer temperature we’ve had.  The grass is greening up and the trees are starting to sprout their green leaves.  This is a perfect time to come for a visit at Mountain […]

The Crestwood Home is now complete.

Our newest home The Crestwood is complete and ready for you to enjoy springtime at Mountain Traditions. This lovely home of 2,100 sq. ft. is everything you’re looking for in a cozy mountain retreat.  Its open floorplan includes the main living areas as well as a large master suite on the main level.  A large […]

Parade home at Mountain Traditions takes a GOLD Award.

The Tradition II home brought home a gold award in its category at the 2014 Parade of Homes Gala, Thursday, October 16.  There were 29 homes entered in this year’s Parade of Homes, which ran the weekends of October 11-12 and 18-19.  Though this is the first time Ammons Building Corporation has built this plan, […]