From a modern-day maritime village in Oriental, to a couple’s dream vacation home (and putting green) on Lake Pinehurst, to rustic cabins with history in Highlands, these stylish and welcoming spots across the state have us dreaming of a home away from home.
Dream Destinations: 25 Places to Retire, Relocate, Relax
We’ve rounded up 25 of the dreamiest places to retire, relocate, and relax from the mountains to the coast.
Some of the most sought-after homes in Highlands aren’t new mansions with a view. Instead, they’re drafty old log cabins built by a man whose artistry has long outlived him.
In Ocean Isle Beach, a downsized space makes room for an upsized life.
Choose your own adventure at this chic, historic loft in downtown Asheville.
A modern-day maritime village: At the mouth of the Neuse River, a cozy waterfront community unites around boating, architectural beauty — and “docktails.”
At one couple’s dream vacation home on Lake Pinehurst, stunning backyard views — and fun — are par for the course.