Ewing & McConnaughy Construction is proud to be approved builders for these beautiful premiere mountain home communities, representing some of the best available home sites in Western North Carolina. Let us build your dream home in the location of your choice, whether it’s in a community or not. Check out some of the homes we’ve built in these communities in our portfolio.



Balsam Mountain Preserve is a private residential mountain community 38 miles west of Asheville, near Waynesville, Sylva and Dillsboro, North Carolina.

The lush natural landscape of this beautiful low-density homestead community features a Nature Center and extensive hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding trails. The 4,000 acre Preserve has an Arnold Palmer signature golf course, equestrian facilities, a fitness center with swimming and tennis, as well as a Boarding House with guest cottages, camping, and a dining hall.


Mountain Air is a private residential community and club nestled at 4,900 elevation on Slickrock Mountain, just 35 minutes from Asheville. Fusing breathtaking scenic vistas with an activity-centered lifestyle, Mountain Air is among the highest elevations in North Carolina’s unspoiled Blue Ridge Mountains.

Mountain Air stands less than 10 miles from Mount Mitchell, the highest peak in the Eastern US. The Clubhouse features fine dining and cocktails, Falling Leaf Member’s Lodge offers the ultimate in mountaintop comfort, concierge service, lounges and a market. Lost Chimneys includes a putting green, practice area, and a heated driving range as well as tennis courts, a multi-level pool and a bar and grill. Mountain Air has a spectacular 18-hole golf course, six unique neighborhood parks, organic community garden, extensive trail system, and a 2,875 -foot paved airstrip.


Creston Mountain Community is a private gated community in the mountains of Western North Carolina near Black Mountain, North Carolina. This private, environmentally sensitive community is encircled by pristine hardwood forests that are home to a rich diversity of native flora and fauna. Creston's environmentally sensitive home sites and conservation easements provide peace, quiet, and beauty with minimal impact on the environment.

Creston's mountain homesites provide solitude and privacy. Conservation easements ensure your spectacular mountain views, pristine woodlands, rushing streams and waterfalls are forever protected. Of Creston's 1,110 acres, 550 acres are shared community space, with amenities that include hiking trails adjoining Pisgah National Forest. Creston Park and Community Center with library and fireplace provide an ideal space for socializing with other community members. Prepare to be inspired!



Kenmure is a premier, private gated community situated in the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains adjacent to the historic village of Flat Rock, North Carolina, repeatedly voted a best place to retire by numerous national and regional publications. It’s here that you will find a community offering fine and gracious country club living in a natural setting where recreational and cultural activities abound, including Bentgrass Golf Course designed by Joe Lee, outdoor and indoor swimming pools, state of the art fitness center, tennis, pickle ball, bocce, clubs and more. Kenmure is easily accessible to state and national forests and rivers and lakes that offer hiking, biking, fishing and more.


A historic country club, the Kenmure mansion dates back to 1850. It has been fully restored to house informal and formal dining options; a comprehensive pro shop; and an impressive banquet facility.



Cheshire is a vibrant, classically-inspired and health-oriented mountain community integrating homes within walking distance of a traditional Town Center. The Village of Cheshire is dedicated to the preservation and growth of genuine community. Cheshire's unique design fosters a natural way of life for our neighbors and guests. Here, everything is within reach; your local cafe, walking trails, community garden, resort and also a tennis and fitness club. We invite you to live here and vacation here. Come experience The Village of Cheshire in Black Mountain, North Carolina.

Catawba Falls Preserve’s gated acreage homesites border a vast forest preserve, with stunning views of the Pisgah National Forest. Home sites range from 2 acres to over 20 acres. You'll feel a thousand miles away in your mountainside dream home, yet you'll be minutes from the culture, careers and conveniences of Black Mountain and Asheville.

Gateway Mountain  Just 25 miles east of Asheville and south of the quaint town of Old Fort, North Carolina, Gateway Mountain, a 3000 acre community at elevations to 3,000 feet provides the ideal uncomplicated mountain environment for a second home for weekends and vacations, a primary home or location for retirement.  Homesites on the mountain have been "sculpted" out of the land to provide ideal access to your building site that will maximize and preserve your views for generations.  A "four season" community, Gateway Mountain's location makes all of Western North Carolina your playground and its abundance of outdoor activities accessible.


Laurel Ridge Located in Black Mountain, North Carolina, the beautiful gated community of Laurel Ridge includes 1,100 acres of beautiful forest land, rambling brooks and magnificent views. Great sites have been set aside for year-round homes, vacation getaways and planned retirement facilities. The community features a gated security system, community room, underground utilities, fire station, DSL service available, nearby golf and shopping in Black Mountain.


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