Grandfather Mountain/Echota Cam

Grandfather Mountain/Echota Cam

Grandfather Mountain is probably the most noticeable natural feature in our area. A large rock formation that is a part of the Blue Ridge Mountain range, Grandfather Mountain is a unique set of peaks and crests that naturally resembles an old man in different positions depending on the direction. The most popular view, and the one that most are familiar with, is the view from Hwy 105 traveling towards Banner Elk from Boone. The old man "Grandfather" is seen lying down from this angle, and you can make out his forehead, eyebrow, nose, mouth, and chin. Another, lesser known view is on a trail that leads to the peaks of Grandfather. One particular large rock face that you will pass by on the trail closely resembles a worn old man's face.

This camera is located atop the mountain community of Echota. Echota is a community of elegantly crafted, mountain-style condominiums, townhomes and real estate. Today 500 families are already enjoying the maintenance-free luxury of Echota with ridgeline views of Grandfather Mountain or the Watauga River Valley. You’ll find Echota in the heart of North Carolina’s celebrated High Country, centrally located between Boone, Banner Elk and Blowing Rock. Chalakee, Echota’s newest neighborhood, embodies all the things that make Echota great—breathtaking views and outstanding value—plus innovative features including rugged timber frame construction, nine-foot ceilings and spacious decks with outdoor kitchens.

Maybe you’ve been waiting for just the right time to buy mountain real estate. Or, maybe you’ve been looking for just the right place. A real estate community that offers the finest views, a variety of debt-free, resort-style amenities and of course, the right High Country location. The opportunity you’ve been waiting for is available today. The opportunity is Echota. Call 800-333-7601 or visit to learn more.

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