North Carolina

Aging in Place in a Tiny House

When you move into a Simple Life community you are immediately met by welcoming neighbors that are outdoor-oriented, health-conscious, and vibrant. At The Village at Flat Rock, NC amenities such as pickleball, an in-ground swimming pool, bocce ball, a yoga studio, a walking trail, and more, are specifically designed to keep residents moving. But even…

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Downsizing From One House to Two

Seems luxurious, doesn’t it? Two homes of your own. Maybe one in the mountains and one on the coast? One carries a traditional, cedar shake, cottage feel while the other looks like the cover of Coastal Living magazine? Truth is, it may make more sense to downsize from one large home into two tiny homes. …

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Empty Nesters Making the Big Switch to Tiny Home Living in NC

Life happens in stages. Childhood, school, jobs, marriages, children of our own, and so it goes. During times of transition from one stage to another, life can feel a bit unnerving. Circumstances seem to change on a dime and big adjustments are sometimes required. One of the biggest and most discussed changes in life is…

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It’s All in the Name…Tranquility Cottage

The home and its surroundings are just as it says – tranquil! This gorgeous cottage available in Simple Life’s closeout community, The Highlands, is move-in ready and perfect for a home buyer looking to enjoy all of its beauty. The Tranquility Cottage is built by Blue Ridge Log Cabins of North Carolina and offers a…

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Understanding Park Model Homes

The modern tiny house movement has been trending for the better part of the last decade. From festivals and showcases to magazine articles and books, tiny houses are more popular than ever, likewise with the recreational vehicle industry. It has seen an increase in sales and interest. However, one spike seems of particular note: park…

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Tiny Towable Home vs. RV (Of course tiny homes win!)

You might assume it’s a BIG adjustment moving into a TINY home. However, Simple Life residents often tell people that they spend more time living, laughing, playing, hiking, swimming, golfing, walking and doing just about anything enjoyable now that they’re living in a small space. That’s because they spend less time cleaning, dusting, vacuuming, and…

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A Lifestyle You Can Feel Good About – Small Footprint, Big Impact

Builders and developers have spent the past several years trying to design their own blueprint for low-impact development. Simple Life Communities has been credited by ecologists and city planners for successfully providing residents with an option that appeals to homeowners and Mother Nature. Downsizing in square footage reduces the environmental impact by consuming fewer resources…

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