House Tour: Charming in Cashiers

charming Cashiers house Stan Dixon Architect | Betty Burgess interiors design curb appeal

 

The only thing better than fall at the beach is fall in the mountains. 

 

charming Cashiers house Stan Dixon Architect | Betty Burgess interiors design curb appeal

 

The crisp air… The changing leaves… Cool nights perfect for hot chocolate…

 

charming Cashiers house Stan Dixon Architect | Betty Burgess interiors design entry

 

Of all the mountain destinations we adore, we think Cashiers, NC might be one of our very most favorite!

 

charming Cashiers house Stan Dixon Architect | Betty Burgess interiors design kitchen

 

And this house might be one of our favorites we’ve seen there. (Which is saying a LOT!)

 

charming Cashiers house Stan Dixon Architect | Betty Burgess interiors design kitchen

 

From the beautiful and functional eat-in kitchen

 

Cashiers house Stan Dixon Architect | Betty Burgess interiors design bookcase

 

To the charming nooks,

 

charming Cashiers house Stan Dixon Architect | Betty Burgess interiors design breakfast room

 

Rustic mountainous details,

 

charming Cashiers house Stan Dixon Architect | Betty Burgess interiors design bar

 

To perfect entertaining spots, this house has it all.

 

Cashiers house Stan Dixon Architect | Betty Burgess interiors design family room

 

We hate to play favorites when it comes to rooms, but who could resist this fabulous fireplace? Not us!

 

Cashiers house Stan Dixon Architect | Betty Burgess interiors design bedroom

 

The views from this bedroom are perfection, as is its calming feel.

 

 Stan Dixon Architect | Betty Burgess interiors design bedroom

 

And plenty of pattern creates a homey vibe. 

 

Stan Dixon Architect | Betty Burgess interiors design covered porch

 

But, well, it probably goes without saying that this is our favorite space of all–perfect for taking in every inch of fall and enjoying everything this stunning season has to offer!

Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles- Charming Cashiers House

Architect:  Stan Dixon 

Designer: Betty Burgess

Photographer: Jeff Herr

Styling: Eleanor Roper

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House Tour: Character-Filled in Cashiers

Courtney Giles entry

We didn’t think we could love Cashiers any more , but after seeing this weekend retreat designed by  interior designer Courtney Giles,  it has happened. We know. We’re really excited too! From the wood elements to the color palette it’s utter perfection at every turn. We hope you enjoy as much as we do!

Courtney Giles living room

 

Courtney Giles living room

 

Courtney Giles kitchen

 

Courtney Giles breakfast room

 

Courtney Giles living room

 

Courtney Giles bedroom

 

Courtney Giles bedroom

 

Courtney Giles bedroom

 

Courtney Giles bathroom

 

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Courtney Giles porch

 

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More Tour Dates

July 19: Browseabout Books, Rehobeth Beach, DE,  

July 19: Bethany Beach Books, Bethany Beach, DE, 7pm – 9pm

July 20: Turn the Page Bookstore with Nora Roberts, Boonsboro, MD, 11am – 1pm

August 2: The Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library, Cashiers, NC, 3pm

August 2: The Chattooga Club, Cashiers, NC, 6pm

August 3: Hudson Public Library, Highlands, NC, 2:00pm

August 8: Figure Eight Island Yacht Club Author Series, Figure Eight, NC,  

August 10: East Hampton Library Authors’ Night, East Hampton, NY, 5pm – 7:30pm

 

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Tour the Cashiers Designer Showhouse and See Fabulous Rooms Like this Huff Harrington Home Stunner

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Looking for the perfect summer read? Southern Living, Entertainment Weekly, Us Weekly, Betches and more all think you should slip my new novel, The Southern Side of Paradise, into your beach or pool bag. Have you checked it out yet?

 

Slightly South of Simple

If you haven’t started the Peachtree Bluff Series yet, now is the perfect time! The first book in the series, Slightly South of Simple, has released in mass market paperback–and it’s #14 on the bestseller list! Pick it up at your favorite bookstore, local grocery store, drugstore or retail store 

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More Tour Dates

July 19: Browseabout Books, Rehobeth Beach, DE,  

July 19: Bethany Beach Books, Bethany Beach, DE, 7pm – 9pm

July 20: Turn the Page Bookstore with Nora Roberts, Boonsboro, MD, 11am – 1pm

August 2: The Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library, Cashiers, NC, 3pm

August 2: The Chattooga Club, Cashiers, NC, 6pm

August 3: Hudson Public Library, Highlands, NC, 2:00pm

August 8: Figure Eight Island Yacht Club Author Series, Figure Eight, NC,  

August 10: East Hampton Library Authors’ Night, East Hampton, NY, 5pm – 7:30pm

 

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September 21: Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library, 249 Frank Allen Rd., Cashiers, NC, Q&A and Signing. Presented by Friends of the Library. For more information call the Library at 828-743-0215, 3:00pm, free and open to the public

September 21: Chattooga Club Speakers Bureau Event, Cashiers, NC, 6 pm, open to Chattooga Club members and guests

September 26: New Bern, NC Private Book Club Event, 6 pm

October 4: Pink Ribbon Project Luncheon and Purse Auction, 11 am-1 pm, Wilmington Convention Center, Wilmington, NC 

October 11-14: Poppy Con 2018, Tall Poppy Writers Retreat, Chicago, IL, private event

November 6: Private Book Club Event, Beaufort, NC, 6 pm

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House Tour: The Beauty of Cashiers

Cashiers living room

We love finding new places we love, and, as you probably gathered from our post yesterday, we absolutely loved Cashiers, NC! 

Cashiers dining room

We stayed in a charming mountain cabin that was one of the highlights of the trip. Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles called this home “Cashiers Cool,” and we think that’s the perfect description!

Cashiers living room

This house embodies that enviable rustic luxury that provides the best of all possible design worlds. 

Cashiers kitchen

A clean, sleek, streamlined heart of the home sets the tone for a beautiful escape.

Cashiers dining room

Creating a mountain retreat is much like creating a coastal retreat in that, when it comes to adding rustic charm, less is more. The wooden base of this table is the perfect mountainous touch in the breakfast room.

Cashiers living room

Window in front of the vanity? No problem! Just cover it with a mirror. We adore this idea!

Cashiers bedroom

Beams are the perfect mountainous touch in this stunning master bath–and the hardware steals the show in these builtins. 

Blue and white bedroom

Textures and fabrics combine in this room to make it feel luxe, layered and cozy. 

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Rich hues and bold stripes combine for making the perfect bunk room. This one makes the most of a sloped ceiling. 

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A mix of light and dark colors makes this room feel warm and cozy but still light enough to be clean and refreshing.

mountain view

The best part of Cashiers? Why the view, of course! It’s the thing that, no doubt, keeps people coming back again and again. Do you love this Cashiers home as much as we do? Wishing you a wonderful day!

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Interiors:  Amy Morris Interiors

Photography: Erica George Dines

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Library Restaurant in Cashiers, NC

The Library Restaurant and Bar - Cashiers, NC

Good morning, chic readers! We hope you had an amazing weekend. We had the most fun on our trip to Cashiers, NC last week. We think it is certainly one of the most beautiful spots in the country. 

The Library Restaurant - Cashiers, NC

We rented a house on the property of the High Hampton Inn and Country Club, which, incidentally, was the setting for the remake of Dirty Dancing. From the youngest to the oldest, we all loved this beautiful spot, with its hiking, lake activities and charming dining hall that seems like a throwback to a simpler time. 

Buttermilk Pie with Bing Cherry Compote

One of the highlights was our dinner at Library Restaurant – Cashiers, NC, a new favorite!

The Library Restaurant - Cashiers, NC

Owned by Chicos founders Marvin and Helene Gralnick and the utterly charming Liz Klapdohr and Chef Johannes, the restaurant is eclectic, warm and as inviting as its owners.

 

The stunning chandelier in the bar area is the only thing that survived Hurricane Katrina in the New Orleans Chicos location. It stands proudly lighting this beautiful yet chicly rustic space, which was originally a members only club where people could drink legally during Prohibition.

Library Restaurant Cashiers, NC

The bacon-maple rosemary popcorn and vegetable house chips with romesco sauce are not to be missed.

And the garden salad, marinated vegetables, toasted pecans, and passion fruit-tupelo honey vinaigrette go way beyond basic salads. 

The Library Restaurant Cashiers, NC

The east coast oysters with bloody mary- wasabi vinaigrette, memo chives and lime dust are transformative. 

Library Restaurant Cashiers, NC

But, beyond the food, which was, we all agreed, among the best we have ever had, we have seldom felt so welcomed and so at ease in a space–even with a five year old. 

Buttermilk Pie with Bing Cherry Compote

Liz regaled us with a kitchen tour where my little guy got to have his Library hat signed by all of the chefs. He was thrilled!

Library Restaurant Cashiers, NC

And there was even a delectable gourmet children’s menu with meals made from all of the same local ingredients as the main menu. 

The Library Restaurant - Cashiers, NC

And the dessert was legendary. We had this buttermilk pie with bing cherry compote–and a brownie with ice cream–and they were the perfect sweet complement to a truly extraordinary meal. 

The Library Restaurant - Cashiers, NC abstract art

But perhaps the best part of this extraordinary restaurant was the incredible art, created by owner Marvin Gralnick.

The Library Restaurant - Cashiers, NC - abstract art

It is abstract, fun and completely fabulous.

The Library Restaurant - Cashiers, NC

The art is the perfect juxtaposition to the interior of the restaurant.

The Library Restaurant - Cashiers, NC

And a good reminder to relax…

The Library Restaurant - Cashiers, NC

And be happy, which, once you visit the Library, you really can’t help but be both of those things. When it comes to summer vacations, this one was tops. Do you have any fun trips planned for the summer?

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“Kristy’s books are wonderful southern fiction and all of them have a mother daughter element that makes you reflect on your own relationship with your mother.  Her writing has touched me personally, and not just because I live in Charlotte and Kristy is a North Carolina native… I am now starting her third novel that debuted in April, Slightly South of Simple, and just like the others two books, I can’t put it down!” —Sarah Sofia Productions

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