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Asheville (NC) Luxury Home Market Grows With Successful Thoms Estate Opening

10-24-2007 05:32 PM CET | Industry, Real Estate & Construction

Press release from: The Thoms Estate

/ PR Agency: The Goss Agency
The European-styled Toulon Artist's Cottage is the featured residence at The Thoms Estate in beautiful Asheville, NC

The European-styled Toulon Artist's Cottage is the featured residence at The Thoms Estate in beautiful Asheville, NC

$40 Million in Gross Sales Achieved in Phase One Weekend Event

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The Thoms Estate in Asheville experienced a successful property launch during the weekend of Oct. 12-13 with more than $40 million in gross sales reported. The Thoms Estate is a residential European-inspired enclave consisting of pastoral, rolling landscapes and unique estate homes.

The Thoms Estate, located three miles from artistic and historic downtown Asheville, is a conversion of a private estate dating from 1941 into an 83 acre community consisting of 132 full-ownership homes evoking the European traditions that have inspired the town’s landmark architecture for over a century.

Nearly half of the property, 38 acres, will be enhanced to create a true “estate living” experience and will incorporate an array of carefully selected amenities throughout the community including: numerous water features, fields of lavender and wildflowers, a labyrinth, a secret garden, cobble stone accents, gas lanterns, and various sculptures. The estate will be a true strolling paradise with scenic walkways meandering around cascading waterfalls in a botanical park setting.

An artist village will allow residents opportunity for creative expression with periodic seminars offered from talented artisans and craftsmen from the Asheville area. The concept is to tie together an estate feel with an appreciation for the arts, gourmet food and fine wine. All this, plus residents will enjoy a care-free lock and leave maintenance program of all grounds on the entire estate.

The developer’s theme for the community will be reminiscent of the European countryside with uniquely designed cluster homes between 1,950 and more than 5,000 square feet. This residential enclave features artists’ cottages and private estate homes from $975,000 to $2,500,000, and home sites from $350,000.

For more information about The Thoms Estate, go to www.TheThomsEstate.com or call 877-550-1211.

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The Thoms Estate
75 Elk Mountain Scenic Highway
Asheville, NC 28804
Contact: Phil Werz
(828) 450-4244 (cell)
(828) 259-9910 (office)

About The Thoms Estate in Asheville, North Carolina:
Today, in cooperation with the Thoms family, The Thoms Estate is being restored to its original grandeur, with 250-year-old oaks dotting the landscape, expansive open spaces and the original manor house. The estate will feature artists' garden studios, stocked fly-casting pond, natural and formal gardens, cascading waters, cobblestone accents, library, fitness center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, observation point and labyrinth. The Thoms Estate is located just three miles from downtown Asheville, North Carolina. Rising out of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville is a city renowned for its eclectic and charming downtown which includes 390 art galleries, antique shops and fine restaurants. Asheville is also home to the historical Biltmore Estate and The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa. For further information, please visit The Thoms Estate website at www.thethomsestate.com .

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