Discovering Home at Headwaters

Banner Elk, North Carolina

About Headwaters

A Place to Gather, Explore, Connect

Headwaters provides a true mountain retreat with a strong sense of community. Nestled amongst some of the finest national parks in the Southeast and with miles of nature trails woven throughout the property, it’s the ideal destination for nature lovers who share a deep appreciation of the great outdoors. Gather with friends and neighbors at the lake or around a campfire. Take a family hike by the majestic waterfalls. Or simply sit, relax, and enjoy the beauty of the High Country in your own backyard.


A Proud Waterfront Group Community

Now is the opportune moment for homeowners to invest in the beginning phases of an up and coming private, gated community owned by The Waterfront Group—one of the Southeast’s leading real estate companies backed by 20 years of development and property management experience.

The Area

Found in the Heart of the High Country

Featuring All the Perks of Mountain Living

Although remote enough to be a retreat for homeowners seeking rest and relaxation, Headwaters is within easy driving distance to many of Western North Carolina’s charming mountain towns—offering the best of both worlds for those who enjoy pairing early morning hikes with an afternoon of shopping and dining.


Nearby Cities:

Banner Elk: 5 miles (8 minutes)
Boone: 23 miles (40 minutes)
Blowing Rock: 23 miles (40 minutes)
Asheville: 81 miles (1 hour, 35 minutes)
Charlotte: 119 miles (2 hours, 17 minutes)

Mountain Living Options

Your Mountain Home is Closer Than You Think.

Do you prefer sweeping mountain views? Or waterfalls within walking distance? At Headwaters, it’s possible to have both—and our experienced sales team is here to help bring your vision to life.

Home/Lot Packages


Easily customize and build your ideal mountain retreat by selecting one of our move-in-ready, luxury home/lot packages.

Custom-Build Homesites


Find just the right lot to build the mountain home of your dreams, with the expertise and guidance of our onsite Property Specialist.

Custom Mountain Homes


Featuring premium finishes and elevated home amenities, the perfect mountain home is waiting for you!


Life at Headwaters

From outdoor activities to community gathering places, Headwaters offers a mountain paradise for nature lovers and social butterflies.

Lake Pavilion

Spend the day canoeing, fly-fishing, or trout fishing— or simply enjoying a family picnic by the water.

Community Clubhouse

Gather at the social hub of Headwaters, complete with a fitness center, game room, and movie theater.

Adventure Park

Explore the great outdoors in your own backyard with an onsite park featuring campsites, tree houses, and fire pits.

Guarded Gate Entry

Enhance your sense of security within a private, gated community with zero public access.

Waterfall Park

Visit Headwaters’ namesake—multiple breathtaking waterfalls strewn throughout the property.

Lakeside Hiking Trails

Experience the natural beauty of Headwaters up close and personal with miles of hiking trails.

Contact Us

It’s All Waiting for You at Headwaters.

Headwaters is more than sweeping mountain views and flowing rivers among miles of hiking trails. It’s a community bound together by its love for nature and the great outdoors. A gathering place for friends and family to experience all that the High Country has to offer. An escape from ordinary life to something simpler, more laid back, and natural. So you can focus on what’s really important—strengthening your connection with nature and neighbors.


Take your first step today.

Contact our sales team to learn more about life at Headwaters and start your journey towards the mountain home of your dreams.