Fall 2018 Update

First Snow of the fall is just around the corner (photograph by Dima Holmes) Greetings from close to the end of summer. We had hoped for an earlier newsletter, but were delayed by an exciting, busy, and productive summer. We have been busy making major, positive changes. You may recall Read more…

Winter 2018-19

8th Fairway Shamokin Nine in Stoney Creek― Perfect for Cross Country Skiing Before discussing what is happening within the resort, I’d like to bring you up to date on an excellent year for real estate sales. Here’s what happened in 2018 (from the Charlottesville Albemarle Area Realtors MLS). Area Sales Read more…

Summer 2018 Update

DeVine Café has moved their old business, Lewis Creek Market, into the old Black Bear Cafe and will be open this fall, probably October. They plan to do pretty much what they have been doing in Staunton: selling wine, beer, and gourmet items as well as operating what is basically Read more…

Spring 2017 News

The Magic of Spring One of the great mysteries and beauties of spring is Nature’s rebirth, and this spring is no less magical. Let me tell you a little about some magic, and then bring you up to date on the sales statistics for last year and the first quarter Read more…

Winter 2017 Update

Skiing Season Update It has been an interesting winter to say the least. First, we had very cold temperatures in January but no snow or water to make snow due to an earlier lack of rain. Then we had plenty of water in February, but 65-70 degree weather made it Read more…

How to Live With Bears

Tim Merrick’s Fall Newsletter 2016 How to Live With Bears There have been a lot of sightings of bears this past year. Encounters between bears and humans are rare but it is important to know how to react when you encounter one. There ARE bears in the neighborhood. Many years Read more…