RUTHERFORD COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
If you are looking for the perfect blend of rural living and urban amenities than South Ridge Estates is the place for you. Located in Rutherfordton, North Carolina, our community provides the right balance of small town living and city sophistication.
Rutherford County has moderate weather all year long because it is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our Isothermal climate provides cooler summers and warmer winters. Forget the snow and ice and enjoy the benefits of Isothermal temperatures and climate.
The highlights of Rutherford County include superior schools and educational facilities. Rutherford public schools have been ranked as some of the best. Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy has been ranked in the top 1% of all public charter schools in the US. Isothermal Community College and Gardner Webb University offer diverse opportunities for higher education.
Lake Lure, Chimney Rock, and Tryon International Equestrian Center. Come see where Dirty Dancing, Last of the Mohicans and other films have been made. Learn more about Rutherford Tourism.
An array of outdoor activities awaits you. Enjoy hiking, walking, running, biking and fishing 52 weeks a year. Great golf courses are available to the public including Cleghorn Golf & Sports Club, Apple Valley, Rumbling Bald and Mount Mitchell. Don’t miss our new Forest City Owls playing collegiate baseball all summer long in McNair Stadium in Forest City.
Enjoy Asheville, Biltmore Estate, and the Blue Ridge Parkway. World famous Asheville with its breweries, restaurants, and eclectic shops is just one hour from Rutherfordton. The Biltmore Estate, also in Asheville, is the country’s largest private home and offers tours, concerts, and gardens year round. The beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway starts in Virginia and winds its way through Asheville to end in Cherokee, NC.
Duke LifePoint Healthcare provides world class medical care to the community. Formerly Rutherford Regional Hospital, Duke LifePoint has acquired this facility and spent millions to upgrade it. Duke LifePoint is a joint venture between Duke University and LifePoint Health, offering clinical excellence and quality care for patients.
Rutherford County also has a great county airport with 5,000 feet of runway and instrument approaches. If you’re flying commercial, Charlotte, Asheville, and Greenville, SC airports are all one hour from South Ridge Estates.
Living in South Ridge Estates is an opportunity to enjoy the best of what North Carolina has to offer; fresh air and sunshine, friendly people, and a beautiful countryside.