The Great Smoky Mountains are known for their breathtaking views, abundant rivers, lush trails and small town charm.  With it's temperate weather, year-round festivals, shops, galleries, craft breweries or wine tours, Bryson City is a place you will want to call home.  


Good Life Real Estate Co is your best option for western North Carolina real estate.  Our team is dedicated to guiding clients through the entire buying, building or selling real estate process, challenges and all.  Check out our mountain homes and properties here! 

Lot 46: Glory Mountain

Big Pine Trace, Bryson City


View MLS #: L26018578A

VERY affordable cleared lot that is prepared and ready to go to build your new home with water, septic, drive and homesite!! You can see lovely, long range, Smoky Mountain views from this private Glory Mountain lot with a spacious, cleared home site ready for your new home! Drive along the roaring Little Tennessee River to enter Glory Mountain, a long established, gated neighborhood in the peaceful Needmore community. Glory Mountain has wide roads that give you a feeling of safety with no cliffs to fall off of! Not far out of Bryson City and near Nantahala Gorge, Fontana Lake and other area hot spots. Water is available from a shared community well. New 3 bedroom septic permit on file issued in 2020. New survey in 2019. The privacy, peace and tranquility you yearn for are waiting for you in Glory Mountain. Buy today and start building!!

The Falls: Lot 48

Falls View Drive

Bryson City, NC


MLS #: L26018203A

This beautiful, high elevation lot in The Falls has fabulous, year round views of the sunset & many distant mtn ridges. There is a long ridge to build on with a gentle slope, so you'll have numerous floor plan options & won't have a big slope behind your house. The Falls is a superior, gated community just outside of Bryson City with wide paved roads & underground utilities incl high speed internet & cable. Vacation rentals are allowed with a few very successful rentals already operating in The Falls enjoying a robust income. Bryson City is nestled in the Smokies known for its southern charm & warm hospitality. We have 3 rivers running into Fontana Lake with over 85% of our county consisting of the Great Smokies Nat'l Park & Nantahala Nat'l Forest. This is the place for rest & rejuvenation or the outdoor adventure you're craving. Popular activities & attractions incl the Great Smoky Mtn Railroad, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, hiking, biking, motorcycle riding, boating, swimming, fishing, camping, crafts & music. Escape the big cities and large crowds NOW! Build your new dream home with AMAZING views on this lot and start living the life you've worked hard to create.

Riverbend Estates

Lot 17: Owen Trace Way

Whittier, NC


View MLS: L26018069A

EXCELLENT location just a few minutes off Hwy 74 in Whittier between Bryson City, Cherokee and Harrah's Casino. This lot is quiet and very private and will have wonderful, long range mountain views year round with some clearing. Beautiful seasonal views now. Paved roads throughout most of Riverbend Estates for easy access. This would make a great neighborhood to build a successful vacation rental home or cozy cabin to tuck away and hunker down. Minimum square footage 1,200 sq ft. The seller will include a new survey and a 2-3 BR septic permit prior to closing. For a $2400 tap fee, you can have instant access to a plentiful, shared well, taking away any concerns about drilling an expensive well yourself. BONUS: The seller is offering financing with a 25% down payment at a 6% interest rate with a 3 year balloon. Call today and start the move to your happy place in the Great Smoky Mountains!

New Listing!

Lot 59: Fontana Ridge
Tuckaseigee Overlook
Bryson City, NC 28713


View MLS: L26019237A

The view was just cleared and all I can say is WOW! The pictures just don't do it justice! This majestic Smoky Mountain sunset view is stunning and can be expanded depending on where you place your home. This is a HUGE 4 acre lot with multiple options for a home site. Fontana Ridge has become a dynamic community with higher priced homes and successful vacation rentals. It's located a short drive from Bryson City and all the action and attractions there including Deep Creek, our entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, Appalachian Trail, Harrah's Casino in Cherokee, the Blue Ridge Parkway and the list goes on. It's also within close proximity to access to the emerald waters of Fontana Lake. The quick trip from Bryson is very scenic as you drive along the Tuckasegee River and the development road is all paved to the lot. There's a strong homeowners association maintaining the development, which protects your asset. Check out this affordable lot while it's still available!

15 Grizzly Ridge

Byson City, NC

Lot 15: Bush Creek Properties


View MLS: L26017148A

This is it! Here's the opportunity to have your very own slice of heaven. Located in the beautiful mountains some of us are lucky enough to call home. Enjoy the peace and quiet this property offers. Located in the subdivision of Brush Creek Properties, this lightly restricted 3.87 acre tract is situated between Franklin and Bryson City. Get away from it all and surround yourself with nature at it's finest.

Under Contract

414 DeHart Cemetery Road Bryson City, NC 28713


MLS #: R26019410A

Conveniently located, charming cottage with tons of usable yard and workshop space. This recently updated two-bedroom house includes an open floor plan, new hardwoods, an office/bonus room, and a kitchen you won’t want to leave that boasts a new gas range and fridge. Details such as a fireplace in the cozy living room and marble tiled bathroom add a touch of luxury. The property is close to Hwy 74, minutes to town, GSMNP, Fontana Lake, and Nantahala and Tuckaseegee Rivers. A double detached garage with an extra workshop space, RV Power Hookup, canning/mushroom house makes this property perfect for any hobbyist. The property is full of mature plants and flowers, a spring, plenty of room for a garden, or even small livestock. The perfect home for retirees, a young family, or anyone in between! Garage has commercial grade electric and it's own meter. Perfect for small business. Come see for yourself! See attached showing packet for more details about this property. 

The Falls: Lot 63

Bryson City, NC


MLS #: L26018741A

READY, SET, BUILD!! This lot has absolutely A-M-A-Z-I-N-G westerly, SUNSET views!! It's ready to build on with the home site and drive excavated, trees cleared, well drilled and septic permit issued. The lot is very near Bryson City with an easy drive to the 4 lane Hwy 74, town, the grocery, restaurants and numerous trails, all just a few minutes away. The Falls is a superior, gated development with wide, paved roads and underground utilities INCLUDING cable and high speed internet. As soon as you pass through the gates and drive through the waterfall bed, you'll be sold on the neighborhood. The neighbors' homes there are all absolutely gorgeous with year round residents. Call today to schedule a showing!


Fontana View: Lot 6B

Freeman Overlook

Almond, NC 28713



Here is the Fontana Lake view lot in Fontana View Properties you've been waiting for. Watch the seasons play out in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park from your new home when you build on this 2.5+ acre lot. You could be just minutes from Almond Boat Dock and your docked boat enjoying fun in the sun on warm summer days. Hop in and enjoy the clear, cool waters of our emerald jewel, Fontana Lake. What's your pleasure? Fishing, waterskiing, a slow cruise to Fontana Dam, or a boat-nic with friends sharing food, spirits and an afternoon dip? This is how memories are made and time slows from the hustle and bustle of our daily lives. Take time to check out this lot and start your Smoky Mountain dreams today!

New Listing!

51 Homestead Ave

Bryson City, NC 28713


MLS #: R26019227A

Long Range View, Partially Wooded, Private, Rolling, Short Range View, View-Winter, View Year Round, Within City Limits

The Falls: Lot 7

Azalea Creek

Bryson City, NC


MLS #: L26017865A

The miles and miles of unique, sunset views will have you mesmerized!! AMAZING, long range, westerly views of multiple mountain ranges can be seen from this lovely lot in The Falls, just a few minutes from the highway and Bryson City. The well has already been drilled providing plentiful amounts of sparkling mountain water. There's also a new 4 Bedroom septic permit AND authorization to construct that have been issued. New survey. You'll only hear the birds and the bees buzzing with no road noise and end of the road privacy. This lot isn't too far up the mountain, fairly close to the entrance, so you'll enjoy safe, year round access on wide, paved roads. The Falls is a PREMIERE, gated community in the Great Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina offering underground power, high speed cable and internet already installed up to the lot. The constructed homes in The Falls are all high end, custom homes. Call to see this lot today! It's ready to go!