When you visit Grace Ridge, you’ll see why our residents love it here. From wine trails and waterfalls to gazing in awe at the 1,200-foot deep Linville Gorge – there’s something for everybody to see. Drive along the Lake James Loop with its winding roads tracing the rolling landscape of western Burke County. From breathtaking overlooks of the Appalachian foothills to storied forests and drives, retirement in Western NC makes any day a vacation.

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