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Lonesome Valley is a master-planned community encompassing nearly 800 acres of verdant forests and meadows surrounded by 1,000-foot granite faces. Elevations range from 3,200 feet at the Valley floor to 4,200 feet atop Cow Rock Mountain. Our architecture reflects the rich, regional tradition of the southern Appalachian homestead.

Mission & Vision

To preserve, protect and pass on the Lonesome Valley ethos, legacy, values, and commitment to the environment while responsibly adapting to the changing lifestyles of current and future members and their families.

To provide an exceptional social, recreational, and dining experience, for those seeking an active lifestyle, within a community of facilities that are maintained at the highest quality level by a professionally trained and dedicated staff, for our members to enjoy and be proud of when hosting their family and friends.

Lonesome Valley is proud to partner with Cashiers Valley Real Estate as our preferred real estate firm. Cashiers Valley Real Estate has a team of dedicated and caring agents that work with integrity and professionalism to guide their clients in finding their dream mountain home.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Every owner of a residence or homesite in the community is required to join and maintain the POA membership.   Memberships are not available without property ownership.

Fees include 1) a one-time 50% equity membership referred to as a Capital Contribution paid at closing, and 2) annual assessments that include a combination of Operational & Reserve Assessments.

Yes. A resigning member will receive the percentage of the Membership Equity at the time of purchase based on the amount of the Capital Contribution at the time of the sale; which is determined by the Board from time to time. 

Lonesome Valley is a unique community with both private and public amenities. Our private amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center and pool; two tennis & two pickleball courts at the racquet sports complex; extensive hiking trails; ponds and streams for fishing; a recreational lake and boathouse for boating, fishing, and swimming; disc-golf course; and a playground with a zip line. We also have Canyon Kitchen and Canyon Spa, which are both open to the public.  Members enjoy discounts and priority reservations at both Canyon Kitchen and Canyon Spa.

Yes. The benefits of Club membership extend to both the parents, children, and grandchildren of the primary members.

We have 170 total homesites and, currently, approximately 150 owners. As a result of combined properties, the final number of homes within the Valley is expected to be close to 140.

As of early 2024, there are approximately 100 homes either completed or under construction.

As of early 2024, fifteen families consider Lonesome Valley as their primary residence, with more families enjoying their ranks every year. Many other families reside in the Valley for long weekends throughout the year.

No. Most owners choose to build within an average of 3 years; however, no start time is required.

Building costs will vary from home to home, depending on size, complexity, and finish details. Building costs in the mountains are typically higher than those in metropolitan areas due to special site considerations, specialized craft/labor, and materials. Cost considerations are best addressed with your architect/builder.

The Architectural Review Committee (ARC) meets weekly to expedite the review process. The committee ensures that all guidelines are followed to maintain the Southern Appalachian farm-style architecture promoted here at Lonesome Valley.