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Mountain Living: A Place for Modern-Day Pioneers

Reprinted from: Focus: A Newcomer’s Guide to the High Country, A Publication of the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce, 2013 edition.Between a generous number of companies and local architects, there is a wide variety of or businesses, everything is made with great respect to the environment. It is by honoring the area’s natural elements that […]


A Mountain Peace

“A Mountain Peace” By Julie L. Semrau, Reprinted from Yippy Yi Yea Magazine, Fall 1994A winding private road climbs up the side of a mountain overlooking scenic vistas of Wheeler and Taos mountains in the distance. Michael’s cabin, banked by sheltering pines on one side, glows with sunlight on the natural wood of its walls. […]


Remodeling is Green Building

By Mark KirkpatrickReprinted from High Country Home Magazine and Resource Guide, Spring 2012The mountains of North Carolina have been an attraction to many primary and secondary homebuyers since the turn of the last century, due to the cool mountain summers and lush scenery. Many wealthy industrialists and successful business people began to buy property and […]


Crafted to Perfection

by Emily WhiteReprinted from High Country Home Magazine and Resource Guide, Spring 2012 Mountain Construction claims to create art you can live in. “Well, it’s true,” boasts homeowner Bill Hunter about his mountain home atop Yonahlossee. One can verify this claim simply by looking at the outside of the home, adorned in natural bark siding, stunning […]


Profile of Mark Kirkpatrick

For more information about MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION and a Free Initial Office Consultation CONTACT us 828-963-8090.Reprinted from High Country Home Magazine and Resource Guide, Fall 2011Mark Kirkpatrick was born a builder. His first construction project began in 1977, and he gained experience in tying steel, studying engineering detail, and reading blueprints. He also gained insight into […]


Grandfather Mountain Lodge: Nature You Can Live In

For more information about MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION or for a free initial office consultation, CONTACT US at 828-963-8090 By Emily White Reprinted from High Country Home Magazine and Resource Guide, Fall 2011 “It’s impossible,” is what Jim and Jo Anne Griffin heard from almost everyone when they expressed their vision for a very unique, mountain lodge. […]


Pioneer Mountain Lodge

Mountain Construction proudly shares with us this beautiful mountain home that combines contemporary and rustic features with one of the best views in the High Country. For more information or a free building consultation please contact us. When Mark and Susan were ready to move to the North Carolina Mountains, they didn’t want a simple […]


Mountain Construction Enterprises goes for Green

For more information or a Free Initial Office Consultation CONTACT US. Reprinted from The Blowing Rocket, Blowing Rock, N.C., Thursday, September 3, 2009 Two of the issues that have dominated our nation for the past two years have been the economic downturn and the desire for ecologically sound, or “green,” ways of doing things. Both […]


Charlotte Architects Build a Blowing Rock NC Luxury Home

For a free initial office consultation about your building needs contact MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION ENTERPRISES. Charlotte architect couple found the perfect spot, then built their perfect retreat in Blowing Rock By Jessica Beil Hindman, Reprinted from The Charlotte Observer, June 27, 2009 The small, pixilated screen on Susan Hensey’s BlackBerry shows an ocean of soft clouds […]


Blue Ridge Parkway Education Shelter at Linville Falls Built by Mountain Construction

For more information on building or a free initial office consultation CONTACT US. We are custom home builders licensed in North Carolina and Tennessee. We build homes in Boone, Blowing Rock, Linville, Banner Elk, Lake James, NC and Watauga Lake, TN. Reprinted from The Scenic: The Journal of the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, Annual Report 2008 Where […]