The Village Flats
Wordworth Townhomes are designed to recall the stately but unpretentious flavor of an English Manor home, blended with Southern Appalachian carpentry and woodwork.A mix of smooth and pebbledash stucco, combined with wood under porches and dormer roofs, strike a balance between the warmth of wood, and the durability of true stucco and stone. Oak Timbers are integrated to span over openings and porches, and local ironwork is included at handrails and details. Clean lines, but with hand-crafted details and carpentry, blend contemporary and traditional for a timeless and low-maintenance aesthetic.
The Jacobs Cottages
The Jacobs Cottages is a pocket neighborhood of houses fronting a pair of terraced open greens that follow the topography, oriented toward a grand view of the Black Mountains, served by rear alleyways. The “front” of the house would face the greens, with a simple pedestrian path circumscribing the green, with living spaces and large covered porches at each of the 1 ½ story houses overlooking this. Private yards are minimized, developed as nicely landscaped outdoor rooms (courtyards) or landscape buffers, to draw residents out toward the greens and other existing community amenities (fitness center, tennis courts, shops, etc.). Exterior materials will be low maintenance, to favor “lock and go” lifestyle.
The Town Center
The Village of Cheshire will be an important anchor and destination community on scenic Black Mountain route when the main street of both sides of highway 9 will be complete. Highway 9 is transforming into a traditional Main Street and the heart of this strolling district like Blowing Rock’s Main Street and Green. Residents and visitors will enjoy the Town Center and main street amenities which include neighborhood services, restaurants, retail, specialty shops and junior anchors; art galleries and studios; civic buildings and parks; and residential options, such as live/work, multi-housing, apartments and condos in the center of activities.