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35 Toxaway Landing Drive

Contact Information:

Andrew Susemichel
Fax: 502-897-0755
Phone: 502-551-4497

Toxaway Lake, North Carolina Best Nearby Restaurants

Toxaway Lake, NC

1. Country Cupboard Restaurant 211 Hwy 64 West 828-966-4047

2. Greystone Inn 828-966-4700 (owners guests only)
Breakfast 8:00-10:00 a.m., supper 6:30 p.m.

3. Earthshine Mountain Lodge and Restaurant 828-862-4207
Located approximately three (3) miles west on US Highway 64 turn left at BP Gas Station

4. Toxaway Falls Market & Deli 828-966-4830
Located on Highway 64 at Toxaway Falls across from the Toxaway Company Rentals. There is a general store, a gas station and a deli.

5. October's End Restaurant at Toxaway Falls and Hwy 64 828-966-9226

6. The Toxaway Falls Tavern, Lake Toxaway NC Phone 828-966-9226

Brevard, NC

1. Falls Landing, 23 East Main Street Brevard, NC 28712 828-884-2835

2. Inn at Brevard 4101 East Main Street Brevard, NC 28712 828-884-2105

3. Pisgah Fish Camp 140 Hendersonville Hwy (Near Wal-Mart Hwy 64 and Hendersonville Rd) 828-877-3129

4. Hobnob Restaurant 226 West Main Street Brevard NC 828-966-4662

5. Jordan Street Cafe 30 West Jordan Street 828-877-3129

6. Maple  Restaurants, Steak & Barbecue Restaurants 204 W Main Street, Brevard, NC 28712 (828) 883-4841

Cashiers, NC

1. Cornucopia Restaurant Hwy 107 828-743-3750
Enter Cashiers, approximately 15 miles from Toxaway Lake, via Highway 64 W. At the only traffic light turn left and go approximately three (3) blocks. The restaurant is located on the right.

2. Hardee's Restaurant 883-2341
Go straight at the light in Cashiers approximately two (2) blocks on Highway 64 on the right.

3. Mica' Restaurant 828-743-5740 Hwy 64 Near Cashiers

Highlands, NC

1. Nick's Restaurant, Highlands 828-526-2706
(Closed December 18th through April 30th)

2. Old Edwards Inn, Highlands 828-526-9319
Located at the corner of the only light in Highlands

Best Supermarket Ingles in Brevard NC on Hwy 64 next to K-Mart

Brevard, North Carolina

Travel approximately 20 miles East from Lake Toxaway on Highway 64. Population 16,000

This is largest town near Lake Toxaway. There is a Wal Mart and Winn Dixie in Brevard, Also Brevard is only 30 miles West of Asheville, NC.

1. Chamber of Commerce 828-883-3700 Fax 828-883-8550 West Main Street

2. Falls Landing Restaurant 884-2835
Located at 23 E. Main Street. Owner--Mike Taylor. Go approximately 20 miles on Highway 64 E towards Brevard. Enter Brevard, go to Main Street and turn right. The restaurant is the third building on the right. Parking is available in the front.

3. Highlands Bookstore 828-884-2424 409 North Broad Street

4. McDonald's Restaurant 828-884-2244 Hwy. 64

5. Pisgah Forest & Fishing 828-877-3129

6. Pisgah Forest Riding Stables 828-883-8258

7. Wal Mart 828-885-7900 100 Forest Gate Circle

8. Winn Dixie Food Market 828-884-5178 245 Rosman Hwy.

Cashiers North Carolina
(pronounced Casius, by townspeople)

Travel approximately 15 miles West from Lake Toxaway on Highway 64.

1. Cornucopia Restaurant 743-3750 Hwy 107
Enter Cashiers, approximately 15 miles from Toxaway Lake, via Highway 64 W. At the only traffic light turn left and go approximately three (3) blocks. The restaurant is located on the right.

2. Ingles Food Market 828-743-3801 Hwy 64 East of Cashiers

3. Mica' Restaurant 828-743-5740 Hwy 64 Near Cashiers

Highlands, North Carolina

Travel approximately 35 miles from Lake Toxaway on Highway 64 West. This is a tourist town with a lot of quality shops.

1. Old Edwards Inn and Central House Restaurant 828-526-9319
Located at the corner of the only light in Highlands.

2. Highlands Inn and Kelsey House Restaurant 828-526-9380
Located across from Old Edwards Inn and Central House Restaurant (same owners.

3. Rib Shack 828-526-2626 461 Spring St., Higlands, NC

4. Frog & Quail Restaurant 828-526-5500
Located on Buck Road. Call for directions and reservations. Reservations only.

5. Fireside Books 383 Main Street 828-526-5454

6. Wild Thyme Gourmet 490 Carolina Way, Highlands, NC 28741, 828-526-4035, Open for lunch and dinner, Wild Thyme Gourmet not only sells some of the ebst sandwiches in Higlands but they also have a very nice selection of wines and gourment foods for you to buy.

7. On the Verandah 1536 Franklin Road, Highlands, NC 28741, 282-526-2338, This rustic, contemporary restaurant and winebar overlooks Lake Sequoyah and features a menu full of contemporary American cuisine influenced by the flavors of the Caribbean, Latin America and Asia.  The menu is complimented by an award-winning wine list.  They are open nightly for dinner plus serve a champagne brunch on Sundays. 

Bookstore in Highlands
Take Highway 64 into Highlands and turn right at the light. The bookstore is about the fifth store on the right. This store has a book which contains all of the hiking trails in Highlands, Cashiers, and Toxaway Lake.

Franklin, North Carolina

  1. The Chef and His Wife 15 Courthouse Plaza, Franklin, NC 28734, 828-369-0575, Enjoy savory American dishes at this unique American grill that is located behind the courthouse and is open daily for lunch and dinner.
  2. City Restaurant  1251 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734 , 828-524-4948, American and country dining at its best is available at this family friendly restaurant that serves a wide variety of traditional American favorites daily for lunch and dinner. 
  3. BJ's Ribs & Bar-B-Que 549 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 27834, 828-349-9784, This restaurant is known for their delicious, signature barbecue ribs, chicken, and beef, all complemented by an array of wonderful homemade side dishes and desserts.
  4. Far Buddies Ribs & BBQ 311 Westgate Plaza, Franklin, NC 28734, 828-349-4743, Mouthwatering barbecue dishes served with the house wine are the specialties at this restaurant that offers a full menu of their famous ribs and barbecue, side orders, salads, stews, and appetizers. Catering services are available and they are open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner; closed on Sundays.
  5. Gazebo Creekside Cafe 44 Heritage Hollow, Franklin, NC 28734 , 828-524-8783, This quaint cafe offers a full menu of great sandwiches, fresh salads, and homemade soups in a relaxing, casual atmosphere.
  6. Fortune House Restaurant 305 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734, 828-524-2804, Specializing in sumptuous Chinese cuisine, this restaurant offers a wide range of authentic Chinese dishes in a relaxing, casual atmosphere.
  7. Peking Gourmet 4527 Highway 441, Franklin, NC 28734 , 828-524-8879, Featuring a lunch and dinner buffet, as well as a Friday and Saturday night seafood buffet, this casual dining restaurant specializes in delicious Chinese cuisine.
  8. Whistle Stop Cafe 1281 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC 28734 , Whistle Stop Mall, 828-349-0588, Open daily for lunch and early dinner, this unique cafe specializes in a wide range of delicious sandwiches plus features fresh soups and salads on their menu.
  9. Frog & Owl Kitchen 46 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734 , 828-349-4112, A wonderful array of international cuisine is served at this unique restaurant that is open daily for lunch and dinner and features an extensive wine list to complement your meal.
  10. Lucio's Italian Restaurant 313 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734 , 828-369-6670, Enjoy an array of traditional, authentic Italian dishes at this elegant, yet casual restaurant that offers some of the best wines in the area to complement your meal.
  11. Colima Mexican Restaurant 57 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734 , 828-524-9025, A casual, full service restaurant that offers an array of authentic Mexican cuisine, as well as a spectacular daily lunch buffet. They are open daily for lunch and dinner.
  12. Monte Alban 2648 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC 28734, 828-349-4484, Open daily for lunch and dinner, this restaurant offers most of your favorite Mexican dishes on their menu and served in a casual, festive atmosphere.
  13. Mama's 21 Heritage Hollow Drive, Franklin, NC 28734, 828-369-8185, Family dining restaurant that specializes in traditional Southern country fare such as fried chicken, hamburgers, sandwiches, and soups. Prime Rib is Friday night special and T-Bone Steak is Saturday night special. They are open Tuesday through Saturday for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; closed on Sundays and Mondays.
  14. Depot Steakhouse 577 Depot Street, Franklin, NC 28734 , 828-369-9909, The best in delicious steaks and fresh seafood is served daily for lunch and dinner at this casual dining restaurant that offers full bar service to complement your meal.

Dillsboro & Silva, North Carolina

From Toxaway Lake go on Highway 64 West to Cashiers turn right at only light on Hwy 107 to Highway 23 to Silva. Travel through Silva to Dillsboro.

1. Jarrett House Restaurant & Inn 800-972-5623 828-586-0265 Since 1865 Call for in Season Dates
Located on Haywood Street in Dillsboro. It is on the right as you travel from Silva to Dillsboro on the main road. This is fine food and lodging since 1884 and is open only in season.

2. Meriwether's Restaurant Main Street in Sylvia 828-586-4409
Located in Silva on the main street. This is a one way street going west.

3. Well House Restaurant Near Dogwood Crafters in Dillsboro 828-586-8588

4. LuLu's on Main Street 612 West Main 828-586-8989

5. Sweet Dreams Restaurant and Bakery 894 East Main Street 828-586-0939

6. Dogwood Crafters Arts & Crafts 828-586-2248 Dillsboro

7. Riverwood Crafters Arts & Crafts 828-586-2547 Dillsboro

8. Great Smoky Mountain Railroad Rides & Museum 828-586-8811 800-872-4681

Waynesville, NC.

Highway 23 to Silva. Travel Hwy 23 to Waynesville

Barber Orchards Fruit Stand on Hwy 23 828-456-3598

Asheville, North Carolina

Black Mountain - Take short drive on Hwy I-40 East to Black Mountain go to Visitors Center and go to Cherry Street and see shoppers antique paradise. See also nearby Swannanoa. Eat at The Red Rocker Inn.

High Country - Travel East on US 70 to Blue Ridge Parkway. Explore the Folk Arts Center and then Craggy Flower Gardens. Travel from there to Mount Mitchell (6,894 Ft.) the highest mountain in Eastern America on hike to the summit tower. Mt. Mitchell top is above the tree line and you may need extra clothing.

Biltmore Estate - Explore the 255 room estate, Restaurant and Winery in Asheville (Telephone 800-289-1895 or 828-274-6311)

Rosman, North Carolina

Hillside Gardens Elmo Crowe
Star Route Box 31-A
Rosman, NC. 28772
1-828-862-4839

Hendersonville, North Carolina

  1. Cafe Laurie 224 South Grove Street, Suite E, Hendersonville, NC 28792, 828-693-1222, Enjoy a large variety of specialty sandwiches such as the Handcrafted Mediterranean Veggie Burger, the Grilled Black Forest Ham Panini, and the Shrimp Quesadilla on Honey Wheat Tortilla while dining at this unique cafe that also offers a variety of nightly dinner specials, gourmet salads, and homemade soups.
  2. The Quarter House Grill 1508 Asheville Highway, Hendersonville, NC 28791, 828-698-0608, The oldest restaurant in Hendersonville, this upscale yet casual restaurant offers an array of creative American dishes, all made-from-scratch, and complemented by a great wine and beer list. They are open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner and open on Saturday for dinner only; closed on Sundays.
  3. Sinbad Restaurant 202 South Washington Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792, 828-696-2039, Specializing in Mediterranean and contemporary American cuisine, this casual fine dining restaurant features several elegantly decorated dining rooms that overlook beautifully landscaped gardens, as well as an expansive outdoor deck. They are open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner; closed on Sundays and Mondays. 
  4. Baby Back Joe's Smokehouse 59 Highlands Square Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28792 , 828-697-9433, This smokehouse cooks all meat out on there own smoked pit filled with hickory wood. Their Catering Department can host any size event on or off property. They are known for the best ribs in town.

Activities

Fishing & Boating

Toxaway Lake Marina 828-884-6919
Renting boats approximately $50/ 1 hr to $70 / 2 hrs for Pontoon Boats. See attached pricing

Lake Glenville On Hwy 107 Approx 4 Miles North of Cashiers. Boat Rental at Lake.

Pisgah Forest & Fishing 828-877-3129
Large scenic forest with Mount Pisgah access on Hwy 64 approximately 10 miles West of Brevard. Pisgah National Forest includes areas bounded by Hwy 64 on South and Waynesville on North. The Blue Ridge Parkway goes right through the Pisgah National Forest.

Golfing

Golf Clubs available #5 Toxaway Landing Guests

1. Sapphire Valley Golf Club Call Sapphire Valley Resort 828-743-1165
Located approximately 10 miles west from Toxaway Lake on Highway 64, approximately two (2) miles from Cashiers on the right.

2. High Hampton Inn and Country Club Hwy 107 Cashiers 828-743-2411
Located on Highway 107 approximately one (1) mile from Cashiers. As you travel from Toxaway Lake take Highway 64 W fifteen (15) miles to Cashiers, turn left at the light, travel approximately two (2) miles. The country club is on the left.

3. Lake Toxaway Country Club Golf Pro Shop 828-966-4661 (Available special Permission)

4. Sherwood Forest Golf Club Hwy 276 S Pro Shop 828-884-7825

5. Glen Cannon Country Club Wilson Road 828-883-8175

Horse Back Riding

1. Pisgah Forest Riding Stables 828-883-8258 Near Brevard, NC.

2. Keystone Riding Center 828-883-8232 Cashiers, NC. Cashiers Valley Rd.

3. Sapphire Valley Resort Stables 828-743-9574 or 828-743-3441 (1 mile East of Cashiers)

Scenic Drive

The Blue Ridge Parkway is a 446 mile scenic highway beginning in Cherokee NC. and ending in Shennandoa, Pa. The Parkway can easily accessed on Hwy 23 traveling between Waynesville and Sylvia, NC.

Pisgah Forest: Large scenic forest with Mount Pisgah access on Hwy 64 approximately 10 miles West of Brevard. Pisgah National Forest includes areas bounded by Hwy 64 on South and Waynesville on North. The Blue Ridge Parkway goes right through the Pisgah National Forest.

Snow Skiing

1. Sapphire Valley Ski Area 828-743-1164 Skiing Located approximately 1 mile East of Cashiers on Hwy 64)

2. Asheville Area Wolf Laural 828-689-4111, Cataloochee 800-768-0285

3. Banner Elk/Boone Region Beech 828-387-2011, Sugar Mountain 828-898-4521

Trails and Hiking

1. Several trails located near the Greystone Inn are: "Panther Trail", "Woodlands Overlook Trail" and the "Deep Forest Falls Trail". (See enclosed information)

2. There is a 3 mile trail around Fairfield Lake and another trail to Bald Rock nearby in Cashiers (See enclosed Map)

Waterfalls

1. White Water Falls - The largest waterfall in the eastern United States is located approximately 11 miles from the Toxaway Landing #5 house. Travel on Old Mount Road to Highway 281 S to Highway 64. Travel Highway 64 approximately two (2) miles to where Hwy 281 goes south towards South Carolina. Travel exactly 9 miles and turn left into the national park. Walk .2 mile to "White Water Falls." White Water Falls is 411 feet tall. Do not attempt to hike on trail up from the sight of the falls or down since the best view of the falls is at this location and there is dangerous hiking conditions located in either direction.

2. Located on the property of Toxaway Lake are three additional waterfalls (#21 Mill Creek Falls 80 Ft high, #22 Little Deep Ford Falls and #23 Deep Ford Falls 60 Ft. high see attached map) and several hiking trails. Attached is a map of a trail to the top of Mount Toxaway and also another trail near the Greystone Inn approximately 2 miles long called the Mills Creek Trail. Also located near Toxaway Lake is the trail to a waterfall called the "Schoolhouse Falls Trail".

3. Going Northwest on Hwy 64 from Highlands, NC. are Bridal Veil Falls (you can drive under the falls), Dry Falls (you can walk under the falls).

Note: From Highlands Bookstore in Brevard see a video on waterfalls (The Waterfalls of Brevard, North Carolina) for approximately $25, a book called The Land of the Waterfalls, Transylvannia County, North Carolina by Jim Bob Tinsley, a book called Touring Transylvania: A Brief History and Guide to Land Waterfalls.

White Water Rafting

Call Asheville Visitors Center 828-258-6109 Ask for (North) Nolichucky & French Rivers on (West and South) Nantahala, Occoe, Chattooga and Green Rivers. (See Tennessee also)

For your information are the following telephone numbers:

Greystone Inn 800-824-5766 or 828-966-4700
Greystone Sales Office 828-877-4231
Toxaway Country Club 828-966-4260

Chamber of Commerce, Tourism Offices and Other Telephone Numbers

Asheville Travel & Tourism Office 828-258-6109 or 800-257-1300
Biltmore Estate 800-289-1895 or 828-274-6311
Asheville Airport 828-684-2255