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Bocce Court Reno Ready For Peak Season

Connestee Bocce Courts Get Major Improvement Completion of the major renovation of Connestee Fall's bocce center, including a total replacement of the world-class courts, is winding down just in time for the season. This is welcome news for many residents with bocce one of the most popular activities in the community. The project improvements included: Removal of the top four [...]

Winter 2022 Photo Contest Winners

residents present another amazing batch of photos Our resident photographers never cease to amaze with their talents for capturing the beauty and lifestyle at Connestee Falls. The latest batch of entires in our quarterly Resident Photo Contest includes 68 shots from around the community featuring a wide variety of subject matter. Each is a testimonial to what makes this such a wonderful [...]

Connestee Digital Trail Maps

all 20 miles of trails in connestee now digital The Connestee Hiking Club resident volunteers never stop improving on what is clearly one of the best private trails systems in Western North Carolina. Now extending some 20 miles throughout the 3,900-acre master planned community, the trails system is an amazing natural amenity that offers residents hikes from moderate to strenuous [...].

Saving Connestee Fall's Hemlocks

Residents rally to save hemlock trees Connestee Falls has some 3,900 acres and most of it is heavily wooded with thousands of native trees. It's an amazing natural setting that makes the community one of the most unique in Western North Carolina. In the spring and fall of 2021, neighbors in Connestee Falls teamed up to help save the community's hemlock trees from the threat of [...]

Fall 2021 Photo Contest Winners

Our next batch of prize winning resident photos The Fall 2021 Resident Photo Contest had another excellent batch of entires with 70 beautiful photographs taken around the community. In fact, there were so many good ones our independent judges selected six overall winners who will each receive a gift certificate to the Overlook Clubhouse for their efforts. See the winning entries below [...]

Chef's Recipe - Ratatouille

End of Summer ratatouille recipe by Chef John Huffenberger Our "Chef John" shares his easily prepared Vegetarian "End of Summer" Ratatouille recipe that works as a side dish or a main that will leave even meat lovers satisfied!     Ingredients: 3 tablespoons olive oil 1cup peeled, diced eggplant 1 cup chopped peeled, seeded tomatoes [...]

Connestee Gate House Team Moving In-House

CFPOA Taking Gate House team In-House Connestee Falls POA is taking the gatehouse and security team in-house to better serve property owners, members, their guests and visitors to the community. "This move will keep the current team in place bringing them directly under management as employees of the community," said Connestee POA General Manager and COO Jim Whitmore. "Security is a [...]

Summer 2021 Connestee Resident Photo Contest

Best of the Best Summer Resident Photo contest The Summer 2021 Resident Photo Contest was a dandy with 84 entries - most all easily qualifying as winners. After careful deliberation, five were selected as the "best of the best" and each winning photographer was awarded a gift certificate to the Overlook Clubhouse. See the winning photos below and follow the Connestee Falls Facebook or [...]

First Quarter Connestee Resident Photo Contest

Connestee Resident photo contest winners The response to Connestee Fall's first resident photo contest of 2021 was amazing. In fact, there were so many great photos submitted that the number of winners selected was increased to 10. Each quarter residents are encouraged to submit photos they have taken from around the community. These photos add to a huge library of images that are [...]

Chef's Recipe - Trout

pecan crusted trout recipe by Chef John Huffenberger Our "Chef John" shares his simple but amazing recipe for Pecan Crusted Trout [...]it's easy to prepare, quick to make and absolutely delicious!     Ingredients: Four trout fillets 8 oz. crushed pecan pieces 1 cup flour 2 eggs, beaten Salt and pepper 4 oz. butter [...]

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