A hidden gem within reach. That’s the beauty of Bright’s Creek.

Breathtaking views and elevated leisure await at Western North Carolina’s premier golf community. Come experience the mountain destination where pristine natural surroundings and endless adventures meet, setting the scene for unforgettable moments and memories that last a lifetime.

Nestled in the serene foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Bright’s Creek is home to one of renowned golf architect Tom Fazio’s premier courses, world-class amenities, and extraordinary real estate options waiting to welcome you home.  

Discover the private gated community that feels like North Carolina’s best-kept secret, all while being in the middle of all the magic.

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Available mountain home for sale in the Bright's Creek community

Western North Carolina Real Estate

Discover Your Dream Mountain Home.

Get exactly what you’re looking for at Bright’s Creek, with real estate options that allow you to create the mountain home you’ve always envisioned.


Tee off with a mountain view at one of North Carolina’s top golf courses.

Players of all levels flock to our 19-hole Tom Fazio-designed golf course, ranked #37 by Golf Digest. The course makes you feel as if you’re playing a private game in your own national park. Tom Fazio himself is also a fan, having stated on a recent visit that he considers Bright’s Creek as one of his best designs in North Carolina. And thanks to the mild climate, our course is open year-round to members and their guests, allowing you to tee off in any season.

fazio golf course with mountain view at bright's creek

Our Story

Magic in the Mountains

Something astonishing happens when passionate minds meet. Our owners, Mark, Eddie, and Frank, who are also club members and call Bright’s Creek home, instantly felt something special here at Bright’s Creek. A feeling that only a place that’s as exceptional as our community can spark. 

Together, their vision has helped to create an exclusive lifestyle unlike any other. From our ideal locale that’s both tucked away from the hustle and bustle, yet conveniently within reach of everyday needs, to our anything-but-ordinary amenities and renowned golf program, they’ve curated an experience of incomparable quality. 

Now that you’ve discovered our beautiful balance of adventure and community, paired with laid-back leisure, join us for the journey of a lifetime.

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Choose Your Own Adventure.

Although we’re famous for our golf course, there’s a world of unlimited possibilities to discover at Bright’s Creek—giving you the freedom to create meaningful experiences you can cherish for a lifetime.

Lifestyle Center

Our Lifestyle Center, The Mill at Bright's Creek, is now open! It is buzzing with activities, things to do, and places to gather, including a fitness center, swimming pool, two-lane bowling alley, and more!

Equestrian Center

Equestrian Center in Bright's Creek offers several boarding options for community members.
Located behind Bright’s Creek's gate, our Equestrian Center offers several boarding options and the chance to experience the mountains on horseback.


Bright's Creek Lodge for events with mountain views
Known as the gathering place for members and families, the Bright’s Creek Lodge offers entertainment, lodging, dining, and a golf pro shop right in the center of our community.


Brights Creek fitness center
Our new two-lane bowling alley serves as a multi-generational space where families can spend time together and create lasting memories.

Natural Surroundings

Blue Ridge Mountains view at Bright's Creek Club in Mill Spring, North Carolina
Our community embraces the outdoors, allowing the wondrous beauty of the surrounding mountains to take center stage.
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