Built in 1870, The Martin House is one of the oldest buildings in Blowing Rock. Once a boarding house, the shops at the Martin House and adjacent courtyard now provide a great venue for shopping and relaxing. Located next to Memorial Park on Main St.
Blowing Rockâ€™s most dazzling, upscale shopping begins at the south end of Main Street.
Opened in 1992, SouthMarke changed the face of downtown with its signature Victorian architecture, beautiful gardens and inviting, unique stores. Monkeeâ€™s, 100 West Union and Serves You Right! have called it home for decades and new to the SouthMarke family are Oliverâ€™s on Main and Mountain Time on Main Street. Six seasonal Pavilions nestled throughout the gardens feature unique specialty merchandise. Flaviaâ€™s is THE go-to place in BR for European desserts. Charleston artist, Tommy Beaver of Beaver Fine Art perfected mountain scapes to complement his low country canvases and was so successful last year he has taken an
additional Pavilion to feature more work and to use as a studio. Grounded Works features original designs, hand sewed leather works, Storybook Looks, offers beautiful classic childrenâ€™s apparel and our newest addition: Say Cheese, a gourmet sandwich shop ,owner owned by husband and wife super yacht chefs who cruise the Caribbean in the winter.
1179 Main Street, Bowing Rock- 828-265-7065 See ad on page
Shop among national brands like American Eagle, Banana Republic, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Vera Bradley. Strollers, wheelchairs, and gift cards available. Relax in the courtyard w/firepit, games, and summer craft fair. EV charging. Open M-Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 10am-7pm.