Historic Waynesville Inn Golf Resort & Spa Sells for $7.1MM; Nedra Creason of Weichert, Realtors® – Unlimited Represents Buyer

— Evan Roeser
Nedra Creason
Waynesville Inn Golf Resort & Spa

ASHEVILLE, N.C. / May 11, 2021 – Weichert, Realtors® – Unlimited agent Nedra Creason helped her clients recently close on the purchase of the iconic Waynesville Inn Golf Resort & Spa located just outside of Asheville. The resort, which opened in 1926 and is the one of the area’s main attractions to guests from all around the world, sold for $7,174,350, marking the largest real estate transaction in company history for Weichert, Realtors® – Unlimited.

Creason was connected to buyers Grey Raines and David Tart, managing partners of Raines Hospitality, through a Weichert-owned lead generation resource that’s available to Weichert affiliated offices. With Raines and Tart being very passionate about golf and looking for land they could develop, Creason helped match them with the Waynesville Inn Golf Resort & Spa. She then performed her due diligence in gathering information to help her clients make an informed decision on the purchase.

“I’m very proud to have served Grey and David in their purchase of the Waynesville Inn Golf Resort & Spa,” commented Creason. “I’m looking forward to the exciting changes to come with the new ownership and everything it will provide for the community.”

Raines Hospitality is one of the Southeast’s premier, hospitality management, development, and investment groups, offering a comprehensive approach to their impressive property portfolio and client base that spans the region.

The new owners have plans to remodel the resort while keeping things in line with the property’s history. They also hope to develop some of the land, which will be very beneficial for the county’s real estate market.

The Waynesville Inn Golf Resort & Spa, located at 176 Country Club Drive in Waynesville, opened in 1926 and was originally called the Waynesville Country Club. The property features 27 holes of championship golf, 111 hotel rooms, a spa, two restaurants and six meeting facilities.

“We’re very proud of the hard work Nedra put in for her clients throughout this process,” said Aaron Kraft, broker/owner of Weichert, Realtors® – Unlimited. “She’s an extremely dedicated agent who is persistent in finding the right fit for each of her clients.”

Creason is part of a talented and experienced team at Weichert, Realtors® – Unlimited. The company was recently named an Ambassadors Cup Award Winner by Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. for its strong sales production in 2020.

“Weichert, Realtors® – Unlimited is certainly headed on a path of continued success behind the company’s strong leadership and agents like Nedra, who is extremely dedicated and works tirelessly for each of her clients.” said Bill Scott, regional director and senior vice president of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.

Weichert, Realtors® – Unlimited is an independently owned and operated Weichert® affiliate. The office serves Western North Carolina.

For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – Unlimited, located at 802 Fairview Road in Asheville, contact Elizabeth Kraft at 828-687-1083 or visit

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