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Active Adult Communities:

Here in the mountains of Western North Carolina, the Greater Asheville Area is becoming a Mecca for those who still love to live, and live to love! 

For these wondrous folks, special maintenance free communities have been designed to host the lifestyles of the young in heart, giving your weekends back to you with the adventuresome outdoors just a few steps away, and all within easy travel of your Asheville Luxury Home for great shopping, exquisite dining and a variety of entertainment.

Whether it's just a place for the weekend getaway, or a substantial new home where the sunrises and sunsets can be watched joyously and pensively from your own porch, Active Adult Communities are just another way to drink life to its fullest, knowing that your wisdom has led you to another treasure in the beautiful mountains of the Blue Ridge that surround your latest prize.  Life is worth Living! 

Asheville NC Luxury Real Estate is attracting people from all over the nation, looking for Land & Lots for sale, and North Carolina Luxury homes in exclusive gated communities, even protected real estate in Luxury Gated Communities with Golf Courses in NC, or Luxury Private Gated Mountain Estates in NC.  Active Adult Communities and their maintenance free life-style are the signs of the times.  Let Kathleen Blanchette help you with your real estate decisions.

For more information: Just click on the names below for more information and current listings.



Here's a current Listing on Distant View Drive: Custom Designed High Performance "GreenHome" 

3 BDM, 4 BTH, 2HBTH, 3325 Sq Ft, on 1.31 acres; MLS #507179

CLICK HEREto learn more about the specifics of this exquisite currently listed custom-built property!


Buncombe County- Asheville is the geographic center of Buncombe County, as well as Western North Carolina.  Real Estate Properties within the County are generally within 15 miles or less from Downtown Asheville.


bullet  Baldwin Cove | Located southeast and just 10 minutes from downtown Asheville, Baldwin Cove is a new development surrounded by forested mountain views within a quiet village setting with all amenities nearby.  Quiet country living within a stone's throw of the city life when wanted.  Priced from the mid $200,000.

bullet  Bee Tree Village | Private country living that's close to Asheville offering Garden Homes  between 1280 and 2200 square feet.  Swannanoa's finest planned community, simply a hill or two away from downtown Asheville, with stunning views and enclosed courtyards while still being close to shopping, churches, and golf. Priced from the High $100,000.  NEW COMMUNITY

bullet   Biltmore Commons | Bright and newish, ready to move in, many different styles available, with amenities which include a club house, swimming pool and tennis.  Sorry, no dogs allowed.  A very quiet community for active adults of all ages!   

bullet  Biltmore Lake | Surrounded by miles of shaded trails and walkways, this 62-acre lake development offers family living within three planned communities.   NEW COMMUNITY

bullet  Lake Village is planned for residential homes around the 62-acre lake, complete with neighborhood schools, camping grounds, full swimming beach, recreational summer programs for children and teens, and multiuse playgrounds.

bullet  Scott Ridge is directly adjacent to the lake and rising approximately 1,000 feet from the lake to the ridge line at elevation 3,025 feet.  This Gated Estate neighborhood is 322 acres of secluded natural beauty offering views of the lake, Pisgah National Forest, downtown Asheville and the Biltmore Estate.

bullet  Cedar Rock setting still a higher standard of living in the Mountains just outside of Asheville, offers upscale designs on a new, ultra -convenient lifestyle with award-winning model Townhomes that demonstrate the maintenance-free "Lock-and-Go" concept of that makes luxury living easier than ever.

In this wonderfully designed master-planned community of custom homes in Biltmore Lake, lot prices start at $125,000, and homes are in the $1,000,000 and upward.

bullet   Biltmore Terrace | High ceilings for the main level with true Arts and Crafts feel throughout. Center seated kitchen with Stainless packages. NC Healthy Built and Energy Star Homes with fun new features such as dual flush toilets, tankless instant hot water heater, 14 SEER Heat Pump with fresh air intake and all formyldyde free insulation! All lots are available may move any floor-plan to any lot! !   NEW COMMUNITY

bullet   Cloisters | Townhomes with great in town location, for shopping, doctors, parks and walking trails. Open floor plan, nice upgrades, oak cabinets, covered porch, listen to nature from 15` covered deck. Master Bath has double sinks. Includes all appliances and window treatments. Move in ready!   NEW COMMUNITY

bullet  Country Creek | Expect the unexpected in this great community right next door to Weaverville and just minutes north of Asheville.  Enjoy the numerous social activities in this fabulous community...complete with clubhouse, pool, card games, library, and much more!  Prices of re-sales tend to range mostly in the mid $300,000s to mid $500,000s.

bullet  Crowell Farms | Spacious and attractive homes located in Crowell Farms subdivision. Attractive foyers with open floor plans, some split bedrooms, vaulted ceilings & lots of light. Sunrooms with bright modern kitchens & concrete patios. Bonus rooms over garage in some models. Extra room for den or office. Convenient to shopping, dining, & interstate hwy. Low monthly fee for garbage & lawn care. Quiet neighborhood with lots of walking space.  Prices of re-sales tend to range mostly in the mid $300,000s to mid $400,000s.

bullet  Crowfield Condominiums | A quiet and delightful 55-and-over wooded community in South Asheville, Crowfields offers both single and double story level living and is convenient to shopping and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Plenty of room for walking, this active retirement community features a private clubhouse, pool and gardening plots. Prices of re-sales tend to range mostly in the mid $200,000s to the mid $300,000s.

bullet  Fox Glen | Located between South Asheville and Hendersonville, close to shopping centers and across from the new Fletcher Elementary school lies a beautiful parcel of land on which Glade Homes is now building an exciting community consisting of rental apartments, Townhomes, Villas, and Cottages. In addition, Fox Glen will boast a pool, a gym, walking trails, a playground, and a community room.  NEW COMMUNITY

bullet  Hamburg Crossing | In a gently rolling valley lined with emerald fields and guarded by the stately Blue Ridge Mountains lies a new neighborhood called Hamburg Crossing. The community consists of 82 European ranch-style homes with every detail carefully planned to let you focus on family, friends and – most importantly – enjoying life. Hamburg Crossing is just a few miles from shopping, dining and other amenities in historic Downtown Weaverville, and a quick drive from countless theaters, music halls, art galleries and boutiques in Asheville. Four floor plans are available, ranging from 1,324 to 1,920 square feet. Each offers a great room flowing into a spacious, eat-in kitchen, plus a formal dining room and at least two bedrooms and two bathrooms. All homes rest on lush, meticulously manicured lots that your grounds staff cares for year-round. Amenities include a 2,900 sq. ft. community clubhouse with fitness center, big-screen TV, kitchen, pool table and fireplace Heated outdoor swimming pool Community walking trails Community picnic area Community upkeep and maintenance.  Priced from the mid $200,000s to low $300,000s.

bullet  Pinebrook Farms | Pinebrook Farms quality single-family homes and townhomes are reminiscent of the Arts & Crafts movement that left such an indelible mark on America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. All homes focus on main-level living, although several floor plans allow you to choose the layout that best suits your needs. Standard features include hardwood and ceramic tile floors, Aristokraft® cabinetry, Kohler® plumbing, abundant closet space, and two-car garages. Community features at Pinebrook Farms include underground utilities, quiet streets with no through traffic, and wide sidewalks lit by decorative street lamps. The community also offers 12 acres of common areas, including a creekside walking trail with exercise stations, a two-acre meditative area, and another green space perfect for throwing a Frisbee or playing a game of touch football. Prices range from $330,00 to $480,000.  NEW COMMUNITY

bullet  Rosehill Plantation | Only 10 miles from Asheville, NC—overlooking rolling hillsides embraced by timeless Smoky Mountain vistas—it’s hard to imagine you’re only 10 miles from the world-class medical facilities, shopping, restaurants, and entertainment venues of downtown Asheville, North Carolina’s most energetic and creative community from your new home in the secluded Gated Community at Rosehill Plantation. Amenities package includes an expansive club house with media room, spa, gym, and hot tubs, as well as a heated swimming pool, a stocked lake, luxuriant nature trails, and abundant gardens and picnic areas. Everything you have a right to expect of a premiere community. Our single-level homes—situated with care among 58 graceful acres of sculpted landscape—boast spacious floor plans, cathedral ceilings, and elevated views of breathtaking natural surroundings. Meticulous attention to detail unfolds in every aspect of this elegant planned neighborhood: underground utilities, energy-efficient construction, maintenance-free yards and grounds and, crowning it all, 40 acres of undisturbed common area set aside for the exclusive enjoyment of Rose Hill families in perpetuity.  NEW COMMUNITY

bullet  Southcliff in Asheville | Welcome home to nature at your doorstep and peace of mind for you and your family. A manned, gated community, featuring Homes and Townhomes, located in Asheville, North Carolina, and just a few minutes’ drive to downtown Asheville. Rising to elevations as high as 3,945 feet on the south face of Cedar Cliff Mountain, panoramic views of Mt. Mitchell, Little and Big Pisgah, Hickory Nut Gap and Bearwallow Mountain come into focus.  The community will encompass over 400 acres of unspoiled forest for 10 neighborhoods, 175 acres left as green spaces, composed of 200 single-family homesites and 100 luxury townhomes. A system of hiking trails winds its way through green spaces, park areas and a canopy of forest.  Lots: Single-family homesites will range in size from 1/5-acre cottage lots up to 3-plus-acre estate home lots and are expected to priced in the upper $100,000's to over $1 million. Townhomes: Southcliff will offer three townhome villages consisting of 100 luxury townhome units with finished units priced from the low $300,000's to over $1 million.  NEW COMMUNITY

bullet  Starview Heights| Located in North Asheville, Starview Heights becomes the epitome of Mountain townhome living in North Carolina.  Flooded with natural light from the oversized windows, the contemporary design of these mountain townhomes is comfortable and inviting. All homes feature at least 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, an attached 2-car garage, clerestory windows, tile and hardwood floors, solid surface countertops and security systems, as standard. Homes can be delivered ‘elevator ready’. Community clubhouse with fitness center, heated swimming pool and picnic area. RV and boat storage will also be available.  Single-family and townhomes range from 2,660 to 4,100 square feet and all focus on main-level living. Priced from the mid $300s to the mid $500s.    NEW COMMUNITY

 bullet  The Views of Asheville |  High performance green Energy Star certified luxury homes, some with majestic 360 degree & sunset views! Builder's custom homes with top-quality craftsmanship. Private & close to town in South Asheville, just 10 min to downtown. Gourmet kitchens, iron staircases, natural stone, romantic air-spa baths, whole house vacuum, 1st floor handicap access, some with additional 600' workshops in basement, window treatments, low maintenance & MUCH more. Top TC Roberson schools. Prices are $599,000 and up. NEW COMMUNITY

 bullet  The Vistas of Westfield Lifestyle Homes, builder of Hamburg Crossing & Craggy View, announces its newest community in Asheville, North Carolina.  Lock and Leave Low Maintenance Homes, bright and spacious main level living, arts & crafts style with covered porches and a host of other custom features.  Community living with mountain views, clubhouse, fitness room, heated pool, walking trails and ample green space.  Master on main with walk-in closets in a variety of open floor plans. Many floorplans ranging from 1230-3000'. Prices are in the mid $300,000s and up.  NEW COMMUNITY

bullet  The Wildes at Chunns Cove | Just 1.5 miles from Downtown Asheville you'll find The Wildes at Chunns Cove, a magnificent new neighborhood built in the classic Arts & Crafts style of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Wildes is an incredible combination of convenience to and privacy from Downtown Asheville, dubbed the "Paris of the South." Every home features a covered front porch perfect for relaxing in the cool mountain air and enjoying the incredible mountain views. Wide, lit streets and meandering sidewalks invite a stroll. Inside, even the most discriminating tastes will be pleased with the attention to detail and elegant appointments.   Priced from the low $300,000s.


Henderson County - Hendersonville County lies on the southern border of Buncombe County.  Hendersonville, the geographic center of Henderson County, is just 20 miles from downtown Asheville.  Real Estate Properties within the County are generally within 15 miles of Downtown Hendersonville, and 15-35 miles or less from Downtown Asheville.


bullet  Carriage Park | Located on a scenic mountain plateau 2,200 feet above sea level, Carriage Park lies cradled between the Great Smoky Mountains and the Blue Ridge Mountains. A private, gated community featuring clubhouse with indoor heated pool, tennis courts, numerous ponds, lakes, hiking and nature trails.  Selected as one of America's 100 Best Master Planned Communities, Carriage Park is a collection of twenty-three distinct mountain villages, including luxury private homes, mountain cottages, villas, and townhomes, secured within a single gated community. Prices from $300,000.

bullet  Dunroy on Rutledge | This Active Adult Village Community in Flat Rock just south of Hendersonville and within 20 minutes of Asheville, consists of single family  Homes, Manor Homes, and free Home sites set on 57 acres offering 1 acre homesites with meadow, forest or mountain views.  Shopping, dining, and other recreational services are all within walking distance of the village.  Priced from the high $300,000s.

bullet  Glens of Aberdeen | Located in Fletcher, in South Asheville, the Glens at Aberdeen offer carefree Townhome living in single or multi-living floorplans and attached garages, all in a carefree groomed park-like setting with plenty of mature trees.  Price in the mid $100,000s and up.

bullet  The Orchards of Flat Rock | Deep in a valley guarded by the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina and surrounded by gently rolling apple farms is The Orchards of Flat Rock, a new home community that provides an escape from the ordinary. Beautiful European ranch-style homes have been meticulously planned to enable you to embrace life, from the energy-efficient, low-maintenance materials used in construction to the open floor plans with generous windows. All exterior home maintenance and landscaping is taken care of for you. Prices of floorplans range from the mid to high $200,000s.  NEW COMMUNITY

bullet  Straus Park | Actually in Translyvania County, bordering Henderson County, the nearest thing to Maybury USA occurs at Straus Park just outside of Brevard, NC, just minutes away from Asheville. A planned Village Community of some 315 acres includes Custom Mountain Homes, Village Cottages, Townhomes and Condominiums, as well as Lake Front Properties. Straus Park has something for everybody, with its own Village Market Center, an eclectic mixture of merchant shops, fine food and local businesses, giving the feel of a European village with parks and forested walking trails within a stones throw. Mountainside Homesites - $95,000 to $350,000. Parkside and Lakeside Townhomes - $595,000 to $675,000. Mountain Park Homes from the mid $400,000s. Straus Ridge Condominiums - $215,00 to $289,000 NEW COMMUNITY

 bullet  The Village at Windstone |  In the convenience of south Asheville, close to shopping, restaurants and entertainment, a new Gated Townhome Community can be found by the name of The Village at Windstone, offering 114 units, 2 fantastic open floorplans of 3 bedroom and 2.5 baths with Master on the main, upscale stainless steel appliances and cabinets, granite countertops in kitchen and master, central vacuum and security system, heated pool with clubhouse, walking trails. Prices are $299,000 and up. NEW COMMUNITY

bullet  Wolfpen | A new Gated Community development offering 9-hole putting, pond, clubhouse and Fitness Center, pool, tennis and walking trails, consisting of single family homes, condominiums, and cluster homes between 1168 to 1900 square feet, just outside beautiful Hendersonville.  Priced from the High $200,000s.

Remember: Buying and selling a luxury home or finding that special piece of Asheville Real Estate with Kathleen Blanchette, a fully licensed Asheville Real Estate Broker and Realtor, is a comprehensive and thoroughly professional experience in buying and selling Asheville Real Estate throughout the Blueridge and Smokey Mountains, where efficiency, personal regard and concierge services are guaranteed every step of the way.  Keeping the Tradition of Integrity..., and a Reputation for Results! 

Whether its a North Carolina luxury homes on your own Private Mountain Estate in one of our uniquely designed plush Golfing Communities, Exclusive Gated Communities, Active Adult Communities, surrounding Lake Communities, or a great Condominium, Loft or Townhome, all of Greater Asheville and Hendersonville Luxury Homes are within reach with Kathleen Blanchette.  Feel Free to browse the entire website of all available Greater Asheville Real Estate MLS and Western North Carolina MLS, for all Asheville Real Estate Properties, Land Acreage, Horse farms, Investment Properties, Commercial Real Estate, New Home Plans, as well as handy relocation and moving calculators, tips for buying and selling a house, city and school reports, and more.  Just call us when you're ready to move ahead!  


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