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Mountain Communities around Asheville NC

Asheville NC Real Estate:  Mountain Communities.

Extending from the majesty of the Blue Ridge to the Great Smokey Mountains surrounding Asheville and Hendersonville plateaus Western North Carolina, there are neighborhoods and planned communities nestled within the high valleys and between the forested mountains that have been called home by discerning individuals, those who have come to enjoy the convenience of today's world, but enjoy the surrounding wonders of nature at their doorstep as well.  Within the Mountains, you can have both!

Here, NC Luxury homes in exclusive mountain communities and Luxurious Homes of varying styles and architecture can be found amongst the pines and deciduous groves of mature forests which cover almost every mountain and valley in between. 

Nestled within these gentle rolling mountains, streets are generally quieter, more peaceful and less intrusive than when in the city.  Time seems to slow a bit in the warm but never too hot afternoons in these lands.  And when the cooling of dusk inevitably surrenders the sun behind the horizon, you'll be glad you chose to live here.  And that's a realization that remains with you each day.  

Your Asheville North Carolina real estate has a backyard that stretches into the mountains beyond.  Your porch becomes a frequented favorite place and "thinking room" in the house, as you just watch the glory of the seasons pass on by......  These are hidden valleys of some of the best of Asheville Real Estate.



Here's a current Listing in The Rambles--Biltmore Forest: Custom French Country Cottage 

6 BDM, 5 BTH, 1 HBTH, 7519 Sq Ft, on .78 acres; MLS #478576; Price: $1,799,000

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


North Carolina Mountain Communities:  Mountain Communities offer a flavor of Mountain lifestyle often within planned and semi-planned communities.  A variety of NC Luxury Gated Real Estate, including Luxury Private Gated Mountain Estates in NC and a vast selection of Luxury Homes, generally surrounded by wooded forests and active trout streams galore. 


Many are nestled up against and within the mountains, convenient to Shopping, Entertainment, Hospitals and an unsurpassed medical community, and a gateway to the surrounding mountains and townships of Asheville and Hendersonville. For a full array of North Carolina Private Luxury Homes and protected Real Estate within the surrounding mountains, just call Kathleen Blanchette for immediate help, or email me.


In the mean time, just click on the names below for more information and current listings.


bullet  Alexander | Located in Buncombe County, just over 10 miles from Downtown Asheville, and north of Asheville NC just off Route 251.  


bullet  Arden | Located in Buncombe County, just 10 miles from Downtown Asheville, and north of Fletcher NC just off the Cane Creek Road.  


bullet  Asheville | Located in the heart of Buncombe County as the county seat is the center of Western North Carolina, the City of Asheville, voted one of the most happiest places to live in America, attracting retirees from all over the world.   


bullet  Balsam Mountain Preserve | One of Jackson County's premiere communities of Luxury Homes, and less than an hours drive from Asheville is 4400 pristine forested acres of a Gated community in the Great Smokey Mountains. Only 1400 acres will be used for 350 families on elevations from 2,600-5,400 feet. Includes an 18-Hole Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course, Stable, Sports garden, Private Clubhouse and more! Homesteads range from $300,000 to $750,000.


bullet  Barnardsville | Located in Buncombe County and just northeast of Asheville by 20 miles is the little town of Barnardsville NC.   


bullet  Bat Cave | Located in east Henderson County, Bat Cave community is just 30 minutes from Asheville, and just a few minutes from Lake Lure.   


bullet  Bear River Lodge | Madison County's newest gated community, Bear River Lodge, sets the standards of unspoiled mountain living. Choose from pristine river and view homesites in a community meticulously crafted from over 750 acres of captivating beautiful mountain property. Just 25 miles from Asheville, and adjacent to the Pisgah National Forest and Appalachian Trail, future amenities may include Trail Horseback Riding, Horse Stables, Archery, Fantastic Trout Fishing, and even Gold Panning! Homes start from $400,000.


bullet  Black Mountain | In Buncombe County and just 10 minutes from Asheville is the quaint little mountain town of Black Mountain, nestled right up into the mountain forests and lore of North Carolina. A small convenient town with arts and crafts shops, small cafes and the like takes you back to slower times when people would openly greet you on the sidewalks. Great if not spectacular mountain vistas surround you from every angle. Homes range from the $100,000s and upwards.


bullet  Blowing Rock | Blowing Rock, in Watauga County, North Carolina and some 90 miles Northeast from Asheville is the place to escape from it all. Cooler temperatures, exquisite landscapes, a storybook village, shopping, hiking, skiing, arts, festivals, attractions and so much more. Come any season and bring your special someone or your whole family. It's an easy drive now that Hwy. 321 and Hwy. 421 have been widened to four lanes.


bullet  Brevard | In the heart of Transylvania County ("trans" for "across" and "sylvan" for "woods") is Brevard, North Carolina. Some of the the states most beautiful waterfalls, streams, and mountain trails await you here.  Pisgah National Forest brings folks to the area from all around the country.  Its the home of many planned developments and the nationally renowned Brevard Music Center.  In Brevard, you are approximately 3 hours from major metropolitan areas:  Charlotte, NC; Knoxville, TN; Atlanta, GA.  And you're just minutes from natural wilderness!

bullet  Burnsville | Located in the heart of Yancey County in some of the highest mountains of the Blue Ridge is the growing Burnsville mountain community, offering large tracts of land with many long range views.


bullet  Candler | Located in east Buncombe County, just minutes from Asheville, is Candler, a growing and developing east Asheville Community.   


bullet  Carolina Hills | Located in Buncombe County, just 15 miles from Downtown Asheville, and north of Fletcher NC just off the Cane Creek Road.


bullet  Cashiers | On the border of Jackson County and Transylvania County is a great corner of southwestern North Carolina, a green valley 3,500 feet high surrounded by mountains rising up to 5,000 feet. It's not the foothills, but the southern crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains. where you hear the thunder of the tallest waterfall in the Eastern United States... and where, from The Overlook, you see mountains upon mountains.  The pace of life is such that you can do some things you seldom have time to do. Sit by a rushing creek basking in the warmth of the sun on your back. Amble along a trail, stopping often to admire a wildflower or to look up into a tree to find that elusive bird that is singing to you. Take a leisurely ramble in your car, exploring, finding grand mountain views, weathered barns, tiny towns that are nothing more than a filling station and a post office.


bullet  Cedar Mountain | Just 10 minutes from Brevard NC, in Transylvania County and 20 miles southwest of Hendersonville NC, and 30 miles SSW of Asheville NC, stands Cedar Mountain in some of the most pristine forests in the Southern foothills of the Appalachians.  Growing in resort popularity, this area boasts natural wonders and close to the South Carolina border, approximately an hour away from Greenville.  New developments and planned communities are targeted for this area.


bullet  Chimney Rock | Located in the scenic foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Rutherford County, the community of Chimney Rock, just outside of Lake Lure are the ideal locations for folks seeking a vacation getaway to family oriented environments, small town friendliness, and a taste of the "old days".  Unwind, kick back and enjoy the tranquil mountain atmosphere and mild climate, play in the beautiful Rocky Broad River, swim in Lake Lure, take a boat tour ride, visit Chimney Rock Park, picnic in the park or on the river, stroll the Chimney Rock River Walk or just pull up a chair and absorb the natural beauty of the area. This area is host to beautiful vacation rentals, chalets, cabins, bed and breakfasts, and motels.  There's plenty of things to do including numerous specialty shops, antique and collectible shops, great restaurants, and much much more!


bullet  Cliffs at Glassy East | In the borderlands of North and South Carolina, and just 30 minutes south from Hendersonville and an hour south from Asheville, The Cliffs’ first community, The Cliffs at Glassy offers unequaled luxury living in the Carolinas and has set the bar for all of The Cliffs' communities to follow. Located on the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway, The Cliffs at Glassy extends 3,500 acres at 3,200 feet above sea level on Glassy Mountain, one of South Carolina’s natural landmarks. It's just 15 minutes southwest of Hendersonville and 40 minutes from Asheville NC, while being just 15 minutes from Greenville SC. The Cliffs at Glassy is situated on the crest of the mountains and directly over the border in South Carolina and offers unparalleled 50 mile views of the piedmont below.  The Cliffs at Glassy golf course, designed by golf course architect Tom Jackson, opened in 1993. In 1995, Golf Digest named the course "Fourth Most Scenic In The Nation” behind only Cypress Point, Pebble Beach and Augusta National. Located atop a 3,000-foot plateau on Glassy Mountain, South Carolina, the views from this South Carolina golf course are as breathtaking as the impeccably manicured bent grass tees, greens and fairways.  


bullet  Cliffs at Valley In the borderlands of North and South Carolina, and just 30 minutes south from Hendersonville and an hour south from Asheville, right next door to the Cliffs at Glassy is the The Cliffs at Valley, you will find incredible real estate at the southernmost edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and a spectacular canvas of rolling hills, mountain views, and great times spent in an atmosphere of neighborly friendliness. Nestled in the cradle of the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains, The Cliffs Valley offers an ideal lifestyle – a mountain retreat within minutes of cultural and commercial centers. Introduced in 1994, The Cliffs Valley was the inspiration for and is the exemplification of The Cliffs Communities’ tagline, “offering more for your life than anywhere in the nation.” Whether you’re looking for luxury retirement communities, exclusive golf course living, or an active, outdoor recreational paradise, you’ll find what you’re looking for at The Cliffs Valley. The Cliffs Valley Golf Course, located in scenic Travelers Rest, SC, opened in 1995. The 18-hole, par 72 course was designed in the Parkland style by renowned golf course architect Ben Wright. The facility is surrounded by acres of forest protected by The Nature Conservancy and features a 28,000 square-foot clubhouse with its own gourmet fresh market. The Cliffs Valley Golf Course is Ben Wright’s first golf course design in the United States.


bullet  Columbus | Located in the heart of Polk County as the county seat is Columbus, situated at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains of the piedmont's rolling hills; a pastoral setting for those who like to see the mountains up close, but prefer to live in a "flatter" more gentle topography.  


bullet  Connestee Falls | People buy Real Estate in Western North Carolina for a variety of reasons, including cool summers, mild winters, unrivaled natural beauty, lower cost of living, and to get away from crowds. So it is with residents of Connestee Falls.  Connestee Falls is located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains just six miles southwest of Brevard, NC in Transylvania County, just 30 minutes outside of Asheville NC. Connestee Falls was developed in 1971 and presently contains approximately 1200 homes on it's 4000 acres, and incorporates four lakes, many hiking trails with scenic views, large club house with two restaurants, tennis courts, walking track, golf course, driving range, bocce courts, heated lap pool, and a fitness center.


bullet  Crest Mountain | In Buncombe County, Crest Mountain is one of Asheville-Hendersonville’s most special places. Less than five miles from the heart of downtown, it remains isolated enough to be private and peaceful. The property itself just might be “the prettiest piece of land in Buncombe County,” but the breathtaking views are Crest Mountain’s true claim to fame. What will you do today at Crest Mountain? Will you hike through the preserved woodlands, or stroll along the community walking trails? Read a novel beside the waterfall or play a game of tennis? Should you share this evening’s glorious sunset with guests on your deck, or soak it up privately beside your outdoor fireplace?


bullet  Creston | Located on a ridge with seven sites, just minutes from Asheville and Black Mountain in Buncombe County, this small community encircles a neighborhood green. Surrounding the neighborhood is property owned by the Creston Reserve, LLC that will remain undeveloped. Exit the Cottage area and continue to the first overlook to view Crooked Creek Valley and the Hickory Nut Mountains to the east. Up the road past Traditional Sites is Creston Park at the roundabout. To keep the roads and traffic at a minimum the roadways are designed not as thoroughfares but as avenues off of the roundabout, each ending in a cul de sac.


bullet  Etowah | Located in the western part of Henderson County and just minutes away from Hendersonville is Etowah, a growing mountain community that occupies the southwestern region of the Asheville-Hendersonville plateau.  


bullet  Fairview | Located in the southwest Buncombe County and just minutes away from Asheville is the splendor of Fairview, offering large acreage Luxury homes, private estates and equestrian estates.  


bullet  Fletcher | Located in the south of Buncombe County bordering Henderson County, just 30 minutes from Asheville is the growing community of Fletcher, offering large acreage Luxury homes, private estates, and small farms.  


bullet  Flat Rock | Right next door to Hendersonville, NC in Henderson County is the Village of Flat Rock nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area in Western North Carolina, 22 miles south of Asheville, NC. Our area, known for its gentle climate, beautiful scenery, a richness in culture & history, ample recreational facilities, and friendly people has been a popular vacation destination for well over a century.  


bullet  Franklin | Just southwest of Sylva is Franklin, in Macon County and some 70 miles from Asheville, or just 1.5 hours.


bullet  Glenville | Just southeast of Sylva is Glenville, in Jackson County and some 68 miles from Asheville, or approximately 1.5 hours.


bullet  Green Mountain | is located in the northwestern part of the state, just north of Burnsville in Yancey County bordering Mitchell County in and just 44 miles NW of Asheville, also near Roan Mountain, which has the largest, naturally occurring rhododendron gardens in the world. The nearby town of Bakersville, which is just a short drive northeast of Green Mountain, is the site of the North Carolina Rhododendron Festival each June. The North Toe River flows through the area and the Blue Ridge Parkway is just east of Green Mountain. Hiking trails abound in the forests and fishing, canoeing, white water rafting, mountain biking, horseback riding, camping and downhill skiing are just some of the other outdoor activities from which to choose. The village of Burnsville, which is just south of Green Mountain, centers on a town square that offers a variety of unique shops, art galleries and restaurants. The North Carolina Mineral and Gem Festival, one of the oldest festivals of its’ kind, is held in the neighboring town of Spruce Pine. There is always something to do or a new discovery to be made in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, and Green Mountain makes a central location from which to explore.

bullet  Hendersonville | Located just 35 minutes south of Asheville in Hendersonville County is Asheville's sister city of Hendersonville NC, a quieter city with expanding views of the higher mountains surrounding the city, flanked with a plethora of active adult private communities, and for those who enjoy a slightly slower pace!


bullet  Horse Shoe | Directly south of Asheville & Fletcher is Horse Shoe, in Henderson County and some 25 miles from Downtown Asheville, or approximately 40 minutes.


bullet  Hot Springs | Just 35 miles north of Asheville in Madison County is Hot Springs NC, a small mountain town which epitomizes the NC Mountains. It has much to offer right here and more within a short drive.  Named for the hot mineral springs located here which were discovered in 1792, and a famous resort town since the 1800's, the town is just 40 minutes north of Asheville at the junction of the Appalachian Trail and the French Broad River. Surrounded by the Pisgah National Forest, Hot Springs is a haven for those seeking outdoor adventure, relaxation & Healing, romance and family vacation.


  bullet Highlands | In Macon County, some 2 hours/85 miles due WSW from Asheville is the charming community of Highlands which has been a mountain respite for over a century allowing resort visitors to unwind while being treated to the finest amenities.  Just minutes from Cashiers NC, Highlands has a world class spa for those who want that special attention. Our accommodations range from historic inns to quaint bed and breakfasts. For your dining experience, you may sample various cultural cuisines from over twenty restaurants including six who have received the coveted Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.  Nature is never far away with waterfalls, hiking trails, and varied outdoor adventures awaiting you. You can experience llama treks to all terrain vehicle tours through the forests. If you prefer something milder, golf, tennis, swimming, and horseback riding are nearby.  If you are seeking a cultural experience, the Highlands has a live professional theater, chamber music concerts, an international film festival, and various other venues.  Shopping in Highlands little village will include unique venues offering antiques, clothing, jewelry, crafts, and a broad range of retail shops. Be warned, many of Highlands' visitors become residents!


bullet  Laurel Park | Less that 30 miles south of Asheville, in Henderson County and just minutes from Hendersonville NC, a traveler fortunate enough to chance upon the picturesque vistas of Western North Carolina finds that two features make an indelible impression:  the physical splendor of a richly-endowed land, and the genuine friendliness of an astute and most gracious people. These assets are uniquely manifested in Laurel Park, North Carolina.  A small, mainly residential community rising over a thousand feet providing lovely panoramas of the surrounding mountain ranges.  The Town lies at the southern edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains just west of Hendersonville, North Carolina, 26 miles south/southeast of Asheville, and 44 miles north/northwest of Spartanburg. The Town's vision: pursue only planned and deliberate growth; preserving and enhancing our physical infrastructure through a proactive and long-range public works program; protecting our resources and values - both property and human - through continued strong zoning regulation and enforcement, green space preservation, and community policing; and meeting our goals effectively and efficiently using best management and administrative practices while ensuring a quality work environment. 


bullet  Leicester | Located just minutes from Asheville in a northwest suburb is the small farming community of Leicester which offers many new developments and open acreage.  


bullet  Little Switzerland | Just northeast of Asheville right off the Blueridge Parkway is Little Switzerland, in McDowell County and some 54 miles from Asheville, or approximately 1.1 hours.


bullet  Maggie Valley | Just west of Asheville and 35 miles/45 minutes, in Haywood County is the Elk capital of North Carolina, Maggie Valley is just west of Asheville and Waynesville. Its central location in the heart of the Smokies makes all the activities in the mountains within your reach.  Adventurers will find rafting, kayaking, hiking, rock climbing, horseback riding. The Valley is alive year round. The area offers several challenging golf courses to test your skill. And in the winter, skiing and snow tubing are king. Cataloochee's famed snow making makes a white winter assured.  Some of the best areas in the country await.


bullet  Marion | Located in McDowell County and just 45 minutes away from Asheville is the mountain community of Marion NC.  


bullet  Marshall | Just north-northwest of Asheville is Marshall, in Madison County and some 20 miles from Asheville, or approximately 30 minutes.


bullet  Mars Hill | Located in the north of Buncombe County and just minutes away from Asheville with slightly higher elevation topographically is the small community of Mars Hill, offering expansive mountain view, large acreage Luxury homes.  


bullet  Mill Spring | Within a 40 minute drive of Asheville, NC, down Interstate 26 in Polk County and resting within the piedmont and rolling hills at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, lies the horse and rural community of Mill Spring, a comfortable little town right at the base of the mountains, on the threshold of the "piedmont" area of Western North Carolina.  Mill Spring encompasses nearby Lake Adger, and is just stones throw from Lake Lure.  It's right next door to its sister town of Tryon, as well, yet another horse enthusiast community at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, offering some rather fantastic Equestrian Estates.  


bullet  Morganton | Due east of Asheville is Morganton, in Burke County and some 58 miles from Asheville, or approximately 1.0 hours.


bullet  Montreat | Within a 20 minute drive of Asheville, NC in Buncombe County, Montreat offers you a time-honored tradition of friendly, gracious hospitality in a warm and casual setting. Of Montreat’s 4,000 acres, 2500 acres are dedicated to wilderness and were recently entered into the North Carolina Registry of Natural Heritage Areas.  Montreat has 13 hiking trails, 7 tennis courts, Robert Lake Park for children, Bill Wilde Youth Center, and Lake Susan for paddle boating, canoeing and fishing.  Montreat Conference Center is one of three national conference centers affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA), annually visited by over 35,000 people seeking physical and spiritual renewal in its beautiful western North Carolina mountains.


bullet  Pisgah Forest  | Just minutes north of Brevard in Transylvania County, and just 45 minutes SSW of Asheville, the Pisgah National Forest consists of over half a million acres of forest surrounding Mt. Pisgah. The beginnings of the Pisgah National Forest occurred when George Vanderbilt, the grandson of railroad baron, Cornelius Vanderbilt, assembled property around his growing estate at the confluence of the Swannanoa and French Broad Rivers in western North Carolina. As he added to his 125,000 acre estate, one of the acquisitions included Mt. Pisgah. The mountain dominates the Pisgah Ledge, which parallels the French Broad River west of the Biltmore Estate. This area is especially noted for easy access to many beautiful waterfalls, wonderful hiking and camping opportunities, the Cradle of Forestry, and more. The district also includes the Shining Rock and Middle Prong Wilderness areas FYI: Mount Pisgah was the biblical name for the mountain from which Moses saw the promised land after 40 years of wandering in the wilderness. Local legend attributes the naming of Mt. Pisgah to Reverend James Hall, a Scotch-Irish, gun toting, Indian fighting Presbyterian minister, who accompanied General Griffith Rutherford's 1776 expedition against the Cherokee into western North Carolina. Impressed by the bountiful French Broad River basin, visible from the mountain, he drew upon his knowledge of the Bible to name the peak Mt. Pisgah.


bullet  Reynolds Mountain | Just minutes from downtown Asheville in Buncombe County, and overlooking the historic Grove Park and Lakeview Park communities, Reynolds Mountain is the premier development located on the prestigious north side of Asheville. This pristine 500-acre master planned mountain estate is one of the few areas in Asheville's immediate surroundings that remains unspoiled and untouched. The property boasts spectacular views of Asheville's most acclaimed landmarks, such as the Grove Park Inn, the Country Club of Asheville's golf course, the still, reflective waters of Beaver Lake, sunset views of the western Smoky Mountains, and the twinkling city lights of downtown Asheville. Cultivated in three distinct neighborhoods—The Mountain, The Village and The “soon-to-be” Valley—these properties constitute a place where residents can live intentionally and fully. Almost half of the property’s 500 acres has been left to nature for the enjoyment of all who come here.  Custom Home prices range slightly below and into $millions. On the northeast side of the estate, The Mountain rises more than 3,000 feet above sea level.  The diversity of homes and homesites allows for a wonderful array of pricing to match everyone wanting to live in such a community.


bullet  The Mountain at Reynolds Mountain | The beauty of its custom homes, villas and town homes in some 5 distinct neighborhoods, some of which are Gated, which traverse Reynolds Mountain itself is only magnified by the stunning, sweeping views of the Western North Carolina mountains and the City of Asheville offered at every turn.  Elevations reach 3000 feet with views that few can compare.


bullet  The Valley at Reynolds Mountain |  Possible future development: On the estate’s west side, The Valley spreads out over 170 acres, most of which remains in its natural state with trails throughout. Dotted with artists’ workshops, condominiums and residences, The Valley is one of the area’s largest parks—an uncommon amenity in Asheville. Pathways take you through meadows, woodlands and along the bold waters of Beaver Creek and up the edge of the gorgeous French Broad River.


bullet  The Village at Reynolds Mountain | Set in the heart of the Reynolds Mountain 500 acre estate, The Village holds homes, shops, tree-lined streets, sidewalks, trails—all within a community flourishing in North Asheville. But more than that, The Village creates spaces to reconnect with your neighbors, to shop and work where you live, to walk out your door, to visit an intimate café, or to spend time along the river’s edge. In essence, it is a place to find balance for your life, to simplify. The 335 homes in The Village cater to a variety of lifestyles and are available in a range of designs, sizes and price points—from convenient urban lofts to brownstones that open onto a shared commons to gracious porch-homes. All are designed with character and an obvious delight in every detail. Expert and caring property management allows villagers to enjoy the freedom of “lock and leave” living.


bullet  Sapphire | Located near the border of the Nantahala National Forest and the Pisgah National Forest in the heart of the Western North Carolina Mountains, Transylvania County invites you to visit the "Land of the Waterfalls." With over 250 waterfalls in the area, this is the ideal location for all nature lovers.  It’s near many of the most scenic attractions in the state, with one of the most notable being Gorges State Park. Rugged river gorges, waterfalls and sheer rock walls make up this spectacular park, where the elevation rises 2,000 feet in only four miles. The elevation, combined with rainfall in excess of 80 inches per year, creates a temperate rain forest that supports the greatest concentration of rare and unique species in the eastern U.S. Gorgeous luxurious homes, condos, waterfront land, lots, view property, lakefront property and acreage in WNC surrounded on by the Nantahala National Forest. With an average elevation of over 3,600 feet, these properties are beautiful and the cool breezes abound.  Sapphire Valley, Lake Toxaway and the surrounding area have lakes, waterfalls and mountain views to offer. Come visit and experience a lifestyle that you won't soon forget.  This area offers golf courses, county clubs, antique shops, as well as a wide range of fine dining establishments in nearby Cashiers, Highlands, Sapphire Valley and Brevard. Sapphire-Toxaway Resort Properties covers all these areas and more..


bullet  Somersby Park | In Henderson County, this 145 acre private idyllic gated mountain community is all about solitude with long range mountain views and only minutes away from Davidson River where some of the world's finest fly-fishing, kayaking and canoeing is available. This park-like setting lets you get back to a time when life was simple. It’s like returning to your favorite childhood summer camp. Only this time, instead of going home in a few weeks, you’re already home – and the thrills never end.  Your home in Somersby Park might be secluded, but that doesn’t mean you have to live that way. A smorgasbord of shopping, dining, culture and outdoor recreation is only minutes from your doorstep. Downtown Hendersonville is only 10 minutes from Somersby Park.  Scenic Brevard and Asheville are both less than 30 minutes away. 


bullet  Spruce Pine | Northeast of Asheville in the higher elevations of Mitchell County and some 50 miles from Asheville, or approximately 1.4 hours, is the growing community of Spruce Pine NC.


bullet  Swannanoa | Located in the southeast corner of Buncombe County and just minutes away from downtown Asheville is the river community of Swannanoa, offering the wonders of the mountains and all the privacy that you desire, but close to the conveniences of town.  


bullet  Sylva | Due west-southwest of Asheville is Sylva, located in Jackson County and some 50 miles from Asheville, or approximately 1.0 hours.


bullet  Three Creeks |Three Creeks is a mountain community in Rutherford County, within the eastern escarpment of the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina between Lake Lure and Old Fort, just 36 miles from Asheville. The 277 acre woodland property lies within a mountain cove having single access and is defined by natural topographic boundaries. The natural beauty of the land is complemented by numerous and varied elevation changes, meadows, springs, tributaries and prominent waterfalls. Little Cedar, Bailey and Taylor Creeks meander throughout the property.


bullet  Tryon | Adjacent to her sister town of Mill Spring in Polk County is the Equestrian Community of Tryon, located at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, just off Interstate 26 and only 30 minutes from Asheville, NC.  Tryon's old town setting is quaint and quite unique, still showing off many of the things that NC towns are famous for, namely friendliness, neighborliness and a welcoming atmosphere that comes from people that appreciate the land and the horses they love to graze on them.  Top rated veterinary horse facilities & hospital are within the town's limits ensuring the proper care of all your animals.


bullet  Waynesville | Welcome to the magic that is Haywood County! The source of that magic can be as illusive as the mountain fog drifting through the peaks and valleys, settling first in that cove then on that ridge before hovering over a body of water. With the Blue Ridge Parkway bordering the south and the Great Smokies and Pisgah National Forest in the north end of the county and 18 peaks over 6000 feet in elevation, including Cold Mountain, the scenery inspires awe and national best sellers.  We have that “get away from it all” small town atmosphere and mountain values, yet metropolitan advantages are just minutes away in nearby Asheville and Hendersonville. 

bullet  Weaverville |  Weaverville is part of the Asheville, North Carolina metro area, nestled in the picturesque mountains of Western North Carolina. Weaverville is conveniently located in the northern section of Buncombe County just 10 miles north of Asheville and Black Mountain, and is a growing residential community with farms and farm acreage for sale.  New developments of Luxury Homes is on the rise.


bullet  Wolf Laurel  | Just North and minutes away from Asheville in Mars Hill in Madison County are luxury mountain homes and estates within the 5,000-acre resort community of Wolf Laurel. The unspoiled natural beauty of the Cherokee and Pisgah National Forests surround you with ever-changing mountain views.  Wolf Laurel is also a family oriented ski area with 54 acres of skiable terrain for all abilities. The snow tubing park has been redesigned with lights for night tubing and a handle tow installed; no more walking back down the mountain!


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