Asheville - one of the premier destinations to visit and places to live in the United States! With a full-time population of ~90,000, Asheville is Western North Carolina's largest city, known for it's vibrant and diverse culture, ecclectic arts scene, world-class dining and breweries, plentiful outdoor recreation activities, welcoming locals, highly-ranked healthcare system, and unparalleled quality of life experience. Asheville has received more accolades than one can mention, including "Best Places to Retire", "Best Destinations to Visit in the World", "Beer City USA", "Top 10 Food Cities in the US", "Friendliest Cities in the US", "Smartest Cities in America", "Top 10 Fall Foliage Destinations", "10 Most Beautiful Places in America" and "Top US Foodie Destination", amongst other accolades. National Geographic recently described Asheville as "a mecca of awesome mountain scenery, bohemian art, and southern cuisine."
Real estate offerings in the Asheville area are diverse - there's something to suit every need, budget, and lifestyle. In-town you can find charming homes and bungalows in historic neighborhoods, new construction homes, green and energy efficient homes, planned unit developments, condominiums, townhouses, downtown lofts and flats, modern and architecturally-significant homes, and multi-family investment properties. In the more rural areas surrounding town real estate offerings include land tracts and mountain acreage, equestrian farms, agricultural properties, private wooded mountain homesites, planned unit developments, conservation and recreation land tract properties, lifestyle communities, golf course communities, and larger specialty commercial offerings. Commercial real estate options are boundless, offering investment options to suit every property investor or developer.
There are a number of neighborhoods to choose from in the Asheville area. North of Downtown Asheville you'll find the Historic Montford neighborhood, Lakeview Park, Sunset Mountain, Grove Park, Chestnut Hills, Five Points, Colonial Heights, Woodfin, the Beaverdam Valley, and Alexander. East of Downtown Asheville you'll find Kenilworth, Chunns Cove, Haw Creek, Beverly Hills, Oakley, Fairview, Reynolds, Southcliff, and Riceville. South of Downtown Asheville you'll find the Biltmore Village, Biltmore Forest, Biltmore Park, The Ramble, Arden, South Asheville, and Fletcher. West of Downtown Asheville you'll find the River Arts District, West Asheville. Enka, Candler, Leicester, and the Newfound Valley.
The Asheville area boasts many attractions for the enjoyment of both locals and tourists alike! Downtown Asheville is renowned for it's history and preservation of historic buildings, including some of the finest examples of Art Deco architecture in America. Nearby, the Biltmore Estate is a notable draw, where guests can take a step back in time to explore a bygone era and the largest private residence in the United States. The Thomas Wolfe Memorial is located in Downtown Asheville, celebrating a famous Asheville native son. The Grove Park Inn is located on Sunset Mountain just North of town, drawing travelers to it's majestic sunsets and luxury accommodations for decades. The Asheville Tourists, a minor league farm team of the Colorado Rockies, play games at McCormick Field near Downtown Asheville. Also near downtown is the Basilica of St Lawrence, designed by Rafael Gustavino, is the tallest freestanding dome in the Eastern United States.
Aside from arts, food, and culture, the areas surrounding Asheville are a true outdoor recreation mecca. The Blue Ridge Parkway runs just South and East of town, and has long been recognized as the most scenic road in America. Nearby, Bent Creek Experimental Forest offers miles of groomed singletrack for mountain biking and hiking. Also the North Carolina Arboretum offers acres of manicured gardens and walking trails. The French Broad River runs just West of town and offers many tubing, rafting, and kayaking options for water enthusiasts of all skill levels. Also the vast Pisgah National Forest almost surrounds the city, offering hundreds of miles of diverse hiking options.
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Updated: 19th January, 2018 4:14 PM.