Arden – An unincorporated community located in south Buncombe County between Asheville and Hendersonville. It is near the Asheville Regional Airport, North Carolina Arboretum, Blue Ridge Parkway and numerous outdoor recreational activities. People often move to the area for its established neighborhoods, new construction options and exceptional schools.
Asheville – The largest city in Western North Carolina, Asheville has a small town feel, good schools, gentle seasons and all the great outdoors has to offer. It continue to win awards as a best place to live, to retire, and as a beer and food town.
Barnardsville – Approximately 20 minutes north of Asheville, Barnardsville offers a small town feeling with its rolling hills, pastures and mountain farms. It’s always been known for its natural mountain beauty, and is now home to Navitat Canopy Adventures. Great efforts have been made to preserve local heritage and the area features numerous farms offering fresh, local food, community-supported agriculture options and weekly farmer’s markets.
Black Mountain – Located in the eastern part of Buncombe County, this town of 8,000 offers a great sense of community in addition to exceptional mountain vistas, rivers and trails. The downtown area maintains its historic character and now boasts favorite local restaurants and shops enjoyed by families while visiting the area for the summer camps, festivals and religious conference centers.
Fairview – Located 10 minutes east of downtown Asheville, Fairview is also known as the Cane Creek Valley. The area boasts beautiful mountain landscapes, horse farms and new master planned communities. The area attracts many families seeking its outdoor activities, organic farms, relaxed atmosphere and easy proximity to the activities and amenities of Asheville.
Brevard – Brevard is a small town known as an epicenter for outdoor adventures, the arts and its education options. Located in Transylvania County, better known as “The Land of Waterfalls.” More than half of the land in the area is publicly owned and protected.
Flat Rock – Flat Rock is a historic residential community with forested landscapes and scenic vistas located 3 miles south of Hendersonville. It is home to the Carl Sandburg National Historic Site and the Flat Rock Playhouse, the State Theater of North Carolina.
Fletcher – Midway between Hendersonville and Asheville, Fletcher is home to the Asheville Regional Airport, Western Carolina Agricultural Center, and a thriving industrial community. It offers a number of planned communities. It scores well for education and cost of living and has a low crime rate.
Mills River – Residents of Mills River always remain cool, calm, and collected because of its moderate climate, low stress environment, and plenty of outdoor activities. It is also known for its great schools, stable housing market, and high income per capita. In addition, Mills River is convenient to both Asheville and Hendersonville.
Waynesville – Waynesville is nestled in heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains 30 miles west of Asheville. It is recognized for its fine galleries, specialty shops, restaurants and annual Folkmoot music and dance festival. It boasts of an excellent cost of living index.
Hendersonville – There’s a lot to do in Hendersonville. From downtown shopping and dining to activities centered around the nearby rivers and forests, this town is a favorite of visitors and residents alike. The area is also known for its excellent cost of living index and great schools.
Weaverville – Just 10 minutes north of Asheville in the Reems Creek Valley, is the charming town of Weaverville. It offers your choice of big box or mom-and-pop shopping. The town is known for its many and varied restaurants and the high marks earned by its schools.