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Embark on an Asheville Adventure: Unveiling the Heart of North Carolina!

Welcome to Asheville

 Discovering the Charms of South Asheville and Asheville City

Asheville's Unique Blend

Asheville, Where Tradition Meets Innovation:

Nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville celebrates a vibrant blend of urban sophistication and natural beauty. It actively creates a 'cultural corridor,' promotes economic empowerment, reinvigorates traditions, offers an ecovillage experience at Earthaven, and stands as an entertainment hub welcoming all to experience its pluralistic culture.

Distinctive Cultural Offerings:

  • Cultural Corridor: Asheville actively creates a 'cultural corridor' bridging historic Block and downtown, showcasing inclusivity and community development.
  • Economic Empowerment: The city supports minority businesses, fostering inclusivity and strengthening the local economy.
  • Traditions and Heritage: Asheville continuously reinvigorates its traditions, inviting exploration of the rich cultural tapestry.
  • Ecovillage Experience: Earthaven Ecovillage offers an immersive community living experience with a focus on social connections and off-grid systems.
  • Entertainment Hub: Asheville invites exploration of its pluralistic culture and diverse entertainment.

Dining, Entertainment and Shopping:

Indulge your senses at Fork Lore, where the air is filled with the savory aroma of upscale Southern cuisine. From delectable brunch options to classic eggs benedict, each dish is a culinary masterpiece. 131 MAIN Restaurant offers unforgettable dining experiences and Tupelo Honey Southern Kitchen and Bar beckons with creative Southern cuisine. Post 25 Kitchen & Lounge provides a rustic oasis with upscale yet relaxed dining.

Things to Do:

Embark on outdoor adventures at Hard Times Trailhead, offering trails amid stunning landscapes. Retreat to a cozy campsite at Lake Powhatan for a true luxury camping experience. Explore the pristine beauty of Bent Creek River Park through kayaking, rafting, or tubing, followed by a peaceful picnic. The breathtaking Blue Ridge Parkway provides a picturesque backdrop for a scenic drive with numerous overlooks.


South Asheville's Warm Welcome:

Step into the heart of South Asheville, where the enchanting Biltmore Park and Ramble neighborhoods create a perfect blend of urban convenience and natural embrace. Enjoy lush green spaces year-round, setting the stage for an active lifestyle. Diverse living spaces, from sleek condos to sprawling estates, offer a harmonious mix of timeless elegance and contemporary luxury inspired by the historic Biltmore Estate. South Asheville, a delightful escape, provides easy access to scenic adventures, top-ranked schools, and exquisite culinary experiences.

What Makes South Asheville Special:

  • Scenic Outdoor Adventures: Explore the Hard Times Trailhead for biking, climbing, and strolling amid an arboretum, lake, and creek.
  • Luxury Camping: Retreat to a cozy campsite at Lake Powhatan for a true luxury camping experience.
  • Bent Creek River Park: Discover the pristine beauty, kayak down the river, and enjoy a peaceful picnic amid breathtaking views.
  • Top-Ranked Schools: South Asheville's schools boast academic accolades and championship-winning sports teams.

Local Lifestyle:

South Asheville is a luxurious haven catering to those who appreciate refined living. Whether it's a leisurely stroll through quaint streets or an evening of fine dining, this coveted place to call home is tailored to diverse preferences.

Explore the Heart of South Asheville:

Step into the enchanting neighborhoods of Biltmore Park and Ramble, where the rhythm of life harmonizes urban convenience with the soothing embrace of nature. The lush green spaces invite you to savor an active lifestyle in a climate that's gentle and inviting year-round. Diverse living spaces, inspired by the historic Biltmore Estate, blend classic details with contemporary luxury, offering a wide array from sleek condos to sprawling estates. Immerse yourself in the sophistication of South Asheville living, where each day is a delightful escape.


South Asheville's schools, known for academic accolades and championship-winning sports teams, stand as the top choice for families seeking a luxury education.


Biltmore Park

A vibrant and planned community known for its upscale amenities. It features a mix of residential, commercial, and recreational spaces, including shopping areas, restaurants, and a town square. The neighborhood is characterized by well-designed homes, green spaces, and a sense of community.

Biltmore Forest

Biltmore Forest is an exclusive residential community known for its luxurious estates and tree-lined streets. With proximity to the famous Biltmore Estate, this neighborhood offers a serene and upscale living environment with an emphasis on privacy and natural beauty.


The Ramble is an upscale residential community, emphasizes a connection with nature. Featuring carefully designed homes surrounded by lush landscapes, it provides residents with amenities like walking trails, parks, and a community center. The Ramble offers a tranquil and sophisticated living experience.

The Cliffs at Walnut Cove

The Cliffs at Walnut Cove is a prestigious, gated community known for its luxury homes and world-class amenities. Nestled in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains, this community offers an exclusive living experience with a focus on outdoor recreation. Residents can enjoy a championship golf course, hiking trails, a wellness center, and a clubhouse with dining options, all within the breathtaking natural surroundings.

Grove Park

Grove Park is a historic and upscale neighborhood renowned for its elegant homes and proximity to the iconic Grove Park Inn. The community features a mix of architectural styles, including historic residences and modern luxury homes. Residents of Grove Park appreciate the neighborhood's charm, tree-lined streets, and easy access to cultural attractions, restaurants, and the vibrant downtown Asheville area.

Poplar Ridge

Poplar Ridge is an exclusive residential community offering luxury living in a serene setting. Known for its spacious homes and estate-sized lots, Poplar Ridge provides residents with privacy and tranquility. The neighborhood often features stunning mountain views and is located in close proximity to outdoor amenities, cultural attractions, and the vibrant Asheville downtown area.

Overview for Asheville, NC

93,272 people live in Asheville, where the median age is 40.3 and the average individual income is $37,392. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Asheville, NC

There's plenty to do around Asheville, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including El Rio Ice Cream, Annie’s Bakery, and Jeremiah's Italian Ice.

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Dining 2.66 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.06 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.6 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.33 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.75 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.29 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Asheville, NC

Asheville has 38,933 households, with an average household size of 2.31. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Asheville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 93,272 people call Asheville home. The population density is 2,051.27 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Asheville, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby Asheville. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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