Located just 25 minutes from downtown Asheville, and at the southern end of the Black Mountain range, aptly named Black Mountain is a lovely and inviting historic mountain town. It qualifies along with Waynesville, Weaverville, and Hendersonville as one of Asheville’s outlying towns with its own social, culinary, and economic orbits.
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With a population around 8400 and approximately 900 businesses registered, the town has a long history of prosperity, a status bolstered by its prime location along the Norfolk Southern Railway and Interstate 40. Known for its eclectic but sophisticated galleries, Appalachian-chic boutiques, and local foods markets—not to mention stunning natural beauty—Black Mountain hosts a steady stream of visitors from all parts.
Homes in Black Mountain
Black Mountain covers about 6.7 square miles and encompasses a grand variety of homes ranging from under $200,000 to $2.25M or so. Condos in the 200s, new constructions around $300,000 (some even near downtown), and bungalows and ranch-style homes with big yards occupy the lower end of that range. The mid-millions ($400,000 to $800,000) feature luxury condos, more new constructions, and Contemporary, Arts and Crafts, Traditional, and Modern mountainside homes with views for miles. The upper end boasts some incredibly unique properties you must see to believe, including beautiful mountaintop cabins, a bed and breakfast, an off-grid mountainside paradise, and a sprawling 6000+ square-feet Contemporary in an elite subdivision.
If you’re interested in Black Mountain subdivisions, check out the following areas: Cotton Creek, Cottonwood, Cheshire, Ridgecrest, Spring Acres, Christmount, Hardison Estate, Eden Glen, Catawba Falls Preserve, Methodist Colony, The Settings of Black Mountain, Laurel Ridge, Timber Park, and High Cliffs at Round Mountain.
Black Mountain Lifestyle
Downtown can keep you busy for days: Start your morning with coffee at The Dripolator or tea at Dobra. Stroll the city center and take in local arts and crafts, unique housewares, and even some throwbacks, like at Town Hardware and General Store. Wander over to Lake Tomahawk and walk or just sit and take in the leisurely mountain pace of life, or take a dip in the Black Mountain Community Pool nearby. Catch a show at White Horse, or try something different at Black Mountain Ciderworks and Meadery. If you prefer a woodsier experience, pop over to Montreat or hike one of the countless nearby trails that take adventurers to unsurpassed overlooks, domes, and waterfalls. There is so much more to discover in Black Mountain!