Hot Springs, North Carolina is about 40 minutes northwest of Asheville. It is just outside of the Asheville Basin, but still in the French Broad River Valley. In fact, the French Broad meets Spring Creek there, and the Appalachian Trail passes right through the historic town center.
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Homes in Hot Springs
If you’re looking for a unique home and a big piece of land for a great price, Hot Springs is your place! Buyers get a lot for their money here and can choose their adventure: There are historic fixer-upper homes under $100,000. Cabins on tens of acres of farm land with streams, ponds, springs, barns, pastureland, and heated workshops are plentiful. Properties with multiple dwellings offer opportunities for rental income during the tourist season. The most common construction styles besides cabins are Traditional, Cottages, Bungalows, and historic farmhouses. You won’t find any new constructions here, and there are very few subdivisions, but you will find lots and lots of charm…and affordable land! Hot Springs’ median listing price 325k, and very large parcels range up to $1.25M.
Hot Springs Lifestyle
Float, raft, or kayak the river; soak in the mineral hot tubs; go for a hike on the Appalachian Trail or in Pisgah National Forest; check out annual events like Trailfest, Bluff Mountain Festival, and French Broad Brew Fest; stroll through the Homegrown and Handmade Market on a summer Saturday; go fishing, hunting, camping, or snow sledding; have a casual dinner and a beer at the Spring Creek Tavern, a fine-dining experience at the Mountain Magnolia Inn, or a delicious-but-unpretentious steak at the Iron Horse Station Restaurant and Tavern. Thanks to the booming tourism business in summer and fall, this tiny town of 600 offers so much to keep residents entertained year-round!