Just on the Western edge of the French Broad River valley, where rolling hills begin to give way to higher elevations and Pisgah National Forest, Weaverville stretches over lush, dramatic valleys, hillsides, and vistas. A history of tobacco farming in the area has left beautiful old barns dotting the impossibly pretty landscape.This mountain hideaway feel doesn’t translate to isolation, though—Interstate 26 passes right by Weaverville’s lively, historic downtown. A quick 15-minute drive south delivers you to downtown Asheville.
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Homes and Lifestyle in Weaverville
Weaverville’s real estate market offers a plentiful selection of bungalow, ranch, Traditional, and Arts and Crafts style homes under $300,000; with many of those even below $200,000. New constructions are surprising attainable too, with the majority listed in the 300s and 400s. There are even a few condos and townhomes in the $200,000–400,000 range for folks who prefer less yard work. The median list price for homes in Weaverville is $350,000. Those looking for higher-end properties, however, will find plenty to consider too: Spacious, unique custom homes and classic beauties alike, with or without acreage, list up to $1M and boast amenities that match or exceed asking prices.
Children attending public school from K to 12 will start at Weaverville Primary for kindergarten and 1st grade, then move up to Weaverville Elementary for 2nd through 4th grades. Then it’s on to North Windy Intermediate for 5th and 6th, and North Buncombe Middle for 7th and 8th. Finally, students finish out at North Buncombe High School. For families who choose a private education, so many of the area’s private schools, including Montessori and Christian, are on the north end of Asheville, making them conveniently close-by.Weaverville has its own little business orbit, with a couple of tech companies and several insurance and law offices. The town has adopted a business-friendly policy to attract new companies as well—entrepreneurs take note!
A Day in the Life
Weaverville residents can start their day with coffee and delectable pastries from Allgood Coffee or Well-Bred Bakery. Try out Blue Mountain Pizza, Glass Onion, Main Street Grill, Soba Sushi and Noodles, Twisted Laurel, or Creperie and Café for other meals, just for starters. A little exploration is likely to turn up some additional favorites. Choose between Walmart, Ingles, Dickies Half Price Foods, and the beloved Publix for grocery shopping. Try a wine tasting and a cheese plate at Maggie B’s or a hyper-local craft beer at Eluvium.
Weekend activities include browsing downtown’s many artist studios and galleries, hiking along the nearby Blue Ridge Parkway, or walking the dogs through Main Street Nature Park; any of Weaverville’s seasonal downtown events like Arts in Autumn, Candlelight Stroll, Music on Main, and Art Safari; or taking in beauty and history at the Vance Birthplace, Rattlesnake Lodge, or Blue Ridge Daylily Farm. Take a guided fishing trip with Curtis Wright Outfitters, or drop into a yoga class at Weaverville Yoga. Or, venture a little farther out to Hot Springs for a soak in the mineral hot tubs, to Barnardsville for canopy and ziplining adventures at Navitat, or a few miles west for mountain biking at Alexander Bike Park.