Top Rated Places for North Carolina Mountain Living (or near)

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North Carolina Mountain Communities and Homes

If you are looking for peace and tranquility when choosing where to retire, the mountains might just be the place for you! Retirenet.com offers a wide range of mountain communities from The Appalachian’s to The Sierra Nevada’s and everything in between.

North Carolina has quietly become one of the most popular states in the country for retirement. Its milder climate attracts retirees from hotter climates like Florida and Arizona. North Carolina is blessed with a varied topography, from coast to mountains

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49 Cupp Lane Waynesville NC 28786

Laurel Ridge Country Club

Laurel Ridge Country Club

49 Cupp Lane
Waynesville, NC 28786

21 homes $280,000 - $999,000

Laurel Ridge Country Club located in the Mountains of North Carolina is the ideal setting for those with a passion for mountain recreations and an active lifestyle.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

PREMIER COMMUNITIES

1745 Hendersonville Rd Asheville NC 28803

Set in the midst of 72 acres of woodlands, the property includes varied ecosystems. In the sweeping meadow deer graze and wild turkeys roost in towering pines. This is where Dingle Creek wends its way to the French Broad River.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

3 Cliffsridge Parkway Arden NC 28704

The Cliffs at Walnut Cove

The Cliffs at Walnut Cove

3 Cliffsridge Parkway
Arden, NC 28704

37 homes $699,900 - $3,850,000

Asheville's only private, gated golf course community is a lush rolling meadow within a natural amphitheatre created by the Blue Ridge Mountains, yet only minutes from downtown.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

100 Riverwind Drive Hendersonville NC 28739

Riverwind

Riverwind

100 Riverwind Drive
Hendersonville, NC 28739

3 homes $89,900 - $284,900

Riverwind is a 55+ adult planned community near the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. At an elevation of approximately 2100 feet, the community includes 250 lots with approximately 190 private homes and over 300 residents.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Mountain Living (or near)

3 Pinnacle Crest Circle Arden NC 28704

Pinnacle at Arabella

Pinnacle at Arabella

3 Pinnacle Crest Circle
Arden, NC 28704

16 homes $399,000 - $699,000

The Pinnacle at Arabella is a unique new-home community perched above the French Broad River with sprawling views stretching 270 degrees from hillside to hillside.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

88 Country Club Road Mills River NC 28759

High Vista

High Vista

88 Country Club Road
Mills River, NC 28759

19 homes $275,000 - $775,000

Tucked away in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, you’ll find one of the area’s best-kept secrets. High Vista Golf Club is sculpted into a natural setting, emphasizing the elements that are unique to a true mountain golfing experience!

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

141 Black Iron Lane Hendersonville NC 28792

Vista at Blacksmith Run

Vista at Blacksmith Run

141 Black Iron Lane
Hendersonville, NC 28792

6 homes $260,000 - $544,874

Blacksmith Run is a gated mountain community and offers a wide array of amenities including a clubhouse, swimming pool, and a fishing lake, which is available to every homeowner.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

53 Hogans View Circle Hendersonville NC 28739

Hawk's Ridge

Hawk's Ridge

53 Hogans View Circle
Hendersonville, NC 28739

10 homes $169,900 - $664,000

A brand new community is blossoming within Champion Hills, featuring a low-maintenance lifestyle that’s as affordable as it is comfortable.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

337 Clubhouse Drive Burnsville NC 28714

Mountain Air

Mountain Air

337 Clubhouse Drive
Burnsville, NC 28714

106 homes $95,000 - $2,200,000

Mountain Air is a family-friendly, private, gated community in the mountains of North Carolina with a year-round country club offering world-class amenities, stunning panoramic views and an easily accessible private runway.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

22 Sunny Meadows Boulevard Arden NC 28704

Village at Bradley Branch

Village at Bradley Branch

22 Sunny Meadows Boulevard
Arden, NC 28704

10 homes $187,900 - $310,000

This South Asheville location is near everything you want and need, including the area's major healthcare systems. The Village at Bradley Branch offers a quaint neighborhood of one- and two-story townhomes, featuring premium finishes, low-maintenance living, and Energy Star certified construction for ultimate energy efficiency and savings.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

1819 Country Club Drive Maggie Valley NC 28751

Maggie Valley Club

Maggie Valley Club

1819 Country Club Drive
Maggie Valley, NC 28751

18 homes $219,900 - $729,000

Maggie Valley is an upscale master-planned community cradled between the majestic Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountain ranges at 3,020 feet above sea level. Surrounded by thousands of acres of old-growth forests, this unique corner of North Carolina is an outdoor enthusiast’s wonderland.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

2827 Haywood Road Hendersonville NC 28791

Carriage Park

Carriage Park

2827 Haywood Road
Hendersonville, NC 28791

27 homes $250,000 - $800,000

Selected as one of America's 100 Best Master Planned Communities, Carriage Park is a collection of twenty-three distinct mountain villages secured within a single gated community. Cradled between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Great Smoky Mountains in Hendersonville, NC, it is a haven for those who seek a comfortable and peaceful lifestyle.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Mountain Living (or near)

25 Pinebrook Club Dr Asheville NC 28804

Pinebrook Farms

Pinebrook Farms

25 Pinebrook Club Dr
Asheville, NC 28804

4 homes $377,500 - $540,000

The ideal location of Pinebrook Farms means rural living is balanced with the excitement of one of the Southeast’s most vibrant metropolitan areas. Only two miles away, Weaverville offers conveniences such as supermarkets, banking and other professional services, while the town’s classic Main Street features antique stores, boutique shops and wonderful dining.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

61 Westfield Way Candler NC 28715

The Vistas of Westfield

The Vistas of Westfield

61 Westfield Way
Candler, NC 28715

11 homes $279,900 - $434,900

Located close to the action, yet in a simple country setting, featuring several unique townhome floor plans, all with easy main level living.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

20 Cummings Cove Pkwy Hendersonville NC 28739

Cummings Cove

Cummings Cove

20 Cummings Cove Pkwy
Hendersonville, NC 28739

11 homes $210,000 - $650,000

Cradled in the lap of the Blue Ridge Mountains and sheltered by the Great Smokies to the west, Cummings Cove enjoys a mild climate where spring and fall are long and colorful, winter is short and summer invites you to sit on the porch and sip lemonade.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

90 Summerfield Place Flat Rock NC 28731

The Orchards of Flat Rock

The Orchards of Flat Rock

90 Summerfield Place
Flat Rock, NC 28731

8 homes $295,000 - $439,900

Deep in a valley guarded by the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina and surrounded by gently rolling apple farms is The Orchards of Flat Rock, a new home community that provides an escape from the ordinary on so many levels.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

36 Pink Fox Cove Road Weaverville NC 28787

Reems Creek Golf Community

Reems Creek Golf Community

36 Pink Fox Cove Road
Weaverville, NC 28787

3 homes $325,000 - $750,000

Reems Creek Golf Club is a world of inviting combinations. A perfect blend of leisure in natural surroundings with desirable conveniences and it is all wrapped up and presented to you and your family in a affordable golfing community!

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

33 Connestee Trail Brevard NC 28712

Connestee Falls

Connestee Falls

33 Connestee Trail
Brevard, NC 28712

75 homes $149,900 - $959,750

People move to Western North Carolina for a variety of reasons, including cool summers, mild winters, unrivaled natural beauty, lower cost of living, and less crowding. So it is with the residents of Connestee Falls.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

1 Hagen Drive Hendersonville NC 28739

Champion Hills

Champion Hills

1 Hagen Drive
Hendersonville, NC 28739

40 homes $399,900 - $2,400,000

Champion Hills is a top-ranked, year-round golf club with members and residents hailing from over 36 states. The Champion Hills community consists of an array of people with diverse interests, experiences, and passions, who are all united by the easy going and welcoming culture that is Champion Hills. Over half of our residents live here year-round and enjoy all that our club has to offer including our Tom Fazio designed golf course and a full calendar of social events and activities for members of every walk of life.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

If you are looking for peace and tranquility when choosing where to retire, the mountains might just be the place for you! Retirenet.com offers a wide range of mountain communities from The Appalachian’s to The Sierra Nevada’s and everything in between.

North Carolina has quietly become one of the most popular states in the country for retirement. Its milder climate attracts retirees from hotter climates like Florida and Arizona. North Carolina is blessed with a varied topography, from coast to mountains

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