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Blue Ridge Mountain Estate for Development

By Mike Wheatley | January 6, 2012

One of a kind. A descriptive cliche for selling everything from wristwatches to dish soap. But, once in a great while something lives up to the hype, it's then we run across something for sale that truly is "one of a kind" - unmatched in individuality, and sometimes beauty. Such is the case with this 30 acre retreat overlooking Asheville, North Carolina . A mountaintop property as distinctive and exclusive as they come.

Note: Please refer to the contact details at the end of the listing for more info. This 30 acre retreat is listed by the owner at $2.9 million, and all details are available on request as suggested below.

The view from atop Weaverville property

A view from the top of 30 acre Asheville estate.

This property features a paved road, plus all underground utilities. Suitable as a contiguous exclusive estate, or for subdividing,  the mostly wooded and partially cleared parcel has  panoramic views from every section of the tract. 10 minutes from the top of the mountain to downtown Asheville, North Carolina, the property is populated by indigenous Oak, hickory and poplar trees as well.

For the discriminating buyer, whether for personal or commercial development, this North Carolina mountain parcel is as rare a find as exists. All the best of mountain and lake living, just a stone's throw from scenic Lake James (Bottom Image) - the buyer will find a welcome surprise in the 23 foot Beneteau sailboat that goes with this estate.

Another panoramic view from Weaverville property

Another angle of the 360 panoramic atop the mountain.

Overlooking Asheville, Weaverville, and Woodfin  this 30+ acre retreat is both secluded and convenient to all amenities in the area. As the images suggest, this vantage point is not only the highest point of land in the immediate area, but affords the most stunning views of Asheville and the Blue Ridge Mountains surrounding.

Another North Carolina mountain view

Another view from the top of the mountain

Asheville is home to about 2500 full time residents, and quite obviously the surrounding countryside offers superb outdoors activities, not to mention shopping, cultural, and sightseeing opportunities. Asheville is famous for George Washington Vanderbilt II's legendary Biltmore Estate (image below), the largest privately owner residence in the United States. Asheville itself was called an Appalachian Shangri-La by New York Times Travel columnist Chris Dixon. The eclectic mix of society in and around Asheville is, in itself, as unique as the spectacular views from our property listing.

The Biltmore

The Biltmore - Courtesy © maxim sivyi -

Anyone who knows anything about Asheville knows why so many who visit this magical place end up moving here. Not only is this part of the Blue Ridge Mountains mesmerizing in its beauty, but Asheville is just one fantastically fun city to live in. Inviting. This is the word most often used to describe historic Asheville. Mother Nature in all her splendour, accentuated by the fun people and places nearby, Asheville is a North Carolina wonder.

Footbridge in the Blue Ridge

Footbridge in the Blue Ridge - Courtesy © Dave Allen -

Some nearby attractions include; The Blue Ridge Parkway, Pack Square, the Southern Highland Folk Art Center, Western Carolina Nature Center, famous Lake Lure, Chimney Rock, and hundreds of others. For those unfamiliar with this area of the US, the real natural treasures are not always those along the traveled path, you see, they are the ones tucked into the countryside, North Carolina treasures such as the foliage and feeling illustrated at the secluded bridge above.

Lake James North Carolina

Lake James North Carolina - Courtesy Camp Lake James Facebook

Contact the seller personally: For more information on this wonderful property please contact the owner, Mike at: (828) - 712-6767. Alternatively, you may email your questions to: [email protected]. Please contact the owner for all information requests or to make an offer.

Featured image courtesy © Dave Allen -

Mike Wheatley is the senior editor at Realty Biz News. Got a real estate related news article you wish to share, contact Mike at [email protected].
  • 7 comments on “Blue Ridge Mountain Estate for Development”

    1. Asheville really is a fun city to live in, this property is sure to be worth the asking price!

    2. My wife and I visited North Carolina last year, and the Blue Ridge Mountains were one of the highlights. Asheville is amazing--not too hot in the summer when we went! Too bad this property will probably be snapped up by the time I win the lottery. Looks gorgeous, though. Someone could really do something incredible with this. And it comes with a sailboat, too? Sweet!

    3. Sure makes what I'm looking at outside of my window suck. lol I know a couple friends in Asheville -- looks like I should go visit them!

    4. North Carolina is a beautiful place, the Blue Ridge Mountains left a permanent impression on me when I drove through close to 10 years ago. Sounds like this place is a steal at 2.9 million, wish that I had that kind of money to invest.

    5. I attended a wedding in Asheville about three years ago and ever since I've been dying for the opportunity to go back. If I had the funds, I would be all over this property! Beautiful place.

      1. Asheville is a lovely place Britt. My brothers went to school near there back when. A place called Hendersonville not far off - school called Blue Ridge Academy. We used to take a yearly visit to a place called Chimney Rock. Lovely spot.

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