From stately colonials and comfortable ranches to contemporary and custom designs to log cabins and more, Henderson County offers anyone looking for their dream home a variety of housing choices.

Homes can be found in downtown neighborhoods, wooded natural settings, rural areas and perched high on mountainsides with breathtaking views. Many communities in our area have active homeowners associations that organize social, recreational and educational activities for residents. For communities specifically designed for retirement or adults at least 55 or older, see Your Retirement Your Way article. 

Henderson County offers choice residential communities designed to permanently preserve the natural beauty of the land and the greenness of the area.

Highland Lake Village is located on 200 acres, two miles from downtown Flat Rock. Four distinct neighborhoods offer primary or secondary homes, vacation rental homes and immediate occupancy resale homes with on-site real estate and property management. Recognized as one of the Top Ten Most Walkable Communities in America and recipient of the National Association of Homebuilders "Best in American Living" Award, there are sidewalks, miles of walking trails, open green spaces and proximity to The Park at Flat Rock.

For those who prefer their green spaces in the form of a golf course or enjoy the country club lifestyle, Henderson County offers choice golfing communities.

Champion Hills is a top-ranked, year-round golf club located just 5 miles from downtown Hendersonville. Champion Hills boasts of life’s perfect balance and breathtaking views of the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains for those looking for a seasonal mountain retreat, the perfect place to build or a full-time residence. The community offers a Fazio championship golf course, lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, a fitness center, a heated pool, a hydro spa, exceptional dining, miles of trails and more. 

Cummings Cove is a gated golf community just eight miles west of downtown. Located on more than 650 acres, Cummings Cove offers a diverse selection of homes, villas and cottages. The Mountain Top section has homesites with see-forever mountain views. The Valley View golf villas afford scenic golf vistas with a wooded mountain backdrop. The sports complex includes a fitness center with a pool, hot tub spa and three joint-friendly tennis courts in addition to the clubhouse with restaurant and golf shop.

Kenmure is also a gated golf community located just four miles from downtown in Flat Rock. An historic antebellum mansion serves as a grand clubhouse with a restaurant. Residents also enjoy indoor and outdoor heated pools, hard and soft-surface tennis courts and a fitness center. The community offers homesites for custom single-family homes, freestanding villas and condominiums and new mountain craftsman cottages.


Bright’s Creek is a family-friendly, gated community 20 minutes from Lake Lure, Tryon and the Tryon International Equestrian Center. Located in Mills Spring in nearby Polk County, Bright’s Creek offers luxury mountain living with homesites, condominium villas, cottages and custom homes. Bright’s Creek also features on-site dining options, a Tom Fazio golf course and 4,700 acres of trails, streams, and fertile valleys. Residents also can enjoy nearby fishing and water activities at Lake Adger and on the Green River. Amenities such as tennis and pickleball were added in 2021 and additional facilities that include a saltwater pool, fitness center, bowling alley, and more are arriving in 2022.

Vista at Blacksmith Run, located just five miles east of I-26 on Chimney Rock Road, has striking long-range views while situated on rolling hills, making walking easy and gardening a pleasure. This gated community offers a clubhouse, pool, fitness room and fishing pier. Vista at Bill’s Mountain, located in nearby Lake Lure has similar amenities and great views. Choose a homesite or one of the low maintenance craftsman-style homes.

Vista at Bill’s Mountain, located in nearby Lake Lure, has similar amenities and great views. Choose a homesite or one of the low maintenance craftsman-style homes.


Henderson County is a popular housing market that offers a variety of home options ranging from condominiums to tiny homes to new custom built homes to older houses in established, historic neighborhoods. People searching for a new home in the county find a range of choices, including homes for sale in a robust market.

According to the Hendersonville Board of Realtors, the median list price of homes in Henderson County was $375,000, trending up 12.3% from 2021. For Hendersonville, the median list price was $365,00, up 15.3% from 2021. This data is based upon a rolling 12 months of data, ending April 2022.

For April 2022, home inventory in Henderson County was down 26.7% annually. The months’ supply was 1.4 months, referring to the number of months it would take for the current inventory of homes on the market to sell. This supply amount is down 39.1% annually, compared to a rate of 2.2 months’ supply in April of 2021

In addition to modern subdivisions and developments, the City of Hendersonville has historic residential districts like Cold Spring Park, Druid Hills, Hyman Heights, Lenox Park and the West Side. Many were some of the first planned neighborhoods in the region with beginnings that date back to the start of the 20th century, according  to the Hendersonville Historic Preservation Commission. Learn more at HendersonvilleHPC.org

In Henderson County outside of Hendersonville, the Village of Flat Rock and the Towns of Fletcher, Laurel Park and Mills River also each have a unique sense of place and way of life with different residential options

Henderson County shares borders with Buncombe, Polk, Rutherford and Transylvania Counties, too, where even more home choices abound, many of which are within a reasonable commute time to Hendersonville.

Additionally, The Real Estate Book of Asheville/Hendersonville is a local resource for finding real estate agents and properties in Henderson County and the surrounding areas.