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 on page 80 of the 2019/2020 Hendersonville magazine.

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

Highland Lake is located on 200 acres, two miles from downtown Flat Rock. Three distinct neighborhoods offer primary or second 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, there are sidewalks, miles of walking trails, open green spaces and proximity to ThePark 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.

Great recreational amenities are not exclusive to golf communities.

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.

This sampling of communities shows thatHendersonville and surrounding Henderson County offer numerous choices in housing and neighborhoods. To help sort through it all, visit the Hendersonville Board of Realtors® website hbor-nc.com and enlist the services of one of Henderson County’s many real estate agents. Both national and local agencies are here, fully licensed with both buyer brokers and selling brokers. They can help find the perfect place to live or to build a dream home here in Henderson County.




Looking to buy, sell, rent, build, decorate or furnish a home? Then turn to Hulsey Media, Inc.’s suite of helpful housing publications which are available for free both in print throughout the area and online.


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