If you’d like the convenience of having Asheville close by, but could do without action in your backyard, take a short 10 minute drive north on Interstate 26 to Weaverville, NC. Known in the 1800’s as a resort destination for Low Country visitors escaping South Carolina’s oppressive heat, Weaverville has remained a haven for those looking for a slower pace of life and has blossomed into a town where real estate and homes for sale are desirable for families, retirees and those who appreciate the quiet side of life. While still small in size, at a population hovering around 4,000, the town has seen steady growth since the early 2000’s when greater Asheville and all of Buncombe County experienced an influx of state homeowners. Keller Williams Realty is excited to offer a downtown Weaverville office to address all your questions about Western North Carolina, Weaverville real estate and finding a home for sale in this beautiful part of the state.
Weaverville is steeped in history. The town’s namesake, Michael Montraville Weaver, son of a Netherlands immigrant who descended on the area in 1763, was known to have hunted side-by-side with the great Cherokee Nation. Weaverville sits in the Reems Creek Valley, with a sprawling 260+ acres of natural beauty, and the location of many new home communities offering stunning views, coupled with the quiet and serenity Weaverville is known for.
Lake Louise and the Lake Louise Park is a centerpiece of Weaverville. Renovated and improved in 1987, this gem offers picnic, shelter and grilling areas, a children’s playground, and a half mile + walking trail. Those with a fishing license can fish in Lake Louise. It is a catch and keep lake. Running parallel to Weaverville main street is the Main Street Nature Park, consisting of well maintained walking trails where dogs on leash are welcomed. Biking enthusiasts will enjoy nearby Alexander Bike Park, boasting a short 1.1 mile loop and longer 5.5 mile single loop full of twists and turns and moderate climbs as well as a dual slalom downhill track even experienced riders will find a challenge. The Blue Ridge Parkway entrance, area ziplining and the Karpen Soccer field are also close at hand. All this a short drive or walk from downtown Weaverville.
After your outdoor adventures, be sure to visit the many downtown eateries and shops that add to the charm of Weaverville, NC. Favorites include Blue Mountain Pizza, among the top ten recognized pizza restaurants in Western North Carolina, also boasting their own brewery. Well-Bread Bakery and Cafe is also high on the list of favorite area restaurants. Zebulon Artisan Ales offers small pours and flights of both the beers that we have bottled as well as experimental small batches from their brewery.
Known as one of the area’s artistic haven’s, Weaverville is home to several unique shops and galleries, including wife and husband owned Mangum Pottery. Miya Gallery represents over 90 local and regional artists making it a popular favorite. Echoview Farm and Fiber Mill is a producer, retailer and community hub for locally made yarn created from Weaverville sheep. Stop in for a tour and maybe some hand dyed shoelaces, you won’t be disappointed!
Weaverville Real Estate
With so much to see and do, it’s no wonder Weaverville real estate is highly desirable. The area offers a wide range of diverse homes for sale, including condominiums and townhomes as well as modest and elaborate single family homes. While you are here stop by and say hello and take a peek at the latest Weaverville homes for sale with our friendly, experienced Keller Williams Weaverville real estate team. Someone is on hand Monday – Saturday until 5pm to help you find your perfect home.