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Black Mountain Real Estate Report in Real Time for 2018
Priced from $62,000 to $1,250,000.
About Black Mountain NC
With a lively downtown, countless scenic mountain views and the Swannanoa River babbling throughout, the Black Mountain, NC community offers much unique charm while only thirteen miles east of Asheville. Known as the “front porch” to Western North Carolina, Black Mountain is nestled among the Appalachian Mountains and located directly under the peak of it’s namesake. Beginning in the late 1700’s the town was a natural route for pioneers heading west. As a result, Black Mountain has thrived through the decades, growing to over 8,000 residents at last count, from young families to entrepreneurs and retirees, there is something for everyone here.
Located in the Swannanoa Valley, Black Mountain is well known for being home to Black Mountain College, founded in 1933 by John A. Rice. Faculty owned and student-led, it was renowned for advocating arts as a critical part of a student’s education. While the school shut down in 1957, it has remained a dominant influence on Black Mountain’s cultural arts scene. The town plays host to several cultural events and festivals year-round including the Lake Eden Arts Festival, commonly known as LEAF. Many family-friendly events take place in Black Mountain, including the annual Christmas parade and Circle of Lights at Lake Tomahawk, as well as the local “Deck the Trees” contest, all happening each December.
Black Mountain, NC offers a vast variety of activities to please every type and interest. Outdoorsmen and women have dozens of trails – from easy to challenging – within a short distance from the center of town. Lookout Point is a leisurely 1 hour hike, while Graybeard Mountain offers a moderately strenuous half day trek with stunning Blue Ridge Mountain views typically seen on postcards, all accessible from neighboring Montreat, a picturesque township on the mountain fringes. If a real challenge is what you’re after, the Mount Mitchell Challenge might be for you. Starting at Black Mountain’s 10-acre Lake Tomahawk and ending at the peak of Mount Mitchell, the tallest mountain on the eastern seaboard, this annual late-February event is not for the faint of heart.
Golfers will not be disappointed by the Black Mountain Golf Club, with it’s 18 holes nestled along tree-lined hillsides and a meandering creek, it offers the longest par 6 in the nation off the 17th tee box.
In addition to Appalachian style art galleries and unique small-town shops, the greater Black Mountain area offers over 40 restaurants, with several fine dining options including Que Sera, a favorite among locals. If tasty local brews are your thing, Pisgah Brewing, a short 2 mile drive west of downtown off route 70 is the perfect Saturday afternoon pit stop. Hops lovers will love the Greybeard IPA and Pisgah Pale while enjoying local and regional musical acts at their small outdoor stage. Area food trucks offer patrons hearty options to match the flowing beer.
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