About Weaverville NC
Weaverville, North Carolina, is only a short 10-minute drive north of Asheville on Interstate 26. 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.
In recent years, this laidback Western North Carolina town has blossomed into a place with desirable homes for families, retirees, artists, commuters, and anyone who appreciates the quiet side of life. While still small in size with a population hovering around 4,000, the town has seen steady growth since the early 2000’s. Then, the greater Asheville area and all of Buncombe County began seeing major development. Keller Williams Professionals of Asheville is excited to help you find the perfect home in Weaverville. Our highly trained real estate brokers are equipped with the knowledge and enthusiasm to help you with all of your real estate needs.
History and Culture
Weaverville is steeped in history, with the first settlers creating a farming community. The town was named for John Weaver, one of the town’s first European settlers. In 1803, road construction began in the area and more people started to settle here.
Weaverville sits in the Reems Creek Valley with over 260 acres of natural beauty. The town transformed over the years to what it is today. Residents enjoy new home communities with stunning views coupled with the quiet, serenity known in Weaverville.
Thing to Do – Activities, Attractions, and Restaurants
Lake Louise, home to Lake Louise Park, is the recreational center of Weaverville. Renovated and improved in 1987, this gem offers picnic shelters, grilling areas, a children’s playground, a walking trail, and fishing. The Main Street Nature Park is located behind Town Hall and offers well-maintained walking trails where dogs on leash are welcome. Bicycling enthusiasts will enjoy nearby Alexander Bike Park, boasting a short 1.1-mile loop and longer 5.5-mile single loop full of twists, turns, and moderate climbs.
Weaverville has a bustling downtown with many small, local businesses, including several charming restaurants. Blue Mountain Pizza and Brewery is listed as one of the top ten pizza restaurants in Western North Carolina. Other favorite local establishments include Well-Bread Bakery and Cafe and Zebulon Artisan Ales.
Known as one of the area’s artistic havens, Weaverville is home to several unique shops and galleries, including Mangum Pottery and Miya Gallery. 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 or purchase hand dyed shoelaces. You won’t be disappointed with what Weaverville has to offer!
A Place to Call Home – Living in Weaverville
The Blue Ridge Parkway opens the door to adventures for outdoor enthusiasts, including ziplining, water sports, hiking, and more. For families, Weaverville is supported by Buncombe County Schools; however, Weaverville Elementary offers a local public school option right in town. The Karpen Soccer Field provides access to youth sports along with many opportunities from Buncombe County Parks and Recreation and the local YMCA.
Weaverville’s simple way of life makes it a perfect place to raise a family or retire. Locals enjoy the simplicity, beauty, and close-knit community found here.
Make a Move Today
If you’d like close proximity to Asheville but want a small town to call home, Weaverville is the perfect location. Make Weaverville, North Carolina your home by partnering with Keller Williams Professionals of Asheville. We’re equipped to help you buy your next home or sell your current home. We specialize in home sales in Western North Carolina, including the neighboring community of Weaverville. Let us help you make a move today!