Considered one of the hottest places to live in greater Asheville, West Asheville offers a walkable town center along Haywood Road with several unique dining, shopping options and amenities. Situated right off Highway 240 and the Smokey Park Highway, it’s a short 10 minute drive to downtown Asheville.
Because of it’s unique vibe, West Asheville real estate is hot. Keller Williams Realty Professionals of Asheville is your #1 West Asheville real estate resource. Housing mainly consists of single family homes, condos and historic homes. Cottages and bungalow homes are abundant throughout West Asheville, and many green homes and net zero homes are popping up through partnerships with talented local green builders.
Younger generation’s began moving to the area in the 1990’s, bringing with them a unique vibe and diverse, hip community. By the 2000’s, a full revitalization of West Asheville had begun, bringing with it many local neighborhood businesses and conveniences. As with the rest of Asheville, West Asheville consists of several earth friendly neighborhoods and original character, offering all anyone could ask for a convenient, fulfilling lifestyle.
Be sure to visit the trendy Biscuit Head for the most tasty (and likely largest!) biscuit around or Battlecat Coffee Bar for a freshly ground brew and unique local art. Another family-owned Haywood Road go-to is Sunny Point Cafe offering mouth-watering comfort food to appease any palate.
Other notable benefits of West Asheville include it’s close proximity to one of the area’s larger parks, Carrier Park, which offers a playground, running track, roller hockey ring, volleyball and basketball courts and open fields. The nearby French Broad River provides scenic beauty, picnic areas and walking/running trails and many water-based activities during warmer months. Asheville’s popular River Arts District is also nearby.
West Asheville Real Estate
These abundant open spaces, along with the walkability and numerous amenities drive the thriving West Asheville real estate market, making buying a home in West Asheville a great choice. Interested in viewing West Asheville homes for sale? Call a Keller Williams agent at 828.254.7253 or get in touch with one of our knowledgeable Keller Williams Asheville REALTORS® here. We look forward to helping you!