North Carolina Mountain Real Estate: Top Homes & Homesites Available Now (Winter 2023-2024)

The secret is out about North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains. With a mild year-round climate, four seasons, and the thriving culture and conveniences on offer in Asheville, it's no wonder the region is home to a variety of luxury real estate developments and neighborhoods. 

In this post, we'll sample some of the best North Carolina mountain real estate in and around Asheville.

Top North Carolina Mountain Homes for Sale


5. 202 Emerald Lane, Maggie Valley, NC

4 bedrooms - 5 full baths - 3 half baths - 8,834 sq. ft.

This mountainside house evokes the feel of a European castle from the outside. Inside, the past echoes in the vaulted ceiling of its great room and grand fireplace. Meanwhile, its sweeping open floor plan reveals all the modern comforts of home.

The property is located outside Waynesville and Maggie Valley, NC, with access to outdoor activities, shopping, and dining. Its practical location and fairytale sensibilities make the property perfect for use as a wedding venue, retreat center, or vacation rental.

The home features:

  • Guest house
  • Electric gate
  • Hot tub
  • Deck
  • Outdoor kitchen
  • Pantry
  • Garage
  • Detached garage



4. 65 Kalmia Drive, Asheville, NC

3 bedrooms -  4 full baths -  1 half baths - 3,790 sq. ft.

This eco-friendly home nestles into the surrounding mountain landscape beside the Blue Ridge Parkway. With its open-plan layout and mountain views peeking through abundant windows, this property feels like a sleek, contemporary treehouse. Solar panels combined with custom, on-site woodwork made from locally sourced materials help residents achieve further harmony with nature.

The home features:

  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor shower
  • Breakfast bar
  • Built-ins
  • Fireplace
  • Pantry
  • Walk-in closet(s)


1205 Rockcrest Arden NC front

3. 1225 Rockcrest Way, Arden, NC

5 bedrooms - 5 full baths - 2 half baths - 5,890 sq. ft.

This opulent mountaintop home is currently under construction on nearly 4 acres, boasting birds-eye views of both Walnut Cove and the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. An open floor plan and main level living combined with a luxurious guest suite ensures comfort and convenience for both you and your guests. 

The new home will feature:

  • Expansive primary bedroom with en-suite
  • Three guest suites
  • Guest laundry area
  • Family room
  • Back screen porch
  • Laundry
  • Oversized three-car garage
  • Wine room
  • Chef’s kitchen with island
  • Open floor plan
  • Walk-in closet(s) and pantry
  • Great room with cathedral ceiling



2. 73 Crestridge Drive, Asheville, NC

5 bedrooms - 6 full baths - 2 half baths - 9,660 sq. ft.

Located in the quiet Poplar Ridge gated community, this magnificent home is ideal for indoor and outdoor entertainment. In a festive mood? Host a pool party in your outdoor kitchen. Forget about driving dark mountain roads—friends can stay the night in your luxurious guest house.

Need to unplug instead? Serene contemplation of mountain views await from your infinity-edge pool (and perhaps a glass of wine from your personal wine room). The property includes over three and a half acres—the ideal mountain getaway within easy reach of city amenities.

The property features:

  • Multi-level deck
  • Hot tub
  • In-ground pool
  • Pool house with kitchenette, hot tub, bar, & outdoor kitchen
  • Home theater
  • Wine room
  • Custom dressing rooms
  • Second kitchenette
  • Two heated garages (can accommodate a full-size RV)
  • Guest house


1. 214 Folkestone Lane, Arden, NC

7 bedrooms - 8 full baths - 1 half baths - 9,810 sq. ft.

This entirely custom built home rests in the valley, boasting tranquil mountain views from its 138 windows. Just ten minutes from the airport, it includes an in-house caretaker space as well as 1,500-bottle wine cellar. Additionally, the property is less than a mile from The Cliffs at Walnut Cove's clubhouse and borders the Jack Nicklaus signature course, offering golfers easy access to its amenities.

The home features:

  • Primary bedroom with bath suite and sitting room
  • Multiple guest bedrooms
  • Three-car garage
  • Back screened porch
  • Breakfast bar
  • Wet bar
  • Elevator
  • Garden tub
  • Walk-in pantry and closet(s)
  • Geothermal heating/cooling
  • Caretaker floor
  • Wine cellar


Top North Carolina Mountain Homesites for Sale

516 Southcliff Parkway3. 516 Southcliff Parkway

1.95 Acres - Southcliff Community

This mountaintop property could be the perfect space for a getaway home, year-round, after-work sanctuary, or dream retirement home. Tucked into the forests of the gated Southcliff community, the homesite is part of the exclusive Clifftop Estates section. The community itself features outdoor amenities such as hiking trails, outdoor fireplaces, and playgrounds.

Property features: 

  • Paved
  • Private
  • Mountain views



2. 1609 Country View Way, Arden, NC

1.43 Acres - The Cliffs at Walnut Cove Community

This property is tucked away at the end of Country View Way in Walnut Cove and features short- and long-range mountain views and glimpses of the nearby golf course. Its location not only provides a sense of privacy, but also direct, gentle access to your build site, unlike the long, winding drive of many other properties in the area. Owners will appreciate the site's proximity to both the clubhouse and wellness center.

The Property features: 

  • Cleared lot
  • City water
  • Mountain views
  • Golf course views
  • Easy site access



112 Summit Tower Circle

1. 112 Summit Tower Circle, Asheville, NC

1.83 Acres - Reynolds Mountain Community

This property at Reynolds Mountain boasts views of the surrounding Blue Ridge range as well as the French Broad River and Mt. Pisgah. Residents can take advantage of community amenities such as a pavilion, hiking trails, and events or stroll over to Reynolds Village, which offers dining and fitness opportunities. Additionally, the homesite is within easy reach of the Asheville Country Club and Beaver Lake, which provide further opportunities for golf, fitness, jogging, bird watching, and socializing.

Property features: 

  • Cleared lot
  • City water
  • Public sewer
  • Private
  • Mountain views
  • Wooded
  • Completed Geotech engineer report
  • Completed topography survey


See what the North Carolina mountains have to offer.


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