Top 5 Luxury Homes for Sale in Arden, NC

With its spectacular mountain vistas and lush forests just minutes from Asheville, NC, it’s no wonder nature-lovers flock to Arden to have the best of both worlds.

Fortunately, prospective buyers don’t have to sacrifice privacy for natural beauty. Arden is home to The Cliffs at Walnut Cove, an amenity-rich gated community boasting one of the best private golf courses in North Carolina, a state-of-the-art wellness center and programming, miles of hiking trails, upscale dining, and clubs.

In this post, we’ll showcase five of the best Walnut Cove homes that Arden has to offer.


5. 1821 Bella Vista Court, Arden, NC

3 bedrooms - 3 full baths - 1 half baths - 4,156 sq. ft.

This inviting, custom-built home is two stories with a transitional style that lends a traditional flavor to livable, contemporary spaces.

Visitors are greeted by rustic stone archways and rounded doors evocative of European castles before entering a vaulted foyer and adjoining great room accented by elegant custom lighting. Lower ceilings lend intimacy to the kitchen, dining, and other living spaces, bringing visitors down to human scale.

The home features:

  • In-home media room with sound system
  • Well appointed kitchen with large island
  • Covered back porch with remote screens
  • Outdoor grilling area & fireplace
  • Three-car garage
  • Swinging daybed



4. 1947 White Tree Trail, Arden, NC

4 bedrooms - 4 full baths - 2 half baths - 5,938 sq. ft.

Love golf? This stunning home sits on the the threshold of Pisgah National Forest and overlooks the 12th green of Walnut Cove’s Jack Nicholas signature golf course with a backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Designed by Al Platt and built by Glennwood Construction, its superior craftsmanship is immediately apparent in the open and bright floor plan, natural materials used throughout the home, and integrated technology.

The home features:

  • Geothermal heating and cooling
  • Sub Zero/Wolff appliances
  • Mouser cabinetry
  • Kolbe windows and doors
  • Control 4 home automation
  • IPE decking
  • Two-car garage
  • Covered back porch
  • Hot tub
  • Long circular driveway with generous parking
  • Entertainment space
  • Full wet bar
  • Breakfast bar
  • Attic stairs pulldown
  • Built-ins
  • Walk-in closet(s) and pantry


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3. 1205 Rockcrest Way, Arden, NC

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

The location of this contemporary mountaintop estate is simply stunning. It is currently under construction upon almost four acres tucked into a private corner of the neighborhood bordering the national forest and overlooking the golf course and surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains.

The new home will feature:

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


2. 31 Rain Lily Trail, Arden, NC

4 bedrooms - 4 full baths - 1 half baths - 9,302 sq. ft.

This stylish modern home is currently under construction and features an open floor plan with three stories on a level lot. This home’s year-round mountain views, ample natural light, and covered decks and patios on every level support an indoor-outdoor mountain lifestyle.

The new home will feature:

  • Two-car garage
  • Home gym
  • Dry sauna
  • Elevator
  • Multiple kitchens
  • Wet bar
  • Tray ceilings
  • Walk in closet(s) and pantry
  • Main level primary bedroom with luxury bathroom



1. 214 Folkestone Lane, Arden, NC

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

The crown jewel of Walnut Cove, this breathtaking custom-built modern home is nestled into the base of the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains and overlooks the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, showcasing stunning vistas to delight golf and nature lovers alike.

Sweeping 14-foot ceilings, an open floor plan, and 138 windows—including three of the largest single-pane windows in a residential home in North America—create bright, airy spaces bathed in natural light. Frequent travelers will also appreciate its proximity to the airport—just ten minutes away.

The home features:

  • Downstairs space for an in-home caretaker
  • 1,500-bottle wine cellar
  • Three-car garage
  • Back screened porch
  • Breakfast bar
  • Wet bar
  • Elevator
  • Garden tub
  • Walk-in pantry and closet(s)
  • Geothermal heating/cooling


See what Arden, NC has to offer.


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