Hidden amongst Appalachian peaks you’ll find Swannanoa, located in eastern Buncombe County between Asheville and Black Mountain. Swannanoa is perfectly located in close proximity to the arts and entertainment of Black Mountain and Asheville while maintaining some distance for a calmer way of life.
The Swannanoa River flows through the Swannanoa Valley of the region of Western North Carolina, and is a major tributary to the French Broad River.
After completing the Grove Park Inn on Sunset Mountain, around 1905, E.W. Grove became interested in purchasing land in the Swannanoa area for the purpose of creating his own village.
For more information on the history of Swannanoa, you can visit the Swannanoa Valley Museum and History Center.
Swannanoa offers several trails for hiking. Check out Warren Wilson River Trail – it’s a local favorite! There are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Swannanoa. The public schools in Swannanoa are highly rated and there are several private school options nearby.
We can find you a Mountain retreat in the Swannanoa valley.
SWANNANOA, NC 28778
Homesteaders, Developers, Dreamers, Investors, Visionaries! A remarkable opportunity awaits in the picturesque Swannanoa Valley of Western NC. This 2.6-acre parcel offers level terrain with public utilities and established landscaping. The ranch-style home features multiple decks, outbuildings, a chicken coop, ample outdoor spaces, and a thriving muscadine vineyard – an ideal sanctuary for livestock. Additional carports and outbuildings enhance the property. The daylight walkout basement includes a dry cedar sauna and half bath, with room for expansion. Perfectly situated with desirable zoning, adjacent to Asheville East KOA, and near Asheville and Black Mountain. Walkable to Owen Middle School and other nearby educational facilities such as Warren Wilson, Montreat, Artspace, and ACA. Proximity to hiking trails, parks, dining, markets, and outdoor pursuits. This could be a versatile homestead or a canvas for creating the neighborhood of your dreams.
Homes for Sale in Swannanoa
157 Shady Rock Lane
Subdivision: Shady Rock Acres
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|Beautiful rustic Maine Post and Beam home tucked privately among the trees on 2.6 acres between Asheville and Black Mountain! Built in 1984 and meticulously maintained, this is the first time this unique property has been offered for sale. This home offers rustic white pine siding, a fenced yard, plenty of flat parking, complete privacy, and seasonal mountain views from the covered porch. The home's walls, cabinets, and interior doors were milled from poplar trees from the property. The 11' by 4' foot brick and stone fireplace is a true showpiece in the center of the home. There is also an unheated, 768 sq.ft. 2 story outbuilding, which is ideal for a workshop, recreation space, home office, or storage space. Shady Rock Lane is a gated private drive, making this an ideal lock-and-leave vacation home. Zoning allows vacation rentals. The land is a rare combination of a flat yard, mixed hardwoods, and native perennials and shrubs. Unfinished heated basement with inside and outside access.|| Basic Information|
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