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Vista at Montreat
New Montreat Development - Surrounded by 2,500 luscious, protected acres, Vista at Montreat homesites are woven quietly and care­fully into the grandeur of the surrounding mountains. Trails and opportunities for outdoor pleasure abound.

Developed by Longmeadow Homes, Vista is just a short walk to the nearby vibrant college community of Montreat, with all the benefits of the arts and culture typically found in such an academic setting. The well-worn, mossy tradition of a remarkable community like Montreat comes only with history, and Vista will be part of it. Five minutes away are the charming streets of Black Mountain, a fetching throwback village of caring neighbors, general stores, and shop owners who sweep their own front steps. 

Black Mountain
Black Mountain, “The Front Porch of Western North Carolina," is located 15 minutes from Asheville. Nestled adjacent to the Black Mountain Range and the highest peaks east of the Mississippi, the small town is known for high quality of life, beautiful views, ample outdoor activities, antique and craft shops, and restaurants. Black Mountain is a great place to live or vacation. 

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Located adjacent to Black Mountain and 20 minutes from Asheville, Montreat is a mountain cove of 650 homes. The community is home to Montreat Conference Center and Montreat College. The area has pristine creeks, ample hiking trails, tennis courts, parks and playgrounds. Montreat is surrounded by 2,400 acres of wilderness land that backs up to Pisgah Forest, Asheville watershed and Mount Mitchell State Park. Montreat enjoys a sense of wilderness with easy access to modern conveniences.
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Laurel Ridge
The beautiful gated environment of Laurel Ridge is nestled in the mountains of western North Carolina. This mountain setting includes 1100 acres of beautiful forest land, rambling brooks and magnificent views. Approximately 400 acres have been set aside for year-round homes, vacation getaways and planned retirement facilities. Laurel Ridge is adjacent to Black Mountain and 25 minutes from Asheville.
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Mill Creek Ridge
Mill Creek Ridge, a community of pristine, natural home sites, borders Pisgah National Forest in McDowell County. Common areas include picnic areas, hiking trails, and trout ponds. 1 acre building sites are available, 10 minutes east of Black Mountain in Old Fort.

The Village of Cheshire is a planned community located in the town of Black Mountain. The Arts and Crafts style homes of Cheshire create a village feel providing easy walking to restaurants, parks, a fitness center and tennis courts.
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The Ridge at Black Mountain Estates
The Ridge is located above the Black Mountain Golf Course and offers incredible views with the convenience of city utilities and an in-town location.
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Located near Black Mountain and Asheville, Creston is a private gated community that awaits your exploration. Encompassed by hardwood forests that are home to a rich diversity of flora and fauna this North Carolina mountain community offers a complementary integration of modern mountain living with minimal impact to the natural beauty of the land.

Perched 8 miles outside of one of Western North Carolina's great mountain towns, above the bustle where the air is cool, life becomes uncluttered. The moments that take one's breath away are a daily occurrence when surrounded by mountains as far as the eye can see. Creston Community's vision is conservative and real; Mountaintop living responsibly. An unpretentious reverence for this mountain land, its forests, streams, and all the varieties of life that live here has guided important decisions as this 1,100 acre, multi generational mountain property was carefully developed.
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