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Asheville Receives Accolades for Retirement

Once again, someone has let the cat out of the bag, with the news that Asheville is one of the top three places in the US to retire. The Motley Fool website announced that Asheville shares the honors with Prescott, AZ and Sarasota FL. For everyone who already lives here in western NC, that does not come as a surprise.

Cited for its temperate yet variable climate, gorgeous surroundings, and cultural offerings, Asheville also boasts an affordable cost of living. And the website points out that the city has served as a respite getaway for quite a while, pointing out that the Vanderbilt’s chose Asheville for The Biltmore Estate, the largest private home in the US. In addition to this onsite recognition, Asheville has also received a top place ranking from and is listed on

If you’re considering retirement, you might want to take advantage of one of Greybeard Rentals long term rentals which enables you to try out living in Asheville before you make the jump to permanency. Greybeard Realty is here to help when you’re ready to make the move to Asheville. We’ve made it our home for decades, and we’d love to have you join us here in western NC.