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RIVERWIND COMMUNITY, Adjoining Blue Ridge Parkway and French Broad River. A natural wooded setting with creeks and views complement this restricted residential community designed around environmental protection and enjoyment. This unique development is located southwest of Asheville in the Bent Creek/ Avery Creek Community, close to the USFS Arboretum. Just 12 min to downtown Asheville and 10 minutes to Asheville Airport make for an ideal convenient location. For folks wanting to enjoy our great outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, and trail running, this is the ideal location to build your private mountain home. One of several lots for sale within Riverwind Development. $173,250 MLS:3485983 www.rewnc.net/106028 Call Bill Palas at 828-691-7194

THIS IS A UNIQUE LAKE Lake Junaluska premier residential building lot on a gentle level ridge with excellent public road access. The location is a short distance from the magnificent lake and all the quality amenities of the Lake Junaluska Conference Center. This property is comprised of 3 adjoining tax lots for a total of .8 acres. The property is a nice balance of native hardwood forest and a level building site. Public water is available. A septic system will be required. $138,000 MLS:3893029 www.rewnc.net/106026 Call Bill Palas at 828-691-7194

THIS IS A RARE OPPORTUNITY to own a desirable building lot in the Grove Park Community just north of the Grove Park Inn and Golf Course. This gently laying .34 acre lot is just recently subdivided from Ottari Hospital/ Coburn Apartments property which is on the National Historic Registry. This property has excellent access to utilities including public water and sewer. $452,000 MLS:3878106 www.rewnc.net/106025 Call Bill Palas at 828-691-7194

NATURAL LIGHT FLOODS this three-bedroom home in the beautiful Biltmore Lake Community. Recently updated, the open plan main level is light and airy with beautiful hardwood floors, granite countertops, a modern fireplace, 3 spacious bedrooms, 3 and a half bathrooms, a small front porch and a huge multi-level back deck with private fenced in yard. The semi-finished basement could be a movie room, office, playroom, bonus room, storage or could become another bedroom/private guest suite. Enjoy easy access to the miles of hiking trails, stop by the clubhouse or take a walk around the 68-acre lake. You can swim at the beach, take a boat out on the lake, sit by the fire pit or play some tennis. Biltmore This property is also available for rent, 12 month minimum lease, see MLS. $759,900 MLS:3894883 www.rewnc.net/106023 Call Mahalia Kennedy at 843-452-3241

BRICK RANCH With Mountain Views Expansive brick home on a large, grassy acre with mountain views. House has a huge kitchen with island and gas cooktop, large fireplace and dining area. A living room and den on the main floor including two full baths and a primary bedroom. Upstairs is a split bedroom with a full bath and tons of storage. Mud room opens up to a massive fenced in backyard with patio space and small chicken coop. Would make a great vacation rental. Private well. Minutes to Weaverville, French Broad River and Asheville. $399,000 MLS:3862532 www.rewnc.net/658304 Call Gray Tolson at 828-279-4058

TUCKED AWAY in the Swannanoa Valley, less than 15 min from Downtown Asheville, is a gorgeous single level home with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. Vaulted ceilings and an open floor plan bring spaciousness to this well-built home. 3 large bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms and generous closets on the main floor as well as oversized laundry, 2 car garage with workshop and large bonus room over garage. Porch with pastoral views of the valley, neighboring farm and the Blue Ridge Parkway. High efficiency mini split system and separate heat pump combine with 5.5 kW solar panels to provide low energy costs for years to come. Mature, thoughtful landscaping surrounds the property with berry bushes, decorative shrubs, perennial flowers and raised vegetable beds. $599,900 MLS:3875570 www.rewnc.net/658298 Call Mahalia Kennedy at 843-452-3241

GATED COMMUNITY in Cane Creek Valley Five Bedroom, Six Bath home in gated community with a dramatic two story great room, wood floors, ceramic tile, stone fireplace, gourmet island kitchen with butler pantry, an office, main level luxurious master suite with fireplace, recirculating tankless water heaters, inviting covered porches, a game room, home theater, bonus room and bathroom with steam shower and so much more located on quiet private street in the Cane Creek valley. $1,850,000 MLS:3871180 www.rewnc.net/655881 Call Mark Mathews at 828-691-1317

THIS 5.67 ACRE TRACT is a compilation of four tax parcels adjoining the Haw Creek Public Park, located between Arco Rd and Avon Rd in East Asheville. The property has access off of Arco Rd (public paved st) and access off of a shared private gravel drive accessed off of Avon Rd. This unique property, with RS4 zoning, can accommodate a single family home development up to 30 homes. The property has access to electric, gas, phone, & cable. There is a small creek running thru the middle of the property. 5 min east of downtown Asheville. The property has a modest 3 bedroom older farm house along with a garage apt. that are both rented out. Appt only. No Drive-Bys. $1,130,000 MLS:3593684 www.rewnc.net/532432 Call Bill Palas at 828-691-7194

GROVE PARK BUILDING LOT Located at the north end of Charlotte Street corridor in the Grove Park community, a great walkable scene - short distance to amenities including parks, restaurants, pubs, and grocery stores. RS4 Zoning allows for a home office use such as accountant, architect, attorney, counselor, or therapist. Thriving downtown Asheville is just a half mile to the south. $382,000 MLS:3746996 www.rewnc.net/577502 Call Bill Palas AT 828-691-7194

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EXCELLENT DEVELOPMENT opportunity in one of Ashevilles prime locations! Quiet neighborhood just a short walk to all the action of Haywood Rd. City water and sewer available. Southern exposure! Perfect for spec builders or your Asheville dream home. $299,000 MLS:3786942 www.rewnc.net/601118 Call Gray Tolson at 828-279-4058

RIVERWIND COMMUNITY Adjoining Blue Ridge Parkway and French Broad River. A natural wooded setting with creeks and views complement this restricted residential community designed around environmental protection and enjoyment. This unique development is located southwest of Asheville in the Bent Creek/ Avery Creek Community, close to the USFS Arboretum. Just 12 minutes to downtown Asheville and 10 minutes to Asheville Airport make for an ideal convenient location. For folks wanting to enjoy our great outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, and trail running, this is the ideal location to build your private mountain home. This is one of several lots for sale within Riverwind Development. $183,150 MLS:3485957 www.rewnc.net/106027 Call Gray Tolson at 828-279-4058

WOODED 7 ACRE TRACT Only 10 minutes from Asheville! Conveniently located to town yet just outside city limits, come build your dream house or luxury short term vacation rental. Ideally located off state maintained road with views of the mountains and southern exposure. No HOA! $149,000 MLS:3722225 www.rewnc.net/588300 Call Gray Tolson at 828-279-4058

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MOVE IN READY Mountain/Golf View Opportunity! Easy Living, Luxurious one-level open concept floor plan, hardwood floors, wood beam cathedral ceiling, stone natural gas/log fireplace framed by custom built-in bookcases + work station. Stylish leather granite kitchen w/upgrades. Spacious Primary bed w/his and her walk-in closets; guest bedroom w/full bath + walk-in closet. Large covered deck w/ steps down to yard & views of the 15th Green. High-end upgrades thruout home. MLS#3861166 $625,000 www.rewnc.net/655532





WONDERFUL SETTING + PRIVACY Picture your dream home on this easy build homesite located on a private cul-de-sac street with beautiful filtered views. MLS#3818614 $125,000 www.rewnc.net/581232

CAREFREE LIVING Beauty and superior craftsmanship awaits you in this 1 year old single family gem in the newer Heron Pond section of Cummings Cove. Main Level Living, open floor plan, great room/fireplace w/ golf course, green space & pond views. MLS#3886210 $597,000 www.rewnc.net/105733

DREAM LOT/MOUNTAIN VIEWS Mountain views from this peaceful and private gentle rising lot to level build-area. Already graded driveway & build zone. Lot includes a central sewer connection paid by seller ($5,000 value), natural gas, city water. No time limit to start construction. Bring your dream plans and make them a reality. MLS#3873035 $65,000 www.rewnc.net/105734

THE PRICE IS RIGHT Long-Range Blue Ridge Mountain Views with flat driveway potential. Lot goes from road to road enabling control over trees to maintain the great views. MLS#3672499 $89,500 www.rewnc.net/588213 Volume 33 Issue 10 | WNC Homes & Real Estate 5


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A western NC native, Mason Isgrig believes that a mortgage is a strategy, not a product, and requires precise detail when planning out how to build wealth for his clients. Mason received his B.S in Economics and Finance from Centre College while participating in the football and track field team. His past work experience interweaves his technical efficiencies from the engineering firm Bechtel as well as his commercial and DSCR experience with companies in Austin, TX. Licensed in multiple states, Mason specializes in renovation and Investor Cashflow (DSCR) mortgages and enjoys working with first-time home buyers to prepare them to make one of the most significant investments.



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Nestled in Historic Flat Rock just four miles south of downtown Hendersonville, Kenmure Country Club offers all the historic charm of yesterday with all the exciting amenities of today’s innovative country club. • Antebellum mansion clubhouse • Gated Main Entrance with 24 Hour Security • 18 Hole Joe Lee designed golf course with practice facility • Hard and soft-surface tennis courts • Indoor and outdoor heated pools • Pickle Ball and Bocce Ball • State-of-the-art fitness center • Large banquet facility • Fine dining and casual dining opportunities • Numerous social activities • On-site sales team • Property offers include condominiums, villas, single family home sites and homes, and new cottage-style homes

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Stephen G Duncan (828) 777-5718 stepheng@beverly-hanks.com “For more than 25 years, Stephen has been a full-time licensed broker. He has been recognized as a member of the Chairman’s Club who sold over $10 million last year. Steve appreciates the trust his clients have placed in him and strives to accomplish their goals by treating them as a professional and a friend.”

UNDER CONTRACT Classic 1920’s Brick home. 3,700+ sf, 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, with character inside and out. Corner lot offers just over 1 acre (purchase includes 2 lots) $410,000

Contemporary home in Eastmoor community of East Asheville. Wooded natural setting with large deck across front of home. Open main floor with eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, great room with vaulted ceilings and a stone fireplace and gas logs. Large primary bedroom on main level offers direct access to spacious deck. Lower level provides two additional bedrooms, large laundry room, a sauna room, double garage and a lower level patio. Home offers a driveway up to the main level door as well as large turn-pad for parking and getting access in and out of double garage. Near VA Hospital and convenient to the Blue Ridge Parkway US Hwy 70 entrance, Asheville and Black Mountain. $650,000

Exceptional views on this fairly flat build pad with 180 degree views make this an exceptional find. Formerly Queens Gap. Slight upslope drive way. Underground Electrical, please verify location! City Water. $189,000

New home Construction located conveniently to West Asheville. Two-Story traditional home with 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths with a Covered Rocking Chair Front Porch. Primary Bedroom with private bath, plus two additional bedrooms and hall bath plus laundry are on the second level. Main Level has an open floor plan, Kitchen, with the eat-in area, breakfast bar and kitchen island, a den/family living room, plus half bath. Note: There UNDER CONTRACT is not an activated HOA at this time but deed restrictions are recorded and apply for the development. Currently, the owner/ Quality Custom Home Throughout! One-Level Living developer is not charging any fees. Taxes $375,000 with split bedroom layout. Oversized garage. Professional landscaping on gently sloping to level .53 acre lot $700,000

Views of the side of the cliff with long range views add to the uniqueness of they private lot close to the top of the ridge. Formerly Queens Gap. Minor down slope drive make this an easy build & easy to position to capture exceptional views. Abundance of wildlife. Underground Electrical, please verify location! City Water. $189,000

Multiple businesses as a part of this 2.7 acre tract in downtown Marion. Includes a 4-bay carwash (approx. 1888 sf ), 3 retail buildings (approx. 3,165 sf ) that are fully rented with 5 tenants, & 31 Storage Buildings (approx. 12,490 sf ) with 117 storage units (95%+ rented at any given time). Storage units are (75) 10x10’s, (32) 5x10’s, (1)10x15, (3) 9x14, (4) 14x27, (1)12x15 and (1) 12x12. Multiple buildings constructed at various times & owner owned property since 1986. The property also includes undeveloped areas. Pad # 1 = approx. 20x200; Pad # 2 = 50x15; Pad # 3 = 10x95 and Pad # 4 = 6,200 sf (various length x width measurements). Storage Units renting range from $ 50/mo. to as much as $ 125/mo. Retail spaces vary per month. Currently this is a hands-on owner operated group of businesses. $1,250,000 12 WNC Homes & Real Estate | Volume 33 Issue 10

Breath taking views and great privacy for the 5.6 ac lot at about 2400 ft Elevation. Pad on the top is flat and very buildable. Long drive to property gives a very private location. In the back of former Queens Gap. There is a dirt Rd to the property. Approximately 150 Ft to the lot into McDowell City. $699,000

INVESTMENT ACREAGE for a South Asheville residential development. Few remaining tracts of land in this poplar south location. Zoned RS4, with nearly 6 acres (5.94+/- acres) in South Asheville near schools, shopping, and other amenities. Convenient location across from TC Roberson High School on Springside Road. Seller removing two homes allowing for clear property. Gently sloping property with utilities in area. (Utility access will need to be determined based on developers needs.) Property fronts along Springside Road providing excellent visibility and is partially surrounded by well established residential subdivision, (Oak Forest). Property does border a small creek on east border. Property includes two tracts (5.629 surveyed + .31 acre per tax data). Two homes have been removed creating a structure free property. $1,200,000

Pie shaped lot wihtWesterly views to this lot in the Former Queens Gap. The views are some of the best in this gated community. Fairly easy build with slop downward from the road. Suited for a walk out with great views form every level. Underground Electrical, please verify location! City Water. $189,000

Visible from I-40 and Sugar Hill Road, a 2.1 acre commercial tract located at the I-40 / Sugar Hill Road exit. Predominantly level and mostly cleared tract. Access to utilities available, including Water/Sewer, but must be verified by potential buyer for their particular needs. Property access to Worley Road and connects to primary highway Sugar Hill Road. This highway is a primary corridor providing direct access to downtown Marion. The tract is across from a major Marion/ McDowell County shopping center. Currently Zoned C-2, General Business District. The sewer lift station is not on the property and the City of Marion will retain easement access. Listing Agent will assist with showing as needed. $600,000

Amanda Simpkins 1N Pack Square, Asheville NC 28801



On the Cover UPDATED MODERN FARMHOUSE in desirable Drakes Meadow

Open floor plan with a large, eat-in kitchen with updated quartz countertops and backsplash opens into the family room featuring a cozy fireplace. Refinished hardwood floors throughout the main and upstairs gathering spaces. Spacious primary suite on the main level features generous closet space and spa-like master bathroom with heated floors, soaking tub and large tiled shower with glass surround. Upstairs there is an open family room/loft and 3 bed, 2 bath, and a bonus/media/bedroom. (4BR septic but potential functionality for a 5BR). The large wrap-around porch leads to an oversized covered back deck that overlooks the level fenced in yard. The home has brand new solar panels and a tall crawl space perfect for storing all your lawn equipment. Drakes Meadow is a small South Asheville pocket community in a very convenient location. Quick easy drive to Biltmore Park or Biltmore Village. 15-minute drive to downtown Asheville. $795,000 Call Amanda Simpkins Today! 828-713-4342

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Jim Buff 86 Asheland Avenue | Asheville, NC 28801

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RESULTS! 37 High Meadow Rd.... Pending in 4 days 2 Kirby Rd..................... Pending in 20 days 107 Harrison St............ Pending in 3 days 109 Tipperary Dr.......... Pending in 8 days 109 Wicklow Dr. ........... Pending in 2 days 88 Johnny Marlow Rd..Pending in 1 day 49 McIntosh Ln............. Pending in 5 days

FAIRVIEW Cute as a button home on 6.81 level to rolling acres, heated sunroom, large deck w/ramp, 2 BR, 1 bath, mature landscaping, new furnace & water heater. MLS#3858863 $450,000

LEICESTER outstanding views, 3 BR, 2 Bath, HOME WARRANTY, wraparound deck, primary bedroom on main level, .822 acres. MLS#3859766 $399,900

ASHEVILLE Conveniently location minutes to Downtown, fenced yard, 3 BR house on 1.11 acres, sunroom, above ground pool, tons of outdoor living, possibility of add’l living areas. MLS#3873545 $385,000

CANDLER 17.68 acres in quiet location, ideal for subdividing or private estate, septic & well needed. MLS#3878499 $299,000

MARS HILL Private 3 BR manufactured home on 2.64 rolling acres, wrap around deck, covered back patio, fresh paint throughout. MLS#3864653 $260,000

CANDLER 15 private wooded acres, mostly sloping, mountain views, easily accessible location. MLS#3858017 $225,000

54 McIntosh Ln............. Pending in 15 days 40 Serenity Ln.............. Pending in 12 days 27 Botany Dr................. Pending in 3 days 3 GT Dr.......................... Pending in 19 days 35 Rolling Oaks Dr....... Pending in 2 days 2 Beechwood Rd.......... Pending in 11 days 38 Folsom Dr................ Pending in 4 days

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CHIMNEY ROCK Level .31 acre lot located on Broad River, walking distance to Chimney Rock Village w/ restaurants & more, easy access to Lake Lure. MLS#3828634 $185,000

WEAVERVILLE 3.2 acres of level to rolling land, quiet location, well on property. MLS#3841072 $147,000

ZIRCONIA House on 1.38 acres with tremendous views, 1BR, 1bath w/potential for add’l BR & bath, covered deck, private location, property needs work throughout. MLS#3830801 $140,000

CHIMNEY ROCK & LAKE LURE AREA 1.35 Acre lot in private Blue Rock Valley Subdivision, lot at end of cul-de-sac, private, easy access. MLS#3828412 $79,500


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This gorgeous, light-infused, meticulously maintained home is an entertainer’s dream. The main level boasts a spacious, modern, open concept living area with hardwood floors and a spacious primary suite with a private screened-in porch. Escape to the heated pool, enhanced with a waterfall and gazebo, expanding the entertainment area while maintaining your privacy. Downstairs is perfect for guests with three additional ensuite bedrooms, a large den with wood burning stove, and a workout area. The home sits atop a large lot in the highly desirable Creekside neighborhood and has the bonus of an additional adjacent 0.53-acre buildable lot included. $1,400,000 | MLS# 3892935 | 4 BEDS | 4 BATHS | 1 HALF BATH | 4,573 SF | 1.36 ACRES

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Find your home at Connestee Falls, a 4,000 acre gated community situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains about 7 miles south of Brevard. • Over 1350 homes • A Wellness Center • 4 Lakes • 14+ Miles of Hiking Trails • 4 Tennis & Pickle Ball Courts • Large Heated Swimming Pool • 18-hole Championship George Cobb Golf Course • Homes from the $100s up to 1 Million • Beautiful Building Sites Still Available!

HAZEL R. FISHER & ASSOCIATES PROUDLY WELCOMES YOU TO: Historic Lake Toxaway, North Carolina, Where Families Have Been Gathering For Generations to Enjoy our 640 Acre Private Lake! We take pride as being one of the best kept secrets in North Carolina ... but this mountain lake community is just too special not to share! If you want crystal clear waters, cool temperatures, majestic mountains, lake apd golf course views ... then Lake Toxaway may just be calling you home! Enjoy boating, swimming, fishing, hiking, golf, tennis and croquet or you can sit by the lake and en­joy doing “nothing at all” letting the cool mountain breezes ease your stresses ...

LAKE TOXAWAY FEATURES: • 14 Miles of Shoreline • Private Country Club With 18 Hole Championship Golf Course, dining, tennis and pool • 50 minutes from the Asheville Airport - 3 hours from Atlanta & Charlotte • Neighboring: Gorges State Park, Pisgah National Forest, Panthertown Valley, Blue Ridge Parkway • Greystone Inn reopening May 2018! • Home Prices Range From $299,000 - $5,900,000


Enjoy Life ... this is not a rehearsal! Hazel R. Fisher & Associates - 976 Blue Ridge Road - Lake Toxaway, NC 28747

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RENOVATED COTTAGE IN BLACK MOUNTAIN Kitchen and all baths have been updated Jotul propane stove in lower family room MLS #3882771 / $549,000 / 3BD/3BA / 0.93-Acre Lot Call Stephanie Caldwell 828.231.6959

7+ ACRES OF PRIVATE, WOODED VIEWS Authentic modern log home has new renovations Giant garage w/ potential guest area, wraparound deck MLS #3878893 / $1,175,000 / 3BD/2.5BA / 7.27 Acres Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534

THE PERFECT SMOKY MOUNTAIN GETAWAY Successful, fully furnished short-term rental Beautiful, layered mountain views, six-person hot tub MLS #3849866 / $630,000 / 4BD/2BA / 1.07 Acres Call Elizabeth Putnam 828.301.6374

GROVE PARK HOME ON 1.12-ACRE PROPERTY Two living spaces, office, updated kitchen, garage Abundant storage in its large unfinished basement MLS #3877518 / $975,000 / 4BD/3BA / 1.12 Acres Call Megan Shook 828.450.6797

GREEN BUILT JAG HOME IN CRAGGY PARK Gourmet kitchen, oversized windows, lots of closets Finished walkout basement w/ 1BD/1BA, walk-in closet MLS #3875932 / $739,000 / 4BD/3.5BA / 0.07 Acre Call Mike Figura 828.337.8190

STATELY BRICK HOME ON FANTASTIC GROUNDS Private location in a small subdivision of high-end homes Soaring floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace with gas insert MLS #3867547 / $950,000 / 4BD/3.5BA / 0.80-Acre Lot Call Alyssa Augustine 828.633.5051

STUNNING BRICK HOME IN SONDLEY ESTATES The ideal mountain retreat, masterfully renovated Renovated walk-out basement w/ in-law/guest suite MLS #3852513 / $1,800,000 / 5BD/3.5BA / 2.36 Acres Call Shane Peters 828.691.9267

CHARMING FIVE POINTS CRAFTSMAN HOME Renovated in 2018, it lives almost like new Easy walk to downtown Asheville, the UNCA, Groceries MLS #3890423 / $595,000 / 3BD/2BA / 0.10-Acre Lot Call Caley Bowman 828.545.5067

HOME IN THE VILLAGES OF LAUREL CREEK Beautifully remodeled in 2020, new HVAC Includes pool, tennis courts, clubhouse, and playground MLS #3884335 / $600,000 / 4BD/3BA / 0.15-Acre Lot Call Elizabeth Putnam 828.301.6374

HOME IN EAST ASHEVILLE’S HAW CREEK Updated kitchen and bathrooms, two-car garage Mature trees and plantings create wonderful landscape MLS #3882770 / $549,000 / 3BD/2BA / 0.40-Acre Lot Call Stephanie Caldwell 828.231.6959

PRIVATE MOUNTAIN HAVEN IN RICEVILLE FOREST Primary bedroom on main has an ensuite bathroom Expansive deck that extends the entire length of home MLS #3866981 / $998,000 / 3BD/4.5BA / 2.55 Acres Call Nancy Horowitz 828.545.5866

STUNNING MOUNTAIN VIEWS AND PRIVACY Many renovations, repairs, and replacements Lots of outdoor living with multiple levels of deck space MLS #3892810 / $1,650,000 / 5BD/5.5BA / 1.79 Acres Call Mike Figura 828.337.8190

BRAND-NEW ARTS AND CRAFTS HOME Quiet walkable Kenilworth neighborhood Gorgeous pre-finished wood and tile floors throughout MLS #3892332 / $535,000 / 3BD/2.5BA / 0.24-Acre Lot Call Rob Weed 828.775.9022

TWO-STORY TRADITIONAL HOME IN EAVL Primary suite includes bathroom with double vanity HOA covers sewer, water, and yard maintenance MLS #3863429 / $499,000 / 3BD/2.5BA / 0.08-Acre Lot Call Laura Moye 828.301.4518

RARE WEST ASHEVILLE DUPLEX Half a mile from River Arts District and Haywood Drive Washer/dryer hookup in each unit, new roof in 2021 MLS #3864845 / $475,000 / 4BD/2BA / 0.20-Acre Lot Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534

FAIRVIEW HOME WITH SECOND LIVING SPACE Move-in ready, this is currently being used as a Airbnb Primary bedroom has an ensuite bath with a soaking tub MLS #3862861 / $535,000 / 4BD/3BA / 0.51-Acre Lot Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534

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Jewel of the Blue Ridge Mountains

Norval Hensley Broker/Agent


Located in Madison County, the “Jewel of the Blue Ridge Mountains,” this diamond property can make all your dreams and visions come true. Continue it as a very productive cattle farm, or bring your own herd, or flock, and settle into the real country life on this 325 +/_ acre farm with 3 houses, 10 barns, and multiple building sites that offer inspiring long range views. There is abundant water, wildlife and French Broad River frontage. MLS#3790151 $5,594,305

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vanessa byrd real estate broker


vanessa@mymosaicrealty.com FAIRVIEW HOME WITH AIRBNB

FAIRVIEW HOME WITH SECOND LIVING SPACE Cheerful Fairview home with second living space in lower level. Only 25 mins from downtown Asheville, enjoy this quiet setting with perennial permaculture gardens. Move-in ready, this super-cute home with artistic flare is currently being used as a Airbnb. Upstairs are three bedrooms and an office, plus three full baths. Open kitchen/living area has beautiful wood stove. The primary bedroom has an ensuite bath with a soaking tub. Second first-floor bedroom does not have closet. Two upstairs bedrooms have lovely natural light and large closets. Lower level has its own driveway with carport and tons of natural light from southeastern exposure. Recently updated kitchen includes granite countertops and new cabinets. Polished concrete floor in open living area. Downstairs, there is one bedroom, full bath, bonus room, and craft area. Amazing landscaping and hardscape stone walls and patios make it great for outdoor entertaining. Metal carport and storage shed with power. RV parking. MLS #3862861 / $535,000 / 4BD/3BA / 0.51-Acre Lot Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534



7+ ACRES OF PRIVATE, WOODED VIEWS Authentic modern log home has new renovations Giant gar w/ potential guest area, wraparound deck MLS #3878893 / $1,175,000 / 3BD/2.5BA / 7.27 Acres Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534

RARE WEST ASHEVILLE DUPLEX Half a mile from River Arts District and Haywood Dr. Washer/dryer hookup in each unit, new roof in 2021 MLS #3864845 / $475,000 / 4BD/2BA / 0.20-Acre Lot Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534



GREAT INVESTMENT PROPERTY IN LEICESTER Spacious main farmhouse with garage apartment Include a barn, two sheds (wired for electricity), gar MLS #3860425 / $545,000 / 6BD/2BA / 3 Acres Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534

SUPER-CUTE BUNGALOW IN KENILWORTH Primary bedroom on main floor with ensuite bath Walk to Mission Hospital and downtown Asheville MLS #3853306 / $525,000 / 4BD/2BA / 0.11-Acre Lot Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534





17 ACRE SUPER-PRIVATE, RUSTIC FIXER-UPPER In desirable Hendersonville, has four separate parcels Two large garage/storage sheds are on the property MLS #3853257 / $450,000 / 2BD/2BA / 17 Acres Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534

AMAZING PROPERTY ON 22.65 BEAUTIFUL ACRES Beautiful main house is 5 minutes to Marshall Second modern 1 bed/1 bath open-concept home MLS #3851223 / $1,250,000 / 3BD/3BA / 22.65 Acres Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534

FULLY RENOVATED SOUTH ASHEVILLE HOME Highly convenient location, close to SAVL amenities Circular drive, storage shed, and large concrete patio MLS #3837323 / $349,000 / 2BD/2BA / 0.34-Acre Lot Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534

SUPER-CUTE, MAIN-LEVEL CONDO IN ETOWAH Split beds with new vinyl flooring & ample closets Completely renovated baths have designer touches MLS #3827541 / $239,000 / 2BD/2BA Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534




CUSTOM-BUILT MODERN MOUNTAIN HOME Award-winning Certified GreenBuilt Home Two primary suites, soaring vaulted ceilings MLS #3822758 / $1,425,000 / 3BD/3.5BA / 2.48 Acres Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534

UPDATED BEVERLY CONDO IN SUPER LOCATION New plank flooring, lighting, paint throughout No rental cap in complex, Ample parking, low HOA MLS #3830649 / $259,000 / 2BD/2BA Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534

SUPER-CUTE CLASSIC COTTAGE IN KENILWORTH Walkable to Mission Hospital, minutes to downtown Fully fenced back yard is great for pets or play MLS #3786307 / $450,000 / 3BD/2BA / 0.14-Acre Lot Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534


NEWLY RENOVATED KENILWORTH HOME Cozy, wood-burning fireplace in the living room Private, spacious primary bedroom w/ ensuite bath MLS #3802690 / $445,000 / 3BD/3BA / 0.44-Acre Lot Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534

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