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NEW CONSTRUCTION GOLF VIEW TOWNHOMES 27 Townhomes in Cummings Cove w/14 completed and sold out and 13 currently underway. 2 BR/2BA homes feature a large great room, and covered deck w/golf course and mountain views. Interiors have a variety of cabinet and granite counter-top options, oak hardwood flooring and carpeted bedrooms.

SOUTHERN EXPOSURE Come take a look at this building site with a winter mountain view, privacy on a cul-de-sac street and a great price! MLS#3889085 $38,000

GREAT VALUE Envision ‘Your Dream Home’ here! Southern exposure on desirable corner lot in the beautiful Mountain Top section. MLS#3893446 $90,000

NICE SETTING Come build your ‘Dream Home’ on this great building site with southern mountain exposures on this cul-de-sac street. Easy driveway, level lot, southern views MLS#3603101 $150,000

MOUNTAIN VIEWS Impressive long range mountain views from this corner homesite. Easy build and driveway site. MLS#3903406 $215,000

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IMMACULATE TURN KEY COTTAGE with spectacular long range views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Only minutes from both Asheville, Weaverville and the French Broad River, this home has been meticulously updated and is ready to go! New high efficiency HVAC and hot water heater in 2019, upstairs mini-splits just installed (2022), updated kitchen with stainless appliances and quartz countertops and many, many more updates. Fenced-in grassy yard for the pooches. Covered screened-in porch steals the show over looking the yard and distant mountains. Clean and spacious basement is perfect for storage or workshop. Perfect primary home, vacation home or rental. Your dreamy mountain home awaits! $499,000 MLS:3911038 www.rewnc.net/658849 Call Gray Tolson at 828-279-4058

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

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. $1,650,000 MLS:3871180 www.rewnc.net/655881 Call Mark Mathews at 828-691-1317

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WALKABLE WEST ASHEVILLE Charming 3BR, 1.5 bath Dutch Colonial in walkable part of West Asheville with 2 car garage and off street parking. Convenient to Patton Avenue and Haywood Road. This home has a gas furnace and air conditioning, an open floor plan on the main level with fireplace in living area, a large modern kitchen with center island, a relaxing covered front porch and a level fenced back yard for entertaining or gardening. Lower level finished area features family room or office space as well as ample storage in unfinished portion. $745,000 MLS:3901445 www.rewnc.net/657438 Call Mark Mathews at 828-691-1317

THIS IS A UNIQUE 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

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. Soak in the scenery from your fully screened dream 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, landscaping surrounds the property perennial flowers and raised vegetable beds. A nature lovers paradise! $599,900 MLS:3875570 www.rewnc.net/658298 Call Mahalia Kennedy 843-452-3241

THIS 5.67 ACRE TRACT is a compilation of four tax parcels adjoining the Haw Creek Public Park, located between Arco Rd & Avon Rd in East Asheville. 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, and cable. There is a small creek running thru the middle of the property. The location is 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 (which add little value even though they are in good condition with solid tenants). Appt only. No DriveBys. $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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THREE LOTS IN WALKABLE WEST ASHEVILLE Excellent development opportunity in one of Asheville’s 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. $279,000 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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WELCOME TO THE VIEWS AT ROSE HILL Well-appointed community 20 minutes from Asheville Gated entrance, clubhouse w/ kitchen, exercise room MLS #3906001 / $510,000 / 3BD/2BA / 0.13-Acre Lot Call Elizabeth Putnam 828.301.6374

SUPER-QUIET FIND IN BEAUTIFUL CHUNNS COVE! Property includes beautiful woods with native plants Main living room with wood-burning stone fireplace MLS #3881740 / $715,000 / 3BD/2BA / 0.92-Acre Lot Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534

PRIVATE MODERN CHALET IN NORTH ASHEVILLE Natural light-filled open floor plan, sleek eat-in kitchen Dining/living area w/ fireplace and 280 square-foot deck MLS #3903040 / $1,200,000 / 4BD/3BA / 1.02 Acres Call Nancy Horowitz 828.545.5866

CLASSIC ASHEVILLE BUNGALOW IN OAKLEY In the lovely neighborhood of Biltmore Terrace Large yard with lots of established landscaping MLS #3902227 / $275,000 / 2BD/1BA / 0.22-Acre Lot Call Rob Weed 828.775.9022

SERENE, ONE-LEVEL KENILWORTH HOME Large primary bedroom w/ three closets, ensuite bath Private garden with pond, fountain, organic gardens MLS #3899163 / $790,000 / 3BD/2BA / 0.43-Acre Lot Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534

ARTISTIC BUNGALOW IN NORTH ASHEVILLE Walk to Grove Park Inn, Beaver Lake, fenced backyard Spacious kitchen w/ plenty of counter/cabinet space MLS #3908311 / $499,000 / 2BD/1BA / 0.14-Acre Lot Call Stephanie Caldwell 828.231.6959

STUNNING, LONG-RANGE VIEWS IN LEICESTER NC Healthy Built Home Gold Certification Detached guest cottage offers an additional 988 SF MLS #3901563 / $1,300,000 / 3BD/3.5BA / 2.17 Acres Call Elizabeth Putnam 828.301.6374

ONE-OF-A-KIND CLASSIC ASHEVILLE HOME Overlooking the Grove Park Inn Golf Course Tranquil, private courtyard has meticulous landscaping MLS #3895585 / $1,995,000 / 4BD/3BA / 0.24-Acre Lot Call Chris Findley 828.242.9775

HUGE 1971 HOME ON 52+ ACRES IN ALEXANDER Open Use zoning, no deed restrictions, 8 cleared acres Primary suite on main, enormous deck, attached garage MLS #3891025 / $1,800,000 / 4BD/2.5BA / 52.86 Acres Call Hart Dahlhauser 828.215.4007

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

STUNNING BRICK HOME IN SONDLEY ESTATES The ideal mountain retreat, masterfully renovated Renovated walk-out basement w/ in-law/guest suite MLS #3852513 / $1,740,000 / 5BD/3.5BA / 2.36 Acres Call Shane Peters 828.691.9267

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 / $950,000 / 3BD/4.5BA / 2.55 Acres Call Nancy Horowitz 828.545.5866

TWO-STORY TRADITIONAL HOME IN EAVL Primary suite includes bathroom with double vanity HOA covers sewer, water, and yard maintenance MLS #3863429 / $380,000 / 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

BRAND-NEW KENILWORTH HOME Fantastic central location - walkable/bikeable to parks Gorgeous pre-finished wood and tile floors throughout MLS #3891418 / $495,000 / 3BD/2.5BA / 0.21-Acre Lot Call Rob Weed 828.775.9022

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Custom GreenBuilt mountain home in the gated eco community The Villages of Crest Mountain — a mountain oasis with the convenience of city living. Nestled on a ridgeline in The Orchards, this stunning Tudor-style home has expansive, year-round mountain views. Designer details are abundant —arched front door, cultured stone, mosaic glass, and stained glass. The open floor plan with 18’ vaulted ceiling, elegant chef’s kitchen, and huge deck are perfect for entertaining. Enjoy a luxurious, main-level primary suite, two guest rooms, office, media room, and bonus craft/ play room. Large windows capture the daylight and bring in the surrounding nature. Impeccably landscaped and gardened 0.26-acre lot with a no-mow lawn, established pollinator garden, and a fenced yard that’s ideal for pets or play. Two-car garage has high-speed electric car charger while the solar panels provide 9 kw/day. Gold-level, net zero-certified home just 4.3 miles from downtown Asheville.

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SERENE, ONE-LEVEL KENILWORTH HOME Enjoy 100% one-level living in this cozy-yet-spacious, open-plan Kenilworth home in a private, peaceful spot. Warm up by the large stone fireplace with wood-burning stove insert in the gracious living room. Large primary bedroom has three closets and tons of natural light, as well as an ensuite bath with updated marble dual vanity. Kitchen has a bay window and maple cabinetry, which includes a pantry. Second bedroom makes great office; dining area has large patio door to the beautiful screen porch, where you can enjoy winter views of Kenilworth Lake. Situated above a very quiet street, the large 0.46-acre lot has two driveways for easy access and tons of off-street parking. Relax in the private Zen garden with pond, fountain, and organic gardens. Mature landscaping with gingko, Japanese maples, and perennial gardens. 5 mins to downtown Asheville, Mission Hospital and Biltmore Village. Rare find! MLS #3899163 / $790,000 / 3BD/2BA / 0.43-Acre Lot Call Vanessa Byrd 828.275.8534

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

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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

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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

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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 bedrooms 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

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FAIRVIEW 6.81 level to rolling acres- ideal for development potential includes cute as a button 2 BR, 1 bath home, newer furnace & water heater, mature landscaping throughout. MLS#3858863 $435,000

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 $350,000

CANDLER 3 BR, 2 Bath Modular Home on private 1.77 level to rolling acres with great views, Covered Decks, 2-car carport. MLS#3900134 $335,000

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 $240,000

2 First Street.......................Pending in 1 day 39 Tampa Ave.....................Pending in 1 day 131 Vinewood Circle........Pending in 7 days 4 Cub Rd............................Pending in 4 days 51 Florian Lane.................Pending in 6 days 44 Pharis Place.................Pending in 8 days 61 & 63 Salem Ave.............Pending in 1 day

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CANDLER 13.68 private wooded acres, mostly sloping, mountain views, easily accessible location. MLS#3858017 $205,200

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

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 $120,000

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Cut the stress out of holiday travel planning (StatePoint) The holiday travel season is just around the corner, and experts are expecting it to be a busy and expensive one, with airline ticket prices for the winter holidays increasing nearly 30% since last year. While travel experts recommend you start organizing trips at least three months in advance, do not fret if you’re a last-minute planner. There are still a few ways to maximize your travel plans and save a few dollars while you’re at it. Hit the Highway: For those planning on taking a road trip this season, make sure your vehicle is up to date on all registrations and maintenance so you don’t experience any road bumps. If you’re planning a road trip and you’re a T-Mobile customer, you get a year of AAA membership for free with all Magenta plans. Plus, T-Mobile custom-

ers also save $0.10 per gallon of gas from Shell via the T-Mobile Tuesdays App. Opt for Low Traffic Travel Days: When booking airline travel, CheapAir.com recommends avoiding Thursdays-Sundays. Instead, book airline travel on Tuesdays or Wednesdays if possible, as those are the slowest travel days of the week. According to ChearAir.com, traveling on actual holidays like Thanksgiving Day or Black Friday can save you $75-$90 in flight ticket prices. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are also expecting lower airfare prices this year. Check the Cancellation Rules: Make sure you can cancel your hotel, airline, or car rental reservations if you need to, and understand what additional fees you may be subject to if you do need to adjust your trip. Plans can change at the

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Look for these new home styles coming in 2023 (StatePoint) With travel returning to normal for some, there’s a renewed interest in seeing the world but you don’t have to go far to bring the beautiful details of faraway destinations into your home’s spaces. Celebrity interior designer Taniya Nayak has identified the top design trends for 2023, all with an eye to how travel can inspire home décor.

1. Redrock Renewal: Breathe fresh air and renewed energy into your space with “Redrock Renewal,” which incorporates both nature and spirit through earthy tones paired with bold influences of turquoise, clay and olive. Embrace a clean, light slate layered with simple textures to create a room that is calm, joyful, serene and spiritual. This trend can make a big impact in any space through small details like textured pillows, cozy blankets and clay vases. 2. Bohemian Bazaar: The “Bohemian Bazaar” style is about creating an environ-

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To achieve this look, add a pop of color where it’s least expected, like mixing chairs in different shades of fabric around the table or adding bright, bold hues to an otherwise small, dark hallway. Inspired by the people, culture and food of destinations like Morocco, India and Africa, this trend merges the details of handcrafted goods with soulful experiences by encouraging the mixing of patterns and colors. 3. Nordic Nature: “Nordic Nature” encourages a pure, clean and fresh space by bringing elements of the outdoors into your home. The palette is reflective of a Scandinavian aesthetic, consisting of concrete, wood and crisp white walls to create a space with natural, modern and organic appeal. Look for unique opportunities to make nature-inspired but daring statements that balance the rustic feel with an uncluttered

and contemporary vibe. Apply a subtle concrete layer to your walls for added interest, movement and texture. Before you begin, tape the edges with Nayak’s preferred painter’s tape, FrogTape, to keep lines sharp and neat. 4. Midtown Modern: It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and excitement of a fast-paced, on-the-go lifestyle, but the “Midtown Modern” movement is about turning your place into a space to pause and savor every moment of each day. Implement saturated hues like black or navy to create an urban, contemporary vibe. Elevate the look with plush fabrics like velvet, wool and satin. Complete the room by adding a special sparkle, with statement pieces that have bright, brass or metal finishes. “If your hardware is losing its luster, remove it and spray paint it with a new finish for a fresh new look,” says Nayak. Volume 33 | Issue 12 | WNC Homes & Real Estate | 21


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