Imagine a community centered around a flower garden, gazebo and walking paths, and lush woods. This is what you will find in the serene community of Ewbank Gardens.The buildings are set in a circle, with all homes facing the center, overlooking gardens, and on the outside of the circle, you will find woods.
The Sweetwater Hills Neighborhood is located on the western part of Henderson County and about a 10 minute drive to Historic Downtown Hendersonville. Sweetwater Hills was established in the late 1980’s and continued to develop into 2001. During this time many styles of homes were built, making this a unique group of homes. No cookie cutter homes in this community!
The Willow Ridge Neighborhood
This little known community is tucked into a mountain, with long range views. Located west of Downtown Hendersonville and between Hendersonville and Brevard, this is a great location. Not only is it easily accessable to Hendersonville and Brevard, but also Asheville’s west side and the local airport. It is close to the Blue Ridge Parkway and State and National Parks everywhere.
The Britton Creek Neighborhood
Britton Creek is is a small community of 66 condominiums, located on the west side of Hendersonville NC.
These are nice units, and some have had some really nice upgrades over the years. This community was built in the early 1980’s and they are solid and well thought out in their design. Most are two bedrooms two baths, and some have garages.
Ashley Place, Hendersonville NC
Ashley Place is a small and secluded neighborhood, off the beaten path, just south of Downtown Hendersonville. Located off of Erkwood Road and tucked back from the street in a wooded neighborhood, you will find only eleven homes. Each are unique, with attention to detail and upgrades.
The average year these homes were built is 1997. Average lot sizes are around one acre. Home Owners Association fees are only $1000 per year, making it very affordable.
If you are looking for a beautiful neighborhood with low fees and luxurious homes, that is close to town, this is a great choice to check into.
Somersby Park, Hendersonville NC, A Gated Mountain Community
Located about 15 minutes southeast of Downtown Hendersonville is the elegant neighborhood of Somersby Park. A gated mountain community, it has lush woods, ponds and streams and long range mountain views on 160 acres. With massive granite outcroppings, and large stands of rhododendron and hardwood trees, this is a true mountain community. And the location allows easy access to Hendersonville, Asheville and Brevard, all wonderful places to visit and play.
Homes in Somersby Park have all of the upgrades on would expect in an upscale gated community. You will find open floor plans and hardwood floors, granite countertops and luxurious bathrooms. And yet the Home Owners Association fees are low, at only $880 per year. There are no golf courses or pools to keep up, just good mountain living. This makes Somersby Park a quiet and serene place to retire.
Somersby Park is a newer community, starting in 2000, with an average home age of six years. There are currently 25 completed homes, with an average lot size of a little over one acre. Homes have an average of about 3000 square feet per home. The average selling price in the last two years has been at $1,073,494, and that is with 50 home sales.
As of fall 2010 there were three homes for sale in Somersby Park. These listings prices ranged from $369,900 to $569,900, making for a great time to buy in this beautiful community. Square footage for these three homes ran from 2500 to 3400, and the lots are atypical in their smaller sizes.
If you are looking for a place to build your dream home and would like to live in a beautiful neighborhood with low Home Owners Association fees, there were 17 lots for sale in Somersby Park to choose from. Listing prices ranged at that time from $41,500 to $195,000. Lot sizes ranged from .24 to 1.51 acres. As you can see there is something for everyone.
Call Somersby Park for current prices and availability.
Park Place is conveniently located on Greenville Highway/Highway 225, just about one and one half miles from Historic Downtown Hendersonville. It is minutes from multiple grocery stores, a hardware store, great places to eat and shop, and yet is tucked back off the road in a small community of beautiful homes.
A quiet neighborhood of only 22 homes, you will find wide streets and room for walking and admiring the well landscaped yards. The average age of these homes is only six years. Within the last two years two homes have sold, at an average sales price of $256,500. The average turn over time is 4.77 years. The HOA fees are $200 per month.
These homes have so many pluses. They are all one floor homes, and they have attached garages leading right into the home. They have large open floor plans and beautiful kitchens and bathrooms. All of this along with the convenience of the location makes this a great community.
Fleetwood Plaza is a beautiful community of Condominiums in the sought after Town of Laurel Park, NC. Located on the top of a mountain, all of these homes have beautiful long range views. Laurel Park is located on the west side of Hendersonville, NC. Following Fifth Avenue from downtown, it turns into Laurel Park Highway. This will take you to the top of the world! It is just one half mile from the end of Laurel Park Highway, and Jump Off Rock.
HOA fees are $890 per quarter. Amenities include a Pool with a View, and beautiful Clubhouse for your enjoyment.
There are 65 homes in Fleetwood Plaza, and each are unique in their design and upgrades. But all have a view worth waking up to every morning. Three homes have sold in the last two years at an average price of $320,000. The average turnover time is 7.60 years, making it a fairly stable community.
Currently there are five homes for sale in Fleetwood Plaza. The sizes range from 2000 to 2500 square feet. There are 2-3 bedrooms and three full bathrooms. If you are ready for a true mountain experience with none of the hassles of caring for yards and other maintenance, this is the place for you. Welcome Home!
We are lucky to have access to two wonderful Airports in Hendersonville NC
In Henderson County, situated right in the middle between Asheville and Hendersonville, is the Asheville Regional Airport. Although small in size, it is a beautiful building, with local artwork.
The Asheville Airport has made a great commitment to showcasing local artists and I just recently had the opportunity to see first hand one of their shows when I dropped a friend off for a flight. They have just completed a small Museum Style area for displaying local artists and it is really nice.
There is plenty of parking for all of your needs, whether for dropping someone off, or long term parking for extended trips out.
Because we are so close to South Carolina in Hendersonville, we can also take advantage of the Greenville Spartanburg Airport. This too is a smaller airport, but offers a different set of airlines as the Asheville Regional Airport, giving us more options for who we fly with, and in prices as well. Both are convenient so it works either way! Check out both before booking your flight and see which one gives you the most convenience!
And Welcome To Western North Carolina!
Hendersonville NC Open Houses for July 24-25, 2010
Here is your weekly Open House report. It is a gorgeous sunny day and a perfect time to get out and look at what is available. The Times News for Hendersonville NC is listing 45 homes this weekend.
Be sure and check the date and times, as not all homes are open on Sunday. Take notes on each home you see so that you will remember all of the features of each. And don’t forget, if you are working with a Realtor, call them if you find one you love and want to make an offer on. Keep in mind that loyalty is a two way street.
Carriage Park, in Hendersonville NC, began development in 1989, and has continued to grow into a Gorgeous Mountain Top, Luxury, Gated Community. Voted four times as one of the Top 100 Master Planned Communities by Where To Retire Magazine, it is well known by many.
The Carriage Park infrastructure directs traffic from neighborhoods, around the community via Carriage Parkway, a unique road which circles the community. With stunning views, and wildlife occasionally seen along the way, it is a beautiful drive. Carriage Park also has it’s own Fire Department within the community, as well as a large lake, and dam.
According to Lifestyle, the Carriage Park Association, LLC has just been acquired by Dale and Lisa Hamlin of Hendersonville NC. Dale has been a developer for years and has successfully developed 14 other communities. Lisa is an Interior Designer in Hendersonville. The community is still under development so it will be interesting to see how the Hamlin’s complete the project over the next few years.
Carriage Park is situated on a Mountain Top, with elevations as high as 2500 feet. Residents have access to a Beautiful Club House, a pool, tennis courts and more.
There are several neighborhoods within the community and each have their own feel and style. There are Single Family homes as well as Town Homes, providing a wide choice of living styles.
There are Many Single Family Homes as well as Town Homes for sale in Carriage Park. Interested in Building that dream home? There are still lots for sale.
Hunter’s Crossing in Hendersonville NC is situated on the west side of Henderson County, between Historic Downtown Hendersonville, and Etowah. on Highway 64 West. The average age of homes in Hunter’s Crossing is twenty seven years. There are 82 homes, with an average lot size of three quarters of an acre. There were three sales in the last two years, averaging $239,667.
The Home Owners Association Fees are $80.00 per year, making it very affordable.
With the age of Hunter’s Crossing comes large, mature trees and beautifully landscaped yards. Homes are well maintained and solid, holding their value well. There are large areas of woods, and some creeks running through the community. There are also areas with long range views looking toward the south and the Saluda grade area.
Currently there are two homes available in Hunter’s Crossing. Both are in excellent condition with nice, large yards, and room to move. One is priced at $230,000 with two bedrooms and two and one half baths, sitting on .63 acres. The other is priced at $262,000 and is a three bedroom, two bath home with 1.04 acres. You can email me for a complete list: JerriMcCombs@gmail.com
If you are interested in Hunter’s Crossing, or would like more information, just give me a call.
Jerri McCombs (828)553-5190
Blythe Commons Hendersonville NC
Located on the west side of Historic Hendersonville NC, Blythe Commons is a small community of 15 completed homes, conveniently located near the local hospital and the downtown area. This is a new development and there is room for a only few more homes, maintaining a small community feel. During the last two years there have been three home sales, and the average price was $278,842. The average age of the homes are three years. Since this is a new development, there aren’t enough statistics to quote here.
Blythe Commons homes have all of the upgrades you would expect in new homes, with beautiful kitchens and baths, and large open floor plans. Each home has a generous amount of storage. The sizes and layouts vary considerably making each home unique, and gives everyone an option that best meets their needs.
Live the good life at Blythe Commons Condominiums, with no lawn mowing or exterior upkeep to worry about. Spend your spare time doing the things you love to do most, and let someone else worry about the rest.Your Home Owners Association fees for Blythe Commons are $160 per month.
You will find that each of the homes have decks for your outside enjoyment and entertaining. And each has an attached garage for easy and safe entry into the home. Most are single floor plans, or have the majority of living space downstairs, so you won’t have to worry about steps ever. This makes for a great retirement community. You will never have to move because you can’t get up the stairs. With a fireplace and hardwood floors and lots of windows, you will love this small and quiet neighborhood.
Charlestown Place is less than a mile south of the center of Historic Downtown Hendersonville. Located off of Highway 225, you will find a small neighborhood of fifty two Town Homes, in a quiet neighborhood. Just minutes from several local businesses, you will be able to get groceries, visit a new hardware store and eat in may great restaurants.
Charlestown Place was built in the early 2000’s and the average home here is 7 years old. Within the last two years, five homes have sold for an average of $189,500. Homes currently for sale range from $189,000 to $339,000. Sizes range from 2-4 bedrooms, and from 1,455 to 3,000 square feet.
Charlestown Place has no amenities so the Home Owners Association fees are smaller than most, only $1620 a year, averaging about $135 a month.
These homes in Charlestown Place have a comfortable feel to them with large windows and open floor plans. They have sun rooms or screened porches, whichever the original owners order at the time. All are single floor plans with attached garages.
The streets of Charlestown Place are wide and there are sidewalks throughout, making it a nice walking neighborhood. There is also a nice walking trail for you and your pet.
A great location and a great neighborhood!
Hamilton’s Landing in Hendersonville NC is one of those little known, best kept secrets, kind of places. Tucked in a quiet neighborhood on the west side of Hendersonville, and on one of the few lakes we have here, it is a great neighborhood. There are only 16 homes, and all but two of them face the water, with beautiful views from nice decks or screened in porches. A great place for evening relaxation, dinner or breakfast with a view, and a nice walking neighborhood.
The average age of the Hamilton’s Landing home is nine years. In the last five years, six homes have sold, at an average price of $173,750. Home Owners Association fees are $160 per month.
The homes in Hamilton’s Landing have nice floor plans with open space and views of the lake. There is plenty of storage built into these homes as well. Each home has a garage, some are double and some are single.
Currently there are two homes for sale in Hamilton’s Landing. Each have unique features in them and both are worth seeing if you like a small lake setting in a quiet neighborhood.
This is a community you won’t want to miss.
Directions to Hamiltons Landing are as follows: From Downtown follow Third Avenue all the way to the end. At the curve, take the left onto Lake Drive. Follow Lake drive briefly to Hamiltons Landing. Turn left into the community and enjoy the view.