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Asheville, NC: A Premier Destination to Live and Visit

As virtually anyone who has ever visited Asheville, NC will attest, the city is one of a kind. It is vibrantly alive, culturally dynamic, and endlessly enchanting. It’s combination of artsy, big-city sophistication and bohemian chic has made it one of the most sought-after travel destinations in North America. The fact that it is located in the heart of Western North Carolina, enveloped by the ancient Blue Ridge Mountains, gives it a timeless quality that has attracted countless individuals over the years, lured by its array of outdoor enticements and infinite storehouse of natural, scenic beauty. What used to be a well-kept secret is now common acknowledged: Asheville is the place to be. Judging by the list of accolades and awards the city continues to garner, a host of others have taken notice, as well.  In the past two years alone, Asheville has been recognized by a number of national and international destinations for its inviting hospitality, unique lifestyle, and unsurpassed beauty. Here’s a sampling:

“The 17 Best Places To Travel Internationally in 2017” (Harper’s Bazaar, 2017)
“Best Places To Travel” (Esquire, 2017)
“Top U.S. Destinations to Explore” (AFAR, 2017)
“Best Foodie Destinations in the USA” (U.S. News & World Report, 2016)
“Best Small Cities in the U.S.” (Condé Nast Traveler, 2016)
“The Best Cities in the U.S.” (Travel + Leisure, 2016)
“Best New Cities for Beer Lovers” (Fortune, 2016)
“Asheville: A City of Art, Music, and Magic” (National Geographic, 2016)
“12 Best Places To Retire in the U.S.” (Condé Nast Traveler, 2016)
“The Coziest Cities In America” (Elle Décor, 2016)


Asheville: Something for Everyone

Located next to the scenic French Broad River – the third oldest river in the world – Asheville is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. The charming mountain town is the gateway to a variety of recreational pursuits, such as fishing, hiking, rafting, biking, and more. Among its more popular destinations are the Biltmore Estate (the largest privately owned home in America) and the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway. It also boasts an eclectic mix of casual and fine-dining restaurants, art galleries, curio boutiques, live music, entertainment venues, theaters, and limitless shopping possibilities. Asheville also has superb healthcare, provided by the nationally acclaimed Mission Hospital.

French Broad Crossing: Asheville Is Our Front Yard, National Forest Is Our Back

French Broad Crossing is unique in that it gives you the privacy and natural serenity of a natural park, yet it’s just minutes from the dining, entertainment, and attractions of Asheville. It is truly the best of both worlds. In fact, Southern Living magazine has selected French Broad Crossing as one of its premier “Inspired Living” communities: a distinction that is bestowed on just a handful of communities across the country. It was chosen because of its breathtaking location along the French Broad River, on one of the most scenic tracts of land in Western North Carolina. With a dynamic lifestyle for families, French Broad Crossing offers an array of finished amenities, outdoor recreational activities, and unlimited opportunities for exploration.

Come Tour French Broad Crossing

To learn more about the living experience at French Broad Crossing, please contact our sales office at or call us at 866-947-9629.


A New Legacy Can Begin Today

Come discover one of the best mountain communities in North Carolina near Asheville, offering homeowners access to an unprecedented living experience on the French Broad River. Look out across the river to gorgeous mountain views. Spend an afternoon with friends and family at our inviting River Lodge. This is where you belong. Your new legacy can begin now.