Asheville, NC: Christmas Lights, Events, and Holiday Happenings

Looking for Christmas lights, events, and other fun holiday happenings in the Asheville area? There's a variety of sparkling winter escapades to enjoy in this magical part of the Blue Ridge Mountains. If you're headed...

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Meet the Hometown Developer

French Broad Crossing is one of Preserve Communities’ flagship properties, and that’s because CEO & Founder Jack Fisher grew up in Marshall, North Carolina. With deep roots in the Appalachian Mountains, Jack found...

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Giving Hemlocks Hope

Giving Hemlocks Hope: French Broad Crossing's Conservation Crusade "What happened to the trees?" It's a common question, especially from those enjoying the mountain views at nearby Blue Ridge Parkway overlooks. It's easy...

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Safely Touring French Broad Crossing

At French Broad Crossing, we are dedicated to providing a safe environment for you to experience our gorgeous mountain sanctuary. Currently, both in-person and virtual tours are available. If you are ready to see the...

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Fiber Optic is Coming

Lightning-Fast Fiber Optic is Being Installed at French Broad Crossing. It may be a nature preserve in the middle of North Carolina’s coveted Blue Ridge Mountains, but French Broad Crossing (FBC) is giving families the...

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Designing the 2017 Southern Living Inspired Home: Outdoor Patio

Q & A with Interior Designer Annie Littell at ID.ology. The 2017 Southern Living Inspired Home was recently introduced at French Broad Crossing—a premier gated community stretched out along the French Broad River in...

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The Preserve Communities Introduces a $1 Million Equestrian Center

Grand Opening Saturday, October 7. First of all, let’s get one thing straight: there is no other equestrian center or barn like this in the Asheville region. Located just outside the town of Marshall at The Preserve at...

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Designing the 2017 Southern Living Inspired Home: Master Bedroom

Q & A with Interior Designer Annie Littell at ID.ology. The 2017 Southern Living Inspired Home was recently introduced at French Broad Crossing—a premier gated community stretched out along the French Broad River in...

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Designing the 2017 Southern Living Inspired Home: Living Space

Q & A with Interior Designer Annie Littell at ID.ology. French Broad Crossing – a premier gated community stretched out along the French Broad River in Western North Carolina – recently introduced the 2017 Southern...

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Best Private Residential River & Conservation Community

Private Mountain Communities (PMC) – recognized as the leading authority on community living in Western North Carolina – named French Broad Crossing the “Best Private Residential River & Conservation Community” in the...

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Behold the 2017 Southern Living Inspired Home

As Inspiring as Nature Herself. It takes a special home to blend seamlessly with the pristine natural setting of the Blue Ridge Mountains. A home that distinctly embodies the Western North Carolina landscape, while...

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The 2017 Southern Living Home Grand Opening

A Grand Opening Celebration on the River. There was delicious food. Some foot-stomping bluegrass. Plenty of good drink. And great camaraderie. It was an altogether wonderful spring day on the French Broad River as we...

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Early Madison County Photographs on Exhibit Starting April 22

Have you ever wanted to turn back the clock and see what Madison County was like in the early 1900s? Well now’s your chance. On April 22, 2017, the first U.S. exhibit of rare photos taken by Cecil Sharp will be displayed...

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Now’s the Time: The WNC Real Estate Market Is Booming

What recession? The market is booming. Don’t take our word for it. Check out the numbers. A recent article in Capital Play magazine, “Real Estate Year In Review: 2016” (February 2017, Volume 7, Edition 2), reveals that...

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Asheville Listed as One of the Best Travel Destinations

…and it’s right down the road from us!. In the January edition of Harper’s Bazaar, Asheville, NC was listed among 17 international destinations designated The Best Places to Travel in 2017. Other destinations included...

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The 2017 Southern Living Inspired Home

Q & A with Builder Sean Sullivan. Imagine living in your own National Park. That is exactly the feeling one gets at French Broad Crossing. Located along the ancient French Broad River outside the charming town of...

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A Southern Living Inspired Community on the Mighty French Broad

Southern Living™ magazine selected French Broad Crossing (FBC) as one of their premier “Inspired Living” communities: a distinction that’s bestowed on just a select few properties across the country. In addition, French...

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Announcing the New Southern Living Inspired Home

Marshall, NC – French Broad Crossing, a Southern Living Inspired Community overlooking the majestic French Broad River in Western North Carolina, will be the site of a new Southern Living Inspired Home, scheduled to be...

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French Broad Crossing Featured in the Laurel of Asheville

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Summer Is Festival Season in Asheville

It’s the perfect time to tour French Broad Crossing. The beauty of French Broad Crossing is that it offers families a pristine natural living experience that is worlds away from the stress of everyday life, yet it’s just...

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Join Us for an Inspired Groundbreaking

As a recent visitor to our website, you might know that French Broad Crossing was just recognized as a Southern Living Inspired Community. What you may not know is that we are also honored to be the site for the magazine...

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FBC Selected as Southern Living Inspired Community

ASHEVILLE, N.C., September 8, 2014 — French Broad Crossing, a 750-acre conservation community located on the French Broad River near Asheville, NC has been selected as a Southern Living Inspired Community. Southern...

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