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Black Mountain

Nestled 15 miles east of Asheville, Black Mountain embodies the charm of the "Front Porch of the Blue Ridge Mountains." Boasting over 200 businesses—ranging from cozy B&Bs to lively breweries—this town offers diverse entrepreneurial flair. Its real estate spectrum reflects this diversity, featuring inviting wooded cottages and spacious Deltec homes with panoramic mountain views. Safe, acclaimed as the "Best Small Town in Western NC," and praised for its scenic vistas, Black Mountain beckons those seeking a blend of tranquility and modern mountain living. 


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Black Mountain Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $551K
Lowest Price $13.6K
Highest Price $2.9M
Total Listings 226
Avg. Days On Market 176
Avg. Price/SQFT $442

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Black Mountain Real Estate Listings

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337 Rock Creek Road, Black Mountain

$1,850,000

337 Rock Creek Road, Black Mountain

2 Beds 3 Baths 3,382 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4135447

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211 Forest Brook Road, Black Mountain

$1,200,000

211 Forest Brook Road, Black Mountain

3 Beds 4 Baths 2,234 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4139217

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233 Laurel Circle Drive, Black Mountain

$1,199,000

233 Laurel Circle Drive, Black Mountain

5 Beds 4.5 Baths 2,390 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4057680

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233 Laurel Circle Drive, Black Mountain

$1,199,000

↓ $86,000

233 Laurel Circle Drive, Black Mountain

5 Beds 3.5 Baths 2,097 SqFt Residential Income MLS® # 4057102

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50 Stone Crest Mountain Drive, Black Mountain

$1,099,000

↑ $174,000

50 Stone Crest Mountain Drive, Black Mountain

5 Beds 4 Baths 3,497 SqFt Residential MLS® # 3937388

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42 Stone Crest Mountain Drive, Black Mountain

$925,000

↓ $174,000

42 Stone Crest Mountain Drive, Black Mountain

4 Beds 2.5 Baths 2,899 SqFt Residential MLS® # 3937373

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235 North Fork Road, Black Mountain

$635,000

↓ $14,900

235 North Fork Road, Black Mountain

4 Beds 3 Baths 1,934 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4111537

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206 Padgettown Road, Black Mountain

$575,000

↓ $53,000

206 Padgettown Road, Black Mountain

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,654 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4131702

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88 Atkins Drive, Black Mountain

$475,000

88 Atkins Drive, Black Mountain

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,410 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4130866

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217 Flat Creek Road, Black Mountain

$475,000

217 Flat Creek Road, Black Mountain

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,410 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4110041

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99999 Kennedy Street, Black Mountain

$309,000

99999 Kennedy Street, Black Mountain

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Land MLS® # 4105202

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148 High Cliffs Trail Lot 12b, Black Mountain

$259,900

148 High Cliffs Trail Lot 12b, Black Mountain

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Land MLS® # 4052463

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Explore Black Mountain, NC Real Estate

Black Mountain unveils an enchanting array of residential options that define mountain living at its finest. Tucked within this scenic landscape, prospective homeowners discover an assortment of residences tailored to diverse tastes.

From quaint wooded cottage bungalows that exude rustic charm to sprawling Deltec homes spanning 4000+ sq ft, boasting panoramic mountain vistas, this town offers a spectrum of choices. These homes nestle within serene tree-lined neighborhoods, creating inviting spaces by natural gas fireplaces and cozy fire pits, providing an ideal setting for embracing the cool mountain evenings.

The real estate landscape reflects the town's diverse character, featuring classic log cabins steeped in the essence of mountain heritage and bespoke modern homes offering breathtaking views. Notably, Black Mountain's property market stands out for its affordability in comparison to neighboring communities.

The town's reputation for safety precedes it, recognized among the "50 Safest Towns in North Carolina." Black Mountain has also earned acclaim as the "Best Small Town in Western North Carolina" and gained acknowledgment from Trip Advisor as one of the "Prettiest Small Towns in America to Vacation." Its appeal lies in the remarkable views of the Seven Sisters and Mount Mitchell, setting the stage for a lifestyle that seamlessly blends tranquility with modern comforts.

Whether one seeks a serene retreat or a contemporary dwelling, Black Mountain's diverse real estate offerings cater to discerning individuals captivated by the allure of mountain living.

Black Mountain Highlights & Amenities

Immerse yourself in the multifaceted charm of Black Mountain, where an array of inviting streets adorned with rocking chairs awaits—an ideal perch to savor the rejuvenating mountain air. The town boasts over 35 exceptional restaurants, art galleries, and unique boutiques, creating a vibrant tapestry of experiences.

This community values its four-legged companions, evident in its well-lit walking trail around Lake Tomahawk. Just a leisurely stroll from downtown, it invites residents to revel in scenic walks and relish the true essence of communal living.

Black Mountain unfolds as an outdoor haven, inviting exploration of scenic trails like Greybeard, Lookout, and High Windy, perfect for hiking or biking along Kitazuma and Rainbow Trail. Nearby lakes such as James and Lure, complemented by trout fishing and camping sites, beckon adventure seekers. A brief 10-minute drive unveils the captivating Catawba Falls, offering a glimpse into the region's natural splendor.

This valley hosts six major conference centers, two colleges, and vibrant summer camps, enriching the community's cultural landscape. Delight in the cozy retreats offered by quaint bed and breakfasts scattered amid the mountains. Black Mountain's proximity to Asheville, Lake Lure, and Montreat adds to its allure, providing a range of nearby communities to explore and activities to delight in.

The town's dedication to the arts shines through its landmarks. The Swannanoa Valley Museum stands as a testament to the area's heritage, while the Black Mountain Center for the Arts serves as a vibrant hub for creative expression. Notably, the community rallied to repurpose the old Town Hall into the esteemed Art Center, embodying the town's commitment to fostering creativity and preserving historical landmarks.

Immerse yourself in "the Little Town that Rocks," where vibrant cultural scenes harmonize with serene mountain vistas and warm hospitality, creating a haven for relaxation and cultural exploration.

Black Mountain, NC FAQs

Why is it Called Black Mountain?

The name "Black Mountain" is derived from the area's scenic beauty. When viewed from a distance, the evergreen forests on the mountain slopes often appear dark or black, especially in contrast to the sky, leading to the name "Black Mountain."

Is Black Mountain a Safe Place to Live?

Yes, Black Mountain is considered one of the "50 Safest Towns in North Carolina." Its tight-knit community and low crime rates make it a secure place to call home.

Is Black Mountain an Expensive Place to Live?

Relative to many neighboring areas, Black Mountain offers a more affordable cost of living. The real estate market provides diverse property options at prices that are often considered reasonable compared to surrounding communities.



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