Montford Asheville North CarolinaLocated within walking distance to Downtown Asheville and on the National Registry of Historic Places, the beautiful neighborhood of Montford brings a southern charm to the city. With homes in the neighborhood designed and built by architects and contractors from the Biltmore Estate in the early 20th Century, Montford was a favorite escape for vacationing New Englanders and today is filled with people who call Asheville home.

Living in Montford is an experience in culture and art.  Stroll down one of the tree lined and brack laden sidewalks to one of Montford’s unique dining establishments, bed and breakfasts, or neighborhood parks.  Enjoy Shakespeare in the Park by the Montford Park Players during the spring, summer and fall. Participate in the Montford Music and Art Festival or offer up your home for the neighborhood fundraiser Montford Holiday Tour of Homes.   


Walking through Montford can’t help but make you feel mesmerized, especially if you are a history buff. There’s a variety of stylish homes and perfect Southern porches (some once used for suffering TB patients from New York), there’s the historic Highland Hospital where Zelda Fitzgerald stayed, and there is the historic Riverside Cemetery… burial place for notable authors Thomas Wolfe and William Sydney Porter.


Living in Montford provides convenient access to the city. Those desiring an active lifestyle, dining out, or walking distance to one of Asheville’s cherished wine bars, 5 Walnut, will benefit from living here. The area offers convenient access to the both I-240 and I-26, along with accessibility to Reed Creek Greenway for biking or jogging.


Montford is filled with treasures. It’s history and stories add depth to its roots.


Take a tour of Montford. Discover its desirability.