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Barnardsville Boasts Beauty and Accessible Adventure in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Barnardsville NCThe community of Barnardsville, N.C., 20 miles from Asheville, is a nature-lover’s dream, with close proximity to Pisgah National Forest and all the exhilarating fun for which the area is famed. Located on Ivy Creek, Barnardsville’s verdant landscape is ideal for farms, of which there is a range. 

Homes in Barnardsville perfectly encapsulate scenic mountain living, with a variety of sizes and designs available. Everything from compact cottages on easy-to-maintain lots, to stunning estates with mountain streams slicing through the grounds, dot the community. Barnardsville’s proximity to I-26 makes it easy to get to surrounding communities, outdoor destinations, and commercial conveniences.

Barnardsville, built on community

Anchoring Barnardsville is the Big Ivy Community Center, where residents and visitors alike can delight in a multi-faceted public space and facilities. The center boasts a library, basketball and volleyball courts, playground, horseshoe area and walking trails. A swimming pool, complete with concession stand and lifeguards, is open from May to August.

Many farms in the area are open to visitors year-round and feature an array of Western North Carolina bounty. Enjoy U-Pick flower farms, vegetable farms, and fruit orchards. Everything from specialty herb and spice farms to angora goat farms can be found in the Barnardsville area.

Outdoor adventure in Western North Carolina

Barnardsville is famed for plenty of outdoor adventure, offering everything from waterfall hikes to ziplining to camping. Nearby Walker Falls, a 45-foot roadside waterfall nestled in Big Ivy, can be enjoyed up close or from your car. Farther up the road, the 70-foot Douglas Falls drops from an overhanging cliff, offering the opportunity to walk behind the waterfall. The popular Navitat Canopy Adventures, located less than 2 miles from Barnardsville, features treetop and mountaintop tours.

For more information about properties in Barnardsville, or anywhere in Asheville or Western North Carolina, contact us at, or call us anytime at 828-707-9556.

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