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Discover Pastoral, Peaceful Fairview

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Boasting a bucolic backdrop of rolling hills and idyllic farmland, the community of Fairview in southeastern Buncombe County beckons. Fairview provides peaceful seclusion while at the same time offering perfect proximity to all downtown Asheville has to offer. U.S Route 74A (Charlotte Highway), which runs through Fairview, allows for easy passage to and through the area. Calling Fairview home means never having to leave to “get away from it all”!

A Range of Residences in Fairview

Fairview NC FarmlandFairview, settled in the late 18th century, was initially known as Cane Creek. As the community has grown, so have the living options. A census-designated place, Fairview offers a range of homes varying in size and style: everything from quaint mountain cottages on small parcels to rambling ranches surrounded by acres of untouched woods to pristine new developments. In addition, land for sale means you can start from scratch in making the home of your dreams a reality.

For families, the nearby Cane Creek Pool, part of Buncombe County Parks and Recreation Services, offers warm-weather fun. Other quick day trips from Fairview include Lake Lure and Chimney Rock, both about 16 miles southeast. And downtown Asheville is only 11 miles away.

Fairview has Farms Galore

Fairview NC Cheese FarmMany working farms dot the landscape of Fairview, producing a range of sumptuous goods and tasty treats. Below, a few to check out:

Looking Glass Creamery: small family farm is big into cheesemaking; it produces 1,200 pounds of cheese a week. Visitors to the creamery can enjoy a mountain view in the garden and linger over a carefully crafted cheese board and a perfectly paired bottle of wine, or enjoy the creamery’s caramel sauce and fruit pastes along with handmade products from all over WNC.

Blue Ridge Mountain Creamery: This creamery’s distinctive cheeses are hand-crafted in small batches and cave-aged to perfection. Cave aging gives the cheeses a unique character, imparting a flavor that can’t be duplicated anywhere else in the world. Call and make an appointment to tour the caves and sample the creamery’s cheeses.

Imladris Farm: This farm is a sustainable supplier of jams, jellies and preserves made from locally sourced fruit. Dating back to a land grant from the late 1700s, Imladris Farm still includes and makes use of several of the old farm buildings, the original springs, and tools inherited from family. Farm tours are available by appointment.

Hickory Nut Gap Farm: A serene 90 acres nestled in Fairview, Hickory Nut Gap Farm has been raising 100% grassfed beef, pastured pork, pastured poultry, and apples since 2000. Opened year-round, the farm offers a variety of activities for families, including hay rides, berry-picking, tours and barn dances. Visitors to the farm can stop into the store and butchery to buy farm products or enjoy lunch or brunch.

For a personally guided tour of Fairview, or for more information on real estate here or anywhere in Asheville, please contact Mike Figura at Mike@MyMosaicRealty.com or call him anytime at (828) 337-8190.

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Whimsical Weaverville Has It All

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North of Asheville sits the unique, scenic town of Weaverville, North Carolina, home to entrepreneurs and artisans alike. With a thriving downtown district offering an array of businesses and plenty of parking, Weaverville draws visitors from all around to its quaint, picturesque Main Street and lush public spaces. Living in Weaverville offers the best of all worlds: quiet country living just a stone’s throw from a thriving in-town commercial district, with a 15-minute drive to Downtown Asheville.

The Town of Weaverville, with its range of home styles – everything from stately colonials to rambling ranches – started as a community of farmers. John Weaver, the community’s namesake, was one of the first settlers in the region. Families steadily settled in the area over the next 70 years, leading to the construction of several churches and schools.

Outstanding Outdoor Activities Surround Weaverville

Blue Ridge Parkway WeavervilleResidents and visitors to Weaverville can enjoy two public parks within its jurisdiction: Lake Louise Park and the Main Street Nature Park. Well-maintained areas prized for passive recreation, the parks offer walking paths lined with volunteer-maintained flower beds and educational information celebrating Weaverville’s rich heritage.

For those looking for nearby nature adventures, Weaverville boasts an entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway, miles of local hiking trails, cycling routes, scenic drives, wildlife, and native plants. In addition, the Town of Weaverville hosts several community events throughout the year celebrating its unique roots in Western North Carolina, including a Memorial Day Observance at Lake Louise, Fire on the Lake: July 4th Celebration at Lake Louise, a 9/11 Observance at Lake Louise, a Veterans’ Day Observance at Lake Louise, and a Town Christmas Parade downtown.

Eclectic, Engaging Downtown Weaverville

Weaverville NC DowntownResidents and visitors can stroll the length of Main Street, enjoying the town’s unique shops, cafes and restaurants, as well as a range of art studios, where area artists welcome the public into their studios for events like the juried Art in Autumn and the Weaverville Art Safari. Some of the art galleries, shops, and restaurants that call downtown Weaverville home include: the Miya Gallery, Mangum Pottery, Shop Around the Corner, Blue Mountain Pizza & Brew Pub, Well Bred Bakery, Aabani Salon & Spa, Glass Onion, Curtis Wright Outfitters, All Good Coffee, Twisted Laurel Eatery & Lounge, Zebulon Artisan Ales and Maggie B’s Wine & Specialty Store.

For a personally guided tour of Weaverville, or for more information on real estate here or anywhere in Asheville, please contact Mike Figura at Mike@MyMosaicRealty.com or call him anytime at (828) 337-8190.

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