In the mountains of North Carolina lies a beautiful city named Asheville. It is home to the Biltmore House as well as other tourist destinations. Although Asheville is a great place to visit, it is even a better place to live or retire. There is not a more peaceful, beautiful mountain landscape in the world. There are 2 wonderful retirement communities in the area, Crowfields and the Hills at Avery Creek.
The Crowfields is an active community for residents over 55 years. This community features condominium living surrounded by beautiful scenery. This community has 3 creeks, two ponds for fishing and is full of wildlife from deer to turkeys. This property offers homes ranging from 1300 to 1600 square feet. Crowfields comes packed with amenities including community garden plots, a community center and a pool. Crowfields is conveniently located close to downtown as well as hospitals and shopping.
The second great retirement community near Asheville is The Hills at Avery Creek. This gated community also caters to 55 and over residents. It offers single family homes in a great location, fitting snugly in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Along with viewing wildlife like deer, rabbits or even bears, this property has some terrific amenities as well. This pet friendly retirement community has gazebos for mountain gazing and clubs for socializing for the active resident.
North Carolina is considered one of the best places to retire. There is no site more beautiful in North Carolina than Asheville. Even the famed family, the Vanderbilts, could not get enough of this location as they built one of the largest private residences in existence there.