Biltmore Forest, NC
Located within the city of Asheville in Buncombe County, Biltmore Forest, NC used to be part of the Vanderbilt’s’ famed sprawling Biltmore Estate and is now considered as one of Asheville’s finest and oldest neighborhoods. Characterized by its woody setting, Biltmore Forest, NC is home to large estates shaded by thickets of trees that provide privacy and seclusion. Spanning a total area of approximately 2.9 square miles, this golf course community is one of the most desirable places to live in Western North Carolina.
- Incorporated in 1923, Biltmore Forest, NC has various rules and ordinances whose aim is to preserve the community’s natural beauty. Some of the restrictions include the prohibition of buildings and structures in front of yards. Fences in the neighborhood are discouraged.
- Biltmore Forest , NC was planned by the crème de la crème of professional planners back in the early 20th century. C.D. Beadle was in charge of preserving, protecting, and perfecting the natural beauty of the community while Frederick Law Olmsted helped establish Biltmore Forest’s charming rural atmosphere.
- The town is home to the prestigious Biltmore Forest Country Club and an 18-hole golf course designed by Donald Ross, an influential Scottish-born golf course designer. The country club, which covers an area of 47,000 sq. ft., features casual and formal bars, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a clubroom, a private dining room, and a Golf Pro Shop. A tennis facility and an Olympic-sized pool are also found here.
Luxury Homes for Sale in Biltmore Forest, NC
Grand homes and palatial estates in various architectural styles are found all throughout the community. Biltmore Forest’s real estate market features luxurious single-family homes, both old and new, with prices that range from $500,000 to the seven-figure range. Mediterranean villas, Chateauesque-style mansions, Colonial-style homes, and all kinds of custom-built homes on large lots are just some of the housing options that homebuyers will find in this fine Western North Carolina neighborhood.
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