Unusual Asheville Area Real Estate

Asheville is a hot, eclectic city and a fantastic place to enjoy life. If you’re a foodie this is the city to be. In fact, the small towns within a few minutes of the city, like Weaverville, West Asheville, Arden, etc., have lots of great places to enjoy a great meal and activities to make the most of the outdoors. Full of unique houses, there is a great selection of unusual Asheville area real estate, from log homes, ultra-modern, off-grid, luxury, and historic.  



$1,295,000  SOLD

As if reaching for the very stars above, music filled the space.  “Turn it all the way up, no one can hear us!”  And they did…and they danced.  Friends called, and 17 minutes later they met them downtown for dinner.  Apogee, at a cooler 3950’, is the highest altitude Asheville address. Totally private with 75-mile views [Read More]

a luxury camping cottage is a great example of unusual asheville area real estate

Glamping! Luxury Camping Cottage!

$135,000  SOLD

15 Minutes from Rutherfordton, NC

Bring the horses and your gold panning gear – gold has been found on this property! Dig a well; put in septic, and connect to power, this stunning cottage is completely wired and plumbed, but not yet connected.  Or, go off the grid by accessing one of 3 spring heads, adding solar panels, and using the beautiful composting toilet!  [Read More…]

Unique log cabin transformed has become a great example of unusual asheville area real estate

Luxury Log Cabin 

$817,000  SOLD

Near Hendersonville, NC

…there was a little log cabin.  It sat on a hill keeping watch over a beautiful valley and a pretty pond. Now, many years later, that little log cabin is some 3200 square feet with a two-car garage with charming guest apartment overhead, a huge separate studio, perfect for any number of artistic or gardening endeavors, an adorable potting shed, glorious perennial gardens and fenced pasture with barn easily converted for horses. Keeping the majority of the inner log cabin walls and ceilings intact and visible, this stunning home has been magically expanded. [Read More…]

exterior of 53 acre home representing unusual asheville area real estate

The Lodge at Dog Wallow Hollow 

$273,200  SOLD

Sweet energy flows up the valley, where wild berries grow in abundance.  Making wine is a hobby.  No light pollution, no sound, just the whispering of a breeze There are 50 some acres with several building sites and pretty mountain views. [Read More…]

adorable log cabin a great example of unusual asheville area real estate

Laurel Cabin

$215,000  SOLD

20 Minutes North of Asheville, NC in Weaverville

When you imagine a log cabin you see certain things – a wooded setting, covered porch, pine walls and floors, a metal roof to hear the rain, and a wood-burning fireplace to capture gazing.  Laurel Cabin has all this and more.   windows, nooks and crannies, tall ceilings, and beautiful wood floors,[Read More…]

farmhouse on 70 acreas is a great example of unusual asheville area real estate

The Old Allison Place In Hot Springs — 70 Acres

$199,000  SOLD

15 Minutes to Hot Springs Spa

Every Sunday, sinners, and saints showed up at Grandma Allison’s house.  No invitation necessary, no shortage of food – fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, fried okra, and more.  The kitchen was enormous, so we ate right there — buttermilk biscuits hot out of the oven.  Prayer, then pass the dishes – all gone.  Kids everywhere, slamming doors, hiding in the bedrooms upstairs and down.  Out in the big barn, men discuss livestock, and when, or if to cut the timber again.  Women relax on the wraparound porch.  Banana pudding for dessert! [Read More…]


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Exterior of the Tin Can Quonset Hut