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Five Great Neighborhoods to Visit in Asheville, NC

But to help you navigate your way through the various parts of Asheville, here’s a guide to five great neighborhoods to visit while in the area.


Where to Stay

When searching for where to stay in Asheville, NC, you’ll find a number of results that claim to be the best places to stay in Asheville, NC. But there are definitely certain areas of this charming southern city that are better to visit than others, and for those who are from out of town, knowing where to go can be tricky.


Lakeview Park

In the North Asheville, Lakeview Park is a staple of the community. The focal point of this beautifully preserved neighborhood is Beaver Lake, a small man-made lake that was created in the 1920s. What makes this lake special is that the residents of Lakeview Park are the collective owners of Beaver Lake and its surrounding land.



Also in North Asheville, Montford is full of beautifully restored homes, charming bed and breakfasts, and history. Montford was Asheville’s original crown jewel of a neighborhood, but the Great Depression took its toll on the town. But in the past few decades, Montford has redeveloped and restored itself back a beautiful community


Town of Biltmore Forest

One of Asheville’s biggest landmarks in the Biltmore Estate, and its adjacent neighborhood, The Town of Biltmore Forest, has much to offer. This is an old-money neighborhood with tons of tradition and history. Many doctors, lawyers, entrepreneurs and celebrities live in this neighborhood.



This is a historic neighborhood that is only about a 20-minute walk from downtown Asheville. It is a small community with only about 800 residents but it features a nice mix of house styles and a 19-acre lake.


Haw Creek

This is one of the more rural neighborhoods in Asheville for those who enjoy seeing older homes and blue-collar families. Nearby Oakley is a similar neighborhood that has smaller ranches and cottages throughout the quaint town.