There are few places where you can live up high in the breathtaking Appalachian Mountains while at the same time marvel below at the winding and flowing French Broad River. A community encased in abundant natural beauty, settled within the Blue Ridge and Pisgah Mountain, yet a short ride from the eclectic and cosmopolitan town of Asheville. French Broad Crossing sits alongside the longest river in North Carolina as well as one of the oldest in the world. The winding French Broad River is one of the few rivers with the unique distinction of running north. A footpath across the mountain land was developed by the Cherokee Indians, hence the reason for its name — ‘French Broad Crossing.’ This land is cherished for its rugged elegance and rich diversity, features that French Broad Crossing is committed to preserving. Peace and tranquility set aside thrilling white water rafting, kayaking, canoeing and fly fishing on the French Broad River; a plethora of choices for a resident of French Broad Crossing.
French Broad Crossing stands apart from every other mountain development for what it is not.
- It’s not a golf community
- It’s not high density
- It’s not isolated from civilization
- It’s not a development
It is instead something truly spectacular, which is why its residents are proud to call French Broad Crossing their home.
French Broad Crossing is one of hand full of communities selected as a Southern Living Inspired Community.
There’s no place in the world like French Broad Crossing, where fine homes nestle into mountain lots high above an ancient, rushing river. Where sustainability and stewardship frame the charter documents. Where generations will enjoy incomparable Blue Ridge vistas through the changing seasons. Where elements of sky, water, forest, and mountain create an extraordinary, timely, and unique opportunity.
You can have it all at French Broad Crossing. A secluded and serene getaway, it’s nevertheless a quick drive to vibrant city life in Asheville, wellness resorts (and the Appalachian Trail) in Hot Springs, and eclectic crafts in Marshall and Weaverville.
It’s your choice: Catch up on your reading at the Tree House, gather with neighbors at the River Lodge, or put your canoe in at the River Pavilion.
- Named “Best Private Residential River and Conservation Community”, by Private Mountain Communities.
- Home to the 2017 Southern Living Inspired Model Home
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