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Hendersonville offers an alternative to being in Asheville while still being near the fun of the city.

The small mountain town of Hendersonville, North Carolina is a great alternative for active adults looking to settle down near the popular city of Asheville without having to pay higher prices. Hendersonville offers the same daily conveniences as the larger city, stunning mountain views, and plenty to see and do both indoors and outdoors.

Here are the six active adult communities located in Hendersonville to consider.

Blue Ridge Villas

Low $200s - High $200s

Blue Ridge Villas is an age-restricted community made up of 80 single-family and attached homes that were built between 1990 and 1996. The neighborhood’s residences feature open floor plans and large master suites on the main level. They are available on a resale basis only with prices starting in the low $200s and increasing to the high $200s.

One of the major draws to this community is the opportunity it presents to live a low-maintenance lifestyle with homeowners’ association (HOA) fees taking care of landscaping, snow removal, and exterior maintenance.

Carriage Park

High $200s - High $800s

Carriage Park is a gated, all-ages community that caters to a low-maintenance lifestyle. It features a mixture of 700 single-family and attached homes that are available as both new construction and resale.

Attached homes range from 1,561 to 2,870 square feet of living space and can have two to four bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. Single-family homes in Carriage Park range from 1,618 to 4,569 square feet and can have two to four bedrooms, two to four bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage.

Amenities include a clubhouse, multipurpose rooms, dining area, card tables, a library, and heated indoor pool. Outside, residents will find two tennis courts, two pickleball courts, a picnic area, gazebo, seven-acre lake, walking and biking trails, plus, parks and natural space.

Along with all the amenities at Carriage Park, there’s also a long list of organized activities and clubs to take part in that appeal to all sorts of interests and hobbies, including aqua fitness, book club, monthly socials, and neighborhood luncheons.

Country Meadows

Low $200s - Low $200s

Conveniently located less than 15 minutes from downtown Hendersonville, Country Meadows is a 55+ community made up of attached residences.

Homes in the neighborhood offer residents 1,500 square feet of living space with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached garage. Perks of living in the community include several parks and plenty of natural spaces as well as walking and biking trails, plus, an HOA that takes care of landscaping and road maintenance.

Cumberland Village

Low $100s - Mid $100s

Cumberland Village is another age-restricted community in Hendersonville with affordable single-family homes available as resale only. Prices range from the low $100s to the mid $100s.

Residences within the community have 1,100 square feet of living space with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. Noteworthy amenities include a clubhouse, multipurpose rooms, an outdoor pool and patio, plus, plenty of parks and natural spaces.

Cummings Cove

High $100s - Mid $600s

Cummings Cove features 600 single-family homes that are available as new or resale in a gated setting.

Its condos have approximately 1,300 square feet of living space with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a carport, while single-family homes are much larger with options ranging from 1,618 to 4,281 square feet of living space. These single-family homes can have between two to five bedrooms, two to four bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage.

A long list of amenities includes an 18-hole golf course and country club, restaurant and lounge, a sports complex with an exercise room, aerobics and dance studio, steam room, locker rooms, outdoor pool, and three tennis courts.

Vista at Blacksmith Run

Low $200s - Low $400s

Vista at Blacksmith Run is a small, gated-community with less than 200 homes that are on the market as both new and resale. There are nine different floor plans for potential buyers to consider that range from 1,220 to 1,764 square feet of living space and can have two to four bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, and two-car garages.

Residents will have access to several amenities, including a clubhouse, fitness center, gathering room, outdoor pool and patio, tennis courts, picnic area, playground, fishing lake, and walking and biking trails.

Along with the community’s amenities, getting to know the neighbors and socializing is a breeze at Vista at Blacksmith Run with several clubs and community events that are planned throughout the year. A sampling of events includes barbecues, fishing, exercise classes, and picnics.