Welcome to Black Mountain

Picturesque mountain haven with unparalleled access to nature and lively local amenities.
Many of us dream of running away to an idyllic home in the mountains where we can enjoy the peace and serenity of a spacious and luxurious property.  Black Mountian is the perfect space to make this dream a reality. This welcoming and neighborly town is a wonderful place for newcomers to settle into their new mountain mindset. With some of the nation’s most beautiful spaces for outdoor recreation, it’s a paradise for those who love to get out and take in the refreshing mountain air.
Whether you’re hoping to find the perfect place to relax and unwind as you enjoy a stunning mountain sunset, or you’re hoping to get up and active by hiking or biking on the area’s fantastic trails, Black Mountain can adapt to give you your ideal nature experience. A very short commute to the urban amenities of downtown Asheville, Black Mountain provides you with desirable suburban tranquility without sacrificing upbeat urban fun. You’ll love calling this dynamic space home.

What to Love

  • Welcoming community with kind-hearted residents
  • Stunning outdoor recreational spaces
  • Delicious local dining, including fantastic breweries
  • Inviting locally-owned small businesses

Local Lifestyle

Black Mountain’s inviting community atmosphere makes it easy for newcomers to feel at home quickly and easily find their new lifestyle rhythm. While you’ll frequently see your friends and neighbors out for scenic strolls in the area’s fantastic green spaces, you’ll also find friends enjoying the town’s lively restaurants or sitting in a coffee shop and relaxing with a book. Perhaps that’s the most pleasing thing about living in Black Mountain — its versatility. Whether you’re seeking a serene and relaxing space for you and your family to stretch out in or hoping to build a community of energizing friends, Black Mountain will accommodate your needs. Featuring a lively calendar of local events, it’s a great place to call home for folks of all ages.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Black Moutain blends big-box convenience with chic boutique shopping. For fine art and unique craft goods, visit the Seven Sisters Gallery. It’s the perfect place to begin decorating your new home! 
Intentionally designed to be a space that nurtures community relationships, Black Mountain Ale House serves up incredible American tavern-style fare and an unbeatable selection of beers. Try their pulled pork sandwich — it’s southern barbecue food at its best! 
A true community staple, My Father’s Pizza is a longtime favorite of Black Mountain residents. For a fun, casual family get-together, head in and order one of their gourmet hand-tossed pies. 

For authentic Cuban breakfast cuisine that will keep you craving more, visit Cousin’s Cuban Cafe. We recommend sampling their variety of delectable Cuban pastries. Their superb savory dishes and delicious sweet treats are hard to match.

Things to Do

Being such a community-oriented town, it should be no surprise that Black Mountain is full of vibrant events for residents to enjoy all year round. One favorite local community gathering is the incredible Sourwood Festival. Hosting fabulous live music, delicious food trucks, a car show, pony rides, artists' markets, and a whole lot more, it’s an unmissable event for folks who want an authentic taste of Black Mountain living. One unmissable festival is the LEAF Festival which crosses global cultural boundaries to bring locals a truly remarkable variety of performers from around the world. 

For a rich calendar of incredible local events, check out the schedule at Pisgah Brewing Company. From free concerts to group yoga sessions, this eclectic space always offers fun! For the best place to spend an afternoon outdoors with your family, visit the incredible park area at Lake Tomahawk. Go for a swim on a sunny summer day or relax by the shore and enjoy an idyllic picnic. It’s such an easy commute to downtown Asheville that you won’t want to miss out on their incredible urban events either.


Black Mountain features many strong educational institutions for residents to attend.

Black Mountain

Elevation: 2405 ft.
Population: 8,542
County: Buncombe County
Land Area: 6.7 sq. mi.
Density: 1,276.40/ sq. m.

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Sapphire Realty embraces every aspect of the real estate industry. Our integrity and work ethic promise to deliver the highest level of service to our clients during their entire journey. So, whether you are looking to relocate to the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina or you are a lifelong resident looking to make a move, we would love to assist you in loving where you live.