Welcome to Hendersonville

Charming and historic suburb with walkable streets and easy access to Asheville’s urban amenities.
Hendersonville balances the best of suburban peace and privacy with the engaging spirit of a kind and vibrant community. Once home to some of the first European settlers west of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Hendersonville has maintained a quaint, neighborly charm while developing a variety of lively local amenities for community members to enjoy. For those looking to find a spacious and elegant area to purchase a mountain property, Hendersonville residents greet newcomers with kindness and hospitality from the moment they arrive. With so many ways to enjoy the area’s stunning nature and so many wonderful restaurants and shops to visit, you’ll find your sense of belonging in Hendersonville in no time at all.

What to Love

  • An inviting community that welcomes small businesses
  • A lively calendar of local events for residents to enjoy
  • Terrific local restaurants with friendly and courteous staff
  • Fashion-forward boutiques and convenient shopping

Local Lifestyle

Life in Hendersonville lends itself to a deep appreciation of the simple things. There’s nothing quite like the sunset here, and each season welcomes a unique beauty that’s hard to match. Nature enthusiasts will love it here. With ample opportunities for exceptional hiking, biking, and walking, residents of Hendersonville cherish their lovely local parks and lush green spaces. Housing some of North Carolina’s famous breweries, including Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Hendersonville is also an ideal space for lively group gatherings and special occasions. With frequent live music at many local spots, you’ll find yourself eating delicious food with friends and always having a reason to wear a smile on your face. Henderson is amenable to many different lifestyle needs, so we’re sure you’ll find new peace of mind here.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Hendersonville offers its residents access to charming locally-owned businesses and big-box retailers. For a convenient consumer experience, check out the retailers at Blue Ridge Mall. For chic boutique shopping, visit the kind people at The Sanctuary Boutique and enjoy browsing their luxury designer goods.
One upscale eatery that’s perfect for a romantic night out is Postero. Located in the heart of Hendersonville, this innovative American kitchen serves creative takes on beloved classics. Try their oven-roasted chicken as an entree, but be sure to get a reservation if you want to go during peak hours.
With locally-sourced ingredients helping to create a menu that represents a variety of cuisines from around the world, Never Blue is a delicious contemporary kitchen that locals love. You can’t go wrong with any of their amazing burgers and sandwiches, but we recommend that you save room for their tasty summer pie for dessert!
For a delicious specialty food experience, try HenDough chicken and donuts. Trust us; if you haven’t tried this pairing, it’s divine. Take a dozen donuts to your neighbor; it’s a great conversation starter!

Things to Do

Locals in Hendersonville are lucky to be in a community that’s always got something fun cooking up for its residents. Perhaps the most beloved local tradition is the North Carolina Apple Festival, which occurs annually over Labor Day weekend. There are many great activities for children, including carnival rides, inflatables, and much more. It’s a wonderful gathering for the whole family.
Take your friends to a wine tasting at the amazing Saint Paul Mountain Vineyard for a luxurious group gathering. Celebrate North Carolina agriculture by enjoying some incredible local-raised food and drinks. Hikers will love heading to one of Hendersonville’s most scenic recreational spaces, Bearwallow Mountain. Take a stroll among the wildflowers, or bring a frisbee and frolic! In the fall, stop by Grandad’s Apple Orchard, where you’ll find apple picking, an amazing pumpkin patch, and an entertaining corn maze!


The Henderson County Public School District serves Hendersonville.


Elevation: 2152 ft.
Population: 15,537
County: Henderson County
Land Area: 7.3 sq. mi.
Density: 2,135.20/ sq. mi.

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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.