Chimney Rock / Bat Cave Real Estate

    Although there are only around 200 year-round residents of Chimney Rock, they sure do know how to welcome folks into
    the area. Chimney Rock Village is in the Hickory Nut Gorge, a natural gap through the southern Appalachian Mountains. The gorge is home to many unique geological features, plants, and animals. Chimney Rock Village, incorporated in 1991, is one of only a handful of villages in North Carolina. Most of the downtown buildings date back to the 1920’s as they sprung up around Chimney Rock Park, developed in 1902. Chimney Rock Park recently became Chimney Rock State Park. With its elevations ranging from 1,100 sq ft to 2,800 sq ft, the park includes more than 5,000 acres. The 404-foot Hickory Nut Falls is among the most dramatic waterfalls in western North Carolina. Parts of “ The Last of the Mohicans” and “ Dirty Dancing” were filmed in and around Chimney Rock. Meandering throughout Chimney Rock is the Broad River. The Broad is famous for trout fishing all the way from Chimney Rock through neighboring Bat Cave, NC.

    Tourists experience fine shopping, food, and specialty shops along the streets of Bat Cave. Bat Cave is conveniently located about 30 miles east of Asheville and is a popular destination for those who wish to spend time in both Lake Lure and Asheville.  After snapping some pictures or enjoying a picnic at Riverside Park, visitors enjoy a refreshing mix of independent shops and restaurants. There are no franchises in Chimney Rock. Family-owned businesses range from an outfitter and general store to a variety of gift shops. Lodging choices are plentiful as well in Chimney Rock. Popular choices include Fibber Magee’s, the Esmeralda, Chimney Rock Inn, and Carter Lodge on the River.  So, you visit Chimney Rock and decide this little “ getaway” town is worth coming back to again and again? No worries, you are not alone. Imagine owning your own single-family residence with a view of Chimney Rock!!! Vacation home, permanent home, rental home, whatever you want to call it, real estate is very attractive in the Chimney Rock area. There are many new “ 2nd” homes being built in this area and available land for construction is at a premium.  Washburn Real Estate, Inc. is a leader in Chimney Rock / Bat Cave homes for sale, condos for sale, land for sale, vacation homes for sale, second homes for sale, golf community homes for sale and New & Custom-built homes for sale in Chimney Rock / Bat Cave.

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