Soapstone Creek Estates in Arden, NC
Soapstone Creek Estates is an area of gorgeous mountain homes sited on one to two acre lots in Arden, North Carolina. This beautiful development in Buncombe County is located in the gently rolling Blue Ridge Mountains, and The Blue Ridge Parkway is located nearby.
The homes are large and built to blend into the woodland setting, with lots of stained wood, soaring stone fireplaces, and beautiful decks. Massive plate glass windows allow you to look out over the adjacent woods and observe deer and other wildlife that find their way into your yard.
The development provides a tennis court where you and your family can play tennis and get your exercise.
Soapstone Creek Estates is located approximately 10 miles south of Asheville, near Fletcher, N.C., and approximately 100 miles west of Charlotte, N.C. and 200 miles west of Durham, N.C.
Arden, NC, the location of Soapstone Creek Estates
Arden, N.C., is a rural, unincorporated area, located between Skyland and Fletcher, N.C., with a population of about 16,000 residents. There are two schools in Arden, a grammar school and a private Episcopal boys’ school, Christ School. Residents of Soapstone Creek Estates can take courses at nearby Asheville-Buncombe Community College, also known as ABTech.
The elevation of Arden, N.C. is 2218 feet, making hiking during warm weather months and skiing during cold weather available. Shopping is no problem for residents of Soapstone Creek. Not only is there a Target and a Walmart Superstore in Arden, but Pier One and J. Crew also have stores there.
Asheville, the eleventh largest city in North Carolina and a unique and lively town with many fine restaurants and art galleries, is located just 9 miles north of Arden and Soapstone Creek Estates.
Recreational opportunities near Soapstone Creek Estates
Numerous hiking trails of varying difficulty run through the area. During the winter residents of Soapstone Creek Estates will have plenty of snow at their doorstep for sledding and cross country skiing. Many well known skiing resorts such as Maggie Valley and Mars Hill are located approximately 50 miles away.
For golfing enthusiasts, the High Vista Country Club offers a well designed mountaintop course that is open to members, but welcomes public play.
Nearby Fletcher, N.C., just three miles south of Arden, is the site of the Brevard Music Institute and Festival, which is renowned for training young musicians, and is the site of the Brevard Music Festival in June. One can visit the home of Carl Sandburg, an American poet famous for his lines, “the fog comes on little cat feet.” You can imagine the fog creeping into the low-lying mountain valleys.
The Asheville Airport is located just a mile from Fletcher, N.C.
With the clean mountain air, all the recreational and cultural activities, and the beautiful mountain views, Soapstone Creek Estates, in Arden, N.C., is a great place to live, work, and play.