Montford, Asheville, NC Homes for Sale
Exquisite Historic Houses Are Available Just North of the Downtown District in Asheville, NC!
Montford is a private district of beautiful historic homes in the northern region of Asheville, North Carolina—off Montford Ave. Residents of Montford live within walking distance of welcoming and respectful neighbors, picturesque scenery and art, and neighborhood eateries with great food and quality service.
Moving to Montford, Asheville, NC, will immerse you in the district’s rich historic legacy. Keep reading to learn more about the Montford District, this historic neighborhood with breathtaking, unique homes amid prime Asheville real estate. Browse beautiful, available home listings below.
A Historic Asheville Neighborhood
The Montford Historic District is the oldest and largest neighborhood in Asheville, NC, with more than 600 buildings that reflect a variety of late 19th and early 20th century styles. Montford is a culturally diverse and thriving community and originally provided for Asheville’s population and popularity boom, being an upper middle-class suburb since 1889. In 1977, the National Register of Historic Places added Montford to their registry; in 1981, the neighborhood was officially declared a historic district.
Historic Montford Scenery
The Historic Montford Riverside Cemetery is well worth a visit for its scenic beauty alone; however, it is also recognized as the final resting place for two of the U.S.’s most influential writers: O. Henry (William Sidney Porter) and Thomas Wolfe. Located just across I-240 from downtown Asheville, Montford reveals a staggering collection of classic architecture, from Queen Anne to Georgian and Colonial Revival.
Many of these historic homes have been converted to bed and breakfasts, making Montford one of Asheville’s premier destinations for those seeking a historic setting. The best way to see Montford is by car, and Montford’s historic sites are often seen as part of a self-guided tour.
Activities, Leisure, and Art in Montford
Before checking out the Historic Montford sights, you may want to check out the Asheville Visitor Center—the first stop in Montford from downtown Asheville—to learn about all the amazing things to see and do.
To support local performing artists in Asheville, NC, you can check out the Montford Park Players at the Hazel Robinson Amphitheater at 92 Gay Street. One of the best perks about attending these incredible actors’ performances? They’re free—so bring your friends and family! This is one of many amenities available to residents of Montford, NC.
Living in Montford offers the benefit of being a short distance from either downtown or neighborhood eateries, craft cocktails, restaurants, and shopping. To learn more about all that Asheville offers in its downtown area, check out our South Slope District spotlight.
Looking to Relocate to the Montford Historic District in Asheville?
Whether you want your Asheville, NC property to include specific home features—like an open floor plan on the main floor, gorgeous landscaping, ample, multi-purpose living space, quaint single-family home life, or something in the Historic Montford District—we will strive to find something within your budget.
Explore Historic Montford homes for sale near you by scrolling to the available listings below. Or check out many other properties you’ll adore in Asheville at your leisure.
Asheville Realty Experts You Can Trust
Our realty home services team at Town and Mountain Realty in North Carolina runs an independent, local, family-owned, and operated North Carolina real estate center serving Western North Carolina for more than 20 years.
See a property you’d like to call home? Contact our realty specialists in Asheville at Town and Mountain Realty for information by dialing (828) 232-2879 or by contacting us online.
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