More people are choosing to leave the big city life in favor of smaller towns, where they can still get many of the same experiences but don’t have to deal with larger populations, a higher cost of living, long commutes, and noise. Hendersonville, NC has long attracted people from all over the world, and it’s not hard to see why. This small mountain town offers just about everything you’d get in larger cities, but without the hassle. Plus, its mountain setting makes it the perfect place to build your log home. Read on to discover just some of the reasons to live in Hendersonville.
- Hendersonville has been named one the of the Best Small Towns in America by Livability and one of Southern Living’s Favorite Small Towns. The town earned the superlatives because of its friendliness, strong schools, great health care, and a vibrant downtown.
- Living in Hendersonville is good for your health. Studies have shown that living in the mountains decreases your risk of obesity, heart disease, and stress, and may help you live longer. Hendersonville is close to Pisgah, Nantahala, and Chattahoochee national forests, which offer hiking, waterfalls, and swimming holes, and the area has plenty of other activities like horseback riding, fishing, and golf. It’s also convenient to several ski resorts like Cataloochee and Wolf Laurel.
- Hendersonville is convenient to larger cities. If you do decide you’d like to visit a larger metropolis, just hop in your car and drive just two short hours to reach cities like Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC. You’ll be able to enjoy all the amenities of city life and still be back in your cozy log home that evening!
- The arts, culture, and food are unparalleled. Flat Rock, a village of Henderson County, is home to Flat Rock Playhouse, which has been named The State Theater of North Carolina and features award-winning shows. Downtown Hendersonville offers street festivals, breweries, museums, and delicious eateries.
- It’s Apple Country. Henderson County is known throughout the world for its apples, and hosts the NC Apple Festival on Labor Day weekend annually. Local apple orchards are abundant, where you can pick your own apples and enjoy other family-friendly activities.
- Your Katahdin log home will fit perfectly in Hendersonville’s surroundings. The mountains of Western North Carolina, with their stunning views, gorgeous foliage, and abundant rivers and streams all complement the natural beauty of a Katahdin log home.
Big Twig Homes currently has nine large lots available in a Hendersonville gated community, with elevations from 3400′ to 3700′. Power and water are on site, and roads are paved. Click here to see one of the homes we’re building in this community right now, then call us to get started on your dream log home in Hendersonville, NC!