Thoms EstateWestern North Carolina
The twinkling city lights from one of the best college towns in America are just 3 miles from of the Thoms Estate. The community's five star location could easily be the envy of the surrounding North Carolina mountain communities. Asheville has always been like a magnet attracting avid outdoor enthusiasts, creative artists and international foodies. Residents of the Thoms Estate can enjoy coffee at an outdoor cafe in the heart of the city in less in 10 minutes or driving along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway. The University of North Carolina Asheville is a quick 2.5 mile bike ride away. The nearby college campus is a perfect place for Baby Boomers to continue lifelong learning during their Asheville retirement. The Thoms Estate is one of the best places to live in Asheville NC.
Originally the former estate of Harold Thoms, a well-known philanthropist of Asheville, the estate has been transformed into European-style village with beautiful open space, low maintenance living and captivating curb appeal. The relaxing real estate development sits at an elevation of 2,200 feet among the towering old Oaks, red cedars and rolling hills, offering stunning views of the surrounding picturesque mountains and fertile woodlands. The community gardens and open air pavilion will become the central gathering place. Curved roads weave in and around the neighborhood making it a lovely walkable community to find Asheville mountain homes for sale.
THOMS ESTATE AMENITIES
- Gated Entrance
- 32 Acres of Walking Trails & Open Space
- Open Air Pavilion & Community Gardens
- Children's Playground
- Community Recreational Lawn
Within The Thoms Estate is the worry-free neighborhood of The Village Chateaux, a turn-key community offering eight unique elevations with four floor plans. Included are optional rooms and levels that maximize flexibility. All landscaping and exterior maintenance are handled by the neighborhood association allowing for the ultimate in carefree living. Homes are built by Ark Development, a premier Asheville NC home builder. The Village Chateaux has six French Country-style floor plans to choose from:
- Katherine/Heathcliff - 2,006 - 2,328 square foot homes priced in the mid $500k's
- Paris/Helena - 2,110 - 2,378 square foot homes priced in the mid $500k's
- Henrietta/Felix - 2,675 square foot home priced in the low $600k's
- Eloise/Abelard - 2,424 square foot home priced in the low $600k's
- Margaret/Louis - 2,643 - 3,593 square foot homes price from the mid $600k's to low $700k's
- Evangeline/Gabriel - 2,895 - 4,091 square foot homes from the high $600k's to the high $700k's
The square footage measurements reflected heated space. We toured the Asheville mountain homes for sale during the 2014 Asheville Parade of Homes. The level of quality by Ark Development is exceptional. We noted their focus on Green building and LEED certification, delivering the highest quality homes and outstanding designs while being environmentally conscientious. The homes splendidly capture the sunlight through enchanting windows and high ceilings. Embellishments feature all kinds natural elements such as stone, timbers, copper and clay.
Fourteen Asheville mountain homes for sale are currently under construction and ten are built to date within the 83 acre gated community. All in all, 107 homes are planned. The estate size lots, ranging from just under 1/3 acre to 1.3+ acres allow Asheville NC home builders to build your dream home. Homesite prices range from the mid $150k's to just over $400k. The Meadow and The Hamlet enclaves offer endless possibilities while taking advantage of panoramic mountain vistas. Samsel Architects have designed 8 exclusive captivating French Country inspired floor plans to choose from that blend natural materials with simple, elegant accents. The option of creating that stately home that you have always desired is also available. The Vale and the Estates are additional estate style lots expected to be available in the fall of 2014.
The Thoms Estate's ideal location as one of the best places to live in Asheville NC provides the place for peaceful living surrounded by nature’s artistry while being able to experience wide range of lifelong learning, cultural and economic opportunities of vibrant, flourishing in Asheville. The closest best schools to the Thoms Estate Asheville Catholic School, Asheville Christian Academy, Carolina Day School, Christ School, Hanger Hall, The Asheville School, and Veritas Christian Academy.
The Thoms Estate is graced with a natural beauty enhanced by the remarkable mountain views, the rushing waters of Beaverdam Creek, and the wildlife that thrives in the nearby woodlands, all within minutes of the thriving Southern hospitality of Asheville.
Our real estate score for Thoms Estate in Asheville North Carolina is 94.
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The Thoms Estate was acquired by Palm Hill in 2013. The Thoms Estate is one of ten projects in the Palm Hill portfolio.
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