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Why Poplar Ridge

Poplar Ridge blends seclusion with access. It's a community that values privacy and security but relishes the strong bonds we share as neighbors. A harmony exists here between our young families with children and those settling in to enjoy the tranquil setting of this beautiful place.

Poplar Ridge is continuing to grow with more than 40 lots available for new home construction. As well, existing homes in the $700,000 to $3 million range are ready for resell.

Below are some reasons why Poplar Ridge is the place for you.

The Facts

  • The Poplar Ridge Community began development in 2000.
  • Elevations range from 2,300 to 3,300 feet.
  • The development consists of 258 areas, including 65 completed homes and 20 additional lots owned by homeowners as buffers.
  • More than 40 lots are available for new development.
  • On Barrington Drive, three spec homes are currently under construction.
  • Utilities include underground electric, phone, city water, and high-speed Internet availability. (Septic needed.)


  • Gated entry in two locations.
  • Playground with gathering spot.
  • An overlook picnic area with spectacular mountain views.


  • Poplar Ridge is part of the Buncombe County school district. Nearby schools include:
  • Glen Arden Elementary a School of Excellence, has achieved "Exemplary Growth" for seven years in a row.
  • Cane Creek Middle, located in nearby Fletcher, NC, was voted an NC Green School of Quality in 2014.
  • T.C. Roberson High is an academic and athletic powerhouse in the county as well as the state.
  • High-caliber private schools are also nearby, including Christ School, Carolina Day Schoool, and Veritas.


Three major hospital facilities are within easy reach of Poplar Ridge, including Mission, Park Ridge, and Pardee. Each provides premium care and technologies as well as numerous employment opportunities. Heathcare is one of the top industries in the region, which translates into a huge variety of providers from which to choose for residents of Poplar Ridge.

Asheville also has a strong reputation as an alternative health center, giving you easy access to everything from acupuncturists to massage therapists to yoga instructors.


There is no shortage of places to shop near Poplar Ridge. You're just minutes from the Biltmore Park Town Square, where you'll find a modern-day Main Street bordered by upscale fashion boutiques, a Barnes & Noble bookstore, and a REI outlet for your outdoor adventure needs. There's also a number of great restaurants and bars, the Hilton Asheville, a movie theater, and the YMCA.

Head up Asheville Highway, and you'll reach Historic Biltmore Village. This companion to the neighboring Biltmore Estate features contemporary shops for men's and women's clothing, jewelry, furniture, and more.

There's also plenty of shopping to be had in the downtown centers of Asheville and Hendersonville, with specialty shops catering to eclectic and artistic tastes.

Jobs & Industry

A trip to downtown Asheville or Biltmore Park Town Square on any night of the week will show you just how much the area's local economy is thriving.

Attractions like the Biltmore Estate and the area's multitude of outdoor adventures have contributed to an increasingly vibrant hospitality industry, and the award-winning Mission Hospital has become the nucleus of a booming healthcare sector.

New corporations as well as small businesses are moving into the Asheville-Greenville corridor at a frenetic pace, making this a prime time to relocate to the area.


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Contact Kim Montini

(828) 776-1510