If you’re looking for a fun and funky place to visit or live, check out West Asheville. It’s a short trip across the French Broad River from downtown to reach the area that claims the zip code 28806.
This area doesn’t have hotels, so locals outnumber visitors at any given time of day. However, if you’re looking to spend the night in West Asheville, check out Airbnb for options. Stay in one of the newer, energy-efficient homes or historic and colorful 1920s bungalows that make up the residential sections of the neighborhood. You will feel like a local for a night!
Haywood Road cuts through West Asheville, and its two and a half miles serves as West Asheville’s main street. It’s lined with shops, restaurants, bakeries, breweries, bars, tattoo parlors, and more. If you’re a doughnut lover, make sure to save time (and your appetite) for Hole Doughnut, an award-winning favorite, for doughnuts and coffee. Check out Jargon for fine dining and delicious cocktails when you’re either ending your day… or just getting started on your night!
Outdoor lovers can find plenty of green space in West Asheville. Carrier Park is a great option for family fun. It offers a playground, basketball courts, roller hockey, a track, and fields for rugby and soccer. The French Broad River Park is very dog friendly, and it offers a mixture of paved and dirt paths that wind along the French Broad River.
Everyone from retirees to hipsters can find their place in this eclectic area of Asheville. If you want to buy or sell a home in the West Asheville area, let’s talk! Take advantage of our team’s expert knowledge of the area to make your West Asheville real estate experience simple and convenient.
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