Brevard, NC - Western North Carolina’s Play Ground
Learn More About Brevard, North Carolina
Located southwest of Asheville, North Carolina, picturesque Brevard, North Carolina is the county seat for captivating Transylvania County. With a population of 6,789 (US Census 2000), Brevard offers easy access to all of the beautiful sights of the North Carolina mountains: the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Pisgah National Forest. Brevard is an outdoor lovers dream. Take your pick from such activities as horseback riding, hiking, tennis, championship golf, skiing, water sports, fishing, and cycling.View current local weather forecasts for Western North Carolina areas.
Award-winning Retirement Destination
Brevard is known as a quaint tourist destination, retirement enclave and serves as the cultural center for western North Carolina. If you’re looking for a moderate climate, environmental beauty and cultural activities, Brevard is great destination for baby boomers from the Southeastern United States and transplant relocators from the Northeast.
The Cultural/Learning Hub
Brevard also boasts an extensive local music and arts community. You can enjoy performances at the Brevard Music Center and concerts at the Brevard College Performing Arts Center. For those who prefer more modern diversions, there’s shopping and great dining options. Brevard is also home to Brevard College, a four-year liberal arts institution with nationally recognized programs in music and environmental studies.
Bearing the nickname “The Land of Waterfalls” due to the 250 waterfalls within Transylvania County, natural wonders abound. Waterfalls in the area include Looking Glass Falls, Connestee Falls, and Sliding Rock. Its no wonder the area has so many waterfalls with 200 miles of natural waterways. Located a the southern tip of the Pisgah National Forest; don’t miss the Cradle of Forestry or Fish Hatchery or the French Broad River, which flows north through Brevard.
Stay For a Day or a Lifetime!
One visit and you will be captivated by Brevard and the North Carolina Mountains. Resort-style planned developments dot the greater Brevard landscape offering world-class amenities like championship golf courses, recreational lakes, fly fishing centers, pools, tennis courts and activity centers. We would be happy to send you information on any of the following developments including Connestee Falls, Deerlake Village, Glen Cannon, Lake Toxaway, Sherwood Forest and Straus Park. Many of these communities provide numerous residential options including available lots, condominiums, freestanding homes and re-sale properties.
Approximate Mileage From
- Atlanta – 165 miles
- Asheville – 58 miles
- Charleston, S.C. – 295 miles
- Charlotte – 165 miles
- Greensboro – 244 miles
- Greenville, S.C. – 74 miles
- Jacksonville – 470 miles
- Knoxville – 105 miles
- Miami – 880 miles
- Naples – 760 miles
- Orlando – 584 miles
- Raleigh – 344 miles
- Richmond – 468 miles
- Tampa – 602 miles
- Washington, D.C. – 550 miles
We would be happy to send you area information about the lovely towns of Brevard, Sapphire, Cashiers, Hendersonville, Asheville, Lake Toxaway, Lake Glenville or Highlands. Brevard’s real estate offers numerous home buying possibilities and now is the time to take advantage of the many residential options available. Be sure to contact NC Mountain Life for all your Brevard, North Carolina real estate home buying needs.