Without a doubt, its location is a most appealing attribute for The Settings, offering residents both natural beauty of the mountains and the convenience of having Black Mountain and Downtown Asheville nearby.

We are conveniently located a quick 5 minutes to Black Mountain and only 20 minutes to Downtown Asheville. Once through the gates, residents are within their intimate mountain setting, which offers spectacular views of the mountains and overlooks the town of Black Mountain.

Black Mountain is a charming, artsy town, birthplace to Roberta Flack and the chosen location in Western North Carolina for Billy Graham’s family estate.

About Black Mountain

Black Mountain is truly the Little Town that Rocks! And there are many rockers around this quaint village to do just that.

Within a mile of the gate, residents can enjoy a state-of-the-art fitness center with an indoor pool, equestrian stables, nearby healthcare, a coffee and wine bar, and two restaurants – and a little ways further, a grocery store, art museums and galleries, one-of-a-kind shopping and over 30 unique and delicious restaurants in addition to many bakeries, desert and coffee establishments, and fast food restaurants.

There are innumerable outdoor activities to enjoy in the area the most popular including hiking, trout fishing, biking, kayaking, and rafting, and there’s even a disc golf course!

Located at the southern end of the Black Mountain range of the Blue Ridge Mountains, you can enjoy spectacular mountain views from about anywhere in town or the surrounding area including The Settings! The Swannanoa River runs through town and the Lake Tomahawk Recreation Park is just up the street from the town square. There are many great places to take a walk especially along the extensive greenways, with more planned.  Black Mountain was recently voted by Trip Advisor as one of the “Prettiest Small Towns in America to Vacation.”

Hear a warm Welcome Message from the Black Mountain Chamber of Commerce to find out more.

5 minutes

to Town of Black Mountain

3 minutes

to nearby Fitness Center, Gourmet Market, Coffee Shop, Restaurants, Healthcare Providers

20 minutes

to Downtown Asheville

19 minutes

to Blue Ridge Parkway Visitors Center

Nearby Attractions

Take a look at the map below for nearby attractions and things to do.
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