Fairview, located approximately 15 minutes southeast of Asheville, is a place where stunning scenic views and small-town values prevail. The community’s immediate surroundings are comprised of wooded areas, hills, mountain peaks, canyons, rivers and other natural resources. Fairview appeals most to those who appreciate beauty in nature and serenity at home. An active, outdoor lifestyle is certainly possible here, but you may choose to spend your time relaxing and enjoying the view. The Blue Ridge Mountains serve as the backdrop. Just 15 minutes away, the eclectic art community of Asheville offers a full range of cultural activities. And the bustling metro area of Charlotte is approximately two hours away.
Fairview’s population of approximately 2,700 is small by some standards, and that’s just the way the locals like it. Housing runs the gamut from full-fledged country estates with sprawling acreage to quaint cottages on small but scenic lots. Fairview real estate consists of detached, single-family homes and land lots where prices range from $300,000 to several million. Buyers have the option of purchasing an older home with historic charm or a newer home in one of many sub-divisions.
Southcliff, located in Fairview, is a partnership between Biltmore Farms and Carolina Group of Charlotte. Set on Scenic Byway 74A, Southcliff overlooks the site of old Drovers Road. This historic trading route was used by farmers to drive their cattle and livestock to several markets, including Charlotte, Charleston and Columbia. Southcliff, located on the southern face of Cedar Cliff Mountain, is actually made up of ten different neighborhoods and offers Estate home sites and Townhome Lodges at elevations up to 4,000 feet. A gated community, amenities include five park areas, an open pavilion, a Family Camp at 3,200 feet with tent platforms and picnic tables, over six miles of hiking trails and 175 acres of green space. Lots begin in the upper $100,000’s and townhomes begin in the $400,000’s.