Western North Carolina:
The "here" in "Wish you were here."
Few retirement communities
anywhere offer so much fun everywhere.
With Buncombe and Henderson Counties at your front and back door, Legacy at Mills River puts you in one of the most fascinating corners of America. Mills River itself is among the oldest communities in the region, founded in 1787 and called “the fertile crescent.” You not only have the panoramic glory of the Blue Ridge and Pisgah Mountains all around you; you’re within minutes of Asheville, Hendersonville and Brevard, three of the most exciting and picturesque towns in the country. You’ll find the lively arts, sports and outdoor fun, superb artists and artisans at work, and an almost limitless choice of memorable dining experiences. The region brings together all the elements that have put it high on the lists of favorite vacation destinations and great places to live.