Asheville, Hendersonville, the World.

Your retirement community: at home between two of America's favorite hometowns.

What’s your pleasure: Digging into a homemade pie at the North Carolina Apple Festival in Henderson County? Downing boutique beers on a Brews Cruise in Asheville, (called “Beer City East” by No matter how eclectic your taste, our region is rich in surprises. If you love to kick back with bluegrass masters, head to Black Mountain for traditional Appalachian music and dance at the Lake Eden Arts Festival. Prefer serious comedy or exhilarating tragedy? The area has a wealth of renowned theaters showcasing national and international stars, including the Diana Wortham Theatre, the Flat Rock Playhouse and the Asheville Community Theatre (where a young Charlton Heston once directed). With hundreds of great restaurants, you can dine on cuisine from around the world—created with the crisp, fresh ingredients of local farms. Making your home in this culturally vibrant area is an easy decision: The Vanderbilt Family were so enchanted, they built their own legacy here: a 250-room, 175,000 square-foot French renaissance château called The Biltmore. Take a look around.

Your legacy.
  • build it.
  • live it.
  • share it.
  • celebrate it.