Transylvania County Communities
Transylvania County, also known as the Land of Waterfalls, is home to more than 250 waterfalls (including the highest in the East), Pisgah National Forest, Dupont State Recreational Forest, Gorges State Park, Nantahala National Forest, Cradle of Forestry, world-renowned Brevard Music Center, Oskar Blues Brewery, historic downtown Brevard, and so much more. With spectacular mountain scenery and a mild four-season climate, Transylvania County has become a world class destination for mountain biking, road cycling, rock climbing, fly fishing, hiking, and camping. Discover the great outdoors, grab a beer at our local breweries, attend our county festivals and events, and come join our welcoming community.
Below is a list of Transylvania County communities:
Connestee Falls is a private, gated community located just a short drive into the mountains of Brevard. Connestee was established in 1971 and offers homesites and new construction. With 4 lakes, a clubhouse, golf course, hiking trails, and more, Connestee Falls is a popular community for all ages.
French Broad Place is a planned urban development centrally located in historic downtown Brevard, North Carolina. Whether you’re looking for a new home, business opportunity, or community hub, French Broad Place Condominiums has something to offer.
Sherwood Forest was developed in 1957 as a residential Audubon Sanctuary. Within the boundaries of Sherwood Forest are 265 acres of greenspace with 5 lakes, tennis courts, a heated swimming pool, shuffleboard courts, a basketball court, and playground areas. This community has something for everyone.
Straus Park is the finest community located within the city limits of Brevard, North Carolina. Straus Park offers professional offices and retail opportunities in close proximity to its community lake, clubhouse, tennis courts, and pool. There are townhouses, condos, homes, and exquisite acreage available.
During the late 1800s, Western North Carolina gained national prominence as a vacation locale for wealthy families such as the Fords and Rockefellers when a group of Pittsburgh entrepreneurs formed the Toxaway Company. This community boasts the state's largest private lake, luring people to the exceptional lifestyle offered at Lake Toxaway Estates.
Sylvan Heights is one of Transylvania County's hidden secrets. Tucked away just off the beaten path from Island Ford Road and the French Broad River Valley is a small community known as Sylvan Heights. Within Sylvan Heights you'll find homes with award winning views and a spectacular sense of place.
Sylvan Habitat is one of Brevard's premier planned communities. Developed around the idea that privacy and nature are the most valuable amenities a community can offer, the community is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains but only minutes from Downtown Brevard.
Glen Cannon is one of Transylvania County's most sought after communities. Its low key atmosphere tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains makes it a perfect getaway or retirement destination. Glen Cannon is located within Pisgah Forest, North Carolina and less than ten minutes to the vibrant town of Brevard.
Cadence Point is located inside the city limits and a short distance from Downtown Brevard. The community is designed for modern living and offers great architectural style. The 31 homes in Cadence Point were built with a strong emphasis on sustainability and design.
Chasewood is a small community just 5 scenic miles from Downtown Brevard. Located in the French Broad River Valley, Chasewood offers large lots with room to breathe. Pastoral valley as well as mountain views abound from every direction, and the community creates a sophisticated rural feeling with private paved roads, underground utilities and low county taxes.
Laurel Lake Estates is located just 5 minutes from Downtown Brevard and less than 14 miles from the Asheville Regional Airport. Residents of Laurel Lake Estates not only benefit from its location but share in its pristine mountain lake and community hiking trails.
Big Hill Acreage Homesteads is a nature lovers dream and located only 11 miles from the heart of Downtown Brevard. From the very beginning, this 600 acre tract was developed with the intention of creating a community of homesites that blend seamlessly and naturally with the surroundings.
Happy Acres offers a beautiful, private community nestled in an old-growth deciduous forest just 7 miles from Downtown Brevard. With Dupont State Forest as a close neighbor, this community is an outdoor enthusiast's dream.