Biltmore Forest and The Ramble at Biltmore Forest
A scenic and exclusive community of handcrafted, luxury homes located in the mountains.
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WELCOME TO THE RAMBLE AT BILTMORE FOREST
A scenic and exclusive community of handcrafted, luxury homes located in the mountains
The pristine gated community offers handcrafted homes within 1,000 acres of lush forest. This idyllic neighborhood has everything you need within its gates – walking trails, a wellness center, playgrounds and parks, and special events to bring members of this community together.
Located just 15 minutes from Downtown Asheville, The Ramble at Biltmore Forest offers an ideal location for private living with luxury amenities just minutes away. The neighborhood is quiet and safe and offers plenty of opportunities to meet the neighbors and enjoy a tranquil atmosphere.
WHAT TO LOVE
- The exclusivity of a highly and meticulously maintained neighborhood
- Abundant green spaces and wooded lots for ultimate privacy
- Easy access to South Asheville for shopping and dining opportunities
A community of mostly families, professionals, and retirees, this small neighborhood focuses on building a strong sense of community and providing residents with on-site entertainment opportunities, including a state-of-the-art fitness center, an Olympic sized pool, tennis, pickleball, and bocce courts, and 1,000 acres of wooded trails for exploration.
DINING, ENTERTAINMENT, AND SHOPPING
George Vanderbilt purchased the land that grew to become the Historic Biltmore Village in 1888. Over the last one hundred years, this small neighborhood has expanded to include living, dining, and entertainment opportunities in one location, and the area features expertly designed spaces and rich history of luxury, fame, and community. Browse the luxury shops, dine at one of the award-winning restaurants, or stay overnight at a five-star hotel or a cozy Biltmore Inn.
THINGS TO DO
The Ramble is situated in an ideal location. With options to visit Biltmore Village for shopping and dining, there is an abundance of local outdoor opportunities minutes away from home. Visit the North Carolina Arboretum to explore some of the South’s most diverse plants and wander the educational exhibits, or take a drive along the famous Blue Ridge Parkway, a National Parkway, and All-American Road with some of the most beautiful views in the country. It’s America’s longest linear park, running 429 miles through Virginia and North Carolina, and connects Shenandoah National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
If you’re looking to explore nature on foot, the Mountains-to-Sea Trail is a North Carolina favorite. From mountain views to rolling farmlands, forests, and sand dunes, this hiking trail runs for 1,175 feet through the Smoky Mountain range to the Outer Banks. Go for a short hike along the diverse trail, or make a plan to hike the whole route!
The Biltmore Estate, home of George and Edith Vanderbilt, is one of the architectural gems of Asheville. With original furnishings and artwork of the Gilded Age, there are no other places like this residence in America. Perfectly preserved and open for tours and events, the Biltmore Estate is the epitome of elegant charm and luxury living. Tour the sprawling building, horseback ride through the surrounding trails with gorgeous views of the surrounding fall foliage, spend an evening wine tasting or stroll through one of several rotating art exhibits. With 8,000 acres of space, the Biltmore Estate is the premier destination to experience history and luxury all while learning more about an iconic family that set the foundation for Asheville living today.
WELCOME TO BILTMORE FOREST
ONE OF THE MOST ICONIC SMALL TOWNS IN AMERICA
With origins that date back to Edith and Cornelia Vanderbilt a century ago, Biltmore Forest is a town unto itself. It was incorporated in 1923 and is a fully functioning municipality with its own mayor, board of commissioners, town council, and administrator.
There are 646 homes in the community ranging from modest single-story ranches to palatial mansions. With varied landscapes, many homes are tucked away on quiet tree-lined streets while others have expansive mountain views, and some are ideally situated along the manicured golf course.
In 1990, Biltmore Forest was named to the National Register of Historic Places and was lauded for its pioneering method of conscientious real estate development. With zoning restrictions that protect natural landscaping, very similar to the Biltmore Estate, Biltmore Forest follows tree protection ordinances and community forestry programs.