Catawba Falls Preserve is a gated mountain community between Black Mountain and Old Fort, North Carolina. The community adjoins Pisgah National Forest. While the neighborhood is located in McDowell County, the mailing addresses are listed as Black Mountain (which is in Buncombe County).
Catawba Falls is known for having a good number of log homes. In addition to primary residences, many homes in Catawba Falls are used as vacation homes or vacation rentals. Depending on the current inventory, available homes for sale in Catawba Falls are not limited only to log cabins; there are also contemporary and craftsman homes, many with beautiful mountain views.
Vacant lots in Catawba Falls vary from large estate lots (8-10 acres or so) to smaller lots of about an acre in size. If you’re looking for a lot with expansive mountain views, they are certainly available in Catawba Falls. There are also many private, wooded lots covered in mountain laurel and rhododendron. Properties in Catawba Falls require private wells and septic systems. Homeowners enjoy paved roads and hiking trails within the community.
The community provides a quiet setting and there is lots of wildlife. If you’re considering buying in a well-maintained but rustic mountain neighborhood, it’s definitely worth looking at real estate in Catawba Falls. But you may need to keep an eye on the market in order to find a existing home; there are usually more lots than homes for sale in Catawba Falls.