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. If you’re considering buying land in order to build a log home, or you’re shopping for an existing log home for sale, Catawba Falls real estate is a good option. But you may need to keep an eye on the market in order to find a home for sale; there are usually more lots than homes for sale in Catawba Falls.
Homes for sale in Catawba Falls are not limited to log cabins, as there are also contemporary mountain homes 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.