Creston is a high-end mountain community in McDowell County but with a Black Mountain (Buncombe County) address. The community is gated and offers hiking trails, green space land in conservation, and a community building with spectacular views. The roads are paved and well-maintained. This neighborhood is about 15 minutes from downtown Black Mountain, NC, but it feels like it’s a world away.
Creston is comprised of 135 homesites situated on 1100 acres. However, about 55% of the land is protected and preserved. Creston’s land is further protected by its adjoining neighbors – Pisgah National Forest and the Foothills Land Conservancy. For a better idea of how the land in Creston is situated, take a look a the Creston Site Map.
Much of the land for sale in Creston already has a well drilled and a septic permit on file, making the process of purchasing Creston land an easier process. Homes for sale in Creston are usually contemporary mountain, lodge, log, or craftsman style homes. Real estate in Creston also benefits from the availability of broadband (Charter Spectrum) internet, something not always found in mountaintop neighborhoods.
Creston’s Triple Falls Sanctuary is a popular hiking destination for residents. Triple Falls Sanctuary is a 350-acre preserve along the headwaters of the Catawba River, and Allison Falls is the crown jewel. Creston offers an abundance of wildlife and nature out your back door. If solitude and natural beauty are on your list, Creston is surely worth a look.