Amboy Heights | Homes & Real Estate for Sale in West Asheville
West Asheville, NC has become one of the most popular communities in the Asheville metropolitan area, and for good reason. West Asheville is diverse, artistic, and highly supportive of local business ventures. It’s a walkable, bike-friendly area, great for students, retirees, young adults, and families with kids and pets alike. If this sounds like the perfect place for you, take a look at Amboy Heights, a small neighborhood that contains prime West Asheville real estate.
Amboy Heights is located slightly north of Amboy Road, a connector between Interstate 240 and the River Arts District. Thanks to this positioning, it’s easy to get from Amboy Heights to the highway, and by taking Amboy Road to the east, you can get to Biltmore Village or downtown Asheville in ten minutes or less. Amboy Road runs parallel to a portion of the French Broad River and borders Carrier Park, which is maintained by the City of Asheville and contains a variety of sports facilities and picnic areas, and the French Broad River Greenway, one of the area’s best spots for walking, running, biking and simply enjoying the scenery. If you’re a fan of spending time outdoors, you’ll love having this park so close as a resident of Amboy Heights.
As for the homes themselves, Amboy Heights is filled with charming residences that were built between 1940 and 1970 (for the most part). Some of these homes still have their original finishes and layouts, while others have been renovated and modernized. There are also new homes being built on in-fill lots. Homes in Amboy Heights range in size, from one-bedroom bungalows perfect for newlyweds or empty nesters to larger homes suitable for big families. Haywood Street, one of West Asheville’s main thoroughfares, sits directly north of Amboy Heights, and along it you’ll find a bevy of charming restaurants, coffee shops, bakeries, a grocery store, bars, music venues, and more. The West Asheville Tailgate Market also takes place nearby.