Waynesville NC

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523 S Haywood Street, Waynesville, North Carolina 28786 -

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  • Builder:Multiple
  • Price Range:$ - $
  • Home Type:
    Attached Villa, Single Family Home
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  • New / Resale: Both
  • Age Restriction:No Restrictions
  • Gated:No
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Life in Waynesville NC

If you are looking for a quiet Mountain Town to retire too you may have just found the perfect place. Nestled in the Smoky Mountains this quaint small town features a vibrant Main Street with great Galleries, Antique Shops, Book Stores, Restaurants and turn of the century architecture.  As you meander down the tree lined sidewalks and browse the interesting shops and cafe's you will feel a since of childhood memories when America celebrated its small towns, long before Shopping Malls and Wal-Mart's.  

This small town hosts a variety of events throughout the year including season festivals, holiday parades as well as dance and musical festivals. The town is home to a wide range of popular Bed n Breakfasts, General Store, Brew Pubs, Bakeries, Historic Inns, Flower and Quilt Stores as well as a popular Fly Fishing Store. 

Waynesville is the largest North Carolina Town west of Ashville and is well known for its cool summers, incredible autumn displays of colors, clean air and outdoor attractions. It is also home to award winning arts & theater and is home to the Haywood Arts Theatre. 

With a population of about 10,000 the town has become extremely popular for Retiree's for its cool air and casual lifestyle. At about 2700 feet about sea level residents experience cool summer temperatures typically in the 70's & 80's. 

The town's history is largely rooted with the arrival of the railroad as Waynesville became a thriving agriculture and lumber town back in 1884.

Today it's a thriving tourist town where local residents not only enjoy Waynesville but enjoy day trips to other great towns of Hendersonville, Ashville & Blowing Rock. Waynesville is also an equal distance between Knoxville TN and Charlotte NC at a distance of about 2.5 hours.

Waynesville NC Homes & Real Estate

Waynesville NC maintains an average listing price of $243,900 with a large percentage of listings being lots for sale. Additionally the average SF price for a single family homes in Waynesville is $143 per SF (2016)The area also has one of the lowest crime indexes in the State of North Carolina. The median age of the population in Waynesville is 45-55 making it very desirable for Active Adults and Retirees. 

Waynesville NC Area Attractions

Locally Waynesville residents enjoy every day life in their charming small town which consists of many retirees where the pace is slow and area could easily be described as friendly. You don't have to go far to experience some of the best mountain views in the Carolinas. As a trip down the Blue Ridge Parkway or nearby State Parks is bound to take your breath away. The town has all your necessary conveniences with plenty of local shopping and nearby Haywood Regional Medical Centers for your medical needs. A short two hour drive will take you to the cities of Charlotte NC or Knoxville TN with Greenville SC only 1 hour and 30 minutes. 




  • Walking & Biking
  • Fitness Facility
  • Golf Course
  • Grandkids Play Area
  • Fishing Lakes
  • Theatre & Arts
  • Parks & Natural Space
  • Kayak & Canoe


  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Fall Foilage
  • Waterfalls
  • Lakes
  • Skiing Nearby
  • Scenic Mountain Towns
  • Hiking
Property/Community Type : Attached Villa
Golf Facility(Within 10 Mile Radius) : Yes
Coastal Area(Within 10 Mile Radius) : No
Mountain/foot hills area(Within 10 Mile Radius) : Yes
Lake Property(Within 10 Mile Radius) : No
College Town(College or University Within 15 Mile Radius) : Yes
Size of Community/Town(25 Mile Radius Estimated) :
Fitness Facility(Within 2 Mile Radius) : Yes

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