The home site is a short drive to Asheville (16 miles), Hendersonville (18 miles), Chimney Rock (8 miles) and Lake Lure (9 miles); including dining, hiking and shopping. The Biltmore Estate is 20 minutes away. Asheville, Hendersonville, Chimney Rock and Lake Lure have activities for the whole family all year, hiking trails, horseback riding, canoeing, whitewater rafting and zip lining are all easy drives from the house. If you are a shopper, Asheville and Hendersonville have antique shops, boutiques, art galleries and crafts. You can enjoy evening activities that include diverse dining options, movies, live theater, live music or just take walks.