Imagine living in your own
National Park

French Broad Crossing serves as a pristine mountain escape—a forested enclave that's worlds away from the stress and cares of everyday life—yet it is just a short drive from the enticements of downtown Asheville. On site, a world of wonder and enchantment awaits your family: along the ancient French Broad River...through a forested path...or atop a ridgeline. From the rustic River Lodge, to our Riverfront Family Park & Pavilion, everything about this community reflects the beauty and majesty of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Preserve a legacy as timeless as the French Broad River

All it takes is one look. The moment you set your eyes on French Broad Crossing—the preserved mountain setting, the majestic river, the sweeping views in every direction—you feel a connection to this community.

An elevated experience preserved
just for you

Few places on Earth deliver both the natural and man-made amenities that French Broad Crossing provides. This is a treasure trove of outdoor activities: fishing, rafting, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, four-wheeling, and more.

The Exclusive River Lodge

This beautiful timber-frame facility—with large boulders found onsite and used as its base—was constructed using the latest green building techniques. Local artisans, stone masons, carpenters, and blacksmiths created the details and finishes that give the stately lodge its rustic and natural character. Here, the gourmet Viking kitchen, generous gathering area, and outdoor covered fireplace invite get-togethers with friends, family, and neighbors with a grand patio overlooking a section of Class-3 rapids on the French Broad River.

Wellness Facility and Pool

Located adjacent to the River Lodge, the Wellness Facility and Pool gives guests the opportunity to workout, recover, and relax. The very latest cardio machines and equipment are the perfect way to begin the day or get the heart pumping after an afternoon of fishing. The picturesque family pool is the perfect place to while away the day, affording incredible views of the river below and mountains in the distance.

The Riverfront Family Park & Pavilion

Down by the Sandy Bottoms Rapid of the French Broad River sits some of the most precious North Carolina mountain real estate the entire region has to offer. It’s an ideal meeting place for small gatherings or family picnics. The Riverfront Family Park & Pavilion provides easy access to these waters, whether you’re trying your hand at fly fishing, kayaking, white-water rafting, or tubing.

The Tree House

This inviting amenity was constructed by skilled craftsmen—using local materials—to make a wonderful gathering place for those who appreciate peaceful mountain serenity. Hidden deep in The Bluffs, The Tree House offers an outdoor fireplace with plenty of covered and open space for residents and friends to congregate. Bring some steaks and your favorite beverage and enjoy a cookout with a great view.

Ancient Majesty: the French Broad River

More than anything else, what defines and distinguishes French Broad Crossing is its namesake river. North Carolina’s French Broad River is the third oldest on the planet, older than both the Nile and Amazon. For our homeowners, the river is more than a geographical marker or landscape feature, it’s central to French Broad Crossing’s unique way of life. The community’s River Lodge, as well as many property lots, overlooks this mesmerizing water source that supports a wide variety of fish—and a variety of water sports and activities.

Our Home Collection

Explore our featured homes.

At French Broad Crossing, we want to give you the home options to meet your needs and preferences. Whether it’s a pre-approved home design from one of our designated builders or an expansive homesite on preserved land… we have just what you’re looking for. You can even select your own builder if you like to custom-design your dream home. Homesites from $100K.

107 Raccoon Run - $899,000

Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 4

Located in the heart of French Broad Crossing, offering pristine mountain views, this home gives you access to a world of adventure and recreation. Built by award-winning Living Stone Construction, this expansive, free-flowing home masterfully blends with the natural setting. Nearby amenities include The River Lodge, Wellness Facility & Pool, Riverfront Family Park & Pavilion (with direct access to the river), The Tree House, Community Garden and miles of hiking trails.

2725 French Broad - $325,000

Acres: 3.484

64 Gentle Ridge - $695,000

Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 2 | SQ FT: 1,896 | Acres: 1.2

Come discover it for yourself

Come be our guest and find out what living here is all about.

3 day/2 night Discovery Weekend in
our Mountaintop Lodge

Exclusive Offer $199
Mountaintop lodge suite | Guided ATV tour | Sweeping panoramic views | Private jacuzzi

This is perhaps the best way to personally experience the community and meet some of the neighbors that call French Broad Crossing home, all while being only minutes from Asheville, NC. You'll stay in a gorgeous private mountaintop lodge at The Preserve at Little Pine—French Broad Crossing's sister community just next door. These exclusive accommodations are very limited and are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.


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