The town of Hendersonville datesto shortly after the founding of Henderson County in 1838, Hendersonville is traditionally known as “The City of Four Seasons”. Recently, the mayor of Hendersonville has proclaimed it “Friendliest City for Retirees in America”. The town has a well-preserved Main Street and adjoining downtown areas with many restaurants, antique shops and boutiques located in buildings that housed key local business until the mid-1980s. Its architecture reflects the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Historic Downtown Hendersonville was entered into the National Register of Historic Places in March of 1988. It has become a vital part of the community’s economic and cultural growth. The serpentine street features planter boxes brimming with, benches, seasonal flowers and trees. Downtown boasts a wide array of shopping, antique stores, galleries, museums, an aquarium and a variety of restaurants. Downtown offers free Wi-Fi for everyone to enjoyHendersonville has plenty of things to do and see from the Mineral Museum to “Jump Off Rock” a scenic spot to view gorgeous mountain vistas. Hendersonville is home to many artists and crafts people. The community sponsors festivals throughout the year. The largest street festival of the Hendersonville calendar is the annual North Carolina Apple Festival, culminating in the Apple Parade that regularly draws up to 50,000 spectators.
A special town close to Asheville but with a character all it’s own Hendersonville offers many options for folks seeking to re-locate to Western North Carolina. Walkable properties near Main Street offer charm, land estates and gated communities are also available. Hendersonville could be your new mountain home.
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