Have You Seen these Eco-Friendly Homes for Sale?

Since 1970, people across the world have been coming together annually on April 22 to support the environment, work towards sustainability, and protect the planet for generations to come. This week, over 1 billion people are expected to participate in Earth Day activities, “making it the largest civic observance in the world.”

Beverly-Hanks is proud to be based in Western North Carolina, in communities known for their interest in and hard work toward sustainability and healthy living. Here, everyone from tiny home builders to million-dollar luxury home buyers places an importance on energy efficiency and green-built homes.

If that appeals to you, we can help! On beverly-hanks.com, you can search specifically for eco-friendly homes, among a ton of other criteria. Take a look now at these six homes for sale that embody the spirit of Earth Day. Then, begin your search for eco-friendly homes on beverly-hanks.com.


350 Inverness Drive in Waynesville is among the eco-friendly homes we're highlighting here.

350 Inverness Drive in Waynesville

MLS# 3660973 | 4 Bedrooms | 5 Bathrooms | 3,834 Square Feet | $1,300,000

This 21st century home overlooks waves of mountains and two ponds. Architecturally designed, you’ll enjoy the spacious primary suite, private balcony overlooking the mountains, and rear private deck with a hot tub. You may not notice them every day, but you’ll also love the effects of the extremely energy-efficient six-inch walls and dedicated heat pumps on each level. The gourmet kitchen opens to a soaring stone fireplace with gas logs for chilly nights. And the lower level has two spacious bedrooms and its own large kitchen. Use it as a private guest suite or additional living area.

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400 Jonathan Creek Drive #14 in Etowah, NC is among the eco-friendly homes we're highlighting here.

400 Jonathan Creek Drive #14 in Etowah

MLS# 3704176 | 3 Bedrooms | 3.5 Bathrooms | 3,477 Square Feet | $850,000

An open floor plan, beautiful cabinetry, gorgeous hickory floors, stunning long-range views from almost every room, and a Green Built certificate combine to make this #FreshFriday listing a special home. The dining room with coffered ceiling and light-filled sunroom greet you as you enter. And the main level flows to a screened porch where you can enjoy morning coffee or evening relaxation. If you need even more space, the semi-finished basement features a bonus bedroom and bath that are ready to finish. Don’t miss this exceptional home with exceptional views!

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86 Greenville Street #MODELS A & D in Saluda

86 Greenville Street #MODELS A & D in Saluda

MLS# 3692114 | 2 Bedrooms | 2.5 Bathrooms | 1,742 Square Feet | $529,000

These Green Built Energy Star homes are designed like Charleston single homes, built on long, narrow lots accommodating the long, narrow style of this architecture. Open floor plans are inherent in this style. Open double-covered piazzas and side yards catch prevailing mountain breezes. The Skyvue community is located less than a block from Historic Main Street, with sidewalks and a community pavilion for gatherings. Imagine an easy walk to the grocery store, shops, library, restaurants, parks, and post office!

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120 Flynn Court in Lake Lure

120 Flynn Court in Lake Lure

MLS# 3699654 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 3,191 Square Feet | $462,500

A cumulative effort of planning, design, and construction has gone into this meticulously cared for, energy-efficient home. Enjoy loads of natural light from numerous skylights and one-level living with a split bedroom plan. A unique and energy-efficient three-sided gas fireplace with a remote makes for great back-up heating. Find all the space you desire in the vaulted great room, formal dining room, huge kitchen, keeping room, guest wing, and 1,700-square-foot walkout basement. A “treehouse” that is a remarkable screened porch cannot be missed!

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34 Westside Village Road #12 in Fairview

34 Westside Village Road #12 in Fairview

MLS# 3712326 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 930 Square Feet | $325,000

Get in from the ground floor of this proposed construction, NC Green Built and Energy Star-rated home! This bungalow will have you living large in a comfy space with an open concept floor plan and a vaulted ceiling. Enjoy your morning coffee on the covered, rocking chair front porch. A huge kitchen island offers plenty of breakfast bar-style seating, and the primary suite has a walk-in closet. Cedar Cliff Village is a unique small neighborhood of 34 single-family homes just minutes from Downtown Asheville and the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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661 South Cove Road #27 in Mill Spring

661 South Cove Road #27 in Mill Spring

MLS# 3294774 | 2.29 Acres | $220,000

Build your own ideal, eco-friendly home on this large lot with long-range mountain views! These three building sites are on a well-maintained paved road. And this property has its own private dock along 200 feet of lakefront. The beautiful, 438-acre Lake Adger community features 14 miles of shoreline for boating, fishing, and water sports, as well as 13+ miles of accessible equestrian trails. The entire area is designed for leisure, luxury, and living in a safe, eco-friendly environment. Don’t choose between a lakefront home and an equestrian lifestyle—enjoy them both!

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Find Eco-Friendly Homes for Sale on beverly-hanks.com!

Are you the type of property buyer who prefers the integrity and lifestyle of a green-certified home of your own? 

Beverly-Hanks makes it easy for you to search for the right property to fit your needs. Our custom property search lets you narrow down your choices by location, size, and more—including by certain custom lifestyles. When you reach our search page, just click the Eco-Friendly Living specialized search link.

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All real estate is local. In order to make confident real estate decisions, it’s important to have timely and neighborhood-specific information. Contact us today to speak with a Beverly-Hanks real estate agent about buying eco-friendly homes for sale in Western North Carolina. View all Beverly-Hanks real estate listings.

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