278 Cumberland Avenue Asheville, NC 28801
Closed Price $580,000
Historic 20's era Cottage in Montford neighborhood proper! Highly sought location... this home is just a few doors from Montford Park, blocks from our famous Nine Mile Restaurant and Asheville's Reed Creek Greenway. This inviting home with foyer entry and large living space open to sunroom and formal dining room lives large. Enjoy cooking in this well appointed center seated kitchen with half bath tucked under staircase. Three bedrooms up, one quite sizable, upstairs features nice architectural lines and abundant natural light. Character and Charm with built ins and many period details. Fireplace is wood burning with natural gas on site available for upgrades to gas logs and/or gas range. Property has finished area in lower level with laundry and ample storage space. Exterior spaces offer a clean palette for your garden dreams or expansion for additional square footage. Large rear deck with deep rear lot is unique in this urban setting.
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Directions: Montford Ave to right light at W Chestnut St - follow to four way and take left on Cumberland. Property on Left, Sign. Alternatively, Montford Ave just past Montford Park take right on Panola St - follow to right fork down hill on Montford Park Pl to stop then right on Cumberland. Home is located on right a few doors past park. Sign.
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- High School: Asheville
- Middle School: Asheville
- Elementary School: Asheville City
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If you seek the warmth and energy of Asheville, but the words “new” and “condo” aren’t quite your speed, the neighborhood of Montford is just a few short blocks away. Take a quick walk from the heart of downtown, and you will find yourself in the midst of a close-knit, historic neighborhood with large old trees, lush lawns, and diverse architecture.
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Few neighborhoods reflect the rich architectural heritage of Asheville as well as the Montford Historic District. A portion of this neighborhood was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1977, and in 1981, the Asheville City Council designated Montford as a local historic district.
Montford retains more than 600 buildings, most of which were built between 1890 and 1920. The neighborhood’s variety of architectural influences reflect the cosmopolitan character of Asheville during the turn of the 20th century. Victorian, Queen Anne, and Arts and Crafts styles combine with Neoclassical, Colonial Revival, and castle-like motifs, resulting in an overall complex quality of designs and artistic talent throughout the neighborhood.
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MONTFORD REAL ESTATE IS ALL ABOUT LOCATION:
The beautiful historic Montford neighborhood is just a stone’s throw from the heart of downtown Asheville, within easy walking distance to all of downtown's amenities. As the seat of Buncombe County and the largest city in the region, Asheville offers many amenities within minutes of each of the area’s various neighborhoods, including public, private, and charter schools; an extensive county library system; access to state-of-the-art medical facilities, including Mission Hospital, the largest in the region; and innumerable shopping, entertainment, and dining options. Asheville is also conveniently located near Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pisgah National Forest, and the Blue Ridge Parkway, a sightseer's and cyclist's haven.
Downtown Asheville: 3 minutes
Woodfin: 6 minutes
Grove Park: 7 minutes
West Asheville: 8 minutes
Weaverville: 14 minutes
Biltmore Village: 15 minutes
Biltmore Forest: 17 minutes
Asheville Regional Airport: 18 minutes
ABOUT BUNCOMBE COUNTY, NC:
Asheville is the largest city in Western North Carolina, but surrounding towns and neighborhoods in Buncombe County like Montford offer small-town flair and varied amenities. The four-season temperate climate with average snowfall of only 13 inches makes year-round living easy. Average elevation is 2,165 feet above sea level with surrounding mountain elevations of up to 6,685 feet at Mount Mitchell, the highest peak east of the Mississippi River. Because of this broad range of elevations and corresponding climates and plant growth, the area is one of the most biodiverse in the United States and the world.
ASHEVILLE TAX RATES (2017):
Tax rates are per $100 of assessed valuation.
Asheville City: $ 0.9679
Asheville CIty and City School: $ 1.0879