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Old 12-19-2020, 04:48 PM
 
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I plan on retiring early. It’s just my wife & I. We are looking for towns to research to retire to. We’re not looking for the city life. We like a country setting. However, nothing too rural. We want to be within 10-15 minutes to major stores & supermarkets. Although no medical issues, we’d like to be 20-30 minutes to a major hospital. A condo would be ideal, otherwise a small ranch style home will do. Budget is 400k +/-

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Old 12-19-2020, 04:53 PM
 
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Beach area? Mountain area? Somewhere in between? Its a big state.
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Old 12-19-2020, 05:03 PM
 
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Beach area? Mountain area? Somewhere in between? Its a big state.
Mountain, but not too isolated. So somewhere in between? I have Asheville on my list. LOL Thanks!

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Old 12-19-2020, 06:50 PM
 
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Lots of places with 30 minutes or so of Asheville...Hendersonville, Waynesville, Black Mountain, Weaverville and others. Might also want to consider Boone.

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Old 12-19-2020, 08:38 PM
 
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Lots of places with 30 minutes or so of Asheville...Hendersonville, Waynesville, Black Mountain, Weaverville and others. Might also want to consider Boone.
James:
Thank you! So far I researched Black Mountain & Boone. Exactly what I’m looking for! Still searching the others. Thanks again! Happy Holidays!
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Old 12-20-2020, 09:54 AM
 
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I would recommend Hendersonville. There is a decent hospital in-town (Pardee Hospital which is a UNC Hospitals affiliate), excellent grocery store options (Ingles, Harris Teeter, Fresh Market and Publix), a Walmart on the outskirts of town and a thriving downtown of independent shops and restaurants.

https://www.hendersonvillenc.gov/visit-downtown
https://www.visithendersonvillenc.org/video-gallery
https://www.pardeehospital.org/
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Old 12-20-2020, 12:17 PM
 
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I would recommend Hendersonville. There is a decent hospital in-town (Pardee Hospital which is a UNC Hospitals affiliate), excellent grocery store options (Ingles, Harris Teeter, Fresh Market and Publix), a Walmart on the outskirts of town and a thriving downtown of independent shops and restaurants.

https://www.hendersonvillenc.gov/visit-downtown
https://www.visithendersonvillenc.org/video-gallery
https://www.pardeehospital.org/
Great information! Thank You!
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Old 12-21-2020, 10:09 AM
 
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I would recommend Hendersonville. There is a decent hospital in-town (Pardee Hospital which is a UNC Hospitals affiliate), excellent grocery store options (Ingles, Harris Teeter, Fresh Market and Publix), a Walmart on the outskirts of town and a thriving downtown of independent shops and restaurants.

https://www.hendersonvillenc.gov/visit-downtown
https://www.visithendersonvillenc.org/video-gallery
https://www.pardeehospital.org/
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Great information! Thank You!
You're welcome! I also neglected to mention Hendersonville is more/less on a plateau at 2150 feet meaning there's not a lot of variation of incline, which eliminates much of the scare factor of icy road conditions in winter.
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Old 12-25-2020, 11:37 AM
 
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You're welcome! I also neglected to mention Hendersonville is more/less on a plateau at 2150 feet meaning there's not a lot of variation of incline, which eliminates much of the scare factor of icy road conditions in winter.
Yes, one of the many things I like about Hendersonville. The drive to our home is ‘relatively’ flat (WNC term) but the back of our house at 2650 ft., has a very nice Mountain View overlooking Hendersonville/FlatRock. Hendersonville has plenty of retail, and even more a little north toward AVL. There is close-in rural living here. We live 10 minutes southwest of Hendersonville, but our development is ‘in the woods’.
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