Billed as a place where “altitude affects attitude,” Asheville is located in the French Broad River Valley and surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Everyone in and around Asheville knows the best part of living here is the thrill that hits you whenever you realize there’s a mountain outside your window. For well over a century, the local topography has influenced everything from arts and crafts to city development to outdoors activities.
Living downtown in the heart of the greater Asheville area is more than just a state of mind. At 45 Asheland you will experience within a 5 to 10 minute stroll, many of the best restaurants, shops and microbreweries that downtown Asheville living has to offer. For those of you that want to have the convenience of the city but love nature and want to venture out, you are just a short drive from the Blue Ridge Parkway, Pisgah National Forest, numerous small towns and historic sites.
About the south slope
Asheville’s bustling South Slope offers entertainment for the whole family and a vibrant nightlife. This area a little south of downtown is undergoing a big transformation from a sleepy industrial and warehouse district to a vibrant home of nationally-acclaimed restaurants, breweries, shops and apartments. Aston Park and Tennis Courts nearby offer recreation in a beautiful natural setting. Music venues and movie houses are within walking distance of 45 Asheland. The South Slope truly imbibes the character and flavor of Asheville!