Black Mountain homes and mountain properties in a private NC gated community near Asheville.

Real Estate


Our gated mountain community is a place for people who like their privacy but want the opportunity to get to know their neighbors, perhaps while walking the trails...

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Property Amenities


The Community Center was designed to be an extension of your own living space, comfortable and relaxed.


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Triple Falls


Triple Falls Sanctuary is Creston’s secret garden; a 350 acre preserve of forest, streams, and waterfalls that is literally the soul of this mountain community.

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Cabin Collection


The idea was to commission the Asheville area’s finest architects to design a series of mountain cottages and cabins with a smaller footprint.

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Welcome to Creston

Asheville Real Estate - A Private Gated Mountain Community near Asheville, NC

In the peaceful, secluded Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina near the towns of Black Mountain and Asheville is a private gated community that awaits your exploration. Encompassed by hardwood forests that are home to a rich diversity of flora and fauna this North Carolina mountain community offers a complementary integration of modern mountain living with minimal impact to the natural beauty of the land.

Well thought out home sites in combination with extensive conservation easements create a natural backdrop to create your North Carolina mountain retreat.  The 1100 acre gated community is limited to 135 families complemented by the modern amenities of broadband internet access, the rustic comfort of the Community Center on the summit of the mountain, and the peaceful surroundings of Triple Falls Sanctuary.  Creston mountain community's roads have been carefully designed to minimize traffic; you will find no thoroughfares, only quiet lanes with generous home sites.  The mountain homesites were carefully selected to allow each mountain home privacy, allowing it to compliment the specific character of the land. The Guidelines of this NC mountain property ensure architectural integrity while allowing a range of personal expression in both design and size; encouraging homes that blend in with the natural setting and the lay of the land. The venacular architecture of this NC mountain community gets its inspiration from the Craftsmen, American lodge, bungalow, post-and-beam, and New England shingle styles.

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