Mountain Air

Mountain Air is situated on Slickrock Mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Selected by Barron’s magazine as “one the top twenty places to retire in the world,” Mountain Air epitomizes southern charm as one of the favorite communities in North Carolina. It is also one of just a handful of communities in the country to have its own airstrip.


Mountain Air is a gated community and one of the premier communities in North Carolina. Mountain Air offers a variety of amenities and outdoor facilities including 18-hole golf course throughout the community. There are walking trails and breathtaking views in every direction. Asheville offers restaurants, theaters, shopping and other attractions.

Home Sizes/Prices

Mountain Air is an active adult community of single-family homes, luxury condominiums, log cabin homes, villas, camps and undeveloped home sites suitable for many budget preferences. Homes include 2, 3, or 4 bedrooms depending upon your choice of floor plan and location.  There are a variety of awesome floor plans at various elevations and architectural styles. Prices begin at $100,000 and range up to $2,000,000.

Information on the Local Area

The quaint little town of Burnsville with 1,644 residents is the closest town. It is home to the world renowned Penland School of Crafts and the Toe River Arts Council, both of which offer programs and classes. Asheville is home to “America’s Best Community” and is 35 minutes from Mountain Air, the retirement community with a mountain beneath its feet. Asheville is a charming and delightful southern city. Mountain Air is one of the most elevated retirement communities in the country reaching 4,919 feet into the mountain air. [Visit website]