With it’s scenic mountain views, four seasons (with mild winters) and generally friendly people, western North Carolina is one of the most attractive areas for people looking to retire. As a new generation approaches to common perceptions regarding retirees is changing. You’re not looking for shuffleboard and Matlock; you’re not ready to slow down at all. Many people in their sixties enjoy activities from cycling to kayaking to yoga and so it’s vitally important that you make you home in an area that will provide you the opportunity to make the most of this new found freedom. Here are three exciting reasons to retire in Flat Rock, North Carolina.
Flat Rock Playhouse: Begun in the 1940s, by the Vagabond Players, the Flat Rock Playhouse is know far and wide for its musical performances and dramas that range from Oscar Wilde to Alfred Hitchcock. In addition to being a place to enjoy theater, it is also a school offering classes that teach theater from children on up to adults. So you can enjoy the Flat Rock Playhouse as a spectator and who knows? You may end up in the spotlight.
Blue Ridge Community College: Located right in the heart of Flat Rock, is Blue Ridge Community College. With classes that range from computers to video technology to literature, you can prove that age old adage that you are never too old to learn. With sensible tuition and easy access, there has never been a better time for you to continue learning at little college tucked away in the mountains of North Carolina.
Out Door Adventures: Flat Rock is just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway, which you will find it’s perfect for cycling to see breath taking mountain views. Also it features some of the best hiking trails in the area. If you are feeling a bit more adventurous, you can take a zip line tour of the forest that surround Asheville. Looking for a more relaxing way to enjoy the beauty of western North Carolina, contact Zen Tubing for a nice float down the French Broad River.
These are just a few of the many things that western North Carolina has to offer retirees and it is no wonder that so many people over 55 have chosen to make it their home. Flat Rock, North Carolina is a perfectly suited community for this new generation and we want you take advantage of it. Our Eagle Pointe neighborhood is just right for those looking to make the most out of their retirement. If you would like to know more about ownoing a home in Eagle Pointe, please contact Margaret Dennison using the form below.