Burnsville, North Carolina

Mountain Air

Community Information

Homes, Condos:
$200,000 - $1,900,000
$20,000 - $200,000

Mountain Air
Just 30 minutes from Asheville and perched almost 5,000 feet above sea level, this acclaimed North Carolina mountain community combines a mountaintop setting with country club amenities and easy access to the abundant natural and cultural attractions that have made western North Carolina one of America's most desirable places to live.

Mountain Air offers a choice of premium homesites, single-family residences, and luxury condominiums overlooking miles of unspoiled mountain vistas, with a championship golf course, tennis and pickleball, outdoor recreational facilities, an elegant clubhouse, extensive activity programs for all ages, and fly-in access via the highest private runway east of the Mississippi.

Residents of this private gated community enjoy the seclusion and serenity of rural Blue Ridge Mountain living, with lively year-round social life centered around a picturesque village center. Several dining options are available on-site, plus an upscale market and deli, a private spa and fitness center, and an outdoor discovery center with full-time naturalist offering year-round nature programs for adults and children. Outdoor recreation includes over six miles of hiking trails and six community parks.

Virtually all homes and homesites feature mountain views, with convenient access to parks, nature areas, and community amenities. Plus, Mountain Air is an easy 30-minute, four-lane drive from eclectic Asheville, one of the area’s most popular destinations. Request More Information now!
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  • Acreage

    550 acres (138 hectares)

  • Gatehouse

    Manned gatehouse with 24-hour security

  • Club Structure

    Private equity with various levels of membership

  • Golf

    18-hole mountaintop championship golf course with nine sets of tees for all skill levels; award-winning Lost Chimneys Learning & Performance Center includes driving range, short game practice area, heated and cooled hitting bays, fitting and teaching room and simulator; PGA professionals offer classes, clinics, and private lessons

  • Clubhouse

    Elegant clubhouse built from native stone and wood and decorated throughout with furniture and crafts by local artisans; mountain skyline viewable from every room

  • Recreation

    Network of six community parks and more than six miles of maintained hiking trails; Outdoor Discovery Center features full-time naturalist and staff who organize and offer a variety of year-round nature programs for adults and children; naturalists also offer guidance and organize recreational activities such as guided hikes, fly-fishing, zip-lining, bird watching, stargazing, summer camps, whitewater rafting, and more

  • Spa

    Full-service spa providing massage therapy, body treatments, esthetician services, facials, manicures, and pedicures; men’s and women’s saunas, steam rooms; outdoor hot tub

  • Aircraft Runway

    2,875-foot private mountain runway easily accessible within three hours or less from more than 70% of the United States east of the Mississippi River

  • Swimming

    Outdoor heated swimming pool and whirlpool spa open from May to October

  • Wellness & Fitness

    Year-round wellness and fitness programs, including personal training; activity and fitness center with 24/7 access to exercise equipment; variety of indoor and outdoor fitness classes for all levels

  • Tennis & Pickleball

    Two outdoor Har-Tru tennis courts and pickleball court; extensive schedule of tennis programs including clinics, socials, and special events

  • Healthcare

    Several prominent hospitals and a complete range of specialized medical practices located in nearby Asheville

  • Shopping & Dining

    On-site dining options range from elegant dining in the Oak Room at the community clubhouse to Orville & Wilbur's, a casual open-air bar and grill; Mountain Market & Deli is a gourmet market stocked with everything from pantry staples to fine wine; fully stocked pro shop; additional shopping and dining options located a short drive from the community in mountain town of Burnsville; nearby Asheville is renowned for its food culture, craft breweries, cultural activities, and shopping

  • Area Attractions

    Within 30 minutes of Asheville’s downtown shopping district, first-class restaurants, arts and crafts galleries, and the famous Biltmore Estate; Blue Ridge Parkway, Chimney Rock Park, and numerous charming mountain villages scattered throughout the area; nearby access to the Appalachian Trail and Mount Mitchell, the highest peak east of the Mississippi; about two and a half hours from Charlotte and Knoxville, and about four hours from Atlanta and Raleigh

  • Lots For Sale

    Priced from $20,000 to $200,000

  • Condos For Sale

    Priced from $200,000 to $700,000

  • Homes For Sale

    Priced from $300,000 to $1.9 million

  • Disclaimer: Prices subject to change. Offer void where prohibited by law.

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Mountain Air

65 Mountain Air Dr.

Burnsville, North Carolina 28714

35.894665 -82.3562819

Real Estate Listings at Mountain Air

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Lot 13 Slickrock Rd

Burnsville, NC


41 Stoney Falls Loop B-1

Burnsville, NC

$350,000 1,530 Sq Ft
2 Bedrooms | 2 Full Baths

Lot 91 Apple Brandy Way

Burnsville, NC


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Closest To Heaven On Earth

NCAviator - Verified Resident (Since 2009)

As a pilot; I was attracted to Mountain Air because of the airstrip. It is a fun place to fly to and land. However, after our first visit we learned that Mountain Air is far more than a runway or a golf course. The views and mild temperatures are fantastic. The amenities are great. But the best part were the residents and the family friendly ...

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Welcome Home to Mountain Air and Life Above the Clouds

Jayne Ellen & Larry - Verified Resident (Since Owned Property since 2001, Full-time Resident since 2010)

Our first visit to Mountain Air was in 2001. It was our very first look at this gated community where we could retire within the next 10 years. We never looked any further. With magnificent views of the Mountains and bright sunrises and vivid sunsets, Mountain Air felt like home right away. We bought a lot that weekend, and built our home in 201 ...

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A very unique, beautiful and special place

JD W. - Verified Resident (Since 2017)

We were not in the market for a 2nd home but all it took was one weekend up at Mountain Air to know this was the place for us. The sheer beauty combined with long range views are simply breathtaking and we can never imagine getting sick of staring out at these views year-round. Everything we need is within the safe, private community, from food, d ...

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