One breathtaking sunset over the misty ridges of western North Carolina's mountains and you will understand why many individuals have found their retirement dreams in Asheville.

Located on 215 acres of wooded, gentle hillside, Givens Estates is convenient to the many attractions of Asheville, North Carolina: the cultural and economic hub of the region. The historic downtown, local crafts, theater, symphony, and world-famous Biltmore Estate will enchant you.

From charming clusters of shopping areas to wide varieties of recreational and educational opportunities, Asheville is perfect for year-round interests. Western North Carolina offers four distinct seasons with mild summers and winters and vibrant colors in the spring and fall. Asheville retirement is invigorating.

Things to Do

Things to do in and around Asheville:
  • Historic Biltmore House
  • Historic Omni Grove Park Inn
  • Downtown shopping and street scene
  • Art galleries
  • Symphony
  • Diane Wortham Theatre
  • NC Stage
  • Asheville Community Theatre
  • River Arts District
  • Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests
  • Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Mount Mitchell: Highest peak east of the Mississippi
  • Tubing and paddle boarding on the French Broad River
  • Golf
  • North Carolina Arboretum
  • Botanical Gardens of Asheville
  • Breweries
  • Farm-to-table dining
  • Osher Life Long Learning Institute at UNC-Asheville