Black Mountain is a small town 12 to 15 miles, depending on where you start and stop, to the east of Asheville, NC. It can be reached by I-40 or Hwy 70. It is a town of antique shops, craft stores, and attractions for tourists. The population is approximately 8000. It is the home of Billy Graham; Montreat College, a private Christian college with approximately 1100 students; and a few bears who seem to enjoy the ambiance of this small mountain town. There are also several religious conference centers in the area.
Lake Tomahawk is a small lake with a walking trail around it, playground and picnic area. At the current time there are 202 homes for sale in Black Mountain ranging from $67,900 to $6,892,000 – something for everyone. Most homes are between $150,000 to $500,000. There are many older traditional homes and a few new developments. The public golf course is open year around for your pleasure.