Olivette

Welcome to Olivette - a New Kind of Community

There is no place like Olivette!

Located approximately seven miles from downtown Asheville, NC along the French Broad River, Olivette is a 346-acre Agrihood community full of vibrant fruits, vegetables, and a flower farm.

Olivette also includes a large private river island, community-wide geothermal heating and cooling, Little Free Libraries, a bike-sharing program, seven acres of riverfront beach, miles of hiking trails, community gardens, a pavilion, and a fire-circle amphitheater. Fiber-to-home broadband internet access is also available here.

Olivette is the perfect setting for your next dream event. Host your family's reunion, riverside wedding, or your organization's fundraising event at Olivette. The naturalistic layout of Olivette provides the perfect scenic backdrop of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.

Unplug and enjoy the beautiful outdoors here at Olivette!

There are great amenities in Olivette inspired by mountains and water. A natural setting for hiking, fishing and kayaking. You can also create lasting memories of your life here through writing, photography and painting.

Olivette is designed in a way that allows you to soak up the scenic mountains and breathe in the fresh air deeply. A place for you and your family to learn, explore, create and unwind.

Information About The Area

  • Officially Established in 1883, Asheville, North Carolina has grown from a small pioneering town into a flourishing metropolis known for its love of the arts and passion for the great outdoors. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Buncombe County, Asheville enjoys a mild climate year-round, which, coupled with its beautiful natural surroundings, has made it one of the Southeast's most popular destinations.
  • Fodors Ranks Asheville #1 Place to Visit
  • Asheville is Beer City USA Still!
  • "Most Romantic Place in USA and Canada" on About.com

A Place to Enjoy and Call Home

Whether you are an artist looking for the perfect setting to create a masterpiece of your work, a parent interested in teaching your children about their ecological footprint, or a retiree who loves to fish, Olivette offers something for everybody.

This is a mountain and river community where you can enjoy a healthy connection to a vibrant life.

A one of a kind of Agrihood designed to offer it’s residents a unique living experience though a sense of community consisting of nature, food, and adventure while encouraging sustainability and happiness.

Explore all that Olivette has to offer and see for yourself the magical beauty of this farm to table community.

The Podcast

Allison Smith shares her story about Asheville's new Agrihood, Olivette.

Listen to the interview

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Plan Your Visit to Olivette

Located at 1069 Olivette Road, Asheville, NC 28804

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