Homes and apartments for the mobility impaired in Asheville NC
Welcome to barrier free homes in Asheville NC
'Mobility Impaired' and 'Handicap Accessible' can mean so many different things. However, one thing is for sure, if you or a loved one's disability is expected to be long-term, your home must be able to accommodate you in a comfortable way. NC State claims that "Little housing today, whether single or multi-family, adequately responds to the diverse and ever changing needs of the population". Let's take on the challenge to find you a handicap accessible home already in existence in the Asheville NC area.
Over time, the Fair Housing Act and the North Carolina Accessibility Code are altering the multi-family property industry. Other agencies such as educational institutions are shifting the focus to universal design, which introduces the concept of how to design and remodel to provide access to all, at differing stages of life and levels of 'ability'. For example, many people become injured and suddenly realize they are a prisoner in their own home for the next 3 months when suddenly the bathroom becomes a major challenge, anddoing what would be normally minor things such as hair washing and bathing becomes a huge challenge.
As our population ages, many people will require a master bedroom on the main level and will find it harder to deal with outside steps. Many older people spend periods of time in a wheelchair, and with such a limited amount of homes being able to accommodate a chair this becomes a problem.
Crotched Mountain Foundation - New Hampshire foundation dedicated to assisting children and adults with disabilities achieve growth and independence though the latest in rehabilitative services.
Disability World - A web-zine dedicated to advancing an exchange of information and research about the international independent living movement of people with disabilities. Funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research.
Independent Living - News, views and practical information on all issues related to independent living. Designed for the elderly, physically disabled, carers and care professionals.
Institute on Independent Living - Promotes opportunities for persons with disabilities to gain personal and political power, self-determination, full participation and equality through information, training materials, consultancy and technical assistance.
The Whole Person Inc. - A private, nonresidential, non-profit corporation providing independent living services to residents of Kansas and Missouri. Services promote consumer control and choice, independence, self-reliance, self-help and community integration.
Toward Independent Living and Learning - TILL is a private, not-for-profit agency that develops and operates programs and services for people with physical as well as mental and developmental disabilities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
World Institute on Disability - WID is a nonprofit, international public-policy center dedicated to carrying out cutting edge research on disability issues and overcoming obstacles to independent living. Headquarters in Oakland, California
-Sale also includes adjoining lot at Deed Book 562, page 463. Very private wooded acreage with stream along the border. The brick home is currently handicapped accessible, has 2 brick fireplaces, master suite, kitchen has a center island with large pantry. Includes a carport and covered porch. Needs some work & updating. Property is being sold "AS IS".
-great starter or retirement home, in move-in condition! Lovely covered front porch. Handicap ramp to side door, which enters into kitchen. House has impressive views! Spacious open floor plan. Good schools. Convenient location!
Beautifully renovated home. Gorgeous HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE IN-LAW OR GUEST APARTMENT on lower level with fireplace and covered porch. Perfect condition and move-in ready. Laundry on both levels. Deck allows for group entertaining and enjoying trees, creek and level yard. Cart distance to only public golf course in county. 2 heat pumps, air filters and sprinkler system. 2 washers and 2 dryers remain.
Looking for a private retreat with a basement apartment? Come and see this great house today. Located only 20 minutes from Asheville this home offers numerous possibilities with its handicapped accessible apartment. Live in the main part and rent out the apartment to tourist or your mom and child could stay there too. Abundant storage with additional shed.
-Beautifully maintained home on level lot. Features include hardwood floors, open plan, gas log fireplace, kitchen island/bar, large master suite, screened in porch, partially fenced yard and a double car garage with workshop area. One level living at it's finest and also has handicap ramp.
-come see this lovely brick ranch with lg sun room facing lovely, landscaped gardens; new copper colored metal roof, updated kitchen, skylights; handicap ramp integrated into front yard.Very, very private for urban sustainable living! Solar panels provide 2.8Kw/day with 3 day battery backup. 75 gal.solar water system. Gorgeous stone work; wellmaintained home on 1.5 landscaped acres. Must see to appreciate all the indoor/outdoor living areas!
Ground level, handicap accessible condo with covered patio, located in a convenient south location just minutes to Biltmore Estate, Blue Ridge Parkway, shopping and dining. The Grove at Appeldoorn features year round mountain views, picnic areas w/grills, shade trees, walking paths...and did we mention convenience?
-Newer home in desirable Haw Creek. One level living in light filled town home with views of the Blue Ridge Parkway. End of the valley peacefulness & yet only 10 minutes to downtown. Universal design offers open floor plan and handicapped amenities. Arched door, columns, skylights, 9 ft ceilings & hardwood floors create a refreshing environment. HOA cover water, exterior maintenance, lawn care and Master Insurance Policy. Private Patio.
Two impeccably maintained homes on gently rolling acreage in the Cane Creek community. Main house (3/1.5) has 1, 428sf and guest house (2/1) has 936sf. The guest house is handicap accessible. There is a 720sf detached garage between the two homes as well as extensive decking. Each home is on its own septic system. Perfect for somebody who is looking for a home with rental income or for somebody who is a caretaker for a family member.
-Spacious ranch in well established neighborhood. Cathedral ceiling with skylight that floods the kitchen, dining and great room with light. Split bedroom plan. Bonus room with closet used as den could easily be enclosed to make third bedroom. All one level living is perfect for handicap access. Relax in the enclosed porch. Private back yard. It needs updating but is in good condition. Motivated sellers. Bring all offers.
One level living in this 3BR, 2BTH home on a .43 acre lot. Open, split BR floor plan. Spacious kitchen w/new counter tops, pretty oak cabinets, Living area w/wood burning Hearth Stone stove & cathedral ceiling. Laundry room w/washer & dryer. Single car garage w/a Harmar Verticle Platform lift making home handicapped accessible if required. Huge front porch. Fenced in back yard great for children or pets. Seller is offering $1K paint allowance!
Plenty of room to spread out in this 3br, 2ba home w/2br/2ba apartment â joined by double carport. Both homes are handicap accessible. Beautiful wrap-around deck on to enjoy the landscaped surroundings in or out of screened areas. Wood floors throughout. Desireable Black Mtn Golf Course community of Spring Hill. Close to Lake Tomahawk Park, and center of town. SqFt includes basement: less than 7â height & heated space is not contiguous.
This one of a kind home, on beautifully landscaped grounds, boasts of an incredible location. A spectacular home, totally handicapped accessible with 36" doors, an open floor plan and elevator. A wonderful wrap-around deck system will provide for food, fun and fellowship for many years to come. Welcome home!
Home on buffalo cliffs. Massive window wall opens to wrapped deck. Private on 7.9 ac. Elevator with stained glass door serves 3 levels. Open floor plan. Chef kitchen. Family & game room. Large bunkroom. Master suite. Large master bath. Sitting area & office. Fireplaces. Full finished basement opens to patio and views. Handicap accessible. Resort amenities. Attached covered 3-car carport
-Extremely PRIVATE well maintained home on 4.22 acres in the heart of Lake Lure but way off the main road. Bold RUSHING CREEK loaded with native stone is right off the back deck providing a totally relaxing environment. Covered porches, screened porch plus large deck with hot tub creates a paradise nestled in the woods. Bedrooms open to porches and decks. Handicap accessible. Open floor plan plus office for working from home. A must see!
-Custom designed and built, almost new quality built home near Etowah Valley Golf Course. Easy access to Hville, Brevard or Aville. Handicap accessible, energy efficient and oversized 2 car garage. Open floor plan with great room, high ceilings, hardwood floors, custom cabinets, center island, granite counter tops, top of the line appliances. Master spa TS FIT swim and exercise system conveys. Surround sound separate zone system with mounted TV
--Elegant property with quantum features:Immaculate, exceptional building quality, single story with wonderful partially finished lower area w/full bath for 4th bedroom, full apartment, recreation. Huge attic, amazing yard for sports or gardening, wind safe awning, RV platform with water and septic, full house natural gas generator, handicap accessible, owner financing! Classic and elegant: 10" crown molding, sofit lighting, dual fireplaces & 2 dens
--Very well maintained mobile w updates. Front/back cov porches + enclosed area back porch. Huge liv room, big eat in kit, lg master BR w handicap BA. Almost new windows, roof. Community water system is $25/mo; privt well needs pump(9gpm). Lives large! Has a flat yard, room to garden. Great flower beds. Minutes fr Hot Springs, spa, AT, abundant hiking in Pisgah Nt Forest. 45 min to North Avl, 20 to Marshall. EZ, scenic access.Country neighborhood
-Oakley two bedroom/one bath bungalow with hardwood floors. House has large side deck (20x14), fenced-in back yard, and lovely landscaping. Basement has one-car garage with room to expand. House has handicap ramp from driveway to front door. There is a Home Warranty.
-Tons of square footage in this updated end unit. Open & bright floor plan w/vaulted ceiling & fireplace. Unique & striking solarium off great room. Deck on main plus patio with small yard on lower level. 2 master suites-one on main level and one private 2nd level. Spacious kitchen. Main level is handicap accessible. Wonderful established community, w/solar heated pool & tennis, located minutes to downtown Asheville & the Blue Ridge Parkway.
-mountain top retreat with gorgeous year round views. Reclaimed heart pine floors. Hand hewn beams in great room. Reclaimed 1820's log cabin bonus room with hand stacked fireplace. Wrap around covered porch/deck. Cedar closet, generator, elevator, handicap accessible with many additional unique features.
Motivated seller! Bring all offers- $1, 000 Selling Bonus to Buyer's Agent! Mtn contemporary-spacious open plan through living room, dining room/sun room, & kitchen. Main level living with additional family/work/play space in finished basement. Completely handicapped accessible-REMOVABLE ALUMINUM RAMP TO ACCESS MAIN LEVEL-Sidewalk to access lower level. Short range views & wooded/garden/green areas on level to sloping lot. Baths/kitchen remodeled.
Wonderful home with loads of space in a lovely Weaverville neighborhood! 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and 2-car garage on the main level. There's a beautifully finished lower level with a large family room, large office with closet for storage, and gorgeous bath! This is a really pretty setting and large fenced yard. BONUS: This home has been fitted with features for handicap access!
Cypress Log Home with VIEWS of Chimney Rock State Park & Hickory Nut Gorge. 3 En Suites. Open Floor Plan with Soaring 17' Vaulted Ceiling in Great Room. Brazilian Tiger Hardwood Floors. STONE FIREPLACE. Spacious Game Room. Custom Cherry Cabinets and Granite Counters. Slate Shower in MB. Handicap-friendly. 42" Custom Hardwood Entry Door. Poured Foundation. Rental Income since 2008.Furniture Negotiable.
--BEAUTIFUL HOME & GROUNDS PLUS HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE - all levels and outside! Elevator 4'x6', w/safety phone. Home has 36" wide doorways, minimum sills/steps. Wide shower door/seat in master bath. Master on main. Landscaped for low maintenance on 1.78ac w/rock walls, brick walk ways, sitting area, and swing. Private well for Irrigation system. Large deck, screened porch. Garage 824sf. Listed below appraisal. LOCATION! LOCATION! Must see.
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