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
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.
-Newer home in desirable Haw Creek. One-level living in light filled town-home w/views of the Blue Ridge Parkway. End of the valley peacefulness & yet only 10 minutes to downtown. Universal Design offers open floor plan & handicapped amenities. Arched door, columns, skylights, 9 foot ceilings & hardwood floors create a pleasing environment. HOA fees 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 with new counter tops, pretty oak cabinets, Living area with wood burning Hearth Stone stove and cathedral ceiling. Laundry room with washer and dryer. Single car garage with a Harmar Verticle Platform lift making home handicapped accessible if required. Fenced in back yard great for children or pets.
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.
-Great South Asheville Location!! 1 level living with open floor plan, wood burning fireplace, updated kitchen, long range mountain views. This unit is handicap accessible and offers a great back deck. The complex offers a pool, pavilion, duck pond and access to hiking trails.
Charming 3BR/2BA home in convenient section of town on minutes from shopping. Open & bright home w/several skylights through-out to let in the natural light. Large living room w/bow window, family room w/fireplace w/gas logs. Lovely dining room off from kitchen w/breakfast area. Large master bedroom with walk-in closet& master shower handicap assessable. 3-Season sunroom. A true 2-car garage w/ plenty of built in space. Decking for entertaining!
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!
-Enjoy country living while being only minutes from Weaverville. Well maintained, handicapped access, 3 Bedroom, 2 I/2 Bath. Open great room and kitchen area with vaulted ceilings and lots of light. and 2 car garage on main level. And 1000 sq.ft. of guest quarters in the lower level with 1/2 bath, and kitchen area is 90% completed. Wonderful views from the covered front porch.
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.
-Mountain contemporary-vaulted LR with stone FP. Living room opens to spacious sunroom in rear of home for dining/living-easy flow through kitchen. Main level living with studio/family room in basement-wood stove addl heat. Kitchen/baths updated-baths heated floor/custom tile work. Completely handicap accessible- sidewalk to basement-ALUMINUM REMOVABLE RAMP to access main level. Short range views. Wooded&garden areas. Newer roof/radon mitigation
Beautiful Mostly Brick & Vinyl Home In Redwood Forest! 3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, 2717 SqFt, Large Living Room W/Brick Fireplace & Large Picture Window, Updated Kitchen W/Breakfast Bar & Tile Backsplash, Dining Area, Large Master Suite W/Ceiling Fan, Family Room W/Bar, Handicap Accessable, Large Covered Back Porch, Oil Furnace & Central Air, Large Landscaped Lot, Convenient Location, Home Warranty.
-USDA qualified and ready to go. Lovely move in condition first floor & largest floor plan in Brickton Village. Spacious layout, beautiful kitchen w/new tile backsplash, island & counter bar. New pretty laminate in living areas, carpet in large bedrms & 9 Foot ceilings throughout. Great neighborhood, walking area, dog park, picnic area, close to schools, Fletcher Park, & shopping. Nice balcony for spring & summer. Handicapped accessible!
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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