French Broad Crossing

186 French Broad Pkwy

Marshall NC 28753

Community Description

Sitting tall above the banks of the stunning French Broad River, the community of French Broad Crossing unfurls into the vast wilderness hemming its edges. For nature lovers, this gated community stands apart from others in a number of alluring ways. Surrounded by acres of pristine forest land and the whitewater rapids of the ancient French Broad River, this community offers endless opportunities for exploration, relaxation, and admiration of the natural world. 

With over 1/3 of French Broad Crossing’s land under permanent conservation, residents can easily access the delights of nature from their backdoor. The community offers gathering places and abundant amenities to complement its lush natural surroundings. The rustic and beautiful timber-frame River Lodge sits perched high on the mountaintop. This structure operates as the social hub of the community, serving as a gathering place for families, events, and more. Adjacent to the River Lodge is the community’s Wellness Center and Pool. This facility overlooks the French Broad River and is equipped with state-of-the-art cardio machines and equipment, a family pool and attached hot tub, and plentiful patio space to relax while taking in the stunning surrounding views.  Another delightful amenity found in The Bluffs area the community is the Tree House. This craftsman-built structure sits amongst the trees, with a gorgeous fireplace surrounded by both covered and open spaces, it is the ideal spot for an evening cookout with friends and family. A short venture down the mountain will take you to The French Broad Riverfront Family Park & Pavilion located along the French Broad River. Here residents can access all the river has to offer in the form of fly fishing, kayaking, white-water rafting, and tubing. There are also public spaces for riverside picnics, games, and cookouts. 

French Broad Crossing shares some incredible amenities with its sister community, The Preserve at Little Pine. From apple orchards and blackberry fields to a night sky observatory, The Preserve at Little Pine boasts a number of offerings for you to partake in as a resident of French Broad Crossing. Grassland Mountain’s expansive views, The Mountain Lodge’s gorgeous stonework and timber-frame architecture, and the WC Ward Pavilion and Pond’s peaceful setting - all of these shared amenities are yours to explore. The preserved forest acreage of both French Broad Crossing and Little Pine offers ample opportunities to explore. On foot or by UTV, miles of trails wind through this wilderness, affording adventurers views of dramatic ridgelines, access to pristine rivers and creeks, and so much more. 

French Broad Crossing is located in the mountain town of Marshall, NC. This little corner of Western North Carolina is unspoiled in its natural beauty, while also boasting relative accessibility to convenience and city life. Asheville’s award-winning dining, eclectic offerings, as well as a regional airport, and high-quality medical care at Mission Hospital are all a 30-minute drive from the French Broad Crossing’s gates. The inviting mountain enclaves of Hot Springs and Wearverille all lie within a 15-minute drive as well, offering small-town shopping and dining, as well grocery stores and chain restaurants. The Blue Ridge Parkway sits in close proximity as well, its hundreds of miles of skyline views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, hiking trails, and picnic spots abounding in all directions. 

Come find out why French Broad Crossing was named the Best Private Residential River and Conservation Community by Private Mountain Communities. Take pride in knowing that you are part of a community that values preservation and consistently takes action toward that end by conserving large tracts of land with the Southeast Regional Land Conservancy. French Broad Crossing’s fiscally healthy and debt-free development team has created a community that prioritizes stewardship, family values, and love of the outdoors. Residency here will leave a lasting positive legacy for generations to come. Homes for sale in French Broad Crossing range from $600,000 to $879,000 and homesites are available from $68,000 to $599,000. Talk with one of our experts today and start your journey of building a legacy at French Broad Crossing.

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Community Amenities

canoeing / kayaking
clubhouse / lodge
UTV / ATV Trails
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