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  • 55+ Community
  • Candler, Buncombe County
  • Prices start at $290,000

Welcome to Brigadoon!

Nestled in the heart of the Western North Carolina Mountains, Brigadoon is an intimate 55+ community of just 54 homes.  A peaceful neighborhood, it’s the ideal place to enjoy the retirement years, but don’t let the quiet fool you. Take a walk or drive outside of this established and well-maintained community and you’ve got shopping, dining, entertainment, parks, medical facilities, and everything else you need right at your fingertips to maintain an active lifestyle. Brigadoon is in Candler, North Carolina, just outside of Asheville.  

Homes in Brigadoon  

Built during the mid-1990s, the patio homes in Brigadoon sit on beautiful tree-lined streets with lush green lawns and majestic mountain views. Enjoy open floor plans with space to entertain family and friends, plenty of natural light, and attached two-car garages. Best of all, most homes are single-story. Prices start in the $290,000s.  

Brigadoon Amenities

Brigadoon is a gated community, a plus for residents seeking security and privacy. The neighborhood’s HOA handles all lawn and outdoor maintenance. Residents can also take advantage of the community clubhouse, the perfect place for social gatherings, and enjoy a warm North Carolina summer day by the neighborhood pool.

Shopping and Dining    

Whether buying groceries or spending a day out on the town, Brigadoon residents have plenty of options when it comes to shopping, dining, and entertainment. Start the day with a cup of coffee at the nearby Starbucks or Rejuvenation Café, both of which are practically within walking distance. The commercial area outside of the community is also home to a Food Lion, Ingles, and ACE Hardware, along with several shops, banks, pharmacies, churches, and a post office. From fast food and barbecue to pizza and international cuisine, there are also many restaurants located along Smokey Park Highway, just outside of Brigadoon.  

Head out a few more miles, and you’ll find even more shopping and dining opportunities, such as the Asheville Outlets, Smokey Park Antique Mall, and Biltmore Park Town Square.  There is also a 150-acre development called Enka Village in the works on land approximately two miles from Brigadoon. When finished, it will likely feature department stores, a grocery store, a movie theater, various other retailers, and a couple of sports complexes.

Parks, Green Spaces, and Healthy Living   

There are plenty of options when it comes to enjoying a healthy and active lifestyle in the Brigadoon area. A new YMCA is located just outside of the community with an indoor walking track, cycle studio, and exercise studio. Parks in the area include the Buncombe County Sports Park and Hominy Valley Park. The 434-acre North Carolina Arboretum is also nearby and features beautiful gardens and scenic walking trails.

Maintain your health with the many pharmacies and physicians located throughout the Enka-Candler area.  Mission Hospital, Haywood Regional Medical Center, and the Charles George VA Medical Center are all less than half an hour from Brigadoon.

Just Minutes from Asheville…

Brigadoon is just a few miles from Asheville, one of the most iconic cities in the United States. Head into town to dine at both fine and casual restaurants, enjoy the world-famous arts scene, tour the historic Biltmore Estate, hear live music, or check out some of the area’s natural beauty along the Blue Ridge Parkway.


It’s easy to get from place to place while living in Brigadoon. The community is located just off the Smokey Park Highway and minutes from several major roadways, including I-26 and I-40. The Enka-Candler area is also on one of Buncombe County’s Trailblazer bus routes.  

 Please review the CCR (Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions) document below.

Community Features

  • Clubhouse
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Gated Community