There’s Something about the Mountains

For as far back as you can remember, going to the mountains held a special attraction. The winding roads, the abundance of nature, the cool, clean air – they all acted as signposts to a destination you both saw with your eyes and felt in your heart. The mountains were, are, and forever will be… magical.

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The destination mountain community of Mountain Air embraces the timeless appeal of the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains and merges it with an inviting, year-round lifestyle designed for today’s families. A lifestyle that is both new and familiar. Soothing and adventurous. Communal. Inspiring. Effortless.

We invite you to experience it for yourself, where the higher altitude offers a cool respite from the summer heat. Take in the view. Breathe deeply. Embark on adventures and discover the magic that is Mountain Air.

But words and pictures can only tell part of the story, so please come soon for a visit.

Find Your Dream Home Here

Living choices abound here at Mountain Air. Homes in varying sizes and styles are beautifully situated around the mountain, while condominiums offer easy living with virtually every aspect of maintenance included. And there also are home sites for the discerning individual desiring to build that custom mountain getaway.

Best of all, the homes here are thoughtfully designed and integrated into the natural setting to complement rather than compete with Mother Nature.

Relax at The Club

A centerpiece of the community is Mountain Air Country Club that provides members and their guests with a diverse menu of club activities, amenities and social events that contribute to an active and joyful lifestyle. From mountaintop golf to fine dining to wellness programs, the member-owned club is the vibrant heart of Mountain Air.

Everything You Need and Want

At Mountain Air, the common theme is that you can do as much as you want, or as little as you want. Enhancing the beautiful setting are an incredible range of amenities:

  • Spacious clubhouse with farm-to-table dining
  • Mountaintop golf and tennis
  • Fitness center, spa and heated pool
  • Outdoor Discovery Center and miles of trails
  • Open-air bar and grill
  • Highest private runway east of the Mississippi
  • High-speed internet service
  • 24/7 gated security

Plus, an endless array of year-round activities, programs and events for children and adults created and coordinated by a talented, dedicated staff.

Mountain Air is a private gated community situated on over 500 acres atop Slickrock Mountain, encompassing more than 435 homes and condominiums. It is a relaxed and unpretentious place that has attracted people from around the country. A centerpiece of the community is Mountain Air Country Club that offers members an unmatched range of amenities and services.

Mountain Air is ideally situated atop Slickrock Mountain in Yancey County, just 30 minutes from Asheville. The nearby town of Burnsville, less than 10 minutes from the gate, provides residents with access to shopping, dining and services in a peaceful small-town setting.

Mountain Air Country Club is a member-owned entity within the community, offering outstanding amenities and services.

Members enjoy access to all amenities, including golf, tennis, the heated pool, fitness center, outdoor recreation, the Mountain Market, and clubhouse and bar/grill providing dining. A complete calendar of activities and programs is offered, as well as special events throughout the year.

Mountain Air can satisfy just about every need and desire with its existing single-family homes and condominiums that range in size and price. Homesites also are available for someone interested in building a custom mountain getaway.

“This was the first place we looked at for a possible retirement home. Within an hour, I was sold.”

Becky Schmidt & Darrell Heasley

“If it’s not here and you want it, they will bend over backwards to help you create it.”

Linda & Trevor Goldberg

“Everybody seems to leave their ego at the gate, so we get to know people as people.”

Gloria & Alex Campbell

“It’s what we can do together. All the things we can’t do in Florida, we do here.”

Lori & Greg Havemeier


You’re invited to visit and enjoy a taste of what we offer and what you and your family can enjoy for generations. Your personalized taste of Mountain Air will include:

  • Three-day/two-night stay for two in a spacious suite in the mountaintop Falling Leaf Lodge
  • Personal tour of the community, Club and homes
  • Full access to the Club amenities at preferred rates
  • All for the cost of $350 plus tax

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