Walkable Neighborhoods- Lakeview Park and Montford- Asheville, NC
.Asheville Real Estate Journal
Walkability offers awesome benefits for people of all ages.
Baby (as in my photo) or Baby Boomer our health, a healthy environment, even money matters and our communities can enjoy the benefits of walkable neighborhoods.
These are just a couple of reasons I like to point out two of Asheville’s lovely and vibrant walkable neighborhoods: the Lakeview Park and the Montford neighborhood.
While we are covering the subject of walkabiity …I got thinking about the features and benefits of walkable neighborhoods...Walkable Neighborhoods (like Asheville’s Lakeview Park and Montford neighborhoods) are in high demand these days.... In fact, quest for getting around without having to hop in your car is high on the list of most desired amenities as reported in a recent survey of Baby Boomers by TopRetirements.com.
According to Walk Score (click on the link) and you can check out your own neighborhood’s walkability) when it comes to
a) Health: The average resident of a walkable neighborhood weighs 6-10 pounds less than someone who lives in a sprawling neighborhood.1 Cities with good public transit and access to amenities promote happiness.2
b) Environmental issues: 82% of CO2 emissions are from burning fossil fuels.3 Your feet are zero-pollution transportation machines.
d) Our Neighborhoods and communities: Studies show that for every 10 minutes a person spends in a daily car commute, time spent in community activities falls by 10%! (exclamation mark is mine)
P.S. So who loves walkable communities besides me...?? (as you can see by the links below)
asheville walkable neighborhoods: Asheville’s Walkable Neighborhoods:Lakeview Park 2012 The Real Estate Neighborhood Review Journal of Asheville: Lakeview Park
The sidewalks in Walkable Asheville's Lakeview Park run down to greet Beaver Lake. First created in 1920, Beaver Lake is man-made. It grew from the damming of Beaver Creek. For me, this “private lake” shines like a diamond in the carolina blue sky, for, although it is “private” the Lakeview Park walkable community welcomes Asheville residents and those relocating to Asheville to stroll, sit and enjoy ,canoe the lake, or jog aroung its perimeter. And if ,any given day, during the winter, spring, summer or fall of the year, you may see the young and …
asheville walkable neighborhoods: Asheville- Walkable Neighborhoods: Montford - WALKABLE "The road to profitability may be a foot path!" (2)
Real Estate Journal: Asheville Walkable Neighborhoods Montford -The MONTFORD NEIGBORHOOD in Asheville, North Carolina not only is Historic and Happening…but it is SO walkable! Montford, a neighborhood of about 300 acres, offers a diversity of architectural styles. A good number of the homes such as you see in the photo here, were constructed between 1890 and 1920. Montford, like its residents, is a place of complex overall character.
As you walk make your way from street to street on the sidewalks, you may notice that a certain …
asheville walkable neighborhoods: Asheville: "The road to profitability may be a foot path..." (part 1) - WALKABLE "The road to profitability may be a foot path!"
Asheville Real Estate Journal: The Power of the Walkable Neighborhood According to BuilderOnline.com in a review of NAR's "2011 Community Preference Survey," (a poll of over 2,000 American adults) seventy-seven percent
( 77% ) of those polled considered having sidewalks a top priority in terms of deciding where they’d like to live. And sixty percent (60%) said they would rather live in a neighborhood that featured: a mix of houses stores
businesses within an easy walk
Given this Trend, "The road to profitability may be a foot path!" So here …
|asheville walkable neighborhoods: Can YOU Name 3 Green-Friendly Choices in this Photo? - As you review the numerous Asheville area eco-friendly possibilities, you may discover that some are urban and some are rural. Green-friendly features and benefits are not limited to location.Perhaps you will find that this is more about a choice of lifestyle. Here is a photo I took of an Asheville|
P.S.. . . .Do you have walkable communities in your town? And are they as sought-after as they are here in Asheville, NC?
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