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Biltmore Lake Real Estate


Biltmore Lake is a planned community in WNC and is part of the Asheville metropolitan area. Biltmore Lake is south and west of Asheville’s city center at the edge of Pisgah National Forest.

The American Enka Corporation, a Dutch textile firm, moved to Asheville in 1928. An employer to thousands in WNC, the plant manufactured nylon and rayon yarns for WWII-era parachutes.

In 2001, Biltmore Farms purchased the land from BASF Corporation, which had acquired American Enka in 1985. Neighborhoods are connected by streets, sidewalks, trails, and common areas.


Biltmore Lake’s schools fall within the Buncombe County School District.

Which school the students attend will depend on your home address. To verify which one, check out the Buncombe County School District Mapping.

Population Statistics*

As of 2014, the population of Biltmore Lake had a population of 25,143.

  • The total number of households is 10,176 with 2.45 people per household on average.
  • The median age of the current population is 39.62 with 10,130 people being married and 7,245 being single.
  • The crime rate in Biltmore Lake is below the national average.
  • Total household expenditures in 28715 are below the national average.


Biltmore Lake is located at 35.5350° N, 82.6543° W, around 9 miles southwest of Asheville. The elevation of Biltmore Lake is roughly 2,097 ft.

Biltmore Lake weather recorded temperatures oscillate between a high point in July of 83.50° F and a low point of 23.80° F in January.

*Demographic information is aggregated from data for the 28715 zip code.

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