WELCOME TO Legacy at Mills River

A Place to Call Home

Something special is coming to Western North Carolina. Located just a few short miles outside of Asheville, NC a new vision of laid-back luxury retirement living is being built.

Here, it’s simple. You own your home. And ownership means membership. Your membership not only delivers a concierge level of services and amenities but private long-term healthcare. And that’s peace of mind. For now and in the future.

We are accepting reservations now, with plans to open in 2026.

WELCOME TO Legacy at Mills River

A Place to Call Home

Something special is coming to Western North Carolina. Located just a few short miles outside of Asheville, NC a new vision of laid-back luxury retirement living is being built.

Here, it’s simple. You own your home. And ownership means membership. Your membership not only delivers a concierge level of services and amenities but private long-term healthcare. And that’s peace of mind. For now and in the future.

We are accepting reservations now, with plans to open in 2025.

Find Your Dream Retirement Home

Owning a home at Legacy combines luxury retirement living with the security of knowing your long-term needs will be met.

Find Your Dream Retirement Home

Owning a home at Legacy combines luxury retirement living with the security of knowing your long-term needs will be met.

customize your home

A Place That Belongs to You

Enjoy brand-new construction and transform a floor plan into a home with select custom fixtures and finishes.

Once you choose your home from an extensive range of modern layouts, select your designer décor from a comprehensive binder of options—every possible choice, from hardware and appliances to colors and finishes. We offer three levels of customized elegance—and a customization specialist will be available to help you navigate it all.

A Place to Discover

Be a vital part of a new community. Shape the culture. Create and lead programs and activities that seem most meaningful to you while building lasting friendships.

HEALTHCARE
While you never know what life will hold, you can be better prepared.

LIFESTYLE
Laid-back luxury retirement living with a community.

LOCATION
Rural mountain beauty, just miles from vibrant and eclectic small towns.

Developer Highlights

Legacy is fortunate to have Rick Grant, President of Beverly-Grant Inc., as one of its developers.  We want to acquaint you with Rick’s company and proudly highlight two recently accomplished projects that confirm our confidence in the company’s capability to bring Legacy to life. Who

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Mills River is Growing

Western North Carolina is undergoing tremendous growth and many projects are underway to support that growth.  Take a look at the growth occurring in Legacy’s backyard, and some exciting projects as a result. Mills River’s Largest Land Purchase Adds 70 Acres to Mills River Park

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WNC Prepares for Growth

Western North Carolina (WNC) region may have bragging rights as a top travel, retiree, and living destination, but that reputation has certainly come at a cost. Today, most people in the area are focused on discussing how to sustain the current growth and determine the

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Why WNC?

WHY WNC? It comes as no surprise to those of us already rooted in Western NC or those planning a future here that the approaching autumn season is a big draw for visitors and locals alike. So significant that USA Today recently placed Asheville in

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Know Your Why – James Weil

WHY DO I VOLUNTEER? The thought-provoking book, “Start with Why” by Simon Sinek, states that any person or organization can explain what they do; some can explain how they are different or better, but not that many can clearly articulate why, and why is the

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Q&A with David Ammons, Developer of Legacy

We’ve asked David Ammons, one of our principal developers and owner of Retirement Living Associates, the company who will also manage Legacy once we open, some questions related to the current construction industry climate and Legacy’s future. YOU’RE INVOLVED IN A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT COMMUNITIES.

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NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION!

With all grading permits and approvals received, site work has begun.  This kicks off the necessary steps in Legacy’s overall timeline to open in 2026!  Don’t miss your chance to be among the first to own a home at Legacy. 

Contact us today to understand how to secure your future home with a fully refundable reservation deposit.

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Janet & Ann

Janet & Ann met in a yoga class over a decade ago and were married on the day the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Obergefell v. Hodges case.

Barbara and Paul

While Barbara and Paul have enjoyed living in downtown Charleston, SC, they will not miss the growing threat of hurricanes, tidal flooding and the various impacts of climate change when they move to Legacy.