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Tiny Home Living in Charming Western North CarolinaClean Mountain Air. Easy Lifestyle.

Built on the edge of a Nature Sanctuary and offering an easy mountain lifestyle, The Village is Simple Life's original cottage home community located in Flat Rock, North Carolina.

The Village is just 15 minutes from historic downtown Hendersonville and only 35 minutes from the vibrant culture of Asheville. This community is sold out, but keep an eye on our resale listings or head over to the sister community across the street, the brand-new Hamlet!

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Swim float, play. Pool

Our outdoor pool is open Spring - Fall for your enjoyment! Our lounge chairs and tables are all made from recycled soda bottles, consistent with our belief in “less is more” and are set for your enjoyment on special heat and grip-resistant decking. Swim, relax and enjoy.

Tune up and tune in.Fitness Facility

Tune up your wellness routine with cardio machines and a full set of free weights. And tune into your favorite show on the fitness facility’s flat-screen TV.

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Mindful Movement. Yoga Studio

Relax, energize, restore or move to improve your flexibility with regular instructor-led yoga classes, or your own individual practice in our studio complete with yoga mats, pillows, blocks and straps.

Reflection Garden
A Quiet Corner.Reflection Garden

A place to be quiet. Take in the sounds of nature at any time of day. The reflection garden is a tranquil place in our community, with seating and a beautiful fountain for residents to enjoy.

Book Club.Library

Take a book. Leave a book. Our small community library in the Clubhouse might just inspire a Book Club and conversation with neighbors who become fast friends.

bocce ball
Game on.Bocce Ball Court

Shaded bocce ball court next to the pavilion and outdoor grill for games up to 4 people. Loser grills the post-match hot dogs!

Gather Together. Clubhouse

The choice is yours in our Clubhouse with complimentary WI-FI, coffee shop seating, great coffee, and a cinema-quality large-screen TV with a comfortable viewing area. The Clubhouse extends to the pool deck and the outdoor post and beam pavilion where a large gas grill makes cook-outs for up to 12 a breeze.

Four legs and a heart.Dog Park

Your furry friends are family and give so much. Give them fun and freedom in our small and big dog parks – always open for your convenience and for their pure joy.

Catch and Release.Pond

Head over to the community pond for an afternoon of fishing, a mid-morning picnic, or stop by on your leisurely stroll for a seat by the water. Peaceful, tranquil and beautiful.

Cultivating community.Community Garden

Healthy harvests are bountiful in The Village. Neighbors cultivate friendships and enjoy the rewards of growing their own vegetables, herbs, fruits, and flowers in Community Garden boxes. We also return valuable nutrients to the soil with the community compost bin.

Blue Ridge Mountains
Mountain Living in Western North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains

Cradled in The Blue Ridge Mountains, The Village is just minutes away from world-class outdoor recreation including hiking, biking, and waterfall watching. If you're in the mood for dining or entertainment, our cottage community is only 5 miles from historic downtown Hendersonville and 30 minutes from the vibrant culture of downtown Asheville.