Your Home. Your Lifestyle.

Givens Highland Farms offers a selection of independent senior living residences that optimize our natural wooded setting and mountain views. You can choose to live in one of our spacious garden apartments or a cluster home with one to three-bedroom floor plans. These apartments offer lovely views of Black Mountain and access to beautiful outdoor spaces. (Learn more about our newest apartments, Brookside & Vista Ridge. Available Now to reserve for 2023 move-in and beyond!)

Those who need more living space might want to consider our one-and two-story freestanding homes. In addition, our Meadowmont and Cottage neighborhoods feature bungalows with lifestyle-enhancing features, as well as large windows and private outdoor spaces that take advantage of their natural surroundings.

It’s simply a matter of which residence best suits your needs and retirement lifestyle. The choice is yours. Whether you choose a two-story home or a two-bedroom apartment, you will have access to our Services and Amenities, as well as peace of mind for the future.

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Find a home that supports the senior lifestyle you choose

We offer a selection of apartment styles and standalone homes, each designed for active, independent retirement living.

Although each type of residence provides a unique array of features and benefits, they all share the assurance of privacy, security, convenience, and community within a lush, natural setting. Your home will serve as the backdrop for the next chapter of your life. So whether you enjoy relaxing at home or socializing out in the senior community, Givens Highland Farms will always be a warm and inviting place to call home in Black Mountain.

*Custom upgrades and options are available at an additional cost.

Apartment & House Options

  • Distinct neighborhoods
  • Maintenance (Interior & Exterior)
  • Three meals per day with waited service
  • Housekeeping (Weekly)
  • Utilities, including telephone and internet
  • Emergency pendant system

Community Features

  • Dog park
  • 5,000-volume library
  • Well-equipped woodworking shop
  • Arts and craft studio
  • Winter greenhouse and expansive community garden
  • Beauty and barbershop
  • Whirlpool
  • Exercise equipment room
  • Exercise studio
  • Walk-in medical clinic
  • McCall College classes offered on campus (Montreat College)
  • Use of all common areas and walking trails


NEW! Vista Ridge South

Discover the newest addition to Givens Highland Farms: Vista Ridge South, located in the picturesque Black Mountain, NC. Dive into an engaging lifestyle surrounded by the breathtaking landscapes of Western North Carolina’s mountains.

These spacious apartments feature:

  • New Construction
  • Open floor plans
  • Choice of flooring
  • Full kitchen
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Patio or Balcony

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Brookside & Vista Ridge

Givens Highland Farms’ newest apartment neighborhoods, Brookside & Vista Ridge, are ideal for a vibrant, active senior lifestyle. The perfect location of these one-or-two-bedroom residences will place you in the heart of our campus, conveniently located to amenities, including restaurant-style dining, an extensive library, lifelong learning classes, and more. Reserve your apartment today! Apartment move-in phases begin 2023 and beyond.

These spacious apartments feature:

  • New Construction
  • Open floor plans
  • Choice of flooring
  • Full kitchen
  • Pantry
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Walk-in Shower
  • Patio or Balcony

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Our virtual webinar video recordings are all about life at Givens Highland Farms and the the new expansion. Click the button below to visit the expansion landing page for all the details.

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Garden Apartments

Our Garden Apartments offer the right combination of efficiency and beauty. Your choice of a patio and garden area or balcony means our natural setting is right outside your door.

Our garden apartments feature:

  • Individual heat pumps
  • Full kitchen with built-in microwave
  • Pantry
  • Walk-in shower
  • Flexible flooring options
  • Storage area
  • Convenient parking
  • Patio or balcony
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Prentice Lodge

This warm environment provides enhanced independent senior living by simplifying daily life. Residents can socialize with friends in the cozy dining area or enjoy a quiet meal in the privacy of their own comfortable studio apartment, and develop relationships with their neighbors and dedicated staff who provide a minimum of four touchpoints each day. This distinct approach to independent living enables residents to thrive, particularly those who desire additional help with daily tasks and home maintenance. Prentice Lodge is ideally located, providing residents shorter walks to amenities, catered meals, and linen and laundry services for a carefree retirement lifestyle and living with choices.

Prentice Lodge apartments feature:

  • Dining room
  • Grocery shopping & errand running
  • Continental breakfast upon request
  • Three meals per day with waited service
  • Spacious closet
  • Walk-in shower
  • Choice of flooring
  • Weekly housekeeping, linens, and laundry services, daily bed-making
  • Emergency pendant system
  • Convenient parking with covered access to entrance
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Cluster Homes

A total of 43 cluster homes, grouped in units of four or six, create a unique neighborhood atmosphere. Choose from one-, two-, or three-bedroom, single-story homes that include a one-car garage. Most of our cluster homes feature either an enclosed sunroom or a screened porch.

Our cluster homes feature:

  • Choice of flooring
  • Attached, one-car garage
  • Utility storage room
  • Pantry
  • Enclosed sunroom or screened-in porch
  • Large picture windows
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Our 32 condos feature four condos per unit—two upper and two lower, maximizing community and privacy. Choose from two or three bedrooms, all with a fireplace and a garage. Each condo has the option of either a deck or patio for enjoying the lush landscaping that surrounds these homes.

Most of our condos feature:

  • Large picture windows with stunning views
  • Choice of flooring
  • Attached, one-car garage
  • Walk-in closet in the master bedroom
  • Wood burning fireplace
  • Front porch on all units; plus, patio or balcony
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These thoughtfully designed independent senior living residences offer stunning mountain views of Black Mountain and open floor plans. These homes were built between 2015 and 2018, and they have thoughtful architectural details like cathedral ceilings and great rooms that let light in from all directions.

Meadowmont homes feature lovely porches to take advantage of our beautiful mountain views and moderate climate. Floorplan options include one- and two-bedroom residences ranging from 1,120 to 1,539 square feet with large windows and great rooms that expand the natural light.

Each of our beautiful Meadowmont residences includes:

  • Large windows
  • Cathedral and vaulted-style ceilings
  • Oversized great room
  • Patio, balcony, or cozy front porches
  • Walk-in-closet in the master bedroom
  • Laundry room
  • Attached, one-car garage
  • Lush surroundings
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Cottages Homes

Open floor plans provide plenty of windows to invite natural light and attractive porches where you can enjoy outdoor living. Plus, a spacious garage for your car.

These lovely mountain cottages feature:

  • Open floorplan
  • Two attractive porches
  • Plenty of windows
  • Spacious garage
  • Park-like setting
  • Cathedral ceilings
  • Premium finishes
  • Work with our landscapers to design and create your outdoor space
  • Appliances provided and maintained: black, white, and stainless
  • Walk-in closets in each bedroom
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Twin Oaks

These freestanding, single-family homes offer maximum space. It’s traditional neighborhood living, plus the services and benefits of Life Plan Community living.

Our Twin Oaks homes feature:

  • Flexible flooring options
  • Large picture windows with beautiful views
  • Home maintenance
  • Weekly housekeeping