It’s hard not to love a community named Bat Cave. And while Batman may not reside here, don’t let that keep you from exploring this modest yet monumental little unincorporated community. Situated in a wonderfully peaceful area between Chimney Rock and Asheville, NC, Bat Cave is close to life’s necessities but feels like it’s a world away from the stressors of the high-tech world.
Snuggled peacefully along Henderson County’s majestic Rocky Broad River just outside of Chimney Rock, Bat Cave is named after North America’s largest identified granite fissure, located inside Bluerock Mountain, also called Bat Cave Mountain. As its name suggests, the cave is home to several species of bats, including at least one endangered species, the Indiana bat. More than 300 feet long and approximately 85 feet high, the actual bat cave is now owned by the Nature Conservancy and is presently closed to the public to protect the bats, but this protection ensures the sanctity of the surrounding environment as well. Nature lovers will enjoy the myriad hiking trails and rugged slopes in the area, and lovers of flora will delight in exploring the forests in and around Hickory Nut Gorge, with their abundance of Carolina hemlock and chestnut oaks gracing the area’s many cliffs and ridges. Amateur botanists will marvel at the endangered plant species that still manage to thrive here, and everyone will delight in the glorious rainbows of springtime wildflowers that carpet the hillsides.
Bat Cave offers a wide selection of rental properties along the Rocky Broad River, as well as many farther inland. Vacationers can go rustic with cabin-sized tents or choose from a selection of opulent luxury homes. Either way, Bat Cave presents a rare opportunity to completely unwind. Whether you want to hike, fish, kayak, tube, go boating – or do plenty of nothing – Bat Cave is a quaint little paradise not to be missed.
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Two great lots with views being sold together in the beautiful NC mountains. Come build your dream home here! Close to Lake Lure, Asheville, and Hendersonville. Has an o...
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Mtn Partners.
Commercial building on Highway 64/74 in Bat Cave, currently under full lease. 37% leased by U.S. Post Office with balance for retail storefront. Income figures available ...
Listing courtesy of Apple Country Realty.
This property has so many different options. It could be a subdivision or a family getaway. There are several places for a home site. It could also be a great place to en...
Listing courtesy of Beverly Hanks & Assoc. Hendersonville.
BEAUTIFUL CREEK-FRONT ACREAGE.....over 200 ft of creek front just off Hwy 64 East. Enjoy a secluded building site among towering hemlocks and lush rhododendron. Offered a...
Listing courtesy of Caulder Realty & Land Co..
Beautiful Property with Mature Trees on 2.55 Acres. Lot 1 & Lot 2 have been Combined and are on both sides of Rustic Ridge Road. Located in Bat Cave, you are Conveniently...
Listing courtesy of Wilkinson & Associates ERA.
Nice lot for building that dream cottage. Located 4/10ths mile from beautiful downtown Bat Cave, NC. Just 2 miles to Chimney Rock Village and the Chimney Rock State Park,...
Listing courtesy of Steve Gale Realty.
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