Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

A roundup of Frequently Asked Questions about taxes, HOA fees, lot sizes, design guidelines and more.

Tax Rates - Click here to access current tax rates Henderson County General Tax Rate is .561; Town of Mills River = .190; Town of Mills River Fire = .110

City or County Utilities - The Farm at Mills River is located in the Town of Mills River, NC between Asheville and Hendersonville. Its county seat is Henderson. Each lot has access to City Water, Sewer and Natural Gas. No wells or septic tanks needed.

Fiber access - Each lot has access to High Speed Fiber Optic Internet through Skyrunner

HOA Fees - $1,200.00 per year

What Services and Amenities included? The Community HOA is developing the following amenities: community gathering space, a fishing/floating pond with a small beach area, a picnic spot, a pavilion with a stone fireplace (construction plans in development now), community garden beds, a community greenhouse, walking/cart trails, and a fire ring area.

Monthly Activities include a class or trek with a guide from Fly Fishing by Brown Trout Fly Fishing (Asheville’s only ORVIS Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide Service), a Mountain Biking/Riding Club, and a Gardening Club.

Lot Sizes- Lot sizes range from .7 acres and up to 3 acres (when all phases are released). Click here to site the updated Site Plan

Lot Prices - Lots start in the mid-$100,000s and Land/Home Packages start at $700,000

Current Status - 28 Lots have sold and 11 Neighbors are currently building or have just moved into the neighborhood. See our current progress photos

Elevation - The Farm at Mills River is considered “easy build” because of its low elevation and flat land. Mills River was named because of the nearby confluence of the Mills River and The French Broad River. It’s history is based in agriculture and was known as the “fertile crescent.” It’s elevation is 2080 feet. Learn more about its history here

Preferred Builders or not? There are design guidelines with a list of preferred builders to add to your design style, not take away from it. We want each home to make a mark with the owner, not the land. You can see our Preferred Builders here with a link to their websites.

Schools and Healthcare - The Farm at Mills River is within easy access (short distance) to highly rated schools, healthcare and airport.