Poplar Ridge is an established luxury gated community located in South Asheville and less than 15 minutes from downtown Asheville.  The community offers amenities including gated security, playground, hiking trails and picnic areas with amazing mountain views. The community began development in 2000 and covers 258 acres.  There are 2 gates which provide easy access to downtown Asheville, shopping and the best public and private schools in the Asheville area. A  recently installed fiber optic network is a great benefit to its residents and is included in the HOA fees.  Other utilities include underground electric and city water.  There are 3 major hospital facilities within easy access – Mission Health, Park Ridge and Pardee. For families looking for privacy, a great location and a home with views, Poplar Ridge can’t be beat.