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Arden, NC

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<h2>Introducing Arden</h2><p>If you've never heard of Arden, North Carolina, that's okay: it's one of the Tar Heel State's best kept secrets. This unincorporated community is hidden in plain sight right next to the much larger town, Asheville. Arden is the perfect place for apartment renters who are hoping to get away from it all.</p><p>Whether you're looking for a sleek one bedroom apartment downtown or a spacious three bedroom place with a view of the park, we're here to help you find it. If you're wondering how much you can expect to spend on an apartment in Arden, all you have to do is take a look at our rent chart. It has all the information on the latest average rates. Overall, apartments here are quite the bargain. Ready to learn more about what it's like to live in this great town? Read on! Once you've decided that Arden is the place for you, start your search for a great new place by reading through the apartment rental listings below. A Hole in One. If you've got a little patience and a love of beautiful walks, golf may be your sport. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned pro, you'll be able to get your game on in <a>Arden</a>. This town is within an easy drive of 20 different courses, making it easy to find one that matches your skill level and fits your budget. So grab your caddy and stroll out onto the green, because those birdies and eagles are calling for you.</p><h2>Into the Woods</h2><p>If you prefer your outdoors to be a little more on the wild side, make sure to visit <a>Nantahala National Forest</a>. This 530,000-acre park is located just a few miles from Arden, making it possible to visit just for the afternoon or for a week of hiking through the back country. If you enjoy camping, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, and wildlife watching, you're going to love Nantahala. The forests in this park are some of the most beautiful in the nation. Take a few pictures while you're here and send them to your friends and family in your old hometown to make them jealous or to entice them to come and visit. Just make sure that you carry out everything you bring in; that way the park can remain pristine for generations to come.</p><h2>How Poetic</h2><p>Arden has been home to one of the most influential poets in American history, Carl Sandburg. Whether you're a history buff or a literature nut, you'll want to be sure to visit the historic <a>Carl Sandburg Home</a>, which is surrounded by 264 acres of beautiful land. Here, you can learn all about Sandburg, an American visionary, a biographer of Abraham Lincoln, and one of the greatest poets the country has ever seen. This is also a great place to bring friends and family who come to visit you in your new place. Just don't try to pass the Sandburg Home off as your own; no one will believe that you live on such an incredible estate.</p><h2>From Poetry to Performance</h2><p>If you're looking for a little entertainment, you can&rsquo;t go wrong with a trip to the theater. The <a>Flat Rock Playhouse</a>, which was started by the Vagabond Players in a dilapidated mill, can be described as delightfully vintage and just as pleasing to the eye as can be. The performances here are also professional quality and some of the best you&rsquo;ll ever see. After unpacking, exploring your new hometown, and getting to know the neighbors, you're going to need a way to unwind. Head down to the Playhouse and sit back, relax, and enjoy the show.</p>