Burnsville, North Carolina
Quite simply, Mountain Air is a truly special and unique private community that epitomizes gracious living amid unparalleled natural splendor in the glorious mountains of Western North Carolina. Here people gather to relax and escape the demands of daily life and to reinvigorate and renew their spirits.
And you’re invited to join us.
You’ll discover Mountain Air is a laid-back, unpretentious place that attracts people from around the country seeking a peaceful mountain retreat. The camaraderie and welcoming spirit create a sense of community that’s very different from many private communities and clubs.
This is where families and friends come together to enjoy a myriad of amenities and activities, but also to experience peace and tranquility. And there’s no better setting than atop a mountain at over 4,000 feet where the air is clean and crisp, the views are endless, and the possibilities are limitless.
But words and pictures can only tell part of the story, so please come soon for a visit.
Membership at Mountain Air is the ideal way to fully enjoy the community’s gracious and active lifestyle. Currently, the club offers membership options designed to satisfy individual needs and desires. Memberships are offered to property owners and non-property owners.
At 4,600 feet above sea level, you’ll enjoy an average temperature in July of 72 degrees, with low humidity and cool breezes. Just imagine golf on our mountaintop course, challenging your friends to a brisk pickleball match, lazing by the heated pool, taking a family hike along six miles of trails, or just sitting on your porch and watching the sun set over an incredible vista.
If you’re a pilot, you can land on the highest private runway east of the Mississippi and start having fun in minutes. In fact, you might be interested in our new national membership that makes it easy to take advantage of everything Mountain Air has to offer.
Every possible step is taken here at Mountain Air to offer the amenities, activities and services that contribute to a relaxing, pleasant lifestyle. A popular recent addition is high-speed Internet service that makes work and play a pleasure everywhere on the Mountain.
We know the ability to work and maintain contact is important to many of our residents, and our Skyrunner service provides the performance and reliability demanded by today’s lifestyles. For the younger set, it provides the desired power for gaming and streaming.
At Mountain Air, it’s all about making every day a pleasure.
If golf is your passion, you can take on the mountaintop course described by Links Magazine as “one of the most dramatic and naturally conceived courses in the country.” Needless to say, the views are as spectacular as the golf.
Eight sets of tees make everyone happy, and the course is even rated for youngsters by U.S. Kids. A beautifully stocked pro shop provides everything needed for your golf experience. Plus, you can hone your game at the Lost Chimneys Learning & Performance Center that features a complete practice range as well as heated and cooled hitting bays, training simulator, fitting center and instruction for all ages from PGA professionals.
Find Your Dream Getaway Here at Mountain Air
Whether you’re looking for a spacious home, comfortable condominium or a site on which to build a custom hideaway, it’s all here for you at Mountain Air – and the views are spectacular.
Experience a True Fly-In Community
If you’re a pilot, Mountain Air is the ideal getaway, featuring the highest private runway east of the Mississippi. Depending on the type of aircraft, most locations in the eastern United States are no more than three hours away. This convenience provides flexible work and travel opportunities.
At an elevation of 4,600 feet, the paved runway measures 2,875 feet and landing here is considered a special treat by pilots and their families. Once on the ground, you’re just steps from the club and a short jaunt from home.
The centerpiece of the club is the Village Green with an award-winning clubhouse that serves as the central gathering spot for farm-to-table dining and special events in a club-casual atmosphere.
The Mountain Market stocks the necessities while its deli offers all-day service.
A favorite spot to meet, eat and drink is Orville & Wilbur’s, the open-air bar and grill.
And guests take advantage of the hospitality at Falling Leaf Lodge with its spacious suites, while Chautauqua has a movie theater, teen room and children’s activity center offering a multitude of special programs.
A balanced lifestyle contributes to happiness, and wellness programs are abundant here. The heated pool is the perfect place to lounge and splash with the kids, while the fully equipped fitness center is staffed with specialists and personal trainers who lend support and lead a variety of classes, from water aerobics to yoga.
Relaxation is the key at Spa Tohi where you can experience everything from massage therapy to a manicure. The saunas and steam rooms for ladies and gentlemen are ideal places to unwind.
There’s always action on two top-of-the-mountain Har-Tru tennis courts that host individual and group play, along with an extensive schedule of instructional programs, clinics, socials and special events offered by our experienced tennis professional. A pickleball court is a popular recent addition.
Nature surrounds you at Mountain Air, and our Outdoor Discovery Center and its staff help residents experience and appreciate the natural splendor. Under the direction of a full-time naturalist, a wide-ranging series of programs entice children and adults with guided hikes on the Mountain’s two trail systems, bird watching, animal spotting and tracking, and stargazing on the runway. The staff also organizes and leads outings for whitewater rafting, canoeing and kayaking, hiking, zip lining, rock climbing, fishing and almost any other type of outdoor adventure.
Phone: (828) 682-1732
65 Mountain Air Dr. Burnsville, NC 28714