Welcome to Montford!

Whether you are a visitor, new to the neighborhood, or a longstanding resident, Montford is a great place to be. A portion of Montford is a National Register Historic District. Recent years in Montford have witnessed the renovation of many of the neighborhood’s residences by individual families and a myriad of industrious bed and breakfast owners who have helped to restore the district to its former splendor. The residents of Montford welcome you. It’s the people here, through all their efforts, that make this neighborhood a great place!

For more of the latest news about what’s going on in Montford, see the “News & Events” column to the right.

Understanding the Role of the Historic Resources Commission

Sent by Staff of the HRC

The Historic Resources Commission (HRC) of Asheville & Buncombe County was created in 1979 through a local ordinance adopted by both the City of Asheville & Buncombe County pursuant to the North Carolina [… click heading to read more]

Breaking News on the Brews

Mitch Russell

Guess what Montford? Another brewery and taproom has just opened, and it has lots of neighborhood connections. Not only that, but it’s going to have amazing food to go with its own creative beers, brewed on premises, [… click heading to read more]

Thank You Tour of Home Sponsors

(NOTE: My apologies to Jeff Stewart of Keller Williams for leaving his name off the last newsletter.)

Jeff Stewart for Keller Williams

Sunburst Realty

LaZoom Comedy Tours

Frugal Framers

Town and Mountain Realty

Samsel Architecture

Bionic Man Painting

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The Montford Music and Arts Festival

Jerry Connor

The Montford Music and Arts Festival is already gearing up for 2016 with an exciting change.

This will be the 13th year of community bonding and providing a glimpse into our wonderful neighborhood through music and the [… click heading to read more]

New Sign Grant Program

By Sue G. Russell

At its first meeting of 2016, the Montford Neighborhood Association (MNA) Board voted unanimously to invest in the neighborhood by reaching out to our business community with a cool new program. And, yes, there is [… click heading to read more]

Tiny Busker on the Avenue

Late in 2015, the Montford Listserv got this email in its inbox: “Hi Montford, My seven year old is hoping to earn some money today (to buy a book he really wants). He thought playing his violin might be [… click heading to read more]

Primary on March 15

Simplifying Our Montford Precinct Susan Presson

The most important thing we can do right now to help our neighbors and, frankly, the country, is to VOTE. Much is at stake. I’m writing as the new Democratic Precinct Chair for [… click heading to read more]


Montford Neighborhood Association Meetings

Third Tuesday of every month, Montford Community Center, Pearson Drive. Next meeting: Tuesday February 16, 2016, 7pm. Watch the listserve for agenda items.

All residents are welcome. Everyone in Montford is a member of the [… click heading to read more]

2016 Newsletters


The montford newsletter is published monthly. 1500 copies are delivered to Montford residents and local businesses as well as City Council and the Historic Resources Commission. The newsletter is supported by its advertising.

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How to Find Your Cat

Sue G. Russell

You’ve taken great care of your cat, kept her inside, loved that inscrutable fur ball to the max. But one day, it happens. One day, a window was left open, there was a hole in the [… click heading to read more]