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Westwood Place is a neighborhood on the southwest side of Asheville, North Carolina, about 2.5 miles from the downtown area and about a half-mile west of the French Broad River. On the north and west, this community is bordered by Interstate 26 and I-240, the latter of which provides a convenient route into downtown Asheville. On the south, the community extends roughly to Haywood Road. Its eastern boundary is created by Waynesville Avenue, Craven Street, and Emma Road.
Westwood Place is part of Buncombe County and is in the 28806 zip code area. Nearby communities include Burton Street and Brucemont Circle to the west.
The Westwood Place neighborhood is largely residential, consisting primarily of single-family homes. However, a scattering of commercial offerings can also be found here, especially along the neighborhood’s boundary roadways. Just outside of neighborhood bounds to the north, on the other side of the interstates, are the Westgate Regional Shopping Center and Town & Country Shopping Center, which constitute convenient shopping and entertainment options for community residents.
For outdoor recreation, residents of Westwood Place travel a little over one mile south to Carrier Park and French Broad River Park, both of which are situated along the riverfront. The former offers trails, playing fields, a RV park, basketball court, and playgrounds, among other amenities.
Additional places of importance within a few miles of Westwood Place include the Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, Mission Hospitals-Memorial Campus, and Rhododendron Park.
For more to see and do, residents are just five minutes from downtown Asheville, which offers a long list of entertainment, cultural attractions, dining, and shopping options. Just north of the downtown area are the University of North Carolina – Asheville campus and the Grove Park Country Club.