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The Wilshire Park neighborhood of Asheville, North Carolina is located between Highway 63 and Patton Avenue. Neighborhood streets include Wilburn Place, Providence Road, Luther Street, and Wilshire Drive. This nicely wooded neighborhood features primarily one-story and two-story homes built on large, hilly lots. Some homes were constructed as tri-levels because of the rolling terrain.
This attractive neighborhood has a few walking paths and a park-like atmosphere. Wilshire Park is located in the 28806 zip code and is in Buncombe County. Surrounding neighborhoods inlude Lucerne Park, Falconhurst, and West Asheville Estates.
Shopping centers surround the Wilshire Park area. The Town and Country Shopping Center, Westgate Regional Shopping Center, and the Westside Commercial Area are all popular local shopping destinations. Additionally, Highway 23 and Highway 63 offer residents many other shopping opportunities. Neighborhood landmarks include several cemeteries. Violet Hill Cemetery, Rich Cemetery, and Green Hills Cemetery are all near the neighborhood. Other landmarks are the Mission Hospital-Memorial Campus and Mission Hospital-St. Joseph Campus. Additionally, the proximity of Highway 23 gives residents access to many other parts of the Asheville area, including Interstate 26.
Many schools serve the Wilshire Park subdivision. Vance Elementary of Human Diversity and Ecology is a NASA Explorer School and a magnet school. Emmanuel Lutheran offers classes to students in grades K through 8. Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College and the University of North Carolina at Asheville are also just minutes away.
The Malvern Hills Park is a favorite neighborhood recreational facility. The park features an Olympic-size outdoor swimming pool, bathhouse, picnic facilities, tennis courts, playground, and walking trails.