Here you can find answers to your general questions about Avery Park
Do residents need permission to remodel outside the house or structures? Do they also need to discuss major landscaping changes or additions?

Seek approval from the architecture board before make any changes

Where are the trails in Avery Park?

Avery Park maintains two walking trails.  Both begin on Smokemont Drive, shortly after the four-way stop.  The Laurel Trail is on the left, approximately 0.3 mi long, and ends at the pool/playground.  The Evergreen Trail is on the right, approximately 0.6 mi long, and ends on Blue Mist Way.  There are also several trails just outside the neighborhood, not officially maintained by Avery Park.

Who should I contact if I have an emergency?
  • Call 911 Immediately for:
    • Any medical emergency
    • Any fire in the community or visible fire adjacent to the community (e.g., in the Pisgah National Forest)
    • Any criminal activity in the community
When should I call the architectural review board (ARB) chairperson?
  • Questions about the AP Architectural Design Standards
  • Before clearing any undeveloped lot
  • Before making any external improvements/additions to existing structures on a lot
  • Before removing any tree more than 6 inches in diameter
How can residents stay connected to Avery Park community?
  • Sign up on Avery Park (AP) website and Facebook
  • Attend social events (cocktails at cabana, picnics, Christmas party, book club)
  • Look at the calendar
  • Become a volunteer (serve on the board or committees)
  • Attend monthly board members (all residents are invited to attend as a non-voting resident)

Duke Energy Progress provides electricity to every lot in the community via underground cables. Power connection contact info: Duke Energy Progress 800-452-2777

Water & Sewage

Water is provided by drilled wells. Some lots have shared, community wells and some have private wells.

Sewer is via a septic tank and drainage field on the lot.

There is no city water or sewage in Avery Park.


Telephone lines run to every lot in the community via underground cables. AT&T will provide landline hookup to all lots.

AT&T and Charter Communication will also provide phone service as part of their cable/internet services but only to those areas where they have fiber optic cable run (see Cable/TV section).

This is a mountain community, so cell phone connection will vary within Avery Park.

Telephone connection contact info:
AT&T Landline: 800-288-2020


There are no gas lines in Avery Park. Many homes in the community use LP gas (propane) as an energy source for kitchen stoves, fireplaces, grills, water heaters, and emergency generators.

There are a number of LP gas providers in the region.

Cable / TV

Currently, AT&T U-Verse and Charter Spectrum are the only cable TV providers available to the community and they only cover less than half the lots. These cable providers have been increasing the availability of fiber-optic cable in the community, so prospective buyers and new owners should contact them to see if they can provide service. If they can provide service, their packages can also include Internet and telephone.

Cable TV contact info:AT&T U-Verse 855-769-1890
Charter Spectrum 855-606-0967

Other options for TV service include Direct TV and DISH Satellite service. Satellite TV contact info:
Direct TV 855-291-3275
DISH Satellite TV 855-722-9253

Depending on a lot’s location, a good externally mounted antenna may be an option to get a limited number of channels.


High-Speed Internet may be available if AT&T U-Verse or Charter Spectrum cable service is available to a lot.

Other options include SkyRunner Internet-only connection (requires line-of-sight from one of their transmitters to the lot), HughesNet satellite Internet, StarLink Satellite Internet.

Internet contact Info:
(See Cable Internet contact info under Cable TV)
Sky Runner 828-258-8562
HughesNet Gen 5 866-963-3343

Trash Collection

Trash and recyclables are collected once a week in the community.

Waste Pro is the current service provider and it is the owner’s responsibility to arrange the service.

Trash collection contact info:
Waste Pro 828-684-7790

Can I VRBO My House When I’m Not Here?

Developed lots may be leased for single-family residential purposes only and typically for a twelve-month period. Leases under 6 months in duration are not permitted.

Is There Someone I Can Talk To on the Architectural Review Board?

The best place to start is the Architectural Review Board section of this website and then the community manager who can put you in touch with the ARB when appropriate.

Do the Annual HOA Dues Cover Snow Removal?

Yes, this is included in your HOA dues. When the forecast predicts a snow event of 3 to 5 inches or more, snow removal will typically commence after the accumulation of 1 to 2 inches of snow. Residents are responsible to clear snow on their property and between the end of their driveway and the plowed road, and to provide access to their mailbox for the postman.

What Does Well Water Taste Like?

Clean, crisp and delicious.  Most homeowners are happy to drink the water straight from the tap.

Are There Children in the Community?

Avery Park is a diverse community where residents of all ages get together to enjoy the array of amenities that are offered, from the pool, playground, trails, tennis, pickleball and basketball courts. 

In the summer, it’s not rare to see a group of kids playing basketball on one side of the court, with a pickleball match on the other. We have a brand new playground to accommodate the many kids and grandkids that visit, and folks of all ages gather under the picnic pavilion and come to enjoy the pool on a warm day.

Can I Fence My Yard?

Yes, but it’s important to comply with the design standards for fencing and to seek approval from the ARB before installation

What are the Setback Requirements?

Building setback and easement lines extended to property line require a Minimum:

25’ front, 20’ back and 10’ side from the property lines

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