More Downtown Asheville Shopping
Go to our Asheville Galleries Guide for downtown galleries. Also see our Bookstore Guide.
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Wall Street: From custom sandals to clothing from Ireland, you will find a cute avenue of trendy shops, galleries and restaurants. If walking, the best place to enter Wall Street is via Battery Park Avenue near the intersection of Haywood Street.
Antique Shopping: There are a dozen antique shops downtown, and most are on Lexington Avenue and Walnut Street, including Asheville Antiques Mall on Lexington . Don't miss Stuf Antiques at 52 Broadway. Captains Bookshelf has a wonderful collection of used and rare books, including first editions, at 31 Page Avenue across from the Grove Arcade.
Treasure Keepers, located at 12 Church Street in downtown Asheville, is an antique shop that specializes in unique estate furnishings and collectibles from around the world. Not Your Average Antiques, also across from the Grove Arcade has Americana at it's best with vintage slots, phonographs, toys, posters, jewelry, guitars, folk art and a lot more. See more about Asheville Antique Shopping.
Ten Thousand Villages: A non-profit, volunteer-based store that provides vital income to Third World people by selling their handicrafts. 10 College Street.
Woolworth Walk: Arts and crafts emporium with more than 150 exhibiting artists in 20,000 square feet of display and studio space. 25 Haywood Street.
Kress Emporium: Collection of excellece in art from luminous stained glass and hand-thrown ceramics to elegant paintings, evocative sculptures, extraordinary handcrafted jewelry, and much more from 80 distinguished regional artists and craftspeople. 19 Patton Avenue.
Weinhaus: Get the perfect bottle of wine for your getaway at this Asheville institution.
Tops: This mecca for shoe lovers sprawls through several buildings and can be entered from Lexington Avenue, College Street, or Rankin Avenue.
Mast General Store: One of our main "anchor" stores is this 1940s-style emporium with comfortable clothing, traditional housewares, old time barrel candy, and a great mountain outfitters section. 15 Biltmore Avenue.
Chevron Trading Post & Bead Co.: This shop is the largest and most comprehensive bead store in the Southeast featuring imported beads from around the world. The store has 4,000 square-feet of beads, tools and supplies for all your projects.
Asheville's Therapeutic Salt Cave: Experience the most relaxing 45 minutes of your life! The power of salt therapy has been known for centuries to be beneficial in the treatment of respiratory aliments, cardiac issues, nervous system disorders, skin problems, and digestive complaints. Experience a unique oasis, a salt enriched microclimate which allows the body and mind to gain relaxation, rehabilitation, and balance. 10 Eagle Street.
New Morning Gallery in Biltmore Village
Biltmore Village Shopping
Go to the Asheville Gallery Guide for Biltmore Village galleries. Also see Biltmore Village.
Our favorite place to rummage for antiques is Antique Tobacco Barn, 70,000 square feet warehouse packed with finished and unfinished antiques. It is located on Highway 81 (75 Swannonoa River Road, 828-252-7291) near Biltmore Estate.
Biltmore Antiques District comprises 13 stores within a mile and a half of the Biltmore Estate. Along All Souls Crescent road near the entrance to the Estate, visit Fireside Antiques, Biltmore Lamp & Shade Gallery and The Gardener’s Cottage for antique furniture, lamps, vintage jewelry and garden ornaments. Along Swannanoa River Road, find the 9,000-square-foot Bryant Antiques mall and Oddfellows European Antiques Warehouse. The ScreenDoor and the Sweeten Creek Antiques & Collectibles (31,000 square feet) are located on the eastern end of the district. Village Antiques, on the north side, features fine European and American antique furniture and art.
Village Antiques: European importers of 18th- and 19th-century French, English, and Italian furniture in an adventurous warehouse setting. 755 Biltmore Avenue.
Fireside Antiques: Twenty-five years experience importing English antiques with an extensive selection of Oriental and European porcelain as well as reproduction gift items. 30 All Souls Crescent.
The Gardener's Cottage: Next door to Fireside Antiques is a great garden experience with gifts, antiques, and hand-painted furniture to enhance your home and garden. 34 All Souls Crescent.
The Compleat Naturalist: This nature store and wildlife art gallery includes fun stuff for all ages. 2 Biltmore Plaza.
Porter & Prince: Beautiful offering of fine linens, furniture, European soaps, aromatherapy candles and unique treasures made by local artisans. Biltmore Station.
The Thomas Kinkade Gallery: Features art glass, hand-built ceramics, woodcrafts, quilts, handcrafted jewelry, porcelains, garden art, handmade dolls, fine graphics, limited edition prints, music CDs. Biltmore Plaza on Boston Way.
ScreenDoor & Common Ground Distributors: Wonderful book outlet, which features an in-depth selection of nature, gardening, home decor and children's books, and 12,000 sq. ft. of treasures for the uncommon garden and cottage. Located just up the hill from Biltmore Village at 115 Fairview Road.
All that Glitters: Treasures handpicked from both local artists and markets around the world, featuring Swarovski crystal and diamond jewelry, garden decor, crystal home lighting, and handcrafted designer glass. 10 Lodge Street.