The Village


The Village
24 Empire Lane, Flat Rock, NC 28731
Phone: 828-707-0969 Phone: 828-707-0969
Email: The Village
Website: Visit Community Website

At A Glance…

The Village, created and operated by Simple Life, is a small cottage home community.

PRICING:  1 & 2 bedroom cottages and tiny homes starting at $99,500.

AMENITIES: Connect at the pool, clubhouse, or community events. Stay healthy and active at the fitness center, make new four-legged friends at the dog park. Share the harvest from the community garden.

VISITS & TOURS: Open 10 AM – 5 PM Monday – Saturday, appointment suggested.

Community Amenities• Gated entrance• Covered mailboxes• Clubhouse with large screen TV, internet cafe, pool table • Fitness and yoga room • Bocce ball court• Swimming pool• Outdoor pavilion and grill• Fishing ponds • Green spaces and walking trails• Fire pit • Dog parkHome Features• Lofted and non-lofted models available • 1 & 2 bedroom cottages starting at $99,500• Home sites up to 3,000 sq. ft. with landscaping and private driveway• High end finishes and full sized appliances• Modern options and log cabin options

Simple Life offers unique housing choice that has an intergenerational appeal. The Village at Flat Rock, NC is a sub neighborhood within Simple Life. We specialize in affordable, best-in-class, pocket communities (boutique, with a village-like feel), where lifestyle and minimal footprint are the priorities. For active and independent people who want to live more practically and in balance with the environment, but who still value quality and good living.

Our communities are designed with the perfect balance of private and shared space in mind. We offer private, craftsman quality homes that extend into shared amenities and an open, pet-friendly, resort-style experience.
Our philosophy embraces reducing possessions and the burden of keeping up to experience real freedom. We encourage residents to step outdoors where they can experience genuine belonging through shared experiences and regularly connecting with caring, welcoming neighbors and nature.

We invite you to explore our cottages and tiny homes for sale, our team is standing by to welcome you. Experience simple downsized living surrounded by luxury amenities, minutes from services, nightlife, and world-class recreation.

Real estate taxes, municipal water and sewer, basic cable, lawn service, tree care, and road maintenance are all covered by a homesite land lease. The land lease also includes upkeep of community amenities including pool, yoga room, fitness room, clubhouse, bocce ball court, dog parks, fishing ponds, outdoor pavilion and grill, and green spaces.Monthly land leases starting at $225 and monthly lifestyle fees starting at $340.
Visit the Simple Life website to learn more about the available tiny house and cottage floor plans showing now.


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Home Choices At The Village

Six Unique Neighborhoods within the Simple Life Community

The Highlands

Features new home models with second bedroom options, 191 sq. ft. screened in decks, and upgraded landscaping. Starting at $117,900 homesites come with two car driveway, landscaping, firepit, private pergola, and more included. Showing now.

The Creekside

Offers a unique opportunity to place a home lengthwise along Dunn Creek with waterside views and the pleasant sounds of running water. These beautiful homes start at $99,500 with two car driveway, landscaping, and extended deck on homesite included.

This beautifully designed cottage on the creek is only $103,500! Previously listed at $108,500!!
Built by Clayton Homes, this uniquely designed 1-bedroom home is 399 square foot on the main level, and also features a loft for guest sleeping or extra storage. Washer and dryer are included, as well as an electric fireplace and beautiful, full-size kitchen appliances. Placed alongside Dunn Creek, Mockingjay features a covered porch for entertaining and relaxing while listening to the sounds of running water.

This beautiful 1 bedroom home features a non-lofted floorplan so the vaulted ceilings can be seen throughout. Gorgeous deck with double stair entry provides ample outdoor living space. Starting at $128,000.