0 miles from French Broad River
Peace, relaxation, solitude, luxury, with only the breeze or the cry of a soaring hawk to break the silence.....all surrounded by a 100-acre nature preserve with turkeys, bobcats, deer, and even an occasional bear. Just seven miles from the center of eclectic and historic Asheville, North Carolina, and close to a host of Western North Carolina attractions and activities. A uniquely constructed home that seamlessly blends with its mountain environment, the home features a 22-foot-high cathedral ceiling, three large stone fireplaces (one in the living room, one in the master bedroom and one in the downstairs living room), and includes all the usual amenities plus a 4-person hot tub on the terrace, broadband Internet, a surround sound system throughout the house and unlimited U.S. long distance calling. Completely furnished, it will comfortably accommodate 12 people. We welcome up to two pets with an additional fee.
The oversized master bedroom on the first floor has a king bed, 32" flat screen smart TV, reclining chair and stone fireplace. The master bath features a sunken tub, a separate porcelain tile shower and two sinks. The second bedroom features a queen bed. The second bathroom has a shower and a single sink. The third bedroom is furnished with two twin beds and is in the loft. The fourth bedroom is on the lower level and has a king bed.
The fifth bedroom is on the lower level and has a queen bed. The living room on the first floor has a large flat screen smart TV, DVD, stone wood burning fireplace and large sofa. The living room on the lower level has a flat screen smart TV, DVD, stone wood burning fireplace, sofa and pool table. Several sliding glass doors allow easy access to the deck. Four of the bedrooms have long range mountain views. All linens and towels provided.
The home is split into three levels you will be renting all three levels - 4500 sq ft. The 1200 sq ft of outside decking and 400 sq ft of terrace offers privacy for the perfect place to relax (and while no smoking is allowed inside, smoking is permitted on the deck). With the gas grill, it’s also the perfect place to cook and dine. Or enjoy preparing gourmet meals in the fully equipped kitchen as you enjoy the mountain vistas. The kitchen includes full-size appliances, including refrigerator with ice/water in the door, electric stove with self-cleaning oven, dishwasher, and microwave and a kitchenette on the lower level. You’ll find sharp knives, a multitude of pots, pans and baking dishes, pizza pans, hand mixer, toaster, blender, and coffee grinder and maker. There’s also a full-size washer and dryer for your convenience.
Lush, green and serene, the home is remarkably close to historic Asheville, with abundant shopping, dining, arts, and entertainment. Just 9 miles away is the world famous Biltmore House. Also visit the world famous Grove Park Inn & Spa less than 6 miles away, walk around Beaver Lake or Lake Louise, or picnic alongside the French Broad River only a 2 mile drive. Cruise the Blue Ridge Parkway, just 9 miles away.
Other area attractions and activities include: the quaint town of Weaverville, the 435-acre North Carolina Arboretum, the Pisgah National Forest (mountain biking, swimming, hiking), horseback riding, balloon rides, skiing at Wolf Laurel (19 miles), relaxing at the historic Hot Springs Spa (30 miles), Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, Chimney Rock Park, Grandfather Mountain, the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, and, of course, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
But then you may find you’d just rather stay home and sit on the deck with a good book.
Access to the entire home except for the home office in the basement which has a separate entrance and separate parking and privacy fence has been installed to ensure your privacy.
Interaction with guests
We travel regularly so we don't meet our guests personally when they check in. The phone numbers provided are for Georgie, Susie and maintenance who will be able to assist with any questions regarding our home.
Other things to note
There is a home office with a separate outside entrance that will be used during normal office hours.
Must be over 25 years old to rent this property.
Keywords: Long Range Mountain Views, Asheville, Biltmore House, Fireplaces, Decks