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Asheville Private Cedar Lodge Eye-Popping Vistas/Great Location

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Last updated: 12/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Asheville house description

3-deck 3100 sq. ft. home faces west w/ spectacular sunsets; just minutes from Blue Ridge Parkway, 15 min. from airport, Biltmore Estate & Village & downtown. All interior freshly painted & wallpapered 1/09, new carpeting & tile 7/11. Surrounded by woods yet close to organic/full service grocery stores, restaurants, etc. 50 mile views from deck overlooking Lake Julian to mountains beyond. Boating, fishing, & picnicking at Lake Julian. Full kitchen, settings for 16, seating for 8, table & chairs w/ family size gas grill on main deck, gas fireplace, pool table and 2 HDTV with premium cable, port-a-crib & high chair, central heat/air w/ air filtration system, 2-car garage & office with printer, high speed wireless connection throughout lodge. TVs in master bedroom & king bedroom on main level. Linens, paper products, sweeteners furnished. Well-behaved pets welcome w/ extra fee. Access to Asheville Racquet Club/Fitness center, largest tennis club in WNC, included at no additional charge

Calling all sports/fitness enthusiasts!: Asheville Tennis Club is largest tennis facility in Western NC. No extra charge for guests except use of indoor courts. Fitness center/equipment has classes available plus an outdoor pool. Near Lake Julian, with paddle boat rentals, fishing, volleyball, picnic tables, sailing, hungry ducks and a children's fenced in play ground.

Visitor comments: Previous renters say: 'Hey guys........this place is Awesome. What a cool house. My girls love the TVs. The view is gorgeous....just had coffee on the deck this morning. Thank you so much for sharing your blessings.'
'I just wanted to drop you a quick note to let you know that we had a great time at Highland Heaven. What a great home! My kids are complaining about how puny our TV seems in comparison. We caught a great holiday expo (gingerbread houses) at the Grove Park Inn and just generally relaxed. It was wonderful. Thanks for all your help.' And: 'Hey Woody and Joan.....we are sad. We have to leave today. Gosh, we have enjoyed HH. We are def. coming back and we have already told people in emails out to people that they would love it.' 'you have a beautiful place, well appointed and fitted out...went above and beyond what most property owners do... You and your husband have an exceptional place and have done more than any other owners we have rented from at other locations.'

A recent visitor who stayed there for her daughter's wedding wrote '....We didn't want to leave on Sunday, we felt so relaxed there. There was plenty of room for my whole family and we rarely saw my son, who stayed in the basement the biggest part of the time......He's 21 years old so that was all he needed, a bathroom, a couch, a large TV and a pool table! My five year old niece, who came with us, called her father and said, 'Daddy,we may not be coming home. I found me a house and I'm moving in!'...Thanks again for providing such a welcoming and well-equipped home for us. It is well worth the rent and in a beautiful setting.'


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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 3100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21 minimum age for person responsible for rental...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking allowed anywhere in the home or on the premises $200 penality if evidence of smoking found...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Pet agreement on homeowner website,

          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king


          • Bedroom 2: 1 king


          • Bedroom 3: 2 double


          • Bedroom 4: 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            4 inflatable mattresses...moreless

          • All beds have luxurious sheets and extra padding for that perfect night of sleep. Plenty of pillows and blankets in each room. In temperate weather, sleep with the windows open and soak in sounds of tree frogs. Radios in all bedrooms. Fold out queen couch on lower level, plus one full, three twin inflatable mattresses and portacrib available. Third bedroom has brand new double beds, one plush and one firm. The master suite on top level has walk in closet w/window, large enough to set up crib or inflatable mattress. Having 3 levels provides privacy to each bedroom; teens have loved having the bottom level to themselves, with pool table, large HDTV, half bath and office. The hammock is right outside the sliding glass doors, perfect for lounging with that book you haven't yet found the time to read. Or you can pick from our stack of magazines (Golf Digest, The Economist, Discover, and more) or hundreds of books. Tour online at ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Bathroom 3: toilet


          • Master bath has skylight, window, heated towel rack and floor heater. 2nd bath has heated towel rack and floor heater. Both have hair dryers on the wall....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Lodge situated on hill and would be difficult for handicapped to negotiate. Separate laundry room with full sized washer/dryer, iron and ironing board. Central air filtration system installed 6/06. New hammock on lower level to idle away the hours. Sweeteners, salt/pepper, paper products & coffee filter provided in kitchen. Family sized gas grill on deck, convenient to kitchen Gas fireplace in great room w/remote control Interior of home to be repainted/wallpapered January 2009 ...moreless


              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Game Room
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Pool Table
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Charter cable throughout home; standard and premium channels ...moreless

              • Television:

                2 large screen tv's, smaller ones in king bedrooms...moreless


                  • Family


                  • Arboretum
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Downtown:

                    15 minute drive from downtown...moreless

                  • Lake View:

                    Overlooks Lake Julian from main and top decks...moreless

                  • Mountain
                  • Mountain View:

                    Panoramic view of mountains for miles in the distance...moreless

                  • Town
                  • Water View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting


                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    large dining table with view over deck to Lake Julian...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 10 people


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central heat and air conditioning plus central air filtration system...moreless

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Separate laundry room with full size washer and dryer...moreless

                  • Covered Parking:

                    2 car garage...moreless

                  • Fireplace
                  • Fitness Room / Equipment
                  • Free Long Distance:

                    Free long distance to US locations...moreless

                  • Garage:

                    2 car enclosed garage with garage door opener for guests...moreless

                  • Gas Fireplace:

                    remote control for gas fireplace on main floor...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Lots of Luxury Egyptian towels, comfy linens and pillows provided...moreless

                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking:

                    drive in front of house accomodates several cars...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Home is on private street with ample parking for guests...moreless

                  • Parking On Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Telephone:

                    (5) 5 cordless phones in home with answering machine....moreless

                  • Telescope
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    separate laundry room with full size washer and dryer...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Wireless connection throughout home ...moreless


                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Complete kitchen with variety of utensils, cookware, casserole dishes...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    2 different sets of dishes - enough for 16+...moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    Dishwasher new in 2006, has delayed timer and other features...moreless

                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Full kitchen with service for 16+. Complete cooking and serving utensils plus sweeteners and paper products provided...moreless

                  • Kitchenette
                  • Microwave:

                    built in over the stove...moreless

                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items:

                    variety of spices above oven left by prior guests. Paper towels/napkins supplied...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    full sized with ice maker and freezer new in 2010...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    new in 2008...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Balcony:

                    private balcony off master bedroom on top floor...moreless

                  • Barbecue
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    (3) table for 4 on main deck, plus rocking chairs and grill Bottom deck has hammock...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    family sized gas grill on deck near kitchen; connected to house gas line so no need for tanks...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Tennis:

                    available at nearby Asheville tennis club...moreless

                  • Terrace
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        members of nearby fitness center that guests can visit at no extra charge/tennis courts, exercise equipment, classes...moreless

                      Forms Of Payment

                          • Accept Credit Card


                          Write a review 4.5
                          from 11 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Jun 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $340 $370
                          Fri, Sat
                          $2,300 $9,000
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Pet Fee $15
                          • Taxes Included


                          Thanksgiving, Christmas $100 extra, available for week minimum

                          Cancellation policy:

                          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                          Last updated: 12/15/2014
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                          10 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Asheville regional airport
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          350 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          5 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          5 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          highway 25A/Sweeten Creek Road
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          45 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          350 Miles
                          Nearest Beach

                          Car: Necessary

                          Highalnd Heaven is only a 15 minute drive from Asheville Regional Airport &Biltmore House; 10 minutes away from the Blue Ridge Parkway. 5 minutes down the mountain and you'll be at Lake Julian, a wooded lake/recreational facility maintained by Buncombe County. Hungry ducks await you, or you can rent paddle boats, fish, play volleyball or use enclosed children's playground. The entrance to I-26 is only a few minutes away, with Hendersonville and Brevard (music festivals) under 30 minute drive. Flat Rock, with Carl Sandburg Home and Flat Rock Playhouse, also under 30 minutes away. Skiing in Madison County between 30-40 minute drive up I-26 and Hwy 19/23.

                          Other Activities: Biltmore Estate paddle boats, picnicking, fitness center, shopping, restaurants


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2004

                          Why the Owner Chose Asheville:
                          Our home is most convenient to a variety of activities, from Biltmore Estate to Asheville Regional Airport to downtown. Less than 10 minutes from full service grocery stores, restaurants and other shopping.

                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english



                          • Front of lodge from drive.

                            Front of lodge from drive.

                          • dining area of great room

                            dining area of great room

                          • Master bedroom on top floor

                            Master bedroom on top floor

                          • kitchen


                          • King on main floor

                            King on main floor

                          • Downstairs office - high speed/wireless connection

                            Downstairs office - high speed/wireless connection

                          • Downstairs half bath

                            Downstairs half bath

                          • Full bath on main floor

                            Full bath on main floor

                          • Fall view from the balcony

                            Fall view from the balcony

                          • Summer off main deck

                            Summer off main deck

                          • Entranceway to Highland Heaven

                            Entranceway to Highland Heaven

                          • sitting area downstairsd

                            sitting area downstairsd

                          • To garage

                            To garage

                          • Another view of the great room

                            Another view of the great room

                          • Private deck off master bedroom

                            Private deck off master bedroom

                          • From kitchen looking into great room

                            From kitchen looking into great room

                          • Double bedroom on main floor

                            Double bedroom on main floor

                          • Front hall/entranceway

                            Front hall/entranceway

                          • From back yard looking at decks

                            From back yard looking at decks

                          • Spring sunrise in Heaven

                            Spring sunrise in Heaven

                          • From the gravel driveway

                            From the gravel driveway

                          • Winter view

                            Winter view

                          • Downstairs game room

                            Downstairs game room

                          VRBO #140348

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                          This listing was first published here in 2005.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                          $340 - $370 per night (USD)

                          3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 12

                          View calendar: Updated 12/15/14
                          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                          Member since: 2005
                          Speaks: english
                          • Response time: Within 24 hours
                          • Response rate: 80%
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/15/2014
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