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W/C Accessible Ranch-Style Home

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Front of the home in the Summer.

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Last updated: 05/30/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Franklin house description

This home will not be available until April 1, 2014. It has been closed down for the winter. I will resume taking reservations after April 1 plus or minus...once I am able to head up and open it up for season. I apologize for any inconvenience. Please keep me in mind for the Spring and Summer months.

This home is W/C accessible but the modifications blend with the architecture and make regular access easier! There is a ramp to the screened porch on one side; steps on another and ground level access at a third location. The bathroom has H/C toilet, roll-in shower & pedestal sink with a door to the master bedroom creating a 'suite-like' effect offering privacy!

The brook really babbles and you can hear it when you sit on the large screened porch overlooking a wonderful southwestern view of the valley & distant mountains. DSL Internet modem and wireless router are available for use. There are two TV's, DVR, CD player, VCR and new DVD player plus an assortment of books, magazines, playing cards, dominos & board games.

Southwestern NC has so much to offer! There are great garage sales, wonderful thrift stores plus antique and gem shops. The Blue Ridge Parkway is among the most famous scenic drives that are right in the immediate area! There are many arts & crafts shops in and around the area, as well. If you go driving around, you may even run across 'FRESH EGGS FOR SALE' signs!

Of course, there's the golfing, wildly popular in Macon & Jackson Counties! For the more daring, there's kayaking, canoeing, hiking, bicycling, etc. The only things you need to bring are clothes and food and maybe your laptop. For the diehards among you, the Cherokee casino has just been enlarged AND they added a huge free, parking garage! It's only an hour away!

Discovered some good restaurants this trip. 'Cafe Rel' at the Hot Spot gas station...no joke, the place has incredible food! Gourmet...classy...tasty...unusual! 'The Cajun Connection' on Highland Road. The crab chowder was amazing. The food was not real spicy but extremely tasty. Plus they have a New Orleans beer there kept very cold! The best was the blueberry creme brulee! There are many in the area catering to every taste.
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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Yes. $5 per pet per lease term....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Handicap accessible. Stackable washer dryer in the bathroom. Plenty of towels, etc. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Wood burning stove, cooking utensils, towels & linens, washer/dryer, H/C toilet & shower, on-grade secondary access to rear yard, screened porch, ceiling fans, etc, There are dog & cat bowls and a litter box! Please, no smoking inside the home, Pets are welcome but limited, please, to 2 dogs, 2 cats or one of each, An additional $5 per pet per week or weekend will be included in your rate quote for your reservation...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Just brought a 32 inch TV for the master bedroom....moreless

  • VCR

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    There are two window units in the event it gets too hot!...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Part of the stackable unit....moreless

  • Computer Available
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided:

    Everything is provided....towels, sheets, extra pillows, etc....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Large area beside the house....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Relatively level area...considering it's the mountains. Great for motorcycles, RV's, W/C vans, etc....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine:

    It's a stackable unit...works great....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Yes...moreless

  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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from 8 traveler reviews
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$75
$450 $1,350

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $35
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

I like to receive 50% of the term rental with the confirmation. The mailing address can be provided. Otherwise, a check or cash given to my neighbors Robert & Cindy, will work also.


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Calendar

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Location

7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Franklin Golf Course
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 441

Car: Necessary

The new walking/bike trail hugs the bank of the Little Tennessee River and is W/C accessible as well as locationally convenient, Many enjoy tubing, kyaking, fishing, golfing, garage sales, & routing around in thrift or consignment shops, At the other end of the spectrum, Pigeon Forge, TN, the famous Cherokee, NC casinos, Gaitlinburg, TN and Dillard, GA are convenient day trips, Greenville, SC and Atlanta, GA are each about 2-1/2 hours away!

Asheville, Waynesville, Maggie Valley, Cashiers/Highlands are all comfortable day trips also. A must see is the Biltmore Mansion in Asheville. The house is incredible. The winery is very warm and comfortable. You can stand at the tasting bar and sample a variety of locally made wine. And there is a nice restaurant available on the premise. The winery and restaurant are wheelchair accessible, and so is the Biltmore mansion...except that there is no way to get to the basement. Elevators can accommodate wheelchairs, so two floors are accessible. They do charge you less if you are in a wheelchair.

There are many things to do and a lot of information available at the Chamber of Commerce. Of course, if you do not want to do anything, there's the option of sitting around listening to the babbling brook!!! You can do that too!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: Not much to say. We live in Florida and vacation here in NC regularly. I am a full-time caregiver for my head-injured companion a Navy veteran. Dog and cat come with us.

Why the Owner Chose Franklin:
We needed a place that was easily made H/C accessible, was close to the VA Medical Center in Asheville, had good vehicular access, was convenient to services but quiet, and cost effective. This place has been a dream come true for us. Anyone who has traveled with someone requiring hands-on care can understand how difficult the run of the mill motel/hotel can be, especially on the care giver. It's not perfect but it works well for our access needs. I love this place and spend as much time here as possible.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
That it is quiet and I only have to unload/reload the car once! It is well supplied with cooking untensils and I even have cookbooks. By the way, it's quiet....except for the babbling brook.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Front of the home in the Summer.

    Front of the home in the Summer.

  • September 2012 added new 40' flat screen! Rearranged the furniture too!

    September 2012 added new 40' flat screen! Rearranged the furniture too!

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Date last modified - Saturday, October 11, 2014

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Minimum stay: 3 nights
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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    House
  • Reviews
    8
Owner
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated: 05/30/2014
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Cell: (727) 560-2186, Home: (727) 938-2268 (Florida, USA)

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