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Valentine's Special! 10 Min to Asheville! Featured on Travel Show Sweet Retreats

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A refined cabin with farmhouse influence and luxurious amenities await you!

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Last updated: 02/11/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Black Mountain house description

* The Owl's Nest was featured on ABC travel show Sweet Retreats in May of 2013, and was the only cabin property selected out of tens of thousands of vacation rentals! This artistically designed treehouse is full of carefully planned details from handcrafted sinks, honed granite counters throughout and reclaimed antique Black Walnut floors and fireplace mantle. The Village of Cheshire has 9 properties available, cabins, a family home and The Owl's Nest treehouse, all conveniently located 1 mile off HWY 40, exit 64 along HWY 9 South. We are located just 11 miles from downtown Asheville; 20 miles from the Asheville Airport; 2 hours west of the Charlotte Airport. The Biltmore House, Grove Park Spa, Chimney Rock, and Lake Lure are all just a short drive away.

Built in 2008, this home has Pottery Barn furnishings throughout, hypoallergenic bedding and modern luxuries including flat screen, high def TVs, porcelain tub, and WiFi, fully stocked kitchen so you can have a romantic dinner in front of the wood burning fireplace. The Village Center is a short walk away from the Village’s Center's Morning Glory Cafe (3 meals/day) and Artisan Market.

The Morning Glory Cafe and The Blackbird Tavern offer a selection of local, domestic and foreign beers and wines, in addition to menus filled with cuisine inspired by local, fresh vegetables and organic meats, and daily fresh pastries (Artisan Market and Blackbird Tavern).

Each cabin has a loft accessible by library ladder. This high space is the perfect spot to catch a glimpse of local birds: wrens, hummingbirds, blue jays, red cardinals, hoot owls, screech owls, and chickadees. Wildlife abounds here year round, providing a wealth of enjoyment for nature lovers. ?Hiking, mountain biking, fishing, kayaking, and rafting and horseback riding are popular activities in the area.




Keywords: This artistically designed vertical home is a modern treehouse with custom designed finishes and a 360 degree view of the surrounding mountains and The Seven Sisters Range. You will be walking distance from the Village Center with The Artisan Gourmet Market, Coffee, Wine Bar, & Cafe, Morning Glory Cafe, The Blackbird Tavern, and just 2 miles from downtown Black Mountain. A 10 minute drive takes you into downtown Asheville and Biltmore Village with The Biltmore House. You can hike on nearby trails in Montreat or Blue Ridge Assembly. If you are interested in learning about properties, Cheshire Realty is a full service realty firm with insight into the most up-to-date property local listings.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Car Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 5-10

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (1) Pottery Barn low profile King frame with Pillow top mattress., Queen size Beds (1) Pottery Barn Sleeper Sofa main level, Twin or Single Beds (1) Pottery Barn Day Bed in Master Bedroom Loft, Child Beds (1) Inflatable toddler mattress and playpen available., Baby Cribs (1) Playpen available., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Pottery Barn Queen Sleeper Sofa on main level, Murphy Beds (1) Full Size Pillow-Top Mattress....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • The Village of Cheshire is a TND neighborhood with coffee house, wine bar, cafe, tavern, salon, gym, tennis (indoor and outside courts), creek, close to trailheads and playgrounds....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Village:

    Village of Cheshire is a TND with a Village Center in walking distance: Cafe, Wine Bar, Coffee Bar, Gourmet Market, Hair Salon, Gym, Park, Garden, Creek, Playground, Tennis....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Room

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Gravel pull off just prior to house on right...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi password Cheshire...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Balcony on both sides of house, each with 2 chairs...moreless

  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio:

    Wrap around deck with Pottery Barn dining table...moreless

  • Golf Cart
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Payment Type

  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    Located at Cheshire Fitness Club in the neighborhood...moreless

  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial day
May 20 - May 27, 2015
3 night min stay
$449 $559
Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Summer Rate
Jun 1 - Sep 1
3 night min stay
$429 $449
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,993 $11,790
Labor day
Sep 2 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$449 $559
Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

leafs Season
Oct 1 - Nov 1, 2015
3 night min stay
$459 $509
Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving
Nov 21 - Nov 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$499 $599
Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Christmas-New Years
Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016
3 night min stay
$499 $599
Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$399 $399
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,643 $10,570
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $89
  • Cleaning Fee $195 + tax
  • Handling Fee $50 + tax
  • Tax Rate 14%

Notes:

Convenience Fee of $50.00 will be added if you choose to use a credit card instead of electing en e-check.

No pets.


Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 02/11/2015
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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville Airport (AVL)
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 mile- walking distance
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Biltmore Forest
1.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 40
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Blackbird Tavern and Morning Glory- u can walk
50 Miles
Nearest Ski
Beech, Sugar, Cataluche, Wolf Laurel all 1-1.5 hr

Car: Not Necessary

fly fishing, climbing, bouldering, hash runs, trail running, Chimney Rock, Lake Lure boat tours, Yoga studio, hiking, mountain biking, Pisgah National Forest, Montreat, Blue Ridge Conference Center, Ridgecrest Conference Center. Biltmore House and Grove Park Inn and Spa

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997

About the owner: I grew up on the land where my cabin is as a boy, and built the cabin last year. I'm a fireman/medic that decided to develop my family land in 1997 after studying new urbanism at Oxford in England. People seem to like to be in a place where you can walk to everything that you need- grocery store, restaurant, tavern, hair salon, trails, fields to walk your dog, etc. So I built my cabin where everything is easy to walk to and yet you have a secluded little slice of nature surrounding your cabin allowing you to relax and enjoy your tranquil surroundings. I love the view of Camp Branch Creek with the sound of babbling water and birds singing invites you to kick back and enjoy the elements that I have thoughtfully put together to create this very special place called Cheshire after my grandmother's family name.


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • A refined cabin with farmhouse influence and luxurious amenities await you!

    A refined cabin with farmhouse influence and luxurious amenities await you!

  • Chimney Rock & Lake Lure: where Dirty Dancing & Dances With Wolves were filmed.

    Chimney Rock & Lake Lure: where Dirty Dancing & Dances With Wolves were filmed.

  • This is us- The Ragans. The Village of Cheshire is our family business.

    This is us- The Ragans. The Village of Cheshire is our family business.

  • Master suite complete with full bath

    Master suite complete with full bath

  • Mountain timbers provide a screen between you and your cabin neighbors.

    Mountain timbers provide a screen between you and your cabin neighbors.

  • Camp Branch Creek running through property.

    Camp Branch Creek running through property.

  • Our youngest daughter, Abbie, is learning to tend to the green spaces early.

    Our youngest daughter, Abbie, is learning to tend to the green spaces early.

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  • Sleeps
    10
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    House
  • Reviews
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated: 02/11/2015
Email owner

+1 8282311500
Owner India Ragan

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