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Not Many Views Like This Left! 10 Ranges, Almost Heaven 3000ft

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Last updated: 12/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Asheville house description

We named our mountain home “Almost Heaven” because when we are there, that is exactly what it feels like to us. At 3,000 feet in elevation, we are close to the stars at night, to the clouds by day and we are witness to gorgeous sunrises and sunsets all year long. When the summer heat is burning up the low lands we have fresh, cool breezes and even sweater weather in the evenings. We look out 40 miles to Mt. Mitchell in the north, ten mountain ranges to where the sun sets in the west and 60 miles to a flat line in the south. We are surrounded by nature, astronomy and meteorology, yet we are a short 35 minute drive to Biltmore House and the excellent restaurants of downtown Asheville, and 20 minutes from Black Mountain and its quaint shops, restaurants, and gigantic grocery stores. We hear the wind in the leaves and catch the sweet smell of Rhododendron and Mountain Laurel in the springtime; we pick wild blackberries in the summer and listen to songbirds all day. We frequently encounter deer, wild turkey and even bobcats, yet we live in a modern, luxurious home with a gourmet kitchen, satellite TV, instant hot water, wonderful beds and mattresses, and windows everywhere to frame the beauty that is all around us. Our home is built for both togetherness and privacy: the family room has a monumental stone fireplace surrounded by leather sofas, the covered side porch serves as an outdoor dining area, the basement offers ping-pong and Foosball tables and three-quarters of the home is surrounded by decks and rockers – while every one of the four bedrooms has its own private porch for personal conversation or quiet reading time away from the larger group. It is the best of all worlds: natural, yet very civilized; remote yet convenient; private yet communal. It is Almost Heaven. We would love to share it with you!

Keywords: House, beauty, 3000 ft, views, Mt. Mitchell, sunsets, vistas, waterfall, Easy drive to Asheville. Private, modern, luxury.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Every bedroom has a private porch overlooking gorgeous mountain views, Game Room with Ping-Pong, Foosball & Nordic Trac in basement, board games and puzzles, instant hot water, front porch view is 60 miles, back deck view is 40 miles to Mt. Mitchell - highest peak east of the Mississippi River, Large covered side porch with outdoor dining table, 48' flat-screen Sony 1080i TV, Blu-Ray player, Bose SounDock iPod player, gourmet kitchen complete with double oven and small appliances; both Keurig and drip coffee makers;whole house emergency generator, lightning suppression system....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Foosball
                  • Ping Pong Table
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Video Library

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Mountain View:

                        Can see Mt. Mitchell to the north, 60 miles to the south. Every window gives you a mountain view....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Rafting
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Skiing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                          • Telephone
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Wood Fireplace

                          Kitchen

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

                          Outside

                          • Balcony:

                            (3) Every bedroom has their own access to a balcony or porch...moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Holiday
                          Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $300
                          Winter
                          Jan 4 - Feb 28, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $250
                          $1,675 $6,500
                          Standard pricing
                          2 night min stay
                          $275
                          $1,825 $7,000
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                          • Tax Rate 6.75%

                          Notes:

                          $110 Cleaning fee. For 7th or 8th person $25 extra per night, per person.


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                          Last updated: 12/12/2014
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                          Location

                          GATEWAY MOUNTAIN IS A GATED COMMUNITY WITH AMENITIES WHICH INCLUDE WATERFALLS, PICNIC AREA, HIKING TRAILS, AND FISHING PONDS.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2007


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                          VRBO #364600

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                          This listing was first published here in 2011.

                          Date last modified - Saturday, December 13, 2014

                          $250 - $300 per night (USD)
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                          4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

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                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                          Member since: 2011
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/12/2014
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                          Not Many Views Like This Left! 10 Ranges, Almost Heaven 3000ft

                          Asheville #364600

                          4 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 8

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