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Mountain Top, Spectacular View, Private, Quiet, Pet Friendly

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balsam SKY front porch overlooking the Nantahala National Forest

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Last updated: 11/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Balsam house description

balsamSKY is a vacation rental home located at 4000' on the summit of Piney Mountain near Balsam Gap in beautiful Western North Carolina. Unlike other vacation rentals in the Balsam area, balsamSKY provides guests with a spectacular 360 degree view of surrounding mountain ranges and absolute privacy at the end of a private road. The property is conveniently located only 8 miles from downtown Waynesville and 12 miles from Maggie Valley. Area attractions include downtown Asheville, the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great Smoky Mountains. This vacation property is family owned and operated.

balsamSKY is pet friendly, and the property is entirely non-smoking.

We Accept Pets: balsamSKY is pet friendly, and we do not charge extra for your furry family member.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    balsamSKY is located at the very top of 4300' Piney Mountain. There are sweeping long range views of the surrounding mountain ranges....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Whitewater Rafting

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Stove

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $200
                      $950 $3,300
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                      • Tax Rate 6.75%

                      Notes:

                      1/2 rental rate required to make reservation

                      remainder due on arrival

                      payment via personal check or PayPal

                      $300 refundable security deposit due on arrival


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 11/01/2014
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                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
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                      Owner info

                      About the owner: I grew up on Balsam, and know about every nook and cranny in that area. I used to qualify as a local, but since I moved away, I can only claim 'native.' I find Western North Carolina an outdoor enthusiast's dream. I hike, bike, kayak, trail run and sail, so I return as often as I can to play and avail myself of the culinary wonders of Asheville. Most of my family still lives on the property, and I intend to move back permanently on retirement.

                      Why the Owner Chose Balsam:
                      balsamSKY was built in the early 1980s as a year-round residence for my father and his wife. The house was built entirely with timber harvested from the land and was milled by a local lumberman. One of the most unique homes on Balsam, the house is surrounded by over 100 privately owned acres. The land has been in the original family's possession for over 60 years.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      balsamSKY has a spectacular sweeping view of the Nantahala mountains. The mountain top location affords guests absolute privacy.


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • balsam SKY front porch overlooking the Nantahala National Forest

                        balsam SKY front porch overlooking the Nantahala National Forest

                      • balsamSKY open living area

                        balsamSKY open living area

                      • balsam SKY driveway

                        balsam SKY driveway

                      • balsamSKY wrap around porch

                        balsamSKY wrap around porch

                      • balsamSKY view from porch toward the northeast

                        balsamSKY view from porch toward the northeast

                      • full bed in the mountain view bedroom

                        full bed in the mountain view bedroom

                      • balsamSKY game area/dining nook

                        balsamSKY game area/dining nook

                      • balsamSKY view from north porch

                        balsamSKY view from north porch

                      • balsamSKY master bathroom

                        balsamSKY master bathroom

                      • balsamSKY master suite sitting area

                        balsamSKY master suite sitting area

                      • balsamSKY view from drive toward the south

                        balsamSKY view from drive toward the south

                      • balsamSKY view from porch

                        balsamSKY view from porch

                      • balsam SKY master suite

                        balsam SKY master suite

                      • balsamSKY master suite sitting area

                        balsamSKY master suite sitting area

                      • balsamSKY open living area

                        balsamSKY open living area

                      • balsamSKY bedroom, view of Blue Ridge Parkway

                        balsamSKY bedroom, view of Blue Ridge Parkway

                      • balsamSKY kitchen

                        balsamSKY kitchen

                      • balsamSKY bedroom, view toward the south

                        balsamSKY bedroom, view toward the south

                      • balsaSKY hall bathroom

                        balsaSKY hall bathroom

                      • balsamSKY spring lilacs from porch

                        balsamSKY spring lilacs from porch

                      • balsamSKY winter snow

                        balsamSKY winter snow

                      • balsamSKY wrap around porch

                        balsamSKY wrap around porch

                      • balsamSKY drive in winter

                        balsamSKY drive in winter

                      VRBO #430198

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Saturday, November 01, 2014

                      $200 per night (USD)
                      3

                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 11/01/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                      Member since: 2011
                      Speaks: english
                      • Response time: Within 2 days
                      • Response rate: 100%
                      • Calendar last updated: 11/01/2014
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