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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: 08/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

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

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:

                6...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Wood Stove
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Towels Provided
              • Living Room seats 6
              • Iron & Board
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Linens Provided

              Entertainment

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

              Communications

              • Internet
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Balcony

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Adventure
              • Away From It All

              Location & View

                  • 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

                  Activities

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Laundromat
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Hospital
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Rafting
                  • Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Hunting
                  • Hiking
                  • Cycling
                  • Groceries
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Walking
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Shopping
                  • Fishing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  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: 08/01/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates
                   

                  Location

                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Asheville
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  19/23/74
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Waynesville
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Maggie Valley
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Waynesville
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Waynesville & Sylva

                  Car: Necessary

                  Balsam village has been a destination for mountain travelers since the 1800s. Situated within Nantahala National Forest, Balsam is conveniently located for day trips to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Historic Waynesville, Asheville, Maggie Valley and Cherokee. Outdoor activities predominate though antiquing, shopping and general piddling around are favorites among our guests.

                   

                  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.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                  Links to more information:

                   

                  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 2012.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, July 31, 2014

                  $200 per night (USD)
                  3

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 08/01/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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