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Mountain Views, Pet Friendly, Hot Tub, Easy Access, Peaceful 8 Acres!

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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

VIEWS, PRIVACY, CONVENIENCE, EASY ACCESS, HOT TUB, and an AMAZING DECK!!!

The Asheville Country Chalet is unquestionably one of the most unique vacation rentals in the area!


The custom-built Passive Solar home was designed for both comfort and entertaining. It has generously sized rooms, amazing views, and seemingly endless areas to gather… or to enjoy a little solitude and tranquility.

Designed as a Swiss Chalet, updates have maintained the original character and rustic elegance while adding modern conveniences.

The Chalet is offered with 4 Bedrooms and 3 Bathrooms. Queen beds in all 4 Bedrooms, plus a Queen sleeper sofa (in the Sweet Suite).

MAIN LEVEL:
• 3 Bedrooms w/closets, dressers, and light-blocking curtains
• 2 full Bathrooms
• Den w/cable television
• Kitchen w/pantry and pass-through to Dining Room
• Dining Room w/seating for 10
• Living Room w/fireplace and wall of windows… pastoral and mountain views!
• 900 square-foot DECK w/seating and dining areas

WALK-OUT LOWER LEVEL:
• Recreation Room w/ping pong, a pub table with 4 stools, and a seating area w/cable television
• Sweet Suite efficiency apartment with Private Bedroom, Full Bathroom, Full Kitchen, and Living/Dining area
• Patio
• Hot Tub

OTHER AMENITIES:
• High Speed wi-fi
• Cable television
• Stereo Receiver and CD player with indoor and outdoor speakers
• Land line with unlimited domestic long distance

ANIMAL FRIENDLY! Pets must:
• Have current vaccinations and flea preventative
• Be leashed or obedient and will come to you on command
• Not wander into the neighbors' yards
• Not get on furniture without using the 'Dog Sheets' provided to protect couches and bedding

We DO NOT CHARGE A PET FEE (not yet, anyway!). We do expect guests to maintain control over pets, walk them as needed, prevent damage to the property or furnishings, and clean up all messes.

The Main Level Master Suite has a private full Bathroom with double sinks, radiant heat flooring, and a walk-in shower for two! There are two other Bedrooms that share a Bathroom. Additional space on the Main Level includes the Kitchen, Dining Room with seating for 10, Living Room with Fireplace and a wall of windows, Den with cable television, and the oh-so-wonderful Deck!

The Lower Level has a Recreation Room with ping pong, air hockey, and a seating area with cable television. The Sweet Suite efficiency apartment is adjacent to the Rec Room, and is the most private area of the Chalet. It has an interior entrance that opens up to a Living/Dining area with a propane-fired woodstove, a Queen sleeper sofa, and cable television. The Sweet Suite has the 4th Bedroom, 3rd Bathroom, and the 2nd Kitchen.


LOCATION: This property is 17 miles from Asheville’s city limits, approximately a 20-25 minute drive to the heart of downtown. It is easily accessed via Interstate 26 and Highway 197, with no curvy mountain roads to maneuver. There are also several cab companies that can transport groups to and from downtown.

It is 10 minutes to the charming historic towns of Weaverville and Mars Hill. It’s only a few miles to the Coleman Boundary area of the Pisgah National Forest, 3 miles to Navitat Canopy Adventures (quite possibly the best zipline company in the country), and the French Broad River is nearby: kayaking, rafting, tubing, and fly fishing are offered by several local Outfitters. Bent Creek recreation area in Asheville ranks among the top 10 Mountain Biking sites in the country!

Voted 'Beer City' USA for 4 consecutive years, there is more than the fabulous craft breweries in Asheville. LaZoom Comedy Tours offer family-friendly as well as 'R-rated' adult entertainment, the Blue Ridge Parkway is beautiful any time of year, the Biltmore Estate is the largest privately-owned house in the United States and is open for tours year-round, the Arboretum and Botanical Gardens are lovely, and other recreational options are seemingly endless! Mix in Asheville's cuisine, art, and music... you are not likely to find a quaint vacation destination with so much to offer!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Available at no additional charge: Pack-n-Play, high chair, and toddler chairs....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    2 steps to front porch, main level is suitable for a wheelchair although bathroom doorways are standard width...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    OUTDOORS SMOKING ONLY!...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Friendly, house-trained dogs allowed, but must be updated on vaccinations & flea preventative. They are not permitted to wander off the property. A gate on the deck keeps dogs (and small children) contained....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Bedroom 1: Master Suite: 1 queen

    Light-blocking curtains, pillows and sheets provided....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: shared Bath: 1 queen

    Light-blocking curtains, pillows and sheets provided....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: shared Bath: 1 queen

    Light-blocking curtains, pillows and sheets provided....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: Sweet Suite: 1 queen

    Light-blocking curtains, pillows and sheets provided....moreless

  • Each Bedroom has a dresser and closet ready for your use. Pillows, sheets, and blankets are provided....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 3: Sweet Suite: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: Master Bath: toilet, shower

    Double sinks, radiant heat, walk-in shower...moreless

  • pre Hot Tub shower: shower

    In Recreation Room...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: shared: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bath towels, hand towels, and washclothes are provided

Entertainment

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Basic cable channels...moreless

  • Stereo:

    BRING CD's!!!...moreless

  • Television:

    Main Level Den, Lower Level Recreation Room; Sweet Suite Living area...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Pastoral and mountain views... through the windows, from the deck and the hot tub! The ridgeline is even visible at night!!!...moreless

  • Rural:

    Easy access (no curvy mountain roads), 'Country Living' 10 minutes to Weaverville and Mars Hill, 20 minutes to Asheville...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets, blankets, and pillows provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    18' Beamed ceilings with a wall of windows to take in the view!...moreless

  • Parking:

    Circular driveway...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Unlimited domestic long distance land line...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath and hot tub...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Rec Room/Laundry area...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Hi speed wireless internet...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Propane fired, in Sweet Suite...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Main Level and Sweet Suite...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Well-supplied kitchens: Main Level and Sweet Suite...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Main Level and Sweet Suite...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Main Level...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, Pepper, Sugar, Ketchup, and Mustard are supplied... as well as 'starter' paper towels....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    French Door fridge with ice maker in the lower freezer drawer; Recreation Room has a full size refrigerator/freezer; Sweet Suite has an apartment size refrigerator/freezer...moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric: Main Level and Sweet Suite...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    The most amazingly inviting deck!...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    A ground deck shaded by live Wisteria vines to take in the view from yet another location on this 8-acre property!...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Wolf Laurel Ski Resort is nearby, but the best sledding hill in the county is on THIS property!...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    6-Person tub. PLEASE WASH SWIM SUITS IN ADVANCE WITHOUT DETERGENT TO KEEP WATER CLEAR AND BUBBLE-FREE!...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Holiday: Independence Day
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2015
4 night min stay
$395
$2,590
Hoiday: Memorial Day
Sep 2 - Sep 9, 2015
4 night min stay
$395
$2,590
Leaf Season
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
4 night min stay
$395
$2,590
Winter Rate
Nov 1 - Nov 22, 2015
2 night min stay
$350
Holiday: Thanksgiving
Nov 24 - Nov 30, 2015
5 night min stay
$395
$2,590
Holiday: Christmas
Dec 22 - Dec 28, 2015
5 night min stay
$395
$2,590
Holiday: New Year's
Dec 29 - Jan 5, 2016
4 night min stay
$395
$2,590
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$395
$2,590

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $200
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Maximum occupancy is 10, unless arrangements are made in advance.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville Regional Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Blue Mtn Pizza, Mike's, Creperie, etc: Weaverville
Asheville
Nearest Ferry
None
13 Miles
Nearest Golf
THE YARD!!!! or Reems Creek Golf Club
75 Miles
Nearest Train
Greenville SC (GRV)
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
200 Feet to Hwy 197, 4 Miles to Interstate 26
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Multiple restaurants, Weaverville & Mars Hill NC
22 Miles
Nearest Ski
Wolf Laurel
280 Miles
Nearest Beach
Charleston SC area

Car: Necessary

Only 17 miles to the heart of downtown Asheville (~20-25 minutes), this property is a peaceful and private retreat.

The charming town of Weaverville is less than 10 miles and offers restaurants, shops, galleries, grocery, pharmacies, and banking.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: I've been in real estate for what seems my entire life. With parents as Realtors, it's always been a family business. I began appraising in college, investing in rentals at the age of 24, and have been a Property Manager ever since. I fell in love with this house and it's view during my first showing (as a Real Estate Broker)... luckily for me, my clients were not interested! Eight months later, I purchased the home and ~8 acres.

Why the Owner Chose Asheville:
This property and house leave people in awe... from the initial impression coming up the driveway to the expansive living area leading directly to that 'magnet' of a deck... it has the ideal balance of peace, views, and easy access to downtown and other amenities! It is, undoubtedly, one of the most special properties in the Asheville area! Built in 1986 as a retirement residence with a Swiss Chalet design, there are charming and unique details throughout. The coat closet and pantry lights come on when the doors are opened, skylights and a passive solar design provide a light and bright atmosphere, the ceiling soars to 18' in the Living room, and all rooms of ample size. The kitchen cabinets were hand-made by the original owner and feature a 'Small Appliance Garage': simply open the door with the brass 'Coffee Maker' label, and pull out the trolley upon which sits the coffee maker! The spice drawer might amuse you, or inspire you... the dumbwaiter is non-functioning, but still fun to check out! How often do you see a modern version of Thomas Jefferson's invention? Multiple indoor and outdoor 'living areas' make this home an ideal get-away for intimate escapes, family reunions, or for your visitors who prefer a home rather than a hotel. Spacious and comfortable, there are options to relax in/on the... Den, Living Room, Kitchen with a 'pass-through' to the Dining Room, the Deck, a shady pergola, and 8 acres upon which to roam! UPDATE: As of October 2013, the Chalet can be rented with (or without) the lower level Recreation Room/laundry area and/or the Efficiency Apartment! The latter has its own kitchen, private bath, bedroom with a Queen, and a Living Area with a Queen sleeper sofa. Ideal for additional guests to have a bit of privacy from those staying on the main level!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
I've gradually made improvements over the years, most of them cosmetic with a few upgrades to the major systems. Although it is still a 'work in progress', the home is fully functional and comfortable. It has already come a long way and I continue to enjoy the process of converting it into my vision and having the ability to share this special property with guests! Please see www.vrbo.com/495206 to review additional rental options, as the Chalet on this listing (436612) is available as a 2 BR/1 BA.


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Photos

  • Deck time: Chairs with slide-out ottomans...

    Deck time: Chairs with slide-out ottomans...

  • Deck seating: shaded passive solar design for summer; winter sun warms the LR!

    Deck seating: shaded passive solar design for summer; winter sun warms the LR!

  • Yard for play! Largest 2-bedroom in Asheville area! See VRBO #495206 for 3-4 BR!

    Yard for play! Largest 2-bedroom in Asheville area! See VRBO #495206 for 3-4 BR!

  • Twilight shot of Deck and Hot Tub on Patio, additional seating on below deck!

    Twilight shot of Deck and Hot Tub on Patio, additional seating on below deck!

  • Living Room: 18' ceiling, gas fireplace, open to DR & hall, chairs are recliners

    Living Room: 18' ceiling, gas fireplace, open to DR & hall, chairs are recliners

  • Dining room: table seats up to 12, glass doors and windows to enjoy the view!

    Dining room: table seats up to 12, glass doors and windows to enjoy the view!

  • Kitchen: pass-thru to DR (left of stove), amply supplied, space for the crowd!

    Kitchen: pass-thru to DR (left of stove), amply supplied, space for the crowd!

  • Kitchen Appliance Garage: open! Character and Charm abound in this custom home!

    Kitchen Appliance Garage: open! Character and Charm abound in this custom home!

  • BR 1: South East side of house; 12'X12' wi-closet, dresser. Linens provided.

    BR 1: South East side of house; 12'X12' wi-closet, dresser. Linens provided.

  • Sweet Suite Bedroom

    Sweet Suite Bedroom

  • Rec Room Ping Pong & Air Hockey!

    Rec Room Ping Pong & Air Hockey!

  • Rec Room Seating with cable TV!

    Rec Room Seating with cable TV!

  • The ridgeline is backlit, 
and visible at night~~~

    The ridgeline is backlit, and visible at night~~~

  • Peaceful Deck time!!!  Panoramic photo, a bit distorted to capture the view.

    Peaceful Deck time!!! Panoramic photo, a bit distorted to capture the view.

  • Deck, partial view of yard and mountains: Gable roof of passive solar design!!!

    Deck, partial view of yard and mountains: Gable roof of passive solar design!!!

  • The ever-changing view~~~

    The ever-changing view~~~

  • Living Room: 18' ceiling and a 'wall of windows' to enjoy the views from indoors

    Living Room: 18' ceiling and a 'wall of windows' to enjoy the views from indoors

  • Dining room: table seats up to 12, pass-thru to Kitchen, and check out the view!

    Dining room: table seats up to 12, pass-thru to Kitchen, and check out the view!

  • Kitchen Appliance Garage: closed and...

    Kitchen Appliance Garage: closed and...

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • BR 2: South East side of house; 12'X12' wi-closet, dresser. Linens provided.

    BR 2: South East side of house; 12'X12' wi-closet, dresser. Linens provided.

  • Den: 46' flat screen HD TV and Charter cable. High speed WiFi throughout house.

    Den: 46' flat screen HD TV and Charter cable. High speed WiFi throughout house.

  • Rec Room Air Hockey, seating area in the background!

    Rec Room Air Hockey, seating area in the background!

  • Rec Room Laundry area

    Rec Room Laundry area

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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english
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