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The Ideal Family Retreat

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Last updated: 04/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Saluda Inn is a comfortable environment that can easily accommodate a group of 38 (sometimes more). With 7200 sq. ft. of living space, it offers guests the opportunity to spread out and yet still be under the same roof.

THERE IS NO AIR CONDITIONING ON THE PROPERTY. Each room has ceiling fans and screened windows. Most of the property is shaded.
http://www.saludainn.com/rates-reservations/53.html for the floor plan.

There are spacious living rooms for meetings and group activities. The dining room has plenty of seating for everyone in your group to share meals together. Kitchen facilities are roomy and fully equipped for you to prepare your own meals as you wish or arrange to have your meals catered. The sunroom offers a great place to spend time with a book. You may even wish to enjoy the almost 2 acres of property by sitting next to a campfire, enjoying a game of shuffleboard or just relaxing under a tree in the hammock.

Take a stroll down the sidewalk into historical downtown Saluda to visit the great shops, parks and restaurants. Enjoy an afternoon of tubing on the Green River or a brisk bike ride down to Pearson Falls or just get in some good rocking time on the porch. The Saluda Inn lends itself to a focused group retreat or to a group that just wants to step back in time and relax.

THIS IS A RUSTIC RETREAT. The property has the character and history of the 150 year old building it is.

The inn is available by the week or weekend. Your group will truly “have it to yourself.”

Beds have comforter and top blanket, bring your linens and pillows.

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 7200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Allowed 10 feet away from the property....moreless

Bedrooms: 18 Bedrooms, Sleeps 40, Beds for 38-40

  • Bedroom 20: 1 queen

    2ns floor private bath - clawfooted tub/shower & fireplace....moreless

  • Bedroom 22: 1 double

    2nd floor, pvt bath, tub, shower & fireplace...moreless

  • Bedroom 24: 1 king

    2nd floor, pvt bath, shower/tub...moreless

  • Bedroom 28: 1 queen

    2nd floor, sink, water closet across the hall, hall shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 23: 1 queen

    2nd fl, pvt bath, shower, tub....moreless

  • Bedroom 25: 2 twin/ single

    2nd fl., attached to room 27 by bathroom....moreless

  • Bedroom 27: 1 double

    2nd fl, adjoined to room 25 with bathroom, tub/shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 32: 1 queen

    3rd fl, pvt bath, shower & fireplace...moreless

  • Bedroom 34: 1 queen, 1 double

    3rd fl, pvt bath shower, loft ...moreless

  • Bedroom 31: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    3rd fl, hall bath shared with room 30. Daybed & trundle...moreless

  • Bedroom 30: 1 double, 1 child bed

    3rd fl, bathroom next door...moreless

  • Bedroom 31: 2 twin/ single

    3rd fl, hall bath/shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 10: 1 king

    1st fl, inside & outside entrance , pvt bth (tub)...moreless

  • Bedroom 11: 1 queen

    1st fl, private bath with clawfooted tub/Shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 26: 1 queen

    2nd floor, inroom sink, hall bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 21: 2 twin/ single

    2nd fl adjoins room 23. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 36: 1 king

    3rd fl, hall bath (shower), shared w/ rooms 38/31...moreless

  • Bedroom 38: 1 queen

    3rd fl shared bath (shower) with rooms 36/31....moreless

  • All bedrooms are supplied with a summer coverlet or winter quilt and extra blankets. Many have private bathrooms, however there are common bathrooms for those who don't. Bedrooms on the first floor are accessible by wheelchair. Bedrooms on second floor are all hardwood floors. Third floor bedrooms are carpeted. All bedrooms have ceiling fans. A couple have fireplaces....moreless

Bathrooms: 11 Bathrooms, 3 Half Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

    Hall next to dining room...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub

    Located in room 10. Hand held shower nozzle, claw foot tub....moreless

  • Bathroom 3

    Located in Sunroom. Wheelchair accessable....moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Located in room 11....moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Located in room 20...moreless

  • Bathroom 6: toilet, tub, shower

    Located in room 22. Tub in room, separate bath w/shower....moreless

  • Bathroom 7: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Located in room 23....moreless

  • Bathroom 8: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Located in 2nd floor hallway....moreless

  • Bathroom 9: toilet

    Located across the hall from rooms 26/28....moreless

  • Bathroom 10: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Located in between rooms 25/27....moreless

  • Bathroom 11: toilet, shower

    Located next to room 30 and across from room 31...moreless

  • Bathroom 12: toilet, shower

    Located in room 32....moreless

  • Bathroom 13: toilet, shower

    Located in room 34....moreless

  • Bathroom 14: toilet, shower

    Located across from rooms 36/38 and next to room 31....moreless

  • 15 bathrooms. Many located in guest rooms. Others are for shared use. Several water closets available on the first floor. Bathrooms are all up-to-date and spotless. Many have claw footed tubs with rain showers. Others have showers. There are several common bathrooms and powder rooms throughout the house....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A hall library includes books for all ages...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    Has TV BUT does not have cable nor can it pick up local channels. Used for streaming with a computer or with the DVD player....moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Spa

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 32 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    11 Gas burning...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heat on the first floor and individual heaters in each room on second and third floors...moreless

  • Internet:

    wireless...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens are provided for $10.00 per bed...moreless

  • Living Room

Kitchen

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Walking distance from property...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring/Summer Week
Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$900
Fri, Sat, Sun
$3,733

Changeover Day: Friday

Winter
Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$975
Fri, Sat, Sun
$4,258

Changeover Day: Friday

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$900

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Included

Notes:

$2700 weekend rate is for Friday-Sunday (Check-in and out at 3:00pm)

$3200 weekly rate is (Check-in and out at 3:00pm)

Please contact owner for check-in other than Friday.

Rates include taxes and cleaning fees. Linens (sheets, pillow cases and towels) are an additional fee of $10 per bed for the stay.

Winter rates are $75 more per night (Nov1-April 1).

Deposit of half to reserve the date. Remainder is due along with a credit card for security deposit 20 days prior to arrival.


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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville
Saluda
Nearest Barpub
Downstairs in Cellar
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Highland Lake
35 Miles
Nearest Train
Asheville
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 26
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Purple Onion
60 Miles
Nearest Ski
Wolf Mountain
200 Miles
Nearest Beach
Charleston

Car: Recommended

A small historic town located 30 miles from Asheville, 7 miles from Hendersonville, 5 miles from Tryon, Greenville and Spartanburg are 30 minutes away. Charlotte 1.5 hour drive, Atlanta, 3 hours.

This town is like taking a step back in time. Several restaurants, night life, live music. Quiet strolls down the sidewalk. Close enough to get out and explore local towns with a quiet home base.

Wineries are located within a 20 minute drive both east and west. Beautiful waterfalls, state parks and the historic Biltmore House are all near by.

Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy the area - cyclists from all over the world come here to do spring training. This is home of the 'Bakery Ride' and the Saluda Grade Climb.

For those who love being surrounded by nature but don't enjoy the rigor of hiking, there are nature trails, and places to sit and enjoy the beauty of nature, even from a rocking chair or a downtown bench.

The town of Saluda has everything you will need to get by and all is walking distance from the Saluda Inn. Grocery store, library, wine shop, grill, bb-q, gourmet food, shopping, ice cream, coffee....

The area is dedicated to health and well being, you can throw a rock and hit a fantastic massage therapist, yoga, healing, drumming and many mountain side churches.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: The owners have restored the property and maintain it to be a comfortable mountain retreat for large groups of people.

Why the Owner Chose Saluda:
Although it is a very large property, it felt warm and inviting, peaceful and just like a home should feel. Almost like being in Grandma's home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The property offers a great, commercial-like kitchen that seems to be the heartbeat of the house, all day long there is activity. Just like at Grandma's, in the morning for coffee and the late hours of the night for midnight snacking. The wrap around porch offers sunshine and shade and rockers with many hour on them. A porch swing and some card tables. The outside offers a mature setting, views of gentle mountains, valley and tall tree tops. There is a fire pit, shuffle board & horse shoes. If the family gets to be too much, you can hide in one of the rooms in the inn or walk downtown. All age appropriate, childern love running up and down the long halls at the inn. Grandparents love the many places to sit and enjoy watching the buzz of the family. The younger generations love the freedom of walking downtown, the green river tubing and the parks. Basket ball, tennis and a couple of great playgrounds are walking distance from the inn.


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  • Room 25 which is attached to Room 27 by a full bath.

    Room 25 which is attached to Room 27 by a full bath.

  • Full bath with shower, fireplace, and clawfooted tub in room.

    Full bath with shower, fireplace, and clawfooted tub in room.

  • Room 28

    Room 28

  • Front sitting room just off the dining room.

    Front sitting room just off the dining room.

  • Room 39 two twin beds - Hall bath.

    Room 39 two twin beds - Hall bath.

  • Room 20. Full bath and fireplace.

    Room 20. Full bath and fireplace.

  • Room 21-23 shared bath family suite. Queen and two twin beds

    Room 21-23 shared bath family suite. Queen and two twin beds

  • Dishroom, dining and foyer view.

    Dishroom, dining and foyer view.

  • The sunroom.

    The sunroom.

  • Our 2nd floor bathroom

    Our 2nd floor bathroom

  • The sunny side of the porch.

    The sunny side of the porch.

  • Chestnut Street View

    Chestnut Street View

  • Room 10. Full bath - clawfooted tub. Outside entrance.

    Room 10. Full bath - clawfooted tub. Outside entrance.

  • Room 27 regular bed, full bath shared with room 25. Great family suite.

    Room 27 regular bed, full bath shared with room 25. Great family suite.

  • Room 34 with loft and full bath (shower) two queen beds

    Room 34 with loft and full bath (shower) two queen beds

  • The dining room - seats 30+.

    The dining room - seats 30+.

  • Room 11 just off the Sunroom. Full bath with clawfoot tub and shower.

    Room 11 just off the Sunroom. Full bath with clawfoot tub and shower.

  • Room 23 attached to 21 with 2 twins. Full bath.

    Room 23 attached to 21 with 2 twins. Full bath.

  • The foyer.

    The foyer.

  • The third floor hallway.

    The third floor hallway.

  • Room 20 bathroom.

    Room 20 bathroom.

  • The kitchen. 2 Gas ranges, industrial fridge and lots of working space.

    The kitchen. 2 Gas ranges, industrial fridge and lots of working space.

  • The side porch view.

    The side porch view.

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  • Bathrooms
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