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Cozy Log Cabin Apartment in East Asheville, Fireplace

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Cozy sofa, stone woodburning fireplace, cable tv overlooking deck and woods

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

NO CLEANING FEE! This 1200+ sq.ft. apartment in our log home with on-site parking and a private entrance offers 2 bedrooms with queen size beds, 1-1/2 baths, large living room with stone wood burning fireplace open to a large kitchen and additional living space with piano. It also has a laundry room for your convenience. The private deck offers a place to have dinner or read a book in view of the woods and mountains. Purchase food items at the grocery store 5 minutes away to prepare in the fully equipped kitchen or eat at one of the great restaurants that Asheville has to offer. Linens are provided. A fire ring, hammock and horseshoes are available on premises as well as a selection of videos, books and games. You will enjoy the quiet of the woods yet be within minutes of everything to do in Asheville, including the Biltmore Estate, various music venues, art galleries, outdoor adventures, hiking and scenic driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway. We can give you additional suggestions or recommendations according to your abilities and interests. And, of course, we have Wi-Fi and cable TV if you have any time or energy at the end of the day. Air conditioning is available anytime the fresh mountain air coming through the windows is not enough. This is a great place for a 'girls' weekend or to share with another couple. Note - There are no additional cleaning fees or long lists of departure chores. Come and enjoy the peace and quiet, and convenience of our home in the woods.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

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

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    The half bath is in the laundry room....moreless

  • Plenty of fluffy towels. Hair dryer.

Other Amenities

  • There are areas in which to walk. We have horseshoes, a hammock, and a fire ring....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Tucked away in the woods, one can see the mountains from the large decks. So private and quiet, yet a short drive to everything. The Blue Ridge Parkway is practically in the back yard....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic coffee and tea items. Salt and pepper....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Autumn in Asheville
Oct 1 - Nov 15, 2015
3 night min stay
$175
$1,050
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$155
$930 $2,143
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • +person/night/owner OK $20 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $155
  • Tax Rate 11%

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Last updated: 07/08/2015
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Location

18 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville Regional Airport
3.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
East Village Grill
4.4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Asheville Municipal Golf Course
3.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Tunnel Road
3.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
East Village Grill, Pomodoro's, or Azalea's

Car: Necessary

Other specific attractions are listed here. Various festivals and shows occur throughout the year. You can also enjoy a variety of music venues, plays, summer concerts in the park, and every kind of dancing from ballroom to contra. Dining out is an adventure and will make you feel like a world traveler with all the ethnic choices. More details here and in the information binder at the rental.

Bars/Restaurants

Asheville Pizza & Brewing Co

Beer, pizza, and a movie. Asheville has many more breweries- Bruisin' Ales, Pisgah Brewing, Lexington Avenue, and Highland to name a few. We even have several 'brews' tours that we can tell you about.

Dobra Tea

A great tea house that also sells herbal teas made from a local herbalist. Dobra is a big supporter of local suppliers.Getting tea here is an experience.

Sunny Point Cafe

Absolutely great breakfasts and mimosas. Outdoor seating. Promotes local and sustainable business practices.

Stoney Knob Cafe

Quirky place with unique and delicious Sunday brunch items.

Grove Arcade area

Visit a bookstore/wine bar, wine bistro, handmade gift items, ethnic restaurants in and around, including Thai, Latin, Cuban, Italian, Indian, or just great American cuisine and cocktails.

Sightseeing

Biltmore Estate

Beautiful, historic home and grounds, including greenhouse, restaurants, winetasting/winery, barn with live animals, walking paths and so much more.

Gingerbread House Competition

This annual event is held in November through the Christmas holiday at one of Asheville's exclusive historic inns. Historic photos of construction, gallery, car collection and museum are also on premises.

Black Mountain, NC

Great little town east of Asheville with shops, restaurants and a music venue called the White Horse.

Gray Line Trolley Tours of Asheville

Got to take a trolley tour of some kind to get the lay of the land, some history, and interesting story telling. Lot's of fun too!

Carl Sandburg Home

Nice day trip. The house and story of Carl Sandberg and family is fascinating. The grounds provide a great hiking experience and nearby restaurants finish off the day. See offspring of Mrs. Sandberg's award winning goats.

NC Arboretum--Bent Creek Trail

Beautiful walking trails and bonsai collection. Quilt show and orchid show is held here annually.

Sandy Bottom Trail Rides

On a clear day, you can see forever from these mountain trails. Absolutely beautiful and our trail guide knew how to work a crowd!

Mount Mitchell State Park

Visit the highest peak east of the Mississippi. See grand views, beautiful rhododendron, and have a piece of the best cobbler around. A must sightseeing drive!

Chimney Rock

Hike, climb, birdwatch or just take in spectacular views. Don't miss a visit to Lake Lure where there actually is a beach in the mountains.

Stores

Mast General Store

Remember candy necklaces, candy from barrels, jack in the boxes, and everything else being under one roof? This store recreates the old fashioned general store. Fun, unique and great shopping!

Arts and Entertainment

Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Beautiful handcrafted items for purchase along the Parkway. Visit upstairs for some history. The Discovery Center and a hike along one of the many paths along the parkway are a must.

Navitat Canopy Adventures

We have not done this yet, but it is at the top of our list. We can only imagine the fun of flying through the trees on a zipline.

New Morning Gallery

Great handcrafted items from pottery to furniture in Biltmore Village.The Southern Highland Guild will soon open around the corner.Sweeten Creek Antiques and the Screendoor are just down the street.

River Arts District

A 'Stroll' occurs twice a year but many galleries are open to the public year round. The Wedge brewery, the Grey Eagle music venue and bar, Clingman Cafe and Smokey Bones restaurant is also here. 2013 dates - 6/8-9 and 11/9-10

Warren Wilson College

Not just a college - there are trails, contra-dancing, a chamber music festival, a folk arts festival, theatre and farm animals to view.

Music

Concerts in the park at Pack Square, The Orange Peal Social Club, the Grey Eagle, Asheville Music Hall or street performers- Asheville has everything from classical to rock to old timey music at a variety of venues.

Other

Southern Highlands Craft Guild

The guild holds an arts festival in July and October, but if you can't make it there come to their intimate shop on Tunnel( soon to move to Biltmore Village) or visit the Folk Art Center. 2013 dates - 7/18-21 and 10/17-20

Lake Eden Arts Festival

Twice a year this festival is held to bring you a wide array of entertainment,art and participatory events. Referred to as L.E.A.F. festival, it is for all ages.

Private massage and/or yoga session

We can arrange for a private on-premise massage or individual yoga class. Please let us know well in advance of your arrival so it can be scheduled.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Jim and I grew up together in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has worked in the telecommunications field his entire career. I have worked mostly in accounting but recently have been employed as a nanny and love it. One of our daughters is local but the other lives with her family in the northeast so this gives me a chance to play with little ones. We lived in the Dallas area for 9 years before coming to Asheville. What a change of pace! We have always wanted a log home and feel we hit the jackpot. We have worked hard to get it to where it is but we couldn't beat the location. We love the peace and quiet, the friendly and laid back attitude, and the quirkiness of Asheville. There is always something to do, learn, and participate in. This photo was taken during a hike in the Pisgah National Forest near Brevard by some visiting friends. We enjoy when our friends and family can visit in our mountain home.

Why the Owner Chose Asheville:
We have always wanted to live in a log home. We had visited our daughter here several times and enjoyed it. We had considered starting a bed and breakfast, attended a workshop, researched and evaluated the time and economic commitment, and put it on hold. We decided to look for a vacation/ retirement home while we were in Dallas. Then, Asheville was listed as one of the top ten cities in which to live, and my husband's employment changed which allowed us to move wherever. We started looking in Asheville and found this gem. As soon as we drove up, we knew this was it. It was private, quiet, and was a short drive to town, the grocery store, and Home Depot. The story of the owners and the building of the cabin was as interesting as the cabin was sound. And, it had 2 fireplaces and a 2-car garage! We went for it and then the renovations started. It is now almost complete, however, we are always finding a new project. Meanwhile, we got involved with a hiking group, line-dancing, wine-tasting and I learned to reupholster furniture. Whenever we get a chance, we take in a concert, go to the farmer's market, or take advantage of our Biltmore membership and visit the gardens or a new renovated room. However, we never tire of cozy nights by the fireplace, dinners on the deck, walks through the woods, and listening to the hoot owl or watching the hummingbirds.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
When we purchased our home there were 3 porch swings, one on each deck. The ladies who owned the house were sitting on the front porch chatting. We have always had a porch, but three? The house was not a log home kit. The logs were cut and chinked. The chinking was visible on the inside too. The stone fireplace and the golden hue of the logs felt cozy as soon as you walked in. The ideas for renovations to enhance the beauty and aesthetics of this house was immediate in both my and my husband's mind. The idea that we could have this privacy and the amenities that the house offered, but also the community of neighbors and the closeness to the activities and places that we wanted to go to was just perfect. We were lucky enough to be able to buy it and have since made it truly ours.


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Photos

  • Cozy sofa, stone woodburning fireplace, cable tv overlooking deck and woods

    Cozy sofa, stone woodburning fireplace, cable tv overlooking deck and woods

  • Second entrance on private deck

    Second entrance on private deck

  • Living room is open but cozy and looks out on to deck and woods.

    Living room is open but cozy and looks out on to deck and woods.

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Extra space and a piano to enjoy!

    Extra space and a piano to enjoy!

  • Blue bedroom overlooks deck and woods.

    Blue bedroom overlooks deck and woods.

  • Comfy linens, hardwood floors and ceiling fan or a/c.

    Comfy linens, hardwood floors and ceiling fan or a/c.

  • Combination Laundry room/ half bath

    Combination Laundry room/ half bath

  • Your private deck has woods and long mountain views.

    Your private deck has woods and long mountain views.

  • Blue Ridge Mountains in the background.

    Blue Ridge Mountains in the background.

  • Horseshoes anyone?

    Horseshoes anyone?

  • Enjoy a video, dvd, book or game from our selection.

    Enjoy a video, dvd, book or game from our selection.

  • Your private entrance.

    Your private entrance.

  • Private deck with plenty of seating, a great place to dine, and firewood.

    Private deck with plenty of seating, a great place to dine, and firewood.

  • Open floorplan

    Open floorplan

  • Kitchen has microwave,dishwasher,ice maker,toaster,coffee pot,range,disposal

    Kitchen has microwave,dishwasher,ice maker,toaster,coffee pot,range,disposal

  • Blue bedroom offers queen size bed, ceiling fan, plenty of closet space.

    Blue bedroom offers queen size bed, ceiling fan, plenty of closet space.

  • Spring Green Bedroom offers queen size bed, closet, dresser and reading chair.

    Spring Green Bedroom offers queen size bed, closet, dresser and reading chair.

  • Full size bath with plenty of fluffy towels.

    Full size bath with plenty of fluffy towels.

  • Enjoy your meals outside if you would rather stay in and enjoy the view.

    Enjoy your meals outside if you would rather stay in and enjoy the view.

  • Overlooking woods from deck.

    Overlooking woods from deck.

  • Fire ring.

    Fire ring.

  • How about a nap in the hammock?

    How about a nap in the hammock?

  • Come and enjoy a special occasion.

    Come and enjoy a special occasion.

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  • Bathrooms
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