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******************************************************************** NOTE: FOUR WHEEL DRIVE OR ALL WHEEL DRIVE IS REQUIRED YEAR ROUND, NO EXCEPTIONS. The driveway is very steep and all gravel. Two wheel drive vehicles will NOT make it up. ********************************************************************
Stay at Whispering Wind and receive: A Biltmore Estate pass good for your whole stay ($59/day value! Available year round.) A French Broad Ziplining Tour ($75 value! May - October.) A French Broad Whitewater Rafting Tour ($49 value! June - Sept.) A lift pass at Wolf Ridge Skiing ($54/day value! Mid Dec - Feb.)
Enjoy these savings when staying at Whispering Wind!
Make your escape to eco-friendly Whispering Wind, a gorgeous log cabin home on two secluded acres just 20 miles west of Asheville, NC.
A mountain vacation paradise, this beautifully appointed modern home features a spacious, fully-equipped kitchen ideal for the gourmet in your group, long range views from the two-story windows in the living area, and a gas fireplace that's wonderful for cuddling up on a chilly mountain evening. When the day is winding down, retreat to the jetted Jacuzzi tub in the master bathroom and let all your worries float away. Three private bedrooms offer plenty of space for friends and family to get their well-deserved beauty rest.
For those looking to live it up a little on your vacation, entertaining is a breeze at Whispering Wind! The wide wrap-around deck offers lots of room to kick back and relax while taking in the tremendous view, plus everyone will love it when you light up the charcoal grill and cook a delicious meal. If building a roaring bonfire stokes your imagination, the outdoor fire pit is perfect for making the most of an evening. Indoor entertainment options are also readily available: recent renovations include a fun-filled recreational area on the main level, complete with a pool table, an extra-large flat screen TV with satellite service and a DVD player, and a comfortable sectional sofa. Dogs are welcome at Whispering Wind, and there's a large, grassy yard for them to explore. Situated at the end of a quiet, dead end road, this home also features a garage.
Please note that large gatherings such as parties, wedding receptions, etc. are not allowed.
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This Asheville vacation rental is located in Canton and is approximately 25 minutes driving distance to downtown Asheville.
Both upstairs bedrooms have king beds while the main level bedroom has a queen bed.
We also have both queen and twin size air mattresses. The upstairs non-master bedroom has enough space for the queen air mattress. ...moreless
Late spring 2015 May 28 - May 31, 2015 2 night min stay
June 2015 Jun 1 - Jun 28, 2015 3 night min stay
July Fourth 2015 Jun 29 - Jul 6, 2015 5 night min stay
July 2015 Jul 7 - Jul 31, 2015 5 night min stay
August/Early Sept 2015 Aug 1 - Sep 2, 2015 4 night min stay
Labor Day 2015 Sep 3 - Sep 8, 2015 3 night min stay
Fall 2015 Sep 9 - Sep 30, 2015 2 night min stay
Fall Foliage 2015 Oct 1 - Nov 1, 2015 4 night min stay
Winter 2015 Nov 2 - Nov 22, 2015 2 night min stay
Thanksgiving 2015 Nov 23 - Nov 27, 2015 4 night min stay
Winter 2015 Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2015 2 night min stay
Christmas 2015 Dec 21 - Dec 27, 2015 5 night min stay
New Year's 2015 Dec 28 - Jan 4, 2016 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Pet Fee$85 + tax
Cleaning fee$80 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$400
PLEASE EMAIL OWNER FOR AN EXACT QUOTE. We work with a property management company and vrbo.com cannot duplicate their rate calculations, so the rates above are a general guide but not exact.
A deposit is required to reserve and owner will provide exact amount. Balance is due no later than 31 days before arrival. If booking within 31 days, the entire amount will be required to reserve.
Please note that instead of a separate $400 refundable deposit, guests may pay $50 for a damage protection plan that covers up to $1,500 in damages.
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Whispering Wind is a private cabin located on two acres at the end of a secluded driveway, conveniently located 20 miles west of Asheville and just 5 minutes off I-40.
With spectacular long range mountain views and all the comforts of home and then some, you may not want to leave but if you must there is plenty to do in the area! Between downtown Asheville, charming Waynesville, Biltmore Estate, the Blue Ridge Parkway, hiking, biking, shopping and exploring, western North Carolina has something for everyone!
Complimentary Mountain Discovery Pass with all reservations! One free pass to each amenity per paid night:
A Biltmore Estate pass good for your whole stay ($59/day value! Available year round.)
A French Broad Ziplining Tour ($75 value! May - October.)
A French Broad Whitewater Rafting Tour ($49 value! June - Sept.)
A lift pass at Wolf Ridge Skiing ($54/day value! Mid Dec - Feb.)
Year Purchased: 2012
About: Hi! We are Jeffrey and Rebecca, owners of Whispering Wind. Jeffrey grew up in Michigan while Rebecca grew up in New York and we both eventually made our way to Charlotte, NC, which we've called home for the past 12 years.
Jeffrey is a CPA and Rebecca owns an event planning firm. We love to travel often and use vrbo.com almost exclusively to find unique accommodations. When we travel, we often bring our 'four-legged children'!
Why Asheville: We have always loved the mountains and actually got married in Asheville back in 2005. Ever since then it's been our dream to purchase a home in the area that holds so many special memories for us.
Asheville is such a wonderful place with so much to offer and we seem to discover something new each time we visit, whether its a new restaurant or a funky art gallery.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin: All you need to do is look out from the front porch to see why we fell in love with Whispering Wind! The views are amazing we find ourselves immediately relaxing as soon as we take in the views and inhale that fresh mountain air.
We have a great respect for the environment and believe it's our responsibility to preserve it for future generations. When furnishing the home, we tried to make environmentally responsible choices, from using low VOC paint and compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), to repurposing furniture and buying local artwork. In fact, the rec room accent wall features wood from a 120 year old barn in North Carolina!
The house also offers ways for travelers to reduce the environmental impact of their stay, including recycling, cloth napkins and convenient reusable shopping bags.