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Luxury Loft in Downtown Asheville: Chic, Central, in the Middle of All the Fun!

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Last updated: 06/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Welcome to Asheville!

The short story
Loft living with a view of downtown roofs and mountains in the distance: it doesn't get any better than this! Seven hundred square feet with a separate bedroom and sleek bathroom, modern kitchen and lovely living space on the second floor of the brand new remodeled Rankin Press building in the middle of downtown. All the character of a historic building (original exposed brick walls and hardwood floors, high ceilings) combines with stylish, modern amenities (stainless appliances, modern bathroom, washer/dryer, elevator, chic street entrance) to give you the most comfortable life in Asheville. Step outside and you are in the middle of everything: the culinary, shopping and art mecca of Asheville. Step inside and you are in a quiet, secluded urban hideaway. Secure off street parking available right across from your front door in city operated parking deck. Designated loading bay by front door for easy arrival and departure. Sleeps 2 to 4 in comfortable, clean and quiet luxury.

Let us tell you a little more
Come experience the luxe and quiet of our spacious loft in the heart of downtown. Furnished and decorated with a European design sense, modern yet warm and inviting, you will start relaxing the minute you step inside. Everything is designed for your comfort. Clean, peaceful and perfectly outfitted: our loft has everything for the discerning traveler. Spend the day eating, drinking and making merry, or spend it rafting, hiking and playing (you can store your road or mountain bikes in our building). Then come back to your centrally located loft, rest, put your feet up, and get ready to go out again into the vibrant nightlife of Asheville. There is a restaurant with a James Beard Award nominated chef on the corner of your street (Table); his den of mixology, with out-of-this-world cocktails, is one flight of stairs up from there (The Imperial Life). Or how about a loungey bar for chocolate lovers, with wine, of course, but also handmade bonbons and spectacular deserts so good that the line often stretches out the door (French Broad Chocolate Lounge)? Walk down the street and around the corner, and you're there. You are also next door to the south's finest shoe store with its 300 brands and staff of personal shoppers (Tops for Shoes). Those are just a few of the many, many fun things to do in asheville. You can catch a play at the Asheville Community Theatre or a movie at the Fine Arts cinema. Or how about a leisurely stroll to the River Arts District, to visit artists in their studios and have a beer at The Wedge? Speaking of beer, famous local artisanal beers and their brewers are calling your name! See what's brewing and sample what's new at the many downtown bars and breweries. Watch the sun set on Cold Mountain at Asheville's highest elevation bar (The Sky Bar). Go hear a live band at the famous Orange Peel. Take a Pilates or yoga class and have a spa treatment. So many things to do, so much to see. You can go days without using your car, which is safely and affordably parked, off street, right across from your front door.

Loft amenities
Luxurious pillow top mattresses * no street noise * brand new and clean * upscale european style * sleek bathroom with large rain showerhead/bath tub * ac with separate controls for living and sleeping areas * lots of sunlight * high ceilings * stainless steel appliances and concrete countertops * stylish historic building * fully equipped gourmet kitchen * cable with premium channels, hbo, cinemax and showtime * wifi and work station * wireless sound system * walk in closet * safe, covered, off street parking * designated loading bay by front door for convenient arrival and departure * washer/dryer * view of downtown roofs and mountains * cleaned with hypo allergenic green cleaners * relaxing environment * building offers recycling * solar roof panels preheat water * comfortable extra beds * no car needed: park once, walk everywhere * safe, coded building entrance * bike storage in building * close to all the fun * easy drive to biltmore estate and grove park inn * walk to tailgate markets and bring home locally grown goodies *

Wheelchair accessibility
The building has easy, level access from the street with double doors at the front entrance. The elevator and hallways are level and accessible. The doorway to the apartment is wide enough for wheelchair access and there are no steps or uneven floors; all rooms are on the same level. There are no adjustments in the bathroom, no hand rails or special access to the shower/tub. Please contact us for more information.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age limit for renters is 24....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We can provide a Pack and Play if needed. Fold-out beds offer comfortable sleeping for children...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Apartment, building, all common areas are strictly non-smoking...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Please contact us about accessibility for service animals...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    The building has easy, level access from the street with double doors at the front entrance. The elevator and hallways are level and accessible. The doorway to the apartment is wide enough for wheelchair access and there are no steps or uneven floors inside; all rooms are on the same level. There are no specific adjustments in the rooms or in the bathroom; no hand rails or special access to the shower/tub. Please contact us for more information. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Comfortable king bed can also be made up as 2 twins on request; both configurations are cushy and pillow topped. The bed is made up in the European way, with two duvets. (All linens, including duvets, duvet covers, mattress pads, sheets and and pillow covers get washed after every stay, so every guest has a sparkling, clean set of bedding). In addition, there are two comfortable fold out beds that can be placed anywhere in the loft, both with plenty extra linens. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Large rain shower head...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, 250+ channels...moreless

  • Stereo:

    wireless speakers for your music player...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Located in the very heart of downtown, in the most central block of historical buildings, surrounded by shops, restaurants, art galleries, salons, cafes, breweries, boutiques and music venues....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    The loft overlooks rooftops and mountains in the distance....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioning with separate controls for living and sleeping area...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Heating with separate controls for living and sleeping areas...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Safe, covered, off street parking right across from our building in city operated parking deck. Maximum daily fee $10...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Tableware for 10-12 people, so you don't have to wash dishes often....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped for cooking gourmet meals or grabbing a quick snack. Brand new stainless steel appliances, concrete countertops, coffee and tea supplied. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee and tea, organic olive oil, salt and pepper (in artful spice mills) and sugar are provided. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer high season
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$250
$1,500
leaf season
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$250
$1,500
thanksgiving
Nov 25 - Nov 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$250
holidays
Dec 24 - Jan 1, 2016
3 night min stay
$250
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$225
$1,350

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning Fee $60
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Cancellations: any cancellations made within 30 days of arrival date are non-refundable. A minimum of 30 days notice before arrival date is required for a partial refund. For a cancellation with a notice period of 30 days or more, all rental fees are subject to a cancellation fee of a minimum of $50 or 5% of the rental rate, whichever amount is greater


Cancellation policy:

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


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Location

17 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville Regional Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-26, I-40

Car: Not Necessary

Asheville is the place to be! There is so much to see, do, taste, enjoy and discover. Come stay at our loft and have a great Asheville vacation!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Our loft is brand new, and we are very proud of it. We are Ricardo (born in Colombia, entrepreneur and business owner) and Claudia (born in Holland, writer and interior designer). We moved to Asheville 12 years ago, after traveling and living all over the world, and we love our town! It is a wonderful place to raise our family and we would love to share its fun and rewarding experiences with you. Asheville has everything: stunning natural beauty surrounding it, vibrant culture, great food, distinctive architecture, interesting people, a relaxed and safe pace, and so many things to do, see, taste and enjoy that you will want to stay longer. We are both deeply involved in the local community and know the restaurateurs, artists, micro brewers, outdoor enthusiasts (or Pilates teachers, massage therapists, chocolatiers, zipliners,) that you want to meet. We look forward to welcoming you!

Why the Owner Chose Asheville:
We had our eye on this building for a long time. It housed the Rankin Press, a historical Asheville business, and has a real urban appeal. It is beautifully situated and we were very excited when we heard it would be renovated for mixed residential and commercial use. Our block is so vibrant and has so much to offer; shops, restaurants, bars, a salon, a brewery, residential apartments, galleries. But our loft is away from the street and offers complete quiet and seclusion, in the middle of downtown! Truly the best of all worlds.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Our loft has the beauty of a historic building: original wooden floors, exposed brick walls, high ceilings. But it is modern at the same time, and very easy to live in. What is most attractive about it is the sense of privateness and retreat that you get when you step inside. We love spending time here!


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish, dutch

 

Photos

  • Come stay at our loft!

    Come stay at our loft!

  • Early morning sun in the kitchen.

    Early morning sun in the kitchen.

  • If you do decide to eat in, everything is available for a wonderful meal

    If you do decide to eat in, everything is available for a wonderful meal

  • Desk area for working vacations, checking your email, writing a letter...

    Desk area for working vacations, checking your email, writing a letter...

  • Attention to detail and comfort in every room

    Attention to detail and comfort in every room

  • large rain shower head

    large rain shower head

  • Come on in!

    Come on in!

  • Plenty of space for your stuff (and drawers too).

    Plenty of space for your stuff (and drawers too).

  • Fog on the mountains: summer morning view from the living room.

    Fog on the mountains: summer morning view from the living room.

  • The street entrance with designated loading area. Just enter your door code.

    The street entrance with designated loading area. Just enter your door code.

  • Morning sun on the rooftops, view from the living room.

    Morning sun on the rooftops, view from the living room.

  • We look forward to welcoming you!

    We look forward to welcoming you!

  • We have everything for your most comfortable Asheville stay ever.

    We have everything for your most comfortable Asheville stay ever.

  • A kitchen equipped for gourmet cooking.

    A kitchen equipped for gourmet cooking.

  • Some goodies from the local farmers' market maybe?

    Some goodies from the local farmers' market maybe?

  • Peace and quiet + pillow top comfort + room darkening blinds = deep relaxation

    Peace and quiet + pillow top comfort + room darkening blinds = deep relaxation

  • Modern, clean bathroom with Kohler fixtures.

    Modern, clean bathroom with Kohler fixtures.

  • The bathroom is accessible from the bedroom and from the hallway.

    The bathroom is accessible from the bedroom and from the hallway.

  • A little nook for reading or napping (that chair is actually a fold out bed)

    A little nook for reading or napping (that chair is actually a fold out bed)

  • The central entrance hall has 'industrial art' by master welder Warren Perdue.

    The central entrance hall has 'industrial art' by master welder Warren Perdue.

  • Asheville rooftops on a summer morning, looking north east from the building.

    Asheville rooftops on a summer morning, looking north east from the building.

  • We bet most of those channels will go unwatched; Asheville is too much fun!

    We bet most of those channels will go unwatched; Asheville is too much fun!

  • Our street, just off bustling College Street.

    Our street, just off bustling College Street.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish, dutch
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 06/26/2015
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