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24 Secluded Acres, Stunning Views, Zip Line, Treehouse, Waterfall, Permaculture

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Last updated: 03/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Asheville house description

Beautiful wood cabin home with gorgeous views and great location, positioned across from our horse barn and stocked pond. This open setting provides some of the best views of the stars. But in case you need to get some work done, our reliable, fast, and free Internet will keep you connected when needed.

H&G farms is a young farm on it's way to becoming a sustainable organic farm. Many of the current systems are all ready providing multiple sustainable functions, such as solar electricity in the main farm house, ram pump and solar pump systems. Our 3,600ft green house is designed around an aquaponic fish farm system that allows for growing organic food year round, and permaculture principles are being applied and implemented throughout the entire farm.

Only a 35-45 minute drive from Asheville and nearby many outdoor adventures, although it's safe to say that one could adventure within the 24 acres that the farm is on. Playing in the streams and falls, hiking through the grounds, or fishing in our stocked pond while bird watching and wildlife viewing. Kids and adults alike can get a close view of our farm animals, cows, horses, and chickens throughout the grounds. Dogs are welcomed as you will certainly be greeted by our farm dogs!

If you are looking to get away and relax in nature, and/or looking to stay near the proximity of city fun, this is the place for you.

We also offer permaculture workshops and customized sustainable education for anyone interested in work exchange living, as well as discount rates on cabins for anyone interested in getting their hands dirty and work in exchange.

Hope that you book your stay and that we will see you soon!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25+ This house is for responsible adults only. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Kids love this property. They can spend countless hours down by the waterfall exploring, feed the chickens, watch the horses or cows (supervised only), or swing on the swings. There are other children on the grounds ranging from two to 12 years old and dogs to play with!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    We have 25 acres of outdoor space for smoking. There is no smoking indoors....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved dogs are welcome on our farm. In fact, we even have our own farm dogs that will enjoy the company. We don't charge extra for dogs and will just be asked to fill out a waiver stating that you are responsible for your dog and any trouble that he can get into. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    There are three steps leading up to the property. Once inside however, the master bedroom is downstairs....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • 2 bathrooms. The bathroom downstairs has recently been remodeled.

Other Amenities

  • Check in is at 10AM and check out is at 4PM. Exceptions can be made if the schedule allows....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    DIRECT TV with hundreds of stations including all the Asheville locals....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Situated on 24 private acres with a stunning view of the surrounding mountains....moreless

  • Rural:

    Enjoy the piece and tranquility of our property....moreless

  • Water View:

    Enjoy watching the horses and ducks drink from our small pond....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    One of our two crystal clear streams passes right by the front door on the way to our refreshing waterfall....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air Conditioning will keep you cool and comfortable even in the rare case of a hot summer afternoon....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Yes...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Beautiful fireplace stocked with all the wood you need and fire-starters to make the job easier. Nothing could be more romantic than lounging by the fire on a cool evening....moreless

  • Heating:

    Our fireplace and electric heat will keep you warm and toasty even on the coldest nights....moreless

  • Internet:

    Fast, free and reliable WIFI to keep you connected to the Internet....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Yes...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Spacious and cozy Living Room...moreless

  • Parking:

    Lots of parking right outside your door....moreless

Kitchen

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Beautiful views from our wrap around spacious deck....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    24 acres of woodlands, ponds, creeks and pastures....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Leaf Lookers
Oct 1 - Nov 25, 2015
2 night min stay
$150 $160
Fri, Sat
$750
Thanksgiving
Nov 26 - Dec 10, 2015
2 night min stay
$150 $160
Fri, Sat
$750
Christmas
Dec 11 - Jan 4, 2016
1 night min stay
$150 $160
Fri, Sat, Sun
$750
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$130 $140
Fri, Sat
$700 $1,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

We do not charge any pet fee, but we do ask you to sign a waiver to accept responsibility if you are bringing a pet.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


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Last updated: 03/25/2015
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Location

32 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville Regional Airport
10.6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Still
23 Miles
Nearest Golf
Grove Park Country Club
16.6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-26
7.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Leicester Cafe
51.3 Miles
Nearest Ski
Cataloochee Ski Area

Car: Necessary

Leicester is a beautiful mountain area with lush forests, pastures and streams everywhere. It is located near the beautiful city of Asheville, and it is a great place to enjoy the nature and wildlife while not leaving the city life too far behind. NC has the widest ecological biodiversity in the united states and most likely in all North America. The property is tucked deep up in the mountains and is a secure and beautiful place to visit.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2012

About: My wife, Valerie, and I purchased the Leicester retreat in April 2012. We believe in sustainable living and taking care of our environment.

Why Asheville:
We searched the entire East Coast of the US for the perfect location to build out our retreat. We chose the Asheville area for its mild climate while still having four seasons. We also loved the mountains, pastures, and streams we found here. We wanted a place where our family, friends and livestock would all be happy.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This property offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. During foliage, it is an amazing place to see. We've turned it into a sustainable living property with wood furnaces, a greenhouse, solar panels, water storage and many other eco friendly improvements. You'll love learning about nature and how to live peacefully with nature.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

 

Photos

  • Cozy Living Room with ceiling fan

    Cozy Living Room with ceiling fan

  • Our remodeled Gourmet Kitchen

    Our remodeled Gourmet Kitchen

  • Downstairs Full Bathroom with Shower

    Downstairs Full Bathroom with Shower

  • Upstairs bathroom

    Upstairs bathroom

  • Utility room with laundry

    Utility room with laundry

  • Private Waterfall area

    Private Waterfall area

  • swinging bridges

    swinging bridges

  • Greenhouse in the winter, still running...

    Greenhouse in the winter, still running...

  • Large chicken coop

    Large chicken coop

  • Scottish Highland cows

    Scottish Highland cows

  • Aquaponics sample bed

    Aquaponics sample bed

  • movable chicken coop

    movable chicken coop

  • Warm Fireplace in our spacious living room

    Warm Fireplace in our spacious living room

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Upstairs Bedroom #1

    Upstairs Bedroom #1

  • Upstairs Bedroom #2

    Upstairs Bedroom #2

  • View as you pull up

    View as you pull up

  • Cooling off area in the summer time

    Cooling off area in the summer time

  • Green house

    Green house

  • Horse barn

    Horse barn

  • tree house (back view)

    tree house (back view)

  • Kipper

    Kipper

  • organic

    organic

  • Misty view from rental house drive way

    Misty view from rental house drive way

VRBO #486885

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
  • Reviews
    16
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/25/2015
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