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Modern 1 bedroom apartment with private entrance in eco-fabulous home called the Nauhaus (now house), which was designed as a model for urban sustainability. It features passive solar energy a living roof, and hemp-crete walls which make is cool in the summer and warm in the winter, and keeps the space extra quiet. Come experience the next level of 'Green Living' in one of America's first-ever hemp house!!
The apartment has 1 bedroom with a queen size bed and luxurious 10 inch memory foam mattress and 800 thread count sheets, a beautiful tiled bathroom, with bathtub and shower, a large living room with sitting area, fully equipped kitchenette, breakfast bar, an extra full size futon in case you have children or additional guests, tall french doors that provide lots of sunlight and fresh air during the day, and a private outdoor brick patio with table and chairs for outdoor dining.
Complete with all the amenities of home; all within a rustic setting, surrounded by nature, with a creek running through the backyard, as well as close access to the Greenway trail along the Hominy Creek (river) , and walking distance from Haywood Road / West Asheville Village, and 5 mi to both downtown Ashe-ville and the Biltmore Estate and Village.
We are on a very quiet street, just a few houses down from the West Asheville Park and a fifteen minute walk to the Farmer's market, health food store, local bakery, coffee shop, music venues, yoga studios, and amazing restaurants all within a mile! This location is perfect!!
Sleeps up to 4, with 1 queen size bed and 1 full size futon. Children and babies welcome. Bassinet available upon request.
We are a friendly and conscious young family with a baby who live upstairs. We love hosting and providing brochures and tips about local attractions. We also have friends who are massage therapists who will come to the apt.
Asheville loves local.. and so do we, so we serve local organic Silvermoon chocolates and Buchi kombucha upon arrival! You may see us sitting on the front porch, and you are welcome to visit with us or keep to yourself depending on your needs. We are here to help in case you need anything, and also provide a quiet and private space for you to rest without disruption.
Laundry facilities available. 1 off street parking spot (plenty of space on our quiet street to park too).
Easy access off I-40, I-240, and I-26
Our home is also featured in:
Western North Carolina Green Home and Living Guide
& XO Asheville Magazine
The Nauhaus is the first Hempcrete home in America, and is setting the standard for what is possible in terms of alternative energy and building.
Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to meeting you upon your arrival!
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2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
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We look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful and unique home in the amazing city of Asheville, NC, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains!
We will match the rate of any comparable property in Asheville.
Biltmore Estate tickets (2) as a gift, when you book a week with us in the winter.
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Our home is within a 15 minute walk of the unique and bustling shops and cafes on Haywood Road of West Asheville Village, as well as the trail to the Hominy Creek Greenway.
You are within a 10-15 minute drive of the French Broad River, scenic recreational parks, the epic Blue Ridge Parkway, amazing hiking trails and waterfalls, the River Arts District, the Biltmore Estate and Village, top notch shopping and eateries in downtown Asheville, and so much more!
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: JahSun and Lizzy are coaches, guides, facilitators, students, world travelers, adventurers, and lovers of life. They met while working on a project to build a sustainable community. They are inspired by the unlimited potential of humanity made possible when we each bring forth our greatest gifts in service to the Whole. Their lives are in service to helping people get their greatness, and supporting people in collaborative and co-creative endeavors. Their mission is to remind us all of our Oneness with all things, and to awaken all of humanity to the power of our love and awareness to consciously co-create a world that works for everyone. They see creating conscious partnerships as a fundamental steppingstone to creating a peaceful existence on the planet for all. Their big dream is to create a conscious civilization, equipped with permaculture farms, holistic education and healthcare centers, renewable energy systems, conscious birthing and dying temples, and community gathering spaces. A village to raise the next generation of humans with love and mindfulness, and act as a blueprint model which inspires the world. Find out more about us and our commitment to loving relationships through our website: http://www.consciousloverevolution.com/ We look forward to hosting you and supporting you in having an amazing experience in Asheville!
Why the Owner Chose Asheville:
Setting the standard for residential homes! The Nauhaus is the first Hempcrete Home in America, and is setting the standard for what is possible in terms of alternative energy and building. Complete with all the modern amenities of home; within a rustic setting, surrounded by nature, with a creek running through the backyard, as well as close access to the Greenway trail along the Hominy Creek (river) , and walking distance from Haywood Road / West Asheville Village, and 5 mi to both downtown Ashe-ville and the Biltmore Estate and Village. Asheville has proven to attract the most genuine, unique, and authentic people we have ever met. We love our Community, and are so grateful to have relocated here from the West Coast. It is an amazing place to raise a child, as we are quickly finding out.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Many of the details listed above, of why we chose this beautiful and unique home! The Nauhaus is the first Hempcrete Home in America, and is setting the standard for what is possible in terms of alternative energy and building. Complete with all the modern amenities of home; within a rustic setting, surrounded by nature, with a creek running through the backyard, as well as close access to the Greenway trail along the Hominy Creek (river) , and walking distance from Haywood Road / West Asheville Village, and 5 mi to both downtown Ashe-ville and the Biltmore Estate and Village. We love being so close to all major attractions, shopping, and restaurants, yet be able to come home to such a peaceful abode nestled in the trees, with a flowing creek in our backyard, and a trail with 'hobbit' style bridge across the creek, through the woods, and to the Hominy Creek Greenway. Also, love sitting outside on the brick patio or porch with candlelight listening to nature's orchestra, watching the fireflies, and on a clear night the majestic starlit sky!
Front and side profile of NauHaus. Living roof above porch.
New bedspread on thick memory foam mattress. Dresser and hangers in closet
Stylish bathroom, with ample storage and shelf space.
View out of bathroom into living area, with glimpse of the table.
view of east wall from doorway near library, love that chair!
Exposed hempcrete brick wall, library and storage in nook behind this wall
Library stocked with local travel brochures and dynamic inspirational books
Enjoy patio table for sipping wine under starlit sky or morning tea or coffee
Flowers in bloom much of the year, butterfly and hummingbird paradise
Numerous butterflies surround home, loving the flowers
More flowers on path leading to bridge and creek
NauHaus article featured in the WNC Green Homes and Living Guide
View of main entrance of NauHaus, we love being on the front porch
Doorway leads to fully equipped laundry room. Rocking chair now sits in corner
Stylish sink, and abundant drawer space in the stand. Water saving toilet.
View across living area, from french doors leading outside to brick patio.
Vew from doorway to french doors, a coffee table now sits in front of the futon
Full size futon for extra guests. Doorway to main house.
View across brick patio into apt through french doors, from pathway
Pathway leading to apt lined with solar lights and trees
View of backyard and firepit, pathway leads across bridge and creek
Hobbit bridge across year round creek in backyard. Greenway is 5 minute walk
Local Buchi Kombucha and Silvermoon Raw chocolate hearts await your arrival;)
Thank you for joining us, we look forward to your arrival!
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