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Best Value & Location! Eco-Awesome Modern Nauhaus, Walk to Town and Greenway

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Front and side profile of NauHaus. Living roof above porch.

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Last updated: 02/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Asheville apartment description

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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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Property has creek in backyard and ample yard space to run. Also bridge across creek to trails and Greenway....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking inside, though minimal tobacco smoke near creek acceptable...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    The apt is located on lower level, with wood chip path down slight incline. Therefore, wheel chair would Be challenging to navigate. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Spacious bedroom with luxurious Queen size 10 inch memory foam and latex mattress, and 800 count sheet sheet. Three quality pillows adorn the bed. There is a nightstand with light next to bed. There are also extra blankets and pillows upon request. Full size closet with hangers and plenty of storage space. There is also an extra table for suitcase or altar space, under the window. Sliding wooden door connecting to the bathroom. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom is beautifully tiled with shower and tub. The modern sink sits on a wooden vanity with abundant drawer and storage space. Efficiency toilet for lower water use....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Our place is really unique and special - being the first Hempcrete home in America. The location is prime, in a quiet neighborhood, surrounded by trees and a flowing creek. Yet, we are within walking distance to Haywood Rd in West Ashevillage, and 10-15 minute drive of The Blue Ridge Parkway, downtown Asheville, Biltmore Estate, and other major attractions. We are grateful to support any special requests such as setting up space with flowers, wine, or chocolates. Will discuss details upon request. In addition, we have friends who are healers and massage therapists who are willing to come to the apt for session. We have great recommendations, and feel honored to welcome you to Asheville! ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Dozens of interesting and dynamic books available in library of apt and office. ...moreless

  • Games:

    Some games available upon request...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Numerous music CDs available upon request. Though imagine most people have their Pandora, I-Tunes, or other music with them. ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Portable stereo with CD player in apt. ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Various videos available in apt library. Also, there is a local video store on Haywood Rd., less than a mile away....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • 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
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Village:

    We are within a 15 minute walk of happening Haywood Road in the West Village of Asheville. Our home is in a beautiful neighborhood, nestled amongst trees and a flowing creek, to give a rural feel...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Rectangle table with bench seat for two and two end seats. We have a table with four chairs on the brick patio outside. Also, a wooden bench which converts to table for two....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    High efficiency cooling unit on wall. The home also has 16' hempcrete walls, so stays cool in warmer climate. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Clothes dryer also provided for guest use....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    High efficiency heating unit on wall. Realize that the house is passive solar, and stays warm in winter....moreless

  • Internet:

    High Speed WiFi provided through Charter Communications. Password is 'drinkbuchi'...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets are of a high quality 800 thread count, and are provided with each stay. Also, multiple pillows on the bed as well. They will be provided for the futon as requested. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living room has full size plush futon with several pillows and blankets. Also have modern cushion chair. The table with bench chairs is also in the living room area, with kitchen attached....moreless

  • Parking:

    One off street parking spot for guests next to our vehicles in gravel area. Abundant parking on quiet and safe street. ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Cell phone service available. Landline may Be available per request. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Luxury cotton towels and washcloths provided as well....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Highly efficient clothes washing machine provided for guest use. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Available upon request. We do have a french press in the apt ready for use. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Table settings for four guests. Drawers also stocked with various kitchen supplies and cooking ware. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Available in main house for larger loads. Otherwise, soap is provided to hand wash dishes as needed....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen has all needed amenities, and stocked with proper supplies. ...moreless

  • Oven:

    Small oven for baking as needed. See pictures for amenities. ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Teas, Himalayan salt, pepper supplied. Other items may Be available as requested....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Yes, refrigerator/freezer in apt. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric stove top. Tea pot supplied, as well as various teas. Pots and pans provided, and are in cupboard drawers. ...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Available upon request. ...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Spacious brick patio with bench, and table and chairs connected to apt through tall french doors. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Spacious and abundant lawn and garden for various activities and walking. Also have a creek bordering lower part of property. Trail goes across bridge to Greenway. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Small charcoal grill available upon request....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$108 $129
Fri, Sat
$707 $2,400

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning & incidental fee $44
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

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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Location

  • The North Carolina Arboretum

  • Sunny Point Cafe and Bakery

    "Amazing locally grown food... gardens next to restaurant! Within 1 1/2 miles of our home... "

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  • WNC Farmers Market

    "Booths of foods and crafts... all within a mile of our place, just on the other side of free..."

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  • West End Bakery and Cafe

    "Hoppin local hangout for breakfast, coffee, or pastries.. one of the hot spots on Haywood......"

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  • West Village Market

    "Gr8 local co-op market with all your basic needs, with awesome lil juice and smoothie bar op..."

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  • Biltmore Village

    "Great lil shops in walking distance, in a neighborhood of small homes that were built for gu..."

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  • Biltmore Estate

    "America's largest estate... French Chateau style... one of the top attractions in the area, ..."

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  • French Broad Chocolate Lounge

    "Chocolate lover's paradise... amazing quality and atmosphere in downtown Asheville! "

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  • Tupelo Honey Cafe

    "My parents took us there for lunch during our first visit... outstanding service and local f..."

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  • Blue Ridge Parkway

    "One of the most epic drives in America! Recommend taking it for at least 10 miles to see th..."

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  • WNC Nature Center

    "awesome place to take children... though educational and insightful for everyone!"

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  • Earth Fare the Healthy Super Market

    "They have it all.... healthy organic eats, and great juice and food bar... less than 10 minu..."

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  • Universal Joint

    "Great outdoor cafe in West Ashe-Village.... walking distance from NauHaus at end of Vermont ..."

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  • Grove Arcade

    "Gr8 area downtown Ashe-ville with shops, cafes, and outdoor vendors..."

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  • Isis Restaurant & Music Hall

    "Old town theater remodeled into family owned restaurant and top shelf music venue... themed ..."

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  • The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa

    "One of the most unique and beautiful historic inns I have ever seen... the Spa is world clas..."

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  • Lake Powhatan

  • Chimney Rock State Park

  • Grandfather Mountain

11.6 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville Regional Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
multiple watering holes on Haywood Road
275 Miles
Nearest Ferry
the coastal beaches of South Carolina
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Grove Park Inn, and other local courses
59 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Station (GRV) in Greenville, SC
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-26 / I-40 / 1-240
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
multiple outstanding eateries on Haywood Rd
33 Miles
Nearest Ski
Wolf Ridge Ski Resort in Mars Hill
39 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lake Lure, and coastal beaches are 275 miles

Car: Recommended

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!

 

Owner info

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!


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Front and side profile of NauHaus. Living roof above porch.

    Front and side profile of NauHaus. Living roof above porch.

  • New bedspread on thick memory foam mattress.  Dresser and hangers in closet

    New bedspread on thick memory foam mattress. Dresser and hangers in closet

  • Stylish bathroom, with ample storage and shelf space.

    Stylish bathroom, with ample storage and shelf space.

  • View out of bathroom into living area, with glimpse of the table.

    View out of bathroom into living area, with glimpse of the table.

  • view of east wall from doorway near library, love that chair!

    view of east wall from doorway near library, love that chair!

  • Exposed hempcrete brick wall, library and storage in nook behind this wall

    Exposed hempcrete brick wall, library and storage in nook behind this wall

  • Library stocked with local travel brochures and dynamic inspirational books

    Library stocked with local travel brochures and dynamic inspirational books

  • Enjoy patio table for sipping wine under starlit sky or morning tea or coffee

    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

    Flowers in bloom much of the year, butterfly and hummingbird paradise

  • Numerous butterflies surround home, loving the flowers

    Numerous butterflies surround home, loving the flowers

  • More flowers on path leading to bridge and creek

    More flowers on path leading to bridge and creek

  • NauHaus article featured in the WNC Green Homes and Living Guide

    NauHaus article featured in the WNC Green Homes and Living Guide

  • View of main entrance of NauHaus, we love being on the front porch

    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

    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.

    Stylish sink, and abundant drawer space in the stand. Water saving toilet.

  • View across living area, from french doors leading outside to brick patio.

    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

    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.

    Full size futon for extra guests. Doorway to main house.

  • View across brick patio into apt through french doors, from pathway

    View across brick patio into apt through french doors, from pathway

  • Pathway leading to apt lined with solar lights and trees

    Pathway leading to apt lined with solar lights and trees

  • View of backyard and firepit, pathway leads across bridge and creek

    View of backyard and firepit, pathway leads across bridge and creek

  • Hobbit bridge across year round creek in backyard.  Greenway is 5 minute walk

    Hobbit bridge across year round creek in backyard. Greenway is 5 minute walk

  • Local Buchi Kombucha and Silvermoon Raw chocolate hearts await your arrival;)

    Local Buchi Kombucha and Silvermoon Raw chocolate hearts await your arrival;)

  • Thank you for joining us, we look forward to your arrival!

    Thank you for joining us, we look forward to your arrival!

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Speaks: english, spanish
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