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Charming Updated Home 5 Minutes to Downtown & Biltmore Estate

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Last updated: 08/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Charming and updated home in a centrally located historic asheville neighborhood. Five minute drive from downtown asheville, 3 minute drive from biltmore village and biltmore estate.

Features include sunny and bright rooms, custom kitchen with new stainless appliances, gas range, hardwood floors, gas logs, custom tile bathroom with toto fixtures. Cable tv and wifi.

This wonderful home offers a queen bedroom and a second bedroom with the option of either two twins or a king (converted upon request). The living room has the original stained wood mantle with gas logs for cozy fall and winter nights. There is a deck off of the kitchen that is a wonderful place to eat and relax. Brand new washer and dryer in laundry room downstairs. Half bath on lower level as well. The front yard is level with easy loading and unloading. The home is located in historic kenilworth which is a very walkable centrally located neighborhood. There are two parks nearby including one park just up the street.


Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 1 has Queen bed with new pillowtop mattress. Bedroom 2 has two twins which van be converted to a king upon request....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Custom subway wall tile and classic octagon floor tiles. Toto fixtures....moreless



  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    5 minutes to Downtown Asheville;s thriving food and arts scene!...moreless

  • Village:

    3 minutes to Biltmore Estate and Biltmore Village shopping and dining....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Eat in kitchen seats 4-6- extra chairs available. Outside deck dining seats 4-6 as well....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Heating:

    Central Heat pump with back up furnace. Gas logs in fire place add extra warmth and comfort....moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Sectional sofa, sitting/reading chair, gas logs...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Brand new...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Eat-in kitchen with custom cabinets and tile countertops....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless side by side with filtered water, and ice maker....moreless

  • Stove:

    Stainless 5 Burner gas range...moreless

  • Toaster


Write a review 4.9
from 41 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 - Nov 1, 2015
3 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $140 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • One time cleaning fee $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 7%


**Three night minimum stay when check in is on thur/fri/sat.

**Two night minimum stay when checking in on sun/mon/tues/wed.

**We will consider last minute bookings or short bookings if calendar does not permit two or three night stay.

**There is a lockbox on the front door and the code will be sent to guests upon payment and receipt of contract.

Cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 08/26/2015
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville Regional Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Grove Park Inn
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-40 and I-240
0.75 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Rezaz and Corner Kitchen
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
Wolf Ridge Resort

Car: Recommended

The home is located in the heart of the Kenilworth neighborhood. There is a park diretly across the street with a great play structure, sandbox, basketball court and playing field. There is a larger park 1/2 mile from the home with tennis courts in addition to other features mentioned above.

The home is 5 minutes from Downtown Asheville and 3 minutes to the Biltmore Estate and Biltmore Village. We are also 5 minutes from the thriving River Arts District. The Blue Ridge Parkway is a 10 minute drive from the home. There is a Whole Foods 10 minutes away as well as Trader Joes, Earth Fare, French Broad Food Co-op and many more grocery/specialty food stores. The restaurants, breweries, farmers markets and food trucks that make Asheville a foodie's favorite are all within easy reach.

The mountains in and around Asheville are home to world class mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing and whitewater destinations.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: Amanda and Jon have lived in Asheville since the early 1990s. They met while students at nearby Warren Wilson College. The live with their three children in Asheville.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The natural light and combination of original 1940s charm and modern updates make this home very special. The neighborhood is ideal for leisure walks and is so close to everything Asheville.

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Speaks: english



  • Kitchen with gas range, dishwasher, fridge with ice maker & filtered water.

    Kitchen with gas range, dishwasher, fridge with ice maker & filtered water.

  • Eat-in kitchen with private back deck.

    Eat-in kitchen with private back deck.

  • Cozy gas logs

    Cozy gas logs

  • Reading nook by fireplace

    Reading nook by fireplace

  • Park across the street

    Park across the street

  • Eat-in kitchen

    Eat-in kitchen

  • Outside dining on deck.

    Outside dining on deck.

  • Entranceway from back deck

    Entranceway from back deck

  • Queen Bedroom

    Queen Bedroom

  • Twin bed configuration bedroom 2 (optional)

    Twin bed configuration bedroom 2 (optional)

  • Custom remodeled bathroom

    Custom remodeled bathroom

VRBO #494572

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Date last modified - Monday, August 31, 2015

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