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Asheville Area Riverfront Getaway - Flyfishing..Friends..Family..Fun!

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Luxurious Great Room with gas logs

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Last updated: 05/08/2014

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

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Rivers Ridge Lodge and the cities of Black Mountain and Asheville offer something for everyone from Waterfalls to first class Spas, Craft Breweries & Wineries, award-winning Restaurants, Scenic Drives, Folk Art, Rock Climbing, Performing Arts, Music, Shopping, The Quilt Trail, unique History, etc. Planning a wedding or event? Check out photos on our facebook page. Not sure about local activities and events? Our website’s own EXPLORE WNC or EXPLORE ASHEVILLE pages have tons of ideas for you...

Fly Fish Rivers Ridge Lodge’s 3000 feet of private waters (probably best for beginners to those with mid range skills) with family or friends. For the expert fly fishing group, we’ll help you schedule an expedition to one of Western North Carolina’s beloved fly fishing destinations. There are many within easy driving distance, and we know great local guides.



Does your group crave competition? Because of its proximity to Pisgah National Forest, the area features ambitious races of all types, most notably those bordering on the crazy or zany...think Black Mountain Marathon/Mount Mitchell Challenge or Assault on Mount Mitchell.

Is golf the game of choice? Western NC is a golfer’s paradise offering a wide variety of well known courses. 



Weather not conducive to fishing or golf? Home to 11 craft breweries, Asheville boasts about 50 local beers. Asheville has more breweries per capita than any other US city! Wine vineyards have thrived in Western NC because of the area’s excellent conditions for growing grapes at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. There are six excellent wineries just east of Rivers Ridge Lodge and the vineyards and winery on The Biltmore Estate in Asheville.



Did you know that Western NC has a rich Revolutionary and Civil War history? Reenactments are celebrated and many sites are commonly visited. There are famous literary personalities with museums and memorials in the area...Fred Chappell, Gail Godwin, O. Henry, Carl Sandburg, Thomas Wolfe. Whatever the focus, we’ll help you create an exciting getaway.



Where luxury and style meet the Blue Ridge Mountains. Rivers Ridge Lodge is a custom built, 5,000 SF, 6 bedroom, 5.5 bath log home nestled into 3000+ feet of river frontage on 17 undeveloped acres. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Western North Carolina from the 5,000+ SF deck that wraps the Lodge on 3 sides and juts over the edge of the widest span in the river. The open gourmet kitchen/living room, with its 16 ft stone fireplace and antler chandelier, will warmly welcome your extended family, friends or colleagues and comfortably accommodate them. Sleep and relax in any of 3 Master Suites on the main level. We have also crafted ramps, a barrier free shower and widened doorways to make the main floor and deck of the Lodge wheelchair friendly so everyone is included. The Lodge will sleep 20+ and the exterior bunkhouses add space for 5-6 more. 

Very private, yet only minutes away from Interstate 40 (Exit 75), Rivers Ridge Lodge is an ideal spot for year-round vacations and events.

Popular day trips include: Pisgah National Forest, within minutes; Black Mountain, 10 mins; Blue Ridge Parkway, 12 min; Lake James, Lake Lure, and Chimney Rock, 30 mins; downtown Asheville's Biltmore Estate and Grove Park Inn, 25 min; Linville Caverns, 40 mins; Mount Mitchell, 50 mins; Sugar and Beech Mountain (skiing), 60-70 min. Access tons of information about favored locales, special events and interesting diversions by visiting our website's EXPLORE ASHEVILLE and EXPLORE WNC pages or our Facebook page. Rivers Ridge Lodge, we’ve tried to think of everything.


Keywords: Asheville rental home, outdoor wedding, mountain lodge, vacation rental, fly fishing lodge, girls getaway, retreat, reunion, Rivers Ridge Lodge.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Wheelchair Accessible on Main floor (Kitchen, Great Room, Scuppernong Suite. Narrow door into Den. Ground Floor Game/Theatre Room on one level but only accessible from exterior doors (lower driveway). No access to first floor Bunkrooms ...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Limited Accessibility

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 34, Beds for 16-34

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Bedroom 4

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          • Bedroom 5

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          • Bedroom 6

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          • Detached Unit

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          • King size beds (2) Aspen Suite, Cherokee Suite, Queen size Beds (3) Scuppernong Suite, Loblolly Room, Appaloosa Room , Twin or Single Beds (8) Tandem Bunk with 2 heavy-duty foam mattresses in Train Room, 2 heavy-duty foam mattresses in Appaloosa Room Loft, 4 Memory Foam Mattress pads may be used in any room., Child Beds (1) Child's built-in bed in Loblolly Room, Baby Cribs (1) I rolling crib may be placed in any room, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 2 Queen size sleep sofas (in Den and Cherokee Suite), Bunk Beds (5) Within Rivers Ridge Lodge: Double over Queen Bunk Bed in Appaloosa Room, Single over Single Bunk Bed in Loblolly Room. In detached bunkhouses: 1 Single over Double Bunk Bed in Arbor Knot Bunkhouse, 1 Single over Single Bunk Bed and 1 separate Single Bunk in Hornets' Nest Bunkhouse....moreless

          Bathrooms: 5.5 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Ice Maker

          Amenities

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Gravel parking on property. No hook-ups for water or electricity available currently....moreless

          • Gas Fireplace:

            (3) Aspen Suite, Great Room, lower level Theatre Room...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Large capacity front load washer on lower level...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Large capacity dryer on lower level...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central Air Conditioning...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Wireless high speed Internet available but no computer provided, 3 Gas Log Fireplaces, 4 oven AGA Storage Cookstove, 2 Refrigerators, Generator, Deck Dining Furniture for 24, plus 4 Chaise Lounge Chairs, 4 Rockers and Wagon Wheel Benches also on deck, Reading Library, Bumper Pool/Poker Table, Regulation Pool Table, Bar, space available for Conference/Meeting set up. Sorry, no smoking and no pets....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • CD Player
              • Stereo

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                Guests must bring their own computer to connect with wireless Internet system provided...moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                To anywhere in the United States and Canada...moreless

              • Telephone:

                (4) 2 cordless phones, 2 standard phones...moreless

              Pool & Spa

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Balcony:

                    front porch plus 5000+ square foot deck with seating to accommodates 38...moreless

                  • Gazebo:

                    Covered gazebo located at corner of deck overlooking river...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Seating on deck accommodates 38...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Location & View

                  • Waterfront:

                    River-front, river surrounds house on 3 sides. Enjoy a view of the river from every room in the house...moreless

                  • Mountain View

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Fishing
                  • Hunting
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Hiking
                  • Golf
                  • Tennis
                  • Kayaking
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Skiing
                  • Rafting
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sledding
                  • Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Shopping
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Museums
                  • Live Theater
                  • Cinemas
                  • Zoo
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Sailing
                  • Spelunking
                   

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                  Off Season (Oct-Apr excluding holiday & leaf) $5400/wk, $900 Sun-Th, $1100 Fri-Sa
                  Spring/Summer/Fall $5900/week, $1000 Sun-Th, $1300 Fri-Sa (with 2 night minimum)
                  Peak (July,Holidays, Leaf Season) $6900/wk $1400/night (with 3 night minimum)
                  Taxes and $250 Cleaning Fee added to rental.
                  We collect a fully refundable security deposit of $500
                  Event fee charged for special events based on size of group and scope of function
                  Please call for last minute specials!
                  Rates effective through Dec 2011
                  

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                  Location

                  Linville Cavern, Grandfather Mountain, Biltmore Estate, Asheville, Black Mountain, Chimney Rock, Lake Lure, Lake James, Sugar Mountain, Beech Mountain, Little Switzerland, Grove Park Inn & Spa

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2006


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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Luxurious Great Room with gas logs

                    Luxurious Great Room with gas logs

                  • Dancing under a tent on the deck...

                    Dancing under a tent on the deck...

                  • The Crooked Creek, a branch of the Catawba River

                    The Crooked Creek, a branch of the Catawba River

                  • What fun we are having away from it all!

                    What fun we are having away from it all!

                  • The Cherokee King Suite with queen sleeper sofa

                    The Cherokee King Suite with queen sleeper sofa

                  • The Loblolly Bunk Room

                    The Loblolly Bunk Room

                  • The Scuppernong (wheelchair accessible) Suite

                    The Scuppernong (wheelchair accessible) Suite

                  • Everyone loves the fire pit!

                    Everyone loves the fire pit!

                  • Perfect for any time of day...

                    Perfect for any time of day...

                  • Gourmet Kitchen with Aga cookstove

                    Gourmet Kitchen with Aga cookstove

                  • The Aspen King Suite

                    The Aspen King Suite

                  • Warm, cozy and fun!

                    Warm, cozy and fun!

                  • It's lovely gathering on the deck...

                    It's lovely gathering on the deck...

                  • Fly fishing in the creek surrounding the property.  Mmmmm...fresh Rainbow Trout!

                    Fly fishing in the creek surrounding the property. Mmmmm...fresh Rainbow Trout!

                  • The Scuppernong Suite's accessible bathroom

                    The Scuppernong Suite's accessible bathroom

                  • Pool or poker anyone?

                    Pool or poker anyone?

                  VRBO #88053

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                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, May 25, 2014

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                  6 Bedroom / 5.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 34

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