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'Little Sister'-Peaceful Setting, Garden with Pond 5 Minutes from Downtown

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Living Room has TV with DVR and satellite to the right

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Last updated: 07/31/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Asheville apartment description

Our sweet little apartment, aka the 'Little Sister', offers a quiet and peaceful escape from the bustle of downtown, while only a 5 minute drive away, located in the beautiful Grovepark neighborhood. We have a very comfortable queen size bed that is topped with a memory foam pad that is nestled in the corner of the room with windows on both sides. During the summer you may sleep with the windows and screen door open while listening to the water flowing in the garden and the birds chirping in the yard. There is a deck off the back that has a table and chairs, perfect for enjoying the garden or a glass of wine before you go out. The apartment has a galley kitchen and living room equipped with satellite TV, DVR and high speed internet. The Little Sister is attached to our home, so we are nearby to offer anything you may need to make your vacation better - whether it's restaurant recommendations and hiking advice, or a bike or cooler to borrow. We love Asheville, and are happy to point you in the direction you're trying to get to. Our paths may cross as we sit outside on our deck watching the sunset - if so we will wave and welcome you. However we have provided curtains on your deck for your privacy, so feel free to use them.

To see our other listing in downtown Asheville, the Asheville Urban Nest, see our website or look up listing 92019. Stay tuned for a new vacation rental near downtown in the fall of 2014!


There are no pets allowed at this property anytime, nor any smoking permitted on the premises.

Property Type

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

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Massage
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Sorry, no exceptions....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 unless we talk....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking on premises at all, including porch....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • The queen size bed is very comfortable - it has soft cotton sheets and a memory foam pad on it, with down duvet. There is a bathroom off the bedroom, and a washer/dryer unit is in the bedroom as well. It's very pleasant to sleep there in the warm months with the windows open to feel the breezes and hear the water from the little water feature in the backyard....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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          • There is a shower unit, toilet and pedestal sink in the bathroom, which is equipped with luxury soft white towels. We have handmade soap for our guests and we will have some shampoo and body lotion available as well. We also have a magnifying mirrow and blow dryer for your use....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Adventure
          • Romantic

          Attractions

          • Arboretum
          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo
          • Autumn Foliage
          • Pond

          Leisure Activities

          • Photography
          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking

          local services and businesses

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

          Location Type

              sports and adventure activities

              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fly Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rafting
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

                    There is a small white table that folds out for two people....moreless

                  • Seating for 2 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Shampoo
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Parking On Street
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Backpack
                      • Heating
                      • Parking:

                        Street parking though sometimes driveway available depending on our children's being in town or not....moreless

                      • Living Room

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional

                          Kitchen

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Stove
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Kitchen
                          • Stove
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Toaster:

                            Toaster oven...moreless

                          Outside

                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Large Cooler
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Tennis:

                            Public courses about a mile away...moreless

                           

                          Reviews

                          Write a review 4.9
                          from 22 traveler reviews
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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          My standard rate
                          Mar 24 - Oct 1, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $120
                          $650 $2,000
                          Leaf Season
                          Oct 2 - Nov 8, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $120 $135
                          Thu, Fri, Sat
                          $650 $2,000
                          Late Fall 2014
                          Nov 9 - Dec 21, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $120
                          $650 $2,000
                          Christmas/New Years
                          Dec 22 - Jan 4, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $135
                          $650 $2,000
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $120
                          $650 $2,000
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Tax Rate 7%

                          Notes:

                          No pets (no exceptions ever). No smoking on the premises at all. 3 night minimum except for last minute rentals and during the winter season. Parking for one car only.


                          Cancellation policy:

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


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 07/31/2014
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                          Location

                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Asheville
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          I- 40
                          260 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Charleston, SC
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Avenue M
                          26 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Wolf Laurel
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Grove Park Inn
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Avenue M, Ambrozia, Vinnie's

                          The Little Sister is located near the historic Grove Park Inn in North Asheville, just a 5 minute drive from downtown, or a 2.5 mile walk. The neighborhood is known for it's pretty homes and scenic walks, including a 10 minute walk to the Grove Park Inn itself, where you can have a candlelit dinner, visit their world class spa, or have a glass of wine by their huge fireplaces. Also, nearby are beautiful Beaver Lake which has a nice walking/biking path as well as many locally operated restaurants, grocery stores, drugs stores - everything you need is nearby. The Bird Sanctuary is next to Beaver Lake, and is a beautiful setting to picnic or just explore. There are many restaurants within walking distance as well, including a $3 movie/pizza/beer house and a few bars.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2008

                          About the owner: Lynne is a commercial photographer with a downtown studio that guests may visit by appointment. Steve manages various New York City musicians/performers and is also a musician himself. His band, Ol Hoopty plays in various music venues in downtown Asheville occasionally. Steve and Lynne are both very involved in the Asheville community, and love to keep up to date on what's happening musically and with the restaurant scene, so don't hesitate to ask what's new that you shouldn't miss.

                          Why the Owner Chose Asheville:
                          We love the Grove Park neighborhood for it's friendly people, convenient location (5 minutes from downtown), and the scenic hills that provide great walking and biking. Lynne loves to bike up Sunset Mtn. from the house, as there are hardly any cars up there and there are beautiful views. Being so close to Beaver Lake is nice as well as a place to run, walk, or birdwatch at the bird sanctuary next door. There are also many great locally owned restaurants in N. Asheville within walking distance of the apartment such as Ambrozia, the Grove Park inn, Vinnie's Italian and Avenue M.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                          Our perennial flower garden, water feature, and vegetable garden is a plus for our guests, who are free to enjoy the bounties of these. Many of our guests have commented how much they enjoy sitting on their back porch that overlooks the garden, and having an in town host who can steer them in the right direction. We enjoy sharing our favorite places with our guests. We are even making arrangements with restaurant owners and other service providers to offer exclusive discounts and services for our guests.


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                          Photos

                          • Living Room has TV with DVR and satellite to the right

                            Living Room has TV with DVR and satellite to the right

                          • Queen sized bed with memory foam topper - the door leads to the porch.

                            Queen sized bed with memory foam topper - the door leads to the porch.

                          • The owner's garden is beautiful in the spring and summer-our guests are welcome!

                            The owner's garden is beautiful in the spring and summer-our guests are welcome!

                          • Fire pit and happy hour spot in back yard

                            Fire pit and happy hour spot in back yard

                          • The bathroom with shower

                            The bathroom with shower

                          • The washer and dryer in the bedroom

                            The washer and dryer in the bedroom

                          • Beaver lake on a spring day

                            Beaver lake on a spring day

                          • Beaver Lake Bird Sanctuary - nice relaxing trails by lake.

                            Beaver Lake Bird Sanctuary - nice relaxing trails by lake.

                          • Street Performers by the Flat Iron in downtown Asheville.

                            Street Performers by the Flat Iron in downtown Asheville.

                          • The fountain in Pack Square Park in downtown Asheville.

                            The fountain in Pack Square Park in downtown Asheville.

                          • Pack Square Park

                            Pack Square Park

                          • Early spring veggie garden behind the Little Sister - help yourself!

                            Early spring veggie garden behind the Little Sister - help yourself!

                          • Deck overlooks owner's perennial and vegetable garden.

                            Deck overlooks owner's perennial and vegetable garden.

                          • Dusk in the garden behind the Little Sister

                            Dusk in the garden behind the Little Sister

                          • Kitchen has granite countertops, microwave, coffee, etc.

                            Kitchen has granite countertops, microwave, coffee, etc.

                          • Relax in the hammock in our back yard behind the Little Sister

                            Relax in the hammock in our back yard behind the Little Sister

                          • Beaver Lake, less than a mile from house, with trail around it.

                            Beaver Lake, less than a mile from house, with trail around it.

                          • Beaver Lake walking trail.

                            Beaver Lake walking trail.

                          • Friday night drum circle in Pritchard Park downtown.

                            Friday night drum circle in Pritchard Park downtown.

                          • The patio outside Isa's downtown where a street perfumer entertains.

                            The patio outside Isa's downtown where a street perfumer entertains.

                          • The S&W building, sample of Asheville's art deco architecture.

                            The S&W building, sample of Asheville's art deco architecture.

                          • Roan Mountain, an hour and a half from LIttle Sister.

                            Roan Mountain, an hour and a half from LIttle Sister.

                          • bike ride on Patton Mtn  up the hill from Little Sister

                            bike ride on Patton Mtn up the hill from Little Sister

                          $120 - $135 per night (USD)
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                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 2

                          View calendar: Updated 07/31/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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