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Built during the early 1900’s, The Chapman House is an original surviving cottage of Historic Biltmore Village. It is part of a picturesque manorial village planned by none other than George Washington Vanderbilt (1862-1914), the founder of the vast and awe inspiring Biltmore Estate.
Initially, the European inspired village housed estate workers and servants, and was the center of community life, the location of schools, post office, train depot, infirmary, and church. However, through the course of time, a number of changes have occurred and the village has become a center for art, music, shopping, and restaurants resting just outside the entrance of the Biltmore Estate.
The Chapman House is the only cottage within the village that incorporates a mixed occupancy. A two-story structure, the upstairs apartment maintains a lodging facility complete with a full kitchen, bath, bedroom, foyer, living room, parking, and back porch overlooking the village.
The historic nature of the structure is preserved with original hardwood floors, doors, hardware, lathe and plaster walls, exterior appearance, and overall ambiance. The downstairs maintains a mercantile atmosphere, currently the home of Curtis Wright Outfitters, a retail store with goods for hiking, fishing, and outdoor lifestyle.
Enjoy the convenience of walking to dozens of local shops and restaurants, driving five minutes to downtown Asheville and the Blue Ridge Parkway, or visiting the Biltmore Estate located two tenths of one mile away. Experience the diversity of four seasons with warm springs, green summers, colorful falls, and cool winters. The Chapman House offers a unique experience set within Historic Biltmore Village, located in the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina.
May - October 2015 May 1 - Oct 31, 2015 3 night min stay
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The Chapman House is located in Historic Biltmore Village, the European inspired village just outside the Biltmore Estate. From the cottage front door, visit dozens of local shops and restaurants, experience art and music ranging from traditional Appalachian types to more eclectic worldly. Explore downtown Asheville for more, only 5 minutes away. Take a hike or drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway just several miles. Witness the flower blooms in the spring, the green summers, colorful leaf turns in the fall, or a dusting of snow during the winter in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Experience the grandeur of the Biltmore Estate, the largest privately owned home in America.
Other Activities: Shopping, sight seeing, art, music, restaurants
Golf: Play golf at the luxurious Grove Park Inn, the Asheville Country Club, MountainAir, and surrounding areas.
Ski: Snow skiing is available 30 miles north of Asheville at Wolf Laurel Resort, 1 hour west of Asheville at Cataloochee Ski Area, or 1 hour and 45 minutes north of Asheville at Ski Beech Mtn., Sugar Mtn., and Hawks Nest.