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PRIVATE LUXURY SUITE: Perfect bliss

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 827 sq ft
Property type guest house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

King bed, media room, kitchen, large bathroom, washer/dryer, wi-fi, patio, views

Private Luxury Suite/Guest House surrounded by forest garden, yet pleasantly sun dappled. Features early 19th Century antiques, keyless entry and heated floors. 5 minutes to downtown Asheville, Grove Park Inn and the River Arts District. UNCA is 3 blocks away, Biltmore Estate and Blue Ridge Parkway 15 minutes. Vaulted ceiling bedroom, fully stocked kitchen, walk-in & reach-in closets, washer/dryer, media room/2nd bedroom/sunroom, large bathroom, desk/work space and patio -- all with fast wifi.

ARRIVAL

When you arrive, you will find the Guest Welcome binder on the kitchen table. It includes wifi and media room instructions. You will have maps, city and neighborhood information such as our recommendations for great restaurants, terrific breweries, music venues, bike and kayak rentals and other local attractions and recreational opportunities. City of Asheville Permit on file and also in the photos of the Luxury Guest Suite on this page.

SUMMARY

The Luxury Suite/Guest House is perfect for honeymooners and includes a vaulted ceiling bedroom, media room with flat screen internet Apple TV, extra large bathroom, walk-in closet, 2nd reach-in closet, kitchen with breakfast nook and separate study nook, an outdoor patio area and a washer/dryer. Heated floors in both the tiled bathroom and tiled kitchen--both areas have individually controlled floor thermostats. Additionally, the entire luxury suite has its own dedicated HVAC system for your comfort--that thermostat is in the hallway to the bedroom. A whole house water filter provides nearly total chlorine reduction and an on-demand hot water system supplies the bathroom and the kitchen.

ROOMS

The BEDROOM has a king size bed with new pillow-top mattress and boxspring. An amazingly large antique French armoire and antique English swivel mirrored marble dresser enhance ambiance and provide additional storage. Two luggage racks provide convenience on both sides of the bed as the sisal area rug gently massages your bare feet.

The MEDIA ROOM can double as a 2nd bedroom or can be used as a bedroom-adjacent retreat having two 6'2" (six-feet plus) bench beds for lounging, napping or sleeping -- these bench beds are the same dimensions as you would find in an RV. The bench beds feature memory foam, fitted sheets, blankets and plenty of pillows. This room overlooks the forest garden. The media offers Internet Apple TV with free Netflix, HBO Now and many other channels.

The BATHROOM features an extra large tub, glass shower with wall mounted shampoo and body wash dispenser, toilet, bidet, double sink vanity and lots of storage. Alongside a double window, the extra large tub offers delightful forest views. A remote controlled blind over the tub provides luxurious convenience to the bather(s).

The cherry wood WALK-IN CLOSET has lots of clothes hangers, shelving, clothes rods, drawers and shoe racks. Additionally, that closet also has a Graco Play 'n Go crib, 2 yoga mats and the Apple Airport wi-fi base station. The REACH-IN CLOSET has many of the same features, but is smaller.

KITCHEN

The kitchen features a toaster-oven, microwave, hot plate to warm or cook food countertop, along with an electric water kettle. A small refrigerator is under the countertop. The metal kitchen sink offers a fixed or hand-held sprayer along with dish soap, a drainer and cloth as well as paper towels. A full complement of plates, bowls, flatware as well as pots, pans, cooking utensils and other cookware are to be found in the cherry wood cabinetry. Tumblers, mugs and cups are located in the cabinetry above the counter. Choice herbal, black and green teas along with ground regular coffee are also located in the cabinets.

BREAKFAST NOOK

You will find an updated Guest Information basket and binder on the antique oval table and chairs which are situated alongside a forest view window.

STUDY

This laptop friendly space is opposite the breakfast nook. A desk and chair convenient to electrical wall outlet sits under a download alongside an east-facing window.

PATIO

The patio is perfect for outdoor meals as the French wrought iron table with six matching chairs and shade protection provided by a matching black umbrella under the whispering pines. You will also find fast wifi here.

OTHER

Fast wifi throughout. Dedicated HVAC; heated bathroom and kitchen tile floors; on-demand hot water; kitchen skylight; top-down/bottom-up shades.

GUEST ACCESS

You get the entire guest suite plus the patio to yourselves! There is space to park 2 cars in tandem. We use a self-check in keyless entry system so you can easily arrive and depart at your convenience since there are no keys to lose or return!

INTERACTION WITH GUESTS

We are in and out quite a bit so even though we live adjacent, you may not see us or hear us. But please call or text if you have questions or need assistance with anything as we are happy to share our experience with Asheville -- our wonderful adopted hometown. We are here for you and want your stay to be a great experience.

AMENITIES / NECCESSITIES

You can bathe in luxury while soaking in the beauty of the forest garden right outside your window. The kitchen is fully stocked with coffee/tea, coffee maker, electric kettle, refrigerator, flatware, dishes, pots, pans, microwave, toaster/oven and hot plate. The breakfast nook sits opposite the convenient desk/study area. Two well organized closets provide plenty of storage. The patio is perfect for outdoor meals at the French wrought iron table with 6 chairs under the whispering pines. Fast wifi throughout.

NEIGHBORHOOD OVERVIEW

Use the beautiful Reed Creek Greenway walk or bike nearly all the way into downtown. The Grove Park Inn is a short walk the opposite way. The magnificent Beaver Lake Bird Sanctuary is 5 minutes up the road. There are multiple amenities within walking distance along Merrimon Avenue including: restaurants, breweries, parks, bike rentals, pharmacies, hurches, etc. Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Ingles and Harris Teeter markets are also nearby. A CVS pharmacy is 3 blocks away.

GETTING AROUND

Easy on site parking for 2 cars. It's a 5 minute walk to the Reed Creek Greenway that takes you within 4 blocks of downtown Asheville. ART (Asheville Rapid Transit) buses stop on Merrimon Avenue (Highway 25) 2 blocks away. Taxis, Uber and Lyft are also available.

OTHER THINGS TO NOTE

When you arrive, you will find the Guest Welcome binder on the kitchen table. It includes wifi and media room instructions. You will have maps, city and neighborhood information such as our recommendations for great restaurants, terrific breweries, music venues, bike and kayak rentals and other local attractions and recreational opportunities. City of Asheville Permit No. 16-11113.

More Details

Owner
RAYMOND LEE
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

About RAYMOND LEE

My wife and I recently moved to Asheville, North Carolina from Los Angeles, California. We love it here for so many reasons: the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Biltmore Estate and the charm of the southern Appalachian mountains. When you consider the natural beauty of this place, the friendly locals, the arts, music and food scene, you've got a winner! Plus we appreciate the plethora of local craft brewers and the emphasis on local, sustainable and organic food. We also participate in the many outdoor recreational opportunities available.

RAYMOND LEE purchased this guest house in 2016

Why RAYMOND LEE chose Jackson Park

Our home was built 100 years ago and sits on a little over an acre of land close to downtown Asheville. The craftsman style of the house reminds us of our neighborhood in California. The gardens have been landscaped by master gardeners so that the property feels very private. Large mature conifers shield us from our surroundings year round. The grounds are terraced with lawn alternating with deep flower beds that bloom in 3 seasons with a succession of flowers so that when one set of perennials blooms out , the next group blossoms.

5 minute walk to the University of North Carolina, Asheville campus. 30 minute walk into downtown along a Greenway that follows the course of Reed Creek almost all the way into downtown. Plenty of amenities along Merrimon Avenue like Whole Foods, Trader Joes, Ingles, CVS, restaurants, churches, synagogues, bicycle shops, etc.

What makes this guest house unique

The Luxury guest suite was added 7 years ago and provides all the amenities modern living demands, e.g. heated tile floors in the kitchen and bathrooms, dedicated HVAC system throughout, filtered water throughout, vaulted ceilings, views of the garden and the distant mountains, double sink vanity, glass walled shower, extra large tub, bidet, plenty of customized cherry wood cabinetry for storage in all rooms. Dedicated washer and dryer, private patio with French wrought iron table and chairs. Couples, families and others love the special touches like the freshly cut flowers, the Pack n' Play and the yoga mats.

Here is a more detailed look at each living space...

Amenities

Jackson Park Guest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • guest house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 827 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Extra large bathroom has private views of the park like garden. Plenty of custom cherry wood storage cabinetry and glass walled shower, extra long tub, 2 sink vanity, toilet and bidet.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • MASTER - 1 king , Media room has 2 bench beds with memory foam.
  • Media room doubles as a 2nd bedroom with pocket door and 2 mattress + memory foam bench beds.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • water tubing
Notes:
Family friendly: In the large walk-in closet, there is a new Pack n' Play with mattress. Energetically friendly: In the large walk-in closet, there are also yoga mats for your serene enjoyment.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
5

Business/Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My Wife and I stayed at this exceptional well supplied cottage. Private, very roomy and tucked away within a neighborhood in town. Very large bathroom with double sinks, Jacuzzi tub and separate walk-in shower. Large kitchen and closets and it was very convenient to have the washer and dryer. The TV/Sitting room looks over a small backyard/garden. The spacious bedroom has a very comfortable King bed and quiet sleeping. Although we were there in March I sat at the terrace planning our day. It has a convenient private drive. I would rate this property as very new. We did meet the Owner briefly and She was very pleasant. We have to come down again in the next month or so we will stay here if available.

Thanks for the wonderful stay! Dave & Shirl Leslie Superior, WI.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Dave and Shirl, you are very welcome! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and liked our place; you would always be welcome to return. By the way, your great review made our day! Happy trails, Terry and Ray
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Atlanta
5

Lovely private cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderfully appointed. Spacious!! Large bathroom. Would definitely return.

Driveway may present a challenge with a larger car.

Otherwise, it is just perfect!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It was a nice retreat to come back to after a long day of adventures!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here, it was just the right size for my husband and I and our 1 year old. The suite was well equipped.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sara, Thanks for the great review. We are glad the Luxury Suite accommodated your needs. Come back anytime. Ray
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West Virginia, US
5

Beautiful suite in a great location

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I traveled to Asheville for a few days of r&r. The luxury suite is easily accessible to downtown and any activity you may enjoy in the area. There are several restaurants and shops nearby. Even though it is in a neighborhood, it feels secluded and is very quiet. The suite is large, light, and comfortable, with all the necessities covered. We slept well in the comfortable king bed (which is hard to find) and enjoyed the spacious bathroom. Ray communicated well and answered all our questions quickly before our stay. We would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Palmetto Bay, Florida
5

Romantic getaway truly a luxurious suite!

  • 5 of 5

This place is truly amazing. Close to everything, but makes you feel like you are in the forest. Will definitely return whenever

We are in Asheville. Best place to stay if you want to be close to downtown but feel

You are in the mountains.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great review. It was very nice to meet you and we are delighted that our place met your needs. Looking forward to your return -- thanks again.
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4

Great place !!!

  • 4 of 5

Great place to stay - very conveniently located - clean & the outside space was wonderful - a full - sized fridge would have been good

  • Submitted: May 20, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
23 Miles
ASHEVILLE REGIONAL AIRPORT
Car: recommended

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Refundable Damage Deposit $150

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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