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An Antique Retreat at O'Kelley's Farmhouse!

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Last updated: 03/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Farmhouse
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Farmhouse, 1 Bedroom + Loft + Den, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-8 comfortably)


A memory making vacation is awaiting you nestled in the heart of the upper hominy valley where you will find an 'antique retreat' at the O’Kelley farm house. Renovated in 2008, the farm house is over 100 years old. Situated on 16 acres,the home is adorned with memorabilia from the O’Kelley family along with interesting novelties and antique accents.

Our home is located just moments from the Blue Ridge Parkway and only 20 minutes from Downtown Asheville, where you can find just about anything to do that your heart desires. Or, you can simply enjoy the farm for its own unique charm. May we suggest passing your time by: rocking on the porch, sitting under the outdoor pavilion watching wildlife, building a bonfire and toasting marshmallows, listening to the nearby creeks, or just enjoying the magnificent view of Mount Pisgah. Walking trails are also located nearby.

To add to the unique charm of the home, we have updated the matresses, but kept the original iron beds and many other pieces of the history that have made this home so special. We have tried to renovate in a way that adds modern conveniences and comforts with old time charm. The home, complete with a large kitchen and a spacious dining room that will seat up to 10 people, is a perfect place for an old fashioned family gathering.

This old farm house is so dear to our family. We hope that you and your family will come here and spend time making memories of your own. E-mail us today to plan your old fashioned family vacation.

NOTICE! We rent to families and responsible adults only. No house parties and No Pets! No Exceptions!

Keywords: 100 Year Old Farm House
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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/22/2017

Property Type

  • Farmhouse

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Due to age of our farmhouse we are not accessible for wheelchairs. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    We have one bedroom on the lower level....moreless

  • Loft + Den: 2 double, 1 twin/ single

    The upstairs is an open loft that will sleep up to 5 people....moreless

  • Double Beds (3) Our beds are the original iron beds that were used in the farmhouse. With updated bedding. New Serta pillow top mattresses, Twin or Single Beds (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    We have one bathroom with a full sized bathtub / shower....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We have horses located just behind the property for your viewing pleasure. We have 2 goats available for you to pet and feed. They are family friendly! Local wildlife roam in the pasture almost daily. Your are in a prime area for fire flies in Summer, leaf looking in the Fall, sledding in the Winter ( provided we have snow!) and the Hominy Valley Gospel Singing Grounds are just 3 miles away....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    We have some old fashioned board games and puzzles available. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) 2 TV's w/ cable connection...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys:

    There are a few toys. ...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    There are both VHS & DVD players upstairs. There is also a video library there as well. ...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    The farmhouse is situated just at the base of the Blue Ridge Parkway with a magnificent view of Mt. Pisgah....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Our dining room is quite spacious and will seat 8-10 people....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Fully air conditioned....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance:

    Free long distance within the continental United States....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Newly insulated and heated with a Heat pump....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens for bedding are provided. ...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    There is a spacious parking area that will accomodate larger vehicles or even an RV, Boat or trailer, also we have an RV Park with full hook up located just across the street. Stony Fork Creek RV...moreless

  • Telephone:


  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels are provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full Size Maytag Front loading washer and dryer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    We now offer internet!!!...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    The original fireplaces are disabled for wood burning, but have been replaced with decorative crackle logs in both the living room and lower level bedroom. No actual wood burning fireplaces...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    We have a few very basic essentials provided. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    We have a 16 x 12 covered picnic area for your outdoor enjoyment. Also a bon fire pit located near by as well....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    We are situated on a 16 acre farm. There is a large pasture for exploring. It is also great for sledding in the snow!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Weather permitting we have a perfect place for sledding!...moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 57 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nightly Rate
Mar 31 - Mar 31, 2017
1 night min stay
$775 $2,500

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$775 $2,500

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 8%

Manager's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 03/22/2017
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We are at the base of the Blue Ridge Parkway. 15 - 20 minutes to Sliding Rock, Looking Glass Falls, Cradle of Forestry and many other inviting attractions located on the Parkway. Also, we are about 20 minutes to the Biltmore Estate, or downtown Asheville.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1900

About: Barbara O'Kelley Burnette & Dan O'Kelley

Why Candler, NC, USA:
This home belonged to our Grandparents Frank and Texie O'Kelley. It has been in our family for over 100 years. We wanted to be able to share it and let others enjoy a little bit of history.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
We are very convenient to Asheville & The Blue Ridge Parkway. Easy to access but still far enough out to get away from it all. 16 acres of pasture to roam around in.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/22/2017

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  • Nearby Hominy Creek

    Nearby Hominy Creek

  • Fall view from top of the pasture.

    Fall view from top of the pasture.

  • Sit back and relax a while!

    Sit back and relax a while!

  • Meet Princess and Spot.  Our farmhouse pets!  They just love company!

    Meet Princess and Spot. Our farmhouse pets! They just love company!

  • Fun times at O'Kelley's !

    Fun times at O'Kelley's !

  • Out back we have the pavillion just perfect for an outdoor barbeque and bonfire!

    Out back we have the pavillion just perfect for an outdoor barbeque and bonfire!

  • Snow falling at the farmhouse!

    Snow falling at the farmhouse!

  • Spend the Holidays with us!

    Spend the Holidays with us!

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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