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Secluded, Serene. Mountain Chalet on the Laurel River

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Last updated: 09/17/2016
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Unique, extraordinary location. Very comfortable, beautifully appointed, artistically decorated, and fully equipped, directly off Highway 25-70, five miles from Hot Springs, NC where the Appalachian Trail intersects, and just 25 miles north of downtown Asheville. Laurel River Retreat sits on the bank of the scenic Laurel River in a 110 acre undeveloped forest. Secluded and serene, this is a place to hike, fish for trout, watch birds, sit on the large screened porch, patio or front deck and read, meditate, be. For those who enjoy nature, the forest, birds, wildlife, and the mountain climate. The house is located in a river gorge, canopied in trees and sits on a hill overlooking the Laurel River.


Location: Laurel River Retreat is well known locally for its magnificent setting, on a hill overlooking the Laurel River in undeveloped forest. The Laurel River Trail along the river is at the bottom of the hill and runs for three miles to where the Laurel intersects with the French Broad River. This is one of the most popular and beautiful trails in the region. It is literally at the front door of Laurel River Retreat.

Hot Springs: Hot Springs is a charming little town just 10 minutes drive from Laurel River Retreat. It is one of the few cities in America intersected by the Appalachian Trail. Visitors from all over world pass through the town as they hike the trail. It offers three nice restaurants, a hiking/camp store and several good hardware stores. It is famous for the Hot Springs Spas, a real treat for visitors - clean, well run and affordable. Hot Springs also has a medical clinic.

Asheville: Asheville, NC is a scenic 40 minute drive from Laurel River Retreat. This is a jewel in the mountains. It has many fine restaurants, antique shops, theaters, malls, and shops and large Many people enjoy visiting the Biltmore mansion and grounds. Asheville is also nationally known for its many fine art galleries.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Downstairs #1: 1 queen

    Large window facing river...moreless

  • Upstairs #3: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Windows over screen porch...moreless

  • Upstairs #2: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Balcony over stone patio...moreless

  • All three bedrooms are roomy, have closets and are carpeted. One upstairs bedroom has a charming little balcony overlooking the stone patio area with a beautiful view of the river and surrounding forest. The sounds of the river rapids are heard throughout the house....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Downstairs: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Newly remodeled...moreless

  • Upstairs: toilet, shower

    Beautifully remodeled with walk-in shower, forest view....moreless

  • The downstairs bathroom was remodeled in 2010 with ceramic tile floor, decorator lighting, and stone counter top. The upstairs bathroom had an extreme makeover in 2011 – Cermaic tiled, large shower with forest views, stained glass shower wall....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Water is from our well is pure and delicious. New Ikea mattresses. Quiet and secluded; guests report their best nights of sleep in years. The Laurel River Trail offers spectacular river gorge views. Resident hummingbirds come daily to feeder on deck in spring and summer. Firewood available in fall and winter. Cleaning service is included in the rental. Wonderful for children. For more photos of the property see website,www.laurelriverretreat.com - inquire...704-334-2047...moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Forests
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • River
  • Water View:

    Laurel River Retreat sits on a hill above the Laurel River. The sights and sounds of the river are prominent....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Arrival Day

  • Flexible

Dining

  • Dining:

    Round glass top on cypress trunk base, seats 6-8, in front of large picture window looking over deck and river....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Front loading...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Free domestic calls, call waiting and 3-way....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Front loading...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Fax

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Stainless steel, extra-quiet...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Remodeled in 2011, new counter top, lighting, island, dishwasher, disposal, cabinets....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Private balcony with sliding glass door in upstairs bedroom...moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles:

    One trail bike...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck overlooking the Laurel River, access from living room....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Stone patio on side of house with fire pit and picnic table and chairs...moreless

  • Raft
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    4 tubes for summer tubing on Laurel River, when river is calm....moreless

  • Wood Deck
 

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3 night weekends are $700; midweek $500; 1 week(7 nights) is $1425, 4 nights over weekend - $900
Special pricing on weekdays. Some specials and lower rates are offered for return guests and to others depending on availablity.  Please inquire.

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


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Last updated: 09/17/2016
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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville

Car: Necessary

Laurel River Retreat is located on the Laurel River near Hot Springs, NC, famous for river rafting and hiking the Appalachian Trail. The Hot Springs Spa is also located there with natural hot spring water whirlpool tubs situated along the French Broad River. It is a popular attraction, not expensive and quite nice.

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english, french, spanish, dutch

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Photos

  • Cozy by the Fire

    Cozy by the Fire

  • Trail Along the River in front of house

    Trail Along the River in front of house

  • By the Fireplace in the living room

    By the Fireplace in the living room

  • Brunch on the deck

    Brunch on the deck

  • Rugged rapids and rock formations

    Rugged rapids and rock formations

  • River Rapids in front of house

    River Rapids in front of house

  • Side Patio with fire pit and charcoal grill

    Side Patio with fire pit and charcoal grill

  • Fall Majesty, view from front deck

    Fall Majesty, view from front deck

  • Kids Paradise at your front door

    Kids Paradise at your front door

  • Modern kitchen with dishwasher, disposal, appliances

    Modern kitchen with dishwasher, disposal, appliances

  • Newly remodeled downstairs bath

    Newly remodeled downstairs bath

  • Treehouse Deck high above the river

    Treehouse Deck high above the river

  • Dining Area by front picture window

    Dining Area by front picture window

  • Beautifully tiled upstairs bath with stained glass in walk-in shower

    Beautifully tiled upstairs bath with stained glass in walk-in shower

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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, french, spanish, dutch
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  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 09/17/2016

(704) 334-2047 (North Carolina, USA)

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