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Helen's Place in Black Mountain ~NC~

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Be comfortable at Helen's place just a stroll from fine dining and great shopping in the Blue Ridge mountains. Breakfast on the deck amidst the mountain views or sip tea in the afternoon on the arts and craft porch and enjoy friendship around the piano in the huge living room. Spacious eclectic bedrooms offer a true retreat. Washer and dryer gives you the conveniences of home and a fully equipped kitchen allows you the chance for some home cooking away from home. All this combines to create a vacation to remember. Come sit on the front porch of the mountains!

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Property Manager
Martha Bryan Wight
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 11, 2017

About Martha Bryan Wight

I am a native of the region and once lived at this residence. My mother lived in this home until her mid 90's and she encouraged visitors walking by to sit with her on the front porch. The garden area in the backyard serves several families and carries on the tradition of vegetable gardening Helen's way. . She would be delighted to know that people stay in her home to celebrate birthdays, friendship, reunions, and even weddings. I carry on her Southern hospitality and attitude, hoping I make friends with each of my renters.

Martha Bryan Wight purchased this house in 2008

Why Martha Bryan Wight chose Blue Ridge Mountains

Growing up in Black Mountain makes me a proud native. I inherited this property from my mother and want to keep the house alive until I am in a position to return to it full time.

What makes this house unique

The location is perfect. Walking to shop or dine is so easy because downtown is just one block away and the recreation center is just a stroll to the lake and tennis courts. You can feel the energy of living in-town by sitting on the front porch or just move to the deck and drink in the mountain views. An expansive living room makes the house feel spacious and the eat in kitchen allows for a cook to be with guest and create a dinner together. Newly refinished hardwood floors adds a newness and walls are freshly painted. Helen's offers in town activities with a view. A new fee is to be added to the rate to cover the expenses of VRBO> A 9% service fee will be added to the rental rate.


Black Mountain House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (1) Two new queen mattresses, Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
within walking distance of downtown shopping and dining, a block from tennis and lake activities,


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

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Helen's Place in Black Mountain ~NC~
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
Lake Wylie, SC

Amazing turn of the century home beauifully equipped and decorated

  • 5 of 5

This was a two day event for our next door neighbors, my wife and me. It was memorial day. i always check out the local area calendar of events for ideas. As a result, we went to an all day arts and crafts show in Lake Lure on the way up from Lake Wylie, SC (our home). On Sunday we went to A garden festival in Hendersonville. Both were great. Food in Black Mountain was everywhere. Top ranked restaurants were everywhere along with our personal favorite, Kilwin's Ice Cream. It was an amazing trip we fully intend to make again in the same house. It wouldn't be the same anywhere else.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

The house is perfect for a family vacation and we had everything we needed for a great week. The house is clean, comfortable with plenty of space. Loved being able to walk to shops and dinner.We have stayed at Helens 3 or 4 times and are already talking about returning in the spring. Love the town of Black Mountain!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Having return guests is the ultimate compliment. I love having happy guests and try to make improvements to ensure a great stay. Thanks for the review and the return visits. Do come again and Black Mountain is definitely a unique vacation spot. I am always happy to hear from you.
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Very nice house and manager

  • 5 of 5

I was in Black Mountain for a wedding and stayed at Helen's Place for the weekend. The house was very clean, had everything we needed, and was in a great location walking distance to downtown Black Mountain. The woman managing the property was very responsive and kind. I would definitely recommend this place and if I'm ever in Black Mountain again I'll try to stay here!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Travis. for your kind words. I wish the weather had been better and I hope you took my offer of not checking out early. I do hope you will come back and bring friends too. .I am glad I came through as friendly since I did not actually get to speak with you on the phone. I always wonder how I present myself over the internet. (without that human voice ) !
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Helen's Place very much. Wonderful location, easy walk to stores and restaurants. It suited our needs very well. We wouldn't hesitate to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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quiet place and great walk into town for meals-1 block away!

  • 5 of 5

We love Helen's place. It was convenient to restaurants and shopping in town. We love the individual artisan shops with homemade pottery, jewelry and almost every night there is live music in the local restaurants!!!!

The cottage was roomy and spacious with a large deck to enjoy!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you . it is a pleasure to be able to provide a service for out of towners. We look forward to hosting you again M Wight
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  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here twice and have loved it each time. Within walking distance of the lake and the downtown area. The neighborhood is friendly, safe, and beautiful. We always enjoy our stay here and we hope to come back very soon.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Herman. i hope to hear from you this year too.
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Ashevile Regional
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Ale House
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Black Mountain Golf
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I 40
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
My Father's Pizza
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Car: necessary

local musicians and entertainment, arts and crafts, local beer brewery in Black Mountain and Asheville,herb garden available for guest use,


Rates & Availability

Black Mountain House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

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