The River House - Luxury Living on the French Broad River

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Last updated: 09/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

'The River House' is on five private landscaped wooded acres and the French Broad River located just outside the city limits of charming Brevard, NC. The House is Just a short walk away from the Key Falls Inn.Key Falls Inn does cater events and weddings at the River House and the Key Falls Inn. The Properties are adjacent to each other.

While staying at The River House, you can journey into the nearby Pisgah National Forest (3 miles) and Dupont State Forest ( 5 miles) for hiking, rafting, tubing, rock climbing, horseback riding, bicycling, picnicking, and miles of paved roads for scenic driving.

The Etowah Valley Golf Courses are a mere fifteen minute drive from the house.The River House is a quick 5 minute drive to Brevard and 20 minutes to Hendersonville and Asheville.

'The River House' has 4,200 square feet of living area on Three levels with central air/heat, along three covered verandas.There are four bedrooms/4.5 baths plus optional Owner Suite, each with their own personality ensuring ample convenience and comfort for you and your family.

The top floor has four bedrooms and three full baths each with their own unique decor. There is a large second floor private balcony over looking the beautiful wooded and grass front yard and fire pit area.

On the main floor you will find the formal dining room, large eat-in kitchen complete with a double oven and four burner gas stove. Other features include a study, formal living room with decorative fire place overlooking the rear patio entainment area, large media room with a 52' flat screen TV, decorative fire place and full bath. The large front porch has two swinging bench seats overlooking the wooded front yard and the French Broad River.

The Lower Level is a private 800 sqft. Owner's Suite complete with Master Bedroom,full bath,washer/dryer ,full kitchen,living room/dinning room areas.
The Owner's suite can be rented as part of the main house for larger groups.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available


  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Pets are not allowed on the premises unless specifically approved by the landlord in writing via a separate Pet Agreement. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    master bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

    main level off of media room...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet

    located off of Kitchen on main level...moreless

  • Bathroom 6: toilet, shower

    has washer/dryer located in Owner's Suite...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    located in the media room closet...moreless

  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Toys:

    located in the media room wicker toy box...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    The Breakfast Room / Main Kitchen has seating for 6 via a full sized table. The Rear patio entertainment area has table and chairs seating 12 . Formal dinning room seats 6. ...moreless

  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    central air ...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    House has two dryers. 1 in the main level laundry room and 1 in the owners' suite bathroom....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Fireplaces are ornamental only except in owner's suite living room!...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Gas fire places of the main house (3) are ornamental only ! Gas Fire place in the owner's suite living room is operational....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    There is parking for about 10 cars...moreless

  • Telephone:

    local telephone service only...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    yes there are plenty of towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    1 washing machine in the main level laundry room and 1 in the owner's suite bathroom....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless internet is provide via our local wireless router....moreless


  • Catering Available:

    The River House is managed by the Key Falls Inn. Brian Grosvenor of the Key Falls Inn is a highly regarded chef. They cater all weddings and events at the River House. ...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    1 in main kitchen and 1 in the Owner's suite...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Kitchens are fully equipped....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    2 , one in the Main kitchen and 1 in the owner's suite. ...moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Main kitchen has two ovens. Owner's suite has 1 oven....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    1 Full size and 1 bar refrigerator are located on the main level and 1 full size located in the Owner's suite....moreless


  • Balcony:

    there are three covered porches, front porch, rear patio and second floor front porch. ...moreless

  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    The Town of Etowah,NC is 15 minutes away has several golf courses at Etowah Valley Golf Club...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill:

    there is a barbecue grill located in rear exterior patio area. ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Minimum Cleaning Fee $200
  • Taxes Not included


Rent for 1 week and get the 7th night free!

Also available for an additional fee of $75.00 per night and an additional cleaning fee, is "The Owner's Suite". Located on the lower level of the house. This suite is very private and complete with master bedroom, bath, kitchen and living area.

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Last updated: 09/20/2016
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1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
NC 280 and HWY 64

Car: Necessary

House is 3 Minutes to Downtown Brevard Where There Are Plenty of Restaurants, Shopping and Live Music. House is 5 Minutes to the Pisgah Forest National Park the 'Land of Waterfalls' and 10 Minutes to the Dupont National Park. We Are Located 20 Minutes from Hendersonville and 30 Minutes to Ashville. White Water Rafting is Only 15 Minutes Away. Etowah Valley Golf Courses are 15 minutes away and are Open to the Public. NOTE USPS has changed the house now to 243 Poplar Lane!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: I live in the Caribbean half of the year and at the River House the other half. The Caribbean is fantastic in the winter and so are the Blue Ridge mountains in the spring,summer and fall !

Why the Owner Chose Pisgah Forest, NC, USA:
I looked at over 150 homes to buy back in 2009. I fell in love with this house and it's location. Sitting on the front porch in the morning with the morning mist,listening to the birds is just over the top wonderful ! There are weeks that I just don't leave the River House property. It is a slice of Heaven.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Wonderful private wooded entry and grass front yard with a large stone boulder fire pit, front porch with it's porch swing chairs are wonderful,back entertainment patio area can accommodate up to 50 plus people and the interior of the house is very well appointed.

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Speaks: english

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • stone fire pit area located in front yard area

    stone fire pit area located in front yard area

  • Covered Veranda Off of Water Lily & Magnolia Suites

    Covered Veranda Off of Water Lily & Magnolia Suites

  • Kitchen, Breakfast Room, Living Room

    Kitchen, Breakfast Room, Living Room

  • Living Room with Gas Log Fireplace

    Living Room with Gas Log Fireplace

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Media Room

    Media Room

  • Peacock Suite-Master Bedroom

    Peacock Suite-Master Bedroom

  • The Water Lily Suite

    The Water Lily Suite

  • Lower Living Room

    Lower Living Room

  • The River House

    The River House

  • Covered Veranda and Main Entry

    Covered Veranda and Main Entry

  • Covered Veranda Overlooking Secret Garden

    Covered Veranda Overlooking Secret Garden

  • Kitchen


  • Formal Dining Room with Seating for Six

    Formal Dining Room with Seating for Six

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Media Room

    Media Room

  • The Pan Am Suite

    The Pan Am Suite

  • The Magnolia Suite

    The Magnolia Suite

  • Lower owner's suite Bedroom

    Lower owner's suite Bedroom

VRBO #265527

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Thursday, September 22, 2016

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The River House - Luxury Living on the French Broad River

Pisgah Forest, NC, USA #265527

5 BR  5.5 BA  Sleeps 12

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