Peace, relaxation, solitude, luxury, with only the breeze or the cry of a soaring hawk to break the silence.....all surrounded by a 100-acre nature preserve with turkeys, bob cats, deer, and even an occasional bear. Just seven miles from the center of eclectic and historic Asheville, North Carolina, and close to a host of Western North Carolina attractions and activities. A uniquely constructed home that seamlessly blends with its mountain environment, the home features a 22-foot-high cathedral ceiling, two large stone fireplaces (one in the living room and one in the master bedroom), and includes all the usual amenities plus a 6-person hot tub on the terrace, broadband Internet, a CD/Tape/Radio sound system throughout the house and unlimited U.S. long distance calling. Completely furnished, it will comfortably accommodate 8 people.
The oversized master bedroom on the first floor has a king bed, 32” flat screen TV, reclining chair and stone fireplace. The master bath features a sunken tub, a separate porcelain tile shower and two sinks. The second bedroom features a queen bed. The second bathroom has a shower and a single sink. The third bedroom is furnished with two twin beds and is in the open loft overlooking the living room. The living room has a 37” flat screen TV, DVD, stone wood burning fireplace and large sofa. Several sliding glass doors allow easy access to the deck. The master and second bedroom has long range mountain views. All linens and towels provided.
The home is split into three levels you will be renting the upper two levels which consist of the main floor, plus the loft for a total of 2600 sq ft. The lower basement level will not be occupied during your visit, however, THERE IS AN OFFICE WITH AN OUTSIDE ENTRANCE THAT MAY BE USED BY CCMC PERSONNEL. The 1200 sq ft of outside decking and 400 sq ft of terrace offers privacy for the perfect place to relax (and while no smoking is allowed inside, smoking is permitted on the deck). With the gas grill, it’s also the perfect place to cook and dine. Or enjoy preparing gourmet meals in the fully equipped kitchen as you enjoy the mountain vistas. The kitchen includes full size appliances, including refrigerator with ice/water in the door, electric stove with self cleaning oven, dishwasher, and microwave. You’ll find sharp knives, multitude of pots, pans and bake dishes, pizza pans, hand mixer, toaster, blender, and coffee grinder and maker. There’s also a full-size washer and dryer for your convenience.
Lush, green and serene, the home is remarkably close to historic Asheville, with abundant shopping, dining, arts, and entertainment. Just 9 miles away is the world famous Biltmore House. Also visit the world famous Grove Park Inn & Spa less than 6 miles away, walk around Beaver Lake or Lake Louise, or picnic alongside the French Broad River only a 2 mile drive. Cruise the Blue Ridge Parkway, just 9 miles away.
Other area attractions and activities include: the quaint town of Weaverville, the 435-acre North Carolina Arboretum, the Pisgah National Forest (mountain biking, swimming, hiking), horseback riding, balloon rides, skiing at Wolf Laurel (19 miles), relaxing at the historic Hot Springs Spa (30 miles), Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, Chimney Rock Park, Grandfather Mountain, the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, and, of course, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
But then you may find you’d just rather stay home and sit on the deck with a good book.
Must be over 25 years old to rent this property.
Keywords: Long Range Mountain Views, Asheville, Biltmore House, Fireplaces, Decks