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Beautiful Mountain Retreat w/ Great Views - Minutes to Chimney Rock & Lake Lure

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Space 4,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

*Note for September 2018: We are only taking inquiries for one-month rentals during the month of September due to the FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon, NC*

This mountain home is newly constructed and awaiting the arrival of you and your family. With plenty of accommodations, this 4,300 sq foot home has six bedrooms, three full baths and can sleep up to 12 people comfortably. It is convenient for large groups because of its open floor plan and two full living rooms. There is a 2 car garage and plenty of parking. Located in North Carolina's Bat Cave community, the home’s scenic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and majestic creek can be seen from any room in the house. This mountain home is located only 11 miles off of I-26, just 30 minutes from Asheville, and an hour and a half from Charlotte, NC. (CLICK LEFT on slideshow to see layout of bedroom with extra room behind it)

Have a fun night in with the family by cooking in the brand new gourmet kitchen or grill out under the stars on the large deck. Enjoy the use of the wet bar and flat screen TV in the lower level living room or the separate game room with its own large flat screen TV, Wii game system, air hockey table, and other toys for the kids.

When looking for an outdoor adventure, Hendersonville has a large number of options such as tubing, whitewater rafting and kayaking, and hiking trails. The home is also only minutes away from Chimney Rock State Park and Lake Lure, which was ranked by National Geographic Magazine as one of the top scenic lakes in the world. Also located nearby is Pisgah National Forest, which has over 500,000 acres of protected forest, featuring hundreds of miles of hiking, biking, and horse trails, waterfalls, and beautiful mountaintop views. It is near several excellent golf courses, including Etowah Valley Country Club and Golf Resort, which is rated by Golf Digest as one of the top 50 golf destinations in the US.

This mountain home is perfect for any season! Enjoy the beautiful snowy weather in the winter where a cozy cabin feels just right. Stay warm by the gas log fireplace or relax in the jetted tub in the master bath. Visit in the summer when the weather is a perfect 75 degrees all the time and you can enjoy the soothing summer breezes and beautiful sunsets on the scenic porch overlook. No matter the season, this mountain home and the city of Hendersonville have so much to offer, whether it is plentiful choices of restaurants or shopping, or a fun outdoor adventure you and your loved ones will never forget!

Keywords: house, mountain house

More Details

Owner
Esther Dennis
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Esther Dennis

My wife and I decided to buy and renovate this home after being drawn in by its scenic views and nearby creek. The wrap around porch was what sold us - we could see for miles and the seasons always give us a new view. Our children really enjoy exploring the nearby hiking trails and waterfalls. We try to provide as much as possible in the vacation homes because we don't like packing! So there are a lot of amenities in our vacation homes you might not find when renting from other people. We hope you enjoy the Lady Bug House as much as we do!

Esther Dennis purchased this house in 2010

Why Esther Dennis chose Hendersonville

We love hiking and enjoying the scenic views of the mountains, so we decided to purchase a rental property in Hendersonville (Bat Cave), NC. It is great for escaping from the summer heat and also visiting during winter to see the snowfall in the mountains. We're centrally located close to Lake Lure, Chimney Rock, downtown Hendersonville, and a short drive to Asheville, NC. Being close to these locations gives us a lot of options when we travel.

What makes this house unique

Staying at the Lady Bug House offers our guests access to things they might not get at other vacation homes, like an air hockey gaming center, wii station setup, satellite tv, and other electronics that keep kids happy. We also have fishing rods available for the more adventurous guests. We want your trip to be memorable and fun!

Amenities

Hendersonville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jacuzzi tub in master bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Large shower. Bathroom located downstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , downstairs
    Bedroom 6 - 2 double , downstairs attached to king bedroom
  • King size beds (2) one located on main level master suite and another located on lower level, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) futon, located in den/bedroom on main level, Double beds (6), 2 in each bedroom upstairs and 2 in lower bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Wet Bar and Air Hockey Table

Reviews

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average rating of 4.935484 based on 31 reviews
5

Great location and lots of space. Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Family of twelve and was very comfortable. Home was clean and we had everything we needed. Kitchen is huge! Lots of local things to do...small towns with lots of charm. Highly recommend staying in the Love Bug home!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great value

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as expected, we'll come back next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home, beautiful setting.

  • 5 of 5

Was looking for a place to have a family gathering for a birthday celebration and we found it here at this lovely home. Everything we needed was there, in kitchen, bathrooms, family rooms, outdoor deck, fire-pit (even had nicely stacked pile of wood); we were so impressed with the cleanliness, ease of finding home, things to do in the area and great sense of just being able to relax and enjoy our family being together. Would definitely recommend this home to anyone looking for a place to relax, enjoy the beautiful setting and getting away from the hustle and bustle of the busy lives we all seem to have these days. Thanks for the week-end of memories!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

An excellent house with beautiful surroundings!

  • 5 of 5

My fiancee and I had a joint bachelor/bachelorette weekend here outside of Asheville. The house was amazing, everything was clean and inviting. The kitchen is really large and full of new appliances that came in really useful when cooking a large breakfast for everyone. The views outside surrounding the house was gorgeous. It's a little far from Asheville if you're planning a lot of activities down town, but its right beside Chimney Rock and Lake Lure if you're looking for a more natural setting. The owner's provided us with everything we needed for a wonderufl weekend.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exactly as described. Beautiful location.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home. It was perfect for my sisters and our families that were gathering for a family event. Very clean. Exactly as described. Thank you so much.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Far exceeded our expectations!!!

  • 5 of 5

The home was glorious! All 12 of us had a very memorable experience. Thank you Dennis family for sharing your mountain home with us.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Location of the House
Nearest Point of Interest
Chimney Rock Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Genny's Family Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Grandad's Apples N' Such
Nearest Point of Interest
Downtown Hendersonville
Nearest Point of Interest
Jump-off Rock

Lady Bug House guests will have the opportunity to enjoy nature's majesty in the Blue Ridge Parkway. With Mountain views of all four seasons the house is perfectly seated close to lots of activities for any weather. Nearby is Lake Lure, Chimney Rock, downtown Hendersonville, and Asheville, NC. Lake Lure offers a variety of water sporting activities and hiking. The movie Dirty Dancing was filmed in Lake Lure so there are tours and fun photo treks for family outings. Chimney Rock is one of the mountains most breathtaking views - it's the perfect day hike to see small wildlife and gorgeous scenery. Apple picking is a big deal in Hendersonville. Every year there is an Apple Picking Festival and some of the best apples are the ones you pick yourself! Don't miss Asheville, NC less than an hour away - with great shopping, art festivals, and the Biltmore House you don't want to miss this historical beautiful city. Visit the Lady Bug House with your family and see what adventures you can find!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.