One of a Kind, Professionally Decorated Log Home at the Top of the Mountain.
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- Minimum stay:1-4 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Truly a Piece of history...Our amazing home was hand-crafted from 2 log cabins built in the 1860's, and originally located in the Tennessee Mountains. The cabins were carefully dismantled, transported and reassembled in their current location in the early 1980's. When we arrived on the exceptionally beautiful mountain top and saw the antique square cut logs, beautiful stone foundation and fireplaces we fell in love with this home even before seeing the interior! The area has the feel of a bygone era where time moved more slowly and we felt like we had come home.
Our beautiful mountain home was completely remodeled in 2012-2013. The house has 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths, 2 wood burning fireplaces and a wood stove. It is professionally furnished and decorated and strikes the perfect balance of old fashioned mountain styles with all the comforts and amenities of modern living. All of the heart pine used in the floors, walls, and beams was salvaged from a cotton mill in South Carolina and the chestnut and oak was reclaimed from several barns north of Weaverville. Respecting the historic value of the house we carefully restored the bathrooms and created a state of the art kitchen with an Italian gas/electric range and island that the whole family can enjoy. The porch is the best ‘room’ in the house. With its fresh mountain air, breathtaking sunset views, rockers and a swinging bed, it’s great for relaxing with a book or taking an afternoon nap. The furnishings in the house are a combination of pieces from Ralph Lauren and other designers as well as antique pieces thoughtfully and lovingly collected throughout the South. We have had a wonderful time decorating our home!
In addition to the beauty of the home itself, we also have breathtaking views of Big Bald Mountain and the 3rd hole on the Wolf Laurel Golf Course. Our full Country and Village Club memberships allow you to dine in the clubhouse and use the pool, playground area, exercise facilities, pavilion, trout ponds (yes we have rods!), hiking trails and shelter/cookout area close to The Bald Mountain. Golf is available for a fee and whether you golf or not this course is a must see. It is located on the highest elevation of any golf course in the South East and is both incredibly beautiful and incredibly challenging.
Since we have owned this home it has become a passion for us. We have fallen in love with the area and the people here. Great care has been taken to create a unique and comfortable living space. We are only able to use the home during the winter season, and we hope very much that you can enjoy it during its prime season.
Member since: 2011
- 4500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 5-8
- King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1). Twin size beds (2).
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Full Golf Membership at the Wolf Laurel Country Club provides golf access for a per game fee in addition to access to the dining room and brand new fitness center (opening May 2016!) Full Membership at the Wolf Laurel Village Club allows access to the pool, tennis courts, basketball courts, trout pond and picnic pavilions. The house has a direct view of Big Bald Mountain, overlooks the 3rd hole of the Wolf Laurel Golf Course and the hiking trails connect to the Appalachian trail system. The house was professionally decorated in 2012-2103 and amenities include a steam shower, clawfoot tub and all new furniture and appliances. There are also two open wood burning fire places, 1 wood stove AND we are continually updating. ...moreless
- DVD Player
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Golf Course View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Fly Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Mountain Biking
- Whitewater Rafting
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Computer Available
- Fitness Room / Equipment
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Housekeeper Optional
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Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2017
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning fee $130
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 6.75%
Please contact us for pricing on extended stays.
Owner's cancellation policy:
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Ours is one of the few privately owned properties that have access to the Appalachian Trail - 2,200 miles from Maine to Georgia of the best trail in the USA. (Yes we have maps at the house!) The views from the house are breathtaking and the fresh mountain air is invigorating. The Wolf Laurel Stables are a 5 minute drive from the house and if you choose to go into town, Asheville is only 30 minutes from the mountaintop. It is a mecca of history, arts, restaurants, shops and filled with lots of fun. Asheville is home to the Biltmore Estate, constructed by the Vanderbilt family in the late 1800's and the largest privately owned home in the U.S.. (Check it out at: www.biltmore.com) There is also the Grove Park Inn (check out the porch rockers!) and Pack Square Park.
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: We live in Canada where we own property in Lake of the Woods Ontario. We love the outdoors and it shows in our choice of surroundings both inside and out.
Why the Owner Chose Wolf Laurel, Mars Hill, NC, USA:
Our family has been in the furniture business for many years, which has brought us to the Asheville area numerous times for the High Point Market. During these stays we have explored the area extensively and fell in love with the mountain styles, and the breathtaking nature. When we found Wolf Laurel we were hooked and we began searching for a vacation home in the area for our family to have a mountain getaway. We were captivated by this historic antique log house, which we have now converted to our home away from home.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
When we stay here, it feels like taking a trip back to a simpler time. The stress is gone. There is plenty to do in the area, but some of the best times are just laying around the house - a book by the fireplace, a glass of wine on the porch, unwinding in the claw foot tub or the steam shower, just slowing down and relaxing. It is not hard to do when surrounded by the incredible natural beauty and the fresh mountain air.
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Porch view of house in summer.
Welcome to our home!
Main Floor bedroom with fireplace and attached bathroom with claw foot tub
Lower level bedroom suite with attached bathroom and tv
Main living area as seen from second floor.
Living area with kitchen in background.
The best 'room' in the house. Beautifully renovated porch with hanging bed.
View of Wolf Laurel Golf Course down our drive with Big Bald Mountain.
Wolf Laurel Village playground.
View of mountains from hiking trail.
Views of the mountains from the walking trail in the winter.
Side View of house in Summer
The Kitchen was renovated with all new furniture and appliances in 2013.
Main Floor Bathroom (overlooking the stone fireplace)
Master Bedroom on 2nd Floor with attached full bathroom.
Main Living area
Dining Room with table for 8.
Theatre room with desk and desktop computer (WIFI & Cable)
View from hanging bed on front porch.
Village pavilion and picnic area.
Mountain Laurel in bloom.
Fall colours as seen from walking trail.
View of the house in winter.
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016
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