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Victorian home in Historic Downtown Saulda. Close to Tryon Equestrian Center.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Beautifully maintained Victorian home that has been in our family for over 30 years. Even though it is 150 years old, it has all the modern conveniences. In every room, you will be quite comfortable with plenty of room to spread out if you wish. The flooring, ceilings and wainscoting are showcased in lovely heart pine.

The gazebo-style front porch beckons you to relax with a drink, a book, or games from sunrise to sunset. You will delight in a yard of native wildflowers, a Koi pond waterfall, and gorgeous Dogwoods. The peaceful setting will make your stay even more enjoyable.

Our home is a convenient stroll to Main Street for shopping, antiquing, a cup of coffee, an old-fashioned soda, or a delicious meal. Meander through the quaint neighborhoods or enjoy a brisk run through the pine tree-lined streets. There is something for everyone.

Our housekeeper charges $125.00 for cleaning. This is left in cash on the kitchen table. This is not included in your quote.

Keywords: Quaint 150-year-old Victorian home nestled in the heart of Saluda, NC.

More Details

Owner
Karla T. Ward
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018

About Karla T. Ward

We have a deep family history rooted in Saluda. My husband grew up there and my parents used this home as a summer getaway. My husband and I now own the home. We live in Texas, but travel to the mountains several times a year maintaining our home and yard.I have a Maltese who fly with me and spend time in Saluda. I always have a warm heart the entire time I am there.

Karla T. Ward purchased this house in 1979

Why Karla T. Ward chose Saluda

This will be our retirement home one day. Until then, we would love to have special people enjoying it as much as we do.

What makes this house unique

I have traveled to Europe several times. Saluda reminds me of the quaint European towns in Germany. To this day there is still not one franchise business in downtown Saluda. You can't get more Americana than that!

Amenities

Saluda House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Footed tub upstairs for you to relax in.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size Beds (1), Queen bed (1),Full Beds (2), We have a queen air mattress for additional guests.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Victorian home in Historic Downtown Saulda. Close to Tryon Equestrian Center.
average rating of 4.9126215 based on 103 reviews
5

A real gem...

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay over the past weekend in Saluda. This Victorian home far exceeded our expectations - spotless, comfortable, and in an ideal location. Beds were comfortable, AC and wifi worked great, and seeing the detailed woodwork throughout the home was amazing. We absolutely will stay here again during our next visit to Saluda. Visitors should check out the wonderful downtown shops, Green River BBQ, the Gorge Zipline tour, the Biltmore house (nearby in Asheville), and finally the lovely Episcopal church in Saluda (we were in town for a wedding).

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Charles, Thank you for the kind review. This is what make it worthwhile. Please come back!! Karla
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Lexington, SC
5

We’ve stayed here 3 or 4 times before and love it!

  • 5 of 5

The house and location are just perfect!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming and Comfortable Home

  • 5 of 5

My family loved this unique house. It was spotlessly clean and had plenty of towels, blankets, kitchen supplies for our needs. The owners have decorated with lots of stained glass which made the house quite special. There was ample parking. Bedrooms are large. We walked into town several times for shopping and restaurants. Nice to not have to drive. Hoping to stay again in the summer.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Comfortable, spacious home. Close to so much in WNC. Can’t wait to enjoy in the spring!

  • 4 of 5

Lovely Victorian style home. A great place for several couples to have a weekend stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Loved the house!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have stayed here before and hope to go back soon. Loved everything about it.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lexington, South Carolina
4

Beautiful House, Perfect Location.

  • 4 of 5

This gorgeous house is only a block away from the beautiful, quaint town of Saluda, N.C. We loved our stay and liked the fact that Karla is a dog lover also (our Frenchies enjoyed the stay as well). The interior of the home is very tidy and nicely decorated. The only minus I can think of was the mattresses could be a little more comfortable. We would definitely come back here.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Greenville Spartanburg
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Green River BBQ
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I 26
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Green River BBQ, Purple Onion, Saluda Grade

Short but memorable excursions include a full array of water activies on the nearby Green River, Pearson Falls, Chimney Rock at Lake Lure, the Biltmore House, and Famous Poet Carl Sandburg's Home, to name a few.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.75%

$110.00 per night for up to 4 people. An additional $15.00 per person per night over 4 people.

Our housekeeper charges $125.00 for cleaning. That is to be left in cash on the kitchen table.

Winter rate starts January 1st to March 31st. During this time we have a 5 night miminum. We do this because our home will stay winterized until your arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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