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Overlooking and moments away from downtown Asheville

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,040 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

A 2 bedroom & 2 bathroom condo on the mountain top in the middle of Asheville

On the ridgetop of Beaucatcher Mountain, overlooking and just moments away from Asheville's unique downtown are the Windswept Views condominiums. Our condo is sumptuously furnished setting for 1 to 4 persons and ready to move-in for 6 months or a years stay in Asheville style and comfort. Artistic and uniquely decorated, the condo has all the modern appliances, a fully furnished kitchen to create masterful cuisine or a simple meal with lavish furnishings which to relax and enjoy your stay.

This pet-friendly stay is perfect for long walks along the ridge top while soaking in the surrounding mountains vistas. It truly is mountain views at their best along the quiet road and Asheville spreading out on both sides of the mountain. Come sit outside your room on the second-floor deck and enjoy the breeze and on a clear day with Mount Pisgah in the distance.

Inside, each room's decor is an excursion into another time and place.

Did I also say we were close to downtown, or almost anywhere else in Asheville? It's true.

Beaucatcher mountain where the condo is built is in the middle of Asheville.

More Details

Alan van de Kamp Grau
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2017

About Alan van de Kamp Grau

Georgia and Alan have traveled and lived around the world which is reflected in the ethnic diversity of the decor in the residence. Alan is an painter and painted the faux finishes in all the walls of the rooms. Georgia also is an artist and has beautifully decorated the residence.

Alan van de Kamp Grau purchased this condo in 2004

Why Alan van de Kamp Grau chose Asheville

Asheville is a gem. If you lived here, like most people you would want to live with a view of the surrounding mountains and the cool and quiet of the elevations. Windswept View condos were the last to be built on the ridge top of Beaucatcher Mountain which sits in the middle of the town of Asheville.

Up here we have spectacular views of both sides of the city and the surrounding scenery made even nicer from this second floor location.

What makes this condo unique

This property has two unique experiences: quite mountain tranquility and immediate access to vibrant downtown Asheville. For those who want to rest and feel like they are in the mountains but don't want to far from the fun of live music, restaurants, trendy bars and great shopping, this is the perfect spot.


Kenilworth Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1040 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , The tub and toilet has a privacy door from the sink & mirror
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , The tub and toilet has a privacy door from the sink & mirror
  • One bathroom has a private entrance from the master bedroom. The other bathroom is next to the second bedroom with access from the living and dining area to also serve visiting guests. Both bathrooms have a privacy door dividing the bath tub/shower and toilet from the entry which has the sink and mirror. Both lock, have light controllers and linen closets. The walls in both have been faux finished and decorated to closer match the adjoining bedroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Organic latex mattress, one side soft the other medium
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Firm mattress with a cozy wool topper
  • Each bedroom is specially decorated and appointed. The master bedroom is Appalachian with the firm mattress and wool topper. There are excellent quilts as decor and warmth in winter. The furniture is bent willow with a love seat, chair and 3 tables. An old fashion tallboy and spacious closet with rolling mirrored doors house hanging and folded clothing. The decor is local mountain art. The sliding glass doors in both bedrooms look out onto the deck and the mountains and trees beyond. The second bedroom is Asian in theme. The latex mattress with both a medium firmness and a softer side reflects the look of an Asian futon bed. The colors are muted and with multiple curtains, this room can be the most peaceful and very restful. There is oriental art and antiques throughout the room with modern furniture and the spacious closet for clothing. There are a number of pillow styles, firmness and materials to suit different tastes. The view and the quiet are the most beautiful of all...
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
See this: Across from the wide 'L' shaped red leather couch, on the wall above the fireplace, is a new 46' flat screen. On the table in front of you are 4 controllers. One is for the flat screen, another is for the wide range of HD cable channels, there is the DVD player and the Roku Box controller with Free Netflix through a Roku box and all the available extras like Pandora, huluplus and more


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Overlooking and moments away from downtown Asheville
average rating of 4.571429 based on 7 reviews

A Wonderful Get-Away!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is lovely – a beautiful, private location yet very close to town, very welcoming, comfortable, well-furnished and includes all amenities. The beds are amazingly comfortable. We very much enjoyed our stay. Alan is a wonderful host –he is friendly, attentive and very responsive to any needs that might arise. We would highly recommend this condo and plan on returning very soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You! A delightful person as yourself would offer such a delightful review and you were so appreciated as a guest. Asheville deserves the credit as it is a lovely place to be anytime. It is the reason why we came and stayed. Of course, I would want you to have all the amenities you would have at home to enhance your stay, and present it in a unique package. It was a pleasure to host you and I am looking forward to your return!
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A Delightful Home Base

  • 4 of 5

This condo served us well as home base for a ladies' getaway weekend. The location in Asheville was ideal, close to shopping and restaurants but in a quiet (well, except for the sirens--what's with all the sirens?) hilltop setting with spectacular views. Alan was a gracious host, meeting us after arrival to show us the place, answer any questions, and assure us he was just a phone call away if we had any problems. The decor and appointments were funky and functional. It was all just what we needed! Our first VRBO experience was a success.

We didn't realize until our last day that minor league baseball is just at the bottom of the hill! Next time, we'll be sure to catch a game.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You, and it was equally a pleasure to serve the four of you. We do look forward to your return visit and have a discount for every guest that does. Please feel free to contact me anytime, and I will also send you the Asheville Tourist Baseball teams schedule. You will LOVE the fireworks at the end of the game which is usually visible from the condo even if you don't go to the game! All My Best.
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Athens, GA

Great 2bd nook on top of the hill overlooking Asheville

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful condo with all the modern conveniences; will definitely come back so I can sit on the balcony and look at the lovely city at night. Alan was a gracious host and the condo was picture perfect! Thank you...

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You! It is a precious spot and I too loved living there. One of the benefits for me is getting to meet exceptional travelers that can see the opportunity of being there while visiting Asheville. It was my experience and I enjoy continuing to work on the condo to refine and maintain it. I am looking forward to your next Yoga Retreat! My Best.
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  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous stay in October. The owner met us on our arrival and welcomed us warmly into the condo. He was very helpful and answered all our questions before leaving us to enjoy our stay.The condo was clean and extremely well-equipped with everything you could possibly need for a pleasant stay. Superb location in the middle of Asheville,literally just minutes to everything in the city,yet very private and quiet. The sunsets were absolutely gorgeous and we so enjoyed the west-facing deck looking out at the mountains. I look forward to staying again and would highly recommend this condo to anyone visiting the beautiful city of Asheville.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always a treat to meet all the two and four legged guests that come to stay at the condo! Each person is away from their usual daily stress which gives us the opportunity to help in creating an environment that will add to their enjoyment potential. This doesn't happen everyday which is what makes it so special to serve. Asheville is a "foodies" town with sooo many choices of excellent food and drink venues, but from my experience I want to eat a "home cooked" meal even when traveling. Because of that, we have provided a modern kitchen with all the needs and more to make sure that you can do just that and not be missing something for preparation. But in case you are not in the mood, we always have the “condo binder” with all our favorite eatery’s and drinking holes and some maps to make it easier to get there. Thank You for staying with us, and we do look forward to seeing you again with a discount for our return guests! All My Best!
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Gulf Shores, Al.

Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

This condo was everything we expected and more. A great place to stay on your next visit to Asheville. Location was perfect for exploring downtown Asheville and surrounding areas. The view from the balcony was awesome. The furnishings were great, and yes the red leather sofa was mighty fine. The weird guy/ owner (joking because of first review) was a great guy and very helpful with any concerns. It was a pleasure meeting Alan and staying in this great condo. This would be my first choice for any return trip to the area.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner flaky, but cool condo

  • 3 of 5

4 conversations and messages that never really materialized into much info, got the dates wrong, forgot to send details on location & how to access, we called and emailed all day on day of rental and finally got a response at 7:PM.

Once we got in, the place is cool, clean, unique. Good amenities, and comfortable place. Maybe the owner will get a better grasp of this VRBO concept and get the 4 or 5 stars the place deserves.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Greetings with My Thanks and Apologies, Not typical, but I dropped the ball. I should have but didn't send you the information directly by personal email. No an excuses. We have a written automatic response that is send out from the VRBO website which I customize for each guest. The VRBO website was off line for upgrade when I logged in and your auto-response with information fell off my radar. We were out of town all week working on a very complex event and I didn't remember. Many Thanks for taking the time to help me get better at these new web systems… and Especially for the 4 or 5 star rating that you gave the condo!!!
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Asheville has been a tourist destination since the railroad came in 1864.George Vanderbuilt built the largest home in the western hemisphere here. It is always listed as one of the best places to live in the US. Known for it's arts, food, rafting/kayaking, fishing, climbing, birthplace of mountain biking and shopping in a vibrant downtown almost devoid of chain stores.It's most unusual here!


Rates & Availability

Kenilworth Condo Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning Fee $75
Pet Fee $75
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 7.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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