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Views, Privacy, Hot Tub, Easy Access

Weaverville, NC, USA
  • Cabin4000 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 - 4 nights

4 Bedrooms + sleeper sofa, 3 Baths, 2 Kitchens (Sleeps 10)


Majestic views for entertaining or just for you!

Come stay at the Asheville Country Chalet, and you’ll unquestionably find it be one of the most unique vacation rentals in the area! With accommodations to sleep up to 10, you’ll find plenty of space indoors and out. Modeled after a Swiss Chalet, numerous modern convenience updates still maintain the original character and rustic elegance. You’ll enjoy the views, privacy, and access to Asheville this property has to offer.

Designed for both comfort and entertaining, this custom-built Passive Solar home offers generously-sized rooms, and seemingly endless areas to gather…or to enjoy a little solitude and tranquility.

The Chalet includes 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and 2 kitchens. There are queen beds in all 4 bedrooms, plus a queen sleeper sofa (in the “Sweet Suite”).


• 3 Bedrooms w/closets, dressers, and light-blocking curtains

• 2 full Bathrooms

• Living room w/fireplace and wall of windows…for pastoral and mountain views

• 900 square-foot newly-renovated deck w/seating and dining areas…did we mention the views?

• Den w/cable television

• Kitchen w/pantry and pass-through to Dining Room

• Dining Room w/seating for 10


• Recreation Room w/ping pong, pub tables and stools, and a seating area w/cable television

• Sweet Suite efficiency apartment with Private Bedroom, Full Bathroom, Full Kitchen, and Living/Dining area

• Patio

• Hot Tub

Situated on 8 private acres, the Caretaker's cottage is on the adjoining property. She is available should issues arise and, otherwise, respects your privacy.

Access is by Interstate and 4 miles on a state highway. This is an easy drive with no steep and winding mountain roads.

Thank you for viewing the Asheville Country Chalet, we hope to see you soon!


More Details


• Master Bedroom w/closet, dresser, light-blocking curtains, massage chair, and 55" smart TV

• Master Bathroom w/double sinks, double shower head, radiant heat floor, and original character

• 2 Guest Bedrooms w/closets, dressers, and light-blocking curtains (shared bath)

• Full bath (shower/tub combo)

• Den w/sectional sofa, 50" smart TV, DVD player

• Kitchen w/pantry closet, pass-through to Dining Room, appliance garage

• Dining Room w/seating for 10

• Living Room w/fireplace and wall of windows… mountain views!

• 900 square-foot BRAND NEW DECK w/seating and dining areas

• Stereo w/indoor and outdoor speakers (WiFi/Bluetooth/Airplay)


• Recreation Room w/ping pong, pub tables, and a seating area - couch and loveseat, 65" smart TV, stereo (WiFi, Bluetooth, AirPlay)

• Private Bedroom in Sweet Suite apartment w/closet, dresser, and light-blocking curtains

• Full Bath in Sweet Suite apartment

• Full Kitchen in Sweet Suite apartment open to Living/Dining area, 46" TV

• Patio

• Hot Tub


• Have current vaccinations and flea preventative, and a recent bath!

• Be leashed if not fully controllable by voice commands

• Not wander into the neighbors' yards

• Not get on furniture without using the 'Dog Sheets' provided to protect couches and bedding

We charge a nominal fee of $25 per pet. We do require guests to maintain control over pets, walk them as needed, prevent damage to the property or furnishings, clean up all messes, and scoop poop out of the upper yard.

EARLY CHECK-IN/LATE CHECK-OUT: Must be approved by owner in advance and are not always available. Fees are $25/hour.

LOCATION: This property is 17 miles from Asheville’s city limits, approximately a 20-25 minute drive to the heart of downtown (rush hour slows you down in the mountains, too). It is easily accessed via Interstate 26 and Highway 197, with no curvy mountain roads to maneuver. There are also several cab companies and Uber drivers that can transport groups to and from downtown.

It is 10 minutes to the charming historic towns of Weaverville and Mars Hill. It’s only a few miles to the Coleman Boundary area of the Pisgah National Forest, 3 miles to Navitat Canopy Adventures (quite possibly the best zipline company in the country), and the French Broad River is nearby: kayaking, rafting, tubing, and fly fishing are offered by several local Outfitters. Bent Creek recreation area in Asheville ranks among the top 10 Mountain Biking sites in the country!

Voted 'Beer City' USA for 4 consecutive years, there is more than the fabulous craft breweries in Asheville. LaZoom Comedy Tours offer family-friendly as well as 'R-rated' adult entertainment, the Blue Ridge Parkway is beautiful any time of year, the Biltmore Estate is the largest privately-owned house in the United States and is open for tours year-round, the Arboretum and Botanical Gardens are lovely, and other recreational options are seemingly endless! Mix in Asheville's cuisine, art, and music... you are not likely to find a quaint vacation destination with so much to offer!


Paula Taylor

Member Since 2012
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 18, 2018
About Paula Taylor

I've been in real estate for what seems my entire life. With parents as Realtors, it's always been a family business. I began appraising in college, investing in rentals at the age of 24, and have been a Property Manager ever since. I fell in love with this house and it's view during my first showing (as a Real Estate Broker)... luckily for me, my clients were not interested! Eight months later, I purchased the home and ~8 acres.

Paula Taylor purchased this Cabin in 2004

Why Paula Taylor chose Flat Creek

This property and house leave people in awe... from the initial impression coming up the driveway to the expansive living area leading directly to that 'magnet' of a deck... it has the ideal balance of peace, views, and easy access to downtown and other amenities! It is, undoubtedly, one of the most special properties in the Asheville area! Built in 1986 as a retirement residence with a Swiss Chalet design, there are charming and unique details throughout. The coat closet and pantry lights come on when the doors are opened, skylights and a passive solar design provide a light and bright atmosphere, the ceiling soars to 18' in the Living room, and all rooms of ample size. The kitchen cabinets were hand-made by the original owner and feature a 'Small Appliance Garage': simply open the door with the brass 'Coffee Maker' label, and pull out the trolley upon which sits the coffee maker! The spice drawer might amuse you, or inspire you... the dumbwaiter is non-functioning, but still fun to check out! How often do you see a modern version of Thomas Jefferson's invention? Multiple indoor and outdoor 'living areas' make this home an ideal get-away for intimate escapes, family reunions, or for your visitors who prefer a home rather than a hotel. Spacious and comfortable, there are options to relax in/on the... Den, Living Room, Kitchen with a 'pass-through' to the Dining Room, the Deck, a shady pergola, and 8 acres upon which to roam!

What makes this Cabin unique

I've made improvements over the years, most of them cosmetic as well as the less exciting upgrades to the major systems (heat/AC, roof, electrical, septic, etc.). Improvements are made every year to modernize the Chalet while maintaining its original charm and character. The house is fully functional and very comfortable. It has come a long way from the fixer-upper condition it was when I purchased it, and I continue to enjoy the process of converting it into my vision and having the ability to share this special property with guests!


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
      • Bedroom 1
        Master Suite: 1 queen, Light-blocking curtains, pillows and sheets provided.
      • Bedroom 2
        shared Bath: 1 queen, Light-blocking curtains, pillows and sheets provided.
      • Bedroom 3
        shared Bath: 1 queen, Light-blocking curtains, pillows and sheets provided.
      • Bedroom 4
        Sweet Suite: 1 queen, Light-blocking curtains, pillows and sheets provided.
      • Sleeper Sofa in Sweet Suite
        1 sleep sofa /futon
      • Each Bedroom has a dresser and closet ready for your use. Pillows, sheets, and blankets are provided.


      • 3 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        shared: toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Bathroom 2
        Master Bath: toilet, shower, Double sinks, radiant heat, walk-in shower
      • Bathroom 3
        Sweet Suite: toilet, shower
      • pre Hot Tub shower
        shower, In Recreation Room
      • The Master Bath features a walk-in shower with two shower heads. A gentle Rain Head from above as well as an adjustable wall-mounted Wand, you can use one or both by adjusting the diverter. Radiant heat tile floors. Bath towels, hand towels, and washclothes are provided.

      Location Type

        • Mountain View
          Pastoral and mountain views... through the windows, from the deck and the hot tub! The ridgeline is even visible at night!!!
        • Rural
          Easy access (no curvy mountain roads), 'Country Living' 10 minutes to Weaverville and Mars Hill, 25 minutes to Asheville


            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Spa
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Living Room
                      18' Beamed ceilings with a wall of windows to take in the view!
                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Gas Fireplace
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                      Central, gas forced-air - this is "warm" heat, not a heat pump!
                    • Internet
                      Hi speed Wi-Fi
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                      Sheets, blankets, and pillows provided.
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      Laundry area off of Rec Room
                    • Parking
                      Circular driveway
                    • Parking Off Street
                    • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                    • Towels Provided
                      Bath/hand towels/wash clothes, hot tub towels, kitchen towels
                    • Washing Machine
                      Laundry area off of Rec Room
                    • Wireless Internet
                      Hi speed Wi-Fi
                    • Wood Stove
                      Propane fired, in Sweet Suite


                        • Microwave
                          Main Level and Sweet Suite KItchens
                        • Coffee Maker
                          Main Level and Sweet Suite KItchens
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Main Level and Sweet Suite Kitchens
                        • Dishwasher
                          Main Level Kitchen
                        • Ice Maker
                        • Kitchen
                          Amply supplied
                        • Cooking Utensils
                          Well-supplied kitchens: Main Level and Sweet Suite
                        • Oven
                          Electric: Main Level and Sweet Suite Kitchens
                        • Pantry Items
                          Salt, Pepper, Sugar, Ketchup, and Mustard are supplied... as well as 'starter' paper towels.
                        • Refrigerator
                          French Door fridge with ice maker in the lower freezer drawer; The Sweet Suite has an apartment size refrigerator/freezer
                        • Stove
                          Electric: Main Level and Sweet Suite KItchens
                        • Toaster
                          Main Level Kitchen


                            • Child's Highchair
                            • Dining
                              Mountain views, seating for 10
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 10 people


                                • DVD Player
                                  Main Level Den
                                • Ping Pong Table
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  Basic cable channels, Smart TV's for streaming Netflix and Amazon
                                • Stereo
                                  1 on main level w/indoor and outdoor speakers; 1 in Rec Room; both have Bluetooth, AirPlay, and are Wi-Fi enabled for internet radio stations
                                • Television
                                  Main Level Den, Master Bedroom, Lower Level Recreation Room; Sweet Suite Living area


                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      The most amazingly inviting deck!
                                    • Gazebo
                                      A ground deck shaded by live Wisteria vines to take in the view from yet another location on this 8-acre property!
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      ~8 acres
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Propane provided
                                    • Ski & Snowboard
                                      Wolf Laurel Ski Resort is nearby, but the best sledding hill in the county is on THIS property!


                                        • limited accessibility
                                          2 steps to front porch, main level is suitable for a wheelchair although bathroom doorways are standard width

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Hot Tub
                                              6-Person tub. WASH SWIM SUITS IN ADVANCE WITHOUT DETERGENT per POLICY Towels provided NO GLASS IN HOT TUB!!!


                                                • live theater
                                                • arboretum
                                                • churches
                                                • cinemas
                                                • health/beauty spa
                                                • library
                                                • botanical garden
                                                • museums
                                                • playground
                                                • recreation center
                                                • restaurants
                                                • synagogues
                                                • winery tours

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • eco tourism
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • miniature golf
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • sledding
                                                    • walking
                                                    • wildlife viewing

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • Babysitter
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • cross country skiing
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • fly fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • hot air ballooning
                                                            • hunting
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • mountain climbing
                                                            • mountaineering
                                                            • rafting
                                                            • rock climbing
                                                            • skiing
                                                            • water tubing
                                                            • whitewater rafting

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 10:30 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              49 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Great property, we'll kept, reasonable house rules, easy drive about 25 min to Asheville.

                                                              Joseph D.

                                                              Great place. Totally Hassel free. It's got all the amenities you need or want and its an easy drive into Asheville.

                                                              Weekend with friends.

                                                              Mark W.

                                                              Our second annual stay. Great house, views, location and hot tub.

                                                              Well equipped for a crowd to enjoy a week together with plenty of space for adults, kids and dogs!

                                                              Connie G.Pinehurst nc

                                                              We arrived to this spacius home and were overwhelmed as we checked out all of the living spaces. Plenty of nooks for adults, kids and dogs. We were all able to gather for meals each evening around the dining room table , play ping pong and watch the games or movies in the downstairs game room while the toddlers had down time in the upstairs den watching cartoons. 2 we'll equipped kitchens were useful as we prepared meals and stored supplies.

                                                              Anything we needed was taken care of by the caretaker who responded and helped us with questions.

                                                              Afternoons were spent playing around the acres of grassy pastures with the dogs and children. Soaking in the hot tub to watch the sunset was a treat for all!

                                                              We are ready to return in 2018 and are already making plans for more activities now that we know what to expect in this wonderful welcoming home away from home!

                                                              The Goodrums

                                                              Incredible views and tons of space

                                                              Kristin S.Charleston, SC

                                                              As the pictures show, the views are spectacular. Sure, a few things are a little dated, but there are also smart TVs, and the stereo is Bluetooth capable, which was great. The kitchen was fully stocked with all the gear we needed for an awesome family and friends vacation. Our kids loved running around the hills and the adults loved the porch and all the available tech & the kitchen. We loved the huge dining area as well. Plenty of space for everyone at the table. The living space with the gorgeous windows was really a highlight. Those high ceilings are perfect and would be comfortable for a giraffe! Great stay. Thank you!

                                                              mountain views, privacy and ammenities!

                                                              Mark D.

                                                              Had a great stay with 3 couples at the house. Perfect place to relax, hang on the porch or use the hot tub. Not too far away from Asheville for a bit of action. The house was well appointed, clean and just as advertised. The mountain views were everything we wanted.

                                                              Excellent location!!

                                                              Elizabeth D.Rock Hill, SC

                                                              Our family absolutely loved this location for our fall mountain retreat! The house met all our needs to accommodate the six adults and three children. The view was spectacular and the roaming space was excellent for child play. The weather was warmer than normal for October, but we still had fabulous family time. We definitely hope to return next year!!


                                                              Weaverville, NC, USA

                                                              Only 18 miles to the heart of downtown Asheville (~25 minutes if not driving at rush hour), this property is a peaceful and private retreat. The charming town of Weaverville is less than 10 miles and offers restaurants, shops, galleries, grocery, pharmacies, and banking.

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                                                              Maximum occupancy is 10, unless arrangements are made in advance.

                                                              49 Reviews
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