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Relax On Deck With 50+ Mile Views, 4250' Elevation, Fresh Eggs, 13 mi to Ashevil

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,750 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 1/2 Bathrooms (Sleeps 2-4) With 50+ Mile Mountain Views, 4250'

This passive solar home is at a 4250’ elevation with a 50+ mile mountain view. This recently renovated home has 2 bedrooms, a sleeping loft, 2 ½ bathrooms, and plenty of views. Luxuriate at the top of the world. Enjoy a year round mountain view from the sleeping loft, the kitchen, the living room, and the deck. The wrap-around deck features a four person hot tub, four cedar glider rocking chairs, and a cedar picnic table. The hot tub has an amazing view of the mountains and of the stars.

Prayer Ridge is well equipped with everything you need for the perfect mountain get-away. There is a Wood Stove in case you feel like a fire. There is a 3D Smart TV with enhanced channel package and two HDTVs in case you feel like watching a movie or catching a game. The kitchen has everything you need including a pizza stone and a wine cooler. The bedrooms all feature luxurious cotton linens.

We have a hobby farm three miles down the mountain – visit the Horses, Koi Fish, and Chickens (fresh eggs provided). We are located 15 minutes to the Blue Ridge Parkway, and 20 minutes to Asheville and to the Biltmore Estate. Guests also have access to a private hiking trail within the exclusive neighborhood of Fairview Forest. Fairview Forest is a very tranquil neighborhood, no outside noise allowed. Welcome to the Blue Ridge Mountains!

More Details

Owner
Owner/Manager
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Owner/Manager

After retiring from a 33 year career in sales management/ marketing, we visited our oldest daughter Etta and fell in love with Asheville. We moved to the Asheville Area in 2002 and lived in the house that became our first rental, “Our House.” (We built a cabin on the property and moved into it). Soon to follow, came our youngest daughter, Farris, and her now husband Danny. In 2009 their daughter Alyssa arrived and in 2015 Haley was born, making this a true family business.

Owner/Manager purchased this house in 2012

Why Owner/Manager chose Blue Ridge Mountains

We fell in love with Asheville and all it has to offer. We then decided to share the beauty of the Asheville Area and the hospitality of the Smokey Mountains with others. “Our House” and “My Roundette” were on the property when we originally bought it. Both have since been remodeled. We then purchased additional land and built “My Place,” “The Huntley,” and “The Garden Cabin.” “Log Gap” and “Prayer Ridge” were both bought at separate, more remote locations. Both were extensively remodeled.

What makes this house unique

The benefit of staying at “The Cove at Fairview” is the unique experience. Each home offers you a different experience in small ways – outdoor fireplaces, swinging beds, and a fifty mile view are just a few. Also, enjoy waterfalls, Koi Ponds, a Lotus Pond, horses, chickens (enjoy fresh eggs), donkeys, goats, native plants, & flower gardens.

By staying here, you are nestled into all of the beautiful natural settings in this peaceful cove.

While being very private and close to nature, you are still afforded all of the conveniences of technology and are located near all this area has to offer. Truly a place to come and renew yourself. Kick back, relax, and have a true retreat or a wonderful place to land after an exhausting day of fun (downtown is only 15 minutes away).

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have so enjoyed our time with our family at this beautiful mountain home! The view is spectacular and the house very comfortable with all the comforts of home. Seldom does a place exceed expectations, but this one did. We will certainly comeback is we can! Frank was a wonderful host.
Jun 2013
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Map

Nearest Airport
21 Miles
The Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Highland Brewing Company
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Asheville Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
77 Miles
The Great Smokey Mountain Railroad - Bryson City.
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Highway 74-A is easily accessible to I-40 and 240
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Local Joint, Nachos & Beer, Piazza.
Nearest Ski
48 Miles
Wolf Ridge or Cataloochee
Nearest Beach
18 Miles
Lake Lure has a small beach
Car: necessary

Prayer Ridge has an unbeatable location, and this area offers something for everyone to do. We are just 20 minutes to The Biltmore House (We offer discounted tickets), The Grove Park Inn, and Downtown Asheville - enjoy fine dining, festivals, shopping, +. Go horseback riding just 10 minutes away. We are just 15 minutes to the Blue Ridge Parkway (panoramic views at overlooks and great hikes), and 20 minutes to the Blue Ridge Parkway Folk Art Center. Enjoy the views as you drive up to Chimney Rock and Lake Lure – 20 beautiful mountain miles up to Lake Lure. We are located less than thirty minutes from the Asheville airport. There are many attractions nearby – museums, a Nature Center, golf courses, Mt. Mitchell, Sliding Rock, the French Broad River, +. Wolf Ridge Ski Resort is 45 minutes away. Nourish yourself on top of the world while you enjoy the hospitality of the Smoky Mountains.

Amenities

Fairview House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Downstairs Bedroom Bathroom - toilet
    Main Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Full, 1 Half. Shampoo/ Conditioner, Soap, Towels, Robes, Washcloths and Toilet paper provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Downstairs Bedroom - 1 queen
    Sleeping Loft - 1 king
    Upstairs Bedroom - 1 queen
    Living Room - 1 twin/ single , Day bed
  • Great Views from Upstairs Bedroom & Sleeping Loft. Upstairs Bedroom & Downstairs Bedroom have attached bathrooms. All beds feature luxurious cotton linens.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Relax On Deck With 50+ Mile Views, 4250' Elevation, Fresh Eggs, 13 mi to Ashevil
average rating of 4.9 based on 52 reviews
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5

Another Awesome Experience

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time to the wonderfully peaceful mountain retreat! We love Prayer Ridge! It's beautiful, quiet and cool! Our family of four will be back! Truly a gem!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Do yourself a favor and rent this place!!

  • 5 of 5

Just for the view alone you should plan to stay here. Add to that well equipped and elegant accommodation with a concierge book of all the attractions of this rich area and what more could you want beside the fresh baked bread and dozen farm fresh eggs that await you upon arrival.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spectacular long range mountain views in comfortable, well-equipped mountain home!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were tired of the July Florida heat and wanted to enjoy some mountain cool in NC. What better way than to stay at a mountain home located at 4200 ft elevation and with breathtaking views just like you experience on the Blue Ridge Parkway! The photos posted of the mountain views from the home don't come close to what one actually experiences while sitting on the spacious deck, hot tub, living room or master bedroom! Multiple mountain ranges and rolling hills can be seen all the way out to Mount Pisgah over 40 miles away!

The house is very well equipped and is extremely comfortable. It is also conveniently located in the Asheville area, just a 20-minute drive to the city and only 15 minutes to the Blue Ridge Parkway.

We really enjoyed the coolness of the high elevation which provided temperatures around 15 degrees cooler than the lower elevations, and in the low-60s at nighttime. Just what we were looking for in our getaway; cool temps and incredible long range mountain views!

Frank was the perfect host in meeting us when we arrived, showing us around the area and the house, and providing us with a loaf of fresh-baked bread and eggs from his own chickens! We had a great time during our too-short stay and plan to return again and often!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Mountain wknd

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here with family for the weekend to enjoy the mountains, I'm from near by and was celebrating an occasion. I wanted a mountain home with beautiful views and that's exactly what I got. Get ready for a steep drive that is not for the driving faint of heart. Enough space to share with others without feeling crowded. Beautiful deck area with awesome swinging chairs, we spent most of our time here. Bring citronella candles because the bugs can be brutal in even 60 degree weather. Frank was kind and very helpful with many options and suggestions on things to do near by. Felt very comfortable here and would recommend this place to friends and family.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, quiet, relaxing getaway

  • 5 of 5

I wish we could have stayed longer. Prayer Ridge is the most private cabin I have stayed in, and the view was just gorgeous. We had many chipmunk and turkey visits during our stay. You don't get tired of the changing colors of the mountain ranges over the course of a day. Being able to enjoy the solitude and quiet from a whirlpool at night is another bonus. The house was extremely well maintained and everything very well landscaped. The cabin really has everything you need. We also loved Frank's hospitality, the opportunity to visit the animals at his farm, the chance to go horseback riding at an absolutely wonderful farm nearby, and really everything else in Fairview. This is where we'll stay for our next visit in the mountains....

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing views! Very relaxing!

  • 4 of 5

The only negative was that the water pressure was absolutely terrible! It, however, would not deter me from staying again in the future.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Minimum 3 night stay. Holidays- 4 night minimum (Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas/New Years)
Must be at least 25 to make reservations. No Pets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.