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Eben's Mountain Escape-Relaxing, Close to Asheville & everything/Navitat, VIEWS!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms 2 1/2 Baths With Gorgeous Mountain View

These views are unbelievable!!!

This semi-secluded Asheville mountain retreat, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, on the North Side of downtown Asheville, offers a relaxing and invigorating escape. Decorated with class & simplicity, while offering an urban taste of the mountains, this gem will have you coming back again & again. You immediately feel at home and relaxed, like you were meant to be here, and as previously mentioned, the views are to die for!

The home is newly constructed, so as to afford all the modern comforts one would expect. The kitchen is appropriately outfitted with plenty of room to gather, cook, and spend quality time preparing meals with friends. The kitchen opens up to the Great Room & Dining area, affording a welcoming atmosphere where everyone is together. The gas fireplace offers 3 seasons of warmth and ambiance, perhaps while enjoying a good movie at night. There are 4 TV's, a gaming system, stereo with iPod dock, & wi-fi for your laptops.

With the private bedrooms & 2.5 baths, this spectacular home offers plenty of sleeping arrangements for up to 3-5 couples looking to vacation in Asheville, in the shadow of the Smoky mountains, or perhaps 2 small families with kids. The home is close to skiing, golf, tennis, and hiking along the Blue Ridge Parkway, or in any of the local state parks; Pisgah National Forest, Grandfather Mountain, Mount Mitchell, the Cherokee Reservation, and much more. You are literally only minutes from the world famous Navitat Zip-Line Tours.

This home was built for 'gathering' friends and family together for unforgettable retreats or get-a-ways. Come escape to Eben's Mountain Escape.

We promise you a very clean and well maintained home that is thoughtfully furnished with your every need in mind! We happily invite you to experience the luxurious & delightful Eben's Mountain Escape for yourself! You deserve to vacation where you can relax, unwind, & be absolutely spoiled!

You are just minutes from America's favorite scenic byway, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Navitat Zip-lining, biking, hiking, white water rafting, rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, zip lining, Segway tour…just about any outdoor activity! Or, take a quick ride to downtown Asheville to enjoy the first-rate restaurants, shopping, galleries, and entertainment.

Additional Rate And Fees information:

These observed holidays and occasions are subject to holiday rates: New Years, MLK, Valentines, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas

*3-night minimum required for all holidays & special events

$275 Cleaning Fee**

** - Yonder openly shares & clearly posts our Cleaning Fees in a manner of full disclosure, as we think this is the most honest and forthright approach with respect to our guests. Our Cleaning Fees are backed by our Clean Guarantee, which reflects the highest level of standards, pristine environments for our guests, and a level of clean that surpasses any other vacation homes; we literally guarantee it!

3.45% processing fee

Current local tax rate is 11%

$1,000 refundable security deposit (Held with credit card; NOT charged up front)

Early Check In and/or Late Check Out may be possible, depending on cleaning schedules and other reservations. If it is possible, there may be an additional fee that would be determined based on the time that you wish to check in or out and the seasonal rates.

PETS: Many of our guests have allergies so we have maintained a pet-free environment so they can enjoy their vacation without the potential of an allergic reaction. If you have a pet we can recommend some alternatives nearby.

Military Discount

We have tremendous respect and gratitude for former and present military personnel. Yonder would like to offer a 5% discount on this home. Some restrictions apply, not valid with any other offers. The only thing we ask is that you present identification in the form of an "CAC" card or a "DD Form 2" card (Blue & Green). Please inquire for details.

Please inquire for details regarding payment, the cancellation policy, and trip insurance.

More Details

Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Yonder

Celebrating 10 years in Western North Carolina, Yonder provides relaxing and personalized luxury homes for vacation rentals in and around Asheville; from 1 bedroom loft apartments in the heart of Asheville to 8 bedroom timber frame estates homes. Perfect for romantic weekends to multi generational family gatherings, corporate retreats to weddings, Yonder dedicates itself to providing the ultimate mountain vacation experience. Our promise to you is an easy booking process, a guaranteed clean home and our availability to offer local knowledge and answer any questions you might have.


Why Yonder chose Barnardsville

This home is located next to the Navitat zip line and is just a short drive to most attractions in the area. You can enjoy the night life of downtown and be back in the mountains in just short drive.

What makes this house unique

We always enjoyed the mountain view, but there is really something about being at Above the Clouds. Our conversations linger just a bit longer and our dreams are a bit bigger when we spend time there. There is really something special about being above the clouds.


Barnardsville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • There are a total of two and one half baths. The power room is located on the main floor. The owners suite has double sinks, walk in closet, large shower. The upstairs bath that serves the loft and two king bedrooms has a private tub and toilet room and with double wall hung sinks in it's own room.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Loft Sleeping area: twin/ single (2), sleep sofa /futon (1)
  • All bedroom have king size beds with white linens. Each bedroom is equipped with a luggage rack, dresser, night stands, and flat screen wall mounted high definition television.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available ...
  • Chauffeur ...
  • Concierge ...
  • Massage ...
  • Private Chef ...
  • Staff ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter ...
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Eben's Mountain Escape-Relaxing, Close to Asheville & everything/Navitat, VIEWS!
average rating of 4.8157897 based on 38 reviews

The best rental house ever!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect rental home! For years we have visited the Asheville area. This is the best house we have rented so far.

The home is beautiful, very clean and equipped with everything we wanted.

The view was magnificent! We were high up without a distressing ride. We also loved the area. It was half hour from Asheville. But far enough away so we were not in the city.

In addition, the beds were the best we have had in a rental. This is the home we will come back to in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the fantastic review! We love to hear from our guest about their experiences and we're super excited that you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to having you back on your next trip to Asheville!
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Gorgeous views

  • 5 of 5

Lovely and so comfortable. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words; we love to hear the phrase, "HIGHLY RECOMMEND", as that carries a lot of weight from our own guests. Eben's Mountain does afford truly gorgeous views, so come create memories of your own.
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Wonderful location for a weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

We just stayed at Eben's Mountain Escape with two other couples and two toddlers and we absolutely LOVED it! Yes, the drive up is tough--just prepare yourself ahead of time and make sure you are in a low gear with enough speed to get up the highest slope of the unpaved part of the drive--once you get to the paved part, you'll be good. If you get stuck ( like we did the first time! ) just back down a good ways to give yourself enough time to build up speed and you should be fine.

The drive up is totally worth it. The view were incredible, the house was spacious, clean and very well stocked. If you have little ones, we felt like the house was set up very well for them. We did all kinds of activities - Asheville, Pisgah National Forest & Sky Top Orchard & they were all easily accessible to the house.

Thanks for such a wonderful stay - it was a perfect, much-needed getaway!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Eliza, Thank you for your 5 star review! We are thrilled to hear that your group enjoyed Eben's Mountain Escape, along with its beautiful views and and child friendly areas. We also appreciate the tips on how to get up to the property. Feedback such as that is always very helpful. We hope you will stay with Yonder again soon!
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Great views, beautiful home

  • 3 of 5

The views were amazing to wakeup to and watch the sun rise over the mountains. The home was clean and a great open floor plan and overall we had a great time.

Our only complaints... The site said it slept 10-12 people. This was most definitely not the case and I wouldn't suggest going over 10. We had a party of 12 ladies for a fitness retreat and were happy that we brought an air mattress just in case we needed it (we did, plus made a cot out of the couch cushions.) Great for parties 10 and under.

The driveway was also a concern for some. We had an SUV with AWD and still struggled up the steep road. At one point a neighbor was talking in the middle of the road therefore making us stop our momentum. This driveway is STEEP and because of the stop we had to reverse back several yards to be able to move ahead due to the rubber burning against the road. This isn't a reason to not get the house, in fact gives it more privacy, but make sure you have a car that can really handle an incline.

The house was very clean (clean sheets, bathroom, kitchen, etc) and well equipped. Easy to get to from the interstate and a fun little town nearby! We loved going into Marshall and rafting down the French Broad River.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kindal, Thanks for your detailed review! At Yonder we appreciate the feedback, even when it's not perfect. As for the sleeping issues you faced, we are sorry. We strive to be as clear as possible in our description of every Yonder home. For Eben's Mountain Escape we state 3 King beds, 2 twin beds and a queen pullout couch, which is perfect for sleeping 10. We do say maximum occupancy is 12 in case families or groups might want to bring 1-2 aero beds for kids, which happens from time to time. Again, we are sorry that some of your group were inconvenienced. Regarding the driveway, it is steep and we do provide ample description about the driveway on the sites. Your advice is spot on, thanks! We are happy you had an otherwise great time, enjoyed the long range views , sunrises,visited Marshall and had float down the 3rd oldest river in the world! Please let us know when you will be planning your next mountain retreat....we would love to help.
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Perfect retreat site

  • 5 of 5

This was an ideal location for our weekend retreat. It allowed for comfortable sleeping arrangements, group gathering and cooking in the kitchen, and break out space on the balconies and living room. We will definitely return for future retreats.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the location and the space. Would love to have you back!
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Extremely Precarious DriveWay with a sharp bend at the top & had to Abandoned the stay..

  • 1 of 5

I booked this place for 3 nights and we drove from NY with my kids and parents in a big car.

We reached the start of the driveway around 6 pm and tried to climb up to the house on vehicle but halfway through the driveway we realized how dangerous and steep the driveway was. It rained a bit on that day and the road was little slippery. We tried to stop the vehicle half way through and tried to climb up walking to see the full driveway and realized the last part of the driveway is almost 90 degree steep and there is a sharp turn on that steep part which our vehicle was not going to make.

We contacted the rental agency and told them we are not able to climb this driveway and don’t feel comfortable to even try again this dangerous driveway and we don’t have a place to stay. They did not provide us with any practical options , we ended up driving to Asheville and finding an expensive motel to stay that night.

I asked the rental agency for getting a refund for my payment and they told they need to talk to the owner and get back to me on Monday at the earliest. When i reached out to them on Monday they basically said they can’t do a refund with out giving any reason.

I have opened up a compliant case with HomeAway and waiting for a positive response from them.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are sorry that the guest experience on the driveway was unsettling and caused them to leave without enjoying the beauty of Eben's Mountain Escape. After reviewing the notes that were taken and speaking to our inquiry team and property management team, we wanted to provide some balance and "our side of the story." Our representative fielded the call from the guest immediately, and as is standard protocol, first made sure everyone was safe and worked to calm the situation down. Yonder very clearly offered the following immediate solutions: -Have Yonder come shuttle the guests up to the home, and leave the van parked safely at the bottom of the development. -Have Yonder dispatch an Uber driver to do the same in an even quicker fashion. -Secure the rental of a 4-wheel drive SUV that the guests could use during their stay. The guest refused all reasonable and proactive solutions that were offered, with no reasonable counter to these solutions. Yes, we are in the mountains and it is a mountain drive, that is inclined "up a mountain", and has a gravel section to it. You have to use care and a steady & even approach to get up to the house; HOWEVER, it is accessed everyday by neighbors that live permanently, along with 2 of our vacation rentals. To say this driveway is "dangerous" is incorrect and very misleading. Eben's Mountain Escape has been listed on HomeAway/VRBO for over 4 years, and has hosted over 500+ guests in that time. You can see the reviews online on the HomeAway sites from prior guests. Below is a portion of a 5-star review posted just prior to this guest: Review #19010030 “Eben's Mountain Escape-Relaxing, Close to Asheville & everything/Navitat, VIEWS!” Great weekend in the mountains★ ★ ★ ★ ★ "If you can, plan on arriving at this property during the day as the driveway is quite steep. Even the road leading up to the property is a one lane dirt road so don't be panicked when your GPS tells you to turn left. All types of cars can manage it, just take your time..... The biggest highlights were the solitutde, views, and extraordinary conditions of the house." We feel we did everything we could do to help these guests and feel bad they did not take us up on any of our solutions. We would love to host them again in the future.
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
17.5 Miles
Main Street Grill, Weaverville
Nearest Golf
10.4 Miles
Reems Creek Golf Club
Nearest Train
82.6 Miles
Amtrak, Greenville, SC
Nearest Motorway
4.9 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
13.7 Miles
Glass Onion, Weaverville
Nearest Ski
23.2 Miles
Wolfe Laurel Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
280 Miles
Charleston, SC (Folly Beach)
Car: necessary

While enjoying your vacation above the clouds, at Eban's Mountain Escape, you can spend your time in adventures such as white water rafting, Blue Ridge Parkway and lunch at Pisgah Inn, North Carolina Arboretum, Fine Arts Theater, Looking Glass Falls, Folk Art Center, Craggy Gardens for Hiking, River Arts District or enjoy the Asheville Brewery Tours.

There is something for everyone!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

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