Unique: Mountaintop Views--Downtown in 5 Minutes(59 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Offerred for the first time, mountaintop views, yet only 5 minutes from dowtown!
Beautifully-appointed accessory apartment, brand new construction first offered September, 2014, on mountain ridgetop with both long-range, 60-mile views of the Blue Ridge mountains and short-range views looking down on the city lights of Asheville, 5 minutes from downtown, perfect for vacationers or those on a business trip to Asheville. Property is private, surrounded by acres of trees, wildlife, peaceful seclusion, yet less than 2 miles from downtown & ten minutes from the Biltmore Estate. Spacious great room, fully-equipped kitchen, one bedroom with king bed, queen sleeper sofa in great room, one bath, large entry separate from owners' lovely home. Guests enjoy tasteful, mountain-style decorating, hardwood floors, gas fireplace with stone surround, granite counter tops, plush carpet in bedroom. Kitchen has all the amenities of home, including plentiful coffee & supplies. The owners take pride in the pristine, immaculate condition of this lovely, new space; no-shoes-indoors policy applies. Bedroom has king-sized bed; great room has custom-made, queen-sized sleeper sofa; thus, this apartment can accommodate 4 persons sharing one full bath. (Upon request & with advance notice, the owners are happy to attempt to procure to have ready-and-waiting a food or other necessary item that may be difficult to transport.) A guest once commented, "This is Shangri-La up here!"
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Member since: 2014
- On floor 1
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- Pak 'n Play available upon request.
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Ski Privileges Optional
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
Compact, but lovely, fully-equipped kitchen featuring granite countertops, custom cabinets, & includes basic dishes & utensils necessary for cooking. Owners happy to loan specialty cooking items....moreless
Plastic wrap, baggies, foil, salt, pepper. Owner happy to procure any other items requested prior to guest(s) arrival & have on hand . . . just email! No need to pack anything except for clothes! ...moreless
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $50 + tax
- Tax Rate 7%
7% tax is required & added after calculation of nightly or weekly rate & cleaning fee. No damage deposit required. Visa & Mastercard accepted. *Please note: guests agree to remove shoes & leave in entry room each time entering this lovely, pristine space.*
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Bear Mountain Retreat is a quiet, private spot on the top of a mountain with both views & easy access to Asheville's best attractions. We are 4 miles from the Biltmore Estate & a 2-mile drive from downtown with its celebrated restaurants and unique character. The River Arts District and West Asheville are 10 minutes by car. The Blue Ridge Parkway, with its scenic overlooks, picnic spots, and hiking destinations, is 5 minutes away.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: We met as undergraduates at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill & in July celebrated 38 years of marriage & as best friends. We have 3 grown children, two sons-in-law, a daughter-in-law & 5 grandchildren who are our 'pride & joy.' Our 3 children were born in 3 years, so we couldn't just pick up & travel very easily! We are happy to do our best to make it easy for you to throw your clothes in your suitcase & come on, so email in advance if there is something we may do to give you the sort of dream getaway we would have loved! Also, when you get here, please do not be shy to let us know what we may do or have available to enhance your time here. We continually find things we love about living in Asheville & sharing with family & others. People say that we have the 'the gift of hospitality,' & we are looking forward to sharing this newly & lovingly constructed space with you.
Why the Owner Chose Haw Creek, Asheville, NC, USA:
This is the sort of property people want when they travel . . . beautiful lodgings with a luxurious, vacation feel, while containing all the amenities of home, so that all you have to pack is pack clothes.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Possibly one of a handful of properties in Western North Carolina offering seclusion, long-range views of the mountains, yet a few minutes drive down the mountain & out of the cove into downtown Asheville, a city known for its many fabulous restaurants, culture, natural beauty & the Biltmore Estate.
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Stunning, 60-mile view even when full foliage. On ridgetop, 2 mi. from downtown.
Rt: large, private entryroom for guests. Mid: greatroom. Bedroom wing not shown
Step into private entrance, lots of room to leave shoes, coats, bicycles, etc.
Tall windows across entire front make for a light, airy room.
Entire structure gets southwest exposure. Roomy bedroom w/king, plush carpet.
Spotless, beautifully appointed full bath, plush towels, soap, paper products.
Small kitchen, granite countertops, full-sized appliances, all cooking basics.
Water feature just outside your door.
Asheville is widely-known for its fabulous restaurants & artsy culture.
We are nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge mountains.
A guest commented, 'You live in your own Shangri-La up here!'
New apt shown: see lower level, walk-out, 9-ft ceilings. Bedroom: left wing.
House/apartment totally secluded on 10 acres. Even fuller view for 3 seasons.
Large great room, gas fireplace, new furnishings, dining for 4, flat screen TV.
Greatroom has new, queen sleeper & reclining leather chairs.
Step from bedroom to entry with W/D; bath to right.
Spacious layout, kitchen to left, greatroom end of hall to right.
Mile-long private, paved driveway to top of mountain; see google earth.
Commercial photo; apt view is natural w/nightlights; not 2 miles from downtown!
Historic Biltmore Mansion/incredible grounds, trails, restaurants 4 miles away.
Scenic drives & trails of the Blue Ridge Parkway are 3 miles away.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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