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Centrally located DWTN duplex, 2 King BDRM/2.5 Bth, elevator bldg, outdoor deck

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,900 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Our clients do not permit "Instant Booking". Please provide the number and ages of guests in your party, and true nature of your visit. The owner does not permit parties/gatherings/events of any type, or size, to be held at the property.

Walk to All! Centrally located in Downtown Asheville; duplex in elevator building, bright 2 king bedroom, each with en-suite bath plus half bath, queen sleeper sofa, high ceilings, exposed brick walls, steel beams, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, washer/dryer, hard wood floors throughout, outdoor deck. Decorated and outfitted with the comfort of our guests in mind. Located on the 4th floor of the historic S&W Building, right in the heart of Downtown Asheville.

NOTE: The owner does not permit parties/gatherings/events of any type, or size, to be held in the property.

Enjoy Asheville's great restaurants, galleries, day spas, shopping, and eclectic atmosphere. You are just minutes from some of the best mountain, or leisure, biking around, white water rafting, rock climbing, hiking, canoeing, golf, or take a ride on America's favorite scenic byway, the Blue Ridge Parkway.

1st Level -

Master king bedroom w/private bath, blackout shades, flat panel TV - sliding doors out to deck

Living space with open floor plan, 2 sets of sliding doors out to deck, flat panel TV

Half bath

2nd Level -

King guest bedroom, blackout shades, flat panel TV – plus queen sleeper sofa, w/private bath


Outdoor deck-furnished, runs entire length of unit

Elevator building


Cable TV - 3 flat panel televisions (master bedroom, guest bedroom, living area)

Washer/Dryer (small capacity)

Central Heat/Air

Linens and towels included (one bath/wash cloth/guest)

Blow dryers

Fully appointed kitchen with Keurig and drip coffee makers (complimentary coffee provided)

Parking is available in several Municipal Parking Garages (Rankin, Civic Center, Aloft Hotel, Wall Street, Health and Human Services Building) located within a 1 - 3 block walk of the S&W building, at guest's expense. The first hour of parking is free, $1.25 per hour thereafter, daily maximum parking $12. On street metered parking is FREE Saturday 6PM-Monday 8AM, and all city holidays; New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday after Thanksgiving, and Christmas (3 days). Special event single occurrence: $7; Multi-day event: $5.

More Details

Property Manager
Beth Siegel, Brooke McConnell, Judy Keeler, Nancy Gaskin
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2018


Downtown Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No events/parties/gathering or any type permitted.
  • Max. occupancy as per rental agreement
  • No pets, No smoking of any kind, children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Glass enclosed showers, granite countertops, limestone tile.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 2 King, 1 Pull Out Sofa
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio


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Centrally located DWTN duplex, 2 King BDRM/2.5 Bth, elevator bldg, outdoor deck
average rating of 4.974359 based on 39 reviews

Southern Gem Loft

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Southern Gem Loft in Asheville, NC was amazing! My husband and I especially loved the décor and the level of security. We literally parked our car upon arrival and walked to everything we wanted to do. We can't wait to visit again!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Southern Gem delivers!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! Let cation was fantastic- easy walk to shopping, restaurants,!pubs and movie theater. Our first morning we took a 5 minute walk to French Board coop for groceries and stopped at The Artesian cafe for coffee And Greek cookies. The Southern Gem was clean, updated and comfy. Our party of 5 fit perfectly and we loved the extra half bath. Entry codes at main door and lobby made in and out easy for all of us. We received a true flavor during our first visit to the vibrant downtown area of Asheville. Don’t miss this true gem!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rock Hill, SC


  • 5 of 5

My friends and I (group of 6 ladies 45-62) absolutely loved everything about this place. Location could not be better.... we never used our cars, ubered once to dinner, walked all other times. The condo itself is beautiful, spacious, and well-appointed. We have no complaints!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great space and perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, lots of room, and in a perfect location to walk to any restaurants or breweries downtown. We were even surprised by a Christmas parade right outside the front door on our last day there. Would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The loft is beautiful and spacious with plenty of bathrooms for a large group of ladies! Wonderful location - can walk anywhere in downtown Asheville in about 3-5 minutes! Totally recommended!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA

Perfect for two couples. Ideal downtown location.

  • 5 of 5

The Southern Gem was a perfect spot for our recent couples' getaway. Two king size bedrooms, so no awkwardness about who gets the master. It is ideally located downtown, so we were able to walk out to restaurants, bars, brewery tours and weekend markets. It is beautifully decorated and has cool exposed brick and a large deck. The only thing I would change would be to lower the deck wall since you can't actually see over it. We're guessing it was left in place due to historic building codes. Again, it was beautifully appointed except for one very worn, pilled blanket in the downstairs bedroom. It was completely inconsistent with the quality of the rest of the furnishings. Otherwise, would absolutely recommend and will stay there again.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Asheville, the 'Paris of the South', is always a top ten places to visit home to The Biltmore Estate, The Blue Ridge Mountains, great restaurants and entertainment are some of the attractions


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Rental rates are seasonal, as are the minimum night stay requirements on some properties.
  • $325-$400/night
  • US Dollar
  • Jan 1-Feb 28th, $325/night, $1,820/week 2 night minimum
  • March 1st-December 31st $400/night, $2,240/week 3 night minimum
  • $125 Cleaning Fee, 2.95% Processing Fee, 6% County Occupancy Tax, 7% Sales Tax
  • Mandatory non-refundable $55 Accidental Rental Damage Insurance (ARDI)
  • Children welcome, sorry no pets, no smoking

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