1924 Georgian Home Gives a Slice of Small Town Living

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Last updated: 10/07/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Two story brick Georgian home built in 1926 with five bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths that can sleep up to 12 people. One bedroom with a queen bed downstairs with a handicap accessible bath. Four bedrooms and two full baths upstairs. Master bedroom has a king bed and a full bath. Other bedrooms contain a queen bed, a full bed and one with two twin beds. Each bedroom is large and it's own little retreat so family members have a comfortable place to get away and relax. The sofa in the living room also folds out to sleep an additional 2 people if needed. The home is tastefully decorated with vibrant colors and original artwork. There's a large backyard (unfenced) that provides ample room for cookouts and family get togethers. The kitchen is extremely functional and sunny along with being quite well stocked. The dining room seats 10 comfortably and we've fit 16 in for holiday dinners.
There's an outdoor seating area for 12 which includes an outdoor dining table and chairs for 6. We have a grill for cookouts as well.

The home is conveniently located in town and within walking distance of the village of Hazelwood. It's a 1 minute drive to downtown Waynesville or the golf courses at the Waynesville or Laurel Ridge Country Clubs and a 10 minute drive to Lake Junaluska. Asheville is a 30 minute drive east and The Great Smoky National Park a 30 minute drive west.

While it's an older home with all the charm and character that offers, we installed a new geothermal HVAC system in 2013. This keeps the house extremely comfortable and evenly heated or cooled. We also replaced most of the plumbing in 2014 and installed an instant hot water heater. This insures there's a continuous supply of hot water, even for the 10th shower along with good water pressure throughout the house.


Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 10/07/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets require a $75 fee. Our backyard is large, but unfenced....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    There is a wheelchair ramp to the backdoor. It does not officially meet ADA requirements as the top platform doesn't have enough turning space. We used this ramp in my father's final years with no trouble, however we are not advertising this as an ADA compliant house. The downstairs bathroom is ADA accessible with a handheld shower....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    Both TVs have DVD players....moreless

  • Television:

    40' HDTV connected to Cable. SmartTV with wifi access. 19' HDTV not connected to cable. DVD player attached. No wifi access....moreless


  • Family
  • Historic


  • Churches
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    Separate dining room seats 10 comfortably. A side table can be used to extend dining room table to seat 16. Small table in breakfast area adjoining kitchen seats 4....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 16 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air (geothermal installed in 2013)....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:

    Geothermal Heating installed in 2013....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Seats 8 with room for other chairs to be brought in....moreless

  • Parking:

    Covered carport for two cars. Ample space for 2-3 more cars....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry soap available for use....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    drip coffee maker with coffee grinder....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    service for 12 (dinner plates, salad plates, bowls and coffee cups). Flatware for 12....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Toilet paper included....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Outside seating for 12 which includes an outdoor dining table and chairs for 6...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large back yard could comfortably accommodate 50....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Brand new Weber propane grill with three burners. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,400 $4,000
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  • Pet Fee $75
  • Cleaning $125
  • Tax Rate 11%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/07/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: This house is owned by Dan and Bernie. Dan grew up in this house and we purchased it from the estate after his parents passed. We live in San Diego, California for most of the year but get back to Waynesville as much as we can.

Why the Owner Chose Waynesville, NC, USA:
Dan's grandparents built this house and his mother lived 80 of her 85 years in this house. After my parents passed, I wanted to keep the house because of the family connection to the house and a desire to ultimately retire in Waynesville to this house. For me, the idea of retiring to this house is life coming full circle. There's an old saying -- a man spends the first half of his life running away from home and the second half running back to it and that's certainly true for me. Bernie grew up in a small town in upstate New York. While didn't grow up in the mountains of North Carolina, the small town atmosphere of Waynesville is a return to his roots in a way as well.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This is a large comfortable home that's in town and convenient to everything. If you're looking for a remote mountainside cabin away from it all where you have to drive 30 minutes to get to a grocery store, this isn't the place for you. But if you're looking for a comfortable, historic home in a great small town in the mountains that's a few minutes drive from everything, our home is perfect.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 10/07/2016

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  • Front of House

    Front of House

  • Large Back Yard

    Large Back Yard

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen


  • Breakfast Room off Kitchen

    Breakfast Room off Kitchen

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Blue Bedroom

    Blue Bedroom

  • Twin Bedroom

    Twin Bedroom

  • Red Bedroom

    Red Bedroom

  • Downstairs Bedroom

    Downstairs Bedroom

  • Laundry Room

    Laundry Room

  • Rocking Chairs on Patio

    Rocking Chairs on Patio

  • Front and West facing Wall

    Front and West facing Wall

  • Side Yard

    Side Yard

  • Dining Room, seats 10-12

    Dining Room, seats 10-12

  • Breakfast Room off Kitchen

    Breakfast Room off Kitchen

  • Sun Drenched Den

    Sun Drenched Den

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Blue Bedroom

    Blue Bedroom

  • Twin Bedroom

    Twin Bedroom

  • Red Bedroom

    Red Bedroom

  • Front Hallway

    Front Hallway

  • Patio with Grill

    Patio with Grill

  • Front of House in Winter

    Front of House in Winter

VRBO #559160

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, December 04, 2016

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1924 Georgian Home Gives A Slice Of Small Town Living

Waynesville, NC, USA #559160

5 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 12

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