$360/night–Unit 1: Downstairs, 2BD, 1BA, SLP 6 & Unit 2–Upstairs–3BD, 2BA, SLP 8
If you are wishing for peaceful escape to the oldest mountains, consider yourself invited to retreat in the privacy of High Tower. Located in Swannanoa, NC there is easy access to Asheville and Black Mountain. High Tower is tucked away in a cove, and perched up overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains with long distance views of the pristine forests of the Asheville watershed and the Blue Ridge Parkway. It is easy to enjoy it here all times of year, the summers are cool on this mountain slope and outdoor activities are plentiful.
Spacious and secure, this is a fun mountainside chalet. Your rental includes both units, each on separate stories with their own private entrances and kitchen/living rooms. It is well equipped with 5 car parking spaces, air-conditioning, and a hot tub. No smoking inside, please. Some pets are permitted with prior written approval.
The upper residence has three bedrooms, two baths, and sleeps 8. There is a queen size bed, a full bed, two twin beds and a fold out queen. The lower residence has two bedrooms, one bath, and sleeps 6. There is a full bed, two twin beds and a fold out queen. The spacious home is decorated and fully furnished. There are separate decks accessed from the living room and the bedrooms.
A lookout tower is reached via a ladder from the upper unit. Conveniently, the owners have a 10-acre forest farm that is located off a private drive minutes below the High Tower. Many grocery stores, shops, video rentals and restaurants are quickly accessible in Swannanoa, Black Mountain, and Asheville. Swannanoa is 5 miles from the chalet, and only 9 miles from the quaint town of Black Mountain. Asheville and Pisgah National Forest are within 10 miles.
Gas fireplace, wireless internet access, electric stove and oven, central heat and air, refrigerator with ice maker, radio, alarm clock, ceiling fans,TV, VCR, DVD player, games, telephone, full kitchen, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, toaster, linens, cookware, utensils, and soaps provided. A Jacuzzi is set in beautiful private wooded glen. Covered carport space for 3+ cars is available on site.
Activities and Attractions in Asheville
High Tower is easily accessible to numerous attractions including the Biltmore Estate, the town of Black Mountain, and, Montreat, and both Mission and VA Hospitals. Only 3 miles from Warren Wilson College and sharing Camp Rockmont's ridgeline (location of the LEAF Festival). The Blue Ridge Parkway's Folk Art Center is on the way into delightful historic downtown Asheville. Museums including those for art, history, crafts, automobiles, gems and minerals are in the area as well as the historic Thomas Wolfe Home, Smith McDowell House Museum, and Vance Birthplace. The more adventurous will easily find white water rafting, rock climbing, snow skiing, horse back riding, and hiking available. The natural beauty of the area is featured in the local Nature Center, Asheville Botanical Gardens and the Arboretum, as well as nearby Chimney Rock, Lake Lure, and Grandfather Mountain. Innumerable restaurants tempt the palate with a wide range of cuisines. The Asheville Civic Center and local theaters are venues for many types of shows, and sporting events. The area is well known as home to skilled folk arts, local agriculture, and exceptional breweries. The tailgate farmer's markets are plentiful and offer fine crafts and fresh local produce. There is plenty to see and do in the area besides simply take in its natural beauty.