Peaceful Luxurious Asheville Sanctuary Near Everything W/Hot Tub-Dog Friendlly

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Last updated: 10/21/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Welcome to Luxury,Peace,Privacy and great Relaxation
Looking for a comfortable, unique and restorative experience during your stay in Asheville? You’ve found the right place – the Asheville Wellness Sanctuary. Your lodging is a quiet, elegant, clean and safe, 440 square foot studio apartment where everything in the environment is your passageway to tranquility. Nature is literally at your door as your unit overlooks a lush forested area with the gentle sound of birds enhancing your stay. The tropical furnishings give your retreat a Balinese feel. Your king-size bed is luxuriously appointed with crisp, cotton bedding, and there is an attached, private bathroom featuring a beautiful natural stone shower and a granite-topped vanity with 2 sinks. You have an intimate yet spacious secluded deck that is ideal for for relaxing in your private hot tub, that will help you de-stress and detox. We have in our outdoor kitchen a set up to make your own tea or organic coffee .We have a 32 inch smart TV in the room can that play netflix movies and Pandora music.Instruction will be posted in the room on how to use and we have a stereo player that can play cd;s,ipod or plug in to your unit.Our newest addition is a listing of our favorite places in asheville to eat,drink,hangout and other interesting things to do while in asheville. Other benefits include safe, off-street parking for 1 vehicle and we’re conveniently located close to West Asheville’s fabulous eateries, downtown’s fine dining establishments, the river Art district, French Broad's main park that features tubing in the summer,walking your dog,run walking,biking, and the renowned Biltmore Estate & village. And we are Pet Friendly*.

So, join us at the Sanctuary for a serene & soothing stay. We also offer a number of custom wellness services utilizing both eastern and western modalities including acupuncture, several different types of massage . See below under 'Links & Videos' for more specifics about our wellness services.
Renew and rejuvenate your spirit or just enjoy a comfortable, charming stay while visiting Asheville. Contact your hosts, Michael and Laura, with any questions you may have. We look forward to serving you and providing an environment that supports nurturing your body, mind, and spirit.**As an after thought I would just like to thank everyone who has stayed with us this past year.We have far exceeded our expectations on the number of bookings that we have had.It is because of you that we have been successful.We continually keep investing in our place making it more beautiful than before.I also want to tell you that during the winter I have added a new structure that being a detached indoor/outdoor kitchen.I also added a major deck with a three fold purpose that also has a roof over head to keep the vacation rental driy as well as the wedding chapel..

We will be offering
intimate weddings of up to 50 people either in our wedding area that is cover or in our garden in front of our house. We also offer wedding-honeymoon packages for a guest and we will perform the weddings here.Please call for info about our packages and what you need to know..We can offer offer you many types of alternative healings such as light frequency healing,sound frequency healing and the reconnection.We will be posting prices for many various new additions Thank you for your support and taxes are included in our rates pricing so what you see is what you get.We are very very close to the french broad river where you can canoe,float on a tube,kayak or paddle on a standing board down the river.There is a place in walking distance to get set up doing this.You can also ride a bike,rollerblade walk your down or self by the river very close to our house.All in all you will have your own space,privacy and stay when you stay at our vacation rental.It is not a shared communal proposition.......Everyone of our guest has loved their time here and gone home feeling great,healthy and destressed......Hope to see you.....michael

* Pet Friendly to responsible dog owners. We ask to not allow your dog to do any damage to our place.Our pet fee is $35

**Our rates include cleaning fee and taxes

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 840 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    minimum age is eighteen years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Sometimes we accomodate a child with their parent or parents....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    it is okay if you smoke not in the room but outside on the decks...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    we usually accept all pets and we ask that you don't allow pets on our quilts on the bed...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    we are set up to accomodate wheelchairs and are handicapped equiped...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • One very large bedroom with full walk in closet. There is a king bed that is extremely comfortable and luxurious. It easily accommodates 2 persons and a small child. Meanwhile you are looking out at a beautiful bamboo and tree forest. and mountains in the forground.It is very clean with a special vibration that people say is transforming.The lighting is on dimmer switches and is very soothing and romantic.The furnishing are very exotic and new....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Large beautiful bathroom with brand new double vanity and incredible stone shower. Bathroom and shower are handicapped set up and there is a seat in the shower.this is a special bathroom as the comment I hear from all of our guest....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Wellness services available in Sanctuary including Acupuncture, Massage and private Yoga classes. Acupuncture services must be booked prior to arrival.Accupuncture cost $80 a session which includes diagnosis,treatment and other forms of healing.Massage is $65 a treatment and can be scheduled with Michael....moreless


  • Books:

    We have magazine about asheville,pampleton things to do and books of resturants etc...moreless

  • Music Library:

    we have recently added pandora to the smart tv in the room and there is also a sound system to accomodate ipods,cd's or you can plug in your own music...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Please bring you own CD's or Ipod to plug into our player....moreless

  • Television:

    We have a 32 inch tv that plays netflixs movies...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    We are very close to downtown,the arts district ,biltmore estate, and west asheville happenings...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    We are a 2 minute walk from Asheville's premier parks to walk, run or walk your dog and look at the beautiful French Broad River. I the fall and winter you can see Mount Pisgah and other mountains. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    We have different private outdoor dining areas or you can sit by a waterfall and dine. Indoor dining area is provided in our kitchen and deck...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    we have an air conditioner in the rental for your comfort...It is powerful and will definitely keep you cool...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    at the same place you can do you washing...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    have recently added a fake fireplace for the effect...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    have two thermostactically heaters that keep the foom about 70 degrees...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free Wireless Internet is available. Cell phone reception is very good in the apartment....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linen and Towels are provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    The bedroom apt is open and very large...moreless

  • Parking:

    We offer you a totally private off street parking spot that is safe. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    towels and wash cloth are provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    there is a place nearby to do your laundry...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    we have a coffee machines and supply coffee and the other necessary items to make it...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    we have a full set up in the kitchen building...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    We have recently as you can see in the pictures added a separate building with a kitchen fully loaded with oven,stove,sink,coffee maker and dining tables and pots,plates etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    we have a new oven in our kitchen building...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    We have storage in our kitchen...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    We have a refrigerator in the kitchen to place your supplies...moreless

  • Stove:

    we have a nice stove in our kitchen building....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Our oven is a toaster oven....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Very Private deck with dog run connected. Private deck includes a hot tub and outdoor table with chairs. a waterfall,nightlites,garden and an exceptional feeling....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Enjoy the Hot tub on your private deck .It has a roof over lt so you don't get bothered by rain or snow....moreless

  • Sauna


Write a review 4.6
from 78 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
leaf season
Oct 10 - Nov 8, 2016
2 night min stay
$125 $135
Fri, Sat, Sun
Nov 9 - Mar 20, 2017
2 night min stay
$108 $115
Fri, Sat, Sun
Mar 21 - Oct 9, 2017
2 night min stay
leaf season
Oct 10 - Nov 8, 2017
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $35


We are dog friendly

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 10/21/2016
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9 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
West Asheville bars and Brewers (many)
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Grove Park Golf Course
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 26
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
West Asheville Restaurants (many)

Car: Necessary

Nearby Locations: Downtown Asheville, Biltmore Estate, Blue Ridge Parkway, River Arts District, Biltmore Village, UNCA Botanical Gardens West Asheville eateries and music,bars and clubs french broad river


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: The Asheville Wellness Sanctuary is hosted by Laura Hillerman and Michael Margolin that are holistic practitioners. Our dedication and vision is to offer a environment to heal,relax,reflect and enjoy.Everyone who comes here tells us the place is transforming and more beautiful than the pictures shown.. We have lived here since 1991 and practicing holistic healing ,yoga,chi gong,exercising and different modalities for over 35 years.

Why the Owner Chose West Asheville, Asheville, NC, USA:
It is a beautiful serene property overlooking the mountains in total privacy and is very close to the french broad river and Asheville parks as well as Biltmore estate and many fine and healthy organic restaurants.We are the most central locations to everything in asheville.You feel like you are in the woods when in the sanctuary and yet 5 minutes from all that asheville has to offer.It is very quiet here and very safe.We have been in this house since 2001 and watched our neighborhood become one of the most desired area in asheville.The park by our house is the premier place to walk,exercise and take a stroll with your dog. or float down the french broad river on a tube,kayak or standing board .

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
location-location-location with a balance of nature and asheville culture.Our set up is gorgeous.Besides the beauty we built the rooms really well.Enjoy a full walk in closet,a area for your dog to hang out in,private parking space,safe neighborhood,beautiful park to walk,jog,walk your dog in or just go sit by the french broad river only a one minute walk from our home.Plus your are centrally located to everywhere in asheville.

Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

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  • Here are a couple of views of the vacation rental.

    Here are a couple of views of the vacation rental.

  • Our statue,fire place tv, and other items really give the place a cozy feel

    Our statue,fire place tv, and other items really give the place a cozy feel

  • afull walk in closet for you

    afull walk in closet for you

  • our gorgeous bathroom

    our gorgeous bathroom

  • view of outside entry,dining table and hot tub

    view of outside entry,dining table and hot tub

  • view of table,roof and buddha  sculpture

    view of table,roof and buddha sculpture

  • new inside wedding chapel just built

    new inside wedding chapel just built

  • New 130 sq ft kitchen with full appliances for guests and events

    New 130 sq ft kitchen with full appliances for guests and events

  • this is beautiful entry way in front of our place

    this is beautiful entry way in front of our place

  • Organic Garden Area with michael

    Organic Garden Area with michael

  • Wellness Services

    Wellness Services

  • another view of the rental

    another view of the rental

  • This is our beautiful front yard and gardens to our part of the house

    This is our beautiful front yard and gardens to our part of the house

  • On a rainy day another view as the sun sets into the forest surrounding our rent

    On a rainy day another view as the sun sets into the forest surrounding our rent

  • view in bathroom

    view in bathroom

  • view of outside the room

    view of outside the room

  • what a place to take a private hot tub

    what a place to take a private hot tub

  • entry way to wedding chapel

    entry way to wedding chapel

  • outside view of kitchen

    outside view of kitchen

  • waterfall in the driveway

    waterfall in the driveway

  • Street View of Property

    Street View of Property

  • we are a 2 minute walk from asheville main park great for working out,walking do

    we are a 2 minute walk from asheville main park great for working out,walking do

  • Host and Wellness Practitioners  Laura,Michael and our dog Vishnu

    Host and Wellness Practitioners Laura,Michael and our dog Vishnu

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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