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Stay in the S&W Building in the Heart of Downtown Asheville at Ellington Loft!

Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

A luxurious 3 bedroom/3 bath penthouse condo with an amazing location and view.


Receive our exclusive Mountain Discovery Pass with this rental, which includes:

(1) Daily Biltmore Estate Pass (Year Round!) $60/day value

(1) Daily Wolf Ridge Ski Pass (Mid-Dec to Feb) $56/day value

(1) Zipline Adventure (May to Oct) $79 value

(1) Whitewater Rafting Trip (Jun to Sept) $51 value

Asheville is simply better with our Mountain Discovery Pass!


Discover downtown Asheville in style from Ellington Loft, an exclusive three-bedroom penthouse that offers the ultimate in convenience and beautiful city views from its private balcony.

Ellington Loft's exquisite modern decor will "wow" you with numerous amenities designed to ensure your comfort. From the leather furnishings in the living area to a large flat screen TV in each bedroom and a rain shower in each bathroom, this flagship property leaves no detail untended. Entertain friends and family on the private balcony, where you'll love year-round views of the cityscape and Blue Ridge mountain peaks. The gorgeous fully equipped kitchen affords you the option to prepare everything from a quick breakfast without having to leave the privacy of the loft to a gourmet homecooked meal. Three master bedrooms provide enough space for everyone in your group to relax in solitude after a busy day of exploring Asheville and its many attractions. The main level King master suite features sliding glass doors that frame the church steeple next door. A second living area on the upper level is perfect for reading or writing, and also features an exercise nook so you can maintain your workout during your stay.

Ellington Loft is on the top floor of the historic S&W Building, a beloved city landmark that was designed by renowned architect Douglas Ellington and constructed in 1928 at the height of Asheville's building boom. The building stands as one of Asheville's most treasured examples of Art Deco architecture, highlighted by its ornate facade with gilt glazed terracotta tiles and arched windows. The Urban Trail and the Asheville Architecture and History Walk, popular self-guided walking tours of downtown, both include a stop at the Art Deco masterpiece, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. A major renovation of the building in 2012 included construction of what is now known as Ellington Loft. Take part in a piece of American history without sacrificing even a smidge of modern comfort!


• 3rd Story Condo with Elevator Access; 2-Story Living Space

• Fully Equipped Kitchen

• 3 Master Bedrooms: 2 King Beds, 1 Queen Bed

• Additional Sleeping: 2 Daybeds in Upper Level Sitting Area

• 3 Full Baths, each with a Rain Shower

• Cable Television, 2 AppleTVs, plus Sound Bars

• Upper Level Sitting Area and Exercise Nook

• Balcony with Outdoor Dining Area

• Walking Distance to Shopping, Dining, and Entertainment

• Urban City Views

Bed/Bath Arrangement

• Main Level: Master Bedroom One - King Bed, attached Full Bath; Master Bedroom Two - Queen Bed; Second Full Bath shared by bedroom and hall

• Upper Level: Master Bedroom Three - King Bed; Full Bath shared by bedroom and hall

Location Details

Ellington Loft provides the premiere location for experiencing Asheville's thriving culinary and entertainment scenes. Enjoy shopping, gourmet dining, and dozens of art galleries all right out your front door. The loft is situated across the street from Pritchard Park, a small urban oasis, and only two blocks from Pack Square, where you'll find the Asheville Art Museum and numerous seasonal music and community events. The Grove Arcade, also just two blocks away, offers boutique shopping, fine dining, and the Portico Craft Market. To make the most of all that vibrant downtown Asheville has to offer, there is no better choice than Ellington Loft. This Asheville vacation rental is located in the heart of downtown Asheville.

Important Property Notes

• In order to use paid services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus on the AppleTV, guests must provide their own subscription account. Additional content is available through several free services. AppleTV also features AirPlay, allowing guests to play content from other Apple devices (iPhone, iPod, or iPad) on the loft's large screen HDTV.

• Noise Ordinance

Ellington Loft is located in the S&W building, which, for the benefit of all of the building's residents, has a noise ordinance in effect between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. A noise level monitor is in use in the building. If maintaining a quiet noise level beginning at 10 p.m. is an inconvenience for you, we have many properties that offer seclusion, so please give us a call and we will help you find the perfect property to match your needs!

**Property Managed By: Carolina Mornings, Inc., A NC Real Estate Firm, License No. 11216**

More Details

Property Manager
Carolina Mornings Ellington Loft
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english, spanish
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

About Carolina Mornings Ellington Loft

As owners of Ellington Loft, Doug and Cynthia hope you enjoy their penthouse in beautiful downtown Asheville as much as they do. Please sign the guest book as they love reading where their guests came from and what they enjoyed about their visit.

Carolina Mornings Ellington Loft purchased this condo in 2014

Why Carolina Mornings Ellington Loft chose Asheville

Doug and Cynthia currently reside in both Calgary, Alberta and Texas. However, since finding Asheville, they sneak away to Ellington Loft as much as possible. They are active runners and also enjoy cycling, hiking, attending music festivals and sporting events (especially hockey and football!). When in Asheville, they often use Ellington Loft as a base to create their own walking tours of the local shops, breweries and restaurants.

What makes this condo unique

While they've tried to think of everything to maximize your experience at Ellington Loft, please let us know if there's anything else that would enhance your stay. We hope to see you again in the future.


Downtown Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Private Master Bath - toilet , shower , Private access from Master Bedroom on main level.
    Main Level Shared Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located on main level with shared access for Queen Bedroom.
    Upper Level Shared Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared upper level bathroom with King Bedroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Located on main level.
    Queen Bedroom - 1 queen , Located on main level.
    Upper King Bedroom - 1 king , Located in the upper area.
  • Two additional daybeds in the upper area.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
This property is great for girls getaways who want to be right in the heart of downtown Asheville!


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Stay in the S&W Building in the Heart of Downtown Asheville at Ellington Loft!
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

In the hart of it all

  • 5 of 5

We had a dinner party for roughly 10 ppl and it was amazing. No lack of space, great lounging setup and with the sun facing your side of the building all day, we enjoyed the deck even though it was in the mid 40's all day.

Parking is the only issue and in that, its not an issue really as there are 3 parking garages and several private lots, but count on spending $20 for the weekend as some spots you pay every time you leave and come back.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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beautiful condo

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect getaway for my sisters and i on a girl trip to Asheville!! Ellington has everything you need from COMFY beds to full modern kitchen and best of all the rooftop terrace! Furnishings are beautiful and warm. AND you can walk to ANYTHING!! Thank you soon much! We all loved it!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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In the heart of the city - and with beautiful mountain views

  • 5 of 5

Ellington Loft is a beautifully furnished and comfortable condo in the heart of Asheville. The amenities provided rival any of the high end hotels in the area. We walked out the door of the building, the old S&W Cafeteria building, and enjoyed the restaurants and shopping and all that is unique about Asheville. The balcony of the condo is large, has a lovely seating area of 2 sofas and 2 chairs and a dining table that seats 4; but the best part of the balcony is the long range view of the mountains. The condo easily sleeps 8 and the bed mattresses are so comfortable that all of us had great sleep. The Biltmore Estate, the Blue Ridge Parkway, hiking in the mountains are just minutes away. We will stay again at Ellington Loft when we return to Asheville. It felt like a home away from home.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14.5 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport (AVL)
Nearest Barpub
Various in Downtown Asheville
Nearest Golf
2.7 Miles
Grove Park Inn Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Various in Downtown Asheville
Nearest Ski
30.9 Miles
Wolf Ridge Ski Resort
Car: recommended

An amazing location in the heart of downtown Asheville, Ellington Loft is in the prestigious and historic S&W building. The front door of the building opens to local favorites such as Tupelo Honey, Mayfel's Cafe, the Thirsty Monk, and more. Easy walk to everything Asheville such as the Grove Arcade, Flatiron Building, Pack Square, and all of the shopping!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

All stays with Carolina Mornings include:
(1) Biltmore Estate Pass (Year Round, $59/day value)
(1) Zipline Ride (May - Oct, $75 value)
(1) Whitewater Raft Trip (June - Sept, $51 value)
(1) Wolf Ridge Ski Pass (Mid Dec - Feb, $54 value)

The amenities are top notch at Ellington Loft with Carolina Mornings!

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Rates displayed do not include taxes or optional insurance, but do include linens, cleaning, and our Mountain Discovery Pass! We strive to keep our rates and minimum nights up to date, but please call or email to confirm current rates.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.