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Mountain Craftsman Home near Asheville - 30 mile views

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bd, 3.5 Ba, beautiful kitchen living dining, large outdoor decks, huge views

2 bedrooms on the ground floor, handicapped accessible, full laundry, equipped kitchen. Incredible views, hiking trails, and fine craftsmanship throughout. Two King beds and one Queen bed. Wood floors throughout with granite in the kitchen and bathrooms. Large covered outdoor decks with comfortable furniture, 3,500 ft elevation, paved road and gated access. Call me at 828.337.5955, address is 535 Freemont Dr, Leicester, NC 28748

Charlie Ball
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 7, 2018

About Charlie Ball

Troy Ball and her husband Charlie Ball moved to the area in 2003 and developed Whisper Mountain. They founded Asheville Distilling Company in 2010. Call me at 828-337-5955

Charlie Ball purchased this house in 2012

Why Charlie Ball chose Leicester

Whisper Mountain is one of the most beautiful properties that they found, with bold creeks, peace and quiet. It is a true escape

What makes this house unique

We love hiking the endless trail system at Whisper Mountain. Much of it follows Whisper Creek. We spend alot of time on the porches of this home.


Leicester House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Each bedroom has a private bath and there is a hall half bath on the ground floor. Bathrooms have granite counter and custom cabinets. 3 full bathrooms with tubs in two and a shower in the third. fully stocked with linens. Bring your soap and shampoo.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • There are three bedrooms. One king and one queen on the ground floor. One the upper floor there is a king bedroom with a daybed.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • arboretum
  • festivals
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • whitewater rafting


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Mountain Craftsman Home near Asheville - 30 mile views
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Atlanta, GA, USA

Stunning View and Beautiful Cabin

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful cabin in a great secluded, gated community. The views from the outside patio are stunning. The house has comfortable beds and the kitchen is fully stocked with just about everything you'll need to cook great meals. The property is about a 35 min drive to Asheville, but for the privacy and view it is completely worth the short drive.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One of our best experiences

  • 5 of 5

The house is immaculate, spacious, very well equipped and everything looks new. It is a beautiful property with gorgeous views of the mountains and also the city. Very relaxing and quiet. The owners were reachable at all times even at midnight when we arrived and had a hard time finding the house. I spent 10 hours online looking at houses to rent on both VRBO and Airbnb because we are selective, and this property truly exceeded expectations.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a tremendous stay- House was gorgeous and just wonderful. We will be back!

  • 5 of 5

Loved Asheville and hiking part of the Appalachian trail, soaking in hot springs & mostly waking up and enjoying coffee on the gorgeous deck of this home. Dinners cooked in the well stocked kitchen & nights spent hanging out around the fire pit—so many great memories made. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Raleigh, NC

Absolutely PERFECT

  • 5 of 5

This house is stunning! We could not have asked for a better experience. The hosts were very responsive before we even got there and once we were there everything was perfect. We will definitely stay here again.... Without a doubt. If you're looking for stunning views, a beautiful and spacious house, and everything you could possibly need for the perfect mountain vacation you can stop looking... You've found it.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Stop looking at the rentals sights and wondering what house to rent - simply rent this one. You will not be disappointed. It was spectacular. The views were breathtaking and when the sun comes up over the mountains and the mist is in the valley, words can't describe the view. At night the stars were as bright as can be and during our two night stay, we saw several shooting stars. Now let's talk about the house - absolutely perfect. The clever layout and comfortable furniture made for a very peaceful stay. I have already begun to plan our next trip back.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Memphis, TN

Surpassed expectations

  • 5 of 5

The photos on the website don't do this property justice, not by a long shot. We wanted privacy and to feel we had escaped to the mountains. Nestled among tall trees, and with a breathtaking view of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the house offers total privacy, is spotless, and beautifully appointed. Our three adult couples each had their own suite with bedroom and full bathroom. Everyone got much needed rest and relaxation in the open floor plan that allowed for quiet conversing, browsing on the internet, playing group games, or interacting with the foodies while meals were prepared. We were able to turn out some delicious cuisine in the modern, well equipped kitchen.The deck is huge and has several very comfortable seating options including a large table. Sitting quietly, the only outside sounds are songbirds, assorted small wildlife, and the wind in the trees. At night we stepped out from under cover to take in a stargazing experience that is a rare delight for city dwellers. We did enjoy some of the local hiking, river rafting, and breweries that the Asheville area is known for. The well stocked grocery store and nicer restaurants are 20-30 minutes away. The property owners were easy to work with and contact by internet and phone. They provided a simple rental agreement and accepted a check by mail for the deposit and rent. The home is located in a luxury mountain development. Enter through a keypad--controlled gate and then travel up a steep and curving paved road to the house at the top. We got just what we were looking for--a place where we could rest, connect with each other, and have plenty of opportunities for memorable activities.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Asheville Airport
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 63
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Car: necessary

Located 19 miles from downtown Asheville, close to the Biltmore Estate, acclaimed restaurants, breweries, distilleries, art and music.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $500

Cleaning charge ranges from $60-100 based, usually deducted from deposit or renter can pay directly. Deposit refunded within 15 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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