Private, Sunny New Log Home, Close to Everything the Asheville Area Has to Offer(74 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Chalet
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 bedroom, 3 bathroom log home on 38 acres, close to town but a world away.
Close to Asheville (twelve miles to downtown) and all its attractions, the chalet is surrounded by 38 acres of picturesque hardwood forest. Wild turkeys rustle the fallen leaves in winter and lead their young in spring. An abundance of birds and other wildlife can be spotted from the sunny porches and large deck.
Amazingly this natural oasis is walking distance from the local pizza place and the closest large grocery store is less than four miles away!
Open the sliding glass door of the spacious MASTER SUITE to enjoy the mountain air or relax with a glass of wine on the covered porch.
Sleeping in the LOFT BEDROOM with its own private full bathroom feels like being away from it all, up in the trees.
Guests of all ages enjoy the BUNK ROOM which is adjacent to another full bathroom which features a washer and dryer.
The chalet is a convenient home base for the multitude of activities our area has to offer: Visit the Biltmore Estate ( 11miles), Downtown Asheville (12 miles), Historic Hendersonville (14 miles), go tubing or kayaking on the French Broad River, zip lining, drive the Blue Ridge Parkway, hike a different trail every day or see five magnificent waterfalls in just one day. There are wine tastings, beer tours, music and dance performances to attend and fabulous restaurants to try. Biking is a favorite sport here be it on the road or on mountain trails. We are more than happy to help you with planning your vacation so please talk to us and let us know what you are interested in.
Of course the chalet is also an awesome place to just relax, enjoy the sun shining through the leaves, the peace of the forest and the starlit nights. Please note that the Chalet is accessed by a private gravel road but 4-wheel drive is usually not necessary.
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Member since: 2014
- 1750 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
The home is fully equipped for children of all ages: pack&play crib (can be set up as bassinet or with 3" mattress), gates for all stairs, baby monitor, plugs for outlets, highchair, booster chair for toddlers, step stool for sink, black out curtain in bunk room, toys, games and books. Please let us know the ages of your children so we can set up the home accordingly for your stay!...moreless
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- Master Bedroom with sliding glass door to covered porch. Queen size bed, walk in closet, dresser, reading lights, exposed beam ceiling, en suite bathroom. Sleeping Loft open to below, en suite bathroom, dresser. Bunk Room with two bunk beds (twin over twin), closet, adjacent bathroom. All beds feature gel infused new memory foam mattresses, down alternative duvets with freshly laundered duvet covers, hotel quality sheets. Pack and Play crib can be set up for our smallest guests....moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Please make sure to let us know if you are traveling with small children. We can set up the home for you to make your vacation more relaxing! We have stair gates available for indoors and the deck stairs, a pack and play that can be set up as a bassinet or crib, safety plugs for outlets, a highchair, a booster seat for toddlers and a baby monitor....moreless
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- Away From It All
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- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
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- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
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- Iron & Board
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Large south facing deck and two covered porches. One porch at dining room with large dining table. The other covered porch is adjacent to the master bedroom. Beautiful Mountain and forest views. ...moreless
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $40 + tax
- Cleaning Fee $110 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Tax Rate 11.75%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: After living or owning properties in Germany, the Philippines, Hawaii, Manhattan, Croton-on-Hudson, and Raleigh, we chose the Asheville area to raise our three children. We love the cultural and natural richness of this place. The mountains, forests, ecological diversity, waterfalls and the local food movement, farms and markets, outstanding restaurants, cultural events and interesting, friendly people make this a great place to live and visit. We decided to build the Chalet at Winghaven so we can welcome people to this amazing area that we enjoy so very much. We live just about ten minutes away from Winghaven, on a small farm with dairy goats, rare breed chickens, ducks, geese and dogs. . Of course we would also be delighted to have you come in person and visit with the animals during your stay at Winghaven! Naturally, we will always have fresh eggs from our happy hens as well as handmade goat's milk soap for you at the Chalet at Winghaven.
Why the Owner Chose Fletcher, NC, USA:
We looked for a long time to find the ideal vacation rental property here in our beautiful area. We were not satisfied with what we could find, so we decided to build it ourselves! The chalet is very close to our own home, but we still feel like we are on vacation every time we go up there, even though we go there mostly to work! We love the seclusion and privacy of a large property, but we don't like to drive forever to pick up some groceries, go to a restaurant or enjoy the culture of our region. One of the most important aspects in our search for the perfect vacation spot was that the home needed to be sunny and bright. When we found this amazing piece of land it was just a perfect fit. We love the special feeling and connection to nature that only a log home can offer, so this is what we built and we feel that it fits its location amazingly well.
The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
The chalet feels bright, airy and warm, with its exposed wooden beams, high ceilings and natural materials throughout. We love to have a crackling fire in the wood stove when it is chilly outside or sit on the porches and enjoy a glass of wine under the stars in summer. We designed the home to take full advantage of its location and the mountain views. The inside and outside connect through sliding glass doors and huge windows. The loft bedroom is amazing, it feels like you are sleeping in the tree canopy up and away from it all. Our kids love the bunk room, this is a favorite sleepover spot for them and their friends. The master bedroom is spacious and it is nice to open the sliding glass door to the porch and take in the night air before going to sleep. We love to explore the forest, follow the little stream downhill and look for the large flock of wild turkeys that is always to be found here somewhere.
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Living Room with Danish Wood Burning Stove and Leather Sofa
Private Winghaven Drive leading up to the home
Dining Room seen from the loft
The South Deck
Fire pit in the backyard, perfect for s'mores and campfire story telling
Master Bedroom with Covered Porch
Sleeping Loft, queen size bed
Covered Porch outside of Dining Room
Bunk Room 4 Twin Beds
The Chalet sitting up high on a plateau
View from the large South Deck
Master Bedroom queen size bed
Stairs to the Sleeping Loft
Covered Porch outside of Dining Room
Bathroom adjacent to the Bunk Room
Baby bed and black out curtains in the bunk room, perfect for nap time
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, May 26, 2017
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