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Just renovated, new front porch and walkable to the town of Black Mountain

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath with beautiful mountain and lake views

Remodeled Ranch with comfortable queen size beds in each room. Sit by the ventless fireplace that turns on with a click of the remote or rock in the rocking chairs on the front porch enjoying the mountain views. The kitchen is a delightful blend of mid-century modern, and all new appliances for your cooking comfort. New front porch is delightful to sit and watch the world go by. Take a leisurely stroll around Lake Tomahawk and all your stress will disappear! We will consider your well behaved pets. We also are happy to rent monthly as well.

Property Manager
Bill Millwood
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Bill Millwood

We currently live and work in Sarasota, Florida and love the Mountains. We bought our Black Mountain home in order to make it our retirement dream home. We are delighted to share it with visitors to wonderful Black Mountain. Each time we come to our Azalea Lake House, we both feel so at home. We travel around the world but always come back to our favorite place--Black Mountain. Come enjoy natures beauty, and sit a spell. Enjoy the view!

Bill Millwood purchased this house in 2011

Why Bill Millwood chose Black Mountain

Location, Location, Location!!! The proximity to Lake Tomahawk totally sold us on the Azalea Lake House. We enjoy walking our two labs around the lake no matter what the season. The quick walk to town for dinner or to the tail gate market on Saturdays in the spring/summer/fall make the Azalea Lake House a pleasure. We totally remodeled in 2015, and now it has all the modern comforts you will enjoy.

What makes this house unique

Our fenced in backyard is a treat for pups, as we know how difficult it can be to travel with your pet. It seems they aren't welcome at all, and it's usually expensive. Not at the Azalea Lake House--they will enjoy the vacation as much as you will!


Black Mountain House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 1 1/2 bath newly remodeled. Stand up shower with rain shower head and bench. Glass doors give it a modern feel.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Each bedroom has a delightfully comfortable queen size bed with plush toppers for a peaceful nights sleep.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Black Mountain has so many delightful and delicious restaurants. You can stroll around the lake, hike the many trails, or drive the Blue Ridge Parkway. Additionally, Asheville is only 15 minutes away.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Just renovated, new front porch and walkable to the town of Black Mountain
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews
Saint Simons Island, GA USA

Home Away from Home

  • 5 of 5

We spent a month in Black Mountain and this home exceeded every one of our high expectations. The owner Sheryl genuinely wants your stay to be perfect, and she went out of her way to make sure it was. The house is like an HGTV dream home, with tasteful and charming touches throughout. There are really four living areas, counting the living room, den, front porch, and back deck. My husband and I enjoyed having some separate space, each with a large TV. The kitchen is spacious and we cooked a number of great meals. The beds are super comfortable, and the main bathroom has a wonderful rain head shower.

We took our two dogs and they loved the stay. The back yard is large and fenced, and Lake Tomahawk, right at the end of the street, has a half-mile walking path around it. Our dogs were fascinated by the ducks and geese there! Montreat is about ten minutes away, and has many hiking trails of various difficulties. Our dogs loved going there.

If you are into yoga, there is a fantastic yoga studio within walking distance of the house. I went every day and made good friends there. Of course, the town of Black Mountain is also in walking distance, and we thoroughly enjoyed exploring all the cafes and shops. The town is also very dog-friendly, and our pups were welcome at every place that has outdoor seating, which is almost everywhere. Sheryl was always available to answer questions and make recommendations, which was very helpful.

We played golf several times at the local Donald Ross designed course, which is less than five minutes from the house. We also played at the Asheville Golf Course, which is another Donald Ross course.

In short, we had a fabulous time and couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. We plan to make this trip an annual affair, and can't wait to return to this home away from home.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Susan, Thank you so much for your kind compliments! I'm truly touched and delighted. It was a pleasure hosting you, Jim, Charlie, and Rosie. We look forward to next year and I'll keep you posted on the happenings. I'm so happy to call you all friends and can't wait until next year. Black Mountain won't be the same without you all! With heartfelt thanks, Sheryl
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Perfect stay! Clean and beautiful house!

  • 5 of 5

The Azalea house was absolutely perfect for our needs and a weekend get away. The house is nestled in a charming neighborhood and Black Mountain is a cute little town. The close proximity to the highway made it a convenient location to get to and from Asheville and The Biltmore. The neighbors were very friendly also. The bed was comfortable and everything was very clean. Considering this is a pet friendly property I couldn't tell dogs had been there at all...smelled very fresh and clean. We will definitely return in the near future!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sophie: We were delighted to host you and heart felt thanks for your kind words. Black Mountain is a little slice of heaven, and so glad you found our renovations exceeded your expectations. Additionally, happy that everything was perfect for a relaxing stay! We look forward to a return visit very soon! Best, Sheryl
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Relaxation Achieved!

  • 5 of 5

The property was as described and more. I went to Black Mountain for a quiet get-away and found it here. The house is within walking distance of town and a short drive to the local ciderworks. The neighbor was welcoming and safe, I had no issues staying alone in the house. Everything inside was clean and well-thought out, I felt right at home.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maria: Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so happy you found our place such a nice quiet get away. Additionally, we are super glad you felt right at home. We enjoyed having you as our guest, and so look forward to your return to Black Mountain. Safe travels and see you again soon! Best, Sheryl
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We Loved Our Stay

  • 5 of 5

at Azalea Lake House. It met all of our needs including being perfect for our pup. The fenced in yard helped her feel safe. We could tell by the way she acted that even she loved the place. Everything needed is right where you would expect it to be. We never felt cramped & the house made us feel very relaxed. We will definitely stay here again!

Thank you Bill for the quick responses every time we had a question.

The Welchs

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Matthews, NC

Wonderful home!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home! For years and years we've stayed in the area during the holidays due to having family gatherings nearby. It was such a wonderful feeling to know that we had a great place to come back to to spend the night and wake up to the next morning! Loved your home - you thought of everything! And loved the fence yard for our dogs too! Black Mountain is one of our favorite places to be and your place made it even more special. Thank you for opening your home to us! If you ever want to visit Kiawah Island, SC, please let us know. We have a family rental home there. Thank you, again!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Home

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Azalea Lake House this past weekend. The house is BEAUTIFUL. Recently updated and painted. It was the perfect size for the 3 couples we had staying. The den has a door, which makes it just as cozy as the bedrooms. We loved being able to walk around the lake in the morning before heading off to hike Chimney Rock or explore Asheville. The front porch was by far our favorite part. It was perfect for mornings drinking coffee and nights hanging out.

Thanks for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Black Mountain Ale House
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Black Mountain Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Black Mountain Bistro
Car: recommended

The Biltmore Estate and The Grove Park Inn are 15 minutes away in Asheville. Additionally, shopping, dining, and local breweries are all walkable from the Azalea Lake House. Also, Montreat and Christmount are only a 10 minute drive. Girls and Boys summer camps close as well.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 13.0%

Once all rental fees are paid, guests will receive an access code for the front door. There will be a welcome binder on the coffee table with any further instructions. Enjoy your stay in the Blue Ridge Mountains!

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.