About the property
- Studio500 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 - 30 nights
Two 450 s.f studio apartments 5 minute walk from Downtown Asheville
This Baird's Nest Studio is one of two short-term, fully-furnished apartments located in the Heart of the Montford Historic District in a Commercially Zoned building. They are walking distance to Downtown Asheville, neighborhood restaurants, grocery stores, Historic Riverside Cemetery, Shakespeare in the park performances, and other attractions. The Owners- (Architect Michael McDonough & Contractor Jade Mountain Builders) completed the meticulous remodeling of this Ca 1905 neighborhood Dry Goods Store in the winter of 2015, per NPS Historic Rehab Tax Credit program, after opening the Italian restaurant downstairs. This Apartment has a King size bed, a queen size pull out sofa, TV, fully stocked kitchen, and a shared balcony overlooking Mt Pisgah. Rates include utilities.
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- within one day
- Calendar last updated:
- Jan 30, 2018
About Hans Doellgast
Hans owns Jade Mountain Builders, a green custom home company that consistently is voted Western North Carolina's "Best Green Builder". Hans is a lifetime native of North Carolina, and has call Asheville home for the past 20 years. Hans's Partner in the Bairds Nest apartments is the Architect Michael McDonough. Michael is one of Asheville's most saught after architects, and was originally approached by the owners of 152 Montford property because of his reputation for historical preservation.
Hans Doellgast purchased this Studio in 2012
Why Hans Doellgast chose Five Points
When the congregation of the Pentecostal Tabernacle Church, in the Heart of Montford, approached their neighbor Michael McDonough about purchasing their building, Michael called his friend and collaborator Hans(Me) to see if he wanted to be partners in a restoration project. My answer was an emphatic YES! And no, I don't need to sleep on it. What followed was a year long, and half a million dollar restoration project that coalesced into the creation of "The Baird's Nest" studio apartments, and "Chiesa Neighborhood Italian Restaurant".
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Asheville Studio Apt
Awesome studio apartment above an Italian restaurant. Very clean and convenient to everything Asheville has to offer. Hans was also very easy to get a hold of when needed. 5 stars!
Perfect place to explore Asheville
My wife and I stayed at Hans' place for 3 nights in November and very much enjoyed it. The space is perfect for a couple, with tall ceilings, well decorated, new appliances and bathroom, etc. It is also a short 15 minute walk to downtown or a quick Uber. We weren't able to meet Hans but he was very responsive to any questions we had and it was a very easy check-in/out process using technology. We highly recommend this place to everyone. Thanks, Hans!
Great apartment! Perfect getaway for our anniversary.
We loved our stay! I thought it was neat being above a delicious restaurant! The apartment was really nice and cute. Very comfortable bed!
We really enjoyed our stay. The apt was located in a historic area that was close to everything. Could walk or Uber anywhere easily. Very clean and well equipped. Hans was quick to respond and accommodating with our schedule. The restaurant below the apt was worth visiting! Friendly staff and great food. Hope to be back soon! Would definitely stay again.
Charming, spacious apartment
A perfect place to stay in Asheville. Very comfortable apartment with a full kitchen and nice furnishings. Situated over an Italian restaurant, you can sometimes hear the music below but there is very handy access to great food.
Wonderful...In Every Way!
Our once a year weeklong getaway took us to Asheville, North Carolina where we had an amazing time. Each day brought a new adventure and all were absolutely wonderful: the Asheville Rivers Arts district and galleries, the Grove Arcade and the downtown area, the Shakespeare Festival performed by the Montford Players, and the many wonderful restaurants. Perhaps the most interesting day trip took us along the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Cherokee Indian Museum. This was a wonderful opportunity to learn about the Cherokee customs and culture. The apartment itself was perfect in every way. I would describe it as both cozy and convenient. We could walk to almost everywhere in Asheville enjoying the sights and some of the historic buildings. An even closer walk was just downstairs to one of the best Italian restaurants around: Chiesa. If our journeys ever take us back to Asheville, we will certainly stay here again...well maintained, clean, convenient, and excellent customer service.
The Bairds Nest Studio Apartment is one of two available apartments located in the Heart of the Montford Historic District, just two blocks from Downtown Asheville. Created upstairs in a circa 1905 dry goods store after a meticulous renovation compliant with historic tax credit program, completed in 2015 by Jade Mountain Builders, and Architect Michael Mcdonough.