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3bd, 2.5 BA Mountain Retreat with 270 Degree Views

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Last updated: 04/17/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Newly renovated, unbelievable views of Hickory Nut Gorge to Mt Mitchell

Perched on a small side summit of Shumont Mountain, this property features unparalled views of Hickory Nut Gorge all the way to Mt. Mitchell. Even the pictures we have included here don't reflect the spectacular setting. On over 15 acres, Windsong allows you to enjoy the quiet solitude of the mountains, conveniently located just 10 minutes from many activities at Chimney Rock and Lake Lure Marina as well as 35 minutes from Asheville's many cultural attractions.

Built in 2000 and remodeled in 2015, this spot has been a special gathering place for our family, and we know you will want to return year after year to enjoy this mountain retreat.

On the main floor, you'll enter the dining area, featuring a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace and cozy seating. The fully-stocked kitchen with stainless-steel appliances opens to the dining area so you can entertain while preparing your meals. The family room, and adjacent game room, are a perfect gathering place, complete with 65" flat screen TV. Curl up by the second fireplace and enjoy modern conveniences such as Netflix, wifi and DirectTV.

With a full-wall picture window looking out over all of Hickory Nut Gorge, the ground floor master bedroom suite boasts the best views of the property. Even the master bathroom has spectacular views over the gorge.

Along the entire length of the house is a covered porch with 180 degree views of the mountains.

Upstairs, you'll find two bedrooms with a full bath including bathtub/shower combination- one bedroom with a queen bed, the other with two twin beds.

The house includes full size washer and dryer.
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Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/17/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age 25. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    2nd floor...moreless

  • Master bedroom: 1 queen

    Ground floor. Master bath en suite....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    2nd floor....moreless

  • Master bedroom: queen bed, on ground floor, master bathroom attached with shower. Bedroom 2: queen bed on second floor, separate bathroom with bathtub/shower. Bedroom 3: 2 twin beds on second floor, shares separate bathroom with bedroom 2...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Master bath: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub


  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    Half bath on ground floor...moreless

  • Master bath: attached to master bedroom on ground floor. Bathroom 2: on second floor with tub/shower. Shared with bedroom 2 and 3. Bathroom 3: half bath on ground floor....moreless


  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV, Netflix...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Bluetooth compatible, iPod/iPhone connector available....moreless

  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Unbelievable 250 degree view of Hickory Nut Gorge to Mt Mitchell. On the summit with unobstructed views and no visible neighbors or nearby structures. On 15 acres of land....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Strong cell phone coverage available....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Boat:

    Available at nearby Lake Lure marina (10 mins away)...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Available at nearby Lake Lure (10 mins away), Rumbling Bald ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Available at nearby Lake Lure marina (10 mins away)...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Available at nearby Lake Lure marina (10 mins away)...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 5
from 14 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring (Apr - May)
Apr 1 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,600 $4,300
Peak 2017 (June - Nov)
Jun 1 - Nov 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,750 $4,700
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,450 $3,900
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning fee (required) $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%


Payment options: pay by check, e-check (bank to bank transfer), or credit card.

note: Family members on adjacent property in case of emergency.

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Last updated: 04/17/2017
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville, NC
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
Rumbling Bald Resort
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 74
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Esmeralda Inn
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lake Lure, NC

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: We grew up in nearby Rutherfordton and moved all across the United States, but still call the mountains of NC home. As kids, we spent summers at Lake Lure.

Why the Owner Chose Black Mountain, NC, USA:
Although we live in other parts of the US, we consider the mountains of NC home. When we come back, we wanted a special place to enjoy the mountains and nearby Lake Lure/Asheville and other sights to share with our kids. While enjoying the serenity of a mountain retreat, you can reach Asheville in 30 mins and Lake Lure marina in 10 mins.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
From the front porch, you have a 270 degree view of Hickory Nut Gorge to Mt Mitchell. You are within 10 mins of Lake Lure and 30 mins of Asheville.

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Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/17/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Deck with a view

    Deck with a view

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Kitchen / Dining Area

    Kitchen / Dining Area

  • Sitting Area / Fireplace

    Sitting Area / Fireplace

  • Family Room

    Family Room

  • Front Hall

    Front Hall

  • Upstairs Bedroom #2 (2 twin)

    Upstairs Bedroom #2 (2 twin)

  • Arial View of House

    Arial View of House

  • Sunset at Windsong

    Sunset at Windsong

  • Terrace with a view

    Terrace with a view

  • House view from rock

    House view from rock

  • House overhead view from driveway

    House overhead view from driveway

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Kitchen


  • Dining Area & Fireplace

    Dining Area & Fireplace

  • Game Room

    Game Room

  • Family Room

    Family Room

  • Upstairs Bedroom #1 (1 queen)

    Upstairs Bedroom #1 (1 queen)

  • View from Top of Drive

    View from Top of Drive

  • View from Rocks just below house

    View from Rocks just below house

  • Front porch view- close up

    Front porch view- close up

  • Relaxing on the terrace

    Relaxing on the terrace

  • House view from the driveway

    House view from the driveway

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Saturday, April 22, 2017

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