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Downtown Chimney Rock On The Rocky Broad River! 2 Bedrooms And Pet Friendly!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Full Kitchen, Balcony And Outside Stone Deck On The River

Discover Chimney Rock Village... And feel like you've stepped back in time! We are an old time town nestled in the heart of Hickory Nut Gorge. You can stay here and walk to most places of interest... Shopping, restaurants, the river walk, the beach at lake lure, the flowering bridge, the marina, hiking trails, outdoor parks and Chimney Rock State Park! Many other attractions less than 20 minutes away. We feature 2 bedrooms each with queen beds, full living room with Ikea sofa that sleeps 2. New eat-in kitchen with granite counter tops, new 42" and 32" TV's. And best of all you can bring your dog! IF YOU ARE MAKING THE RESERVATION WITHIN 48 HRS OF ARRIVAL WE WOULD NEED A $300 DAMAGE DEPOSIT WHICH IS HAPPILY REFUNDED WITHIN 3 WORKING DAYS OF YOUR STAY.

Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018


I moved here from Florida in 2013 and couldn't be happier! There are more incredible people here in this little village than anywhere I have known. I opened an ladies boutique and lived above it for the past two years. When my son moved in with me after college I opted for larger living quarters and am now offering my lovely apartment for short term rentals. I miss the sound of the river at night. It's an incredible little piece of heaven.

APRIL SOTTILE purchased this apartment in 2013

Why APRIL SOTTILE chose Chimney Rock

When I lived here I was lulled to sleep by the sound of the Rocky Broad River every night... so peaceful... so Zen! You won't believe the power the sound of this river has to alleviate stress! Enjoy a bottle of wine as the sun sets behind the mountain and the crisp cool mountain air rejuvenates your lungs.

What makes this apartment unique

Drive 20-30 minutes in any direction and get a new experience... the NEW Tryon Equestrian Center is a must see! The Biltmore House in Asheville is always a favorite. Local winery tours, outlet shopping, antiquing, hiking, golf, live theater and so much more. There are always festivals both in Chimney Rock, Lake Lure and surrounding communities... especially in Spring, Summer and Fall. Leaf season is amazing with the striking colors of Autumn in the mountains! Visit the Hickory Nut Gorge Chamber of Commerce website for what's going on around the area


Chimney Rock Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • I love cats... have 4 of my own but really request you don't bring your cat here unless you speak with me please
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Lovely bedroom with hard wood floors, 32" Flat screen TV and a huge cedar closet.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Enjoy the quaint old timey village of Chimney Rock and enjoy the Rocky Broad River!


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Downtown Chimney Rock On The Rocky Broad River! 2 Bedrooms And Pet Friendly!
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews

We loved the apartment! Absolutely wonderful with gorgeous views!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location - right in the heart of Chimney Rock village. Fell in love with the back porch - perfect for reading, visiting, painting, a glass of wine... with the mesmerizing sound of the River in the background. And April's Boutique has unique, special finds!! Can't wait to go back!!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

April’s River Retreat was absolutely perfect! We had the convenience of town and the solitude of the river at the same time! My boys and I had an unforgettable vacation! April even had a homemade birthday card and cake for us when we son turned 7 on our trip. We will definitely be back as this was our best vacation yet!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Aprils' retreat

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay. Upstairs with screened porch and fantastic view of chimney rock. Loved listening to the river below. April was a great host! Will go back again!!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So cute!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at April's Retreat. Very clean, and everything you need. Had a challenging but beautiful climb up the stairs to Chimney Rock. Great views from both the upper terrace and the patio below.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review and I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay! Hope to see you back! April
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Perfect location, very comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

This comfy apartment is located directly on the river with spectacular views of Chimney Rock. It has gorgeous views of the river from the balcony and patio. We loved that we could walk right out into Chimney Rock Village with restaurants literally steps away. Our host April was very friendly and met every need.

The apartment itself was much more spacious than I even expected. We had plenty of space for 4 adults, 2 children, and a dog. There is a full size kitchen, complete with pots, pans, and dishes. The beds were very comfortable and the location was quiet. It appeared the apartment was recently updated, as the kitchen and bathroom had some nice upgrades. Wifi and satellite TV are also included.

If we are in the area again, we would definitely stay at April's River Retreat again. We very much enjoyed our visit and highly recommend this rental property!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lexington Park

Beautiful spot right in the heart of town

  • 5 of 5

We loved April's rental! We had everything we needed, along with comfy beds and fresh towels & linens. The rental has a great view of the town from the front, but the back view is what makes it so special. The top balcony has a beautiful view of the river, you are actually overlooking the river. The bottom patio is quite large, and is also right on the river. The views from both are unmatchable. There are also great restaurants and shops in walking distance. We would definitely stay here again if we come back to Chimney Rock.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
24 Miles
Asheville or Greenville, SC
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Lake Lure
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Medinas, Esmeralda, Larkins, Luna Del Sol
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Lake Lure...
Car: recommended

The beautiful State Park in Chimney Rock has hiking, nature trails, special events, waterfall viewing and the best views anywhere! Come visit Grady the Groundhog! The giant granite "chimney" can be viewed from your balcony!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Pet Fee $50
Property Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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