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25 Acre Retreat 9 Miles to Downtown

Asheville, NC, USA
  • House
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

25 Acre Retreat 9 Miles to Downtown

Peaceful 25 acre property with grassy fields surrounded by gorgeous mountain views. Hiking trails, fire pits, camp sites, winding creek. Adjacent to federally protected land with more trails. 9 miles to downtown Asheville; near Warren Wilson College.

Our 3 bedroom 2 bath home accommodates up to 8 people, with 2 queen size beds and 2 sets of bunk beds.

It’s fully equipped with a large kitchen, breakfast bar, dining room that seats 6, yoga / meditation room with long-range views, washer / dryer, back deck with outdoor dining set, and lots of natural light from the large bay windows and skylights.

There’s a TV with a complimentary Netflix account as well as DVD’s. There’s also an AUX jack where you can plug in your phone or iPod to play music thru ceiling speakers located in most rooms.

The house sits on large grassy fields with mountain views. One of the fire pits on the property is right beside the house, and a creek runs thru the backyard. There are 2 outdoor hammocks to lounge in.

We’ll provide you with a map of the property and contact number in case you have any questions.

As you can imagine, a 25 acre property requires lots of care taking, and we have 2 positive, friendly property caretakers who share duties maintaining the lawns, gardens, etc. During the warmer season, they enjoy living in large platform tents on the land. While they are about 50 yards from the rental, the tents are viewable from a distance. These property caretakers have full time jobs in town, so they are not on the property full time.

Sound travels easily thru the valley, and out of respect for others in the area, a quite atmosphere is expected after 10:00pm.

Property Manager

Property Manager/Owner

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.
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within a few hours
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Apr 19, 2018

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

          Bathrooms

          • 2 Bathrooms

              Location Type

                • Mountain View

                  Theme

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

                      Meals

                        • Guests provide their own meals

                          General

                            • Air Conditioning
                            • Clothes Dryer
                            • Heating
                            • Internet
                            • Linens Provided
                            • Living Room
                            • Parking
                            • Telephone
                            • Towels Provided
                            • Washing Machine

                              Kitchen

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

                                  Dining

                                    • Dining
                                    • Dining Area

                                      Entertainment

                                        • DVD Player
                                        • Television
                                        • Video Library

                                          Outside

                                            • Deck / Patio
                                            • Lawn / Garden
                                            • Outdoor Grill

                                              Suitability

                                                • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                                • limited accessibility

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • walking

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • hiking
                                                        • mountain biking

                                                          House Rules

                                                          Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                          Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                          100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                          19 Reviews

                                                          Excellent4.4/5

                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          Nice and clean

                                                          darrell g.

                                                          We had a great stay on this property. It was very clean and much bigger than we expected.

                                                          Nice layout and good outdoor space

                                                          Elaine K.

                                                          Clean and comfortable, property manager very responsive when we had an issue with the oven, which was promptly fixed. Fire ring was nice. Great price!!

                                                          Map of hike from property was out of date I think, no trail found but we did many more hikes elsewhere.

                                                          Recommend!!

                                                          House was amazing; management company, not so much.

                                                          Elisa S.

                                                          The house was very clean, spacious, and perfect for our needs. The cove was quiet and peaceful, the wifi was fast, and the kitchen was well equipped. It was a short drive into downtown, close enough to be convenient but far enough out to be restful.

                                                          The management company, however, was a different story. They sent out an automated email with the incorrect door code, and the emergency person listed hasn't worked for the company for 5 months (he says he gets a few calls every month, so this isn't a new problem). When we called the company, nobody called us back for 2 hours, leaving us to hang out in Asheville waiting for the proper door code. When they did call, first they tried to tell me I was trying to check in a day early, then they blamed the automated HomeAway app for sending the incorrect information. I was disappointed in their service.

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the house and property.

                                                          Unfortunately you received an automated email from VRBO with outdated information. As soon as we realized that the content of that automated email was outdated, it was updated. Our apologies for the confusion. We also called you back within 5 minutes of receiving your voicemail.

                                                          A Happy Thanksgiving

                                                          Claudia C.

                                                          We were looking for a property to celebrate Thanksgiving with our family and one that was “2-year-old” proof. This served our purposes very well with a big kitcken to prepare dinner together, outside space for the children to play and an easy short drive into Asheville. Our only criticism is the guest room double bed mattress was worn out and the water pressure was very low in the showers. The shared bathroom needs better light as it has very dim lighting. The drawers and cabinets in the kitchen and bathrooms should be wiped out between guests. Overall the property was very clean.

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          We're happy to hear that you had a nice Thanksgiving stay. Thank you for the feedback. We'll be sure to make the suggested improvements.

                                                          Nice house

                                                          John D.

                                                          Nice quiet and clean. Tried using the dishwasher and it leaked, so we just hand washed. Also I noticed the oven door gasket needs replacing. Oven could used a cleaning as well. Otherwise we loved our stay! The property is nice for walking with my grandson and my wife loved the big kitchen! I enjoyed the quiet evenings. We would stay here again if revisiting Asheville

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for letting us know about the appliances. We'll be sure to address that right away.

                                                          Great place to wait out a hurricane and enjoy the area

                                                          Rio M.

                                                          Well kept, clean and roomy house. We loved the property! We are a married couple with two kids, and we stayed for 5 days while waiting out a hurricane threatening our home on the coast. Owner sent us a map of the 25 acre plot with hiking trail up a nearby peak, which all of our family enjoyed (including the 5 yr old). Caretakers worked on the property daily while we were there and it showed. There was a problem with the heat but the owner responded promptly and had the unit serviced quickly. Property is located between Asheville and Black Mountain so we enjoyed visiting both towns. Nearby Italian restaurant called Gondolier is absolutely awesome. We were made aware there are bears in the area but never saw any; we did see a coiled snake up near the hiking trail but he was non-threatening and harmless. Babbling creek behind the house. Cellphone coverage was spotty at best, but theres wifi for coverage plus Roku Netlix. An enjoyable stay.

                                                          Location

                                                          Asheville, NC, USA

                                                          Rates & Availability

                                                          Additional information about rental rates

                                                          Cleaning Fee
                                                          $100
                                                          Additional Guest Fee
                                                          $25
                                                          Damage Deposit
                                                          $300
                                                          Tax Rate
                                                          11%
                                                          $101avg/night
                                                          19 Reviews
                                                          Excellent 4.4/5
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