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Your Headquarters For Exploring Asheville - Park Free & Walk Everywhere

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, family room, bath with tub/shower, kitchenette, porch - walkable

You'll love: 90-second walk to Harris-Teeter, Trader Joe's & Whole Foods, 6-minute walk to downtown, 1-minute walk to High Five Coffee and Habitat Brewery, on-site parking, from my a completely restored century-old home, 50-inch tvs, Sonos soundbar, full kitchen, screened-in front porch with hammocks. Perfect for singles, couples, or anyone who wants space. Your headquarters for Asheville adventures.

This is an upstairs apartment in a two-story home. Completely private with private entrance and free on-site parking.

More Details

Owner
Ralph Grizzle
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 26, 2017

About Ralph Grizzle

I am a travel writer specializing in the cruise industry. I am frequently in Europe, but Asheville is my homebase, the Avid Traveler's HQ, so to speak. I have two wonderful children - one lives in Asheville, the other in Greensboro. I enjoy mountain biking and hikes and continually being awestruck by my beautiful city, the nature that surrounds it and the creative people that make Asheville what the city is today - and always has been for that matter. Did you know that F. Scott Fitzgerald lived in Asheville briefly? His wife Zelda died in a fire just down the street. I have written a few books, including Remembering Charles Kuralt (if you're too young to have known him, Google him - he's worth it). I wrote for 12 years for United Airlines' in-flight magazine, Hemispheres, and was editor of Porthole Cruise Magazine until I launched my own. My websites are Avid Cruiser and River Cruise Advisor.

Ralph Grizzle purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Ralph Grizzle chose Five Points

I love Asheville, and I love the location of my home, which was on the verge of collapse when I bought it. I could see the diamond in the rough. Now completely restored, 220 Broadway is a wonderful house on downtown's doorstep, situated in a great neighborhood that is full of hidden gems - Habitat Brewing, High Five Coffee Shop, Five Points Restaurant - and some gems that are not so hidden, Trader Joe's and Whole Foods/Greenlife, as well as the eclectic mix of shops and restaurants that is downtown Asheville.

What makes this apartment unique

I love the original windows, the heart pine floors and the happy spirit of the house. Much of the house reflects my life in Sweden. For example, the kitchen cabinets are an IKEA design called Hittarp. I used to live within walking distance of Hittarp, a beach community in southern Sweden. I've never had a better home than this one. It is a delight to wake up in this house each morning.

Map

Biltmore Estate
"My sanctuary, thanks to Frederick Law Olmsted's mesmerizing landscapes - he also designed Ne..."
Blue Ridge Parkway
"Don't limit your drive only to the daylight hours. The BRP can also be magical after dark. J..."
Tupelo Honey Cafe
"One of Asheville's favorites ... a 10-minute walk from my house."
Mela Indian Restaurant
"Don't miss the lunch buffet, seven minutes walk from my house."
Wicked Weed
"Great local beers, but if you are looking for a pub that is closer, don't miss Habitat Brewi..."
Botanical Gardens At Asheville
"Walk the Reed Creek Greenway to the Botanical Gardens, about 15 minutes total walk from my h..."
Jack of the Wood
"My favorite Sunday evening venue - live Celtic music and a British Isles vibe, including gre..."
Lexington Avenue Brewery
"A 10-minute walk up Broadway/Lexington. Wonderful beers and good food in a great setting."
River Arts District
"A lot of my guests walk here, 30 minutes by your peds through downtown Asheville (break for ..."
Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe
"An institution - stop in and browse."
Spa Theology
"For spa lovers ... within walking distance of my house."
Trader Joe's
"A 90-second walk from my house. Bring it back and cook it in the kitchen."
Rosetta's Kitchen
"A six-minute walk. Great "soul" food and kombucha on tap. "
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Asheville (AVL)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Habitat Brewing
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
I-40
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Five Points Diner
Car: not necessary

90-second walk to Harris-Teeter, Trader Joe's & Whole Foods, 6-minute walk to downtown, 1-minute walk to High Five Coffee and Habitat Brewing.

Amenities

Five Points Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Deep tub with two-in-one hand shower and shower head (my European friends prefer the hand shower - I don't get why). Hot water on demand (infinite).
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedrooms features room-darkening blinds, mirrored wardrobes, comfy queen-sized beds with duvets.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $65 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Cancellation: Refunds will be made for reservations cancelled more than 15 days in advance, minus a $75 service fee. No refunds will be made for reservations cancelled within 15 days of the check-in date. I suggest that you purchase travel insurance from a third party for possible refunds due to extenuating circumstances.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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