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Cozy For Couples, Room Enough For Families - Park Free, Walk Everywhere

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


About the property

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

You'll love: 30-second walk to Whole Foods, 90-second walk to Harris-Teeter, Trader Joe's, 6-minute walk to downtown, 30-second walk to High Five Coffee & Little Jumbo (bar), 60-second walk to Habitat Brewery, on-site parking, and my completely restored century-old home, 50-inch tv, Sonos soundbar, kitchen, screened-in front porch with hammocks. Perfect for singles, couples, families 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

Ralph Grizzle
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018

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, Little Jumbo, 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.


Five Points Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • 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
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Deep tub with shower. Hot water on demand (infinite).
  • 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.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • 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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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
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Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Habitat Brewing
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
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.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65
Additional Guest Fee $15 per person per night
Pet Fee $15
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $200

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

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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