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Carolina Jewel Treehouse # bucketlist

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Space 650 sq ft
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Extraordinary treehouse makes for extraordinary memories!

This is the ultimate treehouse experience!  Nestled high above the Carolina Jewel is the most unique and luxurious treehouse.  Custom built by quality craftsmen and artists it is unlike anything else you have ever seen.   It started out as a "tree house" and morphed into a "Tree Castle." The treehouse was built for us by the DYI Network Treehouse Guys. Pictures do not do it justice. Supported by five trees on a hillside in Reems Creek Valley, this vacation experience is one of a kind.  A short hike via a landscaped trail from the parking area will take you to the 1000 sq ft deck surrounding the tree house.  Elegant rope lighting provides soft illumination as you watch the sunset in the rocking chairs.

 

Inside, the cozy house has all the amenities you could desire, HVAC, high speed Wi-Fi, gas log fire place, gourmet kitchen, two full bathrooms with heated tile floors... but wait!  There's more!  Outside on the deck is an outdoor shower with endless, yes endless, hot water!!

Each season is different in the treehouse; the winter views are open and you can see the mountain ridge. The summer is surrounded by leaves and birds with just glimpses of the surrounding mountains. In the spring time you can watch the mountains "green up" as the leaves start coming out in the valley and work their way up to the mountain tops. Fall is a kaleidoscope of colors.

Close by are fantastic restaurants in Weaverville and Asheville, or if you prefer, we recommended a private chef to come to the tree house and prepare meals for you. There are many activities in the area should you wish to leave the treehouse. Downtown Asheville has many shops and galleries, breweries and restaurants. The Blue Ridge Parkway is 5 miles from the Carolina Jewel with its miles and miles of scenic views and hikes. Zipline tours or floating down the river in a tube are popular attractions.

Your host, Eva and Michael, will be happy to make recommendations based on your interest. Don’t wait to book your magical escape!

More Details

Owner
Eva Greene
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 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2018

About Eva Greene

Michael and Eva are Asheville natives and couldn't be happier to call Asheville home. They purchased the old farmhouse and cottage and transformed it in the "Carolina Jewel" . Fast forward a couple of years and the dream of building a treehouse became reality.

Eva Greene purchased this castle in 2016

Why Eva Greene chose Weaverville

This property is located in one of the most beautiful valleys in North Carolina. The stream that runs at the bottom of the hills is music to my ears! In addition, the birds are amazing! Have you ever listened to the sound of a wood thrush? It is mystical and enchanting, usually only singing in the late summer afternoon.

What makes this castle unique

The unique feeling of being supported and surrounded by the trees and then by the mountains is magical. The Treehouse is build of quality materials and is a masterpiece of artistic design and skilled ability. Unique designs from nature are incorporated at every angle.

The fully equipped kitchen, complete with chef's knives and copper cookware, will delight every gourmet cook. The non-cooks will be glad to grill on the gas grill on the deck or use the micro -wave.

No window treatments to block the view. Out of the windows each of the four seasons can be observed.

Winter - the forest has a fresh coat of leaves carpeting her floor. The long range views are specular with the mountains turning a beautiful pink to purple as the sunset reflects against the trees.

Spring - the mountains "green up" as the days grow longer. In the warmer valley the leaves come out first, then you can watch every day as the mountains green up!

Summer - Thick green leaves. We have more varieties of trees than anywhere outside of the Amazon!

Fall - Specular. Colors, colors, colors. Cool nights and warm days. Fabulous.

Guestbook comments from the owner

11-11-2016

My wife and I visited the Treehouse for our 1 Year Anniversary.  When we arrived, we were warmly greeted by the owners to show us the unique and upscale features this treehouse offered.    We immediately recognized the passion for every unique detail they had incorporated into this build.  The structure and architectural design was merely amazing.  Every room we walked into took our focus and we were intrigued with every single unique aspect about it.    This was the perfect selection for a quiet get away in the mountains with the amenities we are used to at our own home.  From heated tile floors, Wifi, upscale appliances, gas grill, and very nice cook / tableware; we had everything we could ask for.  I would highly recommend this to everyone looking for a very exclusive get-away and we will definitely be back in the future!
Nov 2016
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Amenities

Weaverville Castle Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • castle
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 Upstairs - toilet , shower , This upstairs bathroom has heated tile floors.
    Bathroom 1 main level - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , This BA has an indoor shower & leads to the outdoor shower!
  • The outdoor shower is on the deck outside the main level full bathroom. Bamboo privacy doors are available to keep the wandering eyes of the squires in the trees from peaking! An endless hot water system is used which in the cooler spring and fall times provides billowing steam!! In total the treehouse has three (3) showers!!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • The master bedroom is upstairs with it's own private bathroom. Just off of the bedroom is the turret with a desk, coloring books, wifi, and a comfy chair for reading. The mattress is a tempur-pedic with active base - mini massages, raise and lower the head or foot, and even USB ports that can monitor your sleep patterns. The ceiling above is made of richly patterned poplar; looking at that ceiling while relaxing on that tempur-pedic mattress is like looking at cloud! You can find patterns and images in the wood grain. As you study the amazingly crafted details of wood you will find not only poplar, but cherry, sourwood, maple, cedar, pine, locust and ipe. There are no window treatment in the treehouse, all of the windows look out to the trees, mountains, and sky.
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 35 reviews
5

Carolina Jewel Treehouse - the perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Everything about staying in this very special "tree house" was perfect. It is an architectural and craftsman gem. It is incredibly charming, with an almost storybook feel, and as fully equipped as one can imagine with the best of everything. It rained while we were there ... perfect as we did not want to leave the treehouse. Eva and Michael were excellent hosts making sure we had everything we needed and offered many ideas of local activities and restaurants. We'll be back - and highly recommend the treehouse. It will result in lifetime memories!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you in the treehouse, and yes, the rain does not dampen the treehouse experience! It's hard to believe that in the short time since you visited the trees have totally leafed out and how the treehouse is not even visible from the big farmhouse! Every season is just delightful! Come again soon!
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We will give this 10 stars if we were able! What a lovely trip! Eva was so kind and accommodating. Hospitality was above the top. It was our daughter’s (also named Eva!) 8th birthday on the day of our arrival and she had sweet treats and balloons. How thoughtful! The treehouse is top notch. Couldn’t ask for anything more. We loved every aspect of our trip. We will definitely come back! Just a note, it is a slight hike up to the treehouse. Was absolutely no issue for our family but for anyone who has mobility issues, just FYI. We loved the little hike up and the tranquility in the trees. Thank you Eva!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Unique memorable experience

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing 2 days at the treehouse. Eva is the perfect host with fantastic recommendations of where to go, eat and what to see. Thanks for a great stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceptional

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend staying here if you have the chance. Eva was an exceptional host and this spot absolutely lived up to the hype!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for a peaceful baby moon!

  • 5 of 5

The Carolina Jewel Treehouse was serene and relaxing. The outdoor shower and zero gravity feature on the bed were this momma-to-be’s dreams come true. It’s so easy to get into downtown Weaverville and then move right on into Asheville for some great food. Our playful Labrador joined us, and the gated deck was perfect for us to have our morning coffee without having to worry about her escaping to play with the wildlife. Definitely recommend for any couple looking for a quiet little getaway.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely beautiful and a dream for me on a birthday weekend!

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing and everything about it is top notch! The amenities are incredible! We’re from NC and have spent time in Asheville; what a completely different experience. We’ve eaten many times in Asheville, but Weaverville restaurants are just as yummy!

I have shared my experience with many friends!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Asheville
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Twisted Laurel
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Reems Creek
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Stoney Knob Cafe
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Wolf Laurel

Experiencing the Tree Castle is enough of a reason to visit, however, there are so many great activities and attractions that you may have to pull yourself away!

Here are just a few of the must-see and must-do activities.

• Drum Circle on Friday night – located in the center of town an eclectic group of ordinary people gather and create a “rhythm”. It goes on until about 9pm.

• Navitat zip line course is adrenalin pumping fun! http://www.navitat.com/asheville-nc/

• Float trips down the river http://zentubing.com/

• NC Arboretum www.ncarboretum.org

• Blue Ridge Parkway http://www.nps.gov/blri/index.htm

• Folk Art Center www.southernhighlandguild.org/folk-art-center located on the Blue Ridge Parkway is a co-op of local artists, live demonstrations in the lobby area

• Biltmore Estate www.biltmore.com (tip – purchase your tickets after 4pm and they are good for that afternoon and the entire next day! Dine on the estate that night either at Cedrics or at the Bistro, both are excellent)

• Hiking the mountains – there are maps at the Jewel showing some of the many trails, there are also outfitters if you would like a guide.

• LaZoom! Comedy bus tour with historic tidbits about Asheville

• Brews Cruise – A laid back tour of some of Ashevilles finest breweries

• Fly Fishing – Curtis Wright Outfitters knows the best spots

• Day Spas: Spa Theology, Sensibilities and the Grove Park Inn are excellent

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Cleaning fee $75 + Tax

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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