Historic Biltmore Village Cottage

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Built during the early 1900’s, The Chapman House is an original cottage of Historic Biltmore Village. It is part of a picturesque manorial village planned by none other than George Washington Vanderbilt (1862-1914), the founder of the vast and awe inspiring Biltmore Estate.

Initially, the European inspired village housed estate workers and was the center of community life, the location of schools, post office, train depot, infirmary, and church. However, through the course of time, a number of changes have occurred and the village has become a center for art, music, shopping, and restaurants resting just outside the entrance of the Biltmore Estate.

The Chapman House is the only cottage within the village that incorporates a mixed occupancy. A two-story structure, the upstairs apartment maintains a lodging facility complete with a full kitchen, bath, bedroom, foyer, living room, parking, and back porch overlooking the village. The downstairs is currently the home of Curtis Wright Outfitters, a retail store with goods for fishing, hiking and outdoor lifestyle.

The historic nature of the structure is preserved with original hardwood floors, doors, hardware, lathe and plaster walls, exterior appearance, and overall ambiance.

Enjoy the convenience of walking to dozens of local shops and restaurants, driving five minutes to downtown Asheville and the Blue Ridge Parkway, or visiting the Biltmore Estate located two tenths of one mile away. Experience the diversity of four seasons with warm springs, green summers, colorful falls, and cool winters. The Chapman House offers a unique experience set within Historic Biltmore Village, located in the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina.

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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/25/2016

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove


  • Deck / Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda


Write a review 4.9
from 47 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May - November 2016
May 1 - Nov 30, 2016
3 night min stay
December 2016 - March 2017
Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

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  • Tax Rate 13%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville/Hendersonville Regional Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway

Car: Not Necessary

The Chapman House is located in Historic Biltmore Village, the European inspired village just outside the Biltmore Estate. From the cottage front door, visit dozens of local shops and restaurants, experience art and music ranging from traditional Appalachian types to more eclectic worldly. Explore downtown Asheville for more, only 5 minutes away. Take a hike or drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway just several miles. Witness the flower blooms in the spring, the green summers, colorful leaf turns in the fall, or a dusting of snow during the winter in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Experience the grandeur of the Biltmore Estate, the largest privately owned home in America.

Other Activities: Shopping, sight seeing, art, music, restaurants

Golf: Play golf at the luxurious Grove Park Inn, the Asheville Country Club, MountainAir, and surrounding areas.

Ski: Snow skiing is available 30 miles north of Asheville at Wolf Laurel Resort, 1 hour west of Asheville at Cataloochee Ski Area, or 1 hour and 45 minutes north of Asheville at Ski Beech Mtn., Sugar Mtn., and Hawks Nest.


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Calendar last updated: 10/25/2016

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  • The Chapman House Kitchen

    The Chapman House Kitchen

  • The Chapman House Living Room

    The Chapman House Living Room

  • The Chapman House Bedroom

    The Chapman House Bedroom

  • The Chapman House Foyer

    The Chapman House Foyer

  • Porch overlooking Biltmore Village

    Porch overlooking Biltmore Village

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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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