'LITTLE SISTER'-PEACEFUL SETTING, GARDEN WITH POND 5 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN

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Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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'LITTLE SISTER'-PEACEFUL SETTING, GARDEN WITH POND 5 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN

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1 bedroom, 1 bath, sleeps 2

Our sweet little apartment, aka the 'Little Sister', offers a quiet and peaceful escape from the bustle of downtown, while only a 5 minute drive away, located in the beautiful Grovepark neighborhood. We have a very comfortable queen size bed that is topped with a memory foam pad that is nestled in the corner of the room with windows on both sides. During the summer you may sleep with the windows and screen door open while listening to the water flowing in the garden and the birds chirping in the yard. There is a deck off the back that has a table and chairs, perfect for enjoying the garden or a glass of wine before you go out. The apartment has a galley kitchen and living room equipped with satellite TV, DVR and high speed internet. The Little Sister is attached to our home, so we are nearby to offer anything you may need to make your vacation better - whether it's restaurant recommendations and hiking advice, or a bike or cooler to borrow. We love Asheville, and are happy to point you in the direction you're trying to get to. Our paths may cross as we sit outside on our deck watching the sunset - if so we will wave and welcome you. However we have provided curtains on your deck for your privacy, so feel free to use them.

To see our other listing in downtown Asheville, the Asheville Urban Nest, see our website or look up listing 92019. Stay tuned for a new vacation rental near downtown in the fall of 2014!

There are no pets allowed at this property anytime, nor any smoking permitted on the premises.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
We enjoyed our stay in your little "suite" - all the comforts of a hotel with none of the hassle! We packed in as much of Asheville could offer in our 4.5 days - and still feel like we missed stuff. So we'll be back - maybe in spring when all the flowers are blooming. We highly recommend the NC Arboretum! There weren't enough meals in the day to hit all the restaurants we saw.
Oct 2013
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Sarah Nie, reservation manager

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Lynne is a commercial photographer with a downtown studio that guests may visit by appointment. Steve manages various New York City musicians/performers and is also a musician himself. His band, Ol Hoopty plays in various music venues in downtown Asheville occasionally. Steve and Lynne are both very involved in the Asheville community, and love to keep up to date on what's happening musically and with the restaurant scene, so don't hesitate to ask what's new that you shouldn't miss.

Sarah Nie, reservation manager purchased this apartment in 2008

We love the Grove Park neighborhood for it's friendly people, convenient location (5 minutes from downtown), and the scenic hills that provide great walking and biking. Lynne loves to bike up Sunset Mtn. from the house, as there are hardly any cars up there and there are beautiful views.

Being so close to Beaver Lake is nice as well as a place to run, walk, or birdwatch at the bird sanctuary next door. There are also many great locally owned restaurants in N. Asheville within walking distance of the apartment such as Ambrozia, the Grove Park inn, Vinnie's Italian and Avenue M.

Our perennial flower garden, water feature, and vegetable garden is a plus for our guests, who are free to enjoy the bounties of these. Many of our guests have commented how much they enjoy sitting on their back porch that overlooks the garden, and having an in town host who can steer them in the right direction. We enjoy sharing our favorite places with our guests. We are even making arrangements with restaurant owners and other service providers to offer exclusive discounts and services for our guests.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 22 traveler reviews

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'Little Sister'-peaceful setting, garden with pond 5 minutes from downtown
average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews
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'Little Sister'-peaceful setting, garden with pond 5 minutes from downtown
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p916282
+1 828 3373362
Asheville Asheville Area
5

WE LOVED IT!

  • 5 of 5
The Little Sister was perfect for our first visit to Asheville. It was clean and neat, and even though cozy, there was plenty of room for the two of us. The back patio/porch was our favorite spot for meals and coffee. As others have mentioned, the kitchen is pretty teeny, and was a bit sparse (no ziplock bags or tin foil; only 2 sharp knives, one of which was a bread knife; etc.) But it didn't impact our ability to cook a number of meals. Lynne was very nice, even coming out to greet us when we arrived. I'd recommend this to anyone looking to stay in a nice, quiet neighborhood with easy access to downtown, the BRP, and a number of other notable A-ville sights.
  • Submitted: May 26, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Sarah - I'm glad you two enjoyed your time at the LIttle Sister. We always love knowing that our guests enjoy the back porch for the garden view as much as we do. Thanks for your suggestions on beefing up the kitchen supplies - next time you come we'll have plenty of foil, sharp knives and ziploc bags!

Lynne and Steve
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'Little Sister'-peaceful setting, garden with pond 5 minutes from downtown
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p916282
+1 828 3373362
Asheville Asheville Area
5

LOVELY PROPERTY, VERY CUTE APARTMENT

  • 5 of 5
This is a great location for driving into Asheville. We loved it and would stay here again. The owners shared their recommendations for restaurants and things to do - we enjoyed the city and local craft beers. A cozy home away from home!
  • Submitted: May 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves - please come again!
Lynne and Steve
business
'Little Sister'-peaceful setting, garden with pond 5 minutes from downtown
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p916282
+1 828 3373362
Asheville Asheville Area
5

ASHEVILLE COMFORT!

  • 5 of 5
This humble abode was perfect for the two of us. Had all the amenities needed with comfort of a home and surroundings. You feel like you live there and are part of the community. Clean and convenient to the city. I would recommend it to everyone.
  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks Steve - I'm glad you guys enjoyed yourselves. Please come again!
business
'Little Sister'-peaceful setting, garden with pond 5 minutes from downtown
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p916282
+1 828 3373362
Asheville Asheville Area
5

CHARMING, CLEAN IN GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD

  • 5 of 5
Well designed space that had all we needed to be comfortable. Also a nice neighborhood to walk and close to restruants and shopping.
  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
'Little Sister'-peaceful setting, garden with pond 5 minutes from downtown
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p916282
+1 828 3373362
Asheville Asheville Area
Northeastern PA, USA
5

PERFECT OFF-THE-BEATEN PATH GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5
This cozy apartment is exactly as described. I was a bit concerned about the size of the shower but it was more than adequate. The Little Sister is clean and comfortable with quality bed linens and amenities. Anything I needed was provided without question, whether it was an extra towel or directions. I would recommend the little sister to a single person or a couple looking for affordable comfort in a safe community.
We loved 12 Bones BBQ, Fig and Avenue M eateries. The Blue Ridge Parkway is such a bonus when staying in Asheville. Go!
  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you guys were pleased with the Little Sister! We actually just installed a new shower in there, so it's larger than the one in the photo. Please come again,
Lynne
business
'Little Sister'-peaceful setting, garden with pond 5 minutes from downtown
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p916282
+1 828 3373362
Asheville Asheville Area
4

GREAT!

  • 4 of 5
Little Sister was a cozy little nest from which to explore Asheville. The space was very thoughtfully and efficiently planned, making its small size work very well. The owners (although invisible!) were clearly interested in our having/knowing everything we needed to enjoy our stay. Great recommendations for restaurants and activities, wonderful walkable neighborhood. It was a very cold winter weekend, so we couldn't enjoy the water feature and garden...next time! Made me want to move to Asheville!
  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed yourselves. In the winter we tend to see guests less since we are not out working in the garden. Hopefully our paths will cross next time!
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Asheville
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I- 40
Nearest Beach
260 Miles
Charleston, SC
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Avenue M
Nearest Ski
26 Miles
Wolf Laurel
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Grove Park Inn
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Avenue M, Ambrozia, Vinnie's

The Little Sister is located near the historic Grove Park Inn in North Asheville, just a 5 minute drive from downtown, or a 2.5 mile walk. The neighborhood is known for it's pretty homes and scenic walks, including a 10 minute walk to the Grove Park Inn itself, where you can have a candlelit dinner, visit their world class spa, or have a glass of wine by their huge fireplaces. Also, nearby are beautiful Beaver Lake which has a nice walking/biking path as well as many locally operated restaurants, grocery stores, drugs stores - everything you need is nearby. The Bird Sanctuary is next to Beaver Lake, and is a beautiful setting to picnic or just explore. There are many restaurants within walking distance as well, including a $3 movie/pizza/beer house and a few bars.

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Availability & Rates

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Asheville Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My standard rate
Mar 24 2014 - Oct 1 2014
3 night minimum stay
$120
$650
$2,000
 
 
Leaf Season
Oct 2 2014 - Nov 8 2014
3 night minimum stay
$120
From
$135
Thu,Fri,Sat
$650
$2,000
 
 
Late Fall 2014
Nov 9 2014 - Dec 21 2014
3 night minimum stay
$120
$650
$2,000
 
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 22 2014 - Jan 4 2015
3 night minimum stay
$135
$650
$2,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$120
$650
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.0%
Notes No pets (no exceptions ever). No smoking on the premises at all. 3 night minimum except for last minute rentals and during the winter season. Parking for one car only.

Cancellation Policy

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

Asheville Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Activities Guide
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking On Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Backpack
  • Heating
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • There is a shower unit, toilet and pedestal sink in the bathroom, which is equipped with luxury soft white towels. We have handmade soap for our guests and we will have some shampoo and body lotion available as well. We also have a magnifying mirrow and blow dryer for your use.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • The queen size bed is very comfortable - it has soft cotton sheets and a memory foam pad on it, with down duvet. There is a bathroom off the bedroom, and a washer/dryer unit is in the bedroom as well. It's very pleasant to sleep there in the warm months with the windows open to feel the breezes and hear the water from the little water feature in the backyard.
Entertainment:
  • Stereo ...
  • Books
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Large Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • Tennis ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • autumn foliage
  • pond
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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