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Georgina Deal

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

Serene Mountain Vacation Home - Asheville HOT TUB Pet Friendly

20 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Overview

Woodfin House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Peace, relaxation, solitude, with only the breeze or the cry of a soaring hawk to break the silence ... all surrounded by a 100-acre nature preserve with turkeys, deer, and even an occasional bear. Just seven miles from the center of eclectic and historic Asheville, North Carolina, and close to a host of Western North Carolina attractions and activities.

This 3,200 square foot home perched high on the side of a mountain at the end of a pristine forested drive offers stunning panoramic winter views, spring and summer views through the lush curtain of leaves from hardwoods standing as sentinels of your privacy. A uniquely constructed home of wood and rock that seamlessly blends with its mountain environment, the home features a 22-foot-high cathedral ceiling, two large stone fireplaces, and includes all the usual amenities plus a 6-person hot tub on the deck, broadband Internet, a CD/Tape/Radio sound system throughout the house and unlimited U.S. long distance calling. Completely furnished, it will comfortably accommodate 10 people.

The oversized master bedroom on the first floor has a king bed, TV, and the master bath features a full size tub, glass shower and two sinks. A second suite on the lower floor features two mission style queen beds, a massage chair and private bath. The third bedroom is furnished with a king bed, crib (linens not provided for crib) and rocking chair. All three bedrooms open directly to outside decks through large glass doors. The fourth bedroom has one queen bed. All linens and towels provided.

The large decks on both the top and bottom floors cover 1,500 square feet and offer a gazebo, rocking chairs and privacy for the perfect place to relax (and while no smoking is allowed inside it is permitted on the deck). With the gas grill, it’s also the perfect place to cook and dine. Or enjoy preparing gourmet meals in the fully equipped kitchen as you enjoy the mountain vistas through a large bay window. The kitchen includes full size appliances, including refrigerator with ice/water in the door, electric flat cook top with self cleaning oven, dishwasher, and microwave. You’ll find sharp knives, multitude of pots, pans and bake dishes, pizza pans, hand mixer, toaster, blender, and coffee grinder and maker. There’s also a full-size washer and dryer for your convenience. Off the kitchen you will find a small breakfast nook.

Lush, green and serene, the home is remarkably close to historic Asheville, with abundant shopping, dining, arts, and entertainment. Just 9 miles away is the world famous Biltmore House. Also visit the world famous Grove Park Inn & Spa less than 6 miles away, walk around Beaver Lake or Lake Louise, or picnic alongside the French Broad River only a 2 mile drive. Cruise the Blue Ridge Parkway, just 9 miles away.

Other area attractions and activities include: the quaint town of Weaverville, the 435-acre North Carolina Arboretum, the Pisgah National Forest (mountain biking, swimming, hiking), horseback riding, balloon rides, skiing at Wolf Laurel (19 miles), relaxing at the historic Hot Springs Spa (30 miles), Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, Chimney Rock Park, Grandfather Mountain, the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, and, of course, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

But then you may find you’d just rather stay home and sit on the deck with a good book.

Keywords: mountain, vacation, home, hot tub, relaxing, 4 bedroom, Asheville

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Georgina Deal (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Georgina Deal

John Maltry & Maria Maltry

Georgina Deal purchased this house in 2005

Why Georgina Deal chose North Carolina

The home is in a great year round location

Guestbook comments from the owner

Exactly as described and in photos: a secluded home just outside Asheville with plenty of room. We spent a lot of time just hanging out around the house.
Sep 2015
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Reviews

4.2
based on 20 traveler reviews

Serene Mountain Vacation Home - Asheville HOT TUB Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.15 based on 31 reviews
4

Property was in great location away from the hustle and bustle of traffic and city noise.

  • 4 of 5

House was as advertised and has been kept up in good shape. Beds were comfortable and rooms were spacious. We had a party of four couples who have known each other for almost fifty years and we had a great, relaxing time. We never turned on a TV and spent a good deal of time in the living room and out on the large back deck. Location of the property is perfect if you want to be close to civilization but not too far from restaurants and downtown Asheville. Road to the property was rather steep and gravelly. Not recommended for stay if snow is in the forecast.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

My group absolutely loved staying at this home! It was really accessible to downtown, 240, and 25/26. The owners responded quickly to all communications and we had everything we needed on site. The kitchen was stocked with every tool you'd ever need to cook meals for your visit, and the view from the back deck was great! I would not hesitate to book another weekend in this home!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place for our reunion!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our high school reunion of 10. Many laughs and memories were created. Not only was it the perfect setting for all of us to rest our heads but conveniently located within minutes to Asheville, the Biltmore, the Blue Ridge Parkway and Weaverville - all spots we visited together. Everything we needed was provided including wild turkeys:) We had a great time and the consensus is we will be back. Thank you so much for sharing your home with us. Lindy Smith

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review of the Serene Mountain Vacation Home Lindy. We are so glad your group enjoyed your time there and the convenience of a central location. We look forward to having you back.
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5

Beautiful home, wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

We loved our vacation in Asheville. This house was clean, comfortable, fully equipped and set in a beautiful private location with mountain views.

The owners had a guide providing local services, restaurants, and nearby activites. We found their suggestions very helpful as we chose our activites in and around Asheville.

Five stars!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed the private setting and mountain views at the Serene Mountain Vacation Home. Thank you for taking care of our home.
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4

Plenty of room, but a little worn.

  • 4 of 5

The pictures reflected a beautiful property that was well maintained. While the rooms and configuration of the home, with an upstairs and downstairs, was just right for our family, the home itself was a bit worn. Curtains in the great room upstairs were torn and did not cover the sliding glass doors - panels were missing. The master bath window cranks did not work and the windows did not open, plus we were not able to raise the blinds in the master bath. Also, the shower hose should be replaced as it crimps and stops the flow of water. The cabinets in the kitchen could use a touching up, especially where the trash receptacle is.

The secondary heater in the master bedroom was very effective, as were the heaters in the master bath. The linens and towels were fine. Washer and dryer were quiet and efficient.

The owner should more adequately the road up to the property and down into the property. My husband is accustomed to mountain driving, but we would have had a problem if there had been any snow. They do recommend 4-wheel drive in the event of snow, but we were already committed and weren't going to buy a new car just for this trip. I also don't know how we would have dragged the trash cans up the drive to the top of the road, if in fact that is where they should go, if we had stayed through a Wednesday. Needs a better explanation as to what constitutes the driveway - the short one in front of the garage or at the top of the roadway down to the property.

Overall we enjoyed the stay, but a bit of updating would enhance the property tremendously.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Virginia. We appreciate your feedback regarding the curtains in the great room, we never close them so were not aware they were torn. All areas noted will be addressed. In regard to the garbage, this is only necessary for guests that are staying longer than a week and the garbage would need to be taken to the top of the driveway at the street. A 4wd vehicle would be necessary if it snows but is definitely not necessary in normal conditions. The road is part compact gravel and part paved and I drive it every day in a standard vehicle with no concerns.
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Great family reunion mountain getaway close to Asheville

  • 4 of 5

The house was perfect for our three-family early Christmas weekend this year. It was remote with great views through large windows, but also not far from shopping areas and recreational parks. The kitchen was large and had quality cooking equipment that was in good condition. The home was clean and well maintained. The owner provided very good customer service.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Deborah, we're glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Asheville-Hendersonville Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Old Marshall Highway
Car: necessary

The Serene Mountain Vacation home is located 7 miles from downtown Asheville with easy access to I26 and Merrimon Avenue and only 5 miles to the quaint town of Weaverville. Weaverville has a lovely assortment of restaurants, cafe's, live music, nature walks, Lake Louise and an eclectic artistic scene. The road to the house is part paved and part compact gravel and has a mild incline - a beautiful drive year round, but especially in the fall. A grocery store, pharmacy, Pizza Hut and restaurants are only minutes from the house. There's plenty of parking for four to five cars.

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Rates & Availability

Woodfin House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Leaf Season
Oct 6 2016 - Nov 7 2016
3 night minimum stay
$385
From
$445
Fri,Sat
$2,325
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
$385
From
$445
Fri,Sat
$2,325
$4,500
 
 
Christmas/New Year
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$385
From
$445
Fri,Sat
$2,325
$4,500
 
 
Winter
Jan 4 2017 - Mar 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$268
From
$312
Fri,Sat
$1,528
$3,600
 
 
Easter
Apr 13 2017 - Apr 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
$385
From
$445
Fri,Sat
$2,325
$4,500
 
 
Memorial Day
May 25 2017 - May 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
$385
From
$445
Fri,Sat
$2,325
$4,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$335
From
$390
Fri,Sat
$1,920
$4,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $170 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.0%

The Holiday Season weekend rate will be applied to 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day.

We allow a maximum of 2 pets (3 pets may be a possibility if they are under 10lbs each). The pet fee is $75, an additional $25 will be added for each additional pet.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Woodfin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 3.5 bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main level master bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , 1 baby crib , This room also has a crib - no linens provided for crib
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (3)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
A second suite on the lower floor features two mission style queen beds, a massage chair, crib and private bath. The third bedroom is furnished with a king bed, and rocking chair. All three bedrooms open directly to outside decks through large glass doors. The fourth bedroom has one queen bed. . Linens are provided. Two sets of glass doors open out to the upper deck area from the great room. The deck area covers 1500 sq feet and has a gazebo with rocking chairs, outside chairs and a gas Barbeque grill.

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