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Julie Burnette

Member since: 2008
Call Manager
Speaks: english

An antique retreat at O'Kelley's Farmhouse!

51 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Candler Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Farmhouse, 1 Bedroom + Loft + Den, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-8 comfortably)

O'KELLEY'S FARMHOUSE IS AN EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION TO GATHER AND ENJOY THE COMPANY OF FAMILY & WONDROUS BEAUTY OF THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS. WE ARE LOCATED JUST AT THE FOOT OF MOUNT PISGAH & THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY. A SHORT 20 MINUTE DRIVE TO DOWNTOWN ASHEVILLE.

A memory making vacation is awaiting you nestled in the heart of the upper hominy valley where you will find an 'antique retreat' at the O’Kelley farm house. Renovated in 2008, the farm house is over 100 years old. Situated on 16 acres,the home is adorned with memorabilia from the O’Kelley family along with interesting novelties and antique accents.

Our home is located just moments from the Blue Ridge Parkway and only 20 minutes from Downtown Asheville, where you can find just about anything to do that your heart desires. Or, you can simply enjoy the farm for its own unique charm. May we suggest passing your time by: rocking on the porch, sitting under the outdoor pavilion watching wildlife, building a bonfire and toasting marshmallows, listening to the nearby creeks, or just enjoying the magnificent view of Mount Pisgah. Walking trails are also located nearby.

To add to the unique charm of the home, we have updated the matresses, but kept the original iron beds and many other pieces of the history that have made this home so special. We have tried to renovate in a way that adds modern conveniences and comforts with old time charm. The home, complete with a large kitchen and a spacious dining room that will seat up to 10 people, is a perfect place for an old fashioned family gathering.

This old farm house is so dear to our family. We hope that you and your family will come here and spend time making memories of your own. E-mail us today to plan your old fashioned family vacation.

NOTICE! We rent to families and responsible adults only. No house parties and No Pets! No Exceptions!

Keywords: 100 Year Old Farm House

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Julie Burnette (Property Manager)
Member since: 2008
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Julie Burnette

Barbara O'Kelley Burnette & Dan O'Kelley

Julie Burnette purchased this farmhouse in 1900

Why Julie Burnette chose Asheville Area

This home belonged to our Grandparents Frank and Texie O'Kelley. It has been in our family for over 100 years. We wanted to be able to share it and let others enjoy a little bit of history.

What makes this farmhouse unique

We are very convenient to Asheville & The Blue Ridge Parkway. Easy to access but still far enough out to get away from it all. 16 acres of pasture to roam around in.

Reviews

4.9
based on 51 traveler reviews

An antique retreat at O'Kelley's Farmhouse!
average rating of 4.882353 based on 51 reviews
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We loved O'Kelley's Farmhouse!

  • 5 of 5

We decided to go to NC to get away from the heat and the beached in FL. After looking at several properties around the Asheville area we deiced to rent O'Kelley's Farmhouse. We liked to old look, the open green fields and over course the kids were excited about the goats. Upon arrival everything was as described and pictured. It felt like we stepped back in time and O'Kelley's Farmhouse is like a mini museum. You can spend quite some time just walking around the house and explore the interior. The house is just a couple of minutes form the Blue Ridge Parkway, with spectacular views of the mountains. The kids woke up every morning running outside to feed the goats and just explore the area. We had friends that stayed at a hotel downtown Asheville and they regretted not staying with us in the Farmhouse. O'Kelley's Farmhouse definitely made our vacation feel even more special. I would recommend this property to anyone that want to visit the Asheville area.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic time!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this property... Enjoyed the beautiful scenery, horses and goats... Not too far from downtown! Would definitely come back

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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LOVE THIS PLACE

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I met our Son and two grandchildren here for a long Memorial Day weekend. I cannot say enough great things about this place. WE LOVED IT! The house is wonderful and fit our needs perfectly. The yard, fire pit and the lovely goats were a huge hit! We played ball and played and feed the goats in the great yard and had a campfire everynight catching fireflies and enjoying the sounds of the creek. It was a great house, a great location and wonderful folks to work with. I cannot wait to come back for another visit.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Home Sweet Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at O'Kelley's Farmhouse. We liked that it was away from the city (Asheville), but still close enough to go there in a short period of time. We also liked that it was easy to find. It was fun meeting the goats (Princess and her 3 babies). With the 2 of us and our 2 grown children, it was good to have room to have our own beds and then to be together to watch TV or play games before settling down for the night. It's hard to find such in a hotel or B&B.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful mountain retreat!

  • 5 of 5

This old farmhouse is like stepping back in time, all the decor is amazing to look at. Even the kids (actually teenagers) were impressed by all the "cool" stuff. Great location near Asheville!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Real country house

  • 5 of 5

Will recommend to anyone. Easy and pleasant drive to it, and close to groceries. Comfortable, super clean, quite, has the essentials, and super cute. Just walking around the inside of the house and then the land could be an attraction by itself if you like to explore. The horses, the goats, the creek, the sound of the creek!!!, the mountains surrounding the farm. It was just awesome. Drove up to the Blue Ridge Parkway and it was beautiful! When I mentioned comfortable, we are a family of 7 and did not had issues whatsoever with the space. Just loved it! Thank you O'Kelleys!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Nearest Point of Interest
Hominy Valley Singing Grounds
Nearest Point of Interest
Blue Ridge Parkway

We are at the base of the Blue Ridge Parkway. 15 - 20 minutes to Sliding Rock, Looking Glass Falls, Cradle of Forestry and many other inviting attractions located on the Parkway. Also, we are about 20 minutes to the Biltmore Estate, or downtown Asheville.

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Rates & Availability

Candler Farmhouse Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
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$775
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 8.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Candler Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , We have one bathroom with a full sized bathtub / shower.
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , We have one bedroom on the lower level.
    Loft + Den - 2 double , 1 twin/ single , The upstairs is an open loft that will sleep up to 5 people.
  • Double Beds (3) Our beds are the original iron beds that were used in the farmhouse. With updated bedding. New Serta pillow top mattresses, Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
Notes:
We have horses located just behind the property for your viewing pleasure. We have 2 goats available for you to pet and feed. They are family friendly! Local wildlife roam in the pasture almost daily. Your are in a prime area for fire flies in Summer, leaf looking in the Fall, sledding in the Winter ( provided we have snow!) and the Hominy Valley Gospel Singing Grounds are just 3 miles away.

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