Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Arts & Crafts near downtown Asheville

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 775 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 30 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fireplace

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom, 1 full bath, 1 half bath, sleeps 3

Architect-designed upstairs cottage in historic Asheville residential neighborhood. Two miles from downtown Asheville, one mile from Biltmore Village and Biltmore Estate. Cottage features custom kitchen, granite countertops, teak floors, oak woodwork, gas logs, and vaulted ceiling. Upstairs over double garage with deck overlooking gardens and woods with winter views.

Living space includes great room with custom kitchen, dining area, sleeper sofa, cable television & DVD player plus a half bath, Large master bedroom with king-sized bed plus full bath, TV & DVD. Wireless internet. Washer-dryer on living level. Deck off the great room features seating and south-facing views of gardens and woods. On the grounds of the Chiles House, an Arts & Crafts gem built in 1914.

Located in Kenilworth, the neighborhood is friendly to walkers and very convenient to downtown and many other area attractions.

More Details

Owner
Stephen Lutz
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

About Stephen Lutz

Stephen & Beth have lived in Asheville since 1982 so we know the area well. We have four grown children, love to travel, but also love to keep exploring our home town. We enjoy meeting new people and our guests.

Stephen Lutz purchased this apartment in 2002

Why Stephen Lutz chose Asheville

If you want to be close to downtown and the Biltmore Estate but don't want the hassle of a parking deck, our location is about as good as it gets.

What makes this apartment unique

A lot of love went into the building of Craftsman Cottage, from the beautiful custom woodwork to the deck overlooking the garden. We love it when guests take time to explore the grounds of our 1914 era Craftsman home.

Amenities

Kenilworth Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 775 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King-sized bed with memory foam. Closets and extensive shelves. Cable TV & DVD player in bedroom as well as separate TV & DVD player in living room. Small sleeper sofa in living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Suitable for up to a couple and one small child. Pets considered.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(124 traveler reviews)

Arts & Crafts near downtown Asheville
average rating of 4.975806 based on 124 reviews
Tupelo, MS
5

Beautiful Place to Stay--Great Location

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful place to stay for our trip to Asheville. We love Craftsman architecture, and were delighted at the great attention to craftsman detail and design. Really nice.

The location was perfect too. Kenilworth is a beautiful, quiet neighborhood full of gorgeous old craftsman homes/mansions, but it is just down the hill to the Biltmore Estate and downtown Asheville, where most of our weekend was spent.

The owners, who live next door, are fun people with great ideas for restaurants and things to do. Tupelo Honey is a great place to eat that they told us about. They had a complimentary bottle of wine waiting on us when we arrived, which we enjoyed on the deck of the cottage, which is particularly lovely. It has vines with blooming roses growing along the rail of the deck with little lights interspersed, which makes it look and smell wonderful at night. This was a great place to stay, and we can’t wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
22 0
5

An oasis of tranquility so close to downtown and Biltmore Village

  • 5 of 5

I was in the Asheville area for some mountain biking with some friends from Atlanta and decided to stay at a vacation rental since I've been using VRBO to market my vacation rental on Whidbey Island for two years. Stephen and Beth did an amazing job with their Arts and Craft rental. The place is lavishly equipped and even has its own private deck overlooking a forested canyon. It's definitely the nicest place I've encountered in my VRBO staying experience. Can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

WONDERFUL ASHEVILLE RETREAT!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, spacious, tasteful, and central! We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Cincinnati
5

Immaculate and serene

  • 5 of 5

The Craftsman Cottage is a lovely refuge in a peaceful setting. My husband and I brought our two pre-teen sons and our dog, and we all thoroughly all enjoyed our stay and were impressed with the owners' attention to detail – both in the design of the cottage and in the amenities provided. We relished our time and look forward to visiting again soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Sturgeon Bay, WI USA
5

Asheville Charmer

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in the Arts and Crafts apartment the end of March 2017 for a 3 night stay with 2 friends. The apartment easily accommodates 3 adults. Everything was great. It is a beautiful, clean place in a lovely setting. It is a great location for a Biltmore visit; it is a little far from downtown for a walk but probably doable. The neighborhood is a very interesting mix of lovely houses so be sure to take a couple walks (if you don't mind the hills). I'd stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Neat and cozy. Perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

This a clean and cozy little cottage, close to everything. We loved the neighborhood and when we didn't feel like hiking, it was the perfect setting to walk our dog. Each house is cuter than the next. We will definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Train
70 Miles
Spartanburg, SC
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Interstate 40 & US 25
Car: necessary

Located in the historic Kenilworth neighborhood of Asheville, Craftsman Cottage is one mile from Biltmore Village and the entrance to the Biltmore Estate and only two miles from downtown Asheville, the cultural center of the southern Appalachian mountains.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Kenilworth Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
On Season
Apr 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$145
From
$195
Fri,Sat
$995
 
 
October / Leaf
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 30 2017
30 night minimum stay
$3,950
 
 
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
$2,950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

$50 pet fee (for one large or two small dogs, must be approved by owner in advance). We request that our dog guests be crated if left alone in the cottage, and not allowed on furniture.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Send a Message Send a Message
Available
Unavailable

Special HomeAway Offers

You might like these similar properties