|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
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Set in the prestigious Mountain Air Country Club, this property offers luxury accommodations in a breath taking mountain top location
Three story castle like home. Custom build and crafted with local and imported materials from 3 continents.
It is the ideal green building: all exterior walls are ICF with Stone coated metal shake -tile like- roof and European Rehau Windows.
The house offers 7000 sf heated space and 2500 sf of stone paved decks. There are 3 Master bedrooms with vented fireplaces, showers and Jacuzzi, + 2 more bedrooms. Two full size kitchens, wood burning fireplace in lower living room.
Bring your family for a vacation or your team for a working retreat. Fly in and out on your own aircraft ir take a scenic drive, explore the hiking trails, take in the fresh air and beauty of the mountains.
Please see all notes for damage deposit and cancelation policy. We will work with every group in particular trying to accommodate its needs to the best of our abilities.
Excellent for families reunions, executive retreats, workshops, seminaries,
Price is per day for group up to 12 People
Owned by Eagle Nests Homes, a family investment My name is Liviu Marhao and I am the builder and part owner of the house. In 2006 I took a trip to Mountain Air and our family fell in love with the location. We decided that this is the perfect place to build a retreat for our family. I combined my many years of expertise in building custom homes with advanced technologies with the passion of designing and building this retreat to last for generations. Hundreds of hours were spent in research and 18 months in supervising the project, giving much attention to overall quality, choice of materials, architectural details and the highest level of craftsmanship. This is the place where our family comes together to regroup, relax, spend time away from the hectic life and enjoy nature and each others. We would like you to have the same opportunity, you will not be disappointed!
Liviu Marhao purchased this villa in 2008
Breath taking mountain view, secluded and upscale. No humidity and moderate temperatures in the summer, never above 86F. Fly in and out with your small plane or helicopter. Paved private runway 3000 ft. Down the mountain the town of Bunsville awaits you for shoping and dining. More than dozen streams in close proximity for fly fishing.
Cleanse your lungs with fresh mountain air. Morning mist comes up the valley as you wake up. You will find yourself surrounded by the beauty of nature while enjoying luxurious accommodations. Take a good breakfast and head to the top of the mountain where miles of trails are waiting to be discovered and explored. Rest and quiet down as you stay at the house and let your creativity fly high.
My large family stayed at this home and really enjoyed our time. Gorgeous views, spacious rooms for hanging out, and the house has several different levels, so kids can sleep in one section while adults are playing games and laughing in another.
Liviu is really good with communication and always responds quickly to messages. That is a huge plus in my opinion.
TONS of natural light
Big outdoor deck with a metal fence
Great view of mountains/golf course
Quiet, peaceful environment
A study and reading room for reflection or reading
Lots of DVDs and some books
Two kitchens on different levels, so food prep can happen quickly
I have to nitpick to say negative things, and each guest has certain things that they care about or prefer, so these things may not even be an issue for other guests.
-Steep sloped driveway (which can't be helped due to the terrain) may be scary for some drivers and difficult for unskilled manual transmission drivers
-The steep roads driving up the mountain to the house were very taxing for 4-cylinder Camrys with even light cargo/few passengers, so we had to leave a few cars at the base of the mountain and use the SUVs for a few extra trips to ferry people up and down
-The wifi was very inconsistent and not enough for internet usage, so computers/netflix/facebook/etc... were not an option. This house and location are a place you definitely would want to visit to get away from computers and the busyness of everyday life, but since a few of us are self-employed we were unable to do any of our admin/business upkeep work at the house and had to drive approx. 25 mins. for internet access. The mountains also blocked AT&T phone reception, so several of us were completely and hopelessly off the grid while at the house. Again, being in the home and away from everything was great and I treasure the memories we made at this beautiful place, but it was difficult to keep current with potential clients and work emergencies and such.
-I think our family was one of the larger groups that have stayed here and so we used all the towels that were at the house. There is a good washer/dryer and laundry is no problem, but you may consider bringing a few extra towels is you have 15+ people in your party.
-The bathrooms didn't have shower curtains, so shower water splashed onto the floor. That may be a European architectural thing, but it just necessitated an extra towel on the floor to catch that splashing
Liviu and wife... thank you so much for made our vacation best ever, you have an amazing home and your hospitality is over the top, the best bread in USA made by Liviu and wife!!! Our family spend unforgettable days and the snow under the golf course and the view is indescribable you have to be there to know what am I talking about... thank you thank you thank youuuu we are thinking to rented for this next December it was a pleasure to stay in your home!!! Happy 2016 all the best from my family to yours Liviu & wife
My whole family and I stayed here for 9 days at Christmas and we were just blown away at the beauty of this home and it's location. The pictures do not do it justice. It's truly spectacular. The house is so spacious that you never feel on top of each other. The owner was so sweet and accomodating. He left us fresh baked bread and he even called the cable company and added channels so that we would not miss any football games. Talk about awesome!! This was the perfect place for us to make Christmas memories. We will absolutely be back.
We stayed 5 days in October and loved the place. Everything in the house was first class and the location near Asheville, Black Mountain, the Parkway and Burnsville was excellent. Will definitely stay again and would highly recommend it to anyone!
Cannot say enough good things about this home! Our family, spanning three states and 15 people, we're finally able to be under one roof for the first time in years -- and we never once felt cramped!! We will be planning a return trip without a doubt!
When trying to plan for our parents' 50th wedding anniversary, we did not think it would be possible to find a reasonably-priced home that would accommodate our parents, all four of their adult children, plus their families. This home was so much more than we could have hoped for! Not only were there enough beds, the kitchen was large enough to prepare huge meals for the 10 adults and eight children. Everyone was not only comfortable, there were plenty of hiking trails and nearby excursions (we strongly recommend the Linville Caverns. Every person from 5 years of age to 72 enjoyed them). We even found exercising easy, as the local high school was down the street with a track and tennis courts that were open to the public. Also, which I haven't noticed in any of the other reviews, there is a super market only minutes away from this home. We were very relieved to find that it had everything we needed, even a Starbucks for our caffeine addicts. If ever we want to explore North Carolina in the future, we're definitely renting this home again. Thanks again, Liviu!!!
45 minutes to great Biltmore Estates
See all atractions in Yancey County NC
For Golf visit Mt. Mitchell Golf Course or
Grassy Creek Golf Course in Spruce Pine NC
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$400|
$600/nigh for group up to 12. larger that 12 please contact owner for final price.
$290 one time cleaning fee and ironing bed sheets.
Rates are subject to change without notice.
weekly rate $3640 for 7 nights.
90 days prior to arrival we reimburse 90% of the contracted price
60-45 days prior to arrival we reimburse 60%-45% of the contracted price
less than 30days no refund
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.