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Cloud 9 Relaxation Home, Hot Tub, Best Kept Secret around Asheville

119 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Fletcher House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6)

Grab your chance to be on Cloud 9 Relaxation's hill-top, just a hop and skip to Asheville and the Biltmore Estate but you are in the countryside with NO noise. 3 bedroom, 2.5 baths sleep up to 6 comfortably. Is it just the two of you? Call for special rates. Pet Friendly.

Discount BILTMORE TICKETS are available.

We have 200 private acres on the southern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Fairview, NC. We call it Cloud 9 Farm, a hobby farm (family-owned since 1965), a place you will never want to leave. Fresh chicken eggs provided for every visit. The owners live nearby if you need anything. Property secured with an entrance gate. And...did we mention, quiet?

How far is Asheville?

Asheville is just 4 intersections and 15 minutes away! Same for the Biltmore Estate.

WE work, YOU RELAX! We raise blueberries, chickens, cows, honey bees and timber with Cloud 9 Relaxation Home overlooking it all.

* one level

* easy driveway

* centrally heated and air conditioned

* mountain views from every room

* local artists' decor

* wall of sliding glass doors opens up to view full length of the house

* Watch the sunset or stargaze from your private hot tub on the deck

* Gas-log fireplaces

* Pet friendly. Dogs love the farm and being with you on your vacation

Yes, it's a retro1970-built, ranch-style house BUT with lots of updates, windows, the sunlight always lighting and warming this southwesternly-exposed home (passive solar) in the winter. Such a comfortable, easy home to be in. Walls are opened up to show off the view, no small rooms, new furniture, new fixtures and kitchen appliances, tiled walk-in shower. A tear-drop shaped rock-stamped patio added near the full-house-length deck, makes outside living at Cloud 9 in the mountains an energy experience you won't forget.

What can families do outside on Cloud 9 Farm?

HOT TUB with a view on the deck! Hike the trails to our highest peak: “Buzzard’s Roost”, feed the chickens and cows, enjoy a picnic at Peterson Pond, swim or paddle boat, and watch for birds, wild turkeys and deer, pick in the garden or munch on blueberries in the summer. And, if you want, help with farm chores, too. It's like going back in time to a simpler way of life. No traffic noise, no street lights, no power lines, no neighbors. Quiet.

Inside stuff?

Wi-Fi, Large Screen TV with DISH network, puzzles and games (board and video), professional size air hockey table, enjoy the views out every room, one step in. Great light for reading your tablet. Plus a library full of books from gardening to wellness. Air conditioned.

By staying on Cloud 9 Farm you are supporting the conservation stewardship of the land and animals. Tours of our 'best management practices' available. On-site farm products for sale in season: chicken, beef, honey from our pollinator hives on the farm, blueberries, raspberries and vegetables in season, natural skin care products, too. Hair Salon opportunity in proprietor’s home on the property.

Cloud 9 Relaxation Home ; Your 'peace' of heaven! What are you waiting for?

Need a cozier place? Or want to have some of the family spread out but close by? Heavenly Hideaway Cabin, for two, shares the same driveway.


Cloud 9 was part of the 2015 Cycle to Farm Tour. Also featured on the 2012 and 2013 Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project Tour, in the 2011 book, Farm Fresh, NC and was in Southern Living 2010 September Issue in the NC Carolina Living 'Best Farm Stays in North Carolina.'

Keywords: vacation rental, mountain views, hot tub, cabin, private, Biltmore Estate, Biltmore, Asheville, Blue Ridge Mountains, golf, hiking, mountain bikes, farm stays, family farm fun, agritourism, river rafting, gem mining, Grove Park Inn, Orange Peel, microbrew, Beer City, Bee City, Arboretum, Sierra Nevada pet friendly

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Janet Peterson
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016
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About Janet Peterson

Janet here, your hostess, and conservation farmer owner/manager (with lots of help) of one little valley of Fairview, North Carolina. Our sing-along slogan is 'Beds, Berries, Trees, Beef and Honey Bees and don't forget the chickens' which says it all about what you can find on Cloud 9 Farm. These are my many interests and passions which I invite you to share with me as you step back in time for a visit to a simpler way of life on Cloud 9 Farm.

Janet Peterson purchased this house in 2004

Why Janet Peterson chose Asheville Area

I DIDN'T buy this property, it is my family home to share with you. We refurbished the mountain top, retirement Cloud 9 Relaxation Home for families up to 6 and built Heavenly Hideaway, a cozy cabin, for couples, too. Both have hot tubs on an open deck under the stars. Just 8 miles from I-40, you can be at the Biltmore Estate, Grove Park Inn, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Chimney Rock, Lake Lure, and the waterfalls of Dupont State Forest in 15 minutes. Quiet and private.

Where does the owner live? Florida? Texas? California? Are you kidding me? I live on this beautiful property, too.

What makes this house unique

Asheville is just 15 minutes away for a soiree into town...a delectable meal or a great, day-excursion, especially to the Biltmore Estate, but vacation renters find that they never really have to leave the farm because there is enough to do right here; hiking, enjoying the valley pond area, picking blueberries in July, or just sitting on the huge deck (or in the hot-tub) over-looking the mountains and relaxing. The layout of Cloud 9 is very outside-friendly with sliding glass doors in every room to open with natural light and get that fresh mountain air. Views, views, views! Come see for yourself!

Guestbook comments from the owner

7 of us and 2 dogs from Greensboro, NC, Atlanta, GA, Raleigh, NC and South Africa!

Thank you for sharing your space for a wonderful weekend and family gathering to celebrate birthdays and enjoy being together! All the best.
Jun 2013
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Cloud 9 Relaxation Home, Hot Tub, Best Kept Secret around Asheville
average rating of 4.9915967 based on 143 reviews
Plano, TX

Most wonderful property I've vacationed at

  • 5 of 5

My only regret about my stay is that I didn't leave one day to just stay on the property. The owner, Janet, helped my grandson feed the chickens and gather eggs daily. He will never forget his time at the farm. The house is lovely with great views from every side. The view of mountains off of the back porch is spectacular. Next time I stay I will hike the on-property trails. We enjoyed a fire outside each night and had fun on the paddle boat down at the pond.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I know...that's the thing...when you book a vacation you think, "Go, go, go!" but don't think to plan a day, or two, or three to just STAY and enjoy the farm. Thanks for pointing that out. You came to a place where we love to get children involved in farm chores. They scoop the grain out of the barrels and have fun tossing it to the chickens at their free range time. He's a cutie. Some were asking about firewood...we have PLENTY of firewood for you. You don't need to buy it. Some is cut, the rest is nearby in the woods for you to gather and make it a fun family chore with the fire pit reward!
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Great fun!!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the Cloud 9 Relaxation Home (3 seniors, 2 dogs) as a single story place that was pet friendly, away from the congestion of Asheville but close enough to take in all of the attractions. Everything you read about the place on VRBO is accurate. It truly is a 20' drive into Downtown Asheville. You are truly living on a working farm but in a house with all the ammenities we city folk are used to. You truly do wake up every morning with the roosters crowing. Partake in as much of the farm activities as you like; we gathered eggs, fed the cows and chickens, picked fresh berries and vegetables and learned a lot about beekeeping while enjoying fresh honey and eggs. We enjoyed the trails around the property. Janet and Jeff couldn't have been more hospitable hosts.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: 10 days...long enough to beat the heat because it always cools down in the mountains at night...and long enough to truly relax and pace your relaxation. Glad we could assist in that!
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  • 5 of 5

Part of me does not want to write this review as I would like to keep Heavenly Hideaway as my little secret. Awesome property, beautiful cabin, hiking trails and all the amenities. We will be back Janet!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Heavenly Hideaway Cabin (on the same property as Cloud 9 Relaxation Home pictured here) feels like a secret get=away just as you described. We think it's that way because you are as alone as you want to be in the quite woods with no other house in site and unless you saw us working in the valley fields and garden you would think you OWN this mini-estate of 200 private conservation land!
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Cloud 9 Relaxation Home was outstanding!

  • 5 of 5

Cloud 9 Relaxation Home was just outstanding. Janet welcome our family shortly after we arrived. She took my four grandsons to gather the eggs and feed the chickens. She drove us down to the blueberry and blackberry patch to pick fresh berries for breakfast. We got to sleep in because the grand-kids went down stairs to play air hockey and video games in the morning. It was very relaxing vacation with lots of extras. The hot tub was a nice way to end the day.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greenville, NC

Beautiful & Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Cloud 9 is a beautiful and relaxing home away from home. We enjoyed everything from hiking, Peterson Pond, blueberries and the farm animals. Close enough to Asheville but far enough away to feel like you're in the country. Close to the Blue Ridge Parkway, Biltmore and numerous Brewerys and water falls. I'd highly recommend! This is our 1st stay at Cloud 9 with our family and pets, we will be back! We have also stayed at the Heavenly Hideaway cabin on several occasions and highly recommend for couples :) Janet makes you feel like you're right at home.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's great that after you've experienced Heavenly Hideaway Cabin, also listed as "other properties by owner," you wanted your family to come here and vacation at our bigger home. Using Cloud 9 Relaxation Home for your launching pad to see all the Western North Carolina Sites took some smart planning. AND you went to my favorite pottery place; Mud Dabbers.
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Cloud 9 is amazing!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I spent 5 nights at Cloud 9 and weren't ready to come home. Janet and Jeff are wonderful hosts, anticipating everything we might need and sharing their life on the farm overlooking the mountains. We were greeted with fresh eggs and picked blueberries for breakfast. A highlight was having coffee, dinner or a glass of wine on the back deck overlooking the property and the mountains.

Janet even played croquet and bocce ball with us on their new courts. We were also able to spend lots of time in Asheville and appreciated all of the information provided about things to do.

Pam L

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A bunch of gals meeting somewhere fun every year and sharing notes on life..Cloud 9 was glad to host you. I like how you planned an activity every day but still had time for a morning walk where we'd see you out and about! Thanks for helping us figure out that we need to mow the grass shorter on the croquet court so we could whack that ball farther!
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Asheville Airport
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Many golf courses
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
The Local Joint
Nearest Point of Interest
Heavenly Hideaway Cabin
Nearest Point of Interest
Peterson Blueberry Patch
Nearest Point of Interest
Trout Lily Health Foods
Nearest Point of Interest
Angelo's Log Cabin Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Pizza and More
Nearest Point of Interest
Great Wall Chinese Take Out
Nearest Point of Interest
Cloud 9 Honey Bees
Nearest Point of Interest
Cloud 9 Happy Chickens
Nearest Point of Interest
Ingles Grocery Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Food Lion
Nearest Point of Interest
Biltmore Estate
Nearest Point of Interest
Grove Park Inn
Nearest Point of Interest
Asheville Brewing and Pizza
Nearest Point of Interest
The Mellow Mushroom
Nearest Point of Interest
Laughing Seed Cafe
Nearest Point of Interest
Magnolia's Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Drumming on summer Friday nights
Nearest Point of Interest
Barley's Tap Room
Nearest Point of Interest
The Corner Kitchen
Nearest Point of Interest
Parkway Destination Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Parkway Folk Art Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Chimney Rock State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Hiking Trails
Nearest Point of Interest
Lake Lure
Nearest Point of Interest
Troyer's Amish Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Grove Arcade
Car: necessary

Most renters find Cloud 9 Relaxation Home to be the perfect respite from touring the Biltmore Estate and Chimney Rock Park because it's so close. Bird watching: pileated woodpeckers, red tailed hawks, bluebirds, wild turkeys.

Biking (best mountain biking trails in the country), Motorcycling (Deal's Gap is a day trip), Waterfalls, Blue Ridge Parkway, Mount Mitchell, NC Arboretum, Biltmore Estate, Grove Park Inn, Grove Arcade, Chimney Rock, Lake Lure, Great ethnic and independently owned Restaurants. List of favorite local food restaurants at our rental.

Unique ceremonial site in the woods, good energy!


Rates & Availability

Fletcher House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 30 2016 - Dec 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

House Cleaning $125 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Let's chat by phone after your booking to address any concerns.
A Damage Deposit is required by holding a credit card # or refundable deposit of $300 for 2nd payment.
High season is defined as April 1- December 31. Longer stays are negotiable through off season. Rates are subject to change until rental is confirmed.

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Fletcher House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Shared by two of the bedrooms
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , In the master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Near the kitchen
  • All toilets have a comfort height seat and are new. Walk-in shower is all tile. Soaps and shampoos provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • The Garden Room - 1 queen , filled with natural light and garden theme
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Choice of pillows, extra blankets. Flat screen TV
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , The Blueberry Room with 2 single beds or push together
  • King bed in the master bedroom. Soft, Biltmore cotton sheets. Pillows of different softness for you to choose. Queen bed in the 'Garden Room.' Soft cotton sheets. Pillows of different softness for you to choose, Twin beds in the Blueberry Room or we can push them together to make one king sized bed. Baby Crib, A crib is available with sheets and bumper guards. Highchair also available, Sleep Sofa and Futon off the basement game room in the 'Palm Room'
  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
One step in on flat ground, free use of the 200 private Cloud 9 acres for safe hiking trails, so close to the Biltmore Estate (11 miles) and Asheville, (15 min) yet you are off a dirt road. Natural light streams in the large windows; unique chainsaw and rock sculptures sprinkled around the property for you to find! Owner lives on the property and can give you advice for outings. Last minute discount Biltmore Tickets. Uber knows us so enjoy the micro breweries with no worries.

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