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
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-829-7076
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-829-7076

Asheville Mountain Haven

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Fairview House Rental Photos and Description

Fantastic mountain scenery only 15 minutes from downtown Asheville.

Extraordinary views and total serenity at 3400 feet elevation, yet only 15 minutes to heart of Asheville and Biltmore Estate. 3850 square feet of marvelous house on 5 private acres. Huge covered deck to gather and enjoy the view. Master suite and two large bedrooms upstairs. Each has its own bath. Master suite upstairs has large private covered porch with breathtaking views. Large fully equipped kitchen on main floor with all amenities. A den with sofa bed and french doors to the porch. Main floor also includes large living room with huge stone fireplace. On the lower level there is another master suite with large private bath. House is in semi-gated community with paved access to your door. Complete tranquillity all around you.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Sam & Laura
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, german, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 2, 2016

About Sam & Laura

This house has been a home to us for many years and we have loved every minute of it. Now that our children are grown and we have downsized to a smaller home nearby, we would like to share the beauty and peace of the mountain with our guests. My wife teaches at a local university and I work in quality control for a national corporation with offices in this region. We love nature and enjoy hiking the fantastic trails in the area. We also love to travel, especially to Italy. We like to make our guests comfortable and be there whenever they need us while also giving them their space and privacy. We are only four miles away if they ever need anything.

Sam & Laura purchased this house in 2003

Why Sam & Laura chose Asheville Area

We love the tranquillity and beauty of the mountain. In every season there is something beautiful to witness. The chance to be so close to the natural world has been a great blessing to us and has enriched our lives in ways that cannot be expressed in words.

What makes this house unique

The chance to watch the changing view of the valley and distant mountains, to hear the wood thrush in the morning and evening, to hike the trails and be in the natural world ,while also having easy access to downtown Asheville, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Biltmore House, Cataloochee ski resort, white water rafting, and all of the other great attractions in the Western North Carolina mountains has been one of the best things about life on the mountain.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Asheville Mountain Haven
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Great place for large family gathering

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay and would definitely stay here again. The porches and their furnishings were great for enjoying the awesome view and visiting. The layout of the house facilitated the various activities that took place at the same time--for example--the guys watched the baseball game while others played a game at the dining room table, the kids played ping pong downstairs, and others visited on the porch and in the kitchen. We never felt crowded. Having 4 bedrooms, each with a full bath helped us get out the door in the morning without having to wait in line to get in the bathroom. The owners are very responsive and helpful. On the downside--the driveway is a bit of a nightmare for flat-landers like us. It is steep and narrow with a deep rain gutter on one side and a drop off on the other. Nerve racking but we all agreed it wouldn't stop us from renting the house again in the future. Outside of the need for more dusting, the house was clean and tidy. I'm betting the owners would have helped us with the following, but we didn't call them--more hand towels are needed for the bathrooms, more bowls and pots needed in the kitchen. We improvised, using a pot for the fruit bowl and tossed the salad on a platter as the other large bowls were in use for other food. But there are plenty of nice plates, small bowls, coffee cups, etc. The kitchen sink needs replacing but that was the only house issue we found yucky. It was very nice that they had detergent on hand (for washing those towels!) but we recommend getting unscented type (I know, that's nit-picking). Luckily our allergy sufferers brought their own for the laundry and the dishwasher. The only other thing is that this is not the place for anyone in a motorized wheelchair or anyone who can't handle stairways--no bedrooms on the main floor.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: June, we really appreciate your kind words, and we're so glad you enjoyed your stay and that you're planning on coming back. As for the driveway, it's a very typical driveway for houses in the mountains, but although it is nine feet wide at the narrowest place and most of it is over twelve feet wide, with stamped concrete paving all the way to the house, the evergreen trees along the side may have caused it to seem narrower than it is. We have fixed that by trimming the branches. As you noticed, we stock all of our bathrooms with four bath and hand towels and wash cloths. There were extra towels and wash cloths in the downstairs closet, but we're sorry if you missed the spare linens. Per your suggestion, we have provided another set of bowls, and other serving dishes for the kitchen. Thanks again. We enjoyed hosting you!
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
Raleigh NC
5

Lovely Views, Large Space

  • 5 of 5

We brought a very big group, extended family, in-laws, four generations total, and this place was large enough for everyone, and then some. Not only are there enough spaces to sleep, but you're not on top of each other. There is outdoor seating for dinner, the ceilings are tall, and porch is huge and the views are breathtaking. The house was clean, the host was responsive, timely. We will probably return!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Wonderful property & matching view!!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Asheville Mountain Haven. Sam & his wife were very kind, met us at the property & were very quick to respond to any questions we had. The home was very clean & there was plenty of room for all. The views from the balconies were breathtaking. Thank you Sam for allowing us to stay at your wonderful property!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 7 stayed here for a week. This house and the views from the decks are amazing! We especially loved the morning when the fog that looked like clouds, laid in the valley and you could see the tops of the mountains peeking out above. It felt like we had a small glimpse of heaven. The house was fully equipped with everything we needed. We were pleasantly surprised that there was soap and toothpaste in all of the bathrooms. There was even soap in the kitchen for dishes and hand washing. It was so nice to have all of the bed linens and towels provided. Everything we could possibly need was already there. All we had to do was get some groceries. It was so nice to meet the owners, Sam and Laura. They were available all week if we needed anything and answered our questions about the property and things to see in the area. Our first day in Asheville we took the trolley tour of the city and stopped at Omni Grove Park Inn. It was great to get a feel of the city and decide what else we wanted to see that week. The next day we visited Biltmore which is a must see if you are in the area. Be sure you don't miss the garden tour while you are there. We trekked to the top of Chimney Rock and explored Craggy Gardens. We visited Mt. Mitchell and Lake Lure. Returning to the house every evening and rocking on the front deck and enjoying the views was as much fun as our adventures throughout the day. There is so much to see and do in the area. If we are lucky enough to return in the future, we will definitely stay at Asheville Mountain Haven. It was fantastic!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Wonderful place, a true haven

  • 5 of 5

We would highly recommend this property. It is 15 minutes from downtown Asheville. Beautiful location with wonderful views of the mountains. The large master suite has it's own private balcony. The house is fabulous and has a lodge feel on the outside with beautiful stonework and oversize deck with seating on 3 sides. The inside of the home is very spacious with all the amenities you would expect. Beautiful driveway and stonework. We can't wait to visit again. The owners were very gracious and respected our privacy. We didn't want to leave....

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Beautiful View as Pictured in the photos - Great Retreat

  • 5 of 5

The view from the porch of the mountains is exactly as pictured and different times of the day it is even more spectacular. The room photos are as shown and are actually larger than they appear in the photos. The living dining area spans the length of the house with plenty of sitting areas for everyone to gather. The deck wraps around the sides of the house and the length of the house with multiple areas for people to sit or tables to eat from. Much of the deck is under roof so the outdoors can be enjoyed even if it is too sunny or rains. House was clean and well maintained. There is a sleep sofa in the den and in two of the bedrooms so there is space for children to sleep. There is one large master room upstairs with a huge walk in closet and bathroom. On the lower level is another Master suite with bathroom. There is a ping pong table in the lower level and area for children and teens to hang out. It would be nice to have a TV on that level.

We were in Asheville for a family function and relatives from the Piedmont and from Asheville joined us for dinner. The kitchen area is well stocked and plenty of space for everyone to move around and prepare food. We ordered from the Ingles Deli on the main road which will prepare a turkey or ham dinner with 3 side dishes which can serve 15. We also enjoyed eating at Nacho's and Beer the local Mexican restaurant, great menu and delicious.

The owners meet us to take us to the property as it is tucked away in the development and gave suggestions of places to eat and areas to see.

The entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway is only 2 miles away and Asheville downtown, west and east side are easy to reach. Chimney Rock and Lake Lure are a half hour drive.

It was a very pleasant stay and we enjoyed watching the mountains and the cool mountain air.

Like a resort retreat and worth the drive.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
The Local Joint, Angelos, Nachos and Beer
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Asheville Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I-40
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Angelos
Car: necessary

The home is 14 miles from downtown Asheville; 14 miles from the airport; 10 minutes from Blue Ridge Parkway; 15 minutes from the Biltmore House and Asheville's flourishing restaurant scene. Full grocery store is 4 miles away. Hospital 15 minutes away. Pharmacy 5 miles away. Public library 4 miles away. 20 miles to Chimney Rock, Bat Cave, and Lake Lure. 15 minutes from rafting on the French Broad River. Numerous scenic hiking trails, such as the Mountains to the Sea trail, run throughout the area. Cataloochee Park is within an hour's drive and provides an unbelievable trip back in time to a remote mountain village from the early 1900s along with the opportunity to observe the mountain elk at close hand. One of our favorite spots in the region! Hot Springs natural hot water baths are within an hour's drive. Asheville beer tasting tours are within a fifteen minute drive for those who love Asheville's burgeoning beer scene.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Fairview House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
PreChristmas
Dec 1 2016 - Jan 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$285
$2,300
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$348
$2,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Contact Me Send a Message
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)
Unavailable

Amenities

Fairview House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Located in the master suite #1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located in bedroom #2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located in bedroom #3
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located in Suite #2 in the lower level
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Located on the main floor in the living area
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite with Jacuzzi tub and Two vanities
    Living area - 3 sleep sofa /futon , Living area has three full size sleeper sofas
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , It has its own private full bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Master suite #2 it has its own private full bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , It has its own private full bath.
Entertainment:
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

Partner Offers