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Asheville Mountain Haven

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,850 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace


About the property

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.

Sam & Laura
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, german, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 10, 2017

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.


Fairview House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • 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


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Asheville Mountain Haven
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews

Beautiful secluded area

  • 5 of 5

The house had everything you needed and a lot of extras. Local owners, Sam and Laura, went out of their way to make sure you had everything you needed. No need to stop by store for dish detergent or laundry soap. They even provided hand soaps, toothpaste, soap and shampoo for all the bathrooms, which I have had to go out and buy at other VRBOs. The view and outdoor living area was the best.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Somerville, Alabama

Family Get Together

  • 4 of 5

Our family came together at this beautiful scenic mountain home for my Mother''s Birthday. The home was clean and had everything we needed. It was close enough to everything for our day trips and close to a grocery store. Very nice and secluded with a million dollar ever changing view.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Newberry S.C.

Fantastic house with a view that takes your breath!!

  • 5 of 5

Our group, four couples, had a great time in the Ashville N.C. area with this beautiful house as our base. Everything worked and the owners met us at the house and went over everything with us. Sam and Laura, owners, checked in with us a couple times via text to see if we needed anything. All bedrooms had bathrooms which was a high plus for us. Loved the living area with the wood burning fireplace. It is close to all of the attractions near Ashville. We would highly recommend this house!!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome View, Very Private, Great Home

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I celebrated Christmas with our 3 adult children and their spouses at this beautiful property. This is a huge private home with beautiful views. The home is well stocked and very clean. This was our first trip to Ashville. We toured the beautiful Biltmore. The wood burning fireplace makes the home very cozy. We would have loved a hot tub on the deck. Sam, the owner was super nice. We will return.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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!
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Raleigh NC

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
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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
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
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.


Rates & Availability

Fairview House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $145 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
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.
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