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Victorian home in Historic Downtown Saulda. Close to Tryon Equestrian Center.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Beautifully maintained Victorian home that has been in our family for over 30 years. Even though it is 150 years old, it has all the modern conveniences. In every room, you will be quite comfortable with plenty of room to spread out if you wish. The flooring, ceilings and wainscoting are showcased in lovely heart pine.

The gazebo-style front porch beckons you to relax with a drink, a book, or games from sunrise to sunset. You will delight in a yard of native wildflowers, a Koi pond waterfall, and gorgeous Dogwoods. The peaceful setting will make your stay even more enjoyable.

Our home is a convenient stroll to Main Street for shopping, antiquing, a cup of coffee, an old-fashioned soda, or a delicious meal. Meander through the quaint neighborhoods or enjoy a brisk run through the pine tree-lined streets. There is something for everyone.

Our housekeeper charges $125.00 for cleaning. This is left in cash on the kitchen table. This is not included in your quote.

Keywords: Quaint 150-year-old Victorian home nestled in the heart of Saluda, NC.

More Details

Owner
Karla T. Ward
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2017

About Karla T. Ward

We have a deep family history rooted in Saluda. My husband grew up there and my parents used this home as a summer getaway. My husband and I now own the home. We live in Texas, but travel to the mountains several times a year maintaining our home and yard.I have a Maltese who fly with me and spend time in Saluda. I always have a warm heart the entire time I am there.

Karla T. Ward purchased this house in 1979

Why Karla T. Ward chose Saluda

This will be our retirement home one day. Until then, we would love to have special people enjoying it as much as we do.

What makes this house unique

I have traveled to Europe several times. Saluda reminds me of the quaint European towns in Germany. To this day there is still not one franchise business in downtown Saluda. You can't get more Americana than that!

Amenities

Saluda House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Footed tub upstairs for you to relax in.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size Beds (1), Queen bed (1),Full Beds (2), We have a queen air mattress for additional guests.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Victorian home in Historic Downtown Saulda. Close to Tryon Equestrian Center.
average rating of 4.928571 based on 98 reviews
5

A real gem...

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay over the past weekend in Saluda. This Victorian home far exceeded our expectations - spotless, comfortable, and in an ideal location. Beds were comfortable, AC and wifi worked great, and seeing the detailed woodwork throughout the home was amazing. We absolutely will stay here again during our next visit to Saluda. Visitors should check out the wonderful downtown shops, Green River BBQ, the Gorge Zipline tour, the Biltmore house (nearby in Asheville), and finally the lovely Episcopal church in Saluda (we were in town for a wedding).

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Charles, Thank you for the kind review. This is what make it worthwhile. Please come back!! Karla
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5

excellent

  • 5 of 5

Everything was wonderful about this home. I'm a long-time visitor to Saluda and my family has owned a place there for over 100 years (which wasn't available when I wanted to take some friends a few days ago) - so....I have high expectations. The home is beautiful and well cared for. I'll definitely rent again. And, thank you to the owner for sharing this great spot!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mount Pleasant, SC
5

Great home and location

  • 5 of 5

Old Victorian style home with a great front porch for morning coffee and evening wine. Has everything you need. Very short walk to main street in Saluda. Saluda offers a couple great restaurants and a few stores for shopping. Nice quiet getaway in the foothills. 3rd time staying here.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sophia, NC
5

LOVE!

  • 5 of 5

Loved this house! Beautiful, charming and perfect location for local things to do. Great barbecue place down the hill and quaint shops to check out. Lots of history in Saluda. Already made reservations to go back in May 2018!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home!!!

  • 4 of 5

This house in Saluda was great for my family. So much space to spread out. We didn't have the best of weather, but still sat on the lovely front porch enough to take in the beauty. I took a panaramic picture from the porch that is just beautiful. It was my favorite spot....like being in a treehouse with lovely landscaping and privacy yet walkable to the quaint downtown spot. We had good bbq at the Green River BBQ steps from the house. We took my 6 year old grandson to Elijah Mountain Gem Mine in Hendersonville and he loved it!! My communication and response from Karla was easy and friendly with a couple minor concerns. I would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home, wonderful owner

  • 5 of 5

Saluda is a little gem of a town and this Victorian home is the icing on the cake. Close enough to walk to town, clean and comfortable, all the kitchen utensils you need, and Karla is a great person to rent from. Friends and I have stayed here mutiple times and each visit has been a total pleasure.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Greenville Spartanburg
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Green River BBQ
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I 26
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Green River BBQ, Purple Onion, Saluda Grade

Short but memorable excursions include a full array of water activies on the nearby Green River, Pearson Falls, Chimney Rock at Lake Lure, the Biltmore House, and Famous Poet Carl Sandburg's Home, to name a few.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.75%

$110.00 per night for up to 4 people. An additional $15.00 per person per night over 4 people.

Our housekeeper charges $125.00 for cleaning. That is to be left in cash on the kitchen table.

Winter rate starts January 1st to March 31st. During this time we have a 5 night miminum. We do this because our home will stay winterized until your arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.