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Whisper Mountain Idea House

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 5 nights


About the property

You will congratulate yourself on choosing this wonderful Whisper Mountain Retreat for your vacation! A lovely blend of regional farmhouse exterior and contemporary interior, this fun mountain home is situated in the very special gated community of Whisper Mountain 17 miles northwest of Asheville. Built in 2008 as a Southern Living Idea House, you'll experience exciting ideas throughout this beautifully designed home. With 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, there's extra sleeping in the reading room with a queen sofa sleeper and the kitchen is nicely equipped for cooking. 'The spacious covered deck invites relaxation for those who want to enjoy a good book and there are a number of nooks and crannies inside to get away by yourself. A Nature Lover's Dream, Whisper Mountain has distinct hiking trails for you and your family doggie and a noisy mountain creek for you to enjoy as you wander the property. Horseback riding at Sandy Bottom Trail Rides has all levels of riding available including for kids. And for sports car and motorcycle enthusiasts, you're poised for some of the best road touring imaginable as you take off up to Doggett Mountain. Also within a few miles of wonderful whitewater rafting and ziplining and the famous Hot Springs natural soothing springs.

Property Manager
Lucy Beverly
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a day
Calendar last updated:
February 15, 2018


Leicester House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • rafting


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(2 traveler reviews)

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Whisper Mountain Idea House
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews

Whisper Mountain Retreat family reunion/get away

  • 5 of 5

Our family gathered from Ohio, Columbia, SC and Nashville, TN to enjoy a quick Labor Day get-away. Lucy was very helpful with directions and access. The home was well appointed with lovely views. We did have one issue that required a service man. It was addressed immediately without inconveniencing our vacation. While it was a 30 min trip into Asheville, it was definitely worth it. We would definitely consider this property again if it is available.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, peaceful home

  • 4 of 5

My family enjoyed are 3 week vacation in this home. The overall vision and atmosphere of the home was just lovely. It is definitely in a beautiful picturesque setting sourrounded by the mountains.

I did not realize how far out the home was from the city of Asheville (about 35/45 min drive), but in any case there were plenty of grocery stores within a 20 min drive. Also I was unaware that the home was not completed. The entire basement and guest house are unfinished. This did not effect our stay, just something that was not mentioned and I was unaware of. I was also unaware that there was no garbage pick we had to depose of our own garbage about 3 miles down the road.

A few things we encountered during our stay that could need some attention.

1. The AC went out on us for a few days. The downstairs was alright but the upstairs was roasting. The AC had frozen over. At one point the AC man did arrive and we were able to get it fixed for the remainder of our stay.

2. The hot water seemed to be spotty. At times it would work just fine and then at other times it would take 5-10 min before it would start working.

3. One of the upstairs bathrooms seemed to have a leak in the bench seat bc when being used water would leak down into the master bathroom.

Besides these things the house really was a great space to have a multi family vacation. We really enjoyed the grill and the yard for the kids to run around in.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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