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Island in the Sky! Asheville's#1secluded Mountain Getaway! Petfriendly! Hot Tub

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Secluded Mountain Top Cabin-HotTub-PetFriendlyFirePit 20min Downtown Asheville

"BE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR 360 VIRTUAL TOUR LINK WHICH ALSO INCLUDES ADDITIONAL PHOTOS – CLICK ON OWNER INFO TAB, THEN LINKS TO MORE INFO”

Situated high on the very top of Bill’s Mountain surrounded by 1,000 acres of pristine wilderness right outside your door. Two delightful cabins - just right for a romantic couples getaway or a small family vacation. Many of our quests have enjoyed celebrating their anniversary or honeymoon on top of the mountain. The cabins are very spacious, newly renovated, and new comfortable furnishings. Take in the fantastic views while setting in the hot tub.

A 4WD/AWD vehicle is necessary to get to your location. We are available 7 days a week to drive you to and from your cabin to the parking area at the bottom of the mountain at no additional charge.

Most AWD vehicles, such as Subaru, will have no difficulty driving to the top, but two wheel drive vehicles will need to park at in the lower parking area and Bob or Kristen will take you to the top. They live just down the road and are available seven days a week to assist you.

Enjoy 30-mile spectacular views of the Smoky Mountains and Mountain Mitchell. Very rural setting only 5 minutes to I-26 and 12 miles to downtown Asheville. Close to hiking, fishing, waterfalls, zip line, white water rafting, golf, horseback riding, Biltmore House, Grove Park Inn and more.

Just 15 miles to Wolf Laurel Ski area!

You will appreciate the quit natural surroundings that include fabulous mountain fresh air, spectacular sunrises and sunsets, native wildlife and trails for hiking to your heart’s content. Relax in the cool mountain air in the evenings and have a bonfire, relive your childhood, play horseshoes, enjoy our tree swings, play games, and have a cookout in the secluded area chocked full of nature. For you photography folks, take plenty of pictures of the natural surroundings along with the wildlife and our free roaming pet – Burt the Emu. Give Burt a banana and he will be your friend forever.

We are dog lovers and welcome well-behaved dogs.

Bring a mat and practice your Yoga in complete solitude. For early morning risers, look down the mountain and check out the morning cloud cover as you eat breakfast on the patio.

Take a trip to Asheville and enjoy the world famous Biltmore Estate & Winery, The Grove Park Inn, downtown shopping that includes arts and crafts, furniture, antiques, and the finest dining in all of North Carolina. Then go by downtown Weaverville – small town with a big heart where people say hello and will make you feel welcome. While there, stop and enjoy Blue Mountain Pizza and the famous Well-Bred Bakery and Café – where you can sample the Mountain Éclair and other bakery items that will leave you astonished and wanting more.

Check out the Navitat Zip Line Canopy Adventure for a heart pumping experience. Just down the road is the French Broad Rafting Expedition with Kayaking, tubing and white water rafting, with a professional tour guide by USA Rafting Company. During the winter months visit the Wolf Laurel Ski Resort at exit 3 off I-26. Drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway and visit Mountain Mitchell the highest mountain east of the Mississippi and Grandfather Mountain best known for its mile-high swinging bridge, the highest in America built in 1952. There are many beautiful waterfalls to see, Douglas Falls is about 21 miles away.

At the end of the day, see a unique and wonderful sunset at The Island in the Sky. Sleep well at 3,300 feet with mountain air that will let you sleep like you never did before. Book a visit today – you’ll be glad you did!

More Details

Owner
Kristen Breining
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017

About Kristen Breining

Host Bart Maherl purchased this property two years ago. This is the fulfillment of his life long dream to live in a secluded mountain top property but still be close to Asheville. Bart has developed property as a site contractor most of his adult life and enjoys the opportunity to work with his own land creating walking trails and exposing the spectacular views.

Kristen Breining purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Kristen Breining chose Asheville Area

Very Secluded! Surrounded by thousands of acres of mountain forest, Pet friendly,'We love dogs' Solitude at the top of the mountain, just 20 minutes from downtown Asheville and the Biltmore, 10 minutes to Navitat Zip Line, White water rafting, skiing, national parks, 60 minutes from Bristol Motor Speedway,The views from this property are absolutely amazing. It is like you are in heaven. You can see weather changes before they happen. We call this 'The Island in the Sky', dogs think they are in paradise.

I have enjoyed the wildlife and peacefulness of living on a mountaintop and decided to share this with others who share the same love.

What makes this apartment unique

Secluded, peaceful, hot tub, outdoor firepit, hammock swings, indoor electric fireplace, quiet, miles and miles of hiking trails right on the property, close to Asheville, The Biltmore, Weaverville, This is a Mountain Top property with 360 degree views right out of your door.

Amenities

Weaverville Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King Bed, spectacular views of the Smokies right from your bed.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Beautiful hiking trails from our site. You can take a hike on miles of beautiful mountain trails.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(96 traveler reviews)

Island in the Sky! Asheville's#1secluded Mountain Getaway! Petfriendly! Hot Tub
average rating of 4.84375 based on 96 reviews
Winamac,in
5

Loved it

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time! Very nice place

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future!
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5

Amazing views. Great hospitality. Can't beat it.

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I have visited Bob and Melissa's place three times now. We come every year toward the end of April/beginning of May and plan to continue that tradition. Bob, Melissa, and Bob's daughter Kristen are all amazing hosts. The views are second to none, as the two cabins look directly toward the Smokies. The top of the mountain is so peaceful and secluded. We honestly enjoy it more every time we come. You're within 15 minutes of downtown Asheville, the Parkway, and the Tennessee border. The location, the cabins themselves, and the mountain are all great.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The property was beautiful! The views were breathtaking!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I recently went for a weekend getaway and it was very peaceful! The cabin was in great shape and the property was easy to navigate. I was under the impression it was a cabin all by itself. When we arrived I noticed a cabin underneath ours and another one next door. All cabins were booked for the weekend. The other attendees were nice but I would've liked something a little more private. All in all the town wasn't too far and our dog had plenty of space to run and play. It was enjoyable but not as private as what we anticipated. Defiantly need a four wheel drive car to get up the mountain. And make sure you have ALL of your groceries so you are not up and down the mountain your entire trip.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We try to be accurate with the description of our property. In our property description we have a link to the 360 Virtual Tour. We encourage our guest to watch the tour so they know what to expect when they arrive. We look forward to seeing you again.
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5

Great hospitality and amazing view

  • 5 of 5

It was the perfect distance outside of the city and for being in mountains. The views were breathtaking! The 4 wheel drive is no joke. Make sure you take one with you or get a rental! We would definitely do this again!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Great view, awesome owners... overall great experience

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing view, close proximity to downtown Asheville

  • 3 of 5

We stayed here for 4 nights, and lucked out with some unusually warm weather for early November. Everyone is right about needing a 4x4 vehicle to get up and down that mountain. That was one heck of a climb to get to the top. I do think they could do some grating to make the trek a little smoother. The sunrises and sunsets are incredible. The house was a little smaller/older (furniture well worn, doors that need painting) than we had anticipated, but we knew we'd be out most of the day so it suited it's purpose. We did have an issue with the cleanliness of the house, thankfully Kristen did work with us on that; whenever I rent a house I assume the house will be appropriately cleaned before a new guest arrives. Overall our stay was fine, and Kristen and Bob are very nice people, but I think if we come back to Asheville we will look for a newer, more modern rental property.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to share your comments Meghan. The gravel road that rises over 1,000 feet to the top of the mountain will have some bumps, even though we maintain it on a regular basis. Arriving at the top and seeing the views is well worth a few bumps! The pictures of this unit reflect the size of the unit. We do a thorough cleaning between guests, but things can be missed from time-to-time, so glad Kristen was able to accommodate you.
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Asheville
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Blue Mountain Pizza
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Reems Creek Golf Club
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Asheville
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I 26 Exit 15 one mile
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Blue Mountain Pizza,Stony Knob, Well-Bred Bakery
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Wolf Laurel
Car: necessary

SPECTACULAR MOUNTAIN TOP PROPERTY WITH 360 DEGREE VIEWS just 12 miles from downtown Asheville, Dogs are welcome, 10 minutes to Navitat Zip Line, 15 minutes White Water rafting, 60 minutes to Bristol Motor Speedway, 20 minutes to the Biltmore Estate, 23 miles to the NC Arboretum. Outdoor fire pit indoor fire place, 30 minutes to Chimney Rock, Sliding Rock, USA Rafting

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Rates & Availability

Weaverville Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 15 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
July 4
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
Summer 2
Jul 5 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$125
From
$150
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
FALL SEASON
Sep 23 2017 - Nov 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Veteran's Day
Nov 9 2017 - Nov 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
$169
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$169
 
 
Christmas
Dec 21 2017 - Dec 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$169
 
 
New Year's
Dec 29 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$169
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$120
From
$145
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $35 + Tax
Additional Guest $10 + Tax
Cleaning for 2 guests $60 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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