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Book Your Vacation Now For The Blue Ridge Mountains Of North Carolina

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Two-story, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath custom home.

Come explore the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina and base your vacation at Black Bear Retreat! Looking for a romantic getaway or a family gathering? Black Bear Retreat is a special home just waiting for you. Perched at about 3,000 feet in elevation, this immaculate custom-built, contemporary Craftsman 2-story custom home has nearly 180 degree long-range, year-round views of the Broad River Valley and the Blue Ridge Mountain Range. On a clear fall day you can even see Mt. Mitchell, the highest mountain east of the Mississippi River!

Relax on the porches and take in the views! This secluded retreat is located in a private, gated community just 10 miles from Lake Lure, NC and Chimney Rock State Park, 16 miles to Black Mountain, 25 miles to downtown Asheville and only 18 miles to Hendersonville.

The lower level of this home has 2 bedrooms, 1 bath with over-sized walk-in shower and the laundry room. The upper level has a beautiful open floor plan containing the kitchen, living area with gas fireplace and dining area, 1/2 bath and the master suite with generous soaking tub, but not a shower. Three covered decks provide relaxing comfort for reading, dining, bird watching or mountain gazing. An outside gas fireplace will keep you warm on those cool evenings.

NOTE: There is a security camera inside the front door and overlooking the driveway.

More Details

Property Manager
Coldwell Banker King
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

About Coldwell Banker King

Professionally managed by Coldwell Banker King. Our friendly staff is here to provide you with a wonderful stay in the mountains of Western North Carolina.

Why Coldwell Banker King chose Asheville Area

This wonderful property is set in a secluded location for your relaxation, but is also close to Lake Lure, Chimney Rock State Park, Historic Hendersonville and Asheville is just a short drive away.


Black Mountain House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Upper Level Hall Bath - toilet
    Lower Level Bath - toilet , shower
    Master Bath - toilet , tub , Tub only, no shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
  • Master bath has a tub. There is no shower in the master bath. The two other bedrooms share a hall bath that has a shower.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
Professionally managed by Coldwell Banker King. Our friendly staff is here to provide you with a wonderful stay in the mountains of Western North Carolina.


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Book Your Vacation Now For The Blue Ridge Mountains Of North Carolina
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Exceptional view

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful home and Splendid view. Extremely clean. Only glitch was not having propane for grill when we were prepared to grill steaks. Didn't receive new propane tank until our final night.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winston-Salem, NC


  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful home and the scenery was amazing. Our family of five enjoyed four days exploring the Asheville/Chimney Rock area. We were very active and this home was a perfect setting to retreat each late afternoon. All the beds were very comfortable and the view from the master suite is great. Large windows to enjoy the scenery when not sitting on one of the three porches. We enjoyed the amazing sunsets! The kitchen is very well stocked so that you can enjoy cooking as everything is there that you will need. There is a beautiful porch with a gas grill that was great to cook on. Then we enjoyed smores on the fire pit. Truly a wonderful get away and this house made our time perfect. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home and views

  • 5 of 5

The home was beautiful with nice décor located on the mountain with great views of the rolling mountains. Mile road up to the house is narrow with many twists and turns. Outdoor fireplace is a nice touch when sitting on 1 of many decks. House is stocked with everything needed. If you need the use of the elevator you must make arrangements prior to your stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chandra, Thank you for staying with us, hope you enjoyed the mountains? Greg
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Wonderful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I needed a place to hibernate to after a grueling 3 month campaign running for office amidst many other life changes. This retreat was just what the doctor ordered, peaceful, calm, scenic views and a wonderful small town nearby (Hendersonville) that our kids loved. We will definitely visit again!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Samuel, Glad that you had a relaxing stay. Yes, Hendersonville is the Mayberry RFD of the Mountains. Greg
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Beautiful Black Bear Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a place to stay while visiting nearby Asheville. This home was absolutely perfect. Exactly as described in the profile. The veiw was unbelievable. About 20-30 minutes to the Biltmore Estate and downtown Asheville. The elevator in the home was perfect for my parents who both have trouble with their knees. There are several nice local restaurants just down the road in Lake Lure. I would highly recommend this home over any chain hotel in the area.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review! I am so glad your stay was all you hoped it would be.
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Charleston, SC

Beautiful Home with Matching Views

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Black Bear Retreat. The house was clean, extremely well equipped, and very cozy. The house is a solid 45 minutes to 1 hour from downtown Asheville because of the winding roads that lead up to the fantastic views at Black Bear Retreat. It is well worth your time.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Wwe hope to have you as our guest again in the future.
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Lake Lure
Nearest Golf
17 Miles
Apple Valley Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
The Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant
Nearest Ski
63 Miles
Cataloochee Ski Area
Car: necessary

Chimney Rock State Park is located about 8 miles away. Historic Downtown Hendersonville is just 18 miles SW of the house. Asheville is about 30 minutes away. No pets allowed. Any sign of pets will put your deposit at risk.


Rates & Availability

Black Mountain House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 2017
May 15 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Off-Season Dec
Dec 1 2017 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
July 4th 2018
Jun 27 2018 - Jul 10 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $180
Damage Insurance $59

Please note: The owners' of this rental have a security camera inside the front door.

Manager'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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