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Paradise Peaks - Breathtaking Year Round Panoramic Views

55 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
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House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Nestled in the heart and soul of the Western North Carolina mountains, Paradise Peaks will lull you into total relaxation. This property is located just 25-30 minutes,13 miles from Downtown Asheville and all Asheville has to offer, including The Biltmore Estate & Winery, Addison Farms Vineyard, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Cataloochee Skiing/Tubing, French Broad Rafting & Ziplines, Fontaine Vineyards, Yesterday Spaces. Asheville Outdoor Center for paddleboarding, kayaking, tubing and countless outdoor adventures.

This 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom 2400 sq ft mountaintop home sits on 10.2 acres and butts up to a 2600 acre nature preserve. Quiet, private and rural yet close enough to town. With recent renovations, this home has lots of extras for a carefree vacation to include a fully equipped open kitchen, including convection oven, seating for 12 with extra bar top space, washer & dryer, outdoor fire pit, treadmill, DirecTV, Wi-Fi, and a wood burning fireplace. A patio deck with gas grill offers to you the opportunity to cook your evening meals while watching the incredible panoramic sunset. Imagine yourself swaying in the hammock or sitting on the deck chairs listening to nature at its best. There is an abundance of wildlife that roams the property and the skies above.

This pet-friendly home, (please, no cats) features a separate living room and den along with a master suite on the main level with a private double vanity, walk-in shower and a king size pillow top bed. There is another half bathroom on the main level. The second level has three bedrooms the first with a king size bed, another bedroom with a queen bed and the last bedroom which is small with a queen futon with a new 4 inch memory foam topper. The property features central heat/air with ceiling fans throughout and comes equipped with ample linens and towels for all guests.

There is an upstairs bathroom with separate soaking bath and shower. The second level also contains extra kids chairs that open into single beds for extra sleeping capacity or lounging. There is a library of movies that can be viewed on any of the home's DVD or VCR players along with books for your reading pleasure. There is a new 8 ft. pool table.

The property contains a small stream at the bottom of the pasture and the acres are great for hiking or walking. This home, with all it has to offer, will leave you refreshed, relaxed and a feeling of never wanting to leave Paradise Peaks.

Keywords: House, Asheville, Panoramic Mountain Views of Six or Seven Mountain ranges including Appalachian and Smokey Mountains, very peaceful and private. All the amenities you would need for your mountain vacation.

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  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Katie Wisniewski
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2016
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About Katie Wisniewski

I prefer not to have any of my personal information or photo on my profile

Katie Wisniewski purchased this house in 2006

Why Katie Wisniewski chose Asheville Area

We have vacationed in the Asheville area over the years and we love everything the area has to offer, to include white water rafting, hiking, skiing, mountain biking, great casual dining and shopping.

What makes this house unique

Our property is a great place to hike the acres and surrounding nature preserve, watch the beautiful sunsets from the back porch and relax away from it all, yet still close enough to town.


based on 55 traveler reviews

Paradise Peaks - Breathtaking Year Round Panoramic Views
average rating of 4.8 based on 55 reviews

You can relax here

  • 5 of 5

What you see on the PP site is what you get: a restful spot on a hillside overlooking beautiful mountains. Our visit was in the fall and the outdoor deck was still in play - it made for a great place to set up our telescope and stargaze. Everything was in place for a great stay - amenities, comforts, etc. It's definitely setup well for a family or even two small families. Beautiful countryside! If you want to get away and spend time together, it's a great place to do it!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Nice Place to Stay for a Week!

  • 4 of 5

We were two couples who stayed at Paradise Peaks. We really enjoyed our stay even though it was a little further out from Asheville, NC than we expected. But the setting was beautiful, overlooking a beautiful valley and mountain ridge, with deer and wild turkey routinely present.

We won the toss and got the first floor master suite. The house was very comfortable with two recliners and a couch that also reclined. The satellite TV gave us access to all that we needed including the NFL and SEC networks. We especially enjoyed the hand made TV stand in the living room. It became a topic of discussion several times.The deck was very nice and stretched the length of the house. Our two small pets enjoyed watching the deer from the deck and late at night out the front door when we went out for our last potty break of the day and on one occasion, were just 20 feet away from one younger deer staring at us.

Once we had our route in and out down pat via the dollar store, we were able to come and go with ease. We even drove right to the house the first time without too much difficulty and followed the final path right to the house. If you encounter any problems at all or have any questions, be sure to contact the owners immediately (Katie). She was very responsive and caring about our stay. The house was clean and the property well-maintained.

During our stay we traveled to the City of Ashville, Black Mountain, and the Biltmore Hotel. Each of these excursions were well worth it, including the winery at the Biltmore and super dog freindly town of Black Mountain, the shops there, and the Veranda Cafe which is also dog friendly.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing and lovely spot that's close to everything you go to the mountains for

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for an out-of-the-way place that's nonetheless close to Asheville and all the activities the area offers, this is the perfect location. Some great hikes and rafting are 20 to 30 minutes away. Add to that the incredible view, a comfortable and well-appointed home and, not least, a super-responsive and friendly owner, you can't go wrong staying here. We hope to get back again soon and would definitely recommend this vacation home to any of our friends planning a mountain excursion.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and awesome!!

  • 5 of 5

We just spent our 50th anniversary here and we HATED to leave!! Although it rained the entire time, it was the best vacation we ever had. The bad thing was,we only had one full day. (Even our yellow lab would not get into the car when it came time to go home!!) All my family wanted to stay , can't wait to go back!! The trip up to the house was not bad at all. The directions that was given to us to navigate around were right on the money!! Just can't wait to go back!! We saw turkey and deer! My husbands ancestors came from Marshall,NC. We went to visit the town and the lady at the Bowmans Hardware was the highlight!! It you ever get to visit,please go to see her and get a very good funny history lesson about the building itself!! Wonderful trip! Love the house and setting! Paradise is the perfect name!!

Susan and Jim Rector

Union, SC

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Beautiful view of the mountains (smokey mountains) early in the morning from the deck.

  • 4 of 5

The house was clean, beautiful view of the mountains off the back deck, quiet and not hard to find or drive to. It is close to a grocery and other amenities. Very nice for the whole family you have your privacy and be together as you choose. We seen a deer, many different birds and heard coyotes one night during our short stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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  • 5 of 5

We used the house for our son's wedding (at a local Vineyard) and hosted a group of people. We had many activities during our week stay taking us in and out of Asheville, but despite the 25-35 min drive, and the winding roads climbing up to the rental, we felt the remote location was exactly what we wanted and it proved to be just that. The drive into town is lovely and without difficulty. The climbing roads are not difficult, and for those not used to it provide a local experience to be enjoyed. The view from the deck is definitely the highlight to this rental and was our "entertainment" rather than tv/dvd's (provided). It was a blessing to sip our coffee in the morning and our wine in the evening while watching the hawks and other birds, or enjoying the sunrises and sunsets and clouds (Smokey Mountains) rolling in and out. It was pure nourishment for one's soul! The fall foliage must be breathtaking and we talked about returning during that season sometime just to enjoy it with that view.

The house itself was clean and well stocked in most ways. The spacious master bathroom was wonderful on the main floor and the upstairs rooms, 2 of which have window air conditioning units, provided adequate comfort for our guests. There is room in the upstairs hallways if hosting a larger family or groups for air mattresses, which were provided, but not used. We loved that the house had both a den and family room, as well as a great washer/dryer in the basement to use. We did not use the pool table in the garage, but it was a nice area to be enjoyed for those interested.

Thank you "Paradise Peaks" for a lovely stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Maggie Valley/Cataloochie Ski Area/Tubing
Car: necessary

Cataloochee Skiing/Tubing, French Broad Rafting & Ziplines (30 min), Navitat (canopy tours-zip line), Biltmore Estates-(40 min), Local Leicester Artists Tour, Addison Farms Vineyard, Fontaine Vineyards, Yesterday Spaces. Asheville Outdoor center for paddleboarding, kayaking, tubing. Hiking the Laurel River Trail (dogs welcome), Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Parkway. Our property butts up to the 2,600 acre nature preserve. Sandy Mush Game Lands is nearby and is on the Audubon society for birding. Parking for hiking or birding the game lands is a few minutes away.


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Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
cleaning fee $115
Tax Rate 7.0%

2 night min. 7 nights or more $185 per night. Prior approval for dogs with an additional pet deposit and pet addendum.
$59 insurance coverage with the book it feature or in lieu of that, there is a $300 refundable deposit.

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Marshall House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Floorboards
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Secure Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , separate soaking tub from shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , shower has a bench/double vanity/on suite in master/main fl
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , half bathroom/on main level
  • Some paper products provided, ample towels and linens.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , master with pillowtop king bed/on suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , new king matress/ upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , queen bed/upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , queen futon with new therapeudic 4' memory foam topper
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Futon with new therapeutic 4 inch memory foam topper (1), new 18 inch high queen air matress (1), single air matresses (2), childrens foam chairs that open into single beds (3), single foam mat (1)
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
2nd king size bed upstairs, queen futon with new 4 inch memory foam topper, soaking tub, treadmill, hammock, 18 inch high new queen size air mattress, (2) twin air mattresses, (3) foam single kids chairs that open into beds, single foam that's low to the ground for little ones, (2) additional new flat screen TV's upstairs with DVDs, VCR's. Graco Play and Pack crib.

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