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Pet Friendly Home Minutes To Downtown

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome


About the property

2/3 bedroom in rural setting 3 miles from downtown

Chestnut Hill is a two/three bedroom home located in a country setting yet only 3 miles from downtown. It is a short ride to everything you want to do in the Asheville area, including wonderful dining, gorgeous hiking, and antiquing. The Biltmore estate is 15 minutes away. After a day of sight seeing and adventure, Chestnut Hill is a great place to call home. Here you can cook a meal in the fully appointed large kitchen, watch TV, go on the internet, or just relax.

Our home has a large living room with comfy leather couches, large dining area with seating for 6, a fully equipped kitchen and a tiled bath with a tub/shower combination. The entire home has hardwood floors and is professionally decorated. The walls are decorated with antique theatre posters

The large master bedroom suite has a queen size bed with a pillowtop mattress and a 1/2 bath. The attached sitting room (can be used as a third bedroom) has a daybed with trundle that can be pulled out for two twin beds and a flat screen tv. It also has a door to the outside porch.

The large second bedroom also has a queen size bed with sliders going to the outside porch

The home has plenty of parking, is located on fenced land, and is a great place to unwind after a day exploring Asheville or hiking nearby mountain trails. The grounds are full of organically grown fruit trees, nuts, berries and grapes. If you are visiting when they are ripe you are welcome to enjoy them. There is an attached apartment that is partially beneath the house.

Asheville boasts activities which will satisfy all in your travel party. Hiking trails and outdoor activities such as horseback riding, canoeing, and whitewater rafting are within easy driving distance. Skiing and a zipline tour are within a 20 minute drive. For the shopper in your group, Asheville has a host of antique shops, boutiques, art galleries,and crafts. Evening activities include diverse dining options, movies, live theatre, live music, or just walking through Asheville's energetic downtown filled with street performers and art. The Biltmore estate is breathtaking in summer and glorious when decorated for Christmas. Chimney Rock Park is worth the 20 minute drive. Wonderful hiking and beautiful views await you in every direction. A drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway in autumn highlights the beautiful peak colors. There are many festivals throughout the year for the whole family.

More Details

Marilyn Del Vecchio
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2017

About Marilyn Del Vecchio

We are a family owned and operated property. We have three places in Asheville and are proud of our warm and friendly vacation homes.

Marilyn Del Vecchio purchased this house in 2010

Why Marilyn Del Vecchio chose Asheville Area

We bought this property because our children live in Asheville (son Sam and family live next door). My son owns Alternative Allergy Solutions in Asheville specializing in acupuncture and allergies. My daughter is a playwright and actress and managing director of The Magnetic Theatre in Asheville

What makes this house unique

The numerous fruit trees, berry bushes and nut trees grown organically on the property by our son are wonderful.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great place-fabulous! Loved being here! Location near Asheville. We were here for a wedding. Had a fun time Thank you.
Jul 2014
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Asheville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , suite with 1/2 bath and sitting room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , room off the master
  • Queen bed in master with a daybed in sitting room that converts to two twins with flat screen tv. Queen bed in guest bedroom with sliders to porch.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Yard
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
smoking allowed outside pet fee $50 per pet

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(52 traveler reviews)

Pet Friendly Home Minutes To Downtown
average rating of 4.6538463 based on 71 reviews

Pet friendly, convenient to downtown, and well maintained.

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our weekend in Asheville with friends. It was convenient to catch an Uber for an evening out. The fenced-in front yard was great for my dog. The owner's instructions were clear & easy to follow for how to enter, leave, and check-out. Marilyn was wonderful to work with. The house was clean, well maintained, and very spacious. We sat outside one evening and enjoyed the country feeling. We'd love to come back when the bushes are in bloom and for a longer stay. We didn't use the kitchen to cook, but it had the things we would have needed. I highly recommend this home and the owner. We will stay here again.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ok house, value stay, short drive to town

  • 3 of 5

We were 2 families of three (2 couples each with a child) who stayed for a weekend. The house was a reasonable drive from downtown ASHEVILLE/Biltmore.(10-15 min). The beds are pretty comfortable, kitchen has basic supplies (coffee pot, pans, etc). The beds have blankets, but we did get a little cold one night and were not able to find any extra blankets. (That might be nice to have.) The only downside to this otherwise good value rental was that there were a couple of donkeys (and dogs) next door that made lots of noise late at night and early in the morning. We didn't sleep very well and the kids were up super early. I guess there isn't much you can do about neighbors with donkeys, but perhaps heavier sleepers will not notice it as much as we did.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice and quaint

  • 5 of 5

Property was lovely as described. Will stay again.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Family Stay

  • 5 of 5

The home was comfortable for all six of us and our two pups. We enjoyed the proximity to the Biltmore, Chimey Rock, Blowing Rock and Skyline Drive. We hope to return in the Fall to see the beautiful colors of the changing trees.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy little home

  • 5 of 5

Nice clean home just minutes away from almost any Asheville attraction. It was great for us with the fenced in yard while traveling with a dog!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chestnut Hil - Cozy and Inviting 3 bedroom home in West Asheville

  • 5 of 5

Me and my husband enjoyed our stay at Chestnut Hill. We live in Fort Lauderdale and have a child that lives in Asheville and one in Greensboro, NC. We stayed here during the Thanksgiving holidays with our family. The home was the perfect place to host the Thanksgiving meal. The kitchen had most everything we needed to cook and was big enough to accommodate the whole family. The beds were comfortable and we loved hanging out in the den on the cozy couches. We would stay here again! Diane and Hudson Welch

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Route 40


Rates & Availability

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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