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Elegant Downtown Home, 4 Min to Biltmore Estate

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GREEN GABLES OF ASHEVILLE Homestay - Walk to Downtown; WIFI High Speed Internet
PORCH SWING on the Wrap Around Covered VERANDA
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1 of 24GREEN GABLES OF ASHEVILLE Homestay - Walk to Downtown; WIFI High Speed Internet
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Green Gables of Asheville recalls the elegance of bygone days. The ground floor has a full 1250 square feet of private space, including 2 large bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a living room with sleeper sofa, a fully equipped gourmet kitchen and dining area. There are high coffered ceilings, antique chandeliers, restored heart pine floors and original period details throughout. Each of the two large bedrooms has its own wood-burning fireplace and seating area. The living room, furnished with the comfortable elegance of 1920's period antiques, features a third fireplace and a large flat screen with cable TV and DVD player, a CD (ipod-ready) player, high-speed wireless internet and free long distance phone. The home is provided with every convenience, including a washer and dryer (detergent pr...Green Gables of Asheville recalls the elegance of bygone days. The ground floor has a full 1250 square feet of private space, including 2 large bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a living room with sleeper sofa, a fully equipped gourmet kitchen and dining area. There are high coffered ceilings, antique chandeliers, restored heart pine floors and original period details throughout. Each of the two large bedrooms has its own wood-burning fireplace and seating area. The living room, furnished with the comfortable elegance of 1920's period antiques, features a third fireplace and a large flat screen with cable TV and DVD player, a CD (ipod-ready) player, high-speed wireless internet and free long distance phone. The home is provided with every convenience, including a washer and dryer (detergent provided,) soaps & shampoo, and pillow-top mattresses with luxurious Egyptian cotton linens that promise a restful night's sleep. The large kitchen is provided with coffee, tea, sugar, sweeteners and cream. All new appliances (large & small) and a gas grill just outside - everything you need to prepare gourmet meals. A grocery store with organic food is within walking distance. Maps, activity guides and up-to-date restaurant information are provided to help you plan your days and evenings. For quiet times at home, there are lots of board games, over 75 DVD's, CDs, books & magazines. The famous BILTMORE ESTATE is only four minutes away, and Asheville's restaurants, coffee houses, museums, art galleries, and live entertainment are even closer. Shoppers will love the boutiques and the charming, eclectic shops. Many antique stores and warehouses are located less than 10 minutes away - an antique hunter's paradise with bargains galore. A 7-minute walk brings you to the River Arts District with sidewalk cafes and more than 150 artists' studios. The area is also great for sports enthusiasts. It's a 15-minute walk to one of the best clay tennis courts in North Carolina and a 10-minute drive to the nearest golf course. Great biking - level bike paths near the house (including Biltmore Estate bike paths), and hilly terrain in town and on the Blue Ridge Parkway. There is even a skateboard park within walking distance. Green Gables is CLOSE TO EVERYTHING - so take a break from sightseeing or shopping to relax on the huge wrap around porch. Sit in the romantic swing that overlooks the gardens or dine al fresco. The porch is the place to gather on balmy summer evenings to watch the moon rise and to soak up the relaxing, candlelight atmosphere. Other nearby activities include spas, YWCA (10 minute walk), live music & dancing (17 minute walk), several micro breweries within walking distance, bars and restaurants 15 minutes away (walking time,) yoga, farmers markets, and University of North Carolina activities, and much, much more. This elegant and luxurious vacation homestay is a place to experience a romantic getaway that you will remember always. Green Gables is pet friendly and child friendly. Well-behaved dogs will be considered (pet fee applies.) There is a large fenced dog park nearby. The veranda and front yard are fenced and gated for the security of small children and pets. Low-rise beds are available for small children, as well as cribs, high chair and baby baths. Everything folds away for daytime storage in the roomy walk-in closet. . Excellent facilities for day care and summer camp programs are located nearby. ALL BOOKINGS ARE DONE BY PHONE (828) 254-0196. Visa, MasterCard, and personal checks. NO ONLINE BOOKINGS. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Vacationing students or singles under 25 years of age not accepted unless accompanied by adult guardian or parent. Off-street parking behind house for 2 guest vehicles. Free parking on street for additional vehicles. No RV's, campers or trailers. Dogs are permitted only with prior approval. Cats are not permitted. Pet owners are responsible for cleaning up any/all pet refuse. Ask Owner to show you how to use the cast-iron fireplaces. Do not leave when a fire is burning. Use only Duraflame logs.
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Georgia W
Languages spoken:English, Spanish, French, Italian
Response Rate:82%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:July 2009
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Reviewed September 5, 2016

I was really excited about this house as it indicated it was walking distance to all the great dining and shopping in Asheville and was described as an "elegant downtown luxury rental." Unfortunately, only some of that was true. The home is lovely, very well...More

Date of stay: August 2016
14  Thank LucyGio
Reviewed March 19, 2015

This rental accommodation is first class in so many ways. It is a home for home with all modern comforts - from the exquisite bed linens to the heated en suite floor. The kitchen is fully fitted - everything you could possibly need is provided....More

Date of stay: March 2015
2  Thank Eleanor A
Reviewed January 11, 2015

I rented this cabin for my fiancés' birthday and we loved Green Gables! The cabin is roomy and very close to down town. Georgia had dog treats personalized for our fur babies, wine and all the amenities you could need for a vacation in Asheville....More

Date of stay: January 2015
2  Thank Kevin W
Reviewed May 30, 2014

We have stayed in a lot of vacation rentals, B&Bs, and hotels, and this was one of the best. We will definitely be going back. In the past we have stayed at the Grand Bohemian hotel in Biltmore Village- which was great and dog friendly....More

Date of stay: May 2014
2  Thank LadyC0ra
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Reviewed January 16, 2014

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Date of stay: January 2014
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Reviewed November 23, 2013

We loved our stay at Green Gables. The house was well appointed. My only real complaints would be that even the steel could not bring back the kitchen knives to very sharp. But we were not really cooking/chopping. And the claw foot tub is a...More

Date of stay: November 2013
1  Thank Nancy D
Reviewed November 20, 2013

This house was filled with beautiful antiques and was like being at your grandmother's house. It was very comfortable for our group of five. It had everything one would need in a kitchen right down to a grill for our pancakes in the morning. A...More

Date of stay: November 2013
1  Thank Nancy579
Reviewed November 18, 2013

Georgia is a designer and an architect and those talents shine through in this lovely home. Her communication is timely and beyond thorough! (Really, Georgia, your Information Book has outgrown itself!!! LOL). The house is roomy, the beds have GREAT linens, the kitchen stocked with...More

Date of stay: November 2013
1  Thank Linda B
Reviewed July 27, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay in Asheville, NC... The pet friendly accommodations were terrific and as described. The home was well maintained an stocked by Georgia. She was very responsive and delivered more that expected.

Date of stay: July 2013
1  Thank K8956YGmarct
Reviewed June 19, 2013

My friend came from California and I wanted to explore Asheville with her. I decided against a hotel and sought a homey atmosphere where we could come and go comfortably. Green Gables was perfect! Georgia has a lovely home and greeted us with fruit and...More

Date of stay: June 2013
1  Thank HSF6242
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fax
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Porch
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Green Gables is centrally located - 4 minutes to Biltmore Village and the Estate, 3 minutes to the center of downtown Asheville, 2 minutes to the River Arts District, and very close to everything else. Walking time to the RAD and the center of downtown (bars, restaurants, shops, grocery markets, etc.) is 10-15 minutes. Information is provided on convenient, inexpensive city-center parking in case you prefer to drive instead of walking downtown.
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