Affordable Mountain Luxury Home close to Biltmore

Front view of Blue Ridge Sanctuary
Front view of Blue Ridge SanctuaryCozy Family Room with 65" flat screen TV, over 1200 DVDs and gas fire place~Dining Room that seats 6 to 8 and offers beautiful forest views~Kitchen table that seat 4 and offers beautiful forest views~Kitchen view looking towards Family Room~Living Room with view to Dining Room~Living Room showing Queen Sofa Sleeper & Front Entry~Back Private Patio with Seating, Chiminea, Forest Views & no homes behind us~Corner Guest Bedroom with wonderful views & flat screen TV & DVD player~Fourth Guest Bedroom with great views of Forest, flat screen TV & DVD player~Guest Bathroom with double sinks and separate door with shower & potty~The Biltmore Estate...a must see in Asheville~Historic Biltmore Village with quaint shops, restaurants and galleries~Blue Ridge Parkway in the Fall~Fig Bistro, a favorite located in Biltmore Village~Hiking in Asheville, hundreds of trails and adventures~The Orange Peel Music Venue~River Arts District...a must see while in Asheville~Wall Street in Downtown Asheville, many great restaurants and shops~West Asheville...where the Hipsters live~
2 Reviews

From $379 / night

Affordable Mountain Luxury Home close to Biltmore
4 bedrooms
10 guests
2 night min

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3.5
Sleeps: 10
Type: Home
Per night: $379
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: Yes
Description of the Asheville vacation home rental
Discover the beauty and enchantment of Asheville, NC from "Blue Ridge Sanctuary" offering beautiful treetop canopy views that surround this lovely 4 bedroom 3.5 bath home on 1.6 acres.

PEACEFUL AND PRIVATE~ Located in a safe & upscale residential neighborhood situated above the other homes in the community. You will immediately feel the calm & know that you are surrounded by beautiful forest in complete privacy. Please note that 4 wheel drive is not required and all streets leading to the property and the driveway are paved.

ONE OF THE CLOSEST VACATION RENTALS TO THE BILTMORE ESTATE AND DOWNTOWN ASHEVILLE~ Only 6 miles to the Biltmore Estate and 9 miles to eclectic downtown Asheville!

PERFECT FOR ALL OCCASIONS~ With over 3000 square feet of living space, this home sleeps up to 10 guests and is perfect for any celebration like family vacations, wedding lodging, anniversaries, family reunions, or a girls/guys get-away.

INVITING & VERY CLEAN~ Enter a very welcoming first level with gorgeous oak wood floors, foyer with 10 foot ceilings , and gorgeous sun-lit formal living room with leather sleeper sofa (includes a memory foam Queen mattress). Take pleasure in the cleanliness knowing that all you need to do is unpack and unwind!

ENTERTAINMENT AT ITS FINEST~ The formal dining room seats up to 8 guests and is the perfect stage for a 5 course meal and wonderful conversation. Adjacent to the dining room is the gourmet kitchen with gas convection range, large center island, and nook with kitchen table that seats 4 to 6. This kitchen has all the prep tools that you will need to prepare a perfect Asheville farm to table meal.

SNUGGLE TIME~ Flowing from the kitchen to the west side of your vacation escape is the family Room that boosts a 62 inch high definition flat screen TV, movie library with over 1200 DVDs, Wii, board games and cozy gas fireplace. When you imagine being on vacation and just kicking back, this is where you want to be snuggled by the fire with DVD choices that suit a range of all different tastes.

OUTDOOR LIVING IN THE BLUE RIDGE~ Immerse yourself in the fresh mountain air on either the large front terrace with patio table and grill for dining al fresco. Or, the very private back patio with outdoor seating, chiminea to keep warm & make smores with the family , and no other homes behind the property for miles. Talk about the perfect way to end the perfect day with a glass of wine under the amazing Blue Ridge Mountain sky!

COMFORTABLE AND LUXURIOUS~ The Second floor has a total of 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths with towels and hair dryers provided and laundry room with washer and dryer. Two of the bedrooms are large master suites with en suite bathrooms, Jacuzzi tub with breathtaking views, Walk-in closet and 46' flat screen TV in Master Bedroom, and all bedrooms come with high quality Queen size mattresses, luxurious linens, televisions with DVD players, alarm clocks and incredible privacy with beautiful surrounding forest views! It's so nice knowing that everyone is safe and sound on the same floor, yet enjoying their own privacy and upscale amenities in one of the large 4 bedrooms. Please note that there is a 5th bed, which is a comfortable Queen Mattress Sleeper Sofa (with a Memory Foam Topper) located in the living room on the first floor.

Irene Hoffman

Area Information
Come to Asheville and find yourself immersed in a truly unique mountain oasis, where you can choose to simply relax or go on the many adventures Asheville and surrounding mountains have to offer.

From touring the Historic Biltmore house, enjoying downtown Asheville's thriving arts and music scene, grabbing a locally sourced meal at one of the many independent restaurants or paddling down the French Broad River and then jumping on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Humming Bird Point is conveniently located to make the most of your Asheville adventure.

Recommended Adventures:

Biltmore Estate

Take a step back in time and experience America's largest home, George Vanderbilt's 250-room Biltmore House and its' 8,000 acre property. Tour the home, stroll the century old gardens, enjoy a beer at Cedric's Tavern, a glass of wine at the winery or take an adventure on horseback, bike or kayak. Plan on spending the whole day here.

Historic Biltmore Village

Originally built in the late 1890's as a planned community for the workers of the Biltmore Estate, The Biltmore Village sits at the entrance and houses one of the South's most unique shopping environments. With locally owned boutiques, fine restaurants, and art galleries; the tree lined streets and brick sidewalks offer a one of a kind experience.

Downtown Asheville

Downtown Asheville is an amazing place. Artists, street musicians, unique boutiques, coffee shops, live music venues, art galleries, 50+ independent restaurants + breweries, and beautiful Art Deco architecture make for a vibrancy that is rarely found in a city of this size. Whether you're taking in a show, grabbing a meal, shopping, strolling the galleries or just doing some people watching downtown Asheville is the perfect backdrop.

West Asheville

Just a little West of downtown, this funky area has been going through a revitalization the past 5+ years and is home to some of the tastiest food, funkiest boutiques, record shops, breweries, and nightlife. Sunny Point Café, The Isis Theater, WALK, West End Bakery, The Mothlight, Zia's, Lucky Otter, Universal Joint, The Admiral, Harvest Records, Short Street Cakes, Biscuit Head, Pro Bikes, Oysterhouse Brewing, Second Gear, Hops & Vine, and more are located in this quaint and unique walkable community.

The River Arts District

Located less than a mile from downtown, this area is home to more than 165 artists studios and are open to the public. There are also a number of restaurants, shops, and cafés as well as a historic music venue, The Grey Eagle. Looking for something a little more adventurous? The Asheville Adventure Rental company is also located in the RAD and can help you plan a half/full day kayak or tubing trip down the French Broad River.

Local Beer

With 13 breweries in the county there is something for every beer lover. The Wedge, Highlands Brewing, Lexington Ave Brewing, Asheville Brewing Company, The Altamont, Pisgah Brewing, and High Wire are all suggested destinations. There is also a Brews Cruise so you can leave the driving to someone else.

Local Food

Asheville and all of Western North Carolina is known for its' thriving local food scene. Farm to table isn't just a buzz word here, it's a part of life in the mountains. Find the freshest and locally grown fruits, vegetables, cheeses, eggs, and meat at one of the many local tailgate markets.

Blue Ridge Parkway

Beautiful scenery and recreational opportunities make the Blue Ridge Parkway one of the most popular scenic drives. Named "America's Favorite Drive," the 469-mile scenic road, offers stunning vistas, hiking and cycling opportunities, running through Asheville. The Blue Ridge Parkway can be accessed by numerous entrances including US 25 in South Asheville (The closest to Hummingbird Point), US 70 in East Asheville, US 74 near Fairview and NC 191 in West Asheville.

About the owner

Owner Profile

Irene Hoffman

Irene Hoffman

Irene Hoffman

  • School:

    UC Santa Barbara and CSUF
  • Work:

    National Sales Manager, Bulova Clock Division
  • About:

    My husband and I chose to move to Asheville, NC because it is one of the best places we have ever visited in the country. Two of our grown children also live in Asheville and attend UNCA. We hope that you will enjoy our home and this beautiful city! It gives us great pleasure to share our sanctuary...
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Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Jan 01 2015 Dec 31 2016 $379 $379 - - 2 Nights
Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.
Lodging tax: 13%
Tax I.D.: 567839205
Deposits: 50% due at booking and remaining balance due 90 days prior to check-in date. If Special Offer is available, then full payment is due at booking.
Payment Options: Mastercard, Visa
Other Fees: $225 cleaning fee $99 Non-refundable Accidental Damage Insurance $100 Pet fee per dog- maximum of 2 dogs under 35 lbs., house-trained, well behaved, current vaccinations, and no past history of aggression. *Ask about Discount Biltmore Tickets available to Guests only.

Reviews (2)

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2 reviews
Bob Graff

Beautiful luxury cabin

Bob Graff

Wilmington NC

Beautiful luxury cabin

December 2, 2015

Great stay for 4 families over thanksgiving. Very private cabin along a rushing creek - peaceful and home was well appointed. Was everything we wanted. We'll be back.

Margaret Frazier

Fantastic Gathering House!

Margaret Frazier


Fantastic Gathering House!

April 15, 2015

Comfortable home to stay with friends or family, Offers good gathering spaces to talk, share a meal, or in our case celebrate an upcoming wedding! Fantastic amenities for the price with lots of extras like a well stocked pantry and kitchen.

Irene Hoffman

Owner's reply:

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are so happy that you were able to have a comfortable stay and enjoyed your wedding in Asheville! Please visit us again were terrific guests and we thank you for treating our home like your own. All my best, Irene

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is one of the best things to do at Blue Ridge Sanctuary?
A: Enjoy the peace and quiet on the front deck or back patio soaking in the Blue Ridge Mountain sky.
Q: What makes Blue Ridge Sanctuary special?
A: Our home is very clean and comfortable and we are only 6 miles from the Biltmore Estate and 9 miles from Downtown Asheville! Our home is your sanctuary and this is the kind of vacation that rejuvenates the soul.
Q: What is the coolest nearby activity?
A: Biltmore is America's largest home and is a magnificent castle with art work, gardens, shops and even a full operational Winery!
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