1 / 34 Ramped Deck, Drive-up Entry

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Overview

Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
3
Sleeps:
8
Type:
Chalet
Pets allowed:
Yes
Wi-Fi available:
Yes

Description from owner

A Chalet style custom built home suitable for 3 couples or small family groups of up to 8 guests, our pet friendly Asheville Lookout Chalet is located ten miles west of the village of Black Mountain and ten miles east of downtown Asheville; an ideal jump-off location for many of the area activities. Comprised of 15 wooded acres at an altitude of 2550 feet, the Chalet overlooks the Bee Tree Valley with a view of Watch Knob and Four Brothers Mountain.

First Floor En Suite Master Bedroom with King Bed, TV and entrance to Hot Tub

Second Floor East Bedroom with King Bed and Single Bed in the open Loft above

Second Floor West Bedroom with Queen Bed, TV, Baby Crib and Private Deck

Second Floor open Loft over looking Great Room with Futon type Sleep Sofa.

The Great Room has a gas log fireplace and a southern view through the 16 foot sliding glass doors and large clerestory windows. The kitchen has a full complement of cookware and cutlery, large and small appliances, two china services, glassware and table linens. Dining area seating for 8 guests. The deck spans the length of the entire house with a gas grill, café table set and outdoor seating. On the adjoining stone patio is a picnic table for outdoor dining. When evening falls, roast a few marshmallows in the fire pit, or relax in the 6 person hot tub in the privacy of the Sun Porch.

A Smart TV with ATT U-Verse Cable service is located in the Great Room. Program in your personal Netflix or Hulu Plus accounts to view your favorite shows and movies. To help you stay connected while on vacation, the Chalet has WIFI, so bring your personal laptop or tablet. The Loft computer is available to check your web-based email or look up a great restaurant downtown via the internet.

Beds: 2 King Beds, 1 Queen Bed, 1 Twin Bed, 1 Sofa Bed, 1 Crib

About the area

We have been renting Asheville Lookout Chalet for more than ten years. We have a great team, Lee and Holly, who handle maintenance and housekeeping for us. We love our vacation home and hope that you will enjoy it as much as we do! Answers to Frequent Questions: The Chalet is 3 miles from Warren Wilson College and within 10 miles of Montreat, Lake Eden, the Ridgecrest Conference Center, Rockmont, Timberlake, MerriMac, and the Billy Graham Conference Center. The beautiful Biltmore Estate is 15 miles away via Highway 40. Pet owners are welcome to hike around the upper part of the property using the trail adjoining the driveway. A 4 wheel drive vehicle is not required to reach Asheville Lookout for most of the year; it may be necessary for winter rentals. Security resident on-site, housekeeper and maintenance available. Shopping and Restaurants: The nearest grocery store is Ingles Market on Route 70, 4 miles from the Chalet. This is a large, well stocked store with an exceptional selection of products. They also have a full service pharmacy, extended shopping hours, self-checkout, and accept major credit cards. Black Mountain (10 miles) has many wonderful restaurants; we can personally recommend the Black Mountain Bistro, Athen's Pizza, the Veranda Cafe and Las Cuezelas. For amazing bar-b-que, you shouldn't miss Okie Dokies Smokehouse. Start your morning with a visit to the Dripolator Coffeehouse on State Street.

Getting around

The Chalet, Black Mountain and Asheville are drive-to locations.

Getting here

The Chalet is a drive to location; the local roads are paved until the driveway, which is gravel. A 4 wheel vehicle is recommended for winter rentals (snow). The Chalet is 4 miles from a major highway, downtown Black Mountain and Asheville are within 20 minutes by car.

Interaction with guest

Our Welcome Package will be sent to you prior to your arrival date. The PDF File will include: The street address of the Chalet The telephone number of the house phone The keyless door entry access code A Map and turn by turn driving directions The location of the grocery store, bank and gas stations The telephone numbers for housekeeping and maintenance Websites for local attractions and tourism

Owner profile

Lorna W

Tourist License
600712394

About the owner

My husband and I live and work in Northern Virginia; he is a government contractor and I recently retired from the IT department of our local school system. The Chalet was built as our eventual retirement home; we enjoy renting it to people who want to explore Asheville and Black Mountain.

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Amenities

Bedrooms

  • Bedroom 1: King bed
    Bedroom 2: King bed Twin bed
    Bedroom 3: Queen Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa beds

Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Fireplace
  • Private garden
  • High Speed Internet
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Linen provided
  • Parking Included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Towels provided
  • Wi-Fi available

Appliances

  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • High chair
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • CD player
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Video player
  • Washing machine

Activities

  • Water sports

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Owner Supplied Testimonials

We spent New Years here with the extended family and it was ideal for a large group. The house was fully stocked with everything we could have ever needed and more. The house felt very spacious even with it being full of people and we especially enjoyed mornings on the large deck looking at the views. Bob and Lorna were very pleasant to work with and flexible with our changing schedule - thank you! We would highly recommend this house for a mountain getaway. It's also in great commuting distance to Asheville, and an uber/taxi home was very reasonable. We would love to come back again! Holly G. January 31, 2016

Our family gathered at the Lookout Chalet for the Christmas holiday, and it was wonderful! The house is beautiful, comfortable and well equipped. We used the kitchen for many meals, and it had everything we needed. We also grilled out and enjoyed the fire pit. It is in a good location for Asheville, Black Mountain, Biltmore Estates, and hiking. The driveway was a little steep for our front wheel drive (small SUV), especially after some heavy rain, but we managed and it was no problem compared to the great time we had there! Susan P. January 23, 2016

We chose the Asheville Lookout Chalet for our family reunion. Great choice! The home is beautiful, clean, comfortable and spacious, with lots of windows and a big deck with a mountain view. We enjoyed coffee on the deck in the morning listening to the birds. In the evening, grilling on the deck and room for the whole family around the dining room table was a real treat. The kitchen had everything we needed and all the bedrooms were comfy and quiet. The kids loved the loft. Twenty minutes to everything we wanted to do in the Asheville area. We hope to come back some day! SFM June 26, 2015

This house is awesome! The porch is huge and has a great view! Plenty of room in the house and it is very nice. Close to Pisgah Brewing as well as Asheville. We had a great visit and would definitely come back!!! Sharolyn E, June 22, 2015

My friends and I had an amazing time enjoying this vacation home. There was ample room for us, and the openness of the living area and decks were wonderful. We also enjoyed the hot tub and fire pit. Thank you again for offering your home for the weekend!! Lindsay H., April 24, 2015

Very beautiful and private! The deck is wonderful and a nice place to spend time in the sun and enjoying the view of the valley. I loved the kitchen too and the home is beautiful, comfortable, and you feel like you are on vacation as soon as you enter. Anonymous Guest, April 12, 2015

The photos do NOT do this house justice!! It is gorgeous and updated since these pictures were taken. Bob and Lorna were so gracious to accommodate us last minute. The house was easy to find, no trouble navigating from the recent ice & snow. We arrived to an immaculate home with a cabin feel. Bob was so kind to call me ahead of time to answer any questions I might have. There is plenty of room for our group of 2 adults and 6 kids. They have loved playing all the board games in the cabinet and we have all enjoyed the hot tub! I had the best nights sleep I've had in a while, snuggled up under fresh luxurious bed linens. I was truly shocked at how beautiful this house is in person. It's huge, with tons of storage! The gas logs are so welcoming and the outdoor fire pit has provided a fun relaxing time for all! It's 10 miles from Asheville and easy to get to. I would definitely recommend it and we will be coming back in the future! Emily H., February 21, 2015