Come meet this historic 1920's Grovemont home, one of the original E.W. Grove properties of Grove Park Inn fame. Unwind in the great room under 15-foot vaulted ceilings while you take in the year-round, gorgeous mountain views from the bluff. You're just 10 minutes from Black Mountain, 12 miles from downtown Asheville and 5 minutes from LEAF festival & Warren Wilson College. Fall in love with the historic charm, arched windows, natural light, covered deck, original artwork & mountain setting.
This historic home offers the accessibility and convenience you need with the views of a ridge top property. Located 5 minutes from I-40 in historic Grovemont on a bluff. The street is close to the outskirts of the neighborhood - an aerial view shows miles of undeveloped land close by. 12 miles to downtown Asheville and 5 miles to downtown Black Mountain. Enjoy coffee or a glass of wine on the covered deck with year-round mountain views. Open the french doors in the great room to live al fresco. This house is truly unique; it is a gem.
The kitchen has a coffee maker, french press, coffee grinder, standard fridge, stove and dishwasher. Some basic spices and cooking oil will be provided. There is a charcoal grill for your use on the deck.
The great room has 15-foot vaulted ceilings and features a built-in library, offering an assortment of wonderful photo and art books, fiction and non-fiction. Reading is good and we totally encourage it! The large antique barnwood table is the perfect setting for gatherings and conversation, and a sleeper sofa accommodates two.
This house has three bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms The master bedroom features a custom-made, locally milled oak and steel frame bed with organic mattress and an antique dressing table and armoire. The second bedroom has an antique steel-frame bed and sofa. The third bedroom is located near the half bath and has a queen bed.
The office has a large desk that's suitable for laptop set-up and as a work station. Wi-Fi is available but there is no cable in the house. DVDs and VHS tapes are also available for your use. There are speakers to plug your phone or iPod into for music.
Please note that the driveway is circular, but is shared with the neighbor. The property boundaries are denoted by a large boulder.
Zugang für Gäste
You have access to the entire house and grounds.
Interaktion mit Gästen
I respect your privacy - you have the place to yourself. I am available to you during your stay by text message, phone call or email, and I will happily recommend concerts, events, restaurants, hikes and other adventures - just ask me!
Weitere wichtige Infos
Location, location location!
10 minute to downtown Black Mountain:
Town Hardware & General Store (not to be missed)
Dobra Tea and Black Mountain Yoga, Library, banks, gift shops with handmade jewelry and art, ice cream, fresh fudge, homemade cupcakes, great kitchen store, creperie, local pizza joint
5 minutes to:
LEAF Festival (Lake Eden Arts)
SE Women's Herbal Conference
Blue Ridge Parkway
Montreat Conference Center and Campground
Biking and hiking trails
Warren Wilson College
15 minute drive to downtown Asheville:
Asheville has so much to offer. Check out the explore Asheville website for more info.
- Use of wood stove is prohibited.
- This is a quiet neighborhood. Respect for neighbors is very much appreciated and expected.
- No smoking, no pets and no flushing anything except waste and toilet paper.
- Do not take artwork off the walls.
- Be mindful of not scratching the floors with excessive furniture moving.
- Do not leave windows or doors open while a/c or heat is running.
- No large house parties.
- You may use the fire pit in the backyard for outdoor fires. Please be mindful of fire safety and do not retire for the evening until the fire is completely extinguished.
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I'm a performing arts and cultural event programmer at a university. I'm also a mother to active, awesome young boys. Connecting people through the arts is my passion. For 20 years I've lived and worked in this unique community. I love the mix of rugged, outdoor beauty and the easy access to arts and culture this area offers. I grew up on the ocean, so I try to visit the coast often.
I'd like to offer you a taste of refined mountain history, culture, art and outdoors adventures - my favorite things! I believe it's important to feel comfortable and at home, even when you're traveling. Elegant, creative and laid back is my style.