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Potential Homestay or Vacation Rental

Looking for a property with great homestay potential in Asheville and Buncombe County? Renting a room or rooms out within a private home is a great way to make extra cash, or even to offset mortgage costs. In Asheville, homestays are permitted in residentially zoned areas if you meet the regulatory requirements for homestays and obtain a homestay permit. (These search results may offer homestay potential, but are not precise or accurate.)

Below you will find listings for a variety of real estate based on properties with “vacation rental” and similar terms in the property description. To learn if a property has legal homestay potential, contact a Mosaic agent. Create an account with us to save your favorite listings and to receive email notifications when similar properties become available. 

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259 Westwood Place Asheville NC 28806

Asheville, NC259 Westwood Place

Price$595,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number CAR3787908

  • Residential
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Square Feet 1167
  • Lot Description Level, Rolling Slope

Lovingly restored home nestled in the desirable Westwood neighborhood of West Asheville. Just up the hill from New Belgium Brewing, the FB Greenway & River Arts District. With Haywood Rd just around the corner you will never need to leave your neighborhood again! Make this your single family home w/ in law suite or keep it as an airbnb for additional income. Home is ready with updated electrical, beautifully refinished floors, new refrigerator, new roof in 2018, and fresh exterior paint. The mature landscape and well established trees bring the woods to your backyard. Natural light throughout the year, amazing sunrises off the back porch and back bedroom, plus many creative updates. Potential year round views of downtown! Attached airbnb with solid income history, and potential to split large .31 acre lot with access on Richland Street makes this home an excellent investment opportunity. Buyer to verify splitting lot and building plans with the city. List of updates in ATTACHED

Listed by Lauren Eaddy of Keller Williams Professionals

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Federal 30-year interest rate: 2.86% last updated on Sep 16, 2021
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710 Marietta Street Asheville NC 28803

Asheville, NC710 Marietta Street

Price$385,000

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MLS Number CAR3772874

  • Residential
  • Square Feet 1478
  • Bathrooms 3
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Lot Description Pond(s)

Own a part of Asheville history! "Pete's Cottage" is a Marietta Street treasure originally built by local carpenter Clarence "Pete" Taylor in the 1940's as a garage/workshop and rental apartment on a larger early 20th century property. Lovingly converted in 2003 into a 4 BR/3 BA home while retaining its unique charm and character. Features an open kitchen/dining/living space with primary suite on the main level, and additional bedrooms, baths, laundry, sitting area, and covered side porch upstairs. The fenced and landscaped yard with pond/fountain is a private oasis in the city on a quiet, tree-lined historic street. Conveniently located 1 mile from Biltmore Village and 3 miles from downtown Asheville. This home would work well for multiple living situations, including income producing homestay potential with upstairs or downstairs suites. Note 4th bedroom ceiling height is slightly under 7'. Shed and fish in pond convey with sale. More history available at the house if interested!

Listed by Bobbi Holland of Nest Realty Asheville

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7 Carroll Sluder Drive Leicester NC 28748

Leicester, NC7 Carroll Sluder Drive

Price$199,999

Est. Mortgage: $/month

Active With Contract

MLS Number CAR3783252

  • Residential
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Square Feet 639
  • Bathrooms 1
  • Acreage 0.7

Sweet 2 Bedroom 1 bath cottage situated in the hills of Leicester! Country living at its best yet get into downtown Asheville in 20 minutes! This delightful property boasts a new roof , updated kitchen, freshly painted , large basement for storage, raised beds, and partial fencing! Get cozy in one of the chairs on the front porch as you relax and listen to the sounds of nature ! Expansive, gently sloping yard allows for playing with kids and your fur family , gardening or having a bonfire on thee cool autumn evening with family and friends! The useful side deck allows for grilling or hanging out! This outstanding mountain cottage would make a lovely home or vacation rental and will not last long!!!

Listed by Lisa Hagan of Moving Mountains Property Group LLC

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114 Courtney Lane Candler NC 28715

Candler, NC114 Courtney Lane

Price$399,900

Est. Mortgage: $/month

Active With Contract

MLS Number CAR3785373

  • Residential
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathrooms 3
  • Square Feet 2637
  • Acreage 0.84

*To allow for interested parties to show, offers will be reviewed after 3pm on Tuesday, 09/21. Response to offers will occur by Wednesday, 09/22 at 12pm.* Live like you're on vacation everyday in this picturesque 3 bed/3 bath cottage sitting conveniently 20 minutes away to Downtown Asheville, yet private and serene on 0.84 acres which backs up to undeveloped land. This home is truly move-in ready as extensive updates have recently occurred including new roof, HVAC, durable luxury vinyl plank flooring in the lower level, hardwoods on the main floor and stainless steel appliances in the bright and airy kitchen. Upstairs carpet will be replaced as well. You'll want to take in the seasons (especially the winter views!) on the screened front porch or two back decks with stairs and ramps making it easy to gain access to the grassy yard. Income opportunity exists with the walk-out basement living space as a home-stay!

Listed by Jeff Stewart and David Cash of Keller Williams Professionals

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10 Carl Lane Candler NC 28715

Candler, NC10 Carl Lane

Price$595,000

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MLS Number CAR3782821

  • Residential
  • Bathrooms 3
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Square Feet 1753
  • Acreage 1.83

Private and secluded mountain retreat. Well maintained log sided home with year round mountain views. Home boast a open living concept with cathedral ceiling, hard wood floors, gas logs fireplace in great room. Kitchen with new ss appliances and island, great for gatherings and entertaining. Multiple doors allow access a large wrap around deck and side porch for outdoor entertaining. Two Primary Bedrooms with en-suite and a generous secondary bedroom with access to guest bath. Recent updates include new painted interior and log siding has been resealed and stained. Profitable investment opportunity all furnishings convey allowing this to be a turnkey AirBnB or VRBO ready for the holidays season. Huge flex room in basement, great for workshop, work out area or equipment storage. Convenient location with quick drive to Asheville, Blue Ridge Parkway and other area amenities.

Listed by Ruth Watts of Seller Solutions

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Federal 30-year interest rate: 2.86% last updated on Sep 16, 2021
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6 Independence Boulevard Asheville NC 28805

MLS Number CAR3786257

  • Residential
  • Bathrooms 3
  • Square Feet 1800
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Acreage 0.24

Beautiful home in Riceville Forest. Very well maintained interior with hardwood floors and two living areas. Tucked off of the street with plenty of parking. Lower level has a separate entrance and could easily be converted into a second living quarters, apartment, income producing vacation rental, or short term rental (buyer to verify). Lower level already has 220 volt plug for future kitchen. Huge decks off of every level for extra outside entertainment areas. Conveniently located near the Blue Ridge Parkway, and VA Hospital. Located outside of city limits so you can VRBO or Air B&B (buyer to verify). Schedule your showing today.

Listed by Anna Grace of Beverly-Hanks,Merrimon

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191 Spring Mountain Road Fairview NC 28730
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MLS Number CAR3782829

  • Residential
  • Square Feet 1340
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Acreage 2.62

INCREDIBLE YEAR ROUND VIEWS and TOTALLY PRIVATE IN FAIRVIEW!! Come see this super cute rancher on 2.62 south facing acres with a full walk-out unfinished basement. Huge covered back porch with a hot tub perfectly positioned to view the stars over the mountains. This property is so versatile..make it the mini farm of your dreams. Turn it into the coolest Airbnb in Fairview! No restrictions here! Whole house generator! On-demand water heater! High speed internet!! Multiple outbuilding including a small stable, root cellar, hay shed, camping shelter, AND the seller is willing to include her RV for the right offer. The possibilities are endless! Showings begin September 16!!

Listed by JEN Duke of Cool Mountain Realty

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60 Huntington Drive Swannanoa NC 28778

Swannanoa, NC60 Huntington Drive

Price$300,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

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MLS Number CAR3754175

  • Residential
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Square Feet 1049
  • Acreage 0.43

Adorable 1 1/2 story cottage in private park-like setting only mins. from Asheville and Black Mountain. 3 BR, 1.5 BA on private .43+/- acre wooded lot. Living room has hardwood, and stone-faced gas FP which opens to updated eat-in kitchen with lots of cabinets, concrete top island, open beams, tile backsplash, tile flooring, and sliding doors to large private side deck..Two BR's with laminate and a full updated bath. The cheery upstairs has a bedroom/office/multipurpose room with vaulted ceiling, clelestory windows, glass door to juliette balcony and a half BA. Full unfin. basement accessible from inside/out, could be finished off for media room or workshop/storage space. Great firepit area to chill out after work. Enjoy the cherry trees, blueberry bushes, elderberry, hostas, & flowering dogwoods. Looking for your own private retreat or vacation home within mins of Asheville and Black Mountain with county taxes, you've found your "hidden gem".New Roof.

Listed by Sandra LoCastro of Mountain Charm Realty

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803 and 805 Reed Street Asheville NC 28803

MLS Number CAR3764508

  • Residential
  • Square Feet 1980
  • Bathrooms 3
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Lot Description Level

This adorable bungalow has been lovingly tended and updated. It's colorful and cozy and lives larger than its sq footage. Lounge with friends on the spacious front porch hidden by the swaying banana trees or cozy up to the woodstove in the light filled living room. The dining room has space for a large table and room for an office nook and boasts a custom Sycamore bar top open to the kitchen. Features include a primary suite with walk in closet, travertine tile shower in en suite bath with radiant heat floors. There's a BONUS room in the suite, with an exterior door, opening the possibility for Homestay rentals (buyer to confirm with COA). Don't miss the swanky 1 bedroom loft above the 2 car garage built in 2020 featuring soaring ceilings, granite countertops, SS appliances, soft close drawers, ceiling fans, radiant heat bathroom floor and windows galore that bring in light yet still offers privacy from the main residence. Broker/Owner

Listed by Beth Zabriskie of Nest Realty Asheville

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201 S Oconeechee Avenue Black Mountain NC 28711
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MLS Number CAR3780390

  • Residential
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathrooms 1
  • Square Feet 1334
  • Lot Description Corner Lot, Sloped

This home offers the best of in-town living! Great one-level home that sits on a corner fenced lot with easy access to downtown Black Mountain. Also convenient to Lake Tomahwak and the park, this 4BR/1BA home could be a super vacation rental. Enter from the back of the home and you'll find a great mudroom that leads into the kitchen. Come in through the front and you'll be in a cozy step-down living room where you can curl up in front of your wood-burning fireplace this fall. Spend time relaxing on your front deck and watch the fall colors change. Use the unfinished basement area for storage, workshop, laundry, and more.

Listed by Holly Lindsey of Noble & Company Realty

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20 Donica View Swannanoa NC 28778

Swannanoa, NC20 Donica View

Price$420,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

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MLS Number CAR3783072

  • Residential
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Square Feet 1507
  • Acreage 3.8

Turn Key VACATION RENTAl- RidgeTop Hideaway- Checks all of your boxes!- Year Round Mountain Views, Hot Tub, Fire Pit, Covered Deck, Privacy & Location- just 15 mins to Asheville or Black Mountain. Walk up to the main living area with wrap around deck & covered area. Relax in the quiet & drink in the peace of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Engage in conversation, read a book or simply gaze out as you rock away. Inside you will find an open floor plan that includes living room, dining area & kitchen w/ stack washer & dryer in closet The primary bedroom with ensuite bath includes a jacuzzi tub for 2 and a walk-in shower. The spiral stair case connects the lower level with second bedroom, recreational area and full bath. Plenty of room to spread out. Walk outside to the hot tub, lawn area for games, fire pit & fenced in area for pooch. All furnishings & appliances convey. Dish TV, HughesNet for internet. Continue it as a vacation rental or keep it for yourself! Subaru-like car suggested

Listed by Jackie Tatelman of Dawn Wilson Realty

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26 Rex Drive Asheville NC 28806

Asheville, NC26 Rex Drive

Price$378,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number CAR3782807

  • Residential
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Square Feet 1056
  • Lot Description Level, Wooded

EXCELLENT HOME/INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY!! Quiet West AVL neighborhood walking distance to West Asheville restaurants and shopping. This is a great 3B/2bt home with curb appeal and an additional investment opportunity awaiting! Original hardwoods in great condition. Huge backyard w fire pit, deck, patio, garden, and super private! This house sits on a large lot w R3FC high density residential zoning on a dead end street with parking for as many as 8 vehicles. Basement w/ private secondary entrance (basement at 775+/- approx.. just under 7'ft. ceilings in basement with 525sf+/- conditioned space previously used as a 2nd living quarters) Perfect HOME to call HOME **INVESTMENT, RENTAL or VACATION HOMESTAY RENTAL OPPORTUNITY (**per city ordinances)

Listed by John McCorkle of RE/MAX Executive

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