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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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12 North Street Asheville NC 28801

Asheville, NC12 North Street

Price$450,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number CAR3699594

  • Residential
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Square Feet 1178
  • Acreage 0.1

Like new city home fully remodeled in 2018 - just a short stroll from downtown Asheville, Reeds Creek Greenway, UNCA, The Ollie, the botanical gardens and urban forest, five points & Trader Joes. Bright, open concept features wood floors throughout main areas, gas fireplace in living room, beautiful white cabinets, a big center island, granite counters and energy efficient stainless appliances in kitchen. Barn door from master leads to sumptuous bath with custom tiled shower, jetted tub, & large walk in closet. Guest suite with separate entry boasts an all new period style bath with claw foot tub, & can be locked off for homestay (history to $2000/month income), inlaws or roommates. Large heated/cooled terrace level bonus room for your special use. Garage door to terrace level storage is perfect for motorcycle, bike & outdoor toy parking. Two parking areas offer 3 off-street spots. With new siding, roof, hvac, etc... this house will be low maintenance for years to come!

Listed by Liz Wiederhold of Seller Solutions

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Federal 30-year interest rate: 2.79% last updated on Jan 14, 2021
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38 Virginia Avenue Asheville NC 28806

Asheville, NC38 Virginia Avenue

Price$379,000

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MLS Number CAR3676298

  • Residential
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Square Feet 2372
  • Acreage 0.12

Back on Market with Preliminary Survey! Beautiful multi-level period family home in walkable WAVL w/ original hardwoods & upgrades throughout. Great income potential including AirBnB options where the lower level offers 3 light filled rooms (game room, office and library), FULL bath, tons of storage, ingress/egress & walk-out with 2 separate entrances. Perfect for short-term rentals. Main level has 3/1, NEW paint, irresistible historical charm, tall ceilings, period molding, exposed brick, flat panel cabinetry & original built-in's/closet. Big, inviting living/dining and LRG bedrooms. French doors lead to large private covered deck. Front porch swing & surrounding green space for gardening/landscaping. Steps from Haywood Road eateries, shopping and entertainment. Property sold with a PORTION of PIN #9638-23-6926. Acreage TBD. See MLS #3680157 where property is offered with 0.31 Acres and “Flag” Lot. Recent survey under City of Asheville review. See "Preliminary Plat" shown in photos.

Listed by Karen Perry of Keller Williams Elite Realty

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Federal 30-year interest rate: 2.79% last updated on Jan 14, 2021
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3665 Sweeten Creek Road Arden NC 28704

MLS Number CAR3699977

  • Residential
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Square Feet 1690
  • Acreage 0.14

This original hand-hewn rustic log cabin has been lovingly restored and updated. Go back in time as you relax by the wood burning stone hearth in the upper living area of this 1950's gem. Or warm up by the lower level fireplace with a full kitchen, family room, dining area and full bedroom and bath. The two completely separate living areas lend themselves to a variety of investment and guest options and the cleverly placed laundry area can service both units privately. Entertain on the covered rocking chair front porch, huge elevated back deck, or lovely ground level picnic area. There is even an attached one car garage with electric opener and remote to store your vehicle, bikes and kayaks when you are not in residence. Nothing says mountain living like a genuine log cabin and this is a rare find at this affordable price. Such a perfect primary, vacation, or investment home located in the heart of everything Asheville. Literally minutes from all conveniences. Make it yours today!

Listed by Michelle Ranieri of Southern Homes of the Carolinas

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16 Woodstock Lane Asheville NC 28806

Asheville, NC16 Woodstock Lane

Price$399,000

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MLS Number CAR3641437

  • Residential
  • Bathrooms 3
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Square Feet 1854
  • Acreage 0.13

TOTALLY REMODELED house with income potential! The right side has 3 beds/2 baths-including a beautiful master with luxurious bath & walk-in closet. The left section of the split floor plan is laid out for easy partition of these rooms as separate living quarters. This section has a separate entry, bed, bath, & all-purpose room pre-stubbed for sink & drain. The dividing wall is double insulated for sound reduction. Would be great for a guest suite or possibly converted into a homestay or rental (buyer to research codes). This home was stripped to the studs & completely rebuilt with new insulation, sheetrock, heat pump with gas backup (2 zones), on demand gas water heater, electrical, plumbing, architectural shingle roof, even new siding! Fine finishes throughout include wide plank engineered wood floors, stainless appliances, granite counters & tiled baths. Enjoy single level living with a low maintenance xeriscaped yard. The great location is 5 mins from Haywood or downtown food & fun!

Listed by Liz Wiederhold of Seller Solutions

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18 Wood Haven Lane Black Mountain NC 28711

MLS Number CAR3697669

  • Residential
  • Bathrooms 4
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Square Feet 2477
  • Acreage 0.58

Capturing stunning, long range North facing views, this mountain home features eye-catching craftsmanship and detail throughout. Owner's suite on the main level with two guest bedrooms/bonus room upstairs. Open and inviting living room with fireplace on main level opens to huge covered porch to enjoy the peaceful setting and take in the ever changing 180 degree views. Lower level with second living area and full bathroom is perfect for guests with a Murphy bed and separate entrance. Located less than 15 minutes to charming Downtown Black Mountain and less than 30 minutes to Downtown Asheville, in the desirable Laurel Ridge neighborhood. Vacation rentals allowed! This has been a second/vacation home for the current owners and a successful vacation rental. Most furnishings are negotiable.

Listed by Shanda Richardson of Nest Realty Asheville

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Federal 30-year interest rate: 2.79% last updated on Jan 14, 2021
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144 Reems Creek Road Weaverville NC 28787

Weaverville, NC144 Reems Creek Road

Price$199,900

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MLS Number CAR3699088

  • Residential
  • Bathrooms 1
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Square Feet 576
  • Acreage 0.5

Small but mighty! This impeccably built home in the Reems Creek Valley is conveniently located less than half a mile to downtown Weaverville and a quick 12 minutes to downtown Asheville or the Blue Ridge Parkway. Abundant light streams through the oversized south facing windows and French doors which offer beautiful views of the valley and the mountains beyond. This home features red oak floors, an oversized tub and farmhouse sink, and a tankless water heater for maximum efficiency. Perfect landing spot for those looking to downsize or have a second home or potential Airbnb. Sure, 576sf is small, but think of how quickly you can clean! No maintenance necessary, cut the tiny lawn with an electric weedeater while you use this as the jumping off spot for all of your Western North Carolina adventures.

Listed by Adam Masters of Perception

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196 Saint Johns Street Arden NC 28704

Arden, NC196 Saint Johns Street

Price$359,900

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MLS Number CAR3695970

  • Residential
  • Bathrooms 3
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Square Feet 2387
  • Acreage 0.2

Modern, yet warm turn-key brick ranch home located in highly sought after Royal Pines neighborhood is move in ready! This home boasts a beautiful kitchen containing solid wood cabinets with butcher block countertops. Enjoy bamboo hardwood in the main floor living room and hallway with hardwood in the 3 main-level bedrooms. A separate living quarters with one bedroom with bathroom is located in the basement and is ready to become an in-law suite or AirBnB! This home is beautifully maintained and a must see.

Listed by Maddison McMahan of WEICHERT, Realtors - Unlimited

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315 Lake Oak Drive Black Mountain NC 28711
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MLS Number CAR3698634

  • Residential
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Square Feet 803
  • Acreage 0.13

Beautiful newly built cottage just steps from Lake Tomahawk in the heart of Black Mountain's most coveted area. This cute 2 bedroom 2 bathroom cottage is only 200 ft from the lake and 4 blocks from DT Black Mountain. The open floor plan and a private screened porch make it perfect for indoor/outdoor relaxing and enjoying friends. Fenced side yard, manicured backyard, deck with new pergola, natural gas line for outdoor grill. 4+ parking spaces with a private drive and a shared one. Vacation rentals OK. With Tennis, trails, golf course and a pool, this home has it ALL!

Listed by Alejo Rottenberg of GreyBeard Realty

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16 Donothan Drive Arden NC 28704

Arden, NC16 Donothan Drive

Price$215,000

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MLS Number CAR3696305

  • Residential
  • Bathrooms 1
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Square Feet 742
  • Acreage 0.17

Cutest Cottage Bungalow Ever! Lots of privacy tucked away in the woods yet convenient to all that South Asheville has to offer! Perfect starter home or vacation getaway! INCOME OPPORTUNITY - LONG OR SHORT TERM RENTAL OK - Enjoy easy living in this almost Tiny home that boasts a roomy open floor plan, 2 spacious bedrooms, darling kitchen and bath and a beautiful large level yard, perfect for dogs! Recently paved driveway, brand new Heat Pump, New Vinyl Plank easy care "wood look" flooring throughout living area, entire house freshly painted! New Toilet and dishwasher. This sweet little cottage is light and bright with skylights in both the bathroom and main living area - move in ready!

Listed by Christina Gallegos Merrill of Beverly-Hanks, South

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162 McDaris Cove Road Weaverville NC 28787
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MLS Number CAR3695436

  • Residential
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Square Feet 2898
  • Acreage 4.74

Welcome to the perfect mountain retreat! Nestled inside acres of old growth forest you'll feel miles from civilization, but within a short drive of Weaverville downtown. This log home boasts grand ceiling heights w/ beautiful beam details. Open kitchen, living, & dining make it perfect for large family gatherings, and entertaining guests! Cozy up to the gorgeous stone fireplace in the winter & enjoy impressive sunsets on the wrap-around porch with a spectacular mountain view! Working from home? Utilize the upstairs loft as your office. Enjoy the privacy of your primary bedroom with private balcony. Downstairs offers bonus space for additional bedroom and den, w/ a storage/workshop in the spacious 2 car garage. Perfect for keeping livestock and ample sunny space for extensive gardening/farming, this property is ideal for those dreaming of a homesteading lifestyle. A lovley home, great for a vacation rental, 2nd home or primary residence for anyone seeking authentic WNC mountain living!

Listed by Leah Miller and Sean Mack of Town and Mountain Realty

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426 Riverview Drive Asheville NC 28806

Asheville, NC426 Riverview Drive

Price$365,000

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MLS Number CAR3695647

  • Residential
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Square Feet 1456
  • Acreage 0.37

Charming West Asheville Arts & Craft style home a stone's throw from new River Arts Greenway, Carrier Park and French Broad River Park. Master and laundry on main, spacious living and dining areas. Downstairs features sitting area, two bedrooms, full bath and extra kitchen space with sink originally planned for homestay Air BnB (buyer to obtain permits). City views from rocking-chair porch. Private level backyard and patio for outdoor living. HVAC replaced in 2017.

Listed by Simone Bernhard of Preferred Properties

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472 Rose Hill Road Asheville NC 28803

Asheville, NC472 Rose Hill Road

Price$325,000

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MLS Number CAR3656433

  • Residential
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Square Feet 1574
  • Acreage 1.23

It's all about location! This 1903 Farmhouse is a country oasis located 8 minutes from downtown Asheville and just outside the city limits. Rocking chair covered side porch that overlooks a huge backyard with a barn and a bold creek. This property has multiple possibilities including a homestead with a mini-farm and or a vacation rental. Just waiting for your finishing touches.

Listed by Michael Jones of Asheville Investment Properties LLC

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