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Unique Vacation Rentals Offer a Range of Options for Asheville-Area Holiday Stays

With the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about accommodating family and friends who will be visiting the Asheville area. Here are a few of our favorite Western N.C. vacation rentals, from in-town homes close to shops and restaurants, to more rural residences nestled in nature. 

South Asheville and Biltmore

South Asheville Short Term Rental

An Asheville artists’ guest house, this rental is a great place for a mountain escape, nestled on 3/4 acre and surrounded by mature trees. A screened-in porch, treehouse deck, and firepit round out the relaxing home, only 3 miles from Biltmore Estate and 5 miles from downtown Asheville. 

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The Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds offer a secluded, natural setting close to the Biltmore Estate and downtown Asheville. The hot tub-equipped cabins, adjacent to the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, are surrounded by mountain streams, a stocked trout fishpond, and expansive green space.

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West Asheville

This West Asheville home offers front and side decks, a grill, plenty of big windows, and soothing natural light. It is within walking distance of West Asheville’s vibrant Haywood Road, with its many restaurants, bars, cafes and breweries.

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West Asheville Vacation Rental

This modern West Asheville home, just a short drive from breweries and eateries, is the perfect place for family and group getaways. Boasting three bedrooms, a large deck, a full kitchen, and a fenced backyard, this is the ideal place for families with dogs. 

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Downtown Hendersonville

This 1940s updated bungalow near downtown Hendersonville features vaulted ceilings and a deck with outdoor seating. Its location allows easy access to restaurants, shops, breweries and outdoor activities like waterfall hikes and mountain biking.

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North of Asheville

North Asheville Vacation Home

North of Asheville in Alexander, this 5-bedroom, 5-bathroom home is a modern, art-filled oasis. Tucked down a country road, it has everything for a relaxing stay, with some unexpected extras like an indoor movie theater and stunning murals. Enjoy the back deck overlooking the French Broad River Valley or relax by the fire pit in the evening.

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Seven miles northwest of downtown Asheville, Ten Acre Wood is perfect for everything from a family retreat to a couples’ getaway. With 4,500 square feet of living space, it features four luxury bedrooms, game room with ping pong, air hockey table, double hoops basketball, and corn hole. Enjoy the hot tub, or gather under the stars around the fire pit.

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Black Mountain

Located just two minutes from downtown Black Mountain, and 20 from downtown Asheville, Rosso Veranda cottage features a porch with mountain views, a bistro table and chairs, and four large rockers. A fire pit adds to options for enjoying time outdoors. 

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Built in the 1960s and newly renovated with a clean, modern look and open floor concept, this two-bedroom A-frame beckons visitors to settle in, or explore the outdoors. It’s conveniently located just a short walk away from eateries, breweries and shops in Black Mountain’s charming downtown.

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Natural surroundings 

Bent Creek Vacation Home

Nestled inside Bent Creek Experimental Forest (part of the stunning Pisgah National Forest), The Hard Times Inn offers direct access to 74 miles of hiking and biking trails right out the front door. Just minutes from downtown Asheville, this cozy and stylishly decorated 1,100-square-foot house features a back porch with breathtaking views.

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Tucked away in Nantahala Forest and Gorges State Park, this mountain home in the “land of waterfalls” boasts three bedrooms, a large kitchen, cozy living room with vaulted ceilings, and a stone fireplace. Enjoy views of the Gorges State Park from the backyard deck. 

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