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Why rent your cabin from an agency when you can receive personal care and service from your vacation rental’s owners! We are Stephanie Joy Johnson and Robert Bowles, local residents of Asheville NC and owners of Asheville Vacation Homes. We are in love with this absolutely beautiful mountain town nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina and it is our pleasure to share this exquisite area with you.
For years we have professionally restored and decorated homes. We now bring this talent to our personally owned vacation rental cabins, chalets, cottages and homes. We have chosen lush locations….rich forests, private lakes, panoramic mountain views…as ideal settings for our charming vacation rentals filled with delightful amenities and attention to detail. All homes are only minutes to town, are exquisitely furnished and with all our special touches, it feels like a warm, inviting home rather than a vacation rental house. Enjoy hot tubs, massage chairs, gas log fireplaces, top quality king and queen beds with luxurious bedding, high speed wireless Internet, quality kitchens, tastefully furnished, pet and child friendly. We offer discounted Biltmore Estate tickets. Visit our website for full details and photos of each home: www.AshevilleVacationHomes.com
Call us today to book your week’s vacation: 828-274-9777 or email us at email@example.com
Asheville Vacation Homes of North Carolina is the Top Choice for Vacation Rental Cabins, Chalets, Cottages and Homes in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina!Filed under: Asheville NC, Fletcher NC, Hendersonville NC, Vacation Rentals, www.AshevilleVacationHomes.com; Tagged as: Asheville, Asheville NC, Asheville Vacation, Blue Ridge Mountains, Cabin, chalet, Child friendly, Hendersonville NC, High Speed Wireless Internet, Hot Tub, King Bed, Lake, Massage Chair, North Carolina, pet friendly, Rental Cabin, Rental cottages, Vacation Rentals, views, Western North Carolina
In the business of pleasing vacationers for many years, the owners of www.AshevilleVacationHomes.com have established their luxury vacation rental homes in Asheville, Fletcher, Arden and Hendersonville, NC to be the best choice in what vacationers are looking for. Located in beautiful settings, each home is thoughtfully and elegantly furnished with every comfort in mind: Hot Tubs; Massage Chairs; Jetted Bath Tubs; King and Queen Beds with absolute top quality mattresses and sumptuous bedding; Gas Log Fireplaces; High Speed Wireless Internet; Pet Friendly; Child & Baby Friendly with playrooms, outdoor playgrounds, cribs, high chairs & strollers….are some of what you can expect in these lovely homes. Chose a vacation rental cabin with 50 mile views or with its own private lake or nestled at the edge of a forest.
For local snow entertainment opening on December 18th, you’ve got to experience the Moonshine Mountain Snow Tubing Park in Hendersonville NC considered to be the best snow tubing in Western North Carolina with 500 feet of fun! First opened in 2002, this is the only snow tubing park in the southeast that allows tubing “trains” where you hold hands and ankles to go down the slope as a group with as many as 20 people! New this year is their Pit Boss BBQ Picnic area that promises delectable award-winning BBQ pulled pork, hotdogs, hamburgers, and more! Be sure to ask about their scenic helicopter rides!
Follow their safety guidelines (they have a great safety record) and it is fun for the whole family. There are extended hours for holiday weeks including being open on Christmas Day and New Years Day and weekends in January and February 2010. See their website for open days, hours, pricing, BBQ menu and their safety rules.
Address: 5865 Willow Road, Hendersonville, N.C. 28739
Phone: (828) 696-0333; Toll Free: (800) 849-7553
Directions – just 5 miles SW of Hendersonville:
Ø From Asheville or Hendersonville, take Interstate 26:
Ø Take exit 49B toward Hendersonville on Hwy 64 W = Four Seasons Hwy.
Ø Go about 2 miles. 1 block past N Main Street, turn left on N Church Street (one way street).
Ø Once you are on N Church St., stay in the right lane and in half a mile take the “right turn only” lane at the light signal and turn right on Kanuga Rd.
Ø Follow Kanuga Rd out of town about 3 miles to Exxon Station.
Ø Take a right at the light onto Price Road
Ø At the second stop sign, turn left onto Willow Road
Ø Go 3 miles and Moonshine Mountain Park will be on the left (#5865)
Article by Stephanie Joy Johnson for www.AshevilleVacationHomes.com offering luxury vacation rental homes in Hendersonville, Fletcher and Asheville NC. We promise to spoil you with awesome amenities including hot tubs, massage chairs, king beds, gas log fireplaces, high speed wireless Internet, sumptuous linens, top quality funishings and so much more! Our motto is “YOU DESERVE TO BE SPOILED!” See our website for 100’s of photos of our homes: www.AshevilleVacationHomes.com Call or email us: 828-274-9777 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Although CARRABBAS ITALIAN GRILL is a chain restaurant, it has consistently wonderful, mouth-watering Italian food that makes us return again and again! The menu features a variety of delicious appetizers, soups, salads, brick oven pizza made on a wood burning grill, pasta specialties, and family classics. For a change of pace, it’s entertaining to eat at the open kitchen bar….they may even slip you samples of food as they are being prepared.
There are two fabulous restaurants in Asheville and we highly recommend just about everything on the menu! We often choose several entrees to share just to extend the flavorful taste experiences. This last meal we ordered the CHICKEN BRYAN a grilled chicken breast with goat cheese, sundried tomatoes and a basil lemon butter sauce, and the INSALATA FIORUCCI mixed field greens salad with artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers and grilled eggplant in vinaigrette, topped with a hazelnut goat cheese medallion. We always order their TIRAMISU, the most heavenly Italian dessert on earth and Carrabbas makes the best by far!
RESERVATIONS: Although they do not take reservations, you can call when you are on the way and they will put you on the waiting list.
WEBSITE for menus & locations: www.carrabbas.com
10 Buckstone Place, Asheville, NC 28805 Phone: (828) 281-2300
Directions: I-240 to Asheville. Exit south on Tunnel Rd. Located on left behind the Hampton Inn (not visible from road). This is near the Asheville Mall in East Asheville.
332 Rockwood Road, Arden, NC 28704 Phone: (828) 654-8411
Directions: Highway 26 to Asheville Airport exit #40. Head East and take a left at the second light signal.
Reviewed by Stephanie Joy Johnson of Asheville’s luxury vacation cabins, chalets, cottages and homes: www.AshevilleVacationHomes.com YOU DESERVE TO BE SPOILED and you will be outrageously spoiled at our vacation rental homes by our awesome amenities!!! Buy your discounted BILTMORE ESTATE TICKETS from us…save money, no waiting in line and tickets are good for TWO FULL CONSECUTIVE DAYS instead of just one! 828-274-9777 Email: Joyah@aol.com
When you are enjoying a day of exploring all the delightful shops, galleries, boutiques and antiques stores on Main Street in downtown Hendersonville, be sure to eat at WEST FIRST WOOD-FIRED restaurant located a half block off of Main Street on 1st Avenue West. All their dishes are thoughtfully prepared with quality ingredients cheerfully served in an artistically dramatic setting.
Whatever the wood fired oven does in the cooking process of the pizza and other dishes, it adds a distinct delicious flavor that we love! Their pizzas are hand-made with organic wheat crest and are topped with freshly-grated Romano cheese. The pizza we order this week was their Goat Cheese Pizza with fresh basil pesto with spinach, marinated artichoke hearts, sundried tomatoes and, of course, goat cheese….yummmmm! Robert and Ginny shared their made-from-scratch tasty bean soup and for dessert, we all shared in their chocolate hazelnut tiramisu….creamy, rich and so very decadent!
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday: Lunch 11am – 2pm; Dinner 5pm – 10pm
Address: 101 1st Avenue, West, Hendersonville NC 28792
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Article is written by Stephanie Joy Johnson for our guests staying at our luxury vacation rental homes nearby. For information on vacation rental homes in the Hendersonville to Asheville areas, please see our website at www.AshevilleVacationHomes.com or call us at 828-274-9777.
Yes, it’s the BILTMORE WINERY located on the Biltmore Estate in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina. Your entry ticket to the world-famous Biltmore Estate includes much more than just a tour of the George W. Vanderbilt’s spectacular 250-room home (the largest in the U.S.), it also is the passport to visit the incredible grounds, restaurants, outdoor activities….and the Biltmore Winery.
Sheltered in the mountain valley of the French Broad River, the 94 acre vineyard is in a perfect climate for grape cultivation producing award-winning wines including Chardonnay, Riesling, Viognier, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot. The hand-picked grapes produce an annual harvest averaging 250 tons of grapes.
1971 saw the first plantings of grapes by George W. Vanderbilt’s grandson, William A. V. Cecil, who felt this would be a natural extension of the self-sustaining economy of the Biltmore Estate. Indeed, this has proven to be a huge success with the ever-expanding vineyard and a 90,000 square foot wine-producing and bottling facility opened in 1985. This beautiful facility, converted from the dairy barn with underground tunnels with perfect temperatures for wine making, was designed by the Biltmore’s architect, Richard Morris Hunt.
Experience it for yourself on your self-guided tour of the winery operation that ends in the Tasting Room where you can sample (and purchase!) the wide range of award-winning Biltmore Wines now available. For a full listing of the wine offerings, the many awards and details on the winery, visit their website at: http://www.biltmore.com/our_wine/
If you need discount tickets to the Biltmore Estate good for TWO CONSECUTIVE DAYS, feel free to contact us at 828-274-9777 or email@example.com or http://www.ashevillevacationhomes.com/BILTMOREESTATETICKETS.html
While visiting in the area, you are invited to stay at our romantic & luxurious vacation rentals: www.AshevilleVacationHomes.com
Featuring 2,139 yards of golf from the longest tee, the Orchard Trace Golf Club opened in 1993 has a course rating of 54 and a slope rating of 113. It’s perfect for a quick 18 hole game where you get a lot of value for the very reasonable green fees. Night golf is a great treat!
Ø Location: 3389 Sugarloaf Road, Hendersonville NC 28792
Ø Directions: From Interstate 26, take Exit 49A (toward Bat Cave). Go 0.6 miles and turn right on Sugarloaf Road for 3.3 miles.
Ø Phone: 828-685-1006
Ø Fees: $10 to walk and $17 to ride (electric cart)
Ø Open: 7 days a week, 364 days a year (closed on Christmas)
Ø Hours: 7 AM until whenever (If they have players, they’ll turn on the lights for night golf)
Ø Note: No Credit Cards accepted. First come, first serve….no reserved tee times.
Ø Putting green available. No driving range.
Ø Website: none
Reviewed by Stephanie Joy Johnson from www.AshevilleVacationHomes.com
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Be sure to experience the gorgeous long-range vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains at this nearly 3,000 foot elevation golf course. Only 8 miles west of Hendersonville and 15 minutes south of the Asheville Airport, it feels that you are miles from civilization in pristine forests, lakes and streams. The 650-acre gated residential community of Cummings Cove offers residents and public an exquisite 18 hole, par 71, golf course. Each of the 18 holes offer a different challenge for all skill levels with fairways lined with trees, lakes, streams, waterfalls, and of course, the spectacular mountain views! From the longest tee, there are 6,415 yards of golf. The course rating is 70.1 with a slope rating of 129 on Bermuda grass. Built in 1985, designed by Robert E Cupp, the course was awarded the prestigious “Best Renovation of the Year” award in 2006. Be sure to have lunch at the Golf House Grill & Lounge or at the Lake Ridge Restaurant (dinners available on weekends).
Address: 20 Cummings Cove Parkway, Hendersonville NC 28739
For your golf vacation, be sure to book your stay at one of our luxury vacation homes in Asheville, Fletcher, Arden and Hendersonville. We promise you will be outrageously spoiled with fabulous amenities! See our website at: www.AshevilleVacationHomes.com or call us at 828-274-9777
The SOUTHERN TEE Public Golf Course is a fun 18 hole, par 3 course that is good for the golfing ego with wide fairways and approach shots that are fairly easy. The back 9 is considered an “Executive Course” with longer shots (although called a par 3, some are really par 4). The course rating is 70.0 with a slope rating of 113 with 2573 yards of golfing. Play a quick round of golf or just practice at the driving range or putting green.
Located in Fletcher NC in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, the Southern Tee Golf Course built in 2001 is mid-way between Asheville and Hendersonville near Asheville Vacation Homes’ rental chalets and cottages. From Hendersonville Road, turn at the light signal at Howard Gap Road and it is less than a mile on the left (just past Fletcher Community Park).
Ø Address: 111 Howard Gap Road, Fletcher NC 28732
Ø Phone: 828-687-7273
Ø Prices: $22 to ride and $15 to walk
Ø Open: Monday through Friday and Sunday (closed Saturdays)
Ø Hours: 9 AM - Dusk (may open at 8:30 AM later in the season)
Ø Website: The course does not have a website
Reviewed by Stephanie Joy Johnson of www.AshevilleVacationHomes.com for luxury Asheville and Hendersonville vacation rental cabins, cottages, chalets and homes. We are authorized Biltmore Estate ticket distributors. Buy your discounted BILTMORE HOUSE TICKETS from us…save money, no waiting in line and tickets are good for TWO CONSECUTIVE DAYS instead of just one at their higher price one day price!
The BROADMOOR GOLF LINKS golf course is situated in the picturesque French Broad Valley River Basin of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is a certified Audubon Society golf course with an award winning 18-hole Par 72 golf course known for its bent grass greens, practice facility and clubhouse. Designed by Karl Litten in 1993, the course is flat with no houses and no out of bounds and is strikingly beautiful with the many ponds, streams, views and abundant wildlife.
This upscale golf course looks very exclusive but it is open to the public and at very reasonable rates. Book their gorgeous clubhouse with large dining area, grill room, bar and meeting rooms for weddings, family gatherings, seminars, etc. Please see their website for full course details.
Ø ADDRESS: 101 French Broad Lane, Fletcher NC 28732
Ø DIRECTIONS: Just off Interstate 26 Exit 40 near the Asheville Airport and the WNC Agricultural center.
Ø PHONE: 828-687-1500 or toll free: 1-866-578-5847
Ø GOLF COURSE WEBSITE: http://www.broadmoorlinks.com
Ø THE ORCHARDS WEBSITE: www.theorchardatbroadmoor.com
Reviewed by Stephanie Joy Johnson of Asheville Vacation Luxury Rental Homes. Stay at our Joy Chalet and our Dream Chalet just 1 mile away! See our website at www.AshevilleVacationHomes.com Buy your discounted BILTMORE HOUSE TICKETS from us…save money, no waiting in line and tickets are good for TWO CONSECUTIVE DAYS instead of just one! 828-274-9777 Email: Joyah@aol.com
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