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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Asheville, North Carolina, USA your home away from home

Asheville is a pleasant 1920s city located at the junction of the Swannanoa and French Broad Rivers in North Carolina. Just beyond the city limits there is spectacular scenery in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Holiday rentals in Asheville make the perfect base for enjoying outdoor activities within easy reach of good restaurants, cultural entertainment and shopping in this elegant city.

Things to Do in Asheville, NC

Take a guided walking tour or trolley tour of Asheville to discover the Art Deco buildings and history which is right on the doorstep of your Asheville vacation rental. The Asheville Urban Trail has 30 points of significant and historical importance and there are a host of art galleries and trendy coffee shops around the university area. Explore the surrounding hills and river valleys on foot, bicycle, horseback, motorbike or on a scenic drive. Fishing is another popular activity in the nearby rivers. Artists will feel at home in the area, voted one of America's Top 25 Arts Destinations. Asheville has several breweries offering tours and tastings. Alternatively, sample the locally made taffy and fudge which make great souvenirs.

Places to Visit Around Asheville, NC

A day at the Biltmore Estate just outside Asheville is a must to see this extravagant French chateau and gardens created by George Vanderbilt in 1895. Now a National Historic Landmark the tickets include a self-guided audio tour of the house and gardens and access to the Antler Hill Village with its winery, farm and Biltmore legacy exhibition. Sliding Rock is a popular natural attraction to visit in the summer. Take a scenic drive along the two-lane Blue Ridge Parkway which is particularly lovely in autumn with the fall colour. Cultural attractions around your Asheville holiday rental include the Asheville Art Museum and the informative Colburn Earth Science Museum.

Weather in Asheville, NC

Holiday rentals in Asheville have a humid subtropical climate with warm sunny summers tempered by the altitude and chilly winters with plenty of snow. The summer months have average highs of 88°F (31°C) and the winter months have highs of around 46°F (8°C) with freezing temperatures overnight. Snow and freezing rain are likely in winter, particularly at higher elevations.

Travel to Asheville, NC

The nearest major airport to Asheville holiday rentals is Bryant Field (BYF) Airport at Rock Hill, 125 miles away by car along the I-40. Charlotte-Douglas International (CLT) Airport is a similar distance away and has regular flights from all over the world with Delta, US Airways and Continental Airlines. Other international airports in the area are Hartsfield-Jackson International (ATL) Airport at Atlanta, 217 miles away. Connections can then be made to Asheville Regional (AVL) Airport. A car is required to reach this lovely area and for exploring the surrounding countryside.

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              Cottage #619016vb
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                              Apartment #593612vb
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                                Cottage #3526253
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                                      Apartment #253730
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Beautiful Place to Stay--Great Location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This was a wonderful place to stay for our trip to Asheville. We love Craftsman architecture, and were delighted at the great attention to craftsman detail and design. Really nice. The location was perfect too. Kenilworth is a beautiful, quiet neighborhood full of gorgeous old craftsman homes/mansions, but it is just down the hill to the Biltmore Estate and downtown Asheville, where most of our weekend was spent. The owners, who live next door, are fun people with great ideas for restaurants and things to do. Tupelo Honey is a great place to eat that they told us about. They had a complimentary bottle of wine waiting on us when we arrived, which we enjoyed on the deck of the cottage, which is particularly lovely. It has vines with blooming roses growing along the rail of the deck with little lights interspersed, which makes it look and smell wonderful at night. This was a great place to stay, and we can’t wait to go back!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2009
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2009