HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

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.

Favorite
    Viewed 187 times in the last 48 hours
    Excellent! 4.4/5
    (29 reviews)
    avg/night
    29
    Favorite
      Viewed 340 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (66 reviews)
      avg/night
      66
      Favorite
        Viewed 93 times in the last 48 hours
        Exceptional! 5/5
        (51 reviews)
        avg/night
        51
        Favorite
          Viewed 237 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.9/5
          (111 reviews)
          avg/night
          111
          Favorite
            Viewed 94 times in the last 48 hours
            avg/night
            4
            Favorite
              Viewed 266 times in the last 48 hours
              Exceptional! 5/5
              (51 reviews)
              avg/night
              51
              Favorite
                Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                (88 reviews)
                avg/night
                88
                Favorite
                  Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                  (63 reviews)
                  avg/night
                  63
                  Favorite
                    Viewed 66 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (98 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    98
                    Favorite
                      Viewed 134 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                      (48 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      48
                      Favorite
                        Viewed 119 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                        (28 reviews)
                        avg/night
                        28
                        Favorite
                          Viewed 67 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (21 reviews)
                          avg/night
                          21
                          Favorite
                            Viewed 60 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (29 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            29
                            Favorite
                              Viewed 86 times in the last 48 hours
                              Exceptional! 5/5
                              (9 reviews)
                              avg/night
                              9
                              Favorite
                                Viewed 104 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                (172 reviews)
                                avg/night
                                172
                                Favorite
                                  Viewed 77 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                  (115 reviews)
                                  avg/night
                                  115
                                  Favorite
                                    Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                    (68 reviews)
                                    avg/night
                                    68
                                    Favorite
                                      Viewed 93 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                      (74 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      74
                                      Favorite
                                        Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (82 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        82
                                        Favorite
                                          Viewed 67 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                          (40 reviews)
                                          avg/night
                                          40
                                          Favorite
                                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (103 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            103
                                            Favorite
                                              Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (32 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              32
                                              Favorite
                                                Viewed 129 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                (46 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                46
                                                Favorite
                                                  Viewed 156 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                  (103 reviews)
                                                  avg/night
                                                  103
                                                  Favorite
                                                    Viewed 135 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                    (56 reviews)
                                                    avg/night
                                                    56
                                                    Favorite
                                                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                      (44 reviews)
                                                      avg/night
                                                      44
                                                      Favorite
                                                        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (64 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        64
                                                        Favorite
                                                          Viewed 122 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                          (58 reviews)
                                                          avg/night
                                                          58
                                                          Favorite
                                                            Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                            (68 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            68
                                                            Favorite
                                                              Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                              (66 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              66
                                                              Favorite
                                                                Viewed 88 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                (46 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                46
                                                                Favorite
                                                                  Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (136 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  136
                                                                  Favorite
                                                                    Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                    (128 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    128
                                                                    Favorite
                                                                      Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                      (49 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      49
                                                                      Favorite
                                                                        Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (32 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        32
                                                                        Favorite
                                                                          Viewed 100 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (90 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          90
                                                                          Favorite
                                                                            Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                            (25 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            25
                                                                            Favorite
                                                                              Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (61 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              61
                                                                              Favorite
                                                                                Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (180 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                180
                                                                                Favorite
                                                                                  Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                  (66 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  66
                                                                                  Favorite
                                                                                    Viewed 72 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                    (57 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    57
                                                                                    Favorite
                                                                                      Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                      (6 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      6
                                                                                      Favorite
                                                                                        Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        0
                                                                                        Favorite
                                                                                          Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (10 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          10
                                                                                          Favorite
                                                                                            Viewed 73 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                            (27 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            27
                                                                                            Favorite
                                                                                              Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                              (102 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              102
                                                                                              Favorite
                                                                                                Viewed 106 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                (79 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                79
                                                                                                Favorite
                                                                                                  Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                  (34 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  34
                                                                                                  Favorite
                                                                                                    Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (22 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    22
                                                                                                    Favorite
                                                                                                      Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (39 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      39

                                                                                                      Asheville Holiday Homes & Cabins (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      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