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Mod Treehouse In N Asheville, Peaceful Retreat, Convenient, 2 Mi From Downtown

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Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday villa in Grace - Mod Treehouse in N Asheville

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 4, 900 Sqft, Deck View, Carport

If you are drawn, as we are, to the modern decor of hotels such as The Aloft or the Hotel Indigo in downtown Asheville, you may enjoy the mod sensibilities we applied in this space - but with a full kitchen and off-street, non-valet parking, if that's more your speed.

Features of this centrally located home include clean, open floor plan, with up-to-date kitchen and bathrooms. You will be close to everything Asheville has to offer, yet nestled in a secluded wooded neighborhood, 2 miles North of downtown. Enjoy our hanging chair swing as an extra relaxing spot on the private deck, with a treed mountain view toward the Grove Park area. It feels calm and relaxing, just like being in a treehouse, especially while chilling in the swing chair!

Accommodations include a queen Venezia bed (New Morning Gallery), and a second bedroom with two twin beds (with the option of a king converted upon request). All new memory foam mattresses and comfortable linens provided. Single car covered carport and one-level living space. In unit laundry included, with new appliances.

The well-appointed kitchen provides cookware, dishware, utensils, and linens to support a comfy stay, with multiple grocery stores within 1.5 miles (including Trader Joes, with two in under a mile). Great for savoring tasty leftovers from so many foodie locations around town, or for preparing to eat-in when so inspired. Kitchen has counter-height seating at the island/prep table.

This quiet home is half of a side by side duplex, with private entrances and carports at each end of the building. Driveway is shared, and courtesy to not block access is appreciated.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Tom Metcalf
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 October, 2016

About Tom Metcalf

We are Cindy and Lucinda, two NASA engineers, ten years into our twelve year plan, transitioning to making Asheville our full-time home. Between us, we'll have a combined 70 years of service with NASA at Marshall Space Flight Center, supporting primarily scientific experiment/instrument and facility payloads from early SpaceLab days and the Shuttle Program, and the International Space Station Program.

Tom Metcalf purchased this villa in 2014

Why Tom Metcalf chose North Carolina

We have been spending several dozens of days a year in Asheville, since 2006. Our first home here was in West Asheville, an amazing part of town. Yet we are drawn to mid century modern architectural styles, and had noticed some of the homes in this neighborhood years ago. One finally came available that we could consider and update over time.

What makes this villa unique

We love the treehouse feel, and the close proximity to downtown, great food, and views from being uphill from Merrimon Avenue.

Guestbook comments from the manager


We enjoyed staying in the Mod "Treehouse"! It was the perfect home base for Asheville. So many wonderful food choices nearby - Asheville Pizza & Brewing, Moes, Luella's, Edna's, Asheville Biscuitry - we loved them all. We enjoyed seeing the Biltmore in bloom, learning about Asheville's incredible architecture, and being in the mountains. Asheville is truly special!
Apr 2016
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Mod Treehouse In N Asheville, Peaceful Retreat, Convenient, 2 Mi From Downtown
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Loved the Mod Treehouse

  • 5 of 5

The mod treehouse has everything for a wonderful trip to Asheville. We loved it! The location—high in the hills—offers a quiet oasis that is close to everything. Restaurants, take-out, groceries, and shopping are minutes away. The location is also convenient to downtown and West Asheville. The deck offers magnificent views, and a short walk up the hill yields a view of the entire Asheville skyline and surrounding mountains. Once inside, we were greeted with a stylish and modern décor that was also comfortable and inviting. The home was immaculate with new appliances, memory foam beds, and two full bathrooms—one for each bedroom. The owners obviously took great care in decorating the space and included special pieces made by Asheville artists and craftspeople. They were helpful and responsive when we needed anything. We will definitely stay in the mod treehouse again when we return to Asheville.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Private and serene.

Loved it.

Stay here, especially if you are in Asheville for a long visit.

It's near the amazing farmers market- my favorite.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A hideaway with a view but close to everything

  • 4 of 5

So we have been to Asheville since 1993 and since 2001 every year. We have done B&B's and hotels and motels but VRBO has been the best. This was a brand new 2 bedroom right off Marrimon and close to downtown and Grove Park Inn and Bear Lake( Great Walk) lots of good Breakfast And Lunch Places nearby. Within 10 minutes you are are in downtown with wonderful restaurants and art galleries. Very basic comfortable and clean. Washer dryer a plus.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review, Sky! We've taken your suggestion and added a few games, AND just turned on cable TV (in addition to the cable internet for Smart-TV streaming subscriptions). We also swapped out the mod egg chair for a pair of comfy swivel/rocker easy chairs. Appreciate the kind words and first review! --- Cindy
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Nearest Airport
16.5 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Asheville Pizza and Brewing, Merrimon Ave
Car: recommended

Walk to UNCA farmers market on Saturday mornings for coffee and fresh baked goods, and produce Spring thru Fall. Or walk to a movie and pizza at Avl Pizza and Brewing, or casual upscale neighborhood dining at Avenue M or Ambrosia Bistro. There's plenty to relax and enjoy in N Avl when downtown is crowded. Easy access to four grocery stores within 1.5 miles, including Trader Joes, Fresh Market, Ingles, and Harris Teeter.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Grace, Asheville Area

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Fall Rates
1 Sep 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring Rates
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £410
Pet Fee £164
Cleaning £78
Tax Rate 13.0%

We only rent our home once every thirty days, i.e. a seven night minimum blocks an entire month to comply with local regulations. Monthly rental is preferred, but we are willing to accommodate minimum stays with this caveat. Average nightly rate will depend on the number of nights for your stay, please ask about additional nights beyond the 7 night minimum if something between 7-30 nights is best for you.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Grace, USA

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • towels provided
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Ensuite 3/4 bathroom (shower)
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Ensuite full bath. Beds can be setup as a king - $75 add-on.
  • all new memory foam mattresses, comfy linens.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Grove Park Inn's Spa is ~2 miles away, and is fabulous! Holiday and special event fireworks at the Grove Park Inn are nice to view from our deck.

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