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Private, pristine, spacious apartment ideal for your peaceful mountain getaway.

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

If you're looking for a great place to unwind - look no further. From the moment you enter the community's gated entrance, you'll sense the beauty and serenity surrounding you. This private, luxury one bedroom apartment is the ideal location to blend the relaxation of a mountain retreat with visits to Black Mountain (10 minutes away), Asheville (25 minutes away) and all that Western North Carolina has to offer. Featuring solid oak doors and trim, 11 foot ceilings, over 750 square feet of space, a washer/dryer and every comfort of home you can imagine. Fully furnished and accessorized, the apartment is ready for you to arrive with just your suitcase. You'll be as impressed with the meticulous attention to cleanliness as you are with the mountain views and hikes just outside your door. The owners of the home are on premises and offer hiking and skiing suggestions for all levels of ability... If you'd like a personal hike guide or a professional ski lesson - just ask! (Sugar Mountain Ski Area is only an hour away ... up where it's snowy!) The apartment is perfect for enjoying the cool Summer weather and Autumn foliage or having a nice peaceful escape after a day on the slopes, playing golf, hiking or shopping. IMPORTANT NOTES: 1) MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY IS TWO PERSONS, 2)THERE IS NO SMOKING ALLOWED ON THE ENTIRE PROPERTY - DO NOT BOOK HERE IF YOU MUST SMOKE, 3) ABSOLUTELY NO PETS ALLOWED.


Owner
Sue Cropper
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
7 December, 2017

About Sue Cropper

Having traveled extensively ourselves, we've enjoyed (and in some cases not enjoyed!) a wide variety of accommodations. Quality construction and amenities, cleanliness, peace and quiet, the great outdoors and a comfortable feeling of home are what we look for in our travels and we really enjoy offering just that to our guests. Having stayed at some of the finest hotels and B&B's in the world, we know what it takes to make guests feel comfortable, welcome and at ease.

Sue Cropper purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Sue Cropper chose Laurel Ridge

True premium quality and location. At 3500' in the Blue Ridge Mountains, in a private gated community, with the 22,000 acres of fully protected watershed forest as our neighbor - one can't find a much nicer place to have it all - and be away from it all at the same time - and still be only 10 minutes from town! 'Why this property?' - because it's one of the nicest places on earth!

What makes this apartment unique

We fell in love with our land the moment we saw it! It is very rare to find land at 3500' on a mountainside that allows for one level living and a large, moderately sloped/flat driveway - serviced by Asheville's spectacular quality water. We did all the design work on the home prior to construction. From the initial site work through the design and construction of the home, we applied many years of experience to every detail. Very few rental homes have solid oak doors and trim... 11 foot ceilings... their own private entrance... private parking... private patio... washer and dryer... full kitchen, etc. etc. This apartment was designed to give the comfort and service of a fully decked out condominium (it's actually much larger - and way nicer - than most one bedroom condos!)

Guestbook comments from the owner

The apartment is gorgeous. (and huge!) It's more like a luxury, private condominium than an apartment! We really enjoyed our stay and will definitely be returning. It was great to be within ten minutes of Black Mountain and have the apartment to 'get back to nature.' Four thumbs up from us - thank you!
Sep 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Asheville, NC
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Your choice in town...
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Black Mountain Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Interstate 40
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
A great selection in town...
Car: necessary

Black Mountain is well known as 'The Front Porch of Western North Carolina.' The front porch to the prettiest mountains on earth! This huge one bedroom apartment has everything you need for a quiet, comfortable, peaceful vacation. Located in WNC's nicest, yet down to earth, upscale gated community, at 3500 feet above sea level on a wonderful mountain, surrounded by forever wild forests and featuring views of the mountains just out your door, you'll instantly feel at home. Most folks come to the mountains to escape the hustle bustle of town/city life - on Laurel Ridge, you'll have the best accommodations available in the region, with serenity to spare - just 10 easy minutes from downtown Black Mountain or 25 minutes to Asheville. The Biltmore house, Chimney Rock, all the best of Black Mountain and Asheville and spectacular hiking, biking and outdoor opportunities are all easily accessible right outside your door and within easy driving distances. Your hosts are more than happy to share their experiences in the region with you - just ask!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Laurel Ridge in Black Mountain

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Deep soaking tub with shower, dual sink vanity
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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Private, pristine, spacious apartment ideal for your peaceful mountain getaway.
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 38 reviews
5

Lovely apartment with all we needed. Nice views of the mountains and comfortable roomy accommodation

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place for a quiet retreat. Host was very friendly and welcoming.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful, clean, quiet, beautiful place to stay! Jim and Sue did a great job decorating the place and making us feel like we were right at home!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very Nice Property!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful setting!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great time in the mountains of Black Mountain, NC!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in a very nice one bedroom apartment! It was upscale and decorated very nicely. It was quiet and we enjoyed the mountains and woods outside our window. The couple that owned the downstairs apartment were awesome and so helpful. They had a list of places to eat in the apartment and we tried three of them and they were delicious. One had the best pizza we have ever eaten. What a fun getaway! We will be back!

Don and Anne

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Superb stay at Jim & Sue's Place.

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed the apt in the Black Mtn / Asheville area. Jim designed a place that is quiet, comfortable and works extremely well. Great kitchen with everything you need, very good bed and extremely clean. Our hosts provided a plethora of information on hikes, restaurants and entertainment. It is an easy drive to Asheville. Do not overlook the quaint little town of Black Mountain. Overall, it was an exceptioal experience!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Very Clean Mountain Gem

  • 5 of 5

We were so pleased with this apartment. It was very clean, private and the views throughout Laurel Ridge are some of the best around. Jim and Sue were wonderful to work with and give great suggestions on food, travel, and sites/trails. A short, enjoyable drive to Asheville. We enjoyed your private mountain getaway...you will be very happy renting this property.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional pricing information

Rates are for single or double occupancy, no pets, no parties, absolutely no smoking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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