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Wintersun.. A World Class Private Estate Atop A Mountain In Asheville, NC

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Separate WC's1
Space 5,700 sq ft
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Exquisite 5 Bedroom 5 1/2 Bath English Country Estate On 130 Beautiful Acres

Welcome to your very own piece of paradise in Asheville, North Carolina where you will enjoy your time away from the cares of this world. Located on a 130-acre gated estate, Wintersun sets itself apart from other mountain homes.

As soon as you drive through the gates, you will pass a rushing trout stream, drive through a lush green valley, cross over the bridge by the trickle down ponds, pass the horses playing in a mountain meadow and drive up and away to the fern and flower-bedecked verandah, which offers a comfortable seat and a breathtaking view.

The environment is a contrast in expansiveness and intimacy. From the verandah, mountain ranges recede into smoky blue shadows, while on the arbor side the stone garden climbs 50 feet flanking a 24-foot waterfall surrounded by an enclosed lawn.

Inside the elegant country home are spacious rooms furnished with oriental rugs, antiques, huge stone fireplaces, books galore, with deep chairs and sofas for leisurely pursuits. All of Wintersun's bedrooms are beautifully appointed with fine furnishings, designer fabrics, lush linens, down comforters, private baths, cozy seating, and fireplaces, with fabulous views of the blue ridge mountains.

For disk golf lovers, in addition to 4 miles of private hiking trails there are 2 private disk golf courses which have been rated in the top 5% of private courses on the east coast.

If you need more rooms please see the Cottage at Wintersun on VRBO.com #907170.

More Details

Owner
Judy Carter
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in Fairview in Buncombe County

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 5700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , large walk in shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , large walk in shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , large walk in shower
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , large walk in shower
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , 500 gal. Jacuzzi, walk in shower with steam, 2 toilet rooms
  • The Master bath has a 500 gallon Jacuzzi and gas log fireplace, steam room, large walk in shower with dual shower heads, and 2 toilet rooms. The upstairs guest rooms each have a private bath with a large walk in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Wintersun Suite and Spa - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Leyland - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Boxwood - 1 Large Double Bed
    Laurel - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Holly - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Each bedroom has a fireplace, cozy couch, arm chair, writing desk, king or queen feather bed with designer linens, down comforter, terrycloth robes, private bath with a large walk-in shower, Bose music system with a CD player, and large panned windows with beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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Wintersun.. A World Class Private Estate Atop A Mountain In Asheville, NC
average rating of 4.9759035 based on 83 reviews
Orange County, California
5

Our stay in the Asheville area.

  • 5 of 5

We lived in Asheville in the late 80's, what a transformation the city has been through. The downtown area is alive with live music and brew pubs.

Our stay at Wintersun was also magical. A fabulous property with wonderful amenities. Fully stocked for bathrooms and kitchen which made our stay fantastic. Judy was the perfect host and left us to enjoy the fabulous property. Many properties boast about the number of sleeping guests but I can tell you this property delivers. The grounds are spectacular and we will return in the warmer months to take full advantage.

My only comment would be the kitchen appliances are dated and could use an upgrade and televisions in the bedrooms would also be a plus.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charleston, WV USA
5

Beautiful estate home near Asheville, NC!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in many properties over the years through VRBO & I must say the Wintersun Estate is now officially our favorite property for numerous reasons! The property is breathtaking & the location is convenient to all of the area attractions including the Biltmore as well as Chimney Rock. I would highly recommend this home to anyone planning a visit to the Asheville area of North Carolina.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Another perfect visit!

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family just had our second annual “family weekend” at Wintersun. Our first weekend was so special that we were expecting the second visit to pale in comparison - we were wrong. It was wonderful! The house comfortably accommodated the whole family (including 4 babies), and had the perfect amount of larger gathering spaces, while still feeling warm and inviting. It feels like a very grand family home. We’re already planning our trip for next year.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Stay

  • 5 of 5

This house was amazing and set on a private and breathtaking property! Perfect for a weekend getaway and a short drive to Asheville!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

great holiday celebration

  • 5 of 5

This is our 3rd year renting Wintersun for the holiday season. We always have a fabulous time and the property is fabulous for family gatherings. We love it....

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning!!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was so beautiful inside and out. The beds were comfortable and the House well supplied. We hope to return! The house is perfect for large gatherings. So many beautiful touches.thsnks so much for making it so special

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport (AVL)
Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
multiple bars in Asheville
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Grove Park Inn
Nearest Train
100 Miles
Salisbury, NC
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-40
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Piazza
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Wolf Laurel
Nearest Beach
200 Miles
Sullivans Island, SC

The biltmore estate is a must see when visiting asheville and only 15 minutes away. Additionally wintersun has an eighteen hole disk golf course that is ranked in the top 10 private courses on the east coast. Instruction is available upon request.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday estate in Fairview, North Carolina Mountains

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer/Fall
24 May 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£1,396
for 2 nights
From
£549
From
£760
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£4,098
£8,741
 
 
Winter
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
2 night minimum stay
£1,124
for 2 nights
From
£413
£2,663
£6,208
 
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,987
 
 
Chrtistmas
23 Dec 2018 - 25 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£2,663
 
 
New Years
30 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£1,396
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £37.35
Cleaning £298.84

Weddings and Events up to 20 people are welcome. The Event fee is $1000.

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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