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Private Entrance, Top O' The Knob Chalet Suite, Romatic Getaway, Deck with Views

Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Spa Bath, Private Entrance, Private Deck with Views

Lovely, private suite with your own private entrance. Approximately 10 minutes from downtown, 10 minutes from the Biltmore House, and 7 minutes from Trendy West Asheville. Beautifully appointed, high-end bedding with pillow-top mattress, separate sitting area, large bath with spa tub and double shower, private deck/porch with lovely views of the mountains. Paved entrance and reserved parking allow the guests to come & go as they please. We offer Netflix, Hulu, and Pandora for your listening pleasure, WIFI, DVD, microwave, Keurig Coffee Pot, and eating area. Uber Cab is available to and from the location at 72 Candler Knob Road, Asheville. 28806.

Ken Cross and Patti Sharp
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Some limited Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2017

About Ken Cross and Patti Sharp

Ken moved to the area in 1982 from Florida, and Patti arrived 10 years later. We met in 1996 and have been together ever since. In 2007, we bought our West Asheville home on the top of our hill because of the spectacular view and privacy. Ken retired in 2008, and Patti is semi-retired. Patti is a part-time potter and has her studio in the basement of the home. Ken enjoys photography, and we both love to travel and are scuba divers. We are excited about hosting guests at The Top O' The Knob Chalet, and hope to meet and help our guests learn more about Asheville.

Ken Cross and Patti Sharp purchased this chalet in 2007

Why Ken Cross and Patti Sharp chose Asheville Area

You want to choose Top O' The Knob because we try to make every guest feel that they are the first people to stay in this property! Your suite has its own private entrance. We have all the comforts of home plus our spa bath, luxury linens and towels, and beautiful views from your private porch, especially in the winter when the trees have dropped their leaves. Stay with us, and you will not be disappointed!

What makes this chalet unique

The private entrance, high end linens and towels, beautiful view, and private porch.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Ken Cross and Patti Sharp are very hospitable and will make wonderful VRBO hosts in the Asheville area. As long time residents, they can recommend unique places to shop, visit, and dine. Their home is lovely and centrally located. You won't be disappointed!
Nov 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Asheville in Buncombe County

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Double Head Shower and Twin Vanities
  • Plush Towels and Mats; Shampoo, Conditioner, Lotion, and Make-up Remover provided. Hair Dryer, Iron, and Ironing Board.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , New Pillow-Top Mattress with Sateen Sheets
  • Suite style bedroom with large sitting area attached.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Private Entrance, Top O' The Knob Chalet Suite, Romatic Getaway, Deck with Views
average rating of 4.904762 based on 89 reviews
Bel Air, MD

Many things we liked, several we really didn't.

  • 3 of 5

My husband and I came for a 5 night visit. The area the home is located in is a diverse mix of homes and trailers....as well as some boarded up homes and trailers. Some of the homes were well kept, some were not. Junked up cars and cluttered yards were not uncommon sites. Chickens, roosters, dogs (as well as adorable bunnies) roam the area freely. We almost ran a chicken over as it decided to cross the road right in front of us. The owner of the trailer home next door has a sign in the windshield of his dilapidated truck that says "NO TRESPASSING" and this is what you see as you start your drive up to the house. All that being said, when we arrived we found our room to be spacious and clean. The bathroom was very nice with double sinks and a double shower. The "spa tub" I would not recommend using as I got in the water and then turned on the jets as the sign instructed only to find myself immersed in water with black gunk that came out of the jets. Yuck. The dining area has a Keurig but coffee is supplied very sparsely. I did ask about this ahead of time so I knew whether or not to bring my own coffee pods. As it was a 5 night stay we anticipated a restock daily but in fact we always had to ask for more. Perhaps best to simply bring your own if you drink a lot of coffee as we do. The mattress is quite comfy but I am not one to sleep under a down comforter. The blankets provided were quite heavy as well, cozy for many perhaps but way too hot for me. The air conditioning is controlled by the owners in the main house and is all on one system so that is out of your control. I like my room cool at night for sleeping and did have to ask for them to turn it down, which they did. Overall our stay was fine with my biggest objection being the area. It is just simply not an area I would choose to stay in for a vacation getaway although the proximity to downtown was quite convenient. Just know ahead of time what kind of area/scenery to expect. The price is reasonable though. We also enjoyed Hulu which was provided. My rating is based in large part on the area and partially on my experience with the spa bath as well as how the owners took my asking for more coffee and a lighter weight blanket…which was not well at all.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Diana, Thank you for your review, even though it isn’t what we would have liked to have seen from one of our guests. We strive to provide our guests with a 5-star experience, even though we sometimes experience less than that in return from our guests. You stated that “overall, the stay was fine with the biggest objection being the area,” and you outlined the positives. As far as the negatives, the spa tub problem has been corrected, and we are very sorry for that happening to you. Thanks for letting us know. As far as our location, our property is in a rural area in West Asheville. There are wild life, chickens, dogs, cats, and even a donkey and goats at the end of the road. There’s everything from beautiful large homes to single-wide trailers. The neighbor’s car and the boarded trailer on the next street are out of our control. Our home is well-maintained on a 1-acre lot with gardens, lawns, and a paved driveway with numerous beautiful trees and fantastic sunsets. We provide our guests with a cup of coffee each for each day they are our guest and we don’t feel that it is our responsibility to provide you with 10 cups each daily; you did NOT offer to bring your own pods. We had no problem adjusting the temperature control and providing you with a different blanket. Overall, we tried to do the best we could to provide you with the best experience you could have while staying with us. We believe we did just that, and you couldn’t be made happy. We’ll have to let our other guest reviews stand on their own merit – we have over 100 reviews between both rental sites; only six are 4-star and the rest are 5-star. Our listing is clear about where we live and what we provide for our guests. For you and potential future guests, we offer a unique lodging experience in Asheville that provides the comforts of home in an upscale hotel room without the hub-bub, noise, and costs of a hotel. If you’re looking for what we have to offer, come see us. If not, we’re sure you will be happy at a one of the many hotels in Asheville.
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Very clean quiet place to stay

  • 4 of 5

In a quiet area. Owners very pleasant and heipful

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jim, thanks for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Come back and see us the next time you're in Asheville. Ken and Patti
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2nd Visit!

  • 5 of 5

We love Top O'The Knob for many many reasons. This was our 2nd stay. Not only is it private, roomy, clean, beautiful and comfortable but you get to see cute little creatures like 2 bunnies playing, lots of squirrels and even wild turkeys in the yard. Ken and Patty make you feel welcome and safe. You get the cozy cabin experience while being just 10 minutes from downtown Asheville. We will be back again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Barbara, we loved having you back again. Glad you got to see some of the wild life this time. Come back anytime, you know you're welcome. Ken and Patti.
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Sweet retreat

  • 5 of 5

Delightful property and proprietors! Really enjoyed sitting on the porch in the evening.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jennifer, We're glad you enjoyed our stay. Not quite sure what happened with the coffee maker, we checked it after you left and it worked fine. If you come visit us again, which we hope, we'll operate it with you there. Remember return guests get a 10% discount on return visits. Call us before booking so that we can make sure you get the right price. Thanks for picking Top O' The Knob. Ken and Patti
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A truly wonderful place to stay in Asheville.

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived we loved this place. Our hosts Ken and Patti were perfect. They made it clear they were interested in us having a good stay. The room and the bathroom were large, comfortable, well appointed, and very clean. We had our own private porch. The property is well located, in a wooded area just out of Asheville, but an easy drive to many of the restaurants and attractions. When we return to Asheville this will be our first choice of lodging.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jeff, we're so glad you had a nice stay. Thanks for the wonderful review. We always appreciate folks saying nice things about our space. You folks have a safe trip home and we'll get those couple of items you forgot, back to you in short order. Remember, return guests get a 10% discount on their next stay. If you decide to stay with us again, call us first so we can be sure the right price. Thanks again. Ken and Patti
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Clearwater, Florida

Excellent stay for our 2 nights in Asheville!

  • 5 of 5

Very spacious suite located in excellent location in West Asheville. Location was in close proximity to Biltmore Estates. We had an excellent stay for 2 nights. Thank you Ken for your hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You're quite welcome James, we're so glad you enjoyed yourselves. Please remember us on your next trip to or through Asheville and remember we give return quests a 10% discount on their next stay. Hope you had a safe trip home. Ken and Patti
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Asheville Regional
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Wolf Creek
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Asheville, North Carolina Mountains

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Nightly Rate
1 Aug 2017 - 13 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Leaf Season
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Winter Rates
1 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £76.94
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to change. No pets are allowed on the property. It is a non-smoking room -- a covered area is provided outdoors for smokers.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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