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Darren Blum

Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks english

CLOUD 9 is an exquisite home w/heated pool,water slide, tennis. Sleeps 22.

25 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights


Photos and Description of this Hendersonville holiday house

5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms + additional 1 bedroom suite available. Sleeps 22+

CLOUD 9 is a 5BR/4BA impressive mountain home located on a 150-acre, gated estate called The Camp.

The home sleeps 22 guests and features a fully equipped kitchen, high-end furnishings, breathtaking views from the wrap-around deck, and a downstairs area perfect for kids.

CLOUD 9 boasts a huge screened-in porch perfect for outdoor meals, two family rooms, both with sectional leather couches, and a bar complete with a wine fridge and a wide assortment of cocktail glasses. There are Plasma TVs in all the rooms. One of the bedrooms is set up as a bunk-room that sleeps 9 people. It has it's own den and extra refrigerator ... the perfect hangout place for kids and teenagers!

THE OWNER'S SUITE makes up a 6th bedroom and 5th bath in CLOUD 9. It is available as an option for an additional fee and must be booked separately. It is magnificently-appointed with vaulted ceilings and high windows that let the light pour in, a private balcony, and an old-fashioned claw foot tub. Please inquire for rates and availability.

Cloud 9 is one of 4 homes at The Camp, which offers a variety of on-site activities.

The following amenities are included at no additional charge!

Heated Swimming Pool (Seasonal)

Heated 160 ft long Water Slide (Seasonal)

Hot Tub (open year-round)

Tennis Court

Sports field (soccer, baseball, volleyball, etc.)

Indoor/Outdoor basketball courts

Fully equipped exercise room (weights, treadmills, etc.)

5,000 Social Hall/Dining Hall with huge rock fireplace

Commercial Kitchen

Game room with foosball, air hockey, billiards, ping pong, chess/checkers table and board games.

Arcade with Pac-Man, Galaga, pinball machine and Pop-a-Shot

Hiking trails

Fishing ponds

Multiple fire pits

The Camp is located near several of the best attractions that the North Carolina mountains have to offer. A scenic seven mile drive brings you to Lake Lure, where Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey practiced dance moves in the moonlit water in the hit 80's movie Dirty Dancing. Just down the road from Lake Lure is Chimney Rock Park, a thousand-acre pet-friendly park, whose main attraction is breathtaking Exclamation Point which offers a stunning view of the gorge below. Nearby attractions also include gem mining, whitewater rafting, and hiking trails.

You'll find everything you ever dreamed possible right on-site at The Camp. Food delivery is available from dozens of Asheville restaurants. The Camp also provides plenty of firewood for those cozy campfires and delightful s'mores that will make you giggle like you haven't in years. Ideal for large gatherings, multi-family getaways. The Camp well appointed, and brimming with loads of fun for all ages!

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Darren Blum (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks english

About Darren Blum

For nearly eight decades prior to its renovation, The Camp operated as Camp Mishemokwa where hundreds of children spent summers having all the classic first-time-at-camp experiences. In 2005, The Blum Family purchased the 150-acre property, spending countless dollars and tireless hours rebuilding, renovating, and giving The Camp a new lease on life as an exclusive vacation rental property.

Darren Blum purchased this house in 2005

Why Darren Blum chose Asheville Area

There is nothing else like it! The Camp artfully combines luxurious, comfortable accommodations with a 150-acre fun park (complete with heated pool, a 150ft water slide and a huge Social Hall/Arcade/Game Room!) set in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. The 4 homes on the estate can be rented individually or together.

What makes this house unique

When you rent a home at The Camp, you not only get a gorgeous accommodation with all the comforts of home, but you also have FREE use of the fantastic amenities available on-site. There is truly something to do for every age group!


based on 25 traveller reviews

CLOUD 9 is an exquisite home w/heated pool,water slide, tennis. Sleeps 22.
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews
West Virginia, USA

Guy getaway

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place for families, guy groups, or any active group. With all of the sports available it was perfect for a 20th college reunion group. There is as much luxury as you want in the houses, and the dining hall makes a great gathering spot. If you have kids, there is a ton to keep them busy as well. We hope to come back soon.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the best places my group has stayed. We were very impressed with the facilities, and there was always something to do. We enjoyed having our banquet in the social hall, and then enjoying a game of ping pong. The girls loved laying out by the pool, and the guys played a great game of basketball. Oh, The Water Slide. Amazing!!!

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Mountain Paradise

  • 5 of 5

I don't believe pictures or words can sufficiently describe what this property has to offer. There truly is something for everyone at The Camp. My first of many visits to The Camp was on a guys trip filled with unbelievable memories. After that trip, I realized I needed to experience The Camp with my family. Although our children range in age from 16, 11, 2 and my wife and I were amazed at how much we were all able to do both on the property, and within in close proximity to Bat Cave. Being very fortunate to have returned to The Camp several times and in each of the four seasons, I could not imagine staying anywhere else in the Carolinas. This is the most economic way of having a home away from home. I must say that no matter what time of year you are looking to travel, there are a lifetime of memories waiting for you at the The Camp NC!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Davie, Fl

Instant Tranquility - Relaxation at its finest

  • 5 of 5

I am lucky enough to know the owner of the camp and am fortunate to have visited the camp at least 10 times ... so i am a little biased. Darren has created a piece of heaven in the hills - the camp has provided endless hours of enjoyment for our children, parents, siblings, etc. Plenty of activities, awesome grounds, amazing memories and more starts than you will see in a planetarium. You will never stay just once at the camp - i think about it while i work and want to go back again and again. You will not be diappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2010
  • Date of Stay: May 2008
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ft Lauderdale

We Love the Camp

  • 5 of 5

The camp is a perfect venue for any get away!!! We have been there with and without children many times and always had a great time. The amenities are wonderful: cozy living spaces, outdoor waterslide, pool, gym, trails, close to chimney rock and Lake Lure, and so much more!!! The owners are very responsive to your needs and always available to answer questions and provide great advice on day trips and sights to see in NC. They make sure your "camp experience" is truly wonderful and relaxing. Your family will want to go back year after year - mine do!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hollywood, FL

The Perfect Family Vacation in the Mountains

  • 5 of 5

The camp is absolutely gorgeous. I must have went down the water slide 100 times. I couldn't believe it when I walked into a full-size basketball court/gym. I worked up a real good sweat and then did a few laps in the refreshing pool. The house itself is very luxurious and is decorated beautifully.

The listing on this site was extremely accurate and the pictures were right-on. I couldn't get over how big the property was. We had a campfire and made smores which brought me back to my childhood.

The kids can also play pool, ping pong, pinball and other games in the game room. Yes, I said a game room. Unlimited play....nice!

I would recommend this vacation home to anyone who wants to give their family a real cozy vacation in the mountains with unlimited things to enjoy. Talk about lifestyles of the rich and famous, this was awesome.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2007
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport (AVL)
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Chimney Rock Village and Lake Lure Restaurants
Car: recommended


CLOUD 9 is located 35 from Asheville, NC, on a 150- acre gated estate minutes from Chimney Rock and Lake Lure. Enjoy your own private resort-like estate equipped with tennis courts, soccer field, basket ball hoops, walking trails, heated pool and 160-ft long water slide.

We even have a beautifully refurbished gymnasium and fire pits! Kids of all ages will delight in this fantastic setting.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Hendersonville, North Carolina

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee A$164

The Camp is available year round.
Please call us ASAP to check out availability and be sure to visit
The Camp is a one-of-a-kind property that offers lots to do, right on-site.
All activities and amenities are included in the rental rate.
Tenant must be over 25.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Hendersonville, North Carolina

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 15 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Please visit our website,, to see room layouts!
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 8 single bed , Bunk Room with 3 Bunk Beds + 2 mattresses
    Bedroom 6 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 2 sofa bed/futon , Owner's Suite is an additional costs
  • Please visit our website,, to see room layouts!
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • deck chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • conservatory
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • wooden decking
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
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