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Downtown Studio - charming & cozy w/ patio & on-site free parking.....

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
studio
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

Studio 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-3)

(our Cancellation Policy is at the end)

Welcome to our historic, modernized Biltmore Studio with a dedicated parking space right outside the French Cut wooden fence alongside the patio, full kitchen, Sofa Bed (more than 2 people add $20/person/night) smack-dab in the heartbeat of Downtown with some of the best restaurants, galleries, music venues, theaters, and shops just steps from your door. The Biltmore Studio is framed with 16 inch brick walls for your quiet enjoyment in the cacophony of Downtown Asheville, though be aware of some 'character noises' from the footsteps on the Heartwood pine floors above during business hours. Be advised that 3 adults in these premises is a bit tight (no complaints, though) and you may want to consider our larger Biltmore Loft in the same building at www.homeaway.com/3013847. The Studio has its own parking space by the wooden gated entrance in our French Cut Fence and small patio with new Keypad keyless door access - easy and safe - sleeps 3 comfortably!

You'll be enamored with the earthy feel of this walk-out (open bedroom design). You'll find all the luxurious trappings including: high speed 16 mb download, wireless DSL internet connection; flat screen HDTV with Netflix movies and TV shows; 3-D Blu Ray Disk and DVD Player with a small library of select movies; new living room and bedroom suites with gel memory foam mattress & pillow top on the Queen sized bed; and new stainless steel refrigerator and range. How about seating yourself in the umbrage of the maple trees in the comfortable patio of the Double D's Coffee & Dessert BUS next door, the world class venue of the 500 seat Diana Wortham Theater at the top of the block, the awesome fire pitted patio of the Wicked Weed Restaurant & Brewery just down the street, or the uniquely designed Pack Square Park starting at the Obelisk at the top of the block?

You may also be interested in our elegant 39 Biltmore Loft in the same building for $225/night Mon-Wed and $250/night Th-Sun with high ceilings, exposed brick, and a private gated entrance facing Biltmore Ave. (HomeAway 3013847).

A new 400+ Biltmore Ave. Garage is right across the side street behind and under the a-Loft Hotel; Pack Square Park is on the top of the block; Mast General Store is 1/2 block; the Fine Arts Theater is across the street; the nationally regarded music venue, the Orange Peel, is 1 block; and the organic French Broad Co-op grocery is 1 block yonder.

We could say more but you'll just have to explore and experience the rest of the beauty and excitement on your own...

Welcome to Downtown Asheville.... Welcome to the our 39 Biltmore Studio!

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellation of Reservation prior to 60 days of arrival creates a full refund of monies paid minus a $100 cancellation fee. If you would like to cancel within the 60 day period then please contact us as we will do our best to make it work for both of us :)...

More Details

Owner
Bernie Byrne
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2017

About Bernie Byrne

Sandy and Bernie Byrne are Iowa born via Coral Gables/Miami FL. Bernie grew up on a farm in northwest Iowa and Sandy in Iowa City, the home of the University of Iowa (Hawkeyes). Sandy has authored several books and has traveled the world lecturing & teaching Ultrasound of the Eye. She feels so fortunate to have helped so many people with unique eye problems. We are overjoyed to be in the Asheville area for over 19 years now and have worked diligently to develop a true Green, Organic, and Sustainable community just 23 minutes north of Asheville called Mountain Meadows on Crooked Creek. Just recently we converted our Biltmore Studio & Biltmore Loft in Downtown Asheville to vacation rentals. We want to use them often too so we loaded them up with the most comfortable and convenient furnishings and electronics to go along with all of the exciting energies in Downtown Asheville. Excellent health in all physical, mental, and spiritual ways has been our positive passion for a long time and we feel so privileged to enjoy our kids, Cherie, Nicole & Donnie along with our grand daughters Amanda, Maddie, & Tabitha. Please give us a call at 828 230-0755 so that we may answer any questions you have.

Bernie Byrne purchased this studio in 1999

Why Bernie Byrne chose Asheville

Downtown was not yet hip when we decided to buy a building in Asheville in the year 1999. We thought, hey, wouldn't it be a creative, FUN time and investment to renovate an old building and be able to have a small apartment where we could stay sometimes? Though our farm was only 20 minutes north, we felt this downtown option would really be the lap of luxury (it is)! We were fortunate to find an old, 2 story corner building with an art studio and gallery on the main floor, an apartment above, and a (dilapidated) basement. There were dozens of coats of paint on both the brick walls as well as the old Heartwood Pine floors in the retail area and the Biltmore Loft; the frontage was a 1940's aluminum; and the owners were relectant to sell. After friendly negotiations, and paying much more than we really thought it was worth (does that sound familiar?), we went to work redesigning and putting together a construction crew. This 18 inch brick walled, ugly and decrepit dinosaur circa 1885 building is now transformed and on the National Historic Register on a gem of a corner surrounded by thriving restaurants, shops, galleries, coffee houses, a new Asheville City parking deck, and the new A-loft Hotel (part of the international Starwood Hotel systems). We feel so fortunate to be part of a bustling downtown that still retains its historic character and charm!

What makes this studio unique

We've said it all before and we'll say it again - you'll just LOVE being Downtown right in the middle of it all with kind and caring folks all around and exciting things all about! The coziness and simplicity of the Biltmore Studio with its small patio surrounded by a French Cut Fence and personally designed wooden gate opener and closure has a parking spot right outside the Studio fence. Next door you'll visit Double D's Coffee & Dessert BUS; view the Fine Arts Theatre across the street where you will see artsy new independent movies; just a block away enjoy The Orange Peel, considered by Rolling Stone Magazine to be one of the best music venues in the nation; organic minded bodies will resonate with the French Broad Co-op 1 block south and the Farmer's Market down the street on Wednesday afternoon plus the City Market a few blocks away on Saturday mornings, in season; take a slow walk in the delightfully designed Pack Square Park up the street with its grassy areas and trees, water features, and its leisurely promenade - great for sitting, musing, and people watching; how about Broadway quality shows at Pack Square in the Diana Wortham Theatre just 1 block up the way?; a plethora of natural 'farm to table' restaurants are tantalizing; the original craft brewery in Asheville, Highland Brewery, was borne in the basement environs of Barley's Taproom and Pizzeria right across the street; the Drum Circle, our primal beat, is our go-to on Friday nights - could we be so lucky?

location - location - location

parking - parking - parking

historic - historic - historic

excitement - excitement - excitement

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(151 traveller reviews)

Downtown Studio - charming & cozy w/ patio & on-site free parking.....
average rating of 4.9006624 based on 151 reviews
5

Awesome space

  • 5 of 5

This space is lovely, close to all the best restaurants in Downtown Asheville. Bernie's suggestions were perfect, loved the notebook with menus it made meal selection easier. The space is small but had everything we needed, full kitchen and washer and dryer made our extended stay great. I hope to get back to Asheville and will stay with Bernie again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Suzy...it was a treat talking with you and Brad and wonderful that you enjoyed the restaurants along with the amenities of our Biltmore Studio...Bernie
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5

Relaxing Weekend in Asheville

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Asheville in this perfectly placed studio. The location is AWESOME and close to all areas, whether you want to tour local breweries or enjoy all the downtown area has to offer. Parking spot was a bonus and we never had to use the car to get around. If we are back in Asheville in the near future we will definitely look into staying at this studio again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Denise...nice having you two and pleased that all was A-ok! We love the location, too, of course, and we stay there when we can...Bernie
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Georgia
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

My son and his girlfriend stayed in the studio New Year's weekend and they had a blast! I booked the space from Bernie for his Christmas present. Bernie was so gracious and accommodating. My son raved about the studio and location. Perfect for walking to the concert venue they attended, restaurants, bars, and shops. We highly recommend the downtown studio!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maria...thank you for carrying forward your son's excitement about staying in our Biltmore Studio! That was a wonderful gift. Your son and I talked a couple times in the parking area outside the Studio and, though he loves Savannah, he would like to move to Asheville - what a nice young man! Bernie
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5

Christmas in Asheville; perfect thanks to VRBO.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay in the Downtown Studio apartment in Asheville, NC, 22-31 December 2016. The accommodations were very clean, well-maintained, tastefully decorated, comfortable, with modern appliances and amenities in the kitchen, bathroom, TV/VCR, comfortable bed, too. The location is what takes this homey dwelling over-the-top. It is located in downtown Asheville a short walk from a plethora of fantastic restaurants, sight-seeing attractions, shopping of all kinds, movie and live theaters, transportation and parking is provided as part of the rental. Downtown parking is not easy to find in Asheville, so this is a tremendous amenity and convenience. Renters need to know that the property is a little "cave-like" with only one window, we found this a plus for sleeping late. Also, the foot-traffic in the store above is a bit annoying if you want to nap, again, the owner discloses this fully and it does stop by 7:00 pm, and anyway, who wants to nap when there is so much to do around town during the day.

The purpose of this trip was to ascertain if Asheville area is a good fit for us as a retirement site. This property is a great base-camp to experience all the amenities Asheville has to offer. We know now we LOVE it, and this property was a comfortable, convenient way to discover Asheville, NC. It is a winner in our book!!

Mary Beth and Don

Washington, DC

  • Review Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mary Beth & Don...what a thorough Review of our downtown Biltmore Studio! Happy that Asheville passed your muster for a great place to live. We've lived outside of town in our Green, Organic, & Sustainable Community of Mountain Meadows for many years now and we are still enamored with the whole area. Besides the window there is a glass door as well which, combined with the large window, provides a lot of light to the living room and kitchen. Thanks for your nifty thoughts...Bernie
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5

Excellent downtown location with free parking

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights in December. The property is steps from all downtown has to offer and has a free parking spot so you don't have to pay to park or lug your stuff from down the street. The unit itself was very clean, provided coffee, and soap, shampoo and conditioner. Would definitely stay hear again.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brian...yea, we love that parking spot, too! Though we have a fully outfitted kitchen most of us choose to delight our taste buds at one of the great restaurants nearby. Hope to see you again soon...Bernie
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4

Easy access to Downtown Asheville

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the Studio. Although small it has all the amenities needed and was very clean. The bed and pillows are a bit firm. The studio is within walking distance to all the Downtown Asheville has to offer. The parking in front of the unit is a plus. You will hear walking above you during the day but it was not an issue as most days we were out visiting the city. We recommend Tupalo Honey Cafe (5 minute walk) and Sunny Point Cafe (a 10 min drive) as excellent breakfast spots.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Susan...you may want to try our substantively larger and more charming Biltmore Loft (www.homeaway.com/3013847) on the top (2nd) floor in the same building the next time. Note that we have various firmness in the 4 pillows in the closet....Bernie
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Map

Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
Barley's, Wicked Weed, Aloft Hotel, Chestnut Cafe
Nearest Golf
2.3 Miles
Grove Park Inn Spa and Resort
Nearest Restaurant
Doc Chey's, Posana, Curate, Chestnut, & 15 more...
Nearest Ski
32 Miles
Wolf Laurel
Car: not necessary

The 39 Biltmore Studio is in the heartbeat of downtown Asheville across the street from the new 400+ Asheville City Parking Garage......

Downtown Pack Square Park just up the hill......

Double D's Coffee & Dessert BUS & outdoor patio next door......

Top-rated Blue Spiral Art Gallery across street......

Reknowned Orange Peel national music venue 1 block

Mast General old timey general store 1/2 block......

Art Deco Fine Arts Theatre across street......

Barley's Tap Room, home of Asheville's first Craft Brewery across street......

Wicked Weed Brewery & restaurant with 16-25 of its own Craft Beer 1 block south......

Diana Wortham Theatre with world class performances 1 block north

French Broad Co-op organic market 1 block south.....

18 restaurants + shops, galleries, taverns on this block

Famed Biltmore Estate 7 minutes south

World class Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa 7 minutes north

The Grove Arcade, our nation's first indoor mall, 6 blocks

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday studio in Downtown, North Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
3 Jan 2017 - 9 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$248
From
A$280
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,695
A$5,214
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$39 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
10 Mar 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$280
From
A$306
Thu,Fri,Sat
A$1,955
A$6,648
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$39 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day
26 May 2017 - 30 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$385
A$2,307
A$6,648
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$39 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$248
From
A$280
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,955
A$6,648
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$39 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$91
Refundable Damage Deposit A$196
Tax Rate 7.0%

*Includes 1 parking space included in the rental right outside the French Cut Fence....

** CANCELLATION POLICY - NATIONAL HOLIDAYS

REFUND - anyone who desires to terminate their Reservation 30 days or more in advance of their arrival must advise Owner. Owner shall immediately place those days on the Calendar as available. In the event all of those days become Reserved, then Traveler will receive all monies paid minus a $75 cancellation fee or 10% of the Rental Amount, whichever is greater. In the event a portion of the days become Reserved, then Traveler will receive a pro-rated amount of the money that has already been paid .Please see the last paragraph under Overview (in the menu above).

NATIONAL HOLIDAYS...please refer to the last paragraph under Overview. Prefer NO departures on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day or will add $35 to Cleaning fee for the benefit of our housekeepers.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio rental in Downtown, North Carolina

Property Type:
  • studio
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 525 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • 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 ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • Recently updated full bathroom with tub/shower. Includes handheld shower head, new striated shower doors, ceiling fan & light, along with plenty of light above the sink.....
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , + comfy Queen sized Sofa Bed
  • Comfy Queen-sized bed with gel memory foam mattress. Full sized Sofa Bed with a memory foam mattress is big enough for 2 kids or 1 adult though the premises are a bit tight for 3 adults (no complaints on that order, though).
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • tennis
Notes:
You'll have whatever you need right here in our fully outfitted 39 Biltmore Studio. Please enjoy one of the best Downtown living experiences in Asheville only 1 block from one of the best music venues in the country (The Orange Peel), one of the highest rated galleries in the SE (The Blue Spiral) just across the street, Broadway performances 1 block up the street in Diana Wortham Theatre, a craft brewery and restaurant called the Wicked Weed with 16-25 of their own brews 1 block south, and a beautifully designed downtown Pack Square Park on top of the hill 1 block north.