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Private, sunny new log home, close to everything the Asheville area has to offer

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 162 m²
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 3 bathroom log home on 38 acres, close to town but a world away.

Located on the south slope of Burney Mountain in the beautiful Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, the Chalet at Winghaven is a spacious, sunny log home, built in 2014.

Close to Asheville (twelve miles to downtown) and all its attractions, the chalet is surrounded by 38 acres of picturesque hardwood forest. Wild turkeys rustle the fallen leaves in winter and lead their young in spring. An abundance of birds and other wildlife can be spotted from the sunny porches and large deck.

Amazingly this natural oasis is walking distance from the local pizza place and the closest large grocery store is less than four miles away!

Open the sliding glass door of the spacious MASTER SUITE to enjoy the mountain air or relax with a glass of wine on the covered porch.

Sleeping in the LOFT BEDROOM with its own private full bathroom feels like being away from it all, up in the trees.

Guests of all ages enjoy the BUNK ROOM which is adjacent to another full bathroom which features a washer and dryer.

The open kitchen /dining / living space with vaulted ceilings and exposed beams is bright and airy during the day and cozy at night with a fire in the danish wood stove.

The chalet is a convenient home base for the multitude of activities our area has to offer: Visit the Biltmore Estate ( 11miles), Downtown Asheville (12 miles), Historic Hendersonville (14 miles), go tubing or kayaking on the French Broad River, zip lining, drive the Blue Ridge Parkway, hike a different trail every day or see five magnificent waterfalls in just one day. There are wine tastings, beer tours, music and dance performances to attend and fabulous restaurants to try. Biking is a favorite sport here be it on the road or on mountain trails. We are more than happy to help you with planning your vacation so please talk to us and let us know what you are interested in.

Of course the chalet is also an awesome place to just relax, enjoy the sun shining through the leaves, the peace of the forest and the starlit nights. Please note that the Chalet is accessed by a private gravel road but 4-wheel drive is usually not necessary.

More Details

Owner
Jofre & Saskia Cacanindin
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, german
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017

About Jofre & Saskia Cacanindin

After living or owning properties in Germany, the Philippines, Hawaii, Manhattan, Croton-on-Hudson, and Raleigh, we chose the Asheville area to raise our three children. We love the cultural and natural richness of this place. The mountains, forests, ecological diversity, waterfalls and the local food movement, farms and markets, outstanding restaurants, cultural events and interesting, friendly people make this a great place to live and visit. We decided to build the Chalet at Winghaven so we can welcome people to this amazing area that we enjoy so very much.

We live just about ten minutes away from Winghaven, on a small farm with dairy goats, rare breed chickens, ducks, geese and dogs. . Of course we would also be delighted to have you come in person and visit with the animals during your stay at Winghaven! Naturally, we will always have fresh eggs from our happy hens as well as handmade goat's milk soap for you at the Chalet at Winghaven.

Jofre & Saskia Cacanindin purchased this chalet in 2014

Why Jofre & Saskia Cacanindin chose Asheville Area

We looked for a long time to find the ideal vacation rental property here in our beautiful area. We were not satisfied with what we could find, so we decided to build it ourselves! The chalet is very close to our own home, but we still feel like we are on vacation every time we go up there, even though we go there mostly to work! We love the seclusion and privacy of a large property, but we don't like to drive forever to pick up some groceries, go to a restaurant or enjoy the culture of our region. One of the most important aspects in our search for the perfect vacation spot was that the home needed to be sunny and bright. When we found this amazing piece of land it was just a perfect fit. We love the special feeling and connection to nature that only a log home can offer, so this is what we built and we feel that it fits its location amazingly well.

What makes this chalet unique

The chalet feels bright, airy and warm, with its exposed wooden beams, high ceilings and natural materials throughout. We love to have a crackling fire in the wood stove when it is chilly outside or sit on the porches and enjoy a glass of wine under the stars in summer.

We designed the home to take full advantage of its location and the mountain views. The inside and outside connect through sliding glass doors and huge windows.

The loft bedroom is amazing, it feels like you are sleeping in the tree canopy up and away from it all. Our kids love the bunk room, this is a favorite sleepover spot for them and their friends. The master bedroom is spacious and it is nice to open the sliding glass door to the porch and take in the night air before going to sleep.

We love to explore the forest, follow the little stream downhill and look for the large flock of wild turkeys that is always to be found here somewhere.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed at the Chalet from December 27 to December 30.

The whole family had a great time! We enjoyed the private setting, the turkeys calling in the background and our children and the dog loved to roam the woods. The wraparound deck is a great place to soak up some sun, even in December. The home was super clean and spacious, the cathedral ceilings are beautiful and the kitchen fully equipped to cook up some good dinners. Oh, and the towels are amazing, I went out and bought the same ones for my own home!
Dec 2014
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet rental in Fletcher, North Carolina

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 162 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , en suite to Master Bedroom
    Loft Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , en suite to Loft Bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower , washer and drier in this bathroom
  • Master bathroom with jetted bathtub and separate shower, double sink. Loft bathroom with shower. Third bathroom adjacent to Bunk Room with tub/shower single sink and enclosed washer and dryer
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 large double bed
    Sleeping Loft - 1 large double bed
    Bunk Room - 2 bunk bed
  • Master Bedroom with sliding glass door to covered porch. Queen size bed, walk in closet, dresser, reading lights, exposed beam ceiling, en suite bathroom. Sleeping Loft open to below, en suite bathroom, dresser. Bunk Room with two bunk beds (twin over twin), closet, adjacent bathroom. All beds feature gel infused new memory foam mattresses, down alternative duvets with freshly laundered duvet covers, hotel quality sheets. Pack and Play crib can be set up for our smallest guests.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • caving
  • water tubing
Notes:
Please make sure to let us know if you are traveling with small children. We can set up the home for you to make your vacation more relaxing! We have stair gates available for indoors and the deck stairs, a pack and play that can be set up as a bassinet or crib, safety plugs for outlets, a highchair, a booster seat for toddlers and a baby monitor.

Reviews

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Private, sunny new log home, close to everything the Asheville area has to offer
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5

Very nice, clean property. Perfect for a bachelor party

  • 5 of 5

I drove down with eight guys for my brothers bachelor party. The place is big, clean and perfect for a weekend get away. The owner was quick to help us when we had a small issue. Overall great place to rent, it sits tucked up in a wooded area, so you get the whole experience. It beats staying downtown for sure. We had the right amount of seclusion, and close enough to Asheville attractions. One downside is the bumpy drive up to the place. If you have a truck or SUV you should take it and leave the sedan at home. Overall glad I chose this place and all the guys were impressed with my decision.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Cabin home

  • 5 of 5

This is a charming log cabin home . The house has everything you need washer & dryer, dishwasher and it even includes fresh farm eggs. I also loved the homemade soap that was neatly placed on top of our stack of towels. HIGHTLY recommend this cabinet ! It's so well taken care of we thought it was brand new. Thanks again for your wonderful hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Great home for experiencing Ashveille and hiking

  • 5 of 5

This log home is cozy and comfortable. We had 7 of us across 3 generations. It was a great family vacation. Lots to do in Asheville (Arts District, Chocolate Shop, Food, Shopping) and lots of great hiking in the area!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sarasota, Florida
5

Amazing mountain home!!

  • 5 of 5

This house has all the amenities! They even have extra "necessities" if you forget your toothbrush, etc. The natural hand made soap was a nice touch as well!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Canton, OH
4

Very peaceful and quiet.

  • 4 of 5

The house was very clean and location was perfect for what we wanted to do. We were about 1/2 hr from Asheville and 50 minutes from Chimney Rock. There is plenty to do all around this location.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful home provided exactly the experience I wanted.

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed home with everything we needed. The farm fresh eggs were fabulous and very tasty that first morning. Would defiantly choose this property again and again for years to come!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Southern Tee Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
NC Route 25
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Hooper's Creek Cafe, Uncle Scott's Pizza
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday chalet in Fletcher, North Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$303
From
A$378
Fri,Sat
A$1,993
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$277
From
A$347
Fri,Sat
A$1,816
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$138.72
Pet Fee A$50.44
Damage Deposit A$252.22

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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