Serenity, spaciousness and relaxed elegance describe this mountain top beauty. Located on the ridge line of Elk Mountain within an enclave of 8 homes, get away from it all yet be within 15 minutes drive of Asheville's vibrant downtown resturants and shops. The rustic beauty of the views outside make a perfect backdrop for the comfortable and tastefully appointed 5 bedroom 4 bath home away from home. This Beautiful Mountain Top property is perched 3500 feet above the vibrant city of Asheville, yet it is located just 15 minutes from downtown superb dining, entertainment , and the Biltmore Estate. The Blue Ridge Parkway is literally right outside the front door, so bring your hiking boots and camera because nature and wildlife abound! There are three levels of living, 6 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, and a fun lower level English Pub, with brick floors and a Pool Table. The Gourmet Kitchen can house many Aspiring Cooks, with Granite counters and wrap around windows of the View! Enjoy a 65 inch TV in the media room, with an IPOD Dock, surround sound and wireless Internet . 4 FirePlaces, Mini Bars on 2 levels, and a 50 FT Water Feature that surrounds the Front of the house. The 1800 SF of Decking can extend your outdoor living space. Fall asleep in the Hammock, or sit on the rocking chair front porch. Fill your vacation with all Asheville has to offer, or simply do nothing at all. ABOUT ASHEVILLE: Asheville, North Carolina has been described as the Jewel of the South, and has continuously won numerous awards for being one of the top 10 Cities to visit and play in. This Bohemian mix of old and new, art and dining, natural wonders and man made festivals, gives Asheville a wonderful vibe. You can dine at our unusual and delicious one of a kind restaurants, (sorry no chain food is allowed downtown) or gather up fresh ingredients to make your own tasty meal at the weekly farmer's coop or tailgate market. There is always something to do, or just do nothing, and watch the people go by at one of many outdoor patio bistros. You can put on your outdoor gear and hike, fish or bike. The list is endless. Young and old will love many of the colorful choices to entertain oneself. Our favorite slogan is 'Asheville, where tie dye meets neck tie.' Actually leave your neck tie at home. THE SETTING: This beautiful retreat is located on the north side of town on top of a ridge line, perched with just the right sunset and city views. Yet it is just a quick 15 minute ride to the heart of downtown, so you get the best of both worlds. We always direct you to arrive via the Blue Ridge Parkway, so the anticipation gets better with every curve and breathtaking view. Hiking and biking is right out your front door,and in the twilight of sunset you can spy a variety of natures animals. We can supply you with maps and trails that will make you feel humbled at the grandness and beauty. But this is what probably drew you to this area. ELK MOUNTAIN CHATEAU: This roomy 5,000+ square foot open floor plan,family style home makes you immediately feel comfortable and relaxed. The gentle curves of the roads that lead you here give you time to unwind and shed your stresses...so you can truly vacation and enjoy what matters to you the most. Every room is prepared with very comfortable beds, 300 thread count sheets, and a stocked 'pillow bar' with a variety of pillows to help you have the rest you crave and deserve. The kitchen is decked out with a Wolfe 6 burner stove, and a duel fuel convection oven, so go ahead a bake something you haven't in a while. A huge Sub Zero fridge will keep things chilled, and a well appointed kitchen will give you everything you need to make your meals memorable. All you need is your food, we have the rest. There is a library, a game room, 1800 square feet of out door decking, a barbecue grill and plenty on rocking chairs, so what are you waiting for. Gather up your friends and family and make a memory! SKI: Sugar Mountain Ski Resort, Banner Elk NC; Wolf Ridge Ski Resort, Mars Hill NC: Ski Beech Ski Resort, Beech Mountain, NC; Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort, Gatlinburg, TN; Hawksnest Ski Resort, Seven Devils NC; Appalachian Ski Mountain & Ski Resort, Blowing Rock, NC; Cataloochee Ski Area, Maggie Valley, NC All ski resorts are within 1 to 2 hours drive GOLF: Reems Creek Country Club 5 miles away Asheville Municipal Golf Course, Public Golf, about 7 miles away Ox Creek Country Club, Public Golf, about 2 miles away The Cliffs, Private Country Club Asheville Country Club, Private Country Club Call about our Golf Packages.
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