The RhodoDen- Airstream Glamping


Camper/RV hosted by Christina

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 bath
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As its name suggests, The RhodoDen is a cozy 1974 Airstream Argosy nestled among the rhododendron of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Set along a trickling creek with a bonfire ring and a view of nearby Watch Knob, this is "glamping" at its finest. RhodoDen provides an idyllic place to relax, and is a great basecamp for hiking adventures, dining and nightlife in Asheville and Black Mountain, both of which are only 15 minutes away. Plus we are pet friendly!

The space
The RhodoDen is a 27 foot 1974 Airstream Argosy. It was our (Christina and Alex) home for several months while our house was being built. Now, we're very excited to share the vintage camper's unique charms, and our love for this area, with our guests. Set deep in the woods, the RhodoDen is quiet except for the trickling creek. The porch faces west toward Watch Knob, providing a secluded sunset view. Inside is our hand-picked record collection, a lending library, and a small selection of classic DVDs. Fire up the heater in the winter for a cozy night in, or start an actual campfire along the creek to roast marshmallows. We hope you'll enjoy the beauty of the land in any way you see fit!


Inside the Airstream you’ll find a comfortable full mattress that sleeps 2.


We provide a butane burner, electric kettle, a dining booth and clean (hot/cold) water for drinking and washing up. The kitchen is stocked with plates, bowls, cups, silverware, wine tool, french press, a frying pan and a refrigerator for your perishables.


The RhodoDen has a hot shower! But please be aware that it's not connected to a full-size water heater. The hot water will last about six minutes; Christina says it's plenty to wash her mane!


The RhodoDen has a full bathroom, but please only use the indoor toilet for liquid waste (no toilet paper or #2!) All water used in the Airstream, including the sink, shower and toilet, drain out into an underground leech field. Follow the footbridge across the creek to access the outhouse for all other needs. Thank you! The path to the outhouse is lighted and the outhouse itself is fully equipped with toilet paper and hand sanitizer for you.

Cell phone and internet:

There is minimal to zero cell phone service. If you have a smart phone or computer, WiFi is available! Our WiFi access information will be provided in the Airstream.


15 Minutes to the west in Asheville, and the same to the east in Black Mountain, you’ll find top-notch dining, coffee, music, and nightlife. Plus, Pisgah Brewing Company is less than 7 miles away with live musical performances and incredible brews. The Blue Ridge Parkway and Pisgah National Forrest, packed with hiking trails, is 10 minutes away, and Great Smokey Mountains National Park is just over an hour away. Charles Owen Park is less than 2 miles away with a playground, baseball field, fishing pond, and hiking trails leading through Warren Wilson College. We’ll provide you with a list of our favorite places to eat, drink and hike.

Where you'll sleep

1 double bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Fire pit
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Where you’ll be

Swannanoa, North Carolina, United States

Swannanoa, while small, has a few hidden gems. Check out Pisgah Brewery, only a five minute drive away, for their live music and fresh brews. Also, access to the famous Blue Ridge Parkway is only a few miles away.

Hosted by Christina

  1. Joined in October 2014
  • 231 Reviews
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I love horses and bikes and food


  • Alex

During your stay

We are available for anything you need up the hill in the blue house (usually). Please feel free to come knock on our door or text/message us if you have a question or concern!

Christina is a Superhost

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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No smoke alarm
Carbon monoxide alarm

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