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Entire home/apt

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1 bedroom

1 bed
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My historic downtown home is extremely comfortable, clean and stylish. It's the perfect spot for those who want easy access to downtown (exactly a half mile walk) and a peaceful setting to come home to.

The space

The space you'll be renting is the first floor of the home, a 900 square foot apartment. I live upstairs.

Main living area:
-800 square feet with an open, urban loft feel
-sleek, uncluttered, minimalist decor
-hardwood floors
-queen size Tempur Pedic bed with very nice linens provided
-comfy couch
-lots of sunlight, trees and greenery all around
- cable TV

Kitchenette
-microwave, toaster oven, small fridge
-coffee maker, electric kettle
-organic coffee and cream porvided
-sink, counter top, small dining table
-all utensils, ice bucket which I fill upon request

Bathroom:
-full bath, clean, updated
-good water pressure
- all water from sinks and shower is on a house filtration system: great for drinking, easy on you skin when bathing
-plenty of nice towels provided
-blow dryer provided

Other Amenities:
-wireless internet
-large storage closet
-central AC/ heat
-optional cozy gas log stove for winter

Outside:
-private, sunny covered porch
-street parking always readily available; no meters or restrictions
-house is a good distance from neighbors and is surrounded by trees. (unique for a downtown home)
-2 minute walk to the city's nicest tailgate farmers' market (Saturday mornings, April-November)
*** PLEASE NOTE: THE STAIRS FROM THE STREET UP TO THE APARTMENT ENTRANCE ARE LONG AND STEEP. KEEP THIS IN MIND IF YOU HAVE ANY PHYSICAL LIMITATIONS OR JUST DON'T WISH TO CLIMB STAIRS. SEE PHOTO***

PARKING:
-Street parking is available and free (no meters).
- There's usually room right in front of the house; sometimes you may have to park JUST A TINY BIT up the street.
- In my 3+ years of hosting, I've never had a guest who couldn't find a parking place either directly in front of or extremely close to the house.
-If you prefer access to a dedicated, off street parking place, please consider another property.

MY PRESENCE:
-I live upstairs. There is a door (at the top of the spiral stairs pictured in this listing) which remains closed and locked, separating your space from mine.
-I have my own entrance, separate from yours, so apart from an initial greeting you won't have any interaction with me unless you need something.
-I'm very conscientious about keeping things quiet in the house. The floor is sturdy, and I don't wear shoes inside so you won't be bothered by creaky floors or loud footsteps overhead. You will be aware of, but not disturbed by, my presence in the house.

Interaction with guests

I am available if you need me, I live on the premises.


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Cleaning Fee: 20
Weekly Discount: 9%
Weekend Price: 140 / night
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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 3PM

This is a non-smoking rental. Also, no candles or incense.
Due to the fact that there is a steep set of stairs on the premises, please take extra precautions, especially if you have children.
Have a good time by all means! However I do ask that the noise level be kept within reason. I don't mind at all if you keep late hours, and hopefully you fully enjoy the Asheville night life. That being said, this is not a "party house". Common sense etiquette is respectfully requested.
I'm an open minded person and if you have any special needs or requests just let me know, I'll do my best to accommodate.


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Fire extinguisher

Availability
1 night minimum stay

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Susannah User Profile
July 2017
The stairs leading up to the front door are quite steep. This is not the place for you if you have difficulty with stairs.

Amanda User Profile
June 2017
Valorie's place was perfect for our stay in Asheville. Walkable to downtown, large front porch, comfortable bed, spacious, clean, and updated space. We will definitely stay again next time we are in town.

Meghan User Profile
June 2017
Cute, quiet, and clean. The bed was comfy and front porch was nice. The final price was a little more than what it was worth, but I can't complain about the place at (URL HIDDEN) was nice.

Nick User Profile
May 2017
A great spot, a comfortable place to stay, would stay again, and would certainly recommend it to anyone stopping in Asheville.

Sam User Profile
December 2016
Valorie's space was excellent. We had everything we needed and there was certainly some charm that her place had. We appreciated the privacy while still having access to what we needed. I highly recommend this space!

Kate User Profile
December 2016
Great, clean, comfortable apartment convenient to downtown and Biltmore estate.

Caroline User Profile
December 2016
Wonderful spot! I went with my boyfriend for a one-night weekend trip and we had a great time. Private access to a beautiful, cozy apartment with everything you could ever need. Valorie even provides a little guide to the city if you are new in town! Highly recommended.

Asheville, North Carolina, United StatesJoined in March 2012
Valorie User ProfileValorie is a superhost.

I have lived in Asheville NC for 15 years and love to call it home. I am a singer-songwriter and i spend much of my time playing shows and making recordings. If you're interested in the local music scene I can definitely give you some suggestions.
I enjoy Asheville for the beauty of the place, the great music and food, and the open minded eclectic vibe here. It's a great town.
I have toured all over the country and often stayed with hosts, so I know what it's like to be a guest in someone's home. Personally i appreciate a host who is accommodating but also lets me have alot of privacy and the option to keep interactions to a minimum, and as your host that's what I can offer you.
If you need anything, or would like information about Asheville, I will gladly help you out, but otherwise I will be upstairs in my part of the house and you'll have the apartment downstairs to yourself.
Come stay at my special, beautiful house!!!

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