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Living room with deck, overlooking garden.
April's Hideaway: close to downtown & UNCA, w/deck
April's Hideaway: close to downtown & UNCA, w/deck
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

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Clean, adorable apt w/ small deck overlooking garden & fire pit, hardwood floors, WIFI, original 1947 ceramic tub, tasteful art, Queen captain's bed with spacious drawers, Queen fold-out sofa, eat-in kitchenette w/ fridge, range, sink, oven, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, walk downtown, around corner from pizza, breweries, Luella's BBQ, Homegrown, close to everything & UNCA trails, stylishly rustic, vintage feel, charm & character! No cable TV but great WIFI. Steep external stairs.

The space

This is a soulful, clean antique apartment with a lots of character; original hardwood and ceramic tile floors, hall between breakfast nook (w/ fridge, microwave, 4 burner range, coffee maker, dishes, etc.) hall with original built-in ironing board, bedroom with 2 closets and captain's bed with drawers for clothes, small deck overlooking garden and shared fire pit, second floor up external stairs (steep), walk to downtown, UNCA, (if you don't mind a nice, but hilly mile walk), around the corner from Asheville Biscuitry, Homegrown Restaurant, Moe's Burrito, Homegrown, Musician's Workshop, Luella's Bar-b-que, trails to UNCA and Botanical Gardens, wooded feel with fire pit and grill that you are welcome to use responsibly. 1 mile, nice walk to outskirts of downtown. The apartment is located in our house, with a separate entrance at the deck behind the house. There is another guest space on the first floor. You may hear us and others from time to time, but we do our best to be quiet and sensitive to our guests. We are a busy family, and are delighted to visit if the opportunity arises, however, sometimes we may be only available by text unless there is an emergency. Key will be hidden in a predesignated place for you upon arrival. Please note, we do not offer cable. There is a small TV with DVD capabilities, but if you have a laptop or ipad, we are happy to share our Netflix password while you are here. Parking for 1 vehicle behind house via a small alley and driveway. You will need to back down the driveway and across the alley to exit.

Guest access

Shared outdoor grill, fire pit, garden/yard, parking for one vehicle in carport. WIFI network: Henry & Gus, password: levincreative

Interaction with guests

We are open and friendly, yet there is no pressure to interact. No need to interact, but there is a friendly vibe. We are delighted to visit if we have time, but we are a busy family. We prefer to communicate with messages through Airbnb or texts when we are available in person. Our resident managers Daniel and Lisa are delightful and helpful when you may have questions or concerns.

Other things to note

If you wish to bring pets, please discuss with me prior to booking to make sure that it is a good fit. We only will consider quiet, flea-free, nondestructive pets. Please use the sofa cover in hall closet if you bring a pet. We require a $10 per day pet fee. Apartment is up an external flight of very steep external wooden stairs. (Please do not book this apartment if you are not comfortable with steep stairs. An automatic light comes on to illuminate it at night, and there are rails and traction installed on the stairs for safety. Yet, if you have any trouble getting up and down stairs, this would not be a good fit for you. We are happy to help get luggage up for you if we are here when you arrive or leave. We only consider non-destructive, flea-free, reasonably quiet and house-broken pets please. If I your pet fall into this category, you can feel free to add an "extra guest" and book automatically.

Family/kid friendly
Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

We welcome anyone who respects the property and neighbors. Quiet enjoyment of apartment is all we expect. Just because the apartment is on the second floor, it is greatly appreciated if guests wear slippers, bare feet, or simply keep clunky shoes at the door when possible, as we have another studio below that we rent to guests. If you wish to bring pets, please discuss before hand. Only preapproved pets are welcome. Pet fee is $10 per day per pet. Also, only very well-behaved and flea-free pets are considered.

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - The stairs are very steep up to the deck and entrance to apartment.
Potential for noise - There may be other guests in downstairs apartment.
Dog(s), cat(s), and other pet(s) live in the house

107 Reviews

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Carter User Profile
November 2017
Great location. Cozy and very clean. Highly recommend!

Ross User Profile
November 2017
April was a great host and very accommodating. Her apartment made for a wonderful home base during a week in Asheville. Definitely recommended!

Emily User Profile
October 2017
April's Hideaway was just that. Adorable, cozy, clean. We loved our stay and would 100% stay here again on a future trip to Asheville.

Kathleen User Profile
October 2017
This was a nice vintage apartment. The location was convenient to downtown, about a thirty minute walk. Plenty of space for two people.

Marianne User Profile
October 2017
Aprils home was a wonderful space to relax and far enough out of the city to have quite but close enough to enjoy the city life. The bedding was very comfortable. I was thrilled but my husband was disappointed that there isn't tv.

Fabricio User Profile
September 2017
Very nice place

John User Profile
September 2017
April's place was just as advertised, and perfect for my trip. I hope to stay again on future visits to Asheville.

Asheville, North Carolina, United StatesJoined in August 2014
April User Profile
I am a writer and musician. My husband is a visual artist and creative director for an advertising agency. Our wonderful kids are 5 and 9, play soccer, and love to camp and do outdoorsy things. We have been in Asheville for about 10 years and love it. We met in San Francisco, but…
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