Top 10 Vacation Rentals In Black Mountain, North Carolina - Updated 2024

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Nestled on the eastern edge of Buncombe County, only 15.9 miles (25.5 kilometers) from Asheville, Black Mountain is an ideal destination for visitors of all ages. This quintessential gem derives its name from a scenic mountain range that towers over the area. Famed for its thriving art and music scene, the town boasts plenty of exciting things to do. Outdoor lovers and adventure seekers may head to Lake Tomahawk Park. With breathtaking trails, it’s the perfect spot to soak in the town’s impressive scenery. History buffs will especially love Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center, which houses stunning exhibits that reflect the town’s incredible past. Travelers with kids may roam through the town’s quaint streets and shop for souvenirs at local independent stores. Planning on a sightseeing visit with your loved ones here soon? Scroll below for our list of the top vacation rentals in Black Mountain, North Carolina.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 14, 2024.

1. Turkey Trot (from USD 135)

Discerning guests craving a change in scenery will love this newly built Turkey Trot cabin. With a serene farm setting on a quaint homestead from the 1800s, this cabin offers sweeping views of the mountains and lush fields. Inside, this cabin exudes a relaxing vibe thanks to the rustic decor that blends with the natural surroundings and the cathedral ceilings that lend the space an airy feel.

Make yourself at home and lounge in the living room as you catch on to your favorite movies on the flat-screen TV. Better yet, step into the fully equipped kitchen and rustle up a delicious plate of your favorite meal. Other great niceties include in-unit laundry and a sparkling bathroom with a full shower.

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Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was comfortable and sitting out enjoying the firepit was so pleasant
Cleanliness:
the cabin was clean tidy and exactly what we needed
the property was easy to find very clean and well stocked
clean cozy peaceful and close to great trails
Host:
owners are extremely nice and thoughtful
Location:
easy to get to many great places
close to town but quiet and nice views
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2. Johnson Carriage House (from USD 199)

If you’re looking to experience luxury living at its finest, this newly constructed cottage might be the place for you. Ideal for a small family, this stunning unit on the second floor features vaulted ceilings and antique wood beams, adding to its alluring charm. It also features a bright and spacious living area with reclining sofas and a gas fireplace.

The front porch is equipped with rocking chairs, perfect for soaking up panoramic views of Rattlesnake Mountain while sipping your morning coffee. You’ll also love the fully equipped kitchen that flows onto the rear covered porch, where you can host al fresco barbecue meals, thanks to the built-in barbecues grills and plenty of outdoor seating space.

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Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
real clean and property is as described
beautifully decorated and very clean
Location:
the location was perfect
easy walk to lake tomahawk thru pretty neighborhoods
easy walk to shops and restaurants
it was nice being in a residential area so close to downtown
this home ended up being the perfect location between black mountain and montreat
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3. Black Mountain Hideaway (from USD 195)

Experience the quiet respite that nature provides in this adorable cabin set in the town’s core. An ideal spot for guests who wish to escape the city’s hustle and bustle, this affordable cabin nestles on a private acre lot and boasts gorgeous mountain views. Views that you may admire from the comfort of a private deck as you grill your lunch while sipping a cup of coffee.

The deck also features a hot tub, which makes it the perfect spot to unwind under the stars. Furthermore, step inside to find an inviting space with modern amenities, such as a fully equipped kitchen and an elegantly furnished living area with a flat-screen TV and a fireplace.

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Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the cabin was very clean and inviting
Host:
the owners were very responsive with some issues we had which was great
donna is amazing and has been so helpful with any questions we may have had
the owners did have a booklet explaining how everything in the cabin worked which was helpful
great communication from the host much needed rest
Location:
downtown black mountain was very close and cute
the location is perfect - very private in the mountains yet close to downtown black mountain and asheville
this was a cute place to get away to and we enjoyed our stay
ideal for a laid back trip relaxing and quiet
great cozy cottage is in a wonderful location minutes to downtown with many dining options and grocery stores
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4. Historic rental with modern amenities (from USD 90)

This classic home blends modern conveniences with traditional charm, offering a peaceful stay in a prime location. By staying here, guests will enjoy proximity to the vibrant city life of Downtown Black Mountain as well as easy access to biking and hiking trails. Ideally suited for those traveling with family, this VRBO rental features two queen rooms and a twin bed in the third bedroom, ensuring enough privacy and space for everyone.

It also boasts a full kitchen and a spacious living area decked with a sectional couch and flat-screen TV. However, the main highlight of this rental is the lush yard, with a stand-alone porch swing that makes it the ultimate spot to lounge and admire the outdoors.

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Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen was well stocked for a cooking family and comfortable beds for peaceful rest
Cleanliness:
another important factor it was clean ; clean and lovely
Host:
we truly enjoyed our stay here and the caretakers downstairs were very kind
Location:
had a great time in this cute apartment in a vintage filler station
great yard and nice neighborhood to walk through with our dogs
it was in a great location/midpoint for accessing hiking trails in asheville pisgah national forest and mt mitchell
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5. Beautiful cottage with yoga studio (from USD 138)

Nestled in a convenient spot less than a mile’s walking distance to Downtown Black Mountain, this beautiful cottage is perfect for those who wish to explore more of the area. With a fully equipped kitchen for culinary enthusiasts and a well-appointed living area with warm decor, this rental meets all the elements of a splendid stay.

Furthermore, it features an en-suite master bedroom with heated floors and a jetted tub, allowing you to reinvigorate your muscles after a fun day out. You’ll also enjoy access to a private yoga studio in the backyard and a patio with a barbecue grill for family cookouts.

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Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States
Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen was well equipped and had the all important out door grill and outdoor seating as well
we really loved this cottage roomy with comfortable seating
we were very happy with our stay at the cozy sunset cottage in black mountain
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6. Pet-friendly home with cathedral ceilings (from USD 401)

Treat your family to the indulgence of luxury in this gorgeous three-bedroom, three-bath home in the quiet village of Cheshire. With cathedral ceilings and custom interiors, this thoughtfully designed rental boasts a chef’s kitchen with a wine cooler and a coffee bar. In addition, you’ll love to hang out in its spacious den on the lower level with a flat-screen cable TV and a fireplace, making it the perfect venue for family movie nights.

Moreover, you’ll have access to a wrap-around porch and a relaxing patio at the back with rocker chairs and a fire pit. This rental is also pet-friendly, so feel free to bring along your fur babies, however, there is an additional fee.

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Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Host:
the rental process was easy and the rental company was very responsive to questions
loved it comfortable pet friendly enviroment
Location:
comfortable beds great location nicely equipped kitchen
beautiful comfortable house with a great location
we enjoyed walking around the neighborhood and cooking in that beautiful kitchen
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7. Cozy craftsman cabin near Lake Tomahawk (from USD 179)

With a secluded spot in a quiet neighborhood, this charming craftsman cabin is a haven for those who wish to commune with nature. Measuring 1,400.0 square feet (130.0 square meters), it has an open floor plan showcasing a fully equipped kitchen and a well-appointed living area with modern furnishings.

Moreover, it features three snug bedrooms, one with a queen size sleigh bed and a crib where you and your toddler may enjoy a rejuvenating nap. Outside, you’ll also enjoy access to Lake Tomahawk, which is just a short stroll away from your door.

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Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cozy cabin was absolutely perfect
location was the best the only complaint was about the upstairs queen bed
Cleanliness:
it was clean convenient comfortable and cutely decorated
it was very clean well decorated and convenient to everything
we had a wonderful stay and really appreciated the cleanliness of the cabin
it was very cozy clean and comfortable
the spacious and adorable cabin was clean great spacious floor plan
Host:
the owners were great with suggestions of things to do in the area
the cabin was very clean and the owners are very mindful of providing a home away from home
Location:
we liked the location
there are many great restaurants and family activities close by
) from the house its an easy walk to lake tomahawk or even to downtown
we loved being so close to downtown and everything it has to offer
stayed other places before but really like black mtn location and town was cool
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8. Fully remodeled cabin with chic interiors (from USD 194)

This fully remodeled farmhouse is an excellent choice for those traveling with family. It nests in a very convenient location, less than a mile from Downtown Black Mountain. Rustic, yet with a dash of modernity, this gorgeous Airbnb boasts stylish decor with many modern comforts, such as a fully equipped kitchen and WiFi.

Here, you may make yourself at home by playing a round of pool in the basement. There’s also a six-person hot tub outside where you may luxuriate with a refreshing soak as you admire the area’s serenity.

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Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States
350 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this home is immaculately clean and comes with fun amenities: a pool table grill hot tub
the rooms are spacious and the decor is absolutely beautiful
the place was fantastic there were only 2 of us staying there plenty of beds for a larger group
the bed is super comfy
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and comfortable
great house clean and beautifully decorated
lots of nice details and perfectly clean
the place was very cozy and very clean
comfortable beds and pillows and clean updated bathrooms
Host:
she was so kind
super responsive and such a great host couldn’t recommend this home enough
store across the street was great and staff was friendly
melissa is such a great host super responsive informative and overall a really kind person
melissa is a perfect host attentive accessible but not intrusive
Location:
the location was excellent
easy walk to town of black mountain
it was in walking distance to town which was awesome
beautiful airbnb in a great location for exploring the beautiful outdoors
close to downtown black mountain and many other fun sites
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9. Treetop Cottage (from USD 122)

Treetop Cottage is best for a small group of close friends seeking refuge in Black Mountain. This charming cottage blends Appalachian style with modern amenities, creating a lovely space to enjoy a relaxing break. It features two bedrooms: a master king room and an open loft with two single beds. It also has a full kitchen where you may prep your favorite cuisines.

Outside, guests will love lounging on the front porch, which features a two-person hammock. You can even avail of laundry service here, allowing you to have a worry-free holiday.

Stayed at this property?
Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States
289 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the deck with fire pit and cozy blankets were great for the chilly mornings
great cozy comfortable charming cottage
so charming comfortable and nicely furnished
beautiful place quiet and comfortable
Cleanliness:
spotlessly clean with wonderful extra touches
it was clean and quiet and serene
extremely clean and had everything we needed
the place was clean and welcoming
the cleanliness comfort and decor were perfect
Host:
i visited a suggested favorite of the host montreat
we enjoyed our stay and the hosts are very quick to respond if you have any questions
erica was a great host and communicated all the instructions we needed in a timely and clear manner
we had a couple of random questions during our stay and erica was super responsive and nice
my son loved the loft and we appreciated the host's clear communication and thorough information provided
Location:
the location was great
the location is ideal literally minutes from downtown black mountain
great stay and great location
great location and very nice place to stay
great place nice location everything you need for a cabin stay
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10. Cute chalet with chic interiors (from USD 201)

Cute, bright, and dazzling are just some of the attributes of this newly built chalet. An adorable space with all the perks of a lovely stay, this unit boasts plush furnishings that seamlessly blend with the white-washed walls, exuding a peaceful ambiance for relaxation. It has an open floor plan with a full kitchen and an inviting living area with a sofa bed, making the place spacious. It also features two king rooms and a stylish bathroom with a bathtub and walk-in shower.

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Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States
246 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
charming cottage in black mountain comfy and cozy
the beds were super comfy and the bath towels were great will definitely be coming back
Cleanliness:
the chalet was beautifully decorated very clean cozy and exceeded our expectations
amazing cottage so clean and really high end finishes
i loved that this place was in a quiet neighborhood felt super clean and was spacious
super clean well decorated everything you could need for cooking in the kitchen
really nice house—clean stocked with everything we needed and clearly a lot of attention paid to decor and details
Host:
lovely home fantastic host and great area
can’t say enough great things about the property and the host
very clean and the host was always available for any questions we had
sweet charming place with responsive owners
we had a wonderful stay with our family and nathanial was an exceptional host
Location:
location was great 3 minutes to downtown black mtn 15 minutes to downtown asheville
we enjoyed our stay at this location
great house in a quiet and easy to get to location
we liked the close proximity to lake tomahawk (gorgeous ) and the shops and restaurants in black mountain
great house great location we had a lovely time and everything went smoothly
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Explore the charms of Black Mountain

Breathtaking sceneries, vibrant arts, eclectic music, and delectable food make Black Mountain a must-visit destination in North Carolina. Regardless of your budget, you’ll be able to find affordable accommodation in town. Book any of these top vacation rentals in Black Mountain, North Carolina, and enjoy a dreamy holiday with your loved ones.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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Equipped with a diploma in tourism, Mwongeli Munuve is passionate about visiting new places to learn, interacting with the locals, trying out some of their specialties and collecting souvenirs. She...Read more

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