Top 9 Vacation Rentals In Asheville, North Carolina - Updated 2022

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Nestled in the midst of the breathtakingly stunning Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina lies the quaint and charming city of Asheville. Popular as a mountainous tourist destination, Asheville boasts of immersive artistic and cultural experiences for any traveller. From architectural marvels to take in, to fun-filled art festivals and galleries to enjoy, Asheville promises a fulfilling vacation to every traveller.

The River Arts District is a must-visit destination, well-known for its crafts schools and pottery and textiles art scene. There are also beautiful national and state parks with hiking trails for the more adventurous spirit. If you are a homely person, there is always a variety of quaint little cafes and restaurants, and unique handicraft shops to explore. All in all, a trip to Asheville promises the best that a mountainous vacation has to offer. So check out our list of the most awesome vacation rentals in Asheville, North Carolina, USA.

1. Cozy retreat best for couples or solo travelers (from USD 83)

Experience the best of the American mountainous country life with this lovely studio apartment that is perfect for a couple or solo traveller. This home has a herd of miniature goats that you can play or spend time with, and it is very close to some really good hiking trails.

Enjoy living in your own studio with great amenities such as a flat-screen television, fresh linens and towels, free WiFi, fully equipped and stocked kitchen and a bathroom with a shower. This home shares close proximity to downtown Asheville, so you can enjoy quiet country life without missing out on Asheville’s best restaurants, nightlife, theatres and more.

Private, peaceful, and free goat therapy
681 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
her space is gorgeous with a full bed and lots of kitchen amenities
the apartment is the perfect amount of space for 2 people
very comfortable and big enough to enjoy having free space without feeling cramped
the apartment is fantastic for such a small space you don't feel confined
the space is very comfortable and peaceful
Cleanliness:
very clean cute place
clean stylish space and very quiet
the space was very affordable clean and nice
was a great place clean very nice
julia's place is very comfortable and clean and was perfect for our asheville stay
Host:
julie is an absolutely delightful host
great host and adorable goats
julia was a wonderful host
julia was a great host
she was a wonderful host and always responded quickly if we needed anything
Location:
the location is serene and yet accessible
a very nice value and location at the edge of where city meets great outdoors
cute little studio in a wonderful location to asheville - very clean
we loved staying at julia's place the location is perfect just outside of asheville
great place to stay near downtown asheville funny and friendly goats
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2. Refurbished home near downtown (from USD 123)

Nothing trumps attentive and thoughtful freebies laid out for you by the host, that show how well taken care of you are. This spacious and eclectic home has a quintessential modern rustic look, and boasts a wealth of amenities available for you, including a newly renovated breakfast bar, two flat-screen televisions, a cosy fireplace, a fully stocked Keurig coffee maker, free WiFi, air conditioning and heating.

The property includes a spacious bathroom with a shower that is handicapped-accessible, and two beautifully decorated and furnished bedrooms that have spacious closet space for organised living, and a king-sized and queen-sized bed in each of the bedrooms. The bedrooms can comfortably accommodate up to six people.

Recientemente remodelado, 2 habitaciones con entrada privada, 1. 2 millas al centro de Asheville.
28 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the king size bed is extremely comfortable bathroom
kitchen and living space are all nicely designed with multiple access points to the bedroom
The bed was very comfortable and it was a quiet place to take a break or wind down for the night
if closing it off from the living room Really enjoyed our stay there
The accommodations were wonderful with a suite-sized living room large bedroom with king sized bed and Tempurpedic mattress (I'm pretty sure) and large shower Loved that there are snacks water a...
Cleanliness:
The apartment is beautiful and very clean
The rooms were very nice and clean and the walk in shower was a plus
Their VRBO is extremely comfortable and truly a beautiful place
Host:
Very nice property and very well maintained
The owners checked with us everyday to make sure we had what we needed
Danielle checked in on us via text to make sure we had everything we needed
It got light very very early and caused kids to wake up
We had a wonderful experience and will attempt to return in the future
Location:
The location is great for downtown
It was centrally located to get to either downtown or to Biltmore
This VRBO made for a very pleasant 3-night stay in Asheville Walking distance to multiple shops and restaurants Trader Joe's and Whole Foods are right up the street
It is convenient to the city
Our visit to Asheville was amazing and our choice of this suite to rent worked out perfectly Very close to downtown and easy access to roads to Pisgah Hendersonville and Biltmore
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3. Mountain cottage with nature views (from USD 219)

Nestled amidst some beautiful woods, enjoy a stay that allows you to wake up to the sound of woodland birds and creatures, and briqqngs you close to nature while still being in a very prime location. Retreat into the woods at this two-bedroom well-furnished home that comes with your own private deck, parking area, and great proximity to the best of Asheville’s restaurants, art scene and nightlife. This cottage is also close to adventure sports activities such as rafting, kayaking and mountain biking!

Acogedora cabaña 2. 5 millas al centro de la ciudad con un entorno privado y arbolado
80 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Kids enjoyed catching the fireflies each evening
It was very comfortable and well appointed
the space is wonderful with plenty of room to spread out it has everything you could need for a short stay is quiet and relaxing would definitely stay here again
From the moment we walked in the front door
The outside deck provided a very relaxing place to enjoy the mountain woods environment
Cleanliness:
It was beautifully decorated and had every need
Host:
Our host Marion was quick to respond to any questions we had prior and during our stay as well
We could not of had a more wonderful experience
the warmth and welcome was beyond words
The owner and other neighbors were all very friendly and welcoming
In addition host Marion was very responsive and helpful
Location:
it is very convenient to everywhere
The location of the house was convenient for getting to downtown Asheville and all of the local attractions
A very short drive to downtown
A mountain house "high in the woods" which is nonetheless a short drive to downtown Asheville and the Biltmore
It is close enough to downtown for quick trips yet far enough away to feel like you're miles away
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4. Beautiful cottage with hot tub (from USD 181)

Let your senses relax with tqhe soothing and pleasant wooden decor and tasteful furnishings of this beautiful two-bedroom cottage that boasts of an excellent location. Situated very close to downtown Asheville, the heart of Asheville’s cultural and artistic scene is a short drive away.

This cosy cottage has enough space to comfortably host up to five guests. With two queen-sized beds in each of the bedrooms and a full bath, a well-equipped kitchen complete with cookware and dinnerware, and handcrafted bar stools and kitchen counters, this home screams of luxury at its finest. Guests especially complimented the thoughtful amenities and freebies included by the hosts that made for a very comfortable and seamless stay.

The Red Hen Cottage * Asheville-North * TINA CALIENTE *
39 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen has everything you could need and the bathroom had plenty of towels and toiletries
Very comfortable cottage with great access to town
The place is adorable inside and outside Plenty of room for all of us
Every room was clean and cozy
It felt like home away from home
Cleanliness:
The cottage was very clean
Host:
communication was very easy and Jessica was very quick to respond
provided It made for really wonderful relaxing family time together Location
organized and well-stacked Decor was
Also - had to change the dates of our stay due to a family matter and Jessica was completely kind and responsive when I reached out If we could give more than 5 stars
friendly extremely functional kitchen
Location:
10 min drive to downtown
It's a quick and easy drive to downtown Asheville
The location and property was perfect
The house is a straight shot to downtown and it is very easy to get
is convenient to everything also
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5. Charming hideaway with woodland views

Do you wish to retreat from the daily hubbub that modern technology has created, and commune with nature? This is the perfect little adorable cottage, that is private and secluded from the world, but at the same time is very close to downtown Asheville.

This cottage is fully furnished with beautiful decor that is sure to charm you. There is a private patio where you can relax and sip your favourite beverage as you listen to the sounds of the woods and the birds in the distance, as well as get glimpses of small woodland creatures such as raccoons, red foxes, woodchucks, squirrels and more. Enjoy the benefits of living as close to nature as possible while still being in close proximity to the city.

Nature Lover's Retreat, West Asheville
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
537 reviews
Entire cottage 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a fully stocked kitchen is there and the coffee was much appreciated in the morning
the heated bathroom floor was a fun surprise
the little kitchen was perfect for us to make breakfast and pack sandwiches for hiking
note to other travelers at&t did not get reception inside the house (but the wifi is great
we stayed in the downstairs apartment and loved it we’ll plan to book again in the future
Cleanliness:
very clean and neat
exceptionally clean neat and well decorated
clean charming and quiet little house
perfectly appointed sparkling clean and every inch was utilized
amazing so clean so quaint
Host:
cristina and hal are the best host ever
the hosts are lovely and everything is gorgeously decorated
cristina and hal are wonderful hosts their house felt like home the moment we walked in
excellent experience and helpful hosts
this is a gem the home is absolutely beautiful and cristina and hal were extremely responsive and kind
Location:
great location to get around the asheville area
a perfect place in a great location
location is great everything is wonderful
great location - close to downtown asheville and about an hour drive to the mountains
great location and perfect place to stay if you’re looking to get away from the busy city
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6. Stylish studio apartment best for families in West Asheville

Live in a prime location in this beautifully decorated studio apartment that can comfortably host up to four people. The decor is quite minimalistic yet stylish, while the grey and white tones lend a distinctly masculine and sleek look to the home. This property comes with a queen-sized bed and a full bath with a combination tub/shower, as well as a second single bed. This studio is also kid-friendly, and the hosts will provide a crib as well as a Pack ‘n’ Play upon request. The hosts have also included thoughtful complimentary toiletries for your convenience, such as towels, soap, cotton balls, Q-tips and more.

Other important amenities include central air conditioning and heating, fresh linen, free WiFi, and entertainment options such as an HD television with Netflix and plenty of reading material.

Stay near downtown Asheville, Biltmore, and all the breweries|
49 reviews
Apartment 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed was comfortable with a cozy couch and well equipped
The bed was very comfortable
The kitchen had everything we needed
But there is a great fan above the bed and a heater in the closet to help adjust
If you like to control the temperature of your abode
Cleanliness:
The apartment was great and had everything we needed
Host:
The book of recommendations were a huge hit also
Previous snow and rain left the driveway very muddy
The host was very thoughtful to leave a welcome note and gift for my husband
and I Would highly recommend for any couple visiting the area
Megan and Ben had everything clean and cozy for us when we arrived A cute note and a bottle of wine to welcome us
Location:
The property was perfect and in a great location
while within a short distance from downtown Asheville
as just off Patton Ave which leads to downtown Asheville
West Asheville is a neat little area to visit as well and is just about 5 minutes from the apartment
The neighborhood is very quiet
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7. Modern and sleek two-bedroom home

Enjoy the benefits of living in a modern hotel with all the amenities that are typically provided along with the comfort and personalisation of a home. This home comes with a sleek open-floor concept, and is centrally located from downtown Asheville so you have access to the best Asheville has to offer while also enjoying privacy and seclusion from the crowded and noisy city.

Each of the units has excellent soundproofing,1 ensuring you have total privacy. The kitchen is fully stocked, and you have five grocery stores at a stone’s throw distance from the property, so you can prepare your favourite meals right at home.

Mod Treehouse In N Asheville - 2mi to Downtown (early checkout <30days~possible)
3 Hy Vu Dr
villa 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

8. Vintage studio with shared garden

Take a trip the past with this beautiful, ornately decorated vintage studio that brings the 1920s back with style! With off-street parking, firepit and shared garden, a comfortable king-sized bed with a bath that has a ceramic tub, this studio may look tiny but it truly packs a punch.

Including cable television, airy and bright interiors with colourful 1920s stucco decor, a well-stocked kitchenette, and all the essentials you may need for a comfortable stay, the hosts of this establishment will make you feel well taken care of and ensure your stay is as comfortable as possible.

Beautiful Vintage Studio- 5 Minute drive to Downtown, Romantic Backyard Firepit
16 reviews
Apartment 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
(Parking was a trifle tight for maneuvering larger SUV if more than one other car is in the parking area )
The bed is very comfy and air conditioner great for warm summer days
but the single bed shown was really more of a couch than a twin bed
There needs to be a large sign warning of the step down when you come through the door
The property was just as listed Super comfortable bed
Cleanliness:
The bed was very comfortable and the place was clean
Bed was very comfortable and linens were also nice
Host:
The hosts were available through messaging and got back to me relatively quickly
great wifii and a fantastic hostess
What a wonderful trip and great accommodations
I had a couple questions during our stay
Overall the place was nice and communication with the owner was
Location:
Just a few minutes to downtown Very relaxing visit
Its a bit of a hike downtown but totally worth it Also easy to drive anywhere in Asheville easily
It's super convenient to downtown Asheville
close to lots of shops and restaurants and only minutes to downtown AprilWas easy to work with and very responsive
My daughter and I wanted a quaint
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9. Mountain-view apartment with hot tub

This is one of the best accommodations ideal for a couple. Spacious, airy and intimate, this apartment has a walk-out basement and great views of the mountains and nature. Imagine slipping into your very own private hot tub after a long exhausting day of hiking up the trails, and just letting your worries slip away.

This romantic retreat comes with a variety of amenities for your convenience, including entertainment options such as an HD television, free WiFi, a well-equipped and stocked kitchen so you can prepare breakfast or coffee for your loved one, and a dining table for two. It also comes with a private deck from where you can enjoy the gorgeous views.

Mountain Views over the River with Hot Tub
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
337 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we equipped kitchen and the fridge was stocked with juice bagels and cream cheese very nice touch
the space is lovely and cozy
miriam’s space is a wonderful and cozy location nestled in the mountains with a wonderful view of the river
beautiful stylish clean apartment with a gorgeous view towards the mountains and a great hot tub in the backyard
the space was lovely and comfortable and full of thoughtful touches
Cleanliness:
the place was clean and nicely decorated
miriam's place was very clean comfortable and so peaceful
sparkling clean tastefully decorated private and convenient
it is lovely and clean peaceful and relaxing
their apartment is terrific and is impeccably clean
Host:
they are wonderful hosts
friendly kind hosts and great place
miriam and patrick were wonderful hosts they made us feel at home
superb hosts and superb place
the owners are super friendly highly recommend
Location:
the location is beautiful and restful
this place was so cute
it was in a great location
it was in a great location to everything we wanted to do
miriam's place was beautiful perfect location
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A quintessential mountain vacation

The quintessential mountain vacation invokes a vision of curling up by a cosy fireplace, sipping on some hot chocolate, at a quaint little cafe in the midst of a cosy town that’s filled with people puttering about in scarves and jackets. There is something so magical about that spirit, that it enchants one and all. With such a broad variety of adventurous experiences just waiting to be explored, it can be a stifling experience to live in a generic crowded hotel. So book your stay in one of our vacation rentals and experience what it’s like to live like a local in the city of Asheville.

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