Outside of downtown Asheville, you will find the historic Montford neighborhood. With huge old trees, abundant lawns, culture, and diverse walkable architecture, Montford lifestyle will excite you. It actually offers lots of walking possibilities, from historic Riverside Cemetery to Hazel Robinson free Shakespeare Theater. Indeed, this neighborhood is historic but not static, there are always new things happening in here like a music festival, a 5k race, a tour of homes, an easter egg hunt - the list just goes on and on. And hey, they have over 250 bed and breakfasts, every home is unique and promises a memorable staycation. Check out this article and discover the best VRBO accommodations in the Montford Area Historic District, Asheville, North Carolina!
Situated in a beautiful and historic neighborhood, this 1940’s charming cottage is built and designed with love as the owner himself is an Architect. It is your oasis just minutes away from the lively downtown and UNCA. Within a mile to the Interstate, you’ll find tons of restaurants, grocery stores, coffee shops, and microbreweries. Coziness and comfort pervade in the entire and even outside the home, from wood floors and windows to under mature trees and lush landscaping. It is somehow classic but provides modern comforts, from the fully equipped kitchen to satellite TV to WiFi and more.
Walk to Downtown Asheville, Montford Historic District, on quiet alleyway.
Top guest reviewsNo the parking is too difficult to useThe decor was cozy and comfortableIt might be OK with a much smaller carthe kitchen is cozy and comfortable bathrooms are basic but workableI give it one star because there is off street parking(and I was VERY careful)And it was very cleanThe guest house is cleanIt was very quiet comfortable and had everything we needed Greenlife and Trader Joe's are within walking distance
Host:Even when he left town he made sure we knew where he'd be and who to contact otherwiseclose to everything Cottage well equipped and owner family was very attentive to our needsOur hosts were friendly and accommodating and the cottage is very well appointedThe property owner was easily contacted and responded promptlyWe're so thankful the cottage was available as we made our transition to AshevilleRead more reviewsIn beautiful historic district There are restaurants nearby and groceries just a few blocks awayIt is in a quiet location in a walkable neighborhood close to downtownIt's eight minutes walking to the Grove Arcade and a few more minutes to anywhere downtownGreat wifi Easy walk to downtownIt's in a wonderful and historic neighborhood close to downtown yet
In a wonderful neighborhood, you’ll find this cute home which promises comfort all the way. The apartment is charming and has a good layout, it is well-lighted and filled with colorful stuff from all over the world, which makes this home unique from everyone else. Downtown Asheville is just a short walking distance away, where you can explore the beauty of the town easily. It features a cozy living area, kitchenette, comfortable bathroom, and bedroom. If your day is not complete without caffeine, good news, the coffee machine is also available.
Beautiful Curated 2 Bedroom Suite 1.5 miles to the Center of Asheville
Top guest reviewsAnd the chocolates on the bedNice to have space with 2 bedroomsHad a wonderful time in this cozy apartment in historic Montfordand I'm admittedly pretty pickyThe suite is very comfortable and decorated beautifully with hand painted furniture and dried flowersThe unit is exceptionally cleanthe linens (both sheets and towels) were clean and of good qualityVery clean Comfortable couch and bedso it isn't realistically "walkable" to downtownmake-up remover towelettes and all sorts of other "extras" in case you forgot them (in addition to a blow dryer and iron/ironing board)
Host:The owner was there to greet us with a warm smile great recommendations and answers to any questions we hadThey have a very sweet dog we got to meetGreat location and fabulous accommodations Alexis and colin were great hostsWe didn't have a chance to meet the owner as she was out of town butvery spacious and comfortable Alexis was a great host and made the whole process simple and efficient Would love to return and stay here againRead more reviewsTraveled to Asheville to enjoy some biking and other area activitiesThis property is quiet but mere minutes from downtown/everythingThe area is charming and full of mansions so fun to walk the neighborhoodThe location was really nice and enjoyed the historic neighborhoodWe enjoyed the quiet neighborhood and not being far from downtown Asheville Perfect size for the 3 of us
This wonderful apartment’s exquisite decor celebrates modernity, with outstanding amenities included, this rental is truly a top notch. In this home, your pleasure is their top priority, evident from the entertainment facilities available, from two huge flat-screen TVs which include Roku Players with HBO, Showtime, Netflix and other channels, to board games and books. It also features all the necessities you need to make your stay more comfortable, from toaster to Keurig coffee maker and a kitchenette with available cooking utensils.
Spacious Apartment w/Deck, Quiet, Totally Private, Short Walk Downtown
Top guest reviewsThe apartment provides all the comforts of homeThere was nothing we lackedmodern comfortable and affordable Great locationbut without the hustle and bustleThe property is quiet and private although it's in a shared buildingIt was also spotlessly clean and extremely comfortableand it was so relaxing and niceOur Uber drivers were some of the best parts of the trip; friendly chatty and each one unique
Host:They were also super responsive When we accidentally tripped a breakerLuLu and Matt are great hostsShe was thoroughly knowledgeable about Asheville's downtown and gave us some great tips on restaurants things to do & the best piece of advice:Lulu met us as we arrived and gave a lovely tour of the Hideaway which was a truly comfortable gem of a home away from homeIt was great to have a spacious beautifully decorated condo with a kitchen so that we could enjoy some meals without going out Lulu and Matt were very responsive to our questionsRead more reviewsAn easy walk to town but located in a nice quiet neighborhoodWe were looking for a place within walking distance of the downtown galleries and shops and this certainly fit that requirementWe loved being in a beautiful neighborhood very close to downtownThe location and house could not be more perfectWe had a great time walking down to the shops and restaurants nearby and it was a perfect central location for our touring during the day Thanks for a great stay
Located on a peaceful one-way surrounded by mature trees, this newly remodeled and furnished rental offers a luxurious vacation for every traveler. How would you like a cup of hot coffee or a glass of wine on the patio overlooking the grassy yard every morning, splendid right? It encourages you to venture out, from here, you’ll have easy access to The River Arts Districts for culture, music, art, and food; or would you like to take the LaZoom city tour, brewery tour, or hike the Blue Ridge Parkway? Everything you need is here, from the huge flat-screen TV to WiFi to cable to Netflix and more.
Walk to downtown Asheville from this newly renovated 1902 studio!
Top guest reviewscomfortable king-size bed large sofa TVs and walk-inI hope that Carol's place is available because I would not hesitate to have the opportunity to call it home once againShe stayed in touch to make sure I had everything that I needed to make my stay comfortableI relocated to Asheville and was fortunate to find this perfect apartment while I looked for long-term housingIt all works together in perfect harmony to create an extremely peaceful and restful place to call home for as long as you needThe apartment was beautifully decorated and had everything I needed full kitchen updated appliances
Host:the owner was so welcoming and friendlythe neighbors were very friendly and welcomingRead more reviewsThere is a jogging/walking path that starts a couple of blocks from the apartment which is perfect for walking or runningIt is also just a five minute freeway ride to West Asheville which every visitor must experience as wellThe location is as good as it gets in AshevilleThe unit is close enough to walk to all the restaurantsI have nothing but great things to say about the six weeks I spent at Carol's place Her attention to detail in the design of this guesthouse is something I appreciated on a daily basis
The location alone of this accommodation is superb, with possibilities of hiking and just a short walking distance to downtown Asheville, this is really a good choice to stay. The rental is spacious, which was renovated in 2017 and now equipped with contemporary necessities, from TV to coffee maker to oven to kitchen utensils and more. It features an open floor plan, great hardwood floors, granite kitchen, and stainless steel appliances - all of which added to the beauty of the home.
Modern Amenities & Complete Comfort in Montford!
Top guest reviewsThe kitchen had all the basic items needed to cook or cleanThe bedrooms were filled with pillows and blanketsThe house is full of unexpected amenities in every roomshe had one shipped from Amazon & it was waiting at the front door the day of our check inThis condo is so beautiful we wanted to buy one of our own BrandThe bathrooms had towels and toiletries
Host:Libby was a very good hostnew extremely clean fully stocked with great extra'sdealing with the owner Libby was easy & pleasantLibby was very responsive and easy to work withShe gets right back to you if you need anything & is so genuinely caring & helpfulRead more reviewsPlus the location is ideal for exploring Asheville just minutes from downtown and easy access to the highway to get to the Blue Ridge Parkway and various state parksWe enjoyed many nice lunches and dinner downtown --is less than a 15 minute walk awayThe property was just as advertisedspecifically Chestnut Early Girl Eatery Market Place Bouchon (classic French bistro) and Posana We often attended the author readings at Malaprops on Tuesdays at 6 pm
Everything you could ask for a great staycation is already here at this new and wonderful updated cottage. It could be the oldest home in Asheville, but don’t underestimate the modern amenities and comforts it offers, from pantry items to entertainment facilities. And yes, they have a private chef ready to serve you on special occasions even in ordinary days. If you want to be submerged more in the culture and tradition of Asheville, downtown is just around the corner where culinary and brewery scenes are waiting for you to explore.
Updated Historic Cottage, Walk to Downtown, Pet Friendly, Free Parking
Top guest reviewsThe front porch swing is magicalPictures do not do it justice Very comfortabletubed and climbed our way through the beautiful outdoorsCozy comfortable full of amenities andWe had everything we needed and the place was cozy and comfortable Very well-supplied kitchen if you want to eat inThe house is as described and beautifully appointed and exceptionally decoratedThe house was sweet and inviting and our family (+pup)The house had everything we needed
Host:The owner responded very quickly to a small issue we had; she was welcoming and resolved the problem quicklyA VERY nice historic homeIt was so easy to communicate with the hosts as our plans continuously changed and they made everything so easyVery well appointed clean and cozy owner is nearby and will greet you upon your arrival Nice personal touch and lives only few houses awayThis home is as close to downtown as it getsRead more reviewsThe location is perfect--it's easy to walk to downtown and explore the Montford neighborhoodit is an easy walk to neighborhood restaurants and downtownYou could walk to so many different fun sights and restaurantsIt is an easy walk into town and sits in a historic neighborhoodWe were steps from beautiful downtown and an easy drive to the Blue Ridge Parkway
Spacious Montford Apartment’s location is top notch. Everything is within a short walking distance, from downtown to Grove Arcade to Chai Pani to All Souls Pizza - all of which is just a maximum of 25 minutes’ walk away. The whole house is full of charm, the interior is cute with lots of light, and well-facilitated, from the cozy bedroom to convertible couch to cookware and coffee maker. The environment is peaceful, so don’t worry, your relaxation will not be compromised.
Walk to Downtown -- Spacious Montford Apartment200 Courtland Pl
Take your vacation on the next level by staying at this cool accommodation, close to happenings of downtown Asheville. This rental is a combination of rustic charm and modern necessities, from a cozy living room to huge TV with direct Apple TV and plenty of seating. The modern kitchen is well equipped with everything you need for food preparation. What’s more, the balcony and outdoor grill are also available where you can relax and enjoy.
Luxury Weekend Getway100 Hibriten Dr
Winner of “Griffin Award” for historical restoration, this accommodation is a combination of modern comforts and old world charm. The whole home is luxuriously decorated with a great contemporary art collection, plus all furniture and fixtures were replaced, which means more comfort, from the living room to kitchen to Jacuzzi - everything is all brand new. If you want to be immersed in the culture and cuisine of the place, well, Asheville’s downtown is just a five-minute walk.
Updated Historic Bungalow in Montford, Asheville
Top guest reviewsThe master bathroom has a jacuzzi bathtub and a wonderful shower with travertine shower wallsThe bedding is lush with with top quality sheets and pillowswas the highlight of our time in AshevilleThe beds are very comfortableThe front porch was my favorite place because it was so peaceful and prettyI can't say enough good thingsThis very attractive house is spacious and well appointed
Host:Rebecca was warm welcoming helpful and flexibleThe property mgr Rebecca was very helpful and responsive to our questionsThe manager Rebecca is super sweet communicated quickly and made sure I had everything I neededThe owners Frank and Jane are extremely nice and helpful Their restored home is very tastefully decorated but not overdone andhas beautiful wooden floorsMy husband and I spent three wonderful months at this lovely homeRead more reviewsA great house in a great locationThe neighborhood is lush quiet and walk-able to many places to eat or shopThis property is in a quiet attractive neighborhoodand it is also a modest walk to many attractionsThis house is lovely Great location-- because you can walk to the downtown area
Elegance and comfort pervade in the entire accommodation, which was decorated in a bohemian style home. The ambiance is so relaxing which can make you feel at home. You’ll be in minutes to downtown Asheville where a wide range of culinary delights and arrays are waiting. It provides everything you are looking for a wonderful stay, from cozy bedrooms to well-equipped kitchen to internet to TV and games. A lovely garden is also available - a good spot to think your next escapades in town.
Historic Montford house Sleeps 10 ! 5 Beds/3 bathrooms -Walk to downtown
Top guest reviewsWhile I have not stayed at this property I wanted to leave a glowing review of the managementIt had great communal rooms and very comfortable bedroomsPlenty of social spaces (indoor and outdoor) plus very comfortable beds and amazing bathroomsThe house was perfect for our needs with plenty of room for everyoneI don't think the pictures do this placeWe had plenty of space for 10 girls with big bathrooms and comfortable sleeping areas and lounging spots
Host:beds comfortable neighborhood quiet Christopher was very accommodating and easy to communicate withThe yard with the fire pit was awesomeLoved our stay Very comfortable and clean Could use some better stemware and glassware options Shower soap and Kleenex would have been nice as well Would definitely recommend this property to a...We slept 10 people very comfortably and had everything we needed Fire pit was wonderfuland I was welcome to contact the ownersRead more reviewsand I hope to get a chance to stay at this beautiful property at a later dateIt is located in a historic neighborhood convenienly near downtown with a lot of character and the house is very charmingBeautiful old house fully renovated within walking distance to downtown- it's so nicely decorated and creates a really tranquil environment for a group of women looking to get awayI would definitely recommend this house if you are looking for a large house within walking distance to town
Historic but not static
Looks like there are tons of things that Montford Area Historic District offers, from old trees to historic sites to houses to activities and even friendly locals, indeed, this place can consider a refuge. It’s now time to stay at this historic but not static neighborhood!
Get Trip101 in your inbox
You can buy and claim online, even after you've left home. Travel insurance from WorldNomads.com is available to people from 140 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.
*5% off when you book with our promo code: TRIP101
*For our Canadian and US travellers, unfortunately due to financial services laws, we cannot provide a discount. This promotional code cannot be used with any other discount offer, including World Nomads Members’ discount for travel insurance policy holders.