*'Up in the Trees” is all main floor living w/ hardwood and tile flooring throughout - comfortable for a couple, family, maybe two, even for a single person who likes space! *Great in town location, yet quiet*Sleeps six in three bedrooms*Entering the home, you will find yourself inside a windowed porch complete with four rocking chairs looking out through the trees*In Fall, enjoy the changing leaf colors. Bird feeders are strategically placed in mid fall and into the winter*The night sounds from the porch, deck or rear yard are truly musical!*From the front porch, you may go out onto our south facing deck complete with a deep seat deck swin...g and a table for four with chairs that rock, appropriate while in "the little town that rocks"The front porch is also your entry into the living room - best described as simple luxury, from down sofa to the eclectic collection of books on the shelves, attractive art on the walls, to wood burning fireplace-A comfortable place w/ seating for up to eight to gather and converse*Firewood and starter is provided* It’s a great place for a board game; you will find Scrabble, Chess, Checkers, Backgammom, Scattergories, and more*Left from the living room is one of the most uplifting dining rooms you will ever enjoy*The table is pub style seating which can expand to accommodate six-A skylight makes it bright and cheerful all day*Connected is a well equipped granite top kitchen complete w/ coffee maker, microwave, dishwasher, and stove top/oven* You may also use a hand mixer, cappuccino/espresso maker, juice- there is, generally speaking, a set up to please those who have a chef's heart and skill * If your idea of vacation tends toward dining out, no worries-Black Mountain has many great restaurant options*For even more options, downtown Asheville is just 20 minutes away*Montreat is right next door*Washer and dryer complete with folding & ironing station*The kitchen connects to the den where you will find a 37' high definition flat screen TV, leather sofa, a comfy chair, and a mission style upholstered oak chair-Extra chairs can be added*There is wireless internet and an extra HDMI cable if you like to your laptop up on a large screen*Streaming options through a remote controlled Roku 3-enjoy our subscriptions to Netflix, HuluPlus & Pandora plus the many free channels on Roku*The den connects you to a totally private flat yard, fully fenced for your dog*Stainless steel gas grill avail-serve your family on the patio table for six*Or enjoy firepit*Two car garage parking*The front bedroom, called 'the green room,' is nicely decorated w/ mission style Kincaid oak furniture,a queen sized bed topped with gel fiber luxury topper w/ 100% cotton sheets, cotton down comforter/duvet-In the closet is an extra blanket and pillow, a basket to hold your laundry and a carrier to hold your bathroom items*The other two bedrooms are similarly equipped*Green room guests have access to either the hall bathroom or the master bedroom bath*The "blue room," across the hall,which has a queen sized bed with 100% cotton sheets & cotton down comforter/duvet, a luxurious gel/fiber topper, nicely furnished violet scented soy candles*This bedroom hasattached bathroom w/ retro white and black tile flooring, separate toilet room and a restored 1910 cast iron clawfoot tub set for a relaxing bath or as a fixed shower-your choice*Down the hall and also accessible to the dining room is the 'Kid's room,' which is suitable for boys or a girls, and since there is a desk in here, it could also make a nice 'office' room*The scent found here is gardenia*The daybed is a twin-A trundle can be pulled out and set up if two twins are needed*Soft and cozy bedding is also used here*For those who may have allergy issues, rest assured that we use all eco-friendly cleaning supplies. We also have a quiet running HEPA and carbon air purifier which you are welcome to use as much as you wish and may be easily moved to different rooms of the house*If you have stayed at the Grove Park Inn you may recognize some of the furniture and accessories. We were fortunate that the Grove Park Inn was replacing some of their classic furniture while we were furnishing “Up in the Trees” and we were able to acquire a number of pieces. Just for fun we are offering a free three day stay next year around the same time as your current visit for the guests who correctly identify the largest number of Grove Park Inn items. Just make a list and mail it to us by the end of December. One entry per stay, the entry that has the most correct and fewest incorrect items will win. Ties will be decided by a random draw. Have fun. And we hope to see you back next year*As you consider “Up in the Trees”, feel free to drop us a note with any questions*If you decide to take a spontaneous getaway trip, call us to ask about our last minute bookings discounts*Read more
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