Perched atop a knoll, surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, sits Mountain Laurel Bed & Breakfast, a mountain home which is a B&B.; you can rent one room for $100 or all three for $300 . For a small extra charge, $25 for two, you can have breakfast served from a menu. THIS IS NOT A WHOLE HOUSE VACATION RENTAL!!!
IT IS A BED AND BREAKFAST!!!!
As you make your way up the driveway, the house greets you with a rustic beauty, conveying a sense of peace and tranquility. With the majestic mountains in front of you, the stress of the day will slowly begin to fade away into the stillness and calm of the area.
Mountain Laurel Bed & Breakfast caters to people who want to leave the rush of the city behind them , and kick back with a book, a glass of wine, and friends. This environment of companionship and warmth envelopes the house like a warm blanket on a cold winter's evening.
Structure and formality are not words associated with Mountain Laurel B&B.; Lyssa Cross, owner and proprietor of Mountain Laurel, takes great pride in promoting laid back fun, contageous laughter, good conversation, and lazy comfort. Lyssa will provide congeniality, friendship, and plenty of information about local amusements and things to do in the Asheville area. The B&B; is located about 20 minutes from Asheville, Lake Lure or Black Mountain and is a beautiful country drive.
Mountain Laurel Bed & Breakfast has welcomed guests from all over the country, from all walks of life who anticipate meeting new friends, but more importantly crave a complete, quiet getaway from the stress of everyday life. If peace and quiet is what you yearn for, then look no further! Mountain Laurel Bed & Breakfast will welcome you with open arms and grant you an elusive serenity, calming your heart for the duration of your stay.
Mountain Laurel enjoys four very beautifully distinct seasons here in the mountains. Spring conveys a rebirth of the earth, where something new blooms every month, from daffodils and forsythia to azaleas, crocuses, rhododendron, and thrift. As the temperatures rise and warm up the earth, the blueberry bushes on the hillside out back begin to burst into bloom.
Summer can bring some pretty warm weather and even though Mountain Laurel Bed & Breakfast has air conditioning, rarely do we need to venture far from the constant breeze of fresh air that reassures our guests and they watch the hummingbirds zip back and forth between the feeders on the deck.
While there are many things to do in the Asheville and surrounding area, many of our guests are content to hang out on the deck exchanging stories Of, if you wish, you may simply relax and soak up nature's beauty and the view that surrounds you.
As summer gives way to fall, the trees wear their colors with pride knowing that this is the time of year when guests and visitors flock to the mountains! If you've never seen the vibrant range of colors the fall season brings to the mountains, you're missing out on quite a show!
By winter, temperatures can tend to be sporadic at best, varying from the mid-teens to the mid-fifties. Snow can fall occasionally, leaving some guests stranded for an extended stay. How many vacations have you spent sledding on the side of a mountain? Getting snowed in can be loads of fun! And then to warm you up after playing hard in the snow, hot chocolate, spiced wine, or hot toddies are available to those who need to be warmed up on the inside. Mountain Laurel Bed & Breakfast has a gas stove and can heat the house with wood, as well as a generator, so even if the power were to fail, guests will stay warm, have light, and never go hungry! Often Lyssa will make a pot of Corn Crab Chowder for all who are stranded!
No matter what season you prefer, Mountain Laurel Bed & Breakfast provides a unique getaway experience. Try us at any season - you'll be glad you did!
Common Area & Deck
You can relax on the deck, have a glass of wine with other guests, snooze in the sun, read a book, or just take in the view - or you can hang out in the Common Area inside Mountain Laurel Bed & Breakfast.
The central Common Area (Living Room) has a rock chimney, with a woodstove
French doors to the deck, Satellite TV, VCR and CD player, a computer for checking email, and a varied video (DVD) & book library. This area was designed to create a great place for reading, taking in a movie, watching the cook prepare your Eggs Benedict with homemade Hollandiase , or just hanging out.
This Common Area is a great place for Mountain Laurel guests to relax and meet one another, if desired. For those of you who simply cannot stand to be away from your technical gadgets, Mountain Laurel Bed & Breakfast has wireless internet access available for all guests!
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Additional Location Information
Mountain Laurel is situated on 14 private acres with total privacy and camping spots and walking trails. It is about 20 minutes from Chimney Rock State Park, and Lake Lure, which has a beach and kayking, canoeing, fishing and boating. The B&B; is 6 miles from highway 74A, which becomes a 5 lane into Asheville. Check out (website: hidden) . It is also about 20 minutes from Black Mountain by way of Highway 9. There is plenty of free parking!
in an hour and a half you can be in the Great Smokies, but in 20 minutes you can be on the Blue Ridge Parkway, The Nature Center, the NC Arboretum, Bent Creek Experimental Forest for mountain biking, or Asheville for shopping and dining!
Please note: these rates exclude taxes and fees and may vary depending on the length of your stay. Rates are also subject to change at the owner’s discretion.
Tax rate | 8% of rent | tax rate
Additional notes from the owner
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Rates are $100 for each room, 2 people, the $300 is for the upper level of the house and includes three rooms, and includes breakfast! THIS IS A BED AND BREAKFAST!!
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