Food, Food, Food, Food, Food Views, Views,Views,Views,Views That about says it all but here’s more; It’s Asheville Restaurant Week January 21-27th. There are so many of the independent, eclectic restaurants that are offering great prices (with a selected menu) like a 3 course dinner for $32. Our personal favorites are Curate, Tupelo Honey, and The Corner Kitchen. But we are dying to try Hemingway’s [ MORE » ]
Asheville Places to Go near Cloud 9 Farm
So you want to be somewhere special for Christmas or before or after the holiday? Now’s the time to plan ahead for 2019…and we want you to stay at one of our 4 vacation rentals. Instigate a family reunion by staying in Cloud 9 Relaxation Home or Silver Lining Cabin for 6-8 people. Or have your own private retreat in a cabin for two; [ MORE » ]
Well, you’d think that a Sawyer’s Cabin would be the place where the sawyer lived…with his sawmill close by so he could do the grueling work and have a place of respite handy. And this is partially true in the historical context of this property. On this very piece lived Bob Barnwell for whom the road is named after. He built a house on [ MORE » ]
Asheville has been called “The Paris of the South” for a century but no one really thinks it can hold a candle to Paris, France. However, we came up with similarities and will let YOU decide. People love to get their feet on the street and experience the unique feel of a small town that has quirky, older buildings stuck in time, some [ MORE » ]
You’ve heard of a “Farm-cation” because that’s what we are…a stay on our wooded farm with a blueberry field in the valley away from the hustle and bustle of touristy places, but have you heard of a “Beer-cation?” With the evolving craft beer scene and the Beer City designation of Asheville with 17 plus breweries many of you want to come and experience this [ MORE » ]
(Click on title for full blog) Winter visits to Asheville and Cloud 9 Farm help you to truly see the Blue Ridge Mountains in all their glory with panoramic views from our mountain vacation home. And, for the best dollar value, it’s a good time to visit the Biltmore Estate.
Today begins the 5 day Moog Festival in Asheville, NC dedicated to the synthesis of technology, art, science and music. Artists, engineers, and enthusiasts of Bob Moog pay tribute to the legacy of the analog synthesizer guru who made his home here. Featuring landmark performances by groups we’ve never heard of like: electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk 3D; iconic electro-pop duo Pet Shop Boys; self-declared [ MORE » ]
Hiking is really great in the mountains in the cool 40-50 degree air. That’s my favorite temperature to hike in because you can start out wearing 2 tee shirts and a sweat shirt and end up with just one on with the others wrapped around your waist. There are lots of great places to hike off the parkway trails (but sometimes they close the [ MORE » ]
You can almost have the whole Biltmore Estate to yourself. The prices are the best now through March and you know, the house tours can be shoulder to shoulder on summer weekends. If you can’t come now, come in warmer weather during week days for the best summer prices.
I love browsing for antiques, andBiltmore Village is the place to go for that and more. They have it decorated for Christmas so it looks like an old English Village. It was the craftsman’s village for living while working on the Biltmore Estate in the 1890s. The best place to eat is The Corner Kitchen because they have local foods cooked in such gourmet [ MORE » ]