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Nature Revives the Spirit

This ideal is embodied in every nuance of ASH GROVE Resort Cabins & Camping. Proprietors Steven and Mark are dedicated to providing you with comfortable accommodations, a relaxing sanctuary, and information on exciting escapes and day trips to make your visit to ASH GROVE a time you will always remember and to create a place and atmosphere you will long to visit again and again.

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, ASH GROVE Resort Cabins & Camping places you in the heart of Western North Carolina's mesmerizing beauty and stimulating outdoor and cultural activities. Located on fourteen acres on a forested mountaintop, with four stylishly furnished cabins with modern amenities ASH GROVE offers the total getaway experience.

Heralded as the "Land of Waterfalls", Transylvania County overflows with natural wonders. Hike or bike along winding trails beneath shifting backgrounds of smoky blues and lavenders. Bask in the solitude of emerald canopies in Pisgah National and Dupont State Forests, take a thrilling ride down whitewater rapids and natural rock slides, or relax on pristine courses with a leisurely round of golf. Evenings are rich with performing arts and cultural activities in Brevard and Asheville. Or, spread a blanket, drink in the crisp, clean air and watch the shifting skies and dancing stars. Adventure. Culture. Leisure. ASH GROVE has something for everyone.

The Spirits of the 4 Seasons at Ash Grove

In Winter at ASH GROVE you'll bask in the romantic light of gas log fires, cuddle in warm blankets, and experience dazzling crystal clear skies. Leafless trees make for broader vistas and easier sightings of our famous white squirrels. Fewer visitors allow for quiet solitude on the mountain trails, and there is nothing like viewing waterfalls gleaming with icicles and the occasional snow. Romance, sky gazing, solitary hikes and mild weather (avg. temp 40°) make this season an absolutely magical time to visit.

Spring awakens the fauna and flora of the mountains. You will awaken to the melodies of songbirds and the fragrances of delicate wildflowers. Biking under a canopy of budding trees, hiking to waterfalls made more dramatic by a Spring shower, or golfing on an emerald course lined with a rainbow of flowering azaleas and dogwoods, will make your spirit sing in Spring.

A warm Summer day, puffy white clouds in an azure sky drifting over the lush green mountaintops, is the perfect time for an tube ride down the river, a leisurely hike to a mountain overlook, a refreshing dip below a misty waterfall, or stretching out on your cabin's porch swing with your favorite beverage and a book. Add to this our local festivals, outdoor concerts, mild temperatures (avg. 74°), and you have a recipe for a refreshing Summer visit.

Glorious Autumn! The mountainsides painted with a palette of reds, golds, and greens, beckon you for a breathtaking drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway, a romantic picnic by a babbling stream, or a bike ride in the leaf-strewn forest. While the days are meant to be filled with activities, the cooler Fall evenings are especially created for lounging around a toasty bonfire making s'mores back at ASH GROVE. Whether you need activity or relaxation, Autumn is your season.

Dinner on the town or burgers on the grill. Snow skiing or water-skiing. A concert by renowned musicians or the music of katydids and owls. An invigorating hike or a snooze in a porch swing. A toasty bonfire or a cool mountain stream. A shopping trip for crafts and antiques or a canoe trip down the river. A round of golf or a festival on the town square. Bird watching or flying in a hot air balloon. You will find what your spirit needs at ASH GROVE, Brevard and Western North Carolina, your year-round paradise.

Amenities/Features:
Every consideration has been taken to make your stay at ASH GROVE as comfortable, convenient and relaxing as possible. In addition to the individual features listed below, each of our cabins has heat and air conditioning; ceiling fans; TV/VCR; books, games & other amusements; screened porch; porch swing; picnic table; and a grill.

Also for your convenience and enjoyment, on our 14 wooded acres we have a covered pavilion with a stone fire pit; horseshoe pit; badminton; easily accessible hiking trails with secluded spots for quiet contemplation, a small stream and waterfall. In addition, we offer golf at a reduced rate, and lake fishing at a nearby private club.

Description of Cabin Accommodations at Ash Grove:

Woodspirit's Retreat:
Hand-carved woodspirits, elves and other mythical forest creatures make this charming cabin absolutely magical. Features: Kitchen with apartment-sized refrigerator, stove top (no oven), microwave, toaster, coffee maker with filters, pots, pans, and dishes. Full bath. Comfortably furnished living area. Fresh linens for bed and bath. Gas log fireplace. Queen-sized bed in sleeping area, full-sized sleeper-sofa in living area. Most comfortable for 2 people, but can sleep 4. No pets allowed in this cabin.

Hickory Hideaway:
Rustic mountain arts and crafts inspire a down-home country feel in this roomy 2 bedroom cabin. Features: Full kitchen with refrigerator/freezer, range & oven, microwave, toaster, coffee maker with filters, pots, pans, and dishes. Full bath. Comfortably furnished living/dining area. Fresh linens for bed and bath. Full-sized bed in 1 bedroom, twin beds in the other. Sleeper-sofa in the living room. Best for 4 guests, but can sleep 5. No pets allowed in this cabin.

Ponderosa Pines:
Western Cowboy and Plains Indian motifs infuse this 3 bedroom cabin, where rugged charm and modern conveniences mix. Features: Full kitchen with refrigerator/freezer, range & oven, microwave, toaster, coffee maker with filters, pots, pans, and dishes. Large, full bath. Comfortably furnished living/dining area, with attached sunroom. Fresh linens for bed and bath. Full-sized beds in 2 bedrooms, twin beds in the other. Extra-large bathroom. Sunroom/screenroom. Vaulted ceilings. Gas log fireplace. Comfortably sleeps 6. No pets allowed in this cabin.

Dogwood Den:
Inside the only cabin where pets are allowed, a menagerie of animal décor--dogs, game birds, and wildlife--bids you welcome. Features: Kitchen with apartment-sized refrigerator, stove top (no oven), microwave, toaster, coffee maker with filters, pots, pans, and dishes. Full bath. Comfortably furnished living area. Fresh linens for bed and bath. Gas log fireplace. Queen-sized bed in sleeping area, full-sized sleeper-sofa in living area. Most comfortable for 2 people, but can sleep 4.

Cabins are open year round.

Location:
Th right location: Secluded and Accessible
Although it's secluded, ASH GROVE Resort Cabins & Camping is accessible and easy to reach.
  • 10 minutes from downtown Brevard
  • 30 minutes from Asheville Airport
  • 45 minutes from Asheville, NC
  • 45 minutes from Greenville, SC
  • 2 1/2 hours from Charlotte, NC
  • 2 1/2 hours from Knoxville, TN
  • 2 3/4 hours from Columbia, SC
  • 3 hours from Atlanta, GA

    Day Tripping: Natural Wonders and Cultural Excursions:
    In close proximity to many of Western North Carolina's treasures, ASH GROVE is the perfect base for exciting day trips.

    Brevard, NC
    Don't underestimate what this small town has to offer. Brevard Music Center showcases nationally known musical entertainment. Potters, glass artisans, blacksmiths, quilters, weavers, and other craftsmen, along with gift shops, antique and art galleries make shopping here irresistible. Take a waterfall tour to some spectacular falls that aren't on the map. International dining ranges from Country Southern to Japanese to Mexican to Chinese to local trout and catfish. Beer, wine and liquor are available in restaurants and local ABC stores. Be sure to venture downtown early enough to catch a glimpse of Brevard's famous white squirrels before dinner.

    Asheville, NC
    "Altitude Affects Attitude". Asheville's theme captures the essence of the city. Here you'll find excellent shopping, fine dining, theatre, concerts, museums, sporting events, and nightclubs. And you can make reservations there to go whitewater rafting on the French Broad River.

    Biltmore Estate
    A not-to-be-missed site is the magnificent Biltmore Mansion and grounds. Check for special events including wine tastings, jazz festivals, and events to celebrate the seasons.

    Cherokee, NC
    Immerse yourself in the ancient, land-honoring culture or make your way to Harrah's Cherokee Casino for an exciting day trip. Tour the recreated mid-18th century village, shop for arts and crafts, and go see the educational and heart-rending drama, "Unto These Hills".

    Cultural Activities
    In additional to our natural beauty, the beauty of the arts is in our music, theatre and museums. The Porter Center brings nationally known musicians as well as recitals by Brevard College faculty and students to the campus. Live performances are brought to the stage by the Brevard Community Theatre and the Flat Rock Playhouse (the state theatre of North Carolina). The past comes to life at the Allison-Deaver house a circa 1815 mountain homestead. Literary history can be found at the nearby Carl Sandburg home and the Thomas Wolfe Memorial. In addition, there are many festivals, street fairs & celebrations. Click on "Brevard" above to get a current calendar.

    Other Attractions
    There are 7 golf courses within an hour's driving distance from ASH GROVE, including Connestee Falls, Sherwood Forest, and Etowah Valley. Hiking and mountain biking in Dupont State Forest and Pisgah National Forest are just minutes away. Close by are a gem mine, horseback riding, canoeing, swimming, fishing, Chimney Rock Park, Grandfather Mountain, Linville Gorge, Caesar's Head and Gorges State Parks and the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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    RATES FOR ASH GROVE:


    Cabins

    Woodspirit's Retreat (1BR): $95.00 per night; $615.00 per week

    Dogwood Den (1BR) without pet: $95.00 per night; $615.00 per week
    Dogwood Den (1BR) with pet: $105.00 per night; $685.00 per week

    Hickory Hideaway (2BR): $115.00 per night; $755.00 per week

    Ponderosa Pines (3BR): $135.00 per night; $895.00 per week

    Cabin rates do not include state and local taxes, currently 10%.

    Cabins are open year round. We may be offering special discounted rates or packages on the cabins for the Winter season (Jan-Mar). Check the "News & Announcements" section on our Home page for the latest specials.

    Reservations
    For cabin info & reservations, please call or email. In your message, please include your name, address & phone number, requested check-in & check-out dates, number of adults & children in your party, and which cabin you prefer. We answer all emails promptly. If you have not received a reply by the next day, please re-send your email or give us a call.

    ASH GROVE POLICIES

    Our Philosophy: "The only thing we don't tolerate is intolerance."
    We strive to provide all of our visitors with a pleasant, accommodating and secure stay at ASH GROVE. To that end, we welcome our guests without regard to age, sex, race, national or ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion, creed or political affiliation.

    Payment and Cancellation Policy
    To guarantee a confirmed reservation, we require a one-night deposit, in the form of a check, made payable to ASH GROVE. The deposit is due within 7 days of making the reservation. The balance is due at check in. We accept cash, checks, and traveler's checks, but NO credit cards.

    For cancellations made more than 2 weeks prior to arrival date, we will refund the deposit, minus a $5 service charge.
    For cancellations made 14 days or less prior to arrival date, we will refund the deposit, minus a $25 service charge, if we are able to re-rent the cabin for the reserved dates. Otherwise, the deposit is forfeited.

    Pet Policy
  • Pets are allowed in the Dogwood Den cabin only. Pets are not permitted in any of the other cabins.
  • Pets must be current on their vaccinations and on a flea control program.
  • Pets must be on a leash or chain when outside the cabin.
  • Pets must not be a nuisance to other guests (eg, barking).
  • Pets should not be left unattended for long periods.
  • Clean up after your pet.

    Rules and Regulations
    In order to insure the enjoyment and safety of all of our guests, and to protect our beautiful forests for future generations, we ask that all guests read and adhere to the following:

    Rules for Everyone:
  • The speed limit is "Dead Slow". There are children, pets, and wildlife in the area.
  • Outdoor quiet time is 10pm to 8am. Excessively loud behavior is unacceptable at any hour.
  • Playground, badminton and horseshoes are open from 9am to 8pm. Children under 10 must be accompanied by a parent.
  • Parents are responsible for their children and/or pets. Do not leave them unattended and please do not let their volume disturb other guests.
  • Pets must be on a leash or chain at all times.
  • No cutting or damaging trees. Do not collect any plant life or harm any wildlife.

    Due to forest fire danger, smoking is not permitted on the trails.
  • Do not leave campfires unattended. Completely extinguish fires before leaving or checking out. We provide a water bucket which you must keep filled and by the fire at all times.
  • Dispose of food in the trash cans provided. Do not throw any food or litter into the woods; it attracts unwelcome critters.
  • Do not place bottles or cans in the fire pit.

    Guests not adhering to the above rules may be asked to leave ASH GROVE immediately, with no refund for unused nights.

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    VCR PLAYER, AIR CONDITIONING, HEAT, Ceiling Fans, Books, Games & Other Amusements, Screened Porch, Porch Swing, Picnic Table, Grill

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    HIKING, GOLF, FISHING, MUSEUMS, SWIMMING, RESTAURANTS, SIGHTSEEING, SHOPPING, Playground, Badminton, Horseshoes, Water-Skiing, Canoeing, Hot Air Ballooning,




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