We have put together some of our most accommodating rentals for large groups to make it easier for your to begin planning your family reunion or group vacation.
In another quaint in-town neighborhood, Cheshire Village in Black Mountain, we have Sparrow Cottage, Ravenscroft, Hatton House, Dogwood Treehouse, Stepping Stone, Bear's Den, Winnie's Place, Tranquility Treehouse and Maison Reve all within walking distance of each other. Cheshire also boasts wonderful outdoor spaces for large groups to gather and enjoy the wonderful mountain air. There is a community playground and several common green spaces to enjoy as well as 2 wonderful restaurants and a gourmet market/coffee shop.
Lake Tomahawk Rentals
Located within a mile of downtown Black Mountain, Lake Tomahawk Park offers stunning views of the Seven Sisters mountain range, a walking trail around the lake, picnic areas, playground, tennis courts and more! Rentals that are located in this area are highly sought after. Here are some homes that are located within a half a mile of the lake, some of which sit directly beside the lake. Lacy Field Cottage, Lake Tomahawk Retreat, and Lakeview Knoll are directly beside the lake. Tulip Cottage, Hummingbird Cottage, Hiawassee are also in close proximity, though not right beside the lake.
SECLUDED GROUP GETAWAYS
However, if you want to find a bit more seclusion we have additional groupings of vacation rentals that are located farther out in the mountains surrounding Asheville and Black Mountain.
High Rock Acres
Round Knob Lodge is another great option. This estate has 20 acres, ponds, seating for large groups, and event space for outdoor weddings, etc.
Fairview/Davey Crockett Road
Baker's Bluff, Crockett Ridge and Larson Lookout are located on the same road within walking distance of one another and all offer some amazing views. The excellent Fairview location offers beautiful seclusion with an easy drive to Asheville.
Gateway Mountain Community
The Gateway Mountain community is a secluded, beautiful development with sweeping mountain views, a private lake, and even its own waterfall. The development is located in Old Fort, North Carolina, just 20-25 minutes from Black Mountain, North Carolina and 35-40 minutes from Asheville. Serenity Lake Cabin, Hillside Lake House and Eagle's Nest all sit around Lake George and have lake access. Within a quick drive, is Kitty's Cabin.
Secluded Sanctuary, Dancing Bears Cabin, Havencrest and Willy Bear Cabin are other homes within the development and are located within quick drive time of one another within the Gateway Mountain community.
To view all homes in this development, click here.
The Montreat area is another great option for large groups as many of the homes are walk-able to each other and Montreat is an ideal area to hike and explore with a wonderful playground and meandering creek, tennis courts, and small pond.
Some of our favorite options for groups in Montreat are as follows:
TIPS FOR PLANNING AND ORGANIZING A REUNION OR LARGE GATHERING:
- Plan at least 6 months ahead of time
- Have a point person
- Form a committee
- Let us help you select your houses
- Create a guest list
- Select Dates
- Develop a budget
- Reserve the accommodations with Greybeard Rentals
- Determine the menu and who's in charge of what
- Plan activities and put together an itinerary
- Invite guests
- Create a group page on social media site to share stories and photos
- Have Fun!
We know that putting together a trip for a large group can feel overwhelming and our team of local vacation planners is here to help. They know our rentals and can suggest the best fit for your group.