North Lodge on Oakland, Asheville

The 1905 stone-and-shingle home features antiques and contemporary furnishings. Affordable luxury located just one mile from the Biltmore Estate. 1.5 miles from downtown Asheville. 6 rooms, $139-$259, cable TV, gardens, WiFi, 3-course mountain breakfast.

Comfortable and bright bedrooms have plush bedding and amenities rarely found. They offer central air conditioning, cable TV, a flat-screen LCD TV and private bath in each guestroom. Relax in the beautiful garden with a gazebo. Also near Mission Hospital and AB Tech College.