Skip to content

Urban Escape w/Hot Tub, Waterfalls, Min to Uptown!

Richard User Profile

Urban Escape w/Hot Tub, Waterfalls, Min to Uptown!

7 guests3 bedrooms4 beds2 baths
7 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the keypad.
Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
95% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

Welcome to The Zen Retreat! This is a gem of a house, one that is truly unique. Be prepared to spoil yourself to a hidden paradise with an abundance of options for relaxing and having fun, both inside and outside in an inspiring retreat setting!

15 min. to Uptown. 20 min. to Panther Stadium. 25-30 min. the Speedway. 25-30 min. to the White Water Center. 20-25 minutes to Charlotte Douglas airport.


Free parking on premises
Hot tub

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed,1 single bed
Common spaces
2 couches



154 reviews
Stylish space
Quick responses
Outstanding hospitality
Seantona User Profile
January 2020
Everything was amazing! Clean and so homey! Only issue we had was after the first day we couldn’t connect the WiFi to our devices it kept saying WiFi password was wrong but it was exact what was there to use. But had Firesticks logged in that we could use so wasn’t to big of an…
Meghan User Profile
December 2019
The house is very unique and definitely cool! There is something to be appreciated about someone who creates such an artistic space and shares it with others. However, this home is not ADA compliant nor accessible despite its claims on the listing. There are open drop-off ledges…
Richard User Profile
Response from Richard:
Hey there Megan. Thanks for your review. I appreciate your candor. Concerning, the ADA, my house or any private house does not have to be ADA compliant, that is for public and commerical spaces only. Please read the Airbnb info below. My house is as ADA friendly as possible. I…
December 2019
Janet User Profile
December 2019
This is a great home spend time together with family and enjoy dinner using the fabulous kitchen, conversation in the ample living room or quiet moments in the zen backyard. Thank you Richard!
Meg User Profile
December 2019
We loved the shady fenced backyard with water feature, hot tub, and gas fireplace. This house is lovely. Not really appropriate for elderly folks or young children due to the many steps and ledges. We loved the neighbor, Robert Sebrosky and his eclectic, brilliant sculptures…
Rebecca User Profile
December 2019
Fun, relaxing place to stay. Lots of room for two families, dog friendly and lots of amenities. Would love to come back and stay in the spring!
Richard User Profile
Response from Richard:
Thank you so much for your lovely comments. It was a pleasure having you and look forward to hopefully hosting you in Spring. All the best.
December 2019
Traci User Profile
November 2019
We are returning guests to this property. Richards house is the perfect place to relax. The backyard is beautiful and his kitchen is amazing! Large living room, super comfy beds. We would absolutely stay here again. Thank you!
Richard User Profile
Response from Richard:
Thank you do so much. We love having return guests. That means a lot!
November 2019
Aaliyah User Profile
November 2019
Everything was amazing!
Richard User Profile
Response from Richard:
Thank you Aaliyah! And thanks for choosing to stay at The Mountain Retreat.
November 2019

Hosted by Richard

Dubrovnik, CroatiaJoined in November 2012
Richard User Profile
386 Reviews
I am always looking for a great meal, great drink and great company and will do my best to make that happen. I used to work in the food industry as a Chef and Culinologist (I helped companies create the flavor portion to their products) and used to travel extensively for work. …
Interaction with guests
I am back and forth between Europe regularly. I will be in touch via email or Airbnb Chat at all times. Please reach out to me here with any questions. I am very communicative and will reply very quickly for the most part, unless I am traveling. The best way to reach me is via…
Richard supports the Living Wage Pledge
People who clean this host’s listing are paid a living wage. Learn more
Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
Always communicate through AirbnbTo protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.
About this place
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying at someone’s place.
This is Richard’s place.
Ashley helps host.

The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3:00 pm
Checkout: 11:00 am
Self check-in with keypad
After 3:00 pm
11:00 am

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No parties or events
  • Pets are allowed