Welcome to Twin Willows, a 14-acre estate seamlessly blending luxury accommodation with versatile event spaces. Our three homes sleep 24-30 guests, providing a serene escape for intimate gatherings or grand celebrations. Manicured lawns, enchanting landscapes, and ample parking set the stage for weddings and private events hosting up to 120 guests. Elevate your experience with optional event services, ensuring unparalleled comfort. Embrace serenity and sophistication, crafting cherished memories against a backdrop of natural beauty. For dream weddings, a minimum 3-night rental of Stines House or the entire Estate is required, easily booked through VRBO or AirBnB. Our dedicated team is ready to curate every detail, making your celebration truly unforgettable—reach out with any questions before booking.
Discover the Garden at Stines House, an exclusive venue for intimate wedding ceremonies and receptions accommodating up to 50 people. Enveloped in a private oasis, the garden boasts distinctive lighting, meticulously crafted landscaping, and a handcrafted, octagonal wedding arbor. With your Stines House rental, the garden is yours to enjoy, and there are no additional event fees – only optional amenities like tables, chairs, and linens to enhance your special day. Immerse yourself in the charm of this enchanting space, where every detail is tailored to create lasting memories.
Included with your Estate Rental!
Introducing The Stable at Twin Willows, a meticulously renovated barn that seamlessly transitions from a stylish vacation rental home to a versatile event venue. Revel in the ambiance of high post and beam ceilings, a grand rock fireplace, and an open floor plan designed to comfortably host up to 50 people. For those envisioning a wedding reception, additional event essentials like tables, chairs, and linens can be rented at an extra cost. Please note that clients opting for The Stable as their reception venue may be subject to an additional cleaning and furniture handling fee. Embrace the rustic charm and flexibility of The Stable.
Included with your Estate Rental!
Step into the charm of The Chapel at Twin Willows – a one-of-a-kind, custom-built wedding chapel reminiscent of old mountain country churches found throughout the South. Adorned with small pews, it comfortably seats up to 24 guests, expandable to 30 with additional chairs. Beyond its role as a wedding sanctuary, The Chapel is a delightful part of our Food Experience, open to the public Thursday to Saturday, transforming into a heated/cooled indoor dining area. For those seeking private moments, the chapel can be exclusively reserved for an additional rental fee, ensuring an intimate and unforgettable setting for your special occasion.
$$ Additional Rental Fees May Apply $$
Experience the distinctive charm of The Silo at Twin Willows – a custom-built structure featuring a wrap-around porch adorned with high-top tables, patio umbrellas, and unique lighting. Take a seat at our picnic tables, offering comfortable accommodation for up to 100 guests, or choose to relax by Gabriel's Creek, a serene babbling brook. Immerse yourself in the ambiance with live music or unwind by our smokeless fire pit. While The Silo area is open to the public Thursday through Saturday, you can reserve this idyllic space for private events, creating a personalized experience for an additional fee. Revel in the rustic elegance and versatility of The Silo.
$$ Additional Rental Fees May Apply $$
Twin Willows was featured on "The Open Road Show" - presented by Ingles Markets in 2023 as an awesome place to stay, for great food and live music! Take three minutes to watch the video here.
We're proud to share our Estate with you, your friends and family and our community!
Indulge in the culinary delights curated by Smokin' Joe Lasher, co-owner of Twin Willows, published home cook, smoked meat fanatic, and a self-proclaimed "foodie." Immerse yourself in The Smokin' Joe Lasher Food Experience, available Thursday through Saturday from 11 am to 8 pm. Whether you prefer to dine on the picturesque estate or sa
Indulge in the culinary delights curated by Smokin' Joe Lasher, co-owner of Twin Willows, published home cook, smoked meat fanatic, and a self-proclaimed "foodie." Immerse yourself in The Smokin' Joe Lasher Food Experience, available Thursday through Saturday from 11 am to 8 pm. Whether you prefer to dine on the picturesque estate or savor the flavors in the comfort of your own space, our offerings are crafted to delight guests of the Estate and the broader community. Join us for a delectable journey, where passion for food meets a warm, inviting atmosphere.
At Twin Willows, our kitchen may be small, but our flavors are anything but! Smokin' Joe takes pride in offering an expansive menu featuring beef, pork, chicken, seafood, and vegan options, ensuring there's something for everyone. Dive into our weekly specials – Thursdays are all about St. Louis Style Spare Ribs, Fridays bring the irresis
At Twin Willows, our kitchen may be small, but our flavors are anything but! Smokin' Joe takes pride in offering an expansive menu featuring beef, pork, chicken, seafood, and vegan options, ensuring there's something for everyone. Dive into our weekly specials – Thursdays are all about St. Louis Style Spare Ribs, Fridays bring the irresistible Fried Baby Shrimp Baskets, and Saturdays are a crowd favorite with our tantalizing Low Country Shrimp Boil. Experience the bold tastes that emerge from our compact kitchen, making every visit to Twin Willows a culinary adventure.
Planning an event during your stay at Twin Willows? Let Smokin' Joe Lasher cater to your needs! From weddings to family reunions, we've got you covered with a range of specialty items, including BBQ buffets, slider trays, custom desserts, and more. Explore our offerings at smokinjoeorders.com, or if you have a unique vision in mind, just
Planning an event during your stay at Twin Willows? Let Smokin' Joe Lasher cater to your needs! From weddings to family reunions, we've got you covered with a range of specialty items, including BBQ buffets, slider trays, custom desserts, and more. Explore our offerings at smokinjoeorders.com, or if you have a unique vision in mind, just ask – the possibilities are limitless! Elevate your event with flavorful creations crafted to perfection by Smokin' Joe.
Welcome to Twin Willows, a multi-use estate where every detail is crafted for unforgettable moments. With a myriad of offerings and unique spaces, we understand that our diverse features may spark curiosity. To make your experience seamless, we've compiled a list of frequently asked questions.
Possibilities are unlimited, but we typically host weddings and wedding related events as well as family reunions and other family type gatherings.
The three homes will sleep 24 adults or up to 30 with kids, that includes trundle beds and sleeper sofas for youth/kids. We allow events up to 120 people if you reserve the entire estate and event venues. If you reserve the homes only, we'll limit the group size to around 50 people.
We ask for a three night minimum for guests renting our estate for an event weekend.
The Twin Willows Estate can be secured through VRBO or AirBnB. If you require event spaces and services in addition to the homes and grounds, those will be paid separately and direct to our parent company, M7 of Asheville LLC
We have a total of 14 acres with lots of common areas like walking trails, bon fire area, disc golf, etc.
Absolutely! We'd love to meet you at the property. Depending on Occupancy, we may not be able to tour inside the houses, but we can always walk the grounds. Come on a Thursday-Saturday and have dinner with us!
The Silo and Chapel area are open to the public Thursday- Saturday, however, those areas can be closed to the public on the day of your event for at $3,000 buy out. IF you hire the Smokin' Joe Lasher Food Exerience to provide food for your event, the buy out fee is 50% ($1,500). To rent the Silo and Chapel areas Sunday-Wednesday, there is a flat $1,500 fee.
We can certainly accommodate all of your catering needs, but we also allow off site caterers.
The Town of Mars Hill has a 9:45 PM noise curfew for live music/dj's. We have the same restriction on the Estate.
Yes. Contact us for details.
We offer hiking, bonfire area, disc golf, corn hole, a babbling brook, etc. We're walking distance to nature trails, greenways, etc. at Mars Hill University and also walking distance (.5 miles) from Breweries, shopping, coffee, and more!
Dogs are allowed on property kept on a leash. Guests staying in the houses will pay an additional pet fee when they reserve. Please clean up after you pup!
Yes, we have plenty of common parking for the three homes that is separate from our event/public parking areas.
Absolutely, we encourage creativity! See our general policies for some restrictions.
All deposits and payments to M7 of Asheville for event related services are non-refundable. A payment schedule will be provided upon booking. As for the Estate Homes, we follow VRBO and AirBNB cancellation policies. You may cancel within 30 days and receive full refund.
We have picnic table seating included in the rental of the event space. If you need more or different seating, we have a list of rental companies we can provide you. These rental companies will also have options for linens, china, glassware, and flatware.
We have picnic table seating included in the rental of the event space. If you are not renting the event space but, need additional chairs, we can offer you up to 100 black folding samsonite chairs. If you would like a different style of chair, we have a list of rental companies we can provide you.
Yes, we can give you a list of rental companies that can provide this for you. There may be a fee added on if there are damages to the lawn.
Rental items may be dropped off any time after 8 am on event day. They must be picked up no later than 11 a.m. the day after your event.
Yes, we have lists of all vendors needed for your special event.
If you are referencing a Thursday – Saturday, you may go down to the event space and enjoy a meal from Smokin’ Joe Lasher’s food truck, 11 am – 8 pm. If you are referencing, Sunday – Wednesday, if we have not rented out the space to another client, you are welcome to roam the property.
We try to keep wood on site for our firepit areas. If you require more than what is on site, you're welcome to pick up more at the local Ingles Grocery Store.
With over 35 years of extensive experience in event management throughout Western North Carolina, M7 Event Solutions partners with venue owners to provide game-changing services that will bring joy to guests and painless profitability to venue owners. As a leading facility management company in WNC that truly espouses southern hospitality, M7 Event Solutions provides comprehensive planning and catering services to wedding venues and event facilities. Our mission is to relieve venue owners of the stress of event coordination and create a beautiful, lasting memory for each venue’s guests. www.teamm7.com