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COZY RETREAT NESTLED IN THE MOUNTAINS-WHISPERING CREEK COTTAGE

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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COZY RETREAT NESTLED IN THE MOUNTAINS-WHISPERING CREEK COTTAGE

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Little Switzerland Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Looking for a beautiful retreat nestled in the mountains or a family vacation getaway - you've found it!

Whispering Creek Cottage located in historic Little Switzerland is just off the Blue Ridge Parkway with easy access to Asheville & Blowing Rock. A gently winding mountain road will guide your ascent to peace and tranquility as you approach this adorable 1915 cottage.

Whispering Creek Cottage is owned by two artists, who have added their own decorative flair to each room. This cozy two bedroom, one bath cottage has a large full kitchen/dining area, nice sized living room and sleeps four adults comfortably. You will love the heart-of-pine floors, the sound of rain on the tin roof, fireplaces in each bedroom, large front porch and original artwork throughout.

Whether sitting on the front porch or napping in the hammock you will be lulled by the babbling creek, which runs along side the cottage. The kids will have a grand time playing in the creek and with any luck will see a salamander or a crawfish hiding beneath the rocks. Summer nights bring promises of starlit skies, catching fire flies and roasting marshmallows in our outdoor fire pit.

The small towns of Marion at the bottom of the mountain and Spruce Pines on the other side of the Blue Ridge Parkway offer plenty of choices for grocery shopping or grabbing a bite to eat.

So whether spending your days relaxing at the cottage or enjoying a day of adventure in nature ... your stay at Whispering Creek Cottage will be one that you will long remember.

Keywords: Family vacation getaway, peaceful retreat, cottage, bungalow, mountain vacation home, Mountain cabin,

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Owner
Advertiser since: 2010
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 25, 2014

About The Owner

My husband and I purchase our cottage in 2006. We have put in a lot of work to renovate this 1915 cottage to make it comfortable for life in the 21st century while still keeping its early 20th century charm. It is a perfect place to get away from your everyday life. We love it so much that we want to share it with others. We hope you consider staying at our lovely cottage.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2006

Why The Owner chose Little Switzerland

I have enjoyed this area of the country for years. My husband and I are both artists and we love the fact that there are so many artist living and working in the area. We also enjoy camping, hiking and fishing and this area is great for those pursuits.

What makes this cottage unique

I find that when we stay at the cottage we can fully relax. The fresh mountain air and the beautiful starlit nights amaze us each time we come here,

Guestbook comments from the owner

My husband and I truly enjoyed our visit. We were celebrating our one year anniversary and it was perfect!!!
May 2014
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Cozy Retreat Nestled in the Mountains-Whispering Creek Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
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Cozy Retreat Nestled in the Mountains-Whispering Creek Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p297732vb
-(813) 215-8906 (Florida, USA)
Little Switzerland High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains
Ocala FL
5

A Slice of Heaven on the side of a mountain!

  • 5 of 5
This cottage ranks as my all-time favorite get-away. Never felt so at home in a rental. I'm an antique lover, and the cottage was decorated to perfection. In addition to ultra fine decorating, the cottage was relaxing and unpretentious. This place is exceptional.
  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much!! It is really helpful to have good reviews.
business
Cozy Retreat Nestled in the Mountains-Whispering Creek Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p297732vb
-(813) 215-8906 (Florida, USA)
Little Switzerland High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains
United States
5

Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I had a wonderful time at Whispering Creek Cottage. We hope to come back and bring our son with us to enjoy the cottage and all the lovely things to do along the Blue Ridge Parkway. We spent our days out hiking and came home in the evenings to the lovely, quiet cottage. The cottage was very well stocked with basic necessities. We loved the artwork and decor in the cottage. There are many interesting things to look at and we discovered something new every day. We truly enjoyed ourselves at the property and would highly recommend it to others!
  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much!! Reviews like this are priceless. If you stay with us in the future remind of a friends and family discount.

Brenda
business
Cozy Retreat Nestled in the Mountains-Whispering Creek Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p297732vb
-(813) 215-8906 (Florida, USA)
Little Switzerland High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains
Taneytown, MD
5

Wonderful and relaxing experience

  • 5 of 5
We enjoyed the porch and the hammock; I think everyone took a nap in it at one point. The kids were freaking out at first because there wasn't any cell phone service, but they accepted it quickly. We had some of our family from Spruce Pine over for dinner and they all fell in love with the cottage. This is our #1 place to stay when we visit again. Next time, I am hoping to have one day to just relax at the cottage... no running, just rocking on the porch and listening to the creek whispering.
Cheri, Taneytown, MD, June 2013
  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Cozy Retreat Nestled in the Mountains-Whispering Creek Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p297732vb
-(813) 215-8906 (Florida, USA)
Little Switzerland High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
5

Enchanted Cottage

  • 5 of 5
Spent 4 lovely nights in this artist's cottage and we cannot wait to return. So clean and comfortable and just off the Blue Ridge Parkway. We loved sitting on the porch in the morning drinking our coffee and listening to the babbling creek. It was so peaceful and quiet and had everything needed. It was like staying at your granny's house except with satellite TV. We highly recommend Whispering Creek Cottage and hope to get back there someday.
  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: What a nice response. I have been concerned with motorcycles enjoying the winding road. They can be noisy but entertaining.

Brenda
business
Cozy Retreat Nestled in the Mountains-Whispering Creek Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p297732vb
-(813) 215-8906 (Florida, USA)
Little Switzerland High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains
Beverly Hills, FL USA
5

There's Getaways and There's GETAWAYS!!!

There's Getaways and There's GETAWAYS!!!
  • 5 of 5
Week of fall in the mountains of Western North Carolina. This is easy math. The cottage popped out of nowhere up a quiet winding road. Serene: def. The hammock on the front porch and the creek running by. If someone ever needs to get away or have a centalized place to Asheville and Hickory and then be able to get away from the "busyness" this is it. Have an obligation in the fall of 2013 around the same time frame, so will be back again
  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks Bob for the great review. It makes me happy that we can share our special home with great people like yourself.

Brenda Gregory
business
Cozy Retreat Nestled in the Mountains-Whispering Creek Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p297732vb
-(813) 215-8906 (Florida, USA)
Little Switzerland High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains
Tallahassee, Florida
5

Charming and wonderfully peaceful

  • 5 of 5
If you are looking for privacy and relaxation, this home has been set up you. Artfully delightful embellishments, and very quaint. I stayed in the home for seven months and enjoyed every day there. My only disappointment was the hot tub wasn't hooked up. The owners have really spent their time making sure that everything you need is at hand. My only regret is that I couldn't have stayed longer.
  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Asheville, NC
Nearest Ferry
112 Miles
Charlotte, NC
Nearest Beach
100 Miles
Greenville-Spartanburg, SC
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

From $125 Per night

Little Switzerland Cottage Rental Rates

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Cleaning Fee $80
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 11.75%
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Amenities

Little Switzerland Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
This cozy (1200 sq. ft) two bedroom, one bath cottage has a large full kitchen/dining area, nice sized living room and sleeps four adults comfortably. You will love the heart-of-pine floors, the sound of rain on the tin roof, fireplaces in each bedroom, large front porch and original artwork throughout. Creek on property.

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