Under new ownership. See listing 502385
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Historic cottage in Montford, a short walk to downtown Asheville. Furnished. Booking now for 2014. Ask about discount for extended stay.
Our 1910 cottage in Asheville's historic Montford neighborhood was completely renovated and won the prestigous Griffin Award for historic preservation. The cottage retains its historic charm with original fireplace, doors, and woodwork. The kitchen has all the modern appiances you'd expect. In summer, enjoy A/C or fenced backyard with patio. In winter, enjoy the cozy fireplace.
Location is one of our cottage's greatest assets. Leave your car at the cottage and explore Asheville's vibrant downtown. We are within a 10-minute walk to the heart of downtown Asheville's many locally owned restuarants. Walk to the Friday night drum circle, downtown after-five concets, the library, or have glass of wine at Sante Wine Bar in the Arcade.
The minimum stay is one month, but if the month is open, call owner. We offer a reduced rate for extended stays.
Fully furnished, including all utilities, wi-fi, extended cable TV, internet, and laundry.
The cottage sits at the end of a quiet street. Walk, bike, or jog through the beautiful and historic Montford neighborhood. The Greenway is only blocks away.
In 2004, after a complete renovation, our cottage won the Griffin Award for historic preservation, presented by the Asheville Preservation Society. In 2010, the exterior and interior were completely repainted.
Enjoy an evening sitting on the front porch, reading in front of the fireplace, or grilling on the patio in the fenced-in backyard. The cozy cottage is 865 sq ft and has all the amenities you'd expect. The master bedroom and guest bedroom have a queen bed and small walk-in closet. The LR has flat screen TV with extended. The kitchen has a gas stove, D/W, microwave, coffee maker, and just about everything you would need for gourmet dinners. The laundry has a washer and dryer.
The cottage is in a perfect location to explore downtown Asheville, dozens of great independent restaurants, many art galleries, and nearby River Arts district. We have been named Beer City for the third year, because of the great craft breweries, some within walking distance.
We run and hike, and can provide you with information on running or walking trails in the neighborhood and the surrounding mountains.
In the cottage, there's an extensive information booklet containing a list of our favorite downtown restaurants, and the many great tourist attractions, many within walking distance or a short drive.
Need to work? The second bedroom is set up with wireless internet, work desk and lounge chair. CLose the door and work in quiet.
The fenced backyard has a small patio with gas grill.
Please call with any questions about the area or for open dates! Going on three years, the cottage has booked quickly for the entire year, so it's best to inquire EARLY. Generally, we book for longer stays, but please inquire.
Keywords: cottage, walk to downtown Asheville, fenced yard, Greenlife grocery, cafe, park, Biltmore Estate, pets, historic district, greenway, parks tennis courts.
The managers are retired educators from Ohio and have lived in Montford for 10 years. We live five minutes from the cottage. If you are thinking of moving to Asheville, or just visiting, this is a superb location to explore the area.
We run and hike, and can tell you some of the best trails. We often frequent downtown restuarants, and we'll provide a list of our favorite and best dowtown restuarants, including those with the best value. We recommend Restuarant-dot-com for some great deals at local restuarants.
We visited Asheville for years and moved here to retire. Both the cottage and our residence are in the historic Montford neighborhood, one of Asheville's great assets. We love the neighborhood!
The cottage is clean, comfortable, and set up for a pleasant stay. Please read our guest reviews.
Our guests have enjoyed the short walk to downtown. Most leave their car at the cottage and walk to dozens of local cafes and restaurants. The fenced backyard and patio offer privacy for reading or outdoor cooking.
Montford is a beautiful, safe neighborhood to walk, bike, or run. Nearby are the Greenway, parks, tennis courts, and Montford Recreation Center. Tod's Tasties cafe is one block. The Asheville Chamber of Commerce is three blocks away; here you can find lots of local information, including the Trolley Tour for Asheville.
Judy, a recent guest for two months, told us, 'Why would I want to stay anywhere else in Asheville.' She just relocated to Montford!
Within 10 to 15 minute walk: Grove Arcade, St. Stephen's Basillica--national landmark, Friday night drum circle in Prichard Park, downtown art studios, River Arts District, and dozens of art-deco downtown buildings. Asheville's cozy downtown--with many cafes and restaurants--has been called 'The Paris of the South.'
The Montford Historic District is rated one of North Carolina's top historic district by This Old House magazine!
Within two mile drive: Biltmore Estate and the Blue Ridge Parkway with dozens of great hiking trails.
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