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Close to Everything in a World of its Own!

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 5-9)

Only three minutes to FENCE, 20 minutes to TIEC and a short drive to area golf courses. Walk to restaurants and shops. Easy access with cars and trailers. The Yellow House Landrum has a website, is a lovingly restored 100-year old Craftsman Cottage - a wonderful old home fully furnished and waiting to embrace you during your stay in the heart of Horse Country.

The master bath has an antique soaking tub and 'typhoon' shower, and in European tradition, all bedrooms have their own sink! Dining room, living room, eat-in kitchen and large deck with gazebo.

There is ample off-street parking on over an acre of land, resplendent with large shade trees. The quiet park across the street has a beautiful walking trail with work-out stations for fitness buffs!

Landrum is the start of the 'String of Pearls', a scenic drive into the Blue Ridge Mountains up route #176 to Asheville, a lovely daytrip. Visit Biltmore, Chimney Rock, Lake Lure, Flatrock, Blowing Rock, Tryon, Saluda, Hendersonville, and more. Visit wineries or go tubing on the Green River. Travel the back roads and take in the beauty of all the horse farms for which the area is known. Spend a day at FENCE (less than 2 miles away) or Harmon Field (7 miles) and take in a horse show or other event, or golf at one of our many fine courses. Spend an evening at a local auction, or one of the area's many festivals. There is always something happening!

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More Details

Owner
Elaine Hobbs
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
August 2, 2017

About Elaine Hobbs

We love Landrum, and especially love our Yellow House. There is nothing else like it in town, with its charm and great location. We watched for years as it fell to neglect and disrepair. When we had the chance to buy it, save it, we jumped on it. It truly embraces the families and friends that stay, and we love sharing it.

We have a horse farm fifty miles away, and love spending time in Landrum enjoying all the area has to offer. We welcome you to do so too!

Elaine Hobbs purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Elaine Hobbs chose Landrum

The Yellow House Landrum is on 2 acres in the heart of town. The world goes by out front, yet it's very private out back. Besides the charm of a one hundred year old house, the convenience of being in town cannot be surpassed.

What makes this cottage unique

Two things unique to this house, are 1. A sink in every room, making living with a group so easy, and 2.THE LOCATION! The House rests on over two private acres in town, across the street from a quiet park with swings and playground for the kids and a 1 mile loop walking trail for you and the dog; a lovely walk five minutes to a number of restaurants and shopping; just 1.5 miles to FENCE, 10 minutes to Harmon Field, 20 minutes to the amazing Tryon International Equestrian Center, and a straight shot back to the Interstate for all the area attractions. Unbeatable!

Map

Hare & Hound Pub
Biltmore Estate
Lake Lure Beach and Water Park
Stone Soup Market & Cafe
The Gorge - A Zipline Canopy Tour
Saluda
Pearson Falls Gate House
Landrum
Foothills Equestrian Nature Center
Mountain Brook Vineyards, nc
Buck's Pizza
Drake House
10 North Trade Cafe Bakery
Sidestreet Pizza & Pasta
"Eat in Pizza and Italian restaurant"
Foothills equestrian nature center
Soulisa's Fine Thai Dining
Tryon
Tryon International Equestrian Center
Harmon Field
"Horse Show Facility"
Sidestreet Pizza & Pasta
"Eat in Pizza and Italian restaurant"
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
GSP, Greenville, SC
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Hare and Hound
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Links O'Tryon
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
I-26
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Soulisa's
Nearest Beach
17 Miles
Lake Lure NC
Nearest Point of Interest
F.E.N.C.E.
Nearest Point of Interest
Hare and Hound Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Harmon Field
Nearest Point of Interest
Radio Shack
Nearest Point of Interest
Dry Cleaner
Nearest Point of Interest
Hay Rack
Nearest Point of Interest
Farm House Tack Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Tryon Lumber and Building
Nearest Point of Interest
Side Street Pizza
Nearest Point of Interest
Buck's Pizza
Nearest Point of Interest
Track Side Auction
Nearest Point of Interest
BJ's Diner
Car: necessary

Annual Wine, Apple, Arts, and Coon Dog festivals!

Asheville, Biltmore, Grove Park Inn, and Blue Ridge Parkway,

Waterfalls, Golf, many scenic mountain attractions within one hour's drive.

Auction, furniture & estate: Every other Saturday evenings. Piano bars, entertainment at several local restaurants. Check out our website at www.yellowhouselandrum.com

Amenities

Landrum Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Extra powder room off upstairs hall
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Walk in closet, sink in room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Antique vanity sink in room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Hand painted sink in room
    Bedroom 1 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Top class Lazy boy sleeper, Fireplace, sink in room
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) New Lazy Boy Double with exta support and padding. In first floor bedroom with fireplace and antique Scottish Armoire.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Restful fountain in azalea garden by deck and Gazebo. Across from a shady, quiet park. One-mile walking trail with wooden bridges and work-out stations.

Reviews

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Close to Everything in a World of its Own!
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
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Little Yellow House

  • 3 of 5

As you drive up to the house, it is adorable. The grounds are wonderful, as is the outdoor living space. Wish the weather had been more cooperative so we could have enjoyed that more.

The inside of the house is very dated and dark. While the house can't help but have character, it could use some furniture updating as well as light, bright paint to lighten it up inside. The kitchen could really use some updated silverware and cooking utensils. Wouldn't take much to make the inside as adorable as the outside. The bedrooms are spacious and the lack of bathrooms is compensated with a sink in every room. Glad that the downstairs den will be converted to a useable bedroom!! My husband and I have renovated many houses so we can't help but see great potential here!!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved the Yellow House

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay at the Yellow House. Great location and lovely accommodations.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Blythewood, SC
5

Quiet and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here. Quiet, plenty of room and relaxing stay. Very clean and very close to some good restaurants. The yard and the porch were awesome. For the kids, a park with swings and rock wall are right across the street. We will definitely be returning. Thank you for sharing a gem.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We love our great location and all it has to offer, and love to hear that our guests appreciate it too! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to having you with us again!
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5

Weekend Visit

  • 5 of 5

This is a neat victorian house just like your grandmother may have owned. There were 5 of us staying in this house from ages 2 1/2 to 65 for a weekend horse show at Harmon Field. This house came with all the provisions you would need including toilet paper, soap, laundry detergent, hair dryer, games, and even frosty mugs in the freezer. The caretaker met with me at my convenience, opened the house, showed me where the keys were kept, and explained the few simple directions for use of the TV remote, the thermostat and yard lights. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2013
  • Stayed: April 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gilbert SC
5

The perfect place to stay in Landrum

  • 5 of 5

We rented the Yellow House in April for a week. We went in on Tuesday, my son got married on Saturday nearby, and we stayed till the following Monday. It was the perfect place to stay. We had several other couples stay with us to help with the rehearsal party. We had the rehearsal dinner at the Drake House (also really good), then had the party at the Yellow House. We probably had 60 people and we had plenty of room. The deck and gazebo are awesome - for the party and for morning coffee. Sinks in each bedroom were really nice. Very clean. Nicely decorated. The owner was very nice, very helpful. If we are in the area again, we will definitely stay at the Yellow House.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2011
  • Stayed: April 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words! We love when families come to Landrum for fun events and stay at The Yellow House. It is so embracing and accomodating, and we know they will have a great experience. We love the house and the property and enjoy sharing it! Thank you Gwen, I certainly hope to see you again!
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Duncan, SC
5

perfect place for a perfect wedding

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented The Yellow House of Landrum for our wedding, and it was perfect. We had some of our friends stay there with us both Friday and Saturday night, and everyone was very comfortable in their rooms. The day of the wedding, we received lots of compliments on our choice of such a beautiful place.

The location, right off of I-85, is very convenient and easy to find. Just like the website indicated, the property is extremely well maintained, and the property owner could not have been more accommodating to make sure we had everything we needed.

I would heartily recommend this property to anyone, whether for a wedding, a family reunion, or someone looking for a place to get away to a nice little town.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2010
  • Stayed: September 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a delightful couple! I love sharing the house and it seems to attract such nice people. I am so glad that the property lends itself to such fun events and enjoy helping make a special "day" stretch into a memorable weekend with friends and family. WE know it's a special place, and love that others are discovering it, too! Though we are not that far from I-85, we actually exit off I-26 - and we are indeed easy to find!
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning per week $150 + Tax
Cleaning 1-6 nights $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Credit or Debit card required to reserve (Debit card preferred), deposit 1/2 of total upon booking, the balance due upon check-in. Full refund minus $25 cancellation fee if cancelled prior to 2 weeks. No refund if cancelled within 2 weeks of stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.