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A Cottage at Willow Pond~17 Acres~Horses-Views-Hot Tub-Fireplace-Fishing

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths (Sleeps 2-6)

The Cottage at Willow Pond Stables awaits you in a tranquil setting on a 17 acre farm where you can rest, relax and enjoy all the activities Western North Carolina has to offer. Enjoy the 6 person hot tub after your day. Sit in the gazebo at the pond and watch the fish. Swing in the hammock under a shade tree. Listen to the horses grazing. That’s right…you will experience nature from the leisure of this cozy cottage. Pamper yourself in the privacy of this fully furnished 2 bedroom, 2 full baths cottage with 1 level living space of 1200sq ft. Close to the Biltmore Estae, Outlet Mall, Dupont State Park, Chimney Rock, Lake Lure, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Asheville Fun Depot, Hot Springs and only 5 Minutes to Ag Center

Crackling Wood Fireplace!! : Be mesmerized by the crackling of your wood burning fireplace. Just relax ….listen to your favorite tunes or enjoy a game or puzzle on your warm hardwood floors. When all is quiet grab a book and head to the rocking chairs on your front porch & enjoy the sunrise or set. Don’t forget to look up every now and then to enjoy the horses romping in the distance.

Why the Owner Chose Asheville: : The house has been part of the family for 50 + years. Terri's grandfather raised a large family on this farm. It was his wish to continue to have horses and family here. He would be pleased to know people can come enjoy what he started. The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: Year Purchased: 2007 - Off the beaten path, yet so close to all conveniences. Nestled in a beautiful valley, horses all around the property. Enjoy nature at its finest, frogs, fish, and occasionally a duck in the pond. Sounds of horses grazing just outside the front door. Only 5 minutes to restaurants, grocery and shopping.

Owner Description/Comments:: Growing up on the original 103 acre farm, Terri has a true passion for what she and her husband of 28 years have ventured into. Though the farm has dwindled in size, Clay and Terri Vick still maintain and operate 17 acres as a horse boarding facility, keeping their own horses as well. Realizing horses were going to be a huge part of our lives we created Willow Pond Stables 25 years ago. Now we are excited to open A Cottage at Willow Pond Stables for others to share our joy in this wonderful place we live.

More Details

Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Terri

Terri grew up here on this farm. Living her dream and loving it.

Terri purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Terri chose Arden

Originally 103 acre farm owned by Terri's grandfather, continuing tradition by keeping horses now on 17 acres.

What makes this cottage unique

This property is quiet, private yet very convenient to restaurants, grocery, shopping, movies and more.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Terri and Clay,

Thank you for sharing your sweet cottage with us. We really enjoyed sitting in the hammock and watching the horses! The house was spotless and the beds were so comfortable! We hope to return sometime soon.

Oct 2013
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Arden Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Newly updated bathrooms with the ambiance of a french country cottage.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Luxurious sheets and tranquil setting. Flat screen TV in bedrooms
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Boat ...
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 2 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Free Long Distance. Responsible children are welcome. Minimum Age Limit for Renters: Must be 25 years of age. Comfortable & luxurious king and queen beds await you dressed with fine linens. Throw something on the BBQ grill, take advantage of your fully equipped kitchen for those home cooked meals or take a 5 minute drive to the areas many restaurants and Movie Theater! Your kitchen includes a refrigerator with ice maker, electric cook-top with oven, dishwasher, microwave, coffee pot, toaster oven and all the cooking utensils you may desire. Enjoy Farm Fresh Organic Eggs for breakfast.


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average rating of 4.8461537 based on 16 reviews

Wonderful property!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was wonderful. The view of the horses was very enjoyable. The cabin was very comfortable and was exactly as described. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We enjoyed having your family! Hope to have you all back.
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Wonderful get-a-way

  • 5 of 5

The Cottage is a wonderful place to stay. It is very peaceful and relaxing. This is our second year visiting and are already planning our trip for next year.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Beth! We enjoy having your family, and look forward to having you all visit again.
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Just right!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the cottage so much. It was spotless and a little taste of heaven.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great tucked away location

  • 5 of 5

Very cool location! Horses were just across the cottage driveway. Environment is very serene and quiet.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect to relax

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was perfect. Easy to find and comfortable. We wanted a place to relax but close enough to Asheville to do some shopping and have a nice lunch/dinner.

Definitely recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful place to stay. It very peaceful and relaxing. You feel at home immediately. It's very comfortable and quite. Wished we could have stayed longer to enjoy the horses more. Not far from downtown Asheville. It easy to find and easy to get around. Thanks for the stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2013
  • Stayed: September 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tupelo Honey Cafe South
Biltmore Estate
12 Bones Smokehouse
P.F. Chang's
Fletcher Community Park
Thirsty Monk South -- CLOSED
131 Main Restaurant
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Mosaic Cafe
Highland Brewing
Smoky Park Supper Club
Acropolis Pizza
Hickory Tavern
Carrabba's Italian Grill
Texas Roadhouse
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Biltmore Park
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
High Vista
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 26
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Biltmore Park
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Wolf Laurel
Car: necessary

Asheville, Smoky Mountains, North Carolina, USA (Exit #37 Off I-26 in South Asheville, 2mi. from Biltmore Pk) - Conveniently located: 2 miles from I-26 at Biltmore Park~6 miles from I-40~ 4 miles to the Asheville Airport & WNC Agriculture Center~12 minutes to Biltmore Estate~15 minutes to downtown Asheville & Hendersonville~12 minutes to Fun Depot! Asheville offers many outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, white water rafting, kayaking, hot air balloon rides, zip lining and much more!

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Snowboarding, Tubing, Wildlife Viewing, Rock Climbing, Health/Beauty Spa, Racquetball, Basketball, Horseshoes, Mini Golf

Golf: Enjoy the many golf courses in our area. Grab your clubs and head on down for a day of relaxing and fun!

Ski: Winters are beautiful in our area and we have sking pretty much all season. Wolf Laurel and Cataloochee are only about 40 minutes away. Both resorts have snowboarding and lessons in skiing.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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