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Cate Scales

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Speaks: english

Cate's Cottage in Downtown Asheville

2 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights

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Overview

Five Points Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Comfortable 2BR 1 BA Cottage in Asheville's Historic Montford Neighborhood

A home away from home, this fully renovated cottage is in the heart of a wonderful historic district. The cottage is fully furnished and decorated in a classic cottage style. Prepare your own meals, or enjoy take-out from one of the many incredible restaurants Asheville has to offer. Relax in the living room or in one of the comfortable bedrooms. With plenty of space for you to unpack and stay a while, you'll feel right at home.

Walk to downtown, and along the way, enjoy the many beautiful homes that have been lovingly restored in Asheville's oldest neighborhood. Owners live close by, and are ready to assist you with your needs. A lovely place to enjoy your Asheville experience.

Amenities:: Comfortable living and dining room areas, a fabulous sun room for morning coffee, two beautiful bedrooms (one queen, two twin beds - can be put together for a king-sized bed) gourmet kitchen complete with all your cooking & dining necessities, washer/dryer, central heat & air conditioning, TV w/ DVD & satellite cable, wireless internet access, both front porch and rear deck areas for relaxing outdoors, nicely landscaped property.

Activities:: Close to all of Asheville's attractions; Thriving Downtown Area, Fabulous Restaurants, Biltmore House, Blue Ridge Parkway, Hiking & Sightseeing in the Great Smoky Mountains & National Parks, Folk Art Center, WNC Nature Center, North Carolina Arboretum, UNCA Botanical Gardens, and much more!

Area: Asheville is a wonderful vacation destination in Western North Carolina. This rental is in Montford, Asheville's oldest historic district, and is within walking distance to downtown.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Cate Scales (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

2 traveler reviews

Cate's Cottage in Downtown Asheville
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
PRINCETON, NJ
5

GREAT HOUSE, GREAT LOCATION

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful stay at Cate's Cottage. True to it's description, the cottage had plenty of space inside and out. It was well maintained, easy walk to downtown, off street parking and Cate and Ben live right across the street if you have any questions. We would highly recommend staying here for your next visit to Asheville.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Place To Stay

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our 5 weeks in the cottage. Ben and Cate (the owners) are extremely friendly and accommodating. They live across the alley and are on hand if you need things, but don't hover or bother unless you call.

The house has a very nice floor plan that makes its square footage seem larger. The front living room can easily seat 5 or 6 while viewing TV; the dining room is comfortably sized for 4-6 and provides a nice work area if not being used for dining. The bedrooms and bathroom are off to the side of the house giving privacy and quiet. The bedrooms are comfortably sized with ample closet space for this era of home. The kitchen is galley styled and has what you need. The counter space is limited but sufficient for most cooking you'll do. A big benefit is the sitting room off the kitchen. You have a place for someone to go and read while others are using the living room, or if you get more guests than expected, you can use it as an overflow bedroom (all you need is a cot or air mattress). The front porch offers a great place to sit to have coffee or enjoy the evening breeze - complete with friendly neighbors who don't mind chatting.

The only negative on the house is the backyard isn't completely fenced if you're traveling with pets. However, with our 2 dogs, we didn't find it to be problematic and just leashed them when we needed to take them out. The backyard is sufficient for your dogs' bathroom breaks and provides good privacy from neighbors thanks to bamboo and other plants.

This is a very convenient area in Montford for your stay. 9 Mile (a very good restaurant) is literally around the block; you can walk to Montford Park; you have tons of options when you walk your dogs (every day, I was able to take a slightly different route); you can walk (15-20 mins) or drive (5 mins) to downtown; and you can easily get to I240 and I26.

It's hard to think you can do better. This is a very good value place to stay - the house is nice, you have room for yourself and your family/guests, it's convenient to so many things, and it's on a quiet street (that is more like an alley) that puts you 1/2 block from Montford Avenue and about a block from Cumberland. We definitely hope to return as our 5 week stay flew by - we can't believe it's time to leave.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Five Points Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall/Holidays
Sep 1 2016 - Jan 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
$3,000
 
 
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30 night minimum stay
$3,000
 

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Cleaning $75

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Amenities

Five Points Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
Outside:
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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