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Modern Cottage Outside Asheville- Views, Privacy, Comfort

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Leicester House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedroom, 1 bath, Sleeps 6

Stardust cottage sits at end of the road in a beautiful farming valley 30 minutes outside of Asheville. Comfortably sleeps six in soft white sheets & down comforters (two queen, twin & trundle). Light & airy- windows everywhere, wood floors, & high ceilings! Enjoy gentle breezes, bubbling creeks, & bright stars while relaxing on the porch swing.

Come visit Stardust Cottage when you're ready to relax and enjoy your time in the mountains! Just updated with you in mind. The kitchen is stocked with quality cookware.

Escape from your television, but enjoy streaming shows on your computer. Our wifi will keep you connected if you desire.

Babies and Kids Count! We welcome children with toys and games for all ages. We have a pack-n-play, high chair, baby gate, and kid's dinner ware. We appreciate honest guest counts, regardless of guest ages.

Outside amenities include a bubbling creek, and plenty of room to run, keeping children busy for hours! Chill out in our shady hammock. Relax on our covered porch in one of our rocking chairs or on our porch swing while you take in the mountain views. Enjoy the flowers in our garden, or pick herbs for your dinner. Roast marshmallows at our fire pit. If you are here during the cooler fall months, enjoy a cozy fire in the woodstove (we have gas heat, as well). You'll have access to miles of hiking trails right outside our door. Admire a sky full of stars at night, and then fall asleep with the gentle mountain breeze and the sound of the creeks outside.

Quiet and private, our neighbors are not visible or close to the house. You'll need a car- Stardust Cottage is nestled 'back in the holler'!

We may greet you at your arrival, see you off when checking out as we arrive to prepare the cottage for the next guests, or -rarely- during your stay if anything needs attention. Mostly we will leave you to enjoy the peace and privacy we love about this property. We live in Asheville and can assist you by email, phone or in person, if needed. Welcome to the Appalachian mountains!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Owner/ Property Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2016

About Owner/ Property Manager

Hi! We love meeting new people and trying new things- especially food and travel. We've lived in the Asheville area since our college years, and have two great kids. Western North Carolina is very community-minded and we like to get involved in helping make our wonderful place to live even better. Our family enjoys hiking the trails and cooling off in the streams in the summer, and then catching the incredible vistas on the way home.

Owner/ Property Manager purchased this house in 2002

Why Owner/ Property Manager chose Asheville Area

We bought this place as our primary residence and lived here for eleven years. We loved it from the minute we saw it and still do! Big Sandymush Valley is the best preserved farming valley in the southern Appalachians. Thousands of acres of conservation lands are adjacent to the property, organic farms are abundant here.

What makes this house unique

Stardust Cottage is private and relaxing in a gorgeous natural setting.

It's modern and comfortable, with soft sheets and down comforters

You can get to Asheville for city fun, but no need to!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

Modern Cottage Outside Asheville- Views, Privacy, Comfort
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 38 reviews
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have enjoyed this wonderful cabin on several occasions. This month we spent our Thanksgiving holiday there! It's perfect. We had everything we needed to prepare and enjoy our meal. The beautiful setting was the perfect backdrop for Thanksgiving! Kama does a wonderful job of making the cabin welcoming and warm! I hate to say too much because I'm afraid it will book up and I will miss out on booking it….but really it's my favorite place to stay when visiting Asheville!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house on a hill!

  • 4 of 5

Stardust cottage is absolutely beautiful and a pleasure to visit. The drive was a little tricky but once we found a good route not as big of a deal as we originally thought. Kama was an accommodating host and made it her goal that we were happy! Would recommend for anyone wanting to escape from the every day and might enjoy a long relax on a hammock.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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A Relaxing Oasis

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I spent a wonderful week at the Stardust Cottage last week and absolutely loved our time there. It is definitely off the beaten path and really allowed us to jut get away from all the noise It was very peaceful and secluded and allowed us to enjoy walks in the mountains as well as the fall colors. The Cottage was stocked with all the essentials and even some local coffee and honey.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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5

Great escape!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were delighted with our stay at Stardust Cottage. We wanted to escape our busy city for some country quiet and fall foliage and were very happy to find this home. The listing description is accurate, the property is clean and well-maintained, plenty of kitchen supplies and utensils available to cook a few meals. The grocery is not too far. The owners were very nice and quick to respond to our inquiries and provided detailed information about the cottage, how to get there, what to do, local favorites, etc. We enjoyed going in to Asheville for some great dining (a short 30 min ride), and visited the Biltmore Estate, drove the Blue Ridge Parkway, etc. We have recommended Stardust Cottage to family and friends and think you will enjoy some time there as well!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for a week during our anniversary. Everything about the house is cozy and inviting, and the solitude and views are amazing. The drive back and forth to the house is also fun! I really liked not having a television, even though we wouldn't have used it anyway. It made our time together even better. We spent part of one morning drinking coffee on the porch and watching rabbits run around. Everything about this place is great. I also loved seeing the notebooks full of previous guests who wrote down little stories about their stay. I don't think we could have picked a more perfect place for us, and would love to stay again whenever we come back for another vacation! Every positive word is absolutely true, and you would be doing yourself a great disservice by passing up the opportunity to stay here.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

My family and I wanted to get away, and have a peaceful and relaxing few days and this house was perfect! The sounds of nature is all we heard while sitting outside. We truly enjoyed the fire pit, and the boys loved playing in the creek. The kids loved the foosball and ping pong tables, and we actually really enjoyed there not being a T.V. in the house as it meant more quality time together. The kitchen was well stocked, and the beds were comfy. It was a wonderful weekend, and my kids are already asking when we can go back! Thanks so much!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
34 Miles
Asheville (Charlotte 2.5 hrs)
Nearest Motorway
13 Miles
Interstate 40
Nearest Ski
36 Miles
Cataloochee
Car: necessary

Asheville is a sophisticated small city in a mountain valley in the southeastern United States. It's a very popular and well known tourist area. The city is very walkable with shops, galleries, and restaurants on every corner. Asheville is know for its foodie culture, including lots of vegetarian choices. The varied nightlife scene and many cultural activities and festivals will keep you busy if you like. The area is also known for its many artists and crafts people. Just south of downtown is the Biltmore House; the largest private residence in the USA. The house and its thousands of acres are open to the public. The Blue Ridge parkway also passes through the area. This is an incredibly scenic drive through the national forests in the area, with world class views, and many interesting stops along the way for hiking, picnicking, looking at waterfalls, or frolicking in the cool mountain streams.

Endless opportunities abound for rafting, rock climbing, and backwoods adventures if outdoors is your thing. There are two ski resorts, each about one hour from Stardust Cottage. Golf is also popular in the area. You can choose to be in the middle of the action, and then out in the middle of nowhere 15 min later!

Closer to Stardust cottage are several organic farms, including flowers and a nationally known herb farm. Potters and crafts people live tucked in their beautiful corner of Sandymush Valley.

Don't let our long backwoods private gravel drive fool you... a beautiful modern well appointed cottage awaits at the end!

Rates & Availability

Leicester House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Jan Feb Special
Jan 3 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$125
$800
$1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$149
$995
$2,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

BABIES COUNT! We appreciate honest guest counts, regardless of guest ages, in order to cover added wear and tear caused by the greater number of guests.

Holidays or high season may have special rates or require longer minimum stays.

Check In: 4 pm Check out: 11 am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Leicester House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Just redone bathroom! Cheery walls and white tile for a spa like feel. Separate shower and extra large clawfoot tub. Soak in the tub and gaze up and the mountains and sky!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , New memory foam/spring matress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , New memory foam mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Twin with trundle
  • Bedrooms 1 and 2 are the same roomy size. Both have mountain views, new queens & bedding, soft white sheets and down comforters. Bedroom two has a kids play area in the very large closet. Close the closet doors and you'd never know!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking

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