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Your Carolina Cottage - Charming & Close To Everything

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 1.5 Baths, Family-friendly Cottage Close To Asheville Attractions.

'Your Carolina Cottage' is a kid-friendly, pet-friendly 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home, conveniently located to everything you want to see and do in the Asheville area:

• 2 minutes to Warren Wilson College

• 5 minutes to Billy Graham Training Center (The Cove)

• 7 minutes to the entrance of the Blue Ridge Parkway

• 11 minutes to Black Mountain

• 14 minutes to Ridgecrest Conference Center

• 15 minutes to downtown Asheville

• 16 minutes to the Biltmore House

• 18 minutes to Montreat Conference Center

• 45 minutes to Chimney Rock

Our cottage, which was completed renovated in 2013, has been lovingly preserved within the same family since its inception and is full of character and history. The beautiful wood floors were hand-crafted by the owner from recovered lumber from the old Moore General Hospital, a local WWII army hospital which was subsequently torn down. The beautiful wood trim is also hand-crafted and original to the home.

The home has luxurious appointments throughout, assuring your comfort, pleasure and good night's rest:

• Two bedrooms have new memory foam mattresses

• All beds have 600-thread-count 100% cotton Hotel Collection sheets and down-alternative comforters

• 100% Micro Cotton Hotel Collection bath towels

• Wireless internet access (Wi-Fi)

• Free long-distance (U.S.) phone calls

• Flat panel TV in Living Room

• All bedrooms have flat-panel TVs

• Fully stocked kitchen with stand mixer, food processor, crock pot and more

• Vermont Castings outdoor grill

• Full selection of DVDs, kid's DVDs, games and books

The setup of the home has unique features that make it ideal for families, two couples and family get-together. There is a total dining capacity of 12: four in the kitchen, four on the porch, and the living room desk has a pull-out top with insert leaves which can seat another four persons. Unlike many rentals which advertise that they 'sleep 5' - but the fifth person only gets a sleeper sofa or futon - your fifth person has their own bedroom which adjoins the back bedroom. Our back bedroom has its own entrance, making it perfect for two couples where each may want their own schedule or privacy.

• Master Bedroom - Queen bed with new memory foam mattress

• Second Bedroom - Twin bed with new memory foam mattress

• Third Bedroom - (2) Twin beds with firm innerspring mattresses

We want all members of your family to be comfortable here, so we provide a strap-on highchair, baby bathtub and sleeping travel crib for your youngest member; and our cottage accepts well-trained dogs (limit two) with separate pet deposit.

More Details

Owner
Your Carolina Cottage, LLC
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Your Carolina Cottage, LLC

The owner of this property still lives in the area, and is the original owner of this home. The property is managed by the son of the owner, and the onsite manager is a close personal friend of the family. Stay with us and you will be treated like one of the family!

Why Your Carolina Cottage, LLC chose Asheville Area

We (the owner's family) have traveled extensively through the U.S., always staying in rental homes. We know what travelers want and expect in a vacation rental. Every detail was considered, and no luxurious appointment left out.

What makes this cottage unique

We love our family home! Love was built into every slat of the wood floor, every crown molding. We know you'll love it too.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great fish & chips meal at Wicked Weed in town. We loved our time outdoors. Lake Lure and its playground splash pad was a surprise hit for all. Our 4 yr.old loved Chimney Park. He also caught his first fish while here. House was well stocked and perfect for our little family. We played and played in the yard and enjoyed dining "al fresco" on the side porch every morning. We appreciated the notes on where to find (everything). What a great deal!"
Aug 2014
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Amenities

Swannanoa Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , This room also houses the washer / dryer.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • WaterPik massage shower head.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Memory foam, 600 TC hotel sheets, sofa, HDTV w/ DVD
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , Memory foam, 600 TC hotel sheets, dressing table, HDTV, DVD
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , New firm mattress, dressing table, games, 1/2 bath attached
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.75 based on 32 reviews
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We loved it!

  • 4 of 5

The house was incredibly clean and well supplied. It was close to hiking and my family was able to relax after a stressful move from FL.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house was cozy and clean, everything we hoped for

  • 5 of 5

Everything was wonderful and worked with all five of us that stayed in the house. All the beds were clean and comfy. The kitchen had all the appliances we needed. And the bathrooms were very clean. The owner insured our stay was great! I would highly recommend this property for anyone who wants to stay away from the city crowds yet be so close to everything. I would definitely rent this house again.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Could be titled "Thoughtful Cottage"

  • 5 of 5

This is by far the best rental experience we've ever had. Everything about this house makes it clear that the owner and management have made the guest experience their highest priority.

I was so pleased to discover how clean the cottage was upon arrival. I brought a trunk full of cleaning supplies because I know, from past experience, that my definition of clean is a little more particular than the average traveler. I didn't need any of it. There wasn't a speck of dirt or grime to be found. Truly. Folks, not even under the beds, or on the windowsills. . . . Even the air vents were clean. I am thoroughly impressed.

The kitchen is comprehensively stocked. You'll be able to cook here and you won't be afraid to use any dishes from the cabinets, because EVERYTHING is clean. We didn't want for anything while here. We found every thing we needed in the cottage, even an extension cord. Thank you so much for the thoughtful consideration you put into supplying this guest house.

The location was ideal for us, half-way between Asheville and Black Mountain. Close to an excellent grocery store. Peaceful and tranquil, mountain views. Just perfect.

The house was ideal for our family of three. I think a larger family would be very comfortable here, you'll just have to take turns showering in the one bathroom. There is an extra commode in the laundry room for emergencies. Speaking of the laundry room, there was stand with laundry supplies. So, very, thoughtful!

I appreciate the owner allowing us to bring our little Havanese dog. You won't find any onerous pet smells here, however. Only well-trained dogs are accepted and must stay on the floor. This is the most pet-friendly area I have ever toured. Our dog was permitted EVERYWHERE we went.

While this may not be the most important thing to you, the fact that the house is so charmingly decorated definitely contributed to my sense of joy in being here. Simply put, it's adorable. The refurbished hardwoods, sunny windows, tasteful quality furniture, made me smile instantly. There are so many nice touches throughout the home like abundant mirrors and dressing tables for ease in getting ready.

You know you hit the jackpot when you don't leave without checking the rental calendar to plan a return visit. And this area? I would move here in a heartbeat. The scenery, the architecture, the abundant artists, the friendly locals. Quite possibly my favorite place on earth!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice property

  • 4 of 5

We had activities in Waynesville, Asheville and Lake Lure. The cottage was convenient and had all the accommodation we needed. I would recommend the cottage to anyone.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very clean, extremely well stocked.

  • 5 of 5

We were really impressed with the cottage. Very clean and well stocked. Great location to reach Asheville and surrounding areas. Half bath is ackward with no sink but we made it work for the weekend. Felt very safe and comfortable.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Home away from home!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in the Carolina Cottage. It was beautiful and equipped with everything one might need, right down to the laundry detergent! We traveled in from Texas with my husband, mom and 2 kids and it was wonderful that everyone had their own space! The kids loved having their own bedroom. Wonderful place to stay. My mom is even planning on coming back to it if my family moves to the area. Only 15 minutes in to Asheville, also. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Rates & Availability

Swannanoa Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer Peak
May 26 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$129
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
House Cleaning $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.0%

We have a limit of two dogs - small to medium size - inside the cottage for any visit. Requests to bring more than two pets to stay inside the cottage will be declined.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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