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Downtown Arts & Crafts Cottage built in 2013

Bedrooms 1
Space 540 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Located in historic Black Mountain and only one walkable block to quaint town

Spend some quality time in a quaint and quiet historic neighborhood in Black Mountain, North Carolina - the 'little town that rocks.' Only a quick, three minute walk to our "main" street in downtown Black Mountain. Located behind our home -- this cozy cottage has a separate bedroom and bathroom with tub/shower. Full kitchen -- fully equipped with dishes, appliances, and needed pots/pans and supplies for cooking. Gas stove fireplace, hardwood flooring, lovely covered porch off the bedroom overlooking "secret garden" backyard oasis. Enjoy your morning coffee or evening cocktail overlooking the backyard featuring a pond feature with water fall. With the cool weather, enjoy another amenity in the backyard; sit by a fire in the outside fireplace all set for you! You can roast marshmallows/hot dogs with provided skewers. A lovely patio for your use with an outdoor table with umbrella, chairs, rockers, gas grill, and a hammock. All linens provided; sofa provides a pull out double bed for one additional person. Keurig coffee maker; your first morning's K-cups provided. WiFi, 39 inch flat screen television, new full-sized kitchen appliances and washer/dryer in the cottage basement. Starter supplies provided, many amenities for your use, hiking sticks, backpack, umbrellas, picnic basket. Washer/dryer in basement of cottage for guest's use.

Please note that Hattie's Hideaway is located behind our home in Black Mountain and we are full-time residents. We have just completed an update to the cottage with new linens - sheets, towels, pillows, shower curtain liners, etc.

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Black Mountain Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 540 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Max. adults: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 22
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No loud noise; no noise disturbance of any kind after 10:00 pm.
  • No download of any illegal information from the internet. No use of strong fragrances inside cottage.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • One full bath with tub and shower. All quality linens provided. Toilet paper supplied for 2-3 day visit.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size bed. Bedside tables with reading lamps. Reading chair with ottoman and lamp. Armoire/Wardrobe. All quality linens provided. Private covered porch overlooking secret garden backyard oasis.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Please note that Black Mountain does have taxi cab services available as well as service from UBER.


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Downtown Arts & Crafts Cottage built in 2013
average rating of 5.0 based on 77 reviews

Sshhh ...

  • 5 of 5

To be honest, I didn't want to write a review of our stay because I don't want others to know about this little gem . But alas, I shouldn't be selfish. We rented this property for a getaway over New Year's. From the get-go, Pam was very responsive and helpfully provided recommendations New Year's Eve. The cottage is charming - perfect for two - and the backyard would have been inviting if the weather had been warmer. The cottage is a short walk to downtown Black Mountain with ample shopping and restaurants and close to several trails for hiking. It's definitely a location I'll return to, so shhh ... enjoy but don't tell too many people!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and a great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Great Place

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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So special

  • 5 of 5

What a magical,storybook cottage! Everything about it envelopes you in coziness.We plan to come back soon.Nice owners and perfect location

The Masons,


  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Don't Steal my secret!

  • 5 of 5

I have to say, this is a secret gem. The pictures do not do it justice. Worth is very friendly and accommodating. I brought my two girls to the mountains for the first time. I asked about roasting marshmallows and Pam supplied Skews for us to roast marshmallows, she is very thoughtful and really goes out of her way to make your stay the best. My girls didn't want to leave. We loved the fireplace and the fish pond. We even saw some chipmunks playing around the pond. I can't think of a reason not to stay here again. The only reason I hesitate to write this review is because I don't want it to become a challenge to try to stay here again because I will be back. Thank you Pam and Worth for making your VRBO home to us.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this adorable cottage in Black Mountain. Very clean, well equipped, and like new. We especially liked being able to walk to the downtown area. We also liked sitting out on the deck which overlooked the lovely garden. If our travels take us back to Black Mountain in the future, we will definitely look into renting this property again.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The most perfect getaway.

  • 5 of 5

My fiancé and I stayed at Hattie's Hideaway over Labor Day weekend. We hoped to embark on a nice long weekend of relaxation and we could not have asked for anything more. Hattie's was perfect. It was so beautiful, spotless, and impeccable. Wonderful inside and out. The location was awesome. A few minutes walk into the little Black Mountain town. It was full of shops and restaurants. I recommend The Dripolator for coffee and Louise's for breakfast. We also had a nice dinner outside at the Black Mountain Bistro. The neighborhood was so peaceful. It was only a short drive to downtown Asheville. I would recommend Hattie's hideaway to anyone heading to the Asheville area and looking for a quiet place to stay. We will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pam Hester
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Pam Hester

We have both been in the real estate profession for over 30 years; Worth has been a residential contractor in High Point, Boone, and Black Mountain, North Carolina. I have been a Realtor in the Asheville/WNC area since 1995. We operate long term rental properties and decided we wanted to get into the short term, vacation rental business. We both moved back to the Asheville area in the early 1990's, where I grew up and Worth spent his summers as a child. We absolutely love Black Mountain! It brings back all of those wonderful memories of growing up! Kids riding bikes through this little town neighborhood, sitting on our front porch greeting passers by, walking our dogs in the evenings and visiting with our neighbors, going next door for dinner with friends, enjoying our neighborhood July 4th and Kentucky Derby parties! We invite you to come and enjoy our little town and bring back your own childhood memories - or - create some new memories at our sweet Hattie's Hideaway!

Pam Hester purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Pam Hester chose Black Mountain

Located in the historic neighborhood situated in the lovely small mountain town of Black Mountain! You can take a leisurely stroll to downtown shops and restaurants, or you can take a walk to Lake Tomahawk just a few minutes (4 1/2 blocks) away. Hike some great trails in Montreat, play some golf at the Black Mountain Golf Course, tennis & basketball courts at Lake Tomahawk, take a drive into Asheville or one of the many lovely towns situated around Asheville, or explore the Blue Ridge Parkway--- all of these are located from 2 minutes to 45 minutes away! During the winter months, skiing, tubing, and snow boarding only about 45 minutes away in Madison County. During the summer months, go boating, fishing, swimming in lakes located just 30 to 45 minutes away in neighboring counties of Henderson and McDowell. Western North Carolina provides opportunities to do just about anything you are interested in!!

What makes this cottage unique

If you want to just get away from it all, you can spend some quality time reading a book sitting by the pond, napping in the hammock, preparing a fun, gourmet meal with someone you love, or watching some television curled up on the sofa in front of the gas wood stove! There are lovely views from the porch off the bedroom --- the backyard is private and unbelievably quiet for an in-town lot. We believe that Hattie's and Black Mountain offer anything that you might want to do or can serve as your home to base out of to further explore Asheville and Western North Carolina.


Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Asheville Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Trailhead, UnWined, Ale House, Pisgah Brewery
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Black Mountain Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.15 Miles
Que Sera and Blue Ridge Biscuit Co. are favorites!

Black Mountain is located just a short 15 minute drive east of Asheville, a fantastic Western North Carolina destination for foodies, lovers of craft beers, admirers of Southeastern/Appalachian artists exhibiting in galleries, theater, and other wonderful cultural opportunities. Don't forget we are located right at the Blue Ridge Parkway too! Great hiking, rock climbing, birding, zip lining, and biking in some of the most beautiful country in the US! Points of interest to visiting tourists include The Biltmore House, The NC Arboretum, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Grove Park Inn, the Drum Circle in downtown Asheville, the many breweries and music venues attracting nationally known musicians, Folk Art Center, Black Mountain Center for the Arts, River Arts District.

Not to mention the many small towns around the Asheville area including Hot Springs, Cherokee, Brevard, Linville/Blowing Rock that are a short drive away. The array of possible activities are just endless! Come and stay at Hattie's for a memorable vacation or just a simple getaway!

Some of the favorite happenings in Black Mountain are the LEAF Festival (May 11-14 and October 19-22), Sourwood Festival (August 12-13), Art by the Tracks Craft Show (June 3-4 and October), Art in Bloom/Center for the Arts (June 16-18), Spartan Race (July 29-30), Sourwood Festival (August 12-13), Holly Jolly Celebration and Christmas Parade (December 1-2). Check Asheville website, and to see all the many varied events and happenings going in there.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50

Check-in after 3:00 pm. Check-out promptly by 11:00 am.
Taxes are included in the nightly rate.

This cottage rental is located behind our personal home; loud noise of any kind will not be allowed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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