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Peaceful Romantic Asheville Cottage -Hot Tub, Fireplaces, Wifi

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A MAGICAL RETREAT with Old World Charm and Leafy Views of Nearby Mountains.

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Last updated: 12/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Asheville cottage description

This magical retreat in a wooded setting has picturesque old world charm reminiscent of an Italian Alpine cottage.

Red Gate Cottage, situated on a knoll in Beaverdam Valley, is a vintage log cabin faced with stone. Semiskilled craftsmen working over decades, using stone and antique brick, produced an effect that makes the cottage resemble an ancient stone house in the Alps. The original log walls inside have been restored and preserved.

The luxury renovation by the Architect/Owner features high pine-faced cathedral ceilings throughout. The river stone fireplace is a focal point where people enjoy gathering to watch movies and cable HDTV or to just soak up the relaxing atmosphere. It's a great venue for romantic couples, friends and family groups to celebrate holidays and special occasions.

A hot tub on the stone patio, cradled by massive rock walls, rests under a vine-draped pergola. Beyond, a sunken garden has blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, and fresh herbs to use in the gourmet kitchen, and a fire pit for roasting marshmallows.

From the deck, you can enjoy close mountain views as you dine or sit around a blazing fire in the chiminea. Relax in the hammock, and listen to the sounds of the abundant wild life mingling with those of barnyard animals from nearby farms. Flocks of wild turkeys wander by. Guests recently saw a total of eight black bears (including 4 cubs) during their 10-day stay.

Peaceful and quiet, the cottage is within 10 minutes of the center of Asheville with its many world class restaurants, year-round live entertainment, museums, art galleries, theaters, concert halls, and large exhibitions at the Civic Center. Golfing, rafting, fly fishing and horseback riding are among the local attractions, as well as the Grove Park Inn and the famed Biltmore Estate.

Other nearby activities include spas, YMCA, dancing, yoga, live music, great shops, coffee houses, farmers markets, NC University activities, and the Nature Center. Asheville is an antique hunter’s paradise, and the River Arts District (more than 80 artists’ studios) produces some of the best art in America. Shoppers will love the boutiques and specialty shops. A 24-hour grocery store is 5 minutes away, and there are many gourmet shops – the Greenlife Market is not to be missed!

The NC University (UNCA) campus is just minutes away. Black Mountain is within 30 minutes, and Lake Lure, Chimney Rock Park and Wolf Laurel Ski Resort are all within 45 minutes. Mt. Mitchell, highest mountain in the Eastern U.S., is an hour’s drive up the Blue Ridge Parkway.

The scenic Beaverdam Valley meanders past the country club golf course en route to the spectacular high mountains of the Blue Ridge Parkway – where you can enjoy hiking, mountain biking and scenic drives. Yet the fantastic restaurants and night life of Asheville are only a few minutes away.

At Red Gate Cottage, you can enjoy both town and country, truly the best of both worlds. So bring the children, bring the dog. Here, you can get away from it all but still stay in touch by telephone (free long distance) and high speed wireless internet.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          • Audio Tape Player
          • Books
          • Books For Adults
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Piano
          • Radio
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television
          • VCR
          • Video Library

          Theme

              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Botanical Garden
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Downtown
              • Mountain
              • Mountain View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Skiing

              Communication / Internet

                  • Fax

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Firewood
                      • Free Long Distance
                      • Gas Fireplace
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Binoculars
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Patio
                      • Terrace
                      • Wood Deck

                      Payment Type

                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub
                      • Outdoor Hot Tub

                      Forms Of Payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          House Cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              PEAK SEASON
                              Nov 24 - Jan 7, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $250
                              $1,470 $8,000
                              WINTER
                              Jan 8 - Mar 4, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $175
                              $885 $3,500
                              EARLY SPRING
                              Mar 5 - Apr 22, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $185
                              $1,080 $4,500
                              LATE SPRING
                              Apr 23 - May 20, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $200
                              $1,280 $6,000
                              PEAK SEASON
                              May 21 - Jan 6, 2016
                              3 night min stay
                              $250
                              $1,470 $8,000
                              WINTER
                              Jan 7 - Mar 2, 2016
                              3 night min stay
                              $175
                              $885 $3,500
                              EARLY SPRING
                              Mar 3 - Apr 20, 2016
                              3 night min stay
                              $185
                              $1,080 $4,500
                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Cleaning Fee $105 + tax
                              • Pet Fee $125 + tax
                              • Tax Rate 11%

                              Notes:

                              Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Rate tables suggest possible cost of stay. However, there are many variables. Generally, nightly rates will be higher for shorter stays and lower for longer stays. Stays longer than 1 week are more expensive. 1-month stays rarely available. Midweek stays sometimes discounted. 5-night minimum stay for all major holidays. Dog fee varies - ask.

                              All bookings are done over the phone with the Owner. Personal checks, Visa, MasterCard are accepted. 50% due at booking; balance due one month prior to arrival.

                              Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed.


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                              Last updated: 12/22/2014
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                              Location

                              21 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Asheville Regional Airport

                              Car: Recommended

                              Red Gate Cottage is located in scenic Beaverdam Valley, which meanders past the country club golf course en route to the spectacular high mountains of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Peaceful and quiet, the cottage is within 10 minutes of the center of Asheville with its many world class restaurants, year-round live entertainment, museums, art galleries, theaters, concert halls, and large exhibitions at the Civic Center. Asheville is an antique hunter’s paradise, and the River Arts District (more than 80 artists’ studios) produces some of the best art in America. Shoppers will love the boutiques and specialty shops. A 24-hour grocery store is only 5 minutes away, and there are many gourmet shops – the Greenlife Market is not to be missed! The NC University campus is just minutes away. Black Mountain is within 30 minutes, and Lake Lure, Chimney Rock Park and Wolf Laurel Ski Resort are all within 45 minutes. Mt. Mitchell, highest mountain in the Eastern U.S., is an hour’s drive up the Parkway.

                              Other Activities: golf, spas, YMCA, dancing, yoga, boating, live music, great shops, coffee houses, farmers market, NC University activities, nature center

                               

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                              Photos

                              • A MAGICAL RETREAT with Old World Charm and Leafy Views of Nearby Mountains.

                                A MAGICAL RETREAT with Old World Charm and Leafy Views of Nearby Mountains.

                              • WRAP AROUND DECK with Chiminea FIREPLACE and Peaceful CLOSE MOUNTAIN VIEWS.

                                WRAP AROUND DECK with Chiminea FIREPLACE and Peaceful CLOSE MOUNTAIN VIEWS.

                              • HOT TUB on Flagstone Patio w/ Pergola above the Flower Pots, Boulders & Azaleas.

                                HOT TUB on Flagstone Patio w/ Pergola above the Flower Pots, Boulders & Azaleas.

                              • STONE FIREPLACE with GAS LOG; Cable HDTV.   Vintage Log Cabin - Original Walls.

                                STONE FIREPLACE with GAS LOG; Cable HDTV. Vintage Log Cabin - Original Walls.

                              • FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN - gas range microwave gas grilll toaster blender coffee

                                FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN - gas range microwave gas grilll toaster blender coffee

                              • KING BED or Extra Long Twins; High Pine Ceiling. Sleeps up to 4 Young Children.

                                KING BED or Extra Long Twins; High Pine Ceiling. Sleeps up to 4 Young Children.

                              • Master Bedroom with QUEEN BED, Pine Cathedral Ceiling, CLOSE MOUNTAIN VIEWS.

                                Master Bedroom with QUEEN BED, Pine Cathedral Ceiling, CLOSE MOUNTAIN VIEWS.

                              • Musicians will love the WELL TUNED PIANO. Original Walls - VINTAGE LOG CABIN.

                                Musicians will love the WELL TUNED PIANO. Original Walls - VINTAGE LOG CABIN.

                              • Red Gate Cottage is FENCED AND GATED and located on a no-outlet road.

                                Red Gate Cottage is FENCED AND GATED and located on a no-outlet road.

                              • Close MOUNTAIN VIEWS from the PORCH SWING.  No other houses visible in summer.

                                Close MOUNTAIN VIEWS from the PORCH SWING. No other houses visible in summer.

                              • Sunken GARDEN w/ BLUEBERRY BUSHES, CHILDRENS TREEHOUSE Swings Slide Picnic Table

                                Sunken GARDEN w/ BLUEBERRY BUSHES, CHILDRENS TREEHOUSE Swings Slide Picnic Table

                              • Living room with STONE FIREPLACE and GAS LOG.  Queen Size Sleeper Sofa.

                                Living room with STONE FIREPLACE and GAS LOG. Queen Size Sleeper Sofa.

                              • "French Bistro" Dining Area - has dimmer switches for ROMANTIC EVENINGS.

                                "French Bistro" Dining Area - has dimmer switches for ROMANTIC EVENINGS.

                              • Double Bedroom.  All Bdrms are CORNER ROOMS w/ windows in 2 walls & Lovely Views

                                Double Bedroom. All Bdrms are CORNER ROOMS w/ windows in 2 walls & Lovely Views

                              • Master Bath features exposed log walls of the ORIGINAL VINTAGE LOG CABIN.

                                Master Bath features exposed log walls of the ORIGINAL VINTAGE LOG CABIN.

                              • WRAP AROUND DECK with table for 4-6.  Nice LEAF SEASON VIEWS of Nearby Mountains

                                WRAP AROUND DECK with table for 4-6. Nice LEAF SEASON VIEWS of Nearby Mountains

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                              This listing was first published here in 2008.

                              Date last modified - Monday, December 22, 2014

                              $175 - $250 per night (USD)
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                              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 8

                              View calendar: Updated 12/22/14
                              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                              Member since: 2008
                              Speaks: english, french, spanish
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                              • Calendar last updated: 12/22/2014
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