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Luxury 2010 Cottage on 200 Acres; Riverfront; Flyfishing

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Laurel Cottage: the very best materials, craftsmanship and design

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Last updated: 03/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Asheville cottage description

The Laurel Cottage is one of only two cottages on Cold Mountain's 200 Riverfront Acres. This page features The Laurel, but if your dates are taken for the Laurel, please check the availability of VRBO Listing #325383 or simply email or call us. Please visit us on Facebook: The Cottages at Cold Mountain.


One of two cottages on Cold Mountain's 200 riverfront acres, the Laurel Cottage was designed by renowned architect Keith Summerour and the idea was to take the very finest elements of luxury homebuilding and scale them down to an enjoyable, sensible size of 2300 feet. In the indoors, we wanted guests to be able to enjoy the very best materials, craftsmanship and design--understated elegance. The exterior features locally harvested stone, cedar siding, and unbelievable Ludowici clay tile roofing. Guests will feel at once that they are stepping back in time to an era when craftsmanship and materials still mattered, and stepping forward into the future with flatscreens wired with digital cable, GoogleTV and unlimited on-demand Netflix. The Laurel's hidden, walk-in pantry is reminiscent of an English larder.

The kitchen, dining and living areas are fully integrated with an all-stone terrace timber-framed porch. The kitchen features plaster walls, beautiful views, a Wolf range, Subzero refrigerators and beautiful soapstone countertops and custom cabinets.

The Laurel Cottage is one of only two cottages located within the private, gated riverfront conservation community called Cold Mountain. The clear waters of the East Fork River run through the property, and our guests have access to 1/2 mile of it. With your reservation you will receive a complimentary one hour fly fishing lesson. The 200 acres features the river which is within 300 feet of the cottage and a stocked trout pond. The cottage is located in the heart of the meadow area of Cold Mountain and is within 100 feet of an historic dairy barn (no animals today). The Laurel Cottage fronts a beautiful activity field for soccer, volleyball or chasing fireflies and an apple orchard, small vineyard and raspberry and blackberry patches. (Great for the morning's cereal.) The upper 1/3 of Cold Mountain is very mountainous and guests can hike, mountain bike, ride horses, camp or picnic at 4,000 feet if they wish.

You will need to carefully consider the town that is close by. If you haven't discovered Waynesville, do yourself a favor and check it out. This year, no less a source than the L.A. Times called Waynesville 'the perfect blend of mountain charm and sophistication.' Art galleries, tailgate markets, and an incredible wine store (The Wineseller) all just 15 minutes away. Want to take advantage of something in Asheville? It's just 35 minutes away. We love Asheville, but the truth is it is a city, which is what we believe a lot of people are seeking to escape. Stay in the country, use Waynesville as your anchor town and cherry-pick the best of Asheville's offerings. Now, you're 35 minutes away from Asheville and 15 minutes from Waynesville, but that gives you the payoff of a spectacularly beautiful, riverfront setting. Plus, you are in the direction of something...Pisgah National Forest begins just 5 minutes south of the property and leads you into some of the most beautiful and iconic places in the Eastern US--Sliding Rock, Mount Pisgah Inn, Looking Glass Falls and many more are within 20 minutes for a truly unlimited amount of recreational potential. Finally, Springdale Golf Club (18 holes) is directly across the street for any family members wishing to keep a swing sharp.

We built and furnished the Willow and Laurel Cottages because we were generally disappointed with the quality of both the homes and properties available for vacation rental. Also, being flatlanders from Hilton Head, we had grown tired of those terribly steep properties that have nice views, but nothing to do. The Cottages at Cold Mountain are absolutely unique offerings in Western North Carolina with views, water and lots of room to roam...thank you for taking a moment to consider us. We look forward to hearing from you. We regret that the covenants of Cold Mountain do not permit weddings.



Keywords: 2010 Custom, Luxury, Cottage, 2 King Suites, 1 Queen Suite, and daybed with 2 twins in extra room, porch, green built, reclaimed oak and chestnut floors and doors, plaster walls, Wolf/Subzero appliances, soapstone countertops, Waterworks fixtures, Views to meadow and river from porch, teak outdoor dining table and porch gathering area, Professionally-Designed interior, riverfront, historic Farm, 11 Mi to Waynesville, 35 Mi to Asheville, 5 Mi to Pisgah National Forest (Sliding Rock, Pisgah Inn, Etc.), hiking trails onsite, Flyfishing onsite, riverside fire pit onsite, golf across the street.
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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Flyrods and fishing rods for guest use, gorgeous riverside fire pit, 1/2 mile of the clear waters of the East Fork for fishing, tubing, relaxing, covered pavilion and recreation for cooking out, stocked trout pond, stocked catfish pond, miles of nice hiking trails, sunset knoll garden. Sorry, no weddings are allowed on the property. We are the owners of the Laurel and Willow Cottages within Cold Mountain, a private, gated community. There are other lot owners who may visit the property to enjoy the wonderful amenities from time to time. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan, Feb, March 2015
Jan 6 - Mar 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$445
$2,959
April 1-May 20, 2015
Apr 1 - May 20, 2015
3 night min stay
$495
$3,292
Memorial Day 2015
May 21 - May 25, 2015
3 night min stay
$575
May 26-31, 2015
May 26 - May 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$495
Summer 2015
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$575
$3,824
September 1&2, 2015
Sep 1 - Sep 2, 2015
2 night min stay
$495
Labor Day 2015
Sep 3 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$575
September 8-30, 2015
Sep 8 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$495
$3,292
Fall 2015
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$575
$3,824
November 1-24, 2015
Nov 1 - Nov 24, 2015
3 night min stay
$445
$2,959
Thanksgiving 2015
Nov 25 - Nov 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$575
December 1-22, 2015
Dec 1 - Dec 22, 2015
3 night min stay
$445
$2,959
Christmas/New Years 2015/2016
Dec 23 - Jan 4, 2016
3 night min stay
$575
$3,824

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $150 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Sorry.....no weddings allowed on the property.

No pets.

There is a 3 night minimum.


Cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 03/02/2015
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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville Regional Airport (AVL)
0.05 Miles
Nearest Golf
Springdale Golf Course
24.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Cataloochee Ski Area

Car: Necessary

Since the cottage is located in a private setting, there can be some customization of the experience; clay pigeon shooting, camping along the river onsite and the like can be easily arranged.

We apologize but we do not allow weddings on the property.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: The Cottages are owned by three families, one from Hilton Head, another from Santa Fe, and a third from Hendersonville who came together to create a vacation offering that they had always sought, but seldom found: sufficient beauty, warmth and luxury to restore the adults, but lots of room-to-roam onsite in free pursuit of adventure for kids (and kids at-heart) so that they must be called-in from outside.

Why the Owner Chose Asheville:
We chose Cold Mountain and the Cruso Valley as the location for the Laurel Cottage because it is the perfect balance between country and city living. Any closer to Asheville, and we were not getting our “River Runs Through It” fix; any farther from Asheville felt a little too “Deliverance” or required traversing winding, nauseous roads. Also, our two owners from the popular tourist destinations of Hilton Head and Santa Fe wanted a mountain experience that felt like a genuine getaway, rather than a duplication of their country club environs back home or, worse, the contrived resort-town experience.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The stage is set for you to create your own experiences. Grab one of our flyrods and wade the river, or a Zebco instead and help a child catch a first fish in the pond. Work with a local chef for a catered dinner on the sunset knoll or pack pimento cheese sandwiches to eat riverside. Tube the river or read a novel start-to-finish in the hammock under the birches with the river flowing alongside. Risotto and your favorite red at The Chef’s Table in Waynesville, or hamburger, fries and a chocolate malt at Jukebox Junction in Cruso. The list goes on and on and we are available to give you as much help as you like in planning activities for a long-remembered mountain vacation. .


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Laurel Cottage: the very best materials, craftsmanship and design

    Laurel Cottage: the very best materials, craftsmanship and design

  • The Laurel Cottage-a stone, timber and plaster cottage w/Ludowici clay tile roof

    The Laurel Cottage-a stone, timber and plaster cottage w/Ludowici clay tile roof

  • Bench and hanging rack lovingly crafted by owner out of reclaimed timber

    Bench and hanging rack lovingly crafted by owner out of reclaimed timber

  • Kitchen and DR feature antique oak floors and beams. Wolf/SubZero appliances

    Kitchen and DR feature antique oak floors and beams. Wolf/SubZero appliances

  • 1st floor Master BR with built in closets. Rug and furnishings are antique.

    1st floor Master BR with built in closets. Rug and furnishings are antique.

  • Traditional details in the iron, oak and plaster stairwell (plus natural light!)

    Traditional details in the iron, oak and plaster stairwell (plus natural light!)

  • Upstairs Queen BR with cozy nooks, flat screen TV and adjoining bath

    Upstairs Queen BR with cozy nooks, flat screen TV and adjoining bath

  • Riverside stone fire pit with Adirondack rockers and adjacent open field

    Riverside stone fire pit with Adirondack rockers and adjacent open field

  • View from back porch. River and recreational pavilion are 300 feet to left.

    View from back porch. River and recreational pavilion are 300 feet to left.

  • Views and lots of room to roam. Photo captured just 5 minutes from cottage!

    Views and lots of room to roam. Photo captured just 5 minutes from cottage!

  • Sunset Knoll: a short 10 minute walk from the cottages. Table/chairs not shown.

    Sunset Knoll: a short 10 minute walk from the cottages. Table/chairs not shown.

  • Winter sledding! Cozy up after by the fire with hot cider or hot chocolate.

    Winter sledding! Cozy up after by the fire with hot cider or hot chocolate.

  • Historic barn (no animals), Laurel and Willow Cottages on 200 acres.

    Historic barn (no animals), Laurel and Willow Cottages on 200 acres.

  • Custom entryway door in reclaimed timber

    Custom entryway door in reclaimed timber

  • Secluded terrace with chaise lounges and a barn view

    Secluded terrace with chaise lounges and a barn view

  • Living room with a gorgeous view. Designer fabrics and antique furnishings.

    Living room with a gorgeous view. Designer fabrics and antique furnishings.

  • Downstairs Master Bath with Waterworks finishes and antique rugs

    Downstairs Master Bath with Waterworks finishes and antique rugs

  • Upstairs Master BR w/custom bedding and draperies, antiques and reading lights

    Upstairs Master BR w/custom bedding and draperies, antiques and reading lights

  • Sleeping porch w/twin (x2) trundle bed opens to sounds of rushing river nearby

    Sleeping porch w/twin (x2) trundle bed opens to sounds of rushing river nearby

  • Spacious back porch w/ mountain view, locally crafted rockers and outdoor dining

    Spacious back porch w/ mountain view, locally crafted rockers and outdoor dining

  • Private access to river w/option to tube, swim, and fly fish (lessons available)

    Private access to river w/option to tube, swim, and fly fish (lessons available)

  • Quintessential mountain fall colors surround our rustic, English-style cottages

    Quintessential mountain fall colors surround our rustic, English-style cottages

  • View from Sunset Knoll, a 10 minute walk from the cottages. Perfect photo opp!

    View from Sunset Knoll, a 10 minute walk from the cottages. Perfect photo opp!

  • Hiking available over all 200+ acres of grounds

    Hiking available over all 200+ acres of grounds

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    10
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    Cottage
  • Reviews
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated: 03/02/2015
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