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Featured on Abc TV Sweet Retreats! Stunning Views Fine Art Interiors Green Built

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The Clearfield Cottage nestled in the beautiful Smoky Mountains.

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Last updated: 07/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Asheville cottage description

You will be enchanted by the Clearfield Cottage which was just featured out of hundreds of rentals in the area on ABC TV's reality show, 'Sweet Retreats.' Click on the video and watch the beautiful footage from the Sweet Retreats episode about the Clearfield Cottage. The cottage is nestled in the Smokies with a spectacular view of Mount Mitchell and surrounding mountains but only ½ hour from Asheville’s world-class restaurants, entertainment, and the famous Biltmore Estate. This two story, romantic cottage is entirely new, fresh, green built, green furnished and eco-friendly. The unique interiors feature original artwork and mosaics by owner and internationally renowned artist, Rachel Clearfield. The downstairs kitchen, dining and living area has a stunning mosaic floor, named 'Stepping Stones in a Flower Garden' made of Brazilian polished granite. Upstairs is the amazingly intricate, mosaic bathroom shower, called 'Magnolia Trees,” made of European marble and colorful stones. The kitchen has all granite countertops. The upstairs bedroom has a beautifully finished 100-year-old maple floor and a sumptuously comfortable queen size futon bed with luxurious linens.

Outside the cottage there is a peaceful shade garden with a rose covered gazebo in which you can swing, listen to the creek and watch the birds and butterflies. Guests are welcome to enjoy and roam through the beautiful flower gardens. You also have a lovely outdoor sitting area right by your back door, perfect for enjoying your morning coffee or sipping a glass of evening Chardonnay and stargazing the sequined night sky without light pollution. There's also a wonderful barbecue, camp fire and chiminea area right by your own private creek.

This cottage is a perfect getaway for a romantic weekend, soulful retreat, girl’s time together or just a quiet, peaceful place to let go of the challenges of one’s life and return to the simple joys of existence and beauty. The owners are recording artist, cellist and conductor, Ron Clearfield, and his wife, fine artist Rachel Clearfield. There is an abundance of creative energy on this property for anyone who needs a place to find that seed of inspiration for their next book, album or painting. Without a doubt, this is a paradise for painters, photographers and nature lovers or just anyone who is looking for a beautiful, fulfilling time in the mountains.


Keywords: Fine art interiors, esthetic, peaceful, meditative, rural beauty, gorgeous views, organic flower gardens, green built, original artwork, wonderful hiking, owner managed.

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Our cottage is definitely children friendly. We have three children and two grandchildren (both under three) who have stayed there. A reminder though, the cottage has an abundance of fine art and only you, the parents, know if a situation like that would be appropriate for your child....moreless

              • Alternative Lifestyle
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • Queen size Beds (1) Comfortable Queen Sized Bed, Double Beds (1) Convertible Futon Couch into Comfortable Double Bed...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Refrigerator
              • Kitchen
              • Cooking Utensils

              Amenities

              • Parking Off Street
              • Linens Provided

              Other Amenities

                  • Spectacular views, fabulous hiking, 1/2 hour from Asheville's world class dining, entertainment and the Biltmore Estate, fine art interiors, marble and granite mosaic floors, green built and original oil paintings by Rachel Clearfield....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • DVD Player

                  Communications

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Gazebo
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Golf

                  Theme

                  • Romantic
                  • Family
                  • Away From It All
                  • Adventure

                  Location & View

                      • Mountain View

                      Activities

                      • Live Theater
                      • Golf
                      • Kayaking
                      • Swimming
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Tennis
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Fishing
                      • Rafting
                      • Cycling
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Antiquing
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shopping
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Boating
                      • Museums
                      • Restaurants
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Cinemas
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Hiking
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Labor Day
                      Aug 29 - Sep 2, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $155
                      Thanksgiving
                      Nov 26 - Dec 1, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $155
                      Christmas
                      Dec 23 - Dec 27, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $155
                      New Years
                      Dec 29 - Jan 2, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $155
                      Valentines weekend
                      Feb 13 - Feb 15, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $155
                      Easter weekend
                      Apr 3 - Apr 5, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $155
                      Memorial Day
                      May 22 - May 25, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $155
                      Independence Day
                      Jul 3 - Jul 6, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $155
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $145
                      $915 $3,000
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • cleaning fee $50 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 7%

                      Notes:

                      7% North Carolina Tax and $50 cleaning fee are required in addition to rental fee

                      A $200 returnable security deposit placed on credit card upon arrival

                      Deposit of 50% of total stay is required upon making reservation

                      Full payment must be received 2 weeks prior to arrival

                      Credit card payments accepted


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Last updated: 07/27/2014
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                      Location

                      Painter's and gardener's paradise, great hiking, creative space, spiritually uplifting and inspiring ambiance, ultimate retreat, perfectly quiet for meditation/yoga, cook's access to organic vegetable and herb garden. The cottage is green built and hypoallergenic.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2012

                      About the owner: Owner's Ron and Rachel Clearfield are musicians and artists. We've practiced meditation, sustainable living and the joys of life for many decades. The beauty of nature, art, music and healthy lifestyles are foremost in our beliefs.

                      Why the Owner Chose Asheville:
                      We actually built this guest cottage just this year (2012.) A labor of love, situated on our beautiful land; a place to share with others who are looking for something unique. We chose nearby Asheville because Asheville rocks! Incredible restaurants, entertainment and always fun things to do and people to see. They don't call it the 'Paris' of the south for nothing!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      We've personally stayed many times in the cottage and have always been impressed with how peaceful, esthetically inspiring, quiet and restful our stay was.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • The Clearfield Cottage nestled in the beautiful Smoky Mountains.

                        The Clearfield Cottage nestled in the beautiful Smoky Mountains.

                      • Enjoy a cup of coffee on your patio with steps down to a private campfire area.

                        Enjoy a cup of coffee on your patio with steps down to a private campfire area.

                      • The view of Mt. Mitchell and the surrounding mountains from the cottage windows.

                        The view of Mt. Mitchell and the surrounding mountains from the cottage windows.

                      • Sit and swing peacefully in the gazebo by the stream in the soft sunlit garden.

                        Sit and swing peacefully in the gazebo by the stream in the soft sunlit garden.

                      • Dining area with a mosaic floor called "Stepping Stones through a Flower Garden.

                        Dining area with a mosaic floor called "Stepping Stones through a Flower Garden.

                      • A dining area fit for royalty. Look carefully and you might see a unicorn too!

                        A dining area fit for royalty. Look carefully and you might see a unicorn too!

                      • Lovely, comfortable window seats, yours to occupy as you seize the day!

                        Lovely, comfortable window seats, yours to occupy as you seize the day!

                      • Bedroom elegance! Painted clouds on the ceiling drift above you as you sleep.

                        Bedroom elegance! Painted clouds on the ceiling drift above you as you sleep.

                      • A bathroom so beautiful you won't want to leave! European, marble mosaic shower.

                        A bathroom so beautiful you won't want to leave! European, marble mosaic shower.

                      • What a wonderful place to enjoy a glass of wine while watching nature's TV!

                        What a wonderful place to enjoy a glass of wine while watching nature's TV!

                      • The sunrise from your bedroom window. What a reminder of the gift of a new day!

                        The sunrise from your bedroom window. What a reminder of the gift of a new day!

                      • And people say Western skies are the best. Please! The Appalachians have it all!

                        And people say Western skies are the best. Please! The Appalachians have it all!

                      • Spend some special time in your own private chalet in the mountains!

                        Spend some special time in your own private chalet in the mountains!

                      • The view below the cottage. Could it get any more beautiful?

                        The view below the cottage. Could it get any more beautiful?

                      • A pastural vision below the cottage for you to wander and fully appreciate.

                        A pastural vision below the cottage for you to wander and fully appreciate.

                      • Lower level of cottage with kitchen, dinning area and additional sleeping area.

                        Lower level of cottage with kitchen, dinning area and additional sleeping area.

                      • Beautiful kitchen with glorious granite countertops and faux marble cabinets.

                        Beautiful kitchen with glorious granite countertops and faux marble cabinets.

                      • Just bring food!! Hand crafted walking sticks are yours for the hiking trails.

                        Just bring food!! Hand crafted walking sticks are yours for the hiking trails.

                      • Your bedroom, a vision of comfort and beauty adorned with originals by Rachel.

                        Your bedroom, a vision of comfort and beauty adorned with originals by Rachel.

                      • Handmade wood armoire with entertainment center including Wi-Fi and Satellite TV

                        Handmade wood armoire with entertainment center including Wi-Fi and Satellite TV

                      • Bathroom with a view, exquisitely painted by acclaimed artist Rachel Clearfield.

                        Bathroom with a view, exquisitely painted by acclaimed artist Rachel Clearfield.

                      • Your friendly neighbors, Hakima and Princess the Arabian mare and Shetland pony.

                        Your friendly neighbors, Hakima and Princess the Arabian mare and Shetland pony.

                      • The magical morning mist rolling it's way towards you!!

                        The magical morning mist rolling it's way towards you!!

                      • There is a very, very special appreciation of the cottage anytime of the year.

                        There is a very, very special appreciation of the cottage anytime of the year.

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Friday, July 18, 2014

                      $145 - $155 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

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