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This is a two bedroom, two bath cottage in the small, quiet community of Bat Cave, NC. House has huge deck on the back overlooking river with a private 6 person hot tub. A large lower deck has been added just steps from the river. It is located just minutes from Chimney Rock and Lake Lure, less than 1/2 hour from Asheville and Black Mountain. Beautiful views, quiet walks and relaxing sounds of the river. HOUSE OFFERS: * large deck with private hot tub overlooking river * bed, bath, kitchen, den & deck accessible from main level * river right behind house * fully stocked kitchen * Den with large, flat screen tv w/ cable
We are the proud and blessed owners of this modern but quaint mountain cottage. The Rocky Broad River runs past the back of the house. ON THE DECK YOU CAN: * enjoy private covered hot tub * eat/play games @ large table w/ chairs * sunbathe/read/relax * listen to birds/river * watch kids play in river * enjoy beautiful sunsets * take in the beautiful mountain views FROM THE YARD: * fish * cool off in river * enjoy a quiet walk * build a campfire * watch wildlife * tubing *play Corn Hole River is stocked regularly during spring/summer for fishing. NEARBY YOU CAN ENJOY: * all types of water activities * Churches * restaurants * Shopping * Lake Lure * Chimney Rock State Park * Biltmore Estate * Asheville * Black Mountain * visit a real wolf sanctuary/rescue *rock climbing/repelling/ziplines/hiking/boating/skiing Bat Cave is small community in the mountains of North Carolina. You can enjoy beautiful winters and warm summers. The community is named for a rare breed of bats the inhabit a nearby cave. Guided tours to the mouth of the cave can be scheduled in the Spring and Summer. This is a beautiful place to get away from the 'busy-ness' of everyday life and enjoy a slower pace where people are friendly and life is calm.
Keywords: 2 bedroom, 2 bath cottage on RIVER, PRIVATE HOT TUB on HUGE deck facing river.
Tub/shower in each bathroom. Please bring your own personal hygiene products as they are not supplied. Towels, washcloths, hand towels are provided.
River practically at back door, shopping nearby, fishing, gift shops within walking distance pure relaxation. Bring your swimsuits , water shoes and fishing poles for the river! Please bring separate swimsuits for the river and the hot tub....moreless
Many games to choose from. Children's, group, card...moreless
Satellite / Cable:
Large flat screen in living room has basic cable....moreless
We charge a pet fee of $15 per day for pets. You can choose to pay our optional cleaning fee of $60 or waive this fee and clean before leaving, leaving the house as you found it.
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Marvel at amazing Biltmore Estate and Gardens along with fine dining and entertainment in nearby Asheville, get the thrill of your life ziplineing in nearby Hendersonville, visit Full Moon Farms which is a real life wolf sanctuary offering tours just minutes away, visit the famous Mast Gerneral Store while touring historic downtown Hendersonville, enjoy beautiful hymns wafting through the valley every Sunday morning and (if you're lucky enough) the occasional serenading sounds of bagpipes being played from the mountain high above, 'Polar Plunge' for charity at Lake Lure in the winter, see 'Johnny's cabin' from the original Dirty Dancing movie in Lake Lure, pick your own apples in the fall or enjoy the many varieties of apples grown and harvested by local farmers, enjoy a boat tour of Lake Lure, or just drive or walk and enjoy the beauty surrounding you.
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: Jon and I were married in 1988. We spent our honeymoon in nearby Chimney Rock. We reside in Kernersville, NC where we were both born and raised. We are parents to 3 wonderful children; Owen, Hannah and Molly. Jon has been employed with Tyco Electronics since 1994. He is a drummer and has played with several bands over the years. He now enjoys playing in our praise and worship band at church. I have spent most of our married life as an at-home mom. I have been blessed to provide child care for some precious children who have touched my life deeply. I have taught pre-school, worked as a substitute teacher in our local schools and worked full time with special needs children where God taught me things I would never have learned otherwise. I am participated in my first international mission trip in the summer of 2012. I accompanied a small group from my local church to Malawi, Africa where we worked with orphans, widows, and special needs children.I returned in the spring of 2014. These trips have been amazing and I hope to be able to return many more times. Jon and I have been greatly blessed and look forward to the opportunity to share our blessings with you.
Why the Owner Chose Bat Cave: We had always vacationed at Ocean Isle Beach. Because Jon loves the mountains so much I decided to try something different the summer of 2011. I began to search online for places in the mountains that still provided swimming and sunbathing opportunities. While browsing on VRBO one day I came across a house in Bat Cave. I booked it for a long weekend and we were hooked! We booked a second visit and it was during that visit that we discovered the little house for sale. We fell in love with it and purchased it several months later. We love the fact that there is so much to do in the area. Our daughter loves to visit the nearby wolf sanctuary/rescue. There is swimming, horseback riding, kayaking,hiking,rock climbing, repelling, ziplining, shopping, and so much more.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: We love the quiet, peaceful surroundings. The colors of fall are spectacular! Spring is beautiful and full of color. The wildlife is abundant. We leave all our cares at home!