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Your home away from home!! Spring 2014 has been beautiful here and Summer is lovely. Come and enjoy this charming, cozy and quaint, very clean, handicap accessible, country cottage, located just minutes south of the Asheville Regional Airport in the shadow of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Breathe in mountain fresh air while gazing on the magnificent colors and beauty of Western North Carolina. Our Cottage is centrally located, easliy accessible and the 'Perfect' Get-Away. A short 15-25 minute drive will take you to any of the Historic cities of Asheville, Hendersonville or Brevard. 45 minutes from Historic Waynesville, and hour from Western Carolina University. 20 minutes toward Brevard, you will enter Pisgah Forest. The gateway to waterfalls and 'Sliding Rock', fishing and the 'Cradle of Forestry', as well as the fish hatchery, and 'Pink Beds' for a day of picnicking in the forest. In 15 minutes you can be in the quaint and historic downtown Hendersonville. Our unique main street with 'Music on Main' , free to the public, every Friday night during the summer, offers fun for the entire family, just bring your lawn chairs. This Venue offers Various artists and bands with music from 50s,60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and beach music, a large dance area, and vintage car shows. They close off parts of the street so it's all safe for families. Lots of shopping, restaurants and ice cream and yogurt shops. Enjoy the slower paced life and Southern hospitality our region has to offer. OR travel 20 minutes to downtown Asheville for a more lively and Eclectic style. Lots of shopping and a variety of restaurants. Asheville has many music venues, some are located each week on the green space and are free to the public. Asheville is home to the Biltmore estate.
Cottage Inn is situated on a 20 acre farm with access across the road to the South Mills River for fishing, tubing or just relaxing as you picnic/cook out along its banks. (if interested let us know when you inquire) Relax in rocking chairs on the front porch while you enjoy our Carolina Country Charm, with your cup of tea or coffee and delicious cookies or muffins and a seasonal fruit basket provided just for you. (from local farmers when available!!) Children can enjoy playing outside in the wide open spaces surrounding the Cottage or in the fenced back yard. One guest said even the cows across the road were friendly!! WiFi is available so you can even get some work done while relaxing outside. Inside the Cottage, you have everything you will need to make it your home away from home. A fully stocked, new kitchen is ready for you, just bring your groceries (Food Lion is around the corner, and a brand new Ingles is now OPENED!! With a Starbucks, large salad bar and restaurant). We've thought of everything, we hope. Starter supplies of coffee, tea, sugar, spices, dish soap, etc. are provided for you. If you choose to eat out, restaraunts are only minutes away, including the food court in the Ingles grocery store, as well as banking locations, grocery stores, library and park/playground and a dog park.
Small (under 20lbs), NON SHEDDING dogs may be accepted with Cottage Owner approval.
The Cottage Inn has 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath and one half bath. The master bedroom has a Queen bed, dresser with mirror, side tables, sitting chair, TV, custom made luggage stand, and 2 bathrobes to use during your stay. Linens are provided. The 2nd bedroom sleeps 2 in a Full Size bed. A small TV/DVD Combo is also located in this room. All linens are provided. The full bath is equipped with handrails at the toilet and the doorway is wheelchair accessible. All towels, a hair dryer, hand soap, and an extra roll of toilet paper are provided for your comfort. This Cottage contains a laundry room with washer and dryer, iron and ironing board, vacuum, broom and mop. You will need your own laundry supplies. The living room has a Queen Sofa Sleeper, TV, DVD, some movies, games, and books. Dining room seats 6 and the breakfast bar seats 3. We provide a few cleaning products, and starter trash and recycle bags, if you need more you'll need to take care of that.
The surrounding areas from the Cottage Inn offer Restaurants, Movie Theaters ,World Class Spas, Golfing, Fishing, Shopping, Museums, Art Galleries, The Biltmore Estate and Village, tour a working family sheep farm(https://www.facebook.com/sycamorefarmsnc) just up the road, Johnson Farm, Brevard College, Hiking, Waterfalls, Music, Festivals, Arboretum, Quilt Shops, Mountain State Fair, Scenic Tours, the Hendersonville Apple Festival , New home of Sierra Nevada Brewing Plant, opening around 3rd of August, 2014, and much more. Come and enjoy the prettiest place to call 'Home Away from Home'!
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Quiet Country Setting yet minutes from 3 cities. Located in the Town of Mills River. In our Town park, there's a large Pavilion/ grills walking trails, playground, River view, Library and Town Hall. ...moreless
Biltmore Village and Biltmore Park both with many Restaurants and shopping. 20-25 minutes. ...moreless
Drive down to our property located on the South Mills River. Let us know if you will be needing access. ...moreless
Fall/Winter Oct 15 - Mar 31, 2015 2 night min stay
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$250
Pet Fee$25 + tax
Cleaning Fee$75 + tax
$250 Confirmation/Damage Deposit
$75 Cleaning Fee (Excessive cleaning fee will be charged if Cottage is left a mess and very dirty, ie:trash left, heavily soiled linens, excessive pet hair, dirty dishes, etc., as stated in the contract)
*Cleaning Fee of $150 for rentals of 3 months or more.
$25 Pet fee, per dog with Cottage Owner's approval only
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Mills River Rest., Nancy Lynns Diner, Cafe @Ingles
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Sierra Nevada Brewing 5 miles away near the Asheville Airport. Tours available. For Information on Seasonal Events go to the Hendersonville Visitors Center, Hendersonville, NC 828-693-9708 or 800-828-4244 or visit the web at http://www.historichendersonville.org
* The Apple Festival -Labor Day Weekend- Hendersonville
Hendersonville is also home to the Apple Festival over Labor Day!! Home grown apples and more!!
Book now for the upcoming GORGEOUS FALL LEAF SEASON, Christmas at the Cottage, Spring Flowers Season and Beautiful Summers and mild winters.
Also, tour a local working family Sheep Farm just up the road. http://www.sycamorefarmsnc.com/ for more information
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: The Cottage Inn is located on our family farm and we have been here in the Mills River Valley for many years.
Why the Owner Chose Mills River: Perfect getaway to the country but so close to everything. Asheville, Hendersonsonville and Brevard are all only 15 minutes away. Sit on either the front or back porch with a fenced in yard for playing and grilling, and watch deer running and jumping, cattle grazing across the way and a relaxed environment, yet with all the comforts and amenities of home.
The town of Mills River and the quaint historic downtown of Hendersonville offer unique main street with shops and eateries. You may also take in a Play from 1 of 2 Playhouses or a movie at several cinemas centrally located. It is home to The Apple Festival over Labor Day Weekend and Garden Jubilee in May, the Western NC Mountain State Fair, and future home of Sierra Nevada!
Historic Brevard is home the the White Squirrels, quaint downtown shopping, Brevard College, and many spring and summer art and music festivals.
Asheville is located just minutes north of the Cottage Inn and home to UNC Asheville, The Biltmore Estate, many art and music festivals and local Breweries. Historic downtown tours offer unique insight to the history of Asheville. Asheville offers a wide variety of shopping, dining and indoor and outdoor activites. It is an area rich in unique and eclectic art, dining, music, and outdoor adventures. There is something for everyone in Asheville.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: Wake up to the peace and quiet of the country. Enjoy your coffee on the front porch while listening to the birds singing and the clean smell of the air. The Cottage Inn provides a special 'Welcome Basket' just for you with cookies and fruit. It is a relaxed unique environment you'll want to come back to year after year. You will also want to share this perfectly fantastic find with your friends and family!!