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Gardener's Cottage in Historic Flat Rock


Last updated: 08/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Hendersonville cottage description


'Gardener's Cottage' is located in Historic Flat Rock on the Beckon Ridge Estate. Overlooking a picture perfect pond, you will feel the stress drain from your soul as you listen to the sound of water running downstream and watch the fish swim casually about. How can this special place be so close to town?

Inside you will find the 1 BR & 1 bath cottage comfortable and cozy. Downstairs is a fully equipped kitchen and dining area overlooking the pond & living room with 32 inch flat screen TV. The furniture is comfortable and practical.

Up the spiral stair (or the exterior steps) is the lovely bedroom with queen sized bed and bathroom with stall shower and laundry area. The cottage has central air and heat and is bright and airy.

Sit outside the bedroom on the small covered balcony to enjoy your morning coffee, evening cocktail or to read a book. It is a lovely private space overlooking the pond, dam and grounds.

While walking along the stream & around the pond (you may stay on the paved drive if you prefer), remember to stop for a bit to sit on a bench or one of the landscape walls and notice how nature surrounds you. The wonderful wildlife and foliage is not to be missed.

If you come by motorcycle, you probably know that this whole area is a Bikers Bonanza with great rides in all directions! Cruise Little River Rd, to Crab Creek to Dupont Forest or to Pisgah Forest and the ultimate...the Blue Ridge Parkway. (For your convenience, covered bike parking is gladly provided at the main house.)

All that Historic Flat Rock has to offer, the shops at Little Rainbow Row, Carl Sandburgs Connemara Farm, the goats, the Playhouse are all less than 2 miles away...and Hendersonville's historic Main Street is only 3 miles away, with many excellent restaurants, shops, and exhibits...and Saluda, The Green River Gorge with kayaking, tubing, waterfalls fishing and - ZIP LINES OVER THE TREES- all within a half hours drive. Breweries and Wineries abound!

You know, when the Gardener ran off with the Maid, we were concerned... But The Maids Quarters have been rented, and the Gardeners Cottage is ready for your arrival; so give us a call. OUR CALENDAR IS KEPT UP TO DATE - BOOK NOW!

*The owners live in the main house. They enjoy their privacy and they will respect yours.

(Be sure to click on 'My Insider Guide' and OTHER ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES' section for additional information…)

FOR 2014: We are proud to partner with our neighbors, the renowned Flat Rock Playhouse to offer our Stay and Play Special: Book a minimum of 3 nights and we will include 2 tickets to a Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage or Downtown production. Book 2 nights and pay just $40. for 2 tickets (Reg. $80.) When making your reservation, mention the Stay & Play Special to guarantee seating.

Please note: This package does not apply to Music on the Rock productions. Theater tickets must be booked at least 72 hours in advance in order to guarantee availability so please keep this in mind when making your reservation. Most shows sell out!

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Not Suitable For Children:

                Gardener's Cottage is very close to the pond! Enough said....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                A small, well managed dog will be considered...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Stove, Refrig, coffee maker, toaster,microwave,blender are all provided...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                pots, pans, glassware, all necessary utensils are provided...moreless

              • Dining:

                Overlooking The Pond, of course...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Microwave
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster


              • Covered Parking:

                For Bikers,you may park your Scooter (next to ours) at the main house garage if it looks like rain...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                All needed bedding is provided...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Washer and Dryer upstairs...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Heating

              Other Amenities

                  • The small fire pit in the woods is a great spot... or the Chiminea on the patio...Don't forget the marshmallows! Gardener's Cottage is equipped with smoke and CO2 detectors and a fire extinguisher. Your hosts will be happy to provide any additional info needed to make your vacation unforgettable! Just ask. It is our goal to EXCEED your vacation expectation....moreless


                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Direct TV Clock radio with ipod charger/player...moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Books


                  • Mobile Phone:

                    Reception is generally good at Gardeners Cottage...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Small patio - great place to read the paper with morning coffee. Chiminea ....moreless

                  • Balcony:

                    Small Covered Bedroom Balcony - ideal spot for an evening cocktail...moreless

                  Location & View

                      • Lakefront


                      • Library
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Fishing
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Golf
                      • Kayaking
                      • Hospital
                      • Groceries
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Medical Services
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Shopping
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Antiquing
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Walking
                      • Live Theater
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Synagogues
                      • Restaurants
                      • Cinemas
                      • Churches
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Hiking
                      • Equestrian Events


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                      from 26 traveler reviews
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                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
                      • Cleaning fee $55 + tax
                      • Pet Fee $30 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 11.75%


                      INSTANT QUOTE is NOT accurate. Rate drops to $125. after night two.

                      $150./night for 2 nights (minimum). Only $125./night for each additional night.

                      No extra charge for holidays or special events! Book early.

                      (We will add $55. cleaning fee and 11.75% tax)

                      $100 security to be returned promptly post inspection.

                      Cancellation/Refund policy available upon request.

                      LAST MINUTE GETAWAYS, NOT A PROBLEM !!

                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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                      Last updated: 08/19/2014
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                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Asheville Regional
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Rt. 25, 26
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      South Rock Grill, Hannah Flanagans, others
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Crooked Creek Golf Course
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Flat Rock Wood Room,wood fired Pizza BBQ Beer Wine

                      Car: Necessary

                      Gardeners Cottage is only 2 miles to The Carl Sandburg National Historic Site, the Flat Rock Playhouse, The Cinema, restaurants, golf, and Main Street Hendersonville with all its shops and nightlife.

                      Within a couple of miles you can patronize any number of good eating and drinking establishments, some with live entertainment on weekend nights. And you are only a few minutes from the supermarket or the food co-op for organic foods.

                      In addition to hiking trails and the House Tour, the Sandburg site, (aka Connemara Farm) is steeped in Civil War history. And be sure to see their nationally recognized goat herd. Of course the Dupont Forest, is just a short drive and The Green River Gorge with tube rentals and easy access for fishing and kayaking is just 30 minutes south. Zipline over the forest - AMAZING!

                      There is just so much to see and do around here in any season. The only problem is that once you find the hammock, you may not want to get up and go anywhere!

                      Private, but not isolated, Gardeners Cottage is right smack dab where you want to be!


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2012

                      About the owner: We are formerly from the Catskill Mountains and Long Island in NY. When the kids moved on, we did too! We are semi retired and from the mountains, so WNC was an easy transition. We are just loving it here and hope you will too. We manage our property without pesticides. We raise Honeybees and Free ranging, organically fed Chickens and have been planting fruit trees all around our 8+ acres. We have stepped it up a bit this year by taking over the management of the Flat Rock Farmers Market for the FR Merchants Association. We hope you visit it while you are here at the Gardener's Cottage at Beckon Ridge. Memberships include: The Henderson County Beekeepers and The Hendersonville Hens as well as the Chamber and the Merchants Association.

                      Why the Owner Chose Hendersonville:
                      We fell in love with this home and with Flat Rock. We are pleased to offer Gardener's Cottage for your vacation stay.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      The grounds, the pond, the stream, distance to town, watching the water over the dam. You too will love Gardener's Cottage.

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                      Speaks: english



                      • Gardener's Cottage in Historic Flat Rock

                        Gardener's Cottage in Historic Flat Rock

                      • Gardeners Cottage on the Pond

                        Gardeners Cottage on the Pond

                      • Picture perfect!

                        Picture perfect!

                      • There's plenty of time for shopping

                        There's plenty of time for shopping

                      • Set a while...

                        Set a while...

                      • Looking out the door to the upstairs balcony...

                        Looking out the door to the upstairs balcony...

                      • Living Room from Kitchen; dining area overlooking the pond...

                        Living Room from Kitchen; dining area overlooking the pond...

                      • 'aerial view'

                        'aerial view'

                      • Upstairs...


                      • Laundry and closet...

                        Laundry and closet...

                      • The Cottage is located in a lovely neighborhood...PRIVATE---NOT ISOLATED!

                        The Cottage is located in a lovely neighborhood...PRIVATE---NOT ISOLATED!

                      • Foot bridge to the hammock and firepit

                        Foot bridge to the hammock and firepit

                      • Overlook the pond from above or below...

                        Overlook the pond from above or below...

                      • A great spot to read a book

                        A great spot to read a book

                      • Postcard Perfect...

                        Postcard Perfect...

                      • Gardener's Cottage - Historic Flat Rock

                        Gardener's Cottage - Historic Flat Rock

                      • Kitchen, including dishwasher...

                        Kitchen, including dishwasher...

                      • Gardener's Cottage downstairs

                        Gardener's Cottage downstairs

                      • Bathroom, upstairs with stall shower

                        Bathroom, upstairs with stall shower

                      • Sleeping with the fishes...

                        Sleeping with the fishes...

                      • Patio for 2

                        Patio for 2

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Friday, August 15, 2014

                      $150 per night (USD)

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

                      View calendar: Updated 08/19/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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