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Cozy Lake Junaluska Retreat

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Front of cottage with circular drive to the right

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Last updated: 05/11/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Charming 1920's 'Cozy Cottage' owned since 1957 by the Starr Family. A recent renovation/addition of kitchen and second bath provides modern comfort and convenience while preserving the character of the cottage. Appropriately furnished with antiques, rugs and original art work. Ceiling fans in each room and one window air conditioner keeps it cool during the hottest summer days and gas heat is convenient for cool mountain evenings. Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors and Fire Extinquisher assure safety. Internet/wifi, telephone and cable provided. This home is situated in the center of three lots, providing wooded views in three directions. A circular drive gives easy access and off street parking for at least 4 cars. On the grounds of Lake Junaluska Conference Center but far enough away to avoid the congestion-a easy 10 min walk.

The cook's Kitchen has a 5 burner gas cooktop with overhead exhaust, Kitchen new Bosch dishwasher, microwave, stainless steel refrigerator with freezer, built in oven, double stainless sink with disposal, free standing chop block. Equipped with coffee pot, coffee grinder, toaster, crock pot, small, medium and large food processors, hand mixer, chef knifes and paring knifes, several sets of china, glasses, wine glasses, various size pots, iron frying pans and dutch oven, a good selection of spices -- too many amenities to list. Everything you would need to prepare a gourmet meal. Cloth napkins, placemats, dish towels and dish cloths are provided.

The Living Room is comfortably furnished with a sofa and chairs for 4-6 and a large coffee table. The stone fireplace is equiped with gas logs. A 32' flat screen TV with cable, VCR, DVD are concealed in the armoire; also provided is a combination radio/CD/record player. An antique Kilim rug over hardwood floors. Large windows look out to wooded areas and the front door opens to the screened porch which is furnished with vintage wicker, old hickory chairs and small table with 2 chairs.

Separate large Dining Room with table which seats 6-8 is centered on an oriental rug, large sideboard with lamps, antique Hoosier cabinet, and china cabinet. The window air conditioner is located in the dining room. Lots of windows which make it bright and cheerful. Permanently installed propane heater with an automatic thermostat keeps it toasty when needed. One of two TV's is located in the dining room.

Perfect house for two couples or a family as the two bedrooms are located at opposite ends of the house. The Master Bedroom is furnished with an antique brass and iron double bed with decorative valance above, swing arm reading lamps, armoire, chest of drawers, oriental rug. A separate dressing alcove with dressing table, mirror and chair connect the bedroom and Master Bath, which has a shower. A tankless water heater supplies the house with continuous hot water. The bath has a ceiling heater and exhaust fan as well as a washer and dryer. The Second Bedroom has two twin beds, night stand, chest of drawers, chair and a dhurrie rug. Both bedrooms have a comfortable mattress, and down comforters.

The Guest Bath is entered from a hall and through a small alcove which has a bookcase and cabinet. A pocket door separating this area from the bathroom. The bath has the original claw foot tub and shower combo, ceiling exhaust and heat.

Weekly rate $750.00 plus 11% taxes. Inquire about reduced rates for longer term rental and 3 night min rate inquire.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Not suitable for children under 6...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking inside the house or on the screen porch...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    For rental of one month or more, small pets considered with non refundable pet deposit. Inquire...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Guest Bath: Original footed tub with shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Master Bedroom Bath has concealed washer and dryer...moreless

Entertainment

  • Television:

    2 televisions - 32' HD flat screen in living room and a smaller TV in kitchen-both with cable...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Heating:

    thermostatically controlled gas heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    OPTIONAL: bring your own linens/ towels deduct $25 from weekly rental...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Circular drive for at least 4 cars. Lake Junaluska does not allow trailers or campers parked in driveways....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Pots & Pans, China and Silverware, Glasses Knifes, misc small gadgets...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch 2015...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Good selection of spices, salt and pepper...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size with freezer, no icemaker - trays only...moreless

  • Stove:

    5 burner Miele gas cooktop...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Natural areas surrounding house with ferns, rododendrums, azaleas and hemlocks...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Small Charcoal...moreless

  • Tennis:

    On Lake Junaluska Grounds...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Olympic size pool at the lake-10 min easy walk...moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    No, but a big footed tub to soak in. With continuous hot water you never run out....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$750

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Security Deposit $200.00


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/11/2015
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Location

The Lake Junaluska Conference Center and Activities are within walking distance. Historic town of Waynesville is minutes away-- Shopping, restaurants, and festivals. Asheville is a 30 minute drive, Biltmore House, Cherokee and Casinos, Highlands, Maggie Valley, Blue Ridge Parkway, Cataloochee Ranch.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1957

About the owner: Home original purchased by Rev. George Starr in 1957 and later inherited by his son. The hands on owners are both interior designers and provide attention to details. The charm of the era of the house has been maintained while thought has been given to include indirect lighting effects and overall eclectic ambiance to create an environment which will further enhance your vacation experience.


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Photos

  • Front of cottage with circular drive to the right

    Front of cottage with circular drive to the right

  • Circular drive to right of cottage

    Circular drive to right of cottage

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Armoire with 32' HD flat screen TV with cable

    Armoire with 32' HD flat screen TV with cable

  • View from the dining room

    View from the dining room

  • Kitchen looking from Dining Room

    Kitchen looking from Dining Room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Master Bedroom with antique brass and iron bed

    Master Bedroom with antique brass and iron bed

  • Master Bedroom Armoire, custom draperies with French Lace panels

    Master Bedroom Armoire, custom draperies with French Lace panels

  • Master Bedroom Bath with Shower

    Master Bedroom Bath with Shower

  • Guest Bath with Antique Footed Tub/Shower

    Guest Bath with Antique Footed Tub/Shower

  • Natural areas surrounding cottage

    Natural areas surrounding cottage

  • Cottage flower garden

    Cottage flower garden

  • Stone Fireplace in Living Room

    Stone Fireplace in Living Room

  • Comfortable old platform rocker on the right-perfect for reclining and reading.

    Comfortable old platform rocker on the right-perfect for reclining and reading.

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Sideboard in Dining Room

    Sideboard in Dining Room

  • Vintage Chest in Master Bedroom

    Vintage Chest in Master Bedroom

  • Guest Room with old family pieces

    Guest Room with old family pieces

  • Screen porch set up for romantic dining

    Screen porch set up for romantic dining

  • Side Entrance to Cottage

    Side Entrance to Cottage

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/11/2015
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