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Incredible Views, Understated Luxury

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,670 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Our 'Guest House on Little Mountain' is the vacation home you’ll want to return to year after year. Beautiful, comfortable decor sets just the right mood for relaxing during your mountain getaway. The cozy furnishings for reading or watching widescreen TV may make you reluctant to leave and go out exploring! Enjoy your morning coffee and evening dinner on the covered front porch, where you can observe sunsets, deer grazing, birds feeding and white squirrels robbing the bird feeders! When day fades into bedtime, you will enjoy snuggling under the unique quilts and plush comforters that define the character of each bedroom.

The back of the Guest House looks up a wooded mountainside with glimpses of a small Civil War era rock quarry. From the front porch and bedrooms, enjoy a 180+ degree view of the mountains.

On the other side of the private road from the Guest House is the old Eade Farm, which dates back to the 1800's.

The Guest House on Little Mountain is ideally located for our guests to take full advantage of all the wonderful amenities offered by the cities of Brevard, Hendersonville and Asheville. Yet it is nestled in a peaceful oasis in the Smoky Mountain countryside. The Pisgah National Forest and Dupont State Forest recreation areas are only a short drive away.

The house is available throughout the four seasons and since it is located just down the lane from our home, we look forward to having you as our neighbors and friends.

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More Details

Owner
Barbara Bothe
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About Barbara Bothe

Our Guest House is located on the property where we are full time residents. Tonight I am sitting on the front porch watching an exquisite sunset over the Blue Ridge Mountains. I've never been able to memorize the view because it changes constantly as the light and shadows move across the mountains. The deer were out a little earlier grazing in the tall grass. It's close to full moon so I expect we will be serenaded by the coyotes again this evening.

Barbara Bothe purchased this house in 2007

Why Barbara Bothe chose Smoky Mountains

We built the Guest House to be a home for our parents. They were elderly and wanted it to ultimately be a vacation rental home. They wanted to be close to us and they both loved this area so much. They were both thrilled that families would someday come and take advantage of the opportunity to be out in the country and enjoy the peacefulness. Mother died two weeks after the home was completed. Daddy stayed living with us on the property but so enjoyed meeting our guests and knowing that they were enjoying his home.

What makes this house unique

The view, the quiet and the feeling of luxury are the things that most people comment on when staying in our Guest House. It sits nearly at the end of country lane which is delightful for morning and evening strolls. Just down the way is a small donkey ranch and there are often young foals to pet. It's hard to get off the porch most of the time because the view is so lovely, but the inside furniture and beds are awfully cozy. Some guests say it's hard to get out of bed in the morning.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This has been a pleasure. The view is fantastic. Everything is perfect.
Feb 2008
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Amenities

Etowah House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1670 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Full size garden tub.
    Hall Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Mountain view, spacious and comfortable.
    Woodland Room - 1 queen , Woodland view and custom bent willow furniture.
    Twin Room - 2 twin/ single , Mountain views, personal reading lights, unique furnishings.
  • King size beds (1) Iron bed, Queen size Beds (1) Bent Twig, Twin or Single Beds (1) Individual reading lights above each bed. Baby Cribs (1) Small, portable baby bed as well as bedrails that can be fitted onto the twin beds
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
The living space is all on one level - no stairs to climb inside the house. The driveway circles behind the house to a covered entrance on the living level. This means no climbing up and down stairs for unloading luggage and groceries.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.903226 based on 38 reviews
Charlotte, NC
5

The pictures do not do this place justice!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures do not do this place justice! The view was incredible, no matter what time of day you were at the house. We came up for a girls weekend, and any time that was spent at the house, we were hanging out on that glorious porch!!! Everything was super clean and easily accessible and our hosts were very communicative on any questions we had!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. You were delightful guests. Wish we could have spent some time together; Brian and I hope you will come back again.
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Midlothian, VA
5

Quiet country home with great view

  • 5 of 5

Barbara,

Most of all we loved (a) the screened in front porch where we ate all our meals and sat for many hours enjoying the mountain views and (b) the courtesy of good internet to help us scout out the local hiking trails, and Netflix. My wife was also very complimentary of your decorating and I enjoyed your husband's many framed photographs.

Thanks for hosting us.

Tom and Robin Baker

Richmond, VA area

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great house and hosts

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay tremendously. Great space, great porch, great beds. Thank you for working so hard to make everything perfect. You succeeded.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Comfortable,relaxing and wonderful views from screened porch!

  • 5 of 5

This home was just what we were looking for - in the country, out of town yet close enough to everything. We (2 couples) used it as home base for a week to enjoy Asheville/Brevard area. Loved sitting on the screened in porch in AM to read and in the evening to watch the sun disappear behind the mountains and admire the beautiful sunsets 🌅?. Even on hot days the porch fans stirred the air and it was comfortable!!

Barbara was great to work with- answered questions and made suggestions when asked.

We did not cook at home much but found the kitchen well stocked for cooking. Only thing missing there was a blender. Also King bedroom fan was not working which would have been nice at night. No problem for us- we slept wonderfully under the beautiful quilt!

We definitely recommend this home for a relaxed stay! Try Dutch Cupboard for breakfast - great home cooking and reasonable and friendly staff and customers! Also think about enjoying a night at Flatrock Playhouse.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great porch with exceptional mountain and farm views!

  • 4 of 5

Comfortable and clean. Good value. Great location for outdoor adventures. Nice folks. Coffee maker has a built in grinder, which was a nice little bonus.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

zero complaints

  • 5 of 5

Everything you need to have a great mountain getaway.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Cummings Cove Golf & Country Club
Etowah Valley Country Club & Golf Lodge
Nearest Airport
12.5 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport AVL
Car: necessary

The Biltmore House and the Cradle of Forestry are convenient as is DuPont Forest with it's many waterfalls. Spring through fall there are festivals every weekend.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90
Pet Fee $20

Except for holidays our weekly rentals run Sunday to Sunday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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