Asheville Stone and Log Cottage Near Downtown Hot Tub Quarter-Acre Fenced, Gated(70 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)
Red Gate Cottage, situated on a knoll in Beaverdam Valley, is a vintage log cabin faced with stone. Semiskilled craftsmen working over decades, using stone and antique brick, produced an effect that makes the cottage resemble an ancient stone house in the Alps. The original log walls inside have been restored and preserved.
The luxury renovation by the Architect/Owner features high pine-faced cathedral ceilings throughout. The river stone fireplace is a focal point where people enjoy gathering to watch movies and cable HDTV or to just soak up the relaxing atmosphere. It's a great venue for romantic couples, friends and family groups to celebrate holidays and special occasions.
A hot tub on the stone patio, cradled by massive rock walls, rests under a vine-draped pergola. Beyond, a sunken garden has blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, and fresh herbs to use in the gourmet kitchen, and a fire pit for roasting marshmallows.
From the deck, you can enjoy close mountain views as you dine or sit around a blazing fire in the chiminea. Relax in the hammock, and listen to the sounds of the abundant wild life mingling with those of barnyard animals from nearby farms. Flocks of wild turkeys wander by. Guests recently saw a total of eight black bears (including 4 cubs) during their 10-day stay.
Peaceful and quiet, the cottage is within 10 minutes of the center of Asheville with its many world class restaurants, year-round live entertainment, museums, art galleries, theaters, concert halls, and large exhibitions at the Civic Center. Golfing, rafting, fly fishing and horseback riding are among the local attractions, as well as the Grove Park Inn and the famed Biltmore Estate.
Other nearby activities include spas, YMCA, dancing, yoga, live music, great shops, coffee houses, farmers markets, NC University activities, and the Nature Center. Asheville is an antique hunter’s paradise, and the River Arts District (more than 80 artists’ studios) produces some of the best art in America. Shoppers will love the boutiques and specialty shops. A 24-hour grocery store is 5 minutes away, and there are many gourmet shops – the Greenlife Market is not to be missed!
The NC University (UNCA) campus is just minutes away. Black Mountain is within 30 minutes, and Lake Lure, Chimney Rock Park and Wolf Laurel Ski Resort are all within 45 minutes. Mt. Mitchell, highest mountain in the Eastern U.S., is an hour’s drive up the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The scenic Beaverdam Valley meanders past the country club golf course en route to the spectacular high mountains of the Blue Ridge Parkway – where you can enjoy hiking, mountain biking and scenic drives. Yet the fantastic restaurants and night life of Asheville are only a few minutes away.
At Red Gate Cottage, you can enjoy both town and country, truly the best of both worlds. So bring the children, bring the dog. Here, you can get away from it all but still stay in touch by telephone (free long distance) and high speed wireless internet.
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Member since: 2008
- 1100 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Children Welcome
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Audio Tape Player
- Books For Adults
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Autumn Foliage
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Free Long Distance
- Gas Fireplace
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street
- Sofa Bed
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Wood Deck
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub
- Outdoor Hot Tub
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 20 - May 24, 2017
3 night min stay
May 25 - Jan 9, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Pet Fee $125 + tax
- Cleaning Fee $115 + tax
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Tax Rate 13%
5-NIGHT MINIMUM STAY FOR ALL MAJOR HOLIDAYS. A $50/night surcharge applies to major holiday stays that are LESS than 5 nights duration. Midweek stays are sometimes discounted. Dog fee varies - ask Owner.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Red Gate Cottage is located in scenic Beaverdam Valley, which meanders past the country club golf course en route to the spectacular high mountains of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Peaceful and quiet, the cottage is within 10 minutes of the center of Asheville with its many world class restaurants, year-round live entertainment, museums, art galleries, theaters, concert halls, and large exhibitions at the Civic Center. Asheville is an antique hunter’s paradise, and the River Arts District (more than 80 artists’ studios) produces some of the best art in America. Shoppers will love the boutiques and specialty shops. A 24-hour grocery store is only 5 minutes away, and there are many gourmet shops – the Greenlife Market is not to be missed! The NC University campus is just minutes away. Black Mountain is within 30 minutes, and Lake Lure, Chimney Rock Park and Wolf Laurel Ski Resort are all within 45 minutes. Mt. Mitchell, highest mountain in the Eastern U.S., is an hour’s drive up the Parkway.
Other Activities: golf, spas, YMCA, dancing, yoga, boating, live music, great shops, coffee houses, farmers market, NC University activities, nature center
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- Secondary: (828) 254-0196 (North Carolina, USA)
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A MAGICAL RETREAT with Old World Charm and Leafy Views of Nearby Mountains.
WRAP AROUND DECK with Chiminea FIREPLACE and Peaceful CLOSE MOUNTAIN VIEWS.
HOT TUB on Flagstone Patio w/ Pergola above the Flower Pots, Boulders & Azaleas.
Playground includes climbing wall, swing and infant swing, trapeze, rope ladder
Living room with STONE FIREPLACE and GAS LOG. Queen Size Sleeper Sofa.
"French Bistro" Dining Area - has dimmer switches for ROMANTIC EVENINGS.
Third Bedroom with Twin Bed Configuration
Double Bedroom. All Bdrms are CORNER ROOMS w/ windows in 2 walls & Lovely Views
Master Bath features exposed log walls of the ORIGINAL VINTAGE LOG CABIN.
Bathroom with Corner Shower, Italian Porcelain Tile, Antique Mirror
Cast Iron Cookstove
WHITE CHRISTMAS at RED GATE COTTAGE. Gentle slopes all-wheel drive NOT necessary
Red Gate Cottage is FENCED AND GATED and located on a no-outlet road.
Close MOUNTAIN VIEWS from the PORCH SWING. No other houses visible in summer.
Sunken GARDEN w/ BLUEBERRY BUSHES, CHILDRENS TREEHOUSE Swings Slide Picnic Table
STONE FIREPLACE with GAS LOG; Cable HDTV. Vintage Log Cabin - Original Walls.
FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN - gas range microwave gas grilll toaster blender coffee
Third Bedroom has a choice of either a KING BED or two Extra Long Twin Beds
Third Bedroom with King Bed Configuration
Master Bedroom with QUEEN BED, Pine Cathedral Ceiling, CLOSE MOUNTAIN VIEWS.
Deep Soaking Tub in Alcove with Candle Sconces
Musicians will love the WELL TUNED PIANO. Original Walls - VINTAGE LOG CABIN.
THE GROTTO Covered Porch with Original Handcrafted Stonework
WRAP AROUND DECK with table for 4-6. Nice LEAF SEASON VIEWS of Nearby Mountains
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017
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