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Asheville Stone and Log Cottage Near Downtown Hot Tub Quarter-Acre Fenced, Gated

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

This magical retreat in a wooded setting has picturesque old world charm reminiscent of an Italian Alpine cottage.

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 pergola. Beyond, a sunken garden has 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 stay.

Peaceful and quiet, the cottage is within 10 minutes of the center of Asheville. 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. The Gove Park Inn is nearby, and the University of NC 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.

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.

Please note that there is a 5-night minimum stay for all major holidays.

Keywords: cottage, Downtown Asheville, cabin, secluded, mountain, hiking, Great Smokey Mountains, Blue Ridge Parkway, Grove Park Inn, North Asheville

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a joy this place is. My second trip as perfect as the first. The energy of Red Gate Cottage makes it the perfect home base for enjoying the Asheville area. Your loving care to all the details here makes for a perfect, peaceful experience. Thank you for all y have done to make us feel welcome and comfortable. What a joy it has been to be here. - Pam

Again, thank you for the peace and joy the cottage offers. We all either fell in love with it or continued the love affair started on our first visit. - Just perfect in every way. Janet G.

So good and lovely. Thanks for it all. - Georgia

Absolute perfection. - Debi
Jun 2010
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Amenities

Asheville Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing

Reviews

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Asheville Stone and Log Cottage Near Downtown Hot Tub Quarter-Acre Fenced, Gated
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Franklin, TN
5

Beautiful Romantic Getaway at Red Gate Cottage

  • 5 of 5

The property was perfect for our 30th anniversary getaway - just the two of us plus our canine companion! Georgia had a special dog treat with Hope's name on it when we arrived...made both the humans and the pup feel special. Lots of special touches - highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Sweet little cottage

  • 5 of 5

The owner has gone above and beyond to make you feel at home in this charming cottage. Super convenient location, great for the kids, and an excellent price.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charleston, SC
5

We didn't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

This is an adorable little cottage. It worked out perfectly for our children and pups. We enjoyed hiking during the day and the fireplace at night. The yard was great for the dogs and kids to run and play safely. Georgia went above and beyond personalizing our stay. The treats were appreciated!! We ended up adding an extra night because we just didn't want to leave. Thank you for a priceless family getaway. We hope to be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy and clean

  • 5 of 5

Georgia does a great job of taking care of her renters!!! The house was very cute and cozy. Would definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gainesville, GA
5

Cute and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

The Red Gate Cottage property is a very special quirky house with many interesting features due to its unusual construction. It has all you might expect in a mountain home! We especially enjoyed the beautiful stone fireplace and warm comfortable beds.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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5

Charming cottage close to amenities

  • 5 of 5

The perfect space to celebrate Christmas away from home.

Such a warm welcome! Soft music, wine, cookies and a twinkling tree.

Just awesome.

The cottage is rural but a quick trip to town, the Omni Grove Park hotel and Blue Ridge Parkway.

Groceries are about 5 minutes down the road.

We had a blast and so did Myles our dog.

Lots of attention to detail at the Red Gate Cottage and we loved it all.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Car: recommended

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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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $115 + Tax
Pet Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

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

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund