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Cozy Mountain Cottage 15 Minutes to Downtown Asheville

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Call or email for Special Rates! Heartsong cottage is a charming turn of the century built home that has been totally updated and remodeled and is only 15 minutes from downtown Asheville. It has a covered rocking chair front porch with a private deck out back. It sits in a small mountain neighborhood. There are two bedrooms one with the master bedroom having king size bed and other bedroom having a set of oversized bunk beds and a double bed. All of the mattreses Many guests enjoy visiting the spectacular Biltmore Estate along with shopping and browsing the many galleries and stores in the Asheville area. Others like participating in hiking and water activities, attending a festival, concert, or play. Whatever your pleasure, you can always come back to the cottage and relax in front of the quaint gas log fireplace, watch TV or a DVD from the video library on our flat screen TV, play a family game or use your laptop to surf the web with high speed WIFI access. Relaxing in the comfortable Hot Springs spa and/or cooking out with the gas grill on our private deck is also a definite option.

The quaint downtown of Black Mountain is only three minutes away from the cottage, with the beautiful Lake Tomahawk only a short five minute drive (see picture. There is a trail around Lake Tomahawk with beautiful mountain scenery in almost every direction. Also adjacent to the Lake is a huge twenty five yard swimming pool with kiddie area for the whole family to enjoy. The pool can also easily accommodate lap swimmers.

Peaceful and charming, the cottage is 15 minutes from 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. During the spring, summer and fall seasons there are festivals occurring all over the area with the Biltmore Estates Festival of Flowers occurring every April and the L.E.A.F. Festival taking place twice a year in May and October.

Asheville is also an antique hunter’s paradise, and the River Arts District (has more than 80 artists’ studios) produces some of the best art in America. Shoppers also love the boutiques and many specialty shops the downtown area has to offer. The quaint mountain village of Black Mountain, only 3 minutes away from the cottage also has a charming downtown area with many quality restaurants as well. Access to the Blue Ridge parkway is a quick and easy ten minute drive away. Lake Lure and the beautiful Chimney Rock State Park is a scenic and relaxing 30 minute drive. Mt. Mitchell, highest mountain in the Eastern U.S., is a 45 minute drive from the cottage up the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Please note that winter road conditions in the mountains can often be unpredictable. While the cottage is close to a main road about (500 feet), the road grade leading up the cottage while small, is still steep enough that a 4 wheel drive vehicle might be required if there is more than a few inches of snow on the ground. In more severe weather ( 3+ inches of snow or ice) guests may have to park at the bottom of the road and walk up to the cottage. Guests should keep abreast of weather conditions several days before their arrival and we also encourage them to call us as well for updated information on weather and road conditions. We highly recommend that winter guests consider buying travel insurance.

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Owner
Marilyn
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Marilyn

Bill and I are seniors who are working. We have been people helpers all our life and made careers out of it. I am a retired social worker. We love the area of Asheville and found it to be very enjoyable and thought that others would want to come and visit but not everyone can afford to pay the high prices of vacation rentals. So we decided to get into the vacation rental business. Bill works full time and I manage the cottage.

Marilyn purchased this cottage in 2009

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great Place! Very romantic and cozy.
Jul 2014
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Amenities

Black Mountain Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Extra Sink In Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed
  • King size beds (1) Upgraded pillow top mattress, Double Beds (1) Upgraded pillow top mattress, Bunk Beds (1) Upgraded mattresses for adult use as well as kids
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(49 traveler reviews)

Cozy Mountain Cottage 15 Minutes to Downtown Asheville
average rating of 4.6938777 based on 117 reviews
5

Great!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I along with our two kids (5&3) had a great stay! The cottage was just like it appeared in the photos. There were clear instructions to explain the hot tub and everything else we needed to know. We enjoyed our time.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So many people love this cute cottage. We are so glad that our instructions were helpful. That hot tub is really nice out there on the deck just a few steps from the back door. You guys were wonderful guests as well.
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5

It was a great property and location.

  • 5 of 5

Great property and a great location. Very nice for people on a budget!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: we are so happy you liked this cute cottage. We also think it is a wonderful value, clean, comfortable and charming. The location is just what you need here in the mountains for convenience.
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3

Nice enough but not what I expected from photos

  • 3 of 5

The house was very clean and had everything I needed but people considering this house should realize you are VERY close to the adjacent house -- just a very few feet away -- and several others are very nearby. My morning sleep each day was disrupted by noise from the porch of the adjoining house. There was also blaring music from other nearby homes. This location is rural but not definitely not secluded. There are also various notes of instruction scattered about the house. Hopefully, they can consolidate this so it's easier to read and absorb what they expect of visitors regarding trash, laundry, hot tub, wi-fi, dehumidifier, etc. Black Mountain is a great little town. Go to Blue Ridge Biscuit Company! It's awesome! There are grocery stores nearby -- Ingle's is best -- and Asheville is a short and easy drive. Malaprop's Bookstore is a pilgrimage for me when I'm there. Overall, a very fun and relaxing weekend.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: this is a sweet little cottage in close proximity to other homes in a small neighborhood and to Black Mountain (5 minutes), which makes it convenient. We are sorry you were disturbed by noise from neighbors. I have rarely heard that though. I have heard that my customers have been a little bit too loud or stayed up until early hours and this disturbed my neighbors. We think most people find this a great place and a great value. We do say that this is not an isolated home and has neighbors. I think this was not a good fit for you as I believe you were looking for an isolated wooded place to stay. We encourage folks to always ask questions before you book.
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5

Wonderful Weekend Get Away!

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was cozy & very clean upon arriving. Owners went above abd beyond when possibilities of us getting snowed in with our one year old was looking likely! Will most definitely be going back!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Heartsong is a great getaway so close to Black Mountain and downtown Asheville. It has everything you need plus a great hot tub.
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5

Can't wait to go back!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is adorable and cozy. We enjoyed ourselves. Hopefully we'll go back when the weather is warmer and will be able to enjoy it even more. The back deck and front porch are so nice. Having a gas grill and hot tub are definitely pluses! It's close to Black Mountain downtown and the city of Asheville.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We love this cottage too! Come back any time you can. Marilyn
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The property is tucked away in the hills of Black Mountain and is a quant little place.

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was a great place to stay and hang out with friends and was very clean. The owner was easy to work with. It was located not to far from Black Mountain (2 exits, 10 minutes) with lots of places to eat and go shopping. Hiking trail less then 3 minutes away from cottage. The cottage itself had everything you need to stay.

The Hot tub was nice to have but it may have not been used in awhile. We followed the instructions to clean and use the Hot Tub (they were a little ambiguous) but we still used it once and it was nice. The cottage is heated by space heaters and the gas fireplace (this was really nice to have) but it was still plenty cozy and it was cold outside. We loved the seclusion and the cuteness of the place and would definitely stay there again! Thanks for a great experience!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you liked the location and the cottage so much. FYI, we always want our customers to text or call if they have any questions or concerns which we say in our welcoming letter. Our hot tubs are always cleaned before our customers arrive. I think you probably had a question about the hot tub which we would have gladly answered. We will review our written instructions again and see if we can make them clearer. Thanks for commenting on the coziness of the cottage especially in winter. The ambiance is wonderful.
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Map

Nearest Airport
28 Kilometres
Asheville - Hendersonville Airport
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Black Mountain Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring & Early Summer
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
$750
$2,800
 
 
Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
$135
$820
$3,000
 
 
4th of July
Jul 3 2017 - Jul 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$430
Flat fee
 
 
Fall
Aug 14 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
$750
$2,800
 
 
labor day weekend
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$375
Flat fee
 
 
Leaf Season
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$130
$735
$2,875
 
 
Late Fall
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$116
$728
$2,500
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$375
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas
Dec 24 2017 - Dec 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$375
Flat fee
 
 
New Years
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$375
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$116
$745
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $25
Tax Rate 7.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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