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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)
Outside the cottage there is a peaceful shade garden with a rose covered gazebo in which you can swing, listen to the creek and watch the birds and butterflies. Guests are welcome to enjoy and roam through the beautiful flower gardens. You also have a lovely outdoor sitting area right by your back door, perfect for enjoying your morning coffee or sipping a glass of evening Chardonnay and stargazing the sequined night sky without light pollution. There's also a wonderful barbecue, chiminea and hammock area right by your own private creek.
This cottage is a perfect getaway for a romantic weekend, soulful retreat, girl’s time together or just a quiet, peaceful place to let go of the challenges of one’s life and return to the simple joys of existence and beauty. The owners are recording artist, cellist and conductor, Ron Clearfield, and his wife, fine artist Rachel Clearfield. There is an abundance of creative energy on this property for anyone who needs a place to find that seed of inspiration for their next book, album or painting. Without a doubt, this is a paradise for painters, photographers and nature lovers or just anyone who is looking for a beautiful, fulfilling time in the mountains.
Keywords: Fine art interiors, esthetic, peaceful, meditative, rural beauty, gorgeous views, organic flower gardens, green built, original artwork, wonderful hiking, owner managed.
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Member since: 2011
- Max. occupancy 4
Our cottage is definitely children friendly. We have three children and two grandchildren (both under three) who have stayed there. A reminder though, the cottage has an abundance of fine art and only you, the parents, know if a situation like that would be appropriate for your child....moreless
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Alternative Lifestyle
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Gorgeous mountain views from the lower and upper levels of the cottage of a variety of many different mountains including Mt. Mitchell the highest peak in the Eastern continental United States....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Broadband Access
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 26 - May 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 30 - Jul 5, 2017
2 night min stay
Labor Day weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- cleaning fee $75 + tax
- Tax Rate 7%
7% North Carolina Tax and $50 cleaning fee are required in addition to rental fee
A $200 returnable security deposit placed on credit card upon arrival
Deposit of 50% of total stay is required upon making reservation
Full payment must be received 2 weeks prior to arrival
Credit card payments accepted
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Painter's and gardener's paradise, great hiking, creative space, spiritually uplifting and inspiring ambiance, ultimate retreat, perfectly quiet for meditation/yoga, cook's access to organic vegetable and herb garden. The cottage is green built and hypoallergenic.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: Owner's Ron and Rachel Clearfield are musicians and artists. We've practiced meditation, sustainable living and the joys of life for many decades. The beauty of nature, art, music and healthy lifestyles are foremost in our beliefs.
Why the Owner Chose Leicester, NC, USA:
We actually built this guest cottage just recently. A labor of love, situated on our beautiful land; a place to share with others who are looking for something unique. We chose nearby Asheville because Asheville rocks! Incredible restaurants, entertainment and always fun things to do and people to see. They don't call it the 'Paris' of the south for nothing!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We've personally stayed many times in the cottage and have always been impressed with how peaceful, esthetically inspiring, quiet and restful our stay was.
- Primary: 828 683-4425
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The Clearfield Cottage nestled in the beautiful Smoky Mountains.
Enjoy a cup of coffee on your patio with steps down to a private campfire area.
The view of Mt. Mitchell and the surrounding mountains from the cottage windows.
Sit and swing peacefully in the gazebo by the stream in the soft sunlit garden.
Dining area with a mosaic floor called "Stepping Stones through a Flower Garden.
A dining area fit for royalty. Look carefully and you might see a unicorn too!
Lovely, comfortable window seats, yours to occupy as you seize the day!
Bedroom elegance! Painted clouds on the ceiling drift above you as you sleep.
A bathroom so beautiful you won't want to leave! European, marble mosaic shower.
What a wonderful place to enjoy a glass of wine while watching nature's TV!
The sunrise from your bedroom window. What a reminder of the gift of a new day!
And people say Western skies are the best. Please! The Appalachians have it all!
Spend some special time in your own private chalet in the mountains!
The view below the cottage. Could it get any more beautiful?
A pastural vision below the cottage for you to wander and fully appreciate.
Lower level of cottage with kitchen, dinning area and additional sleeping area.
Beautiful kitchen with glorious granite countertops and faux marble cabinets.
Just bring food!! Hand crafted walking sticks are yours for the hiking trails.
Your bedroom, a vision of comfort and beauty adorned with originals by Rachel.
Handmade wood armoire with entertainment center including Wi-Fi and Satellite TV
Bathroom with a view, exquisitely painted by acclaimed artist Rachel Clearfield.
Your friendly neighbors, Hakima and Princess the Arabian mare and Shetland pony.
The magical morning mist rolling it's way towards you!!
The Clearfield Cottage is spectacular any time of the year!
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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