2 Blocks to Theatre, Shopping, Dining, Va Creeper Trail & More(39 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)
EXTREME GREEN...tankless water heater, solar assisted electrical, Rain Harvesting System, recycled building materials, water garden, certified National Wildlife Federation habitat.
NOW...About the Guest House! Works of local artists highlight an original mix of eclectic furnishings and vintage carpets for citizen-of-the-world ambiance. Slate and hardwood floors, full kitchen with cherry cabinets and granite countertops let you be in host-in-charge.....or not! And the 12' ceiling with a drowsy fan will put you in a Southern state of mind...right before you doze off!
2 suites with queen beds, 600-thread count sheets and tiled private full baths; there's a 1/2 bath in the hall for guests and visitors. Convenient and comfortable with a whimsical take on tradition. Large living room, dining room, entertainment library of DVDs, books, games.
Keywords: 2 suites w/ private baths,full kitchen, screened porch,flat-screen TV,library of DVDs, books, games, Bike shop/shuttle next door,State Theatre up the hill.
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Member since: 2012
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Alternative Lifestyle
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer
- Free Long Distance
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Catering Available
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $50
- Tax Rate 12.3%
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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34 mile hike/bike/horse trail that extends into North Carolina. A former narrow-gauge rails-to-trails conversion, the railroad was originally built to bring enormous amounts of timber down out of the mountains. Today it attracts enthusiasts of all ages and skills from all over the world. A MUST DO for your Abingdon vacation!!...MoreCollapse
Guided white-water fishing trips available, frequent concerts (al fresco, bluegrass, country, old-time), VA Highlands Festival in August. Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion in September, NASCAR in March and August, camping (tent and cabin) in National Forests and State Parks within 50 miles. 2 lakes nearby..Hungry Mother State Park (45 miles) or TVA South Holston Lake 10 miles
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: Ever the caretaker...former teacher, travel-agent, B&B owner, happy elder to 2 grown children, 3 cats and an adorable grandson. Texas-raised but Abingdon-infatuated since 1977, I've left weaving, spinning and my country life to focus on redevelopment of this charming neighborhood. My first project was A Likely Yarn (just out the back door) in 2009 and there will soon be another property (built 1859) just down the street ready for retail and residence.
Why the Owner Chose Abingdon, VA, USA:
As to why this particular area of the town, Park St. and its environs are the oldest part of town, once the site of Black's Fort, a pre-Revolutionary outpost. Mileage-wise, with several major cities anywhere from 2 to 5 hours away, Abingdon is close to everywhere and in the middle of nowhere at the same time. Brilliant, creative people in every field are drawn to the privacy and beauty of the area, with the chance to be as public or as private as they wish Diversity is important and we not only tolerate the eccentrics who give the town its character, we encourage them!! It makes for a lovely mix of folks who've come here from all over the world; the endless opportunities for recreation, amusement and small-town conviviality make it the perfect place to visit, the perfect place to live. Brand new construction (2012) with all the comforts and conveniences of home - but none of the responsibilities. Open floor plan and no steps AT ALL from street to screened back porch. Solar-assisted electrical, tankless water heater, dedicated recycling bins.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Accessibility to history...from several wars back to pre-historic activity in nearby Saltville ..nature, colleges, recreation, arts, theatre, music and great people watching. There's at least one story around every corner..and usually someone happy to tell it to you!
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Park and transport access via the front walkway. No steps or barriers!
A water garden uses natural water accumulation to nourish plants.
Trickle and stone serenity fountain fed by the 2,000 gal. rain catchment system.
Stone walkway connects the back green space to side parking area.
PSGH is dedicated to wildlife conservation and habitat protection.
Plenty of room to spread out and enjoy a leisurely breakfast or dinner.
Kitchen opens up to screened in dining area.
Dining table easily sits six for a meal.
Bedroom 1 - Vibrant colors and plenty of natural light.
Bedroom 1 Reading Nook - Overstuffed chair with reading lamp
Bedroom 2 - Iron bed. Rich colors. Nostalgic designs.
Bedroom 2 Private Bath.
Plenty of green space with low maintenance plants to enjoy during your stay.
Screened in porch with dining set is accessible through back steps and kitchen.
After breakfast, walk down the steps to spend time in the green space.
Front entry with coat rack.
Large, open-plan living and dining space.
Double Oven, Microwave and Cooktop.
Private laundry room.
Bedroom 1 Work Station - Ideal to use with a laptop or as a dressing table.
Bedroom 1 Private Bath
Bedroom 2 Reading Nook - Colorful and Cozy.
Bedroom 2 Private Bath - Shower features tumbled Turkish marble.
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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