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Cottage; 5 mi South of AVL Airport in Mills River.

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage: 2 Bedroom, 1 1/2 Bath, Handicap Access. Sleeps 4, Fenced Yard, WiFi,

Located in beautiful MILLS RIVER, NC!!!Your home away from home!! The area of 4 Seaons! Winter through Summer you'll find breath taking views, beautiful waterfalls, historic towns, Apple orchards and Vineyards, the ever popular City of Asheville and small towns like Mills River, Brevard and Hendersonville. Come enjoy this charming, cozy and quaint, very clean, handicap accessible, country cottage sitting on almost 5 acres, located just minutes south of the Asheville Regional Airport in the shadow of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Breathe in mountain fresh air while gazing on the magnificent colors and beauty of Western North Carolina. The Cottage is centrally located, easliy accessible and the 'Perfect' Get-Away. A short 15-25 minute drive will take you to any of the Historic cities of Asheville, Hendersonville or Brevard. 45 minutes from Historic Waynesville, and hour from Western Carolina University. 20 minutes toward Brevard, you will enter Pisgah Forest. The gateway to waterfalls and 'Sliding Rock', fishing and the 'Cradle of Forestry', as well as the fish hatchery, and 'Pink Beds' for a day of picnicking in the forest. In 15 minutes you can be in the quaint and historic Hendersonville. The downtown is unique with venues all year long. From Falls Apple Festival, Old Fashion Christmas, Spring Flower Festivals and Summer Music and Dancing in the streets with car shows. Enjoy the slower paced life and Southern hospitality our region has to offer. OR travel 20 minutes to downtown Asheville for a more lively and Eclectic style. Home of the Biltmore Estate. Lots of shopping and a variety of restaurants. Asheville has many music venues, some are located each week on the green space and are free to the public.

The Cottage is located in Mills River, 1/4mile from the main road. Relax on the front porch swing while you enjoy the Carolina Country and fresh air. Children can enjoy playing outside in the wide open spaces surrounding the Cottage or in the fenced back yard. One guest said even the cows across the road were friendly!! WiFi is available so you can even get some work done while relaxing outside. Inside the Cottage, you have everything you will need to make it your home away from home.

If you choose to eat out, restaraunts are only minutes away, including the food court in the Ingles grocery store, as well as banking locations, grocery stores, library and park/playgrounds.

The Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath and one half bath. The master bedroom has a Queen bed, dresser with mirror. Linens are provided. The 2nd bedroom sleeps 2 in a Full Size bed. All linens are provided. The full bath is equipped with handrails at the toilet and the doorway is wheelchair accessible. Full bath has a shower, no tub. All towels, a hair dryer, hand soap, and an extra roll of toilet paper are provided for your comfort. This Cottage contains a laundry room with washer and dryer, iron and ironing board, vacuum, broom and mop. You will need your own laundry supplies. The living room has a Sofa , Loveseat,TV, DVD, some movies, games, and books. Dining room seats 6 and the breakfast bar seats 2. We provide a few cleaning products, and starter trash and recycle bags, if you need more you'll need to take care of that.

The surrounding areas from the Cottage offer Restaurants, Movie Theaters ,World Class Spas, Golfing, Fishing, Shopping, Museums, Art Galleries, The Biltmore Estate and Village, tour a working family sheep farm just up the road, Johnson Farm, Brevard College, Hiking, Waterfalls, Music, Festivals, Arboretum, Quilt Shops, Mountain State Fair, Scenic Tours, the Hendersonville Apple Festival , New home of Sierra Nevada Brewing Plant, opening around 3rd of August, 2014, and much more. Come and enjoy the prettiest place to call 'Home, Away from Home'!

Thank you!!!!

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More Details

Bob and Cory Martin
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Bob and Cory Martin

We have lived and worked in Mills River for many years. Bob is the Logistics Supervisor for Van Wingerden, Int. and Cory is the Hair Stylist at The Spa at Mills River on Boylston Hwy. Both, less than 5 minutes from the Cottage. Though our fulltime jobs and family keep us busy, we love having the Cottage Inn, providing you and your family a home away from home. This area is the most beautiful place to live, work and play. We also really enjoy hiking these beautiful mountains and visiting the many waterfalls. If you need some information on great places to go, just ask! We would love to have you as our guests and provide you with a comfortable, cozy and relaxing stay with Southern Hospitality. Hope to see you soon!!

Why Bob and Cory Martin chose Mills River

Perfect getaway to the country but so close to everything. Asheville, Hendersonsonville and Brevard are all only 15 minutes away. Enjoy coffe on the front porch swing or rocking chair, or relax on the back porch with a fenced in yard to enjoy children for playing. Feel like grilling? The charcoal grill is ready for you! Feed the deer and enjoy watching them come up in the evenings. In the early summer, they'll bring their babies out early in the evening. We have cattle grazing across the way in the field. We hope you enjoy this relaxed environment, yet with all the comforts and amenities of home.

The town of Mills River and the quaint historic downtown of Hendersonville offer unique main street with shops and eateries. You may also take in a Play from 1 of 2 Playhouses or a movie at several cinemas centrally located. It is home to The Apple Festival over Labor Day Weekend and Garden Jubilee in May, the Western NC Mountain State Fair, Bold Rock Cidery and Sierra Nevada!

Historic Brevard is home the the White Squirrels, quaint downtown shopping, Brevard College, and many spring and summer art and music festivals.

Asheville is located just minutes north of the Cottage Inn and home to UNC Asheville, The Biltmore Estate, many art and music festivals and local Breweries. Historic downtown tours offer unique insight to the history of Asheville. Asheville offers a wide variety of shopping, dining and indoor and outdoor activites. It is an area rich in unique and eclectic art, dining, music, and outdoor adventures. There is something for everyone in Asheville.

What makes this cottage unique

Wake up to the peace and quiet of the country. Enjoy your coffee on the front porch while listening to the birds singing and the clean smell of the air. The Cottage Inn is a relaxed unique environment you'll want to come back to year after year. You will also want to share this perfectly fantastic find with your friends and family!!


Mills River Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Take all trash bags to outside receptacle. Leave wet towels in the shower. Place all slept on sheets and pillowcases by the washer.
  • Leave clean dishes in the dishdrainer or dirty dishes in the dishwasher and run it with dishwasher detergent.
  • Remove all food and drinks from the Refridgerator and Freezer. You may feed the deer. Deer corn is usually available on the back porch. No Hunting.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full bath is shower, no tub Half bath- private commode.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • First Bedroom has a Queen bed, 2nd Bedroom has a Full size bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Cottage; 5 mi South of AVL Airport in Mills River.
average rating of 4.9534883 based on 43 reviews
Kingsland, Texas

Well Appointed and Welcoming

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was perfect - from the muffins upon check-in to the super comfy beds at night. It is a good home base from which to explore Asheville and the Biltmore as well as nearby Hendersonville and Brevard. It is minutes away from restaurants and shopping, however, feels like you are in the country when sitting on the porch with your coffee. We will definitely rent again when back in the area.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. It was our pleasure to have you as our Guest! We would love to have you back again. We offer a discount for our returning Guests. If you need suggestions of more places to visit next time, just let us know. We hope you have a great week and we look forward to hearing from you again. Bob and Cory
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A great place to stay and relax!! Everything you need is provided.

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully decorated and located close to lots of things to do!!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review you gave us. It was great having you stay in the Cottage. We hope you all had a wonderful time! Let us know when you'll be back. Cory and Bob
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Simply felt like home!

  • 4 of 5

This was our first time in NC and staying in a HomeAway rental. The home was perfect! It was very clean, nicely decorated, had comfortable beds, and really made us feel welcomed & at home! It was nice to come home to The Cottage Inn and simply relax & unwind after full days of sightseeing & activities. We’d love to go back again!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your great review. The comfort of our guests is our highest priority and we are happy that you felt so at home. We would love to have you come and stay with us again. Bob and Cory
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Peace and tranquility

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for sharing your home. I was in the area on business; and it was wonderful to be able to come "home" at the end of the day and not go into a hotel room. I had a friend travel with me; and she loved being able to sit out on the front porch, read a magazine and just enjoy the quietness of the area. And to top it off, I got to see a Brevard White Squirrel. Your attention to detail made this home a home.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful cottage in wonderful Western North Carolina

  • 5 of 5

Peggy and myself arrived the Mills River Cottage during a fall monsoon. Between downpours we were able to get our "stuff" into the cottage. We were so amazed that the host had made us feel so at home with their fruits/muffins and other things. The cottage was Southern Living showcase. Following our unloading we invited a couple of friends over to watch the Series.

They were taken aback at the cottage layout-everything being in its place.

Peg and myself came to the Mills River area to visit our children and grand children. The Cottage at Mills River was perfect for us.

Coming home to our beautiful mountains was so special. This cottage and the cottage proprietors made out stay over the moon and that is no exaggeration.

You folks are the best. Please don't change anything to your "Cottage" in Mills River.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you’re home safely. It was a wonderful privilege to meet you both!! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. Making you feel welcome and at home is our priority. Thank you for choosing the Cottage Inn. We look forward to your next visit!! Have a great day, Bob and Cory
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Perfect cozy spot in the mountains. We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

All the details were taken care of. Beautiful spot lots to do nearby.

We will be back !!!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us while exploring Western NC. We would love to have you again. When booking your next visit let us know you are a returning guest and we will give you a discount on your next visit. Thanks again, Bob and Cory.
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Bold Rock Cidery and Brewery
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
High Vista or Broadmoor
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Cafe @Ingles, Bold Rock Cidery
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Lake Lure ,NC
Car: necessary

Sierra Nevada Brewing 5 miles away near the Asheville Airport. Tours available. For Information on Seasonal Events go to the Hendersonville Visitors Center, Hendersonville, NC 828-693-9708 or 800-828-4244 or visit the web at

* The Apple Festival -Labor Day Weekend- Hendersonville

Hendersonville is also home to the Apple Festival over Labor Day!! Home grown apples and more!!

Book now for the upcoming GORGEOUS FALL LEAF SEASON, Christmas at the Cottage, Spring Flowers Season and Beautiful Summers and mild winters.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $250

$250 Confirmation/Damage Deposit
$75 Cleaning Fee (Excessive cleaning fee of $75 will be charged if Cottage is found to be in disarray, ie:trash left, heavily soiled linens, furniture moved or missing, evidence of a pet, pet droppings outside, dirty dishes left, etc., as stated in the contract)
*Cleaning Fee of $150 for rentals of 1-3 months. 3 month rental maximum.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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