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Newly Remodeled Craftsman Cottage in Scenic Black Mountain

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage is .9 miles east of the center of Black Mountain.

This charming fully-remodeled cottage will lure you into a peaceful state to make your mountain stay a wonderful memory. Enjoy beautiful hardwood oak floors with furniture and cabinets that were hand-crafted by a local artisan. It has two bedrooms both with queen-sized beds. The master suite has an adjoining huge bathroom with a new washer and dryer. The second bath has a walk-in shower. The unique front porch and long deck along the back of the house will provide outdoor space for relaxing. The spacious kitchen has brand new energy-efficient appliances and is equipped for gourmet cooking including basic supplies. All countertops are high-quality granite.

Finding another area with so much authentic charm and convenience for activities would be very difficult. Resting just outside the hectic pace of the city, your cottage is still only 15 miles away from the Biltmore House in Asheville. The town of Black Mountain (.9 miles west) is full of interesting options for antiquing, gift shopping, and the small-town charm of a local ice cream and chocolate parlor, the old Hardware Store, and outstanding dining throughout the area. Summers offer free musical performances each Thursday evening at Lake Tomahawk sponsored by the town of Black Mountain, where families, children, and pets alike can visit and enjoy the evening. No trip to the Blue Ridge is complete without a picnic on the Parkway and day trips to Mt. Mitchell, Lake Lure and Chimney Rock, Linville Falls and Blowing Rock, Lake James, Fontana Dam, Hendersonville, Waynesville, and many others.

More Details

Karen Groves
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 26, 2017

About Karen Groves

This house was my grandmother's house that she built in 1952. I grew up in the house next door for all of the first 18 years of my life. So this is a special property for me. Black Mountain was a wonderful place to grow up. I live in Baton Rouge now and love to spend time in the mountains especially in the summer. I am a certified financial planner and live with six cats. I have traveled all over the world and love cooking, gardening and wildlife.

Karen Groves purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Karen Groves chose Black Mountain

The house was in very bad shape following my mother's death. The house has been gutted and totally remade and enlarged as the cottage it was destined to be. From my travel experiences I have tried to incorporate things into the house to make guests feel at home with modern conveniences but still give a flavor of western North Carolina hospitality. I know that you will enjoy your stay in this unique home. The house next door (#432810) where I grew up is also available to rent making this property ideal for extended family or friends.

What makes this cottage unique

Enjoy the large deck that spans the entire back of the house as well as an incredible front porch. Have coffee on the porch in the morning sun and dinner from grill on the deck in evening. Watch the wild young rabbits play in the mornings. See the fireflies at night with their twinkling lights. The large modern kitchen is well-equipped to allow gourmet cooking. The house is located in a nice family neighborhood.


Black Mountain Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • The master bedroom has French doors to the deck, a sitting area and its own private bath.
  • Books
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
  • limited accessibility
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Newly Remodeled Craftsman Cottage in Scenic Black Mountain
average rating of 4.732143 based on 56 reviews
Downingtown, PA

Wonderful Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We all absolutely loved the Craftsman Cottage. The layout was perfect and best of all it was so very CLEAN!!! Also close to the business section of town and all the restaurants we love. Was so convenient and nothing was wanted! We had a busy wedding weekend and I only wished we could have spent more time at the cottage and enjoy the front porch and back deck. A wonderful, inviting place!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad that you used the cottage for the wedding. Come back and enjoy the porch and deck another time. Thanks!
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Charming, immaculate home

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this very clean home. The home was well stocked with everything we needed during our stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice response.
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Home Sweet Home

  • 5 of 5

We loved this home with all its charm and character. We appreciated the complimentary soaps and shampoos, and how well stocked the home was. We would suggest larger/little bit firmer pillows, otherwise we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Garner, NC

Awesome Fall Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed staying a second time in Karen's lovely Craftsman Cottage and will definitely stay here again. We love Black Mountain and Karen's Home!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clearwater, Fl

Craftsman cottage

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful little cottage with all of the necessary amenities. We were in Black Mountain to attend a wedding so it was very convenient and there are lots of great hikes and restaurants.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I get a lot of wedding visitors. It's also nice to hear of weddings in our great town! Thanks!
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Cute house and town

  • 5 of 5

The home is beautifully remodeled and perfect quiet location with family and baby or children. So many great restaurants in black mountain and great hiking nearby. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Biltmore Estate


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $75
Damage Deposit $200

Only one small dog is permitted. Cleaning fee is $25 for each additional guest over three.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.