Cozy Flat Rock Cottage on Pond, 2 Miles to Everything!...Read Our 5 Star Reviews(55 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2)
**LAST MINUTE BOOKINGS, NO PROBLEM!**
Note on RATES:
2 night/min.at $150/night
Each add'l night at $125./night
2 night /min at $175/night
(applies to Fall Foliage, Sept.22 through Nov.30)
Each add'l night at $125/night
NO extra charge for holidays,
standard rate applies
but 3 night minimum may apply
PLEASE READ OUR 5 STAR REVIEWS
Our Guests say it better than we can!
'Gardener's Cottage' is located in Historic Flat Rock on the Beckon Ridge Estate. Overlooking a picture perfect pond, you will feel the stress drain from your soul as you listen to the sound of water running downstream and watch the fish swim casually about. How can this special place be so close to town?
Inside you will find the 1 BR & 1 bath cottage comfortable and cozy. Downstairs is a fully equipped kitchen and dining area overlooking the pond & living room with 32 inch flat screen TV. The furniture is comfortable and practical.
Up the spiral stair (or the exterior steps) is the lovely bedroom with queen sized bed and bathroom with stall shower and laundry area. The cottage has central air and heat and is bright and airy.
Sit outside the bedroom on the small covered balcony to enjoy your morning coffee, evening cocktail or to read a book. It is a lovely private space overlooking the pond, dam and grounds.
While walking along the stream & around the pond (you may stay on the paved drive if you prefer), remember to stop for a bit to sit on a bench or one of the landscape walls and notice how nature surrounds you. The wonderful wildlife and foliage is not to be missed.
If you come by motorcycle, you probably know that this whole area is a Bikers Bonanza with great rides in all directions! Cruise Little River Rd, to Crab Creek to Dupont Forest or to Pisgah Forest and the ultimate...the Blue Ridge Parkway. (For your convenience, covered bike parking is gladly provided at the main house.)
All that Historic Flat Rock has to offer, the shops at Little Rainbow Row, Carl Sandburgs Connemara Farm, the goats, the Playhouse are all less than 2 miles away...and Hendersonville's historic Main Street is only 3 miles away, with many excellent restaurants, shops, and exhibits...and Saluda, The Green River Gorge with kayaking, tubing, waterfalls fishing and - ZIP LINES OVER THE TREES- all within a half hours drive. Breweries and Wineries abound!
You know, when the Gardener ran off with the Maid, we were concerned... But The Maids Quarters have been rented, and the Gardeners Cottage is ready for your arrival; so give us a call. OUR CALENDAR IS KEPT UP TO DATE - BOOK NOW!
*The owners live in the main house. They enjoy their privacy and they will respect yours.
(Be sure to click on 'My Insider Guide' and OTHER ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES' section for additional information…)
Balsam Range is the lead bluegrass act for the first Apple Country Cider Jam, a hard cider festival expected to draw several hundred tasters to downtown Hendersonville on Saturday, April 22.
The festival, from 1 to 6 p.m., will be a ticketed event with cider tasting, bluegrass and food trucks
.FOR 2017: AGAIN, we are proud to partner with our neighbors, the renowned Flat Rock Playhouse to offer our Stay and Play Special . When making your reservation, mention the Stay & Play Special to guarantee best seating available. The Mainstage Flat Rock Playhouse is just a mile or so from The Cottage!
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Member since: 2012
- Max. occupancy 2
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
- Queen size Beds (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- The small fire pit in the woods is a great spot... or the Chiminea on the patio...Don't forget the marshmallows! Gardener's Cottage is equipped with smoke and CO2 detectors and a fire extinguisher. Your hosts will be happy to provide any additional info needed to make your vacation unforgettable! Just ask. It is our goal to EXCEED your vacation expectation....moreless
- DVD Player
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Water Tubing
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- 3rd guest (per night) $30 + tax
- Cleaning fee $55 + tax
- Pet Fee $30 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $100
- Tax Rate 11.75%
INSTANT QUOTE NOT accurate. Rate DROPS to $125. after minimum stay.
$150 or $175/night for 2 night (minimum). Only $125./night for each additional.
No extra charge for holidays but 3 night min. may apply.
(We will add $55. cleaning fee and 11.75% tax)
$100 security to be returned promptly post inspection.
Cancellation/Refund policy available upon request.
LAST MINUTE GETAWAYS, NOT A PROBLEM
Small Pet Fee:$30. (length of stay)
Extra Person Fee: $30.(per night)
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Gardeners Cottage is only 2 miles to The Carl Sandburg National Historic Site, the Flat Rock Playhouse, The Cinema, restaurants, golf, and Main Street Hendersonville with all its shops and nightlife.
Within a couple of miles you can patronize any number of good eating and drinking establishments, some with live entertainment on weekend nights. And you are only a few minutes from the supermarket or the food co-op for organic foods.
In addition to hiking trails and the House Tour, the Sandburg site, (aka Connemara Farm) is steeped in Civil War history. And be sure to see their nationally recognized goat herd. Of course the Dupont Forest, is just a short drive and The Green River Gorge with tube rentals and easy access for fishing and kayaking is just 30 minutes south. Zipline over the forest - AMAZING!
There is just so much to see and do around here in any season. The only problem is that once you find the hammock, you may not want to get up and go anywhere!
Private, but not isolated, Gardeners Cottage is right smack dab where you want to be!
****STAY AND PLAY! ****
Book for a 3 night stay, and add 2 tix to see a show at the Flat Rock Playhouse MainStage, just down the road, for an additional $40. (regular price $65.) Best available seats guaranteed!
ASK ABOUT 2017 THEATER "STAY AND PLAY" PACKAGE
BOOK NOW AND GET 2 FREE TIX-
SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY!
Go to Flatrockplayhouse.org for show info...book while good seats are available!
Flat Rock Playhouse MainStage is located 1.5 miles from Gardener's Cottage at Beckon Ridge, we are proud supporters of the FRP.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: We are formerly from the Catskill Mountains and Long Island in NY. When the kids moved on, we did too! We are semi retired and from the mountains, so WNC was an easy transition. We are just loving it here and hope you will too. We manage our property without pesticides. We raise Honeybees and Free ranging, organically fed Chickens and have been planting fruit trees all around our 8+ acres. We have stepped it up by taking over the management of the Flat Rock Farmers Market for the FR Merchants Association. We hope you visit it while you are here at the Gardener's Cottage at Beckon Ridge. Memberships include: The Henderson County Beekeepers and The Hendersonville Hens as well as the Chamber and the Merchants Association.
Why the Owner Chose Hendersonville, NC, USA:
We fell in love with this home and with Flat Rock. We are pleased to offer Gardener's Cottage for your vacation stay.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The grounds, the pond, the stream, distance to town, watching the water over the dam. You too will love Gardener's Cottage.
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Gardener's Cottage in Historic Flat Rock
Gardeners Cottage on the Pond
There's plenty of time for shopping
Set a while...
Looking out the door to the upstairs balcony...
Living Room from Kitchen; dining area overlooking the pond...
Laundry and closet...
The Cottage is located in a lovely neighborhood...PRIVATE---NOT ISOLATED!
Foot bridge to the hammock and firepit
Overlook the pond from above or below...
A great spot to read a book
Gardener's Cottage - Historic Flat Rock
Kitchen, including dishwasher...
Gardener's Cottage downstairs
Bathroom, upstairs with stall shower
Sleeping with the fishes...
Patio for 2
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 07, 2017
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