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Aberfoyle - Private Country Retreat in Equestrian and Golf Setting

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Historic Farmhouse Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 1-8)

'Aberfoyle' is located in the midst of North and South Carolina horse country at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This picturesque 1920s guest cottage features beautiful interior architectural detailing, fully equipped gourmet kitchen, pantry, washer/dryer and comfortable furnishings. The flexible floor plan of this inviting cottage allows for cozy accommodations for a couple or can be equally comfortable for a party of eight.

Tucked away in a beautiful garden-like setting within a private horse farm estate, Aberfoyle is perfectly situated to offer easy access to all the wonderful amenities of this area. Equestrians will enjoy the convenience of being just 4 miles from FENCE and only 15 minutes from TIEC. The charming towns of Landrum, Columbus and Tryon are minutes away and our adjacency to I-26 allows for quick trips to the Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, Brevard, Cashiers, DuPont Forest and all the myriad attractions of this highly desirable area.

Centrally located only minutes to downtown Landrum and Tryon, Aberfoyle offers the perfect location for horse show exhibitors and other equestrian enthusiasts, as well as golfers, antique-rs, cyclists and leaf lookers. We're just 4 miles from FENCE Nature and Equestrian Center, 15 minutes from TIEC and only minutes from Hwy I-26.

This is a wonderful place to which to retreat and is also perfect for group retreats or meetings.

More Details

Owner
Helen Firby
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

The cottage at Pacolet Hill Farm is nothing short of delightful.

The setting couldn't be more beautiful & serene.

The rooms are spacious with comfortable beds and couches.

The home is well appointed with everything you need from linens to cooking utensils.

I am a rider and having the washer /dryer was a huge bonus.

Helen & Mike are wonderful hosts.

I will definitely go back!
Aug 2012
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Amenities

Tryon Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • 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:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9333334 based on 32 reviews
5

Lovely peaceful farmhouse

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved Helen and her property. If peace and quiet are what you're after, this is the place you're looking for. We spent most of our time in the house, which is beautiful and full of character. Our family loved the huge kitchen and views from the windows.

There was more than enough room for our party of four plus a toddler, and the floorplan allows for plenty of privacy. The board game stash was a nice surprise too, but seeing the horses was probably the highlight of our short stay. Would love to go back!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We found it to be a lovely and accommodating place!

  • 5 of 5

While we stayed here we were attaining a Woman's Conference near by so we were only really there over night and for breakfast.

Us ladies enjoyed the whole place but especially sitting in the living room chatting and laughing late into the night!

Thank you for making this place available!!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Second stay

  • 5 of 5

Once again we had a wonderful weekend at Aberfoyle!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Very quaint and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for our weekend with family. We would definitely stay here again. Very roomy and comfortable and also convenient to the surrounding towns.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Super cute house with plenty of space!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was beautiful and the cottage was perfect for a horse show weekend.

  • 4 of 5

The house was very well set up for us when we arrived. There is lots of room! We were very comfortable and it was a quick trip to the FENCE showgrounds. Our hostess, Helen, was a delight to work with. We will definitely rent it again when we return in the fall for another show.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
33 Miles
Asheville Regional
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Hare and Hound
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Red Fox Country Club
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
I-26
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Stone Soup

Private getaway in the beautiful Foothill region; close to FENCE, TIEC, Green River Gorge, Harmon Field. Great antiquing and proximity Asheville and mountains.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $10
Damage Deposit $200

$10/night/ person for over 4 guests in the group staying
Dogs $10/night.
Damage protection with children only
Cancellation Policy
All cancellations have a $50 administration fee. If the cancellation occurs 30 days or more before arrival date, 100% (minus $50) is returned. If the cancellation occurs less than 30 days of arrival 50%(minus $50) is refunded unless substituted by another person inquiring.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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