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Cozy Home In Quiet Neighborhood - Halfway Between Black Mountain And Montreat!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,030 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 BR,1 BA; Unique Handcrafted Interior on Oak-Lined Street; Walk or Bike to Town

3 BR,1 BA; Unique Handcrafted Interior on Oak-Lined Street; Walk or Bike to Town!

Located in a quiet neighborhood between Black Mountain and Montreat, this home is a 1030 square foot cottage that has been updated with custom touches - interior timber framing using locally sourced lumber, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, and handmade cabinets. There are three bedrooms - two have queen beds with very comfortable new mattresses, and one has a futon with a new mattress and memory foam topper. The bathroom has a bathtub with combination stationary/handheld shower for your convenience, and is stocked with toilet tissue, a first aid kit, and extra toiletries in case you forget something.

The kitchen has everything you need to prepare a delicious meal using the freshest local ingredients, and a dishwasher to help make the cleanup easier. We keep basics such as dish soap, detergent, paper towels, spices, sugar, and coffee filters on hand.

The property has a large backyard complete with fire pit and firewood, lawn chairs, propane grill, charcoal grill, picnic table, and flower and garden beds. The covered front porch and back deck have several seating choices that are perfect for reading, enjoying a cup of coffee, or sitting down to an outdoor breakfast. The house is naturally shaded and kept cool by two large white oaks that also support a swing for two. The house has a brand new central air system for your comfort, and we provide wireless internet, direcTV, and an ample selection of books, local guidebooks, games, and DVDs.

Because this is a family-friendly home, and we aim to make sure your children enjoy their stay as much as you enjoy yours, there are shelves stocked with children's art supplies, toys, and books. To make packing easier for you, there is also an umbrella stroller and high chair in the house.

The sidewalk from town leads right to the neighborhood, and two beach cruiser bikes are included with your rental for you to explore the town and all of its lovely shops, restaurants, and parks.

There is a washer and dryer on the premises (in the outside-entry basement), as well as laundry soap, fabric softener, and dryer sheets to take care of your laundry needs during your stay.

This home is the perfect place to stay, whether you're attending a conference, moving your son or daughter into college, or just getting away to the mountains for a few days. The location is convenient to everything Black Mountain and Montreat have to offer, and is only 20 minutes from downtown Asheville.

Our house is in a quiet family neighborhood, so it is not suitable for parties, events, or multiple visitors (if you intend to have visitors during your stay, please discuss this with us prior to booking). We expect our guests to treat our house and our neighbors like they would their own, and we're sure you will!

More Details

Owner
Amanda & Mike Riley
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2018

About Amanda & Mike Riley

We have lived in Black Mountain since 2010, and in the area since 2002. Amanda is originally from Florida, and then lived in New Jersey. Mike grew up in New Jersey, and we met in college at Rutgers University. Soon after college, we moved to the Asheville area and fell in love with Western North Carolina. We currently live close to the cottage in Black Mountain with our daughter. We have a large garden, bee hives, chickens, and make maple syrup every year from the sugar maples around town.

Amanda & Mike Riley purchased this house in 2014

Why Amanda & Mike Riley chose Black Mountain

We were friends with the previous owners, and when they moved to the eastern part of the state and put the house up for sale, it was a natural decision for us to buy it and allow others to experience the area.

What makes this house unique

We love that Black Mountain has so much to offer everyone, from the Saturday tailgate market to Thursday night Park Rhythms at Lake Tomahawk. The house's location is not loud or congested, but close enough to walk or bike to town.

Amenities

Black Mountain House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1030 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Our house is in a quiet family neighborhood, so it is not suitable for parties, events, or multiple visitors.
  • If you intend to have visitors during your stay, please discuss this with us prior to booking. Additional overnight guests are not allowed.
  • We expect our guests to treat our house and our neighbors like they would their own. Thanks!
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • Tub/shower with combination fixed and handheld shower head. Extra toiletries are provided in case you forget something.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , This room has a new queen bed with comfortable new mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , This room has a new queen bed with comfortable new mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , The futon has a new mattress and memory foam topper.
  • All three rooms have new mattresses for your comfort, and come with soft linens, fluffy pillows, and warm comforters. Each room has windows to let in natural light. Each bedroom has a closet for hanging clothing, with closet lighting in bedrooms 1 and 3. Bedrooms 1 & 2 also have dressers for your folded items.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • 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
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

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Cozy Home In Quiet Neighborhood - Halfway Between Black Mountain And Montreat!
average rating of 4.9784946 based on 93 reviews
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A perfect Black Mountain getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We booked last minute for a whole family staycation from nearby Asheville, and Amanda and Mike's cottage was SO much more than we even hoped. It's perfectly decorated, perfectly kept inside and out, and perfectly situated in a quiet residential neighborhood close to everything. Two minutes to nearly anywhere in town, two minutes to Montreat College and all the surrounding hiking trails and campgrounds, and bikes to get you there. The kitchen is well stocked. There's a grill, seating areas, even a fire pit in the beautiful and spacious backyard. We will be back as soon as we can. Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This place covers all the bases! Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • 5 of 5

When we pulled up to the house we felt we had picked the right place. When we walked in the door, we knew if for sure. The home has everything you need to have a quiet relaxing stay in the mountains. Ultra cozy with all the amenities you could ask for. Comfy beds, great kitchen and living room. We really enjoyed just kicking back on the front porch and relaxing. Great backyard with fire pit and grill if you choose to cook-out. A set of shelves stocked with puzzles, board and card games. A short drive and you're right in the middle of Black Mountain's wide variety of shops and eating establishments. If you are in need of a good unwinding, this is the place to do it. Thank you Amanda and Mike! We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in Black Mountain! Amanda and Mike were wonderful hosts and love the location and the bikes!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great home, quiet and convenient location

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay! Home is very clean, spacious and convenient to Black Mtn and great hiking trails in Montreat.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and got to explore some of the trails in Montreat. We feel really lucky to have such a good trail system right up the road!
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5

Beautiful, clean house

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house for a weeekend getaway! The house was very clean and very well maintained. The people were wonderful to work with and went above and beyond.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review, Ashleigh~ We'd be happy to have you back, anytime!
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GREAT home close to everyting. VERY clean and well kept

  • 5 of 5

I Have been renting through home away for quite a while now but I can truly say that the Rileys Worth the most accommodating and friendly of anyone I have ever rented from. I was surprised when we arrived to find a card in a sealed envelope welcoming us by name. That was such a nice touch and the communication between us was fantastic. This is a beautiful older home very clean and in the center of everything it is highly recommended And we will be sure to return our selves real soon.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your very kind words, Keith! We really do try to make our guests feel welcome and at home, so we appreciate your feedback. Having the place clean and comfortable and well-stocked is very important to us, as we want it to be the sort of place that we ourselves would want to stay when we are away from home. Hope to have you back!
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50

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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