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River View Cottage Near Wcu, River Rafting, Walking/Hiking Trails, Adventure

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River ViewCottage, newly remodeled with multiple decks for entertaining!


Last updated: 04/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Cottage With River View Located Adjacent To Western Carolina U

This 2 bedroom/1 bath adorable cottage is centrally located in the Smoky Mountains and offers the vacationer a multitude of choices. Whether you just want to get away from it all and listen to the relaxing sound of the river or you are up for an adventure, this cottage has it all within reach! Minutes from Western Carolina University, restaurants and downtown shopping, yet quiet and remote. Large, wrap around decks provide the perfect view of the river. There are paved walking trails within a half mile and river access for your own kayak or canoe within 3 miles. Feel like a rafting trip or horseback riding? Outfitters and riding facilities are only 15 minutes away. Zip lines, snow skiing The Blue Ridge Parkway are all within 20 miles. Looking for some culture? Historical Dillsboro and the Smoky Mountain Railroad and historical Sylva are just minutes away. Cherokee Indian Reservation is nearby offering historical and cultural events and casino action and Asheville with The Biltmore Estate is only an hour away. There are multiple regional art theaters in the area and musical venues! Multiple parks for picnicing and hiking surround you. Several Rivers in the area offer fishing (The Tuckasegee has multiple access points, but why not fish from your own yard? The Nantahala, The Tennessee, The French Broad all have fishing). Close to Highlands, Cashiers, Franklin, Waynesville, Maggie Valley, Asheville, Murphy. !Numerous National Forests to explore, multiple waterfalls! Antique shopping or art galleries. Take your pick. The location offers the best of the Smokey Mountains!
The cottage has been completely renovated and has an up-to-date kitchen stocked with cookware and bakeware, dishes and utensils. You will find a microwave, coffee maker and crockpot allowing you to prepare meals as if it were your home. Of course, the grocery store is less than 5 miles away and there are numerous restaurants in the area to choose from as well. The large bathroom offers a walk-in shower and is stocked with towels and lotion/soap. Just bring your blow dryer and toothbrush. The two bedrooms feature a queen size bed and two twins with new mattresses and all the linens are provided. There is also a laundromat/cleaners nearby that offers complete services! There are hardwood floors throughout with ceramic tiled bath. The livingroom features a futon that doubles as an extra bed. The dining table offers seating for four. A flat screen TV features Roku and Netflix. Wireless internet is provided. Unplug, get away from it all and enjoy!

The large decks around the home are the perfect place to unwind. A gas grill and cooking utensils are supplied. A table and chairs for outside dining are also on the premises. A brand new back patio just installed complete with Amish swing and bamboo table and chairs, gas fire pit!

The owner lives on the property and is happy to assist you with any questions or needs.

The cottage is locally owned operated by a North Carolina native who lives on the property. When you email or call, you will be speaking directly with the owner. Maps, brochures and suggestions for dining and sightseeing are also included. We live locally and offer personalized service and meet with all our guests upon arrival for check-in. You are our guest during your stay and we strive to make your stay as comfortable as we can. Please email for additional photos and detailed information.
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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Towels, soap, lotion provided...moreless

  • Large size, Full bath with walk-in shower

Other Amenities

  • Get away from it all feeling, right on the river yet only 1/2 mile from Western Carolina University and restaurants! Town with shopping, grocery, medical services, attractions less than 5 miles! Great location in the Smokeys! Centrally located between Asheville and Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge! Perfect location for a great vacation!! Close to Cherokee and Harrah's Casino, The Biltmore Estate, Wineries, Breweries, Recreational Railroad and white water rafting, fishing, The Blue Ridge Parkway, many quaint, historical towns within minutes of the cottage! Come relax and enjoy the beauty of the mountains!...moreless


  • Stereo:

    Music channels on Roku TV and clock radio...moreless

  • Television:

    Wifi TV through Roku with Netflix!...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Western Carolina University and Town of Cullowhee within walking distance....moreless

  • Water View:

    View of The Tuckasegee River with river access on property (Access River via bottom of driveway) Cottage sits up on the hillside with a view of the river. ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Property has 100 feet of river access along The Tuckasegee River...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Hardwood floors, ceiling fan. House newly painted inside and out! Flat screen TV with Roku and Netflix. Large stone fireplace...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking at front door...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels and kitchen towels provided. Bring personal towels for outdoor activities....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New washer & Dryer in separate laundry room...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    electric range, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, pots and pans, plates, glasses and utensils, crock pot...moreless

  • Microwave


  • Deck / Patio:

    Table with seating for four for outdoor dining!...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    launch your kayak or canoe and enjoy the river...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Shady back yard! and river access at bottom of driveway. Back yard patio with Amish swing and gas fire pit. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:


House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.5
from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$800 $1,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • cleaning fee $75
  • Property Damage Protection $59


Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed. If you purchase the property damage protection policy for $59.00 no additional deposit required. However, if you choose to pay a refundable cash security deposit the minimum is $1500.00 and will be refunded shortly after check out if all conditions are met and the property is left in good condition. No Pets allowed. No Smoking inside the home. Check in time is 2pm and check out time is 11am. Cleaning services available for additional charge. Inquire with owner. Additional guests(over 2) will need to pay a fee of $10 per guest/per day.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville Regional
30 Miles
Nearest Train
Great Smokey Mountain RR
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 107
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Tucks Bar & Grill, Sazon (Mexican), WCU campus
25 Miles
Nearest Ski

Car: Necessary

Skiing and snowboarding during season within 20 miles, casinos within 20 miles, multiple lakes with boat rentals within 12-20 miles. Bear Lake, Fontana Lake, Lake Glenville! Fishing (guided tours available), white water rafting (The Nantahalla, The Tuckasegee), float trips, horseback riding, numerous hiking trails and driving vistas to explore, shopping, dining and more! Perfect location for the family vacation!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Owner lives on the property and likes to welcome guests personally.

Why the Owner Chose Cullowhee, NC, USA:
Central location in the Blue Ridge Mountains with River frontage and access. Cute property! Rustic, mountain/river qualities

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The views from the multi-level deck of the river are stunning. The home is centrally located among numerous activities, close to town, yet very private! WCU within walking distance!

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

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  •  River ViewCottage, newly remodeled with multiple decks for entertaining!

    River ViewCottage, newly remodeled with multiple decks for entertaining!

  • River right on the property!

    River right on the property!

  • Deck dining

    Deck dining

  • Queen bed

    Queen bed

  • Rustic livingroom with stone fireplace (gas logs)

    Rustic livingroom with stone fireplace (gas logs)

  • living area with futon that makes into double bed, ceiling fan

    living area with futon that makes into double bed, ceiling fan

  • stone fireplace with gas logs for cozy nights, rustic cabin on the river!

    stone fireplace with gas logs for cozy nights, rustic cabin on the river!

  • View of The Tuckasegee River from Cottage. Why not relax and cast a line?

    View of The Tuckasegee River from Cottage. Why not relax and cast a line?

  • Gas grill for lovely evenings on the deck

    Gas grill for lovely evenings on the deck

  • Relax in the porch swing

    Relax in the porch swing

  • living and dining area

    living and dining area

  • 2nd Bedroom with two twin beds

    2nd Bedroom with two twin beds

  • Bath with walk-in shower, towels, soap, lotion provided

    Bath with walk-in shower, towels, soap, lotion provided

  • kitchen with microwave, coffee maker, dishes, pots, pans and utensils

    kitchen with microwave, coffee maker, dishes, pots, pans and utensils

VRBO #624673

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 13, 2017

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