About the property
- Cottage1000 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights
A wonderful place, whether enjoying Lake Coma or visiting all Asheville offers
Our luxury cabin sleep up to 6 people.
Our cabin is fully furnished with 2 bedrooms (2nd bedroom as Loft), 2 bathrooms, living room with stone fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities,, wireless Internet access & cable TV. Their is a sofa bed in the living area. The property has numerous hiking trails and is next to the French Broad River for fishing, boating and kayaking. The large gazebo area is ideal for formal or informal gathering such as wedding receptions, office parties and family reunions. Our beautifully appointed cabins overlook a Lake Coma where nature is at your door step, surrounding by the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains. Our location is only 20minutes from the cultural, exciting city of Asheville.
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- within one day
- english, Japanese
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 15, 2018
About Rumi Komatsu
Rumi Komastu with her husband and four children moved from St Maarten, Caribbean to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. Asheville has been their home for four years.
Rumi Komatsu purchased this Cottage in 2013
Why Rumi Komatsu chose Arden
We fell in love with this property the moment we saw the lake. A truly magical property in a beautiful setting and exceptional location. Comprising of 18 acres with its own private lake, the cottage is warm, cozy and comfortable, above and beyond expectations. On arriving you feel the nature and its beautiful setting in the heart of Blue Ridge Mountains. You are under 10 minutes from Asheville's attractions, activities & shopping. In 4 minutes you can be at the stores, cinema, restaurant. The property is excellently located for those vacationers who wish to be near Asheville's main tourist attractions and amenities. The property is tucked into a forest overlooking beautiful Lake Coma with the Blue Ridge Mountains.
What makes this Cottage unique
We love the lake, teaming with wide life and in the migrator paths sees a host of visiting wildlife. Our children love to swimming and boat and walking around the lake is so peaceful and serene.
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We had a great time!
We had a great time. The house is nicely maintained and had everything we needed. Having a lake right on property allowed my boys (7 and 9) to fish (bring your own gear) and enjoy the lake (they have a canoe and paddle boat), which allowed for downtime. When we wanted an adventure we were an easy drive to both Asheville and hikes like the DuPont Forest, Blue Ridge Parkway, Slidding Rock etc. Rumi and Brett are great. They were easy to communicate with before arrival and very helpful while we were there. Others have noted in their reviews that you do hear airplanes. It did not bother us, but if you want only the sounds of nature you should be prepared for this.
Beautiful home, excellent location!
Rumi is an excellent hostess and Pumpkin Verdi is full of charm and beauty! We enjoyed every moment of our stay and look forward to staying at this property again!
Nice cottage. Friendly owners. Not at all serene due to planes overhead and nearby highway
Pumkin Verdi is a quaint cottage on a wooded property at a convenient distance from Asheville. While we enjoyed the house and property, we were extremely disappointed at how noisy it was, and surprised no other guests seemed bothered by this. The house is on the landing flight path of nearby Asheville Regional Airport, so there are large jets flying directly overhead from 6:45 am to 10 pm daily. There is a major highway about 1 mile away, so you can hear traffic at all hours. And the nearby power plant shift horn goes off at least 4 times daily. So if you are looking for "quiet outdoors" you may be disappointed. "Sleeps 6" is accurate, but whoever sleeps on the sofa couch needs to be comfortable with no privacy and no bathroom of their own. Luckily our 10 year old son was fine with that. Rumi and Brett were extremely helpful and friendly, and the kitchen is well furnished. Overall, not bad, but not fabulous either.
Thank you for your honest review. It is true what you say that “no other guest seemed bothered by this” Our location which is a mile north of Asheville’s local airport and two miles from the city limits has been by all of our other guest not to be an issue. We have two properties on Lake Coma, the Lodge (VRBO 860028) and the Cottage, combining 25 reviews of 5 stars. It is also important to mention that when you are outside on the eastern side of 16 acre property does one really notice how central to Asheville we are.
It is unfortunate and we apologize that you only experienced an average 3 star stay. Thank you for letting us know that you enjoyed the house and the property and that we were helpful and friendly.
Awesome Memorable Vacation
I had the most relaxing vacation in Asheville. The Blue Ridge Mountains are just a breath taking scenic view... What a relaxing time my husband and I spend with friends on the lake.
The Cottage where we stayed was self-contained, cute and just met my needs. Tastefully decorated and very cozy. I had everything I needed. I felt I was far away from everything yet 2miles away from all amenities.
We had an amazing BBQ with our friends and over all enjoyed this beautiful area. The owners were close by and accommodative to our needs.
Best Secluded but not too secluded get away location
We had a great time. This was the perfect get away spot for us. At first we were concerned about the airplanes flying over (close to airport) but they were not a problem really. This is a beautiful cottage that feels like home. Wish we had more time to have enjoyed the property and took in some fishing. We will definetly try to stay here again. Brett and Rumi were very hands on and wanted to make sure our stay was perfect.
This is our second trip to Lake Coma, the last we stayed in the Lodge and as we were only 4 we rented the Cottage.
The Cottage obviously smaller than the Lodge but it was perfect for the 4 of us. Very cozy and beautifully furnished.
A great time of year to be in Asheville, weather was fantastic and we again took to the trails of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Dupont State Park and Pisgh Forest.
We all had a great time and loved the lake and the fishing too.
Great memories and a great time, thanks again.
We are extremely well located and are very close to the major road systems that connect Asheville and the surrounding areas. Whether travelling by plane, we are 4 miles from the regional airport. Only 3 miles from Interstate 26 and that is 5 miles from Interstate 40. Other popular routes are the Blue Ridge Parkway, 10 minutes from the entrance and 5 minutes from Hendersonville Road which is a major commerical road(restaurants and shops gallore) that takes you into Biltmore Village, Biltmore House & Estate and Asheville City Center. In under 10 minutes you can be at the Arboretum, Bent Creek recreational area (biking, hiking, swimming), the spectacular Blue Ridge Parkway and Asheville lastest attraction the Sierra Nevada Brewery. In under 5 minutes a host of activities and conveniences such as Biltmore Park offering a variety of quality stores, cinema, YMCA, coffee shops and great restaurants or tubing on the French Broad River and for those all important immediate needs supermarkets and outlet stores. Everything right at your finger tips. Moving around Asheville and visiting some of the great attractions is easy and convenient. We are only 12 minutes away from Asheville's largest tourist attraction, Biltmore House and Estate and the quaint village of Biltmore. Accessing by car the major cites such as Charlotte, Atlanta, Knoxville, Charleston, Raleigh/Durham by interstate is easy and hassle free.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
We have a three nights minimum year round. There is a four night minimum during Thanksgiving and Christmas and it must include the holiday. Check-in hours are 4:00PM - 6:00pm--- Please let the office know if you need to make special arrangements to check-in outside of these hours. Check-out is 11:00am. We accept US checks (please provide valid ID), and Cash payment.