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Cold Moose Cabin- Convenient To Asheville Area Attractions. Mountain Views.

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths. Wrap-Around Deck. 20 Minutes To Downtown Asheville.

Our home provides a comfortable home base for experiencing Asheville and western North Carolina. You have easy access to both downtown Asheville and the wide range of outdoor activities nearby. It’s a short drive to great places for hiking, trout fishing, wildlife viewing, mountain biking, white water rafting, and rock climbing.

Located south of Asheville in a quiet rural neighborhood with easy access to local and regional attractions:

• 20 minutes to downtown Asheville- amazing restaurants; craft breweries; unique music venues; and art and craft galleries and studios

• 20 minutes to world famous Biltmore Estate- exquisite 250-room French chateau built in 1895 by George Vanderbilt

• 15 minutes from Asheville Regional Airport and one hour from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

• 20 minutes to North Carolina Arboretum- 65 acres of cultivated gardens and hiking trails

• 10 minutes to Fletcher Community Park- paved hiking/biking trails, disc golf, playground, and dog park

• 10 minutes to Blue Ridge Parkway- scenic vistas with trailheads and picnic areas

Tri-level home has three bedrooms and four full baths- accommodates six to ten guests:

• Two upstairs bedrooms each have a private bathroom and deck. Master has a king size bed and second bedroom has a queen size bed.

• Downstairs bedroom has a private bathroom, two twin size beds; and sleeper chair that converts to a twin size bed.

• Large dining room on ground floor can be closed off to create a fourth bedroom with day bed and private bathroom

• Downstairs den/library has a deck and queen size sleeper sofa

• Futons and twin size folding bed are also provided

Perfect place for a get-away with family and friends with plenty of space for both privacy and time together:

• Open floor plan ideal for spending time with your friends and family

• West facing treetop decks for viewing amazing tangerine sunsets

• Wi-Fi internet connection

• Large living room with outstanding mountain views and wood fireplace

• Fully equipped kitchen and stocked pantry

• Three dining areas- dining area off kitchen opens out to dining table on deck; and separate large formal dining room

• Downstairs den/library great for reading, evening games, and movie viewing

• Spacious master bath with heated floor tiles

• Pet friendly with quiet neighborhood streets for exercising your pet

• Level driveway and overflow parking area

• Gas barbecue grill

• Washer and dryer and fully stocked laundry room

• Keypad entry for added convenience

• Cable TV, DVD player, and Google Chromecast (streaming service)

When you stay in our home, you will have it all—plenty of room and short drives to a diverse array of culinary, cultural, and natural activities that are sure to bring you back time and time again. We loved living here and now look forward to sharing our exceptional home with you.

More Details

Marisue Hilliard
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Marisue Hilliard

We moved to Asheville in 2005 from Denver, Colorado. We wanted to live out in the country and found our house in a small rural neighborhood south of Asheville. We loved the open floor plan and views of Mt. Pisgah on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Over the years we hosted many parties and overnight guests and received so many positive comments about the house that we decided to try the vacation rental option in 2015. We love Asheville and wanted to continue to use our home so this seemed like the perfect arrangement.

We have worked in the field of natural resources throughout our careers. I enjoyed a 32-year career with the US Forest Service that took me throughout the southeast and Colorado. In 2011 I retired from the National Forests in North Carolina. Bill continues his forestry career mapping forest resources across the US. When we’re not enjoying the Asheville scene, we live on our farm in Georgia. In the foyer is a charcoal sketch done by our daughter of our farm house that Bill built. We have three children and five grandchildren.

Needless to say, Asheville and western North Carolina have been a mecca for us with our lifelong interest in the outdoors. We know some of the best places in the area for outdoor recreation. For instance, we know where you can view up close wild elk in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We can direct you to some of the most outstanding waterfalls in the southeast and we know where you can go whitewater rafting and kayaking. Our favorite spot is Max Patch near the North Carolina/Tennessee border where you can hike a short section of the Appalachian Trail and picnic in an open meadow with panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

We know you’ll love your visit to Asheville. Your biggest challenge will be deciding what to see and do during your visit. There is such a variety of options! You will want to return time and again to see it all!

-Marisue and Bill

Marisue Hilliard purchased this house in 2005


Fletcher House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Heather Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private bath adjoins Heather Bedroom.
    Master Bath - toilet , shower , Heated floor tiles. Private bath adjoins Master Bedroom.
    Cedar Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Serves downstairs den and Cedar Bedroom.
    Ground Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Serves ground floor living room and dining room/day bed
  • Four full baths.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Located upstairs. Private balcony with bistro set.
    Cedar Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Located downstairs. Adjoins den with queen sleeper sofa
    Heather Bedroom - 1 queen , Located upstairs. Private balcony with bistro set.
  • All three bedrooms have a private bath.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • whitewater rafting


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Wonderful week at Cold Moose

  • 5 of 5

The home was beautiful, very comfortable, and our every need had been anticipated and provided for. The cabinets were filled with a generous quantity of nice dishes, cookware, paper goods and even some staples and spices. The appliances are modern and in good working condition. Entertainment is easily found in the media room, large collection of books, movies, board games and puzzles. We were there one week and could have enjoyed staying longer. We hope to make this an annual event.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home with beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I stayed here for a girls weekend/bachelorette celebration, and we had a wonderful stay. We found the house was even better than the pictures. Amazingly spacious but cozy, and so well kept and clean when we arrived. Marisue was very helpful and communicative after booking, and we happened to run into her and her husband as we left and they were coming in to get the house ready for the next guests. They were so nice, even helping us take a few group photos outside, and we enjoyed getting to chat with them for a few minutes. I highly recommend this property!!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and great stay

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 4 couples staying for the weekend to spend some time in Asheville, NC. The home was very clean and inviting and we really appreciated the pantry items. We had such a great time and this property was amazing.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay! Convenient to breweries, the Biltmore, and shopping. The views are great! Loved having enough space for all 9 people so we didn't feel like we were smothering each other. Would definitely go back and recommend to others to stay!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbia, SC

So much space, fully stocked, great location!

  • 5 of 5

Six women - all had beds to sleep in. Even the bed in the dining room was great - just close the doors and it's a bedroom.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlotte, NC


  • 5 of 5

The girlfriend's family and I took a trip this past weekend to Asheville to visit some of the many craft breweries that Asheville has to offer and to visit the Biltmore House. We rent the Cold Moose Cabin to give ourselves some space and allow us to have our pets. It was fantastic. Marisue had the place ready for us the moment we got there and the hospitality was amazing. The place was clean, stocked with small essentials, and everything we needed to make our stay wonderful. There was plenty of room for us to put the dog kennels out of the way and still enjoy the ample space that this house provided. She had games readily available for us to play when we got back from being out on the town and everything we needed to cook. We were there for me to ask my "now" fiancé to marry me, but the Cold Moose Cabin will always be a part of this special event. Thank you Marisue for a wonderful place and I hope that many readers have the ability to use this place as another home away from home, because it truly is.

Jeremie E.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Car: necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

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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