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Robena's Place; Southern Charm And Rustic Elegance 7 Miles To Downtown Asheville

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

3 Br; 2 Bath With Mountain Views. Just A Hop, Skip And A Jump To Anywhere..

Cozy farm style home. Snuggle under homemade quilts and cotton sheets in our master bedroom with queen bed. 2nd bedroom full bed; 3rd bedroom twin bed. Roll away bed if needed. Enjoy spacious kitchen and dining area around our large farm table. Pamper yourself in the master bathroom with homemade soap and soak in our claw foot tub for a while or enjoy the large shower. Bathroom 2 has standard tub and shower combo.Rock or swing your time away on our covered front porch or we have the Gas grill around back under covered porch, again with rockers.

Sara Swann
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2017

About Sara Swann

Hello; My name is Sara Swann your hostess at our country cottage in Asheville, N.C. My passion is my home place which I named after my mother, Robena. She was an inspiration to me and my two sisters who fostered 50+ children over the years in this home. We slept under quilts she had made waking to the smell of homemade biscuits and gravy. My dad always grew a garden and was a minister who loved his family very much. I have many good memories growing up in this home. It only feels right to share this wholesome home with others.

Why Sara Swann chose Smoky Mountains

This is my home place where I grew up.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

Robena's Place; Southern Charm And Rustic Elegance 7 Miles To Downtown Asheville
average rating of 4.763158 based on 38 reviews
Atlanta, GA

Beautiful, charming cottage just outside Asheville

  • 4 of 5

My friends and I absolutely loved staying at Robena's Place. With three bedrooms and two baths, it was the perfect size for our Christmas getaway. We loved having the full kitchen for cooking, and spent a lot of time out on the front porch, just enjoying the views (which are gorgeous). The cottage was very clean and well stocked- so many fluffy towels! My one complaint is that Sara can be hard to get in contact with. Leading up to our stay, I heard very little from her, and did not get the typical instructions that I'm used to receiving with a rental (no idea what to do with towels, sheets, etc upon checkout). We had a breaker trip in the kitchen, and could not get in touch with her for help. The breaker panel is located within a locked closet, so we had to work around half of the outlets in the kitchen not working. This was a challenge while cooking a large meal. I worry about what would have happened if we had a real emergency since we never did hear from her regarding the issue.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home Away From Home!!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived at Robena's place we knew we were going to have a wonderful vacation. The cottage is beautiful and cozy; you can truly feel the love that went into making this home. Sara and Danny were available whenever we had questions or concerns leading up to our arrival. This was our first family vacation with our 5 month old daughter and we could not have picked a better place to spend it. Coincidentally, we also spent our 4 year wedding anniversary while on this trip. We are hoping that we can come back soon and spend it at Robena's place again! Thanks again Sara and Danny for making this trip unforgettable!

Alejandra, Andreas and Baby Carolina

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Cute, Cozy, Close to Everything

  • 5 of 5

We had a very nice stay at Robena's Place. It had all the amenities and was roomy and comfortable for four people. We were also very close to everything we wanted to do in Asheville. Would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place for a mountain getaway

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I had a great time staying at Robena's Place. The overall vibe was welcoming as soon as we walked in the door, from the decor to the porch cat who greeted us every time we came back to the house. The location was perfect, as it was a short drive into downtown Asheville, but still felt secluded with a great mountain view. It was also close to great hiking spots, and we were able to take a day trip to Max Patch. It was also fun to visit the animals in the animal sanctuary across the street. I'm already looking forward to the next trip!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A lovely place to stay, made our visit to Asheville all that more special

  • 5 of 5

Very quaint, clean and comfortable. There was nothing we wanted for and would recomemd to anyone that tgey stay there. Should we ever retirn to Asheville, we would not stay anywhere else. Very special, Kate & Michael.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Beautiful home and very cozy!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was very comfortable and we had everything we needed while there and more. The beds were cozy and comfy! The property is so pretty and a perfect distance from downtown. We hope to return some day.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Mack Kells
Nearest Golf
1.7 Miles
Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Miles
East Village Grill
Nearest Ski
34 Miles
Cataloochee Ski Area

Animal haven of asheville, located across the street from our driveway, are a dedicated group of people with the goal of providing

protection and refuge to homeless and abused animals.

We are 1 mile from the parkway.

The cove, located 1 mile away, is a retreat designed to encourage, refresh and empower believers who want to grow and deepen their faith


Rates & Availability

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

House cleaning $95 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.0%

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Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Asheville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • master - toilet , tub , shower , claw foot tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master with claw foot tub and separate shower; second bath standard tub and shower combo.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
  • Rollaway bed on site plus feather down sofa to sleep on
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

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