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Wonderful Lodge Over Looking Beautiful Lake On 18 Pristine Acres In Asheville

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 4,000 sq ft
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

A Magical Place With Beauty, Charm With Asheville Attactrations On Your Doorstep


We started on VRBO with our 2 bedroom cottage (VRBO 668930) 8 Five star reviews, the reviews give you a good idea of the property and location The cottage is situated behind the lake and we are now offering our home, known at the Lodge for vacation rentals.


You will really enjoy your location as the Lodge is located very close to all Asheville has to offer.

Minutes from:

Biltmore Park (restaurants, cinema, shops, YMCA) 4 minutes

Ingles Supermarket and Gas Station 3 miles/4 minutes

Blue Ridge Parkway and the Arboretum 5 miles/9 minutes

French Broad River 1 mile/2 minutes

Biltmore House and Estate 9 miles /15 minutes

Asheville Down Town 9 miles/18 minutes

Sierra Nevada Brewery 5 miles/9 minutes

Asheville Regional Airport 5 miles/9 minutes

Interstate 26 2 miles/3 minutes, I40 8 miles/ 9 minutes

The Lodge at Lake Coma offers 5 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms and accommodates 12 to 15 people very comfortably with the option to rent the guest 2 bedroom cottage across the lake sleeping an additional 6 people (See VRBO 668930). 18 beautiful pristine acres teeming in wild life surrounding Lake Coma offers your own private paradise. Chickens, ducks, goats roaming with boating, swimming and fishing on the lake.

The home was designed to take in the full aspect of the very beautiful lake, all rooms except for the 4th bedroom have lake views. The Lodge has a lot of sunlight due to the many windows and also very airy, has a lovely feeling, once you enter you get a very warm and lively feeling to the home.

The Lodge is very open plan with large living room/dinning area.

Master bedroom/ bath on the upper floor overlooking the lake with two decks and a screened in porch for dinning.

The lower floor comprised of 4 more bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The second bedoom has a bathroom ensuite with the remaining 3 bedrooms sharing the 3rd bathroom. All rooms are cozy well appointed and 3rd bedroom has 2 queens and a pull out sofa, this makes a great room for kids sleeping 6. The 5th bedroom is small and has two single beds but is very, very cozy and our youngest loves this room, still works for adults too.

Activities, amenities and points of interest at Lake Coma

Walking, running, biking

We have many beautiful trails around the lake and throughout our 18 acres, perfect for a leisurely walk or a serious mountain bike work out. The Forgotten Trail is an over grown trail tunnel that we discovered by accident some years ago, fun at night in the dark.

Fishing, swimming, boating

Our 3.2 acre lake was originally built for a fishing lodge and is well stocked with some really large fish, you are welcome to fish your heart out and we have a paddle boat and canoe at your disposal too.

Two docks offer a lovely place to relax on the water and also offers easy access for swimmers.

Hot Tub, Fire Pit, Covered Bridge

We have a 4 person Caldera Hot Tub located next to the home and on the lower floor over looking the lake. The Hot Tub is especially wonderful when the temperature drops in the mountains.

Asheville has a wonderful 4 season climate and enjoys many beautiful clear days and starry nights. The Hot Tub has been a favorite by family and friends when the kids swim in the cool lake and then jump in the hot tub.

Fire Pit

We have a large fire pit which has fire wood.

Our cottage guest have enjoyed numerous nights by the fire pit and it is also right on the lake.

A fun evening activity for the family, don't forget the marshmellows, if you do we have some.

Covered Bridge

We have covered bridge with a picnic table over looking the lake, a great spot to just relax or have a picnic.

Chicken Coup

We have 2 chickens and 16 chicklets. We get a few eggs from the 2 chickens and hope for more from the chicklets. You are welcome to the fresh eggs!

More Details

Rumi Komatsu
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, Japanese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 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 lodge in 2012

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 Lodge is very warm and comfortable, with the Lake as a beautiful backdrop. 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 lodge unique

The property is exceptional because it is so close to everything but with the feel you are in the middle of the Blue Ridge Mountains in a very serene and pristine setting on 18 acres and the lake.

Activities, amenities and points of interest at Lake Coma

Walking, running, biking

You can spend endless hours enjoy Lake Coma at its wonderful 18 acres. There are trails for walking, running or biking. A Forgotten Trail is a completely overgrown trail tunnel that we accidently discover a few years ago.

Fishing, swimming, boating

The 3.2 acre was original built for a fishing lodge and has some extremely large fish. You are welcome to fish and there is a paddle boat and canoe at your disposal for enjoyment on the lake. two docks provide a lovely place to share a moment and easy swimming access into the lake.

Relaxing and entertaining

Hot Tub, Fire Pit and Covered Bridge

Our 4 person Caldera Hot Tub is wonderful especially then the temperature drops in the mountains, Asheville enjoys many beautiful days and lovely clear starry nights. For the children swimming in the lake (it can be cool) and then jumping in the hot tub is a absolute favorite.

The large fire pit across the lake is extremely popular and is stocked with logs. A great family activity at the end of the day.

The Covered Bridge has a picnic table and is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy any time of the day.

Chicken Coup

We have 2 chickens and 16 chicklets, you are most welcome to help yourselves to the fresh eggs!


Arden Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • 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
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Wonderful Lodge Over Looking Beautiful Lake On 18 Pristine Acres In Asheville
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 38 reviews

An excellent place for a vacation

  • 5 of 5

We (13 souls ranging in age from 77 to 6) greatly enjoyed our stay in Rumi's place. Plenty of room, all we needed in the kitchen and a beautiful location. We all especially enjoyed the lake. We stayed for a week and there were no complaints from the kids that they were bored. They were continuously busy playing in the lake or exploring. A great place for a family vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased to hear that all your family enjoyed our home and our beautiful property!! So lovely to see all you guys are always out on the Lake!! Enjoy your rest of summer!!
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Family Reunion

  • 3 of 5

We were excited about being on a lake but disappointed to find out it wasn’t really good for swimming. There are five bedrooms, but one is not air conditioned, and three have window units. On the positive, it is close to the airport and also on the flight path. It is close to Asheville and restaurants and shopping. Rumi and Brett were friendly and kind. Our family enjoyed time together and that was the most important thing. In the fall I imagine this is a fantastic spot.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location, great amenities, family friendly!

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated our parent's 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Lake Coma Lodge, June 2018. Our group met up here from several different states. Rumi and Brett were very helpful and provided all needed information and assistance. The location is great: very close to stores, restaurants, and major roads, but off the main path enough that when at the lodge you feel like you are away from these things. Many things to do while at the lodge that kept the kids (and adults!) entertained.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect place for family and relaxation

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here with our two little kids and a revolving set of parents and in laws. The house was absolutely perfect and the hosts were very attentive. The space is great - it feels like you're out in nature, and it's a 5 minute drive to restaurants, shopping, groceries, etc. Kitchen has everything you could need to cook with and everything was clean, and the outdoor space is great - canoe, paddleboat, animals (my kids loved getting to go look at the chickens).

I would highly recommend this place - we plan to come back when our kids are older and can take advantage of more of the outdoors activities available in Asheville.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house for our family vacay

  • 5 of 5

We had a terrific family reunion last July at Arden lodge. The house and location were perfect. And the animals were an added bonus. Spent one night on the screen porch watching the lightening Fun

  • Submitted: May 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great place, great location, great host

  • 5 of 5

Large enough yard and house you can get some quiet time., even with larger or extended family. Dinner; you can fit the extended family on the Dining Table and adjacent Kitchen counter area so all eat together. Owner is very nice, is there if you need them or anything, but not overbearing that you see them all day, every day.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Ashville Regional Airport 9 minutes away from home
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Hickory Tavern, Biltmore Park, 4 minutes away
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
High Vista
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 26 is 3 minutes away
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
131 Main Street, Biltmore Park, 4 minutes away
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Magie Valley
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Laundry & Cleaning Fees $250

We have a 4 night minimum stay required, long stay required over certain holidays.
Rental rates vary with seasons and holidays. Check in hours 4.00pm to 6:00pm unless prior arrangements made for another check in time. Check out time 11.00am. Payment Options, Pay through VRBO, personal check, wire transfers.
Additional accommodations available as property has a separate two bedroom cottage that sleeps 6 persons.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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