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Peaceful, sun room, gas fireplace, pet friendly, gardens, close to Asheville

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms with queen beds, 1 stunning bath, acre pet approved fenced yard

The Hydrangea House is a unique and beautiful space full of artistic charm. The home is situated close to restaurants, grocery, shopping, and outdoor activities such as hiking, rafting, tubing, mountain biking, skiing and zip lining. It's an easy 15 minute drive to downtown Asheville. You’ll love the home for it's unique ambiance, mosaic tile work, private outdoor space, comfort, spaciousness and coziness that's just off the beaten path. It's unusual to find a home so private yet so convenient to Asheville.

I lived on this property in the Hydrangea House for 12 years and vacation rented the Wisteria Cottage, another vacation rental on the property (see listing #31846). I loved living here and am happy to be able to now offer the Hydrangea House as a vacation rental.

The House is truly unique. Stone fireplace newly outfitted with easy to use gas logs, a bright open sun room and warm and inviting kitchen/living room area. The bedrooms are cozy with super comfortable bedding and brand new memory foam beds, and views of the surrounding trees and mountains. Enjoy warming your toes by the outdoor fire pit on the stone patio surrounded by blooming Hydrangea (in season!).

Guests of the Hydrangea House enjoy one level living on the first floor. The lower level is used as a storage area and includes the laundry room. Guests have the full use of the patio and private 3/4 acre fenced yard out the sun room door for pet safety and your convenience. Great WiFi will keep you connected, if you so choose. Please be aware that small dogs could get out in places and the limit is 2 well-mannered dogs.

Your pups are welcome to join you on vacation! There are a few easy to follow rules regarding dogs such as picking up after your pet and using sheets (provided) to cover bedding should your dog(s) sleep with you in the bed. Dogs are not allowed to be left out in the fenced yard while you are away from the property. Crating is not mandatory but is always welcome. It is the expectation that guests will only bring dogs that are good with travel and new places, and do not suffer from extreme separation anxiety if you will be away for any length of time. Guests will be responsible for damage to the home from pets.

I do not live on the property but am around many times during the week for yard maintenance, cleaning the next door Cottage, and to check in with guests. You'll have your privacy but I am only a short distance away on the East side of Asheville, and available by phone/text should you have any questions.

Weaverville is a small community just North of Asheville. We have a beautiful town center with delicious restaurants, art stores and a couple of parks. Please visit Weaverville's website for information on the town: The House is in a quiet, lovely location, at the end of a long driveway that takes you well off the main road.

It's super easy to get to anywhere you want to go in the area as the House is located less than one mile from I-26 and 15 minutes from Asheville. Quiet and convenient, a rare combination!

Everyone is welcome at Hydrangea House, I am lifestyle friendly.

More Details

Jayne Abbot
Member since: 2003
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2018

About Jayne Abbot

I have made Asheville my home since 1995 and would never live anyplace else! I'm an avid outdoorsy type person enjoying hikes in the woods, kayaking, camping, wildflowers and many beautiful sunsets. In 2003 I purchased this property and lived in the Hydrangea House until 2015. Also on the property is the Wisteria Cottage (VRBO listing #31846) which I have been renting mostly as a vacation, occasionally as a long term rental, since I purchased the property. I also ran a small dog daycare/boarding/training business out of a 3rd building on the property during these years. I closed that business in 2015 and moved to the Riceville area (East Asheville) with my then fiancé now husband, Stan. When I moved, I didn't want to sell my home so started with a long-term renter and when he moved out, decided to create my second vacation rental home the Hydrangea House. I began renting it in October 2016. It's very rewarding to provide such a unique and beautiful space for vacationers to the NC mountains.

I also love dogs! My other job is organizing and producing dog agility events in NC and TN.

Jayne Abbot purchased this house in 2003

Why Jayne Abbot chose Weaverville

I chose to purchase this property back in 2003 because I was drawn to it's unique and beautiful one of a kind mosaic artwork, the layout of the home, and the expansive outdoor space. The beautiful, quiet, peaceful yet very convenient location cinched the deal. I loved living on the property for 12 years and running a small successful dog daycare/boarding business, as well as managing the cottage as a vacation rental. I am enjoying opening up the Hydrangea House to vacationers as well!


Weaverville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • You won't see this tile work anywhere...well I have to say anywhere else in the world. It's definitely a one of a kind mosaic tile design. The artists took 6 months to layout and carefully place each tile. It's really a delight!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Memory foam queen mattress on platform bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen leather headboard sleigh bed with memory foam mattress
  • Bedrooms are cozy and outfitted with 600 thread count bedding, down pillows, and new memory foam super comfortable mattresses. Each room has room darkening blinds for sleeping in, and are light and bright during the day. Heat and A/C are individually controlled in each room by a mini-split unit. If you like to sleep in a warm room or chilly room, or somewhere in-between, you have total control.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Pet friendly, maximum of 2 pets allowed.


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Peaceful, sun room, gas fireplace, pet friendly, gardens, close to Asheville
average rating of 4.8846154 based on 26 reviews

the home was better than the listing stated.

  • 5 of 5

First off the home was exceptionally clean when we arrived, check in was simple and it was very easy to find. The beds were super comfortable and hit the spot after a 17 hour drive. The kitchen was stocked well making our meal planning cost effective and easy. The owner was prompt and professional with all communication. The small touches like a few cold beers and some good coffee ready to brew were very thoughtful. The whole family loved this house and we will cherish the memories made here. lastly, the yard was perfect for our dog!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to hear you loved the House! It is a special place, and glad to hear you and your family found it comfortable and inviting. Hope you can visit again soon!
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Country living in the city

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough good things about Hydrangea House. The house and grounds are lovely, restful, peaceful and quiet (except for the occasional rooster crowing or cow moo-ing, but that was music to my weary city-ears). Within just five miles, you will find everything you need as in grocery stores, gas stations and restaurants. Drive a bit further into Weaverville for small town charm -- excellent eateries, local artisans shops and a fly-fishing outfitter that the serious fisherman could spend hours in. Asheville is just 15 minutes away.

Jayne has thought of everything to make your stay as perfect as possible. Our vacation here can be described with one word -- Wonderful! And yes, we hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just Perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

House was exactly as described- maybe better. Clean, well stocked and very comfortable. The fenced yard was amazing allowing our 4-legged babies to roam safely not to mention really peaceful and relaxing. Location was great! easy access to Asheville and surrounding areas. Owner -Jayne- very responsive and helpful. Suggestions for things to do and places to eat were a nice touch. Highly recommend Stony Knob restaurant- make a reservation here!! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect house in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Hydrangea House is a gem...great location right off I-26 and easy access to Asheville and the Blue Ridgeway Parkway. We enjoyed the restaurants in Weaverville and really appreciated all the suggestions for dining, hiking, "to do" ideas that Jayne provides.

The house is very clean, comfortable, and well-cared for and the patio/backyard is relaxing and private. Our dog loved the patio and fenced backyard and it was great to have a hose available to give her a bath after a day of hiking. Toiletries, paper products, well-stocked kitchen, local beer in the fridge, snacks, etc were a welcoming touch. The owner is a gracious hostess...we highly recommend the Hydrangea House and look forward to staying here again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful hide away

  • 5 of 5

Everything one needs is provided or it’s close by. Prefect spot for any occasion. We will be using this rental again.

Yes the tile work is one of a kind.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, good property

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed are stay at Hydrangea House. Great yard and patio, dogs loved it. House provides all we needed, especially appreciate beer in fridge. Bed very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
30 Minutes from Asheville Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
5 Minutes to Twisted Laurel in Weaverville
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
1 minute to I-26
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
5 Minutes to lots of great Weaverville Restaurants
Nearest Ski
23 Miles
30 Minutes to Wolf Laurel
Car: necessary

Some easily accessible activities include Hiking, whitewater rafting, Grove Park Inn & Spa, Biltmore Estate, North Carolina Arboretum, waterfalls, mountain biking, zip lines, art galleries, & incredible sightseeing along the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway only minutes from the Cottage - it's all here!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90
Pet Fee $50
Refundable Damage Deposit $200

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.