Bloody Brilliant Location With A Playful Nod to 007
Each bedroom is designed for your comfort with Honeywell 3-speed fans with remotes luggage racks, quality bedding & comfy beds.
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 14 days before check-in.
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.
Events allowed - Possibly-Contact Cara to discuss before booking Possibly-Contact Cara to discuss before booking
No smoking - Outside is OkayOutside is Okay
Max guests: 5 - 2 Queen Beds and sleeps 1 on the sofa in the den2 Queen Beds and sleeps 1 on the sofa in the den
Minimum age of primary renter: 25
High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (e.g. countertops, light switches, handles and taps)
Check in and check out with no person-to-person contact
All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC
Cleaned with disinfectant
Minimum one-day vacancy between guests’ stays
About Cara & Dan
Hi, We're Cara & Dan. We’re your hosts and live in the front cottage. We look forward to welcoming you to our cozy compound in the woods. Cara is a pillow designer and hostess for our 'Don't Worry Beach Happy' condo in North Myrtle Beach (VRBO #1325064), 'The Wimbledon Cottage' & 'The Basement Bungalow' and Free Spirit Getaways. Dan is 6' 5" so not surprising, a high school basketball coach. When you arrive, we are on hand to welcome you (unless we're on an adventure) and help you during your stay. We are easily accessible via text, email or phone. We are respectful of your privacy and happy to answer questions and offer suggestions about dining, shopping and places to see in our city. We want you to have a magical stay and a fun experience. Enjoy wine? Ask Cara about her favorite vineyards. And she can suggest lots of outdoor activities and adventures. Your quarters are in James Bond's Hidden Cottage, a fully self-contained 1200 square foot flat with its own private entrance & courtyard. You have 2 convenient parking spaces in the front with extra parking available if needed. Let's be friends.....find us on Instagram @freespiritgetaways
Why Cara & Dan chose Winston-Salem
Looking for a live-like-a-local experience? A comfy & unique place to stay? We invite you to experience an authentic Southern cottage complete with a Magnolia tree by the patio and a cheeky nod to 007. Located in the upscale Buena Vista/Reynolda Historic District. Spanish for “beautiful view" here we give it a Southern twist and pronounce it—Byoo-Na Vista. This is the most beautiful neighborhood in our city; a highly desirable and safe part of town. In case you haven't noticed, Cara's favorite Bond is Roger Moore. Since the cottage is hidden in the woods in the middle of town, we thought it’d be just the kind of pad 007 would hang-out in if he had spy biz in Winston-Salem, ha! With a playful nod to 007, it's an inviting, fun place to stay. The neighborhood was designed as a tree-lined haven in the middle of a bustling city & the first homes were built in 1915. Fun Fact: The neighborhood became a showplace for some of the most popular American architects of the 20th century—most notably, Charles Barton Keen, a favorite of wealthy tobacco & textile families. He designed our treasured Reynolda House for Katharine & R.J. Reynolds, which is a 5-minute drive from the cottage.
What makes this cottage unique
We love this neighborhood. J.B.'s cottage makes an ideal base for exploring our city. It's safe and easy to buzz on over to shops, restaurants and sights. You'll get a real feel for what it's like to live here and have fun discovering our local neighborhood spots. Before, we lived downtown but prefer this location because it’s the best of both worlds. Tucked away and yet close to great restaurants, shops & sights. One of our favorite perks is being able to walk to funky Airstream for coffee and the gourmet bakery and wine bar/shop. We're close to some cool vintage furniture & home goods shops. Do some shopping and then pop in the homemade gelato shop for an afternoon pick-me-up. Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Publix & Harris Teeter grocery stores are an easy 5-minute drive away. On Saturdays from April to November, you can check out the organic farmer's market (ask Cara for details).