Yarrow's Cottage is a private, 2 bedroom bungalow. It is located in the historic Montford neighborhood, just a few blocks from the heart of downtown Asheville.
This 1200 sqft house was recently renovated and has two large bedrooms, one bath, kitchen, dining room, living room, laundry room, pantry and sweet front porch, all on one level. There is also a small nursery connected to the back bedroom, which is available for an additional $50 fee. There are heart of pine floors throughout and ceramic tile in the laundry, pantry and bathroom. It is eclectic, yet tastefully decorated with warm colors, antiques and comfy furniture. The kitchen is fully equipped with gas stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, garbage disposal, toaster oven and even filtered water. Next to the kitchen, the laundry room has a washer, dryer, iron and ironing board. The dining room comfortably seats 4-5 people, has lots of natural light and even has a fireplace. The living room is a comfy, relaxing spot to curl up with a good book and enjoy the wood burning fireplace or hang out and reminisce all the wonderful places you visited earlier in the day! It has a new queen sleeper sofa, with a memory foam comfortable. Next to the fireplace is a smart, flat screen TV with WiFi and HDMI/USB ports. DVD player as well.The master bedroom has a queen size bed and the 2nd bedroom has a full size bed. Both with plush bedding and linens. The kitchen, living room and both bed rooms have ceiling fans. There is central heat/air conditioning throughout, although most guests enjoy turning off the A/C, opening the windows and experiencing Asheville's mild temperature/low humidity mountain air. The front porch is a wonderful spot to sip your morning coffee, enjoy the edible/medicinal garden in the front yard or share an evening meal outdoors. There is also ample off street parking in the driveway.
The Montford neighborhood is a wonderful destination in itself. It is one of the largest historic districts in the state. Most of the homes were built during the period of 1890 to the 1920's. Take an evening stroll down tree-lined streets and discover the amazing architectural styles of yesteryear. Beautiful gardens and stonework are abundant, as well. Stop by the Visitors Center and discover all the places and activities Western North Carolina has to offer.There's also a weekly farmer's market right behind the Visitors Center. Montford is home to an outdoor theater where the Montford Park Players perform Shakespearean plays. There are community parks and gardens, unique restaurants and even a fly fishing store. Montford is extremely pedestrian and bicycle friendly.
Getting Around :
The heart of downtown Asheville is a short 5-10 minute walk. There you'll find diverse restaurants and bars, coffee shops, art galleries, museums, eclectic shopping, amazing street performers, music halls and numerous breweries. Hop on the greenway, and follow Reeds Creek to the Botanical Gardens of Asheville or the University of North Carolina campus. It's about a 10 minute drive to the Biltmore Estate, the Grove Park Inn and the North Carolina Arboretum. You also might want to drive over to Hot Springs, NC (30 minutes) and soak in their private tubs by the French Broad River or explore the artistic town of Black Mountain, NC. Downtown Asheville is also quite bicycle friendly and there is a bus stop about 2 blocks away which can take you just about anywhere around Asheville. There are numerous taxi companies in town, as well.
Other Things to Note:
The nursery is located off of the back bedroom and is fully stocked, so you don't have to haul all of your baby gear with you on vacation! It is available for a flat fee of $50 and includes:
Co-sleeper and bedding
Strollers - jogging & car seat carrier type High Chair Pack-n-play playard Swing Few blankets, toys, etc *I have an infant car seat, bouncer and other
items, if needed, as well.
*Everything is completely cleaned/sterilized after each baby's stay. If you have any special needs, please let me know.
*I use/provide only all natural/organic cleaning products, laundry detergent, soap etc.
Come stay at Yarrow's Cottage and experience all of Asheville and WNC's unique, enchanting within a short distance to your door step. From hiking, biking, kayaking, rafting, fishing, skiing, snow boarding, rock climbing and scenic drives to world renown restaurants, bars, breweries, music venues, art galleries and all right here! I've lived in the Asheville area for almost 10 years and would be more than happy to share my favorite places with you! If there's anything I can do to make your stay more enjoyable, please ask.
Summary of Amenities:
Hard wood & tile floors
2 Fireplaces Flat Screen Smart TV
Wireless Internet Cable TV
Toaster Oven Filtered Water
1 Queen Bed
1 Full Bed
1 Queen sleeper sofa Luxurious towels/linens
Fully stocked nursery (on request)
Front porch with outdoor dining table
Edible/ medicinal garden
**Occasionally I can accommodate last minute stays of 1-2 nights. Please send me an inquiry and I will check my schedule.
No smoking. Check-in is 3pm or later.
Check-out is 11am unless otherwise agreed upon.
Please text or call me when you have checked-out, so that cleaning may begin.
Please relax, enjoy and make yourself at home...
However, please be respectful and leave the house in the same condition in which you found it.+ More