Great location to downtown Black Mountain and the gates of Montreat! Asheville is only 15 minutes away!! Special care during the recent renovation to make The Red Cottage the perfect vacation home. We have carefully equipped and decorated as if The Red Cottage were our primary residence. We do our best to anticipate our guests needs and to provide you with all the comforts of home. Our goal is to exceed your expectations and be listed as one of the top, affordable vacation rental properties in the area. Ask us about our discounted weekly and long-term rates.
The Red Cottage has been completely renovated with refinished heart pine floors throughout. The large kitchen has new Whirlpool stainless steel appliances and is fully equipped for all your cooking and dining needs. Mahogany drop leaf dining table with service setting for 8.
Sleeps 6 comfortably. Two bedrooms with queen size mattresses; a spare room daybed & pull out trundle with premium mattresses. All beds come with patchwork sewn quilts, comforters, blankets and hotel quality sheets (extra linen for our long term guests).
Master bedroom and spare room are equipped with wall mounted 40' Samsung HDTV's, accent rugs, antique dressers, Tiffany style lamps, ceiling fans and bedside tables.
The rear entrance room is furnished with an ice cream parlor table and 2 chairs. The living room has a large sofa, LazyBoy recliner and a 50' Samsung HDTV with soundbar. There are 2 additional 40' Samsung HDTV's in the master bedroom and spare room.
We have available for our guests a Dell desktop computer, wireless internet and ethernet cable for your laptop.
Central heat and air with all new duct work, updated plumbing throughout, thermal pane windows and a newly eco-friendly insulated attic.
For your outdoor enjoyment the back patio has a marble top table with 2 chairs, a Weber propane grill and the backyard picnic table with umbrella that seats 8.
Guests typically utilize the rear entrance at the driveway for access to the house (driveway is level with the main entrance). A keypad security lock is installed. The code will be sent to the guests prior to arrival.
The Red Cottage is located equally between the towns of Black Mountain and the gates of Montreat. Less than 1 mile in either direction you will find many attractions that are normally featured in larger cities.
Downtown Black Mountain has outstanding gift shops, restaurants, taverns, the Farmers Market, sweets and coffee shops. Within a short distance you will find the Black Mountain Golf Course and mini golf for the kids. Lake Tomahawk has an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, games, free concerts and a facility that can be rented for private events. Seasonal festivals, such as The Lake Eden Arts Festival (LEAF) and Sourwood Festival have been vacation attractions for many years.
Montreat College is an independent, Christ-centered liberal arts institution. The Montreat Conference Center hosts religious conferences throughout the year. Montreat also has a gift shop, great hiking trails, creeks and preserved woodland areas.
There are churches of various denominations just a short walk from The Red Cottage.
Information and brochures of local attractions and outdoor events will be available at The Red Cottage when you check-in.
Smoking inside The Red Cottage is strictly PROHIBITED.
Pets are considered but are not permitted in or on the property without prior notice. If this regulation is violated and pets have been detected, a security deposit will be added to your bill or Tenants will be in violation of the rental agreement and possibly face eviction.
The Red Cottage is fenced, however it is not fully secured. Small children and pets must be supervised at all times to insure their safety. Be kind to your pet(s) and do not leave them for long periods of time locked inside the property unattended. Tying, chaining or crating your pet(s) outside will not be tolerated.
Pet fee, cleaning fee and state & sales tax of 7% is added during the rate inquiry. Damage deposit is fully refundable by FlipKey post property inspection.
By confirming your reservation you are agreeing to our Rental Agreement. We require a walk-thru for long- term reservations at least once during your stay or as the property owner deems necessary to insure that the property is maintained and in working order. At least a 3 day notice will be given. We will never come by unannounced unless an emergency or an unforeseen safety issue arises.
We are striving to be listed as one of the top vacation rentals in the area and hope that you and your guests enjoy our town of Black Mountain. We appreciate your choice for considering The Red Cottage as your vacation home.
We offer deep discount rates for 8+ nights and for long-term reservations. Come back often and take advantage of our 10% discount for all returning guests (can not be applied to our already low off season rates).
Feel free to email us at anytime if you have questions or concerns. We look forward to hearing from you soon. Thank you for considering The Red Cottage in Black Mountain as your vacation home.
The Red Cottage -Great location! 15 minute to Avl Black Mountain, North Carolina
Additional Location Information
After months of searching for the perfect vacation rental property in Black Mountain we came across this beautiful 1920 red cedar sided cottage (hence, The Red Cottage). Its large front porch is set back from an old weeping-willow and a spectacular hickory nut shade tree. It was love at first sight!
The Red Cottage is located equally between the towns of Black Mountain and the gates of Montreat. Less than 1 mile in either direction you will find many attractions that are normally featured in larger cities. Downtown Black Mountain has outstanding gift shops, restaurants, taverns, the Farmers Market, sweets and coffee shops. Within a short distance you will find the Black Mountain Golf Course and mini golf for kids of all ages. Lake Tomahawk has an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, croquet court, free concerts and a facility that can be rented for private events. Seasonal festivals, such as The Lake Eden Arts Festival (LEAF) and Sourwood Festival have been vacation attractions for many years.
Montreat College is an independent, Christian centered 4-year liberal arts school. The Montreat Conference Center hosts religious conferences throughout the year. Montreat also has a gift shop, great hiking trails, creeks and preserved woodland areas.
There are churches of various denominations just a short walk from The Red Cottage.
Visit during the fall and take your car, motorcycle or bicycle along the Blue Ridge Parkway. The spectacular views, waterfalls and brilliant colors of the falls leaves are sights that you wouldn't want to miss out on!
If you choose to venture out for the big city -historical Asheville is just 16 miles west on I-40!
Asheville offers many more attractions -The Arboretum, Biltmore House, Thomas Wolfe Center, Civic Center, River Arts District, museum, playhouses, shopping malls... The 'Drum Circle' and 'Friday-After-5' are annual family events in downtown Asheville during the summer months. Specialty shops and breweries are plentiful.
For outdoor adventures we have countless hiking and bike trails, rock climbing, and skiing. Nearby ziplines, paddling, camping, fishing, WNC Nature Center, hot air balloon rides...the list goes on!
Information and brochures are available when you check-in.
More About This Location
City vacations, Lake nearby, Mountain nearby, Rural retreats, Warm winter getaways, Waterfront
Nearest airport: Asheville Regional Airport, 31 miles Car is not necessary
Please note: these rates exclude taxes and fees and may vary depending on the length of your stay. Rates are also subject to change at the [owner/manager]’s discretion.
Tax rate | 7% of rent | tax rate
Cleaning fee | $75 per stay
Damage Deposit | $30 per stay
Fees for additional guests may apply.
Pet | $50 per stay
Pet fees for 28+ days | $100 per stay
5+ guests; $20/night | $20 per stay
Pet fees for 84+ days | $250 per stay
Additional notes from the owner
We want you and your guests to enjoy a hassel-free stay at The Red Cottage, in Black Mountain. So that we can avoid discrepancies we ask that all guests review the "Cancellations, Changes, and Forfeits" on the FlipKey vacation rental website. We have also attached The Red Cottage Rental agreement which is more specific to the property. By confirming your reservation you are acknowledging that you have read and concur with the agreement terms.
Reservations less than 90 days will incur 7% NC state and lodging tax. Cleaning fee $75 for less than 30 days; $125 for 30+ days. Pets are considered, but not permitted in or on the property without prior notice. Pet fee for 28+ days is $100/pet; long term rentals up to $250/pet; $50 for each additional pet. $20 per each additional guest over 4. Maximum occupancy is 7.
Discounts on last minute reservations and long-term reservations. Monthly seasonal rates $2995; Off-season $2395. We offer a 10% discount to our returning guests for future reservations.
Thank you for considering The Red Cottage in Black Mountain as your vacation home. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns. We look forward to hearing from you soon. Happy travels! Monica & John
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