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Kensington Cottage. fireplaces, Hot Tub, 1 Mi to town

Kensington Cottage. fireplaces, Hot Tub, 1 Mi to town

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Sep 9, 2014
Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 8 Sleeps

Kensington House

This historic Arts and Crafts Cottage is located one mile from

Hendersonville's historic downtown walking area. Built in 1950, this

two story bungalow boasts of wide-plank pine floors, a majestic

double fireplace, 6 person hot tub, 3 bedrooms and 2 and 1/2 baths. The

cottage is located in the Hyman Heights historical district of

downtown, which has meandering lanes lined with Hendersonville's most

unique and beautiful historic homes. Spend the day browsing

Hendersonville's great antique shops and crafters halls or enjoying

the areas scenic beauty and waterfalls, then retreat to your edge-of-

town bungalow for rest and preparation of another day.

The king bedroom is very plush and features a elegant post bed. The

queen bedroom fratures a private bath with walk-in shower and

beautiful wrought iron bed. The 3rd bedroom is adorobly decorated in

childhood memories and features two twin beds. The cottage also has

another full bath and a half bath. After exploring the interior of

the cottage, it's exterior features will becon you. There's a nice

fenced yard for the kids and pets and an exclusive private courtyard with hot tub.

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Pets welcome

Recent Review

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Guestbook comments from the manager

What a fabulous place! Hendersonville is a wonderful town, but what made this such a great stay was this house. We have never stayed in a place so warm and inviting. All of our needs and comfort was well attended. Thank you for making our weekend so awesome!

Sandra
Jan 2009
  • 1 of 10

2 Reviews

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Kensington Cottage. fireplaces, Hot Tub, 1 Mi to town
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7007025
+1 -828-275-8056
Hendersonville Asheville Area
Charlotote, NC
5

Love the Kensington

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed at the Kensington for a weekend away this weekend and once again, Cranmore has exceeded our expectations. We have stayed in Cranmore cottages for years and have not been disappointed. The Kensington is a charming house near the historical district of Hendersonville. Light, airy, clean, very well kept and cozy. The bedrooms (3) all have top of the line linens and the master king was very comfortable. There is a spacious back yard fenced in, perfect for kids, clean hot tub, and a large kitchen with a wonderful square table with seating for 8. I not only recommend this house for a vacation weekend or week for couples or families - I also recommend other properties with Cranmore. The team is always responsive to any needs we have had, mostly minor, and they take great pride in keeping customers happy. That's why we keep coming back.

Janet and Rich Harris
  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! We love repeat guests, can't wait to have you back again....
business
Kensington Cottage. fireplaces, Hot Tub, 1 Mi to town
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7007025
+1 -828-275-8056
Hendersonville Asheville Area
New Port Richey, Fl
1

Terrible Experience

  • 1 of 5
Upon entering the house, we noticed a musty, cat urine smell. There were holes in the closet ceiling and the windows held a flimsy piece of plastic that couldn’t be opened. The carpet in the master bedroom was wet and the smell was overpowering. The house was in a general state of disrepair that the cutesy decorations couldn’t mask. Within hours we were flea bitten to the point that my son had more than 20 on his feet. The next morning, we bought flea bombs and left for several hours so that the house could be fumigated. When we returned hours later, the power was off. When I called the owner/property manager she immediately apologized for the fleas and offered to reimburse for the pesticide. She also promised to contact the power company to report an outage and insisted that she was sending maintenance to correct the issue with the wet carpet in the master bedroom. A few hours later she updated me to tell me that the power company promised power within 3 hours of her update, but no sign of maintenance for the wet carpet. 4 hours later we still had no power. She was surprised. We looked at the meter and noticed a new lock on it. When we questioned her about the possibility the power had been shut off, she admitted it had been due to a billing error but she was working to correct the issue. She offered to buy our dinner as compensation. 45 minutes later when darkness was setting in, we hurriedly packed everything including the contents of the refrigerator and freezer we had purchased the night before and frantically tried to find a new place to stay that would accommodate a party of 5 and a freezer full of food (did I mention that our cell batteries were dying and we used our data allotment because we had no power and therefore no wireless internet?). Had she been honest with us when we originally reported the loss of power, we would have had the time to find another place to stay until the issue had been resolved. We did get a full-refund in the end, but beware – the glowing reviews prior to our stay seem suspect.
  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway

Location

Activity and Interests

Area Attractions: Blue Ridge Parkway, Pisgah National Forest, DuPont

State Forest, Hiking, Waterfalls, Sliding Rock, Biking, Picnic Areas,

Biltmore Estate, Asheville, Chimney Rock Park, Historic downtown

Hendersonville, Historic Flat Rock & the Flat Rock Playhouse, Folk

Art Center, Carl Sandburg Home, Golf, Tennis, Fishing, Hunting,

Wildlife Viewing, Horseback Riding, Tubing, Shopping, newly opened 12

screen cinema, Restaurants, Malls, Museums, Sightseeing, Swimming,

Boating. And easy day trips to Harrah's Casino, the Cherokee Indian

Reservation, Grandfather Mountain, Great Smoky Mountain National Park

& more.

Availability

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Rental rates

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Notes



  • The Kensington House
    3 Bedroom, 2 & 1/2 bath, fireplace, Hot tub, court yard, 1700 sq. ft.
    January - February: $120 any night
    March - December : $125 Sun-Thurs $145 Fri-Sat $795 week
    Holidays : $160 Nightly $895 week

    ADDITIONAL FEES & TAXES
    * PLEASE ADD $75 CLEANING FEE
    * Pet fee: $15 per pet per night $100 max per pet.
    * Add 11.75% State & Local Tax.
    * 3 night minimum April - October.

Amenities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub

Suitability

  • pets considered

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Half Bathroom

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3

Notes:

  • Amenities: Fireplace, 6 person hot tub, air conditioning, central heat, expanded cable TV in 3 rooms, free wireless high-speed internet, VCR, DVD, Stereo, CD Player, washer & dryer, hair dryer, iron & ironing board. Fully equipped Kitchen, refrigerator, coffee maker, coffee grinder, all cooking utensils, pots & pans, tub/shower, all linens and towels provided, paper products, Charcoal Grill, large fenced yard. Pets welcomed with pre-paid fee.
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