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Peaceful Linville River Cottage all the comforts of home in the B.R. Mountains

Bedrooms Studio
Space 410 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Nature has its Way of Drawing people to this area with its Scenery and Weather

The Cottages sit on the bank of the Linville River. I own two. I added the second one in July of 2016.

Linville River Cottages are located off the Linville Hwy. 221& Camp Creek Rd. 3 m. N. of the Blue Ridge Pkwy. Elevation approx. 3600 In the Altamont area. North of Linville Falls. South of Crossnore. Approximately 60 miles north of Asheville and 20 miles south of Boone.

Centrally located for convenient access to surrounding towns. Most week-ends the area fills up with activities year round. Some of these towns are Boone, Home of Appalachian State University, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Crossnore, Grandfather, Newland, Sugar Mountain, Linville, Little Switzerland, Spruce Pines and more.

We are also right in the middle of where thousands of Christmas Trees are grown. People come as a tradition each year to select the perfect Christmas tree for their family.

The Community is Linville River Fish Camp. Previously part of Linville River Farms.

This Cottage sits right on the bank of the Linville River. You can hear the soothing sound of water flowing by 24/7.

Each Floor plan is a Southern Living design. Studio set up.

They come with all the comforts of home. Efficiently equipped with a full kitchen, Refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, coffee pot, toaster, tea kettle, all dishes, utensils, pots and pans. Everything you need to prepare a meal. There is a washer & dryer. Bathroom includes a pedestal sink, mirror, hairdryer, Shower stall, bath linens, and it's own space heater for those cold winter mornings. Iron and Ironing board are provided. You will rest in a comfortable Full size bed (linens provided) where it is possible to view the Television and Fireplace with the open floor plan. In the living area there is a Sofa bed. Each unit

Sleeps 4 +. A Blow up mattress may be available upon request ahead of time.

In the Living area there is television with a DVD player, Direct TV, Internet, a floor to ceiling Real Wood Burning fireplace, wood provided. We have gone to great lengths to see you have All you need for a comfortable stay.

You can enjoy Sitting on the covered porches. Listening to the River. Daydreaming. Reading. Birdwatching. Relaxing.

Take a walk 1.1 miles down Camp Creek Road, Over the Bridge through the woods to the Blue Ridge Nat'l Park .

For those who like to Hike or Run you can keep going through the Park to Linville Falls and back. It is about an 8 mile track.

Our common area has a Camp fire pit & Barbecue grills.

So many things in the area to do.

During the Winter:

Hawksnest Snow Tubing 19 miles

Sugar Mountain Ski Resort 15 miles

Beech Mountain Resort 24 miles

Appalachian Ski Mountain 29 miles on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Year Round there is too much to List

The Linville Winery is 2.1 m., Linville Falls 3.4 m., Linville Gorge 6.7 m.

Linville Caverns 6.6 m., Grandfather Mountain is 12.2 m.

The Cottages are set up to be a place where you can just come Relax and Be at Peace. Sitting here on the Back porch is an adventure all to its own.

Cottage 14 is called The Guest House.

Feel free to email, call or text me for availability.

There are several properties here that do vacation rentals. If mine are not available, I am happy to provide information for those other Cottages as well.

Once you have visited you will understand. You will want to come back again. Every person I have had visit has wanted to stay. What I am trying to provide is an experience of Peace, Relaxation and Serenity. A place to wind down and just be. Life gets so busy. There is just something about the Nature here. The sound of the River flowing by. The Birds. Occasional Ducks, Geese, Blue Crane. In the evening we've seen Beaver in the water. Deer coming from the woods for a drink. Rabbits, Chipmunks, Squirrels, and Raccoons. Lighting Bugs put on quite a show in June. The smell of fresh air is almost sweet at times. It all soothes the soul.

Reserve some time to spend here. You will not be disappointed It truly is my Sanctuary.

I feel very Blessed to have these Cottages and I am so happy to share the experience of staying here with you!

More Details

Mary Wood
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2017

About Mary Wood

I have been in the Real Estate Business for 22 years. This is my first adventure in to the world of Vacation Rentals. My family vacationed in this area when I was a child. Adventures to places like Grandfather Mountain &, Tweetsie Railroad are some of my favorite childhood memories. I feel Blessed to be able to call North Carolina my home for 6 or more months a year. Doubly Blessed to have a Guest house to share with You.

Mary Wood purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Mary Wood chose Altamont

I choose this area for several reasons. My love of the Mountains was the first motivation. That naturally creates elevation, which leads to the pleasant weather. For two years prior to my purchase I tracked temperatures in several areas all over the United States. I wanted to be someplace that provided all four seasons. With a winter that was not too drastic. That research lead me to this area. My family vacationed here during the summer when I was a child. A most memorable trip to Grandfather Mountain left a lasting lifetime impression. I wanted something slightly out of the way, yet accessible to all the amenities.We are surrounded by Farms.This area provided more than I have been able to do in the three summers I spent here. We are just enough out, that we do not get in the hustle and bustle the Tourism season sometimes brings. No traffic. The area is safe. Great neighbors. The surroundings are peaceful and serene. I feel blessed everyday just to be here.

What makes this cottage unique

The most Unique Benefit of the Cottage itself is the Peacefulness. This is my Guest House. I've set it up with the comforts of a home.

We are located close enough to participate in Events the area provides, yet not in a tourist area. Every week-end in any direction you go there is something going on. Auctions, Antiques, Bike Riding, Canoeing, Camping, Charity Events, Classes to choose from, Churches, Concerts of many different kinds, Distilleries, Driving the Blue Ridge Parkway, Festivals, Farmers Markets, Fishing, Gem Mining, Golfing, Go Carts, Hiking, Home tours, Horse back Riding, Kayaking, Motorcycle Riding, Picnics, Many Great Restaurants, Skiing, Snow Tubing, Square Dancing, Soap making, Shopping, Swimming at Wildcat Lake, Thrift Shops, Tubing, Tweetsie Railroad, White Water Rafting, Wineries, Zip Lining, just to name a few.

In three years I have not managed to attended 1/3 of what is available to do.

Some things are seasonal, but every season has it's own uniqueness.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our two night stay at this lovely little cottage couldn't have been any nicer. Thank you so much for providing everything needed to be comfortable.
Aug 2015
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Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
Nearest Ski
15.3 Miles
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Car: necessary

Right off the Blueridge Parkway, 3 miles north.

Our closest Natural attractions would be Linville Falls 3.4 m. The Linville Gorge 6.7 m. Linville Caverns, Grandfather Mountain 12 m .

Blowing Rock, Festivals take place almost ever weekend such as The Rhododendron Festival on Roan Mountain, The Highland Games, The Wooly Worm Festival, Local Art Jewelry and Craft Fairs. Boone NC is the home of Appalachian State University. Always a lot going on around the college town.

In the winter we have three Ski Areas. Sugar Mountain, Beech Mountain and Appalachian Ski Run


Altamont Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 410 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • One bathroom with shower. Which has it's own individual heat source. Hair dryer. Bath linens provided. Full length mirror. Soap and Shampoo products available. Also includes washer and dryer.
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • You can view the Television and the Fireplace from the Bed. All Bed linens are provided. Studio set up. One big room. One Full size Bed. One Queen size Sleeper Sofa. An additional Blow up Mattress is also provided. Extra Blankets and Pillows also provided.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Cottages are right on the Linville River. Sit on the Back Porch and listen to the sound of the water flowing by. There is nothing quite like it. Soothing to the Soul! We have tried to equip our Cottages with everything you would need for a comfortable stay. This is our Guest house. We want you to become part of the Linville Cottage family. Something you must experience before you understand!


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Linville River Cottages

  • 5 of 5

As always, we love the Linville River Cottages. So happy we found , cottage is always well maintained and cared for and the owner has put a lot of care & thought into all amenities. We will be back again :)

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you once again for taking time to write a review. I love my Linville River Cottage Family. Wish I could have been there this year . Take care of each other. Until the next time! Kathy
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The cutest!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I came up for a quick weekend getaway. This cabin was perfect for us!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful fall getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved the location and the place Mary provided. It was such a quaint little place, perfect for our family of three and our dog. She had everything we needed right there in the apartment. Plus she provided extra things like wood for the fireplace, coffee, tea, a bowl of candy, etc. she is very generous and it was obvious she uses that place to love on other people. Thank you

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to write a review. So pleased to know you had a good stay. We love it when people visit and really get what we are trying to do! Kathy Lyons & daughter Mary Wood Linville River Cottages
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We loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful experience!! The small cottage is laid out perfectly and the high ceilings and light colors open it up even more. Owner payed attention to all the details. Felt clean and cozy immediately walking in. All the firewood you need chopped and ready to enjoy the fireplace....and we enjoyed a fire every night! Everything I needed in the kitchen was available to cook up some delicious SW Chicken Chili. The porches on the front or back were fantastic to hang out in the morning or evening before of after your day adventures. We mostly enjoyed the back porch considering the river views and sounds. Thank you to the owner, Kathy, for helping to make those nights of our vacation so nice and cozy :)

(Breakfast at Kaye's Kitchen, in Newland was perfect! Do not go to Famous Louise's in Linville Falls. We did not enjoy that place at all, greasy greasy. Its best to follow the owners suggestions in the welcome book, lol.)

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful Get-Away

  • 5 of 5

This cute little cabin was even better than I expected! We had dinner on the back porch listening to the stream and nature. You are close to so many fun things here - great location! We hope to come back soon. Owners are super nice and helpful too.


  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to write a review. So glad you enjoyed your stay. I love sharing this little place. Something special about it! Looking forward to having you again. Kathy
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

This is such a special little place! My husband and I loved this little cottage. It was cozy, clean, comfortable, and sooo cute! We plan on staying here again in the future and will share with others we know.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy you had a nice stay. I feel like it is truly a special place too. Thank you for taking time to write your review. Kathy
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Pet Fee $100

Check out time is 11:00 am Check in time is 3:00. Due to our location being in the Mountains, cell phone service and internet are slow compared to what it may be in the city. However they are available.

I have this Guest house and my Personal Cottage which I do rent out from time to time. If you may be needing a second home pls. feel free to inquire.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.