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ASHEVILLE's COZY BEAR COTTAGE *Fenced Yard*Hot Tub*Firepit *A Beary Nice Place

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Mountain Cottage - 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Full Baths (Sleeps 8-10)

We invite you to come and stay at Asheville's only 'COZY BEAR COTTAGE' - A Beary Nice Place

Our 'Cozy Bear Cottage' will provide you with a very comfortable and serene place to stay during your visit to Asheville and the surrounding area. Our cottage is located in East Asheville and it is only a ten-minute drive to downtown Asheville. You will have easy and quick access to I-40, I-240, and I-26 which provides the ability to quickly get to places such as the Biltmore Estate, Black Mountain, Grove Park Inn, as well as music venues, restaurants and shops in downtown Asheville. The cottage is located on a well-maintained private road in a very quiet and safe setting. Access to the Blue Ridge Parkway is 2.5 miles away and from there it’s a short drive to either Mount Pisgah to the south or Mount Mitchell to the north. (check out the Folk Art Center just as you get onto the Blue Ridge Parkway) Drive to Chimney Rock and take in the tremendous views from on top and then go to Lake Lure and enjoy a very nice guided-tour on a pontoon boat. Check out Navitat Canopy Adventures in Barnardsville, NC to experience a unique and fantastic zip lining experience (zip and walk through the treetops in the day or night time).

The cottage has three roomy bedrooms, two full baths, a well-equipped kitchen, comfortable living room with a 37” HDTV, large and wide wrap around deck, premium hot tub with built-in sound system, fire pit, and a newly install six foot wooden fence along the side and rear of property. Please refer to the photos that have been provided to give you more details about the cottage as well.

Our family has found that traveling to Asheville will provide you with an almost overwhelming amount of things to do and see. In addition to the places mentioned above our cottage is just minutes away from first class golfing, art museums, various hiking and biking trails, white water rafting in the French Broad River in the spring and summer months and in the winter months go snow skiing and snowboarding at either Cataloochee Ski Resort in Maggie Valley, NC or Wolf Ridge Ski Resort in Mars Hill, NC. Lake James is close by for your enjoyment as well.

Downtown Asheville is a great place to spend some time and you will experience wonderful dining, music, and shopping. Some of our favorite places to eat are Sunny Point, Early Girl Eatery, Over Easy Café, French Broad Chocolate Lounge, Laughing Seed, Tupelo Honey, Bouchon French Bistro, Vinnie's Italian Restaurant, Heiwa Shokudo Japanese Restaurant, Olive or Twist, and many, many other fine restaurants. Enjoy a fun night out for a wide variety of music playing at the Orange Peel or Civic Center. Usually on Friday nights there will be a drum circle gathering that just happens along with numerous performances on the street corners. Another interesting place is the Sky Bar where you can view the surrounding city and mountains and watch a beautiful sunset from a unique outside venue. In the spring and summer enjoy a baseball game at the historic McCormick Field. There are also numerous seasonal festivals to attend. From the large to small shops in the downtown area all are very unique and and provide an almost endless array of selections. Fun and memorable times can be had by all and your days and nights will seem to pass quickly so please plan your mountain adventure carefully so you can take advantage of all that Asheville and the surrounding area have to offer.

We sincerely hope that you will come and enjoy a trip to Asheville and make our 'Cozy Bear Cottage' a relaxing and comfortable part of it all. Just send us an email inquiry or give us a call at 352-538-5645 and we will be glad to assist you.

More Details

Owner
Tony Anderson
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2017

About Tony Anderson

We are originally from North Carolina and for the past seventeen years have enjoyed living and raising our children in North Central Florida. Traveling to the North Carolina mountains and especially the Asheville area has always been an enjoyable and adventuresome experience. The beauty, serenity, and peacefulness of the area is the alluring factor. There just seems to always be something new and interesting to see and experience because of the seasonal changes in the climate. Chefs from all over the world have opened resturants in Asheville and have produced an extraordinary variety of excellent dining options for us to enjoy as well. We have two dogs (Husky and American Eskimo) that enjoy our trips to the mountains as well to hike and enjoy the wonderful mountain weather. We like calling Carolina home and so might you.

Tony and Rose Anderson

Tony Anderson purchased this house in 2011

Why Tony Anderson chose Asheville Area

Asheville, NC has been called the 'Paris of the South' and is an interesting place to visit to experience a wide variety of cusines, music, shopping, hiking, biking and just to enjoy the mountain life.

Amenities

Asheville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - Front - 1 queen , Connecting Full Bath
    Bedroom 2 - Middle - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Bunk Beds (2)
    Bedroom 3 - Rear - 1 king , Hallway Full Bath
  • Three bedrooms - front bedroom has a queen size bed with private full bathroom, middle bedroom has a queen size bed and a set of single size bunk beds and a TV, rear bedroom has a king size bed and a TV. A rollaway bed in the rear bedroom closet. A full size hallway bathroom is between the middle and rear bedrooms. There is also a baby crib and Pack & Play available as well.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Samsung 37' HDTV in living room with TV's in the middle and rear bedrooms Deck / Patio with plenty of chairs and tables Very nice hot tub with lights, built-in speaker system, and MP3 connection Gas firepit located on the large deck NIce mountain view Great location - ten minutes from downtown Asheville and close to many surrounding venues Telephone service is included with the rental with free long-distance calling anywhere within the United States Covered parking Electric fireplace Six-foot wooden fence that goes along the side and rear of the cottage Two grocery stores two miles east or west of Cottage (Oteen or Swannanoa Ingles stores)

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(159 traveler reviews)

4

Perfect for our needs

  • 4 of 5

Great to have a fenced yard for our pups :)

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great girls getaway

  • 5 of 5

House has everything you would need! It is located about 15 mins from downtown Asheville. Beds are comfortable, hot tub is clean, everything was well appointed.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

Convenient, clean and well equipped. Cozy and homey.

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect option to meet our family half way. The house was roomy and comfortable with many conveniences. We enjoyed playing games and spending some time around the fire pit on the deck!

The only, very minor upgrade I would suggest is to add little felt or rubber pads to all the kitchen doors and drawers. They have a tendency to shut rather loudly. Guess I'm spoiled at home.

The experience of renting someone's home is a first for us, and our expectations were exceeded.

Thank you!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

Another wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

March 25-April 9, 2017

Tony and Rose are wonderful hosts. Like in previous stays, the house is well stocked and all the comforts of home. The house is very dog friendly. This is our 3rd time staying at the cottage. And any questions, concerns, Tony and Rose are very responsive. When we come to Asheville, this is the only place we'll stay. Close to everything, but yet far enough to be out of the hustle and bustle of the City. Great house, great owners.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect comfortable and convenient getaway

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was everything we hoped for.. More than enough space for the 7 of us. Kids loved the hot tub! The yard was fenced and great for our dog. The kitchen had everything we needed and the beds were extremely.comfortable. The location is great. You can hear the road in the background but it is well worth the mountain view so close to downtown. Easy uber ride in for dinner. We will definitely be back. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Great Cottage. Short Uber ride to downtown. Perfect for a weekend getaway.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $85 + Tax
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

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