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Modern Farmhouse Apartment. Gorgeous & Spotless. Sleeps 5 +. 20 mins from town.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 78 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

The ultimate in secluded, safe accommodations on an Country Estate Property.

A little bit industrial loft, a little bit rustic retreat, a little bit country cottage -- our guest apartment is perfect for one or two couples, with or without children in tow (or a girls' weekend). We are family owned and operated.

Open-concept living/dining/kitchen with polished concrete floors and tall, wood-beamed ceilings. Immaculate. Beautifully finished and furnished, down to luxurious 600TC 100% cotton linens and towels. We are 100% legal and carry full commercial liability insurance!

On ten acres in a truly pastoral area just south of Asheville. Secluded and nestled in the woods, yet flooded with natural light. Completely private, fenced rose and boxwood garden provides outdoor lounging, dining and fire-siding (firewood and fire starters are provide for all of our guests). Hot water tap in the garden for hillbilly hot-tubbing (kids only!).

Green & allergen-free. No-VOC paints used throughout. Organic, unscented cleaning and laundry products used exclusively. Natural fiber rugs, upholstery and window treatments. Slip-covered upholstery, frequently laundered. No pets of any kind ever inside the home.

COMPLETELY TOBACCO & PET FREE, we also ask that our guests go without aerosols, perfumes, and other scented products during their stay. AC with top-of-the-line filter. Fresh organic and/or local treats only stocked for your enjoyment. DirecTV package includes ESPN.

Family is on the property, out-of-site, but close enough if you need a restaurant recommendation! Our guests' serenity and privacy is our number one priority. The guesthouse is a legal, permitted apartment -- with wired smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, fire dampers, and commercial insurance.

Access: 15-20 minutes to downtown Asheville and the Biltmore. Ten minutes to Blue Ridge Parkway hiking trailheads. Renowned road and mountain biking literally right out your door.

Traveling with young kid(s): We've got a roll-out bed for the little one, plus indoor and outdoor toys for all ages. Drop us a line and we'll prepare for his or her arrival. Kids on the spectrum are especially welcome!

Traveling with a baby or toddler: We are baby/toddler ready! We set up a pack-n-play (purchased new annually) with organic bedding for sleeping. Plus, we've got an infant-to-toddler tub that sits right in the shower, baby's own hooded towel, a high chair and/or toddler seat, and a swing for our littlest travelers.

More Details

Owner
Johanna Carr
Member since: 2012
Speaks english, poco espanol
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
30 November, 2017

About Johanna Carr

Full time Mom to three part-time geniuses - ages 13, 11, and 8. Full time interior architect and designer. Full-time owner, cleaner & manager. Part-time wife.

The property is our ongoing, 20 year project. Chickens were added in 2014 (guests are welcome to their free-range, organic eggs), and goats in 2015. We're planning for a new, larger vegetable garden one of these Springs!

We value our guests' privacy and comfort above all. Please don't hesitate to ask for anything you need to make your stay more enjoyable.

Johanna Carr purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Johanna Carr chose Fletcher

The property offers the ideal mountain experience: Gorgeous views, without the falling-over-a-cliff landscape which usually accompanies it! Secluded, rolling hills dotted with cows, yet close to downtown. Farmland punctuated by mountain and equestrian homes. We've never had a visitor who hasn't commented on the serenity and the beauty of our property.

What makes this cottage unique

Women traveling alone, or with little ones, can enjoy complete privacy while feeling 100% safe.

Families with babies can rest-assured that no infant cries have ever penetrated the sound-proof ceiling!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

My wife and I visited Asheville for our anniversary, and we were hoping for a peaceful get-away, with plenty of design esthetic that was still close enough to the city & sights for us to take it all in. This cottage was that dream come true. Every single detail of this home is so perfectly thought out! We couldn't have asked for a better experience.



The home was immaculate when we arrived. There was a thoughtful welcome packet to help us feel at home, and familiarize us with the area. She had a fire-pit prepared for arrival - so on our first night, we sliced the delicious pound cake she left us, made some hot chocolate with the packets and local cream she left and started a cozy fire on the porch to cuddle up next to. It was the perfect way to start our trip!



We experienced everything you'd hope for when you rent a home. Perfectly clean, absolutely comfortable, great design elements, with complete privacy. Not to mention the perfect natural light that all of the windows gather up for you.



Johanna was very responsive when we had any questions or requests, including graciously providing plenty of suggestions for restaurants, shops and sights. If we make it out to Asheville again, there's no question where we're staying.
Nov 2014
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Fletcher, North Carolina

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 78 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • soap
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • mobile phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Baby/toddler tub provided. Hillbilly hot tub outside too!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 large double bed , 1 single bed , 1 child bed , 1 cot , Queen & Twin (Murphy) beds in GR. Rollaway cot for tots.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • patio
  • Yard
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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Modern Farmhouse Apartment. Gorgeous & Spotless. Sleeps 5 +. 20 mins from town.
average rating of 4.94382 based on 99 reviews
5

Above and Beyond

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have always preferred staying in vacation rentals while traveling, but now that we have a baby, a clean, comfortable, spacious rental is a must. This rental is absolutely immaculate! From the polished concrete floors to the beautiful counters in the kitchen and the sparkling white bathroom, I had no reservations about letting my 9 month old crawl all over the place and explore his temporary home.

A vacation rental such as this far exceeds a hotel room when traveling with a baby. The exceptionally accommodating owner made sure we had all the comforts of home, including a brand new pack and play (with sheets), an infant bath tub, a high chair, and a changing table. Other thoughtful touches included a package of baby wipes in the changing table and several baby books displayed on the windowsill near the crib. It made traveling with a baby so easy! There were also locally made muffins and scones, yogurt, and even k-cups for the coffee maker (cream and sugar provided as well). It was so nice not to have to worry about running out in the morning to find a store and purchase these things on day one. The kitchen is well-equipped and we prepared several meals there.

The rental is spacious and beautiful. Having a separate bedroom where we could put our baby to sleep in the evenings so that my husband and I could enjoy the evening relaxing by the fire pit or watching tv, without having to tiptoe and whisper was wonderful. We were all so comfortable, we really didn't want to leave!

The owner and her family are fabulous people. They truly want their guests to feel at home. They are available if/when you need them, but completely respect your privacy otherwise. The rental is even nicer than the pictures demonstrate. The value of this place is incredible. My family and I love to travel and don't often visit the same place twice, but the beauty of Asheville and the comfort and ease of travel the farmhouse provides has convinced us to return this summer. Thanks Johanna and family!

  • Review Submitted: 13/02/2013
  • Date of Stay: January 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Erin! We had been waiting for the opportunity to outfit the guesthouse for infants and toddlers, and your family provided. We know from experience what a schlep traveling with baby stuff is. Not having to bring one's own pack-n-play, and having a changing table sounded like heaven to us; we're glad you agree! We look forward to seeing you in July.
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Mankato, MN
5

Highly Recommend

  • 5 of 5

Clean, Charming & relaxing, it didn’t take long for the modern farmhouse to feel like home, goats were a bonus! We loved being a short drive from downtown, the Biltmore or a major highway, yet still being able to return to the peace and quiet of the countryside. Great space for my wife & I, Johanna was very welcoming, if we get back to Asheville we would gladly stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 20/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and clean

  • 5 of 5

Really nice and peaceful time

  • Review Submitted: 13/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It’s home away from home, only better!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd stay at this adorable cabin! Although it’s attached to the main house, the driveway and cabin are completely private! The decor makes you feel completely at home. All creature comforts are provided and then some! The owners are on site so if you should have an issue or question, they are close by and address it immediately. Fletcher is a small town feel with Henderson and Asheville a short drive away. Eating at the “Local Joint” is a must! We visit NC every Fall and of all our cabin stays, this is by far our favorite!

  • Review Submitted: 30/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Greenville, SC
5

Quaint, lovely cottage!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were looking for a quiet getaway in the mountains and we found it here!!! I am very particular about cleanliness - very few places meet my standards, but this cottage definitely did!! So clean and decorated to perfection. We enjoyed the peace and quiet! An evening by the fire pit outside was just what the doctor ordered. We loved meeting the goats and friendly dog roaming the property; they never bothered any of our things. Johanna was a wonderful host and texted me several times during our trip. We also enjoyed how close this cottage was to restaurants and grocery stores!! Not far at all from Asheville or the Blue Ridge Parkway. We felt at home and we would definitely come back!!

  • Review Submitted: 09/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great for a small family

  • 5 of 5

We loved the location (up the mountain but not too far up) and the views. The owners accommodated a toddler very well: high chair, bath, pack n play, puzzles, and books. We were able to prepare breakfast and dinner with no problem (both Asheville and Hendersonville are close enough for lunch with time to get back for naps), and it was very cozy. The fresh eggs were a definite plus!

  • Review Submitted: 19/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport (AVL)
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
The Joint Nexdoor
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
The Local Joint
Car: necessary

15 minutes to Biltmore Estate.

20 minutes to downtown Asheville.

10 minutes to nearest supermarket (Ingles).

13 minutes to the nearest organic market (Earthfare).

10 minutes to a truly great latte.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Fletcher, North Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Xmas 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
AU$196
 
 
New Years 2017
29 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
AU$654
Flat fee
 
 
Winter 2017
25 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$157
From
AU$170
Fri,Sat
AU$981
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
President's Day Weekend
16 Feb 2018 - 18 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$589
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
AU$177
From
AU$203
Fri,Sat
AU$1,223
AU$3,663
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$98.11
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$130.81
Tax Rate 13.25%

A $25 per night additional guest fee applies to all travelers 12 years and older, after the first three travelers. We can accommodate five "adults". Additional fees may also be applied, regardless of the age of the traveler, after the five adult traveler limit has been reached.

Our damage deposit also functions as a cleaning deposit. We deduct $25 for stains that require atypical laundering and/or failure to thoroughly wash, dry and place back any and all used dishes or cooking gear.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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