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Asheville Area Private Cottage! Beautiful Views! Fine Art Interiors Green Built!

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Your gorgeous private cottage in the Asheville area set in breathtaking countryside!
The cottage steps going down to a sitting area, chimenea, and barbecue by your own private creek!
The Clearfield Cottage is spectacular anytime of the year! Celebrate those most special times here.
1 of 27Your gorgeous private cottage in the Asheville area set in breathtaking countryside!
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Cottage
Asheville is only 1/2 hour away but you can enjoy the best of both possible worlds by staying in pristine countryside in a beautiful, stunning private cottage. You will be enchanted by the Clearfield Cottage which was just featured out of thousands of rentals in the area on ABC TV's reality show Sweet Retreats. The cottage is nestled in the Smokies with a spectacular view of Mount Mitchell and surrounding mountains but is only ½ hour from Asheville’s world-class restaurants, entertainment, and the famous Biltmore Estate. The cottage and grounds have become a destination paradise for honeymoons, anniversaries, birthdays and even intimate weddings. This entire two story, romantic cottage is entirely new, fresh, green built, green furnished and eco-friendly. The unique interiors feature origi...Asheville is only 1/2 hour away but you can enjoy the best of both possible worlds by staying in pristine countryside in a beautiful, stunning private cottage. You will be enchanted by the Clearfield Cottage which was just featured out of thousands of rentals in the area on ABC TV's reality show Sweet Retreats. The cottage is nestled in the Smokies with a spectacular view of Mount Mitchell and surrounding mountains but is only ½ hour from Asheville’s world-class restaurants, entertainment, and the famous Biltmore Estate. The cottage and grounds have become a destination paradise for honeymoons, anniversaries, birthdays and even intimate weddings. This entire two story, romantic cottage is entirely new, fresh, green built, green furnished and eco-friendly. The unique interiors feature original artwork and mosaics by owner and internationally renowned artist Rachel Clearfield. The downstairs kitchen, dining and living area has a stunning mosaic floor, named 'Stepping Stones in a Flower Garden' made of Brazilian polished granite. Upstairs is the amazingly intricate, mosaic bathroom shower called 'Trees of Beauty' made of European marble and colorful stones. The kitchen has all granite countertops. The upstairs bedroom has a beautifully finished 100-year-old maple floor and a sumptuously comfortable queen size futon bed with luxurious linens. Outside the cottage there is a peaceful shade garden with a rose covered gazebo in which you can swing, listen to the creek and watch the birds and butterflies. Guests are welcome to enjoy and roam through the beautiful English style flower gardens. You also have a lovely outdoor sitting area right by your back door, perfect for enjoying your morning coffee or sipping a glass of evening Chardonnay and stargazing the sequined night sky without light pollution. There's also a wonderful barbecue, chiminea and sitting area right by your own private creek. This cottage is a perfect getaway for a romantic weekend, birthdays, anniversaries, soulful retreats, girl’s time together or just a quiet, peaceful place to let go of the challenges and stresses in life and return to the simple joys of existence and beauty. The owners are recording artist, cellist and conductor Ron Clearfield and his wife, fine artist Rachel Clearfield. There is an abundance of creative energy on this property for anyone who needs a place to find that seed of inspiration for their next book, album or painting. Without a doubt, this is a paradise for painters, photographers and nature lovers or just anyone who is looking for a beautiful, fulfilling time in the mountains. Keywords: Fine art interiors, esthetic, peaceful, meditative, rural beauty, gorgeous views, organic flower gardens, green built, original artwork, wonderful hiking, owner managed.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Ron C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2015
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Reviewed 1 March 2021

The setting of the cottage is beautiful with details that allow you to really take in the beauty of the mountain views, sunrise, fresh air, and sounds of nature. The babbling of the stream provides the essence of natures music while exploring the beautiful grounds....More

Date of stay: February 2021
Thank Ronald C
Storyteller567724, VR Owner at Asheville Area Private Cottage! Beautiful Views! Fine Art Interiors Green Built!, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2021

Dear Ron and Karen, your review is very beautiful and in the deepest way so honest and true. Thank you. Rachel and I humbly appreciate you both for staying in our cottage and getting the chance to really enjoy it all. All the best! Ron...More

Reviewed 8 October 2020

My husband and I really enjoyed this little get away . It was definitely tough maneuvering up and down the steep mountain driveway with our big truck , but I’d say that’s about the only downside.... it was very cozy. Ron and a Rachel were...More

Date of stay: October 2020
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Storyteller567724, VR Owner at Asheville Area Private Cottage! Beautiful Views! Fine Art Interiors Green Built!, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2021

Thank you Rebecca for your lovely review. Yes your truck was the largest passenger truck I've ever seen! Looked larger than a Hummer. lol! It makes sense you had a little difficulty with our very well maintained mountain country road but for sure most vehicles...More

Reviewed 5 July 2019

My wife and I were here to celebrate our 25th anniversary and our choice of where to stay couldn't have been better. All the previous reviews really said it all, but I was personally mesmerized by the floor, as soon as you walk in it...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Vinny R
Storyteller567724, VR Owner at Asheville Area Private Cottage! Beautiful Views! Fine Art Interiors Green Built!, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2019

Dear Vinny and Eva, thank you for such a special and heartfelt review! Rachel and I were honored that you spent your 25th anniversary in our cottage. That says it all!! You and Eva have a very wonderful marriage and we were so glad to...More

Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

I was looking for a quiet and beautiful place to spend some quality time with my family near Asheville. This cottage was just perfect, the owners make it a priority that your stay is hassle free. The view is great and the opportunity to feed...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank jpastri
Storyteller567724, VR Owner at Asheville Area Private Cottage! Beautiful Views! Fine Art Interiors Green Built!, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2019

Dear Javier, it was really wonderful having you and your family stay in our cottage. Thank you for your kind words and Rachel and I are very glad your stay was hassle free, peaceful and full of fun and relaxation. Warm regards, Ron and Rachel

Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

My family will remember this unique and beautiful experience for years to come. Fairy tales do exist! The love and craftsmanship put into this wonderland of a cottage is simply exquisite. Ron and Rachel are two of the most genuine, talented, kind and interesting people...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Lauryn Corinne G
Storyteller567724, VR Owner at Asheville Area Private Cottage! Beautiful Views! Fine Art Interiors Green Built!, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Dear Lauryn, your review goes so far beyond just a wonderful review. It's poetic, descriptive......a cottage tour guide and truly fine writing. It was an honor for Rachel and I to host you and your amazing family in our cottage! You folks are so special!...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

The location is simply stunning and Ron and Rachel are truly extraordinary human beings. The kids felt in love with the quiet place, the space to run around and the animals to cuddle and play with. Adora is an enthousiastc and gentle Pyrenean dog, Princess...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank apoiraud
Storyteller567724, VR Owner at Asheville Area Private Cottage! Beautiful Views! Fine Art Interiors Green Built!, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Dear Alain, it was truly our pleasure to meet you, your wife, daughter, and her friend. It was really so wonderful for Rachel and I to see the whole family enjoying the cottage, property and especially our sweet animals. Thank you for staying and hope...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018

I chose this beautiful cottage for a quick solo getaway. I'm in graduate school and have been under a lot of stress. This was the perfect spot to relax and unwind. I took a hike around the property and came across the most breathtaking view....More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank kayleighs537
Management response:Responded 8 August 2018

Hi Kayleigh, thanks for the wonderful review particularly mentioning the relaxing and unwinding quality of our cottage. And thanks for the sweet shoutout about our adorable, well behaved, five month old puppy Adora. Thanks also for bringing up the curves in the road. Those curves...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018

The driveway going into the cottage starts the setting for the peaceful magical stay you will have. Entering the cottage looking at Rachel's art work, it tells the story of the magic in and surrounding the cottage. Rachel's work is absolutely amazing! Listening to Ron's...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank T M
Management response:Responded 8 August 2018

Hi Trina, Gosh, you and your son's stay was truly amazing and what a descriptive review you've written for future interested visitors! We're so glad you mentioned the new member of the family Adora our well behaved five month old Great Pyrenees. She is a...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018

The location was close enough to enjoy the sights and sounds of Asheville but far away enough to be soothed by the fresh mountain air and the sound of the nearby creek. The cottage is filled with Rachel's art and it gives the place so...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Sandra W
Management response:Responded 15 July 2018

Dear Sandra, thank you for such a tremendous review! Rachel and I are deeply touched by your sincere and kind praises. It was an honor having you and your husband stay and hope to see you again! Warm regards, Ron and Rachel

Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

I could never decide what I loved more about the place the wonderful mountain view, or the amazing art within the cottage. I also loved that it is an earth house. I had thought about building one for myself and after staying in one so...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank 389tabithak
Management response:Responded 6 April 2018

Hi Tabatha, Rachel and I were so honored that you chose our cottage to enjoy your anniversary and prepare for the blessed birth of your next child. Yes the cottage uses straw bale insulation and has been called at times an "earth house" since a...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The Clearfield Cottage is nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains with spectacular views of Mount Mitchell and other surrounding mountains but only ½ hour from Asheville and it's world-class restaurants, entertainment and the famous Biltmore Estate. Available in this area are some of the most diverse and quality outdoor adventures you have ever experienced from beautiful hiking, exhilarating white water rafting, fabulous zip-lines, natural hot spring mineral baths, serious fishing and more! Without a doubt, this is a paradise for bird watchers, painters, photographers, nature lovers, outdoor thrill enthusiasts or just anyone who is looking for a fabulous and fulfilling time in the mountains.
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Asheville Area Private Cottage! Beautiful Views! Fine Art Interiors Green Built! is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

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