Nestled on a wooded hillside near Asheville, "Slow Living Cottage" truly captures the zen-like essence of the surrounding natural world, making this romantic retreat a local paradise for bird watchers and outdoor enthusiasts. The cottage is tastefully appointed in 'Euro- Zen' style, including a cozy window seat, pebbled shower floor, a small kitchen, and numerous windows that create a bright and healthy atmosphere.
"Slow Living Cottage" is conveniently located 17 minutes from the shops, studios, restaurants and entertainment of Downtown Asheville, just minutes from the French Broad River, and about 25 min. to the Blue Ridge Parkway. There are endless opportunities for hiking, biking, kayaking, and rafting nearby.
After returning home from an evening on the town, relax by a crackling fire in the outdoor Fire Circle or soak your troubles away beneath the stars in the outdoor Hot-Tub.
In addition, a local Massage Therapist , who practiced at the Deepak Chopra center in San Diego for 8 years, is available for therapeutic massage at the cottage. If you are interested in scheduling a massage, please mention this in your reservation inquiry.
Come escape to this serene cottage for your next getaway, and learn what SLOW LIVING is all about.
Eco Friendly Features: Recycles, Icynene Foam in Ceiling, Cellulose Insulation, Bamboo Flooring, Local Lumber, "Trex" Recycled Decking, Recycled Paper Products, Bio-Degradable Soaps and Detergents.
Local Nature Exploration Available with Marlis: 'Take a walk on the (not so) wild side'. Learn about Edible and Medicinal Native plants of Western North Carolina,-inquire further in your reservation request.
The cottage is NOT wheelchair accessable, and is NOT suitable for children. Companion animals are NOT permitted inside "Slow Living Cottage".
The entire Cottage, the hot-tub and the yard are reserved for our guests.
Marlis lives up the hill from the cottage and is available by phone to answer questions or assist with cottage or hot-tub matters.
Maximum of 2 people, and NO companion animals, -no exceptions please!
Smoking or candles are reserved for the porch and outside, NOT inside the cottage!
* Please be sure to check out the entire House Manual located in the cottage upon your arrival!