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Laughing Waters Creekside Cottage

Living Room
11 reviews
Living Room
Living Room
Living Room
Living Room
Living Room
The Master Bedroom
The Master Bedroom
The Master Bedroom
The Master Bedroom
Upper waterfall view from Creekside Cottage
Lower waterfall view from Creekside Cottage
Creekside cottage deck
Historic Gristmill at Laughing Waters
Old farmhouse chimneys at Laughing Waters
Laughing Waters waterfall
Hickory Nut Creek
Creekside Cottage waterfall in winter
Creekside Cottage in winter
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Asheville, North Carolina
A cozy cottage with its own private deck overlooking two beautiful waterfalls on the cascading Hickory Nut Creek. The cottage is nestled at the base of Little Bearwallow Mountain next to 200 acres of natural forest with five miles of hiking trails. This all-log cottage contains a kitchen/living room, bathroom and a bedroom that sleeps two people. It is part of the Laughing Waters Retreat Center in the Hickory Nut Forest Eco-Community. A special place for a peaceful, quiet retreat in these beautiful sacred mountains!
About the Owner, John and Jane ( Heidi Ladlee Property Manager ) M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 15 days ago
Listed since : May 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 16 reviews and 2 properties
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Excellent - based on 11 reviews
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Anna S
Cincinnati, Ohio
Level 4 Contributor
20 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago for a stay in April 2018

My husband and I stayed here on our trip to Asheville. It is a great location for those wanting to explore hiking trails and also what downtown Asheville has to offer. It was about 25 minutes to downtown and about 10 minutes to Chimney Rock. Even though it was a little further from Asheville than we originally wanted, it worked...

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

The cabin was truly beautiful and comforting. The view was awesome! We really enjoyed the hiking trails behind the cabin! We look forward to staying again sometime soon!

Management response:

Christopher thank you so much for your kind review! We certainly enjoyed having you as our guests and we thank you for taking such great care of the property! We hope that you come back to visit us again!


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Reviewed 1 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Management response:

Thank you so much for your kind words! We so greatly appreciate it! What a nice visual to give to others! It is a relaxing place! Thank you for taking care of the cottage and we hope you have found your home away from home!


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
24 May 2018 -
31 May 2018
2 nights
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1 Jul 2018 -
8 Jul 2018
2 nights
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21 Nov 2018 -
30 Nov 2018
2 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning Fee: C$50 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: C$189 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
We are located only a short 25 minutes drive from downtown Asheville in the heart of the Hickory Nut Gorge. This deep valley is carved between high ridgelines from the continental divide down to Chimney Rock State Park and Lake Lure. From your cottage overlooking two beautiful waterfalls, you can hike up to the top of Little Bearwallow Mountain through 200 acres of natural forest with amazing views. The cottage is part of the Laughing Waters Retreat Center in Hickory Nut Forest. This sustainable eco-community includes organic gardens and apple orchard, conserved lands, renewable energy, and solar-green homes. Guests are welcome to hike, swim, enjoy the gardens, or just relax on the deck and listen to the sound of the rushing water. Enjoy dining in Chimney Rock, Lake Lure, Asheville or mak... more
How to get there
The entrance has a split rail fence at the top of the gated entrance. There is also an unoccupied cabin that sits at the top of the road too. You will go down the driveway until you almost get to the end, and you will see a sign that says cottage. There is a little private parking area here that takes you up to the cottage. It is dark at night, so if arriving after dark, please bring a flashlight to see your way to the door. We will have the front porch light on for you to help as well as solar lighting.
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