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Ada's Mtn. Cottage, close to Downtown Blowing Rock and Blue Ridge Parkway

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,250 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Nationally known authors have stayed for weeks at a time and found Ada's Cottage to be a delightful and inspiring place. Many of our guest claim Ada's Cottage has a creative energy. Our clientele is always delighted with the comfortable atmosphere and the convenient location. Ada's Cottage is located just minutes from Downtown Blowing Rock's wonderful restaurants, bistro and pubs or the Blue Ridge Parkway. Shopping is within minutes with many unique shops and the Tanger Outlet shopping center is located nearby. Sunsets are spectacular from the deck off the living room. Enjoy the rock walled gardens in spring with Rhododendrons, Iris and many other Perennials in the garden. Comments from clients have said it was a feeling of living in a tree house. Other activities that you can enjoy are Price Lake on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Tweetsie Railroad, Gem Mining, hiking, biking, ZipLine and many other outdoor activities for the entire family.

Keywords: Cottage, Blue Ridge Parkway, Moses Cone Estate, Retreat, Cabin, Grandfather Mountain View, Sunny Cottage, Tree House, bungalow, Small house, Artistic energy, Creative energy

More Details

Lonnie Webster
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 March, 2018

About Lonnie Webster

I am Ada Webster, owner of Ada's Cottage and Advanced Realty in Boone, NC and have been a Realtor in North Carolina since 1976. I have lived in Blowing Rock since 1990 and western North Carolina since 1972 and my husband, Lonnie and I have been married 50 years. Since we live nearby Lonnie is able to take care of any problems that may arise at Ada's Cottage. We enjoy everyone that has visited our cottage and have been happy that we have many repeat clients. We appreciate the fact that everyone that visits make positive comments and refer friends back to us. When you rent our cottage, our hope is you are not only a guest, but will become our friends.

Lonnie Webster purchased this cottage in 2002

Why Lonnie Webster chose Blowing Rock

We purchased this cottage because of the view, the location and the sunny level lot.

What makes this cottage unique

Peaceful, charming atmosphere with a view and creative energy.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Blowing Rock in Watauga County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No Smoking, Please place trash and recycling in containers outside during check-out.
  • Please be aware not to place pillows infant of baseboard heater in downstairs bedroom.
  • Please, place used towels in upstairs bathroom during check-out Bed linens will be removed by housekeeping
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Upstairs bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bathroom door with 26.5 inches with door removed 27.5'
  • 2 Bathroom door with 26.5 inches with door removed 27.5'
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Downstairs Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Upstairs Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Front room, Sofa Bed - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sheets and Bedding are in closet
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Large level back yard, No steps to enter upper level, Driveway is not steep, Three decks, View of Grandfather Mountain, Near Appalachian Ski Slope


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Ada's Mtn. Cottage, close to Downtown Blowing Rock and Blue Ridge Parkway
average rating of 4.878788 based on 66 reviews

Lovely little place, close to all the main attractions.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect cottage for a mountain getaway. Close to all major attractions, i.e. the blowing rock, Hawksnest. Nestled just minutes away from amazing local dining. Ada’s cottage was exactly what my family was looking for. Leaving with fond memories and amazing pictures. Thank you for your hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ada and I hope your family will make this trip to Ada's Cottage a trip for all seasons of the year. Lonnie
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She ch a quaint clean hideaway! It was perfect for our girls weekend!

  • 4 of 5

Clean, cozy and accommodating!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you ! We hope you will tell your friends about Ada's Cottage.
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time here. The cottage includes everything you need to feel welcome and at home away from home. Extensive directions on how to use remotes, heating and air conditioner units, which we found very helpful. Ample towels, even a comfy robe! Ada has thought of everything. Views are amazing.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Celesta, we hope you will visit Ada’s Cottage often.
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Cozy Mountain Cottage in Quiet Community

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our two-night stay in this cozy, well-appointed, two bedroom cottage, located just a short distance from US-321 and Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC. Beds were very comfortable. Nice kitchen and dining/living room area and front sitting room. Two constructive criticisms, however. First, there is a very narrow, steel, spiral staircase which offers the only indoor access between the upper and lower floors. This is not mentioned in the on-line description of the cottage. Older persons (like my wife's mom, who is 92) may not be able to use it (in fact, my wife slipped and lost her footing while coming down the stairs), and we were unable to bring our large suitcases and bags down to the bedroom using this staircase--they all had to be dragged around from the parking area to the lower back door; and to get to the lower back door there is no sidewalk, only grass. Older folks, like ourselves, will find this a "long haul" and a somewhat difficult chore. Second, there were two spotlights located on the outside lower level of the cottage which were not light-sensitive/automatically activated--we never found the light switch to turn them on. Otherwise, this cute little home was a wonderful place to stay and we would do so again if we are back in the Blowing Rock area.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: John, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and letting us know the issues you raised. The stairway is in one of our photographs but you're correct, the stairs can be an issue for seniors or anyone with mobility issues. Our guests are welcome to drive to the rear of the house to unload luggage, weather permitting. We will consider installing walking path from the outside front steps to the rear deck next spring. We do have a light switch to the outside flood lights on the outside of the house located to the left of the front door. We will find someway to make it easier to locate as it's in a water proof outside electrical box. We don't use an motion sensor as that ofter disturbs those sleeping at night. Thank you for your feedback and we look forward to your return visit.
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Darling and immaculate, comfortable and convenient.

  • 5 of 5

This place is wonderful if you are looking for a pretty setting convenient to Blowing Rock. I love looking out over the lawn and the pretty landscaping. I like that the upstairs and downstairs are fairly private from one another. The beds are comfortable and we use the pull out in the study as well. The owners have been very thoughtful about the home and it is well equipped for guests. I appreciate knowing they are near if I need them, although I have not called during a stay.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the positive review , Ada and I love having repeat guests.
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Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

Two sisters and husbands decided at the last minute to go away for a couple of days over the 4th of July weekend. How lucky we were to find Ada's Cottage was available. It is very clean, comfortable and so pretty with beautiful views. The pictures are exactly as it looks. Kitchen is so well-stocked and towels are plentiful. Could maybe add a tv in downstairs bedroom, but that was about it. Would stay here again in a heartbeat!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the very positive review. We hope you will return for additional visits to Ada's Cottage, we have a number of guests who think of Ada's Cottage as their personal mountain retreat and return year after year. We've considered a TV downstairs but don't have a good location for a TV in the room.
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Appalachian Ski Mountain
Appalachian Ski Mountain is only 10 min or less 4 miles from Ada's Cottage.
Moses H Cone Memorial Park
Moses H Cone is only 5 minutes away, with 25 miles of trails.
Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University is only 10 minutes from Ada's Cottage with alway a special even...
Boone Golf Club
Boone Golf Club is only 10 minutes from Ada's Cottage.
Tanger Outlets Blowing Rock
Tanger Outlets are only 1.5 miles from Ada's Cottage.
Blowing Rock Visitors Center
Blowing Rock Visitor center is a great first stop in Blowing Rock NC, just 2 miles away.
Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Charlotte NC
Nearest Barpub
1.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.3 Miles
Blowing Rock Country Club
Nearest Train
100 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Miles
US 321
Nearest Restaurant
1.3 Miles
Foggy Rock
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Appalachian Shi Mountain
Car: recommended

We are close to Town of Blowing Rock, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Moses Cone Park, Appalachian Ski Mountain, Tweetsie Railroad , Mystery Hill, The Blowing Rock, BRAHM, Art in the Park


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Blowing Rock, North Carolina Mountains

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Winter and Spring
2 Jan 2018 - 24 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
1 Jun 2018 - 4 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £61.38 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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