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50 acre private farm, Dog friendly, hiking trails, 2 acre pond guests can enjoy

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, Study, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Enjoy views of moores pond and little pisgah mountain from this 2 bedroom/one bath guest house. Recently remodeled, your vacation retreat has a fully equipped kitchen, wood floor in the living area, air/heat. Amenities include WiFi, cable HD tv, DVD, gas outdoor grill, outdoor furniture. A two+ acre pond is ready for sitting and enjoying watching herons and a variety of birds, or feeding the resident mallards. There are miles of hiking trails in the woods on this 50-acre property, from moderate to strenuous. There is a fenced-in yard for dogs.

*Unfortunately we do not have goats on the farm at this time. We are hoping to have new ones as soon as April*

Located in Fairview, only 11 miles southeast of downtown Asheville (6 miles from city limits) and 6 miles from I-40 and the Blue Ridge Parkway, this private residence is in the country, yet very convenient to the many attractions of the area, including the Biltmore Estate, Lake Lure, Chimney Rock State Park, and (of course) the mountains with their spectacular views, waterfalls, and tourist attractions. Every season has its gifts, from summer festivals and craft fairs to fall color, winter holidays at the Biltmore House, and spring blossoms. There is an Amish market (bakery, fresh eggs, and other goodies) next door...Across the pasture.

The houses are NON-SMOKING. We ask that if you are smoking on the property please do so away from the houses and clean after yourself.

More Details

Brandy Honeycutt
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 March, 2018

About Brandy Honeycutt

Joseph Sabbag lives down the road at 40 Moores Pond Road. Joseph is now learning to farm (John Deere therapy) and to pull weeds and feed goats. He loves to have guests at our guesthouse from all over the world. He looks forward to meeting you.

Brandy Honeycutt purchased this cottage in 1986

Why Brandy Honeycutt chose Fairview

The mountains of Western North Carolina, near Asheville, are one of most beautiful and relaxing places in the world, if you exclude pulling weeds.

What makes this cottage unique

The views from the 50+ acre property and lake are wonderful. The birds, horses, goats and other animals are a joy to behold.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Fairview in Buncombe County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Children are not permitted around the pond or barn without an adult
  • Houses are non-smoking. Guests that do smoke please smoke away from the houses and clean after themselves
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • tiled bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Queen size bed, in bedroom 1, 2 twin beds in bedroom 2, Queen size sofa-bed in living room.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(53 traveller reviews)

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50 acre private farm, Dog friendly, hiking trails, 2 acre pond guests can enjoy
average rating of 4.8301888 based on 53 reviews

Absolutely amazing experience

  • 5 of 5

We spent almost a week here while we explored the area for a future move. The house is very well stocked if you want to cook and close to all of the Asheville attractions if you want to go out. Chuck and Sarah go above and beyond to make this feel like your home away from home. The goats and Llama were also great along with their new pup Panda. Can't wait to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 11-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful guests, who enjoyed the Asheville experience!
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Great location! Beautiful Views

  • 4 of 5

We stayed the week of Christmas. We were disappointed that the area around seemed to shut down for Christmas and the goats were on their own holiday. Had issues with electrical outlets and refrigerator that the Owners were very quick to fix. Loved the homeyness of the house. Very comfortable. I think we would re-book just a different time of year.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful mini vacation

  • 4 of 5

What a peaceful, quiet place to get away from it all-and only a 15 minute drive into Asheville. While we did not have the best weather, we enjoyed our stay in the country. We loved meeting the goats and enjoyed the view of the pasture, pond, and mountains in the distance.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: That is exectly what is supposed to happen, relax, relax, relax and enjoy Asheville!
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Atlantis, FL

Charming, perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

A charming and comfortable setting. It was perfect for getting away but close enough to Ashville to enjoy great restaurants, Biltmore and the amazing mountains. I hope I can return next year!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Chuck and Sarah's gate house for one week, with our two kids. It was really peaceful and beautiful. The kids loved visiting the goats, and Chuck and Sarah's dog, Panda! They had such a good time walking around on the property! We spent our time exploring lots of little towns around the Asheville area, and this place was perfectly situated, and allowed us to do this easily. We have visited Asheville many times before, and this was definitely our favorite of the places we have stayed. Hopefully, we will make it back there soon! Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We just love having families like this, who love exploring Asheville and the surrounding area.
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Point Pleasant, NJ

Quaint, cozy quiet and beautiful.

  • 4 of 5

Easily accessible to area attractions, great host and hostess. Comfortable and spacious, quaint and cozy.... stocked well and great if you have dogs, because of fenced area of the cottage. Loved the farm and pond to relax by, and meeting the goats ..Looking forward to another visit to Moore's Pond farm🐐🐐..

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful guests, wished we had gotten a 5 stars, but we understand that allows us to improve.
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Asheville, NC (AVL)
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Asheville Muni
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Greenville, SC
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Local Joint
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Various Resorts
Nearest Beach
250 Miles
Charleston, SC
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £77.99
Pet Fee £54.16

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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