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Chuck C Campbell and Sarah York

Member since: 2009
Speaks English

Agri-Tourism in the Greater Asheville Area, Pet Friendly.

25 Reviews
People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Asheville Area - Moores Pond Farm Gatehouse (7)

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, am/fm, DVD, gas outdoor grill, outdoor furniture. A two+ acre pond is ready for canoeing, 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. An additional highlight is that this is a small working farm, with various crops growing in season and a small french alpine dairy goat herd. Six does have kids in the spring, late march through may.

There is a fenced-in yard for dogs.

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.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Chuck C Campbell and Sarah York (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks English

About Chuck C Campbell and Sarah York

Chuck Campbell and Sarah York live down the road at 40 Moores Pond Road. Chuck is a retired Health Care Consultant who is now learning to farm (John Deere therapy). Meanwhile, Sarah is an author of 4 books and a semi-retired Minister who learning to pull weeds and milk French Alpine Dairy goats. We love to have guests at our guesthouse from all over the world. We look forward to meeting you.

Chuck C Campbell and Sarah York purchased this cottage in 1986

Why Chuck C Campbell and Sarah York chose Asheville Area

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.

Reviews

4.8
based on 25 holidaymaker reviews

Agri-Tourism in the Greater Asheville Area, Pet Friendly.
average rating of 4.84 based on 25 reviews
5

Beautiful and Relaxing Area

  • 5 of 5

I wanted a little R&R and invited my family to join me for the first 2 days. My 6-year-old niece loved this house. She picked it out because of the farm. She enjoyed feeding Pee Wee and seeing the other goats. The farm fresh eggs that Sarah welcomed us with were absolutely delicious. We were close to other local farms which we toured as well. The home is in a fantastic location and to my surprise, it was not that far from downtown Asheville. I usually stay in downtown Asheville, however, I was less than 15 minutes away. I was also close to Biltmore as well. We will definately stay here again. My dog loved it too.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is wonderful to hear that R&R is important and that it truely happened!!!
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Acworth, GA
5

Private/secluded getaway

  • 5 of 5

Very secluded and quiet getaway but 20 minutes from Ashville and Biltmore. Other reviewers commented on the property being close to a shooting range and you could hear shots during the daytime while outside, didn't notice it so much while inside the house. The house, furnishings were nice and comfortable--beds were really comfortable. Enjoyed meeting Sarah and Chuck and all of the goats (especially Peewee) and the Llama. We were greeted with a basket of fresh farm eggs, but we didn't cook breakfast while there--very nice though! We spent one day driving to Cherokee and driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway--best part of our weekend! Will definitely stay here again when we plan another trip to Asheville.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The baby goats are always a big hit, but PeeWe is a special people goat...she loves being with guests!
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4

Nice place to stay near Asheville, NC!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Moore's Pond Farm! We were there for the USA Cycling National Cyclocross Championship held at the Biltmore Estate. The Farm cottage was in a good location, easy to get to the race. We loved the pretty lights showing us the way when we arrived late at night. We didn't have much time for exploring, but did visit the nice little Amish grocery store and had a quick walkabout to see the goats, chickens and llamas. The cottage had everything we needed and we were even able to catch a little of the GB Packer game! Go Pack! Thanks for a great weekend in a beautiful setting :)

  • Review Submitted: Jan 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry we did not get a chance to meet and talk!!!! Glad you found your Cheese Head pin!!!!
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Manalapan, NJ
4

Very peaceful.

  • 4 of 5

We spend the Christmas holidays at a quiet and peaceful home on a small mountain side (we're flat landers). It was about fifteen minutes away from the Biltmore Village and the Biltmore estate. Another two miles you are in the center of Asheville and all the excitement that happens in that interesting city.

This home was spacious enough for extended family to stay. We celebrated Christmas Eve and Christmas day together with family from Tennessee and Asheville. We had the opportunity to bring our dog and her favorite spot was sitting at the front door looking out at the field and mountains. We spent most of our time in Asheville, but did see one morning the goats grazing in the field across from the house. Since it was very rainy, we did not get the opportunity to explore the rest of the property at this time.

The owners had stocked the shelves with dishes/pots/pans/towels/and many more amenities that you would find in your own kitchen. We would recommend this place for those who have small families, dogs, and love to live in the outskirts of a busy city. Its a great place to regroup and take in the beautiful scenery.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very sorry about the rain!!! At least it was in the 70's on Christmas Day.
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5

Great family getaway, well equipped rental with beautiful mountain views.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the Gate House on Moore's Pond! The rental was stocked with everything we needed for our stay, the mountain views were only outdone by the warm owners Chuck and Sara. This location was perfect for quiet rest but still close enough to everything else that we desired to do, Asheville, Biltmore, and The Grove Park Inn. We will definitely choose this rental should we find ourselves in Asheville again!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, what a wonderful family!!!!! Our goat kids will miss their kids!!!
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4

Comfortable, convenient & excellent value

  • 4 of 5

We spent Thanksgiving in the Gatehouse. The fabulous, well appointed kitchen was perfect for cooking a major holiday meal. The house overall was clean, attractive and comfortably furnished. The view of the mountains was lovely - especially at sunrise. We loved meeting the goats.

We also recommend the nearby Amish market and local restaurant, The Local Joint.

We'll be back.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Alway fun to have great guests, sorry we only got 4 stars...most give us 5, but I understand wanting to give us room to to improve and look for ways to do something better.
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Location

Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Asheville, NC (AVL)
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Piazza,
Nearest Ferry
unknown
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Asheville Muni
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Greenville, SC
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
I-40
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Local Joint
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Various Resorts
Nearest Beach
250 Miles
Charleston, SC
Car: necessary

French Alpine Dairy Goat Farm...Agri-Tourism,

Open all year.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Fairview, Asheville Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£475
for 3 nights
From
£129
From
£129
Fri,Sat,Sun
£841
£2,934
 

Additional pricing information

Linen and Cleaning Fee £76 + Tax
Pet Fee £57 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

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.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Asheville Area in North Carolina Mountains

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • tiled bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • 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

Partner Offers

 
Portable wifi hotspot

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