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Foursomes or Families-Historic Cottage, Old Town

People9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Four bedroom, 2 bath, sleeps 9. Updated 1926 cottage in Historic Old Town.

Carefree and homey, comfortable cottage features a refinished lower level (bright daylight basement) with open, spacious great room in old golf resort style with wet bar, game table and large-screen TV perfect for hanging out. Two BR (four twins) 1 BA and laundry downstairs. Upstairs says 'you're home' when you first walk in. You'll find the kitchen simple but functional with most cooking and dining equipment. Kitchen table seats 6. Upstairs is sunny and bright, cozy and carefree with cottage, homey appeal. One double and three twins up. Living room up also features TV, Wifi. Little front porch begs, 'Sit and rest,' and yard offers a simple retreat to commune with nature or enjoy a cigar. Aside from the obvious proximity to world class golf courses, Cole House is a block from Cannon Park and Camelot, a super cool kiddie playground, and walking trails that lead to other parks. Also walk to the best sports bars or pizza place in town. Village center with other restaurants, coffee shop, shopping and entertainment, and world class spa are all nearby as well, a 10 minute walk. Plenty of parking in front, side and rear. Cablevision, Wifi, movies, books, cards, board games, poker chips. Built in 1926, updates are ongoing.


Owner
Amy Griggs
Member since: 2014
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 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Amy Griggs

Charley, an engineer/builder and Amy, a writer and former teacher, work and live in nearby Wake County. Creativity and craftsmanship are two things we like about remodeling; we always have a work in progress, and we love coming to Pinehurst.

Amy Griggs purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Amy Griggs chose Pinehurst

Cole House is so named because it is the family name of the original owner/residents and only family before us to occupy this historic cottage. Four seasons a year, the Sandhills, and particularly Pinehurst, offer a garden-like setting, easy-living climate and an otherwise mysterious and inexplicable magnetism.

What makes this cottage unique

Charley recognized the good bones of this sturdy house and knew it'd be a great fixer-upper. It might be impossible to find another place in this price range that says 'no worries' like Cole House does. Our goal was to have guests enter and feel like Cole House had been in their family forever -- timeless decor, simple comforts, and some of that mystery appeal. The location is convenient and yet feels "off the beaten path." Guests like having 4 bedrooms.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Pinehurst in Moore County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • resort ...
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , tile floor
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , tile floor
  • Both baths have tubs and showers. Downstairs bath/toilet can be closed from sink vanity area, allowing greater function for multiple guests.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Four twins in two downstairs small bedrooms. Upstairs bedrooms feature one with twins, another with one twin and one double.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • tennis
Notes:
Uber service recently became available. World class resort area featuring golf, spa, dining, shopping, equestrian life and more. Kids like nearby parks and trails, Pinehurst "splash pad," Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve.

Reviews

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Foursomes or Families-Historic Cottage, Old Town
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 36 reviews
5

Beautiful home close to all of the golf action Pinehurst has to offer

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, with all the amenities necessary for two foursomes looking to stay right in the heart of Pinehurst. Less than a 10 minute drive to everything: the main clubhouse and other Pinehurst courses, Pinehurst/Southern Pines restaurants, groceries, etc. The extra full bath, ice machine, and gameroom in the basement were great bonuses for our group.

If we could recommend anything, it would be an additional small window AC unit in the 4th bedroom downstairs, or a small one in the downstairs gameroom. But we did visit on the hottest week of the year. The upstairs was super comfortable.

Look forward to visiting again soon, would recommend this home as a welcome spot for 6-8 golfers anytime.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You're right -- it's just not cool enough down there when it's hot as blazes outside. Please come back this fall! And thanks for citing all the good points.
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5

Great Pinehurst house

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our foursome, convenient to everything in Pinehurst.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks -- we think it's a good fit for foursomes, too!
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5

Great, unique cottage

  • 5 of 5

6 of us stayed here for a golf trip, and there was room for more! The place was in great shape and was perfect for our weekend getaway. Downtown is only a 15 minute walk, and it's about a 7 minute walk to a local tap house. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You all were thoughtful, tidy guests--glad you appreciate the proximity to pubs and village center and that you enjoyed your stay. Hurry back.
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5

Perfect for a golf getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic house, generously equipped with everything you need. Perfect for a golf weekend, every guy gets a bed. Awesome set up downstairs with a den. Highly recommend and definitely coming back!

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks -- You make me happy! Hurry back.
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5

Charming cottage w/ great location.

  • 5 of 5

The Village of Pinehurst is a special place and this cottage embodies all of what this community has to offer. The subtle detail and amenities allow for a relaxing stay in the quiet neighborhood just steps from legendary golf courses. We'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: 11-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks -- Come back anytime!
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5

Perfect location for a Pinehurst golf trip

  • 5 of 5

Came down from OH with a group of 8 guys and this place was perfect. Close to multiple grocery stores, within walking distance of some good restaurants, and less than 5 min from the Pinehurst resort. House has everything you need. Strongly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are especially glad that guests who travel long distances find Cole House a good fit for their vacation. Thanks -- Hurry back!
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  • 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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