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River View Cottage Near WCU, River Rafting, Walking/Hiking Trails, Adventure

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Cottage With River View Located Adjacent To Western Carolina U

This 2 bedroom/1 bath adorable cottage is centrally located in the Smoky Mountains and offers the vacationer a multitude of choices. Whether you just want to get away from it all and listen to the relaxing sound of the river or you are up for an adventure, this cottage has it all within reach! Minutes from Western Carolina University, restaurants and downtown shopping, yet quiet and remote. Large, wrap around decks provide the perfect view of the river. There are paved walking trails within a half mile and river access for your own kayak or canoe within 3 miles. Feel like a rafting trip or horseback riding? Outfitters and riding facilities are only 15 minutes away. Zip lines, snow skiing The Blue Ridge Parkway are all within 20 miles. Looking for some culture? Historical Dillsboro and the Smoky Mountain Railroad and historical Sylva are just minutes away. Cherokee Indian Reservation is nearby offering historical and cultural events and casino action and Asheville with The Biltmore Estate is only an hour away. There are multiple regional art theaters in the area and musical venues! Multiple parks for picnicing and hiking surround you. Several Rivers in the area offer fishing (The Tuckasegee has multiple access points, but why not fish from your own yard? The Nantahala, The Tennessee, The French Broad all have fishing). Close to Highlands, Cashiers, Franklin, Waynesville, Maggie Valley, Asheville, Murphy. !Numerous National Forests to explore, multiple waterfalls! Antique shopping or art galleries. Take your pick. The location offers the best of the Smokey Mountains!

The cottage has been completely renovated and has an up-to-date kitchen stocked with cookware and bakeware, dishes and utensils. You will find a microwave, coffee maker and crockpot allowing you to prepare meals as if it were your home. Of course, the grocery store is less than 5 miles away and there are numerous restaurants in the area to choose from as well. The large bathroom offers a walk-in shower and is stocked with towels and lotion/soap. Just bring your blow dryer and toothbrush. The two bedrooms feature a queen size bed and two twins with new mattresses and all the linens are provided. There is also a laundromat/cleaners nearby that offers complete services! There are hardwood floors throughout with ceramic tiled bath. The livingroom features a futon that doubles as an extra bed. The dining table offers seating for four. A flat screen TV features Roku and Netflix. Wireless internet is provided. Unplug, get away from it all and enjoy!

The large decks around the home are the perfect place to unwind. A gas grill and cooking utensils are supplied. A table and chairs for outside dining are also on the premises. A brand new back patio just installed complete with Amish swing and bamboo table and chairs, gas fire pit!

The owner lives on the property and is happy to assist you with any questions or needs.

The cottage is locally owned operated by a North Carolina native who lives on the property. When you email or call, you will be speaking directly with the owner. Maps, brochures and suggestions for dining and sightseeing are also included. We live locally and offer personalized service and meet with all our guests upon arrival for check-in. You are our guest during your stay and we strive to make your stay as comfortable as we can. Please email for additional photos and detailed information.

More Details

Lisa Nizam
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 March, 2018

About Lisa Nizam

Owner lives on the property and likes to welcome guests personally.

Lisa Nizam purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Lisa Nizam chose Cullowhee

Central location in the Blue Ridge Mountains with River frontage and access. Cute property! Rustic, mountain/river qualities

What makes this cottage unique

The views from the multi-level deck of the river are stunning. The home is centrally located among numerous activities, close to town, yet very private! WCU within walking distance!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Cullowhee in Charleston

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Towels, soap, lotion provided
  • Large size, Full bath with walk-in shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Both bedrooms feature new beds with hardwood floors! All linens provided!
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Get away from it all feeling, right on the river yet only 1/2 mile from Western Carolina University and restaurants! Town with shopping, grocery, medical services, attractions less than 5 miles! Great location in the Smokeys! Centrally located between Asheville and Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge! Perfect location for a great vacation!! Close to Cherokee and Harrah's Casino, The Biltmore Estate, Wineries, Breweries, Recreational Railroad and white water rafting, fishing, The Blue Ridge Parkway, many quaint, historical towns within minutes of the cottage! Come relax and enjoy the beauty of the mountains!


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River View Cottage Near WCU, River Rafting, Walking/Hiking Trails, Adventure
average rating of 4.5 based on 14 reviews

Wonderful Home - Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed this cottage. Home was clean, neat and cozy. Owners made themselves available if we needed them which we didn't. We will be back again.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very convenient and cute!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed being with so close to WCU. Owners were super responsive and helpful. We would love to come back.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The Riverview Cottage is lovely! We enjoyed our stay very much. Everything is well kept and comfortable. The swing is nice on a cool morning, and the gas logs are perfect for a chilly mountain night. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The cottage was very clean and was as shown on line

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our stay and would recommend to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice, clean and attractive cottage.

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is very clean and well appointed. While the writeup does not show that it is air conditioned the owner installed portable unit to help with the unseasonably hot weather. The unit cooled the cottage quite nicely.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great little apartment below owner's cottage

  • 5 of 5

This was a great little apartment in the basement of the owner's cottage. It has 2 bedrooms and a nice living/dining area and a small kitchen. The only thing it does not have is Air Conditioning. It was a little too warm to stay in during the day in the beginning of July. In the evening, it wasn't too bad as the owner has a ceiling fan in one of the bedrooms and in the living area; and she supplied us with a tower fan for our use as well. We stayed pretty comfortable for the 3 nights we were there. The owner is great. Any problem or concern we had was taken care of immediately. Lisa is very easy to work with and a delight to meet.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Asheville Regional
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Great Smokey Mountain RR
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 107
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Tucks Bar & Grill, Sazon (Mexican), WCU campus
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Car: necessary

Skiing and snowboarding during season within 20 miles, casinos within 20 miles, multiple lakes with boat rentals within 12-20 miles. Bear Lake, Fontana Lake, Lake Glenville! Fishing (guided tours available), white water rafting (The Nantahalla, The Tuckasegee), float trips, horseback riding, numerous hiking trails and driving vistas to explore, shopping, dining and more! Perfect location for the family vacation!


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £54.16
Damage Insurance £42.6

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed. If you purchase the property damage protection policy for $59.00 no additional deposit required. However, if you choose to pay a refundable cash security deposit the minimum is $1500.00 and will be refunded shortly after check out if all conditions are met and the property is left in good condition. No Pets allowed. No Smoking inside the home. Check in time is 2pm and check out time is 11am. Cleaning services available for additional charge. Inquire with owner. Additional guests(over 2) will need to pay a fee of $10 per guest/per day.

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.