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Pura Vida Cottage ~ the Essence of Life

5 reviews
enjoying the sunshine
View from the front creek
Check out the large front yard for playing
View from the front deck
Relax, refresh, renew in front of your propane fireplace
Side view
a look from the road
Welcome to Pura Vida Cottage
Stream by the Deck
Fixing a Snack in the spacious kitchen
A fully equipped kitchen, with gas stove, full size fridge, coffee pot, microwave, and toaster
Enjoying our time together
Easy flow throughout the house
Living room has lots of space
Open floor plan is great
Bedroom with King Size Bed, dresser and closet
Bedroom #2
Bathroom with lots of light and space
Shower with plenty of hot water
View of the side creek from the deck
Creek in front of the Cottage
Snow at Pura Vida Cottage
Roan Mountain
Miss Penny
Miss Ellie
Lucy learning to ride on Miss Ellie
Pam helping Lucy learn to ride
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Bakersville, North Carolina
We know how important your time away is for you, your family and friends. Nestled in the middle of the Blue Ridge Mountains / Pisgah National Forest, Pura Vida Cottage is a magical mountain home. Pura Vida means “the Essence of Life” and we think you will agree that our cottage helps you experience just that – the Essence of Life.

If you are looking for a personal retreat, a romantic get-away, a great family vacation, or want to reconnect with old friends, Pura Vida Cottage is for you. This is a home where you can rest, refresh, and renew your connection to your true being and your relationships with your loved ones.

Pura Vida Cottage is a spacious, single level, cedar sided, two bedrooms, one bath cottage that sleeps 4 – 6. Two large decks with comfortable furniture, outdoor grill and dining area, with an outdoor fire pit enhance the...
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Listing #FKN2382300
About the Owner
Nancy G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great find! We were in the area for a festival and it was so convenient to Bakersville downtown area. The cabin had everything we needed for a perfect stay. Clean, comfortable, lots of amenities, quiet country location. We loved it! Thanks so...More

1  Thank DOUGLAS W
Reviewed December 2, 2016

It was perfect for our 2 families with 2 kids & 2 dogs to get away for some down time. Party of 5 + 2 dogs. We were able to have our own Thanksgiving dinner in the mountains. Loved seeing the horses and the donkeys.

Thank Jessica M
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Reviewed April 12, 2016

We traveled to the mountains of NC to have a business meeting, what a location! The cottage was fully equipped, providing us with all our needs, so we could focus on our project planing. The babbling stream was soothing to our nerves, creating a wonderful...More

Thank Pam A
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 1:00 PM
We ask that you treat our cottage as you would your own home. Please feel welcome and comfortable. We do ask that you do not smoke in the cottage. We provide smoking area on the...
    1 Full bath
    1 King
    1 Sofa
    3 Twins
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  • Damage Deposit: $150 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Taxes and Cleaning fees are included in the nightly, weekly rate and extended stay rates. Small dogs (under 30 lbs) are welcome. Contact us if your dog is larger or if you have multiple pets.Please keep your dog on leash or in the fenced in area during your stay. Dogs are welcome inside, but you are responsible for any pet related damages. Dogs must be in crates if you leave them unattended during your stay. Do not leave your dog loose in the house or the back yard during your absence.Indoor cats are welcome. Please plan to bring your cat's favorite toys and brand of litter.Proof for current vaccinations and recent flea treatment is required before your arrival.
A fully refundable security deposit of only $150 is charged to each reservation. Your security deposit refund will be processed within 5 business days provided there is no intentional damage to the property (please allow up to 7 business days for the process to be completed). Damage Insurance is available if you prefer to u...
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About the neighborhood
Pura Vida Cottage is located at the end of Green Cove Road, approximately 2 1/2 miles from downtown Bakersville, NC.
Green Cove Road is a quiet, state maintained, two-lane (1.5 miles) paved country road with relatively little traffic. Our community is that of a quaint mountain town, where Southern comfort abounds. There are generational family homes and farms along Green Cove Road. You will see a Christmas tree farm on your drive to the cottage. A little farther up the road, you may get to see one of the mama cows with her new born calf in the pasture. Watch out for the deer and wild turkey crossing the road, especially if you are driving at dusk or dawn. The split rail fence will let you know that you have arrived. Just turn right into the drive and you will be “home” for your vacation....
Car recommended
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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