Sallie Lee Cottage is a Piece of the Historic Heart of Asheville
A piece of the historic heart of Asheville awaits at Sallie Lee Cottage. From the first moment you see it, you will fall in love with this charming, unique cottage. It is the perfect place to enjoy a well-deserved vacation from the everyday. One of the oldest homes in Asheville, it is believed that this cottage was built in 1883 and first showing up on a map in 1886. It has been preserved and completely restored in grand fashion. This lovely 2-bedroom, 1-bath cottage is named for it’s original owner and located in one of the most prestigious areas of the city - the historic Montford area of Asheville.
Within walking distance from downtown Asheville, the Montford area is filled with amazing examples of the architecture of an era gone by. Even in this beautiful neighborhood, Sallie Lee Cottage is a standout. This lovely cottage is the recipient of both the coveted Carraway Award of Merit from Preservation North Carolina and a Griffin Award from the Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County. Sallie Lee Cottage is a wonderful example of the architecture of the late 1800s known as Victorian Stick style. Innovative for its time, the cornerstone surrounds the woodwork, specifically focused on the exterior displays of lines and ornate grids and angles. The outdoor porch offers a great porch swing and a small outdoor table to sit and enjoy a meal or a glass of wine al fresco. The porch is also the idea spot to sit and soak in the grandeur of this magnificent neighborhood.
The interior of this lovely cottage is equally beautiful and exceptional. The tea room is bathed in natural light and is an inviting place to take a seat and take it all in. The centerpiece of the home is the triangular fireplace which gives each of the bedrooms and the living room a fireplace as it forms a Latin cross floor plan for the rooms in the house. Both the living room and one of the bedrooms have functioning fireplaces.The kitchen is a work of art, the dark wood and modern appliances give an elegant, vintage yet completely up-to-date feel. The living room has a comfy couch to curl up and watch the fire or the TV. The bedrooms both have inviting queen beds and the same luxurious vintage feel as the rest of the cottage.
Come to Asheville and stay in true historic style at Sallie Lee cottage. Call Carolina Mornings today and reserve this architectural masterpiece for your next getaway.