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Penland, NC

The following are suggestions for you to arrange your travel and lodging. Please note that Córdova Studios are located in Penland but are not affiliated to Penland School. Please direct all questions regarding the course, travel and lodging to cristinacordovastudio@gmail.com and not Penland School of Craft. 


AIRPORTS:

The closest airport is Asheville Regional (AVL) about 1.5 hours away, followed by the larger Charlotte International (CLT) about 2 hours away.


GROUND TRANSPORTATION CONTACTS:


Mitchell County Public Transit (transport to and from Asheville (65$) and Charlotte ($125) /must schedule only during weekdays with 72hr notice) : 828-688-4715

Asheville Airport Shuttle : 828-231-1053; www.ashevilleairportshuttle.com

Asheville Area Transportation Services: 828-450-1160; www.ashevilleareatransportationservices.com

Wally’s Asheville Transportation: 828-707-5792


LODGING IN AND AROUND PENLAND:


The Red House at Penland

Private accommodations just steps from the Penland campus, available by the week, weekend, or by the session.

Charming cottage on the Historic Register sleeps two in a queen bed, with a full kitchen, covered porch, stone patio, and fiber Internet.

All the comforts of home, including privacy.

For information call Becky or Jon at Barking Spider Pottery 828.765.2670 or 828.765.3123.


Pond House

Penland
828-385-3895
www.penlandcabin.com
jobe261@bellsouth.net


Chinquapin Inn

B&B w/singles & dbls
828-765-0064
www.chinquapininn.com


Conley House (Pets Allowed- Optional Studio Space)

Only 4 minutes from Penland with a million dollar view of the mountains from every room.

Conley House is the former home of Bill Brown, who was an artist and the second director of Penland. It is a mid-century modern-cabin offering a king size master with spa en suite bath, a king guest room with en suite bath, a half bath, 1 office with a queen size bed and a fully equipped kitchen. In a separate building, an optional private studio space can be rented. Pet friendly to well-behaved dogs. WIFI, Washer/Dryer, Fire Pit, Fenced-in Yard, Handmade Finishings Throughout. Sleeps up to 8.

www.conleyhouse.com

 https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/5211620?guests=2&s=8qB5

Call Lisa to book. Phone: 618-924-4108

Email: ConleyHouseWNC@gmail.com


Chasewood House
1-bdrm furnished apartment, 2-bdr 2-bath house
Central Penland Campus, Conley Ridge Rd
941-228-6657
penlandhome@yahoo.com

Cynthia Bringle (Pets allowed) -a longer walk away (.5 miles)
Guesthouse, 3 bdrm, 2 bath
828-765-0240
cynthiabringle@gmail.com
 
Cynthia Bringle-
Private room & bath at studio
828-765-0240
cynthiabringle@gmail.com
 
Edwina Bringle (Pets allowed) a longer walk away (.5 miles)
Private room and bath at her home with a private entrance
828-765-8640
edwcorgie@yahoo.com


Conley Ridge Cottage

3 Bedroom furnished home; 3 bedrooms (will sleep up to 2 couples plus 2 singles), two baths, walking distance to Penland School; w & d, wood stove, deck with grill; direct TV & DVD player

Contact Karen at 828-675-9716

kkwalkernc@gmail.com

PLACES A SHORT DRIVE AWAY: 


Richmond Inn

B&B with 8 guest rooms (dbls, queens) including a grande suite
101 Pine Ave, Spruce Pine
828-765-6993
www.richmondinn.us


Coal Train House (By Penland on Conley Ridge)

http://www.vrbo.com/254613


Also, visit AIRBNB:

https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/16571177?guests=1&source_impression_id=p3_1579648365_Ph44%2FLe65zRsj1za

RECOMMENDED RESTAURANTS/Cafés:

Tropical Grill

Fox and the Fig

Claudia’s Tacos


GROCERY STORES:

Ingles

Walmart


HEALTHFOOD STORES:

Burnsville Health and Nutrition


USEFUL LINKS:

 Penland School of Crafts

Toe River Arts Council

Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce

North Carolina Arts Council

 

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