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 and not Penland School of Craft.
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;
Asheville Area Transportation Services: 828-450-1160;
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.
B&B w/singles & dbls
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.
Call Lisa to book. Phone: 618-924-4108
1-bdrm furnished apartment, 2-bdr 2-bath house
Central Penland Campus, Conley Ridge Rd
Cynthia Bringle (Pets allowed) -a longer walk away (.5 miles)
Guesthouse, 3 bdrm, 2 bath
Private room & bath at studio
Edwina Bringle (Pets allowed) a longer walk away (.5 miles)
Private room and bath at her home with a private entrance
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
PLACES A SHORT DRIVE AWAY:
B&B with 8 guest rooms (dbls, queens) including a grande suite
101 Pine Ave, Spruce Pine
Coal Train House (By Penland on Conley Ridge)
Also, visit AIRBNB:
Burnsville Health and Nutrition