PENLAND, NC

For your reference SOTO–CÓRDOVA STUDIOS are located at 285 Laughing Bird Hollow Rd. Penland, NC 28765. In some instances the address might also come up as 285 Laughing Bird Hollow Rd. Bakersville, NC 28765. We are the second left (Laughing Bird Hollow Rd.) as you come up Conley Ridge Rd. - right across from the Penland School Gallery.

The following are suggestions for you to arrange your travel and lodging. Please feel free to e-mail us with any questions!


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 (35$) and Charlotte ($45) /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:

 

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

(RECOMMENDED)

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

 

Bakersville B&B

http://www.bakersvillebedandbreakfast.com

 

Hawks View

http://www.vrbo.com/233676

 

Coal Train House (By Penland on Conley Ridge)

http://www.vrbo.com/254613

 

Dragonfly Cottage on Rock Creek

http://www.vrbo.com/467598

 

Birdtown Cabin (Mary Vogel)

http://www.vrbo.com/277539

 

Also, visit AIRBNB:

https://www.airbnb.com/s/Penland–NC


 

RECOMMENDED RESTAURANTS/Cafés:

Knife and Fork

Tropical Grill

Fox and the Fig

 

GROCERY STORES:

Ingles

Walmart

 

HEALTHFOOD STORES:

Burnsville Health and Nutrition