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Huge Comfortable Log Home in North Carolina Mountains!

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Last updated: 07/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW! PLANNING A FAMILY REUNION OR GROUP RETREAT FOR THIS YEAR? GET YOUR CHOICE OF DATES BEFORE THEY'RE GONE.

The perfect place for your Summer, Fall or ski season getaway. Enjoy the unhurried pace and cool temperatures during our off season or the winter wonderland that is Beech Mountain during ski season. The town of Beech Mountain is the highest city east of the Mississippi River. Ideal for business and church retreats as well as family reunions or even just time with friends.

4900+ square foot log home in moderately wooded setting located only .9 miles from Beech Mountain Club recreational facilities and 1.9 miles from Ski Beech entrance.

Home's exterior is fieldstone and cedar shake. The Lodge's interior, which is almost exclusively wood, creates rustic atmosphere with modern conveniences. Wood beamed ceilings throughout. Many of the walls are 16'-24' thick hand-hewn logs. Interior materials are recycled from 141 year-old grist mill located in Chatam, Virginia; the 133 year-old Reedy Fork Mill formerly outside Winston-Salem, NC; and, a barn of unknown age and origin.

Living room, dining room, and kitchen floors are hardwood (area rug covers almost all of living room); all halls and bedrooms are carpeted with 54 ounce (54 oz) carpet over eight pound (8 lb) pad; bathrooms are ceramic tiled.

Large living room with over-sized woodburning fireplace (firewood provided). Dining room is 10' x 35' and seats 30 at one sitting. Kitchen has flat-surface stovetop, separate flat-surfaced, 5-burner stove with self-cleaning oven, combination microwave/range hood and two GE refrigerators with icemaker. Wood deck is 18' x 18' with perimeter bench seating and over-sized commercial gas grill. Ten bedrooms contain 17 full-size beds and 3 queen-size beds, three adult-size bunk beds as well as a twin-size sofa bed.

TV room has 40' flat panel TV with digital cable service, high-speed broadband internet access, VCR/DVD player and surround sound system as well as a queen-size sleeper sofa, which may be used as eleventh bedroom. Third floor hallway has foyer with large window seat, sofa, and 40' flat panel TV with digital cable service and PS3.

Off-street parking for up to eleven or twelve vehicles. SORRY, BUT NO PETS PERMITTED.

Keywords: Huge, Log Home, on ski hill, NC mountains

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Property Type

  • House
  • 4900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Responsible party must be 21 years old or older....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 35, Beds for 26-35

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 2 double

    Main floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 bunk bed

    Ground floor with adult-sized bunk beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 double

    1st of 4 second floor bedrooms...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 double

    2nd of 4 second floor bedrooms...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 2 double

    3rd of 4 second floor bedrooms. Has private bathroom....moreless

  • Bedroom 7: 2 double

    4th of 4 second floor bedrooms...moreless

  • Bedroom 8: 1 queen, 2 double

    1st of 3 third floor bedrooms. Has loft bed with ladder....moreless

  • Bedroom 9: 1 queen, 2 double

    2nd of 3 third floor bedrooms with loft bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 10: 1 queen, 2 double

    3rd of 3 third floor bedrooms with loft bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 11: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    TV room with queen-size sleeper sofa...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon, 1 bunk bed

    Ground floor-Adult-sized bunk bed & single bed sleeper sofa...moreless

  • Seventeen full-size beds, Baby Cribs (1), one queen-size sofa bed in TV room plus one single-size sofa bed in ground floor bedroom, Bunk Beds-3 Adult-size...moreless

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    1 of 2 located on main floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub

    2nd of 2 located on main floor has claw-footed tub ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Ground floor bath for two bedrooms...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Second floor hall bathroom ...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Second floor private bath for bedroom #6...moreless

  • Bathroom 6: toilet, shower

    Third floor hall bath with shower only...moreless

  • Ceramic-tiled floors with 1x8 clear-finished pine walls.

Other Amenities

  • All cooking Utensils/ Plates/Silverware/Glassware/barware provided. Beech Mountain Club Guest Privileges (Heated Olympic pool, 18-hole golf course with views of three states, tennis courts, activities, etc, - fees apply), Access to new 22, 000 s, f, Beech Mountain Activity Center - fees apply), Town of Beech Mountain water and sewer....moreless

Entertainment

  • Video Games:

    PS3 in top floor foyer. No games provided, so bring your own....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain:

    Located in Town of Beech Mountain, which is highest town east of the Mississippi (same elevation as Denver, CO)...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    10' x 35' dining room contains seven tables, four benches and twenty-two stools, 10-bottle wine cooler, 18-bottle wine rack and Kawaii studio piano....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 30 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Broadband Access:

    Provided by Charter Communications...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Over-sized Maytag...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Stone fireplace with glass insert for comfort located in living room....moreless

  • Firewood
  • Heating:

    Individually controlled, electric baseboard heat throughout....moreless

  • Internet:

    Provided by Charter Communications...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Unless otherwise agreed upon....moreless

  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street:

    Up to fourteen vehicles (dependent upon type and size)...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Off-street parking available (although it would reduce number of vehicles otherwise capable of being accommodated...moreless

  • Telephone:

    (5) cordless digital system telephone system with answering machine...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Unless otherwise agreed upon....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Over-sized Maytag...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Firewood included...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Arrangements must be made prior to visit...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Three (3) Two 10-cup and one 32-cup coffee makers ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Both extra large as well as regularly-sized pots and pans...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    All dinner service and glasses included. Kitchen table seats four....moreless

  • Microwave:

    (2) Range hood/microwave combination with second separate smaller microwave oven...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    In-kitchen shelving for convenient storage and access....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    (2) GE with glass shelves & icemakers...moreless

  • Stove:

    Flat surface, 5-element stove/oven with separate flat surface 4-element cooktop ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Two...moreless

Outside

  • Boat:

    At nearby Watauga Lake (50 minutes)...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    With built-in perimeter seating...moreless

  • Golf:

    Guest privileges for fee at Beech Mountain Club. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    On pond or small lake on Beech Mountain (5 or 10 minutes)...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Oversized commercial gas grill with provided propane...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Beech Mountain Resort on Beech Mountain or Sugar Mountain located at base of Beech Mountain....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Guest privileges for fee at Beech Mountain Club. ...moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Beech Mountain Club heated Olympic pool during summer months only...moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 13 - Sep 3, 2015
2 night min stay
$650
$2,475
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$525
Early Fall
Sep 8 - Oct 8, 2015
2 night min stay
$738
$2,475
Leaf Viewing Season
Oct 9 - Nov 1, 2015
2 night min stay
$838
$2,875
Late Fall
Nov 2 - Nov 21, 2015
2 night min stay
$738
$2,275
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 22 - Nov 29, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,875
Early Winter
Nov 30 - Dec 17, 2015
2 night min stay
$638
$2,075
Christmas/New Years Holidays
Dec 18 - Jan 3, 2016
4 night min stay
$788
Early Ski Season
Jan 4 - Jan 14, 2016
2 night min stay
$1,038
$1,675
MLK Weekend
Jan 15 - Jan 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,225
Peak Ski Season
Jan 19 - Feb 11, 2016
2 night min stay
$1,238
$1,875
President's Day Weekend
Feb 12 - Feb 15, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,225
Late February
Feb 16 - Feb 28, 2016
2 night min stay
$1,038
$1,875
March Skiing
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$638
$1,475
Spring
Apr 1 - May 26, 2016
2 night min stay
$688
$1,675
Memorial Day Weekend
May 27 - May 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$525
'16 Summer
Jun 1 - Sep 1, 2016
2 night min stay
$738
$2,475

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $600
  • Tax Rate 12.75%

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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tri-Cities Tennessee
2.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Various
2.6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Beech Mountain Club
2.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Various
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
Beech Mountain Resort
35 Miles
Nearest Beach
Wautauga Lake

Car: Necessary

4900+ square foot log home in densely wooded setting located only .9 miles from Beech Mountain Club recreational facilities and 1.8 miles from Ski Beech entrance.

Other Activities: Downhill/Alpine Skiing, # Wildlife Viewing, rock climbing, basketball, horseshoes, kayaking, mini golf, boating, cross country skiing, snowboarding

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1979

About the owner: The Warthman Family-Kay, John, Jonathan, Josh and his wife, Natalie- own the Lodge. Kay is a long-ago retired nurse, who devoted her time to parenting and now focuses on church related activities. John is a retired real estate property management exec., who oversaw management of 17,000+ apartments, 3,800+ condominiums, 1 million+ square feet of office space and a number of home owner associations in a 30+ year career. Today, he is an instructor and speaker for a number of professional real estate organizations, which allows him to travel widely in both the U.S. and overseas doing professional credentialing courses.

Why the Owner Chose Beech Mountain:
We bought this home when we lived in Charlotte and our oldest son was just born. We had visited the mountains during the summer and fell in love with Beech Mountain. A subsequent ski trip further cemented that feeling. John became aware of the Lodge itself while buying a pair of ski boots in Charlotte. During his preschool years and the summers of his first school years, he lived with his grandparents who lived in 5-bedroom converted stone barn. The Lodge reminded him of those wonderful childhood memories. Because he was in real estate management, he thought he could buy it, refurbish it, expand it and add a stone facade to the majority of the house. With the help of his brother Bob, who was a contractor, and some of his talented employees, he worked on the Lodge during weekends for 8 months to bring his vision to fruition. Initially, we thought that the Lodge would best be operated as a bed and breakfast, but quickly found that the most requests were to rent the entire house by larger groups. So, in our second year of ownership, we converted to whole house rental. In the mid-80's, we moved to Atlanta, where we still reside. So, for a long time now, we've been unable to enjoy the Lodge and its peaceful setting as much as we'd like. Over the 30+ years we've owned and operated the Lodge, we've been privileged to serve many families and groups. Many of them have returned again and again causing us to think of them as extended family. So, we derive pleasure from the enjoyment they experience as well as the relationships we've formed over the years.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The setting of the Lodge combined with materials contained within it just give us the feeling of living in another, less hurried, time. However, we still have access to the Beech Mountain Club with its Olympic pool, first-class tennis facilities, breathtaking golf course with views of 3 states and excellent dining. And, it's close by to the Beech Mountain Resort ski slopes. We think it's the perfect combination of yesteryear atmosphere combined with many modern conveniences.


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Photos

  • Front left of home

    Front left of home

  • Front entrance porch with bench seating (partial view)

    Front entrance porch with bench seating (partial view)

  • Living room stone fireplace

    Living room stone fireplace

  • Partial view of dining room capable of accommodating 32 people

    Partial view of dining room capable of accommodating 32 people

  • Partial view of deck from TV room

    Partial view of deck from TV room

  • Ground Floor 'Bunk Room' Bedroom (partial view)

    Ground Floor 'Bunk Room' Bedroom (partial view)

  • 1 of 4 second floor bedrooms (partial view)

    1 of 4 second floor bedrooms (partial view)

  • 1 of 3 top floor bedrooms- all with 2 full size beds + a loft bed(partial view)

    1 of 3 top floor bedrooms- all with 2 full size beds + a loft bed(partial view)

  • Nearby Buckeye Lake

    Nearby Buckeye Lake

  • Beech Mountain Club 10th tee box view

    Beech Mountain Club 10th tee box view

  • Tubing at Beech Mountain Resort

    Tubing at Beech Mountain Resort

  • Hiking nearby

    Hiking nearby

  • Winter view from downhill

    Winter view from downhill

  • Living room partial view from front door

    Living room partial view from front door

  • Partial view of dining room

    Partial view of dining room

  • 1 of 2 ground floor bedrooms (partial view)

    1 of 2 ground floor bedrooms (partial view)

  • Main floor bedroom (partial view)

    Main floor bedroom (partial view)

  • Another of 4 second floor bedrooms

    Another of 4 second floor bedrooms

  • Beech Mountain Club Clubhouse

    Beech Mountain Club Clubhouse

  • Beech Mountain Resort slopes

    Beech Mountain Resort slopes

  • Skating at Beech Mountain Resort

    Skating at Beech Mountain Resort

  • TV room

    TV room

VRBO #16269

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