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Hot chocolate, a cozy fire, and a good book after a day on the slopes

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Last updated: 11/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Banner Elk cabin description



'TRAVELERS' REST MOUNTAIN CABIN


Traveler's Rest is the perfect cabin for a special winter vacation. Located on the quiet side of Sugar Mountain, Travelers Rest is two miles from Downtown Banner Elk, two miles from Sugar Mountain, yet is nestled in a private, quiet, setting.


Cedar Log Cabin with peaceful surroundings, creeks, trails, and close enough to Banner Elk to walk or ride a bike!


All seasons in Banner Elk are amazing in their beauty and peacefulness. When you visit Traveler's Rest you'll enjoy sitting on the oversized, covered, front porch as you hear the sound of water flowing into the spring fed trout pond in front of the cabin, and smell the scent of fresh grass, flowers, and apple trees.
You won't need to bring anything but your food and clothing! There is a designer kitchen with beautiful pottery,kitchenware,stemware and all that you need to prepare the perfect meal. There are two grocery stores close by along with a number of fruit and veg stands. All linens and towels are provided and there is an oversized washer and dryer in the cabin. Fishing poles are located on hooks off of the back porch.

You will love spending time at Traveler's Rest. There are books, blankets, and over sized rocking chairs on the covered porch for your enjoyment. If you sit quietly on the porch or in front of the Great Room picture window, you'll get to see daily parade of turkeys and dozens of birds that flock to the bird feeders on the porch and in the trees. We keep binoculars and bird books for your enjoyment. You are close enough to walk to downtown Banner Elk or just enjoy hiking on the 'natural' side of Sugar Mountain, which is where Traveler's Rest is located.



Built as a primary residence, not a rental property, this square cut log cabin has: Fiber optic, high speed wireless Internet, a fishing pond, a gourmet kitchen, antique furnishings, a huge covered front porch with oversized rocking chairs, lovely views, a large deck off the kitchen with comfortable furniture, A large smoker grill, hiking, bird watching from either the porch or from the living room, a library of books, games, satellite, 48 inch flat screen TV, a firepit looking out to Beech Mountain, comfortable beds (2 Queens, 1 Full, 2 twins, 2 blow up mattressess), and.... Travelers Rest is located less than two miles to downtown Banner Elk and Sugar Mountain and is close to Grandfather Mountain!


We take MASTERCARD and VISA for your convienence

Traveler's Rest is located on the secluded, north slope of Sugar Mountain. A ten minute walk down the hollow will take you to the local craft, fruit and veggie stand. Downtown Banner Elk with it's wonderful array of quality eateries, coffee shops, public parks, Lee's-McRae College, and shopping is two miles from Traveler's Rest. The cabin is actually located on the back side of Sugar Mountain so it's a five minute drive to some of the best skiing on the East Coast. Mountain trails cross the property and lead to three springs within a five minute walk. Deep forests of rhododendron, beech, and hemlock trees surround the mountain meadow in which Traveler's Rests sits amidst split rail fences.

There are too many things in the area for a full listing but a few listed by distance or drive time: Grandfather Mountain, 8 miles; Blue Ridge Parkway, 15 minutes; winery, 8 minutes; Linnville, 15 minutes; Boone, 20 minutes;Moses Cone Craft Center and Julian Price Lake,20 minutes; area ski slopes 5-15 minutes, multiple trout streams,10-20 minutes, horseback riding, 10 minutes.

Please remember to tell us how you enjoy your stay, and your favorite memories, in our Guest Journal. We'd love to stay in touch.


**** From a Recent Guest ****

'Thank you for putting the damage deposit in the mail. Travelers’ Rest is such a wonderful spot for a vacation. We thoroughly enjoyed it. We only wish that we had booked it for a longer stay. I could spend a year there just reading the wonderful books in the house. Thank you for your help. We hope to return someday.'

Keywords: Cedar Log Cabin

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1880 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            24 years old...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Small house dog, must be house broken and crated when renter is out of the cabin f. There is a $35.00 non refundable pet fee which is passed on to the cleaning service....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            One step lift from carport to deck, then just a sliding door threshold to cabin's main level....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Other (See Description)

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          • Master Bedroom - Queen size memory foam mattress Upstairs Bedroom #1 - Queen size memory foam mattress, trundle bed (two twins) Upstairs Bedroom #2 - Double mattress with 3 inch feather mattress topper Upstairs closet - two twin blow up mattress All sheets, blankets, pillows, and comforters provided...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Master bathroom, double sink, walk-in closet, lots of light ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            South African pottery sink in antique oak dresser - upstairs...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet

            Located off hallway between master bedroom and great room...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Front porch is situated over spring-fed trout pond, three springs and hiking trails within a five minute walk....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Lots of novels, magazines, High Country maps, and regional vacation activity guides...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Music Library:

                Pandora and CD player...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Basic satellite TV, 48 inch flat screen...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Fitness Center

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Monument View:

                    Beech Mountain and Seven Devils Mountain views from firepit. Cabin situated on pristine side of Sugar Mountain....moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    7 Devils and Beech Mountain View from Fire Pit Mountain Views all around the cabin...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Spelunking
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Table seats eight to nine people. Additional chairs are located in the hall closet ...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    In laundry room next to the kitchen...moreless

                  • Covered Parking:

                    Car Port off the back side of the cabin, next to a deck. One step up onto the deck and into the back door....moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    Stone, full masonry and stone fireplace...moreless

                  • Heating:

                    High efficiency gas furnace...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Sheets, blankets, pillows, and warm comforters are all provided...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Great Room with built in book shelves stocked with lots of books, fireplace, and large picture window overlooking the trout pond and bird sancturay...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Ample parking for multiple cars...moreless

                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided:

                    All towels and washcloths provided ...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Laundry with washer and dryer is located next to the kitchen...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Fiber Optic high speed Internet service, can use laptop throughout cabin, front porch, and back deck...moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    Woodburning , masonry fireplace Keeps the cabin warm and cozy Wood provided for first fire...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Stainless steal...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Fully provisioned with all tableware, stemware, coffee mugs, glasses, utensils, cookware, and cutlery. Micro-wave and coffeemaker....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Pottery dish ware, stainless steal utensils, stem ware, glass ware, pottery coffee mugs...moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    Stainless steal...moreless

                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Gourmet kitchen with large tiled countertop space and large butcher block countertop for serving meals buffet style. All new stainless steal appliances and full compliment of kitchen furnishings, microwave, coffee maker, blender, mixer, toaster, electric waffle maker, pots and pans ....moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    Stainless steal, located above the stove...moreless

                  • Oven:

                    Extra large...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    1 roll of paper towels napkins dishwasher detergent for first night basic condiments, salt, pepper, some sugar, coffee creamer, coffee filters...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Stainless steel side by side...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Stainless steal flat top, extra large oven...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony:

                    Large, Covered Front Porch...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Deck off the back of the kitchen is adjacent to the car port. One step above ground this is easy access for a wheel chair. Also a kid friendly play area....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Herbs, trees, lots of perennial flowers...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Thanksgiving
                  Nov 26 - Nov 30, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $225
                  Christmas-New Years
                  Dec 24 - Jan 4, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $225
                  Martin LutherKing Weekend
                  Jan 16 - Jan 19, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $225
                  Summer
                  Jun 5 - Sep 11, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $185
                  $1,190 $3,250
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $175
                  $1,050 $2,990
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning fee $75
                  • Pet Fee $35 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 6.75%

                  Notes:

                  A 50% deposit of the total amount of rent will secure the booking

                  Remainder of payment due two weeks prior to arrival

                  A refundable damage deposit of $200. is added to the final payment

                  Deposit is refunded within five working days of departure


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                  Last updated: 11/19/2014
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                  Location

                  Nature-watching from the front porch and deck - birds-trout-deer-turkey-chipmunks-mink- even coyote and bear.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2007

                  Why the Owner Chose Banner Elk:
                  Banner Elk feels a bit like being in a small European village. The summers are cool, the fall is spectacular, the winters are exciting with the LOTS of snow and skiing. Thanksgiving week is a great time for hiking with family and friends and then going to one of the many local Christmas Tree Farms to cut a Christmas Tree. We enjoy eating breakfast at the Banner Elk Cafe and Lodge on Saturday mornings. They have great coffee and omletes and muffins and friendly service. After breakfast it's nice to walk through the Banner Elk Park, follow the trout stream and watch the kids on the many playground areas or the dogs in their fenced playground area. We also enjoy walking through the Lees Mcrey college campus and the surronding areas where you can feed the ducks in the lake. Each year we pick blueberries at the Banner Elk Winery and Blueberry Farm. The winery is a fun place to visit. The owner will give you a tour of the winery and you can sample the wines. Blueberry wine is their specialty. We really enjoy the outdoor art fairs in the summer and the Wooly Worm Festival in October. The Farmer's Market on Thursday afternoons in front of Lees Macrae is a great place to get organic veggies, local jams and pottery and even baked goods! When we're here on Sundays we try to get over to the Mast General Store in Valley Crucis to hear some bluegrass/mountain music played by local musicians.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                  Observing the wildlife: birds, wild turkeys, fish (in the pond), and even bear in the fall and spring.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Hot chocolate, a cozy fire, and a good book  after a day on the slopes

                    Hot chocolate, a cozy fire, and a good book after a day on the slopes

                  • Kitchen with table that can seat 8 to 9 people

                    Kitchen with table that can seat 8 to 9 people

                  • Picture window in Great Room in January

                    Picture window in Great Room in January

                  • View of kitchen from the Great Room

                    View of kitchen from the Great Room

                  • First Floor Master BR with Queen Size Pillow Top Mattress. Lg. adjoining MBR

                    First Floor Master BR with Queen Size Pillow Top Mattress. Lg. adjoining MBR

                  • Master Bedroom with lots of light and reading chair

                    Master Bedroom with lots of light and reading chair

                  • Travelers Rest in the fall

                    Travelers Rest in the fall

                  • Entry hall off of covered front porch

                    Entry hall off of covered front porch

                  • Fall at Traveler's Rest

                    Fall at Traveler's Rest

                  • Cabin with next to babbling creek, view of small trout pond

                    Cabin with next to babbling creek, view of small trout pond

                  • Travelers Rest in June

                    Travelers Rest in June

                  • Great Room with large flat screen TV and great view for bird watching

                    Great Room with large flat screen TV and great view for bird watching

                  • Covered Front Porch, wonderful for breakfast and listening to to a lively stream

                    Covered Front Porch, wonderful for breakfast and listening to to a lively stream

                  • Gourmet Kitchen - Everything you need to cook a great meal is provided

                    Gourmet Kitchen - Everything you need to cook a great meal is provided

                  • Master Bathroom with two sinks, shower/tub, and walk in closet

                    Master Bathroom with two sinks, shower/tub, and walk in closet

                  • Extra large granite sink

                    Extra large granite sink

                  • Stairway to two large bedroom and full bath

                    Stairway to two large bedroom and full bath

                  • Large bedroom, walk in closet, trundle beds, and queen with memory foam mattress

                    Large bedroom, walk in closet, trundle beds, and queen with memory foam mattress

                  • Library bedroom with antique double bed, walk-in closet, lots of light

                    Library bedroom with antique double bed, walk-in closet, lots of light

                  • Antique oak dresser with South African pottery sink in upstairs full bathroom

                    Antique oak dresser with South African pottery sink in upstairs full bathroom

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                  Date last modified - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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                  3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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