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Blowing Rock Storybook Cottage with Grandfather Mountain Views

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Last updated: 07/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Blowing Rock cottage description

'Grandfather Vista Storybook Cottage' is a beautiful mountain cottage with hemlock siding and stone exterior, lots of glass for enjoying the views, custom kitchen with granite countertops and stainless appliances, over 800 square feet of exterior decking (covered and open) and only about 5 miles from downtown Blowing Rock via the Blue Ridge Parkway! The cottage is located in a quiet neighborhood of mostly seasonal and vacation homes less than 1 mile from the Blue Ridge Parkway and only minutes from golf, horseback riding, the world class facilities of WestGlow Spa, wonderful restaurants, shopping, antiquing, hiking, fly fishing, white water rafting, caving, snow skiing and much more!!!

Enjoy the cool breezes of Summer and the wonderful long range Grandfather Mountain Views at an elevation of over 4000 feet from this storybook mountain cottage!

Call or email today to book a cool getaway from the Summer heat, a Fall getaway to enjoy the beautiful Fall colors, crisp air and crackling fire or a Winter getaway for some snow skiing or ice skating at Appalachian Ski Resort located only a short 6 miles away!

Keywords: Mountain Cottage

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Cottage
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            Additional pet fee required based on size/breed of pet....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Entrance level Queen Suite : 1 queen

            Handmade Aspen log headboard with ensuite full bath...moreless

          • Main level bedroom : 1 double

            Antique Mahogany furnishings. Direct access to rear deck....moreless

          • Loft Bedroom: 1 king

            King bed, 38' HDTV, beautiful long range views!...moreless

          • Sheets for all beds are all at least 600 thread count. King bed in loft has a featherbed top and fantastic views of Grandfather Mountain while in bed! ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Entrance level ensuite bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Beautiful freestanding vanity with brass sink and marble top...moreless

          • Main level bathroom: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            Oversize jetted tub. Large seperate shower....moreless

          • Main level bath is a four piece with oversized jetted tub and seperate large shower. Lower level bath is a 3 piece with standard tub/shower. ...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Outside round table with umbrella seats 6. Main dining table inside seats 4. Coffee table raises up to make additional dining table with 2 extra chairs in main floor bedroom. ...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Custom wormy maple cabinets, granite countertops and stainless appliances make this a true gourmet kitchen! ...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            6 place settings, serving dishes and utensils, carving and steak knives. Wine, water and juice glasses....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Various pots and pans, slow cooker, blender, mixer, basic food processor, bowls, etc....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Basic spices, coffee filters, and welcome basket with popcorn, coffee, tea etc....moreless

          • Ice Maker
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Catering Available

          Amenities

          • Living Room seats 0:

            Cottage has 2 living areas. Lower level has 42' flat screen TV, Gas fireplace, wet bar w/granite, stereo with built in speakers whole house. Main level has wood burning fireplace with long range view...moreless

          • Heating:

            Baseboard on main and loft levels. Gas Vermont Castings wood stove downstairs is thermostatically controlled....moreless

          • Parking:

            Parking at top of circular drive immediately in front of cottage. End of street additional parking as well. ...moreless

          • Wood Stove:

            Vermont Castings. Can be used as regular open fireplace with screen....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Wood burning on main level and gas fireplace downstairs...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Mitsubishi ductless system with remote control ...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            600 thread count sheets...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Front loading...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Front loading...moreless

          • Wood Fireplace
          • Towels Provided
          • Iron & Board
          • Hair Dryer
          • Parking Off Street
          • Gas Fireplace

          Other Amenities

              • Wet bar, fantastic long range views, ceiling fans on Lanai and all rooms of the house, granite countertops, cool mountain breezes at over 4000 foot elevation, very private at the end of the street....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Variety of paperbacks. James Patterson, Clive Cussler, Steven King, and lots more. ...moreless

              • Television:

                42' flat screen in downstairs living area and 38' flatscreen in loft bedroom....moreless

              • Stereo:

                Whole house with speakers on lower and main levels....moreless

              • DVD Player
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Broadband Access
              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Jetted Tub:

                Oversized to comfortably accomodate two people! The tub also has it's own water heating system to keep the water nice and hot for as long as you would like to enjoy!...moreless

              • Communal Pool:

                Blowing Rock public swim complex is only 5 miles away and available for a small daily fee....moreless

              • Hot Tub:

                Large jetted tub in the main level bathroom....moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                3 decks. Lower deck is covered with ceiling fans, hammock chair and seating for 7, upper deck has dining table, grill and great views, back deck has 2 chaise lounge chairs and hammock. ...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                lower deck is covered and has ceiling fans to ensure there is always a breeze!...moreless

              • Golf:

                Boone golf course is a great public course only 8 miles from cottage....moreless

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                The cottage is located only 6 miles from Appalachian Ski!...moreless

              • Balcony:

                Fantastic long range Grandfather Mountain view. ...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                2 burner gas grill...moreless

              Theme

              • Family
              • Romantic

              Location & View

                  • Mountain View:

                    Beautiful long range views of Grandfather Mountain! ...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Medical Services
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rafting
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming
                  • Spelunking
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Fishing
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Tennis
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Hunting
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Skiing
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Laundromat
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Water Parks
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Live Theater
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Shopping
                  • Kayaking
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Sledding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Antiquing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Cycling
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  April - December
                  May 13 - Jan 5, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $200
                  $1,100

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $200
                  $1,100

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $80
                  • Pet Fee $100
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  $300 refundable security deposit required. Security deposits usually refunded within 3 days of check-out. Monthly rates quoted upon request.

                  50% of contract total required at time of reservation to confirm. Remaining 50% due 30 days prior to check-in. VISA, MasterCard or personal checks accepted.


                  This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                  Last updated: 07/09/2014
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                  Location

                  96 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Charlotte
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Blue Ridge Parkway
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Blowing Rock
                  6.5 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Appalachian Ski Mountain
                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Boone Golf Course
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Blowing Rock

                  Car: Necessary

                  Within 10 to 20 minutes from the cottage is: Tweetsie Railroad theme park, Moses Cone Estate with lots of great hiking trails, Price Lake, Bass Lake, Trout Lake, Grandfather Mountain, Westglow Resort and SPA, Appalachian Ski Mountain, Shoppes on the Parkway, fly fishing, Blowing Rock (with all it's great shops and restaurants, Boone (home of the ASU Mountaineers), lots of great Blue Ridge Parkway hiking trails and much more!

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1990

                  About the owner: We retired from our fast paced corporate life in 2007 and moved to our second home in Blowing Rock (now our vacation rental) permanantly at that time. After living in the cottage for about a year, we decided to buy another home in the Blowing Rock area for our permanant residence and turn our cottage into a vacation rental. Now, our primary business is managing the cottage here in Blowing Rock as well as a beachfront vacation Condo in Litchfield Beach SC that we also own and help manage. We have loved coming to the Blowing Rock area with all it has to offer for many years and now feel blessed to live here all the time! We still enjoy hiking the many Parkway trails, beautful mountain golf courses, and all of the wonderful restaurants, shopping and fun events here in the Blowing Rock/Boone area throughout the year. We enjoy talking with all of the folks that stay in our cottage and hope you will choose us for your next stay in the area!

                  Why the Owner Chose Blowing Rock:
                  We actually designed and custom built our cottage as a second home in 1989. In 2005, we completed an extensive renovation on the cottage including custom wormy maple kitchen cabinets with granite countertops and new stainless appliances, we completely finished the lower level of the house including a custom bar, stone accent wall, gas vermont castings woodstove, complete bedroom suite with full bath and a built in sound system for the whole house. We also added additional covered decking with ceiling fans for expanded outdoor living space in all kinds of weather. After enjoying living in the cottage permanantly for a year, we decided to buy another home for ourselves and turn our cottage into a beautful vacation rental as a business. So far, it has been lots of fun and we really enjoy talking with all of the folks who have helped make our first year renting the cottage a big success.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  The cottage has wonderful long range views of Grandfather mountain. We are facing west so the sunsets behind Grandfather can be absolutely breathtaking! The cottage is situated on 2 lots at the end of a quiet street in a very quiet neighborhood just off the Blue Ridge Parkway and is only about 5 miles from Main Street Blowing Rock. It has 1600 sq ft of heating living area with almost 800 sq ft of decking. Huge mature rhododendruns surround the cottage and it is spectacular when they are in bloom! Some extra amenities that we provide include free wireless high speed internet access, a fairly extensive DVD library, lots of books, puzzles and games for our guests to enjoy, two TV's, two fireplaces (1 gas and 1 woodburning), a custom bar downstairs, rope hammock in back, outside dining table and chairs a lots more! The cottage is also air conditioned just in case it should get a little warm on a late August afternoon.


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                  Photos

                  • House from paved circular driveway

                    House from paved circular driveway

                  • Downstairs queen bedroom suite with handmade Aspen log headboard

                    Downstairs queen bedroom suite with handmade Aspen log headboard

                  • Gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and wormy maple custom cabinets

                    Gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and wormy maple custom cabinets

                  • Oversize 2 person jacuzzi in upstairs bathroom

                    Oversize 2 person jacuzzi in upstairs bathroom

                  • Bedroom #2 with double bed and access to rear deck with views and rope hammock!

                    Bedroom #2 with double bed and access to rear deck with views and rope hammock!

                  • Beautiful private bath in downstairs queen bedroom suite

                    Beautiful private bath in downstairs queen bedroom suite

                  • Covered deck with ceiling fans, rockers and a hammock chair!

                    Covered deck with ceiling fans, rockers and a hammock chair!

                  • Downstairs media room with wet bar and gas Vermont castings woodstove w/remote

                    Downstairs media room with wet bar and gas Vermont castings woodstove w/remote

                  • Main level living room with wood burning Vermont Castings woodstove

                    Main level living room with wood burning Vermont Castings woodstove

                  • Grandfather Mountain sunset view from front deck

                    Grandfather Mountain sunset view from front deck

                  • Loft bedroom with king size bed and Grandfather Mountain Views!

                    Loft bedroom with king size bed and Grandfather Mountain Views!

                  • Grandfather view from side deck

                    Grandfather view from side deck

                  • Rear deck with chaise lounge chairs and Pawleys Island rope hammock!

                    Rear deck with chaise lounge chairs and Pawleys Island rope hammock!

                  • Beautiful leaded glass entrance door to cottage

                    Beautiful leaded glass entrance door to cottage

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                  This listing was first published here in 2008.

                  Date last modified - Monday, June 30, 2014

                  $200 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 07/09/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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