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Romantic Rhododendron and Bark Getaway with Great Views of Grandfather Mountain

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Bark, Stone, and Wood with Incredible Views

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Last updated: 07/31/2014
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21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Banner Elk cottage description

Built upon the original 'Potato House', this luxurious cottage has beautiful wood beams and bark construction. Boulders surround this unique place, with a private hot tub hidden away from the road, but not from the view! Situated just outside Banner Elk and a neighboring vineyard, this oasis sits amidst a 43 acre farm that has been preserved through a conservation easement. From the front porch, there is a tremendous pastoral view with Grandfather Mountain in the distance. This view is so striking it has been used in commercial calendars. The cottage overlooks a tranquil farm scene with a beautiful barn and pond across the road. Private trails climb behind the cottage to the back side of Beech Mountain, while a unique walk through the Rhododendron thicket below the pasture lies in front of you. (No Smoking, No Pets, No Parties and NO children)

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Not Suitable For Children:

            No Children allowed...moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet

            ...moreless

          • heated floors!

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • VCR
          • Radio
          • Books
          • Stereo
          • Music Library:

            (4) Satellite music in all rooms...moreless

          Theme

              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Playground
              • Theme Parks
              • Ruins
              • Winery Tours
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls
              • Pond
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Forests
              • Churches
              • Zoo
              • Museums
              • Recreation Center
              • Live Theater

              Leisure Activities

              • Sight Seeing
              • Shopping
              • Horseback Riding
              • Antiquing
              • Sledding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Wildlife Viewing

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Rural
              • Mountain
              • Mountain View:

                Grandfather Mountain...moreless

              • Water View:

                Creek running down mountain crossing road into pond below. Large mouth bass in pond....moreless

              sports and adventure activities

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

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Parking
                      • Telephone
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Security System
                      • Shampoo
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Gas Fireplace
                      • Wood Fireplace:

                        Outside...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Grill
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Grinder
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Stove
                      • Catering Available:

                        Multiple sources in Banner Elk. Please call...moreless

                      • Kitchen

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Patio
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Terrace
                      • Balcony
                      • Barbecue

                      Payment Type

                      • Visa
                      • Mastercard

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Jacuzzi
                      • Hot Tub
                      • Outdoor Hot Tub
                       

                      Reviews

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                      from 23 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer
                      Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $150 $250
                      Sat, Sun
                      $1,000 $3,000
                      Low
                      Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $135 $165
                      Sat, Sun
                      $750 $2,250
                      Fall
                      Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $165 $310
                      Sat, Sun
                      $1,125 $3,375
                      Low
                      Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $135 $165
                      Sat, Sun
                      $750 $2,250
                      Holiday
                      Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $185 $375
                      Sat, Sun
                      $1,500
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                      • Cleaning $100 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 6.75%

                      Notes:

                      rent + clean + tax (+ damage deposit for 1st time renters) = total


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/31/2014
                      Check availability
                      23 Available
                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates
                       

                      Location

                      Other Activities: wildlife viewing, health/beauty spa, shopping, racquetball, kayaking, basketball court

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2005

                      About the owner: This property belonged to my Aunt and Uncle who were avid environmentalists. I fell in love with its beauty in college, and helped them establish an easement on the property so the peaceful feeling and incredible view would never be spoiled. I share this 'potato house' with you so I can maintain this special place and protect it from development! I also like the local winery and restaurants!

                      Why the Owner Chose Banner Elk:
                      This area has a wonderful balance of incredible hiking and excellent entertainment.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Bark, Stone, and Wood with Incredible Views

                        Bark, Stone, and Wood with Incredible Views

                      • Night Shot!

                        Night Shot!

                      • Kitchen and eating area

                        Kitchen and eating area

                      • TV and reading nook in the window

                        TV and reading nook in the window

                      • Jacuzzi tubs in both Master Bathrooms

                        Jacuzzi tubs in both Master Bathrooms

                      • A good snow!

                        A good snow!

                      • Summer View

                        Summer View

                      • Hot tub View

                        Hot tub View

                      • Looking toward the front porch from kitchen

                        Looking toward the front porch from kitchen

                      • Second Master Bedroom

                        Second Master Bedroom

                      • Fireplace and large screen TV in Cellar!

                        Fireplace and large screen TV in Cellar!

                      VRBO #224612

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Monday, April 07, 2014

                      $135 - $375 per night (USD)
                      23

                      2 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 07/31/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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                      Speaks: english
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