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Leave the stress, sounds, and smells of the city life behind. Come visit our quaint cottage and just feel the tension melting away... Enjoy your morning coffee, sitting on our deck, looking at Chimney Rock and periodic deer or turkey sightings in peaceful surroundings. Enjoy a soak in the hot tub and smell the Aromatic Candles under the stars; this will certainly be an introduction to 'kick back' mountain living. Chimney Rock is a friendly, welcoming community offering sensory experiences and memories to our tourists. Hear the tranquil sounds of the stream from our cottage across the road.
NEW ZIP LINING has been added this year and is very near cottage on Canopy Farms. Refer to list emailed to you.
In Chimney Rock Village, just right down the road in walking or driving distance, you have Broad River Access, can picnic in a public picnic area, right off the Main St near Hickory Nut Curio Shop. There are Charming Shops, Restaurants, an old fashioned General Store, Riverfront dining, and GEM Mining. Most all Restaurants and Shops have free WiFi. Verizon service and AT & T have best service. Chimney Rock Park is within walking or driving distance. They now offer rappelling & is supervised by Park Rangers. Safety and fun are main objectives. Trails galore...in Chimney Rock Park. You can view the 'Chimney Rock' which is lighted at night from our cottage deck in winter, fall and early spring. Enjoy the fresh clean mountain air, but please bring a jacket for those cool mountain evenings.Visit the Gem Mines, or have a massage, pedicure, manicure. or select the ones you need from their full offerings ! If you want to learn how to Rock Climb, lessons are given in Chimney Rock Park. Take a picnic lunch and play at one of the many picnic areas within the Park. In Chimney Rock Village, shopping is fun with many handmade Native American items. Ice Cream Bistros are on the Main Street. Restaurants range from BBQ to Mexican, to Italian. Many have fresh trout entrees. Homemade goods and foods are abundant all around, as well as yard sales,and thrift shops. There are other excellent restaurants all around the cottage site, as well. The new Water Park in Lake Lure is fun for all ages. Paddle Boats may be rented there. The cottage is equipped with 4 beach chairs, two with umbrellas. Lake Lure Marina offers Boat Tours at frequent intervals.
See where 'Dirty Dancing' and 'Last of the Mohicans' were filmed. Dogwood trees and other flowering shrubs are beautiful and fragrant in the springtime. Lake Lure (.5 to 1 mile away )offers all the water sports and rentals; golfing is also nearby. Put your fishing line in baited with 1 piece of corn and see what happens.
Dine at the Esmeralda Inn where Clark Gable and Carol Lombarde hung out between movie shoots. Ben Hur was also written in the Esmeralda Inn. There are Four Wineries are in the area, one off of Hwy74 and Hwy 9, other at the Biltmore Estates, other two are on the 'Things To Do' List I emailed to you and they are only about 20-30 minutes from the cottage.
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We have a child's highchair, a PACK N PLAY , children's writing/drawing table with 2 oak antique kindergarten chairs. Child's video collection for all ages. Games for children and adults. (4) Beach chairs, 2 with umbrellas and 2 fishing rods are in a closet. Bring your favorite lure or use whole kernel corn and catch trout....moreless
Downtown is just steps away. Walk to all your shops or take a very short drive. There is a park right down at the bottom of the upper road, which is located right next to the Broad River. Picnic there...moreless
BEAUTIFUL VIEW OF CHIMNEY ROCK MOUNTAIN from the deck, AND ALSO OF BALD MOUNTAIN JUST BEHIND THE COTTAGE. Can hear and see the Broad River across the main road. You are at a slight elevated level....moreless
Cottage feels like you are far away. Very Peaceful and serene, but at the same time, you are close to town for necessities and have some neighbors. You have a privacy fence for the hot tub....moreless
Chimney Rock Village is the Downtown area. The Entrance to Chimney Rock Park is right in the middle. There are multiple places to take a packed lunch in to park or eat on top of the 'Rock'!...moreless
RIVERVIEW of Broad River from NEW DECK and through windows all along living room outer wall. THE SOUND OF THE WATER RUSHING DOWN THE RIVER IS WONDERFUL. WE OFTEN SLEEP WITH THE PATIO DOOR OPEN JUST TO HEAR THE SOUND AT NIGHT....moreless
Cottage has a large dining room with buffet for serving your food or appetizers. Buffet has 4 lg drawers for picnic tablecloths, place mats etc (outside use) and serving pieces for appetizers. ...moreless
Living Room is very large approximately 20X30 feet. Has several windows on on 2 sides and out front windows and side deck, Chimney Rock is right there. Concept from Dining and Living rooms is open. ...moreless
Heavy Pottery Service of 8 is in the kitchen for your use with serving pieces. Xtra serving pieces are in china cabinet in living room.See out locator sheet/ Matched glasses and crystal wine also....moreless
We have all the utensils, serving and cooking pieces anyone would need to cook for your family and friends. Additionally we have serving pieces for inside and out on deck. Placemats in and out &, table cloths for outside. Serving pieces for wine and cheese, etc...moreless
We have a nice NEW deck on the side of our home with access through the living room and the master bedroom. There is an excellent view of Chimney Rock right at our new deck. Steps off deck put you in front yard....moreless
OUR SAUNA IS SUNNING ON THE BEACH AT LAKE LURE! BEACH CHAIRS (4) ARE FURNISHED; TWO HAVE CLIP ON UMBRELLAS.THE CLEAR MOUNTAIN WATER AT LL BEACH & BROAD RIVER ARE SO CLEAR & WONDERFUL. U WILL LOVE IT....moreless
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Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2015
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Mar 2 - May 31, 2015
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
Jun 28 - Jul 5, 2015
8 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
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There is a local rock climbing wall which is man-made nearby in the area. There is also one in Chimney Rock Park at the top. Tennis courts and basketball courts are down the street at the City Recreational area /office grounds and picnic area. Boat Tours of Lake Lure are also located on this same property and are lovely. Lake Lure also has a water park with tube slide and other attractions on the Lake. FISHING is right across the main street in the Broad River and locals use whole kernel corn to catch 3 type of trout. The three types of trout stocked in the Broad River are Rainbow, Brown, and Brook. People LOVE to walk down Main Street and just go into all the various shops to purchase items, many native handmade. The Fudge Shops and Restaurants are wonderful. Every type of food to choose from including burgers, Mexican, bistro sandwiches, ice cream, native trout and seafood, home cookin, and Italian. If you love hiking, there are so many trails, there is not room to mention just in the Hickory Nut Gorge area, not to mention the Joyce Kilmer Forrest right outside Hendersonville near Etowah.
While you are in the area, check out Playhouse in Flatrock, NC, Carl Sandburg home and many other attractions in the Hendersonville area.Hendersonville has a 'Little Theatre'.
Back at Chimney Rock, try your hand at GEM MINING at one of the two mining companies. The State Park at Chimney Rock is an awesome place. Climb or ride to the top of the ROCK and see on a clear day for miles in all directions. A snack area is located on top with all glass walls. Take a Boat Tour on Lake Lure while you are at it; very beautiful. Periodically, Lake Lure Ski Club sponsors demonstrations on the Lake and all the skiing you will see is a sight to remember. Try some homemade CIDER and many fruits/vegetables grown and juiced locally and while you pass these 'stands' frequently, try some of the BOILED PEANUTS. They are wonderful. Take home a half bushel of your favorite apple in the Fall. The home grown cabbage is out of this world. I always take several head for friends. Riverside Stables for horseback riding is very near and open year round. Drive is approximately 5-6 miles. If you want a soothing massage or a full day at the SPA, Lake Lure Salon and Spa is your country hideout. Located on the Main St. of Chimney Rock, right across from the Recreational area. SPA offers in addition to massage, waxing, makeup and fake bake spray tanning!
If you venture 25 miles to Asheville, be sure and take in the Biltmore House and Gardens. They have their own Winery with excellent wines grown on the property. If you love Thrift shops, visit Asheville downtown. There is a whole area just of second hand shops with oodles of bargains!
WINTERFEST CELEBRATION in the HICKORY NUT GORGE is Nov 29/2014 through Jan 1, 2015. Hay rides and Trolley rides, $5.00; stop at the Lake Lure Beach for S'mores, shops open late to view possible gifts for all on your Christmas List, local churchs provide Holiday Singing. Lighting Activities Dec 5-6 and Dec 13 to end with a POLAR PLUNGE on Jan 1, 2015. The Gorge is lighted like a Winter Wonderland with twinkling lights, festive carolers, hayrides, hot beverages from the Beach to the Chimney Rock Village. Stroll through the glittering Boardwalk. Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkins, CR Village 2014 Scarecrow Contest, Restaurant specials, with complimentary Hor D'oeuvres daily. Oct 17, Ghostly Gala Gathering in Mountain Lake Lure Library, Arts and Crafts Festival Oct 18-19, Arcade Bldg in Lake Lure Downtown with food court, free admission. Monday nights football at Riverwatch Bar and Grill offers Live Music, Tuesday night is Local night at the Bar and Grill; Nov 13 Music in CHIMNEY ROCK VILLAGE, OUTDOOR MUSIC CONCERT SERIES 12 TO 11;59P, ON MUSIC THURSDAYS. Thanksgiving Dinner at Lake Lure Inn, Thursday 828 625 2525. Sunday Brunch at Inn every Sunday.
Year Purchased: 1996
About the owner: As my husband and I grew up, our families often made trips to the mountains sometimes just to buy locally grown apples. As children we loved to hike in the woods and I especially loved seeing the deer, chipmunks and other wildlife. As we grew up we knew that finding a home to purchase was in our future.
Why the Owner Chose Chimney Rock:
My husband and I chose the Blue Ridge Mountains, specifically Chimney Rock, NC area, because over the last 30 years, it has been the area that we would frequent to relax and enjoy nature. We always wanted a place of our own and purchased the original home in the mid 80's, then late in the 1990's we added on and did a major refurbish. The people in the area are very friendly and welcome strangers very easily. Also, being outdoor spirits, we had so much to do in such a small space. Often times, we brought our boat and used Lake Lure for skiing when our children were young. Our children/grandchildren also love the mountain activities in the Chimney Rock area.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
quietness, nature, relaxation, not wearing a watch or punching a time clock, water sports, fishing and eating the fish caught, smells of the woods/flowers, sounds of the river and birds, mountain temperatures in the evening, friendly locals, boating, eating out at wonderful diverse restaurants, mountain views, festival activities held often, closeness to NC cities such as Asheville, Arden, Hendersonville and Edneyville.
Hot Tub for 4 Adults max; Several Jets min & max speeds; Hot Springs Spa
Deck off of Master and Living Room, NEW with double Charcoal Grill.
Other Side of Galley Kitchen, Jenn-Air. surface unit, Entrance to dining room.
Dining room; Buffet, partial living area view. Table seats 6 plus highchair.
Great Room with futon sofa, video library, games etc.
Desk with Rustic Antique Chair, white side table is removed. Door to Deck.
Queen Bedroom, Patio doors to deck, chairs are deck chairs, new umbrella/table
Requires climbing steps, approximately 17 steps. Hand rails on steps for safety.
Cool off in the river, close to cottage.
Beautiful mountain views along Lake Lure Walkway, goes along west side of Lake.
View of Chimney Rock from side deck during the winter.
Spring time walk along Lake Lure with Mountain View.
Approximately 1300 square ft cottage with private off road parking for two cars.
2nd Full Bathroom with Enclosed Shower, off Double Bedroom. View through windows
Galley Kitchen w/ NEW (2014) dishwasher and Ash handmade cabinets. Antique sink
Dining room flows to Great Room. Mountain view from rocking chair! Ample space.
View from Great Room into Dining Room and Kitchen
Master Queen Bedroom in country style, full bath with larger tub off of master.
Master Bath, w/ over sized tub, which is great for Bubble bths; Wall Pegs/space
River across the street, areas for swimming upstream
Lake Lure Water Park and Beach. Paddle boats, canoes and kayaks for rent.
Lake Lure Marina where Lake Tours depart. Boat Rental as well.
Hickory Nut Gorge Falls. 'Last of Mohicans' filmed here!
View of Broad River from a bridge in walking distance from the Cottage.
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