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'Perfection' - Rave Views, Reviews...Ideal for a Late Fall, Winter 2014-15 Fling

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Large covered deck with 30-mile views is the perfect place to unwind...

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Last updated: 12/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Banner Elk condo description

A few weekday fall foliage dates are available, plus winter '14/'15 ski getaway weekends...so make your reservation now. 3-night minimum required for October stays.

OUR GUESTS SAY IT BEST: 'WONDERFUL' & 'PERFECT'!!
Before you book elsewhere for your mountain getaway, check out what our guests have to say about our Echota on the Ridge residence...

WHAT OUR GUESTS TELL US |
'I couldn't dream of a better place to spend a few days with great friends... My wife and I take a one-week vacation only once per year, and there is no other place in America we would have rather stayed... Although we had seen the pictures of the view prior to our visit, there is no substitute for seeing the real thing in person.'

'We stayed here to celebrate our anniversary and could not have been more pleased. The views are stunning, and we spent most of the weekend on the very nice covered deck enjoying the view with a glass of wine. The condo itself is new, clean, and beautifully & comfortably furnished and decorated. We really could not have asked for anything more. We are already trying to figure out when we can come back! Thanks for a great stay!

“This property not only meets, but exceeds, the promises in the listing. The view is breathtaking...and (t)he photos don't do it justice. It seems so much more like a home than a vacation rental.”

“I would definitely recommend this spot to my friends.”

“Your service is above and beyond anything we have ever received.”

“Thanks again for sharing your special retreat. We will definitely be returning and sharing our experience with others.”

'I just can't say enough about the view! If you're looking for a cozy, upscale condo with plenty of room, perfect views and a peaceful retreat, this is the one!'

MOUNTAIN-TOP SPLENDOR | Echota on the Ridge is a private, gated resort in the Blue Ridge Mountains, located between Boone and Banner Elk within sight of historic and beautiful Grandfather Mountain. Our top-floor condominium is nestled on “the Ridge” of this spectacular property with 30-mile views of rolling mountains of North Carolina and into Tennessee.

LIVING | 2 spacious bedrooms and an open, airy loft contain four beds. Master bedroom: luxurious king-sized bed and private access to the spacious deck. Second bedroom: queen bed. Loft: two matching twin beds. There’s plenty of seating in the den for socializing and in the dining area for great meals. The kitchen is fully-equipped with new appliances.

THE VIEWS | Echota’s vistas are spectacular, but none better than from our deck, which features vaulted ceilings with plenty of views from the main living area and master bedroom. From the deck, the scenery is unparalleled.

ON SITE | Echota is world-class and properties on 'the Ridge' consist mostly of non-rented 2nd homes and condos and year-round residences. Two private clubhouses are on site (one a short walk from our home), featuring an outdoor pool, a hot tub, a heated indoor pool, health spa and fitness area, stocked ponds for fishing and gorgeous hiking trails. Located between Boone (home to Appalachian State University) and Banner Elk, Echota is also just minutes from Grandfather Mountain (visible from the Ridge) in Linville and historic Blowing Rock.

PLENTY OF EXTRAS | 5 TVs, DVD player and more. As owners, we’re seasoned (and picky!) travelers and long-time VRBO users. We prefer comfort and quality amenities. We've tried to match the best of our rental experiences here at our mountain home. Whether you're sleeping, preparing a meal, entertaining family and friends, relaxing by the fireplace or settling down in a comfy chair on the deck to a good book and a cup of steaming coffee and a view of the fall foliage, we've prepared our Echota unit with comfort and satisfaction in mind.

REGULAR RATES: Two-night minimum; other restrictions apply on holidays and September/October stays. Sunday-Thursday nights @ $144/night. Friday-Saturday nights @ $159/night. Three-night minimum for October weekends, four-night stay required on Presidents Day weekend, week-long stay required at Thanksgiving and Christmas. Please add 12.75% taxes and a cleaning/administration fee of $85.

DISCOUNTS: Book five nights and save even more...

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Property Type

      • Condo

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Included

                  Suitability

                  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
                  • Children Welcome
                  • Non Smoking Only
                  • Pets Not Allowed

                  Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

                  • Bedroom 1

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                  • Bedroom 2

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                  • Loft + Den

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                  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) Two twin beds in open, airy loft, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full-sized loveseat sleeper...moreless

                  Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

                  Other Amenities

                      • Inside gated Echota on the Ridge. Spacious deck with 30-mile views, comfortable rockers and electric grill. Two private clubhouses w/indoor/outdoor pools, fitness center and party rooms. Hiking trails on site, minutes from fine dining, skiing, shopping. Freshly decorated. We travel with our children, so we've provided games, books and more for your leisure....moreless

                      Entertainment

                      • Books
                      • CD Player
                      • DVD Player
                      • Pool Table
                      • Satellite / Cable:

                        Expanded cable package...moreless

                      • Stereo
                      • Television
                      • VCR
                      • Video Library:

                        Plenty of family-friend DVDs!...moreless

                      Attractions

                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Churches
                      • Cinemas
                      • Library
                      • Live Theater
                      • Museums
                      • Playground
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Restaurants
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Winery Tours

                      Local Services & Businesses

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

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Antiquing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Sledding
                      • Walking
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Location Type

                          • Mountain View:

                            Deck faces northwest; sun sets behind mountains to your left, casting an array of colors across the long-range views in front of you...moreless

                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                          • Cross Country Skiing
                          • Cycling
                          • Equestrian Events
                          • Fishing
                          • Fly Fishing
                          • Golf
                          • Hiking
                          • Hunting
                          • Kayaking
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Mountain Climbing
                          • Mountaineering
                          • Rafting
                          • Rock Climbing
                          • Skiing
                          • Snowboarding
                          • Snowmobiling
                          • Spelunking
                          • Swimming
                          • Tennis
                          • Whitewater Rafting

                          Dining

                          • Dining
                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 6 people

                          General

                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                            Accessible at clubhouse, a 5-minute walk away....moreless

                          • Gas Fireplace:

                            Spectacular (and warm!) gas logs...moreless

                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Heating
                          • Internet:

                            Dedicated wireless....moreless

                          • Iron & Board
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Living Room
                          • Parking
                          • Telephone:

                            3 Cordless telephones...moreless

                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wireless Internet

                          Kitchen

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Kitchen:

                            New appliances...moreless

                          • Microwave
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster

                          Outside

                          • Outdoor Grill

                          Payment Type

                          • Amex
                          • Discover
                          • Mastercard
                          • Visa

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Communal Pool:

                            Echota features two private clubhouses - outdoor pool is a short walk from the condominium...moreless

                          • Heated Pool
                          • Hot Tub
                          • Indoor Pool

                          House Cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Included
                               

                              Reviews

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                              My Standard Rate
                              2 night min stay
                              $159
                              $1,008

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                              • Tax Rate 11.25%

                              Notes:

                              Please add housekeeping/administration fee of $85. Three-night and four-night minimum stays apply to September/October weekends; week-long stays apply to holiday weekends. Please contact us for details!

                              A professional on-site management company handles all financial transactions and rental agreements. Typically, a deposit of 50% of your full stay is required for booking.


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                              Location

                              Historic Grandfather Mountain, Blowing Rock and Appalachian State University within minutes, along with fine dining, world-class outdoor activities and a variety of family-friendly activities.

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2010

                              About the owner: We've been married 24 years and love to travel with our three children. For years, we had a 'second home' at Myrtle Beach and loved staying there with family and friends...but at heart, we've always preferred the mountains.

                              Why the Owner Chose Banner Elk:
                              We began searching for a 'mountain home' in 2006. After three years and many visits to gated communities and resorts all over North Carolina and Virginia, we settled on Echota as our destination of choice. From there, it was all about finding the perfect place - with 'the view' being paramount.

                              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                              The security of a gated community. The beauty of the views from a mountain ridge. The array of amenities on-site. The extraordinary adventures found in this region. And all the comforts of home...we guarantee you'll feel at home away from home.


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                              Photos

                              • Large covered deck with 30-mile views is the perfect place to unwind...

                                Large covered deck with 30-mile views is the perfect place to unwind...

                              • Sunset from our deck - always inspiring

                                Sunset from our deck - always inspiring

                              • This is what you'll wake up to most mornings - an unspoiled view!

                                This is what you'll wake up to most mornings - an unspoiled view!

                              • View from the loft, which has two beds

                                View from the loft, which has two beds

                              • Snack, bake or cook in the well-appointed kitchen that opens to living area

                                Snack, bake or cook in the well-appointed kitchen that opens to living area

                              • Cozy loft...enjoy a collection of VHS tapes on the TV/VCR combo

                                Cozy loft...enjoy a collection of VHS tapes on the TV/VCR combo

                              • Private clubhouse with pool is just a few minutes' walk from our front door

                                Private clubhouse with pool is just a few minutes' walk from our front door

                              • Winter view of Grandfather...skiing and tubing is close by...

                                Winter view of Grandfather...skiing and tubing is close by...

                              • After sunset...the views are unforgettable

                                After sunset...the views are unforgettable

                              • Blue Ridge Parkway access is very close by...

                                Blue Ridge Parkway access is very close by...

                              • The security of a gated community with 24/7 security personnel...

                                The security of a gated community with 24/7 security personnel...

                              • I took this shot on a brisk November afternoon from the deck...

                                I took this shot on a brisk November afternoon from the deck...

                              • Sun streams in to the master bedroom, which has private entrance to the deck

                                Sun streams in to the master bedroom, which has private entrance to the deck

                              • Long-range mountain views from king bed in large master bedroom

                                Long-range mountain views from king bed in large master bedroom

                              • Vaulted ceiling and plenty of seating in living area, plus fireplace and TV

                                Vaulted ceiling and plenty of seating in living area, plus fireplace and TV

                              • Open floor plan offers the perfect setting to enjoy time with family and friends

                                Open floor plan offers the perfect setting to enjoy time with family and friends

                              • Second bedroom - spacious, comfy

                                Second bedroom - spacious, comfy

                              • View Grandfather Mountain within a few steps of the front door

                                View Grandfather Mountain within a few steps of the front door

                              • Recent guests shared this early-morning photo with us...

                                Recent guests shared this early-morning photo with us...

                              • Taking sunset photos from our deck is a joy...the view changes every minute

                                Taking sunset photos from our deck is a joy...the view changes every minute

                              • Unit is on top floor, but 2nd-level parking means you climb up just one story

                                Unit is on top floor, but 2nd-level parking means you climb up just one story

                              • One mile up Clark's Creek Rd., you'll find our paradise at the top of a mountain

                                One mile up Clark's Creek Rd., you'll find our paradise at the top of a mountain

                              • Your vacation destination is just a mouse click away...

                                Your vacation destination is just a mouse click away...

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                              This listing was first published here in 2010.

                              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

                              $159 per night (USD)
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                              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 8

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                              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                              Member since: 2010
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