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Get ready for All-Weather Fun in the Mountains! Sugar Mountain Ski Resort is just a 3-min-drive from 'Casa Monte'. Arrive home from a day of fun activities to roast marshmallows at the wood burning fireplace and relax in a cozy, warm family home. Grab a rocking chair with your favorite drink on the spacious 600 sq ft deck overlooking the slopes of Sugar Mountain Ski Resort. Watching the night skiers is a delight! Fun activities for all ages and so close to downtown Banner Elk, nearby Beach Mtn, Valle Crucis, Linville, Grandfather Mtn and Boone. Dining options aplenty with many nearby casual and gourmet restaurants and a full kitchen with all the amenities you would expect in your own home to prepare your favorite meals. A 4-wheel drive is a must in the winter as the highways and local roads may be difficult to navigate during winter. We do clear our uphill driveway when it snows for easier navigation. Did you know that Sugar is North Carolina’s largest snow-sports resort! Sugar Mountain Resort’s new intermediate level ski slope, “Gunther’s Way”, situated on 9 acres is 150’ wide & 2900’ long with an impressive 700’ vertical terrain. Sugar Mountain’s terrain classification is 34% easy, 52% intermediate and 14% most difficult. The Ski Area spreads over 125 skiable acres offering skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, tubing and snowshoeing. The snowmaking system has expanded to include improvements of over $1mil in 2015.
Keywords: Ski, Sugar Mtn, Mountain Home, Cabin, Casa Monte, Blue Ridge Pkwy, Grandfather Mtn, White Water Rafting, Hiking, Snow, Cycling, Fine Dining
Minimum age is 25 unless accompanied with Parent or Guardian....moreless
Kids love the bunk beds, snow sledding down our hill, picking blueberries, grapes, apricots & plums in the fall and filling the bird feeders and birdwatching. There are wild turkeys, deer, bunny rabbits, song birds to entertain all ages. We have plenty of board games too, including Twister, Monopoly, Scrabble & Clue! Horseback Riding, Gem Mining, Trout Fishing, Mtn Climbing, Rappeling & Hiking, White Water Rafting, Skiing, Tubing, Ice Skating, Sledding and swimming in Wildcat Lake....lots to do for all ages of children....moreless
King size beds (1) I bedroom has a kings size which may be converted to two twins if desired., Queen size Beds (2) 2 of the bedrooms have a queen size bed each., Bunk Beds (2) One bedroom has 2 sets of bunk beds....moreless
Short 3-mile drive into downtown Banner Elk....moreless
Direct view of the Sugar Mountain Ski Resort and only a 3-minute drive to get there!...moreless
Sugar Mountain Resort’s new intermediate level ski slope, “Gunther’s Way”, situated on 9 acres is 150’ wide & 2900’ long with an impressive 700’ vertical terrain. Sugar Mountain’s terrain classificat...moreless
WOOD BURNING FIREPLACE IN THE LIVING ROOM GREAT FOR MAKING S'MORES! PLENTY OF FIREWOOD INCLUDED FOR YOUR USE....moreless
ALL YOU NEED TO PREPARE YOUR MEALS. DINING TABLE SEATS UP TO EIGHT....moreless
Dishes & Utensils
Everything you need to prepare a gourmet meal, including spices and then of course restaurant menus for eating out. Gourmet restaurants abound within minutes....moreless
The wood balcony is huge with a direct view of Sugar Mtn. Perfect for that morning cup of coffee or evening glass of wine or dining el fresco complete with rocking chairs and picnic table and benches....moreless
Deck / Patio:
Expansive deck overlooking Sugar Mountain…watch the night skiing…spectacular panoramic view....moreless
Bird feeders to fill and be entertained and a hill to sled on....moreless
Ski & Snowboard:
Rental shops at the bottom of the hill on the way to Sugar Mtn at Alpine Ski and Extreme Ski Sports....moreless
There is tennis at Sugar Mountain….just 3 mins away....moreless
Water Sports Gear:
White water rafting and canoeing adventure trips can be booked at Extreme Sports/High Mtn Expeditions Outpost at the bottom of the hill and 5 mins away at Edge of The World in downtown Banner Elk....moreless
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Banner Elk is a quaint, friendly 1-red-light town and home of the World Famous Woolly Worm Festival, many Art Festivals, a winery & the antique shops as well as 5-star dining. Our home has a direct view of Sugar Mtn. We are so close to town with easy access to shopping, dining, entertainment, theater, etc. Visit the storied peaks of Grandfather Mtn.Hike the Blue Ridge Parkway, Linville Gorge and Elk River Falls. Ride the Sugar Mtn chair lift for fabulous summertime fun or challenge yourself with some extreme uphill cycling and awesome downhill cycling for you thrill seekers!
Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: We have been vacationing in the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains since our earlier camping days. We have always enjoyed the abundant and varied activities that the mountains offer. And the change of seasons are so spectacular. Living in So Florida, a mountain retreat has been the best of both worlds for us. We have so many fond memories of hiking, mountain rappelling, white water rafting, skiing and even zip-lining here with our family. It's a wonderful vacation.
Why the Owner Chose Banner Elk: We never dreamed of owning a home in Banner Elk but when we were introduced to this lovely home with it's gorgeous view it was love at first sight. We affectionately named it 'Casa Monte' and we've made it quite cozy with plenty of comfortable beds to sleep 8, a nice kitchen/dining area plus a cozy warm fireplace and spacious wood deck with rocking chairs. It's a dream come true!
The Unique Benefits at this House: There are so many fun activities for all ages within minutes from Casa Monte.... whitewater rafting, road or mtn cycle, motorcycle touring, mtn climbing, hiking waterfalls, picnic in the park, visit Grandfather zoo, tour a local winery, antique shopping, horseback riding, gourmet dining, live theater at Lees-Macrae College (5 min drive) and ASU in Boone (just 30 mins drive), take a day trip to Asheville & tour the Biltmore House, buy groceries nearby, meet nice people, bring the family or take a girls' trip or motorcycle trip along the Blue Ridge Parkway, etc. or simply just relax in the rocking chair with a good book on our spacious deck overlooking Sugar Mtn.