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The 'Crest' at Woodridge - Experience a Stress-Less Vacation!

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Location....Location....Location....

'Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you... while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.' ~ John Muir


'The Crest' features a scenic gentle drive to a spacious parking area that is level with the cottage, located at an elevation of 3200 feet. From your car, you are only a few steps from the covered porch. You will enter a spacious living area and are immediately surrounded by large windows with spectacular views of nature and the surrounding mountains. Unpack, light the gas fireplace and you won't want to leave!

Our 'smoke-free' and 'pet friendly' cottage is close to the historic charm of Blowing Rock and the growing college town of Boone. Yet just outside your door lie 12 acres to roam, deer and wild turkeys. On the adjoining National Forest property is Hebron Falls, with a bold stream to follow, or a huge bolder to just sit on and fish. Sound wonderful? ....It is!

The front and large back covered porches are great places to enjoy the brisk mornings, warm afternoons, and cool evenings, with a special cup of coffee and an enjoyable book from our reading library. The surrounding sounds of nature may lull you into a restful afternoon nap.

'The Crest' is peaceful and restful, offering a sense of solitude, not isolation. You will experience a major 'change- of-pace' while you enjoy nature, get away from the rush of your work week, and feel energized and revitalized.

Sorry, but we can not guarantee that you will feel ready to return home!

Keywords: Mountain Cottage

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    There are steps to the loft and to the downstairs. Children need to be able to negotiate stairs well....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    There are four steps onto the back porch. At that point, everything on the main floor is the same level....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    'The Crest' is definitely a smoke free environment!...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs must be friendly. They must be on a flea preventive program and house broken. Crating while absent from the house is desireable....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 3

    ...moreless

  • Loft: 2 twin/ single

    lots of space and bright afternoon light....moreless

  • Guest bedroom on main floor: 1 double

    Antique Brass bed, with large windows and morning sun...moreless

  • Master bedroom on main floor: 1 queen

    Queen size bed, with french doors onto the back porch...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) The queen bed is located in the master bedroom., Double Beds (1) The guest bedroom features a double antique brass bed., Twin or Single Beds (4) The spacious loft has two twin maple beds. The down stair's bedroom has two twin antique mahogany beds....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • There's plenty of space inside and out! Plenty of windows provide fantastic views. The bedrooms are large. The loft features a game table and area for activity for the kids. Situated on 12 acres, you will find lots of walking opportunities. Don't miss a hike to Hebron Falls, just across the road, in the National Forest. It's a great place to spend an afternoon....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    There are plenty of books downstairs. Bring one, borrow one, or take one....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    The music library is limited....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    'The Crest' has two TVs. They receive only local stations, but have DVD and VHS capabilities with a library of DVD's and tapes. The main floor TV is hooked to the internet....moreless

  • Toys:

    legos and jig saw puzzles....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    There is a generous assortment of VHS and DVD....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    View the Blue Ridge mountains from your back yard. Views of Grandfather can be seen from various points as you walk the property....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    The table will seat 6 comfortable. 8 is possible....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Gas logs are in place. It is available November until April...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Gas fireplace is available November until April...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Heat pump system...moreless

  • Internet:

    There is high speed, fiber optic WiFi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    There is a $40.00 charge for linens and towels....moreless

  • Living Room:

    The living room has a sofa, easy chair, rocking chair, and fire place. There are many windows which allow wonderful views from any location in the room....moreless

  • Parking:

    The parking is located beside the house. It is a large and level space, with plenty of room to turn around....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking is a spacious and level area level with and located next to the house. Three steps will bring you onto the covered porch....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    The parking area beside the house is spacious. ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local calls can be made from the land line. Most cell phones will work from the house as well....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    There is a $40.00 charge for linens and towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    The laundry rooms features a large stacked washer/dryer. There is a utility sink, iron and ironing board for your convenience....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless is available and you are able to use your laptop from any location in the house, including the porches....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup Mr. Coffee with filters. There may be coffee in the freezer....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    The cooking utensils provided are complete. Stainless steel cookware and glass pyrex are plentiful for preparing meals...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    The kitchen is well provisioned. It will meet and/or exceed most expectations....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    The dishwasher is a new quiet whirlpool model....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen has refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, coffee, slow cooker and more. You should find this kitchen comperable or better to many home kitchens....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    You will find condiments which are in date and containers are at least 1/2 full. Salt, pepper and other spices are supplied....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    The refrigerator is large, with an ice maker....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    4 slice toaster...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    (2) Two large decks grace the front and rear of the cottage. The back porch has a swing, several rockers and a picnic table/chairs....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    There is a stone patio with picnic table for grilling and eating out....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    You can kayak, canoe, or tube on the New River. Contact a company in town or travel on your own, if you have two cars....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    There is a garden off the front deck. Watch butterflies and humming birds. The back lawn is fairly level....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a gas grill. A spare tank is available in case you run out of gas....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Winter is great for Appalachian, Beech, Sugar, or Seven Devils Sky Resorts....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 30 - Sep 6, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,000 $3,300

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $143 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $110 Nightly

Fall/ Changing of leaves
Oct 3 - Nov 19, 2015
2 night min stay
$200
$1,000 $3,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $143 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $117 Nightly

Thanksgiving
Nov 20 - Nov 29, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,200

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $171 Nightly

Christmas
Dec 18 - Jan 3, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,300

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $186 Nightly

Spring
Mar 2 - May 27, 2016
2 night min stay
$200
$1,000 $3,200

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $143 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $107 Nightly

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $30 + tax
  • Weekly cleaning $100 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Linens and Towels $40 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12.75%

Notes:

Cleaning is $100.00 for four

Linens and towels are provided at an additional fee of $40.00. Please advise if you would like to bring your own linens.

Cleaning is 150.00 for five or more persons with linens


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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hickory
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
Boone
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
105
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Crestwood Inn or The Game Keeper
12 Miles
Nearest Ski
Appalachian Ski

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: Judith Adams / teacher & Bobby Adams / Retired U.S. Army Three grown sons and a mini dashound. We all love the Blue Ridge Mountains!

Why the Owner Chose Blowing Rock:
Western North Carolina and the Blue Ridge Mountains have always been a part of both of our early years. In later years, married with children, we vacationed each summer in the Blue Ridge Mountains. It was a welcome escape from the Florida heat. During those vacations periods, we spent time searching for our 'own place'. An opportunity presented itself one summer, when were walking some acreage which we owned and discovered that 'The Crest,' was available and ready for a new beginning. We have since spent time remodeling and making improvements. It is a special place for us to escape when opportunity permits. As we are not there as often as we would like to be, we enjoy having others visit! Many of our 'repeat friends' refer to 'The Crest' as 'our mountain home' when they return to visit each summer.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
'The Crest' is an experience of peace and serenity. The beauty of nature is inspiring and the walk on the drive is just what my soul yearns for, after months of city life and school teaching. In fact, when the pace gets tough, I visualize the front porch, a rocking chair, a cool breeze with the sound of the wind in the trees, and the forest view down the drive. It is a great place to be and instills peace and tranquility.


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Photos

  • Visit 'The Crest' for a memorable vacation experience!

    Visit 'The Crest' for a memorable vacation experience!

  • The kitchen is spacious, and well appointed...possibly better than home.

    The kitchen is spacious, and well appointed...possibly better than home.

  • Snuggle into this antique brass bed in the guest bedroom. Enjoy the morning sun!

    Snuggle into this antique brass bed in the guest bedroom. Enjoy the morning sun!

  • The covered back porch has a swing, rocking chairs, table and chairs...and DSL.

    The covered back porch has a swing, rocking chairs, table and chairs...and DSL.

  • The Blue Ridge Mountains from the back yard...

    The Blue Ridge Mountains from the back yard...

  • Tweetsie Railroad is a memorable day for the family

    Tweetsie Railroad is a memorable day for the family

  • Fishing at Price Lake / stocked weekly!

    Fishing at Price Lake / stocked weekly!

  • A snowy Christmas...2010

    A snowy Christmas...2010

  • The Master Bedroom is spacious and warmly appointed.

    The Master Bedroom is spacious and warmly appointed.

  • Two twins are located in the loft, along with a game table.

    Two twins are located in the loft, along with a game table.

  • Thunder Hole is a short drive from The Crest. Enjoy the swimming hole!

    Thunder Hole is a short drive from The Crest. Enjoy the swimming hole!

  • Floating on the river.... Spend a memorable day on the New River, near Todd.

    Floating on the river.... Spend a memorable day on the New River, near Todd.

  • Visit 'The Crest' for a memorable vacation experience!

    Visit 'The Crest' for a memorable vacation experience!

  • 'Horn in the West' / Daniel Boone story in open air theatre nightly. Local cast.

    'Horn in the West' / Daniel Boone story in open air theatre nightly. Local cast.

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