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Last updated: 04/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Perched high in the hills you will feel like you truly have a birds eye view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From the comfort of the air chairs on the covered porch you look out over the surrounding trees and green rolling hills in the valley to the distant peaks of the blue-tinted mountains that give them their name.

There is just one step into the main level which features an open floor plan so the cook can converse with everyone from the kitchen to the dining and living rooms. Down the hall are 2 bedrooms - one with a full bed and the other with 2 twin beds - and a full bath between.

Upstairs is a large loft which has a queen sleeper sofa and more games and toys than a kid could hope for. The loft also has a half bath for convenience. There is a small TV with a video library of classic movies.

Downstairs is a game room with dart board and bumper pool, laundry room and the master suite with a queen bed and a nice walk in shower.

When you have filled your lungs with the fresh air and just can't relax anymore, there are so many activities waiting for you within a short drive...the house is located near mm288 just off the Blue Ridge Parkway between Boone and Blowing Rock...take a leisurely cruise on the Parkway in search of the perfect hiking trail, wade in the cool water of a Price Lake stream, take the 1 mile scenic (and flat) walk around Bass Lake then marvel at the high quality crafts at the Cone Manor. No trip to the highlands is complete without a drive to the top of Grandfather Mountain to traverse across the Mile High Swinging Bridge. Not much further down the road is Linville Caverns and Falls. And if you have the young ones with you, Tweetsie is a must...you can hear the whistle blow from the house! After fun filled days come home to the comfort of your retreat high on the hill.

The atmosphere and furnishings of this home exudes comfort. It is a cool reprieve from the heat of summer and it wraps you in warmth during the cool months. The high ceilings and beautiful wood wall paneling complete the picture perfect mountain home. We promise, you will never want to leave...but you can always come back again!

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Downstairs in Master suite with plush top mattress...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Main floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Main floor...moreless

  • Guests must bring their own sheets to fit the beds they choose to use - pillows, blankets and spreads provided...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Master suite with large walk in shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    on main floor between 2 bedrooms...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    toilet and sink in loft...moreless

  • Guests must bring their own towels for use in the bath and kitchen

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    Blu-Ray Player with premiums via internet...moreless

  • Game Room:

    darts and rings game...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Long range view of the Blue Ridge Mountains from the covered porch...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    bring your own firewood and remove ashes...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Living Room:

    32' HD flat screen; DVD player; stereo...moreless

  • Parking:

    on main level with only 1 step into house...moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    plus whole bean grinder...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked kitchen - bring your own food and drink plus drying towels....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    available for your convenience, but please replace as needed for next guest...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Apr 3 - May 16, 2015
2 night min stay
$150 $200
Fri, Sat
$950 $3,000
High Peak
May 17 - Sep 6, 2015
2 night min stay
$200 $250
Fri, Sat
$1,250 $4,500
Early Fall
Sep 7 - Sep 26, 2015
2 night min stay
$175 $225
Fri, Sat
$1,100 $3,000
Fall Leaf
Sep 27 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$200 $250
Fri, Sat
$1,250 $4,500
Late Fall/Winter
Nov 1 - Jan 10, 2016
2 night min stay
$150 $200
Fri, Sat
$950 $3,000
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 - Nov 28, 2015
4 night min stay

$900
flat fee
Christmas
Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2015
4 night min stay

$900
flat fee
New Year
Dec 30 - Jan 2, 2016
4 night min stay

$900
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$200 $250
Fri, Sat
$1,250 $4,500
* 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
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Location

12 Miles
Nearest Airport
Boone, NC
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Green Park Inn
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Blowing Rock
6 Miles
Nearest Ski
Appalachian Ski Resort

Car: Recommended

High Peak Haven is located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway in the much desired Laurel Hill Neighborhood, annually featured in the Blowing Rock 4th of July Parade! This neighborhood offers connection to people, but also much privacy on the wooded property.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: Bob is a native North Carolinian and Kathy transplanted from Pennsylvania long enough ago (1968) to claim NC as home. We live and work in Raleigh, but love all that this state has to offer. We escape in either direction - to the mountains and to the coast (check out our Ocracoke listing #481717) every chance we can, but with two kids to put through college it's not often enough. So, until the day when we are free to move about the country, we would like to share our home away from home with like minded folks who appreciate taking time to relax and rejuvenate.

Why the Owner Chose Blowing Rock:
Bob's family has a summer home on the same hill and he grew up coming here. So when this house became available we took the plunge. With two young children at the time, it may have been too early to think about retirement, but we always knew we would someday like to live in the mountains. What we got was a place our kids could be free to run out the door to play with the lifelong good friends they found on the hill.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Whether you are cozy on the couch, warming up around the fire pit, or swinging in the air chairs, you will enjoy a change of pace in these hills. Our place is one that gives people time to gain new perspectives and appreciate the nature around you.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • High Peak Haven

    High Peak Haven

  • front of house - path to the woodshed

    front of house - path to the woodshed

  • A hundred thousand welcomes

    A hundred thousand welcomes

  • Fully stocked kitchen

    Fully stocked kitchen

  • View from the kitchen

    View from the kitchen

  • stairs from the living room to the loft

    stairs from the living room to the loft

  • View from the loft into the living room

    View from the loft into the living room

  • Your view from the covered porch

    Your view from the covered porch

  • Main floor 2nd bedroom with full bed

    Main floor 2nd bedroom with full bed

  • Game room with darts and bumper pool

    Game room with darts and bumper pool

  • we love to float on the New River with friends

    we love to float on the New River with friends

  • late afternoon ritual...enjoy

    late afternoon ritual...enjoy

  • side of house - decks with a view

    side of house - decks with a view

  • front porch entry only 1 step up

    front porch entry only 1 step up

  • the view from the front door

    the view from the front door

  • Everything including the kitchen sink

    Everything including the kitchen sink

  • comfy living room

    comfy living room

  • Loft with Queen sleeper sofa

    Loft with Queen sleeper sofa

  • Air chairs - oh yeah

    Air chairs - oh yeah

  • Master bedroom suite with plush top Queen bed

    Master bedroom suite with plush top Queen bed

  • Main floor 3rd bedroom with twin beds

    Main floor 3rd bedroom with twin beds

  • Master suite bath with walk-in shower

    Master suite bath with walk-in shower

  • You can hear the Tweetsie whistle in the distance...

    You can hear the Tweetsie whistle in the distance...

  • beautiful morning for coffee on the porch

    beautiful morning for coffee on the porch

VRBO #486190

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/26/2015
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