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Come experience the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina and stay in the Nantahala gorge in a custom built 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home centrally located and within minutes to all the exciting outdoor attractions. The home sits on 1.77 acres in a private community that includes a 20 acre conservation easement. Enjoy hardwood floors throughout, granite counter tops, lots of natural light, high ceilings and a deck in the trees! The great room has a comfortable leather sofa and chair and 32' television. We provide an extensive DVD collection for you movie lovers. The kitchen is fully stocked and has granite counter tops, modern appliances and the dining area seats six comfortably with additional seating at the bar. A half bath sits off the kitchen. The master bedroom contains a queen sized bed and a 6' x 6' custom tiled double shower and a large walk-in closet. The second bedroom on the same level has a double bed. The deck has two entrances, one off the great room and one from the master bedroom and is situated amongst the trees; a favorite place for enjoying coffee in the morning or a drink at night while listening to the tree frogs. Downstairs is a separate living area with another leather couch and chair and a beautiful Vermont Casting gas stove where you can sit by the fire and enjoy a book. This level has a bedroom with a queen sized bed and plenty of closet space. The downstairs bathroom has a shower/tub combination. From the house you can walk to the Nantahala Village for dinner or take a dip in the pool as the house has private privileges to the amenities offered at the Village. Drive 5 minutes to world class whitewater rafting at the Nantahala Outdoor Center which also offers two riverfront restaurants, a riverside pub and zip line, or 5 minutes in the other direction to some of the best mountain bike trails in the east; Tsali Recreation area, with over 50 miles of hiking, biking and horse trails. Just a 15 minute drive and you are at Deep Creek, just one of the entrances to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Cherokee casino is 20 minutes away and if you want to visit the Biltmore Mansion in Asheville you are only 1.25 hours away by car. Hikers? We are 5 minutes from the Appalachian Trail and for avid fly fishermen there are world class opportunities at your door step. Bryson City is just 10 minutes down the road and is a great town for a stroll along the main street and is also the departing point for the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad tourist train which also hosts the Polar Express during the winter holidays. The most visited National Park in the country; the Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers a myriad of trails to explore, scenic drives and numerous vistas. For you lake lovers, Fontana Lake is a 5 minute drive where you will find pontoon boat rentals for a relaxing day on the lake exploring the Smoky Mountains from the water. Want more of an adrenaline rush? A jet boat road is an exciting way to see Lake Fontana! Come enjoy all the natural beauty and the limitless opportunities this outdoor paradise has to offer! We hope to host you soon.
Peak Season Apr 19 - Dec 31, 2015 2 night min stay
$175 Fri, Sat
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Refundable Damage Deposit$200
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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5 minute drive to Nantahhala Outdoor Center, 6 minute drive to Tsali recreation area, 3 minutes to Almond Boat Dock on Fontana Lake. Whitewater Rafting, Mountain Biking, Recreational Boating, Hiking, Horseback Riding and Ziplining all within a 5 minute drive. 15 minutes to Great Smokey Mountain National Park. 20 minutes to Harrah's Casino in Cherokee, NC. 5 minutes to the Appalachian Trail. 1.25 hours to Biltmore Estate in Asheville. 1.5 hours to Gatlinburg, TN.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: Jason first moved to the Nantahala river gorge in 2001 it was there he met Kara. In 2005 they finished construction on their house, and in 2006 Kara relocated full time to NC. They have lived year round in Bryson City since 2006 until recently when they relocated just down the road to Asheville. They both have spent countless hours on the rivers and trails in the area and have a deep connection to the area.
Why the Owner Chose Bryson City: The house is located on a private 1.77 acre lot within the Village Cove community. The community owns a 20 plus acre permanent conservation easement that borders the Nantahala arm of Fontana Lake. It is conveniently located off of highway 74 and has easy access to all the area has to offer.