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Vacation at Art Linkletter's Stunning Former North Carolina Vacation Home

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Last updated: 07/11/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Book your stay at Art Linkletter's former North Carolina vacation home. This house is privately located at the end of a dead-end street. The home offers 4400 square feet of open living space and boasts 24 floor to ceiling plate glass windows along the whole rear of the house. You will have stunning views from most every room of this beautiful house. You will marvel at the 2600 sq ft. of wrap around deck and numerous trees, that give you the feeling of being in a tree house.

This property is located in a gated Golf Course community nestled in the South Mountains of North Carolina; adjoining the 20,000+ acre South Mountain State park. This is the largest state park in North Carolina, which affords abundant wildlife, miles of hiking trails, numerous trout streams and a beautiful waterfall.


Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 4400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 5-8

  • Master Bedroom : 1 king

    Master has a leather sitting chair and gas fireplace...moreless

  • Guest Bedroom : 1 double

    Double bed is a Murphy bed which folds away into the closet...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Kitchen wing bath: toilet

    Kitchen/Laundry room half bath with laundry sink...moreless

  • Foyer Bathroom : toilet


  • Guest Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Master Bathroom : toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Jacuzzi bath and Sauna shower private dressing room...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Property adjoins the 20,000 South Mountains state park. 20+ miles of private roads within the gated community offer numerous opportunities for biking and jogging. ...moreless


  • Books:

    Collection of Art Linkletter authored books and memorabilia....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Air Hockey, Popcorn cart and Arcade style 1-2 player basketball game....moreless

  • Games:

    Board games, cards and over-sized checkers...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV 100+ channels...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Churches

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    180 degree mountain views from the rear of the house. 31 floor to cieling windows along the rear of the house. House faces due North overlooking the South Mountains range and State Park...moreless

  • Resort:

    Home is located in a gated Golf Course community....moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Roller Blading
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Kitchen wing is 1200+ square feet with dining area and leisure/gaming area. Outside dinning table accommodates 5 people....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air conditioning throughout. Three separate cooling zones/units with 3 different thermostats....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Samsung front load...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Gas log in den. Gas log in master suite...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Exercise bike....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central gas heating with three different zones/units and thermostats....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets, bedspreads, blankets and throws....moreless

  • Living Room:

    1000+ square feet den with 400+ square feet entry/foyer. Large gas log fireplace. Very open floor plan....moreless

  • Parking:

    Paved circular drive with several parking spaces....moreless

  • Telephone:

    VOIP phone U.S. and Canada only....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Samsung front load...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    12 place settings, pots, pans ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator:

    Black Side by Side...moreless

  • Stove:

    Built in to island. Glass top electric cook top....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Complete wrap around deck....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Man's and Woman's mountain bikes....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    400 square feet paver patio overlook. 3000+ square feet complete wrap-around deck...moreless

  • Golf:

    Par 68 course with streams and mountain views. Carts available, but easily walked course...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Walking trails from property and within the community....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    4 burner with side burner...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Skiing available in Boone/ Banner Elk 1 hour away....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Trout fishing available in the 20,000 acre South Mountains state park....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Sauna:

    Jacuzzi Shower Sauna in Master bath....moreless



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from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 21 - Sep 21, 2015
2 night min stay
$1,250 $3,450

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $179 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $115 Nightly

Sep 22 - Nov 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,450 $3,950

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $207 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $132 Nightly

Jan 5 - Feb 29, 2016
2 night min stay
$950 $2,950

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $136 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $98 Nightly

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

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Taxes Not included


25 min. to Morganton ( closest restaurants and shopping)

30 min. to Hickory

35 min. to Shelby

1 hr. to Charlotte

1 hr. 10 min. to Asheville

45 min, to the Blue Ridge Parkway

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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Last updated: 07/11/2015
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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Charlotte International
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Several sit down restaurants in Morganton

The home is located in a gated community with over 20 miles of paved roads with limited traffic. Only 67 homes and 36 condos share 2400 acres of mountain land with access to numerous hiking trails and the South Mountains State park.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
The Tree House was originally built for Art Linkletter as a vacation home in 1973. Mr Linkletter was involved with a developer to design and build this Golf Course community. The home was built with very high quality materials and workmanship. The architectural design is uniquely 1970's geometric style. The home was designed as 2 hexagonal wings with an adjoining third wing consisting of a 1000+ square feet den and a 400+ square feet entry/foyer. The whole rear of the home captures the 180 degree mountain views with 31 floor-to-ceiling insulated plate glass windows. This home feels more like a personal resort than a rental house.

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Vacation At Art Linkletter's Stunning Former North Carolina Vacation Home

Morganton #597427

2 BR  2.75 BA  Sleeps 8

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