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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"Wow! What a beautiful, peaceful time we had at this lake house. It is spacious, beautifully decorated, and thoughtfully equipped with everything you will need to make your stay wonderful! We can't wait to go back when we can spend more time in this paradise on the lake. My husband had a great time fishing off the dock, catching a fish almost every time he threw his line in! Everything about our stay there was absolutely perfect!"
Guest: Nita A.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 23, 2015
"We chose this cabin for its seclusion and it exceeded our expectations in that regard. We never left the property for 3 days and never saw anyone else except for the property manager who made sure we were comfortable. The thermostat is locked and the cabin was too cool for us so we called him. He came quickly and adjusted the temperature. He even called us the next morning to make sure the temp was OK.
As others have said the old highway is just across the river and on weekdays there were many large dump trucks traveling the road all day which we could hear from the cabin but only for a few seconds each time.
The cabin was comfortable for two but if anyone slept in the upstairs loft there is no privacy; those rooms are open to the kitchen/living room below. The bed on the first floor was comfortable. No comment on the pillows as we brought our own. The kitchen was well stocked with equipment and utensils. The futon in the photos has been replaced by a leather sofa with two built-in reclining seats which are great for napping. Both bathrooms are quite small but adequate. The shower is tiny. Wifi was useful and we could get a weak cell signal outdoors (Verizon).
Our favorite feature is the river next to the cabin. You can hear the sound of the rapids all day and night. The water is crystal clear and we spent hours exploring up and down the river. Every few yards there is another small waterfall. We enjoyed hiking upstream but be careful as some of the rocks are very slippery and we came away with some minor scrapes and bruises. The water is cool and refreshing."
Guest: nivekaDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 13, 2015
"Beautiful chalet in the mountains. We loved the view from the large screened in deck off the back of the cabin. Enjoyed seeing all the wildlife, peaceful waterfall and beautiful sunsets over the mountains. Ruffinit is not rough at all we had everything we needed to enjoy our vacation. The chalet was clean and stocked well. Wish we would have had more time to just relax at the cabin but we had fun visiting with our family and exploring some of the nearby towns: Blowing Rock, Boone and West Jefferson.
Richard always replied promptly to any questions we had and was a pleasure to talk to. We received our security deposit a week after we returned home.
Will be returning to the area next Spring-maybe another stay at this wonderful vacation home.
Thanks Richard, Blessings, Maureen & Bill"
Guest: Maureen M.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: October 2, 2015