Experience this sweet, sunny cottage sitting snugly on the mountainside surrounded by fragrant gardens. Relax & listen to peaceful echoes only a hollow shares. Downtown Boone is an easy and beautiful15-min drive. Families and couples love the layout of the cottage. It works great for privacy, a bed/bath upstairs & a bed/bath downstairs; a semi-private loft area has a twin daybed with a twin trundle, a Smart TV as well as a desk in a sunny area.
Start your day watching the sunrise over the mountain from your breakfast table. Spend the day hiking Elk Knob, a short 7-mile drive from the cottage. Elk Knob State Park offers breathtaking hiking & cross-country skiing, or shopping in downtown Boone. For lunch enjoy burgers on the new gas grill, while watching the butterflies from the cottage’s huge front deck. Experience one of Boone’s amazing restaurants for dinner and come home for marshmallows and star gazing around the fire pit.
This 1,250 sq. ft. cottage is a sunny home with glass sliders at the front and back entrances. The kitchen is fully loaded with dishwasher, microwave and all that's need for a great meal. Enjoy the huge front deck overlooking a peaceful little hollow or the very private back deck nestled in the trees. The large yard is accessible with great gardens that are changing with every season.
A super-sized Smart TV in the living area can also be viewed from the dining table and kitchen. Another Smart TV is in the loft area. There is fast and reliable Wi-Fi, sorry no cable.
The focal point of the living room is the large fireplace surrounded by clean and comfortable furnishings, books, games, and a few toys. For our guest with small children, there is a pack n play and baby gate for your use.
Boone has mild summers. The average high in July is 79. The cottage as most of the residents in Boone does not have AC. We have window fans that do a great job keeping the cottage cool.
As with most of Boone, Four-wheel drive is necessary when there is ice or snow, which can start in Nov and last till April.
The cottage is on a very quiet lane. We do have a few neighbors. The neighbors are great people and like a friendly wave. They are there when you need them and pretty much absent when you don't.
We have exterior cameras that monitor the exterior of the cottage. They are used to protect you, our guest and us the host. We promise that the use of the cameras and its data will only be used for the sole purpose of protecting and securing our property. Any attempt at disabling, redirecting or obscuring the cameras is prohibited and can result in full forfeiture of the security deposit.
We offer many special touches that set us apart from rentals in the area. We have comfortable beds with memory foam toppers, clean white towels, great linens, starter supplies with paper towels, a sponge, dish soap, hand soap, shampoo, body wash, laundry soap, toilet paper, make-up remover pads and many other items that we think you might enjoy. This cottage was uniquely designed an appointed with you in mind. Spread out & enjoy the clean and comfortable Top of the Hollow.