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Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 5,556 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Amazing views, pool table, video arcade, hot tub, close to Blue Ridge Parkway

For those who seek endless views across the Blue Ridge mountaintops, Buck Horn Lodge is the perfect Sugar Mountain rental, with two large decks to take in the views as well as large windows that allow you to enjoy those vistas from inside as well. With room for all, a large family and gameroom with pool table, jukebox, arcade video game, large screen tv and kitchenette, comfort, fun and inspiration have never been so effortlessly combined.

Before even arriving at Buck Horn Lodge, guests enjoy the scenic drive up Sugar Mountain, passing native rhododendron and occasionally spotting deer or wild turkey. As you pull into the driveway, you are greeted with the rustic elegance of true mountain craftsmanship.

Upon entering this NC mountain vacation rental, you are greeted with the view, easily enjoyed through the large windows throughout the living area. Most summer guests chose to forego the available central AC in favor of the cool mountain breezes found at this elevation, and in winter the soaring stone fireplace is a cozy option as you watch the snow fall. Open to the living area is the kitchen, with granite counters, large island, custom cabinets and modern appliances, and the dining room is just adjacent to this space.

Downstairs, guests spend time enjoying the family and gamerooms that are open to each other, with large seating area around the big screen television. Enjoy some tunes on the jukebox while holding your own family tournament with the pool table and arcade video game. Snacks are easy with the adjoining kitchenette, also a great option for those using the bedrooms on this level who may want their morning coffee before joining the rest of the group upstairs.

Two large decks offer rocking chairs, a large gas grill, big hot tub, and a touch of history – a chairlift chair from a local ski resort. Best of all, this location near the top of Sugar Mountain is just minutes from the slopes, hiking and mountain bike trails, tennis courts and golf course.

Ready to explore the High Country? Buck Horn Lodge is convenient to the Blue Ridge Parkway, Grandfather Mountain, Beech Mountain, or take the scenic back roads over to Valle Crucis, Boone or Blowing Rock. Stores, restaurants and shops are just a few miles from this Sugar Mountain rental, so last minute plans are never a problem.

Buck Horn Lodge comfortably sleeps up to twelve:

Main level:

Large Master BR with king bed and flat screen HDTV. Private spacious bathroom including large soaking tub and separate walk-in shower.

Second bedroom with Queen bed, flat screen HDTV.

Second full bath. Powder Room.

Third bedroom with Queen bed, flat screen HDTV.

Lower level:

Fourth bedroom with King bed, flat screen HDTV and jack and jill bath.

Fifth bedroom with king bed, flat screen HDTV (shared bath with fourth bedroom).

Twin bedroom with two twin beds.

Fourth full bath.

This home has paved access all the way to the driveway.

** 4WD or chains are always recommended when visiting the mountains in winter.

More Details

Property Manager
High Country Vacation Homes
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018

About High Country Vacation Homes

High Country Vacation Homes offers the most appealing and well cared-for homes in the mountains of North Carolina. From tranquil romantic escapes and exciting family adventures to private corporate retreats or your next family reunion, our friendly and helpful staff wants nothing more than to send you home with the best of memories! Our office is located in the heart of the High Country and staffed by folks who love it here! Not only are we happy to help with suggestions, but we are also close by when you need help or have questions during your stay. Experience Our Difference!


Banner Elk House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
  • Housekeeper Optional ...
Floor Area:
  • 5556 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , Main level with soaking tub and walk-in shower
    Second full bath main level - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared by bedrooms two and three
    Powder on main level - toilet , Main level powder room
    Fourth Bathroom Lower Level - toilet , combination tub/shower , Jack and Jill shared with bedroom five
    Fifth Bathroom Lower Level - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main level with King and full bath with soaking tub and walk
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Main level with Queen, shares hall bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Main level with Queen, shares hall bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Lower level with King and shared full jack and jill bath
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Lower level with King and shared full jack and jill bath
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single , Lower level with two twins
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Just spectacular

  • 5 of 5

The house itself is beautiful but what makes this place so amazing is how well equipped it is. Every imaginable dish and gadget is in the kitchen, every bedroom has a TV, all the bathrooms have a full compliment of essentials, the linens are top quality, etc. Arguably the nicest property we have ever stayed in. First rate house, and a superb setup.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family vacation and graduation celebration

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place! We rented this house for a family vacation tied to our daughter's graduation from App State. House was spacious and well appointed. It was even prettier than the pictures. The long range views were spectacular. Would definitely recommend this property!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous house! Great for a family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We'll plan to visit here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Grandfather Mountain, Tweetsie Railroad, Appalachian State University, Blue Ridge Parkway, Sugar Mountain, Beech Mountain, Appalachian Ski Mountain, Hawksnest Snow Tubing & Zipline, downtown Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Valle Crucis


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