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Seasonal Rates - From $118/Night, $719/Wk - Echota on the Ridge

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

2 Bedrooms & 2 Baths (King in Master & Twins in Guest), WiFi, Cable HDTV’s, 2 Pools & Clubhouses

The condo is in the beautiful community of 'Echota on the Ridge' (the development was featured in ideal-Living magazine’s 2016 “Best of the Best” issue for resort and retirement communities, the publication recognized the Echota communities for Best Mountain Views Best Nature Preserves).The views are awesome from our 3700 foot location and the sunsets are spectacular. We are centrally located in the 'hot spot' areas of Boone, Banner Elk, Blowing Rock, and Grandfather Mountain.

The master bedroom features a comfortable king bed with the thickest pillow-top mattress (you'll ever see), beautiful views, and a door that opens onto a spacious deck. The guest bedroom has twin beds that features it's own bath and the guest suite can be closed off from the rest of the unit for privacy. The great room and dining areas have comfortable furniture and there is extra seating at the bar. Enjoy the natural stone fireplace with gas logs and flat screen HDTV with expanded cable. The great room is a great place to curl up and enjoy your time away from hectic everyday life!

The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to prepare a fabulous meal or your can check out the exceptional dining available in the area. We provide menus from area restaurants along with our recommendations.

Take advantage of the clubhouse at Echota with an in-door pool or the clubhouse at Echota on the Ridge with an outdoor pool. Come and enjoy four seasons of fun in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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More Details

Norman or Maria Bledsoe
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Norman or Maria Bledsoe

We love the mountains and especially our condo at Echota on the Ridge. We visit every chance we get and we know you will enjoy your stay at our home away from home.

Norman or Maria Bledsoe purchased this condo in 2007

Why Norman or Maria Bledsoe chose Blue Ridge Mountains

Beautiful/peaceful views, center of area attractions and activities, great restaurants

What makes this condo unique

Slow pace - you can really relax, outstanding views from deck, fully furnished with everything you need except your clothes, toiletries, and food, indoor and outdoor pools, clubhouses


Banner Elk Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Local Calls
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) In Master Bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) In guest bedroom suite, Baby Cribs (1)
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch Furniture
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Large deck with comfortable Amish rockers, large dining table with chairs, and grill. Two clubhouses available for use with indoor/outdoor pools, fitness centers, and party rooms.


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Seasonal Rates - From $118/Night, $719/Wk - Echota on the Ridge
average rating of 4.904 based on 125 reviews

Mountain Condo Stay

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. My husband and I visited for a few days with our 5 and 9 year old kids. The condo faces west, so there is a nice sunset in the evenings and the back deck is the perfect place to watch it! The location is great - Foscoe is 20 minutes or so from Boone, Blowing Rock, Grandfather Mountain, Blue Ridge Parkway, etc. Lowes grocery store nearby too. The condo had everything we needed to sleep, shower, cook a few meals, and the outdoor electric grill did a better job with our burgers than I anticipated. :) The only negative I would say are all of the signs around the condo with instructions, etc. I thought they were excessive and made us feel more like a liability or a burden than a welcome guest. I realize that renters can be abusive and careless but the number of signs was just a little much for a place that's supposed to be a relaxing getaway. There were also things we had to do upon checkin like turn on the water and the water heater and turn them off upon checkout. We didn't see the part about turning on the water heater until our kids had suffered through very cold showers. :( It was in the several pages of check-in/check-out instructions but we missed it as we were busy getting unpacked and getting ready to go out and have fun. Didn't make sense that these things had to be done since someone occupied the condo right before and right after our stay and it was September. I've also stayed in a few condos in Echota on the Ridge and had never had to do that before. Anyway, the owners are obviously very detail-oriented and meticulous, which overall contributed to a nice stay in a well-appointed condo.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Property

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at this lovely condo. Loved having coffee on the spaciois deck overlooking such a beautiful place. Nicely furnished and equipped. Look forward to coming back!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Views!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this condo for 3 nights, wish we had stayed longer! It was super clean, very comfortable and the views were beautiful. Comfy bed in the master, we didn't use the other bedroom. Nice open living area. Condo was very well appointed and had everything needed for a great stay. Can't wait to return! Location is great, close to both Boone and Blowing Rock as well as Grandfather Mountain and the Parkway. We also made the scenic drive to VA to do the Creeper Trail and that was also an easy (about) one hour drive. Great deck area as well.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fulfills promises, a value.

  • 3 of 5

This was not a luxury condo, but a well-executed 3-star stay. The condo was clean and well-furnished, tastefully done. Everything worked properly. The master bed was very comfortable. The unit was a bit small for us, but the layout was pleasant and efficient, and it was priced accordingly. Wireless was good. TV had plenty of channels, but the one in the Master Bedroom is way too small. About the size of a good laptop screen.

The setting in the Mountains was fantastic. The neighborhood is pleasant for walking, except when construction was being done. The deck was great, but close proximity to other decks. We prefer more privacy.

All instructions were clear and simple to follow. Check in and check out were smooth and easy. We thought some of the check out rules were more than what we were used to: 1. Bag up the trash and take it to the dumpster. 2. Run the dishwasher/clean all dishes (that's typical) and be sure they are placed back in the cabinets (that's not).

All in all, an excellent value for the money.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We encourage prospective guests to review other guest comments. We’ve had over 120 excellent reviews since 2008. We strive to have recent guests submit reviews so prospective guests will have up to date information on which to base their rental decisions. In response to the trash comment: trash cannot be left in the condo due to housekeeper’s cleaning schedule. It also cannot be left outside because it attracts wildlife.
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  • 5 of 5

Truly everything about our stay was WONDERFUL!!! The condo is lovely, the view is spectacular, it is comfortable, very clean and filled with everything we could possibly need! We will DEFINITELY be back!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing views and accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

We were thrilled with our experience at this condo. Great accommodations and views. I would highly recommend it to anyone.

It does have two bedrooms, one with a king bed the other with twin beds. It was quiet, conventionally located to lots of things to do and stores for groceries, etc...

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
102 Miles
Charlotte, NC
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Sugar Mountain
Car: necessary

Centrally Located Between the “Hot Spot” Areas of Boone, Banner Elk, & Blowing Rock - Excellent Restaurants - Golf – Shopping – Sightseeing – Hiking – Fishing – Rafting – Skiing – Live Theater - Grandfather Mountain


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning & Supplies $70
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 12.75%

1) Weekly rentals preferred during the Summer Season
2) Please contact owner with special needs, questions, etc.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.