If the next thing on your list is to slow down and smell the fresh mountain air then the 'Secluded Hideaway' is just what you are looking for. You will be able to sit on the large covered front porch (8'X36'), back deck (8'X36'), side deck (11'X44') and watch for birds, squirrels and deer and also roast marshmallows over the outdoor fire pit. This four bedroom and 2 bath cottage is perfect for large families and small alike. The New River is just .3 mi from the front door where you can swim and fish (Elk Shoals Camp across the wooden bridge). Within 7 miles there are restaurants (Boon Docks Pub, Blueridge Dinner Theatre, Pizza Hut, Bojangles, Hardee's, McDonalds, Subway, Domino's Pizza, Winners Circle, Smokey Mountain BBQ, Hillbilly Grill, Black Jacks, Genos, Shatley Springs Family Style Rest, Burger King, Wendy's and more) and shopping (Super Wal-Mart, Roses, Family Dollar Store, Dollar Tree, Cato's, Lowes, Food Lion, Ingles Grocery Store, Tractor Supply Company, numerous antique and craft shops and more). Other places of interest (Parkway Theater (6 mi) , roller skating rink (6 mi) , bowling alley (7 mi), New River Beach (.3 mi), Mt Jefferson State Park (6 mi), New River State Park (12 mi), Cheese Factory (6 mi), Church of the Frescoes (4 mi and 5 mi), Blue Ridge Parkway (4.5 mi), Boone NC (26 mi), Mast General Store (27 mi), Original Mast General Store (Valley Crucis 34 mi), Horn-in-the-West (Outdoor Drama Mid Jun-Mid Aug (26 mi), Tweetsie Railroad Amusement Park (Apr-Oct 30 mi), Blowing Rock (34 mi), Appalachian Ski Mtn (32 mi), Banner Elk and Linville Falls (50 mi), Linville Cravens (52 mi), Grandfather Mountain and Beech Mountain (55 mi) and free Blue Grass Music by local entertainers at the Phipps Old General Store (Lansing NC approx. 12 mi.) and Greenfields Camp Ground (beside Walmart). Our house has free Internet and free long distance phone calls. 'The Mountains Are God's Answer To The Searching Soul'.