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Last updated: 08/30/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This spectacular home on the 'right' side of the tracks was custom built and completed in 2009 by owner Doug Sigler. Doug's love of woodworking and the skill developed by a lifetime of devotion to his craft are clearly evident in every room: cherry kitchen, master closet and dressing area, ash and bamboo floors, tambour vanity doors. These handcrafted details shine as brightly as the mountain views.

Cantilevered porches and a stone patio overlook the nearby Toe River a short distance from the train tracks. Deer will often come by to drink from the river and it's not uncommon to find wild turkeys gathering on the lawn. Trains pass by frequently. And yes, you can feed the fish from the dock on the pond (We'll show you where we stash the fish food.)

A brief verbal tour:

As you walk into the front door of Coal Train House, you'll find yourself in the Great Room, a large open living and dining space with a wonderfully functional kitchen to the right. A wide hall to the left includes the coat closet, a half bath and stairway to the lower level.

At then end of the hall is the master suite with a queen size handcrafted bed. There's a comfortable sitting area for reading and relaxing as well as a dressing room with custom cherry closets and vanity. A full bath with jacuzzi tub, walk-in shower and vanity with two handmade sinks completes the suite.

Sliding glass doors open to the stone patio and lawn on the lower level which offers two spacious guest rooms and full bath with shower. One room features a custom-built queen size-bed and walk-in closet; the other has two twin beds and a walnut game/card table designed by Doug.

Coal Train House is close to nature but far from the beaten track. It makes a great getaway for one or two couples. Children are welcome but supervision is necessary with both a deep pond and an active RR track in the back yard.

Penland School is 10-15 minutes from the house and supermarkets are about 20 minutes away.



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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Children are welcome but supervision is necessary. Trains come through regularly and the pond is deep. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets are allowed by discretion of owner only. Please inquire. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Pond on site. Picnic table near river. Train passes by often.

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: We're happy to offer Doug's latest home as a vacation rental. We answer emails every two or three days but are always available on the phone when we're home. Leave a message and we will get back to you. We want you to be excited about your vacation and comfortable while you're here. We'd like to speak with you over the phone so that we get a chance to get acquainted with each other before your arrival. Please feel free to call with questions or concerns prior to making reservations or while you're here for recommendations on what to do in the area. You'll find a notebook on the kitchen counter containing brochures from many local establishments, restaurant menus and maps. A list of important phone numbers may be found on the first page.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Situated near Penland School of Crafts in Mitchell County, centered between the towns of Spruce Pine, Bakersville, and Burnsville. One hour away from Asheville, Boone, and Blowing Rock.


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Fall view.

    Fall view.

  • Living room, slider to deck overlooking pond, river and train.

    Living room, slider to deck overlooking pond, river and train.

  • Dressing area of MB - curly cherry vanity, closet doors and drawers.

    Dressing area of MB - curly cherry vanity, closet doors and drawers.

  • Bedroom downstairs, two single beds

    Bedroom downstairs, two single beds

  • Downstairs bedroom with queen, walk-around closet

    Downstairs bedroom with queen, walk-around closet

  • Rear view of Coal Train House.  Down the slope are pond, RR tracks and river.

    Rear view of Coal Train House. Down the slope are pond, RR tracks and river.

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Master bath, handcrafted sinks

    Master bath, handcrafted sinks

  • Downstairs bath with shower

    Downstairs bath with shower

  • Fishing pond and dock with RR tracks in upper left.

    Fishing pond and dock with RR tracks in upper left.

  • Entrance to Coal Train House

    Entrance to Coal Train House

VRBO #254613

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Sunday, September 18, 2016

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 08/30/2016

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