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Fancy Gap Cabin, Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

A wonderful family home made available to weekend/vacation renters awaits you! Located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway in beautiful Fancy Gap, Virginia, this home is serene, scenic and perfect for your getaway. The Blue Ridge Parkway is celebrating it's 75th anniversary in 2010 with many activities. This home is just minutes from Interstate 77, just north over the North Carolina state line. Location is about 2 hours north from Charlotte, NC, about 4 hours southwest from Richmond, Virginia.

A large, shady backyard with hammocks and deck are there for relaxing, and the open (1,800 sq feet) floor plan makes it ideal for family gatherings, or quiet getaways. From the covered front porch, you have a view down the mountain over 50+ miles on a clear day.

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Keywords: Cedar House, Home, House, Cabin, Blue Ridge Parkway

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Robin A Fincher
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

About Robin A Fincher

This is a precious privately owned home and has been in our family since it was custom built in 1981. The view at the end of the driveway behind us (circa 1999) is overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains and into Mount Airy, NC, Pilot Mountain, and Winston-Salem in the distance.

Robin A Fincher purchased this house in 1981

Why Robin A Fincher chose Fancy Gap

Close to Floyd County, minutes from towns Hillsville, and Galax, Virginia. Mount Airy, North Carolina (home of Andy Griffith, Mayberry) is a 20 minute drive south down the mountain.

What makes this house unique

The quietness and serenity are wonderful there. You are just minutes away from charming towns and many activities, but if you need 'downtime' this is THE place to come.


Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Skyland Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Interstate 77
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Lake View Restaurant
Car: recommended

The Blue Ridge Music Center is located just a few miles up the parkway from the house featuring worldwide Bluegrass, Folk and Mountain Music. The Blue Ridge Parkway is celebrating it's 75th anniversary this year!


Fancy Gap House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Spacious main bathroom with double sinks, large mirror, and spacious counter. Nice half bath with large mirrors, toilet, vanity sink with roomy countertops.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Sunroom - 1 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1), Double size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • spelunking
  • swimming
A 50+ mile view of Piedmont North Carolina is on the front porch, viewing Pilot Mountain and Winston-Salem in the distance. 2 porch swings and 2 rocking chairs are on the covered front porch, a large picnic table is on the spacious back deck.


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Fancy Gap Cabin, Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia
average rating of 4.964286 based on 28 reviews

The perfect get away location

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful weekend get away. Close to lots of outdoor activities or a great place to just sit.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks much, yes it is a great place to get away from it all, and also not too far if you want to participate in some local activities and events.
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Great space for group

  • 5 of 5

Fancy Gap cabin was a very comfy, home-away-from-home-type place and the host, Robin, was all you want in a host - super-friendly. We spent a lot of time in the front porch swings and at the big round dining table. It was also fun sitting around the fire pit, drinking wine and stoking the flames. Loved when the neighbors' sweet dogs came to hang out on porch! Only hitch - we thought there was a third bed, but just an air mattress, and couches were not sleeper sofas. But a lovely, peaceful place!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A cozy, quiet place near the Blue Ridge Parkway.

  • 5 of 5

A great place to share with good friends. Hiking areas are handy and the Blue Ridge Music Center is a treat.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a nice stay, the Blue Ridge Parkway and Music Center are wonderful places!
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Love the location!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and another couple have come for several years to stay in this comfortable cabin for a weekend. We can get out and go or stay put and relax by swinging and rocking on the front porch or sitting inside in the living room. The view is great and the privacy, even though there are houses not too far away, is perfect. Not too far off the beaten path this retreat is easy to get to. Robin is a gracious hostess. We will continue to come back as long as we can.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome getaway! Highly Recommended!

  • 5 of 5

This rental was perfect for my wife and I, and our 2 dogs. The host was extremely helpful and was quick to respond to any questions we had. The check in process was smooth and easy and, to our surprise, the cabin actually looked better in person! The cabin was very open and spacious and offered breathtaking views of the mountains. The area was extremely quiet and isolated, but close enough to local towns & attractions. The property was very well maintained and very clean. We can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the kind comments! We try and accommodate families of every kind, and you and your well behaved dogs were a joy to have! The open floor plan is perfect for getting people together any enjoying the company. Look forward to your next visit!
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Everything you could want out of a weekend mountain cabin getaway

  • 5 of 5

This place is an absolute breath of fresh air! Like everyone else said, the pictures do not do it justice! Beautiful, warm, welcoming home. My husband has been working in VA so we decided to meet halfway for a relaxing weekend and I'm so glad we picked this cabin. The view of the mountains when the sun rises in the morning is breathtaking. Our golden retriever had the best time playing with the neighborhood dogs in the front yard. The kitchen is fully equipped to prepare any kind of meal so you don't hve to leave the cabin unless you want to. The tv picked up most of the network channels so my husband was able to catch a few plays of the weekend's big football games. Robin, the owner, couldn't be more sweet, considerate, and accommodating. We hope to be back very soon! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was such a pleasure to have you both there! Your sweet words will stay with me for a long time. I am glad the house was accommodating for you and that you had a good time with your fur-baby and each other. Please come back anytime!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

Rates are subject to change due to season and availability. Discount can be offered if staying more than 4 nights. A 2 night minimum is required. Check in time is 3pm or later, check out time is 12:00 noon.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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