Upscale Cottage with Ultra Privacy and Spectacular View(31 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5)
Designed by Al Platt (yes, the same one who designed the nationally recognized 2006 HGTV Dream Home), Mountain Laurel Cottage not only takes advantage of the impressive view from this five acre estate, but also offers a superb natural mountain experience. Enjoy a cool mountain breeze, or the warmth of a crackling fire, on the comfortably furnished, screened, living room/porch, which is the common family area of the home. Screened on three sides, it has a high vaulted ceiling, and lets you enjoy the acres of surrounding nature. Inside the home are the bedrooms, bathrooms, den/living area and the kitchen that opens onto that screened living room/porch area. Peace, quiet, and privacy are your neighbors. From the living room/porch step outside onto an uncovered deck where there is a large gas grill ready to cook your favorite meal. This is truly designer mountain living!
The Mountain Laurel Cottage estate is situated at an elevation of 3800 ft, on the 320 acre, gated, Preserve at Rock Creek. With 215 of the Preserve’s acres dedicated to conservation; pristine forests, plentiful waterfalls, and ancient rock formations are all a splendid hike away.
Fine dining, boutique/convenience shopping, additional golf / tennis facilities, more stream/lake fishing, renowned hiking, and a multitude of incredible waterfalls are all within fifteen minutes. There is even a post office, a gas station, and a convenience store five minutes of Mountain Laurel Cottage, on the main east-west artery, State Road 64.
Keywords: Cottage, Home, Flat, Bungalow, House
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Member since: 2010
- Max. occupancy 6
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Wood Fireplace
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
- Pet Fee $100
- Tax Rate 11.75%
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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About: There is so much to enjoy on the Preserve’s 320 acres including walking the Rock Creek trail and climbing to the waterfalls, horseback riding in our meadow, trout fishing in our two ponds or simply exploring the 115 species of flora and 100 species of animals that live on the Preserve. There is all of the great outdoors to enjoy but sometimes its about sitting on the porch and enjoying the views. Also, near by is swimming, golf, tennis, fine dining and family activities.
Why Sapphire, NC, USA:
National Parks & Recreation Areas: Mt. Laurel Cottage located in The Preserve at Rock Creek is nestled within the Nantahala National Forest, the largest national forest in North Carolina and home to many of the area’s waterfalls. There are lots of activities to enjoy in the Nantahala. Gorges State Park is filled with plunging waterfalls, rugged river gorges, sheer rock walls and one of the greatest concentrations of rare and unique plant species in the eastern United States. Panthertown Valley boasts a density of biodiversity equal to that of a plateau high in the Himalayas, it is practically next door to the Preserve at Rock Creek. The 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway is accessible at many points in this area and the Parkway is great way to take in the gorgeous views. With so many things to do you can easily spend day after day on the Parkway. Pisgah National Forest and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are all within an hour of the entrance to the Preserve at Rock Creek. With all these recreational areas, the number of hiking trails and other outdoor activities are too numerous to mention.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
It’s no coincidence that The Preserve at Rock Creek sits in the heart of one of nature’s masterpieces. Located in the Western North Carolina region known as the Land of Waterfalls, the area is home to more than 250 free-falling and cascading waterfalls and boasts a temperate rainforest microclimate that maintains pleasant temperatures even during the hottest times of year. When you’re standing three to four thousand feet above sea level, breathing in crisp mountain air, soothed by the sounds of wildlife and awed by the views of natural spring-fed waterfalls, tranquil streams, massive rock outcroppings, soaring cliffs and hidden caves, you know you’re some place special. The property at this exclusive mountain community is designed to maximize scenic features while maintaining natural integrity. In addition to the waterfalls, the area’s diverse and plentiful plant life is a true highlight, with spring and summer’s wildflowers giving way to the hardwood forest’s impressive displays of color when leaves change in the fall.
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Mountain Laurel Cottage Has a Spectacular Southwest View at 3900 Ft.
This is the Place for Privacy and Rejuvenation of the Spirit.
The Master Bedroom Has the Same Fantastic Long Range View.
The Master Bath with Granite and Wood Stays True to the Native Mountain Feel.
Upstairs Bedroom with Queen Bed, Twin Trundle Bed and Flat Screen TV.
Spring is a Beautiful Time of Year.
The Mountain Laurel Cottage is a Difficult Place to Leave.
Fire pit at base of waterfall at Preserve at Rock Creek. Not located on property
The Screened Living Room/Porch Provides the Ultimate Mountain Experience.
Spectacular Views From The Screened Porch
Sleep in the Middle of 320 Acres. Peace and Quiet Await the Soul.
The Full Kitchen Opens Onto the Living Room/Porch.
Cozy Living/TV Room with Queen Size Sleeper Sofa.
Beautiful Vaulted Ceiling Makes This Porch Truly Unique.
The approach to the Cottage
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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