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Red Top Retreat luxury log home faces Watauga Lake! offers bells & whistles!

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Last updated: 08/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

New 3 story Custom Log home 3500 sq ft. Sleeps 14 in beds. Can accommodate large groups 2 masters (queens) 1 on main & 1 downstairs both walk out to decking, joining baths/TV. Downstairs 2 more Large bedrooms (2 full size beds each), share a large bath- walk out onto decking. Large Loft/5th bedroom has comfy full size futon. Linens, towels, bedding, provided. Custom Spacious kitchen all appliances -dishes, laundry room, Open great room (1/2 bath)pulls together Sunroom, Kitchen, Dining & Living room w/ vaulted ceiling, lots of glass, gorgeous lake views, full size stuffed bear-gas log stone fireplace, large flat screen/DVD. Dining table seats 10-eat in kitchen has additional seating at island. Downstairs:Separate Game room features Pool Table, Poker Game table, sofa-another Gas Log Stone Fireplace, Large Flat screen/DVD Decking, Gas Grill- Large Outdoor Hot tub-Stone Fire Pit. Nearby Boat Rentals-Canoe/ Boat Slip included. Need more room-Additional rental cabins 5 min walk. Very private


Unique experience: You'll receive many unique benefits as our guest. The location of the cabin with both lake and river access offers you different choices daily in water activities. The location of the boat slip is close and just a few mins walk. Views from the cabin are second to none. The floor plan of the actual cabin is really nice and convenient. The Bedding and mattress are comfortable. But the best benefit is the A+ service you will receive from me as my guest!

Why we chose this area for a vacation place: We chose to build our vacation home in this area because it offers many diverse activities.
You have winter sports to summer sports where the water is very clean. You have fall foliage to sunny summers with no humidity or mosquitoes.
You Beech Mountain, NC for snow skiing is 15 miles

Boone offers a host of good restaurants downtown off Hwy 321 business route that goes thru ASU campus where you will find independently owned restaurants like Tupelo’s café (business 321) these and others are right off the strip near ASU. On Hwy 321 bypass is Casa Rustica, great Italian as well as many regular chains like Peddler
Steak House – Ruby Tuesday - Applebee’s – Sagebrush. A great place for family dining than the Dan’l Boone Inn at the intersection of business 321 and 421 in downtown Boone - family style, southern fried and no alcohol makes it a great stop before you hit the road. They serve all day Sunday.
The Game Keeper (Best restaurant around) 5 star rating !

Boat rentals, horse back, raft,ski,tube, Zip line: Fish Springs Marina 423-768-2336 Boat rentals. Give them the name of the accommodations you have reserved and remind them you are a guest of alakecabin4u so they can offer you the best price possible.
Here is where you would launch your boat, buy gas and store your trailer if you brought your own watercraft. Say Hello to Tom White the owner.

Horseback Riding, Hay Rides, and Conference Center
Dutch Creek Trails gets the highest compliments with our guests.
It is located near Valle Crucis

White Water Rafting
Mountain Adventure Guides

Zip Line Tours
Our zip line course is open daily during the spring months from 10am to 4pm. Our 10 cable tour offers 1.5 miles of zip line riding and a swing bridge. 828-963-6561 or 800-822-4295.

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 3800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Great place for family fun...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Extra fee...moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    down stairs...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 double

    down stairs...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 double

    down stairs...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    up stairs...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    main level, private adjoining bath ...moreless

  • Red Top Retreats bedrooms are spacious nic and very comfortable. Everyone has a beautiful view and most bedrooms offer walk out to decking....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • After renting cabins ourselves for years we knew the important factors and convenience, Comfort and Privacy were at the top of our list. The great room offers an open floor plan combining living area, dining room and kitchen. This allows everyone to be together whether cooking, watching TV & playing board games at the dining room table. Folks who are on Deck are just off the great room and just a yell away. The large six person hot tub is on deck too secluded on the side of the home overlooking the water and mtn range. Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer: You are able to bring and park trailers and boats at digisnated area* Lake View: with boat slip just a few mins walk. You have an absolutely gorgeous view of the lake and Cherokee National Forest * Mountain View: Cherokee National forest * Boat rentals at the Local marina's. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Several ...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Gorgeous views of the lake that are second to none....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    This cabin is midway up the mountain. You can take the short 10 min walk down the driveway to the water or take the minutes drive down and park roadside. ...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Vews of the mountains and Cherokee National Forest. ...moreless

  • Water View:

    Views of the water are clearly seen from all the decking. ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    This cabin is midway up the mountain. You can take the short 10 minutes walk down the driveway to the water or take the minutes drive down and park by the dock. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Large dinning room table and bar stools at the island. ...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    full size...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace:

    2 stone fire places one upstairs and the other down stairs...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central plus two stone fire places. ...moreless

  • Internet:

    wifi service provide via satellite. It works to check emails but you won't be able to open up a business in our home and expect it to run like that. It works just fine for someone on vacation....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    You will find linens there you are welcome to use or bring your own....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Spacious living area, open floor plan with lots of windows & great views....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    parking for at least five cars. Additional parking available too. ...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    You will find towels there you are welcome to use or bring your own....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    full size / detergent provided...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wifi satellite service. It works to check emails but you won't be able to open up a business in our home and expect it to run like that. It works just fine for someone on vacation....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Outside Fire Pit...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Lots of utensils to cook and grill with...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    detergent provided...moreless

  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    with all the amenities/appliances from home...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    built in ice maker...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Boat:

    Canoe & boat rentals available. ...moreless

  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Near by skiing at Ski Beech, Sugar mountain. Hawks nest and Appalachian ski. All in the Boone area. ...moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Private hot tub on the side deck of the home overlooking lake and mountains...moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Labor Day Wknd
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2016
3 night min stay
$425
discounted dates
Sep 12 - Sep 26, 2016
2 night min stay
$195

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest

Fall 2016
Oct 3 - Nov 1, 2016
2 night min stay
$195

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest

Late Fall discounted rate
Nov 2 - Nov 22, 2016
2 night min stay
$195 $325
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,355
Early Winter discounted rate
Nov 27 - Dec 18, 2016
2 night min stay
$355
$1,555
Christmas Week
Dec 19 - Dec 26, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,555
Discounted Jan 2nd-11th
Jan 2 - Jan 12, 2017
2 night min stay
$295 $345
Fri, Sat
$1,555
Martin Luther King Wknd
Jan 13 - Jan 15, 2017
3 night min stay
$375
$1,755
Jan 16th-May 24th
Jan 16 - May 24, 2017
2 night min stay
$255 $375
Fri, Sat
$1,595
May 25th-June 3rd
May 25 - Jun 3, 2017
3 night min stay
$375
$2,155
Peak Weeks Summer 2017
Jun 17 - Sep 5, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,695
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$375
$2,550

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Cleaning $165 + tax
  • Tax Rate 14%

Notes:

Guests can pay online or mail in a personal check or money order and avoid the online service fees. Call 803-415-4714 for mailing address. When booking online sure to include the correct number of guests in your party so you get a correct price quote and check the pet box if bringing a furry family member. You are welcome to bring young small children at no charge as long as you plan to bring their bedding. However if you want us to provide bedding, towels and linens then you would need to include them in your guest count. Know that our rates are already discounted online.


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Location

  • Fish Springs Marina

    "Boat Rentals, Fishing Guides, 15 min drive from any of our cabins."

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  • Watauga Point Recreational Area

    "Sandy shore line, roped off for safe swimming, grassy area with picnic tables and grills. Gr..."

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  • Shirley's Restaurant

    "Down home cooking, live music and serves the house wine of the south - sweet tea. Great for ..."

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  • Old Butler Days

    "Down home feeling comes over you .. Lets go back in time."

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  • Gamekeeper Restaurant

    "Culinary chiefs, excellent menu, causal dining inside and out. Beautifully built into the si..."

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  • Casa Rustica

    "Great Italian Dining just 25 mins from any of our cabins on Watauga lake."

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  • Tanger Outlets Blowing Rock

    "Lots of great deals at this outlet mall. Near restaurants and kid rides at Tweesie Rail Road."

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  • Tweetsie Railroad

    "Ride the train, see a show or just relax. Great for young children. Tanger Outlet down the s..."

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  • Cherokee Adventures Inc

    "White water adventures for the whole family, all ages and all levels."

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  • Cherokee Adventures Inc

    "White water adventures for the whole family, all ages and all levels."

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  • Mountain Adventure Guide

    "White water rafting for all levels and all ages."

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  • Mountain Adventure Guide

    "White water rafting for all levels and all ages."

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  • Dry Hill General Store & Deli

    "Breakfast, lunch and dinner for about 8 bucks! Limited groceries and fishing supplies. 7 min..."

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  • Dutch Creek Trails

    "Horse back ridding for all ages. Couples to large family rides."

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  • Beech Mountain Resort

    "Snow skiing and tubing. Restaurants and ski rental gear. "

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  • Sugar Mountain Resort, Inc.

    "Skiing & Tubing"

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  • Pizza Place

  • Hob Nob Farm Cafe

    "Great food from around the world, unusual menu, family oriented and reasonably priced. Adult..."

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  • Beech & Sugar Mountain Skiing

  • The Butler Museum

    "Great place for all ages. Every gone on vacation with different age groups. Grandpa and Gra..."

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  • Watauga Lake 4th of July Parade

    "You can join in the parade and putts around the lake or go off by yourself and see no one. W..."

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  • Doe Mountain Recreation Area

    "Great for the kids who are adventurous and out doorsey!"

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  • Watauga Lake

    "One of the cleanest lakes in the states. Watauga lake offers exceptional beauty and clean wa..."

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37 Miles
Nearest Airport
TRI City TN
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
neighbor hood bar
13 Miles
Nearest Golf
Red Tail Golf Club (open to public)
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Dry Hill General Store
18 Miles
Nearest Ski
Beech Mtn
Butler, TN, USA
Nearest Beach
Watauga Lake shore line

Car: Necessary

Watauga Lake, East Tennessee, Western North Carolina, Boat Rentals, Watauga River, Cherokee National Forest ,Roan mountain state park, Rhododendron Festival, Blowing Rock , Boone NC, Grandfather mountain, Lineville , Banner Elk , Ski Beech, Sugar Mtn , Bristol , Bristol Speedway, Race week, Blue Grass festivals. Just a short distance from the NC / TN state line in East Tennessee. Nestled between the Appalachian and Great Smoky Mountains. Excellent access to NC and TN Attractions. White water Rafting, Hiking, Hunting, fishing, canoeing, kayaking. Unique Location. You get the benefits of both lake & river access. Kayaking, canoeing, boating, fishing and is a water skiers paradise. From your boat slip down the river or out to the main body of Lake Watauga- skiing & sailing can be enjoyed. Cliffs & caves ready for those who seek adventure. Fisherman's dream - Both river & lake access. Skiers paradise - water like glass. Secluded yet convenient to many neighboring vacation villages.

Other Activities: boating, boat rentals, fishing, fly fishing, near by local marina's, kayaking, canoeing, tubing, skiing, wildlife viewing, snowboarding, whitewater rafting, unique shopping and dining.

Golf: Near-by golf 15 min drive

Ski: Beech Mountain, Boone NC, Sugar Mtn, Applachian ski resort, HawksNest,

Ski Area's

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2008

About: Come and discover the area - would love to have you'all as guests! Love the woods and water? You've found the right place! Stay in luxury centered around the Cherokee National Forest.

Why Butler, TN, USA:
This area offers many diverse activities. You have winter sports like snow skiing at near by ski slopes, summer sports where you can rent a boat and enjoy one of America's cleanest water ways. You have fall foliage to sunny summers with no humidity or mosquitoes. Nascar racing in Bristol Tennessee just 40 miles Nearby Ski Beech Mountain and Sugar Mountain

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The most unique benefit is the versatility of this location. This cabin sits where the lake and river intersect. So you can enjoy the best of both worlds. Take your complimentary canoe down the river and or bring your own boat or rent a motor boat from one of the nearby marina's. Snow skiing to jet skiing, Fall foliage to wildlife viewing right here on the property. Gorgeous views anytime of the year that are second to none. Paved roads, with good access to town, shopping and restaurants in the nearby vacation villages. Zip lines, whitewater rafting, Bristol race. Where mountains meet water.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Red Top Retreat luxury log home faces Watauga Lake! offers  bells & whistles!

    Red Top Retreat luxury log home faces Watauga Lake! offers bells & whistles!

  • Looking down into the living & dinning area from the loft.

    Looking down into the living & dinning area from the loft.

  • Front Entrance

    Front Entrance

  • Large dining table in addition to bar seating - views of lake and mtns

    Large dining table in addition to bar seating - views of lake and mtns

  • King in the upstairs master full attached bath, glass doors open to balcony.

    King in the upstairs master full attached bath, glass doors open to balcony.

  • Downstairs game room, pool and poker table, another stone fireplace and TV

    Downstairs game room, pool and poker table, another stone fireplace and TV

  • Out door fire pit with built in seating. Great for roasting marsh mellows!

    Out door fire pit with built in seating. Great for roasting marsh mellows!

  • Know that there's plenty of deck furniture, even a swing.

    Know that there's plenty of deck furniture, even a swing.

  • Canoe and boat rentals available.

    Canoe and boat rentals available.

  • Hike straight into the Cherokee National Forest.

    Hike straight into the Cherokee National Forest.

  • Watauga lake is one of the cleanest waterways in America.

    Watauga lake is one of the cleanest waterways in America.

  • Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. Ski Beech or Sungar Mtn.

    Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. Ski Beech or Sungar Mtn.

  • Spacious living area, stone fire place, glass doors open to decking and views!

    Spacious living area, stone fire place, glass doors open to decking and views!

  • Side View of home where hot tub is located!

    Side View of home where hot tub is located!

  • Large Spacious kitchen with all amenities

    Large Spacious kitchen with all amenities

  • Cozy living area, stairs up to loft bedroom, Flat screen TV!

    Cozy living area, stairs up to loft bedroom, Flat screen TV!

  • 2 downstairs bedrooms both offer two full size beds & full bath across hall.

    2 downstairs bedrooms both offer two full size beds & full bath across hall.

  • View from your large hot tub!!

    View from your large hot tub!!

  • Your view from the deck of Watauga lake, mountains and Cherokee National Forest.

    Your view from the deck of Watauga lake, mountains and Cherokee National Forest.

  • Overlooking the lake.

    Overlooking the lake.

  • Complimentary canoe.

    Complimentary canoe.

  • Dock where you can keep your own boat or rent one.

    Dock where you can keep your own boat or rent one.

  • Your Closest neighbor.

    Your Closest neighbor.

  • Sun Room. Open spacious floor plan, lots and lots of windows and view

    Sun Room. Open spacious floor plan, lots and lots of windows and view

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Sunday, August 28, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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