Escape to Nature and Peace!(21 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)
When entering Whisper Lake, you are greeted with a long, picturesque, winding drive over the Horsepasture River and up into the mountains. Our home is located on a quiet cul-de-sac and was built with excellence in mind. It is warm and inviting--filled with luxurious amenities, comfortable places to settle, and accented with rustic, one-of-a-kind furnishings, cabinetry and unique Appalachian artwork. It has an open floor plan to assure mingling, yet many places that offer seclusion--each with scenes of nature filling the rooms.
Walnut floors, pine walls & ceilings, expansive windows, natural stone and granite bring the richness of nature in. A wood burning fireplace warms you in the living area, a gas fireplace adds romance and warmth in the master suite. Views of the mountains in both the master and guest rooms soothe you at night and help you awaken in the morning. Each room is decorated with deluxe fabrics and have extremely comforting beds. The young at heart will enjoy any of the three beds in the bunk room with tranquil forest views. And, if you can't let go, there are TVs with DVDs in each bedroom and the living room, plus internet/wireless access with a desk to support your work.
Outside, the deck runs the length of the house with access from the master, living room and guest room. It has a large portion covered, with sturdy hand-made sassafras furniture, and is a place to stare at nothing or to finish a book. Coffee, cocktails, snacks or meals are only enhanced when attached to the mountain air and the view from this deck. Whether the sun is shining, the rain is dripping, or the snow gently falling--this will be your favorite place!
There are so many places to explore, hills to walk, close access to state parks, waterfalls, the Blue Ridge Highway, Cashiers, Highlands, Asheville and more. Golf, tennis courses and riding trails are in abundance and surround Sapphire Valley. You will not be disappointed if you stay at our mountain retreat. You will go home both relaxed and refreshed!
Member since: 2011
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Limited Accessibility:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- All Sapphire Valley Resort amenities are available upon request.
- DVD Player
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio
Pool / Spa
- Jetted Tub
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 10.75%
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: We are a family of four--all hectically involved with daily life in the Atlanta area. The mountains are the best fix we've found that forces us to slow down!
Why the Owner Chose Sapphire, NC, USA:
We left the Midwest for the sunny south and from our venturing, soon fell in love with the North Carolina mountains. We decided to start from scratch rather than purchase a finished home, working with a builder who desired perfection and uniqueness as much as we did. The tranquility is all we need. The access to the Blue Ridge mountain vistas, shops, restaurants, golfing, scenic day trips, hiking, local artistry and the sweet, honest mountain personalities are all perks we've come to depend on.
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front of the Conklin retreat
the wood burning fireplace to warm your soul
dining here creates lasting memories
ahhhh.......you'll love this room!
the deluxe jacuzzi & tiled shower await you
step outside the guest room to smell the fresh air
this is the spot--no matter what the season
hemlocks and rhododendrons line the driveway
blooming laurel in the yard is a wonder to behold
summer's palate from the deck is energizing
even in November, there are still hints of color & reason to be out on the deck
Come to nature and peace.....and the place where the rainbow ends!
main living area
custom, art-filled cabinetry
every gourmet tool you need is within this kitchen
more ambiance in the master
sink into the guest bed with the mountain view
there are surprises here for the kids!
from the master to the guest room
late spring--"yard art"
introspective days quiet you
crossing over the Horsepasture River on the one-lane bridge heading to our home
the quiet "neighborhood" walk with a view--the roof below is ours
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Thursday, January 12, 2017
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