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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House, 3 1/2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (sleeps 8 adults)
Indulge in our fully-renovated mountain home and enjoy 180° views of the Blue Ridge mountains and the Black Mountain range. Relaxing on the expansive deck, you'll hear nothing but the sounds of nature and the occasional passing train in the distance. At 3200ft above sea level, mountain paradise awaits you within our 1 1/2 acres located adjacent to the pristine Pisgah National Forest.
Located just 1.3 miles from the Bear Den exit (mile marker 324.8 on the Blue Ridge Parkway), Parkway Peek is the perfect get away for couples, families or groups of friends. Featuring 3.5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, this 2-story home has everything you need for your perfect vacation: GE kitchen appliances, granite counters in kitchen, renovated bathrooms (full bath with traditional shower/tub downstairs, custom glass shower upstairs), fully renovated downstairs, HUGE deck and screened porch and several fire pits/chimeneas. Stay a few days and take in the local sites or stay a week and use Parkway Peek as your 'jumping off" point for Asheville, Blowing Rock, Linville Falls or skiing at Sugar Mountain. We're within a 45minute drive from all that Western North Carolina has to offer!
Local attractions include: the historic Altapass Orchard (featuring live music and festivities throughout most of the year), Springmaid Mountain (horseback riding, tubing, fly fishing), Linville Falls, Linville Caverns, Wilson Creek Wilderness Area and many other hiking trails all within a 15-30minute drive up the Parkway to the north; Little Switzerland, Crabtree Falls and Mt. Mitchell are 15-45minutes down the Parkway to the south; Table Rock, Lake James, Blowing Rock, Tweetsie Railroad, Boone, Grandfather Mountain, Sugar Mountain and HawksNest are all within a 45minute drive.
Our section of the Blue Ridge Parkway between Highway 226 and the Bear Den exit is typically open year-round. Check local weather conditions and the Parkway website in the winter for possible temporary closures. A 4-wheel drive is not needed to access our property unless there has been a heavy snow. Our community road is maintained year-round and our driveway has flat access. Main source of heat for the home is wood-burning stove and fireplace (there is no central heat). Wood is provided.
We hope you will enjoy our 'contemporary rustic' jewel in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains!
Keywords: Long range views, mountain view, privacy, pet friendly, renovated, blue ridge parkway, penland school, spruce pine, horseback riding, fly fishing, little switzerland, altapass, orchard, pisgah, hiking, grandfather mountain, mt. mitchell, mount mitchell, linville falls, bear den, springmaid, asheville, blowing rock, boone, burnsville, bakersville, marion, lake james, cross-country skiing, gem mining, brown mountain, wilson creek, winery, cheese, black mountain
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Member since: 2011
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
we welcome any size dogs (2 maximum) upon previous approval by owner; must be on monthly flea treatment and must be fully house-broken. Any pet damage will result in full loss of deposit. We also suggest purchasing a Preventik collar from your vet for added protection against mountain ticks. Please pick up after your pets!...moreless
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- King size beds (1) downstairs bedroom #1, Queen size Beds (1) upstairs master bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 twin beds in downstairs bedroom #2, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) full leather futon in upstairs den (this is a separate room with door); queen sleeper sofa in downstairs living room...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- 2 full baths, 1 on each floor
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Lawn / Garden:
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Housekeeping $150
- Pet Fee $85
- Refundable Damage Deposit $400
Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed. Rates may be higher and minimum night requirement may be longer during holidays.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Gem Mining, Waterfalls and Natural Swimming Holes, Art Galleries, Seasonal Live Music and Dancing, Fishing Outfitters, Penland School of Crafts
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: We are an energetic family of 4 (+ 3 dogs) currently residing in Charlotte, NC.
Why the Owner Chose Spruce Pine, NC, USA:
Spruce Pine provides a great central location in Western NC and our vacation home has one of the best views in the area! After renting many homes on VRBO over the years, we decided to purchase a home of our own that we could share with friends and family.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Tranquility with all of the modern conveniences! Be at one with nature or head into the 'big city' of Spruce Pine for groceries, dining & shopping.
- Primary: +1 7044083157
Links to more information:
Sunset Dinner on our Deck
Front of House in the Fall
Upstairs Living Room with Vaulted Ceilings and Amazing Views
Upstairs Bathroom Vanity
Downstairs Family Room with Pull-Out Queen Sleeper-Sofa
Downstairs Twin Bedroom (Fish Theme)
Downstairs Bathroom with Tub/Shower
Chiminea on the Deck
New Firepit with Long Range Views in Side Yard
Our Driveway on a Fall Day
Wild Turkeys Crossing our Road
The Dog's Life on Nearby Rivers
Gorgeous Early Fall Color from the Deck!
New Kitchen/Dining Area with Wood-Burning Fireplace
Upstairs Master with Fantastic Mountain View
Upstairs Custom Shower
Downstairs Family Room with Wood-Burning Stove
Downstairs King Bedroom (Cow Theme)
Extra-Large Screened Porch with Mountain and Forest Views
The Moon and Venus as seen by a Parkway Peek Guest
Newly Landscaped Hill Below House
Our Driveway on a Snowy Day
Another Amazing Sunset!
One of Many Local Waterfalls
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Thursday, April 13, 2017
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