About the property
- House1200 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 nights
House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5)
Fantastically exclusive North Carolina mountain cabin, located near Boone in Ashe County on top of a 4000’ mountain and nestled among 6.5 wooded acres with a small mountain brook. Just a 5 minute drive to the Blue Ridge Parkway, this elegant two bedroom, two bath holiday home has all the features that will make your mountain vacation unforgettable and relaxed. Located in Spruce Knoll Estates a private community near the resort towns of Boone, Blowing Rock and West Jefferson. The land surrounding the house is certified by the National Wildlife Federation as an official Wildlife Habitat. Every room has a forest view giving you the feeling of being in a tree house. Unwind in one of the many rocking chairs on the 250 square foot elevated and covered wooden veranda, or sit by a roaring fire on the lower stone patio. Enjoy the cool mountain breezes while listening to the calming sounds of the creek. Prepare your favorite meal on the grill.
Within a short distance from the cabin are numerous year round activities for all ages and lifestyles. Activities include: cycling (mountain and road), whitewater rafting, rock climbing, kayaking, antiquing, trout fishing, canoeing, tubing, hiking, golfing, zip-lining, shopping, music festivals, art festivals, gem mining, sight seeing, swimming holes and farmer's markets. In the winter months there are many 'choose and cut' Christmas Tree Farms, downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, ice fishing, snow tubing, Local attractions include: Appalachian State University, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Church of the Frescoes, National and State Parks, Tweetsie Railroad, Mystery Hill, The Blowing Rock, Horn in the West, Grandfather Mountain, and The Scottish Highland Games.
The master bedroom features a queen sized bed with deluxe comfortable pillow top mattress, linens, Fiber Optic TV, VCR/DVD, chest of drawers and closet. The master bathroom has a large vanity, fireplace, separate toilet room, shower, private outside deck and independent dedicated water heater. The second bedroom has one full bed and one twin bed above, linens, Fiber Optic TV and VCR/DVD and private outdoor deck. The second bathroom features a deluxe whirlpool tub and lots of cabinet space, hairdryer and towels. You will find an Fiber Optic smart TV with VCR/DVD in the living room, along with a natural gas burning fireplace and very comfortable reclining leather furniture. The kitchen features a dishwasher, garbage disposal, refrigerator with ice maker, stove, microwave oven, coffee maker, toaster, pots, pans, dishes, and silverware. The dining room has a country style gathering table with seating for 6. The inside utility room has a full sized washer and dryer, along with pantry storage, central heat and air conditioning. Park your cars and store your “toys” in the over sized covered parking area.
Keywords: mountain home, rural, private community,
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- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 12, 2018
About Carie Lopatka
We are high school science teachers and fell in love with the NC Mountains because of the numerous year round activities, cool summer weather and availability of winter sports. Our home is secluded yet we can get to Boone, Blowing Rock and West Jefferson in no time. We love the nature that being secluded provides and have purchased the property surrounding the house. We chose this location for it's high elevation yet it's ease of accessibility in the winter. This home is our relief from the hustle and bustle of city life and is very comfortably furnished for the ultimate relaxation. We especially enjoy the hospitality of the local people and we eventually want to spend our retirement years in the area. The history of the area is fascinating with Civil War Battles, NASCAR and Appalachian culture. Every time we visit we always find a new adventure, festival or site we haven't yet seen.
Carie Lopatka purchased this House in 2007
What makes this House unique
We love the tranquil, peaceful, relaxing setting and great weather. The year round activities include: hiking, sight seeting, nature viewing, cycling, kayaking, art/music festivals, antiquing, snowboarding, skiing, changing fall leaves, boating, fishing, golfing, college sports, Blue Ridge Parkway, Scottish Highland Games, State and National Parks, rafting, canoeing, cross country skiing, tubing, shopping, and fine dining.
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Maybe my review is a little skewed by the fact that it SNOWED during our stay, and we pretty much spent most of the time outside, sledding down the driveway and other hills, but we loved it - kids especially. Inside, it was nice and clean. I would have liked a few more dishes, as cooking for 6 was difficult with the 5 assorted pots and pans, but other than that, everything was great.
This place is awesome.
We felt very relaxed while staying here. The whole setting is perfect to relax and rewind. We watched deer in the mornings and sat by the fire at night. My family was very sad to leave this little piece of paradise.
Beautiful zero technology get away
The area is beautiful and if you're looking for a zero-technology get away and you have 4-wheel drive it's what you're looking for. The house is located a little over 20 minutes outside of Boone approximately 1.2 miles down a narrow gravel road. There is no cell service and no GPS signal once you're 15 minutes out. If we had known that before booking or even more than 20 minutes prior to our arrival (when we received an email with more detailed information) we would have stayed elsewhere. We had to drive back to Boone for cell service so we could ask for the wifi password (which we did so we were able to contact the owner).
Wonderful experience at the treehouse!
We really enjoyed our time here! Very nice and peaceful. Enjoyed having all the trees around and seeing the 8 deer while eating breakfast the last morning. Recommend coming if you can. Hope we can come back!
Peace and Quiet!
What a wonderful location.. Very quiet and relaxing! Close to several cities, mountain biking parks and trails.. New fireplace was a wonderful addition and enjoyable at the end of the day! The house has everything you would need as far as accessories. Mike and Carie are awesome! Thank you again for opening your home to us! <3
Peaceful House in the Woods
If you are looking for a place off the beaten path where you can relax and enjoy nature, this is a good choice. The house has everything you need if you want to stay in or is a quiet, peaceful place to return to after sightseeing. We enjoyed the deer in the front yard, the comfortable rocking chairs on the porch, and very ample furnishings. It is an older home so everything is not perfect but is what you would expect in a home that has been lived in and enjoyed by many. Cell service is very spotty but the wifi has very good reception. Kitchen is supplied with most everything you would need to prepare meals and the bed in the master bedroom very comfortable.
College Football Games, Blue Ridge Parkway, State and National Parks, music festivals, art/craft festivals, Scottish Highland Games
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Mimimum age for renters is 26, drivers license is required to verify age, and must be the same name on both the lincense and credit card. Check in is at 4:00pm. Check out is at 11:00am, early and late check in/out is possible upon request and contingent upon the rental schedule. Holiday Rates of $115 per night will apply on all Holiday bookings.