Mountain Paradise Inside Grandfather Golf and Country Club Resort

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Last updated: 10/13/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our home is located inside the Grandfather Golf and Country Club resort which boasts the second highest ranked golf course in North Carolina. Only world famous Pinehurst #2 is ranked higher. Our home's warm interior provides a casual but upscale space to relax. Upon entering, you will find large widows and sliding glass doors giving a 180 degree northwesterly view offering beautiful evening sunsets. Relax on the deck with a loved one and a beverage of your choice and watch the sun disappear behind the mountains. Sitting high off ground, the home has an open, yet very private feel.

The main floor features: A private master suite with a king size bed, cedar walls and a full bath. A second bedroom with a king size bed and its own full bath with a double vanity. An open fully-loaded kitchen. An elegant dining room with mountain, woodland view. A spacious living room with large leather couches around an enormous two-story stone fireplace with a 55” HD TV over the mantle.

Left of the fire place is a beautiful iron spiral staircase which accesses upstairs bedrooms and a balcony. The balcony has a quaint, comfy reading chair, office area and TV. We provide wired high speed internet in the office and a router for wireless hookup anywhere in the house. The two bedrooms, each with two twin beds, share a large, full bath with a double sink vanity.

During the six month season from May until October when the Grandfather Golf and County Club is open, renters can enjoy all the amenities of the resort upon payment of daily usage fees. Amenities include the Championship Golf Course (par 72), the Mountain Springs Course (par 58), a fine dining restaurant, a bar with a covered deck overlooking Lake Dornie, a beach club with games and activities for children, boat rentals for trout and bass fishing in lake Dornie, an indoor and outdoor tennis complex, a workout facility and a sports complex. For more information about the resort community.

For the winter season, our mountain getaway is perfectly located to enjoy the best of the North Carolina's ski slopes. We are a ten minute drive to Sugar Mountain Ski Resort, twenty minutes from Beech Mountain Ski Resort and twenty minutes from snow tubing and the zip line at Hawksnest Resort. There are many places to cross country ski or just take a leisurely walk in the midst of the gorgeous scenery inside Grandfather Golf and Country Club.

You can hike right out of your back door to a trail that leads to McRea Meadows, home of the famous Highland games. If you are feeling adventurous, you can hike the Profile Trail and climb the majestic peaks of Grandfather Mountain. Of course, it's much easier to drive to the Mile High Swinging Bridge at the top of Grandfather Mountain which has many of the same views. If you are a backpacker or just want to hike for a day, the Appalachian Trail passes about ten miles away.

If you have children, you will want to visit Mystery Hill, the Gem Mine or the popular Tweetsie Railroad for memorable family fun. Enjoy good food from a vast array of nearby restaurants. Don’t forget to stop in the Mast General Store on the way home to satisfy a sweet tooth craving. There are too many amazing places in close proximity to list!

With unparalleled quality and comfort, this is the perfect place for family fun or some peaceful and very private relaxation. The home will warm your soul in any season and make your vacation a wonderful and memorable experience.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Library


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    Carport for two cars...moreless

  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.8
from 24 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
November 1st to April 30th
Nov 1 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,299 $3,999
Nov 23 - Nov 26, 2016
4 night min stay

flat fee
Christmas Holiday
Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2016
4 night min stay

flat fee
New Year's Holiday
Dec 30 - Jan 2, 2017
4 night min stay

flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$2,299 $7,999
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Pet Fee $150
  • Tax Rate 7%

Manager's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 10/13/2016
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Golf Course, Tennis Courts, Workout facility, Beach and Pavilion, Trout and Bass Fishing, Croquet, Club House with Restaurant and Bar


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1996

About: Roger and I are both from North Carolina. He was a Duke University football player and I was a UNC Chapel Hill Homecoming Queen You can imagine the rivalry in our household during March Madness! We have been married 44 years. Since we both grew up close to Charlotte (Monroe and Gastonia), we decided to raise our family there. The mountains have always been our retreat. For Roger, being an avid golfer and outdoor enthusiast, this was a perfect place. Needless to say, it was “love at first sight” when we discovered this lovely mountain home. We knew immediately that we had to have it. At that time, Roger worked for Bank of America and I owned a software business. We have both since retired and have spent many summers here in bliss. We have wonderful memories at Grandfather Golf and Country Club and know you will enjoy it as much as our family and friends have! -Georgia “Peach” & Roger

Why Grandfather, NC, USA:
We purchased this particular property due it's feeling of privacy, nature and wilderness in the middle of the convenience and company of a gated community. We love to hike and experience the wonders of nature, but we also enjoy playing golf, tennis, and working out at club gym. It's the best of all worlds.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
You''ll see wild turkeys strutting down or across the driveway. There are hiking trails that start right out the back door. The steps up the hill lead to McRae Meadows where the Highland Games are held. You can hear their music during the second weekend in July. The golf courses are beautiful and ranked in the top 100 in the US.

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  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Second Downstairs Bedroom

    Second Downstairs Bedroom

  • First Bedroom upstairs

    First Bedroom upstairs

  • Full bath with double vanity and shower

    Full bath with double vanity and shower

  • The deck

    The deck

  • Winter time at Grandfather Mountain. Outside view...let the relaxation begin

    Winter time at Grandfather Mountain. Outside view...let the relaxation begin

  • View of Grandfather and Lake after entering Complex

    View of Grandfather and Lake after entering Complex

  • View of Mountains from inside

    View of Mountains from inside

  • Kitchen


  • Reading area in loft

    Reading area in loft

  • Second Bedroom upstairs

    Second Bedroom upstairs

  • Second full bathroom downstairs

    Second full bathroom downstairs

  • McRea Meadows behind the house. Great place to cross country ski

    McRea Meadows behind the house. Great place to cross country ski

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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