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Falcon Ridge – Mountain views all rooms, hot tub, 2 decks, clean, rave reviews!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House - 2 Master Bedrooms (1 King & 1 Queen Bed), 2.5 Baths, Sleeps 4.

Just below Heaven you will find Falcon Ridge - a smoky mountain vacation home nestled high in the treetops at 3900 feet in the heart of Maggie Valley, NC. The home is surrounded by a private wooded lot, and located at the end of a long private driveway. There is a feeling of nature and tranquility in the peaceful, outdoor environment yet close to all modern conveniences in Maggie Valley and surrounding areas. Spend some time in the tree tops and get a bird's eye view of the valley below.

Falcon Ridge was built for the view- the incredible breath taking views. Enter the house and you will find two master bedrooms downstairs. Both bedrooms have large sliding glass doors that take full advantage of the views. The bedroom sliders open to a private lower deck with rocking chairs. We provide you with bath towels, linens and comfortable beds for a good night sleep. There is also a full size washer and dryer on this level. Head upstairs to the main living area and be blown away with the big, bright, light, open floor plan with views on all three sides.

The kitchen is fully stocked with pots, pans, dishes, utensils and small appliances- everything you need to prepare a wonderful meal. The home has a wood burning fireplace in the main living area and is a great place to relax, read a good book or make smores’ with the kids. The home is surrounded by beauty and can be enjoyed as you sit and relax in the rocking chairs on the lower porch nestled among the trees. The patio also includes a table which is suitable for enjoying a nice meal or playing games/cards with loved ones. In the evening, you can barbecue on the outdoor deck using the grill then relax and soak away your cares in the hot tub under the stars. We encourage you to open up the door and go for a hike around the property to enjoy all of its natural beauty. This home truly provides you with all the comforts of home.

We welcome you to our very clean, beautifully decorated SMOKE-FREE home in Maggie Valley, North Carolina, with a panoramic view of 10 surrounding mountains. You will feel like you are on top of the world.

You will have streams and waterfalls nearby; a roaring fire in the wood burning fireplace; hiking and exploring. Sound like a little bit of Heaven? We think so too - a perfect place to get away from all the stress and turmoil of our daily lives.

HOT TUB under the stars; fireworks from above, breakfast with a view; relax in the porch rockers and swing away your cares. Read a good book, take a quick hike to the nearby waterfalls, or just relax and do nothing. The wildlife and Carolina birds invite you to bring along your binoculars for up close views. Time to step back and be one with nature.

Enjoy PEACE AND QUIET with a breathtaking VIEW, but still be close enough for last minute needs only minutes away. Shop for antiques, mountain crafts and one of a kind momentos. Meet and get to know the friendly, small town residents of this quaint little mountain valley town, and view the beautiful valley from above with a view to be etched in your mind forever.

Summer temperatures on the mountain average in the 70's, even though the town of Maggie Valley may experience temperatures in the 80's. Home is naturally cooled by the fresh air and the altitude with wonderful cross breezes and comfortable temperatures at night, even in the middle of summer! Great cuddling temperature nights - every night.

- REGRETFULLY, THIS HOME IS NOT HANDICAP or MOTORCYCLE ACCESSIBLE.

- MUST BE 25 OR OLDER TO ENTER INTO A RENTAL AGREEMENT.

- THERE IS NO WIFI OR INTERNET AT THE HOUSE. THERE IS GREAT 4G CELL COVERAGE AND YOUR CELL PHONE CAN SERVE AS A WIFI HOT SPOT.

More Details

Owner
Brandon Jones
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

About Brandon Jones

Hi there! I was born and raised in South Florida and that there is where I still reside with my wife and 3 children. Living down here in paradise where it’s always summer is great, but when we go on vacation we like to head up to the mountains for a change of scenery. We like Maggie Valley, NC because you get you experience all the seasons. Our goal is to visit our home 4 times a year, one visit for each season. There is so much to do and see no matter what season it is.

We have put a lot of work into our house in order to make it feel like your own home away from home. During your stay with us, we hope enjoy all the amenities that the home as to offer. We have one rule– take a deep breath, breathe in the clean mountain air, relax and enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds you.

Brandon Jones purchased this house in 2014

Why Brandon Jones chose Smoky Mountains

You will love as do I love the altitude of 3900 feet and being so close and private in nature. The views make for a wonderful relaxing visit with so many great restaurants, friendly hometown people and all that nature has to offer. The spring is awesome with all the new spring flowers and rebirth and the fall is just as splendorous in colors bursting out in every direction.

What makes this house unique

Watching the beautiful Carolina birds soar by, with wildlife galore, as well as the peace and tranquility that our home offers with all it's privacy and seclusion makes you feel like Heaven. The hot tub on the deck is a perfect place to look up at the stars on a clear night, watch the fireworks from above as never before, and the clouds create a multitude of fascinating views after a small shower or slight temperature change. The cool night temperatures make night time so restful with the doors and windows open in the summer. Imagine having to cuddle under the quilts on a clear summer night, while the crickets and frogs sing their night time songs.

Guestbook comments from the owner

November 19-26, 2005



Dear Jeannie and Joe,



Now we have spent our 2nd Thanksgiving in your beautiful home. Everything was as perfect as last year, with a few new memories.... We went snow skiing at Cataloochee Resort (Alex's first time). The day started rough for Al, but by mid-day he had his own fan club!! It was very fun and everyone was so nice....Even the ski instructor who had to help me up after Al plowed me over! We wanted to horse back ride at Cataloochee ranches but there was too much snow on the ground. I would recommend the stables at Queens as the horses appear much better cared for. Not to mention it's a few miles up the mountain the views are fabulous. Of course we went to Waynesville and ate at Nick and Nates....a few times. It's so good and I would tell anyone that you must try their pizza and beer. Other things we did were shopping in Cherokee, lots of hot tub time, lots of cozy fires, and cooked a yummy Thanksgiving feast - just for the two of us. There is a must have recipe in the Southern Living cookbook above the microwave - "Sweet Potato Surprise" - My second year making it. It is so good I had it printed on my Christmas cards to share with family and friends. Well - until next time.... thank you for making our holiday perfect. We love your home.



P.S. The recliiner is a great addition!!!!!



Alex and Debbie
Nov 2005
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Amenities

Maggie Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Town ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , This bath is adjoining both bedrooms - lockable
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Entry from Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , Toilet and Sink for convenience on living room level
  • 2.5 Baths to accommodate every guest.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King and Queen size Beds; all linens included
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Due to the high elevation (and great view) the phone company and cable company do not offer internet service. THERE IS NO INTERNET SERVICE AVAILABLE.

Reviews

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Falcon Ridge – Mountain views all rooms, hot tub, 2 decks, clean, rave reviews!
average rating of 4.925373 based on 88 reviews
5

Exceeded all expectations!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Falcon Ridge. The house was very clean and well kept, and the view was breathtaking! It was very family friendly, and there was plenty to do nearby. The hot tub was a wonderful way to end our evenings. We certainly hope to return!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to leave your comments about your stay- I appreciate it. Glad you loved the house and the condition. We recently had new floors installed and the entire house painted- we do our best to keep it feeling new. There is nothing like starting the day with coffee in the hot tub or finishing it with a glass of wine. Thanks for staying at Falcon Ridge.
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5

Peaceful setting with incredible view!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I (along with our Chihuahua) stayed at Falcon Ridge August 8-15, 2009. We absolutely loved it! The cabin was beautiful and had all the essentials of home. The view was incredible, especially from the hot tub. We enjoyed grilling out on the balcony and saw all types of wildlife including wild turkeys! The owners also called to check on us and the status of the cabin upon our arrival to ensure that we were satisfied and didn't have any questions or concerns. The cabin was also located close to several attractions: Ghost Town, Cherokee, Wayensville, and several wonderful restaurants,. We would highly recommend this cabin and plan on vacationing here again in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our goal is always the enjoyment and satisfaction of our guests who leave the mountains taking a bit of it all with them - while leaving and always wanting more. Thank you.
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5

Fantastic View!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay and hope to return next year. We enjoyed visiting Maggie Valley and the surrounding towns (Waynesville and Cherokee). Also did a day trip to Gatlinburg about an one and a half our drive from Maggie Valley. The house is great just as the description said.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place and a beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I came here to celebrate our anniversary. We had an amazing time. The place was clean and had everything you need. It was like being at home but in the mountains with a great view. Going up the road that this place is on would definitely be easier with 4wd. We have front wheel drive and had know problem at all getting up there, but i would definitely go when the sun is up if its your first time going there. We didn't get a chance to use the hot tub because i had an allergic reaction to getting stung by a hornet or something while we were hiking to a waterfall. I would highly recommend staying here to anyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Stunning mountain views from this lovely cabin.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Falcon Ridge for 17 days and loved every minute of it. The cabin is well-appointed, in great condition, clean and has plenty of space. We spent an hour every morning on the deck drinking coffee and enjoying the view of the mountains. The hot tub is a MUST after long hikes and golfing in the area. The owner was very attentive to our communications and helpful when needed. While the elevation really helped with the hot spell while we were there, the drive up is not for the feint of heart the first time you try it, but it is really fine after that. I still suggest a 4-wheel drive vehicle if possible. All in all we loved the cabin, enjoyed the mountains and Asheville, and had a great anniversary celebration while there. I couldn't recommend it more highly.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We booked a last minute trip and found this gem of a home with the most spectacular views.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Legends Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Maggie Valley Country Club
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Dillsboro Mountain Train Ride
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
J. Arthurs Steakhouse and Snappy's Pizza
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Cataloochee Ski Resort
Car: necessary

MUST SEE attractions include Maggie Valley, Cataloochee Ski Resort and Snow Tubing, Cherokee Indian Reservation and museum, Harrahs Casino in Cherokee (17 mi), Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway with miles and miles of scenic views of the Great Smoky Mountains and Blue Ridge, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, Ghost Town in the Sky Amusement Park, Whitewater Rafting, Biltmore Estate and Winery, Antiquing, Hiking, Shopping, Horseback Riding and lots more. Within a short drive you can see the roaming elk in the Cataloochee Valley of the Park, Mountain Farm Museum and Mingus Mill. Only 1 hour away, on the other side of Smoky Mountains National Park, you can visit Dollywood, Gatlinburg, Ripley's Aquarium and museum, and Cades Cove auto loop. So much to see and do!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.