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Fern Hill Overlook, Fantastic Views, Hot Tub, Private Setting

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Last updated: 08/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Situated on 2 acres on the western slopes of the North Carolina Appalachian Mountains, Fern Hill Overlook offers magnificent mountain views, lots of privacy, and is conveniently accessible to local attractions and activities.

Curve up the driveway between rock ledges and rhododendron to a rustic cabin which is not easily visible from the road. A large carved bear greets your sight as you round the bend in the driveway.

Park under the deck and walk up the stone steps. At the top of the steps, there is a bench big enough for two and a stone patio. It's a great spot for quiet reflection. Go through the house or follow the deck to the front porch for BREATHTAKING mountain views and a glimpse of the river in winter. No other cabins are between you and the river. Put the two rocking chairs together and share nature's beauty and majesty with someone special. Or, soak in the hot tub on the deck and enjoy the scenic views and forest setting. Be sure to keep an eye out for deer passing by but please respect this property as a sanctuary for the native flora and fauna.

This cabin has many amenities including full length windows, an updated kitchen and open floor plan. It is nicely furnished with rustic style furniture and accents. The master bedroom with a reading area takes full advantage of the windows and views. Firewood is provided for the wood burning stove which keeps the cabin cozy in even the coldest weather.

For quick supplies, there's a grocery and gas station just around the bend. Located only 20 minutes from Boone or Blowing Rock, it's a short ride for shopping, touring, or skiing. Head in the other direction and you can spend the day in Tennessee at Watauga Lake! Browse the collection of books in the cabin for reading on a rainy day.

Bear images and figures are included in the decor. Count the bears in and around the cabin and turn in your total to confirm whether you found all of them. Further details are available from the property manager.

Fern Hill Overlook is accessible year round but four wheel drive or chains are recommended for this property in winter months due to the significant slope of the driveway.




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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1050 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Mountain views from the front porch!...moreless

  • Rural
  • Water View:

    Watauga River visible from front porch in winter....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    Parking for one vehicle under deck extension...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Ceramic heaters, baseboard heaters...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Wood stove, firewood provided...moreless

  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    House is on nearly 2 acres with natural landscaping....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall Leaf Season
Sep 28 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$170
$1,030
Holiday
Nov 20 - Nov 28, 2016
2 night min stay
$200
$1,200
Holiday
Dec 16 - Jan 3, 2017
2 night min stay
$200
$1,200
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150
$900

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Processing $25
  • Tax Rate 12.75%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 08/24/2016
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Location

0.1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
U. S. Highway 321

Car: Necessary

Enjoy majestic mountain views, the crisp tang of the air, the abundance of wildlife, the splendor of the leaves in fall, the sound of the river after a rain, and the character of this mountain community! In this very private setting, the hot tub on the deck is a great way to relax while you enjoy the view.

It's a short drive to Valle Crucis. Be sure to visit the Mast General Store and Annex there. Music in the Valle features local musicians in the community park on Friday nights during the summer. For “downtown” shopping, it is about 20 minutes from Boone. There’s a great grocery right around the corner from the cabin for any necessities. Ski resorts in the area provide sporting activity in the winter. For warmer weather, there are opportunities for horseback riding, kayaking, canoeing and whitewater rafting.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

Why the Owner Chose Sugar Grove, NC, USA:
In May 2006 we found this permanent private rustic vacation cabin which is perfect for us. It is a truly special spot that has a feeling of seclusion on 2 acres, an awesome view of the mountains and seasonal views of the Watauga River.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Hot tub for relaxation. Rocking chair front porch. Close to the river. Wooded. For necessities, there is a nearby grocery, deli and gas station. We consider this property a refuge for the wildlife and the people who visit. Please respect our desire to maintain this property as a sanctuary for everything within its boundaries. We hope that your stay here will be an experience to store in your chest of treasured memories.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Fern Hill Overlook cabin

    Fern Hill Overlook cabin

  • Built-in bench at entry to sit and enjoy the scenery.

    Built-in bench at entry to sit and enjoy the scenery.

  • A trio of bears to greet you at the cabin entry.

    A trio of bears to greet you at the cabin entry.

  • Wood Stove

    Wood Stove

  • Full Bathroom

    Full Bathroom

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • View of fall color across the river.

    View of fall color across the river.

  • Wildflowers in woodsy back yard

    Wildflowers in woodsy back yard

  • Winter view of Watauga river from front porch

    Winter view of Watauga river from front porch

  • Wildflowers in front of cabin. Wood stacked for woodstove.

    Wildflowers in front of cabin. Wood stacked for woodstove.

  • Hemlocks... I've worked hard to preserve the natural beauty of the land.

    Hemlocks... I've worked hard to preserve the natural beauty of the land.

  • Rainbow over the driveway marking a truly magical place!

    Rainbow over the driveway marking a truly magical place!

  • Front porch view in fall.

    Front porch view in fall.

  • Hot tub, views, private setting

    Hot tub, views, private setting

  • Family room with view

    Family room with view

  • Master Bedroom with views

    Master Bedroom with views

  • Dining area with bay window

    Dining area with bay window

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Front yard

    Front yard

  • Rocking chair front porch

    Rocking chair front porch

  • Deer using the driveway. Keep your eyes open for wildlife!

    Deer using the driveway. Keep your eyes open for wildlife!

  • Sun dappled woods along driveway

    Sun dappled woods along driveway

  • Mountain laurel about to bloom.

    Mountain laurel about to bloom.

  • Welcome !

    Welcome !

VRBO #420419

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Saturday, August 27, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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