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Quiet Luxury, Ultimate Covered Porch w/FP, 4WD or AWD only

Fleetwood, NC, USA
  • House2200 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

A Chef's Dream and Incredible Outdoor Space.


This luxury mountain home was completed fall 2012 and complimented with every amenity we could think of. Designed with the outdoor nature lover in mind, we have over 1000 sq. ft of covered porch with a large fireplace. You will not want to come inside!

But if you do, you'll find a gourmet kitchen with Thermador and Bosch stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, 2 sinks, and completely equipped with everything the most discerning chef needs. We have 2 master suites on the main level with king size beds with luxury designer linens. Both master baths have custom tile showers and granite countertops.

Upstairs is a loft with an attached bunk room and another large tile bath with garden tub/shower combo. The small bunk room is separated from the loft with a curtained doorway and has 2 queen beds.

There are 4 flat screen TV's with DirecTV; one in the living room and one in each bedroom.

Unlike many properties, this is a full service rental with high speed wireless internet, free long distance, high end furnishings....even the bath products and kitchen staples are provided! Just pack your bags and get ready for some quality downtime.

The location is remote yet convenient. We are located at the end of the road on a secluded 2 acre lot. You have the privacy of a totally wooded retreat yet you are only minutes to Boone or West Jefferson (approximately 12 miles to either). Just in case you missed it in the title, THIS PROPERTY CAN ONLY BE ACCESSED BY 4WD. Do NOT, under ANY circumstances, come to this home without the proper vehicle!

Snow skiing is only 30 minutes away, river rafting 15 minutes. The parkway is less than 2 miles away; great for biking, hiking or just Sunday driving.

This home is an ideal adult getaway or family gathering space, however we do not rent our home for events. And as much as we love our fine furry friends, we regret that pets are not permitted. When inquiring please use the "CONTACT OWNER' link. Provide a little information about yourself, what brings you to our area, and who you traveling with, etc. Owners like to know who is potentially staying in their home.

Accessibility: There is just over 2.5 miles of gravel roadway into the property with a very steep driveway. AWD or 4WD required year round...NO EXCEPTIONS.

*** Check our calendar for availability. Later check outs are often available, however we do not book back-to-back rentals (same day check out and check in).

** Please note the indoor wood stove is not available for use.


Becky Cronin

Member Since 2012
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 03, 2018
About Becky Cronin

We are North Carolina residents and love visiting this home when we can. It should feel as much like home to you, our guest, as it does to us. We enjoy hiking, biking, skiing, checking out the local music scene, and floating on the New River. We have traveled extensively, but our heart lies in the Blue Ridge mountains.

Becky Cronin purchased this House in 2012

Why Becky Cronin chose Stony Fork

This is our second build on this mountain. We loved the first cabin so much, we knew we wanted a custom designed home with high quality amenities. We chose a 2 acre prime lot and started to work! The Arrow C is now a dream come true for us. The name originated decades ago with my grandfather, Roy Carey. He was a large animal veterinarian in Washington and ran a ranch near Ellensburg, just over the Snoqualmie Pass from Seattle. The Arrow C Ranch was a place he loved dearly, and I him.....and so the name lives on.

What makes this House unique

The outdoor space here is AMAZING. Sit and watch the sun come up with your coffee as the deer saunter by. Enjoy fireside family time, dining al fresco, or just swinging on the log porch swing. The peace and solitude are unmatched (well, in our book). Give the Bimini Ring Toss game a try and perfect your game!


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Master 1
        1 king
      • Master 2
        1 king
      • Bunk room
        2 queen
      • King size beds (2) in each master suite; both on lower level. Queen size Beds (2); in Bunk Room just off Loft. This home is ideal for six, but could sleep up to eight guests including four children.


      • 3 Bathrooms
      • Loft Bath
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Master Bath 1
        toilet, shower
      • Master Bath 2
        toilet, shower
      • 3

      Location Type

        • Mountain View
          Totally wooded & private lot with short range views.


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


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Iron & Board
                    • Air Conditioning
                      Central air with dual zones.
                    • Fireplace
                    • Free Long Distance
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Linens Provided
                      Yes, of course. 2 sets of sheets per bed.
                    • Telephone
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                      HE soap only. All laundry products are provided for you.
                    • Wireless Internet
                    • Wood Fireplace
                      There is a wood burning fireplace outdoors on the covered porch for your enjoyment.
                    • Wood Stove
                      Please note: Indoor Wood Stove is NOT available for use.


                        • Kitchen
                        • Coffee Maker
                          Traditional Mr. Coffee coffee pot.
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Freezer
                        • Ice Maker
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                          GE Monogram.
                        • Pantry Items
                          Paper goods provided.
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                          Thermador gas 4 burner and griddle cook top.
                        • Toaster
                          Toaster oven


                            • Dining
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 8 people


                                • Books
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                  Lots of board games and jigsaw puzzles. No mountain house is complete without these!
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Television
                                  Flat screen TV's are located in the Great Room and both downstairs Master Suites. The upstairs bunk room has a DVR to watch movies or hook up gaming systems.


                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Over 1,000 square feet of covered deck.
                                    • Golf
                                      Mountain Aire Golf Course, W. Jefferson, 13 miles.
                                    • Kayak / Canoe
                                      RiverGirl Fishing Co., Todd, 10 miles.
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Gas grill.
                                    • Ski & Snowboard
                                      Appalachian Ski Mountain, 22 miles. Sugar Mountain, 30 miles. Beech Mountain, 37 miles


                                        • churches
                                        • cinemas
                                        • festivals
                                        • restaurants

                                          Leisure Activities

                                            • antiquing
                                            • horseback riding
                                            • outlet shopping
                                            • photography
                                            • scenic drives
                                            • shopping
                                            • sight seeing
                                            • walking
                                            • wildlife viewing

                                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                • kayaking
                                                • cross country skiing
                                                • fishing
                                                • fly fishing
                                                • freshwater fishing
                                                • golf
                                                • hiking
                                                • hunting
                                                • ice skating
                                                • cycling
                                                • mountain biking
                                                • mountain climbing
                                                • mountaineering
                                                • rafting
                                                • rock climbing
                                                • skiing
                                                • snowboarding
                                                • water tubing


                                                    • Please note: The last 2.5 miles to our home is gravel road with a steep grade entrance. 4 wheel drive or AWD is required anytime you visit with us.

                                                      House Rules

                                                      Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                      Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                      Cancellation Policy

                                                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                      49 Reviews


                                                      Latest reviews

                                                      Absolutely the best appointed and amazingly beautiful home located outside of Boone/Blowing Rock NC

                                                      Matthew B.

                                                      This home is second to none. Becky was super responsive on our last minute booking and the home was immaculately clean! Every resource you would ever need plus seclusion and easy access to the Parkway. We felt like we were home from the minute we arrived! Very high end home finishings and a must see! The property is tucked away in Fleetwood with tons of wildlife to enjoy from the back porch. Gorgeous fireplaces, porches, bedrooms and bathrooms! You can’t go wrong at Arrow C! My family will definitely come back. Thank you for sharing your home! If you are considering this property you must do it as you won’t be let down. 17 miles to App Ski and 15 miles ish to Boone. We loved being out of the heavy populated areas and enjoyed the convenience of just popping down to Blowing Rock on the Parkway and enjoying some great restaurants. The best!

                                                      Owner's Response:


                                                      Thanks so much for you kind words. I'm thrilled that you and your family were able to make a last minute weekend getaway and found The Arrow C. Hopefully the skiing didn't disappoint and you can make it back for another stay soon. Safe journeys in your travels, and we will look forward to your next visit.


                                                      Stunningly Beautiful and Peaceful!

                                                      Sharon G.

                                                      This beautiful home is everything you could ask for : beautifully decorated, beautiful views and and a wonderful outdoor fireplace for cozy evenings together. And it’s just a short ride into the charming town of Blowing Rock. Should you need anything, Becky is very responsive. This place is one in a million!

                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                      Thanks so much Sharon. We love having satisfied guests! There's no greater compliment than to have someone enjoy our home as much as we do. Please come back when your schedule permits! Becky

                                                      An amazing get away!!

                                                      Grayson S.

                                                      Staying at Arrow C I as such a relaxing, stress free weekend! We would come back anytime!!!!

                                                      The rental that feels like home! In the Boone area stay at the Arrow C

                                                      Penny C.

                                                      Beautiful area, up scale home with everything you will need, cocktails on the outside porch a must, the owner is the best and a home you will want to return to for future visits. The Arrow C is the place to be. 😉

                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                      AH.....so nice Penny! It sounds as though your return visit, as well as the 29th birthday celebration, was a success. So glad you mentioned a beverage on the porch...I think I'll head up there. :-) Fall has officially arrived and it's the perfect time of year for a mountain getaway. Keep us bookmarked and come back when you can. I will look forward to hearing from you!


                                                      Beautiful Mountain Property

                                                      Karol E.

                                                      I almost titled this as Luxury Mountain Home. Bar none, this is the best rental my wife and I have ever found on VRBO. The outdoor fireplace/porch area is where you'll likely find yourself enjoying the sights and sounds of nature. The house is very well appointed in every respect. There is nothing you'll need or want that isn't already there!

                                                      I think the owner is a former designer for Southern Living and the house shows her best work. Becky is the consummate host and her attention to detail and consideration for her guests is an experience beyond anything we have experienced on VRBO in over 10 years.

                                                      The only cons are my wife now wants a kitchen just like this one.

                                                      Many VRBO offerings are for a house and in this offering you are renting Becky's home... a huge distinction, and at the end of your stay I'm sure you'll agree. I wouldn't hesitate recommending this to anybody and would be an ideal setting for some family time in the mountains. Close by to Boone, Blue Ridge Parkway, and some of the best trout fishing anywhere if you are inclined. Nice golf experience just up the road at Mountain Aire also.

                                                      Thanks again Becky, you deserve a medal!

                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                      Such an incredible review from incredible guests! I'm not sure that I can live up to all that hype, but thrilled that The Arrow C does! The mountains = outdoor time in our book, so we really tried to create a space that makes the most of that. The covered porch is definitely a fan favorite. But most importantly, a place that feels like home and not a rental property is the highest compliment. Thanks so much. We look forward to your return!


                                                      Stunning Mountain Retreat

                                                      Janine R.Wadesboro, NC

                                                      Our trip to the mountains was one of our best ever, thanks to this gorgeous home. Quiet, peaceful, with every detail remembered, even down to the hummingbird feeders that were full and kept the winged bombers close by for fun watching. The home is located in a great spot, with easy access to the Blue Ridge Parkway, West Jefferson shopping, and great places to try the local cuisine. Just a beautiful home and an inviting atmosphere. Could not have been any better.

                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                      Thanks so much Janine....we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. It truly does the soul good to spend a few days enjoying all the mountains have to offer. It is a respite that we don't take for granted and love to share with others. Come back anytime!



                                                      Fleetwood, NC, USA

                                                      Perfect for the outdoor enthusiast...2 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway and numerous activities. Centrally located from: Historic Todd - 10 miles. Boone - 14 miles. West Jefferson - 15 miles. Blowing Rock - 20 miles. Banner Elk - 32 miles.

                                                      Rates & Availability

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                                                      Cleaning Fee
                                                      Damage Deposit
                                                      Tax Rate

                                                      50% deposit to hold, balance due 2 weeks prior to rental. Early check-ins and late check-outs MUST be approved. This home is not available for parties or events. Please complete ALL contact information on form when inquiring. Cleaning fee for rentals 7 nights or more is EXCLUDED.

                                                      49 Reviews
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