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5 Acres of Serenity Just Off the Blue Ridge Parkway

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Last updated: 08/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Bring the family to Rocky Acres Retreat and enjoy all the comforts of home with all the amenities for the outdoorsman. Walk out the door for some of the best hiking in the state at Stone Mountain State Park or go down to the New River and enjoy canoeing and kayaking and while your at it get in some golf at the New River Country Club (other clubs nearby include High Meadows Golf & Country Club, Roaring Gap Golf Course, Olde Beau Golf Club, Deer Creek Golf Course and Stone Mountain Golf Club ). For those that just want to relax, enjoy some of the finest wineries in the state or do some antiquing in the numerous antique shops in the area. Sparta and surrounding area enjoy some of the finest Bluegrass music in the world with Merlefest happening every year just down the road or at the Alleghany Jubilee in Sparta. When you are finished with all of that just sit in one of the rocking chairs on the huge deck and relax or tune in a movie on the 40 inch HDTV with free cable, and a ROKU that turns the TV in to a Smart TV for viewing your favorite movie channels, WiFi internet and a 200 DVD video library. Put out some deer corn and watch the deer come up and feed just outside your door and hear the turkey gobble as they walk by. Everything you could want is at your beckons call. Initially built to accommodate 2 golf foursomes this 2400 square foot, 4br (2 master suites), 3.5 bath home makes the perfect vacation spot for one or two families or group of friends. One of the Master suites is upstairs so those with mobility impairments won't have to contend with any stairs to enjoy the deck, family room, dining room, kitchen and private bath. The full kitchen has all the cooking utensils a cook would need including an outdoor gas grill. This is your spot. Make it your home away from home.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25+...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    1) No Cats please. Owner extremely allergic. 2) We have a sheet available for you to put down on the sofa so your pet can enjoy family time. 3) We ask that you keep a close watch on your pets and allow them the opportunity to relieve themselves outside as often as possible. If our cleaning crew discovers that a pet has relieved themselves in the house we will withhold $150.00 from your security deposit. We would hate to have to ban pets because of the actions of a few. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Main floor Master Suite allows mobility impaired access to the main house including family room, kitchen and deck without using stairs. ...moreless

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

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Downstairs queen bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Two Twin Beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    Upstairs Master Suite...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Downstairs Master...moreless

  • sleeper sofa: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    We've had tents on the deck and pallets on the floor...moreless

  • 4 bedrooms 2 Master Suites w/private bath (1 Queen and one King bed) 1 Queen bedroom 1 bedroom with two twin beds Sofa has double hide-a-bed We have pitched 6 person tents on the deck...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Downstairs Master Suite...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Downstairs Hall Bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Upstairs Master Suite...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    Upstairs half bath...moreless

  • Enjoy the jetted tub in the Upstairs Master Suite

Other Amenities

  • Visit 'http://sparta-nc.com/' for the Sparta Chamber of Commerce web site to keep up to date with local happenings. YMCA Camp Cheerio is 12 miles away just around the corner. Call for facilities availability. For the runner or cyclist...The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of the most desired and scenic routes you will ever run or ride. Go 1.5 miles south on the Parkway to the Stone Mountain Lookout. Keep going for almost 6 miles and you'll run to Air Bellows Lookout. Doughton Park is 10 miles away. Although Stone Mountain State Park is in our back yard the facilities for the park are only a short 15 minute drive away. Go 50 miles and you'll been in Boone. The Virginia Creeper "Rails to Trails" is an hours drive away. There are horse riding facilities and many other amenities too numerous to mention. Please ask and we will find the information....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player:

    DVD in family room and downstairs Master & Queen bedrooms. There are nearly 200 DVD's in the upstairs master bedroom for you to enjoy. Some are rated "R". Please monitor your children....moreless

  • Games:

    There are some board games in the Upstairs Master suite closet....moreless

  • Music Library:

    The stereo has a CD and cassette player. there are some oldies on hand in the TV Stand to play on the cassette player....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    HD Cable TV with free Stars and Encore movie channels. ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Stereo, AM/FM, Turntable, Cassette and Speakers. Press the 'AUX' button for thundering TV audio....moreless

  • Television:

    40 inch HDTV w/cable in the family room. Downstairs Master & Queen bedrooms have TVs w/DVD players. There are 200 movies in Upstairs Master closet. Some rated "R". Please monitor your children....moreless

  • Video Library:

    There are nearly 200 DVD's in the upstairs master bedroom closet for you to enjoy. Some are rated "R". Please monitor your childrens use....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Sparta, NC is a eclectic town with quaint shops, an old time country store, coffee shops and all the other amenities you would expect in any city....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    On the edge of Rich Mountain and surrounded by Stone Mountain State Park. At least a 50 mile mountain view from the deck. You can't get tired of watching the view...moreless

  • Rural:

    Home sits on 6+ secluded acres with another 10 private undeveloped acres across the street and surrounded by Stone Mountain State Park to add thousands more acres....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table seats 8 plus there is a card table and chairs available to seat 4 more. Sit at the coffee table too. Sit on the deck and stare at the view....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    New front load Full dryer...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Gas log fireplace. Follow the directions found in the fireplace. Where it says hold the knob down for one minute....hold it for almost 2 minutes and it works better. It can be tricky....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Contact the Alleghany Wellness Center in Sparta. It is a modern fitness center with an indoor swimming pool. $6.00 daily access fee. Hike the roads or trails down the mountain....moreless

  • Garage:

    There is a garage but is for the owners use only...moreless

  • Heating:

    Central Gas Heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    WiFi Internet. ROKU available for streaming your favorite videos from Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu. Electronic charging station next to the TV. HDMI cable provided...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bedding provided plus some extra blankets found in bins in the bedroom closets in case it gets extremely cold or if you need to make pallets for kids to lay on. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Family room seats 8-10. This is a great gathering place. The deck has also been the living room, dining room and play room all in one....moreless

  • Parking:

    6 - 8 cars can be parked around the house. Please try to park on the gravel areas....moreless

  • Telephone:

    A telephone is available for local and emergency calls for your safety. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels provided for 12. there are some extras found in bins in the bedroom closets....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New front load 3.6 cubic ft washer...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    There are some coffee filters in drawer by the coffee maker...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Place settings for 12 available...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked with all the pots and pans a cook would need. Make pies, cakes and your favorite family recipe. Place settings for 12+, Coffee maker w/filters, paper towels, napkins, toaster oven....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Electric...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Huge wrap around deck. Big enough to play corn hole on which is available for your use. Catch a view of Little Grandfather Mountain on a clear day....moreless

  • Golf:

    Public - New River Country Club, Roaring Gap Golf Course, Olde Beau Golf Club, Deer Creek Golf Course, Stone Mountain Golf Club. Private club - High Meadows Golf & Country Club...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals at New River Campground...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Mother Nature at her best surrounds you....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill on/off valve is located under the deck below the grill. Please do not add charcoal. Please Use Caution. Please shut off gas when finished....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Boone, NC is a 50 mile drive south down the Blue Ridge Parkway. Parkway can close during winter months....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Head to New River Campground and State Park for canoeing, kayaking, fishing, swimming....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    The Sparta Wellness Center in Sparta is a state of the art fitness center with indoor pool. Only $6.00 a day fee for the entire fitness center....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Return Guest Rate
Sep 22 - Sep 26, 2016
2 night min stay
$135
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$150
$900 $4,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • cleaning fee $150
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

CHECK IN/CHECK OUT TIME INFORMATION: Unless otherwise advised, we have no strict Check in our Check out periods so you are more than welcome to arrive as early in the day as like on the day you like on your arrival date and leave as late in the day as you like on your departure day. We have had too many guests bringing pets without informing us and some of those pets have had accidents in the house. Because of this, if you bring a pet and it is discovered that there was an accident, we will charge you $100 of your security deposit for the extra cleaning required.


Manager's cancellation policy:

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Location

93 Miles
Nearest Airport
Piedmont Triad International Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Sparta, NC
13 Miles
Nearest Golf
New River Country Club
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 21
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sparta, NC
50 Miles
Nearest Ski
Boone, NC

Car: Necessary

Come join us at Rocky Acres Retreat. Enjoy all the comforts of home with all the amenities for the outdoorsman. Walk out the door to Stone Mountain State Park for some of the best hiking in the state or go down to the New River and enjoy canoeing and kayaking and while your at it get in some golf at the New River Country Club (other clubs nearby include High Meadows Golf & Country Club, Roaring Gap Golf Course, Olde Beau Golf Club, Deer Creek Golf Course and Stone Mountain Golf Club ). For those that just want to relax, enjoy some of the finest wineries in the state or do some antiquing in one of the numerous antique shops. Sparta and surrounding area enjoy some of the finest Bluegrass music in the World with Merlefest happening every year just down the road or at the Alleghany Jubilee in Sparta. When your finished with all of that just sit in one of our rocking chairs on the huge deck and relax.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1987

About: This house was built to accommodate 2 golf foursomes and has been a family retreat for many years. With the family scattered throughout the southeast the house stays empty much of the year which is why we have opened our doors to you. We know you will love the peace and serenity of Rocky Acres Retreat.

Why Stone Mountain State Park, NC, USA:
The house sits on 1 acre and we also own another 5 acres adjacent to it. Our back yard is in fact a part of Stone Mountain State Park and across the gravel private drive are another 10 acres of undeveloped private property. So you are literally surrounded by hundreds of acres of woods where the only neighbors are the wildlife. We are only a short walk from the Blue Ridge Parkway so some of the most beautiful scenery in the country can be seen from our deck or just a short walk down the driveway. We know you will enjoy the peaceful mountain life. Your only neighbors are the wildlife. With 2400 square feet of living space your family and friends can enjoy gathering together and not feel cramped with plenty of seating space so everyone can spread out and truly relax.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Stone Mountain State Park is our back yard. You are literally surrounded by Stone Mountain State Park. Walk south on the Blue Ridge Parkway to Stone Mountain Lookout. The park is only a 10 minute drive from the house. 10 miles down the Parkway is Doughton Park with a 6,000-acre landscape of open meadows and pioneer cabins and some of the best hiking around. Sparta, which is only 9 miles down the road has some of the best bluegrass music in North Carolina at the Alleghany Jubilee. There are over thirty wineries within a 30 mile radius of our house. Just pick one or several to enjoy the day wine tasting. Antiquing is another activity you can enjoy. Include antiquing with wine tasting and have a blast. Down in Sparta is the New River State Park and New River Campground where you can enjoy the cool waters on a canoe or kayaking trip. Five golf courses are close by too. Get in 18 at either Roaring Gap Golf Course, Olde Beau Golf Club, Deer Creek Golf Course, Stone Mountain Golf Club and High Meadows Golf & Country Club. Buy some deer corn at the local store and place some in the center island in the driveway and sit on the deck and watch the deer come up to feed. The wrap around deck is large enough to put out the corn hole game (provided) and heat up the competition or just sit on one of the eight rocking chairs and enjoy the scenery. On those cold rainy days curl up by the stone gas log fireplace or enjoy one of the 200 DVD's on the 40 inch HDTV with ROKU and WiFi. The full kitchen is a cooks delight with everything you need to make a cake or pie or whip up that old family favorite meal. This is the perfect place to get away from it all and experience some country living. The phone won't ring unless you give someone the number and it is so quiet outside you can hear the turkey gobbling in the woods and watch as the deer stroll by the house. You won't find a more peaceful retreat with so many amenities so close


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Photos

  • House from The Driveway

    House from The Driveway

  • in 15 inches of snow.

    in 15 inches of snow.

  • Family Room Seats 8-10 Comfortably

    Family Room Seats 8-10 Comfortably

  • Kitchen w/new fridge

    Kitchen w/new fridge

  • Gas Fireplace

    Gas Fireplace

  • HDTV with ROKU, DVD, Internet, 200 DVD's and more

    HDTV with ROKU, DVD, Internet, 200 DVD's and more

  • Get the crowd together and relax

    Get the crowd together and relax

  • Main floor Master bath. Check out the jetted tub

    Main floor Master bath. Check out the jetted tub

  • Master Bedroom Downstairs

    Master Bedroom Downstairs

  • Queen Bedroom Downstairs

    Queen Bedroom Downstairs

  • Hall Bath Downstairs with Shower & Tub Combo

    Hall Bath Downstairs with Shower & Tub Combo

  • Dining Table for Eight

    Dining Table for Eight

  • View from the deck. We think it is a 50 mile view

    View from the deck. We think it is a 50 mile view

  • House Through The Trees coming up the Driveway

    House Through The Trees coming up the Driveway

  • Huge Kitchen, Well stocked

    Huge Kitchen, Well stocked

  • Gas log fireplace

    Gas log fireplace

  • Entertainment center.

    Entertainment center.

  • Main floor Master suite. Get lost in the California King bed

    Main floor Master suite. Get lost in the California King bed

  • Master Bedroom Downstairs

    Master Bedroom Downstairs

  • Downstairs Master Bath w/shower

    Downstairs Master Bath w/shower

  • Twin Bedroom Downstairs

    Twin Bedroom Downstairs

  • Dining Table for Eight

    Dining Table for Eight

  • Creek on Vestal Manor on Rich Mountain Road. You pass this creek driving in

    Creek on Vestal Manor on Rich Mountain Road. You pass this creek driving in

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Saturday, August 27, 2016

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