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**Private Blowing Rock Retreat & Pond near Blue Ridge Parkway

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps up to 10) with central air and heat system

*** WELCOME TO BLUE RIDGE BLISS ***

Imagine your own private acre of mountain paradise, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway and only minutes from downtown. Can you see yourself arriving to beautiful natural surroundings, your own pond, visiting wildlife including deer and turkey, and a large covered deck to relax and take it all in? Welcome to Blue Ridge Bliss!

This home truly satisfies everyone, for a quiet time to relax and unwind, for a great home base with lots to do but still very close to shops and events, or even for those seeking an adventure getaway with skiing and cycling just minutes away.

Inside, enjoy an open floor plan with floor to ceiilng stone fireplace in the living room area, large dining table, and a kitchen with room for everyone to help, plus a pub table to relax while pouring over recipes.

The main level also has three bedrooms. The master bedroom has a king bed and features a large soaking tub in the master bath. The second bedroom on this level has a queen bed, and the third bedroom is great for the kids to share with a queen bed plus a bunk with two twins. These two queen bedrooms also share a Jack and Jill bath. Downstairs, you will find a fourth bedroom with a queen bed and queen sleeper sofa.

For indoor fun, Blue Ridge Bliss has a ping pong table, books, games and movies, and streaming TV options throughout the home. **Wifi included

Outside, there are so many ways to enjoy the mountains! Relax on the large covered deck looking out across the pond, or head out to the back deck for a soak in the large hot tub while trying to count all the stars at night. Build a fire in the fire ring and roast s'mores and hot dogs, or fish in your own private pond. Best of all, you are less than a mile from the Blue Ridge Parkway for cycling, or some cross country skiing on snowy winter days when they close the Parkway to traffic.

No matter the season, Blue Ridge Bliss is the perfect place to start building your mountain memories!

Blue Ridge Bliss has convenient state maintained paved access and a flat accessible driveway. During non-winter months, the home may also be accessed via the Blue Ridge Parkway or during the winter hwy 221 which is also paved and state maintained.

Depending on the weather conditions 4WD, may be required when visiting the mountains in winter.

Additional Information

Main level: King bed and Hot tub access from deck, over-sized bath with large step-into shower.

Second bedroom with queen and twin bunk set, full bath with shower in between second and third bedroom.

Third bedroom on main as well with Queen bed and bathroom access.

Lower level: fourth bedroom with queen and pull out sofa plus a small living area with games to the side.

Peak Season: June 1st-Sept 1; Oct 10 - 26

**Weeks before and after a Holiday are peak

Off Season: Feb 28 – May 8 (except the weeks before and after Easter)

Minimum stays may apply, and vary throughout the year.

Keywords: in Blowing Rock, Boone NC, ASU, Appalachain, Banner Elk NC, Near Skiing, Blue Ridge Bliss

More Details

Owner
Wendy
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2017

About Wendy

I am an Appalachian alumni and local to the area and love raising my family here in the NC mountains. I am a business broker and licensed NC realtor and we are always on the go. We love this house and so do many vacationers who have chosen these beautiful Appalachian mountains. It is perfect to offer for other families to enjoy. We are excited to welcome you to Blowing Rock!

Wendy purchased this house in 2000

Why Wendy chose Blue Ridge Mountains

We really fell in love with the setting of this home. It is close to all the local attractions and yet outside of the crowds for privacy. There is ample parking and the driveway is very easy to access. Enjoy all four seasons with the pond and the hot tub.

What makes this house unique

It is unique because you can access the Blue Ridge parkway for all of the outdoor adventures like hiking, climbing, canoeing or a scenic drive over the viaduct where you can envision to be in a car commercial while enjoying the stunning view. This house is centrally located between all the best dining, entertainment and snow sport attractions that Blowing Rock, Boone, Banner Elk, and Beech Mountain have to offer. Don't forget to visit Grandfather mountain!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for opening your beautiful home to us. This was an exceptional place to stay. We had a relaxing getaway. The home has a large floor plan, but is warm and welcoming. It is quiet and secluded, located away from the hustle and bustle, yet only a short drive for dining and shopping in quaint Blowing Rock. Wendy was exceptional as an owner. She is extremely accommodating and easy to work with. I would definitely recommend this rental to others and would rent from her again without hesitation. This is what VRBO was meant to be!
Jun 2015
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Amenities

Blowing Rock House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Very large soaking tub for relaxing
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Jack and Jill bathroom design
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located downstairs off of the bonus room
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 king , Includes sliding glass doors to back deck and hot tub.
    Front room - 1 queen , Connects with Jack and Jill bathroom
    Back bedroom - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , This room has a bunkbed option and connects to bathroom
    Bonus room - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , This area also has a ping pong table and 3rd bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • water tubing
Notes:
Hiking, Rock Climbing, Climbing Wall, Spelunking, Biking, Mountain Bike Trails, Golf, Miniature Golf, Fishing, Fly Fishing, Trout Farm, Wildlife Viewing, Waterfalls, Horseback Riding, Shopping, Go-kart racing, Bowling, Live Theater, Restaurants, Cinemas, Museums, Sightseeing, Rafting, Kayaking, Canoeing, Downhill Skiing, Sledding, Ice-Skating, Cross-country skiing, Snow Tubing, Highland Games, Grandfather Mountain, Close to Beech, Appalachian, Hawksnest & Sugar Ski Resorts, Blue Ridge Parkway, Festivals, Music, Outlet Shopping, Antiques, Crafts, Gem Mining, Tweetsie Railroad, ASU, Linville Caverns, Linville Falls, Appalachian Trail.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
5

One of cleanest houses I have ever stayed in!

  • 5 of 5

Very accommodating for families with pets! Well stocked and extremely comfortable! Wendy is the best communicator and extremely helpful in recommending restaurants and things to do! Will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Great place, great price! This was perfect for our ladies retreat!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice, as advertised.

  • 5 of 5

Family of 5 had plenty of room in this great mtn home just outside of downtown blowing rock. Enjoyed hikes, fishing, dining and relaxing at this home (kids loved the pond). Thanks.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful place! This house was perfect for us! We especially enjoyed the serenity of the pond and the outdoor space for various games and activities. The house and deck/porch areas are spacious and inviting! Very well maintained and had everything we needed to enjoy time with our grown children and two young grandchildren. Wendy is a very gracious person and was so very helpful in every way. We highly recommend this home and would love to go back some day!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks again for staying and please come back soon! Winter ski fun is just around the corner.😉� Appalachian ski Mountain is a great place to learn.
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5

A Wonderful Mountain Getaway !!

  • 5 of 5

A lovely secluded home right off the blue ridge parkway. Very spacious and very clean. The house has everything you need to enjoy a relaxing stay up in the mountains. Highly recommended !!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Great Property

  • 5 of 5

We stayed over Memorial Day weekend and the house was great. Very secluded but a short ride into town. We also loved having the pond out front as it kept our kids busy with fishing and other things. We could also relax and watch them from the deck above. The inside of the house was plenty for our group of of nine, as there was some additional room downstairs if needed. Would definitely rent again as Wendy was very easy to work with. She even allowed us to check in early.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Grandfather Mountain State Park
"Breath taking views across the mile high swinging bridge and hikes available as well as a un..."
Blowing Rock
Hawksnest Snow Tubing
Grandfather Mountain
"Love this place! Wildlife and a spectacular view plus a swinging bridge. "
Nearest Airport
73 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Blowing Rock Tavern
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Blowing Rock Country Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 221
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Miles
Rowland's Restaurant at Westglow Resort and Spa
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Appalachian
Nearest Beach
240 Miles
Sunset Beach
Car: necessary

Visitors love this area because of it's many options and activities. You take the family on a hike or picnic right by the property on nearby trails or a very scenic drive. There are many shops in Boone and Blowing Rock for retail therapy. Family favorites are Grandfather Mountain. Linn Cove Viaduct, Price lake and Tweetsie Railroad. So many great restaurants in the area. The possibilities are endless.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Housekeeping $125
Pet Fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $200
Trash - refundable $25
Tax Rate 12.75%

"THIS IS A VACATION RENTAL AGREEMENT UNDER THE NORTH CAROLINA VACATION RENTAL ACT. THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE PARTIES TO THIS AGREEMENT ARE DEFINED BY LAW AND INCLUDE UNIQUE PROVISIONS PERMITTING THE DISBURSEMENT OF RENT PRIOR TO TENANCY AND EXPEDITED EVICTION OF TENANTS. YOUR SIGNATURE ON THIS AGREEMENT, OR PAYMENT OF MONEY OR TAKING POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY AFTER RECEIPT OF THE AGREEMENT, IS EVIDENCE OF YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE AGREEMENT AND YOUR INTENT TO USE THIS PROPERTY FOR A VACATION RENTAL."

Peak season weekends require 3 night minimums.

Holidays are booked by the week - examples are Spring Break, July 4th/Independence, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years week

Holidays falling within other periods will be charged at Holiday Rates.

Rates do not include taxes, cleaning, or pet fee.

Minimum stays may apply and vary throughout the year.

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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