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Grand 'River Edge' Home Nestled on Creek, Plus Add'l Living Area Above Garage.

(34 Reviews)

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River Edge Home and Second dwelling above garage!


Last updated: 05/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:11
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

This Home Has 4 Bedrooms, 3 1/2 Bathrooms Along Stream

Welcome to the beautiful River Edge Lodge, nestled along the “Martin Creek” (also known as “Old Stillhouse Creek”), with a rushing waterfall, privacy, walking trails and plenty of wildlife. Enjoy the wonderful outdoor fire pit, positioned to take full advantage of sights and sounds of the boldly flowing stream. The decks, hot tub, outdoor cooking area and seating are also available to enjoy the outdoors. In the evenings, enjoy roasting marshmallows at the creek.

You will be very pleased with the quality of this home. The main level boasts a spacious living room with 25-foot ceiling and widows overlooking the stream and waterfall, a gorgeous stone, wood burning fireplace (firewood and fire starters provided), a 32-inch Satellite TV with Premium movie channels and DVD player and L-shaped sofa together with two leather chairs. The dining table will seat eight. The kitchen features wooden floors, tile counter tops, and walk-in-pantry. There is a door from the kitchen leads to the large covered deck, hot tub (7), and outdoor cooking area, including refrigerator, sink and gas grill. There is also a reading room/sitting area with leather sofa and comfortable chairs.

There are three bedrooms in the main house, including the Master Bedroom, which, indoor fireplace, Satellite TV and access to the deck area. The Master Bath includes hot tub/sauna. The second bedroom includes a queen bed and the third bedroom includes two twin beds and Satellite TV. Also, a full bathroom is off the bedrooms.

As a bonus, there is a 1000 square foot apartment above the garage with an additional bedroom, full bath, kitchen and large family room, perfect for the kids. There is x-box 360 and large Smart TV. Great area for kids or guests to hang out.. Also provides additional sleeping area. Total living area of main house and loft above garage is over 3700 sq. feet.

Please Note: This home is accessed by a private gravel road, where you will cross two beautiful stone bridges, driving over Martin Creek and enter gravel drive way. The garage stalls are in use and will be locked.
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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/19/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3700 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 11
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Children are welcome, however, there are no high chairs or cribs available at the house. The outlets are not child proof....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 8-11

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single


  • There are three bedrooms in the main house, with a king in the master, queen in guest and two singles in the second guest room. There is Direct TV in both the Master and the two single bedroom. There is also a queen size bed in the bedroom above the garage with separate bathroom. There is also a private fireplace in the master bedroom. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    Double vanity sinks...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    Loft Bathroom ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet


  • There are two full bathrooms and one half bath room in the main house with a full bathroom above the garage. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • There is a loft area over the garage that is seperate from the main living area. This loft area contains a bedroom and seperate kitchen. It would be great for multiple families traveling together, as in-law suite, or for children. ...moreless


  • Books:

    There are many books for your enjoyment. Please demonstrate care with the older books. Thank you...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    DVD Player is available...moreless

  • Games:

    XBox in loft area above garage and games available. Board games are also available in the home...moreless

  • Music Library:

    With wireless, Spotify and Apple are available with your subscription...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    For outside stereo, turn your Direct TV to radio stations (over 800) in the Master Bedroom and just turn the power on for the stereo under the outside deck. ...moreless

  • Television:

    Two large screen TV's (family room and loft above garage) and medium size TV in Master bedroom and small TV in guest bedroom. All have Direct TV....moreless

  • Toys:

    There are multiple board games in the closets....moreless

  • Video Games:

    A few games are provided for X-box above the garage. ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Many DVD's available...moreless


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    This home is approximately 10 minutes from downtown Blowing Rock....moreless

  • Water View:

    This home is situated next to the Martin Creek, also known as Stillhouse Creek with waterfall, visible from family room, kitchen, decks and fire pit along the stream....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    Seats 8 comfortably with chairs for 10. ...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioning is available during the summer, however, its typically very comfortable and cool at this location. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Washer and dryer together with detergent. Both purchased in 2016....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Main house has two fireplaces, including family room and master bedroom. Also, outdoor fire pit along the river. ...moreless

  • Garage:

    There is a garage but the garage will not be accessible. The garage will be locked for safety issues as there are tools and equipment. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    During the winter, please reduce heat to 64 degrees upon departure and please Do Not turn off the gas above the garage in the loft area to prevent pipes from freezing. Thank you. ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wi Fi is provided. Code is provided in hand book as well as below the modem....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All Linens are provided. Extra sets are available. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large living/family room with thirty foot ceilings. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking available...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Unlimited long distance provided...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    All towels are provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and Dryer together with detergent. Both purchased in 2016...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Provide two sets of dishes and Utensils. Additionally, there is an additional set in the kitchen above the garage. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New dishwasher installed December of 2014...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    There is a full kitchen with all appliances. Dishwasher and microwave replaced in 2015. New coffee maker and other accessories. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    New microwave installed in December of 2015...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    All pots, pans, cook ware is provided. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Refrigerator with ice maker. Also there is a refrigerator above the garage and one located outside by the cooking area under the stone counter. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas stove and also new gas outdoor grill installed in November of 2014. ...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toaster provided...moreless


  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large lawn and plenty of surrounding areas to walk. Please keep in mind that the lot next to our home is owned by the neighbor so please notify children. Also they have an invisible fence for dog. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Outdoor gas grill, sink and refrigerator...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Outdoor hot tub on deck. Please hose down the sand prior to entering hot tub. Hose provided for your convenience. ...moreless



from 34 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Season
Mar 17 - Jun 1, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer Season
Jun 2 - Aug 30, 2017
7 night min stay

Labor Day Weekend
Aug 31 - Sep 4, 2017
4 night min stay
Fall Foliage 2017
Sep 5 - Nov 4, 2017
3 night min stay
November 2017
Nov 5 - Nov 18, 2017
3 night min stay
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 19 - Nov 30, 2017
6 night min stay
Early December 2017
Dec 1 - Dec 15, 2017
3 night min stay
Christmas 2017
Dec 16 - Dec 27, 2017
6 night min stay
New Year 2017
Dec 28 - Jan 3, 2018
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $50
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $300
  • Taxes Not included


In terms of pets, we will allow dogs, if above two years of age. No cats or puppies allowed. We enjoy animals but this property is not conducive for a young dog or cat. Please provide payment via check as rates do not include processing fees and I will provide the address upon agreement of your lease. If the house is available, you will be welcome to come early. Thank you.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/19/2017
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Car: Necessary

The property sits on two acres of which there is a gravel road that is available for hikes. Additionally, this property is 15-20 minutes from Cone Estate and Bass Lake, which has hiking, running, horse trails etc.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: We have decided to share our mountain home and this beautiful setting along the stream, (outdoor fire pit and large deck with cooking availability) for those families who want to enjoy a wonderful mountain experience in a private setting, yet close to Blowing Rock and Boone. We also enjoy traveling and renting around the country and recognize the necessary elements for a comfortable and care free vacation. Our enjoyment to this area led us to purchase an additional 180 acres three miles off Main Street in Blowing Rock where we have completed the construction of a new home on the John's River. This home is also available for rent and can be located by property number 744556.

Why the Owner Chose Lenoir, NC, USA:
This property is extremely unique, with a beautiful setting along the stream. If you enjoy the outdoors for walks, wildlife, outdoor night fires, outdoor cooking, hot tub, etc. this is the home for you. Also, we purchased this home for the setting and the additional apartment above the garage, which offers our kids and their friends freedom and privacy, while allowing the adults to gather in the main house. There is a loft, full bedroom, full bath and kitchen above the three car garage.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
To make this an enjoyable vacation, we provide all the necessary amenities. Outdoor fire pit along the river (fire wood included), books in library are available for your enjoyment to read, WiFi, Xbox above garage, large screen TV's in main house and above garage. The only area that will not be available is the garage.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/19/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • River Edge Home and Second dwelling above garage!

    River Edge Home and Second dwelling above garage!

  • Family Room/Living Room.  Plenty of seating plus two leather chairs by fireplace

    Family Room/Living Room. Plenty of seating plus two leather chairs by fireplace

  • Caribou, trappers baseket, snow shoes above fire place.

    Caribou, trappers baseket, snow shoes above fire place.

  • Outdoor Grill and Cooking Area

    Outdoor Grill and Cooking Area

  • Outdoor fire pit overlooking house and stream.  Great Surroundings!

    Outdoor fire pit overlooking house and stream. Great Surroundings!

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Master Bedroom Fireplace

    Master Bedroom Fireplace

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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