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PANORAMIC Views Blowing Rock To Grandfather*2 Luxury Masters*Fire Pit

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom with additional Luxury Sleep Sofa , 2 Bath, Sleeps 6. Panoramic View

This beautiful, Craftsman style home has the most beautiful view of any home in the Blowing Rock area. The cottage truly has a Million dollar view with amazing, panoramic, views which include Grandfather mountain, Hawksbill, Table Rock and the Blowing Rock.

It is very near to the Village of Blowing Rock and nearby restaurants are only minutes away.

Relax in front of the real log burning fireplace on leather sofas on the main floor. Entertaining is easy with open dining and kitchen spaces. It is a professional kitchen with granite counter tops and a large island. The kitchen has all the amenities that you need. The dining Room sits 6 with 3 additional seats at the island.The long range views can be seen from the Living room, Dining room and Kitchen.

The house is perfect for two couples, with 2 separate yet open areas on each floor. There is a Master Bedroom downstairs with a large closet and Bath. In addition to the Kitchen and Dining area, there are two sitting areas and a wet bar. There is a real wood burning fireplace in the main living room. There is a large workroom/laundry area on the main floor and a viewing deck.

The upstairs includes one bedroom and bath. There is a luxurious sleep sofa in the upstairs den that can double as third bedroom.

The amazing view can be seen from the upstairs balcony. You will want to spend a lot of time there. You will want to entertain in the upstairs area as there is a wet bar, beverage cooler and sitting areas with a TV so that you can watch the game or play cards etc.

This house has been a labor of love. The furniture and bedding are comfortable and luxurious. We have used only the best in terms of materials with beautiful real stone, oak trim and hardwood floors throughout. The baths are spa like in feel with hand scraped recycled wood sink vanities and tile floors.

There is a back yard where you can enjoy the view as well as from the deck. Not many places can boast of an incredible view and still have a back yard with roses and lilies and rhododendron.

You can't beat the convenience of being located so close to Main street and having the privacy of your own place with this incredible view. This is absolutely the best place to enjoy the High Country and all that it offers.

We welcome you to view our other properties as well.

More Details

Lisa Harris
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Lisa Harris

My husband and I currently live just outside of Blowing Rock. We love the mountains and love to hike, ride motorcycles and just enjoy the view. We want to introduce other people to this wonderful place. I am an interior designer by trade and have worked in the building industry and the furniture industry for years. It comes natural to me to create beautiful spaces for people to live.

Lisa Harris purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Lisa Harris chose Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock and the mountains of North Carolina have a special place in my heart. It is an intensely spiritual place and being of Native American heritage, I find that I am at peace here. I wouldn't want to live anywhere else. I have lived in North Carolina all my life but I didn't move here until 2001. It took me that long to get to Gods country!

What makes this cottage unique

I love coming into this home with its amazing views! The world just slows down when I am relaxing on the decks or in front of the fireplace. It is a quiet place even though it is close to town. We have added extra insulation in all the walls so that you don't hear the hustle and bustle of the outside world. We named this place Elkstone because the original home that was here had special Elkstone rock fireplaces in it. Elkstone is a native rock to this area and you can still see remnants of this stone in the old outside fire pit and in the old stone wall in front of the house. We used this as inspiration when we selected lamps, art work etc. We found an old antique antler chandelier from a castle in Germany that is gracing the entryway. We also found a special lighting sconce from the Mayview Manor which was an old grand hotel that used to be in Blowing Rock. We have tried to stay true to the traditions and history of Blowing Rock.


Bistro Roca
"This is one of my favorite restaurants! Sit at the bar for local gossip and fun, or sit in t..."
Best Cellar Incorporated
"This a great fine dining experience. The food is wonderful and the atmosphere is even better..."
"A great place to have ice cream and fudge and to take in the sights of the Village. It is ri..."
"A wonderful dining experience. The main dining room has white table cloths and a very elegan..."
The Town Tavern
"This is a great place to hang out at the bar, see the local scenery along Main Street in the..."
Storie Street Grille
"This is a great restaurant. We love to dine out on the back porch especially in the summer a..."
Tweetsie Railroad
"We don't have children but I know it is a very popular spot for families and it is a special..."
Foggy Rock Eatery and Pub
"This is a local restaurant. It is the most fun to sit in the sports bar and catch up with th..."
Moses H Cone Memorial Park
"We love this area! We walk around Bass Lake and take the trails up to the Moses Cone Mansion..."
Grandfather Mountain Campground
"This place is for everyone! Do not miss it! The views are the best in the world and there ar..."
Appalachian Ski Mountain
"Appalachian Ski Mountain is lots of fun for winter, outdoor fun for the family or for anyone..."
Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock
"Great and beautiful place for weddings and a relaxing destination for dinner or drinks at th..."
Watauga County Farmers' Market
"Great place for local vegetables"
Mellow Mushroom
"Check out their new restaurant. Great location on Main Street, Blowing Rock, nc"
"A wonderful dining experience. The main dining room has white table cloths and a very elegan..."
Linn Cove Viaduct
"The very best view on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Do not miss this. Great trails and hiking area..."
Nearest Airport
85 Miles
Charlotte NC
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Boone golf club
Nearest Motorway
Highway 321
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Canyons restaurant
Nearest Ski
4.2 Miles
Appalachian Ski Resort
Car: necessary

Fall Foliage with views to Grandfather Mountain

July the 4th fireworks


Blowing Rock Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • PLEASE DO NOT ALLOW PETS TO GET ON THE FURNITURE OR BEDS. Pet blankets are available on site.
  • Children must be supervised at all times as there are balconies and other hazards.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2nd Bath - toilet , shower
    Master Bath - toilet , shower
  • Both bathrooms have large showers with hand made recycled wood sink vanities and tile floors
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Third bedroom is an open Studio room with luxury Sleep sofa
    2nd Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Adjoining bath with tile shower
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Master suite with large, walk in closet, bath, tile shower
  • There is one bedroom upstairs and one bedroom downstairs. Both bedrooms are Master bedrooms and are ideal for two couples. Both couples can have their own private space with bathrooms and den areas on each floor. An additional sleep sofa offers additional sleeping space in the upstairs den. There is also one large sofa that can be made into sleeping space for a single person.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • whitewater rafting
The Elkstone cottage is perfect for winter lodging because it is located near the main roads into Blowing Rock which are maintained by the town in the winter months. We also offer special rates from January through March that will make your winter get away easy and fun! Appalachian ski village is only 5 miles away!


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PANORAMIC Views Blowing Rock To Grandfather*2 Luxury Masters*Fire Pit
average rating of 4.76 based on 50 reviews
Charleston SC

Wonderful views from the perfect house!

  • 5 of 5

You really know how you do it right and give VRBO a very good name!

To state the obvious but to complement you on a job well done, the structure, views and location speak for themselves, but you have done a masterful job selecting and placing just the right furniture, furnishings and equipment. We came here selfishly alone to relax and take it all in, and we were successful. Thanks for making that happen. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really enjoyed having you as our guest! Thank you for coming and we look forward to seeing you again very soon. Please let your friends know about us. We are excited today because we just added a video to the website which shows both the inside and the outside of the house. Have a great day!
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Wonderful mountain house with views but close to downtown Blowing Rock

  • 5 of 5

Lisa's house was perfect! 5 minutes to great restaurants or cook at home and go on the back porch and have the most beautiful views! I highly recommend staying here! Loved it!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Views for miles, gorgeous home

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in the Boone/Blowing Rock area many times and this was by far our favorite rental. I was so thrilled to find this home and knew the views were going to be good, but OMG, they are STUNNING!!! I could sit on the back porch for hours staring at those mountains. The location is so convenient to everything and the house is right on the main road, but you cannot even hear road noise inside the house, and maybe only a little from the backyard. Last time we stayed in the middle of nowhere and I much prefer this! ;-) The kids loved having s'mores out at the fire pit. We were there for the 4th of July and it was a little rainy so we didn't want to venture across the street (oh so far!) to the country club for fireworks. So glad we didn't because you could see the fireworks from the side patio!!! Can't beat that!!! We so enjoyed our stay and this will be our go-to house next time we're in the area... which will be soon!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Views in Blowing Rock

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the most beautiful homes we have ever rented, the view off the back porch is awe inspiring. The house is very well appointed, spotless and comfortable. Others have mentioned the traffic noise - it is hardly noticeable, especially at night - this is a small town folks - not Atlanta. The fenced in yard with the fire pit, wonderful, we had a wonderful time. We would love to return.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow thank you so much for the wonderful review! I hope you will make Elkstone one of your favorites places and come stay with us again. We welcome you back anytime! I am glad you liked the fire pit and I agree that the back yard with the views to Grandfather and the beautiful stone patio is a piece of heaven. We love having our dogs with us in the back yard and just sitting and watching the world go by! We plan on retiring at Elkstone. We feel that it is indeed very special.
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Best view, accommodations and location

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is fantastic. Spacious and comfortably elegant as a mountain lodge with a panoramic view of the mountain range. Really, it's a bit of heaven. Can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ohio, United States

Spectacular View!!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful 2 week vacation at Elkstone from August 7 - 22, 2017. The mountain view is simply spectacular and changes constantly. We spent many hours having coffee and cocktails on the covered deck while enjoying the panoramic view. We loved the constant activity of the hummingbirds and other little birds near the deck. The house has top-of-the-line appliances and is spotless and well-appointed. The fenced, terraced yard was perfect for our dog to roam and play ball. The layout of the house is great for guests or another couple with the self-contained suite and balcony on the second floor. We loved the convenience of being so close to the town of Blowing Rock and all its restaurants and shops. Unfortunately the highway work continues and they were blacktopping the areas in front of the house for the entire 2 weeks which caused even more noise than the normal highway traffic would. Lisa, the owner, was very prompt in responding to any questions and in helping us in any way. We had the added delight of experiencing a partial eclipse of the sun even though the clouds came through toward the end. The weather was cool and a delightful respite from the oppressive heat at our Amelia Island, Florida home.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for coming! I am glad you had a good time and enjoyed the house. You really can't beat the views from the house. We love the house so much! I can't wait until the road construction is finished! I guess this is the final layer of pavement that they put down. A really nice benefit and surprise that we received is finding out that they moved the main part of the road further away from us and created a small private road in front of the house. This will provide more space and privacy in the long run. Thank you for your patience and we hope to see you again next year. Lisa
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $135
Property Damage Protection $59

I recommend that you purchase the optional property damage protection insurance available through VRBO for life's little accidents! You are responsible for any damages.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.