Unique Cottage on 215 Acre Private Mountain Top Farm, Hot Tub, Trails, Views(7 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Hot tub, Private, Farm, Hiking Trails, Stocked Tout Pond, Long Range Views
On the Windfall is a 215 acre mountain top farm. Granny Mandy is one of 3 cottages privately located on this large parcel of land. Enjoy long range mountain views at nearly 4,000 ft in elevation. Fish in our stocked trout pond, explore the forest and ridge along marked hiking trails. An assortment of farm animals on the property. This is a true rural escape. This amazing vacation cottage is comfortable and roomy. Relax on the large covered porch by the outdoor stone fireplace (one inside too) or on the stone patio overlooking Big Horse Creek Valley, Mt Rogers and Whitetop Mt. We are just 15 minutes from the VA Creeper Trail and 25 minutes from West Jefferson. This is a beautifully, hand crafted, built green, romantic, mountain cottage. 3 bedroom, 2-1/2 baths, (3) queens, (1) triple bunk, well appointed kitchen, stone fireplace, flat screen TV, Blueray, satellite, movies, internet, assorted games, washer/dryer, hot tub, air conditioning, charcoal grill and smoker. No pets. Property is managed by the family that owns it.
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Member since: 2015
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
- Crisp cotton linens, down comforters, and fluffy white towels
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Rain head, walk-in, tiled showers, claw foot soaking tub.
- DVD Player:
- Game Room:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Winery Tours
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils
Lawn / Garden:
Common area a short walk away, with stocked trout pond, small orchard, building with seating, 6 ft stone fireplace, rocking stone patio, restrooms, horseshoes, Boche ball, and cornhole games....moreless
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 1 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 10%
holidays require a 3 night minimum stay.
Rate is based on 6 people max. Additional guests, including children are $50.00 each.
This is a one time charge, not per night.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 1996
About the owner: Greetings! We are the Ford Family. We discovered and purchased this property in 1996. As our young family grew, we camped, hiked, and fell in love with this rural, mountainous terrain, with abundant wildlife, and amazing wildflowers. We were weekenders with a dream to become full time residents and to share this lost province with others. In 2007 our family crafted 3 private cottages in carefully selected sites within this property. George was a builder north of Charlotte before relocating to the Lansing area. Carole loves to garden and manages the cottages and new venue on the property. We are slowing bringing it back into an Appalachian farm as it was over 100 years ago. We raise sheep, grow sunflowers and work on an endless supply of projects while maintaining the integrity of our natural surroundings. Most of the materials used in the construction of the cottages were harvested from the property. We welcome new guests and enjoy friends returning each year.
Why the Owner Chose Lansing, NC, USA:
This area of the Blueridge is truly a well kept secret. A lost province. This is so much more than just renting a cabin. We are a true rural retreat. With marked hiking trails, farm animals, a stocked trout pond with a newly constructed log and stone building with a 6 foot fireplace, restrooms, lawn games, and a wonderful rocking stone patio.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
This 215 acre property is at an altitude at almost 4000 ft. Cool breezes in the summer, a light show of fireflies, and an amazing starry night skies are part of your experience. Autumn brings warm colors and a chill to the air as you sink in a bubbly hot tub after a scenic hike to the ridge. Winter wraps us in white with a quiet splendor. Spring welcomes us with trickling waters, new wooly lambs, and the symphony of frogs as the mountain come to life. Then it starts again and again.
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A beautiful January snow.
Private Hot Tub right off Master with a view of the Grayson Highlands
Living room with a view
Well equipped kitchen
Dining nook with seating for 6 adults
Hike to the ridge and relax in a hammock with a view
Sheep at On the Windfall Farm
Pastures at On the Windfall Farm
Little Windfall Road in mid October.
Common gathering area at the pond. Restrooms also!
Ahhhh fishing in the Windfall pond in November
Our wood cutter, Sock!
The Granny Mandy Cottage www.onthewindfall.com
Outdoor, woodburning fireplace on a covered porch
Stone, woodburning fireplace. We provide the firewood.
Patio at Granny Mandy Cottage
Queen ensuite on 1st floor
Pasture pals. Pony, sheep, donkey, and ducks
Top of Little Windfall Road looking east.
Common area at pond
Pascova common gathering area at the pond
The Trout Pond at the Windfall
Private pond stocked with Rainbow trout
Pink Fog Morning at the Granny Mandy Cottage
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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