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Fancy Gap Mountain Retreat

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5

Our cabin is perfect for people (maximum of 5) who want to experience the out-of-doors with an active day of adventure or who want to simply relax by the fire, take in the views, and be comfortable! The log cabin features 3 bedrooms, 2 upstairs and 1 downstairs, 2 bathrooms, a fully stocked kitchen, flat screen television, fireplace, front porch, BBQ, and generous parking in the woods with views of Orchard Gap and a stocked pond.

Lewis Pitts & Spoma Jovanovic
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 11, 2017

About Lewis Pitts & Spoma Jovanovic

We are a couple with diverse backgrounds but similar interests. Spoma grew up in Los Angeles and Lewis grew up in South Carolina. Spoma is a first generation American and Lewis' family has been here since the start. We came together in NC, one as a professor (Spoma), the other as a lawyer (Lewis), both working to advance justice and ethics in the community. Lewis is now retired, but working hard nonetheless! We stay at the cabin often, but when we're not there, we might be in another city to visit friends (Denver, LA, Las Vegas, Savannah) or in another country to meet new friends (recently, S. Korea, England, France, Italy). We have 4 grown children, 1 shy dog, and 4 teen chickens who provide us enough eggs to eat all year long.

Lewis Pitts & Spoma Jovanovic purchased this house in 2008

Why Lewis Pitts & Spoma Jovanovic chose Blue Ridge Highlands

This cabin and where it's situated is as beautiful as it gets! We found this "little piece of heaven" within easy driving distance from our primary home and knew it was perfect. In all the years we've owned it, we say every time we walk in the door, "WE LOVE THIS PLACE!"

What makes this house unique

The front porch delivers on the promise of offering a relaxed space to unwind from the M-F schedule. The wood throughout the house smells so good. The kitchen is open, allowing the smells of dinner or an apple pie in the oven to permeate. Lewis has found a new hobby in collecting wood pieces and crafting them into creatures, birds, and candle holders--all sprinkled around the house.


Fancy Gap House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: 1:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Reservations only considered with a minimum of 72 hours advance notification.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , jetted tub
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Located on the first floor with french doors to outside deck
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Perfect for a family that wants to sleep together...or not
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • tennis
  • water tubing


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(5 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

very nice place

  • 5 of 5

very comfortable,peaceful,beauty on top of the mountain

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home has a nice view and is extremely well kept and appointed.

  • 5 of 5

The Pitts' home is one of the nicest, pet friendly homes we've stayed in. The owners are welcoming, easy to communicate with, responsive and clearly care about their guests. Of the many small surprises we found when we arrived were local wine, eggs, spices and many condiments that we didn't have to bring. The experience definitely raises the bar of hospitality that I don't expect to see again or often. The one thing I'd like to have is a queen bed in the downstairs master bedroom. Many thanks!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A soft place to land!

  • 4 of 5

My friend and I shared a wonderful 3 days together staying at this sweet cabin. Loads of room for each of us, large open kitchen, two areas for "chilling"....the goodies that Spoma provides are above and beyond the usual supplies: bottle each of red and white wine, fresh eggs, sausage, sodas, chocolate, etc. Most of all, the place and its view of the Blue Ridge Mountains are such a treat! The heating (it was chilly at night) was very effective throughout the cabin, everything clean, and welcoming. One important caveat: for anyone who has vision problems, be aware that you will drive a mile or so ride up the 2-lane mountain road to get to this lovely spot. Any night time driving may need to be ruled out. However, once there, you're in paradise!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fancy Gap Rental a Must!!

  • 5 of 5

We have rented many vacation homes throughout the years and this one, hands down, has to rate very near to the top!! (If not THE top one) The owners are lovely and caring people. The view from their deck is spectacular looking over the blue ridge mountains. At night time its just as beautiful seeing all the lights in the valley while the stars looked so close we could almost touch them. Yes........this rental is a must......its like a little piece of heaven right here on earth!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful escape

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to spend time slowing down and escaping from daily hassles of emails and traffic jams. The cabin has everything you need and makes cooking while on vacation a joy. The kitchen has everything you need and very conducive for small or large family. The cabin was very clean and the views were spectacular. Walks either short or long, early morning or late at night are extremely enjoyable from this location. I am looking forward to renting again and strongly recommend if you want to get away and enjoy peace and quite, make this one of your stops.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Olde Mill
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Fancy Gap Diner
Car: necessary

Set in the rolling hills of the Blue Ridge Parkway, this cabin is close to the Piedmont of NC and easily accessible from travelers using I-77. Within 45 minutes, you can visit a half dozen wineries, craft brew stores, hundreds of trails, historic parks, festival venues, and more. Relaxation awaits, recreation surrounds you, and the views/weather are superb!

Luxurious mountain community with serene scents and wildlife noises will keep you entertained on the deck as you watch the sun rise and set each day.


Rates & Availability

Fancy Gap House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 15 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $250

Please respect that this is a non-smoking home. You cannot rely on GPS directions to get to this cabin/house. We will send specific directions upon booking. Check in time is 3:00 p.m. and check out time is 1:00 p.m. If you'd like to make other arrangements, just ask and we'll see if we can accommodate you.

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.
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