Home Sits on the Banks of a Pristine State Stock Trout Stream(22 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-4 nights
- Property type:Farmhouse
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Very Private 2.5 Ac Mountain Retreat: True 3 Bdr On Large, Rushing Trout Stream
What a way, to get away! This beautiful, secluded, and very well appointed country farmhouse feels like it’s miles from anywhere, when in reality… it’s 7 miles to the Blue Ridge Parkway, 15 minutes to Boone, 20 minutes to Blowing Rock and just a short drive to West Jefferson.
Surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, this charming farmhouse has over 1000 feet of a pristine, state stocked, trout stream, known as Elk Creek, running through the 2.5 acre property.
Endless opportunities await you on the farm. Casting your line for that trophy trout, splashing in the swimming holes, hiking, cycling, playing croquet or horse shoes, even catching fire flies at dusk on a summer’s eve.
When you’re ready to venture away from the farm, you’re at the foot of the High Country. To your left, Boone, Blowing Rock, & Banner Elk. To your right, the charming town of West Jefferson. Antiquing, Tweetsie Railroad, ski resorts, horseback riding, Grandfather Mountain, Linville Caverns, the original Mast General Store of Valle Crucis, a Tanger Outlet Mall and Moses Cone Estate are all within a short drive.
When all the activities have worn you out, there’s nothing better than rocking away the time on the porch’s rockers or perhaps a nap in the hammock by the creek would soothe your soul. This is truly a place to drop out of the hustle & bustle and tune in to nature. Where deep breaths of fresh mountain air clear your mind and relax your body. Come feel this relaxation for yourself!
The Home: Come home to the Farmhouse where you will enjoy three bedrooms (sleeps six), two and one-half baths all furnished with high quality linens.
Cook your favorite meals in the very well-equipped kitchen or outside on the grill.
Enjoy the many amenities such as two cast iron stoves, whole-house water filtration system, zoned air conditioning and heating, wireless internet, a DVD player, television, plenty family oriented DVDs and family games and puzzles.
Ample parking is provided with easy access. And safety is a priority with new smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors throughout the house.
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Member since: 2015
- 1700 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 3-6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
- Water View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine
- Wood Stove:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 12 - May 14, 2017
2 night min stay
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
Jul 3 - Jul 9, 2017
4 night min stay
Aug 28 - Sep 8, 2017
4 night min stay
Sep 29 - Nov 5, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $79
- House Keeping $85
- Pet Fee $100
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Tax Rate 12.75%
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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When you’re in the High Country, you just never know what’s around the corner. You could be feeding the bears in the morning, and be on a train heading for trouble in the afternoon. Families build memories and traditions that last a lifetime, all set against the backdrop of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.
Tweetsie Railroad: A Wild West family theme park featuring a three-mile, steam-powered train ride through the North Carolina mountains. Shopping, live entertainment, amusement rides and a petting zoo. Open on weekends in may (fri.-sun.). Open 7 days a week after Memorial Day weekend through mid-August. Mid-August through October, open weekends (fri.-sun.). Operating hours are 9am to 6pm. Ghost train Halloween Festival runs weekend evenings in October. Please call ahead to verify operating hours and rates, or visit our website for more information.
Tom Dooley: A Wilkes County Legend: Presented by Wilkes Playmakers, Tom Dooley: a Wilkes County legend, is the dramatization of the well-known 1868 Wilkes County love triangle that resulted in the murder of Laura Foster and the subsequent hanging of Tom Dula (pronounced Dooley). Folklore and legend feel that he confessed to the murder to protect his true love, Anne Melton. Local musicians will sing and play acoustical instruments and Appalachian square dancing will be featured.
Horn In the West: This outdoor drama in Boone—which runs mid-June through mid-August tells the tale of Daniel Boone’s adventures in the High Country and the little known, pivotal role local pioneers played in winning the American Revolution at the Battle of Kings Mountain.
Dates: June 27 to August 16, nightly except Mondays
Times: 7:30pm preshow; 8:00pm main performance
Grandfather Mountain: The swinging bridge at Grandfather Mountain the High Country’s premier natural attraction entertains, informs—even inspires—young and old, families, and the serious outdoor adventurer.
Grandfather Mountain, the tallest mountain in the Blue Ridge and the world’s only privately owned international biosphere reserve, is non-profit preservation at its loftiest.
A spectacular drive takes visitors to the newly wheelchair-accessible mile-high swinging bridge, thousands of feet above the Carolina Piedmont. You’ll marvel at 360-degree views of mountain ridge after mountain ridge retreating to the distant horizon. Surveys show that the journey to the other side is always the highlight of a trip to Grandfather Mountain.
A world-class nature museum, interpretive programs, and environmental habitats for deer, bears, cougars, eagles and otters offer outdoor education and entertainment. Awesome trails lead to high adventure.
The Blue Ridge Parkway
Called “America’s Favorite Drive,” but the Blue Ridge Parkway is about so much more than driving. Enjoy hiking trails, biking, lakes, picnic areas, bouldering, rock climbing, and of course, some of the most beautiful views in the south.
Year Purchased: 2015
About the owner: We both grew up in NC... We searched the High Country for a year before finding this unique and priceless piece of land. We consider it to be our "Devine Intervention!" A place to come and slow down, completely unwind & let the worries of everyday life, go!
Why the Owner Chose Deep Gap, NC, USA:
In today's 24/7 plugged in lifestyle... we all need a place to unplug and decompress, if only for a couple of days. This is the spot! Completely private, the home sits on the banks of Elk Creek, a pristine state stock trout stream. This home is on 2.5 acres of beautiful flat land, surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains. Centrally located to Boone, Blowing Rock, West Jefferson and the famous Blue Ridge Parkway... this home provides a great base camp to explore the surrounding area OR simply checkin, and enjoy the land and Elk Creek.
The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Secluded, there are no other homes in sight. Breath taking, the lay of the land & the position of the house on the creek is incredible. Relaxing, rocking on the wrap around porch, napping in the hammock, or walking along the creek bank... You will feel yourself slow down and find yourself, enjoying the moment. Convenient, to everything the highlands has to offer. 6 miles to the famous Blue Ridge Parkway, 15 minutes to Boone, less than half an hour to Blowing Rock and West Jefferson. Fishing, a dream any angler can wake up too! The music, of mother nature is awesome. You can hear and see elk creek from every room in the home. The home, or as we call it, "the Farm"... Perfectly furnished and comfortable. "the Farm" will embrace you & your family! It will make you so happy, you'll be sad to leave. Moonshine Bend is truly, a little piece of heaven on earth!
- Primary: +803 260-2029
Rocking Chair front porch that overlooks the pasture land.
Rock Away Beach is an awesome spot to relax, read a book, & listen to the creek.
The last light of the day & the farm house getting ready for the evenings events
Comfortable family room
Fully equipped kitchen
Super comfortable King size in master
super comfortable queen
Fall from Front Porch
Creek side fire pit.
Blue Ridge Parkway
The deck is 15 yards from the creek
View across the pasture from the fire pit to the farm house.
super comfortable queen
Life turns to Art!
Dining Out at Moonshine Bend.
Now you know why they're called the Blue Ridge
The Blowing Rock.
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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