The Lone Duck was named after a little lone duck that visited quite often during the renovation.
The house was built in the 1940's and was newly remodeled in 2014. It is a great place for a weekend get away or week long vacation. It is within 15 minutes of the Tail of the Dragon. The Dragon is located on US 129 and has 318 curves in 11 miles and is considered by many as the world's best motorcycling and sports car roads. The house is located just 1 mile off of the moonshiner 28, a paved road for easy access, and a short gravel driveway with covered parking, makes it an ideal spot for motorcyclist and sports cars.
The house has beautiful wood flooring throughout. The stairway is rough sawn wood with rustic railing. The living room ceiling is very old corrugated metal. The lighting above the kitchen sink is old mason jars to add to the charm and warmth of the old home place. The old fashioned front porch has an open ceiling so you can enjoy the sound of rain on an old tin roof and is the length of the house.
It has 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The bedroom on the main level has a queen bed and the bathroom is connected, but has a separate entrance from utility room. The upstairs bedroom is 2 full beds, with a seating area and a deck with table and 2 chairs and a private entry. The bathroom has a huge walk in shower. Both bathrooms have lots of extra towels and wash clothes for your convenience. Extra linens are also provided for both bedrooms. The beds are all covered in very comfortable linens.
The kitchen is fully equipped with all new appliances (full refrigerator, electric stove/w oven & microwave). Also includes toaster, coffee maker, blender, crock pot, dinnerware, cookware, flatware, cooking and serving utensils. The dining table seats 4 , the wood bar seats 3 and looks into the living room so you can watch TV while you enjoy your meal.
So come enjoy your morning coffee on the upper deck while breathing in the fresh mountain air. What better way to start your day! Before you leave for a day of adventure start your dinner in the crock pot and come home to a home cooked meal. You can end your day making s'mores, relaxing by the fire pit & doing some star gazing. The peacefulness of this place will take you back to a simpler day and time, while making some lasting new memories.
It is located about 1 mile from beautiful Lake Fontana. It is in a central location to many area attraction and is about a 15 minute drive to the Tail of the Dragon, and just a short drive to Harrah's Casino, Cherohala Skyway, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, Fontana Dam, Joyce Kilmer Natonal Forest where in early to mid June the Fireflies light up in unison, and numerous other attractions.
The area is great for hiking, biking, motorcycling, lake fishing, fly fishing, boating, swimming, white water rafting or just relaxing. There is also some amazing places for photography here, as Graham County is one of North Carolina's most remote counties.