About the property
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Spectacular Mountain Views straight up the Hickory Nut Gorge are yours all week long from the windows and decks of HICKORY NUT LODGE. You will not believe your eyes as you enjoy phenomenal 180 degree Mountain Views all year long. The spring and fall colors are fantastic as the life returns to the mountains in the spring and the rich colors of fall take hold towards the end of the year. Any time is a good time to visit Hickory Nut Lodge. The home itself is richly appointed with a fully equipped kitchen with a gas stove and a dining table on the main level along with two master bedrooms, each with a queen sized bed and private bathrooms. Additionally there is a living area on the main level complete with a flat screen television. You can access the main level from an enclosed two-car garage. The second level of the home has a huge master bedroom with a walk in shower and garden tub along with a very spacious walk-in closet. Outside the master bedroom is a family room with a gas log fireplace, sectional couch and another flat screen television so you and your guests are able to enjoy two separate and very comfortable viewing areas. Are you bringing a few extra kids? The second level also has its own kids room with a set of twin beds. They'll love having their own private area. Finally, the third level has a very large game room area complete with an air hockey table, a very solid and sturdy foosball table, and a very nice professional poker table. While playing the games you'll be treated to another gas log fireplace to maintain both your warmth and the mountain mood. Of course you and your guests will want to spend some time outside on the decks which are fully equipped with outdoor furniture and a large gas grill. So pop the cork on your favorite bottle of wine and enjoy the good life here in the mountains of Lake Lure. Grill up your favorite foods and enjoy unbelievable mountain views just down the street from all that Lake Lure has to offer. Book early because anyone who stays in this beautiful home will book quickly for next year!
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 27, 2018
About Melissa Messer
Exclusive Mountain Properties Lake Lure, North Carolina (828) 625-9200 1 (844)280-1927
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I made this reservation for a group of old friends to bring in the near year and was SO pleasantly surprised when we arrived. HUGE house with stunning views and all the essentials needed for a fantastic weekend.
Gorgeous view - best I've seen in the mountains
We loved the location and for the most part the house; however, this was definitely NOT a 4 bedroom house as advertised. The "fourth" bedroom was about 8' by7' with two half sized beds - no window - no closet. Can't be classified as a 4 BR home! My grandsons could barely sleep there and in fact, usually slept on couches. Also, I bought a new frying pan and left it in the cabinet - for the next family. There was none available there to use that did not stick and ruin half the food. Would be a great idea to invest some $$$$ in different size frying pans. We also ran out of hot water constantly - would suggest another tank or a tankless heater for instant hot water. We could not use spa tub due to not having enough hot water. Other than that, it is a beautiful house with beautiful furnishings - easy access to main floor.
Beautiful views and relaxation -- just in time for Christmas!
Perfect view of Chimney Rock and the surrounding area from the deck of this beautiful home; we drove and walked around the area and decided the view from this house was possibly the best in the area!
The house was comfortable and roomy. We enjoyed the air hockey, foosball, Star Wars DVDs (missing Episode 1 and 3, but those weren't as good as the "originals" anyway!), and fireplaces. We spent most of our time in the living room, just off the kitchen, with wonderfully comfortable seating, whole-wall view of the mountains, and impressive 60" SmartTV -- the best MarioCart experience we've had (MarioCart not included with the house).
Chimney Rock village is maybe a 5-minute drive, and Ingles (fully-stocked grocery store, pharmacy, etc.) is just under 10 minutes away. If you want some decent (but mostly viewless) hiking, there's a trail head just across the street from Ingles. If you want views, you probably ought to consider Chimney Rock trails instead -- but even just to hike, it costs money ($13 per adult with $2 off for AAA members). Families with kids can probably handle the Hickory Nut Falls trail; we did 20 years ago with an 8-year-old, a 4-year-old, and a baby in a backpack. But if you have older children, maybe challenge them (and yourself) with the Four Seasons trail.
If you want some good joe, try Fibber-MaGee's on the edge of the Chimney Rock "downtown" area. While we were here, the restaurant part of this B&B was being renovated, but the coffee shop was a "fully functional Death Star" (sorry for the Star Wars reference, but remember the Star Wars DVDs?). Very friendly service, and we got a tour of the entire B&B. Several quaint shops all through the downtown area with "gems" and other fairly typical trinkets. For dinner, try Legends on the Lake (about a 15-minute drive from the house) which had good food and plenty of sports to watch; they also have trivia night, but we opted to play Trivia Crack at our own table instead.
Overall, great experience. We would come back again -- no questions!
Great House, location!
House was as describes- Great house.
Helped make weekend special.
The first thing you notice when you enter is the thoroughly amazing view. No words to describe how great it is. Have rented many places with great views but this one has them all beat. Aside from that the house is great with everything you need. Clean and very nicely appointed with lotsa room on 3 levels for a family to spread out. Internet/cable tv worked great the whole time except when had 6 hr power outage due to storm. No negatives at all. Didn't want to leave.
Great place and location
Perfect for our 4 adults and 4 children. Very comfortable, kids loved the game room. Beautiful views, even on the rainy days.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
A $45 (non-refundable) Damage Waiver Fee is added to each reservation. This fee purchases an insurance policy that will cover up to $1,500 in accidental damages.
A $75 (non-refundable) Reservation Fee is added to each reservation. This fee covers a multitude of administrative & processing costs accrued for the reservation.
A $45 Damage Waiver Fee is added to each reservation