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Whispering River Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10

An oasis on the New River. A stunning three level home in a gated community with 1/4 mile of riverfront common area to enjoy. Easy access off paved state road in the Crumpler community of Ashe County, this home will be your families choice for vacation for many years to come. This immaculate home sleeps 8 or 9 adults, 10 counting the cute little kid nook.

As you enter thru the cathedral foyer, you will immediately note the quality of this home. There is a large cathedral living room with large flat screen tv, sectional sofa seating and a warm and inviting electric fireplace. This room is open to the large kitchen and sunny dining area. Dining table seats 8 and there is additional seating at the bar area as well. Kitchen gleams with granite countertops, beautiful cabinetry and high-end appliances. You will find a well-stocked kitchen with side by side stainless refrigerator, built-in microwave, dishwasher and a Jenn-Air type range with oven. Just a few steps away is a separate laundry room with front load washer and dryer on pedestals. There is also a half bath/powder room on this level.

A spacious and sunny master suite awaits with king size bed, beautiful natural lighting and hardwood floors. Step on thru into the luxurious master bath featuring glass over-size shower, jetted tub, well-lit double vanity, and a walk-in closet.

Continuing up the staircase, you will find two additional spacious bedrooms and a full bath on the second floor. One of these bedrooms has a king bed, the other a comfortable queen. Also, this home features a tiny alcove with small bed which will delight any child in the family.

The basement level features a large den/entertainment room which houses a twin bed, and sleeper sofa for additional family and guests.

There is a two -car garage, and paved driveway for your convenience.

As lovely as this home is, you will want to spend most of your time outdoors: You will enjoy the covered rocking chair porch on the front of this home, or move on back to the spacious deck with porch swing and table/chair seating for 8 or so.

Just steps below the home, you will find a large open lawn area…with historic silo… perfect for the children to play and adults as well.

Follow the easy walking trail down the riverfront common area for Whispering River—5 homes in all…. and you will be in love. A full quarter mile of river frontage featuring a beautiful grassy area, rock outcroppings, gazebo (perfect for family photos and events), horseshoe pit area, firepit area, large stone grill and lots of seating and stone tables for your picnic, and riverfront enjoyment. You can easily walk here from the home, or load up the car and drive down, just 4/10’s mile and enter the riverfront commons thru the drive-in gate.

Best of all, this home is just fifteen-twenty minutes from the historic and stroll friendly town of West Jefferson, and other attractions such as the Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia Creeper Trail and more.

Book your best vacation ever, today!

More Details

Property Manager
Sherry Goodman, Broker
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 6, 2018


Crumpler Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Main Floor has a King bed. Upper floor has 2 bedrooms 1 king and 1 queen. Basement level has a sofa sleeper and a twin bed.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio


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(4 traveler reviews)

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Whispering River Cottage
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

Wonderful Mini-cation!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our time at Whispering River Cottage! We had a chance to catch up with some (not all) of our children as a couple of them couldn't make our weekend trip. But, we plan on staying again, hopefully, with all of them there! There was plenty of room for everyone, kitchen is well stocked and sleeping areas are plentiful. The only area we'd suggest upgrading would be to offer WiFi. Other than that - nothing else needs to be adjusted! Thank you, again, for offering a wonderful home! Hopefully, we'll be able to return in the not so distant future.

Warmest Regards ~

Randy & Debbie (& family)

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

We had a relaxing weekend here! The house is nice, clean, and well stocked. There was no WIFI (granted it was not advertised as having wiFi) and a few ladybugs in the house. It was further away from town than I prefer but the access to the river was terrific. Front porch is lovely and we saw deer on the hill across the street while drinking coffee in the morning.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved This Place

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful setting. Walk to the river is an easy trip. Loved walking the hills around the surrounding property. The house was wonderful. I would call it city living in the mountains. Not that I ever feel un-safe in the mountains, but the gated community is nice. We plan on staying here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cary, NC

Gorgeous home in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed ringing in 2017 at this gorgeous home in an absolutely beautiful location. There were 4 adults and 5 kids (3 1-year-olds and 2 almost 3-year-olds) and the house was perfect for us. Plenty of room for everyone, great open floor plan for the kids to play, minimal decorations for us to have to worry about putting out of reach, and a beautiful kitchen for cooking all those meals/snacks that kids require. We loved walking the neighborhood, exploring near the river, swinging on the swing, and sledding down the hill the one morning we had snow! The location is great - we had never rented here before, but were easily able to drive into Boone/Blowing Rock one day, drove up to Virginia another day, and enjoyed exploring the area and eating at Pie on the Mountain in Lansing. Highly recommend this house and we will be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Pet Fee $45
Damage Deposit $200

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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