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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Blue Ridge Highlands reviews

  • Peace and tranquility in the Appalachians

    "Spent five wonderful nights in this Appalachian cabin. Was the perfect getaway from the stresses of city life. Clean cabin fully stocked with everything that one may need. Comfortable and cozy interior, beautiful shower, wonderful view of the surrounding hills. Using the hottub while sitting under the stars was an added bonus. Had some of the best sleep of my life here. Immensely raised my standards for wherever I stay next. Ryan Hall was extremely helpful with any questions I had and provided useful directions and local attractions. Would strongly recommend to anyone who loves nature and seclusion from busy life."
    Guest: Mariah G. Date of Stay: January 2017 Review Submitted: January 29, 2017
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    "This year, several family members and I decided we would go away during the week between Christmas and New Year's. We wanted to find a place that allowed us to escape the typical busy-ness of our lives while still having access to necessities just a few miles down the road. Lost Horizon was the PERFECT mix of an escape to the forest while not feeling completely isolated. Upon arriving onto the property, we were all immediately pleased and impressed with the amount of Christmas decorations on the exterior of the house that greeted us with holiday cheer. We inspected the outside of the property and noted the careful detail that apparently was planned thoughtfully and meaningfully. The koi pond (yes, there was a koi pond) that was right outside one of the back doors was peaceful and well-crafted. The wrap-around deck made the entire house feel even more open and instigated an immediate feeling of exploration around the rest of the property. The yard was maintained very well and there were inconspicuous places to put trash and compost all delivering a feel of natural living. As soon as we entered the house, we were all struck aghast at the decorations, layout, and large space the house had to offer! There was a small chalkboard that personally welcomed our family and a table that had information regarding the many excursions and activities our family could go on during our stay (which we did - check out the lake!). We set our bags down in the front entrance and let our curiosity guide us throughout the rest of the house as we gleefully discovered the large fire place downstairs, the king-sized bed upstairs, the elegant bar, and, yes, the steam shower! We kept noting the extreme detail of the decorations that were displayed by someone with a clear gift for design. Although we arrived the day after Christmas, we felt the Christmas spirit stay alive due to the directions, mountain air, and overall great vibe of the property. We would all agree to rate this stay as a 5 out of 5. There was not a single problem we had. All of our questions were asked about maintenance of the property during our stay and check out procedures as Ms. Seagle had clear instructions in a well-placed manual for us that was easy to refer to. I always hesitate writing reviews of the great places we stay because we do not want to have to 'fight' for our beloved destinations, however, this one was too good to resist. Kudos to you Debbie Seagle!"
    Guest: Jesse L. Date of Stay: December 2016 Review Submitted: January 2, 2017
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  • A true gem!

    "We loved our visit and quaint area. The accommodations exceeded our expectations and would recommend. We love to come stay at Alvarado Station again!"
    Guest: Susan C. Date of Stay: October 2016 Review Submitted: October 16, 2016
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  • A beautiful location!

    "We took a chance on trying a new place in a new location and it turned out to be the best place we have stayed in the last 12 years. The house is very cozy and and the views were wonderful. We celebrated our daughters 12th birthday here and it was perfect for her. We were able to fish and explore and do thinks she loves. The house was very clean and well prepared for people coming who may have traveled light. Anything we needed was available. I highly recommend this place. If you're looking for a place and you're stuck between trying to decide between this place or another. I would choose this place. We will be coming back as soon as we can! The owners of the place were very kind and genuine :)"
    Guest: William G. Date of Stay: October 2016 Review Submitted: October 25, 2016
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