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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Boone, North Carolina
Fabulous house with large porch, seasonal views and cool breezes. Close to town, but feels like a world away. Very secluded at the end of a private road.

We've lived just down the road for years and love the peaceful setting. We own the Gamekeeper Restaurant outside of Blowing Rock, and we invite you to dine with us there. Please ask us about a gift certificate.

There is an apartment downstairs which I use as my office. I'm rarely there, especially weekends. Our chef will sometimes stay the night downstairs if we finish late, so you may hear the downstairs door latch in the wee hours. Otherwise, you probably won’t even notice us. We're hardly ever around and quiet when we are.

*During the winter months there is always a chance of snow. For your advantage, and for the sake of the others who use this road, we request a g...
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About the Owner, Ken & Wendy G
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 27 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Before you arrive, we'll have arranged with you a way for you to get access to the property so that you won't need to be concerned about arriving late or having meet-up with anyone.

The house should have most everything you need including towels, sheets, coffee maker, pots and pans and an ice maker. There’s even salt, pepper and a few spices. There's hand soap there, but you will want to bring your own bath soap and shampoo. Also, you're welcome to use the washer and dryer. I
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Haley C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in March 2017
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We had a really nice stay during our trip to Boone. The house was pretty clean and had most of the things you would need as far as paper towels, toilet paper, handsoap etc. If you stay here make sure to bring steak knives and a mixing bowl because the house is lacking some cooking utensils. Also there is no...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017 for a stay in February 2017

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A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017 for a stay in January 2017

All excelellent!!! The bungalow is beautiful and the view is wonderful! I definitely recommend this bungalow very much! Thank you for everything! Daniel

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Availability
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
$100
$140
$650
Mar 1, 2017 -
Apr 30, 2017
Early Spring
2 nights
$65
$95
$350
May 1, 2017 -
Jun 30, 2017
Spring
3 nights
$75
$125
$400
Jul 1, 2017 -
Aug 31, 2017
Summertime
3 nights
$75
$125
$425
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About the neighborhood
5 minutes to Sky Valley Zip Tours
5 minutes to Camp Sky Ranch Events
10 minutes to Boone and ASU
10 minutes to the Blue Ridge Parkway
15 minutes to Blowing Rock
15 minutes to Tweetsie Railroad
15 minutes to the hiking trails around trout lake and the Cone Estate
15 minutes to the delicious Gamekeeper Restaurant
15 minutes to App Ski Mtn
15 minutes to Tweetsie Railroad
15 minutes to Wahoos River Guides
25 minutes to Blue Ridge Anglers
25 minutes to beautiful Valle Crusis
25 minutes to Hawksnest Tubing
30 minutes to Sugar Mountain Resort
45 minutes to Beech Mtn Resort
Getting around
Though we have great reviews on TripAdvisor, there have been some comments about the drive up to the house. Being a private road, the condition of the road fluctuates from good to impossible. In recent months regular maintenance has been done, so you shouldn't have any issues with the road during your stay. Mother nature can put a quick spin on that though, so please be aware that an all-wheel drive is necessary in the winter months.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: CLT: 93.2 mi
Railway: Tweetsie Railroad: 5.6 mi
Ferry: Swans Quarter, NC: 348.0 mi
The house is located just a couple miles up Winkler's Creek from the Boone Mall. It takes about 15 minutes to get to most local destinations in Boone or Blowing Rock. The furthest High Country Destinations would be Beech Mtn at 45 minutes, or Watauga Lake at 45 minutes, or West Jefferson at 45 minutes.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 310.7 mi.
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