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Hip Bungalow

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31 reviews
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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: 3 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 31 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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Very good - based on 31 reviews
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in May 2017

Vass, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed April 26, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Amazing home, very secluded and was exactly what's advertised! Very pleased and would stay here again

Sean P
1 review
Reviewed April 20, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

I enjoyed the stay and the owner was very responsive and receptive. The view from the back was very scenic.

  • 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
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
May 1, 2017 -
Jun 30, 2017
3 nights
Jul 1, 2017 -
Aug 31, 2017
3 nights
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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.
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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