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COTTAGE IN THE WOODS-SHULLS MILL AREA (BOONE/BLOWING ROCK)

Mark Lavin

Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Advertiser since: 2010
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Calendar last updated:
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COTTAGE IN THE WOODS-SHULLS MILL AREA (BOONE/BLOWING ROCK)

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Boone Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Great mountain cottage located in a wooded setting between Boone, Blowing Rock and Banner Elk. Walking distance to the Hebron ColonyRocks/Falls. ***Weekends in October, holiday weekends and Special Event weekends/dates may require longer minimum stays.***

2 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The master bedroom and bath is located in the loft which overlooks the living room and kitchen. The kitchen is fully equipped and is newly remodeled with stainless appliances (Gas range/oven, dishwasher, microwave and refrigerator) and granite counter tops.

The covered porch has several rocking chairs and a charcoal grill. The stone patio has additional dining/socializing space to take in the native gardens. There is an outdoor fire pit to enjoy the evenings.

Keywords: cabin, chalet, country house, bungalow, Boone, Blowing Rock, NC, North Carolina

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mark Lavin (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2010
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About Mark Lavin

I am a graduate of Appalachian State University and was fortunate enough to secure a career in the Boone/Blowing Rock area after graduation. Within time, I became a small land developer/realtor and obtained my General Contractors license. Although I still actively work in the Boone and Blowing Rock area, my job has me in other areas quite often. I purchased this cottage so that I would have a place to spend time with friends and family. However, I am not spending as much time in the area as I once did. Because of this, I have chosen to rent my home when I am not using it.

Mark Lavin purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Mark Lavin chose Boone

The location of the property was the key reason why I chose it. You can be in downtown Blowing Rock in 13 minutes, Downtown Boone in 12 minutes, and in downtown Banner Elk in 20 minutes. There are several hiking trails within walking distance or a very short drive. Only 4 miles from the nearest entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 18 traveler reviews

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Cottage in the Woods-Shulls Mill Area (Boone/Blowing Rock)
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 18 reviews
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Cottage in the Woods-Shulls Mill Area (Boone/Blowing Rock)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p307781vb
-(828) 295-4272 (North Carolina, USA)
Boone High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains
5

An Awesome Cabin in the Mountains

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed this cabin on our anniversary weekend getaway. It's location is superb and very convenient to Boone and Blowing Rock. While being near to other cabins it is surrounded by foliage that creates a peaceful, private atmosphere. The kitchen is well appointed and a pleasure to cook in. I loved the gas stove and jealously miss it upon returning home to my electric.

I'd like to make a couple of comments in response to the only negative review for this property. Anyone viewing this property while rental hunting should 100% disregard the review below titled "Stay Away".
1. The house has DirectTV. Coming from a household that has cut the cord and has neither Satellite or Cable the number of channels available is mind boggling. If you don't consider several hundred channels enough entertainment when you are staying in the mountains... in a cabin... in the woods... then you've got a problem.
2. 2 closets and 2 dressers available for a 2 bedroom rental is completely sufficient for anything less than a months stay in my opinion. If you need more than that you should probably consider bringing less stuff while vacationing.
3. We stayed upstairs in the loft because it was warm and toasty (16 degrees outside with snow on the ground when we arrived). I can't speak to the condition of the downstairs bed but the rest of the cabin was so clean, neat and well maintained that I can't possibly imagine there being any issues.
4. I found at least 6 towels and 4 Hand towels just in the upstairs bathroom without even looking hard. More than enough for one weekend. The house also has a very new, VERY NICE, washer and dryer.
5. Again we only stayed the weekend but never had any problems running out of hot water.

Okay, enough with my rant. I was disappointed to see such a shockingly erroneous review, I had to comment on it. My wife and I had an amazing time staying at the cabin and hope to return in the summer with our kids to take advantage of the outdoor space and everything else the area has to offer.
  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. I am glad that you guys had such a great time. I look forward to accommodating you and your family this summer. Happy Holidays!
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Cottage in the Woods-Shulls Mill Area (Boone/Blowing Rock)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p307781vb
-(828) 295-4272 (North Carolina, USA)
Boone High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains
5

Pleasant and relaxing weekend stay.

  • 5 of 5
Stayed for the weekend. The cottage was nicely appointed and comfortable. This was great considering that I chose what seems to be the only bad weather weekend in the month of October. We did enjoy the porch and found that the fireplace provided more than enough warmth. The kitchen was as others described.

We were close to Moses Cone National Park where we managed to take some beautiful pictures during the few hours on Saturday that the sun was out. We also had very good meals at a couple of Blowing Rock restaurants. We also visited Grandfather Mountain and a great new restaurant in Valle Crucis.

Thank you for letting us enjoy your very nice home.
  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cottage in the Woods-Shulls Mill Area (Boone/Blowing Rock)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p307781vb
-(828) 295-4272 (North Carolina, USA)
Boone High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains
Savannah, Ga
5

Great stay, relaxing cabin, Great kitchen to cook in.

  • 5 of 5
Me, my wife and "Chesley" our 90lb Olde Victorian Bulldogge stayed at your cabin from September 12-15. The thing that separated this cabin from other cabins was the kitchen. Being someone who used to cook for a living I could appreciate the Henkel knives at my disposal, a gas stove, and Calphalon pots and pans available. I have to say your a brave man letting guests use those nice non stick pans. Most idiots would scrub them with steel wool and scratch them up. It was a joy cooking in your kitchen. The property was pretty and well appointed. I read one of the past reviews complaining about the lack of channels on the TV. I found there was plenty of channels on the TV as I got to watch some college football on Saturday. The back porch you have was nice as every night I would have a cigar on the porch, a beer, and would play my guitar. Boone is a nice town to visit. I would definitely not be opposed to returning and staying in your cabin.
  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking such nice care of my home. I am glad that you liked the kitchen... I am no professional chef, but I do enjoy cooking and know that a nice workspace and equipment is essential.

The three of you are welcome back whenever you are back in the High Country.
business
Cottage in the Woods-Shulls Mill Area (Boone/Blowing Rock)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p307781vb
-(828) 295-4272 (North Carolina, USA)
Boone High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains
North Carolina
5

Weekend Stay

  • 5 of 5
Just spent the weekend in Boone. The cottage is in a quiet, secluded area and is very comfortable. We saw two deer on the road in front of the house. Very nice porch and patio area. The kitchen is modern and well stocked with dishes, utensils, etc.
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for leaving the house in such good condition. I hope that you will consider a stay in the house the next time you are in the High Country.
business
Cottage in the Woods-Shulls Mill Area (Boone/Blowing Rock)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p307781vb
-(828) 295-4272 (North Carolina, USA)
Boone High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains
Raleigh, NC
5

Wonderful Memorial Day weekend with family

  • 5 of 5
We loved the long weekend we spent at your cabin. The lovely landscaping in the front garden kept us outside to talk and play games, though the rockers on the porch were also very inviting. We have never stayed anywhere with such a wonderful, well-supplied kitchen, and chose to eat lunches in Boone and Blowing Rock and cook dinners at home. Great hiking close by. Everything we needed to grill burgers was convenient. Comfortable seating. Nice distribution of space for two couples. Thanks for sharing you home with us for such a memorable weekend.
  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly
Owner's Response: Thank you for leaving the home in such good condition. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you can come back again soon. Have a great summer!
business
Cottage in the Woods-Shulls Mill Area (Boone/Blowing Rock)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p307781vb
-(828) 295-4272 (North Carolina, USA)
Boone High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains
5

Just the right size, great location

  • 5 of 5
Perfect size cabin for the 3 of us and a couple of dogs.
The kitchen is well laid out and stocked with plenty of cookware, dishes, and glasses.
Everything was clean, well maintained, and the furniture was comfy.
The owner was easy to work with as well.
The location is great - 10 minutes from Boone or Blowing Rock restaurants or 15 minutes to skiing or tubing.
We'll certainly see if this property is available next time we are heading back to the area.
  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a nice response. The cabin was left in perfect condition and you are welcomed back at any time.

Map

Map

Car: necessary

Walking distance to the Hebron Colony Rocks/falls

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $149 Per night

Boone Cottage Rental Rates

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Amenities

Amenities

Boone Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis

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