|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
New River Ridge is located on the New River near West Jefferson, North Carolina.
This new mountain retreat features cathedral ceilings with exposed beams, is well appointed with all the comforts of home. The linens and towels are supplied. If you want towels for swimming you may want to bring them. The kitchen is completely set up with ice maker, coffee maker toaster and all pots/pans. We also have a washer and dryer. There is a gas grill on the back porch. You will need to bring all food and drink. One roll of paper towels and toilet paper is supplied at all locations. The cabin sleeps 6 people. There is a king bed in the master bedroom, an upstairs bedroom with a queen bed and an upstairs bedroom with two singles.
The cabin has a phone with local service. You will have to bring a calling card to use long distance. You can get a rechargeable long distance card about anywhere and they are cheap. The house is equipped with a WiFi system. There are two TV’s a flat screen with HD in the great room and a regular TV in the upstairs bedroom. Both TVs have DVD players.
There is river access at many areas around the cabin. Directly below the cabin and about 300 feet down stream there is a ramp that you can take canoes and kayaks and this is a good fishing spot. The river has small mouth bass (red eyes) and trout.
There are art galleries, golf courses, restaurants, farmers market, and many more things to do in West Jefferson. In the Boone and Blowing Rock Area which is 30 min. away there are all types of things to do. There are state parks and there are scenic drives.
There is a convenience store about three miles away. The grocery store (Ingles) is about seven miles with a Walgreens, Super Walmart and all other stores about the same distance.
Things to do in the area:
Tubing rafting and canoeing on the New River.
Rock climbing rappelling and caving located in Banner Elk.
Mitchell Falls 40 feet, at Mt. Mitchell State Park.
Crabtree Falls- 60 feet, at a Visitor Center at MP 340 on the Blue Ridge Parkway
Linville Falls -A series of two falls, upper at 12 feet and lower at 90 feet, plunge into the 2,000 foot deep Linville Gorge.
Boone Fork Trail Falls - 25 feet, on Boone Fork Trail leading from the picnic area at Julian Price Park.
Glen Burney Falls - 75 feet, in John's River Gorge off the Globe Road below Blowing Rock.
The Cascades -Series of three cascading falls, 30 to 40 feet in height, at Jefferson Park.
Grandfather Trout Farm
Moses Cone Memorial Park
Julian Price Memorial Park
Linville Falls & Linville Gorge Wilderness Area
Mount Mitchell State Park
Mount Jefferson State Park
Museum of North Carolina Minerals
New River State Park
Museum of North Carolina Minerals
Stone Mountain State Park
Moses Cone Memorial Park
Julian Price Park
Linville Falls/Linville Gorge
The Cascades on the Parkway
The Beacon Heights Trail and Flat Rock Nature Trail
Mount Jefferson State Park
Keywords: Log Cabin
My family and I had a really wonderful, restful time at your house. It was so clean and comfortable,and the house was set in such a peaceful surrounding. We loved the open, comonn space you had and we spent a lot of time hanging out by the fireplace in the living room together. We also enjoyed the kitchen where we could cook meals together. My dog was a little perturbed by the stuffed ducks initially - she couldn't stop growling at them - but got used to them by day 1.
I thought your website was useful (the photo gallery was especially selling) and the pot of flowers on the front porch was anice touch.
Thak you and we hope to come back again!
We had a wonderful stay at this lovely cabin. Our family have made great memories and a tradition during Christmas time and our 2015 new year started in our favorite cabin. Our children all enjoyed the sight seeing, the firepit down by the river, dirt bike riding, going to Boone, horseback riding, and blue ridge parkway sight seeing. The owners were very accommodating when the fireplace ran out of propane and had it filled ASAP for us and to me the fireplace is the most important ambiance of the place since I personally preferred staying at the cabin just relaxing by the fire. Thank you to the Thompsons for another great time and we will return. Tha Naples Florida family
Just returned from a 5 day stay Oct 30 thru Nov 3. This was the perfect place to stay to chill out and relax. The cabin was very comfortable and laid out. The cabin itself is very well built and has a lot of high end touches that other cabins don't have such as granite counter tops, gas fireplace and flatscreen TV. The king size bed was one of the best I ever slept in. It is very well secluded with a lot of unpaved roads that our dog loved to run on. You can walk right down to the river and then walk along it without seeing anyone. It snowed one day while we were there which made it even more fun. Hiked a couple of trails at Mt. Jefferson and New River State Park. Even though you are in the middle of the woods, you are not far from town. Took about 10 minutes to get into town which has some very good places to eat and stock up on supplies. Even took a side trip into Boone which was about 30 minutes away and drove the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Had such a good time we are talking about coming back in the summer so we can enjoy the river and the fabulous back porch.
This is the Taj Mahal of mountain cabins. The accommodations, the views, the extras all made this a wonderful retreat for us. We hiked the area and went down to the fire pit at the riverside. The trek back up the hill was our "mild cardio" workout! We drove to Damascus and rode bicycles down the Virginia Creeper trail - a wonderful experience we highly recommend. We ate dinner on the porch . A special place to step back from the hectic pace of daily life - we have already made inquiries to rent next year.
What a beautiful cabin & beautiful surroundings!!!! The cabin is even more lovely than pictured & the location (& fabulous front porch) make it the ideal getaway. The kitchen was well stocked & the furnishings were clean & comfortable. The unpaved roads surrounding the cabin are great for walking the dog & the short walk down to the river, although steep, provides a great view of the New River.
We rented the cabin for 3 nights and had a great time, but there were some issues that put a bit of a damper on our weekend. First the positives: The owner was responsive to questions before arrival and the cabin is very much as pictured. That atmosphere is even nicer in person since you can't see any other houses from this one and you really feel like you are out in nature. We loved the covered deck since we got to enjoy the outdoors even when it was raining. It's nice to have the river so close, we waded around but it may have been too shallow right here for tubing if that's what you want. The hike back up from the river is no joke but we enjoyed the challenge! The kitchen has all the basics (except measuring cups, that would make a nice adddition.) We ended up driving into Boone more than expected, which is a good 40 minute drive but we knew that when we booked.
The negatives: Immediately upon checking in we noticed the water pressure in the kitchen sink was very low. The owner happened to be in town so he tried to fix it the next morning, but he only managed a slight improvement which then gradually decreased. He was saying something about mineral build-up from the well water so I get the impression this is a recurring problem. It was so frustrating anytime we had to cook or clean up after meals since it took about 5 times longer to fill a pot of water or rinse off food. We also happened to be traveling with a baby so we had lots of bottles to be washed, and I ended up doing a lot of that in the downstairs bathroom. Also, the upstairs shower had terrible water pressure (you had to try a few tricks to get it to turn on), and by our second full day it stopped working completely. We were checking out in the morning so it would have been too late to get anyone in there for repairs so we just made do the best we could. Had our stay been any longer we definitely would have created more of a fuss. I did email the owner to make sure he knew the shower was broken and that the kitchen continued to be a problem and did not get a response (or an apology) which I find slightly disappointing. When you rent a house you should be able to count on running water! This house itself is fine, just make sure the necessary repairs are made and maintained before you book.
Immaculate! Owner is super friendly and accommodating, and actually responds when called or emailed. Very attentive. We spent our family Thanksgiving in September there last year, and we are looking to book it again for next year (we do this every other year). We all can't wait to get back to this beautiful cabin. One of the things we enjoyed most (when not lounging on the large deck) was sitting by the river next to a cozy fire roasting marshmallows and making s'mores. It was a wonderfully special time for us, and sweet memories were made with my, at the time, 20-year-old nephew who passed away this summer. It will be a special reunion for our family when we return to the place where he had such a blast working on the puzzle, playing in the river, and singing along by the fire with the cousins.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 1 2014 - Jun 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$250|
|Pet Fee||$50 + Tax|
|Maid service||$70 + Tax|
|Notes||We want renters to pay with personal checks|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.