8 BR/8 BATH--BLUE BOAR RETREAT LARGE GROUP RENTAL AT LAKE SANTEETLAH

Pamela Glenn

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Sleeps24
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms8
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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8 BR/8 BATH--BLUE BOAR RETREAT LARGE GROUP RENTAL AT LAKE SANTEETLAH

Robbinsville Lodge Rental Photos and Description

House, 8 Bedrooms, 8 Baths, 7000 sq. ft.--sleeps 16

Rent the Entire Woodlands Retreat

Special Offering (formerly operated as Blue Boar Inn, B & B)

Is your home not big enough to accommodate everyone on your guest list for your special gathering?

The Blue Boar Retreat may be rented year-round, without the Innkeeper or staff,

for special group or family gatherings.

Plan a holiday retreat or winter get-a-way for your family and friends. Springtime arrives late March, when the old growth trees begin to green and daffodils start to bloom. By Summer, the weather is warm during the day, perfect for all of the outdoor activities and the mountains are green. Fall begins to arrive early October at the higher elevations and throughout the month into late November, the foliage colors are orange, red, and gold everywhere you look. The fall air is crisp & sunny during the day and at night, the fire pit is the best place to sit. Winter is great for gathering inside around the fireplace and celebrating the Holidays with family and friends. Each season offers something special for your group to make memories!

The Retreat has 8 guest rooms, living room with fireplace, dining room facilities,

and a large commercial kitchen for you to cook your favorite meals. Outdoor covered deck and fire pit. Trout Pond. Boat dock on Lake Santeetlah. Swimming in lake. A catering service can be recommended for special occasions or festivities.

There are 4 bedrooms with King beds and 4 bedrooms with 2 Queen beds each. Each bedroom has a private bath, sitting area and porch. TV and wireless internet service is available.

The Retreat is fully provisioned with linens, cooking ware, tableware, silverware and everything you need to make your stay comfortable. Just bring your personal items and food to prepare. Housekeeping services are not provided.

You can fish in the trout pond or use our canoes and kayaks on the Lake Santeetlah..

Enjoy the great hiking trails in the Joyce Kilmer Forest and ride the Cherohala Skyway or Tail of the Dragon.

A two-night minimum stay is required.

The Retreat is children friendly.

Pets welcome with fee and prior permission.

$600 -$900 per night plus 9.75% tax and a security deposit (refunded) of $500.00

Additional cleaning fee of $300.00 required.

Two night minimum. Weekly & Monthly Discounts

Call or e-mail Innkeeper for details and book early.

828-479-8126

Please visit Blue Boar Retreat, Robbinsville, NC website for a preview. Also look on YouTube for Blue Boar Retreat, Lake Santeetlah, Graham County NC, Joyce Kilmer Forest and Cherohala Skyway.

What to expect in the surrounding area.

Graham County is located in the far reaches of Western North Carolina in the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains of the southern Appalachians. This region is home to the some of the highest and most remote mountains east of the Mississippi with elevations ranging from 1177 to 5560 feet. Graham County is nestled among hundreds of thousands of acres of wilderness full of stunning mountain landscapes and many breathtaking views.

Graham County is practically enclosed by rugged towering mountains on all sides. The western range of the Great Smoky Mountains separating Graham from Tennessee is called the Unicoi Mountains. The southern boundary is the Snowbird Mountains circling to Red Marble Gap, then swinging northward to Cheoah Bald. The northern border is the Little Tennessee River inundated by Fontana Lake. The Cheoah range and the Yellow Creek Mountains traverse the northern part of the county completely boxing in Graham County on all sides with the exception of the rocky gorge of the Cheoah River below Lake Santeetlah where the Little Tennessee enters Tennessee. It is then indeed little wonder that this region was one of the last regions of Western North Carolina to be settled by the white men. Graham County, a part of the Cherokee treaty lands, was not opened to settlement until President Jackson ordered the removal of the Indians in 1838.

Thousands of hiking trails surround Santeetlah Lake amidst extremely biodiverse flora, awe-inspiring landscapes and intriguing wildlife. In addition to the encircling Nantahala National Forest, the Appalachian Trail can be reached to the east in less than ten miles. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park forms the northern border of Graham County providing visitors with popular camping, backpacking, fishing, wildlife viewing, and auto touring experiences. The 10,000 acres of the Snowbird Backcountry Area, where a group of Cherokee Native Americans hid from persecution on the Trail of Tears, is located south of the lake. Hunting, native trout fishing, primitive camping, and cascading waterfalls make this area a favorite among visitors. The Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest is immediately situated on the western side of the lake. The protected area is a stunning preserve of forest that has never been harvested by man. Twenty-foot wide poplars and giant red oaks, silent in their ancientness, are among some of the magnificent specimen of life you will see.

Elevation of Blue Boar Woodlands Retreat is 2100 ft.

Keywords: Vacation Rental, Group Retreat, Lake Santeetlah, Family Get-a-way, Lakeside, private dock, woodlands setting.

(Formerly operated as Blue Boar Inn)

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed

Pamela Glenn

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I purchased this property in 1998 when it was still an old hunting lodge built in the 1950's and spent a year renovating to create an updated rental property. I ran the facility as a bed and breakfast for 13 years before offering it as simply a large group vacation rental home.

Pamela Glenn purchased this lodge in 1998

Lake Santeetlah is a lake surrounded 75% by National Forest and is not crowded with lakefront homes and boat traffic. The property is surrounded by woodlands but has access to the lake with a permitted boat dock. It is out of the way and serene.

We have our own stocked trout pond, access to the lake, and space for many people to sleep comfortably with 8 private bedrooms with baths. The local Ingles grocery store is just 8 miles. There are 2 marinas on the lake for boat and jet ski rentals. I can recommend a private catering service for your special festivities.

Sleeps24
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms8
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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8 BR/8 Bath--Blue Boar Retreat Large Group Rental at Lake Santeetlah
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8 BR/8 Bath--Blue Boar Retreat Large Group Rental at Lake Santeetlah
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Robbinsville Lake Santeetlah
Tecumseh, Michigan
5

WONDERFUL WEEKEND!

  • 5 of 5
We had our family reunion at the Blue Boar Inn in June - and for the second year we had a wonderful time! Our group included three generations with children ranging in age from 8 months to 14 years. The 8 bedrooms (and private baths) were large enough to accommodate our whole family and allow everyone some "space" while still being intimate enough that we were all under one roof. There was an activity for every age and we especially loved having the lake just a short walk away. Some folks could canoe/kayak, while others could swim/wade/play in the water. Making s'mores has always been part of our "family camping" and we loved that there was a firepit right outside the house with an outdoor patio large enough to comfortably seat as many as wanted to gather 'round the fire at night. And it was close enough to the house that we could still monitor sleeping babies. The commercial kitchen worked perfectly for us, since we were serving meals to about 25 people, and the dining room was large enough (and well equipped enough!) that we could all eat together.

The Blue Boar was perfect for our gathering and we look forward to meeting there again in 2015!
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Robbinsville Lake Santeetlah
Asheville, NC
5

WHAT A COOL PROPERTY~

  • 5 of 5
The Blue Boar has been ideal to stay in for our family get-togethers; it has the comforts of an inn, with everyone getting a private bathroom, and the coziness of a guest house, with the common rooms and patio. The professional kitchen is big and well equipped, and an added benefit--no crowding or running out of space like in a rental house kitchen. So private and removed from everything, it is a true mountain getaway. Lake access and a charming creek makes it even more wonderful. Pam has been very accommodating and responsive to any of our needs that rose up.
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Robbinsville Lake Santeetlah
Raleigh, NC
5

AMAZING VACATION!

  • 5 of 5
22 members of my family from 82 yrs old to 11 yrs old spent a week at this property in early June. The location in the mountains is gorgeous. The facilities were awesome. They were very clean and nicer than we expected. The commercial kitchen was fantastic for a group this size. The outdoor areas, lake, trout pond, and dog room were fantastic. We travel as a group every other year and this has been our favorite property to date.
  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers
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8 BR/8 Bath--Blue Boar Retreat Large Group Rental at Lake Santeetlah
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Robbinsville Lake Santeetlah
5

BEST KEPT SECRET IN THE SMOKIES

  • 5 of 5
We found this place quite by accident when we decided to go out “Ridge Running” in the Smoky Mountains. We have stayed there a couple of times and my family just loves it. I have a large extended family and finding a place we all agree on is sometimes a chore. We stayed in the fall we were lucky enough to hit the colors just right in October and it was gorgeous. We came back the next spring for the flowers and were tickled to death to see trilliums blooming just like when I was a kid growing up on the West Coast. It is quiet and secluded with plenty of space to hike and have fun. It has a dock on Lake Santeelah with canoes and kayaks and its own trout pond. The kids love it, we love the peace and quiet and being able to hang out with the family with no interruptions. I would recommend this to anyone that has a large group looking for a really nice place to hang out at.
  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Robbinsville Lake Santeetlah
United States
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IDEAL GROUP VACATION RENTAL

  • 5 of 5
I've been organizing group trips for a number of years, and it really doesn't get any better than this. In comparison to other large vacation rentals, the room setup is perfect. They're all large, have their own bathroom, and are equally sized - so there is no potential squabbling over which person/couple should get which room. The kitchen is huge and equipped beyond any reasonable expectation (e.g., 2 enormous commercial refrigerators, freezer, commercial coffee maker connected to water supply, indoor gas grill, large griddle, commercial stove, 2 ovens, an extensive supply of serverware and utensils). And there is plenty to do onsite and nearby- we spent a lot of time fishing in the pond, swimming and canoeing/kayaking in the lake, and just relaxing by the fire pit. I would recommend Blue Boar without hesitation to pretty much anyone.
  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Knoxville, TN

White water rafting, birding, wildflower viewing, fly fishing, canoeing, scenic drives, Tail of the Dragon, Deals Gap, Nantahala Gorge, boat rentals for lake Santeetlah. Local arts and crafts. Cherokee History information. Area draws motorcycle and sports car enthusiasts from all over the country to ride the Tail of the Dragon, an 11 mile stretch of road with 318 curves. Graham is known its for car gatherings and motorcycle rallies.

Lake Santeetlah is the most scenic and least visited of any lake on the eastern seaboard. With approximately 75% of the shoreline either USFS lands or in conservation easements, you will always enjoy a guiet boating experience. The mountains rise right out of the shoreline and there are long range views from just about anywhere on the lake. And this area looks much the same as the first European Settlers found it when they drove their wagons across the 5,000 foot high mountain divides to get here.

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Robbinsville Lodge Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
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$4,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees And Taxes Rate $600-$900 per night depending on length of stay, # of guests and month
3% local, 6.75% State Tax
$300.00 cleaning fee
Pet fee based on length of stay
Security deposit required
One night's rental fee due at booking and signing rental contract. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival.
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Amenities

Robbinsville Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Living Room ...
Kitchen:
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 30 people
Bathrooms:
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
    Bathroom 8 -
  • Tubs with showers
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • King size beds (4) 4 rooms with King beds, Queen size Beds (4) 4 rooms with 2 queen beds each
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
  • Video Library
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • Television ...
  • Games
  • Books
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
Attractions:
  • museums
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • boating
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountain biking
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • hiking
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting small game
  • mountain climbing
  • whitewater rafting
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • hunting big game
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Trout Pond, Fire Pit, canoes and kayaks, dock and access to Lake Santeetlah. 8 miles from Robbinsville for grocery shopping. Nearby whitewater rafting, Fontana Dam, Ziplines, Cherokee, Joyce Kilmer Forest, Stecoah Valley Center with handcrafted items from over 135 local and regional artists. Marina on lake for boat rentals. Horseback riding nearby. The 2800 acrea Lake Santeetlah is surrounded by the Nantahala Forest. The fish population is comprised of walleye, rainbow trout, brown trout, bluegill, and large and smallmouth bass. The lake also has a swimming beach, and several boat ramps. Nantahala Forest presents visitors with a variety of excellent hiking opportunities. Also nearby is whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River, access to the Appalachian Trail, and Fontana Dam, the largest dam on the Eastern Seaboard. Mountain Biking, the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, and the scenic Cherohala Skyway stretching from Robbinsville to Tellico Plains, TN.
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