Looking for a peaceful getaway tucked in the Blue Ridge Mountains? The Parkway Farmhouse is the perfect place for you! The Farmhouse is a new home located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Ashe and Wilkes Counties, North Carolina, less than a mile from the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Mountains-to-Sea Trail and minutes from the towns of Glendale Springs and West Jefferson, and 30 minutes from N. Wilkesboro, Boone and Blowing Rock. Cozy enough for two, but large enough to sleep 6, this home has 3 bedrooms (2 queens, and 2 twins) and 2.5 baths.
The Parkway Farmhouse has the charm of a mountain farmhouse with modern amenities. Built with quality craftsmanship and attention to detail, the Farmhouse has a sweeping front porch, stunning hardwood floors, 10' ceilings, ceiling fans, stacked stone gas fireplace, custom wainscoting, vaulted foyer and accent lighting. Beautifully furnished and decorated with many touches from local artists including paintings, pottery, lamps and soaps.
The Farmhouse features a fully stocked kitchen with cherry cabinets and granite countertops. The first floor master and master bath has custom tile, granite counters and a Jacuzzi tub. The private, wooded lot is landscaped and has an outdoor fire pit and grill.
Walk out the front door and hike to stunning waterfalls or mountain vistas. Take the Parkway to breakfast or lunch in Glendale Springs and visit the Church of the Frescoes. Dine at the River House or the quaint mountain town of West Jefferson. Float down the 'New', fish for trout, bike the Virginia Creeper Trail, or just sit on the front porch and watch the deer cross the yard and the birds on the feeder. Whatever your definition of a good time, you'll find it at the Parkway Farmhouse.
There's always something happening in the high country and the Farmhouse is ideally located to enjoy a vacation year round. In the Summer float the New River or bike the Virginia Creeper Trail. In the Fall, pumpkins patches, corn mazes and apple picking provide plenty of family fun! Thanksgiving brings the opening of the Ashe County Choose & Cut Tree Farms with hay rides, hot chocolate and more fun for the family!
The Farmhouse is surrounded by parks including Mount Jefferson State Park, New River State Park, Doughton Park, Stone Mountain State Park, Grayson Highlands State Park, to name a few. Whether you enjoy riding horses, bicycling, hiking, canoeing, fishing, shopping, dining or just plain relaxing, consider the Parkway Farmhouse for your next getaway.
Originally from California, made a career move to North Carolina over 15 years ago and immediately fell in love with this beautiful State and it's people. I work in the legal technology industry and my husband is an aerial photographer. Though we live in the city, we are lucky to have enough room for four rescue dogs, a cat and organic garden. We enjoy our city life but escape often to the mountains to unwind and relax.
We decided to buy our mountain farmhouse because with our busy schedules and the dogs, we didn't get to travel as much as we liked. We decided to buy something we could easily get to and escape our everyday lives. We had vacationed often in and around West Jefferson and were already in enamored with the area. We fell in love with the 'farmhouse' the moment we stepped foot on the long front porch and were embraced by the cool breezes and peace and quiet of the mountains.
The Parkway Farmhouse has the charm of a mountain farmhouse with modern amenities. A sweeping front porch, cathedral entry, 9 foot ceilings, stacked rock gas fireplace and hardwood floors. The Farmhouse is a beautifully furnished and decorated home with many touches from local artists including art, pottery, lamps and soaps. The Farmhouse is located less than a mile off the breathtaking Blue Ridge Parkway. Walk out the front door and hike to stunning waterfalls or mountain vistas. Take the Parkway to breakfast or lunch in Glendale Springs or the Historic Lodge in Doughton State Park. Dine at the River House or the quaint mountain town of West Jefferson. Float down the 'New', fish for trout, bike the Virginia Creeper Trail, or just sit on the front porch and watch the deer cross the yard and the birds on the feeder. Whatever your definition of a good time, you'll find it at the Parkway Farmhouse.