This 2 story home is nestled in Mill Ridge a 90 acre resort in Banner Elk, NC providing great views year round. This beautiful resort includes a heated pool, tennis courts, playground, hiking trails and a clubhouse that's available to rent for special occasions.
The top level consists of a Master suite with a king bed with 42 inch plasma TV & DVD and connected full bath, a (2) twin bedroom with 27' TV &DVD, 2nd full bath, a charming family room with wood burning fireplace and a fully stocked kitchen with amenities/appliances.
The lower level includes a queen bedroom with 26' flat screen TV and DVD, a queen bedroom with 13' TV & DVD, full bath, a spacious family/game room with flat screen TV, DVD, foosball table, a convertible queen sized bed, and a laundry room.
The house has a large wraparound wooden deck with seating and picnic table to enjoy the beautiful mountain views and relax in the fresh air.
Within the resort visitors will find amenities such as tennis courts, play ground, duck and geese filled ponds and a heated pool (in summer season). The hiking trail on the resort provides spectacular views as well as history since it leads to an old ski lift that was used for the slopes there.
While visiting you'll find there are many activities to participate in from adrenaline rushing fun to peaceful relaxation. For thrill seekers you can find: skiing, snowboarding, hiking, fishing, white water rafting, spelunking, etc. If you are looking for scenic beauty only nature can provide you'll find walking/hiking trails and driving the Blue Ridge Parkway will never let you down. For the shopping enthusiasts the area serves as home to many quaint shops and stores offering antiques to art as well as an outlet mall. Additionally, you'll find local spas and massage therapists that can help further induce your relaxed and peaceful state.
There are many different restaurants located in the area ranging from steakhouses to tapas to barbecue to Italian cuisine and everything in between. The eclectic options will surely satisfy any palate! You'll also find excellent produce, jellies, jams and the like in one of the many roadside stands that holds homegrown homemade delights.
Banner Elk's neighboring cities offer 'must do/see' options as well. The famous Biltmore House and vineyard is located in Asheville, NC and serves as a great piece of history regarding the Biltmore Family. Blowing Rock provides rich cultural history through it's love story. Grandfather Mountain will surely entertain everyone with it's 'Grandfather's profile', hiking trails, swinging bridge and amazing photo opportunities. Nearby you'll find Tweetsie Railroad to entertain children and all train enthusiasts.
Each season in the high country has delight to offer to visitors. The Winter season delivers plenty of snow for the skiers and snowboarders. As Spring awakens you'll find the trees and animals come to life as well as the rivers for white water rafting. Fall sheds many new colors and breathtaking sights develop for jaw dropping scenes. Each season will host special events that are family friendly and full of fun!
We love spending time in the mountains with our children and their grandparents. We hope that you will enjoy the home and surrounding area as much as we do.
We love the outdoors and just a short drive away you'll find all the major ski slopes including Sugar Mountain, Hawks Nest and Appalachian. Additionally, you'll find Grandfather Mountain and the towns of Blowing Rock and Boone only minutes away. biking, trout fishing, tubing and white water rafting in the spring and summer months. This is one of the most beautiful places on earth while the leaves are changing in late October. We suggest a day trip to the Biltmore Estate especially in the Spring for the flower gardens and the Christmas decorations in December.
Mill Ridge offers a safe play area for your children along with countless hiking trails. With all of the ammenities some guests never leave the 90 acre resort. As our guest you will have full access to the ammenities.