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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Come marvel at the absolutely breathtaking view off of the balcony of our luxury two bedroom, two bath condominium located in the new upscale Echota on the Ridge Community near Foscoe. This property is located off of highway 105 South, conveniently located between Boone and Banner Elk, NC and close to Blowing Rock and the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Escape your stress filled world by enjoying a level entry condo (no steps!) that offers all the comforts of home including a well equipped kitchen, flat screened tv with DVD/VCR, stereo in living area, king size bed in the master, twins in the second bedroom and a well appointed bath for each bedroom. All linens and some toiletries are included.

Sit on the covered deck and enjoy the wildlife in the woods in front of you and the long range view of the Moses Cone Park and Blue Ridge Parkway. Sunrises and sunsets alike are amazing!

Take advantage of the many activities available to you in this area of the North Carolina Mountains mentioned elsewhere on this page.

Guests enjoy the amenities of both Echota on the Ridge Clubhouse/Pool/Fitness Center or the Echota Woods Clubhouse/Indoor Pool/Hot Tub/Fitness Center.

Come stay for a weekend, a week, or a month. You will be glad you did!

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Ann Ward
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Ann Ward

As you can see, I am an ASU alumni!

Ann Ward purchased this condo in 2007

Why Ann Ward chose High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains

We chose to purchase a condo in the Echota on the Ridge Community as it fit our needs of wanting a second home without serious upkeep issues. We enjoy the spectacular view, the ever changing weather and the amenities afforded to us in the residential community and in the Watauga County area.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great stay. Your condo was wonderful. Thanks and happy new year.
Dec 2008
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Hickory, North Carolina
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Sugar Mountain Resort
Nearest Train
100 Miles
Charlotte, North Carolina
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
105 South
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Mast Farmhouse Inn and Restaurant
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Sugar Mountain Resort
Car: recommended

We are located in the Echota on the Ridge Community approximately 7 miles from Boone, NC and Appalachian State University. Attractions include Grandfather Mtn., Blue Ridge Parkway, zipline in the summer and skiing in the winter among other things.

Amenities

Banner Elk Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Twin beds in second bedroom
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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5

Great Mountain Views from a Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

Spectacular 180 degree views with lots of windows to enjoy that view at almost 4,000 feet elevation, located near the Blue Ridge Parkway between Boone and Banner Elk, NC. The condo is beautifully appointed with everything you need for a short, or even a seasonal stay. Beds are very comfortable.

We stayed in February and enjoyed the snow. Access was adequate since the development provides snow and ice removal. Several ski slopes are nearby. Our son skis at Sugar Mountain every year. However, the summers are also beautiful with very comfortable temperatures. Although there is air conditioning, you won't need it in summer. We make it a point to visit Echota on the Ridge every summer.

You will not be disappointed in the community amenities, as well. An indoor and outdoor pool, fitness center and a club house with a pool table add to the enjoyment.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Get-a-way stay!

  • 5 of 5

The place was perfect in a very nice location. The views were amazing and the condo was very clean. Enjoyed our visit and would love to come back soon. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

This townhouse was spotless, comfortable and has fantastic views! While we have been staying at Echota on the Ridge for years this was our first time in this townhouse but it won't be our last! We can't wait until next time.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was "as advertised" - well kept, well appointed, and very comfortable. The view was also "as advertised " - Spectacular! We would easily stay there again; and, certainly recommend it to family x and friends.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Vacation Rental EVER!!!

  • 5 of 5

Everyone in our party agreed, this was the best vacation rental we've ever booked! The place was perfectly cleaned, but didn't have a harsh chemical cleaner smell. The kitchen was well stocked with QUALITY cutlery, knives, pots, pans, etc. Most places we stay will have the cheapest kitchen items, but not this place! The owners reply to messages within a day, if not minutes. Instructions were very easy to follow and detailed.

As for the complex, the amenities where awesome (trails, pools both indoor and outdoor and both heated), hot tubs, gated, and a great friendly vibe. Close and convenient to everything the Boone area has to offer.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great View!

  • 5 of 5

The condo is located in a nice gated community that seems to be well maintained. The condo was very clean, comfortable and nicely furnished. Our favorite part was the amazing view of the mountains from the back deck. We would definitely rent this place again.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $300

$300.00 refundable security deposit refunded within 30 days of departure is required.

Cancellation by Tenant must be written. If the reservation is cancelled more than 14 days before arrival a full refund will be given. If less than 14 days, a refund will be given if the unit is re rented for the same period of time, otherwise 50% plus security deposit (if applicable) will be refunded.

Month long inquiries only for July and August at the present time.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.