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Huge Comfortable Log Home in North Carolina Mountains!

Sleeps35
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms6
Space 4,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 10 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 6 Baths, (Sleeps 26-35)

MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW! PLANNING A FAMILY REUNION OR GROUP RETREAT FOR THIS MONTH OR LATER? GET YOUR CHOICE OF DATES BEFORE THEY'RE GONE.

The perfect place for your Summer, Fall or ski season getaway. Enjoy the unhurried pace and cool temperatures during our off season or the winter wonderland that is Beech Mountain during ski season. The town of Beech Mountain is the highest city east of the Mississippi River. Ideal for business and church retreats as well as family reunions or even just time with friends.

4900+ square foot log home in moderately wooded setting located only .9 miles from Beech Mountain Club recreational facilities and 1.9 miles from Ski Beech entrance.

Home's exterior is fieldstone and cedar shake. The Lodge's interior, which is almost exclusively wood, creates rustic atmosphere with modern conveniences. Wood beamed ceilings throughout. Many of the walls are 16'-24' thick hand-hewn logs. Interior materials are recycled from 143 year-old grist mill located in Chatam, Virginia; the 136 year-old Reedy Fork Mill formerly outside Winston-Salem, NC; and, a barn of unknown age and origin.

Living room, dining room, and kitchen floors are hardwood (area rug covers almost all of living room); all halls and bedrooms are carpeted and bathrooms are ceramic tiled.

Large living room with over-sized woodburning fireplace (firewood provided). Dining room is 10' x 35' and seats 30 at one sitting. Kitchen has flat-surface stovetop, separate flat-surfaced, 5-burner stove with self-cleaning oven, combination microwave/range hood and two GE refrigerators with icemaker. Wood deck is 18' x 18' with perimeter bench seating and over-sized commercial gas grill. Ten bedrooms contain ten full-size beds and ten queen-size beds, three adult-size bunk beds as well as a twin-size sofa bed.

TV room has 42' flat panel TV with digital cable service, high-speed broadband internet access, VCR/DVD player and surround sound system as well as a queen-size sleeper sofa, which may be used as eleventh bedroom. Third floor hallway has foyer with large window seat, sofa, and 40' flat panel TV with digital cable service and PS3.

Off-street parking for up to eleven or twelve vehicles. SORRY, BUT NO PETS PERMITTED.

Keywords: Huge, Log Home, on ski hill, NC mountains

More Details

Owner
John or Kay Warthman
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About John or Kay Warthman

The Warthman Family-Kay, John, Jonathan, Josh and his wife, Natalie-own the Lodge. Kay is a long-ago retired nurse, who devoted her time to parenting and now focuses on church related activities. John is a retired real estate property management exec., who oversaw management of 17,000+ apartments, 3,800+ condominiums, 1 million+ square feet of office space and a number of home owner associations in a 30+ year career. Today, he is an instructor and speaker for a number of professional real estate organizations, which allows him to travel widely in both the U.S. and overseas doing professional credentialing courses.

John or Kay Warthman purchased this house in 1979

Why John or Kay Warthman chose Beech Mountain

We bought this home when we lived in Charlotte and our oldest son was just born. We had visited the mountains during the summer and fell in love with Beech Mountain. A subsequent ski trip further cemented that feeling. John became aware of the Lodge itself while buying a pair of ski boots in Charlotte. During his preschool years and the summers of his first school years, he lived with his grandparents who lived in 5-bedroom converted stone barn. The Lodge reminded him of those wonderful childhood memories. Because he was in real estate management, he thought he could buy it, refurbish it, expand it and add a stone facade to the majority of the house. With the help of his brother Bob, who was a contractor, and some of his talented employees, he worked on the Lodge during weekends for 8 months to bring his vision to fruition.

Initially, we thought that the Lodge would best be operated as a bed and breakfast, but quickly found that the most requests were to rent the entire house by larger groups. So, in our second year of ownership, we converted to whole house rental. In the mid-80's, we moved to Atlanta, where we still reside. So, for a long time now, we've been unable to enjoy the Lodge and its peaceful setting as much as we'd like. Over the 30+ years we've owned and operated the Lodge, we've been privileged to serve many families and groups. Many of them have returned again and again causing us to think of them as extended family. So, we derive pleasure from the enjoyment they experience as well as the relationships we've formed over the years.

What makes this house unique

The setting of the Lodge combined with materials contained within it just give us the feeling of living in another, less hurried time. However, we still have access to the Beech Mountain Club with its Olympic pool, first-class tennis facilities, tennis as well as pickleball courts, breathtaking golf course with views of 3 states and excellent dining. And, it's 1.3 miles from the Beech Mountain Resort ski slopes. We think it's the perfect combination of yesteryear atmosphere combined with many modern conveniences.

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Tri-Cities Tennessee
Nearest Barpub
2.2 Miles
Various
Nearest Golf
2.6 Miles
Beech Mountain Club
Nearest Restaurant
2.2 Miles
Various
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Beech Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
35 Miles
Wautauga Lake
Car: necessary

4900+ square foot log home in moderately wooded setting located only .9 miles from Beech Mountain Club recreational facilities and 1.9 miles from Beech Mountain Resort entrance.

Other Activities: Downhill/alpine skiing, wildlife viewing, rock climbing, basketball, horseshoes, kayaking, mini golf, boating, cross country skiing, snowboarding

Amenities

Charter Hills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 35
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 30 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Main Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1 of 2 located on main floor
    Main Floor (2) - toilet , tub , Located off TV room, has claw-footed tub
    Ground Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hall bathroom for two bedrooms
    Second Floor Hall - toilet , combination tub/shower , One of two on this Floor
    Second Floor Potential Private - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom off bedroom #3 on this floor
    Top Floor Hall - toilet , shower , Third floor hall bath with shower only
  • Ceramic-tiled floors with 1x8 clear-finished pine walls.
Bedrooms:
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 35
  • Main Foor - 2 double
    Ground Floor - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , Queen bed, adult-sized bunk bed & single bed sleeper sofa
    Ground Floor - 2 bunk bed , Two custom-built adult-sized bunk beds
    Second Floor (1) - 2 queen , Armoire & separate closet
    Second Floor (2) - 2 queen , Armoire & shared hall closet
    Second Floor (3) - 2 double , Has private bathroom & shared hall closet
    Second Floor (4) - 2 double , Has shared hall closet
    Top Floor (1) - 2 queen , 1 double , Has queen-size loft bed and shared hall closet
    Top Floor (2) - 1 queen , 2 double , Has queen-size loft bed and shared hall closet
    Top Floor (3) - 1 queen , 2 double , Has queen-size loft bed and shared hall closet
    Main Floor TV Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , TV room with queen-size sleeper sofa
  • Twelve queen-size beds, eleven full-size beds, three adult-size bunk beds, one queen-size sofa bed in TV room, one single-size sofa bed in ground floor bedroom. One baby crib available
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
All cooking Utensils/ Plates/Silverware/Glassware/barware provided. Beech Mountain Club Guest Privileges (Heated Olympic pool, 18-hole golf course with views of three states, tennis courts, activities, etc, (fees apply), Access to 22, 000 s, f, Beech Mountain Activity Center (fees apply), Town of Beech Mountain water and sewer.

Reviews

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5

Amazing stay with plenty of room

  • 5 of 5

John was very welcoming and ensured we had everything we needed. Great place for big groups. Plenty of places to sleep and very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words. It was a pleasure to be of service to your family. We'll hope to have the opportunity to do so again in the future.
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5

Great House with a Great Leaser

  • 5 of 5

We took our group of around 20 to this house for a weekend and there was PLENTY of space. We definitely could have slept more and the house would have definitely been prepared for it. The leaser also was always quick to respond, helpful and patient, and on top of things before, during, and after our stay. 5 out of 5 for sure

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind comments. It was a pleasure having you as guests. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again in the future. In the meantime, best wishes for continued success in your mission.
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5

Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

The home is s wonderful mix of old and new. We had our company there for a long weekend the home has a wonderful family feeling. If you look closely you can see the original home with the hand cut timber longs in the living room and kitchen area. The owner checked on us and they are just a wonderful family, thank you for letting us use your home.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Loved It!!!

  • 5 of 5

Had a group of 30 and the house was plenty comfortable for all of us! Good distance to the ski lodge and to other places around the town. Everyone loved the look and feel of the house and will definitely be staying at this place on our next mountain trip.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Our favorite place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We have a large group that does an annual trip to Beech, and this is our favorite place to stay BY FAR. There is SO MUCH room inside... it sleeps 20+ comfortably and everyone loves the rustic aesthetic of the house. The dining area is large enough to host group dinners and the kitchen is set up to house PLENTY of food (two fridges, perfect!) The house is enormous, but somehow manages to feel warm and cozy with the communal areas mostly isolated to the main floor. John is professional and SO easy to work with... he has gone above and beyond to accommodate us more than once, and the return of the security deposit is always issued promptly within a week of our stay (which is an issue I've had with other rentals previously.) The location is also super convenient... it's a really quick drive to the slopes or to Fred's or the various restaurants on Beech. We love this house and will be back every year, as long as our group stays large enough!!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words, Marlee. It's our pleasure to be of service to you and your group whenever we can. We'll hope that's as soon as next year. Until then, john w.
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Huge house with plenty of parking

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean, only about 10 min away from skiing at Beach Mt. and had more than enough parking space, which is definitely rare for the area.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review, Ryan. We'll hope to have the opportunity to serve you and your group again in the future.
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Damage Deposit $600

Rates based on maximum group size of 25 people during any time other than ski weekends.
Written lease required by state of NC for all rentals less than thirty days.
Any fees assessed ownership for traveler's use of credit cards for payment will be deducted from security deposit prior to return.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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