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SPECTACULAR PANORAMIC VIEWS FROM THE LUXURIOUS, PRIVATE 'CABIN' AT KILKELLYS!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

BREATHTAKING BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN VIEWS: WOW! LOG CABIN ON THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE

WE INVITE YOU TO RELAX AND REJUVENATE AT THE CABIN AT KILKELLYS!

Perched high on a finger ridge of the Eastern Continental Divide, in a gorgeous pristene area of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Kilkelly's luxurious CABIN provides amazing long-range views, fully comparable to those seen from nearby Blue Ridge Parkway overlooks. In this unique 22-acre setting, you are surrounded by tall mountains and deep valleys, while privately nestled among flowers and gardens. Privacy was key in locating the CABIN. It is several hundred yards down the ridge from the Main House, out of sight and sound. And there are no other buildings or dwellings within sight or sound.

The remarkable long-range and layered views from the CABIN are seen from a high and vaulted prospective, extending over 100 miles across natural, undisturbed woodlands and fields! Sunrises and sunsets are varied and magnificent. It's also a perfect place to experience dramatic weather changes and cloud formations -- above you and below! And at night, it's a star gazer's dream! With no city lights, the stars are bright and plentiful (we furnish binoculars). And there are no highways nearby, or traffic noise to interfere with orchestral sounds of nature. And WOW, we have NO MOSQUITOES! Kind of a mountain paradise.

The CABIN itself is a custom 1600 SF, upscale cedar log home. It has two King bedroom suites, two pull-out sofas, two full baths, a fully appointed and stocked kitchen, a large gas grill, comfortable dining for six (inside and out), fine living room couches and swivel-rocker chairs, and a stone gas fireplace. There is a small pantry, lots of cabinet space, a game room with an indoor shuffleboard, and four wide-screen HD TVs with DVRs and DVDs (one with 3D). On the outside is a covered front porch, and open deck wrap around to an elevated attached gazebo, a lower patio with a 6-person Jacuzzi, lounge chairs, hammocks, and swings. We also have outdoor play areas and equipment for children and adults, including a 45-foot rope swing, a geo-dome, a standard swing set, a regulation horse shoe pit, and a stone fire pit. And of course, many adjacent and nearby walking trails, streams, and cascades.

The Blue Ridge Parkway entrance at Bamboo Gap is only 1/3 mile from the CABIN, and Boone and Blowing Rock are just minutes away. Mileage distances: Boone downtown 5mi.; Blowing Rock downtown 8mi.; Appalachian Ski Mtn. 6mi.; Hawksnest Tubing & Zip Line Resort 18mi.; dSugar Mtn. Ski Resort 22mi.; Beech Mtn. Ski Resort 28mi; Banner Elk 22mi.; Grandfather Mtn. 19mi.; Linville Gorge Falls 34mi.; Mt. Mitchell 71mi.; Asheville 100mi.; West Jefferson 26mi.; Charlotte 100mi.; and HEAVEN -- 0mi.!

Our goal is to share this remarkable natural setting with our guests by providing private, warm and luxurious accommodations, and a memorable visit to the Blue Ridge Mountains.

WE WOULD LOVE TO WELCOME YOU TO THE CABIN AT KILKELLYS.

Your Innkeepers,

Joanie and Gary Kilkelly

Keywords: Cabin, Log Cabin, Luxury Cabin, Rustic, Luxury, Scenic Cabin, Mountain Cabin, Romantic Get-Away, Boone Cabin, Blowing Rock Cabin, Views, Long Range Views, Layered Views, High Elevation Views, Panoramic Views, Sunset Views, Sunrise Views, Vaulted Views, Scenic, Quiet, Private, Gardens,

More Details

Owner
Joanie & Gary Kilkelly
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

About Joanie & Gary Kilkelly

We are grateful to able to share this beauty with others. We want to provide a unique vacation destination, centered around the solitude, serenity, and majesty of this special place in the oldest mountain range on our continent.

Joanie & Gary Kilkelly purchased this cabin in 2009

Why Joanie & Gary Kilkelly chose High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains

We are fortunate to live on a beautiful ridge that joins the Blue Ridge Parkway, midway between Blowing Rock and Boone. Wanting to share with others our magnificent year-round views of the mountains, we designed and built the CABIN on a private bluff further out our ridge and well apart from our Main House.

Our mission is to provide our visitors with a rare combination of luxurious surroundings in the midst of some of the most rugged mountain beauty in the Appalachians.

WE SUGGEST READING THE REVIEWS SUBMITTED BY OUR GUESTS. ALL REVIEWS AND GUEST COMMENTS ARE INCLUDED HERE AND ACCURATELY QUOTED.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great time! Came here to get away from the heat in FL. While an overcast & rainy week, it didn't matter with the wonderful gazebo. Spent most of our time out there. The cabin is fantastic. Will be back.
Aug 2016
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Amenities

Boone Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , 2 separate lavatories
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , two individual lavatories
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Den - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Includes full private bath.
  • BOTH BEDROOMS WITH LARGE FLAT-SCREEN HD TVs, DVRs, and DVD players.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
TOTAL PRIVACY, commercial shuffle board table, tournament horseshoe pit/shoes, swing sets, fire pit, 22 private acres of beautiful landscaping and walking paths, special amenities.

Reviews

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SPECTACULAR PANORAMIC VIEWS FROM THE LUXURIOUS, PRIVATE 'CABIN' AT KILKELLYS!
average rating of 5.0 based on 438 reviews
Raleigh, NC
5

The Perfect Escape

  • 5 of 5

First time using VRBO and we are hooked. We wanted a quick getaway before school began again for the boys. We saw the great reviews for this place and quickly confirmed a weekend. I cannot imagine a better mountain location and understand now why guests are continuously repeat visitors. We found our stress levels dropping even more than the temperature as we settled in for the weekend. Had I known views like this would make two teenage boys forget about electronics, we would have done it much, much sooner. Both the views and the newly added tree swing took our breath away. We cannot wait to return, and are already introducing the location to friends and family. Thank you, Joanie and Gary! Your hospitality is unmatched.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Drawing guests back into the beautiful world of nature is what we strive to do so we are ESPECIALLY happy that your boys enjoyed it with you!! We are so happy that you were able to relax and will look forward to your return! Joanie & Gary
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Greensboro, NC
5

A slice of Heaven. The house is magnificent. The Kilkelly's are wonderful hosts,.

  • 5 of 5

The Kilkelly's have thought of everything! The house is 5 star, the view is 5 star, the location is 5 star, and the overall experience is off the charts. You are afforded the opportunity of peace and quiet in a magnificent house and setting. We can't wait to return.

Regina and Jerry Clark

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jerry and Regina!! It was a blessing to spend a little time talking with you as you are wonderful guests!!!! We will look forward to your return!!!!! Joanie & Gary
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Raleigh, NC
5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We have enjoyed our return to the cabin. The area is beautiful and there is lots to do for all ages. The Kilkellys are welcoming and made us feel right at home. The homemade chocolate cake waiting for us in the fridge was just one of the personal touches that made our trip memorable.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Wonderful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Our stay here was beyond expectations. Joanie and Gary were very helpful hosts and provided us with great directions to the cabin and suggestions as to what to do during our stay. The cabin is private, well equipped and clean. We spent many hours reading by the large picture window watching the birds and wildlife. Gary keeps the feeders full so American gold finches are plentiful. The Jacuzzi is wonderful. We hope to come back soon.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A stay in "paradise"

  • 5 of 5

Staying at the cabin was like staying with the perfect hosts as Joanie and Gary thought of everything! The cabin was beautiful, clean and truly a home away from home. I brought many books to read on our mini-vacation, but couldn't seem to stop watching the birds, chipmunks and views! We even took a hike and encountered a waterfall, a deer and an opossum! Truly an outstanding place to stay.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Extraordinary place

  • 5 of 5

This is our 3rd time staying; 1st time at the cabin.

We are always so impressed with the level of detail in the house and on the grounds. The views are spectacular and the comfort level at the cabin is fantastic. I can't imagine a nicer place to stay in the high country.

Joanie and Gary are just really nice people who care about their home and the guests who stay there. We can't wait to return.

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

Nearest Point of Interest
The Cabin at Kilkelly's
Nearest Point of Interest
Kilkelly's Main House
Nearest Point of Interest
Driveway Entrance
Nearest Point of Interest
Little Laurel Road at PKW

WHAT TO EXPECT:

*MAGNIFICENT VARIETY OF HIGH MOUNTAIN VIEWS -- CLOSE-IN, LONG-RANGE, AND PANORAMIC.

* COMFORTABLE, RUSTIC ELEGANCE -- INDOORS AND OUT, ALL TIMES OF THE DAY.

* 360-DEGREE, TOTAL PRIVACY.

* WARM HOSPITALITY AND DILIGENT ATTENTION TO YOUR NEEDS.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $110
Additional Guest Fee $40 per person per night

REFUNDS:
REFUNDS ASSOCIATED WITH A SHORTENED STAY OR CANCELLATIONS WILL ONLY BE MADE IF KILKELLYS IS ABLE TO REBOOK THE ACTUAL DAYS LOST.

RENTAL RATE FOR ADDITIONAL GUESTS/SERVICES --
USE OF THE 2ND BDRM IS $80/NT . IF 2ND BDRM IS NOT NEEDED, IT WILL REMAIN VACANT.
RENTAL OF 1 OR 2 SINGLE PULL-OUT SOFAS/LINENS (NOT RECOMMENDED FOR ADULTS): $40.00 EACH/NT

FOR GUESTS NOT PROVIDING DAMAGE PROTECTION/INSURANCE, ACTIVE CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION (CARD LIMIT AT LEAST $1,000) MUST BE ON FILE.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.