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Sheila Lange

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Beautiful timber frame home with spectacular mountain views. Secluded, fabulous.

24 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Whitetop Cabin Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, loft, bunk room, 2 baths, Sleeps 12.

This luxury peg, post and beam timber-frame cabin sits on top of a ridge on 50 unspoiled acres. Quiet, secluded with spectacular mountain views all around. Explore the walking trails on the property that lead to the Top-O-The-Ridge where you can see the North Carolina side of the Blue Ridge off in the distance. Follow the less strenuous get-away trail which will lead you to an intimate view of the peaceful valley below while relaxing in an Adirondack chair or on the A-frame swing. Maybe just head down the ridge to Helton Creek, which borders the property, and enjoy the sounds of the bold stream or try your hand at fly fishing for some of the native or stocked trout. Or...just sit on the porch and enjoy the vistas or the horses that roam the property. You may never want to leave!

This beautiful home has 3 porches, each with spectacular views. Enjoy dinner or a warm fire outside on the back deck. Build a roaring bon-fire in the camp fire pit overlooking Grayson Highlands State Park. At night the stars are magnificent! Inside, sit on the large hearth of the nearly 30 foot stone fireplace and soak in the warmth and sounds of another crackling fire.

Indulge in the many activities close by. Lily Ridge is just 10 min. from the Virginia Creeper Trail and only 3 miles from Grayson Highlands State Park. Local attractions/activities include hiking, fishing, biking, horseback riding, music, and festivals throughout the year.

West Jefferson, NC is 25 min away where there are a variety of restaurants from BBQ to fine dining. Enjoy local art work, shops and antiquing. Nearby, enjoy the ambiance, a glass of wine and fine dining offered by the River House located on the North Fork of the New River. For family style with an atmosphere and history all it's own, check out Shatley Springs and don't forget to grab a bottle of fresh spring water, said to cure many an ailment. There are several golf courses located in West Jefferson and the New River is a beautiful place to canoe, tube or kayak.

In the other direction over the peak of Whitetop Mountain, is Abingdon, Virginia, a vibrant and quaint destination and home to the historic Barter Theater. Abingdon is a short 45 minute drive along the famed Crooked Road Music Trail. Explore the town, try the original Tavern which has been in continuous operation since the 1700's and visit the Abingdon Winery on the way there or on the way back to Lily Ridge.

Boone, NC is an hour from Whitetop as well as the quaint community of Blowing Rock. Shop, ski, rock climb or zip line. The choices in and around Lily Ridge Cabin are limitless.

We manage the property personally to make sure your stay is an enjoyable and memorable experience! We hope you will consider staying with us soon!

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Sheila Lange (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Sheila Lange

Todd and Sheila Lange have been married for over 25 years, reside in Statesville, North Carolina and have three children, a 25 year old girl, a 22 year old boy and a 15 year old boy. We have enjoyed many happy moments in and around Lily Ridge Cabin and love sharing it with friends, family and guests.

Sheila Lange purchased this cabin in 2001

Guestbook comments from the owner

Lily Ridge Cabin was absolutely perfect! My husband and I arrived after

a very long two day drive in the rain and wind from DC. (Skyline Drive

was beautiful but slow at 45 mph!) When we entered the cabin, we thought

we'd died and gone to heaven. The views from all the windows and the

decks were breathtaking, especially as the fall colors were just

reaching their peak. We especially enjoyed the large stone fire place in

the living room and the fire pit on the deck. Many evenings were spent,

relaxing with a glass of wine in front of a warm fire. Even though the

cabin is off the beaten track there was a lot to do in the area - hiking

in the Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area and Mt. Grayson State Park,

biking on the Virginia Creeper trail, discovering mountain music in the

lovely town of Floyd. I could go on and on, but I'll just say that we'd

go back in a heart beat. In fact, we're already planning our next

vacation to the Virginia Highlands and Lily Ridge.
Oct 2011
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based on 24 traveler reviews

Beautiful timber frame home with spectacular mountain views. Secluded, fabulous.
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 26 reviews

Perfect Family Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a lovely time at Lily Ridge Cabin. Lily Ridge is a gorgeous home with beautiful views! Although, the home had all the amenities one would need on the inside, I must say, we spent the majority of our time enjoying the beautiful view from the deck or roasting marshmallows in the fire pit ! The location was so convenient to both the Virginia Creeper Trail and Grayson Highlands. I would highly recommend heading into Lansing, NC to Pie on the Mountain! WOW! What great pizza! Todd and Sheila were wonderful to work with and made sure we had everything we needed. We found the house clean and stocked with everything mentioned in the description/amenities. I am sure this won't be our last visit to this awesome mountain home.

Ovella Tippett

Wilmington, NC

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Absolutely stunning!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Lily Ridge Cabin during the Battle at Bristol weekend. The house is very well maintained and beautifully decorated. I greatly appreciate the detailed directions and tips (such as the 4WD vehicle suggestion). Beds are comfortable and everything was provided as advertised. Our only regret is that we did not stay longer. We will have to plan another trip so we can enjoy the views and surrounding area more. Owners are fantastic. Highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Lovely cabin with beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

Despite a rainy long weekend we had a fantastic time at this cabin with my parents and in-laws. In fact, the location of the cabin was perfect and allowed us to take full advantage of patches of blue sky as it was very close to Grayson Highlands and convenient to the Va Creeper trail. Both are not to be missed. Being welcomed back by horses after each outing was a memorable experience. It was a beautiful place and a great vacation.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Knight Family

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week-end. We enjoyed the peace and quier. We loved watching the horses. We were very surprised that you provided firewood. We will use this place again if we want a mountain get away

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Clayton, NC...Charlotte, NC...Bremerton, WA..

Unbelievable views

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at Lily Ridge Cabin for the second time. We love it so much we'll be coming again. The cabin is so comfortable, from the beds in the loft to the ones in the bottom floor. We hiked all around the property, did some huffing and puffing but it was worth the views. Fed the horses, saw deer and rabbits in the front yard. The reservation system was so easy and Sheila very helpful.

Thank you for letting us use your home.

Joe, Pam, Paul, Austyn and Rayne

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Pender Co.

Great family getaway

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our time in VA mountains. We went primarily to ride the VA Creeper Trail and it was the perfect time of year to go. Leaves were just falling and weather was cool and crisp! The house was great for our family. Kids had the whole downstairs. The beds were very comfortable and nice linens and towels. There is only one shower so we all had to share and space out usage (due to sewage) but it was fine. There is no where to eat out or shop so thankfully I brought LOTS of food and did all my meal planning ahead of time. I did lots of crockpot meals so I would not be tied to the kitchen. Kitchen was furnished with everything I needed and very easy to find things and navigate. We enjoyed sitting on the porch, watching horses, hiking up the mountain behind the house and just relaxing. It is a great getaway if you want some down time. We will definitely go again!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Pie On The Mountain
Virginia Creeper Trail
Grayson Highlands State Park
Creeper Trail Bike Rental - Shuttle Service
Pie On The Mountain
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
West Jefferson, NC
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Mountain Aire, West Jefferson, NC
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US Hwy 58
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Lansing, VA
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Boone, NC
Car: recommended

Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia Creeper Trail, Grayson Highlands State Park, The New River, Damascus, VA, West Jefferson, NC, North Carolina Mountains, hiking, biking, mountain biking, horse back riding, canoeing, fishing, Virginia Highlands Horse Trail, golf, festivals, music, antiquing, kayaking, horseback riding, winery's, Blowing Rock, skiing, fine dining.


Rates & Availability

Whitetop Cabin Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $75
Cleaning $130
Tax Rate 7.0%

$195 per night for up to 6 guests. $20.00 per night per additional guest up to 12 guests. Sleeps a maximum of 12 people. Rates do not include $250 security deposit. (refundable provided there are no damages or additional cleaning required)
Cleaning fee $100 for 6 guests, $130 for 7-10 guests, $150 11-12 guests. Cleaning and Pet Fee (if applicable) of $75.00 payable at checkout.

50% of total rental charges, refundable security deposit, fees and applicable taxes due immediately to confirm reservation. Balance due 30 days in advance of arrival. Payments can be made via personal check or Credit Card via PayPal. PayPal processing incurs a nominal transaction fee.

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.
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Whitetop Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • River
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1st Floor Master has Claw-Foot Tub
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Built In Bunk Beds in the Bunk Room
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • There is a very large loft bedroom with beautiful views on the third floor that sleeps 4 with a four-poster double bed separated from 2 twin beds by a very large, 3 door folding privacy screen. There is a 1st floor master bedroom with a Queen sleigh bed. In the fully finished lower level is a 2nd master bedroom with a cabin style log frame king bed. The lower level also includes a bunk bedroom with 2 single beds and an entertainment/media room with a sleeper sofa which sleeps 2. A roll-away twin bed is available if required.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Sand Box
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 14 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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