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Pool Table, Hot Tub, Ping Pong, Pet Friendly, Fantastic Location

Sleeps17
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Our Place Has Master Suites And Can Fit Up To 16 People.

We love coming up with our family and friends and think you will too. The floor plan is great for multiple families or groups with 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and several living spaces. The upstairs has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. One is a master suite. The downstairs is the same and one of the bedrooms is a bunk room with 4 beds. If you need an extra bed, you'll find a pull out couch in the downstairs. There is a hot tub on a large screened porch and a pool table and ping pong table downstairs. The house sits on 3 acres so there is lots of privacy and space for exploring. We have seating inside for 16 as well as dining for 8 more on the deck and porch. In the winter months, we would strongly recommend a 4-wheel drive vehicle for the secondary roads and for our driveway.


Owner
Hunter Buxton
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 27, 2017

About Hunter Buxton

We having been renting places in the Mountains of North Carolina for a decade and last year decided it was time to buy a place of our own. We have three kids and absolutely love the beauty and activity of this area. We can provide you with all sorts of recommendations of secret swimming holes, great near-by hikes and restaurants we love.

Hunter Buxton purchased this house in 2012

Why Hunter Buxton chose High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains

We chose this house because it was big enough to hold lots of friends and family and we could not ask for a better location. The pavement ends right by our drive and if you go to the left it is natural and beautiful for lovely walks with the dog and a very short and gorgeous drive to the parkway, fishing , hiking , etc. But if you go right out of the drive, you are 5-10 minutes from either Boone or Blowing Rock and all the amenities of those areas. We have a view from the screened porch and are surrounded by trees.

What makes this house unique

We have lots of games to play. There is a Wii downstairs with board games and a big-screen TV. There is also a DVD upstairs as well. We have a pool table and have converted the garage to a ping pong room.

Amenities

Blowing Rock House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 13 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • There are four bathrooms in the house - two upstairs and two downstairs.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 4 twin/ single , bunk beds
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
  • The main floor master we refer to as the Bird's Nest because you feel like you are sleeping in the trees. It has a king size bed and its' own bathroom. The second bedroom on the main floor is a queen bed with a bathroom right beside it. The third bedroom on the main floor is a high double bed with a single trundle underneath that rolls out. Downstairs you have a master suite with a king bed, a bedroom with a queen bed and a bunk room that sleeps four. We also have a pull-out couch in the rec room downstairs but it's uncomfortable so we have purchased an inflatable bed that sits on a platform.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

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Pool Table, Hot Tub, Ping Pong, Pet Friendly, Fantastic Location
average rating of 4.6285715 based on 35 reviews
3

Great Location, plenty of room, enjoyed the hot tub, pool table and ping pong

  • 3 of 5

It is a very spacious house with plenty of room for a large group. It is conveniently located between Blowing Rock and Boone. You are on the mountain and in the trees, so great privacy. We enjoyed the back porch, the large living room with two large dining tables, the hot tub, the pool table, and ping pong. The pool table and ping pong are downstairs, so the kids can play while the adults relax upstairs. The house can use a few upgrades and repairs and the owner said they have those planned.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great

  • 5 of 5

I enjoy it very much Thanks

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house is amazing; great location and layout, but it is in need of some maintenance.

  • 3 of 5

The space is great and well located, minutes from great hikes and blowing rock. The views and the porch are spectacular. The only reason I'm giving it a 3 star rating is that there are some things that need to be fixed. The fridge wasn't working and it WAS fixed very quickly, but other things, like a table leg, multiple chairs and the bunk bed were not fixed. We let the owner know first thing and found a note from the previous guests listing the same issues (not sure if the owner saw the note before our arrival).

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi- Thanks for taking the time to write. I'm glad you had a good time and sorry that the handyman we sent did not fix everything to your satisfaction. We are getting new bunk beds and a dining table for the house but we cannot bring it up until August. It's a shame the current table is not holding up as well as I had hoped. It is such a great shape and size for the space but evidently things need to be much sturdier when you rent than when you own! Enjoy the rest of your summer-
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5

The home was awesome.

  • 5 of 5

There was more than enough room for our group. When we first got there the kids were all on their electronic devices. After a few hours I don't recall them being on them very much. There was so much to do. They kept occupied all weekend playing pool, ping pong, card games, etc. Kitchen was fully stocked and they had a brand new grill outside. Everyone also enjoyed the hot tub. We had a great time in both Boone and Blowing Rock which were about 10 minutes away. This home is in a perfect location and we would definitely do this again.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: When the kids get off their devices you know you are doing something right! Glad everyone had a good time. It was thoughtful of you to take the time to write a review. I appreciate it. You and your family were wonderful guests. Please come again!
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Most Comfortable

  • 4 of 5

The house was great very comfortable! the ceiling fans in some of the bedrooms didn't work and the driveway took a bit of skill to maneuver in and out of on two wheels but all in all it was a great stay.

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William Powell

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful stay with my family for an ASU Graduation

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with great features and very well equipped. I would stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nice of you to take the time to review the house. Glad you had a good time. Go Mountaineers!!!
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Map

Car: not necessary

We are located under 10 minutes from downtown Blowing Rock and downtown Boone. You can take a 5 minute walk from the house and arrive at the top of the Appalachian Ski Mountain. We are close to zip lining, fishing, hiking, restaurants, the Blue Ridge Parkway and more. I have a book I can send you with all the local attractions and how to get there from the house! We would love to share our favorite hikes, swimming holes, fishing spots, and restaurant picks with you. At the house, you can have fun playing pool, ping pong, lounging in the hot tub or relaxing on the deck or screened in porch. There is lots of space to spread out.

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Rates & Availability

Blowing Rock House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Summer/Fall
May 1 - Oct 30
2 night minimum stay
$375
From
$400
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,500
 
 
Christmas and New Years
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
$550
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$350
From
$375
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,750
$3,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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