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Fern Hill Overlook, Fantastic Views, Hot Tub, Private setting

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Situated on 2 acres on the western slopes of the North Carolina Appalachian Mountains, Fern Hill Overlook offers magnificent mountain views, lots of privacy, and is conveniently accessible to local attractions and activities.

Curve up the driveway between rock ledges and rhododendron to a rustic cabin which is not easily visible from the road. A large carved bear greets your sight as you round the bend in the driveway.

Park under the deck and walk up the stone steps. At the top of the steps, there is a bench big enough for two and a stone patio. It's a great spot for quiet reflection. Go through the house or follow the deck to the front porch for BREATHTAKING mountain views and a glimpse of the river in winter. No other cabins are between you and the river. Put the two rocking chairs together and share nature's beauty and majesty with someone special. Or, soak in the hot tub on the deck and enjoy the scenic views and forest setting. Be sure to keep an eye out for deer passing by but please respect this property as a sanctuary for the native flora and fauna.

This cabin has many amenities including full length windows, an updated kitchen and open floor plan. It is nicely furnished with rustic style furniture and accents. The master bedroom with a reading area takes full advantage of the windows and views. Firewood is provided for the wood burning stove which keeps the cabin cozy in even the coldest weather.

Located only 25 minutes from Boone or Blowing Rock, it's a short ride for shopping, touring, or skiing. Head in the other direction and you can spend the day in Tennessee at Watauga Lake! Browse the collection of books in the cabin for reading on a rainy day.

Bear images and figures are included in the decor. Count the bears in and around the cabin and turn in your total to confirm whether you found all of them. Further details are available.

Fern Hill Overlook is accessible year round but four wheel drive or chains are recommended for this property in winter months due to the significant slope of the driveway.

Although the cabin does not have central air-conditioning, the relatively high elevation and ceiling fans usually keep it comfortable year round. There are 3 sources of heat during cooler months to keep the cabin warm and cozy. As a rustic cabin in the woods, the possibility of an outdoor fire spreading to the cabin is a concern. Therefore, no outdoor fires (grills for cooking, fire pits, etc.) are allowed. Wildlife such as deer and turkey may occasionally be seen crossing the property. These 2 acres are to be respected as a sanctuary for animals. No discharge of weapons of any sort is permitted.

More Details

Owner
Sandra
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 27, 2017

Why Sandra chose High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains

In May 2006 we found this permanent private rustic vacation cabin which is perfect for us. It is a truly special spot that has a feeling of seclusion on 2 acres, an awesome view of the mountains and seasonal views of the Watauga River.

What makes this cabin unique

Hot tub for relaxation. Rocking chair front porch. Close to the river. Wooded. For necessities, there is a nearby grocery, deli and gas station. We consider this property a refuge for the wildlife and the people who visit. Please respect our desire to maintain this property as a sanctuary for everything within its boundaries. We hope that your stay here will be an experience to store in your chest of treasured memories.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Fern Hill Overlook, Fantastic Views, Hot Tub, Private setting
average rating of 4.8 based on 20 reviews
Powell, Ohio
5

Highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

My sweetie and spend a weekend in Feb here to celebrate Valentines Day. It was everything we had hoped for! The cabin is clean, well stocked in all the necessities, and very romantic. The views were just as pictured.

Master bed was very comfortable (we didn't use the second bedroom), and the view of the mountains when waking up was gorgeous and peaceful. Loved the hot tub, and the fact that the setting was very private.

We arrived to a light dusting of snow, which made using the wood stove and the hot tub the perfect thing. The stove puts out a LOT of heat, and the cabin was cozy and warm in no time. The location was close to Boone, Blowing Rock and Valle Cruces, so if you want something to do, you can reach town within 20 min. Puzzles and games were supplied, so there was really no reason to leave.

We cooked 4 meals and found everything we needed in the kitchen.

I certainly hope to return to Fern Hill Overlook sometime in the future. Thank you Sandra for a wonderful weekend!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy comfort with a nice view!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our weekend, despite the cloudy weather. We enjoy the Boone area and visit often and will most likely stay here again. The hot tub was a nice ammenity and the king size bed was very comfortable. The woodstove works great and provided plenty of warmth for the whole place. Wood is provided but you'll want to bring some starter blocks. Oh, and trash can liners. The driveway is steep so get a good running start and stay on it.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy!

  • 5 of 5

We had so much fun during our stay at the cabin! We had hoped to see snow, and Winter Storm Helena definitely gave us plenty. Maybe 6 plus inches?! We we're only there for a long weekend and never ventured out into the nearby cities after we got to the cabin, but we enjoyed playing in the snow on the property, watching movies, and relaxing in the hot tub at the end of the day. The wood burning stove definitely kept us very warm with 13 degree highs during the day. The snow didn't start until we got the car unloaded the first day, so we didn't have any trouble getting up the driveway and didn't think anything about parking the car at the top. Because the temperature never got higher than 13 degrees while we were there we ended up having trouble getting the engine to warm up enough to start on our last day, and roadside assistance had trouble getting up the driveway in the snow to get us a jumpstart. There is some flat space at the bottom of the driveway to park, so if going during a snow storm it might be a good idea to leave your car there! Sandra was very understanding, and we will definitely consider planning another cabin trip here in the future!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

Great view, cozy, everything we wanted!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

Great little rural cabin, owner was wonderful to work with!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect little cabin for our family of 4. The area is beautiful, rural and private. It is a short 25 minute drive into Boone where we found tons of restaurants and grocery stores etc. We spent time hiking and skiing in the area, then relaxing at the cabin at night. The hot tub was a bonus after skiing all day! Great time would recommend!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfy and cozy

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was wonderful! The pictures don't even do the place justice. We loved sitting in the hot tub in the cold mountain morning, listening to the silence all around us. In the evening, the wood stove kept the cabin cozy and warm with plenty of wood stocked, and all the little touches throughout the cabin made us feel right at home. Check out was made even easier by the state of the art little dishwasher and the clear instructions provided by the owner. We felt in good hands throughout the process. My Subaru didn't have any trouble with the driveway but I could definitely see where a non 4WD might have trouble. We loved being perched up on the mountainside but still nestled among tall trees. We would definitely come back in a heart beat!

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Mast General Store
"Great place to browse! Nostalgia, history, culture."
The Mast Farm Inn
"Nice dining spot in Valle Crucis."
Tweetsie Railroad
"Family entertainment theme park."
Appalachian Ski Mountain
"Ski resort"
Sugar Mountain Ski Area/Sports
"Snow ski destination"
Dan'l Boone Inn Restaurant
"Family dining"
V C Farm
"Horseback riding"
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
U. S. Highway 321
Car: necessary

Enjoy majestic mountain views, the crisp tang of the air, the abundance of wildlife, the splendor of the leaves in fall, the sound of the river after a rain, and the character of this mountain community! In this very private setting, the hot tub on the deck is a great way to relax while you enjoy the view.

It's a short drive to Valle Crucis. Be sure to visit the Mast General Store and Annex there. Music in the Valle features local musicians in the community park on Friday nights during the summer. For “downtown” shopping, it is about 20 minutes from Boone. There’s a great grocery right around the corner from the cabin for any necessities. Ski resorts in the area provide sporting activity in the winter. For warmer weather, there are opportunities for horseback riding, kayaking, canoeing and whitewater rafting.

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Rates & Availability

Sugar Grove Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Vacation
Jun 30 2017 - Aug 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$170
$1,030
 
 
Fall Leaf Season
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$170
$1,030
 
 
Holiday
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
 
 
Holiday
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 2 2018
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
$900
 

Additional information about rental rates

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Tax Rate 12.75%

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Amenities

Sugar Grove Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) One single sleep sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing

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