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Boone downtown 5 minutes, Gated Community, Gorgeous View

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms and 1 Bath House, Sleeps: 4

Our mountain house has 2 bedrooms and 1 bath, and a romantic free standing stove, comfortable beds. It has a spectacular view and is 5 minutes from downtown Boone, gated community. Wireless internet and cable with movie channels. The kitchen is fully stocked with all items needed to make you feel at home. It has a washer and dryer for your laundry needs and air condition. The neighborhood is gated great place to walk with nature, mountain views, and a pond. All taxes and fees are included in the nightly rate. No additional charges.


Owner
Robin Bumgarner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About Robin Bumgarner

Our oldest daughter went to ASU and we fell in love with Boone. We purchased the property and have been enjoying it with our children and grandchildren ever since. Unfortunately, we cannot make it to the house as much as we would like to, so we have decided to share it with others who have fell in love with Boone.

Robin Bumgarner purchased this house in 2008

Why Robin Bumgarner chose High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains

Spectacular view, lots of privacy, gated community and 5 minutes from Boone.

What makes this house unique

This house has a backporch that you can sit and admire the view for days.

Amenities

Boone House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
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 Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Hair dryer, Hand soap, samples of shampoo and conditioner
  • Hair dryer, shower/tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Flat screen TV, cable
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen bed, Flat Screen, Cable, Mtn view
  • Overhead fans in bedrooms, also we have a pack and play, flat screen TV, cable, movie channels, phone, wireless internet.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • 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:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, rafting, kayaking, tubing, skiing, etc. all in the area.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(82 traveler reviews)

Boone downtown 5 minutes, Gated Community, Gorgeous View
average rating of 4.768293 based on 82 reviews
2

NOT CLEANED prior to arrival: unusable for hours

  • 2 of 5

After a long day, my family arrived at 6:30 to find a pile of dirty towels, rumpled sheets/unmade beds. The cabin had clearly not been cleaned after prior renters. Phoned owner who nicely apologized for mistake. We were not able to unpack or shower in the rental. (She offered use of shower in owner's personal unit downstairs, but this was inconvenient.)

We asked about storing our bicycles before we returned to town (to allow housekeeper time to arrive/clean). She said we could store our bikes in shed, but I opened and discovered it was unusable/stuffed with items (including bags of garbage from renters). She again apologized, stating that she/spouse would be there in an hour. I received a message at 9:05 pm saying housekeeper would be finished in fifteen minutes. Upon return, everything was ship-shape.

Owner is very kind and offered to refund a night's stay, but we did not want to take money from her business/livelihood. (She also proffered staying an extra night, but we had to return to our jobs).

I slept poorly the first night due to ambivalence about leaving a negative review (as accolades from prior reviewers are accurate and owner was responsive). I have never left a negative review. But...I ultimately opted to be a good steward of this forum and provide authentic accounting of problem.

Especially disappointing: this was our only vacation (just 2 nights) all year with our son from college. We have experienced multiple recent family tragedies and are caring for two terminally-ill relatives and were greatly anticipating this brief respite. Thus, we were especially disappointed when arriving at a cabin in unacceptable condition.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We try very hard to provide a wonderful experience to our guests who choose to stay at our mountain home in Boone. We enjoy spending time in our mountain home and our guests do as well, as evidenced by our many, many great reviews. Unfortunately, in this case, the housekeeper that cleans our home before guests arrive made a mistake in her calendar. As soon as we received a phone call from our guest that the house had not been cleaned, we contacted our housekeeper and she was at the house within 30 minutes. She apologized profusely, as did we, for the schedule mix up. The house was totally cleaned and ready for occupancy within an hour and a half. To make our guests as comfortable as possible, we offered them the use of our “mother-in-law” apartment (in the bottom floor of the house which we do not rent out and is never occupied while the house is rented) while the house was being cleaned. Our guest actually commented that our housekeeper did a great job in cleaning the house. We regret any inconvenience to our guests. But we wanted to make them comfortable and get the house ready for them as soon as possible. Again, our apologies, and we hope our guests come again. Sincerely, Robin and Gary
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5

Outstanding views!!!

  • 5 of 5

Great property. Great views from the deck and easy to get to. Exactly filled our purpose of enjoying Boone and the surrounding towns like Blowing Rock, hiking off the Blue Ridge Parkway and our visit to Grandfather Mountain. I personally want to thank the owners and especially Robin for making sure everything was great for us while stating at this property. This was the first time I used Home Away and was extremely grateful that I found this house to rent.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect location amazing view!

  • 5 of 5

The house was amazing, perfect view and very relaxing. The beds were extremely comfortable. Very close to downtown Boone about at $15 Uber drive. We saw lots of deer in the neighborhood multiple times. There was a slim selection of DVDs in the house but we just stopped by a red box. Robin was a very considerate host and kept us updated on checkin time availability and somethings going on in the neighborhood. We would definitely stay again and have already talked the house up to multiple friends!!! Thank you so much!!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great cabin for stay with kids

  • 4 of 5

The house was clean and smelled great but the back door stuck and toilet seat was broken. Great place to stay for a short trip with kids.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here. Beautiful view and very close to so many area attractions. It was nice and peaceful. If I had a complaint about the house it would be the bed was too high (I am a shortie) so we switched to the smaller room. However, that would vary person to person and is in no way a negative comment. The owners were very nice to work with. It was a great honeymoon!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The cabin was clean, warm and cozy.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay. The view was breathtaking. Everything that we needed was provided and more. We will be coming back. It was the perfect home away from home.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
321 and 421
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Daniel Boone
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Applachian, Sugar
Car: necessary

This property is located 5 minutes from downtown Boone in a gated community On Top of Boone. It has a community area with pond, picnic tables, and walking area.

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Rates & Availability

Boone House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
Sep 25 2017 - Nov 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
$130
From
$140
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
$140
 
 
Christmas
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 3 2018
2 night minimum stay
$140
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$100
From
$125
Fri,Sat,Sun
$700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Payments can be arranged, just let us know.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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