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5 Acres of Serenity Just Off The Blue Ridge Parkway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house

Overview

About the property

5 Acres of Peace and quiet and 2400 Sq Ft Home just off the Blue Ridge Parkway

Bring the family to Rocky Acres Retreat and enjoy all the comforts of home with all the amenities for the outdoorsman. Walk out the door for some of the best hiking in the state at Stone Mountain State Park or go down to the New River and enjoy canoeing and kayaking and while your at it get in some golf at the New River Country Club (other clubs nearby include High Meadows Golf & Country Club, Roaring Gap Golf Course, Olde Beau Golf Club, Deer Creek Golf Course and Stone Mountain Golf Club ). For those that just want to relax, enjoy some of the finest wineries in the state or do some antiquing in the numerous antique shops in the area. Sparta and surrounding area enjoy some of the finest Bluegrass music in the world with Merlefest happening every year just down the road or at the Alleghany Jubilee in Sparta. When you are finished with all of that just sit in one of the rocking chairs on the huge deck and relax or tune in a movie on the 40 inch HDTV with free cable, and a ROKU that turns the TV in to a Smart TV for viewing your favorite movie channels, WiFi internet and a 200 DVD video library. Put out some deer corn and watch the deer come up and feed just outside your door and hear the turkey gobble as they walk by. Everything you could want is at your beckons call. Initially built to accommodate 2 golf foursomes this 2400 square foot, 4br (2 master suites), 3.5 bath home makes the perfect vacation spot for one or two families or group of friends. One of the Master suites is upstairs so those with mobility impairments won't have to contend with any stairs to enjoy the deck, family room, dining room, kitchen and private bath. The full kitchen has all the cooking utensils a cook would need including an outdoor gas grill. This is your spot. Make it your home away from home.


Property Manager
Steve Clark
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Steve Clark

This house was built to accommodate 2 golf foursomes and has been a family retreat for many years. With the family scattered throughout the southeast the house stays empty much of the year which is why we have opened our doors to you. We know you will love the peace and serenity of Rocky Acres Retreat.

Steve Clark purchased this house in 1987

Why Steve Clark chose Stone Mountain State Park

The house sits on 1 acre and we also own another 5 acres adjacent to it. Our back yard is in fact a part of Stone Mountain State Park and across the gravel private drive are another 10 acres of undeveloped private property. So you are literally surrounded by hundreds of acres of woods where the only neighbors are the wildlife. We are only a short walk from the Blue Ridge Parkway so some of the most beautiful scenery in the country can be seen from our deck or just a short walk down the driveway. We know you will enjoy the peaceful mountain life. Your only neighbors are the wildlife. With 2400 square feet of living space your family and friends can enjoy gathering together and not feel cramped with plenty of seating space so everyone can spread out and truly relax.

What makes this house unique

Stone Mountain State Park is our back yard. You are literally surrounded by Stone Mountain State Park. Walk south on the Blue Ridge Parkway to Stone Mountain Lookout. The park is only a 10 minute drive from the house. 10 miles down the Parkway is Doughton Park with a 6,000-acre landscape of open meadows and pioneer cabins and some of the best hiking around. Sparta, which is only 9 miles down the road has some of the best bluegrass music in North Carolina at the Alleghany Jubilee. There are over thirty wineries within a 30 mile radius of our house. Just pick one or several to enjoy the day wine tasting. Antiquing is another activity you can enjoy. Include antiquing with wine tasting and have a blast. Down in Sparta is the New River State Park and New River Campground where you can enjoy the cool waters on a canoe or kayaking trip. Five golf courses are close by too. Get in 18 at either Roaring Gap Golf Course, Olde Beau Golf Club, Deer Creek Golf Course, Stone Mountain Golf Club and High Meadows Golf & Country Club. Buy some deer corn at the local store and place some in the center island in the driveway and sit on the deck and watch the deer come up to feed. The wrap around deck is large enough to put out the corn hole game (provided) and heat up the competition or just sit on one of the eight rocking chairs and enjoy the scenery. On those cold rainy days curl up by the stone gas log fireplace or enjoy one of the 200 DVD's on the 40 inch HDTV with ROKU and WiFi. The full kitchen is a cooks delight with everything you need to make a cake or pie or whip up that old family favorite meal. This is the perfect place to get away from it all and experience some country living. The phone won't ring unless you give someone the number and it is so quiet outside you can hear the turkey gobbling in the woods and watch as the deer stroll by the house. You won't find a more peaceful retreat with so many amenities so close

Amenities

Traphill House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 10 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Do Not leave Corn Hole or Rocking chairs outside over night or in the rain
  • Close and Lock all doors upon departure
  • take pets outside often
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Downstairs Master Suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs Hall Bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Upstairs Master Suite
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Upstairs half bath
  • Enjoy the jetted tub in the Upstairs Master Suite
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Downstairs queen bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Upstairs Master Suite
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Downstairs Master
    sleeper sofa - 1 sleep sofa /futon , We've had tents on the deck and pallets on the floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Bunk Bed. Bottom Full size bed, top is twin.
  • 4 bedrooms 2 Master Suites w/private bath (1 Queen and one King bed) 1 Queen bedroom 1 Bunk bedroom with Bunk Bed. Bottom is Full size, top is twin size. Sofa has double hide-a-bed We have pitched 6 person tents on the deck
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Visit 'http://sparta-nc.com/' for the Sparta Chamber of Commerce web site to keep up to date with local happenings. YMCA Camp Cheerio is 12 miles away just around the corner. Call for facilities availability. For the runner or cyclist...The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of the most desired and scenic routes you will ever run or ride. Go 1.5 miles south on the Parkway to the Stone Mountain Lookout. Keep going for almost 6 miles and you'll run to Air Bellows Lookout. Doughton Park is 10 miles away. Although Stone Mountain State Park is in our back yard the facilities for the park are only a short 15 minute drive away. Go 50 miles and you'll been in Boone. The Virginia Creeper "Rails to Trails" is an hours drive away. There are horse riding facilities and many other amenities too numerous to mention. Please ask and we will find the information.

Reviews

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5 Acres of Serenity Just Off The Blue Ridge Parkway
average rating of 4.918919 based on 37 reviews
5

Surpassed expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful! Beautiful location, well-maintained house, and very responsive host. Perfect for our needs

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review. We want all of our guests to feel at home with all the comforts of home with the beautiful views and "Serenity" of the mountains. Come back and see us any time.
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Port St Lucie
5

Quiet & Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was great. Steve was wonderful and the most accommodating host. We will definitely be returning!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having you and happy you could enjoy some nice cool summer days. Come back and see us this winter and enjoy some snow.
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5

Beautiful Property and very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Comfortably fit 8 of us and our long haired chocolate mini dachshund. We were in the area for a wedding so didn't get to enjoy everything about this lovely getaway. Would have been a great destination all by itself. Great communication from owner. Highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I hope you saw our family picture with all of our mini dachshunds. We love our fur babies and are happy that we can accommodate families that care for theirs as much as we do ours. Come back and visit us any time and explore the area around the house and Blue Ridge Parkway.
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5

Great place for meeting friends

  • 5 of 5

Our party (4 adults, 2 kids) found this to be a great place to meet for a weekend. Fire pit in front yard is perfect for roasting s'mores and rocking chairs on deck were ideal for conversation. Only issue we had was the directions - the ones in the app lacked the freeway details we needed (though the ones sent to us by mail included them - I just didn't open them before we got there, assuming the package only contained the keys). Cleaning fee is a little pricey for a one-night stay, but otherwise they had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed all there was about Rocky Acres Retreat. It is a great meeting place in the woods. We hope you enjoyed the view from the deck and the fire pit sounded perfect with the cool weather you had. We try to provide all the information you need about the house including directions and maybe those directions get buried in the back page so from here on out we will provide advanced notification of where to find the directions, before you get to the house ;-) Cleanliness is our top priority. We want to make sure that the house is 100 percent ready for our next guests. We appreciate the guests that help us maintain a quality experience. Please come back and see us and spend a little more time exploring the area.
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Yadkinville, NC
5

Most relaxing place to be!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year ( teacher group of friends) renting Rocky Acres and it was wonderful once again! Steve is so good to work with. The cabin and land around it is beautiful! This year we fed the deer with deer corn we bought on the way up and were thrilled to see a mom and baby several times enjoying the food. The cabin has everything you need for a vacation! The view from the den and deck is so beautiful. This property is easy to get to and close to many things. Hope to make this a yearly tradition. Thanks Steve for sharing this beautiful place!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always enjoy having you guys come back and see us. I'm so glad you were able to see some deer. I heard a Turkey in the woods a couple weeks ago so hopefully we'll get a little flock of Turkey back. And doesn't that view stop you every time you walk by it? We are always making improvements to Rocky Acres Retreat so come see us again real soon. You are always very welcome!
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Team Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This location was perfect for our group. We were hiking in the area and then heading to Wilmington, NC. Great location on the way! Sunset was amazing off the porch! We were able to cook dinner for 10 and enjoyed a great evening of games and team building! Very easy and comfortable. I will definitely go back with my family & friends!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed your short stay with us. We love it when our guests sign our guest book and tell us a little about themselves and we are so glad you decided to stay with us. We brag about the sunsets and how many place settings we have for dinner and we are glad we could accommodate your team. Hope you had a successful tournament Come back and see us again at "Serenity on the Blue Ridge Parkway".
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Map

Blue Ridge Pkwy
"Greatest Park in the country"
Twenty One and Main -- CLOSED
"This is fine dining you wouldn't expect in Elkin"
Mountain Dreams Realty
Becca’s Backwoods Bean Coffee Shop
Nikolas Restaurant
New River Trail State Park
"With all of the hiking, biking, trail riding, canoeing, and fishing possibilities, and the h..."
222 Public House
Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail
New River State Park
"Canoeing, Kayaking, Tubing and Fishing"
The Pines Restaurant
"Best Country Cooking in Sparta"
Stone Mountain State Park
"Hiking Trails, historic cabins"
Nearest Airport
93 Miles
Piedmont Triad International Airport
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Sparta, NC
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
New River Country Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 21
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Sparta, NC
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Boone, NC
Car: necessary

Come join us at Rocky Acres Retreat. Enjoy all the comforts of home with all the amenities for the outdoorsman. Walk out the door to Stone Mountain State Park for some of the best hiking in the state or go down to the New River and enjoy canoeing and kayaking and while your at it get in some golf at the New River Country Club (other clubs nearby include High Meadows Golf & Country Club, Roaring Gap Golf Course, Olde Beau Golf Club, Deer Creek Golf Course and Stone Mountain Golf Club ). For those that just want to relax, enjoy some of the finest wineries in the state or do some antiquing in one of the numerous antique shops. Sparta and surrounding area enjoy some of the finest Bluegrass music in the World with Merlefest happening every year just down the road or at the Alleghany Jubilee in Sparta. When your finished with all of that just sit in one of our rocking chairs on the huge deck and relax.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $150

CHECK IN/CHECK OUT TIME INFORMATION: Unless otherwise advised, we have no strict Check in our Check out periods so you are more than welcome to arrive as early in the day as like on the day you like on your arrival date and leave as late in the day as you like on your departure day. We have had too many guests bringing pets without informing us and some of those pets have had accidents in the house. Because of this, if you bring a pet and it is discovered that there was an accident, we will charge you $100 of your security deposit for the extra cleaning required.

Manager'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.