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Hilltop Hideaway 4BR Cabin, Views + Hot Tub!

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,250 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Hilltop Hideaway - Gorgeous Views and hot tub overlooking Banner Elk and Valle Crucis! Comfortable Cabin on 6 private acres sleeps 10-12. Great for family & friends retreats. Incredible views from your own private mountaintop!

Just off the North Carolina scenic by-way, this mountain top cabin offers everything you’ll need for a one-of-a-kind vacation. Located at the top of Elk Ridge Mountain we're only 3 miles from historic Valle Crucis and 3.5 miles from 105 South in Banner Elk. This cabin has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathroom. (5 queen beds in the cabin); Great room with stone fireplace (wood burning), fully equipped kitchen, gas grill, satellite TV, CD, DVD; washer/dryer, private hot tub, covered decks front, back and with incredible views from all! .

Enjoy the views from the hot tub, hammock, picnic areas, front or back deck. Watch spectacular sunrises and sunsets, enjoy the outdoor campfire area or take in star gazing at its best (especially from the hot tub!). Truly an amazing mountain getaway! A million miles away from it all yet only minutes from, Valle Crucis, Boone, Banner Elk, Blowing Rock, and the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Discover the best kept secret in NC...privacy, great views, great location! Located in Banner Elk, minutes from Valle Crucis, Boone, Blowing Rock, area ski slopes or the Blue Ridge Parkway. Convenient to area ski slopes, golf courses, Tweetsie Railroad, rafting, historical Mast General Store, gem mining, picnicking, hiking, Grandfather Mountain, Linville Falls. Four wheel drive required in winter months.

Ask about Camp Sybunk for the kids!

See what our guests are saying about The Hilltop Hideaway:

'LOVED LOVED LOVED this place. Such a beautiful house with a awesome location on top of the mountain. The owners have created a GEM of a place. The house is beautiful on the inside and so homey feeling. We just relaxed and took in the views for the whole week we truly felt relaxed and hated to get back to the hustle and bustle of home. Our 4 teenagers never complained one time that they were bored which is amazing. Loved picking blackberries every morning and having a camp fire every night. The road leading to the house is quite an adventure but so worth it. All of us said that we would go back in a heart beat wished we had stayed two weeks instead of one. PS ..The dogs even look sad to be home they loved the freedom of roaming the property in the day. Thanks for sharing this place with us it was as close to HEAVEN as it gets!!!'

Betty A, Springfiled, Va

Debra's mountain cabin is a really amazing place. The view is fantastic and the house is very clean and welcoming. We had several babies and toddlers and the house was safe and accommodating for all ages. The location is great - you can get to Boone, Banner Elk, Grandfather, the Parkway, and much more in half an hour or less. We love this place and hope to stay there again someday.

Centrally located between Blowing Rock, Banner Elk and Valle Crucis. Thus, equidistant to our two favorite restraunts in NC -- Artisnal and the Gamekeeper. Hosts were amazingly prompt at answering questions.

David July, 2017

'We had a wonderful extended family get-together at the Hilltop Hideaway. There were beautiful panoramic views from every side of this comfortable cabin. It felt like home, but better. Watching the sunrise over the mountains from the hot tub was breath taking. Everyone pitching in to cook the meals in the spacious kitchen was fun. Relaxing, going for afternoon walks,napping in the hammock, and rocking on the front porch were just what we all needed. It was nice to laugh, 'catch up' and reminisce in such a beautiful setting. The kids loved 'Camp Skybunk'. It was almost like their own personal apartment. They made memories picking blackberries,roasting marshmallows by the campfire pit,wading in the Watauga River, and trying to choose their favorites at the Mast General Store's Candy Barrel. We had a great vacation that we all will cherish for a lifetime. This is a private cabin, with a peaceful atmosphere, in the most beautiful area of the NC mountains. We Highly recommend the Hilltop Hideaway.'

The Bruchons, Liberty, NC

'We truly enjoyed our mountain vacation! Our boys enjoyed the mountain fun too. Your 'yard' was so much fun for all of us. We took long walks around your area and enjoyed the special spots around it. The timing was perfect with the Mast General Store Festival and the Wolly Worm Festival. On Grandfather Mountain we enjoyed 'high adventures' for the whole family.'

'Our wonderful week in the mountains went by way too fast! The location of your beautiful cabin was so peaceful and private. I can't remember when we have slept so well! What an incredible view from the hot tub!

You have graciously provided everything for a perfect mountain vacation! Thank you for sharing your treasure with our family - we would love to come back!!'

The Carsons, Chapel Hill, NC

Keywords: Cabin

More Details

Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

From out guestbook:

"Such a wonderful, peaceful setting for a weekend away with friends. Love the VIEW!! And a great, invigorating walk down to the 'Hollar' and back up. After that and all the hiking near Linville Falls, I am satisfyingly sore!

Much peace & love"
Jun 2014
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Banner Elk Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (5),
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Cornhole Game!, Horseshoes,hammock, pick blueberries, blackberries, wildflowers on site in summer months. Lots of birds and butterflies to watch along with the gorgeous views! Hiking in the immediate area; only 3.5 mi to the Mast General Store and Valle Crucis Community Park. A winter wonderland adventure in winter months !


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Hilltop Hideaway 4BR Cabin, Views + Hot Tub!
average rating of 4.785714 based on 124 reviews

My 4th fall visit

  • 5 of 5

I love this house and this view on top of this mountain.

Just a couple of things I wish to suggest...

If you are not going to supply enough paper products for the entire visit, please say so in advance so we might bring our own. This includes towels, tissue, toilet paper, trash bags. Same for dish soap & wood.

How about some hooks or racks in bathrooms?

What is the deal with all of the recycle bins? If you want us to really do this, please provide bags for all 5 bins. But is it really necessary to have 5 bins?

These are but small items. I & my friends really do love this place. I can't imagine fall without a visit.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Judith Thank you for the 5 star review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we appreciate your repeat business. As for the things you mentioned, we encourage all of our guests to please reach out to us directly with any concerns during your stay. Our cell #s are posted in the cabin. We do our best to respond to texts or calls asap. We no longer provide firewood as it proved impossible to keep it stocked. We changed our policy a few years ago and the website has been updated. Our housekeeper stocks each of the 4 bathroom with a fresh roll of toilet paper and a roll of paper towels in the kitchen prior to each check in. My apologies if she did not do this. This may or may not be ‘enough’ for a given group depending on the size and length of stay. It’s a good idea to bring extra. The recycling bins are the same as are required at the recycling center. We must be out of the clear bags for each bin and we will restock them. Thank you for your feedback. Deb
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A home away from home, mostly for the views

  • 3 of 5

We already live in the mountains, but we did not want the long weekend to be a staycation.

Overall, we enjoyed to stay, the views were great, the inside facilities adequate and comfortable

That drive up to the house was somewhat unsettling, narrow gravel path, wide enough for just one vehicle. The grass was overgrown, knee-deep (it said on the refrigerator that the grass will be cut every two weeks), the hedges were not trimmed, the front yard was not very welcoming, with strewn leaves, overgrown creepers.

Even though the house boasted a hot tub, it was unusable, the water slightly green with a bad odor. It was also unsettling that the kitchen floor was buckling.The fire pit was just a fire pit, with no seating.

On a positive note, the bathrooms were well-designed and the comfort level inside the house was good. We spent the rainy Sunday inside, watching TV and playing games and enjoyed it.

If outside of the house is more welcoming and if the kitchen floor redone, we will consider returning.

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

  • 4 of 5

I was very happy with our stay. We were surprised at the road leading up to the house.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Myrtle Beach


  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have stayed at Hilltop Hideaway twice now. We have had an excellent experience both times. The moutain views are great and you have plenty of privacy . It's very quiet with no other cabins close. You are close to Grandfather moutain, Boone, Downtown Banner Elk, waterfalls, Beech Mountain, mast general store and much more. The beds are very comfortable with plenty of blankets and pillows. There is a washer and dryer that works great also. My sister came to visit and drove her Toyota Prius up the gravel road that leads to the cabin without any problems. My wife went to town a couple time's and I stayed at the cabin and just soaked up the views from the porch. There is satellite TV and a fireplace. Our First stay in Dec we used the fireplace with the provided wood. It was so nice to have a fire going. Come fall time we will go back for our third stay. It's a great cabin in a great location. Bryan Carbino.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pleasant Garden, NC

A girls trip to remember

  • 5 of 5

Great place for groups of any kind. We had a girls trip to remember with lots of laughs (and smores) by the bonfire, delicious meals cooked together in the wonderfully stocked kitchen. We hiked in the surrounding areas, visited the mast General Store and shopped around in downtown Boone. The beds are soo comfortable and the views are incredible! Definitely going to make this an annual trip! Next time we plan on hitting the slopes that are near by. Thank u so much Kevin and Deb! We will be back for sure!!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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fayetteville, nc

College Friends Reunion

  • 5 of 5

My college friends/spouses and my husband and I try to get together once a year...normally at the beach. But this year we decided to do something different and could not have found a better location! The house, porch, hottub, and firepit was PERFECT!! We had an awesome time and we will cherish the memories made!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2013
  • Stayed: October 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. The Hilltop is a great gathering place for friends and family! Please keep us in mind for next year! Debra
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Local Art,Shopping, Restaurants, Music, Hiking, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Gem Mining, Grandfather Mtn, Tweetsie Railroad, Linville Falls, Blueridge Parkway. 4 WHEEL DRIVE REQUIRED IN WINTER MONTHS


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $75
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.0%

20% deposit to confirm dates. Balance due one week prior to arrival.
Rates are subject to change. Holiday rates slightly higher

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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