Step inside this enchanting mountain cottage where time slows down and worries disappear. Tucked away amongst native trees and plants, enjoy the sights and sounds of the High Country from the front porch. As you walk up the stairs to the front door, a large picnic table, grill station, and sitting area make this spot ideal for birdwatching, sharing a meal with friends, or simply being content to be in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Inside, you will find that this circular house made excellent use of space and was remodeled from the studs out in 2017! Butcher-block countertops and plenty of cabinet storage in the kitchen, a spacious built-in breakfast bar provide convenient dining without rearranging anything. The living area is warm and inviting. Cuddle around the wood-burning fire during the cool autumn nights and winter snows. The bedroom and bathroom are just around the corner. The spacious bathroom has a walk-in tiled shower, stackable washer, and dryer. Snuggle up in bed and get a good night's rest after an adventurous day of hiking, fishing, or rock climbing. The lower level of the home is ready for someone to complete the vision of an additional 1BR/1BA guest apartment: a separate entrance and extra parking are a few extra perks. The floor plans are in the photos; look at what this space could transform into. A unique feature of this property is an additional flat lot just below the home. Sit around the fire pit to star at the stars, share ghost stories, and roast marshmallows. This property is the spot if you are looking for easy access and plenty of parking. The parking area accommodates four vehicles, and the paved road remains clear all winter. Mill Ridge is a wonderful community that offers amenities like hiking trails, access to fishing on the Watauga river, an outdoor pool in summer months, tennis courts and a clubhouse to host parties and visit with neighbors. Short Term Rentals are permitted and is located between Boone and Banner Elk.
Banner Elk is a beautiful town located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of the North Carolina High Country. Banner Elk is full of culture and adventure and with an elevation downtown of 3700’, you can enjoy cool summers and snow-filled winters!
From awesome art galleries to amazing ski mountains you can enjoy it all in this town. Two of the areas ski mountains are located near Banner Elk, so winter adventures are in full swing.
Enjoy skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing in the winter and awesome concerts, hiking, paddling, and mountain biking in the warmer months. If you rather come to Banner Elk to relax, they have you covered with a wide variety of restaurants, shops, spas, and wineries/ breweries.
You cannot visit Banner Elk without a trip to visit Grandfather Mountain. Come see the mile-high swinging bridge, otters, bears, and panthers.
Hike the trails or enter to be in the extremely challenging run up the mountain called “The Bear”! In the fall enjoy the beautifully colored leaves and visit the famous Wooly Worm Festival that happens every year in October. Whatever type of adventure you seek, Banner Elk has it all!
Featured Attraction: Wilderness Run Alpine Coaster is the first alpine coaster in North Carolina. It sits on 3265 Tynecastle Highway in Banner Elk. The coaster is gravity-fed and in the rider’s control. It can reach up to 27 mph and takes about five minutes to complete its run.