This chic mountain cottage checks off all the boxes! Perfect location, easy access, beautiful views, one level living, three spacious bedrooms, 2 updated bathrooms w/granite counter tops, plenty of closet space, upper & lower decks with brand new exterior light fixtures and a new grill, interior is freshly painted & popcorn ceilings scraped, ductless mini-splits installed 2021, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, sink, faucet and wall heaters installed in 2020, Pella sliding glass doors w/new screens...the list keeps going! Located in the inviting community of Mill Ridge, between Boone and Banner Elk, this home would make an ideal vacation rental, second home or primary residence. Mill Ridge offers a wide variety of amenities that include: swimming pool, tennis courts, easy access to the Watauga River and trout fishing, hiking trails, ponds, park like grounds, and the roads stay clear all year long! The crawl space has been sealed and dehumidifiers were installed in both the attic and the crawl, both were serviced in May of 2021. This house is turn key and ready for you to move in and start enjoying the amazing High Country lifestyle.
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.