Adorable Mountain Cottage in the desirable, amenity rich community of Mill Ridge. Excellent location only minutes to Boone, Banner Elk and Blowing Rock. This 2 bed, 2 bath plus a loft cottage has many recent updates and offers almost level entry (only a couple of steps to enter) On the main floor you will find vaulted ceilings, a beautiful stone fireplace, full bath, living / dining area and recently renovated kitchen (2022) Updated kitchen includes new flooring, cabinets and quartz counters. There is also a sweet sleeping loft (not counted in Finished Sq Ft due to ceiling height) The lower features 2 spacious bedrooms and another full bath. One bedroom even has a private covered balcony. The lower level has laundry (hook ups in bedroom closet but also hook ups in closet under stairs.) New flooring and fresh paint are throughout the home. Head outside to the freshly stained wrap around decks where you can enjoy the awesome seasonal mountain views. The exterior was also recently pressure washed. In May of 2022 the new metal roof was installed along with new gutters and a completely redone exterior chimney. Ample parking out front and easy access to all of the neighborhood amenities that include tennis, ponds, hiking trails, pool, clubhouse and access to the Watauga River. Long term and short term rentals allowed- would make an ideal vacation rental. Offered mostly furnished!
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.