|Minimum Stay||3 - 5 nights|
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Perched above the north end of Lake Lure, this property overlooks Rumbling Bald Resort offering breathtaking views of Lake Lure and the Chimney Rock State Park Mountains from nearly every room in the lodge.
Available as a 6 bedroom home with 6 full en-suite bathrooms, the lodge includes an additional reading room with TV and full bathroom, office, formal dining area, gourmet chef’s kitchen with breakfast bar, recreation/theater room, additional full and half bathrooms, laundry room, multiple outdoor terraces and an unforgettable great room complete with tree trunk columns and floor-to-ceiling windows.
Follow the secluded private drive uphill to find a generous parking area allowing for 6+ cars and easy access to the main level of the lodge. Enter through the main doors and find a stone mudroom ready to accommodate several golf bags, your ski equipment, or lake accessories. From here stairs lead to the upper and lower floors where there are 3 bedrooms per level, each with an en-suite bath and sitting area. Every bedroom provides access to the stunning surroundings, most with adjoining terrace, and offers alarm clock/radio with audio connection for your favorite auxiliary device.
Upstairs you will find a king bedroom with opening glass doors and floor-to-ceiling windows on two sides, a queen bedroom with private deck and TV, and an additional full bedroom with separate access to the side exit of the home. Both the queen and full bedrooms adjoin the center king bedroom for use as a full floor luxury suite or separately as spacious private quarters.
On the lowest level you will find a king bedroom with TV, a queen bedroom, and a third bedroom available as one king or two extra-long twin beds, as well as laundry facilities and an extra half bath. The lower level also offers direct access from each room to the multi-level outdoor stone terrace complete with six-person hot tub, stone fire pit with seating in the round, multiple lounging areas, and outdoor covered gourmet kitchen.
Back on the main level of the lodge, you will find a spacious recreation/theater room with large screen TV and gaming system, table tennis, and ample room to enjoy games or just let the kids unwind (complete with queen sleeper sofa and full bathroom). Also on this level are the great room with impressive two-story stone fireplace and bar, TV/reading room and office, formal dining area, and a gourmet kitchen designed to allow any chef’s imagination to come to life. Every room on the main level of the lodge boasts enormous windows that showcase the spectacular mountain and lake vistas, and offers direct access to the outdoor entertaining terrace and surrounding woods.
Also included with this unique property is lake access located a short walk downhill and across a paved road. You can be in the water in minutes! Beginning in Summer 2014 a completed boathouse with extended sun deck will be the perfect spot to enjoy the sights and sounds of the lake up close. A two-person kayak is included and a pontoon boat is available for an additional fee.
With ample space for gathering and lounging, enjoying quiet moments reflecting on the beautiful surroundings and local wildlife sightings, or lively entertaining indoors and out, your stay is guaranteed to leave you with fond memories and a longing to soon return!
Memorial Week - 3 nights
Summer through Labor Day - One Week
Thanksgiving- 4 nights
Christmas through New Years 4 nights
All other seasons - 3 nights
Any type of an “Event”, particularly weddings or receptions are not allowed to be held at SOUVENIRS. Unfortunately, damage and items missing have occurred in the past when events were allowed. To summarize, only the maximum number of occupants are allowed at this home at any time. If we become aware that this policy has been violated, an immediate eviction will occur and a fine of $1,000. 00 will be charged to the credit card we have on file. Please contact your reservation specialist for a list of wedding venues.
Located in one of the most scenic places in America! If you want nothing but to sit and unwind from your hectic schedule to enjoy the sights and sounds of the area, this is the place for you. If you like adventure; we have great trails nearby (within 10 minutes) you can hike the NC State Park trails, rock climb, kayak the rapids of the Rocky Broad River, or mountain bike. If water is more your thing you won't tire of boating, swimming, paddle boarding, water skiing or fishing. If you like golf, we have two of the most beautiful courses around; one with wide fairways, the other, more narrow, but both fun and challenging for all skill levels. If you like to keep your work-out on a fast track while on vacation, then visit the fitness center, hike the trails, swim in one of the two pools. If you are a foodie; oh my, we have some terrific restaurants, cafes and bistros. Be sure and check our CAROLINA MOON COFFEE CAFE and UNIQUE FINDS in Lake Lure where you can have a great cup of coffee. Be sure and sit on the back deck where you can enjoy the views of the mountains and river as it empties into Lake Lure. Medina's Bistro in Chimney Rock is fabulous. La Strada's in Lake Lure has great pizza and Italian food. There are Mexican restaurants, Country Cooking and you can get really good BBQ at the Lake Lure Smokehouse. If you want to celebrate a special occasion, we recommend you call THE POINT OF VIEW or LARKINS and ask for a window table! If you like to browse quaint little shops and search for antiques, it doesn't get any better. Hendersonville and Asheville have some amazing antique shops and you can be there in about 45 minutes. Make it a day trip and visit the famous Biltmore House, Gardens and Winery or the Carl Sandburg house. Did you know that Asheville has been called 'Brew City USA” Local breweries and cafes are everywhere just west of us? If you enjoy wine, there are several local vineyards in our area. One of our favorites is ���BURNT SHIRT��� They have award winning wines and you don’t want to miss it. If you would like to spend some time growing in spirit, then take the time to visit the lakeside chapel or any number of good churches in our area and you will be welcomed with open arms! If you love it like we know you will, then visit Pinnacle Sotheby���s International Realty and let them help you find your own little piece of heaven.