Our newly restored "Sunny Side Up" cottage on 1.3 acres has a southerly and sunny exposures, hence it's name.
It is comfortably furnished with two bedrooms (king and two twins), one bathroom, fully equipt kitchen and breakfast room, an elegant dining room and spacious living room with cable TV and Wifi. Central heat and ceiling fans .
It offers a flowering garden, two flag stone patios, one along our babbling creek
Across the road and the other in the shaded garden with grill and outdoor dining area. The side porch offers rocking chairs and views of the mountains.
The location could not be better, two minutes to the South Toe River for kayaking and tubing over gentle rapids, fly fishing for trout, ( local permit required ) ,swimming and wading in the crystal cool water. The area abounds with waterfalls, the closest is five mins. away, ideal for a picnic and a swim in the natural pool below, marked hiking trails to spectacular viewsof the Blue Mountains and the surrounding Pisga National Park. For those who golf, Mount Mitchell Golf coarse is only ten mins. away.
This peaceful and natural area is known for the many artist studios that sprung up when students settled in the area after graduating from nearby Penland School of Art. The towns of Burnsville and Spruce Pine, twenty mins. away offer grocery, antique, craft , Sat. Farmers market and dining. Mount Mitchell which overlooks our valley is the highest mountain east of the Missippi, it offers a restaurant , museum, hiking trails and spectacular views, only 15 mins . to the Blue Ridge Parkway and another 15 mins. To the top of Mount Mitchell.
The city of Asheville is only one hour away on a new four lane highway , this famous city is known for it,s old world charm,over 80 independent restaurants, art galleries, music, micro brewerys and the Biltmore House built by the Vanderbilts in 1800, boasting to be the largest house in the United States. Other day trips to Blowing Rock and Banner Elk are a 45 min. drive on the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway.+ More