Description: “Blue Sky Lodge” sleeps up to 16 people with 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. This beautifully decorated home offers three levels of “mountain modern” living space and is located within Echota Resorts, a gated community with amenities (read second paragraph for more details). This home is thoughtfully furnished and comfortably appointed. The main level includes the kitchen, living room, dining room, master suite, guest bedroom and large deck. The upscale kitchen includes new stainless appliances, granite counter-tops and kitchen counter seating for four. The living room features a beautiful stone gas log fireplace and a tongue and groove vaulted wood ceiling. The master suite and bathroom include a king size bed, Jacuzzi tub, separate glass enclosed shower, tiled floor, large closet and access to the main floor deck. The other bedroom on the main floor has a queen size bed with an adjacent full bathroom. The deck offers seating where guests can enjoy the clean, crisp mountain air and view. In the large upper level bedroom, there is a queen bed and two twin beds and a full bathroom. The lower level features a den/bedroom with a queen size bed and another guest bedroom with 3 bunk beds (6 twins) as well as the 4th bathroom (bunk bedroom accessed through den/bedroom with queen size bed). The den offers games for everyone to enjoy and a 50-inch flat screen TV. Other features of the home include a new full-size washer and dryer, central heat and A/C, free high-speed WiFi, and HD televisions. “Blue Sky Lodge” is less than 100 yards to the Echota clubhouse with an indoor swimming pool and hot tub as well as one of the fitness rooms.
Absolutely No Smoking and No Pets Allowed. Parking for two cars only; additional vehicles may park (less than 100 yards) at clubhouse/pool parking lot. 4-wheel drive recommended for winter months.
Amenities: This clubhouse features an indoor pool (open year-round), hot tub, fitness center, pool table and kitchen/event space for larger gatherings. Adjacent to this clubhouse and slightly down the road are a series of fishing ponds (catch and release). A ten-minute walk from “Blue Sky” is the Echota Nature Conservancy featuring hiking trails adjacent to the Watauga River. Additionally, guests can drive up to and enjoy the second Echota clubhouse with spectacular ridge top views of Grandfather Mountain and the surrounding area. The sister community clubhouse features an outdoor pool and hot tub along with a fitness center, pool table and kitchen/event space for larger gatherings.
Location: “Blue Sky” is the ideal location. Guests are just a short drive to Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Valle Crucis and Linville making it easy to enjoy golf, hiking, biking, fishing, white water rafting, gem mining, dining, wineries, local craft breweries, antiquing, shopping and skiing! Enjoy the High Country’s most famous attractions such as the Blue Ridge Parkway, Tweetsie Railroad, Grandfather Mountain, Linville Falls and Caverns, Appalachian State University, Hawknest Snow Tubing as well as Sugar, Beech and Appalachian ski resorts.