- Eileen, Posted: 08/10/2021
Hi! This is a really fun place. We are girl scouts. We got lost in the woods and then it started to rain. But then we went in the hot tub. We biked 17 miles. There are 14 girls here. We are troop R512. We paid for htis by selling cookies. We had so much fun!
- Joelle, Posted: 08/10/2021
Hello. We loved using this house. We h ad so much fun, but we should have more memories to make. We are a girl scout troop. We love helping people who need it! We paid for this by selling cookies. We all loved the hot tub and biked 17 miles, went to Valle Crucis and hiked a waterfall and much more. We are so grateful for this trip and thank you people!
- The Shropshine Family, Posted: 07/22/2021
What a lovely home! It was perfect for our family of 12! We hope to return. Even though our weather wasn't ideal we had an amazing time. Loved the lay out of the home. It served us so well. Thanks so much!
- A., Posted: 07/21/2021
We had a blast! Will definitely come back! Thank you!
- The Prouty Family and Friends, Posted: 07/17/2021
We did the swinging bridge, alpine coaster, swimming hole, Blowing Rock, shopping, Boone. Our second night, all the family was here. We were downstairs listening to the juke box, playing pool, and drinking!
- The Shropshire Family, Posted: 06/13/2021
We hiked Otter Falls, had a girls day in Banner Elk and Grandfather Vineyard, and a guys day tubing down the New River. We went to Tweetsie Railroad to see Thomas the Train. Enjoyed the hot tub and dinner at Artisanal.
- Tony and Family, Posted: 06/05/2021
Attended a family wedding. Stayed a few extra days - a mini family reunion. House was nice. Views were awesome. Took Family pics. Deer in the backyard. What we loved about the house 1) the layout 2) the hot tub 3) the pool table 4) the video games 5) the Banner Elk and Boone Area. Will be back soon!
- TJ, Posted: 05/27/2021
We enjoyed the hot tub, playing pool and the jukebox. In Banner Elk, we ate at Bodegas. In Boone, we shopped and ate Mexican. Hiked at Grandfather Mountain and Otter Falls Trail. Went to the Mast Store in Valle Crucis. In Blowing Rock, shopped and ate at the English pub.
- Lorraine and Susan, Posted: 05/05/2021
May the next tenants enjoy this as much as we did and be as blessed are we are! Much love!
- The Comer Family and Friends, Posted: 05/02/2021
We played chickenfoot w/ dominos, went hiking, went fishing, shopped in Blowing Rock, relaxed and ATE!! Ended having church service online. We enjoyed each others company and relaxed!!
- The Hamilton's, Posted: 04/11/2021
We went ziplining at Hawks Nest, to the Wilderness Run Alpine Coaster, Mast General Store, Blowing Rock downtown, and The Blowing Rock. We saw beavers in the backyard!
- Carl and Family, Posted: 04/03/2021
We visited Grandfather Mountain and Tweetsie Railroad family time at house. Played pool and listened to juke box. Built fire and roasted marshmallows.
- Susan and Family, Posted: 03/30/2021
Celebrated Susan's 60th birthday! Family from NC, Ohio and Georgia surprised Susan! Relaxation, family time, games, shopping and cooking! Highlight was all of the laughter and family showing to surprise Susan!
- The Jones Family, Posted: 03/24/2021
We ate at Banner Elk Lodge - Good, The Local - Great, catered chefs 2 nights, El Rincon - Blowing Rock City. We went UTV riding - awesome, definitely do this!! Block Rock is neat to visit. Grandfather Mountain! Highly recommend. Fishing as well. Hiking trails with Family. Fire pit and s'mores! Favorite moments were hanging at the home with my family, visiting Grandfather Mountain with my wife and driving the roads, taking in the scenery.
- Hayden and Friends, Posted: 02/18/2021
We went snowboarding, to Grandfather Winery, had family dinners and played games. The highlight was night skiing!
- F., Posted: 02/14/2021
Hiked Grandfather Mountain. Skied Sugar Mountain. UTV Tours. Cooking adn Fellowship. Polar Plunge in lake down the road from entrance.
- The Alvarez Family and Friends, Posted: 02/10/2021
We enjoyed the house so much! It snowed about 7 inches the first night so we got to enjoy a long snow day! We grilled out, watched the super bowl and played lots of pool. The adults enjoyed the jacuzzi during the "blizzard" and it was amazing!! Thank you for this beautiful house!!! We found bear tracks in the snow!! the kids were over the moon!
- The Robertson Family, Posted: 02/06/2021
We enjoyed tubing, playing in the snow, sledding and the Mast General Store. Our favorite moment were watching our 5 & 8 year old see and play in the snow for the first time. Many wonderful memories. Best Trip!
- TJ, Posted: 01/31/2021
I hope you have a safe and great time and enjoy it as much as I did. Peace.
- The Tomes Family and Friends, Posted: 12/23/2020
We went hiking, snow tubing, relaxed and enjoyed the view, laughs, play games, enjoyed the hot tub, the views (did I mention the view) and peace and quiet and for our surprise when we arrived the house and surroundings were covered in snow! We saw snow for the first time! Amazing Experience. We saw some deer! Beautiful! Our favorite moment was seeing the snow! We have some fabulous pictures! Snow! Snow! Snow!
- The Torres Family and Friends, Posted: 12/23/2020
We went snow tubing, hiking, hot tubbing. And when we arrived, we were so surprised because we saw snow! We not expect snow at all. It was beautiful!
- A., Posted: 12/21/2020
We came here with our family of 11. It was so fun! This cabin was so much better than expected and SO WORTH IT! We would so come next year!
- A., Posted: 12/21/2020
This was such a fun experience. I came with my family, and it is so big and perfect. It has been such a perfect vacation. And next year probably I will come back or want to come back. Great house with full amenities. For sure will come again soon. Beautiful House!!!
- The Pockette Family and Friends, Posted: 12/14/2020
We skied at Sugar Mtn, hiked Beacon Heights (gorgeous), visited downtown Blowing Rock, watched UNC beat Miami. The highlight was Beacon Heights - Breathtaking views and dinner at Bella's Italian!!
- The Kohn Family, Posted: 11/27/2020
We did the mountain coaster, Tweetsie Railroad, Biltmore, Grandfather Mountain and Mile High Bridge, Boone Fork Trail and Linville Falls trail. We see deer, groundhogs, and a skunk! We played games, pool and roamed around the property and forest. Our favorite moments were the Boone Fork Trail and family time together.
- The Edwards Family and Friends, Posted: 11/08/2020
We hiked at Hebron, road the new alpine coaster, visited Banner Elk Winery, and enjoyed the basement rec room and the hot tub. This is the Edward's 2nd stay at Buckhorn Lodge, and we still love the house. We had children aged 16-2 and fun was had by all. Can't wait to return!
- The Goelz Family and Friends, Posted: 06/06/2020
We went to Grandfather Profile, Linville Gorge Upper Falls, and Heborn Falls. We played wiffle ball at Blowing Rock Park, visited Valle Crucis, Candy Barrel, walked around Banner Elk. We ate at Bellas, Valle De Bravo, Pedalin Pig, Famous Louse, Sorrentos, Elevations, and Mellow Mushroom. Our favorite moments were lots of laughs with this group.
- The Howard Family and Friends, Posted: 03/19/2020
We went skiing on Sugar Mountain, tubing, played pool, played games and enjoyed friends and family. Watched out for coronavirus - Go Away Corona! - Had a blast just hanging with friends and family.
- The Benson Family and Friends, Posted: 03/01/2020
We went snowboarding, tubing, and walking through the snow. Enjoyed the views, good company, and the hot tub. Our favorite memories were watching the snow swirl through the mountain and seeing the sun change its setting over the mountains.
- The Williams Family, Posted: 02/06/2020
We had a great time and would love to come back in the summer to see the mountains in a different season and to play in the creeks and falls.
- The Kasners and Friends, Posted: 12/09/2019
We came for small town Xmas and tubing. Amazing time. Enjoyed every moment!!
- The Merriman Family and Friends, Posted: 11/24/2019
Despite the rain, we had so much fun enjoying the house, the hot tub, the games, and the porches. We were able to relax, unwind, and spent wonderful time together. The morning we left, we woke up to snow and it was so beautiful and cozy! Thank you for a wonderful stay in your gorgeous home!!
- The Willing Family and Friends, Posted: 11/10/2019
We watched movies and went to the Otter Falls Trail. We played pool and played many songs on the jukebox!
- Ashley, Posted: 07/07/2019
We enjoyed the house. The views were incredible and many of us were inspired for different purposes. Friendships formed and grew stronger while each person learned something new about themselves. The beds were comfortable, and we used all the salt. Our bad, we needed it. I could have stayed in this mountain house for a lifetime. Thanks for helping create the experience.
- The Anthony Family, Posted: 06/08/2019
We enjoyed lots of hiking: Upper Falls (love the rope swing), Linville Falls, Otter Falls. Hawksnest zipline was awesome. Ate lots of food! Bella's Vallede Bravo, Mellow Mushroom, Kilwins, Grandview Cafe, Pedalin PIg. Played wiffle ball at Blowing Rock Park. Watched women's college world series. We made smores in the bonfire outside! We enjoyed all the laughs.
- The Smiths, Posted: 06/02/2019
We did a whole lot of nothing. Great place here. Lots of love. Our favorite moments were resting in the hot tub in the cool 50 degree weather. Cole dropped his shoe off the deck and Michael took six tries to get it back up to him.
- The Teasdale Family, Posted: 05/31/2019
We went to Wahoo water rafting, sight seeing, shopping, Ridgewood BBQ (diner, drive in - dives w/ Guy was there in an episode); alpaca and llama farm tour; Grandfather vineyard. Enjoyed the hot tub, porches, interior of house and each other and visitors - 10 of us. We went to Blue Hole Falls, Otter Falls, Elizabethton Covered Bridge. We loved every minute of it.
- Josselyn Family, Posted: 12/16/2018
We went tubing at Sugar Mountain in between the rain. We spent the rest of our time enjoying this beautiful house. Despite the weather we had a wonderful time. Would love to return when we can see the views. Really enjoy the house! Favorite moments were our dance party downstairs and the family pool tournament.
- The Klein Family, Posted: 12/02/2018
We celebrated 60th birthday for Steve. Cooked delicious meals, played pool, watched college football, drank wine, laughed, told stores, explored Banner Elk, opened presents, cooked, ate, drank, napped and overall had a wonderful time hanging out in your beautiful and spacious house! A wonderful weekend!
- The Woods Family, Posted: 06/03/2018
We came for a wedding on Grandfather Mountain! (Very windy)
- The Joyce Family, Posted: 05/13/2018
We came for a family vacation and our daughter's graduation from App State! What a wonderful time. We enjoyed hiking, Tweetsie, wineries, Tate Evans park, but most importantly time spent with family. We were all able to go to church together on Mother's Day - a very special bonus. Thanks for sharing your home with us!