Honey Bear Retreat

Location: Ashe County Type: Home View: Forest View
3 Sleeping Areas 3 Baths Sleeps 8 Yes
Welcome to your dream getaway in the charming town of West Jefferson, North Carolina! This delightful 3-bedroom home offers the perfect blend of comfort, relaxation, and pet-friendly hospitality, making it an ideal retreat for families and friends. As you approach this cozy abode, you'll be greeted by the picturesque mountain surroundings that define West Jefferson. Nestled amidst the rolling hills and lush forests, this property boasts a serene atmosphere that invites you to unwind and rejuvenate.

Upon entering, you'll be struck by the warm and inviting interior. The spacious living area features comfortable seating, perfect for lounging with your loved ones after a day of exploring the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. The open-concept design seamlessly flows into a well-equipped kitchen, complete with modern appliances and ample counter space for your culinary creations.

The three thoughtfully decorated bedrooms offer comfortable sleeping arrangements for up to eight guests. The master bedroom on the main level boasts a king-sized bed. Upstairs find the second bedroom with one king bed and one twin, and the third bedroom with one full and one twin. Each room is designed with your comfort in mind, providing a cozy and welcoming atmosphere.

Venture outside, and you'll discover the true gems of this home - a hot tub and fire pit. Whether you're seeking relaxation under the stars or a soothing soak after an adventurous hike, these outdoor amenities will provide unforgettable moments. Imagine sipping on a glass of wine while soaking in the hot tub, or gathering around the fire pit with friends to share stories and toast marshmallows. What sets this home apart is its pet-friendly policy, ensuring that your furry family members can join in on the vacation fun. 

West Jefferson is a delightful town with a vibrant arts scene, unique shops, and excellent dining options. You'll find yourself captivated by the local culture and the stunning beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, offering endless opportunities for outdoor adventures, from hiking and biking to fishing, kayaking down the New River, and wildlife watching.

Nearby must see attractions include:
Ashe County Cheese - see cheese being made and enjoy delicious ice cream! (20 minutes away!)
Molly Chomper Cidery (30 minutes away!)
Ashe County Farmers Market every Saturday from 8am to 1pm from April to October!
Mount Jefferson State Park - great place for family photos. Stunning views! (20 minutes away!)
Grayson Highlands State Park - Excellent hiking with scenic views, more than 5,000 feet in elevation. See wild horses! (1 hour away!)
Old Barn Winery - Live music, food trucks, perfect atmosphere! (15 minutes away!)
Enjoy a sunny day on the New River using Zaloo's Canoes, Kayaks, and Tubes. Public put-in locations are nearby, as well for those bringing their own kayaks! 

OFF-PEAK SEASON SPECIAL: Stay longer than the minimum number of nights and automatically receive a 5-10% Discount (Excluding Holidays).

Additional Notes:
- CANCELLATION POLICY - Bookings canceled 60+ days before arrival will receive a refund of the deposit. Bookings canceled between 31-59 days before arrival will receive a refund of half of the deposit. Bookings canceled within 30 days of arrival are not entitled to a refund unless the reservation dates are rebooked to another guest. All bookings are subject to a $50 cancellation fee.
- Check in is after 4pm and check out is by 10am
- Repeat guests returning to Honey Bear Retreat can receive a 10% discount (not to be stacked with other discounts).
- All BRMR homes offer well stocked kitchens with all utensils needed to cook meals. There is also a "starter set" of paper products at the house: a roll of toilet paper per bath, a couple garbage bags, a small vial of dishwashing liquid, a few tablets of dishwasher detergent, some laundry pods, a roll of paper towels, hand soap, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and some makeup remover cloths. There are enough of these items for one night, or maybe two. 
- Firewood may be purchased at the time of booking or with a week's notice. You receive two wrapped, kiln-dried bundles and a firestarter for $25 plus tax.
- Towels and linens will be provided for you.
- This property is pet friendly with a $25 per day fee. Only 2 dogs allowed at a time.
- AWD or 4WD vehicles are strongly encouraged during winter months. The road leading to this home is gravel and moderately steep. 
- Gravel parking space for up to 4 vehicles 
- There are 2 exterior floodlight cams mounted on outside corners of the home facing away from the home. There are no other cameras onsite. 
Room Beds Baths Room Features Comments
Master Bedroom King Tub / Shower Combo
Full Bath - Attached
TV Main Level
Bedroom 2 King
Tub / Shower Combo
Shared Bath
Full Bath - Attached
Access to Deck
Upper Level
Bedroom 3 Full
Tub / Shower Combo
Shared Bath
Access to Deck Upper Level

Rates & availability subject to change. Call to speak with a reservation specialist for the most up to date rates, availability and special offers.

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  • Central/Mini-Split Air Conditioning
  • Drip coffee maker
  • Fire Pit
  • Game Table
  • Gas Grill
  • HighDef TV
  • Hot Tub
  • King Bed
  • Large Dogs OK
  • Pet Friendly
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Primary Bedroom on Main Level
  • Washer / Dryer
  • WiFi
  • Wood Burning Fireplace
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