Spacious, Private Country Retreat less than 10 miles from the Tryon International Equestrian Center and 12 miles from Lake Lure and Chimney Rock
If you enjoy privacy in a tranquil country setting, while being less than 10 miles from numerous outdoor activities, you’ve found it in this comfortable, warm and inviting home.
The 2-story living area with warm, stained white pine ceilings is filled with natural light flowing in from floor-to-ceiling windows. On chilly evenings, guests can enjoy a cozy fire in the stacked stone fireplace. Preparing a large meal is easy in the fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances. The adjacent dining room has a wall of windows with views of Sugar Loaf Mountain. With 4 bedrooms and a futon in the game room, there’s room for the whole gang at Rock Springs Retreat.
On the main floor is the large master suite with a king bed and an en suite bath with double vanity, Jacuzzi tub, walk-in shower and a separate toilet room. Adjacent to the master bedroom is a sunroom/office with mountain views. There’s also a second queen bedroom and a full bath with tub/shower on the main floor.
Guests will also appreciate the two queen bedrooms and half bath upstairs; one bedroom which also has a daybed with pull-out trundle. For additional sleeping accommodations, the game room downstairs has a futon.
Everyone will enjoy a challenging game of ping pong or watching a classic movie in the downstairs game room. Outside the game room is a covered patio furnished for dining and complete with a gas grill. Guests can also enjoy roasting marshmallows or hot dogs in the outdoor fire pit just off the patio.
Rock Springs Retreat is perfect for large families or groups of friends who want privacy in a country setting, while being close to area attractions.
It’s only a 10-minute drive through the beautiful rolling hills of western North Carolina’s horse country to the Tryon International Equestrian Center, home of the 2018 World Equestrian Games. The quaint and charming shops and restaurants in Chimney Rock Village and hiking in Chimney Rock State Park are 12 miles from the home. You can swim, fish, or rent a canoe or pontoon boat to explore Lake Lure and enjoy lakeside dining only 11 miles from the home. Within 6-10 miles are Parker-Binns Vineyards for wine tastings, the Gorge Zip Line Canopy Tour, Kid Senses Children’s Interactive Museum, hiking in Bradley Nature Preserves, the Shunkawauken Waterfall and tubing on the Green River.
Rock Springs Retreat is 35 miles east of Asheville where you can enjoy all the diverse activities this artsy, funky town has to offer, such as visiting the historic Biltmore Estate or touring local art galleries and wineries.
And at the end of a fun-filled day, come home to your own country retreat and enjoy a soothing soak in the Jacuzzi tub or relax in the rocking chairs on the front porch. Come refresh your mind, body and spirit at Rock Springs Retreat.
Rock Springs Retreat Details
3,325 sq ft ± 3-story lodge-style home with mountain views on 3 acres.
Quiet, peaceful rural setting for getting away from it all! But a short drive to Lake Lure and area attractions.
4 bedrooms – One king in master on main floor, one queen bedroom on main, 2 queen bedrooms upstairs, one daybed with pull-out trundle (like 2 twins) upstairs, and one futon in game room.
3-1/2 Bathrooms – Master has jetted tub, walk-in shower, separate toilet room. Second full bath with tub shower on main floor. Half bath upstairs. Third full bath with tub/shower combination on lower floor adjacent to game room.
Maximum occupancy 12 (including children).
All bed Linens and 2 sets of towels per person provided.
Kitchen fully stocked with cooking and dining utensils, dishwasher, coffee maker and filters, blender, refrigerator with ice maker, smooth top stove, electric oven, microwave, toaster, mixer, crock pot, George Foreman grill, basic spices.
Starter supply of paper and soap products provided, usually sufficient for 2-night stay.
Living area has stone fireplace with gas logs, cathedral ceiling
Dining room seats 8. Views of Sugar Loaf Mountain..
Breakfast table seats 6.
Game room has regulation size ping pong table, 24” TV, CD/DVD/VHS cassette player, collection of classic movies and futon. French doors open to large covered patio.
Downstairs covered patio furnished for dining with picnic table, dining table for 6, gas grill (propane provided) and adjacent fire pit. Firewood provided.
Electronics: One 55” TV with Satellite in main living area with CD/DVD player, one 36” TV with Satellite in master bedroom with CD/DVD player, one 36” TV that only plays CDs/DVDs in queen bedroom on main floor, one 32” TV in upstairs bedroom with Satellite and Blu-Ray player, and one 24” TV in game room that only plays CDs/DVDs and VHS cassettes.
Laundry room with washer/dryer, iron and ironing board.
Central Air & Heat with 2 controls, ceiling fans.
Free Wi-Fi. No telephone.
Accessibility: 8 steps to front entry. Side entry has 4 steps.
Ample parking for 4-5 cars. Sorry, garage is not included in the rental.
Country general store is 3 miles away and nearest major grocery store is 7 miles away.
NO PETS, NO SMOKING.