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Elegant Red Roof Farmhouse Estate at Roan's View

Bedrooms 3
Space 204 m²
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Fully remodeled and furnished, 3 beds, 27 acres, 1/2 mile private trout stream.

In Buladean, NC, and situated in the majestic Unake mountain range, this nostalgic Farmhouse offers the perfect mountain getaway with 2200 square feet of totally remodeled living space, Central Heat/Air, Living Room (with HD wall-mounted TV), Master Bedroom #1 – King Bed – large walk-in closet and Laundry Room, Master Bedroom #2 – King Bed, TV- Large walk in Closet, Bedroom #3 – two twin beds with walk in closet, Dining Room, Large Sun room – breathtaking mountain views, Large Wrap Around Porch with 5 large Red

Rockers, Large Kitchen, Drive-In Garage with Remote Control, Over 1/2 mile of expansive trout stream on property, and beautiful, dry-stacked stone bridge and entryway. Only 2 miles to Appalachian Trail;

30 minutes to Roan Mountain State Park; one hour to Biltmore House in Asheville; and one hour to skiing at Sugar and Beech Mountains. Within 30 minutes to Penland School and same to Blue Ridge Parkway.

This Farmhouse and property is wrapped with dramatic 180 views of mountains and valley.

Please check out my other beautiful rental Cottage at Toobie hole Falls which is only two miles away: VBRO 235619

About Buladean, NC: Buladean is a tiny community located sixty miles northeast of Asheville in the majestic Unaka Mountain Range. It is situated in Mitchell County, which is well known for its incredible scenery and naturally occurring Rhododendron gardens. Buladean is a lovely place to get away from it all, yet a convenient location to many of North Carolina's most exciting attractions.

The North Toe River flows through the county and joins the Nolichucky River, known as one of the best whitewater rafting rivers in the country. Just a few of the other activities available in the area include hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, canoe trips and downhill skiing. For those wanting relaxation, it's also the ideal location to catch up on reading amidst scenic views. Buladean is just a short drive to Roan Mountain State Park, Grandfather Mountain, the Appalachian Trail and Linville Falls.

Location Information: This property is conveniently located 15 minutes from beautiful Spruce Pine, NC. Additionally, both properties are located 45 miles away from Blowing Rock, NC; 53 miles away from Asheville, NC; and 28 away from Johnson, TN.

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More Details

Roger Jenkins
Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 January, 2018

About Roger Jenkins

Retired Professor and Dean

Roger Jenkins purchased this chateau / country house in 1990

Why Roger Jenkins chose Bakersville

I was born in this small rural community and have been privileged to travel around the world with my work. I have found no place in the world I think is overall more enjoyable and impressive than the mountains, streams, and quiet natural beauty of this community.

Because Penland School has, over the years, spawned so many artists who have relocated to this area, there are literally hundreds of artists located within an hour of the property.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

With the most impressive mountain views from the front porch while sitting in a red rocking chair, you find yourself wrapped in natural beauty on this private, gated, 27 acre farm. Not many places provide the unique opportunity to walk from your bed to a beautiful trout stream on property and land a 18 inch brown trout within minutes, then, In season, you walk a few hundred hards and enjoy blueberries, rasberries, and blackberries.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house rental in Bakersville, North Carolina

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 204 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • River
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master: large walk-in closet and laundry room.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master #2: large walk-in closet and TV.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed , Large walk-in closet.
  • Books
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wooden decking
  • long term rentals available
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Trophy trout stream on property; rasberry, blackberry, and blueberry patch on property to enjoy in season; Appalachian Trail is 2 miles away; mountain views from property are incomparable; Step back in time for a tranquil, peaceful vacation where you're wrapped in natural beauty.


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Elegant Red Roof Farmhouse Estate at Roan's View
average rating of 4.9764705 based on 85 reviews

Beautiful Family Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 recently stayed at this beautiful property. You can't beat the setting, with its room for kids to roam and a well-stocked trout stream where my husband easily caught 20 fish in two days. The owner is very friendly and welcoming, stopping by to bring us homemade brownies and local apples. The house is situated on the edge of a very small mountain community, so you see buildings from the house, but the overall feel is quiet and seclusion. It was an easy drive to Roan Mountain. There is a nearby (walkable) hamburger place that makes great meals, but I would suggest calling your order in, as we waited over an hour for our dinner. But it was worth the wait! The neighbors were also friendly and let my boys feed their chickens and gave us farm fresh eggs and potatoes picked from their garden - we had wonderful, fresh breakfasts! The cabin itself is laid out well for families, with two large master bedrooms and a smaller room with twin beds. We felt that we each had our own space and privacy yet there are also two gathering areas for larger groups. The kitchen was very well stocked with spices, paper towels, garbage bags, etc. The quality of the furnishings was also nicer than most rentals, and it is obvious that the owner pays attention to detail. We can't wait to visit again soon!

  • Review Submitted: 24/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rarely have I enjoyed a guest family more! Watching Dad teach his three sons fly fishing was a joy, being a fly fisherman!!!!! Watching Mom care for her beautiful three sons while giving loving devotion to her own Mom whom had recently lost her husband was touching. They really enjoyed the home and property and made two trips to Roan Mountain to hike. I do hope they come back. i sensed the boys created lots of memories. One of the twin six year old boys related to me the story of my neighbor showing them their chickens, giving them eggs, and how he scrambled his own eggs the next morning! This little cute city slicker won't forget this and will remember it overtime he has eggs. They were able to pick a few remaining raspberries of the season. This surgeon's patients should see what a gentle, loving devoted and caring Father, husband, and son-in-law this cool dude is.
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Amazing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much Roger and Basia. From the arrival til the end we had an amazing time. Brownies, cake and fruits were delicious - thank you for that, we really enjoyed them. Your house is beautiful!!!. Can't image being anywhere else at that time. The kids really enjoyed being outside and play. We were able to go snow tubing, Gabe tried skiing and did a good job, and also we visited Grandfather mountain. The entire experience was just really, really amazing. You will be in our hearts forever, Gabe has the hand shake pretty much down. He tells everyone that this nice man in the mountain home we stayed showed him how to do it. Thank you again, Our Family!

  • Review Submitted: 12/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy, clean and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

My family and I really enjoyed staying here for the Thanksgiving holiday. We were welcomed with a bag of delicious fresh apples upon arrival and surprised on Thanksgiving day with a plate of yummy brownies from the owners! It was an enjoyable experience for us all and you can't beat the views and beautiful church bells everyday either!

  • Review Submitted: 29/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The young husband and wife had two adorable boys, about 5 and 7, and they were excited to have all the space inside the house and outside to play in the creek. They also got to visit Grandfather Mountain, walk the mile high bridge, see the bears, and fun otters there. I must admit, how anyone could spend two days at the Farmhouse and not spend one of them going to Grandfather Mountain, and the other one going to see the Biltmore House in Asheville is hard to understand. Both are NC's top attractions and each only one hour from the house. Everyone comments on hearing the nearby church bells ring out through the valley to make it sound like you're on a college campus. Love them too. Cant want to have these folks return.
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This property is more than we could have hoped for!!

  • 5 of 5

We will definitely go back!! We stayed at The Red Roof Farmhouse for a quick family getaway and it was amazing. We were only there for two nights and that wasn't nearly enough time to enjoy everything that this property has to offer. Thank you Mr. Jenkins for providing such an amazing place and hopefully we will get to met you next time we are there.

  • Review Submitted: 12/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sadly, I wasn't able to connect/met with the family while here, although i was able to make sure they got some of the Jenkins infamous homemade double chocolate brownies! My son-in-law's dad was fly fishing on the property and the spontaneous connection the family's son had with him and a few lessons was a memory for both. Anxious to meet this family next visit.
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Beautiful Property

  • 5 of 5

Extremely accurate to the beautiful pictures! Dr. Jenkins stops by and makes you feel extremely welcome. He is amazingly hospitable and his home is gorgeous! Would definitely recommend and book again! Definitely a setting for any new traditions!

  • Review Submitted: 07/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This energetic, dynamic, and handsome fun young couple only had two days here, but they spent it like it was a month - soaking in all the beauty of the fall colors that were extremely late this year, and hiking in some neat places. I very much look forward to their return visit!
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Immaculate home with plenty of space for 6

  • 5 of 5

Arrived to a great home with fresh apples and a fresh bake raisin and fruit bread in the refrigerator. The home is well equipped for a weekend stay. It was a bit farther from the Linville Falls area than would have been ideal for us on a rainy day, but that didn’t detract from our fun or from the charm of the home. And Mr. Jenkins goes out of his way to provide tips and info. Really great weekend for us.

  • Review Submitted: 01/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Following in the entire summer's footsteps of really great guests, this family was also just very special. Sadly, they only planned two days and it rained one of them. So they did not get to see/do as much as normally they could/would. I always encourage guests to do a minimum of three days, and that way if they want to see the area as opposed to sitting, resting, reading ..... they need one day to visit Elk River Falls, Banner Elk, Boone, Blowing Rock, Grandfather Mountain; and one day to visit Asheville, and one day to hike on the Roan Mountain and/or Appalachian Trail. I hope they come back again soon!
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Tri-City, Airport Tennessee
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Spruce Pine Country Club
Nearest Motorway
Highway 226N
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Mountain Grill
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Sugar and Beech Mountains
Car: necessary

Trophy trout stream is on property; Appalachian Trail is 2 miles away; world class hiking in every direction just miles away; Penland School is 20 minutes away;

Blue Ridge Parkway is 25 minutes away; Roan Mountain State Park (swimming, fishing, hiking picnicking) is 25 minutes away;

White water rafting and tubing 15 minutes away; Golf is 25 minutes away; movie theaters, shopping and mall is 35 minutes away in Johnson City; Biltmore House in Asheville is an hour away; and skiing in Banner Elk, Boone, Blowing Rock is an hour away. Roan Mountain Rhododendron Gardens (world's largest natural display of rhododendrons) are 30 minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday chateau / country house in Bakersville, North Carolina

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$93.83

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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