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Lakefront With Mountain Views, Convenient to Town, Pets OK, Wi-fi

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,160 sq ft
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bath On The Lakefront With Gazebo And Dock

Mountain Lake Serenity

If you want both mountain breezes and the serenity of a water-side retreat, this mountain chalet is perfect for your next vacation. Nestled on the banks of Ashe Lake in southern Ashe County in the mountains of western North Carolina, this home offers cozy indoor living spaces and multiple outdoor recreation spots.

Decorated with attention to both comfort and class, the home has wide-planked flooring; tiled, oversized showers; granite countertops; sprawling, first-floor living spaces for relaxation; and two fireplaces. A wood-burning, stone fireplace warms two sitting areas. A third sitting area on the main floor offers ample space for guests to relax. The galley kitchen has granite countertops, a dishwasher, and seating for 8. The main floor has a full bath and a stacked washer/dryer. On the second floor, 3 bedrooms have sleeping for 7 adults. The second full bath is conveniently located between 2 bedrooms. The master bedroom has a king bed, its own private deck overlooking the lake, and a wood-burning fireplace.

If you aren’t snuggled by a fire in winter, gazing out onto the lake from a wall of windows, you may prefer the fire pit on a brisk, autumn evening. Plenty of outdoor seating, two picnic areas, a wraparound-gated deck to secure your pup, a covered cabana at the dock all add to the ambience and enjoyment of this special chalet by the lake. The sun sets behind the home, so you can bask on lazy afternoons in the shade on the deck or in the yard which rolls down to the water’s edge.

Come. Enjoy the quiet serenity of the mountains in this tranquil second-home community.

The owners have also provided a “Things to See and Do” notebook with area attractions and local restaurant menus for when you want to venture out to the Jeffersons. Firewood is available for purchase; call ahead to order.

More Details

Property Manager
Sherry Goodman, Broker
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

What makes this chalet unique

This unique home is situated on the banks of the only small lake in Ashe County and is just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway, historic town of West Jefferson, Mt. Jefferson State Park and many other attractions.

This home has a large wrap around front deck from which the lake can be seen in 180 degrees, firepit for year round outdoor enjoyment, along with the lakefront gazebo, private dock, and more.

Home offers two fireplaces, large master bedroom with kingsize bed and superb tiled showers.

Guestbook comments from the manager

"We really enjoyed your beautiful lakefront home and thank you for the awesome experience we had at our family gathering".
Oct 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet rental in West Jefferson, North Carolina

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2160 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Downstairs bath has a tiled shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Spacious upstairs bath has oversized tiled shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Upstairs master bedroom includes a fireplace and balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Cozy bedroom with lake views and plenty of quilts
    Bedroom 3 - 1 single bed , 2 bunk bed , Perfect room for kids with a set of bunks and twin.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Lakefront With Mountain Views, Convenient to Town, Pets OK, Wi-fi
average rating of 4.5789475 based on 20 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The cabin was comfy and cozy, felt like home away from home. It was the perfect setting for a wonderful family Christmas. It was great getting to share some quality time with the entire family and enjoying the beautiful nature and surroundings. It was made even more magical since it was the perfect setting for a very much planned engagement proposal that I assisted my brother with who got engaged to my long time best friend. It was a long time coming 10 yrs in the making but they are perfect for one another and it was even more special that it was able to be done surrounded by all the family. We loved them and wish them many more years of continued happiness. Thanks for the experience & extending your rental.

  • Review Submitted: 07/01/2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Congratulations to the engaged couple! That is wonderful! We wish them many years of happiness! We are so happy that you enjoyed the cabin and hope you will come stay with us again!
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Great Property

  • 5 of 5

Family Loved it. Great property... peaceful! Wifi not great, cell signal was spotty at best. There were a few issues, however, those issues did not distract from the overall experience, and are considering the potential to go back. The place is a little on the older side, but is still nice.

  • Review Submitted: 23/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exactly What We Were Looking For

  • 5 of 5

My buddies and I were planning to relax, and that is just what we did. We used the grill, fire pit, and even "tried" to catch some fish. The house was comfortable and had everything we needed.

  • Review Submitted: 26/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great getaway for hurricane Irene

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at the Lakeside Cottage and thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the area.

  • Review Submitted: 14/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for our needs. Cozy. Easy to find. Quiet.

  • 5 of 5

Great spot

  • Review Submitted: 11/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Lakeside Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our visit! The house has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Plenty of room and great views. The window units and ceiling fans are there if the weather is warm. Outdoor fire pit is great for cool evenings & s'mores. Pictures of property are accurate. 2nd and 3rd bedrooms are connected, but can be divided by a retractable door. Cell service is spotty, but there is internet and satellite TV - kids loved it! We enjoyed fishing from the dock- my husband brought a light & extension cords with us, so that we had light down at the dock once the sun went down - we spent a lot of time on the dock! Swimming is discouraged and considered "at your own risk," big disappointment for me - could't get my teens in the water and our inflatables stayed packed. We tried to rent kayaks, but couldn't find a company that would deliver to the property.You will need all-wheel drive if you plan to go down the driveway, but there is alternative parking. All of the roads within the lakeside community are gravel, fyi. Our GPS directions to the trash collection center were incorrect, fyi, but we found it. Neighbors are friendly! Learn to fly fish, we did! Take a trip into Todd, look up River Girl Fishing Co. The house is very close to town, but far enough away that you feel like you're away. We would stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 14/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Ashe County private airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 163
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Appalachian Ski Mountain
Car: necessary

Mountain Lake Serenity at Ashe Lake


The Blue Ridge Parkway is a stone’s throw away. E.B. Jeffress Park at mile marker 271 on the Blue Ridge Parkway has picnic areas, hiking, and amazing waterfalls.


The New River is just around the corner. Rent canoes and tubes for half- or full-day trips down the second oldest river in the world at Zaloos Canoes.


The chalet is 15 minutes from West Jefferson, NC, a vibrant Appalachian town with a thriving arts district.


West Jefferson, NC has so much to offer to those wanting to enjoy all that the Blue Ridge Mountains have to offer. The Florence Art School conducts art classes (in writing, booking making, painting, and other art forms) throughout the spring, summer, and fall. The art galleries in town open their doors for gallery crawls in the spring and summer. The Ashe County Arts Council sponsors a gallery and numerous programs, such as the annual On the Same Page Literary Festival in September of each year with regional and national authors.


Come to the Farmers Market on Saturdays during the summer and share in the bounty of Ashe County. Walk around the corner to the Ashe County Cheese Store to savor delicious fresh cheese and other homemade dairy products, like scrumptious fudge.


The Churches of the Frescoes in West Jefferson and Glendale Springs boast Ben Long's stunning art. Watch a first-run movie with state-of-the-art technology in a small-town movie theater for $6, $4 on matinee Sundays at 3:00 p.m.


Listen to a talk by a park ranger and take a night-time hike at Mount Jefferson State Natural Area.


Todd General Store on the National Register of Historic Places is 30-35 minutes from the cabin. The Todd General Store has summer and fall events weekly, such as storytelling, bluegrass, author signings, artisans, and demonstrations. River Girl Fishing Company also in Todd offers fishing, boating, biking, and tubing.


West Jefferson and its sister-community Jefferson have all the conveniences you will need to complete your vacation, such as groceries, restaurants, banking, and commerce.


The bohemian college town Boone, NC is only a 35-40 minute drive. Stroll King Street with its local restaurants, boutiques, and artists’ co-ops. Shop at Mast General Store. Enjoy Turchin Center for the Visual Arts or An Appalachian Summer Festival on the campus of Appalachian State University.


45 minutes to an hour away are the High Country's ski resorts: Appalachian Ski Mountain, Hawksnest, and Sugar Mountain.


The owners have also provided a “Things to See and Do” notebook with area attractions and local restaurant menus for when you want to venture out to the Jeffersons. Firewood is available for purchase; call ahead to order.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$115.3
Pet Fee AU$61.04
Damage Deposit AU$271.3

No refunds given due to weather or road conditions.. 4 wheel drive is recommended for winter travel in the mountains. No refunds given for failure to use directions provided-- GPS is NOT RELIABLE in the mountains.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.