The Lodge at Mountain Laurel Farm

Entire place hosted by Margaret

16 guests, 11 bedrooms, 16 beds, 2 baths
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Mountain Laurel Farm - Entire upper floor of rustic lodge in the Appalachians. Wooded hills, pasture, pond, spacious kitchen, 2 full bathrooms (2 toilets, 2 sinks, and 2 showers in each), large common area, covered and open decks, walking areas, and easy, plentiful parking. Conveniently located near numerous and varied shopping, dining, cultural, and outdoor recreation opportunities in the Damascus, VA, Boone, NC and Tri-Cities, TN/VA.

The space
Former co-ed boarding school ideal for large family gatherings and retreats. Includes 4 single rooms, 5 rooms with bunk beds, and 2 rooms with queen beds. Two full bathrooms with 2 toilets, 2 sinks, and 2 showers in each.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 single bed

What this place offers

Mountain view
Valley view
Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
TV
Washer
Dryer
Patio or balcony

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Where you’ll be

Mountain City, Tennessee, United States

Damascus/Abingdon, VA, • Boone/Blowing Rock, NC •
Bristol,TN/VA, Johnson City, TN, Kingsport, TN

Grocery Store/Pharmacy:
1. Food Lion, Mountain City, TN
2. Food City, Mountain City, TN
3. Price Less Foods, Mountain City, TN
4. Food City, Damascus, VA (Has a pharmacy.)
5. RiteAid, Mountain City, TN
6. Mountain City Pharmacy, Mountain City, TN
7. CVS & Walgreens, Abingdon, VA

Outdoor Activities:
1. The Virginia Creeper Trail: The Creeper Trail is 29-mile hiking/bicycling trail that runs from Whitetop, VA to Abingdon, VA along a historic narrow gauge rail line. There are bicycle rental shops in Damascus, VA that provide shuttle services to Whitetop or Abingdon. It is a beautiful and easy 17-mile ride downhill from Whitetop to Damascus – the trail is wide and well maintained. There are many places along the trail to park and walk, explore the rushing creek, visit the railway station at Green Cove, VA and stop for lunch or just the world-famous chocolate cake at The Creeper Trail Café in Taylors Valley, VA

2. The Appalachian Trail – The AT runs right through the heart of Damascus, VA so if you want to hike a few miles along this historic trail, you can park anywhere in Damascus and hike either north or south. You can also access the trail in many other places for a short hike or an overnight. Mt. Rogers Outfitters in Damascus is the best place to pick up any hiking/camping items you may want/need and to ask for suggestions for hiking in our area.

3. Whitetop, Mt. Rogers, Grayson Highlands, VA – Panoramic views are available in this area from the bald mountain tops. In the Grayson Highlands you will find hiking trails of varying length and difficulty – one highlight of this area is the herd of wild ponies – relatives of the historic herds at Assateague and Chincoteague on the Maryland/Virginia coast. Mt. Rogers is the highest peak in Virginia at 5,729 ft. elevation. Pick up AT maps and local recommendations at Mt. Rogers in Damascus.

4. Backbone Rock – Backbone Rock is a beautiful spot with hiking and creek exploration opportunities. The area provides a large parking lot, picnic tables, and trail access. Getting to the trail requires climbing up a short steep set of stairs/hillside, but the rest of the area is accessible for all mobility levels.

5. Lakes – Watauga and Holston Lakes are within a short drive. Both are large man-made reservoirs that incorporated an existing river. The shore access is limited, but there are parking, camping, and day-use areas on both lakes.

6. Caverns – There are several caverns to explore in our area. Bristol and Appalachian Caverns in Tennessee and Linville Caverns in North Carolina.

7. Playgrounds – Both Mountain City, TN and Damascus, VA have city parks with playground areas.

8. Harry L. Coomes Recreation Center, Abingdon, VA. The Coomes Center has indoor and outdoor recreation facilities – two swimming pools, basketball court, weight room, hiking trail, tennis courts, etc. Daily use is available at a very reasonable price.

9. Golf Courses – RedTail Mountain Resort in Mountain City, TN offers a very nice golf course and an excellent restaurant. There are numerous other golf courses in the area as well.

Art/Culture/Shopping:
1. This area is rich in history, music, and folk art. Bristol, VA/TN; Johnson City, TN; Boone and Blowing Rock, NC; Abingdon and Marion, VA are all worth checking out. You will discover a wide variety of unique museums/galleries, antique stores, shops, restaurants, theaters, parks, etc.

2. The Barter Theatre in Abingdon, VA - 127 W Main St, Abingdon, VA

3. The William King Museum, Abingdon, VA - 415 Academy Dr NW, Abingdon,

4. The Carter Family Fold, Hiltons, VA - 3449 A P Carter Hwy, Hiltons, VA is a folk/bluegrass/mountain music venue with shows on Saturday nights. Visit their website for more information on their history and schedule.

5. Movie Theaters – Abingdon, Boone, and Bristol all have movie theaters.

Restaurants:
1. Suba’s, Mountain City, TN – Serving lunch and dinner Wednesday – Sunday Reservations highly recommended

2. RedTail Mountain Resort, Mountain City, TN - 2017 Hours
Open for lunch Wednesday - Saturday from 11:00 to 2:00
Dinner is served Wednesday - Saturday. Reservations recommended

3. Poblano's Mexican Restaurant, Mountain City, TN

4. Damascus Pizza Company, Damascus, VA

5. Damascus Old Mill Restaurant, Damascus, VA – Call for current hours and menu

6. Boone/Blowing Rock, NC; Abingdon, VA; Bristol TN/VA, Johnson City, TN and Kingsport, TN all offer a wide variety of restaurants, pubs, cafés, etc. to fit any schedule and appetite.

Medical Facilities:
1. Wellmont Urgent Care, Abingdon, VA - 24530 Falcon Place Boulevard, Suite 100, Abingdon, VA
Weekdays 8 a.m.–8 p.m.; Weekends 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

2. Mountain City Community Hospital Emergency Room, Mountain City, TN - 1901 S Shady St, Mountain City, TN Open all hrs.

3. Johnston Memorial Hospital, Abingdon, VA - 16000 Johnston Memorial Dr, Abingdon, VA Open all hrs.

Veterinary Facilities:
1. VCA Highlands Animal Hospital, Abingdon, VA - 25011 Lee Highway, Abingdon, VA

Hosted by Margaret

  1. Joined in June 2017
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  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
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House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 1:00 PM
Self check-in with keypad
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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