Our Peaceful Mountain Retreat: The Crow’s Nest


Entire guest suite hosted by Lavinia

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
Dedicated workspace
A private room with wifi that’s well-suited for working.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
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Come visit us in one of the best parts of Western North Carolina!
Our attached lower level guest apartment has its own entrance from your private deck with keypad entry. Inside is a large luxuriously furnished living area, with an under counter fridge/freezer a microwave, toaster oven, coffeemaker and kettle. Satellite TV and WiFi are provided. There’s a separate bedroom with queen bed and en-suite bathroom.
Use your private apartment as a secluded getaway or as a base for your explorations!

The space
This is a well appointed lower level guest suite with private entrance You enter past your small private deck with teak table and 2 chairs and enter the large living room - which has a sofa, comfy chair and footstool, dining table with 2 chairs and a “kitchenette” that has an under counter fridge with small freezer, microwave and toaster oven, Keurig coffeemaker and an electric kettle. There is no cooktop, range or running water in the kitchenette.
There is a separate bedroom with door and a queen sized bed and has an en-suite bathroom with shower, sink and toilet. Hair dryer, soap, shampoo and conditioner are supplied.
Our property is 7-14 miles from restaurants and shopping. Dollar general is the closest store to us at 7.5 miles and Food Lion -13 miles, Ingles- 14 miles. Louise’s Rock House in Newland is the closest restaurant at 6.3 miles from our house. There are many restaurants in downtown Marion -about 13 miles from our property. We are centrally located with Lake James, Asheville, Black Mountain, Morganton, Blowing rock , Boone, Grandfather Mountain, Hendersonville all within 1 to 1 1/2 hour drive. Sugar an Beech Mountain skiing are within 45min to 1 hour drive. There are many hiking trails in the Pisgah National Forest nearby too.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Mountain view
Wifi – 36 Mbps
Dedicated workspace
Free driveway parking on premises – 1 space
42" HDTV
Central air conditioning
Private patio or balcony
Private backyard – Not fully fenced
Hair dryer
Undercounted mini fridge and small freezer w ice tray refrigerator

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5.0 out of 5 stars from 80 reviews


Where you’ll be

Marion, North Carolina, United States

Our property is in a gated community, situated just off hwy 221 - and 2 miles up the mountain in the Pisgah National Forest with scenic walks straight from your door! Nearby downtown Marion is 30 minutes away and has antique shops, artisanal ice cream shop, a local brewery, pubs and restaurants and a river tubing adventure, and it’s also a 30 minute drive to Lake James. We are 5 miles from Linville Caverns and a short drive to Linville Falls and Gorge, and - for the wine lovers -Linville Winery. Driving is easy to neighboring towns like Boone, Blowing Rock and Asheville and nearby Blue Ridge Parkway is a scenic delight!

Hosted by Lavinia

  1. Joined in September 2019
  • 80 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
After spending 6 years in the Caribbean, aboard our Kadey-Krogen Trawler, with my Captain and husband, we came to North Carolina to live in these beautiful mountains!


  • Richard

During your stay

We’re always available on premises if you need help. Our goal is to make sure you have an amazing stay! Please feel free to ask us for any assistance!

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Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy