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Sugar Retreat- just a walkway away from the slopes and chair lift

Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8), 3 queen beds/ 2 twin beds

Beautifully decorated rustic condo with Stone Fireplace and huge window with 180 degree of Grandfather mountain.

3 minute walk down private nature trail to get to the slopes of Sugar Mountain.

Nature trail has bridge crossing beautiful mountain stream which can be heard from the condo.

Property has outdoor balcony / deck overlooking Grandfather Mountain. Spectacular views. Ice skating rink, tennis court, and golf course within walking distance. Several mountain trails nearby.

Keywords: condo, sugar mountain, ski condo,

More Details

Shara Livingston
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2018

About Shara Livingston

Bruce and Bonnie Jackson are the owners of this property. They live in Wilmington, NC. We purchased this property because it had been completely renovated and our grand children could walk to the ski slope without having to walk on the main street. Also after having purchased this property we realized we could watch the grandchildren ice skate from out living room window. This is such a bonus. We hope you will enjoy this place as much as we have.

Shara Livingston purchased this condo in 2007

Why Shara Livingston chose Banner Elk

We chose this property because of it's close proximity to multiple activities. We love the Sugar Mountain community and you are so close to everything. The mountains are dear to our heart and we have always loved to spend time there. Our children and grandchildren have grown up knowing this as part of their home. I hope you will feel the same way once you have visited us.

What makes this condo unique

Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, snow tubing, tennis, golf, shopping, hiking, Kayaking, rafting, and fishing.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Banner Elk in Avery County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Loft - 2 Single Bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Sugar Retreat- just a walkway away from the slopes and chair lift
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 36 reviews

Perfect spot for a family ski getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying here and we loved it (again!). It’s an easy, short walk down the stairs and across the path to get to sugar maintain ski. We even made it home after an evening of night skiing without flashlights. The home is very well maintained, plenty of space for a family of four. Our two middle school boys took over the upstairs with one all the way up in the third story loft while we kept to the main floor. The home was also very well equipped and stocked. We cooked several meals and it was great having the accessories and amenities and especially the cleaning supplies to tidy up afterwards. Next time we go back to Sugar Mountain, this home is the first one on my list.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brian, I am so glad y’all enjoyed your stay at our condo! Thank you for your review and we look forward to having y’all stay with us again!
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  • 5 of 5

Great queen beds and twin beds. No windows up in the loft, very HOT.

First night it was HOT and NO air conditioner, only ceiling fans.

I re-read the ad and it did not say anything about air. Only heat 3 times.

Had to open the windows, and two were Not to be open.

Said to start dishwasher, but it had a sign it did not work.

Every thing else worked just fine and we had a great time there.

It was close to many attractions. One night a cat called his mate all night.

We all enjoyed our stay and it rained & cooled down.

Had loads of fun with Zip line, giant swing, & Mile high bridge.

Got to eat in and play games at night.

Close to Ski lift for winter folks.

It was 10 to 15 degrees cooler up there than down the mountain.

Found out we had a heat wave at out house and was almost 100 every day.

So, I though we were going at the wrong time, but it was not.

Thanks very much for letting us use your condo.

Nice furniture and great fire place.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Place

  • 4 of 5

This is a very nice condo with very comfy beds. We only stayed one night so the lack of seating on the deck wasn’t a big deal.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and I hope you will come again and be able to stay longer. There are chairs for the deck in the front hall closet but we don’t keep them outside to help keep them looking good! Thank you for taking the time to write a review too!
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Inviting and cozy condo on Sugar Mountain

  • 5 of 5

Lovely large condo tucked onto Sugar Mountain. Conveniently located to multiple activities in Banner Elk. I would recommend this condo for a large family or a couple visiting the area. Have had multiple visits that were peaceful and pleasing.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maggie, So glad you had a restful and peaceful time at the condo! I am glad you find it a great little getaway. We look forward to having you stay with us again!
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324136 - 3 days February 21 thru February 24

  • 5 of 5

This is our 3rd visit to this property for a family of 10 - 2 grandparents, 2 sets of parents, and 4 grandkids ... we started our trip when kids were 4, 6, 6, 9 and now they are 7, 9,9,12 and they love being at your place. We ice skate, tube, and they are fearless on the ski slopes! Wish I could send you pictures of them doing all of this but the weather was not accommodating this time. It was very warm but they did get to ice skate the first night and ski all day the second day and night ski but not the third day due to mud and temps. Had a great time playing Yamslam (yatzee) and cards at night. Your home suits our family!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Loved staying in this condo! Plenty of room. Can walk to ski . We watched our grandchildren ice skate. This is the third time we have stayed here and will stay here again!! The WiFi is a great addition.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you love coming to stay with us year after year! We love having you! I am thrilled you got to enjoy skiing and ice skating! Looking forward to having you stay next time!
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Tennis courts during the summer and ice skating and tubing available during the winter!


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £98.05
Refundable Damage Deposit £156.88

This is rental rate only. Taxes, cleaning fee, and refundable deposit are additional. Taxes are broken down in this manner: NC sales tax 7.5%, occupancy tax for Sugar Mountain 6%.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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