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Chetola Original: Spacious Hilltop Unit With Its Own Jacuzzi Room

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Space 1,550 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathroom (Sleeps 6)

Newly refinished Robin 1 provides a fabulous venue for a family vacation or a spectacular, romantic getaway. Free 240-V EV charging (there are also two dedicated Tesla chargers and another in outdoor parking near the Chetola Inn/Timberlake Restaurant). Nebia shower systems in each bathroom. The recreation center (amenities included in rental) and restaurant are just down the hill less than a two minutes stroll. Beautifully decorated with stylish new furniture and Italianate wallpapers, this two bedroom condo has a full kitchen with separate dining area, a bright, spacious living area with wood-burning fireplace, covered deck and washer/dryer. The master bedroom has a king bed; the guest room offers twin beds. Robin 1's interior beauty with its own separate Jacuzzi room make it a unique property at Chetola Resort. Both bathrooms have tub/shower combinations. The unit has free wireless internet service with unlimited TV and movie streaming on all three HDTVs and Blu-ray DVD players in bedrooms and living room. Amenities include use of the deluxe resort facilities pool, health club, tennis courts, spa, etc.2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, wet bar (Sleeps 6 when using sleeper sofa)


Owner
Robert Sterling Gingher (Bob)
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017

About Robert Sterling Gingher (Bob)

Retired businessman, journalist, literature prof, writer. Avid photographer and filmmaker. Grew up in Greensboro, NC; born in Savannah, GA; went to Greensboro Senior High School (the year before its named changed to Grimsley), NCSU (BA), WFU (MA), UNC-CH (PhD). currently live with my wife Susan, a retired clinical psychologist, in lovely Greensboro, NC.

Robert Sterling Gingher (Bob) purchased this condo in 1986

Why Robert Sterling Gingher (Bob) chose High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains

Robin is the first condominium to be built at Chetola. With a grand view of the resort surround, it stands tallest of all the units upon the topmost hill with a unique original solid-rock chimney. But its unique interior features are what make the dwelling so memorable.

What makes this condo unique

We like the spacious entryway and light-filled, open floor plan. Robin 1 is one of the few condominiums on the 87-acre resort with its own Jacuzzi room, the outside wall of which is one large window connecting the spa experience to the great outdoors. It has been recently refurbished with new furniture and appliances, new large HDTVs complete with Blu-ray DVD players and wireless internet for Netflix, Amazon Prime, and many other streaming apps. Our family and guests rave, so we're happy!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family has had the pleasure of vacationing in this unit for more than 20 years. The condo is nicely appointed, with a magnificent fireplace, a great porch with a beautiful view, a full kitchen and a hot tub. The décor is artistic and the spacious accommodations are comfortable with a large couch and cozy reading chairs.
May 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Blowing Rock in Watauga County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort ...
  • rural
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Guest bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Jacuzzi room - Jacuzzi
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Guest bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Living room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Access to NEMA 14-50 EV charger for TESLA owners. Call 336.274.0353 for details.

Reviews

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Chetola Original: Spacious Hilltop Unit With Its Own Jacuzzi Room
average rating of 4.857143 based on 25 reviews
North Carolina
5

Great Blowing Rock Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. Robon 1 was everythig we had hoped for and more. Wonderful place!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you-all enjoyed your stay and hope you decide to return soon! All the best, Bob & Susan
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5

WOW!

  • 5 of 5

Totally impressed with the rental and the resort! Will be using this one again!!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you'll be back before long! We're up here for a few days just now––can't get enough of the High Country!
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fun place

  • 4 of 5

We loved your condo. Very comfortable and well furnished. The one thing we disliked very much was your showers. How on earth do you expect someone to wash their hair with those things??? Also TV in living room needs to be larger. Can't believe the ones in bedrooms are better.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad that you both loved the condo. Hope you'll return, but just a word or two on rationale for showers and one of the televisions. The Nebia shower system is an expensive, cutting-edge bit of ecological hydrotechnology which is illustrated too well on the internet for one to try to depict here. (VRBO regulations don't allow links here, or I would have included one.) Conscious innovation isn't for everyone, and like any novel technology may require a bit of acclimation before being truly appreciated. This is all described in the master and guest baths. If you're really put off by the experience you can find conventional showers, soap, shampoo, towels only a minute's walk down the hill at the Rec Ctr and, of course, included in the amenities. Yes, the living room tv is considerably smaller than the bedroom tvs because of the lovely old-school cabinet which contains it. We could easily eliminate the cabinet and plunk a big-screen LCD in the living room but feel that so doing would deprive it of the charm and character we'd like to retain. Perhaps consider enjoying the bedroom tvs and maybe reading in the living room? Main thing––so glad you mostly enjoyed our condo. One doesn't want to be a grievance looking for a cause. Once again, Rudyard Kipling's sage advice comes to the fore: "I always prefer to believe the best of everybody; it saves so much trouble."
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5

Wonderful mountain retreat!

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful place that felt like home. Large rooms and tons of space, exactly as advertised and pictured. Well stocked kitchen and bathrooms. Couldn't have been any more convenient to downtown Blowing Rock and Shoppes on the Parkway. Will definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you-all enjoyed your stay and hope you decide to return soon! All the best, Bob & Susan
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pittsboro, nc
5

It's a really nice property that we wouldn't hesitate to use again!

  • 5 of 5

The condo is spacious, comfortable, and beautifully appointed, with everything needed for a relaxing getaway. The Chetola grounds and facilities make an ideal backdrop for high country exposure.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you-all enjoyed your stay and hope you decide to return soon! All the best, Bob & Susan
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chapel hill
5

Great location and the condo was quite nice.

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and great floor plan. All the basic supplies needed were here and a grocery store was close by

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you-all enjoyed your stay and hope you decide to return soon! All the best, Bob & Susan
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Location

Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Timberlake's Restaurant (Chetola)
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Hound Ears Club
Nearest Motorway
300 Metres
321
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Timberlake's Restaurant (Chetola)
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
Appalachian Ski Mountain
Car: recommended

Robin 1 may be rented for a minimum of 3 nights. It's located in the quaint village of Blowing Rock at Chetola Resorts, a gated community with a beautiful lake of swans and geese, walking trails, restaurant with seating in and out, indoor/outdoor pool, health spa, tennis courts and much more. Our condo is a one-level end unit with a large private yard and spacious floor plan insuring relaxation. Great shopping at nearby outlet, craft, and specialty stores. Gourmet restaurants and 18-hole golf courses are just next door as well. Enjoy the unique Jacuzzi room with a lovely double-window view of the estate, Nebia shower systems, and free charging for electric vehicles via an outdoor 240V port.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Blowing Rock, North Carolina Mountains

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3 night minimum stay
£546
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£910
£2,730
 

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Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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