Thrasher's Nest is a three story cedar cabin built in 2007, overlooking Watauga Lake, said to be the third cleanest lake in the county. Our cabin has 3 bedrooms a loft, 2 1/2 baths, and sleeps 10 comfortably. Soak in the large, six person hot tub or just enjoy the views of the Cherokee National Forest and Watauga River Gorge from the large deck.
The bottom floor has a master bedroom plus another bedroom, a bathroom, and large laundry room. The main floor has another full tile bath, beautiful kitchen with black granite tiled counter tops, and access to the deck. Both bathrooms feature beautiful tile, large jetted tubs, and rainfall shower heads. Upstairs you will find another bedroom with two queen beds, a half bath, and a loft area with a day bed, foosball table, and TV with PlayStation and other games.
Dock your boat or jet ski, fish, take a trip in our canoe, or just enjoy swimming from the dock and dedicated boat slip. Other amenities include a washer and dryer, all major appliances, hair dryer, central air, gas fireplace, satellite TV, and free wireless internet. Linens, towels, dishes, utensils, and cookware are provided. We also provide a high chair and portable crib (sheets not provided) in this family friendly home. Pets are welcome for a small pet fee. This home sits about 1/3 mile up from the lake. There is an area to park at the top of the stairs that lead down to the dock.
Aside from fishing the 13 species of game fish in the lake, swimming, and boating, there are many other outdoor activities in the area year round.
Hawksnest provides snow tubing and zip lining.
Beech Mountain (35 minute drive) is a great place for skiing, snow tubing, snow boarding, and ice skating.
Sugar Mountain (45 minute drive) also has great ski slopes.
Wahoo Adventures and Mountain Adventure Guide offer rafting and other outdoor adventures.
Tweetsie Railroad is a great stop for families.
Grandfather Mountain is the highest peak in the Blue Ridge Mountains. View the animal habitats, including bears, cougars, and river otters, or walk across the mile high swinging bridge.
We hope you take the opportunity to rest and relax in our cabin while spending your time enjoying the lake, nature, and each other!