New River Dog Run
This unique and charming home consists of 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a guest cabin, barn, decks, hot tub, outdoor living areas, two large fire pits, back porch chimenea, dog pens and is located on the New River near Boone.
The main home accommodates 8 comfortably and many more for day events. A two bedroom, one bath Riverside barn is available for individual rental or rent them combined to accommodate large families or groups. Camping is also available down by the river for guests!!! Two pastures and 600 feet of private river frontage, three plus acres of lush pastures, beautiful woods, wetland area, and meditation garden make this property an oasis you won’t want to leave.
Upon arrival to River Dog Run, you will drive into Winding Way, the private driveway. Entering through our gates, we welcome you to our beautiful home in Boone, North Carolina. River Dog Run immerses you into a world of charm, light, art, lush decor, and furnishings from all over the world. Enjoy the open kitchen and dining room, with a custom wood bar. Several decks enhance the home and outdoor living, overlooking the river, meadows, woods, and terraced herbal garden for all to enjoy, tend to, and use.
Once inside you will enter a home filled with love, art and furnishings from travels and work overseas. The homeowners are pleased to share and hope you enjoy the wonderful art and artifacts as much as they do and will treat the property ins a respectful and caring way. Apart from the beautiful art work, New River Dog Run offers many children’s toys and books including 2 pack in plays, wagon and strollers, 4 total swings (2 at the house and 2 at the river), and books and movies for the entire family.
On the first floor you will find the private master suite. It is located and occupies the entire lower level with its own drive, entrance, and covered patio. The master suite consists of a large bedroom with French doors leading out to the lower deck and hot tub. The master bathroom has a Jacuzzi tub and separate shower. The living room is an open plan with a guest kitchen, sleeper sofa, Smart TV, DVD, telephone, and laundry utility area.
The second floor consists of spacious and light living areas, with 25 ft vaulted ceilings and large windows allowing light and nature to harmoniously mix with the indoors. Snuggle up to the gas fireplace at the end of a day overlooking the view of the river. This floor also consists of a second king size bedroom and bathroom. The open plan kitchen and dining room are perfect for family meals and gatherings. Adjacent is the large upper deck overlooking the bird and meditation gardens. Tables and grill make this deck a perfect gathering area for meals, bird watching, and conversation.
The third floor loft bedroom has a cozy, queen size bed and intimate reading area—a favorite for those seeking an attic nook to curl up and read a book from the library.
The guest cabin is located close to the house. The cabin consists of one room with a single bed and double futon. This space is ideal for kids, couples, or someone seeking solitude and peace. The cabin does not have indoor plumbing and guests will need to use the house bathroom and kitchen facilities, or the outdoor solar shower or compost potty.
The Riverside Barn is located about 200 yards from the main house and is also available to rent individually or combined with the house for larger families or groups. The barn consists of two bedrooms , one with a king-size bed and a dormer room with a double bed, a large open plan living room has a double futon, a large dining table and ample seating. The Riverside Barn can sleep 6 people if needed. It has a fun, but basic kitchen area and a shower bathroom.
We welcome our guests to use our kayaks, bicycles, life jackets, noodles and also extend our invitation to well behaved owners and dogs. Both the main house and the Riverside Barn have adjoining, large, safe and comfortable dog pens and houses if needed. A limit of two dogs. Pet fees will be necessary.
We also offer our guests massage, reflexology, yoga and meditation sessions. Guided walking and kayaking trips, river pick-up and drop-off services, and airport pick up and drop off transportation. All of these services are onsite and available in our small neighborhood. Please inquire with the property manager to arrange required advanced bookings and reasonable and discounted rates for our guests.
River Dog Run is the ideal vacation rental for family holidays, reunions, retreats, workshops, and small weddings. Some of our local activities and amenities include, Appalachian State University, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Grandfather Mountain, Tweetsie Railroad, ski resorts, and the charming towns of Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Boone, Valle Crucis, Todd, and many others.
Outdoor Activities available at this property include: swimming, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, hiking, riding, skiing, mountain biking, rock climbing, white water rafting, caving, boating, golf, wildlife viewing, shopping and camping.
A note from and about the Owner:
For the past 35 years, our family made its home in Boone and the mountains of NC. Photography, art, and gardening have been a huge part of our lives. We have lived at River Dog Run for many years, creating an oasis of charm and character within our environment. Many special and loving moments have been shard here. Family, friends, visitors, wagging tails, muddy paws and cantering hoofs have echoed and notched themselves within our lives and home. We have had the pleasure to host several small and private weddings and parties here at River Dog Run. A list of the area's finest, photographers, caterers, florists, bridal and groom, massage and yoga therapist services are available upon request. We wish you a very special and wonderful stay in our home.
Home can never be expressed,
Till the soul has found its rest.
Home is transient here below,
And its term we cannot know:
It is like the sun's last ray,
Dying with departing day.
Home is like the robin's nest,
Now in downy feathers drest,
But tomorrow nowhere found,
In the air or on the ground.
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