The Running Waters Lodge is located within the gated community of the Lodges at Eagles Nest, a four season private community in Banner Elk that tops out at over 5000 feet in elevation. The home rests on a spacious 3 acre property with a gently flowing stream running beside it, from which it takes its name. This rustic log home is the perfect mountain getaway to enjoy all of the outdoor activities the area offers or just sit in a rocker on the deck and enjoy the mountain views. BED and BATHS: The Master bedroom has a king size bed that looks across to the gas fireplace. Upstairs are two guest rooms each with a full size bed and the downstairs guest room has a king. The home offers 4 full baths and one half bath and is perfect for a large family or even multiple families to share. KITCHEN: This wonderful gourmet kitchen has brushed cooper appliances, dark wood cabinets and a center island for cooking up those family meals. DINING: The dining room is adjacent to the kitchen with a dining table that will seat 8. LIVING ROOM: This warm and cozy living will make you never want to leave. Sofas that you sink into and a fireplace to warm in front of add to the allure of the lodge. A 1,350 acre development with altitudes over 5,000 feet, The Lodges at Eagles Nest features a wildlife preserve, waterfalls, trout-filled streams, and miles of pristine mountain trails perfect for hiking, riding, and biking. Amenities range from a spectacular Toy Barn filled with every imaginable game and sporting equipment to an authentic Tee Pee Village and Wellness Spa and an outdoor amphitheater built into the side of the mountain. Beyond its distinct quality of life, The Lodges at Eagles Nest offers the discernible homeowner extraordinary value on investment, with home sites ranging from 1 to 10 acres, all especially chosen for their panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and the privacy each one affords. The Lodges at Eagles Nest is located just minutes away from the charming town of Banner Elk. Featuring a wide variety of noted gourmet restaurants and excellent specialty and upscale boutiques, Banner Elk is a destination on its own. In addition, the nearby towns of Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, Grandfather Mountain and Boone add to the unique flavor and sophisticated country charm of the area. In Banner Elk North Carolina, you'll find a mountain playground like no other. Here, each season brings with it something spectacular. The springtime is ablaze with wildflowers, the summers are warm and inviting, fall's foliage is absolutely stunning, and the snows of winter transform these mountains into a picturesque winter wonderland. Each season is perfect for outdoor recreation, but there is much more to do here than simply enjoy the splendor of nature. There are also a variety of festivals, community events, upscale shops, and gourmet restaurants to enjoy in this quaint town. Boasting various performing and arts centers, theatres, galleries and museums within an easy distance, the area showcases internationally recognized artists and performances including Broadway shows, dance ensembles, opera companies and concerts from classical to blue grass. In Banner Elk, you'll able to enjoy a lifestyle that is unrivaled by that of any other location. Rates are per night and vary by season, subject to change without notice. Property not managed by Mountain Sotheby's International Realty and marketed on a referral basis only. All monies and scheduling handled by owner.