Rocky falls retreat (water falls, hiking, o… – homeaway electricity notes class 10 pdf


Huge rock pillars hold you on the side of the mountain. Be lulled to sleep by the sound of the cool water stream cascading over waterfalls. Awaken to the sight of a glorious sunrise over the mountains beyond and below. Several decks available pick to suit your mood. Never had a tree house as a child? We have the perfect deck for you. If you are a person who enjoys the outdoors this is the place for you.

The retreat is on a 14.3 acre property so you will not see your next door neighbor. We also have a trail next to the house which leads to the Bartlett Creek Falls. Over one of these falls there is an additional deck with a table and chairs to enjoy lunch. Not only does this deck overlook the falls, but it affords a spectacular view of a wall of rock and rhododendron. The locals call the house the ‘Round House’ which is actually a 15-sided house supported by the 15 massive rock pillars.

The following pictures will show you that we have furnished the house with American made Lexington and Bob Timberlake pieces as well as made in the USA accessories wherever possible. We have a diverse selection of books and games for you to use as well as a satellite TV with VHS and DVD players. There is also a CD/radio player. The kitchen has most of the general things needed. Additional dishes are located in the antique pine cupboard. Adjacent to the kitchen area on the large deck outside is a gas grill and a large table with six chairs. The gas cylinders are provided.

The master bedroom has a connected private bath with a Jacuzzi tub. The other bath is accessible from the main hall. There are two bedrooms and one sleeper sofa. Linens and towels are located in the closet across from the washer dryer. The house will accommodate 4 to 6 people.

We must tell you about the locals. Turkeys love to hang out near Rocky Falls. On sunny days they usually appear in twos, but on a misty morning whole flocks can be heard hiding undercover. Our Pileated woodpecker is often heard, sometimes seen. This is the one that looks like Woody Woodpecker and was recently seen on the tree next to the house. We have lots of warblers, always fun to watch, some of them disappear and reappear like magicians. A little Carolina wren trusted us enough to leave her eggs and babies in the house on the deck this spring. Watching mom and dad feed their brood was lovely entertainment. Deer are around, but not as abundant here as in grassier locations. We have built a little bear fortress for our recycles and trash. Bear have been sighted nearby, so we are very careful not to leave anything out that might attract them. Our raccoon friend is sneaky. He usually steal only one sneaker if you leave sneakers on the porch. The sneaker can usually be found in the stream near the house. Contact us for further detail and discount rates ( ). View more

We had a group of 6 women stay at Rocky Falls Retreat on a girl’s weekend trip. I must say that what we found when we arrived, exceeded our expectations. The view was absolutely awesome! Four of the ladies on our trip were pretty nervous about driving in the mountains (due to the winding roads) and, because of that, had never really stayed anywhere in the mountains. When they arrived at Rocky Falls Retreat, the looks on their faces were priceless! They all agreed that the trip was totally worth it and they all want to come back again! I never met with Gary and Gail in person (even though they did stop by to do some repairs on the lower floor) but I did speak with Gary on the phone and he was so nice and accommodating. He answered all my questions and even called the house while we were there to check and make sure we had made it okay and if there was anything we needed. We came when the weather was pretty chilly (even had some snow on the ground in some places) so we didn’t get to spend a lot of time looking around the grounds, but stayed plenty toasty with the fire in the fireplace. We all agreed that we would LOVE to come and see the house when it gets warmer so we can truly enjoy the stream and the many little waterfalls that run along the property. One of my most favorite parts of the house was standing outside on the deck, watching the sunrise and hearing the sounds of the stream. The only issue we encountered was having a little bit of difficulty turning around on the driveway. If you have a smaller vehicle, there probably wouldn’t be an issue, but we drove a Chevy Traverse and had to back down the driveway a bit to the shed (where the driveway spreads out a bit more) to turn around and back up to the house again. No big deal, but something we didn’t count on when we arrived. Overall, the place was clean, nicely furnished, had polite and very accommodating owners, awesome view, beautiful grounds, and was way cheaper (and far more fun) than getting hotel rooms. Everyone loved it and we all have already discussed planning a trip to come back and stay again! So glad we chose to stay here! Thank you Gary and Gail for letting us utilize your beautiful home!