Looking to get away from it all? Head to your very own private escape in the heart of the Blue Ridge mountains in North Carolina. A place where you can hike to breathtaking waterfalls, play golf at a 4.5 star course, try your hand at trout fishing, or just relax on a glorious deck. A nicely equipped vacation home awaits your arrival.....

About the Homes

Surround yourself with peace and comfort. Located within walking distance from the Mt. Mitchell Golf Course, the 12th Tee Lodge and Hemlock Chalet are equipped with everything you would expect and more: clean towels, freshly made beds and fully-equipped kitchens await your arrival. These homes are newly remodeled and tastefully furnished. Click the links to the left for more photos and details. 

The 12th Tee Lodge
12th Tee Lodge Deck, Summer
Rivermont Cottage Deck & Screen Room Overlooking the South Toe River

Member: Yancey County Chamber of Commerce


Central to Burnsville, Spruce Pine, Little Switzerland and Marion, NC. We are 2 1/2 hours drive from Charlotte, 1 hour from Asheville and 3 1/2 hours from Knoxville in the Mt. Mitchell Golf Course Community. The community is located just 2 miles off the Blue Ridge Parkway at NC80. Click the "Area Information" link for a map.


The Mt. Mitchell area offers peace, quiet, fresh air and views if you just want to relax. And when you’re done relaxing, play a round of golf at the Mt. Mitchell Golf Course, rated 4 ½ stars by Golf Digest and consistently ranked in the top ten courses of North Carolina. Try your hand at trout fishing in the pristine South Toe River. Go tubing at the Carolina Hemlocks Park. Hike to see nearby waterfalls, including Roaring Fork, Setrock Creek and Crabtree Meadows. Shop for pottery, gems and glassware created by local artisans. Climb the observation tower at Mount Mitchell, the highest point east of the Mississippi River at 6,684 feet. Try bicycling on the Blue Ridge Parkway, just 2 miles away.

Contact Us

We're pleased to have the opportunity to share our family's homes and this special area we have fallen in love with. Contact Becky Grafer directly for more information on vacationing at Rivermont Cottage or the 12th Tee Lodge. Text 239-784-6383 or email rgrafer@comcast.net.