Welcome to Alamo River House!
Rustic 100 year old home situated on the Watauga River located in Foscoe which is about 10 minutes from Boone and 15 minutes to Banner Elk. Alamo River House
is close to the Foscoe Fishing Company
(about 1 tenth of a mile mile from our home), Hidden Valley Antique Mall
, Front Porch Antique Market
, Grandfather Mountain
(20 minutes), Grandfather Vineyard and Winery
(5 minutes), (6 minutes), High Mountain Expeditions
, Peanuts & Golf
, Hawksnest Tubing and Ziplining
(13 minutes), Sugar Mountain Ski Resort
(12 minutes), Grandfather Stables
(horseback riding, 2 minutes) and so much more! All of these attractions and more are just a short drive away! Tweetsie Railroad
is just under a 30 minute drive. The Mast General Store is about 10 minute drive (6 miles) and ASU and Boone is about a 10 minute drive back into town. is just a 7 minute drive away (4.5 miles). The Tanawha Hiking Trail
(5 minutes away or 1.7 miles away), stretching 13.5 miles from Julian Price Park to Beacon Heights, parallels the Blue Ridge Parkway on Grandfather Mountain. Tanawha, the Cherokee word for fabulous hawk or eagle, is an appropriate name for this trail that offers hikers spectacular views of distant mountains. Price Lake is less than 15 minutes away as well. Price Lake
had many hiking rails, an on-site rental facility for canoes, rowboats or kayak and they also sell bait and rents fishing tackle and picnic areas.Foggy Mountain Gem Mine
Alamo River House offers 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, HOT TUB, Wi-Fi, Smart TV, wood burning stove (wood not provided), fenced in area for dogs, rustic style home, natural and beautiful rock outcroppings, and the Watauga River is practically in your back yard! Easy all paved access will make this home a place you would want to visit year after year. Plus, our home is pet friendly and we have a fenced in area for your 4 legged family member. There is a one time nonrefundable pet fee of $75 per pet plus tax for dogs weighing less than 40 pounds. Additional fee for dogs weighing over 41 pounds, MAXIMUM OF 2 DOGS. There is NO AC on the main level, but there is a portable unit in the upper floor bedroom.
MAIN FLOOR: There are 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom on the main floor. One bedroom has a queen bed and the other bedroom has a full size bed. There is a full bathroom off of the laundry room with a tub/shower bathroom. The fully stocked kitchen offers a gas stove, microwave, and regular coffee maker. Sorry, but no dishwasher, but the sink overlooks the river. The dining room seats 6-8 guests comfortably to enjoy your favorite meal. The living room has a nice sectional sofa, a chair with ottoman, Smart TV with Netflix, Hulu and regular cable channels and a nice wood stove to enjoy those cold winter days. The full size washer and dryer is also on the main level.
UPPER FLOOR: The upper floor has a bedroom with a full size bed and a bunk bed along with a full bathroom. This bedroom has a portable floor AC unit with remote control.
OUTSIDE: The back deck is the place to be!! The covered deck has a nice 4 person hot tub overlooking the river, gas grill and seating to relax and listen to the noisy Watauga River. Bring your fly fishing gear and test your skill in the river or you can get what you need at the Foscoe Fishing CompanyThere are three species of trout found here: the Rainbow, the Brown and the elusive Brook Trout. You can also find smallmouth bass.
The Watauga River is great for fly fishing and cooling off on those warm summer days! You will need a license approved by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Fishing licenses range from 10 day passes to lifetime passes for residents, non-residents, seniors, and disabled. Prices vary for the length of these passes and what type of resident you are.
In Watauga County, you can obtain a fishing license at: Food Lion in Blowing Rock, Wildlife Unlimited in Boone, Cove Creek Store in Sugar Grove, J&M General Store and Grill in Blowing Rock, Mast General Store in Valle Crucis, Village Hardware in Blowing Rock, Walmart in Boone, Watauga River Fly Shop in Vilas and servarl other places may offer fishing licenses as well.
This is a non-smoking home.
2 night minimum for off peak times
3 night minimum for select holidays and the entire month of October
4 night minimum for the Thanksgiving holiday (Wednesday - Sunday)
7 night minimum for the July 4th week & Christmas/New Year holidays
********NOTE: As you plan your trip to the mountains, please remember we do get rain, snow, ice, and some foggy days and occasional inconveniences which are out of our control. Winter weather in the Blue Ridge Mountains can occur from November through April. The majority of our homes are accessed by mountain roads, which will be ICY AND SLICK in the winter months. For the safety of you and your party, PLEASE be prepared to drive in snow and ice. This means 4-wheel drive/AWD, good tires, and/or chains. It is your responsibility to be prepared for hazardous road conditions. THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS, ALLOWANCES, OR DATE CHANGES RESULTING FROM YOUR NEGLIGENCE IN THIS MATTER.