Suite Escape luxe vacation rental @ Snowlake D21 Sugar Mountain - Walk to Ski Lifts | Snow Tubing | Skating


Winter SPECIALS! Direct Message us! 4 & 6 NT DISCOUNTS may be available.

MINIMUM AGE OF 25 to book this allergy-free property. Drivers License may be required for confirmation.


GREAT FOR GROUPS-LOCATED AT SUGAR MOUNTAIN RESORT. Easy access to resort activities, groceries and restaurants.

***Allergy-Free Property*** We love our furry friends but respect the 20% of population that require an animal-free property. NO EXCEPTIONS

Imagine your mountain getaway starts by staying at an expansive, updated lodge at Sugar Mountain Resort that brings you the perfect balance of a five-star mountain experience and the convenience of being mere steps (1/10th mile) to Sugar Mountain Resort:

This beautiful refurbished lodge located at the base of Sugar Mountain Resort offers four private master suites w/full-size bathrooms. After a full day on the snow, tubing, golfing, hiking or exploring the many wineries and waterfalls, three king Suites and a twin suite totaling seven beds with luxury linens welcome your family or group with super comfortable beds and luxury linens to help you rest up for the following days’ adventures. Each bedroom suite is decorated in the four seasons to remind you this is the ONLY place in North Carolina perfect in all four seasons. Gather round the cozy fire stove with tasty hot chocolate planning your next day while you watch the tubers fly down the snow. When Golf is open May- October, you can watch the golfers putt out hole 18 as the sun brings you a rainbow of colors that reflect off Sugar Mtn Lake.

Easy parking and steps to Sugar Mountain. Great wifi too!
Pack light in this four season mountain condo w/free washer/dryer.
Two parking spots enforced with overflow parking adjacent to condo.

Large groups continually tell us that the layout is the perfect mix of spacious gathering and private personal space in the four individual MASTER SUITES all with breathtaking lake and mountain views. The perfect getaway for large groups, families, reunions, golf trips, hiking/biking, winery hopping, girls’ weekends, wedding groups and romantic couples 'gatherings, birthdays, wedding rehearsals, engagement/elopement and more. Honestly, our guests make such great memories, there's no reason needed to come celebrate the mountains. Two spacious decks offer mountain and lake views with a softly rushing creek to round out a truly memorable location for the senses. There is truly something for everyone from infants to the young at heart.

Have a smaller group? Just five minutes away is Elk Hill Escape; a 3/2 in Banner Elk that sleeps up to six people. Inquire with "Carolina Mountains Vacation-Sugar Mountain" about this ideally located property just five minutes from Suite Escape. All properties offered through Carolina Mountains Vacation Rentals are perfect locations to all that Sugar Mountain, Beech Mountain, Linville Falls/Gorge, Grandfather Mountain, Blue Ridge Parkway, Boone, App State and Blowing Rock has to offer.

Elk Hill Escape 2/2 Sleeps 6 Banner Elk
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Shyers Overlook 2/2 Sleeps 6 Sugar Mountain
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After a day of exploring, come back to your home away from home, and become immersed in the mountains. Whether it is a red sunset reflecting off of the lake, a Winter white postcard scene at your fingertips or a Summer night watching the last golfers play out hole 18 while you listen to free concerts every Wednesday, you can reminisce on the day's activities complete with stories to relive over and over. As the night winds down and you have your next days' adventures planned, you can wrap yourself in the finest Egyptian cotton sheets and bed linens ensuring a restful nights sleep.

Host/owner proudly manages the property and offers unique and local advice to ensure each guest experiences all the best the area has to offer (which is a lot)! Book here and discover the hidden gems where the locals go!

In these uncertain times, highly recommend purchasing a separate “any reason cancellation” travel insurance policy.

Sugar Mountain Skiing/Snowboarding
Ice Skating
Mountain Biking

Short Drives: 1 mile away to 20 miles away
Sugar Mountain Resort 1/10 mile
Wilderness Roller Coaster 1 Mile
Banner Elk - Downtown - 4 miles
Grandfather Mountain/Swinging Bridge 10 Miles
Grandfather Golf and Country Club - 3.5 Miles
Blue Ridge Pkwy MP 304.4 11 Miles

Boone 14.5 Miles
Kidd Brewer Stadium - 14.5 Miles

Beech Mountain
Beech Mountain Resort 7.9 Miles
Land of Oz 6.5 miles

Blowing Rock/Boone
The Blowing Rock 17.7 Miles
Appalachian Ski/Snowboard Resort 18.8 Miles
Tweetsie Railroad - 18 Miles

Linville Falls/Caverns/Gorge - 17 Miles

Seven Devils
Hawksnest Ziplining and Tubing - 7.9 Miles
Otter Falls

Wineries - Grandfather Vineyard and Winery - 5 Miles
Breweries , Banner Elk Winery, Linville Winery

Area Activities
Unlimited Hiking - Check All Trails App
Waterfalls - Close By - Elk River Dam, Elk River Waterfalls, Linville Falls/Gorge
Mountain Biking -Sugar Mtn (walking distance) /Beech 7.9 Miles
Whitewater Rafting/Kayaking - 3.4 Miles
Waterfall Rapelling - 3.4 Miles
River tubing - High Mountain Expeditions 23 Miles
Creeper Trail -Damascus, VA - 50 Miles (1 hour and sooooo worth it)
Lees McRae College - 3.8 Miles
Appalachian State University 14.3 Miles

Distance from Suite Escape at Snowlake - Base of Sugar Mountain Resort
Best Sightseeing Location in North Carolina
Sugar Mountain Resort - 1/10 mile
Minutes to the

Beech Mountain - 15 minutes
Boone - 20 Minutes
Blowing Rock - 25 minutes
Lees McRae- Five Minutes
Appalachian State - 23 minutes
Unlimited hiking - Check around Sugar Mountain for the 100's of hiking trails for all skill levels
Kayaking/White Water / River Tubing

Quality Bed Linens






Cooking Utensils







Internet Wireless

Iron and Board




Parking Spots Dedicated






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Sleeping configuration

1 / 2
1 king bed
Includes private bath and lake/mountain views
1 king bed, 2 single beds
Includes private bath - Great for a couple w/ two children or four singles
2 single beds
Includes private bath - perfect for two
1 king bed
Includes a private deck and private bath

Shared spaces

Shared Tennis Court
Shared spaces: None. The entire lodge cabin is the guests to enjoy.



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Water tubing
Miniature Golf
Fly fishing


Child friendly
Guests typically bring their own baby supplies.
Children's books and toys
No events allowed
No parties allowed however family-friendly gatherings are encouraged and welcomed.
No smoking allowed
no smoking or vaping allowed inside the property.
Parking Included
There are two dedicated spaces and overflow for Sugar Mountain where guests can park at their own risk. With record crowds in 2020, there were no parking issues including holidays and busy weekends.

Getting around

4WD drive is highly recommended in the winter. The condo cabin is more easily accessed than most as it is directly across from the Sugar Mountain Resort entrance. Roads are maintained throughout snowstorms.

Scenic views

Lake view
Water view
Golf Course view
Mountain view
Resort view

Location & Views

Just steps to the ski resort. Put your boots on and walk across the street to the resort
Golf Course front
Ski Slopes
Ski in/out


These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.

About us

Nice to meet you and thanks for stopping by! I'm an award-winning food and travel blogger, now corporate techy and mountain property owner. My insatiable lust for travel in the US and abroad has offered great insight into what travelers need/want/desire and it is my greatest wish to provide only five-star stays.

Families and friends desire amazing mountain experiences and accommodations that are second to none. This area of our beautiful country lovingly referred to as the High Country North Carolina stills feels pure and untouched in many ways and I
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Check In: 4PM - Flexible
Check Out: 10AM
Easy access with private lockbox code provided one hour prior to the 4pm check-in time or as close to 4pm when the unit is ready during high turnover seasons such as ski season/holidays and events
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No events allowed
No parties allowed however family-friendly gatherings are encouraged and welcomed.
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No pets
No smoking allowed
no smoking or vaping allowed inside the property.
Minimum age limit for renters: 25
Owner requires booking guest verification with a photo government-issued ID. Live verification may be requested at check-in.
Maximum occupancy: 10
House Rules
Rates may change depending on season, length of stay and other considerations. Host will verify prior to booking.

We welcome a maximum of 10 total guests including infants for overnight stays. Additional guests not registered may require intervention.

4:00 PM or after -Self-Check-in with lockbox code.

10:00 - Anything later than 10am will be charged $50 per 15 minutes. Weather and busy seasons require a strict policy. Please ensure all guests in the party understand the importance of this policy. We appreciate the cooperation to ensure the unit affords the cleaning crew the necessary time to clean according to COVID guidelines.

MUST remain in lockbox at all times. Resources are limited in the mountains for lockouts and are extremely costly. Windy and cold conditions can cause unnecessary lockouts that will surely impact an otherwise memorable stay.

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Host has taken additional measures to ensure property is set to give guests an amazing experience. Guests are expected to read and adhere to house rules and respecting house rules is a requirement of ALL guests staying at the property.

Guests need to leave property as they found it.
Cleaning crew does not pick up after guests and a MINIMUM of $100 charged if additional cleaning beyond normal turnover is required. Guests booking the reservation are responsible for all guests in their party. All damage, missing items and additional cleaning will be deducted from the additional $500 security deposit collected approx 10 days prior to check-in.

Sugar Mountain enforces quiet time between 10pm and 7am.
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Payment Policy
Guests may pay through Houfy, Zelle, Venmo or Paypal. There is an additional 3% charge on Paypal and Houfy (the current site) Guests must acknowledge they have received and agree to rental policy with initial deposit.

**Travel insurance highly recommended**
Refundable Damage Deposit
Guest pays the fully refundable $500 security deposit charged approximately 7 days prior to check-in and refunds approx. 5 days after checkout. Credit Card or Venmo is used to complete the transaction.
Cancellation Policy
Guests may cancel with full refund 30 days in advance. 50% refund 14 days in advance. No refund 14 days prior to check-in however credit may be applied for future stays if nights are re-booked. Solely dependent on seasonal activity and discretion of host. There are no refunds for cancellations for shortened stays, in particular weather-related events, COVID or acts of God. Travel insurance covers these and it is highly recommended guests purchase this on their own. No refund 14 days prior to check-in.
Travel insurance highly recommended
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Walk 800 ft. to ski slopes, ice skating, tubing, golf and tennis. A true four-season resort condo!

Two parking spots enforced and overflow parking adjacent to the condo is available to park at your own risk. Please note overflow parking is for Sugar Mountain Resort and not Snowlake condos.

Outdoor Ski/Golf Club Closet:
Available for skis, snowboards and golf clubs.

Please remove ski/snowboard boots and golf shoes in the entryway

Supplies included with condo:

2 hairdryers
Hand Soap
Hand sanitizer
Body wash
Towels including makeup remover towels

New Microwave and Dishwasher
Refrigerator - Full Size

Starters Provided - Recommend Guest bring/buy additional:
1 trash bag
1 roll of paper towels
Dish soap
Dishwasher soap pod
Dishes-Set of 12
Full kitchen accessories to cook/prep meals

***Basic setups provided and it is recommended to bring/buy additional dishwasher soap, trash bags and paper towels.

Dining Room - Seating for 10 - Candle centerpiece for added ambiance.

Bedrooms - Bedding, sheets, extra blankets and pillows provided. Guests can always bring their favorite pillow, etc.

Technology - Vizio Soundbar for smartphone connect and Echo Dot. Just say Alexa, play fireplace sounds after starting the fire.

Fireplace - Electric. Easy remote, provides great heat & no wood or cleanup. See comment above, Alexa can add crackling sounds.

Washer/Dryer - Soap for one load- Bring/Buy additional
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Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, we provide the best rates on cabins and vacation rentals in Sugar Mountain, Banner Elk, Beech Mountain, Linville and Boone. Call 828-572-3080 for the best rates.