Common Questions about our Vacation Rentals

Guests at Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure can choose their vacation rental from many attractive Vacation Homes, Condos, or Studios. Each of our vacation rental properties comes with unique amenities, and the views and location vary accordingly. Listed here are answers to the most frequently asked questions from guests prior to making a reservation. We encourage you to speak directly with our reservationists if you do not see an answer to your specific question.

What can we expect in renting a Vacation Home, Condo, or Studio at Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure?

We provide to our guests a fresh, clean home, including linen for the bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen. Also included is a one day starter supply of dishwasher detergent, washing machine powder, soap, shampoo, lotion, coffee (reg.) and a condiment packet. Please note there are no laundry facilities at the  Apple Valley Studios. There is a one time housekeeping fee included in your reservation total. The amount of this charge depends on the type of unit rented. This fee is for the cleaning of the unit after your departure. Housekeeping and towel service are not provided on a daily basis but may be requested for an additional charge. Our professional rental standards are the highest in the Lake Lure area.

What type of bedding configurations is available?

The number and choices of bedding vary with each unit and our reservationists will be glad to walk through your available choices with you. Each unit includes quality mattresses and a box spring, pillows, and professionally laundered linens, blankets and bed spreads.

What appliances are included?

Rental property appliances vary depending on unit size. All rental properties (including studio villas) include the following appliances:

Automatic Coffee Maker
A Microwave Oven
A Small Refrigerator

Some of our larger vacation homes include multiple kitchens, bars, grills and all the items you would need for entertaining. Please direct all your kitchen and appliance questions to a reservationist.

What is in the kitchen?

Rental properties with kitchen facilities include an appropriate number of place settings for dinnerware, silverware, and glassware. Baking dishes, pots and pans, serving dishes and utensils are also included.

Television Service

All rental properties include a minimum of one color television, with DVD player and basic cable service. Many rental units have multiple television channels and/or satellite service.

Are rental properties furnished?

Yes rental properties are fully furnished.

Is camping permitted?

We currently do not have any camping areas at the resort. We do offer sites for Class A Motor Coaches in the Apple Valley Farm Motor Coach Resort. We allow for a minimum 32 feet, class "A" motor coach for 2 to 30 day rentals only. Please note: aside from designated motor coach parking, RV's and Camper trailers cannot be parked at rental units and must be stored in our boat storage areas for the duration of your stay.

Are rental properties within walking distance to the beach and pool area?

Many rental units are within easy walking distance to resort amenities. Since rental properties are constructed in mountainous terrain, while walking to the amenities might be pleasing, walking back could turn out to be more challenging than you anticipated. Most people drive no matter how close they are to the main amenities.

Are rental properties handicap accessible?

Unfortunately Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure does not manage or rent any ADA compliant rentals.

Some rentals offer easy entrance and one floor levels however they are not ADA compliant.

Are rental properties pet friendly?

Some rental properties welcome pets, although there may be some restrictions. Please contact your reservationist with pet related questions. Guests bringing pets must adhere to Resort Pet Policy at all times. A non-refundable pet fee will be charged on your reservation. 

Does our rental property come with a Fireplace?

Many rental units include gas or wood burning fireplaces. Please ask one of our reservations agents about whether the unit has one or not. If unit includes a fireplace, it will include operating instructions and a protective screen. Dura Flame logs are recommended for all units with fire places. Fire wood is not provided, however it is sold in the area.

What other Items are included in a rental properties?

Included in all our rental units, guests will find the following:

Iron/Ironing Board
Hair Dryer
Alarm clock in each bedroom
Radio/CD player for entertainment

Are Motorcycles permitted in the resort?

Motorcycles are currently not permitted on resort property, but may be parked in the Administration Building parking lot. Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure cannot be held responsible for the security of the motorcycle or items left in/on it.

What if I am checking in after-hours?

If you arrive after the registration desk is closed (hours depend on the season), security is here 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They will have all of your arrival information.

We provide our guests with the very best mountain resort experience. Our goal is to provide you with the very best rental services. No other rental agency in Lake Lure can provide as much as we do, and no other rental agency is approved by the Resort. Make sure you contact the official Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure Vacation Rental Program with any questions you have about your visit to the mountains. Our reservations office is available at 800.260.1040 or 828.694.3015 or via email at [email protected].