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Flat Top Manor

Blowing Rock, NC
+1 828-295-7938
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Flat Top Manor

Visited there today, it was foggy but still a little ride from Blowing Rock NC North on the Blue... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charlotte, North Carolina

This place is beautiful. Lots of history, lots of trails for hiking and riding. Long range... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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This 3,600-acre estate, managed by the National Park Service, features the historic mansion that was owned and built by the antebellum aristocrat Moses Cone.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bass lake” (58 reviews)
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Blowing Rock, NC
+1 828-295-7938
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited there today, it was foggy but still a little ride from Blowing Rock NC North on the Blue Ridge Parkway at exit 294. The craft shop was loaded with some rare finds not available elsewhere. We found the prices were very expensive but if...More

Thank Ronaldjb4183
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is beautiful. Lots of history, lots of trails for hiking and riding. Long range views. Lakes. Close to Blowing Rock!

Thank WillyBAwesome
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a nice stop along the Blue Ridge Parkway. We enjoyed sitting on the porch in the rocking chairs. The view was absolutely breathtaking! The weather was cool. Also enjoyed the gift shop.

Thank rosebeachgal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great stop off the blue ridge parked to see the old Cone family summer home. Downstairs are quality crafts for sale and upstairs is a free tour with the history of the house and the Cone's. Lots of great hiking trails nearby as well.

Thank susyrod
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice stop. Home has local artist work. Everything from jewelry to weaved baskets. There are several different trails you can walk for endurance levels or you can sit and enjoy a beautiful view. Enjoyable for all ages :)

Thank boomeano
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were horseback riding and came across this lovely home so we tied up our horses to take a look. The Cone Family had lived here and the views from the front porch were spectacular with the nice Cool mountain breeze. Inside there were plenty...More

Thank Sandy R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We entered Bass Lake Park and hiked up to the manor. (2 miles) Beautiful acerage, mountains and we toured the upstairs manor. Home to Moses Cone & his wife (he invented denim). The downstairs is craft shops and the upstairs is preserved as when he...More

Thank happytrailll
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely old estate with picturesque views. Wonderful arts & crafts for sale. Wether you hike or sit on the porch you will really enjoy your visit.

Thank asmith6688
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a stop. Quite interesting to learn some history about the great textile magnate and philanthropist and his second home in the mountains.

Thank Benjamin D
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This old home once owned by Moses Cohn is the setting for the Moses Cohn park. Somewhat run down and in need of paint and a new roof. Tours going on for the second floor, while the first floor was a big gift store. Their...More

Thank bsorge
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24 July 2017|
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Response from Lois P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on leash.
11 June 2016|
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Response from jbc1940 | Reviewed this property |
There is no entrance fee. Enjoy the outdoor setting, a great view looking down at Bass Lake, and the phenomenal craft exhibit. 9-5 hours M-Sat; 12-5 on Sunday.