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Flat Top Manor

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Address: Blowing Rock, NC
Phone Number: +1 828-295-7938
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This 3,600-acre estate, managed by the National Park Service, features the...

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.

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Historic House; Great Views; Local Crafts Inside

The house is a nice old Historic House on a huge Estate with great views of the river. You can sit on the porch and enjoy the views. Like many others throughout the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Travelin M
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Del Mar, California
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Del Mar, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The house is a nice old Historic House on a huge Estate with great views of the river. You can sit on the porch and enjoy the views. Like many others throughout the south. Inside was nothing to see but local craft works in dozens of little sections for each person - also similar to what we have seen in... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice view of the mountains from the foyer/porch area. It is located on the Blue Ridge Parkway around Milepost 294. It's definitely nice to stop and enjoy the view

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Thank Leslie L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we visited Flat Top Manor. Beautiful views, elegant home. Loved the fact that it is used to feature local artists. Don't pass this up!

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Biloxi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This house and land will take you back in time. Just to stand on the front porch takes your mind back to a different period in history. The house is AMAZING. The view is heavenly. I can't imagine ever living here. I wanted to bring my daughter in law back in her wedding dress just so I could make a... More 

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Thank Carrieberrye
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While on the Pkwy, we saw the sign and decided to stop and see what this place could be about. While there's not a whole lot going on, there are some lovely views of the surrounding area. The bass pond view was lovely. The house looks a little worse for wear but is still a charming landmark. I wouldn't go... More 

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Thank Brittany D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although I have been coming to the park sense I was little, it had been a long time sense I stopped here to look around.I always tell my kids about this place, because i know i saw a ghost a few times when i was young. It's a nice old house with great views and trails. Although you are not... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Several trails of varying lengths in the area. Pretty lake (Bass Lake), lots of horse-back riding in the area.

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Longwood, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Very pretty to look at and sit at the porch a while. Lots of crafts for sale inside. Wish the rest of the house was open to tour.

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Burgaw, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Make it a stop for a wonderful view from the front porch of the architecture rich home. You can take a free look at the home and wonder upstairs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely old house with gorgeous view from the front porch of valley and lake below. We were late getting there so craft shop had closed but was great to walk around and just enjoy the area. House is in need of maintenance but did not detract from its beauty. Quite a bit of walking and stairs involved for those who... More 

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