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La Chatelaine, Beautiful Lakefront French Chateau in Highlands, Nc

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La Chatelaine as seen from owner provided canoes.

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Last updated: 03/09/2015

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Looking for a special place to get away together? Or perhaps reunite with family or good friends? Do you like thoughts and images of an 'old world' French chateau perched lakeside on a private, absolutely beautiful rocky point surrounded by trees and water with a captivating view of the mountains? Do four fireplaces throughout the house and an intimate cascading water feature outside, set in a grotto, tucked along an arched veranda speak to sensual romance? If so, then La Chatelaine on Lake Sequoyah just moments outside the Aspen-like downtown of Highlands, NC is awaiting your arrival. Come and enjoy intimate dinners, fireplace encounters... wine, cheese, gourmet chocolate, and warm baguettes out on the deck... French roast coffee, fresh berries, and buttery croissants for breakfast; mountain lake strolls and unforgettable views. This is a place for souls to share. Relax, unwind, and when it is time, venture out into the charming town of Highlands. You will be delighted!

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Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    wood burning fireplace with two private balconies...moreless

  • Guest Bedroom: 1 queen

    french doors access a beautiful deck with lake view...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    french doors access an expansive deck with lake view...moreless

  • Loft: 2 twin/ single

    loft with daybed with trundle...moreless

  • In addition to the 3 traditional bedrooms there is a charming loft, accessed by way of a wrought iron spiral staircase. This is a semi-private inspirational space that holds a daybed with a trundle bed that together sleeps two. This sleeping arrangement is perfect for adventure seeking children or adults. This removed loft area offers a beautiful view of the lake, tall white pines lining her gently curving shorelines that meet at a point in the distance, drawing your eyes to the vast sky above. A perfect artists retreat! The Master Bedroom has its own marble fireplace, a king bed with antique iron headboard, and aged crystal chandelier which together set a romantic tone. French doors open onto a private balcony overlooking the lake and beyond, and a modern, sensuous Master Bath with refined touches of Art Deco provide the understated luxury of an elegant 1930's French hotel. The remaining two bedrooms are downstairs and flank the fireplace Game Room, all of which access a deck....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower

    the tub is a clawfoot tub located on a private exterior deck...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    this is a private bathroom within the Guest Bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    this is a Powder Bathroom on the main living level...moreless

  • The Master Bathroom is a beautifully appointed space within the privacy of the Master Suite. It boasts heated marble floors & a spacious slate shower with dual shower heads and a glass enclosure. An added feature is a side door, within the shower itself, that leads to a private balcony on which an antique clawfoot tub beckons to your romantic side. Also on the main living level is a fantastically furnished, privately situated Powder Bath. Here you will find the warmth of an antique European chest retrofitted with a copper sink & faucet, autumn hued onyx floor & venetian plastered walls. The remaining 2 bathrooms are located downstairs. One is found within the Guest Bedroom that holds the queen size bed. This bathroom defines rustic elegance with an antique table that dutifully holds a sink while beautiful handpainted tiles soften the room. The final bathroom is partitioned, by a pocket door, from the bedroom that holds the twin size beds, its use shared by the downstairs area....moreless

Other Amenities

  • At La Chatelaine, upon your arrival, you will be greeted by our property manager. She will open the house for you & give you a brief overview of the accomodations & amenities afforded to you. Once you are familiar with your surroundings we encourage you to inquire about the town and any events that may be taking place during your stay. To make the most of your stay, you may wish to contact our property manager before your arrival. A local to Highlands, she can help you make decisions based on your preferences in dining, recreation, cultural activities, special needs, etc... If you would like assistance making dining reservations, hiring a fly fishing guide, or simply suggestions for great hiking trails please contact the homeowner & she will have the property manager contact you. If spontaneity is more your style, your questions can be answered upon arrival. We will do our best to insure that you enjoy your stay with us....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Piano
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Rain Forests
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Mountain

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Location

Car: Necessary

The charming town of Highlands and the surrounding area holds many wonderful opportunities for the outdoor adventurer & nature lover. Tucked in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Highlands offers lakes, rivers, mountains, and waterfalls. You will find access to extraordinary golfing, fishing, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, white water rafting & gem mining. Spend time boutique shopping, antiquing, or at the world class spa. Eat at one of the many award winning restaurants, browse several art galleries, spend an evening at the live theater or the auction house. In the Spring, witness the rebirth of nature. In the Summer, enjoy the beautiful temperate weather. In the Fall, watch in awe as the leaves turn. In the Winter, snuggle up by a warm fire with a good book, a glass of wine, and the anticipation of a winter wonderland. However you choose to spend your time in Highlands, slow down, reflect, breathe in the fresh mountain air. You will be captivated by this beautiful place.

Other Activities: canoeing, kayaking, white water rafting, hiking, shopping, live theater, auction house, award winning restaurants, world class spa, gem / gold mining

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • La Chatelaine as seen from owner provided canoes.

    La Chatelaine as seen from owner provided canoes.

  • Front Entrance

    Front Entrance

  • Gourmet Kitchen w  8 Burner, Double Oven Gas Range

    Gourmet Kitchen w 8 Burner, Double Oven Gas Range

  • Massive 18th Century French Limestone Fireplace.

    Massive 18th Century French Limestone Fireplace.

  • Master suite boasts a marble fireplace, flat screen t.v. & beautiful lake view.

    Master suite boasts a marble fireplace, flat screen t.v. & beautiful lake view.

  • Lower level living area with pool table, fireplace, flat screen t.v. & wet bar.

    Lower level living area with pool table, fireplace, flat screen t.v. & wet bar.

  • Your view from nearly every room.

    Your view from nearly every room.

  • Rear View of La Chatelaine at Dusk.

    Rear View of La Chatelaine at Dusk.

  • Main floor living area with breathtaking view.

    Main floor living area with breathtaking view.

  • Main living area as seen from the loft.

    Main living area as seen from the loft.

  • Guest bedroom w/ queen bed & private bath. French doors lead to expansive deck.

    Guest bedroom w/ queen bed & private bath. French doors lead to expansive deck.

  • Twin Bedroom

    Twin Bedroom

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Saturday, May 16, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    Chalet
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 03/09/2015
Email owner

+1 561 315-8754

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Highlands #230258ha

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