Private Vacation House in the Woods

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Last updated: 11/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Check out our winter rates. November offers mild days and cold nights! Homeaway and VRBO rate this rental with five stars. We feel we provide the best value within the Highlands area. Take a look at our reviews. The house is 1200square ft. It has a spacious kitchen, living area, two bedrooms. King size bed in master, twin beds in second bedroom, and a pull out couch. The house has central air and heating, ceiling fans in the bedrooms, ice making refrigerator, dishwasher, disposal, and washer and dryer. The kitchen is amply supplied with utensils. Coffee and tea is provided. Heated bath area. Direct TV. WiFi available. Charcoal Grill. The house has a wood burning fireplace and firewood is provided. There is a camping area with fire pit next to the house. Gate to the National Forest is a 200 yds down the road. It leads to the base of Scaly Mountain and acess to the Bartam Trail. The house is at the end of the road with very little traffic. Numerous hiking trails in the area. Abundant wildlife in the area. DIRECTIONs: From Dillard take Ga.246 towards Highland. Ga. 246 will change to N.C. 106, in 2.8 miles turn left onto Buck Knob Road. Stay straight staying on the pavement. In 1.8 miles you will turn left at Bob Long Mountain Road.Proceed to the top of the mountain and at the fence-line turn right. Second drive on the right is 535 Bob Long Mountain.Parking either in front or on the side. From Higlands it is about 7 miles, turn right on Buck Knob off N.C.106 and use previous directions. JUST BRING YOUR FOOD, CONDIMENTS, AND BEVERAGES. Everthing else is provided.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    You must be 21 to rent....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 2 twin/ single


  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • There is a year round tubing slope at Scaly Mountain. Highlands Zip Line is approximately four miles from the house. For the Romantics this is completely private. Long walks in the forest. People comment about how relaxing and sleepy the area provides....moreless


  • Books:

    Lots of novels and coffee table books....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV, DVD, Internet...moreless

  • Television


  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air and Heat...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking:

    Two areas. Best to park on the side for loading and unloading....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Mobil phones only....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Wood is furninshed....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee both decaf and regular with filters are provided. Teabags are also provided....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Large well stocked kitchen. Dining area is part of the kitchen....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Electric Stove with oven....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Golf:

    Sky Valley Public Course is 3 miles from the house....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill and charcoal provided....moreless



Write a review 5
from 51 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 25 - Apr 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$95 $110
Fri, Sat
$450 $1,350
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$100 $125
Fri, Sat
$600 $1,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Maid Fee 2 guest $75
  • Maid fee five or more $100
  • Taxes Not included


Weekend Rates Are $115/night. Weekday rates are $95/night

Oct 26 thru April 30. Weekends $90, Weekdays $80 minimum stay 2 days.

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Last updated: 11/25/2015
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60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Ashville, North Carolina
9 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Ugly Dog Highlands,nc
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sky Valley, Ga.
9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 441
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Annie' at the tubing slope.
35 Miles
Nearest Ski
Sapphire Valley

Car: Necessary

We are centrally located between Dillard, Ga and Highlands, NC. In the winter there is a tubing slope and ice skating nearby. National forest is behind the house. Lots of hiking trails in the area. Great Resturants at Highlands, Franklin, Dillard and Clayton.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: Sam and I live in Atlanta and have the house next door to the rental. We both were employed by Delta Airlines. Me as a Captain and she is still working as a Flight Attendant. She is a graduate of the University of Alabama and I graduated from Emory University in Atlanta. We have one daughter and one granddaughter who live in Gainesville, Ga. Sam and I both love meeting and socializing with our guest.

Why the Owner Chose Scaly Mountain:
NEW WINTER AND SPRING PRICING! We love the serenity and beauty of this location. We take great pride in its cleaniness. WE DO NOT ACCEPT ANY PETS! I t is tastfully decorated. We back up to the National Forest and enjoy hiking down the trail which connects to the Bartram trail at the base of Scaly Mountain. It is a wonderful place to sit back and relax.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We are at the end of the road, it is quiet. It has a camping area for children. It has an outdoor fire-pit. Swing set for Children. The cabin is totally supplied and we are centrally located to Clayton, Ga. and Franklin N.C. and Highlands is just 9 miles away. We DO NOT ACCEPT PETS! We will take infants but prefer children over four years of age. The spring brings the flowering shrubs and plants. The fall bring the beautiful foliage change and the mountains are painted in breathtaking aray of colors. The winters open the canopy for wonderful distant views.

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Speaks: english



VRBO #313900

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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