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Escape to Nature and Peace!

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front of the Conklin retreat

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Last updated: 02/07/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Cashiers house description

We built this home as our retreat--a place where two executives could quiet their minds and relax together. A place for our two college students to get away from academic & social pressures and be at one again with nature. This home was built for you too. When you arrive at nearly 3,000 feet above the sea, you smell the clear pine-filled air. You hear the mountain stream that runs on the side of our property. You see forests of hemlock and the surround of rhododendron that envelopes the home. You feel the whispering wind that starts high in the trees and becomes a part of you. If you love privacy & quiet as much as the outdoors, stay. Rewind and restore.

When entering Whisper Lake, you are greeted with a long, picturesque, winding drive over the Horsepasture River and up into the mountains. Our home is located on a quiet cul-de-sac and was built with excellence in mind. It is warm and inviting--filled with luxurious amenities, comfortable places to settle, and accented with rustic, one-of-a-kind furnishings, cabinetry and unique Appalachian artwork. It has an open floor plan to assure mingling, yet many places that offer seclusion--each with scenes of nature filling the rooms.

Walnut floors, pine walls & ceilings, expansive windows, natural stone and granite bring the richness of nature in. A wood burning fireplace warms you in the living area, a gas fireplace adds romance and warmth in the master suite. Views of the mountains in both the master and guest rooms soothe you at night and help you awaken in the morning. Each room is decorated with deluxe fabrics and have extremely comforting beds. The young at heart will enjoy any of the three beds in the bunk room with tranquil forest views. And, if you can't let go, there are TVs with DVDs in each bedroom and the living room, plus internet/wireless access with a desk to support your work.

Outside, the deck runs the length of the house with access from the master, living room and guest room. It has a large portion covered, with sturdy hand-made sassafras furniture, and is a place to stare at nothing or to finish a book. Coffee, cocktails, snacks or meals are only enhanced when attached to the mountain air and the view from this deck. Whether the sun is shining or the rain is dripping, this will be your favorite place!

There are so many places to explore, hills to walk, close access to state parks, waterfalls, the Blue Ridge Highway, Cashiers, Highlands, Asheville and more. Golf, tennis courses and riding trails are in abundance and surround Sapphire Valley. You will not be disappointed if you stay at our mountain retreat. You will go home both relaxed and refreshed!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    21...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility:

    One step up to front door. Walk-in shower in master, but no bars to hold onto....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (1) in master, Queen size Beds (1) in guest room, Twin or Single Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1) in the kids room with a twin--sleeps 3...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • All Sapphire Valley Resort amenities are available upon request.

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4) DVD player attached to all TVs...moreless

  • Television
  • VCR

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Gas Fireplace:

    in master bedroom...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    A cut above in luxury & comfort!...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    new high efficiency...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    in living room...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked, exceptional service wear for all types of cooking, baking and serving....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Large...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large with automatic ice maker & filtered water dispenser...moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas range & stove top...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill:

    propane attached--no need to keep containers full...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub
 

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Base Rate
3 night min stay
$275 $275
Thu, Fri, Sat
$6,000

Discounts: 6 nights or more: $250 Nightly

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional Fees and Taxes:

rates include final cleaning and trash pick up

$275/night with a three night minimum

$825 for a three night stay

$1,500/week for 6 or 7 nights

$4,500/month

longer stays will be negotiated


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Last updated: 02/07/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We are a family of four--all hectically involved with daily life in the Atlanta area. The mountains are the best fix we've found that forces us to slow down!

Why the Owner Chose Cashiers:
We left the Midwest for the sunny south and from our venturing, soon fell in love with the North Carolina mountains. We decided to start from scratch rather than purchase a finished home, working with a builder who desired perfection and uniqueness as much as we did. The tranquility is all we need. The access to the Blue Ridge mountain vistas, shops, restaurants, golfing, scenic day trips, hiking, local artistry and the sweet, honest mountain personalities are all perks we've come to depend on.


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • front of the Conklin retreat

    front of the Conklin retreat

  • the wood burning fireplace to warm your soul

    the wood burning fireplace to warm your soul

  • dining here creates lasting memories

    dining here creates lasting memories

  • ahhhh.......you'll love this room!

    ahhhh.......you'll love this room!

  • the deluxe jacuzzi & tiled shower await you

    the deluxe jacuzzi & tiled shower await you

  • step outside the guest room to smell the fresh air

    step outside the guest room to smell the fresh air

  • this is the spot--no matter what the season

    this is the spot--no matter what the season

  • introspective days quiet you

    introspective days quiet you

  • main living area

    main living area

  • custom, art-filled cabinetry

    custom, art-filled cabinetry

  • every gourmet tool you need is within this kitchen

    every gourmet tool you need is within this kitchen

  • more ambiance in the master

    more ambiance in the master

  • sink into the guest bed with the mountain view

    sink into the guest bed with the mountain view

  • there are surprises here for the kids!

    there are surprises here for the kids!

  • from the master to the guest room

    from the master to the guest room

  • Come to nature and peace.....and the place where the rainbow ends!

    Come to nature and peace.....and the place where the rainbow ends!

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Calendar last updated: 02/07/2015
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