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Bowery Lodge in Highlands

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Veranda view looking east in late autumn

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Last updated: 07/16/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Dear travelers,
Thanks so much for checking out our property!
If you'd like to make an inquiry, please follow instructions at the bottom of this section by clicking on 'more details'.

This lovely Highlands mountain home is nestled between Whiteside and Black Rock, perched high above a valley with sweeping easterly views of the Smokies. The naturally landscaped lot is situated on a private road, with off-street parking for 8 cars (no street parking), a short walking trail with rope swing, and a darling playhouse for the kids.

The home's three levels offer many options for gathering together, and cozy spaces to retreat to for quiet time. Watch the sunrise or the fog roll in from two levels of decks and balconies, or on the lower deck with the gas fireplace blazing.

Seven bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. Lower king bedroom uses spa bath across the hall. Six bedrooms on view side. Most have sitting areas and fireplaces.

You probably won't want to leave the property...but if you must, Highlands is 3 miles away. Stroll along quaint Main Street for some shopping and dining; and stop by the Highland Hiker for outdoor gear and great local advice on what to do in the area. Hiking, fishing, golf, swimming holes.


PLEASE NOTE: Rates are based on up to 14 guests, are subject to change without notice, and do not include tax. The 'instant quote' feature will give an idea of your total cost, or I'm happy to provide for you.

Our calendar is kept up to date with confirmed reservations, but does not reflect pending reservations. Priority is given to family and returning guests, and therefore we're typically unable to confirm 'first-time' bookings until about 6 months prior.

No additional guests (day or overnight) are allowed without prior written approval. Our home is meant to be used as a gathering place for friends and families, and is not available for parties or events.

Children are welcome, but the property poses some dangers (cliffs! bears!). We consider total number and ages to determine whether our house is a good fit for your group, and require a ratio of two adults per child to ensure adequate supervision.

For our new guests, we require a referral from a past guest, or two references from other vacation rental owners.

TO MAKE AN INQUIRY:
Based on HomeAway's security guidelines (read more in the Security Center), I now only respond to inquiries containing the following information:

- specific dates (these can be changed later)
- phone number with a good time to call you
- some information about your group: # adults with general ages, # children with specific ages, where you're coming from, and the reason for your visit (i.e. family reunion, wedding, golf retreat, etc.).
- what drew you to our place (just a quick detail so I know you're a real person!)
- please also review rates and minimum stay requirements before inquiring.
- We have a 5 night minimum for our standard rate, but do offer shorter stays at an increased rate.

Thanks so much for your time, and I look forward to speaking with you!
- Mead


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Property Type

  • House
  • 6000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renter signing contract and majority of adults in group must be 30 or older. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children are welcome, but we consider total number and ages to determine whether it's a good fit for our home. To ensure adequate supervision, there must be twice as many adults as children....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    No ramp, but there are only 1-2 steps from front of house into main floor, and from main floor out to veranda. Main floor also has two bedroom suites - one with a large tub, and one with a large shower with sloped tiled floor entry....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is allowed outside. Must properly dispose of smoking waste...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

  • Main NE King Suite: 1 king

    1st floor, view, 3/4 bath...moreless

  • Main NW Queen Suite: 1 queen

    1st floor, full bath...moreless

  • Upper North Master Suite: 1 king, 1 baby crib

    2nd floor, view, full bath...moreless

  • Upper SE King Suite: 1 king

    2nd floor, view, full bath...moreless

  • Lower King Bedroom: 1 king

    lower level, shares spa bath...moreless

  • Upper East Queen Suite: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    2nd floor, view, 3/4 bath; trundle, window seat/daybed...moreless

  • Upper East Twin Suite: 1 king

    2nd floor, view, 3/4 bath...moreless

  • Upper SW Queen Suite: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    2nd floor, full bath; sleeper ottoman...moreless

  • There is also a sleeper sofa in upper hall outside of Upper SE King Suite...moreless

Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    with main floor king...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    with main floor queen...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    with upper NE king...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

    with upper SE king...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet, shower

    with upper E twins...moreless

  • Bathroom 6: toilet, shower

    with upper E queen...moreless

  • Bathroom 7: toilet, combination tub/shower

    with upper SW queen...moreless

  • Bathroom 8: toilet, shower

    Lower level steam shower...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games:

    There's a wii console. Bring your own games!...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4)...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table seats 10; Breakfast table seats 6; Screened porch table seats 8....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 24 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    (2)...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    One covered parking spot under carport...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace:

    There are 7 gas-only fireplaces in various bedrooms as well as outdoors by hottub....moreless

  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Parking on site for 8 vehicles....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Rumpus Room
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    A land line is available in case your cell provider has limited access to our area. Currently, Verizon signal is fairly strong while AT&T is not....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    (2) There is an efficiency washer and dryer in the butler's pantry off kitchen, as well as full-size washer and dryer on the 2nd floor....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Internet connection can be spotty in this remote location....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Gas-assist wood-burning fireplace n living room; wood-burning fireplace in screened porch....moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Servingware for 20...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Two grills plumbed for gas on the veranda...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Shed
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2015
Apr 17 - Jan 10, 2016
5 night min stay
$1,250
$7,800
2016
Apr 15 - Jan 8, 2017
5 night min stay
$1,300
$8,200
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$1,250
$7,800

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Tax Rate 10.75%

Notes:

Rates subject to change, based on 14 guests (including children of any age). Larger groups considered for a charge of $40/person/night.

Additional day/night guests only allowed with prior approval. Our home is not available for parties or events.

Shorter stays considered 6 months before arrival:

4 Nights @ $1,400/night.

3 Nights @ $1,650/night.

2 Nights @ $2,000/night (non-holiday)

Reservations are subject to change or cancelation and are not confirmed until balance is paid in full and all signed paperwork is received by due date.

Currently we do not accept credit card payments. Deposit of $1,000 required to confirm reservation with balance due 60 days prior to arrival. If canceled more than 60 days prior, the deposit is forfeited. No refund if cancelled within 60 days.


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Last updated: 07/16/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: Hello! My family completed our special mountain home in 1999, and continue to make improvements and additions as our family grows. We still use it often ourselves, and have enjoyed sharing it with other families as a vacation rental since 2010. We're honored and blessed that so many choose to return yearly! I'm the oldest 'kid', and manage bookings for my family from my home in Seattle, WA. I've chosen not to list my phone number after a few too many pushy marketers, as well as some early morning calls due to the time difference; but I do provide it to serious inquirers and welcome the opportunity to tell you more about our special place.


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Photos

  • Veranda view looking east in late autumn

    Veranda view looking east in late autumn

  • Veranda with rocking chairs and large gas grill

    Veranda with rocking chairs and large gas grill

  • Living room and entry

    Living room and entry

  • Breakfast area with screened porch beyond

    Breakfast area with screened porch beyond

  • Screened porch with fireplace, seating, and dining table

    Screened porch with fireplace, seating, and dining table

  • Main Floor NW Queen

    Main Floor NW Queen

  • North Master bathroom with jetted tub and shower

    North Master bathroom with jetted tub and shower

  • Upper floor SE King suite

    Upper floor SE King suite

  • Upper Floor East Queen room

    Upper Floor East Queen room

  • Upper floor SW queen: tub/shower; sleeper ottoman

    Upper floor SW queen: tub/shower; sleeper ottoman

  • Steam shower in lower level

    Steam shower in lower level

  • View from the veranda in summer. View is much more expansive than photos show!

    View from the veranda in summer. View is much more expansive than photos show!

  • Back of house (East)

    Back of house (East)

  • Living room - looking towards kitchen

    Living room - looking towards kitchen

  • Dining area at Christmas

    Dining area at Christmas

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Main floor NE Master: King bed

    Main floor NE Master: King bed

  • Upper floor North Master suite: King bed

    Upper floor North Master suite: King bed

  • Crib nook in North Suite. Per moms' requests, bike was replaced with comfy chair

    Crib nook in North Suite. Per moms' requests, bike was replaced with comfy chair

  • Upper floor East KING suite (old photo, still shows 2 twins)

    Upper floor East KING suite (old photo, still shows 2 twins)

  • Upper floor E Queen bath with shower

    Upper floor E Queen bath with shower

  • Game room with seating area, large TV, and fantastic views!

    Game room with seating area, large TV, and fantastic views!

  • Lower Level King bedroom

    Lower Level King bedroom

  • Cute little playhouse with slide and stream

    Cute little playhouse with slide and stream

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