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Custom built, 8,000 square foot Honka home with Poplar Pine from Finland inside and out. This home has a Cedar roof and Antique Heart Pine floors and sits on almost 6 acres. There are great views of Whiteside Mountain from any of the 6 private bedroom balconies, as well as other outdoor seating areas. Indoors or outside, there is something here to please everyone. There is a large built in barbecue and rock patio seating area, huge rock fireplace in the great room, a loft with pool table and sitting area for games, and a sauna with 2 seperate showers. If you like to cook, this kitchen has everything that you would need including two ovens and dishwashers, a cooktop, an ice maker, warming drawer and a seating bar. There is also a wine room and butler's pantry. The dining area seats 10 and there is a nook with seating as well. Surround sound stereo throughout the 3 floors of this home. If you feel like some exercise, you may want to check out our common lake access with a bar and pavilion area at Lake Sequoya which is a nice walk from our home.
A deposit of half of the total cost is due at booking to the owner. This is payable by personal check or credit card. Two weeks before the scheduled arrival, the other half of the total cost is due. After that final payment is made, the information on how to access the property will be given.
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We are less than an hour from Nantahala Outdoor Center, an hour and a half from Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg, 45 minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway and within 15 minutes to a half hour of hiking trails, fly fishing, and the river.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: We purchased this home for a large family retreat. We live full time in Florida but love coming to Highlands to relax.
Why the Owner Chose Highlands: This large Log Cabin is very unique and private. It certainly fits in the beautiul Smokey Mountains.
The Unique Benefits at this Lodge: The home is built with pine logs from Finland. You wont find any drywall in this house. Each Bedroom has its own private balcony. This home has many unique fully mounted hunting trophey's. We sit on nearly six acres, so there is plenty of room to enjoy your stay and make the most of the beautiful area.