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In Town, 2 Masters, Outdoor Living Area W/Fireplace,Spa, Stream & Pond

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Outdoor Entertainment Area With Spa, Stone Fireplace and Dining

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Last updated: 10/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Highlands lodge description

• This luxury, light filled home is situated at an elevation of 4100’.

• Private pond & mountain brook for intimate picnics.

• Over 1100 sq ft of covered outdoor living area with stone fireplace, gas grill and spa.

• 23’ vaulted great room with stone wood burning fireplace, hardwood floors.

• Gourmet kitchen, concrete countertops and wormy chestnut island.

• Two king master bedrooms, walk in closets, private baths with walk in showers & large jetted tub or soaking tub for two.

• Conveniently located two minutes to main street highlands, 15 minutes to Cashiers.

• Walk to Mirror Lake and feed native Canada Geese and Mallards.

(Unfortunately this is not a kid friendly house. There could be safety issues with children and the spa and fireplaces. We also have valuable art pieces that are subject to breakage)

A gentle hike takes you to the Bascom Art Center and then on to town. Exclusive Mirror Lake community is quaint and charming. A truly magical property reminiscent of Adirondack lodges. This is why you come to highlands.

The lodge is filled with fine original art, luxurious furniture, period antiques and rugs from around the world. Artist designed custom ironwork by Whitney Butler Designs of Pensacola, FL. Professionally decorated & appointed by Stan Cox Interior Design, Knoxville, TN.

Beautiful maple cabinetry, professional knives & cookware. Multiple sets of everyday china plus fine china and crystal, and beautiful serving pieces.
Sit in antique wicker rockers on the wrap around porch, or the outdoor entertaining area with gas grill, wood burning stone fireplace, seating and dining area and covered spa overlooking pond and rhododendron gardens. Listen to the rain on the tin roof or relax and meditate by moss covered rocks and a gentle brook. Have breakfast on the screened porch off kitchen and dining situated over the tranquil brook and massive rhododendrons gardens.

Handsome library with games and books.

Property with 150' trees surrounding a large garden and flat area conducive to outdoor games. Stroll the vegetable and flower gardens or sit by the pond.

If the hot tub is not functioning due to mechanical failure, we cannot give refunds or credits. We maintain our spa but sometimes things happen that cannot be avoided. We will try to repair the spa as soon as possible but this is very difficult on a weekend. A functioning hot tub is not a condition of the rental. We will do everything we can to insure you a great vacation.

If this property is not available, we have two other absolutely wonderful cottages:
VRBO 376856 and VRBO 184869

Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 2300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Limited Accessibility
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Downstairs Master: 1 king

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          • Upstairs Master: 1 king

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          • Upstairs Queen: 1 queen

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          • Main level King master with private bath, large jetted tub for two, walk in shower, separate alcove with double vanities. Upstairs Master is luxuriously appointed with period antiques and private bath with soaking tub. Queen Bedroom with full bath just outside. All bedrooms overlooking brook and rhododendron beds....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Upstairs Queen: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Laughing Bear Powder Bath: toilet

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          • Downstairs Master: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

            Double vanities, walk in closet...moreless

          • Upstairs Master: toilet, tub, shower

            2 person soaking tub,walk in shower, double vanities...moreless

          • Luxurious Master Baths Feature Walk In showers and either double soaking tub or jetted tub for two. Picture windows overlooking stream and beautiful rhododendron beds....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The home is fully stocked, towels, luxury linens, soaps, tissue, garbage bags, paper towels, cleaning agents, vacuums, etc, Ceiling fans in BR's, instant responce electirc range, disposal, blender, coffeemaker & filters, multiple sets of dishes, cutlery, glassware, flatware & bar items, gormet cookware/bake, in-line outdoor Brinkman gas grill, Seated main level dining for 8 at dining table, 4 at bar, 8 at porch dining table, concrete counters, Washer/Dryer....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                Indoor board games & outdoor lawn games...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo:

                Stereo tower for your audio device...moreless

              • Television:

                Three flat screen televisions...moreless

              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Spa

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

                  • Water View:

                    Small Brook and Pond on property...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Custom Wormy Chestnut Dining Table, English Oak Chairs. Screened porch seats 6 & outdoor fireplace & bar seats 10....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace:

                    Two Wood Burning Fireplaces, one in Living Room, one on covered outdoor dining and living area....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking:

                    Parking for four cars...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Multiple sets of china, fully equipped kitchen...moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Concrete Counter Tops and Large Island of Wormy Chestnut. ...moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    Stainless...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Lawn with vegetable and flower gardens, Bocci ball...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub:

                        Six person hot tub on covered outdoor deck overlooking gardens, brook & pons...moreless

                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Shoulder Winter
                      Nov 1 - Dec 30, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $365
                      $2,200 $9,950
                      My Standard Rate
                      4 night min stay
                      $395
                      $2,380 $10,200
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Security Non-refundable $49
                      • Cleaning Fee $145
                      • Tax Rate 8.75%

                      Notes:

                      Holidays and special events are excluded from discounted rates. Rates are subject to change until confirmed.

                      Check in 4 PM, Check out 10 AM

                      (Unfortunately this is not a kid friendly house. There could be safety issues with children and the spa and fireplaces. We also have valuable art pieces that are subject to breakage)


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 10/19/2014
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                      22 Today
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                      Location

                      57 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Asheville, Nc

                      Car: Necessary

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2012

                      About the owner: David & Mary have visited Highlands for 30 years, initially camping. We have traveled in many areas of the world and have included some of our treasures for all to enjoy in this very special home Antiques, artwork, Persian rugs. We love to hike, cook and garden. David's artwork is hung throughout our home.

                      Why the Owner Chose Highlands:
                      The proximity to everything we love in Highlands makes this property very special. For the energetic, you can walk to the Bascom Art Center and from there you are a block to town.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
                      Hiking trails are within minutes of our home. We are establishing cutting gardens and vegetable gardens for our guests to enjoy. The small private pond and stream running thru the rhododendron complete the perfect setting.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Outdoor Entertainment Area With Spa, Stone Fireplace and Dining

                        Outdoor Entertainment Area With Spa, Stone Fireplace and Dining

                      • 6 Person spa with theraputic jets

                        6 Person spa with theraputic jets

                      • Great Room, Custom Chandelier, Original Paintings. Custom wormy chestnut table.

                        Great Room, Custom Chandelier, Original Paintings. Custom wormy chestnut table.

                      • Custom wormey chestnut island

                        Custom wormey chestnut island

                      • Downstairs Master Bath, walk in shower, double vanities

                        Downstairs Master Bath, walk in shower, double vanities

                      • Upstairs master with 40' flat screen smart TV

                        Upstairs master with 40' flat screen smart TV

                      • Upstairs cozy library, leather french chairs

                        Upstairs cozy library, leather french chairs

                      • Intimate dinner by the fire

                        Intimate dinner by the fire

                      • One of several outdoor areas to enjoy

                        One of several outdoor areas to enjoy

                      • Another view of great room

                        Another view of great room

                      • Bar in Outdoor Entertainment Area

                        Bar in Outdoor Entertainment Area

                      • Beautiful Mirror Lake

                        Beautiful Mirror Lake

                      • Laughing Bear Lodge

                        Laughing Bear Lodge

                      • Screened back porch with daybed & dining.  Great view of pond & waterslide.

                        Screened back porch with daybed & dining. Great view of pond & waterslide.

                      • Laurel Stairways, 23' ceilings, hardwood floors, laurel balusters, persian rugs

                        Laurel Stairways, 23' ceilings, hardwood floors, laurel balusters, persian rugs

                      • Downstairs Master Bedroom with lovely antiques, walk in closet, sitting area

                        Downstairs Master Bedroom with lovely antiques, walk in closet, sitting area

                      • Upatairs master, period antiques, sitting area, custom iron bed

                        Upatairs master, period antiques, sitting area, custom iron bed

                      • Upstairs queen bedroom, private bath just down hall

                        Upstairs queen bedroom, private bath just down hall

                      • Handsome library with books & games

                        Handsome library with books & games

                      • Laughing Bear Powder Bath

                        Laughing Bear Powder Bath

                      • Winter wonderland before the addition & landscaping

                        Winter wonderland before the addition & landscaping

                      • Foyer with persian rugs, custom chandelier original paintings

                        Foyer with persian rugs, custom chandelier original paintings

                      • Small Stream and Pond on Property

                        Small Stream and Pond on Property

                      • White Water Rafting the Chatooga River

                        White Water Rafting the Chatooga River

                      VRBO #459608

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                      This listing was first published here in 2013.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, October 19, 2014

                      $365 - $395 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 10/19/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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                      Member since: 2008
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated 10/19/2014
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