Sagee Mountain, Stream, Waterfall, Views of Ga & S Carolina, 2 Miles to Town!

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Last updated: 11/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Every room has a view! This lovely property is located 2 miles from downtown Highlands on beautiful Sagee Mountain. The grounds feature a stream and waterfall, sitting areas, and flower gardens.

As owners and architects we designed and built this house. It features 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms on 2 levels. The home has 3 decks and three balconies.

The spacious living room features a wood burning fireplace, antiques, and sitting areas perfect for cocktail parties. The galley kitchen opens outdoors to a deck, and features pull-out drawers in all cabinets for easy access and great storage capabilities. The large, open dining room features a built-in buffet with additional storage and serving utensils.

The master bedroom has a large walk-in closet/dressing room, and the bathroom area has double sinks. Private bath/toilet area includes a bidet and bathtub.

A den/office located downstairs features a wood burning stove, TV area, built-in computer station, and large desk.

The second and third bedrooms are also located downstairs, with adjoining balcony and deck, respectively. The second full bathroom is accessed from the hallway that services the two bedrooms and the den.

This home has windows in every room, providing light and views throughout the day.

As a local resident, I am in town and on-call 24 hours a day, if anything is needed.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    26 No large events allowed such as graduations, weddings, reunions, or conferences....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    The house and yard are better suited for older children. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


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  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Views of Fodderstack Mountains, Georgia and South Carolina, and long-range views....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    Dining for 6 with a pass-through buffet. Under buffet cabinets hold additional dishes, serving utensils, and liquor cabinet....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:


  • Fireplace:

    Stacked-stone fireplace in Living Room....moreless

  • Garage:

    One-car carpeted garage with automatic door opener, and tandem carport in front. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Heat pump....moreless

  • Internet:

    Frontier Wi-Fi service. Encrypted. Password provided....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens provided in kitchen, baths, and bedrooms. Paper products also provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    16'x20' Living Room with fireplace. Seats up to 13 people. Great for cocktail parties....moreless

  • Parking:

    Asphalt driveway and parking spaces for 3 additional cars....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Frontier land-line with free long-distance service within the U.S. Calls outside the US will be charged....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels provided, along with hand-made bath soaps and shampoos....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Front-loading Maytag....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Wood stove located in Den/Office....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Two sets of dishes. One serves 8, the 2nd serves 6. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Custom cabinets crafted by owner's brother in VA. All appliances included. Also included are linens, hand-made soaps and dish soaps, and dry goods in custom-fitted Tupperware containers. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Everything you could possibly need in the kitchen. I have lived here for 23 years, and cook nearly every meal at home. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    With ice maker and water dispenser....moreless

  • Stove:

    Jennaire stove/oven with indoor grill....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Three Balconies: Master Bedroom, 2nd Bedroom, and Living Room....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Three decks: Kitchen, Front Entry, and Waterfall Deck off 3rd Bedroom....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Sloping lot with grass areas and flower beds, flowering trees, and shrubs. Path to waterfall viewing spot with railing has a stone bench/sitting area. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    On kitchen deck....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015
4 night min stay
Winter 1
Dec 1 - Dec 23, 2015
3 night min stay
Dec 24 - Dec 31, 2015
3 night min stay
Winter 2
Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2016
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$2,350 $8,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $100
  • Cleaning Fee $200
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Tax Rate 10.75%


Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Cancellation policy: 50% Deposit Refund 60 days prior to check-in date. 25% Deposit Refund 60-30 days prior to check-in date. 0% Deposit Refund less than 30 days prior to check-in date.

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Last updated: 11/25/2015
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Perched at 4,000', surrounded by Forest Service land, overlooking Georgia and South Carolina. Luxury, stream and waterfall, outdoor living areas with lots of space and privacy, on private road in safe, friendly neighborhood. 2 miles from town!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1989

About the owner: VRBO Asks: About You: In 1989 we were living on Captiva Island, FL. My husband was an architect and I was a landscape architect. We collaborated on numerous projects and received many awards for projects such as Safety Harbor Club, Upper Captiva, Seawatch of Boca Grande, Boca Bay on Boca Grande, Palm Island, and Useppa Island Club. My husband was coined 'The Father of the Old Florida Style' of architecture in the late 70's and early 80's, as he brought back features such as palladian windows, metal roofs, and wraparound porches. He was featured in several magazines, including Southern Living. After we married, he retired and I became a housewife.

Why the Owner Chose Highlands:
VRBO Asks: Why This Property? We were on our way to the Blue Ridge Mountains in VA to look at property, and came through this area on the advice of friends. We never made it to VA that trip! We fell in love with the town! To me, it was reminiscent of my favorite place, Interlaken, Swizerland. We drove around and were shown many properties and homes in Highlands. On our own, we drove through this neighborhood. We loved the stone gate posts, the very private feeling of the homes, and the fact that it had a 'loop' for walking dogs, or simply for exercise and enjoyment. The property itself was the only one for sale on Sagee, and the lot was anything but easy. Later, several people said they would have bought it, but could not figure out how to build on such a challenging site! We chose to work WITH the contours, rather than trying to build retaining walls or unduly disturbing the earth, and designed the house according to the SE and SW facing slopes.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Perched at 4,000', surrounded by Forest Service land, overlooking Georgia and South Carolina. Luxury, stream and waterfall, outdoor living areas with lots of space and privacy, on private road in safe, friendly neighborhood. 2 miles from town!

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  • Fall Day View

    Fall Day View

  • Back of House

    Back of House

  • Front Entrance

    Front Entrance

  • Entry Foyer

    Entry Foyer

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Entry and Dining Room

    Entry and Dining Room

  • Kitchen


  • Kitchen deck with gas grill and seating area.

    Kitchen deck with gas grill and seating area.

  • Master bath area.

    Master bath area.

  • 3rd Bedroom With Waterfall Deck

    3rd Bedroom With Waterfall Deck

  • Den/Office


  • Back Garden & Garden House.

    Back Garden & Garden House.

  • Front of House

    Front of House

  • Front Flower Beds

    Front Flower Beds

  • New patio with path to garden house and terraced steps to kitchen deck.

    New patio with path to garden house and terraced steps to kitchen deck.

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining Room and Buffet

    Dining Room and Buffet

  • Kitchen From Deck

    Kitchen From Deck

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • 2nd Bedroom. The Blue Room.

    2nd Bedroom. The Blue Room.

  • Guest Bathroom

    Guest Bathroom

  • Powder Room

    Powder Room

  • Winter Sunset

    Winter Sunset

VRBO #459696

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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