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Peaceful and Well Appointed

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Trickledown, just above Big Creek. Wonderful sounds, extensive gardens.

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Last updated: 06/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Trickledown is situated on Big Creek close to Highlands, NC. There is a King bedroom and bath with a large shower upstairs next to a large sitting room with a library and tv. Downstairs there is a queen bedroom and bath with a jacuzzi tub. The large gathering area has a botanical and biographical library and tv, fireplace and dining area. The kitchen has all amenities including a coffee/bar 'nook'. All across the back is a long screen porch and Big Creek sounds. There is a sitting area with a wicker sofa and rocking chairs on one side and a dining area on the other. Easy access to the kiln dried wood pile and the outdoor grille. The path to the creek features an iris garden. Other areas outside have 'special' garden areas like a moss garden, meditation garden, grandchildren's garden, succulent garden, 'gnome' path.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

  • Bedroom #1 Upstairs: 1 king

    Also with a large, private sitting room with TV adjacent...moreless

  • Bedroom #2 Downstairs: 1 queen

    ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Nespresso coffee/tea machine in bathroom...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Trickledown is near our vacation home, Tucked Inn. While we are not always there, we are ready to answer any questions or help in any way when we are in residence....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    There is a large library of botanical related books, arranged alphabetically. Biographies, novels....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    Recently updated TVs with a system where you can connect to your Netflix account etc....moreless

  • Toys:

    Books for children and also a supply for coloring and drawing ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Mostly for young children....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Mountain Climbing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    There is a lazy susan in the middle of the round table.There is an additional dining table on the screen porch. It also seats 6....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    We provide lots of kiln dried wood located on the deck just off the screen porch. There is plenty of lighter wood as well....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    There is WiFi and a password is not necessary to connect....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster:

    Four slots...moreless

Outside

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Several lakes nearby where these are appropriate....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Extensive gardens featuring native plants...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    It is on the deck just outside the screened porch. The outside deck is also where the kiln dried firewood is stored...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Sky Valley is nearby....moreless

 

Reviews

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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$280
$1,960

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $150
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

We are happy to provide basic food items on your special list to be there upon your arrival. There will be a small fee of $25. plus cost of items.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 06/21/2015
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Location

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We live in Atlanta, GA about 2.5 hours from Highlands.

Why the Owner Chose Highlands:
My grandparents built a vacation home in Highlands in 1935. I visited during the summer while growing up and the area still feels like 'home'. The sound of the creek is what drew us to this current property.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The weather is delightful all summer and not severe very often during the winter. Gardening is easily successful because of the weather.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

 

Photos

  • Trickledown, just above Big Creek. Wonderful sounds, extensive gardens.

    Trickledown, just above Big Creek. Wonderful sounds, extensive gardens.

  • Gathering Room from Kitchen area

    Gathering Room from Kitchen area

  • Dining and Kitchen from Gathering Room. Stairs going to King bedroom and sitting

    Dining and Kitchen from Gathering Room. Stairs going to King bedroom and sitting

  • King Bedroom Upstairs

    King Bedroom Upstairs

  • Bathroom for Upstairs King showing Shower Stall

    Bathroom for Upstairs King showing Shower Stall

  • Bathroom for downstairs Queen Bedroom with Jacuzzi tub and Rain Shower

    Bathroom for downstairs Queen Bedroom with Jacuzzi tub and Rain Shower

  • 'Folly' sitting area in Upper Garden

    'Folly' sitting area in Upper Garden

  • Summer at Trickledown
Sarah Bernhart Peony

    Summer at Trickledown Sarah Bernhart Peony

  • Summer at Trickledown
Dahlia

    Summer at Trickledown Dahlia

  • Local crafts abound in the Highlands area.

    Local crafts abound in the Highlands area.

  • Ben, our newest Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

    Ben, our newest Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

  • Y'all come back!

    Y'all come back!

  • Entryway and partial collection of books-gardening, biographies, novels.

    Entryway and partial collection of books-gardening, biographies, novels.

  • Gathering Room from Dining area

    Gathering Room from Dining area

  • Screened Porch sitting area overlooking Big Creek

    Screened Porch sitting area overlooking Big Creek

  • Upstairs Sitting Room. A good area for the blow up bed if needed for  5th guest

    Upstairs Sitting Room. A good area for the blow up bed if needed for 5th guest

  • Downstairs Queen Bedroom Views on three sides

    Downstairs Queen Bedroom Views on three sides

  • Path from Trickledown to Big Creek

    Path from Trickledown to Big Creek

  • 'Folly', quietly tucked away.

    'Folly', quietly tucked away.

  • Summer at Trickledown
LUPINE

    Summer at Trickledown LUPINE

  • Strawberries!

    Strawberries!

  • Winter at Trickledown

    Winter at Trickledown

  • It is a relaxing place! Come to relax and play by the creek!      -Isabela

    It is a relaxing place! Come to relax and play by the creek! -Isabela

  • Perhaps you will find out....

    Perhaps you will find out....

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 06/21/2015
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