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Majestic Long Range Views from High Above Blue Valley

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One of those absolutely perfect October days. Across Blue Valley into Highlands.

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Last updated: 11/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Highlands house description

This three bedroom, two bath cabin-style home is in a great location between Dillard, Georgia and Highlands, North Carolina. Only 15 minutes from either town, this vacation home is also just five minutes from Sky Valley Golf Resort.

Perched on two acres, at a cool comfortable 3900 foot elevation, above beautiful Blue Valley. (ELEVATION is the key to being comfortable in the mountains in the summer.) The cabin features breathtaking 150° long range views and spectacular sunrises. Weather permitting, the lights of Greenville, South Carolina, some 80 miles away, can be seen at night. You won't have to hike or drive to a spectacular view - it's right there on your deck.

The fully-equipped home is designed to sleep six in comfort. Great views from every room in the house. Plenty of windows and French doors keep the house light and airy. Natural oak floors, maple cabinetry, pine ceilings and trim give it a warm cabin feel. We think you will be very pleased with the furnishings and decor. No Smoking Inside, No pets allowed.

We have been visiting the mountains every chance we had for five or six years, renting homes, cabins and motels. This house was built, located and equipped with those experiences in mind. Our goal is that all of our guests have a comfortable and enjoyable vacation.

For more information about rental terms and policies please visit our web page (see below under 'Links to more Information'). Here you will also find more information about activities and attractions. There are also quite a few pictures and informative area website links.

Keywords: Cabin Home

Property Type

  • House
  • 1750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            You can however smoke all you want, outside....moreless

          • Not Suitable For Children:

            Due to safety concerns and liability we would discourage guests younger than 8 yrs. old. High retaining walls, decks and the general steepness of the property in places would make it hazardous for young children. I would not consider this property child friendly at all unless they are of the age and maturity level that they can be on their own. There are also alot of antique furnishings that I have personally restored. If you feel your children can function in this environment then they are welcome. Please read your rental agreement thoroughly. ...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Sorry, there are no exceptions to this policy....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double

            This is the one upstairs bedroom...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

            Downstairs, w/lg.covered deck access through french doors ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Downstairs w/lg covered deck access through french the doors...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2

            ...moreless

          • 2 bathrooms total. One upstairs with direct access to the upstairs bedroom and living area (two door access). One large bathroom downstairs with double sinks. Both bathrooms have a combination tub/shower and are well ventilated....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Central Heat & A/C, Satellite TV & DVD/VCR, CD player/AM-FM stereo, 2 Decks (one upstairs, one downstairs with plenty of chairs and rockers), Covered parking (and a paved road right to your door), Washer/Dryer, Iron/Ironing board, Kitchen is fully-equipped, Toaster oven, Pots & pans, Plates, Utensils & glasses, Books (both for just reading & local info, maps, hiking trails, etc, ) Blow dryers, Starter supply of paper products, NO SMOKING INSIDE...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                There are plenty of books of all types. Lots of maps and local information....moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Dish Network Top 200 HD...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                Flat screen LED w/Home Theater...moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                Lots of movies both old and new....moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Romantic

              Attractions

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

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Mountain View
              • Rural

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Whitewater Rafting

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Central air...moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                DSL is available finally!...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Propane dryer downstairs in the laundry room....moreless

              • Covered Parking:

                Nice well lit large carport....moreless

              • Fireplace:

                There is an efficient wood burning fireplace in the great room. It uses outside air for combustion. Equipped with both glass doors and a firescreen. ...moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                (2) Most cell phones don't work real well in the mountains. You most likely will find this amenity a real plus!...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Central heating system w/heat pump and propane back-up....moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                All linens supplied....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                We do have extra parking available for a small boat or motorcycle trailer....moreless

              • Telephone:

                (2) Land line with unlimited U.S. calling area and an answering machine....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                All towels that would normally be used in the home are provided....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                There is a front loader downstairs and it would be highly unlikely not to find detergents....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                DSL with a wireless modem is available....moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                We do not supply firewood. Good kiln dried firewood is easy to come by locally....moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                There are two coffee makers in case you might need decaf....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                You will probably find anything you might need....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Plenty of everything for six guests....moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                You could probably do just about everything one would want to do in this kitchen!...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven:

                Full sized propane....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                I would not buy anything other than food items until you get there. ...moreless

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                (2) Lots of deck area both upstairs and down. Most of it is completely covered....moreless

              • Golf:

                Lots of beautiful golf courses in the area. There is a great public course five minutes away. ...moreless

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa
               

              Reviews

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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $160 $193
              Fri, Sat
              $950

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
              • Taxes Included

              Notes:

              If a Holiday weekend is booked all days will be charged the weekend rate of $192.50.

              We normally try to book peak season as weekly rentals only. Second week of June through Labor Day. The middle two weeks of October.

              Peak Season weekends are available on a limited basis.

              There is a $10.00 per stay/person above 2 cleaning fee.

              Contact owner for Monthly rates. There is a 2.5% fee for credit cards.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 11/13/2014
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              Location

              Car: Necessary

              River Rafting, Hiking Trails & Waterfalls, Trout Fishing, Snow Tubing within a couple miles, Snow sking within a 2 hour drive, Antique Shops, Flea Markets, Excellent Restaurants, Gem Mining, Lakes. Bring a canoe or Kayak and check out Lake Glenville. Lake Rabun and Lake Burton aren't that far away either. You can rent boats on these lakes also. Picnic on an island or swim where the waterfalls enter the lakes.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2000

              Why the Owner Chose Highlands:
              If you live in the Southeast this is simply one of the easiest to get to high elevation areas in the mountains. Not only is it the closest but it has the added benefit of being one of the nicest areas in the mountains. Anything that you would find in the mountains you can find right here. The exception being if you want to go snow skiing I would not look at anything south of Maggie Valley. My wife and I looked for over two years for a location and we always came back to this area. It was the standard and it couldn't be beat. It simply offered the most bang for the buck which makes it a great bargain for you in the area.


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • One of those absolutely perfect October days. Across Blue Valley into Highlands.

                One of those absolutely perfect October days. Across Blue Valley into Highlands.

              • Relax and enjoy the views from either of the decks!

                Relax and enjoy the views from either of the decks!

              • Comfortable,cozy Great Room with an efficient wood burning fireplace.

                Comfortable,cozy Great Room with an efficient wood burning fireplace.

              • Downstairs bedroom with two twin beds, french doors open onto the deck.

                Downstairs bedroom with two twin beds, french doors open onto the deck.

              • Sunrise with a layer of clouds over Blue Valley.

                Sunrise with a layer of clouds over Blue Valley.

              • Paved access and best of all you won't get wet coming and going!

                Paved access and best of all you won't get wet coming and going!

              • Very nicely laid out kitchen and fully equipped.

                Very nicely laid out kitchen and fully equipped.

              • The Gnome stayed here and as you can see, He must have enjoyed himself!

                The Gnome stayed here and as you can see, He must have enjoyed himself!

              • When you see these guy's you know your almost there!

                When you see these guy's you know your almost there!

              • Just a small piece of the view, on a clear day you can see forever!!

                Just a small piece of the view, on a clear day you can see forever!!

              • Here comes the sun... The beginning of another great day in the mountains!

                Here comes the sun... The beginning of another great day in the mountains!

              • Upstairs, ground level bedroom, double bed w/connecting bath and great views!

                Upstairs, ground level bedroom, double bed w/connecting bath and great views!

              • Downstairs Queen bedroom that opens onto the deck thru French Doors.

                Downstairs Queen bedroom that opens onto the deck thru French Doors.

              • Downstairs deck accessed from the bedrooms or a main hall that splits the bdr's.

                Downstairs deck accessed from the bedrooms or a main hall that splits the bdr's.

              • Upstairs Bedroom with some of the antique funiture that is sprinkled in.

                Upstairs Bedroom with some of the antique funiture that is sprinkled in.

              • There are great views from almost everywhere including the dining area!

                There are great views from almost everywhere including the dining area!

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              Date last modified - Thursday, November 13, 2014

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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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              Member since: 2000
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within 24 hours
              • Response rate: 83%
              • Calendar last updated: 11/13/2014
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