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Brand New Listing, Unbelievable View, Minutes from Downtown, 2 Decks, Remodeled

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Last updated: 01/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Highlands house description

Welcome to Minnie Blessings. Nestled high atop Dog Mountain, you will find a peaceful retreat to enjoy the beauty and charm of Highlands, North Carolina. Whether you prefer sitting on the deck overlooking the expansive view of the mountains, or heading downtown to Main Street to enjoy the shops and restaurants, you will find that Minnie Blessings is the perfect location for your mountain vacation. The house is conveniently located minutes away from downtown shopping, restaurants, golf courses, and hiking trails. Most importantly, it is comfortably furnished to welcome you home when the long day is over. Every bedroom with its own private bath. There are dens on each level with their own wood burning fireplaces. The kitchen was recently remodeled and house received several new upgrades. “Minnie Blessings” has been owned by the same family for three generations. Named for its original owner, Minnie Lee, the home has welcomed visitors from near and far. Her generous spirit and warm hospitality always made everyone feel like part of the family. We invite you to experience the many blessings of Minnie Lee.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years of age. ...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          • Master Bedroom: 1 king

            Features a view of the mountains from the upper level. ...moreless

          • Guest Bedroom: 1 queen

            Private bathroom enclosed with bedroom....moreless

          • Guest Bedroom: 1 queen

            Private bathroom enclosed with bedroom. ...moreless

          • Downstairs Den: 1 bunk bed


          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Master Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Guest Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Enclosed in lower level guest bedroom 1. ...moreless

          • Guest Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Enclosed in 2nd guest bedroom...moreless

          • Downstairs Half Bath: toilet

            Off the downstairs den. ...moreless


          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • Video Games
          • Video Library


          • Adventure
          • Budget
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Recreation Center

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

              • Mountain View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Rafting
              • Whitewater Rafting


              • Dining
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people


              • Clothes Dryer:

                This is a machine dryer. ...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                There are two fireplaces. One in the upstairs den and one in the downstairs den. ...moreless

              • Garage
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine


              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                Newly Remodeled Kitchen. ...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio:

                There are two 10 foot deep decks that go the length of the house. The lower deck has a roof on it. ...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                There is a grill located in the garage that can be wheeled out to the deck for cooking. ...moreless



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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Year Long Rates
              May 6 - Nov 2, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $1,750 $5,500
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $1,750 $5,500
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Pet Fee $50
              • Cleaning Fee $165 + tax
              • Tax Rate 3%


              Renters must pay 50% of the total amount due upon securing reservation. The total amount will be due 30 days before the stay. If the reservation is made within the 30 day window of the rental period, the total amount will be due. If reservation is cancelled within 30 days of rental period, renter will only receive a refund of 50% of the total rental price.

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              Last updated: 01/23/2015
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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1940

              About the owner: I grew up in Albany, GA as a young girl but fell in love with Highlands, NC through traveling to this home when it was owned by my grandmother, Minnie Lee. As a young girl we traveled to Highlands several times a year to vacation. Since those days, the house has been passed through my mother and now on to me and my brothers and sisters. The house has been in our family for nearly 50 years. I now reside in Birmingham, AL and teach high school drama.

              Why the Owner Chose Highlands:
              This house is very special to me since it was originally purchased by my grandmother, Minnie Lee. After my grandmother passed, the house was left to my mother, Elizabeth Loosier. My mother passed away a few years ago and now the house is owned by me and my siblings. It is a very dear place to us and we look forward to sharing the beauty of this home with visitors for years to come.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The house is a short 5 minute drive to downtown Highlands. It is conveniently located to waterfalls, shopping, and many other area attractions.

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              Speaks: english

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              • Sunrise from the back deck

                Sunrise from the back deck

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              Date last modified - Saturday, January 24, 2015

              $265 per night (USD)
              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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              Member since: 2014
              Speaks: english
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              • Response rate: 80%
              • Calendar last updated: 01/23/2015
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