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Cedar Log Cabin in the Woods- 2 Fireplaces, Wifi, Hot Tub, New KitchenAid!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10 which includes sleeper/sofa in living ro)

Casa Sueños (House of Dreams) is a magical escape into a Fairy Tale setting. This cedar log home is surrounded by woods.

Every morning birds will sing you wake up songs. Gorgeous wood peckers can be seen from the wrap-around deck. The sun rises through the trees into the master bedroom.

At night, the stars shine through the sky light. There is no more romantic setting... yet it's great to share with lots of family and friends as well.

Casa is just 10 minutes from the beautiful Main St. in Highlands, yet it's cozy and tucked away in the woods. You will absolutely love it and return often. Guaranteed!

Keywords: Log Cabin Mountain Home

More Details

Owner
Karl Ellins
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

About Karl Ellins

My friend Patricia San Pedro and and I share this piece of heaven that we call Casa Sueños. Patricia and I were wandering down Main Street in Highlands and got curious about what the area had to offer. We walked into a realtor and asked what they had in mountain log cabins with fireplaces. Casa Sueños was the first property they showed us and it was love at first sight. We didn't plan to buy but we left the proud owners and have been loving it ever since. My daughter Sylvia, shown next to her very proud dad, has grown up with many great trips to the cabin with the beauty and charm that is Highlands.

Karl Ellins purchased this cabin in 2005

Why Karl Ellins chose Smoky Mountains

Getting up to the cabin is quick and easy for us with a 2 hour flight into Atlanta from Miami and then an easy drive to Highlands. As easy as it is to get to it seems a million miles away once you get there.

What makes this cabin unique

We have the best of both worlds with Main Street less than 10 minutes away and the solitude of the cabin. Highlands is a great little town with lots to offer including great restaurants, shopping, art, culture, all with a friendly atmosphere.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Highlights:

-walked into a very clean, fully stocked cozy cabin

-5 hours of white, powdery snow fell during which our family had a blast throwing snowballs and relaxing in the hot tub

-Glen Falls was spectacular! Our family enjoyed it right before it began to rain!!

-Whiteside Mountain day after it snowed was a winter wonderland with a breathtaking view!

-At Mountain Fresh Grocery we loved the freshly made donuts and gourmet burgers

-the Bear theme and all the decorative accents in the cabin were adorable!!!

Truly a Casa de Sueños!!!

Thank you Dr. Ellins and Melanie! You are a blessing to a family that really needed a heavenly vacation!!!!

God bless you!!!
Feb 2016
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Amenities

Highlands Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 1 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , 2 separate bunks sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) La-Z-Boy queen sleeper sofa with SlumberAir matress in Great Room, Bunk Beds (2) There are 2 bunk beds (sleeps 4).
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • snowboarding
  • tennis
Notes:
Cabin is located just a 9 minute drive from Main Street, Highlands, yet it is secluded and tucked away in the woods. Trees and the sounds of a creek surround the cabin. The back borders a national forest. Cabin has 2 fireplaces, one of which is in the master bedroom. A skylight brings the stars into the King Size master bed.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(79 traveler reviews)

Cedar Log Cabin in the Woods- 2 Fireplaces, Wifi, Hot Tub, New KitchenAid!
average rating of 4.962025 based on 80 reviews
5

Memorable cabin weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful birthday weekend stay! Beautiful place! Master suite is much larger than the pictures make it seem. Our big group of 8 adults and 3 dogs had a comfortable stay. Owner is super nice and very responsive. Cabin is well-stocked with all the essentials - paper towels, TP, pool towels, even firewood. We especially enjoyed the hot tub, fireplaces, wrap around porch, grill, large covered carport, cute little seating areas on the property, and proximity to hiking trails. Wish I could have stayed a whole week!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Top notch!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is what I consider a cut above your average rental in the mountains. It is well kept, well appointed, and is in a very secluded setting. Time and attention has been spent to decorate it, each day you notice some nick knack or wall hanging, odd lamp, carved chairs, etc. that you hadn't seen before. Highlands is kind of unique to the Southeast, in that there is a gorge with impressive waterfalls. Coming from Oregon years ago, I can't think of another Southeast area that outdoes the beauty. The town itself is touristy, but seems to have higher end shops than what you see in Gatlinburg, etc.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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So comfortable and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

My family had a great time at Casa Suenos! It was very clean, convenient (5 min) to Highlands, and well equipped. The hot tub was wonderful and a treat to come back to after zip lining in the cold! Karl, the owner, was super helpful and patient with all of my questions. We highly recommend this cabin!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Another great stay at this gem of a cabin...

  • 5 of 5

As usual, Karl made sure everything was perfect for us. You will be hard pressed to find a cabin as cozy, well-stocked and authentic as this (especially with owners so pleasant to deal with). Five minutes tops from downtown Highlands but very secluded and quiet. A great wrap around porch with rocking chairs, double swing and, my favorite...a nice, large (well-maintained) hot tub!!. I love this place and will be coming back for a third stay as soon as possible. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Could not have chosen a more picturesque venue for a perfect weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We picked the perfect location for a mountain get-away! The house was pristine, well equipped, so very clean, and in a great location. We loved the hot tub and the fact that so many beautiful trails were within a short distance. Karl made communication so easy and was accessible over the weekend if we needed help around the house! Such a perfect weekend!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Destination Wedding Stay

  • 5 of 5

Our family, consisting of 4 adults and 3 children stayed for a long weekend in this beautiful cabin. I cannot say enough about how beautiful it is structurally, but how tastefully it was decorated and every detail thought through to make our stay A+++++++ and more! The scenery was spectacular, the leaves were changing and it was a great experience for our grandchildren as they grabbed a pile and threw them up in the air...hiking in the woods...sitting in the hot tub on a freezing morning...sitting by the fireplaced or out by the fire pit were all things they will remember doing with grandma and grandpa and this cabin provided the staging for a memorable get away. I recommend a stay here for rest and relaxation and would love to book again when we head back through at another time.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Bryson's Grocery
Nearest Point of Interest
Chamber of Commerce

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Rates & Availability

Highlands Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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2 night minimum stay
$275
 

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping fee ranges from $130 to $175 depending on length of stay, the size of your party, and size and number of pets. We traditionally do not ask for pet fees or deposits, preferring just to cover the inevitable extra housekeeping effort. Please inform us of all four-legged guests; unregistered pets will be subject to additional $100 fee.

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