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Waterfront and Walk to Town. Intimate Intown Forest Setting!

(19 Reviews)

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Last updated: 03/16/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Sleeping Porch, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

What everyone is looking for: Downtown Highlands, one block to town and Bascom Art Center and WATERFRONT.

3 bedroom 3 bath. Open floor plan. Walk to town in the morning for breakfast or coffee with new friends. The Highlands Greenway (Kelsey trail) runs in front of home. Spend the afternoon with your novel on the porch day bed listening to the gentle waterfalls of Mill Creek. Enjoy the evening in the waterfront gazebo with a fire and friends. Property surrounded by lush rhodedendrum and laurels. Master bedroom upstairs will keep your family and company a close by 'not too close' distance. Both floors have porches, and larger entertainment areas. Property includes use of my canoe located two blocks down the trail on Mirror Lake. Enjoy the perfect holiday you have earned here in Highlands. Your well behaved pet is welcome here to come play with my Kippers, Kippers and I live one block away.

Keywords: One block to main street and Bascom Art Center. Kelsey Trail runs in front of home, catch trout behind on Mill Creek. 4 fireplaces, jacuzzi tub, elegant yet secluded. Wonderful for relaxing or entertaining. Trail in front also leads to community center for tennis, swimming, and activities. Day bed on porch perfect for indulging that great piece of literature while the kids play in the creek.

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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/16/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    I am a big kid myself, your children are welcome. have them find the giant bunny...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved dogs only and kitties. Must be up to date on flee and tick me des and current on vaccinations...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Sleeping Porch


  • King size beds (1) downstairs king suite and private bath and gas fireplace, Queen size Beds (1) Upstairs master has a queen bed., Double Beds (1) downstairs guest room had a double bed and a private bathroom with walk in shower...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Attention to every detail. Morning walks to town on Kelsey Trail, enjoy Bascom Art Center. Afternoons will find you in the outside day bed, enjoy a great novel with your glass of wine while you listen to the gentle flowing waterfalls on Mill Creek. Evenings you will be in the creekside gazebo with a fire and friends you meet that day on Kelsey Trail. Open floor plan is perfect for entertaining. Upstairs master and two downstairs bedrooms keeps your company close, but far enough away : ) Both upstairs and downstairs have decks and large common areas for entertaining. ...moreless


  • Books:

    Take one and leave one. We love to read...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Located in living room cabinet. Trivia pursuit. Bridge. Scrabble. Take two...moreless

  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Golf Course View
  • Waterfront:

    Located on Mill Creek, stocked with trout and ready for your fly rod. I feed the fish each week, so they can also be your weekend pets....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    We love our fireplaces. We have two wood burning units upstairs (bring some wood) two gas burning downstairs. Two outside wood burning. One on top deck and one down on the river...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet:

    Wi if. Does not need a password. Wifi 165 oak lane...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    Circle driveway. Level ground...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Property does not have a phone, bring your cell please....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    located in garage...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    wood fireplaces with gas starter make evening fires simple...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    beautiful Vermont Casting wood stove in dining room for intimate entertaining...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    We supply coffee and tea for your arrival...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    I love to cook, home has service for 16....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Even though Highlands offers wonderful dining pleasures, I love to cook, and keep this kitchen and pantry stocked for your arrival. No need to bring oils, spices, and basics, you have it all here, help yourself....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    We try to leave most basic spices, oils, and items that are not cost effective for you to purchase for just a week stay, and a bottle of wine for your arrival : ) ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    with ice maker in kitchen, extra refrigerator and freezer in garage come in handy for monthly rentals and visits from Costco....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    surrounded by lush landscape and sculpture. Day bed on downstairs deck...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Home has decks on all levels, plus deck on water, and screened in Gazebo on water....moreless

  • Gazebo:

    screened in Gazebo on water has wood burning fireplace, enjoy the evening here....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Beautiful gazebo down on the water. Has a sleeping bed so you can hide from everyone during the afternoon...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub


Write a review 4.4
from 19 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $125
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9.75%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 03/16/2017
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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville or Greeneville
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Two blocks
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
50 Miles
Nearest Ski
Maggie Valley

City of Highlands is called the Aspen of the East. Amazing high end dining, summer theater, chamber music concerts, hiking clubs, sunset rock. Train in front of home leads to community center where you can enjoy bridge games, exercise room, basketball courts, tennis, and swimming. Walk to everything from this location.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: I recently sold my company and retired at 52. I summer here in Highlands, just one block form this fine property, and winter in Jupiter FL. Come visit, and bring your puppy to play with Kipper.

Why the Owner Chose Highlands, NC, USA:
I have been coming to Highlands since I was a teenager, and there in no finer place for a holiday.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Enjoy the summer theater, chamber music festivals, wine festivals. Great fly fishing (and regular fishing if you must : ( both behind the house and in town.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/16/2017

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  • Upstairs Living area

    Upstairs Living area

  • Downstairs guest with private bath

    Downstairs guest with private bath

  • Upstairs deck, downstairs has deck with day bed, also deck on water, gazebo

    Upstairs deck, downstairs has deck with day bed, also deck on water, gazebo

  • front of house, wonderful sculptures.

    front of house, wonderful sculptures.

  • Downstairs deck on water. There's a gazebo there with a bed as well

    Downstairs deck on water. There's a gazebo there with a bed as well

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom Upstairs

  • Downstairs master, has fireplace and private bath

    Downstairs master, has fireplace and private bath

  • Behind house where the trout play

    Behind house where the trout play

VRBO #360484

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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