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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 bedroom/2 bath with panoramic mountain views--'Somewhere Over the Rainbow'!!

This property is located on the highest point in the only gated community in Sky Valley--'HANGING TREE RIDGE'. The historical 'hanging tree' is on this property and is a sight to see! The home is a personally designed and decorated mountain retreat. You will relax in a wonderful Great Room with wood burning fireplace and SMART ULTRA HDTV 4K with BLU RAY DVD. A most comfortable leather wrap around sofa for family/friend time or watch a movie or football game--all the while with breathtaking view of the mountains.

The private Master Bedroom suite is appointed with a King Size bed with TEMPUR-PEDIC mattress. It also features a Samsung HDTV with Samsung BLU RAY DVD. It has panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and glass doors exiting to the deck. The bathroom is ensuite. Completely private are 2 bedrooms sharing a bathroom. One bedroom has panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and HDTV. Both have queen size beds.

The gourmet kitchen has brand new Jenn-Air stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. There is also a laundry room with Bosch front loading washer/dryer. A fabulous deck expanses the entire back of the house with access from Great Room and 2 bedrooms. It includes a table for 8 and a WEBER gas barbecue grill, adirondack chairs and 2 rocking chairs. There is also a WEBER charcoal grill and a chimenea. All of this faces the fabulous Blue Ridge Mountains. The morning sunrises and evening sunsets are spectacular. Some mornings you wake to actually being over the clouds, and some days literally 'somewhere over the rainbow'!

Every aspect of this wonderful home exudes complete comfort and relaxation. It is a place you will never forget.

***You will also have access to the amenities of the Sky Valley Time Share (pool, jacuzzi, fitness, tennis, playground) and to The SKY VALLEY COUNTRY CLUB (golf, lunch, dinner).***

More Details

Kayren Whiten
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 6, 2018

About Kayren Whiten

Wallace visited Sky Valley searching for the perfect mountain house for many months and finally found his perfect mountain retreat. In 2008 he met and married the love of his life, Kayren. She completely redecorated the house to its present fabulous state. Wallace was born in Toccoa, Ga where he has owned his own business for 40+ years. He graduated The University of Georgia School of Phamacy and is an avid Bulldog football fan. He lived on Lake Rabun for many years until he desired to live in Sky Valley.

Kayren Whiten purchased this house in 2004

Why Kayren Whiten chose Sky Valley

Sky Valley was a 'dream' for Wallace to own a home. After marrying his wife, Kayren, he began to share her home on Lake Lanier in Harbour Point Yacht Club. They spend their time between the two vacation homes. They are thrilled to share this beautiful, personal home with the fortunate quests who will stay here.

What makes this house unique

The breathtaking views, the quiet and serene surroundings, the luxurious and comfortable furnishings. It is the most relaxing and beautiful atmosphere that anyone could ever possibly enjoy. Many mornings you awake to the clouds below you in the valley.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wow! What a wonderful time we had. Your home is truly sensational. Everyday we enjoyed your breathtaking view and every night we sat by the fire. A few nights here was just what we needed to relax and rejuvenate. We definitely plan to return late Spring.
Feb 2013
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Sky Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Bring beach towels for the pool and spa. House towels not allowed to leave the premises.
  • Take off trash and all food you bring from the refrigerator.
  • Leave dishes clean...can be left clean in the dishwasher.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master Bath is Ensuite--STANDING SHOWER only 2nd Bath--TUB AND SHOWER
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) TempurPedic mattress, Queen size Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis
Swimming, fitness center, golf course, picnicking, hiking. New 'HIGHLANDS AERIAL PARK'-zipline/rope courses, ANTIQUES, GIFTS, CRAFTS, CLOTHING, local art, fabulous restaurants.


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average rating of 4.9166665 based on 29 reviews
Alpharetta, Georgia

July in the Mountains

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week in this beautiful home. All the directions and instructions were spot on. The house was well equipped so preparing meals was easy. We especially enjoyed the back deck with the rocking chairs and spectacular view. We will definitely return in the future when our party is 6 or less.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is so wonderful to see how our guests love and enjoy our home. We are hoping they will return again.
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gorgeous panoramic views

  • 5 of 5

These pictures do not do the home justice. Breathtaking endless views. Loved the porch. very roomy. Everything was there we would need. I will be back. Thank you Karyn.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were great guest and we love that you were pleased. Please come back!
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Mobile, Alabama

A most enjoyable, relaxing and magical stay!!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot recommend Wallace's and Kayren's home enough. Myself, my wife and two other couples shared their home for a few days for a relaxing getaway in the mountains, and from the moment we arrived, we were made to feel welcome. The views from the deck are spectacular, with the clouds rolling in and the colors of the mountains ever changing with the daily movement of the sun. We did some hiking at Glen Falls, some shopping at Highlands NC and visited a winery. The home made for a perfect base for exploring the area. But my most favorite activity was simply sitting on the deck, sipping wine and enjoying the spectacular views.

Thank you Wallace and Kayren for making your mountain home available and for the gracious hospitality. We will most definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always so happy when our guests enjoy our home the way we do. It is a very special and even magical place. Please come back again. You were wonderful guests.
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  • 5 of 5

This place is fantastic and we will come back. I couldn't have asked for any better. Exactly what we needed. Yes, the pictures of the view are legitimate and they don't do it justice!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is such a pleasure when guests are so grateful and love our place like we do. I am hoping they will return soon.
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Fantastic Mountain House!

  • 5 of 5

We just loved our visit to this perfectly nestled home on top of the mountain! Great fireplace, beautiful views and every room is well appointed with every comfort you need! Kay was fabulous and we look forward to staying there again

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good time and that the 'fires' co-operated! Please come back again.
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Great property, decorated beautifully, everything you need for a great stay, and million $ view!

  • 5 of 5

Great for 3 couples, and the owners are the nicest folks that had our experience as their priority! Our group of friends will be back. Thanks to the Whiten's for a memorable weekend!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sky Valley is a beautiful mountain, golfing resort. It is minutes from famous Highlands, NC with fabulous shopping and great restaurants. Scaley Mountain is close by with tubing and ice skating in winter. There are numerous beautiful waterfalls to in Sky Valley with a picnic area and hiking trail. The famous 'Dillard House' is just down the mountain from Sky Valley in Dillard, GA. The food is world famous and there is horse back riding available and a petting zoo for children. There are antique shops and specialty shops galore in Dillard and also Clayton, GA.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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