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Gorgeous Lake View Lodge with Private Dock

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Space 4,200 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 5000 sq ft. log home, sleeps 12-14, beds for 12-14

This incredible vacation log home has expansive decks overlooking beautiful Lake Glenville and is surrounded by 16 ranges of mountains. Take in the beautiful sunsets over the lake as you dine on one of the covered decks. If privacy is what you desire, Heaven's Gate is situated on 8 acres for the kids to run and play. The kids (and adults too) will love the game room which has a pool table, shuffleboard table, and dartboard as well as a flat screen tv.

The expansive living room is right out of a magazine with soaring ceilings and beautiful stone fireplace. Sit by the fire in the morning and sip your coffee or sit on the deck and watch the deer and wild turkey.

Walk to your own private dock which awaits you on Lake Glenville, pontoon boat rental is also within walking distance.

This fabulous log home is perfect for a romantic getaway for two or a family reunion. Its peacefulness, thus the name Heaven's Gate, also lends itself well for a church retreat.

Every bedroom has a beautiful view of the lake and its own bathroom. The master suite with jacuzzi tub, has its own deck with a swing for two. Bring your sweater, it is cool even in the summer at nearly 4000 ft. elevation. The AVERAGE low temperature in July is 59 degrees. It is not uncommon to light a fire in the morning just to take the chill off.

The two bedrooms upstairs each have a queen and single bed. The master suite downstairs has a king bed. The finished basement has the game room, a king bed and the bunk room has two sets of bunk beds.

Just a short drive to Cashiers, Highlands, Cherokee and Franklin, this area of Western North Carolina offers activities for all ages from golfing to whitewater rafting.

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Susan Miller
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About Susan Miller

I am a native Floridian who has spent every summer of my life in Glenville, NC. I have spent countless hours on the Lake Glenville learning to ski. We were accepted as one of the locals when we were there. We love our home dearly and want to share it with those who would love it and take care of it too.

Susan Miller purchased this lodge in 2006

Why Susan Miller chose Lake Glenville

This is a beautifully decorated upscale home with tons of amenities. Kids and adults alike will love the game room and the adults will love to sit on the deck overlooking the lake watching the sunset. It's our little peace of heaven on earth

What makes this lodge unique

This log home is unique in that it offers both the wide range vistas of the lake and mountain views, as well as having its own private dock. You are situated on eight acres for complete peace and privacy.


Glenville Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , This room opens up to the game room
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
This is the dream location for anyone who wants to get away from it all, but still have plenty of activities if they want to do them. Anything to do with boating, hiking, golfing, gem mining, antique shopping, shopping, fine restaurants, some of the most beautiful waterfalls and white water rafting are all nearby. If you are a gambler, Cherokee is a short drive, now with live table games.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

Gorgeous Lake View Lodge with Private Dock
average rating of 4.9375 based on 32 reviews
New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Comfortable home! Great location! Amazing memories made!

  • 5 of 5

Spent a week with my husband, our siblings and our nieces and nephew. Great central location to all of our favorite things to do in the Cashiers, Highlands, Glenville area. Thank you for sharing your cozy home!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and hope you will visit us again in the future.
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A wonderful vacation house. Well thought out and well equipt.

  • 5 of 5

Our family vacation trip included 5 children between 5-11 and 6 adults. The house was the perfect size for us to stay comfortably. The house was well equiped and thoughtfully laid out. The private dock "in front of the house" really was a car ride away and unfortunately therr was no parking if one was to use the dock. Mrs Miller's family member stoped by the house while we were there and invited us for and excursion around the lake on their boat, a gesture above and beyond. Although we were worned that the first portion of the road us pt the house was stone and we should maintain a speed of 10m/h in order to make it all the way up to the house, we had no difficulty going up the road with conventional non-four wheel drive vehicles. We strongly recommend this house for all interested. RLR MD

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay at Heaven's Gate. The parking by the dock can be tricky. You actually have to enter it coming from the opposite direction or you can't make the turn into the opening in the gate. We hope that you will return someday to Heaven's Gate!
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Nashville, Tn

Perfect family reunion!

  • 5 of 5

Just finished our stay at "Heaven's Gate". Four families (ages 11-85) from different points gathered for the patriarch's 85th birthday. The home was not only beautiful, but large enough to accommodate all of us with plenty of "get away" spots when needed. We cooked all meals in house and the kitchen was amply stocked. We took two trips to Lake Glenville, once with a pontoon for tubing and next with seadoos. Rainbow falls is a must for a great workout. The falls were spectacular. Plan on 1.5 hour hike for a good workout or 2 hours if you take your time. The falls were about 25 minute drive, but easy and nice. Thank you to the owners for sharing their beautiful home!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Spring Break!

  • 5 of 5

We had 12 people ranging in ages from 8 to 70. All the room we needed to get together or find quiet time. Played lots of games, and had pool and shuffle board tournaments. Kitchen was spacious and well equipped, the deck was awesome, plenty of seating, the view of Lake Glenville incredible. We rented a pontoon boat for several days from Lakeshore Marina...Chris and his wife Regina were very helpful. We hiked to waterfalls, went white water rafting, and zip lining. When we arrived it was very cold, but it didn't take long to warm up the cabin. A quick call to Sue helped us start the gas fireplace...Sue was extremely responsive to our needs. We would definitely recommend Heaven's Gate!!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay we look forward to you returning someday.
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Tampa, FL

More than enough space for large group

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed here over Thanksgiving, to celebrate by parent's 50th anniversary. We had 14 people in our group. There are so many common areas in the cabin - family room, huge living room, basement rec room...we could really spread out when we wanted to divide into groups, but we could also fit comfortably for doing activities as one big group. Plus, there is every game imaginable, books to read...a great pool table and shuffleboard table downstairs. We went on a beautiful hike one day and also explored nearby towns.

The large fridge and double ovens were great for preparing the Thanksgiving meal. The deck was huge, with plenty of seating. The view was amazing. Each family had their own bathroom (although you had to be on the skinnier side to fit in two of the showers). The master bedroom and bathroom was spacious, but be aware that the shower is actually in the big tub, with no curtain.

The cabin was very clean. When we arrived, it was freezing and I called Susan because we could not find the thermostat. She informed me that there isn't a thermostat and that the cabin is heated by the fireplaces and wall heaters. The cabin got toasty warm quick and we were very comfortable. Susan is very responsive and genuinely wants her guests to feel comfortable. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Heaven's Gate did not disappoint!

  • 5 of 5

I am sitting here on our last day thinking how much I would love to see this view every day for the rest of my life! This home is perfect for any get away. It was just two of us (my husband and I) for this trip but we can see how a large family gathering for the holidays would be perfect here. The weather is superb, the view is beautiful and the cabin has all the comforts of home. Our favorite memory for a time to come will be having breakfast in front of the fire. We visited, shopped and ate at the restaurants all around - in Cashiers, Highlands and Sapphire. We also visited Canyon Spa for a massage. Just a perfect relaxation retreat. We will definitely be back! Thank you Susan and Bruce.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
High Hampton

This is one of the most beautiful areas in western North Carolina. Rich with beautiful waterfalls, lakes, golf and hiking trails.


Rates & Availability

Glenville Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer Peak
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Christmas Holiday
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning fee $175
Pet Fee $150
Tax Rate 10.75%

Summer Peak Season is from Saturday to Saturday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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