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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.

Please visit our Facebook page for more pictures and video of the property. Just search for Heaven's Gate.

More Details

Susan Miller
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

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 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.


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Gorgeous Lake View Lodge with Private Dock
average rating of 4.92 based on 50 reviews
Greenville SC

perfect setting for for Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Great mountain house with plenty of room for 6 adults and 6 kids.Particularly loved the view from the porch, the huge grassed yard for kids to play in and the fire pit for smores and evenings around the fire.The house was very well supplied.Lake Glenville was a fun lake for lots of water activities.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay! We hope you willl come back again in the future.
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St Augustine Fl

Spacious, comfortable cabin with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

My 2 sisters and I stayed here with our families. This cabin could not have been more perfect for hanging out, exploring nature, and taking in the fabulous views. We were just as happy to chill at the cabin as we were to explore the nearby attractions. The kids loved catching fireflies at night, making s'mores in the fire pit, hiking up and down the driveway and yard and finding natural treasures along the way. The beds were comfortable. There was plenty of room to spread out or to all hang in the same space. The kids were intrigued by all the exotic mounted animals around the cabin. I loved how private/secluded the cabin was and also how I didn't have to worry about my young toddlers falling off a cliff while exploring the property. The mountain it sits on is steep, so it was good exercise running up and down the slope with the kids.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope you will return in the near future!
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What a terrific place for family!

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely amazing time here - highly recommended. The views are spectacular and lots of great hiking all around. The children loved the open field outside the back deck. We look forward to staying here again.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Large well-appointed cabin in a beautiful area near Lake Glenville

  • 5 of 5

Accommodated 12 adults in my family get-together. Kitchen was well stocked with cookware, coffee maker, dishes, 2 ovens. Nice large dining table. Plenty of bathrooms, though some showers are very small, but no problem. Lots of nice towels, tp, and necesities. Cabin has a nature theme, like a zoolological exhibit of wildlife of the mountains. The cabin needed a couple of items: light bulbs over the stove and new pool stick cues for the pool table. The directions were a little hard to follow but everyone found the cabin without problems. The driveway is paved, but a long gravel road leads to the driveway, a road steep enough to require at least 15 mph speed to get up the road. My sister had to back down the road, and then tried it again. Rustic as the road is, the cabin was worth it.

The deck and views of the lake are spectacular. There is a fire pit, bbq grill, nice carport if it rains. Lots of lighting. Very nice master bedroom. Pool table and shuffle board. We enjoyed it and would go back to stay again! The hosts are very nice people who love their cabin.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. I will make sure I bring up some pool cues on my way up. Thanks again for staying with us.
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Brunswick, GA


  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth property to rent at Thanksgiving and by far the best. Plenty of room inside and out. Especially enjoyed being outside on the spacious grounds. Already making plans to rent again in 2019.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to you coming back.
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Kansas City

Gorgeous Home and View!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful house. It sits high in the mountains overlooking a lake valley with 180' views that spans the mountain range. Absolutely gorgeous. It is a rustic log cabin that slept two families easily. It is comfortably furnished and well stocked with all of the usually necessities. There is a nice fire pit with the same view outside. We saw several deer and critters and birds in the area. It is very private and secluded. The location is just a few minutes from Cashiers. The nearest Walmart is a good 35 minutes away in Sylva which can be a long trek if you really need something, but there are a couple of nice grocery stores in Cashiers. Not shown in the photos is the great amount of taxidermy in the home. A most welcome surprise to our families. Mountain lions , Wolves, and Bears! Oh My! It was a great base to explore the entire mountain range from Cashiers to Highlands down to Franklin. Would highly recommend! Thank You for sharing your beautiful home with us! We'd love to return the next time we are in the area.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to having you again someday.
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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

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Cleaning fee $175
Property Damage Protection $99

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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