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Quiet Treehouse Cottage, Walk to Town & Old Edwards Inn (HOLT KNOB)

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 1,725 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedroom 3 bath home with mountain views, 0.4 mile walk away from town center

Our 'Bear House' is conveniently located within the city limits of Highlands, NC. A quiet neighborhood away from it all yet only a short walk to town, Old Edwards Inn, Main Street shopping, restaurants, and more outdoor activities then anyone could hope for. Great home for a family or for two separate families or couples to share.

When booking, please only count adults and children over 13 years of age under the total occupants. you can specify in the notes how many children under 13.

*Upstairs: main living area, kitchen, dining, and living rooms all together - a great social space. Two cozy bedrooms and two baths as well as a covered and screened-in deck. Lots of light and fresh air!

*Downstairs: two more bedrooms and a shared bathroom. Separate entrance - great for privacy when you have a large crowd! Private covered and screened patio downstairs as well as a deck with outdoor seating! Please note: to get to the downstairs area, you will have to use the staircase that is located outside. We have added a second spiral staircase that goes from covered patio (upstairs) to covered patio (downstairs). This is to help families visiting with children.

Bedrooms are configured with:

Upstairs Bedroom 1 = 1 Queen Bed

Upstairs Bedroom 2 = 1 Queen Bed

Downstairs Bedroom 3 = 1 Queen Bed

Downstairs Bedroom 4 = 2 twin sized beds (Bunks) (upper bunk is suitable for children only)

Comfortably sleeps 6 Adults (and up 2 Children) and your furry friend. Yes, we welcome dogs with a 'bring your dog on vacation' fee.

The walk to town is short - Main Street starts just a 7 minute walk away! (Old Edwards Inn is 7 to 10 minutes walking distance) Parking for up to 3 cars. Very private road with minimal traffic.

More Details

Owner
Justin
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, russian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Justin

Anything outdoors - thats what attracts us to Highlands, western North Carolina, and the mountains. We travel all over the world seeking out beautiful scenery, hikes, waterfalls, and adventures! Some of our favorite trails are within a few miles of Highlands, NC. Have we found the perfect place for our mountain cottage?

Justin purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Justin chose Smoky Mountains

We have been coming to Highlands area for years for the hiking, waterfalls, and adventures. It was only time before we found the perfect cottage for us!

What makes this cottage unique

Feels like a real cottage. Close enough to walk yet feels off the beaten path! Great location, location, location, location! Some of our favorite trails and waterfalls are minutes away. Or go canoeing in one of the beautiful nearby lakes, also only minutes away.

Amenities

Highlands Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1725 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upstairs Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom (Upstairs) - 1 queen , Cozy bedroom with a pillow top queen sized bed
    Bedroom (Upstairs) - 1 queen , Cozy Bedroom with a pillow top queen sized bed
    Bedroom (Downstairs) - 1 queen , Private and Quiet bedroom with a comfortable queen sized bed
    Bedroom (Downstairs) - 1 bunk bed , The Kids Bunk Bed room (adults only on the lower bunk)
  • 2 Bedrooms upstairs (part of the main house), 2 Bedrooms downstairs with a private entrance. OUTSIDE (EXTERIOR) STAIRCASE to access the two downstairs bedrooms. MAXIMUM 7 adults, 2 children.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Our cottage is unique, quaint and just a short walk to Historic Main Street in Downtown Highlands, NC! Less then 1/2 mile from all that Downtown has to offer, and a lovely 7 minute walk to the first restaurant/bar. Our heavily wooded cottage makes you feel like you are way from it all, high above the main road and very quiet surroundings. This comfortable split level layout boasts 2 bedrooms upstairs along with the kitchen, dining room and living areas. Downstairs, you will find a very private additional two bedrooms with its own entrance. Both bedrooms upstairs feature queen sized beds, and downstairs you will find one bedroom with a queen sized bed and one bedroom with custom made bunk beds (two twins). There is also on-site laundry, a fully equipped kitchen and lots of outdoor space! Come stay in our cottage and enjoy magnificent Highlands, NC to the fullest.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Quiet Treehouse Cottage, Walk to Town & Old Edwards Inn (HOLT KNOB)
average rating of 4.84 based on 50 reviews
COMMERCE TOWNSHIP
5

Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at The Bear House! It was comfortable with all the amenities you could wish for, peaceful and beautiful surroundings. The grandson loved the Wi and the Roku was nice also, we had family over for supper and had a movie night! The beds are amazing! So comfortable and I would love to know where they got their sheets! I want some for home! I would stay there again in a heartbeat! Thanks Justin for allowing us to use your beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Nice accommodations

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed staying here. The house was nice for our family trip to highlands. The home was close to town and a short drive from the water falls. Three bathrooms were a nice touch and the washer dryer combo was a nice feature.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Fine.

  • 3 of 5

Served our purposes well for lodging nephews and guests at a wedding.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location for a quite getaway

  • 5 of 5

Cozy and comfy

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Melbourne, FL
5

Wonderful Mountain House and Accomodating Owner

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed here while attending a wedding last fall and we really enjoyed our visit. The house was cozy with plenty of room for everyone to sleep and socialize, unlike what you would find at a hotel. The home is close to town as well as a short drive to local waterfalls and other attractions.

The owner was very accommodating and responsive to our questions - and also was kind enough to leave a bottle of wine for my family's arrival.

My husband is already asking when we can go back - we would highly recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

This was our first VRBO, we had such a positive experience, I'm sure we will do it again. The house was just as advertised and the other comments are spot on. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
The Ugly Dog Public House
Nearest Golf
1.4 Miles
Highlands Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Cyprus (Restaurant)
Car: not necessary

Lots of waterfalls, hiking, and other outdoor activities

New HVAC system added April 2014

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Additional Guest Fee $10 per person per night
Pet Fee $70
Damage Deposit $300

Highlands has a noise ordinance after 10pm. Due to several recent complaints about noise late at night, we will now charge 50% of the deposit if we receive complaints from neighbors about noise after 10pm and 100% of the deposit if police are called to the property due to a noise complaint. thanks for your understanding.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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