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Peaceful Highlands Retreat, 8 Min to Main St., Nestled on 3 Wooded Acres

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Three bedroom two and a half bath Highlands home. Quiet and Secluded; Year round home. Spacious and totally renovated, sleeps six to nine comfortably. Master ensuite is located on the main level along with living room, dining room, kitchen, and full laundry room. The large, furnished screened porch overlooks the forest and large backyard. Enjoy the wood burning fireplace with firewood provided or relax and rely on the central heat and air. Entire house is serviced with a back-up power generator. Enjoy the wooded surrounding, outdoor fire pit, and a walk to the nearby waterfall. Baby crib/ toddler bed available upon request. The beauty of Highlands with its cool summer temperatures are only a two-hour drive from Atlanta, Georgia.

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More Details

Owner
Jim Walsh
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

Amenities

Highlands House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Updated bathroom with large shower and double vanity
    Powder Room - toilet
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Shared bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master - 1 king , 46' Flat Screen TV and Bath w/ Jacuzzi tub and Shower
    Upstairs Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Large bedroom w/ 32' Flat Screen TV and walk in closet
    Upstairs Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Large bedroom w/ walk-in closet and sofa sleeper
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
(60 traveler reviews)

Peaceful Highlands Retreat, 8 Min to Main St., Nestled on 3 Wooded Acres
average rating of 4.95 based on 60 reviews
5

Great getaway in a wonderful town

  • 5 of 5

Highlands is a wonderful place to spend some time in the summer. Scenery, restaurants, shops. Highlands has it all. The house is set in a peaceful area just outside of town and is very well equipped. Would recommend for couples, families or groups. A great place!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great "base of operations" for Highlands

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I really enjoyed our stay. It's a nice house, only a few miles away from downtown Highlands, so it's a great "base of operations". The owners had left some breakfast food in the fridge (eggs, bacon, biscuits, oj), which we really appreciated. Jim was very helpful with directions, and with a suggestion on where to get groceries. The jacuzzi tub in the master bath was great. I was impressed that all of the jets worked! That seems to be a rare find these days. And there were tons of towels. The house has a great screened-in porch, with a nice table and chairs. There were a few minor drawbacks: there were no facial tissues, the neighbors’ dog barked a little (we only heard it a couple of times when we were outside; we couldn't hear it inside), and the power went out a few times (twice on a rainy day, twice on a sunny day). We also had to take our trash to a recycling center. However, the positive factors outweighed those. The house is mostly surrounded by woods; you can barely see the other houses (there is also a new one getting built up the hill from this one). The price of the house was great, and it looks like the owners even roll the cleaning fee into the daily rate. You'll need to be patient when waiting for the access code to the house. The owners have had people arrive really early (possibly day(s) early) without permission, which has forced them (understandably) to wait to provide the access code until closer to a rental period. We got ours the night before we were due to arrive. Overall, this house was a good rental.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Easter Weekend

  • 5 of 5

This lovely home was perfect for our long Easter weekend. The house itself was most comfortable; the kitchen was well equipped and easy to use, and the back (screened) porch was where we ate most meals. But our favorite place was the spacious and private back yard, where we sat by the fire pit, roasted Smores, and savored nature. The whole setting was so tranquil, and also convenient for our hiking trips; if you're into the outdoors, be sure to do Whiteside Mountain. The kids will never forget the horseback riding (nearby).

Since we live on the coast and our grandchildren had not seen the mountains, this was a memorable experience for our family.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful mountain paradise!!! We couldn't of ask for more. We will definitely return!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Highly Recommend!

  • 5 of 5

This home is a great comfortable house where we just spent part of spring break along with a couple of our grown kids and grandchildren. Beautiful, clean, updated home with a wonderful screened porch. Our grand children spent hours in the massive flat back yard safely playing and exploring while well in our sight from the screened porch. Very private and yet still close to town. We cooked many meals in this beautiful kitchen and grilled on the gas girl. We made s'mores on the fire pit our last night, and also built a fire in the den fireplace on one cold rainy day with generous amounts of good dry firewood provided.

We come up to Highlands from Birmingham several times a year and would definitely recommend this rental. The owners have gone above and beyond to make sure everything needed is provided. We will definitely come back! Dr. And Mrs. Everitt Simmons , Birmingham, Alabama

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Was a great house!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. The place was exactly as advertised. Would definitely visit again!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Highlands House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July-August
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,650
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
October - November
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,650
 
 
Holiday
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$215
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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