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Life is better in the mountains!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house

Overview

About the property

4 bedroom, 4 bathrooms with layered mountain views

Experience beautiful sunsets and quiet conversation while taking in the panoramic, multi-layered mountain view on the covered porches of this 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath, 2 level home. Relax following a day of shopping, golf, hiking scenic woodland trails, horseback riding, fishing, or rafting in the surrounding area near Dillard, Georgia, and Highlands, North Carolina. Toast marshmallows in the wood burning fireplace while enjoying the cool evenings afforded by the 3200 feet of elevation. The serenity afforded by the “million dollar view” is incomparable.

On the main level, with level entry and two car garage, is a welcoming great room with a stacked stone fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, breakfast nook, dining area, laundry room, and three bedrooms. The great room, kitchen and dining area share the beautiful view and open onto a porch which runs the length of the house. The dining room seats 8, with additional seating in the breakfast nook, or outside on the covered porch where you can enjoy fresh vegetables from local farmers or a delicious meal you picked up in town, all while watching the sunset over the mountains. The master has an en suite bath and a reading nook and also opens onto the covered porch. Wake up to see the sunlight on the mountains opposite, and watch the morning clouds drift by as you read your favorite novel or magazine.

The lower level of the house is a media room with a large screen and state of the art projection system. A large sectional sofa provides ample and comfortable seating for viewing your favorite college rivalries or old movies. There are tables and plenty of room for board games and puzzles should the weather provide an opportunity for staying indoors. There is a kitchen with a sink and full size refrigerator, a bar, a sitting room, and a bedroom and private bath on this level, all opening onto another covered porch with mountain view. Whether on vacation with your family, a fishing weekend with the guys, or a girls’ getaway, this is the perfect setting for sharing laughter and making memories.

Take advantage of the shopping and wonderful restaurants in the picturesque towns of Highlands and Dillard. Visit nearby waterfalls and hiking trails. Fish in one of many excellent trout streams. Enjoy boating on nearby Lake Rabun or Lake Burton, both of which have boat rentals available, or feel free to bring your own. Raft and tube in the summer and snow tube in the winter. Take advantage of the pool and fitness center at Sky Valley Gold Resort. There are many ways to enjoy the outdoors within easy driving distance of Bird’s Eye View.

More Details

Owner
Anne Hughes
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About Anne Hughes

Originally from Albany, Georgia, the owners now live in the Northeast Georgia Mountains. Jay is pastor of Cornelia United Methodist Church and Anne is employed by Piedmont College, in addition to being an Independent Distributor for Premier Designs Jewelry.

Anne Hughes purchased this house in 2014

Why Anne Hughes chose Northeast Mountains

We chose this property for many reasons, not the least of which is the magnificent view of the mountains we love. We have always enjoyed the hiking, waterfalls, restaurants and shopping in this area, but when we walk in the front door and see the view from our deck, we know we are home.

What makes this house unique

Even if the weather does not cooperate with you on your vacation, the house offers activities and room to enjoy them. We have an a gaming/billiards table, and plenty of books, games and puzzles available, as well as a large projection TV for enjoying your favorite movies or watching your favorite teams play.

Amenities

Sky Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • 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:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , double sinks
    Upstairs guest - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs bath - toilet , shower
    Downstairs Powder Room - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , downstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , upstairs
  • King in Master Suite and downstairs bedroom. Two queens on main floor. Comfortable mattresses and lots of pillows offer a restful sleep.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

Life is better in the mountains!
average rating of 4.875 based on 32 reviews
Wylie, TX 75098
5

Super Summer week

  • 5 of 5

We had our son & daughter, along with their families, here for the week. Absolutely everyone said they enjoyed it immensely. Took advantage of the tennis and pool at Sky Valley. It was just a wonderful experience.

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

Absolutely spectacular views! And the house is lovely. Perfect for families.

  • 5 of 5

This is clearly a family vacation home, not just a house. It's well-kept and comfortable. The downstairs media room is worth the trip, if the views weren't already so amazing. Watching the mist move over and through the mountains reminds you of why they are called Great Smoky Mountains. Well-appointed, great layout and secluded, without being isolated. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome mountain getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful views from the back porch of a lovely comfortable vacation rental setup to perfection. Husband and niece fell in love with basement movie system. Thanks for helping our family have a relaxing weekend together. We will be back!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great House with an Incredible View

  • 5 of 5

This house not only has great views but lots of space and a fantastic media room downstairs. The owners were super responsive and great to work with! We will definitely consider this house again if staying in the area!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nashville, TN
5

Beautiful Mountain Views

  • 5 of 5

The home was more beautiful in person that it is in the pictures. There was ample amount of space and everything we needed was onsite. Thanks to Anne for being a wonderful host and for responding promptly to any email or call!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had my wife and her mother, my son and his wife and her mother, and our two grand girls, eight in total. The house was great in every respect. Unmatched view from the two decks that face the west for beautiful sunsets. At night we all enjoyed the huge TV for movie watching. This surpassed others we've stayed in because of the little things. Such as clean, crisp sheets on every bed. The bedding was first class, not cheap like you see in some rentals. And a nice surprise was great water pressure in the showers, which you don't always have as well. The grand girls (4 and 6) loved hiking around the house. We found some great rock formation to the south of the house for picture taking.

The girls love tubing at Scaly Mountain (go on when it opens on a week day when the crowds are small) and horse back riding at the Dillard House.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! We're glad you had a good time, and we hope you'll come back! Summer in our area is wonderful, too!
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Rates & Availability

Sky Valley House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Leaf/Holiday
Aug 31 2017 - Jan 1 2018
1 night minimum stay
$295
$1,700
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$275
$1,650
$5,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning $100
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.
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