An environmentally beautiful setting that offers incredible views of the Little Tennessee River(a north flowing river), the surrounding mountains and various waterfalls, the property is bordered by Forest Service Lands.
*NEARBY TOWNS - Historic Highlands (resort town with world class golf courses. Cashiers( another resort town, also with world class golf courses). Dillard, Franklin, Sky Vally, Cherokee CLayton and Helen(GA)
*ACITIVITIES -Watch the elk in Cherokee, go white water rafting or tubing or take the zip line ride. Fishing - try your luck in the French Broad, Tuckaseegee and Cullasaja rivers.
*FLORA AND FAUNA - An incredible rich area in our flora - North Carolina is home of 69 different orchids, numerous ferns, the place is exceedingly in mushrooms and natural herbs 9this area was never glaciated).
*WILDLIFE - Deer, rabbit, wild turkey, birds in great quantities, wild turkeys, from blue heron to the ruby-throated hummingbirds... The hummingbirds arrive in late April and depart before the first frost.
*LOCATION - The cottage is located about 1 mile from HWY 441 and 2 miles to 12 restaurants including the famous Dillard House About 12 miles to Highlands from Dillard or if you are comfortable with mountain driving , be sure to take the Gorge Road from Highlands to Franklin - visit and photograph the waterfall along the route- Dry Falls, Bridal Veil and Cullasaja. The cottage has everything you need. Easy access to a private organic garden to pick produce in season. Paved driveway, fire pit and swing at one of the falls. Easy to get to the cottage with no bumper to bumper traffic, There are no winding roads and steep roads to get to the cottage destination. No traffic to hear, just the Little Tennessee River and birds. The mountain views from the cottage offer a change as the sun and clouds move accross the faces of the mountains, leading the description of Land of Light and Shawow. Fire uo the grill or cool off with the mountain streams, or waterfall or a dip in the river.
*HISTORIC SITES - Cherokee Village, Museum of Cherokee Indians, Thomas Wolfe home, Carl Sandburg Home or Biltmore House in Asheville. The Blue
Ridge Parkway. Family farm is partners with NC AGRITOURISM and joining the national forest service
* MOUNTAINS - Standing Indian 5,499", Wayah Baod 5,499", Albert Mountain 4,200", Pickens Nose 4,900, Cole Mountain 4,500, Rabun Bold 4696 are amoung the most popular.