Only 2 1/2 Blocks to Town ~ Harris Lake Hideaway
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- Minimum stay:3-4 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
This newly renovated 2,000 square foot ranch-style home is roomy, comfortable and easily accommodates six people. Most of the best restaurants and shops that Highlands has to offer are within an easy walk into town. It has 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. The 33’ family room provides an airy, open concept and features a cathedral ceiling and tall picture windows at the front and back of the house. The family room has a cozy, conversation area in front of the fireplace, plus additional comfortable seating with a 50” flat screen TV, and a dining area with seating for eight. The open concept continues into the breakfast room which provides a desk/work center with a 32” TV. The kitchen is well-equipped and easily handles family and holiday meals. It has granite counter-tops, new cabinets and new stainless steel appliances. A good size laundry room is right off the kitchen. There is an enclosed garage plus additional parking area enough for three cars. Outside, there is a screened back porch and deck.
All the bedrooms have new, comfortable, posturepedic beds. The master bedroom is serene and tranquil with a king bed, walk-in closet and adjoining bath with double sinks and a tub/shower combination. The second bedroom (king bed) and the third bedroom (twin beds) share a hall bathroom with a tub/shower combination.
The walk-to-town convenience is hard to beat! The Town of Highlands provides a treasure-trove of restaurants, shops and activities, all within a short, easy walk from our house. Picturesque Harris Lake, where the ducks provide non-stop entertainment, is half a block away. You can enjoy fishing from the shore (catch and release only). Lakeside Restaurant (1 block), one of Highlands’ most popular fine-dining establishments, is located right on Harris Lake. Only one block away from Harris Lake is Main Street where you will find the nationally acclaimed Old Edwards Inn & Spa, Mountain Fresh Grocery & Grill, Kelsey-Hutchinson City Park, Town Square, unique shops, art galleries, churches, and award-winning restaurants clustered within the surrounding blocks. Also on Main Street, just a stone's throw away, is the Hudson Library, the Highlands Nature Center, and traihead to Sunset Rock. Less than a mile away is the Highlands Recreational Center with a year-round, heated and covered swimming pool. In addition to enjoying the small-town charm and casual sophistication, Highlands is located in one of the coolest micro-climates in the SE (4,100 altitude). The cool summer temperatures make Highlands the perfect place to enjoy golfing, hiking, biking, and all your favorite outdoor activities. Do not miss the beautiful waterfalls, which abound in this area. Of course great shopping at Highlands’ many one-of-a-kind boutiques is a favorite activity too!
The house is nestled amongst beautiful, trees and native Rhododendrons. We love the natural setting, beautiful birds and flora. To be able to enjoy nature, peaceful privacy and still be only 2 1/2 blocks to downtown is truly a gift!
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Member since: 2014
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Senior Adults Only Community:
Great house for children! All bedrooms on the same level and no interior stairs to worry about. At the end of our street is a small lake where children love to fish from the bank and chase the ducks! The Hudson Library, which features wonderful children activities, is just 2 1/2 blocks away. Recreation Center about a mile away....moreless
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Beyond Downtown, Highlands has much to offer. Beautiful waterfalls & scenic hikes are plentiful. Most are easily accessible, some require a short hike/drive. Also an art center, lakes, fishing, etc....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
Fully equipped kitchen can easily handle family meals! Has granite countertops, farmhouse sink, stainless appliances, food processor, crock pot, Keurig (Kcups) and Capresso Grind/Brew coffee maker...moreless
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Outdoor Grill:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 1 - May 25, 2017
3 night min stay
Memorial Day Holiday
May 26 - May 29, 2017
4 night min stay
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
3 night min stay
July 4th Holiday
Jul 1 - Jul 4, 2017
4 night min stay
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
4 night min stay
Sep 5 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $125 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 9.75%
*Three night minimum policy.
*60 nights maximum long term stay.
*Money saving rates on Weekly and Monthly rentals: Weekly rates reflect 1 night free ; monthly rates reflect 4 nights free!
*No parties or events.
Firm no Smoking and No Pets policy.
Check-in time is 4:00 PM EST on date of arrival; Check-out time is 11:00 AM EST on date of departure.
Closed December 1st - April 30th
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Car: Not Necessary
Highland's Recreation Center offers a gym and a heated, covered pool which is opened year round. Ice skating rink during the winter is available in Kelsey Park. During summer months, live concerts in Town Square on Friday nights and in Kelsey Park on Saturday nights. Large July 4th fireworks display. Farmer's Markets every Saturday morning in Kelsey Park during the summer. Highlands Motoring Festival is June 9-12th, Home & Garden Tour in July. Chamber Music Concerts on Fridays from June 26-August 7th, Twilight 5K Aug. 20th, Dazzling Dahlia Festival on Sept. 8-10th, Culinary Weekend is November 10-13th. Christmas Tree Lighting in Town Square on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Parade on Dec. 3rd.
Year Purchased: 2012
Why the Owner Chose Highlands, NC, USA:
We had been looking for a vacation home for several years but it took only one visit to Highlands to know this was the perfect place for us. At the top of our list was to find a house very close to town and an easy walk to all of the best restaurants, shops and activities. Harris Lake Hideaway was the perfect fit for us! Every season in Highlands is unique. We love the cooler temperatures during the summer; air conditioning is rarely needed! Fall in Highlands is spectacular! The crisp fall days and vibrant colors make it a perfect time to visit. Springtime brings the gentle warming of temperatures and burst of new flowers and leaves. The cooler summers, glorious falls and beautiful springs are reason enough to visit Highlands. However, when you add the friendly people, beautiful Mountains and wide variety of cultural and recreational activities, Highlands is a combination that is hard to beat. There is always something fun going on!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
One of the reasons we fell in love with this house was not only the location but the beautiful, over-sized private lot. The house is nestled amongst beautiful, trees and native Rhododendrons. We love the natural setting, beautiful birds and flora. To be able to enjoy nature, peaceful privacy and still be only 2 1/2 blocks to downtown is truly a gift!
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Welcome to Harris Lake Hideaway!
Master Bedroom, king bed
Master bath, double sinks, tub shower combo
Hall bathroom, tub and shower combo
Desk and 32' TV
Harris Lake, 1/2 block away
Old Edwards Inn & Spa 3 blocks away on Main Street.
33' family room
Dining table seats 8
Cozy seating area in Master bedroom
1st. guest room, king bed
2nd guest bedroom (2 twin beds)
Harris Lake in the fog
Dry Falls, Highlands, NC, a short, 2-mile drive.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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