The Private and Secure Community of Nantahala Highlands is home to our vacation property, Driftwood Cove. This is a Serene, Peaceful, lakefront home on Pristine Lake Nantahala. Swim, boat, play, and fish in the lake - private large dock for easy access and relaxation!
Boat Rental Available if Rental guest is experienced boater...
"Driftwood Cove" is Uniquely Safe as this Cove is in a Protected Channel OFF the Lake and you can swim and boat with no interference from Main Channel Boaters...
Higher elevation (3000 Feet Above Sea Level) makes our lake refreshing and pleasant even during the summer heat .
We made the best even better- Just renovated in late 2021/2022 and I am doing so again Here in March 2021. New Kitchen Counters, Flooring, Bathrooms , Wine Cooler, Whirlpool Fridge and an (2nd) additional Laundry Room!
Freshly painted interior with new living room furniture, completed basement with new flooring and cool barn doors adds additional finished bonus space !
Back up Fridge for additional storage in Downstairs laundry space.
Scanoe on the Dock.
Our maximum occupancy is 14 guests including children...
Driftwood Cove is a Direct lakefront Vacation rental with a private dock in the gated community of Nantahala Highlands-
Majestic lake and mountain views await you from this beautiful 5 -bedroom, four-bath, vacation home! Our open loft adds additional sleeping options and a comfortable seating area.
Our home is spacious and well cared for with nice country chic decor!
Lots of decking with outdoor seating options.
We want our guests to know that their vacation enjoyment during their stay at Driftwood Cove is important to us - we strive to provide a home that is clean and true to what is represented in our listing.
Reserve this Lakefront Home which is nestled in a private cove, in the central part of pristine Lake Nantahala, in the mountains of Southwest North Carolina.
Our floor plan is spacious - we have 3 levels. Pull into our driveway for easy access directly to the front door on the main level.
Main floor:Hallway leads to our huge open family room. 2 Story walls of glass windows in the family room afford you a panoramic mountain and lake view. Pine cathedral ceilings and a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace add to that mountain home feel. Wooden Floors in all main living spaces and new sectional sofa.
To the right of the family room is the dining area with a beautiful rustic table with room for 10 . Double French doors lead to the enclosed screened-in lanai for additional seating options.
The kitchen is fully equipped with lots of cabinet space, dishwasher, oven, microwave and Refrigerator, Wine Fridge as well.
The kitchen Countertop Bar area sits an additional 4 people.
2 Full bathrooms on main floor plus 2 bedrooms off the hallway.
Bedroom one has private bath / queen bed, bedroom 2 faces lake /queen bed.
Our decor is rustic with soothing colors for a fresh clean vibe.
Upstairs there is an open loft with more seating options and a pull-out sofa with a queen folding bed.
The bedroom to the left has 5 individual twin beds, the other bedroom has 2 twins and one KING mattress. There is also a full bathroom upstairs.
The basement is completely finished with large open 2nd living room area, TV connection for video games , high top bar with chess and checker game top built in , second room has Ping Pong table - challenge your friends to a game of ping pong or just take time to relax and play a few board games. The basement also has incredible views of the lake and mountains.
There is also an additional full bathroom in the basement. New vinyl wood tone flooring installed in 2017 plus rustic style custom barn doors. Laundry room is available for guest usage.
Plenty of space to relax ,,,there 2 outdoor decks plus an enclosed screened in porch. Charcoal grill and picnic table on upper deck. Outdoor stairs allow easy access to our private Lakefront dock. Boat rentals are available at a nearby marina or you can bring your own boat and dock it right at the house. Our cove allows for a perfect area to swim and fish off the dock.
We also offer use of a "canoe" which is included with the house rental.
We love our location on the lake - we are in a private open cove area off the main channel of the lake, that provides a safe accessible area for swimming , no direct boat traffic or jet skis zipping by while your on the dock or playing in the lake.
Actually the lake itself is not commercial - there isn't a lot of boat traffic but still boating and jet skiing, tubing is an fun activity on Lake Nantahala and our dock is protected from wakes and boats passing too close,,,
Launch your own boat in the public boat ramp close to the house (ask homeowners for information ) or rent a boat from the 2 nearby boat rentals facilities. Dock can accommodate multi boats and watercraft. Fish up the river or hire a fly fishing guide.
Perfect for a family reunion or get-away with friends. C The house is equipped with Satellite TV, VCR, DVD, games and videos for your enjoyment and WiFi Internet access.
Go for a swim, explore the waterfalls, hike Wayah Bold Mt. views of 5 different states from observation tower, fish at the local Trout Farm or just relax and watch the wildlife. Head to Lakes End for dinner and family fun. There are great gravel roadways to walk in community - also close to Bartram and Appalachian Trails .
We are located close to Whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River, tubing, the Cherokee Indian Reserve, and the Great Smoky Mountain State Park. Lake Nantahala - Land of the Noon Day Sun's undiscovered beauty is surrounded mostly by the Nantahala Forest Preserve and some private homes . You will love the peacefulness of area and beauty of the lake. Lake Nantahala is one of the most picturesque lakes in Southeast offering 42 miles of shoreline to explore!
The Nantahala area has a lot of activities to offer families. The Mountainside Theater is located about 45 minutes away in the heart of Cherokee Indian Country. The theater is famous for its production of “Unto These Hills”, which is a live re-enactment of the story behind the Cherokee Indian historic “Trail of Tears” journey. Or, hop aboard the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad for your choice of scenic family train rides or romantic gourmet dining. The Railroad also presents a Mystery Theater dinner on select Friday nights.
Outdoor enthusiasts will love the nearby offerings of The Nantahala Outdoors center - white water rafting, mountain biking, skiing, and hiking. If you are adventurous you must go rafting down the Nantahala River. . And, the Tsali Recreation Area is fast becoming a “Mecca” for lovers of mountain biking. Hikers of all ages will appreciate the world famous Appalachian Trial, which you can pick up with a short drive from home. You also don’t want to miss a drive up to the top of Wayah Bald, which offers stunning views for miles of the Western North Carolina landscape. There are also horseback riding options in the area.
Driftwood Cove has Frontier WiFi internet available
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