828-526-9999
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Mountain Zen – A Private Mountain Retreat

Mountain Zen – A Private Mountain Retreat

Mountain Zen - A Private Mountain Retreat

3 Bedrooms 3.5 Bathrooms Sleeps 6 Highlands

Middle Level - Main Bedroom

1 Queen

Upstairs - Guest Bedroom 1

1 King

Downstairs - Bedroom Suite

1 King

This 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath cottage serves as a spacious haven with several outdoor features including a covered wrap-around porch, extended screened-in porch, fenced in yard, lower gravel terrace with a firepit and lastly a gentle creek trickling along the edge of the property. 
This home offers a spacious main level, sporting several sets of windows and glass doors which allow plenty of natural light to illuminate its vaulted ceilings, wooden beams and wood floors. On the main level, the family room is centered around the cozy stone gas log fireplace and provides access to the updated galley-style kitchen, breakfast bar, and dining area, as well as a half bath. Also on the main level is a bedroom (Queen) with private access to the screened porch and an ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower. 
The space above serves as a perfect lofted study, with comfortable seating and a desk/computer/printer combo. You'll also find another guest bedroom (King) with vaulted ceilings and an ensuite bath.
The lower level features a King Suite complete with a small kitchenette (fridge, sink, coffeemaker) and ensuite bath, as well as its own exterior access to the expansive outdoor area. The Laundry room and a space with a small game/card table finish off this level of the home. 
All bedrooms and the main room have TV's with DirecTV, and the owners know how important internet access can be (even on vacation!) so they've invested in the new Starlink internet to optimize connectivity in the rural NC mountains.

This home is tucked into a beautiful spot in-between Highlands and Franklin, with 15 minutes drive to the wonderful downtown shops and restaurants that Highlands has to offer. Location amenities include in close proximity: Hiking at Van Hook Glade, and Cliffside Lake recreational areas; Fly Fishing on the Cullasaja River and Cliffside Lake, Scenic Waterfalls include Dry Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and the Cullasaja Gorge areas (Bust-your-Butt Falls).

*This is an animal-friendly unit. Pets must be approved and a pet fee is required. *

[All of the homes managed by Highlands Vacation Rentals have wifi internet access(speeds may vary based on different providers), basic kitchenware & dishes, linens provided, and a starter set of amenities including: 2 toilet paper rolls per bathroom + A set of personal shampoo, conditioner, hand & body soap (also per bathroom), 2 paper towel rolls, a few kitchen trash bags, a kitchen sponge, some dish soap and a couple of dishwasher and laundry detergent pods. ]

** Please be advised that the Convenience fee is the credit card processing fee for the reservation. If you wish to avoid this fee, you may still place your reservation but will need to call the office at 828-526-9999 and pay by echeck **

Essentials

  • Bed Linens
  • Linens Provided
  • Extra Pillows & Blankets
  • Towels
  • Hangers
  • Heating
  • Hot Water
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Shampoo
  • Free Wifi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dryer
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen
  • Private Entrance
  • Washer
  • Computer
  • Printer
  • Desk

Kitchen

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining table
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Silverware
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Gas Cooktop

Home Safety

  • Smoke Detector
  • Fire Extinguisher

Leisure

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing

Local

  • Hospital

Sports

  • Fishing
  • Fishing - Fly
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Themes

  • Family

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Television
  • Books for kids
  • Smart TV
  • Live Programming (via Streaming Service)

Family

  • Game Room

Facility

  • Free Parking
  • Generator

Outdoor

  • Garden or Backyard
  • Uncovered Deck
  • Fenced Yard
  • Outdoor Firepit
  • Covered Porch
  • Screened-in Porch

Logistics

  • Long Term Stays Allowed

Location

  • Rural

Fireplaces

  • Indoor Gas Fireplace

Outdoor Grill

  • Gas Grill
LEAVE A REVIEW
November 27, 2022 - Manual Entry

VRBO Review - "Thanksgiving 2022"

by Sheila R

This property ticked off all the boxes for our family needs. 91 year old mother had the main floor bedroom and wasn’t bothered with stairs. Our son, daughter-in-law and 14 month grandson had the lower level and my husband and I had the upper level. Our grand-dogs enjoyed the fenced yard. Well equipped upscale appliances, dishes pots & pans were appreciated by me… the cook! Thanks for our lovely Thanksgiving stay!

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