THE HISTORIC MILL HOUSE ON MIRROR LAKE AND, CULLASAJA RIVER ON 1 ACRE

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Sleeps13
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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THE HISTORIC MILL HOUSE ON MIRROR LAKE AND, CULLASAJA RIVER ON 1 ACRE

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Overview

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5BR, 4 1/2BA, new kitchen renovation, Sleeps 13, cozy

The Mill House is located on one of the most beautiful, tranquil settings you will ever see. It overlooks the lake spillway on beautiful Mirror Lake. The Cullasaja River wraps the house surrounded by Native Rhodedendren and Mountain Laurel. Kitchen totally renovated Spring 2013.

You can hear the sound of rushing water from every room. It has a large deck, comfortable screened porch and an upstairs covered porch overlooking the river on two sides of the house and a sitting area next to a goldfish pond overlooking the river and Mirror Lake. This completely renovated authentic mill makes a delightful setting for relaxation. Kitchen newly renovated 2013.

A water wheel, rushing water, 2 canoes and a river full of fish, all available on the same beautiful property. TRULY BEAUTIFUL and that is just the outside. The completely renovated house (with lots of history) has a family room, den, master bedroom with sitting area, fireplace and beautiful view, 3 other bedrooms, and a bunk room with 2 sets of bunk beds (4 bunk beds). There is a screened porch w a water view that opens to both the downstairs den and kitchen.

There are lots of private places to 'sneak away' to relax, read a book, or snooze in the cool mountain air. Great deck for outdoor dining and big kitchen table for indoor dining. Only one mile from downtown Highlands, close to golf, shopping, restaurants, spa and wonderful hiking.

Take a look, you will LOVE it. BEAUTIFUL, COMFORTABLE, RELAXING and all the comforts of home. Great for a romantic getaway or a family reunion. Nothing like it in Highlands; it is truly unique.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
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About The Owner

We are the Thrasher family and are GA natives residing in Atlanta. We have 3 sons (now have added a wonderful daughter in law and granddaughter) and we love to have great family time together. We love a place to get away from the city in the cool, clean mountain air to unwind and enjoy time together with family and friends. We enjoy hiking, canoeing, exploring, fishing, relaxing, strolling through downtown, eating good meals, enjoy jogging or strolling, doing a little or doing a lot, depending on our mood for the day.

The Owner purchased this house in 2005

Why The Owner chose Highlands

We fell in love with not only the house but the beautiful, relaxing setting. It truly is a unique amazing getaway, yet only 2 hours from Atlanta, and in the city limits of Highlands. And yet, we feel like we are out in the country. It is a great escape from the summer heat of Atlanta.

What makes this house unique

The house has a wonderful history. It operated as a timber mill in the early 1900's until a family purchased it in the early 1930's and converted it to a cabin to be used as a family mountain retreat. We have been told they had milk cows in the front yard. The original water wheel which provided electricity back then is still in operation today. In the 1980s the house was operated as a bed and breakfast by the daughter of the man that built it. It has been totally renovated and added on to several times, and most recently (Spring 2013) had a total kitchen renovation. The house has all the conveniences, but yet retains the charm of a mountain cabin. Amazing views out of every window, close to town, yet seems remote. Beautiful places to jog or walk. This property seemed to have it all. We have loved it and would love to share it with you and your family and friends.

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Sleeps13
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

The historic Mill House on Mirror Lake and, Cullasaja River on 1 Acre
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
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Highlands North Carolina Mountains
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Wonderful Getaway!

  • 5 of 5
My family and I stayed at the Mill House in September and had an amazing time! Even though the house is just a few minutes away from Highlands, we felt like we were miles away from everything. Since the river runs right by the house, we enjoyed keeping the doors and windows open to hear the sound of the water. We also took advantage of the canoes available and went out on mirror lake - it was beautiful! When the weekend came to an end, I was sad to leave such a nice, relaxing place, but I am excited to go back for another visit! I highly recommend this venue for your next stay!
  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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The historic Mill House on Mirror Lake and, Cullasaja River on 1 Acre
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Highlands North Carolina Mountains
Gray, Ga
5

Mill House Fun

  • 5 of 5
Oh my goodness, what a great getaway! From every balcony and room you could hear the waterfall. My favorite part was falling asleep with the balcony doors open. I have never seen so many little places to get away. My favorites were sitting out in the adirondacks by the gold fish pond and swinging in the hammock with my niece and nephew. I had never been canoeing before and I absolutely loved Mirror Lake. Mirror Lake was beautiful and I now know why they named it that. The reflections of the homes were beautiful. I definitely plan to make staying at the Mill House an annual tradition.
  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Great restaurants, community theater in season, free concerts in season, Bascom Gallery, Olde Edwards Inn Spas, beautiful views, great hiking, canoeing (2 canoes), great fishing, great shopping and lots more. Come enjoy this totally renovated old Mill House.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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7 night minimum stay
$3,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200
Tax Rate 9.75%
Notes During winter months there is a $150 fuel surcharge.
Minimum stay June- August is 7 nights. Other times of year may inquire for shorter times.
50% due at time of booking
Remainder payable 30 days prior to arrival
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Amenities

Amenities

Highlands House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • Large shower in master, hall bath w claw foot tub on main floor, 2 hall baths upstairs (1 w claw foot tub and other w shower/tub combo). All claw foot tubs have shower heads also.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , MBR and sitting area overlooking water. Large shower2 heads
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , overlooks water, hear the rushing water!!
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , fireplace and sitting area
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , With balcony overlooking water. 2 rockers
    Bedroom 5 - 2 bunk bed , 2 sets of bunk beds (4) opens to balcony
    Convertible bed(s) - Bed in nook in family room.
  • King size beds (1) with feather bed in master, Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) nook in den with twin size bed, Bunk Beds (4) 2 sets of bunk beds = 4 beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Soothing sound of rushing river from every room. Original, running water wheel on property. Relax in so many different 'outdoor get away places'; hammock by waterfall, on deck over river, on screened porch, by little fish pond overlooking lake and spillway, and in yard overlooking water. You just decide what you feel like!!
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