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LAKEFRONT VILLA SURROUNDED BY MOUNTAINS (62-A)

Janice Hightower

Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Janice Hightower

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
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LAKEFRONT VILLA SURROUNDED BY MOUNTAINS (62-A)

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Franklin Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa (62-A) Lakefront Mountian View

Come enjoy the quiet serenity of this peaceful villa sitting on the side of a lake surrounded by the Nantahala Forest. This villa is located in prestigious Mill Creek Country Club in Franklin, NC. Activities abound in the area. You can spend your day hiking one of the many trails in the area, rafting or kayaking on one of the many rivers close by, renting and riding a bicycle along The Little Tennesee River Greenway, viewing some of the most gorgeous waterfalls on the east coast, or simply relaxing in the serenity and quietness of this villa. Sit out on your screen porch and watch the turtles, the fish, the geese and yes, the beaver family as they frolick in the water. You are only 35 miles from the entrance to The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 66 miles from Gatlinburg, TN and 18 miles from Highlands, NC. The drives to each of these will afford you the opportunity for some of the most beautiful sightseeing anywhere! The villa is located in an extremely quiet area but is convenient to town and restaurants. If you are a golfer, you will love the beautiful and challenging 18 hole golf course. If you are a walker, you will love the quiet walks throughout the country club. In the summer you will love the cool, refreshing air in the mornings and evenings. In the fall you will marvel at the beauty of the leaves. In the winter you will enjoy the snow and warm fireplace. In the spring you will be amazed as the mountains come back alive with new growth. The Great Smoky Mountain Center For The Performing Arts is located within 5 miles, so catch some excellent entertainment. If the gambler exists in you, Harrah's Casino in in Cherokee, NC is a 30 minute drive. This villa affords you the opportunity to be very active or the opportunity to sit back and simply relax and enjoy all the serenity around you.

Please note that there is no hard line telephone in this villa. Verizon is the only wireless service that has good reception--if you use another carrier, you will have very spotty service from this area. If you are going to stay for a prolonged time period, you may wish to purschase a 'pay as you go phone' using Verizon service.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Janice Hightower (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english

About Janice Hightower

We purchased this villa as our vacation getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. We came to love the area so much, that we purchased a permanent home and moved to to Franklin in June of 2012.

Janice Hightower purchased this villa in 2009

Why Janice Hightower chose Franklin

We love sitting on the screen porch overlooking the small lake and having that morning cup of coffer as we watch the fog lift off the lake. We enjoy that afternoon glass of wine as the geese fly in for the evening. We love the ring of mountains surrounding the villa and the serenity and quietness of it ALL!

What makes this villa unique

Absolutely one of the safest areas you will ever visit. Residents of Mill Creek Country Club leave their doors open and windows up. The country club is a gated community and you will feel safe at all times.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 20 traveler reviews

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LAKEFRONT VILLA SURROUNDED BY MOUNTAINS (62-A)
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
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LAKEFRONT VILLA SURROUNDED BY MOUNTAINS (62-A)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p432740vb
-478-747-6724
Franklin North Carolina Mountains
Charlotte, NC
5

Nice & peaceful!

Nice & peaceful!
  • 5 of 5
This was the nicest place to stay. Clean, convenient and just like new! My girlfriend and I would recommend it for sure. We had a question about the gas logs and called the owners. They came over and showed us how it worked not long after our call. Very nice people too!
  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Steve and Glynis--we really enjoyed meeting the two of you and are glad that you liked staying at the villa. It is a very peaceful little place! We hope next time you want to leave the hustle and bustle of the big city, you will come again!
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LAKEFRONT VILLA SURROUNDED BY MOUNTAINS (62-A)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p432740vb
-478-747-6724
Franklin North Carolina Mountains
Hartford, CT, USA
5

Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5
2 of us stayed 4 days in Dec. The villa was beautiful, as pictured, and suited our needs perfectly. This was a last minute rental, but Janice was super nice and accommodating every step of the way. She even called to make sure we got in the gate OK, as we were arriving later in the day. The villa itself was squeaky clean, and looks very nice throughout, as pictured on the website. The fireplace was a nice feature on those chilly nights. The location was very handy to Franklin and the surrounding area, so it was the perfect base of operations for our activities. The view of Mint Lake was very nice, and I could picture eating breakfast on the porch in the warmer months. I feared the waterfowl might squawk up a storm in the early morning, but this was not the case. I would not hesitate to recommend the villa, or to return myself. Indeed, my girlfriend has already expressed the desire to stay there when she is next in Franklin. Thanks Janice!
  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for staying at our villa and glad you were satisfied with everything. It is a great base of operation for all the activities in the area. We certainly hope that you and your girlfriend will look us up again when you come for a visit to the mountains.
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LAKEFRONT VILLA SURROUNDED BY MOUNTAINS (62-A)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p432740vb
-478-747-6724
Franklin North Carolina Mountains
Dallas area Texas
5

cathy@waynestiles.com

  • 5 of 5
Oct 2014; Husband and Wife in there 50's from Texas.
We arrived at this Villa via the Great Smoky Mountain area where we had especially enjoyed the Cades Cove area. We enjoyed our stay here in Franklin and would stay here again. The owners were helpful over the phone whenever I had questions about this area before we left from Texas. Her advice, I found, true and worth taking. She suggested the drive from Franklin to the town of Highland- a nice drive known for its waterfalls. The town of Highland was enjoyable too, with very nice shops. This villa has a nice kitchen, spacious bathroom, screened in porch overlooking a peaceful pond with ducks and Canada geese and sometimes a group of golfers would pass by on the other side of the pond. Very Quiet. We cooked and used the Washer/Dryer. How nice to have these things in your own "home".
  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing
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LAKEFRONT VILLA SURROUNDED BY MOUNTAINS (62-A)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p432740vb
-478-747-6724
Franklin North Carolina Mountains
5

Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5
This was our 4th trip here and we loved as much this time as the first time. Great place to relax and get away from it all. This has become our second home. Can't wait to return in June.
  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We certainly appreciate y'all coming and we appreciate that you take such good care of our little place. Repeat customers are the ultimate compliment, so thanks again! Looking forward to seeing you in June!
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LAKEFRONT VILLA SURROUNDED BY MOUNTAINS (62-A)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p432740vb
-478-747-6724
Franklin North Carolina Mountains
Wellborn, FL, USA
5

Clean and Comfortable!

  • 5 of 5
This place feels like home. Decorated very nice, very very clean and quiet. The owner is very accommodating and friendly. Would definitely stay here again.
  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Angel--I am so glad that you enjoyed staying in the villa. Next time you come to Franklin, I hope it is for very different reasons! Thanks for staying at our villa!
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LAKEFRONT VILLA SURROUNDED BY MOUNTAINS (62-A)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p432740vb
-478-747-6724
Franklin North Carolina Mountains
ft lauderdale fl
5

OUR VACATION!!!! ROY&SUE!!!! FT LAUDERDALE FL

OUR VACATION!!!! ROY&SUE!!!! FT LAUDERDALE FL
  • 5 of 5
WE FOUND THIS GREAT VILLA LISTED ON VBRO LAST YEAR. AFTER READING ALL THE SUPER REVIEWS WE [ROY&SUE) RENTED IT NOV1 st TO NOV15th 2013. IT WAS UN-REAL!!!!!A GATED COMMUNITY, SCREENED IN PORCH OVER LOOKING A LARGE POND,FULL OF TURTLES, DUCKS, GEESE, AND YES FOUR BEAVERS, ALSO DEER AND WILD TURKEYS ON THE GOLF FAIRWAYS IN THE PM. BEFORE LEAVING FOR HOME, WE CONTACTEDTHE OWNER JANICE &RENTED THE VILLA FOR JUNE & JULY 2014. WELL OUR TIME IS ALMOST OVER AND WE JUST RENTED IT FOR JUNE & JULY 2015. WE LOVE IT HERE!!!!!!! I AM 87 & SUE IS 82!!!!! THIS IS OUR SECOND HOME!!!!!!!!!
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Sue and Roy--We are so glad that you enjoy staying at the villa and that it feels like "your second home". Repeat customers are our best advertisement! Y'all are a great couple. I admire your spunk. Looking forward to seeing you both in June 2015. Safe travels.

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Franklin Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Dec 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$95
$475
$1,200
 
 
Spring
Apr 1 2015 - May 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$95
$525
$1,200
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$95
$600
$1,300
 
 
Fall
Oct 1 2015 - Nov 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$100
$625
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.75%
Notes Payments Accepted: Cash, Check, and Charge Cards
$200.00 Deposit required at time of reservation.
Balance is due two weeks prior to arrival.

Amenities

Franklin Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) King size iron bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Leather pull out high quality queen size sleeper sofa
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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