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Expansive Mountain View from This Charming Mountain Retreat

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Two bedrooms each with an adjoining full bath plus a sleeper sofa in the downstairs TV room with adjoining 1/2 bath. Sleeps a total of six. Spacious master suite on main level with rustic king bed and furnishings, pine, beamed ceiling, separate office area and luxury bath with twin sinks in a granite counter top, jetted tub, separate step-in shower and bidet. Upstairs bedroom has vaulted, pine, beamed ceiling with two double beds and own bath.

Fully stocked gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, Sub-zero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher and Dacor range, microwave and warming drawer. Large great room with vaulted, pine, beamed ceilings, stone gas fireplace and plenty of glass framing the beautiful mountain view. Hardwood floors throughout the house.

Large covered deck where you can enjoy the mountain views, the tranquil sound of the nearby stream and the cool summer temperatures afforded by the 3300 foot elevation. Fenced back yard for the four-legged members of your family. No cats please.

DirecTV with HBO and Showtime. 50 inch HD TV. Unlimited long distance phone service. WiFi DSL internet.

Located in a beautiful, private, secluded, 1100 acre community with minimum three acre lots about 15 minutes from both Highlands, NC and Clayton, GA and less than a two hour drive from downtown Atlanta. Great hikes right out the front door or go to the top of nearby Rabun Bald or Scaly Mountian for spectacular three state views. Owners reside just up the road to quickly address any needs you may have.

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More Details

Owner
David Blum
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About David Blum

We enjoyed coming up to the mountains from Atlanta for years before finding this wonderful house. We liked the area so much that we retired here and built a new home just up the road from this house. We now rent out this original house.

David Blum purchased this house in 2001

Why David Blum chose Cashiers Area

Location, location, location.

What makes this house unique

The cool summers and beautiful views.

Amenities

Scaly Mountain House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

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Expansive Mountain View from This Charming Mountain Retreat
average rating of 4.9607844 based on 51 reviews
Tallahassee
5

Moutain home in very beautiful neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place for vacation couple who love walking dogs in cooler temperatures. Large back porch was enjoyable, small fenced in yard for dogs made it easy to leave dogs outside for trips to town. Owner living close made it easy when I had a problem of my own.

Saw deer, turkey, squirrel, beautiful creeks, waterfalls & dogs got pretty excited on our hikes from the house. Tip: Must be well behaved on leash because of narrow one lane traffic.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Stuart, FL
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Best view around. Wonderful safe community high in the Eastern Appalachian Rain forest. Dog friendly and the owner was available and lived right up the street.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hilton Head SC USA
5

Great views and privacy

  • 5 of 5

Very private location with good views. If u like to hike just go out the front door and pick a direction. David was very helpful and informative on the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Second Time As Great As First

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have been meeting friends in Highlands for about five years and this is the only house we have stayed in two times in a row. Before discovering this house with its beautiful views we would stay within a mile of Highlands. The location is not only high up a mountain, but it is close to Highlands and also to Clayton, Ga which also has great shopping and food. The house has a great kitchen to fix breakfast, a great living room with a view to watch the sunset, and a back porch to watch the same sunset. You can have a fire in the fireplace and relax after a busy day and watch some TV. Hiking trails, a zip line, and almost anything else you want to do is close.

Dave and his wife are super hosts and if there is a problem they are immediately there to handle the situation. (They live close by) Before your stay Dave emails a list which includes wonderful places to visit and the names and phone numbers of every restaurant worth eating at.

You really can't go wrong if you stay here.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, relaxing views

  • 5 of 5

The interior was exceptionally well laid out. Great views and delightful areas to hike!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, Ga
5

beautiful cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

we loved this little escape to scaly mountain. the view from the deck is beautiful! just gorgeous setting away from it all. comfortable and refreshing. a bit of a drive to get to highlands, but it was worth being off the beaten path. we hope to stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Scaly Mountain House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,450
$3,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,350
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $75
Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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