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Fabulous Lake & Mtn Views, Fireplace, 2 Masters, Great Decks, Spa

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This upscale, light filled home is situated at an elevation of 4200’ on a beautiful wooded hillside overlooking Wildwood Lake and Shortoff Mountain. Enjoy tennis and the gazebo in the private community area. Listen to the orchestra of frogs in the ponds or fish in the stocked lake.

~Home is filled with original fine art, luxurious leather furniture, antiques and rugs from around the world.

~Custom ironwork throughout home by Whitney Butler Designs of Pensacola. Professionally Decorated by Brakebill-Cox Interior Design, Knoxville, TN.

~Gourmet kitchen, granite countertops and island, knotty alder cabinetry and pantry, new stainless appliances professional knives & cookware, extensive selection of herbs, seasonings, condiments.

~Decks: 70 feet of wrap around decks, gas grill, lower deck with 7 person spa, seating for 8. Lawn level with additional seating and swing overlooking lake where flame azaleas and rhododendrons abound.

~Dining, great room, kitchen with floor to ceiling windows, vaulted ceiling with 18’ granite fireplace, hardwood floors, custom cabinetry, fabulous lake and mountain views.

~Den: cozy room with antique restored wood burning stove, custom wet bar, cherry flooring, large flat screen TV.

~Spacious bedrooms are separated from one another by living areas for privacy.

~King master, redwood walls, floor to ceiling windows, bath with double vanities, 7’ walk in shower, all stone or cherry wood materials. Walk in closet with full laundry.

~Double queen master bedroom, cherry floors, antique onyx bath with 7’ walk in shower.

~Center king bedroom with wonderful lake view, cherry floors, private bath.

~Wireless internet, three flat screen TV’s with DVD players, games and books.

~Enjoy one level home, level from parking while living in treetops from decks.

~Cutting gardens have been created for your flower arranging.

~Central vacuum throughout house.

~We are sorry, but we cannot allow pets due to alergies.

(Unfortunately this is not a kid friendly house. There could be safety issues with children and the spa and fireplaces. We also have valuable art pieces that are subject to breakage)

Please call us. We will be happy to answer your questions

IF THIS PROPERTY IS NOT AVAILABLE, we have two other wonderful VRBO properties that you would love. They are VRBO # 341344 and #459608

Refund Policy: We're pleased to refund 90% of your payment if your cancellation is outside 45 days of arrival with a $50 cancellation fee.(For monthly, within 60 days). Regrettably, we can not offer refunds inside 45 days, as it's difficult to rent vacation properties on short notice. However, if we can re- rent the property for the cancelled period, or a portion thereof, we will refund any amounts recovered from the new rental, less the 10% and $50 fee. Prices subject to change without notice. Paid reservations with deposits confirm original price.

If the hot tub is not functioning due to mechanical failure, we cannot give refunds or credits. We maintain our spa but sometimes things happen that cannot be avoided. We will try to repair the spa as soon as possible but this is very difficult on a weekend. A functioning hot tub is not a condition of the rental. We will do everything we can to insure you a great vacation.

Keywords: Cabin,House,Smoky Mountains

More Details

Owner
Whitney Butler
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2017

About Whitney Butler

David & Mary have visited Highlands for 30 years, initially camping. We have traveled in many areas of the world and have included some of our treasures for all to enjoy in this very special home Antiques, artwork, and Persian rugs. We love to hike, cook and garden. David's artwork is hung throughout our home.

Why Whitney Butler chose Wildwood Mountain

Highlands is a rare gem in the mountain communities. It has quaint charm, natural beauty and abundant hiking, waterfalls for day adventures, while world class shopping and restaurants await you at days end.

What makes this house unique

The central location, peaceful views and living combines the indoors and the outdoors. Hiking, waterfalls, nearness to town make this the perfect setting.

Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Whiteside Mountain Hike
Car: necessary

Local farm produce at August Produce, 10 waterfalls within 15 min, we provide trail maps and books.

Amenities

Wildwood Mountain House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis Court
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
The home is fully stocked, towels, linens, soaps, tissue, garbage bags, paper towels, cleaning agents, vacuums, etc, Ceiling fans, KITCHEN/DINING PROVISIONS, Condiments,Gas range, disposal, blender, food processor, coffeemaker, multiple sets of dishes, cutlery, glassware, flatware & bar items, Ample cookware/bake ware, serving pieces and linens, outdoor gas grill, Seated main level dining for 15, dining table 6, two porch dining table 6, Granite counter 3, Washer/Dryer, Housekeeping Service Available

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

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Fabulous Lake & Mtn Views, Fireplace, 2 Masters, Great Decks, Spa
average rating of 4.7619047 based on 42 reviews
fairhope, alabama usa
5

You've gotta chose this one!

  • 5 of 5

Great property with very helpful owners. This home has everything you could want or need for a terrific getaway. We especially loved the bathrooms and the gas fireplace was perfect for the cold weather. We just returned January 2009 and were blessed with lots of snow and cold! What a fun time. Highlands is great with numerous shops and delicious restaurants. The hiking is fantastic and snow skiing is within 1 1/2 hr.drive.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2009
  • Stayed: January 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have had the most wonderful guest. When we created the home, we wanted it to be very special to all who stay with us. We love the interaction in dealing directly with our guest, answering their questions about favorite hikes, restaurants and seeing photos of their families at our home. THANK YOU ALL!
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5

Maybe Better Than Home

  • 5 of 5

A grand long weekend. Fireplace, hot tub, two living rooms, modern, fully equipped kitchen, spacious BRs/baths-all you need, and more. Great location midway between Cashiers and Highlands. You’ll not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

The property is beautiful, and we loved staying in the house and enjoying the fireplace and artwork. David was extremely gracious and very helpful when I had to call with a small issue. Looking forward to a repeat visit!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is very refreshing to have such wonderful guests! We love our cottage and want out guests to have the same great time that we always enjoy when our family goes to Highlands. Thank you!
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sellersburg, in
3

Fall Family Get Together / Highlands, NC

  • 3 of 5

Nice property but for the price paid believe the condition of the home could be improved. In need of some maintenance and some limited repair work, i.e. towel bar fell off of wall in bathroom on the first day. Hot tub cover is much too heavy for regular use; may be water logged, not certain. Would not plan to rent again if going to the Highlands.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm sorry about the towel bar and would have been more that happy to have sent someone out to make the repair. The hot tub lid is heavy duty due to the weight of snow in the wintertime that would cause a lighter one to break. We did send the guest a $50 refund for the trouble.
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Problems

  • 1 of 5

Bed in master suite very hard "uncomfortable", Mildew in both guest bedrooms was very bad. Had hard time getting gas range burners to stay on. Would not stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I feel the following response from our housekeeper may explain a lot: "Good morning David! I bet this review was from the Wilson's. When I went there to take them more toilet paper they complained about the mold odor in the bedroom dresser drawers said they couldn't put their clothes in the drawers because of the mold odor. I tried to explain the dressers were antique and this was not a mold issue. The Wilson's had told me when I was there they were 'clean freaks' and would leave the house as if nobody had been there; boy was I disappointed, they left a mess." The mattress they complained about is a high-end memory foam, which some people do not care for. We love it. Highlands is a rainforest and at times the musty odor of the forest permeates the cottage. We have a great A/C system that remedies that. I'm sorry the Wilsons had a difficult time. It is a delightful cottage.
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5

Beautiful home in the perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

A perfect location midway between Cashiers and Highlands, NC. Home was clean, comfortable and decorated nice. Enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Security Non-refundable $49
Cleaning Fee $125
Tax Rate 9.75%

Holidays and special events are excluded from discounted rates. Rates are subject to change until confirmed.
Check in 4 PM, Check out 10

(Unfortunately this is not a kid friendly house. There could be safety issues with children and the spa and fireplaces. We also have valuable art pieces that are subject to breakage)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.