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Charming Log Cabin on Big Creek. Dog friendly. 10 minutes to downtown Highlands

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

North Carolina Mountains Cabin Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, loft, 3 full bathrooms, sleeps 8 comfortably.

Welcome to Log Cabin on Big Creek. You and your family will be very comfortable in our creek-side mountain log cabin located in beautiful Highlands, North Carolina. Our cabin is very unique because it sits right next to a very large creek. From both back porches you look right down into the water. We have high-speed internet with WiFi and BlueRay. You will enjoy our secluded location off a private gravel road. The only sounds you'll hear while sitting in our large screened-in porch are the rushing of water from the creek, wind in the trees, and if you're lucky, a trout reaching for a mayfly. The cabin sits at an altitude of over 3,800 ft. so the temperature is at least 10 degrees cooler than Atlanta and there is relatively little humidity! There are wonderful hikes throughout the Highlands/Cashiers area to be enjoyed year round. After your hike you’ll enjoy a soak in our jetted tub. If you're looking for a pet-friendly vacation, you've come to the right spot. We consider all pets except cats.

No Smoking: We have a strict no smoking policy in the cabin. If you smoke outside the cabin please field strip cigarettes and throw the butts in the garbage.

We are very good about keeping the availability calendar up to date.

Pets: We accept dogs that don't tear-up the house and landscaping, however, there is an additional $25.00 charge, per dog, per stay, for interior clean-up and a $100 refundable deposit. Please do your best to pick-up after your dog outside. Please don't leave your dogs in the cabin unattended for long periods of time. Cats are not allowed under any circumstances as the owner is very allergic! Other pets are okay with prior approval. Finally, although our cabin is pet friendly we are not flea friendly! In consideration of all our renters, please make sure your dogs are free of fleas or you will be charged to get rid of them.

Seasons: There is a lot to do all year round in the Highlands/Cashiers area. Off season can be the best time if you like the many hiking trails all to yourself. Leaf Season is spectacular. We often get snow in the winter to be prepared with a 4-wheel drive or chains.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Andrew Keenan (Property Manager)
Member since: 2008
Call Manager
Speaks: english, french

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)
Charming Log Cabin on Big Creek. Dog friendly. 10 minutes to downtown Highlands
average rating of 4.75 based on 20 reviews
Decatur (Atl), GA
4

Great Family Friendly Cabin

  • 4 of 5

This cabin was charming, comfortable and welcoming for our quick family get-away. The kids loved playing in the creek (well supervised, of course) and we kept the fire roaring.

The owners could not have been more concerned for our welfare and enjoyment! We plan to return very soon.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2009
  • Stayed: Oct 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind words.
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Holliston, MA. USA
5

Amazing cabin

  • 5 of 5

This place is great for relaxing. It's furnished wonderfully and the deck off of the river is splendid. We enjoyed the river sounds and the coziness of the cabin. I say cozy but it's rather large with an expanded wing for two families. We thoroughly enjoyed the stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Beautiful home surrounded by beautiful outdoors.

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful home surrounded by beautiful outdoors. The cabin was very clean and nicely decorated. We enjoyed spending most of our time on the back porch listening to the creek. It was perfect setting for family vacation. Very accommodating for children. Spoke to owner prior to arriving. He was most helpful with recommending activities nearby and encouraged us to call if there was anything we needed from him. We look forward to our next stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything we needed...

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this place over Father's Day weekend, a quick getaway for 2 parents and 5 of our kids. We wanted to camp originally so, we didn't want to stay any place too sterile. This place had the perfect mix of raw and refined to make our trip perfect. The space was roomy and the art on display was really well-chosen to help perfect the atmosphere. It was close to town, but never felt that way. The sound of the creek was relaxing and our kids enjoyed playing in it. I will say follow Andrew's map. Don't rely on GPS or you will end up across the creek in the neighbor's yard! My only small gripe would be the fire pit, which was setup more for small gatherings and not really suited for a large gathering. We thought from photos it was in a larger area. Luckily, it was too hot for a fire anyway. We were very comfortable here and look forward to a return next year!!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the input regarding the fire pit. Because we're on a hill it's tricky to find a good spot that's safe and comfortable for a large group. I'll see if there is a better solution.
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SE Florida
5

Seclusion

  • 5 of 5

Very nice large cabin secluded in the woods on a creek. Close enough to town. Lots of room to spread out. Has everything you need.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Sweet family getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time here at the Cabin on Big Creek. The first night we cooked dinner and ate on the screened-in porch while we listened to the creek. After dinner, the kids played and splashed--found crawdads and skipped rocks. The house itself was comfortable and welcoming. We've stayed in many VRBO houses and it is always evident when the property is loved by the owners. Clearly this is a home and we felt like friends, not guests. The fireplace was cozy, and the bookshelves were full of books the kids loved perusing. The owner provided us with a list of nearby local favorites--hikes, fishing spots, and restaurants, none of which were very far from the cabin. We love visiting Highlands, but this was one the first trips where we would have been quite happy just hanging out in the cabin and at the creek (which we did quite a bit!). It was a lovely weekend at a lovely property.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much. We're glad you enjoyed our porch. It's one of our favorite places to hangout.
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Nearest Airport
79 Miles
Greenville SC
Car: necessary

Just 10 minutes from downtown Highlands our cabin is located in a secluded area on a large creek. The new addition features a large living room area with wood-burning stove, sleeping area, loft, full bath and A/C. The Highlands/Cashiers area is rich with spectacular hikes and is the place to go to enjoy nature without mosquitoes, searing heat and humidity. Water falls, rivers, creeks and lakes abound. Besides hiking, activities include fly fishing, high-end shopping, gourmet dining and golfing. Family activities include llama treks, gem mining, wading in our creek, lake swimming and fishing.

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Rates & Availability

Highlands Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
May 27 2016 - Sep 5 2016
2 night minimum stay
$380
$1,500
 
 
Regular Season 2
Sep 6 2016 - Sep 29 2016
2 night minimum stay
$360
$1,300
 
 
Leaf Season
Sep 30 2016 - Oct 27 2016
2 night minimum stay
$380
$1,500
 
 
Off Season
Oct 28 2016 - Nov 17 2016
2 night minimum stay
$350
$1,100
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2016 - Nov 27 2016
2 night minimum stay
$380
$1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$360
$1,300
$4,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $180
Tax Rate 9.75%

$200 refundable deposit required for dogs.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

North Carolina Mountains Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Heating
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Two sinks
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Loft - 2 twin/ single , Loft above bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Located in living room of main cabin
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , The two twins can be converted to one king with prior notice
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
Notes:
The kitchen is small but well equipped and you will find all the basic appliances including a mixer. There are enough place settings for at least eight. You may choose to eat in-door or on the screened porch. We have a heater on the porch that extends the season.

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