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Cedar Log Cabin in the Woods- 2 Fireplaces, Wifi, Hot Tub, New KitchenAid!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10 which includes sleeper/sofa in living ro)

Casa Sueños (House of Dreams) is a magical escape into a Fairy Tale setting. This cedar log home is surrounded by woods.

Every morning birds will sing you wake up songs. Gorgeous wood peckers can be seen from the wrap-around deck. The sun rises through the trees into the master bedroom.

At night, the stars shine through the sky light. There is no more romantic setting... yet it's great to share with lots of family and friends as well.

Casa is just 10 minutes from the beautiful Main St. in Highlands, yet it's cozy and tucked away in the woods. You will absolutely love it and return often. Guaranteed!

Keywords: Log Cabin Mountain Home

More Details

Owner
Karl Ellins
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Karl Ellins

My friend Patricia San Pedro and and I share this piece of heaven that we call Casa Sueños. Patricia and I were wandering down Main Street in Highlands and got curious about what the area had to offer. We walked into a realtor and asked what they had in mountain log cabins with fireplaces. Casa Sueños was the first property they showed us and it was love at first sight. We didn't plan to buy but we left the proud owners and have been loving it ever since. My daughter Sylvia, shown next to her very proud dad, has grown up with many great trips to the cabin with the beauty and charm that is Highlands.

Karl Ellins purchased this cabin in 2005

Why Karl Ellins chose Highlands

Getting up to the cabin is quick and easy for us with a 2 hour flight into Atlanta from Miami and then an easy drive to Highlands. As easy as it is to get to it seems a million miles away once you get there.

What makes this cabin unique

We have the best of both worlds with Main Street less than 10 minutes away and the solitude of the cabin. Highlands is a great little town with lots to offer including great restaurants, shopping, art, culture, all with a friendly atmosphere.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Highlights:

-walked into a very clean, fully stocked cozy cabin

-5 hours of white, powdery snow fell during which our family had a blast throwing snowballs and relaxing in the hot tub

-Glen Falls was spectacular! Our family enjoyed it right before it began to rain!!

-Whiteside Mountain day after it snowed was a winter wonderland with a breathtaking view!

-At Mountain Fresh Grocery we loved the freshly made donuts and gourmet burgers

-the Bear theme and all the decorative accents in the cabin were adorable!!!

Truly a Casa de Sueños!!!

Thank you Dr. Ellins and Melanie! You are a blessing to a family that really needed a heavenly vacation!!!!

God bless you!!!
Feb 2016
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Amenities

Highlands Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 1 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , 2 separate bunks sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) La-Z-Boy queen sleeper sofa with SlumberAir matress in Great Room, Bunk Beds (2) There are 2 bunk beds (sleeps 4).
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • snowboarding
  • tennis
Notes:
Cabin is located just a 9 minute drive from Main Street, Highlands, yet it is secluded and tucked away in the woods. Trees and the sounds of a creek surround the cabin. The back borders a national forest. Cabin has 2 fireplaces, one of which is in the master bedroom. A skylight brings the stars into the King Size master bed.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Cedar Log Cabin in the Woods- 2 Fireplaces, Wifi, Hot Tub, New KitchenAid!
average rating of 4.968421 based on 96 reviews
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all that and more

  • 5 of 5

We have been renting cabins in the mountains over the Christmas week for years, very rarely is everything as advertised, or in this case, better than advertised. This cabin is very highly rated, and for good cause, it is everything people say it is and more - I truly have little to add other than the entire experience from start to finish was great. It was definitely one of the best stocked cabins we have ever stayed at and well prepared for guests. The owners are great, easy to reach and happy to assist in any way possible. Great place that we expect to get back to - something we very rarely do :)

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outstanding family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderful time at Casa Suenos. It is impeccably clean with everything you could ever need. We relaxed and cooked and the kids even completed their first 300 piece puzzle. The babysitter referred to us was amazing and allowed the parents to have a nice dinner out. I must say the kids had a very hard time parting with the Smoky the Bear in the bunk room. He was a huge hit. Thank you for all of your help and accommodating. We will most certainly be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our visit to your cabin in The Highlands

  • 5 of 5

Dr. Ellins, we aren't able to vacation very often due to our business. That being said, our visit to your cabin in The Highlands far exceeded our expectations and we had a very peaceful and pleasurable experience. It's not very often that you can have a place to stay that feels like home. We want to thank you for the opportunity and we are already talking about when we can return to visit your cabin again to The Highlands. Thank you again for your hospitality.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a perfect weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing weekend at the cabin. The place is beautiful, well stocked and very roomy inside. The hot tub was a bonus and it stayed hot even on a night when it was 21 degrees outside. We made many meals and never needed anything additional because they have everything there that is needed in the kitchen. The drive up the mountain is very beautiful with waterfalls and amazing views. We'd definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome place

  • 5 of 5

Awesome place, ultra clean, awesome owners, we come back every year

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A piece of heaven!!!

  • 5 of 5

Idyllic log cabin in a beautiful forest. A super master bedroom with fireplace! Also has a fireplace in living room...and an outdoor jacuzzi...everything you need for a great getaway!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Bryson's Grocery
Nearest Point of Interest
Chamber of Commerce

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping fee ranges from $135 to $175 depending on length of stay, the size of your party, and size and number of pets. We traditionally do not ask for pet fees or deposits, preferring just to cover the inevitable extra housekeeping effort. Please inform us of all four-legged guests; unregistered pets will be subject to additional $200 fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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