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Tom Ellicott

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

Big Views, Hot Tub, 4 Private Acres, Wireless Internet + Tivo/Blu-Ray

27 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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North Carolina Mountains Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)


Enjoy breathtaking views of Whiteside Mountain and Cowee Ridge from our new, beautifully sited and appointed cabin at 4,300 ft. Savor the serenity and privacy that it's four wooded acres offer in a gated community. Cowee Ridge is just 7 minutes from downtown Highlands and 12 minutes from the Cashier's 'Crossroads'.

- Breathtaking Mountain Views

- Elevation of 4,300 ft.,(cool on the hottest days)

- Hot Tub with Mountain View and Privacy

- Decorated professionally

- 2,500 sq. ft. plus 1,500 sq. ft. of screened porches & decks

- Wireless Hi Speed Internet

- New Flat Screen TV and DVR/DVD and TIVO (also watch your HULU, etc.) in Family Room and new flat screens in master bedrooms

- 3 Private levels: Each level has its own private bedroom & bath

- Spacious downstairs media room with game area

- State-of-the-Art Kitchen, amply stocked

- Bright, beamed tongue and groove atrium living room

- Hardwood floors and ceilings throughout

- 4 densely wooded private acres with a gentle brook at base.

- Master B/R on Main Level With King Bed, Entry on Main level.

- Our guests receive our personal restaurant reviews and activity guide.

The cabin sleeps 6 in 3 private bedrooms with master on the main with king bed, guest rooms with queen beds: each with a private marble bath. You'll find hand selected 'lodge' furnishings, original art and every imaginable comfort. Master on main. Level entry from parking area. The home is fully provisioned: towels, linens, soaps, tissue, garbage bags, paper towels, cleaning agents, etc.

KITCHEN/DINING PROVISIONS: See our website for kitchen provisioning and dining/seating capacity details.

Feel free to phone us at number listed below. We'd be delighted to answer your questions.

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  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Tom Ellicott (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Tom Ellicott

We own a real estate brokerage in Atlanta and enjoy getting to Highlands on the weekends to relax.

Tom Ellicott purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Tom Ellicott chose North Carolina Mountains

We custom built this home in 2006 for the wonderful views and privacy. It's on 4 acres and you can't see or hear other homes. We also love that it's on the Cashier's side of town. That's the best location in Highlands.


based on 27 traveler reviews

Big Views, Hot Tub, 4 Private Acres, Wireless Internet + Tivo/Blu-Ray
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews

The perfect mountain getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family rented this home for spring break, and it was even better than expected! The owners were responsive and flexible. The home was in fantastic condition, fully stocked and in a perfect location. We enjoyed every aspect of our trip and would highly recommend the home.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mountain rental

  • 5 of 5

NICE house !! Cleaned & ready for use. Views were great. Very quiet.

The rental procedures were easy.. The rental staff was a big help.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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FANTASTIC Spring Break in the Mountains!!

  • 5 of 5

The home is just as pictured - very beautifully decorated and in great shape! The kitchen is a cook's dream - it has every pot, pan, serving dish, etc that you would ever need. Very private lot with two screened porches and one open with rocking chairs and a wonderful view of pure nature. The owner's provided an excellent guide to local things to do and the restaurants of both Highlands and Cashiers - spot on with their recommendations and we can't wait to go back to try the ones we didn't have the time to try. Tom provided great service and I have already recommended it to friends who are interested in traveling to the area. The Whiteside Moutain trail is less than 5 minutes from the house and the easy hike provides incredible views (our 5th grade daughters never complained - if you have kids you know that's an easy hike!!) We enjoyed our stay and highly recommend this home!!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Family Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Whiteside Cabin is a beautiful home with an incredible view! Just as described and more lovely than the pictures. Perfect for 3 families with the layout of the home. Well appointed kitchen. Master bed is very comfortable..a must for us! Loved having a true wood burning fireplace. The list of activities and restaurants provided were greatly appreciated. Wild Thyme was a hit for dinner and we had breakfast twice at Mountain Fresh Grocery.Visited Bridal Veil Falls and Dry Falls on a beautiful sunny afternoon. Our first stay in Highlands was really enjoyable. Would love to make a return visit ! Tom and Kevin thought of everything to make our stay as comfortable as possible!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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After staying in many Mountain Cabins I found this one to be the best by far!

  • 5 of 5

We wouldn't change a thing...clean, well stocked, area was superb! We highly recommend the Mountain Fresh Grocery and Cafe!!!!


  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What's not to love?

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is our go-to cabin when we want to have a girlfriend getaway. For the past four years we have rented this jewel in Highlands for 3-4 nights in February. Too cold to go to the mountains in February you say? Think again. This cabin has a level lot for their parking area. It has easy and quick access to major roads that are plowed as soon as the snowflakes hit the pavement, so getting around is never a problem. The fireplace is a thing of beauty when we have it roaring. Gas starter makes it a breeze to get a fire going in no time at all. The amenities in this cabin are 5 star. Just bring your food. Everything else you would ever need is already waiting for you. A stay in Whiteside Cabin is a stay in luxurious surroundings. We always feel pampered after our stay. Thanks for being such consistently reliable hosts Tom & Kevin. Can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The cabin is located 1/2 way between Highlands and Cashiers, but in Highlands. It's about 10 minutes to either town - east or west.


Rates & Availability

Highlands Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak (2016)
May 1 2016 - Nov 19 2016
5 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving (2016)
Nov 20 2016 - Nov 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
Winter (Shoulder)
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec Holiday
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Spring (Shoulder)
Mar 1 2017 - May 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping $165
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 6.0%

Guests who wish to pay with American Express should call our office M-F 9-5 at 404-876-4901, x 0, ask for Daniella.

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North Carolina Mountains Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Upper Level
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower Level - Huge Garden Tub
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master on the Main Level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Lower Level with Private Bath and Terrace
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upper Level with in suite full bath
  • Each Bedroom has a private bath. The Lower Level Bedrooms has a Walk-Out Terrace. There is an 'over-flow' sofa (not a sleeper sofa) in the lower level family room.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...

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