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Comfortable in-Town Home - Holt Knob - Great View - 4BR/3BA

11 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Highlands House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

This year-round Highlands home was completely renovated in 2009, with a unique mountain feel. The decor is sophisticated, yet you will feel very comfortable as soon as you enter the front door, which is only 2 steps up from the flat front yard. The spacious living room has comfortable seating around a masonry fireplace and flat-screen TV. The dining room opens to the deck on two sides where you can enjoy the eastern view, including Shortoff mountain. It is the perfect place to view the Fourth-of-July fireworks.

There are two bedroom suites on the main level. The master bedroom is on the back of the house and you can wake up to the the sunrise as it comes across the mountain. It has a king bed and private sitting area. The front suite has a queen bed and looks out on the garden. The kitchen is fully equipped and has updated appliances. The deck has a table and chairs and a conveniently located gas grill.

The terrace level has a great room, complete with a fireplace, TV, and a game table for games or puzzles which are provided. The great room opens to the lower level deck which had a cozy covered area with custom furniture made from local trees. There is a bedroom with twin beds, which is perfect for children and has books for readers of all ages. The fourth bedroom has a queen bed and private entrance to the downstairs bath, which is one of the surprises of the home. The large bath was custom designed with an antique claw footed tub situated under a window to enjoy the outdoor view. Local river stone was sliced and is used as the walls in the shower and flooring in the bath. A separate area has a unique sink situated on an antique table. The laundry area is also located on the terrace level.

Highlands boasts that it is the town with the highest elevation, east of the Mississippi River. Temperatures can be cool at night throughout the summer, however central airconditioning is available for the rare warm night. There are many activities in-town or nearby, however this is a retreat you will not mind just relaxing at.

Keywords: Sleeps 8 - 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths - Renovated - Walk to town - 2 levels, 2 masonry fireplaces, decks, covered porches, cable, wireless

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Why The Owner chose North Carolina Mountains

I found Highlands when I was 25 years old, and fell in love with the town. I have been coming back ever since and purchased my first cabin in 2001. The people are friendly, there is so much to do and I enjoy the town year-round.

What makes this house unique

The top of Holt Knob is flat and it is a great place to take a walk with an evening cocktail. The neighborhood consists of year-round residents as well as weekend and summer owners. The neighbors are all very friendly, the architecure is varied, the views are amazing and town is so convenient.


based on 11 traveler reviews

Comfortable in-Town Home - Holt Knob - Great View - 4BR/3BA
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
Columbus, ga


  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a girls trip to Highlands. This was the perfect house for us. Everything was pristine!

We already plan to stay here next year!!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

We had a siblings reunion in highlands and we found this house to be perfect. Plenty of room, stocked really well, and close to town. I think the house is even nicer than the pictures, and definitely would lease again. Loved the two bedrooms upstairs, and the beds were very comfortable!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fayetteville, GA


  • 5 of 5

This house was so nice! We had three couples with plenty of space to visit but also have privacy when desired. The location close to town is so convenient and is certainly a huge plus. This property certainly merits 5 stars! Hopefully, we shall have the chance to visit again soon.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect retreat for a girls reunion. It would also work for families with children or even 2 families. The house was beautifully decorated, cozy and we walked into town for dinner. We decided to stay in the second night because we were so comfortable just sitting by the fire. I hope to stay her again.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marietta, GA/ Tallahassee, Fl

just wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

My parents, husband, and I have been going back to Highlands (we went as a family growing up) for the last 5 years. We love Holt Knob and this house was just wonderful. The house is a showplace, but remains very comfortable and livable. The space was perfect for us and the usual rains of Highlands held off the for entire week! You couldn't find a nicer place. Thanks for sharing your home--we took good care of it!!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highlands home

  • 5 of 5


Absolutely beautifully decorated, (loved cabinets, furniture, lighting , rugs, art.......spacious, perfect view, lots of space,

Decks upstairs & downstairs...outdoor.grill,

Outstanding location near town!!!!

Lovely neighborhood!

the owner gave excellent info. prior (map, directions, house tips, location of things, etc.

Would rate 20 out of 10 stars!!!!

Want to return soon!!!!


  • Submitted: May 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highlands House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 10.0%

Kitchen staples and start of paper products included.
Check-in at 4:00pm and check-out at 10:00am unless otherwise agreed upon.

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Highlands House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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