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Location location location! Up the mountain from town in woods.

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-9)

Come relax in our beautiful lush mountain setting. This house is surrounded by woods on 8 acres of private property with panoramic mountain views. You can hike up Satuhlah Mountain from the backyard (30-45 minute walk up). It is also a short 15 minute walk to town. Close to restaurants, shopping, award winning spa (Old Edwards Inn). Hiking, rafting and water skiing close by.

Master bedroom has private bath, king bed and has complete privacy. There are 2 additional bedrooms with 2 twin beds in each. Dormer room can sleep 3 comfortably.

Dining room seats 8 comfortably. Kitchen has all utensils necessary to prepare a gourmet meal.

Enjoy fresh cut flowers from our garden. Weekly only in July. 2 night minimum other months (June, Aug, Sept and Oct)

Keywords: Pet friendly, original 1920 home, secluded, near woods and close to town.

Hiking from house or nearby, minutes from fine dining and shopping. Master bedroom has king-size bed and private bath.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Gigi

We live and work in New Orleans but adore the mountains and come up every chance we get! My favorite thing to do is ride my mountain bike on the gravel roads down to town and around Highlands -- feel free to use the 2 bikes in the garage shed!

Gigi purchased this house in 1920

Why Gigi chose North Carolina Mountains

This home has been in my husband's family since 1920. 3 generations have grown up hiking in the smokies and have learned a great appreciation of nature.

What makes this house unique

Relaxing on the porch and taking in the great view or sunset is an unforgettable way to end a day in Highlands. Take a walk to town, hike up Satulah Mountain from the trail right behind the house. Enjoy fireplace on cold nights, and star gazing in front yard.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house was great! Such a lovely view!
Oct 2013
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Highlands House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please read and sign the rental agreement and email back to me.
  • Never leave food on porch, in your car, or anywhere outside of the house because it attracts bears.
  • If it is cold, please turn off all heaters before you leave! Heat is very expensive in an old house.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - small tub
    Bathroom 1 - tub and shower
    Bathroom 2 - tub and shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Private master bath
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Dormer room perfect for kids - 3 twin/ single , includes bathroom with small tub best for children
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds 2 twins in each downstairs bedroom, 3 twins in dormer room.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Location location location! Up the mountain from town in woods.
average rating of 4.9 based on 22 reviews

Classic mountain cottage

  • 5 of 5

The location and setting are outstanding, gives a sense of the old Highlands that is missing elsewhere. The historic house and area are located along a quiet ridge (Satula) with incredible sunset view towards Scaly Mt. and Blue Valley. Easy walk to downtown 4th St., and trail access to Satula summit.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Scenic, beautiful, lovely!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay. Myself, my parents, and some friends all stayed here while attending a wedding downtown. First of all the convenience was unbelievable! You would look out to the mountain in the morning and think to yourself you are miles away from society. Yet walking the pooches down the hill to town took maybe 15 minutes. Great location. And for the 6 of us, there was more than enough room. In fact, there was an extra room to spare! Easily fits 4 couples with the upstairs private loft area that also comes equipped with a bathroom. Rustic, historic, and simply pure. This house is certainly a charm that we look forward to coming back to in the future!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Front porch views of a lifetime

  • 5 of 5

Three women friends and our three dogs just returned to Atlanta from this extraordinary gem of a home in Highlands. If you want to be surrounded by lush, pristine woods while enjoying every comfort, this is the place. Minutes from downtown Highlands. Cool old house with plenty of room (we each had our own room), and spectacular front porch views. Gravel roads and hiking trails right out the front door. Doggy Heaven. Thank you, Gigi! We'll be back next summer, for sure.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! come again!
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Our stay was absolutely perfect! The cabin was the ideal spot, so comfortable & clean!

  • 5 of 5

Pooh Corner has the most amazing front porch with one of the best view on Satulah Mt. the cool mountain breeze makes it easy to sit, put your feet up and relax while enjoying the views across the valley! The beds were so comfy and the house so cozy it was hard to leave! All with in walking distance to down town. Cannot wait to return!! Thank you, Gigi!!! You made this so easy!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5 coming home to a great place...

  • 5 of 5

comfy...well appointed...convenient location...everything supplied...we made a great choice...

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location, beautiful view!

  • 5 of 5

This property is close to town, yet you feel like you could be miles away. Comfortable beds and well stocked kitchen.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 10.0%

8 guests maximum. Cancellation policy is 100% refund less fees if cancellation is made within 30 days of arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.